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Eckford honored for service to industry growth
Eckford with Haley and Hitt
Kershaw County's Karen Eckford (center) was honored Tuesday as one of the state's 51 economic development ambassadors for their respective communities. The recipients were recognized by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (left) and S.C. Department of Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt (right).
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and the S.C. Department of Commerce recently recognized Karen Eckford, vice president and city executive for NBSC in Camden, as an ambassador for economic development from Kershaw County. Eckford was named an economic development ambassador during an awards ceremony Tuesday at the S.C. State House as part of Industry Appreciation Week.