Ike McLeese, Greater Columbia Region President and CEO of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce and the South Carolina Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army, presents a gift to Lt. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, commanding general, Third Army/ARCENT, and his wife, Dr. Carol Brooks, at the Sunset Country Club, June 20.
Ike McLeese, left, poses with, Don Purcell, Joe Pinner, Joan Brady and Doug Bridges during early development at The Village at Sandhill.
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Ike McLeese, President and CEO of The Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, was a passenger in the Wells Fargo stagecoach, pulled by a team of horses, as it paraded down Main Street Wednesday morning to celebrate the conversion from Wachovia.
Richland County is sending a delegation of 33 people to Anaheim, California for the All-American City competition. The county is one of 34 communities selected from 600 that downloaded the application. Ten will be selected June 10th. Tuesday morning, a "pep rally" was held in honor of the top 34 selection. HERE> Ike McLeese, Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce President, gets some help with his remarks from USC mascot, Cocky. (TUESDAY 06-06-2006--COLUMBIA, SC--PHOTOGRAPH BY TIM DOMINICK/TDOMINICK@THESTATE.COM)
The Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce has received more than two dozen applications for a new chief executive to replace longtime chief, Ike McLeese, shown here, who died in October.
U.S. Army Chief of Staff General George W. Casey, Jr., chats with Ike McLeese, President and CEO of the Greater Columbia Area Chamber of Commerce, before discussing the future of the Army and its affect on Ft. Jackson during a reception in Columbia in 2009.
From left, Ft. Jackson Commanding General Bradley May, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott, and Ike McLeese, President and CEO of the Greater Columbia Area Chamber of Commerce listen intently as U.S. Army Chief of Staff General George W. Casey, Jr., discusses the future of the Army and its affect on Ft. Jackson during a reception in Columbia, SC in 2009.
Hunter Howard, President & CEO of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, left, and Ike McLeese, Executive director of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, speak during a sunrise breakfast of the North East Council of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce at Wildewood Country Club.
Ike McLeese attends at a monthly luncheon for board members of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce.
From left: Gov. Mark Sanford, Sumter Mayor Joe McElveen, Columbia Mayor Bob Coble, Beaufort Mayor Bill Rauch, Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce president Ike McLeese, city of Charleston CFO Steve Bedard, representing Charleston County. Sanford shared the wealth Wednesday, giving four local governments $50,000 apiece in state funds to help in the battle to keep South CarolinaÕs military bases off the BRAC chopping block. The cities of Columbia, Sumter and Beaufort, as well as Charleston County, will use the money to protect installations through studies or public relations efforts.