New Major League Baseball Commissioner and Rome-native Robert Manfred will be the guest speaker at the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce's 103rd Anniversary Business Meeting in July.

The meeting will take place on Friday, July 24th at 7:30 a.m. at the Beeches in Rome.

This will be Manfred's second time speaking before the Chamber and his first time as Commissioner.

His visit coincides with the Chamber's annual Honor America Days Celebration.

The 56-year old Manfred graduate from Rome Free Academy in 1976.

He was elected Major League Baseball's 10th Commissioner in August of last year, succeeding Bud Selig.