Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce
305 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 3121 7
T he Chamber Insider

Monthly Newsletter:  December 2016
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Upcoming Events
Thursday, December 8
4:00 - 7:00 PM
Middle Georgia State University
Professional Sciences Conference Center
100 University Parkway

Ribbon Cutting
Monday, December 12, 11:45 AM
Classy Destinations
4123 Forsyth Road, Suite F

Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, December 15, 2:00 PM
Macon Mayhem Hockey Team
Macon Centreplex
200 Coliseum Drive

Monday, December 19
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce
305 Coliseum Drive

For more information about any of our upcoming events, please call 478-621-2000
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Don't miss these 2017 Events!

State of the Community Luncheon
with Mayor Robert Reichert
Thursday, February 16
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Macon Marriott City Center

Taste of Macon
Tuesday, February 28
Chamber Member Renewals
Ace Hardware - Riverside
Ace Hardware - Rutland
Ace Hardware - Wesleyan
American Red Cross of Central Georgia
Audio Visual Services
Bert Maxwell Furniture Company
The Boeing Company
BTV Systems
Burgess Pigment Co.
Central Georgia Autism, Ltd.
Chick-Fil-A at Zebulon Road
Creditors Bureau Associates
Development Authority of Bibb County
Doug Booth, D.D.S.
Express Employment Professionals
Fickling & Company, Inc.
First Quality
Fountain Car Wash
GDP Technologies, Inc.
Georgia Power Company
Georgia School Supply
The Gilmer Companies
Greene's Water Wells, Inc.
Griffin Animal Hospital
Helping Out People Environments, LLC
Jay & Associates, LLC
Ken Krakow - Photographer
Knapp-Barrs & Assoc., Inc.
Kohl's Distribution Center
Match Up Promotions
McDonald's - Ocmulgee East Blvd.
Mercer University
Mount de Sales Academy
Museum of Aviation
Northwestern Mutual - Macon
Ocmulgee, Inc.
Real Property Management Vesta
Rebuilding Macon, Inc.
Reeves Construction Company
Riverside Animal Hospital
Sellers Tile Distributors
Sheridan Construction
Smith, Hawkins, Hollingsworth & Reeves
SP Design Group, Inc.
Stratford Academy
SunTrust Bank, Mid GA
Tri-County E.M.C.
U.S. Lawns of Macon- Bibb GA
Warren Associates, Inc.
Weaver Road Partnership, LLP
Which Wich # 579
YKK U.S.A. Inc.
Family-2-Family Donations
The Chamber is once again partnering with the Family-2-Family Foundation 
to provide Christmas assistance to military families in need.  We will also be serving as a drop-off location for anyone interested in participating.

Click here to find out all the ways you can help!
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A Message from the President
Mike Dyer
As the end of another year  approaches and we reflect on our achievements, we also look forward to next year and all the promise 
it holds.  This has been an incredible year of success for Macon-Bibb and the  momentum continues to build in our community.

I invite you to join us as we celebrate the achievements of 2016 and look forward to 2017 at our 156 th  Annual Meeting, this Thursday, December 8 th at  Middle Georgia State University. This event is a great time to celebrate our community successes and network with local business leaders and  professionals.  

I hope you will join us for this year's celebra tion, and see what is happening with local business, industry and the Chamber.  Click here to register today!

Mike Dyer
President & CEO
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Please join us for a celebration of this year's successes
at our 156th Annual Meeting.

Thursday, December 8
4:00 PM-Welcome Cocktails
4:30 PM-Annual Meeting
5:45 PM-Cocktail Reception

Middle Georgia State University
Professional Sciences Conference Center
100 University Parkway

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Celebration Sponsors
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Silver Sponsors
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B&D Industrial
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$50 Chamber Members                $100 Future Members

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Join us for the
Monday, December 19
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Chamber of Commerce
305 Coliseum Drive

Win a  fabulous prize in our ugly sweater contest!
(You know you own one!)

Compete in "Minute to Win It" games and a contest to see which team can build the best Gingerbread House!  

Plus music, prizes, fun, and a seasonal props photo corner!

Wine, beer, and hors d'oeuvres provided-
you bring the holiday cheer!

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Silver Sponsors

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2016-2017 Young Professionals Network Presenting Sponsor
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Only $5 per person!        Register here!  
Welcome New Members

AllHealth CHOICE
Career Recruiting Specialists
Hodge Controls Service Co., Inc.
Philanthropic Consulting, Ltd.
Reboot Retrocade Bar
TAW Macon Service Center
World Changers Church Macon

Please welcome and support our newest members!
2016 Business & Industry Awards
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Congratulations to the 2016 Winners!

Small Business of the Year

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Business of the Year

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Industry of the Year


Click here for photos from the award ceremonies.
Member Good News & Events
Macon Swirls
Macon's newest sweet shop, Macon Swirls, recently celebrated their Grand Opening at 5451 Bowman Road, Suite 230.
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Check out the December Class Schedule at The 567 Center for Renewal.

Chick-fil-A Zebulon Road invites you to Pictures with Santa from 5-8 PM every Tuesday before Christmas in December.

iHeart Media wants to bring Santa and your favorite radio stations to your business this holiday season!  Give Sarah Clark a call at 478-491-0179 for more information.

The Arc Macon is hosting the 9th Annual New Year's Eve Big Bash on Saturday, December 31 at the Terminal Station. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

Central Georgia Technical College is hosting an eight-week PLC Training Course on Thursday nights beginning January 6.

Magnolia Manor invites you to Mocktails and Music, Thursday, January 12 from 3:30 - 5:00.

Magnolia Manor invites you to Prevention & Early Detection of Cancer, Friday, February 24 at 3:30 PM.

Rebuilding Macon is proud to announce the release of their newest cookbook, We're Still Cooking, full of favorite recipes from many of the region's most beloved eateries.  Pick up your copy today and help support the misson of Rebuilding Macon!

Stanley Price has joined the TKDA Aviation team as a Senior Registered Engineer to lead the new TKDA Office located at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport.

Congratulations to Linda Miller, Vice President of B&D Industrial!  She was recently awarded the Wendy B. McDonald Award at the Power Transmission Distributors Association Industry Summit in San Diego, CA.
Advance regional business success
Creating the best place for business
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Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce
305 Coliseum Drive, Macon, GA 31217 
  Telephone: (478) 621-2000 
 Fax: (478) 621-2021

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