Neosho Welcomes New Event Coordinator

Published 08/05 2014 06:11PM

Updated 08/05 2014 06:15PM

NEOSHO, MO.--- Ashley Ackerson is the first event coordinator the Neosho Chamber has ever had. She grew up in the Southwest Missouri area, graduated from Seneca High School and stayed in the area to attend Missouri Southern. Ackerson's has experience working in the community through the Joplin Schools Development Department. She said her friends encouraged her to apply for the job and she's thrilled to be the first person to hold the position.

"It's exciting! There is a definite need for that. I partner a lot with the City of Neosho, so working with Wes Franklin at the city as he plans different events, we are able to offer just a little bit more. So hopefully, we can bring more events to Neosho that will showcase the best of Neosho," said Ashley Ackerson, Event Coordinator.

Ackerson says to be on the look out for some upcoming events. Like the "Summer Social on the Square" on August 23rd and the "Taste of Home Cooking" show on September 9th. 

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