Letters: Where Did The Money Go?

The Board of Directors is at fault for the condition of the Blythewood Chamber. They weren’t watching the store. Why wouldn’t the Board have insisted on financial statements and accountability? Why didn’t the Treasurer insist on regular financials and then report to the Board when he wasn’t getting them? The problem should have been spotted within 60 days. And should have been corrected. I don’t mean to let the recently resigned Executive Director Switzer off the hook; he might have asked for bookkeeping assistance or could have reported insufficient operating funds; or maybe not.

This is a huge problem in this country. We elect/appoint people to run things and then stop watching. Thank goodness, some of us, including the newspaper, do not stop watching.

Gus Philpott

Richland County