GULFPORT Ė The board of the Gulfport Merchants Association recently selected Susan Blankenship and Chris Spencer as co-managers of the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market.
The market, sponsored by GMA, is in its eighth year. The appointment of the new co-managers follows the resignation of the previous manager, Laura Garrison.
Blankenship is experienced in events management in Gulfport. She has been a member of the SIK Promotions team for over a year and has worked on other Gulfport events, including Art Walk, Gecko Fest, Spring Fest, Get Rescued as well as other large events elsewhere in the Tampa Bay area. Spencer has most recently been a volunteer at SIK Promotions, and has gained volunteer experience in Gulfport events for the last few months. He has extensive prior experience in event organizing and management where he previously lived in South Haven, Mich.