NEWSLETTER                                                                    April, 2016
119 W. Washington Street
     Post Office Box 133

     Monticello, Georgia 31064

     Phone: 706-468-8994


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JOIN US...for our Annual Golf Tournament
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

$50.00 per player includes 3 mulligans, cart fees, green fees, and dinner
Not a golfer?  Join us for dinner at 6 o'clock p.m.  $16.00  (RSVP 468-8994)
On Wednesday, April 20, 2016 the Monticello-Jasper County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its annual Golf Tournament.  The tournament will be held at Hunter Pope Country Club and is open to the first 68 golfers.  The four man scramble tournament begins at 1 o'clock.  Entry fee is $50.00 per person and includes 3 mulligans, dinner, cart and green fees.  A portion of this year's tournament proceeds will go to Rescue Me Georgia to benefit The Jasper County Animal Shelter.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams, straightest drive on hole #1, longest drive on hole 16, closest to pin prizes on #4, #6, #11, and #18.  Ginn Chevrolet is sponsoring a hole in one prize on hole #18, and there will be a cash "split the kitty" raffle.

Tournament Hole in One Sponsor - GINN Chevrolet, Gold  - 1st Place Prize Sponsor -
Hooper Trailer Sales, Inc., Silver - 2nd Place Prize Sponsor - Waits & Foshee Insurance,
Bronze - 3rd Place Prize Sponsor - American Legion Post 110, Youth Team Sponsors -
Bank of Monticello and Poly Tech, Beverage Cart Sponsor - State Farm Insurance,    
Closest To Pin Sponsor #4, #6, #11, #18 - Cal Maine Foods, Straightest Drive Sponsor #1 - Robby and Cindy's Café, Longest Drive Sponsor #16 - Robby and Cindy's Café,  Tee-Off Area Hole Sponsors - Associated Staffing Services, Inc., Heartland Clinic of Chiropractic, MD HVAC, Piedmont Academy, Rescue Me Georgia, Southern Crescent Technical College, Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Putting Green Sponsors - Besley's Event Center, Eden Massage, Georgia Energy Propane, Jasper County Farm Bureau, Jasper County Small Engine Repair, Jordan Engineering, McLaurin Graphic, MetzgerMoore, Inc., MD HVAC, The Snap'N Turtle, Trouteaud Consulting Group, Cornerstone Member Sponsors - Abbey Hospice, Bank of Monticello, Central Georgia EMC, First United Methodist Church,  Lewis & Malone Heating and Air, Inc.,  Paul and State Representative Susan Holmes, and Tricia Armistead, CPA, PC.

Applications are available online at , or at the Chamber of Commerce located in the Visitors' Center at 119 West Washington Street in Monticello.  Need more information?  Call 706-468-8994 or email the Chamber office at


"Third Thursday Coffee Call" 
There is no "Third Thursday Coffee Call" scheduled in April
Congratulations!  The Monticello-Jasper County Chamber of Commerce would like to wish Peggy Billerman a Happy Retirement!!!

Peggy worked for the City of Monticello for eleven years and served as City Manager for the past 3 years.  Before working for the city, Peggy worked in the Zoning Department for Jasper County.  In addition, she served on the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce during her employment.
                 Thank you Peggy for your service to Monticello and Jasper County!   
 2016 Membership List

Join us!  Be a part of the Chamber of Commerce team...        
Click here for:   2016 Membership Application 

201 6 Farmer's Market Day on the Square
May 7 to September 24
Now accepting market vendors for our 2016 season!  Registration Packet
"LIKE" our Farmer's Market Day on  Facebook

Congratulations to our
50th Annual Deer Festival & 19th Annual Deer Dash

50th Annual Deer Festival
Ashley Young

19th  Annual Deer Dash
Nataleigh Long 

The events listed below are Chamber of Commerce members...
Support those who support the Chamber of Commerce!  Shop Local.  Support Local.

The City of Monticello announces
 Citywide Yard Sale April 23rd
Citywide Clean Up Day April 30th 

Call City Hall to reserve your space TODAY

2016 Concert
Thursday - April 28, 2016
7 o'clock p.m.
. This year's concert -- SHOW TUNES!
Jasper County High School




Monticello-Jasper County  Chamber of Commerce

Ambassador Program
Become a volunteer today!

The Monticello-Jasper County Chamber of Commerce has two main areas of focus: business and tourism.  With such a diverse range of impact, there is a place for everyone to get involved!  How can you serve your community?
GREETER:   Meet and greet visitors / tourists, give  directions & general local information, answer phone calls.
HOSPITALITY:   Prepare foods for special events.  Example:  breakfast or lunch items, desserts, gift baskets, etc.  
FARMER'S MARKET:   Help on Saturday's during the market.  Assist vendors load & unload items, help with special events.
GOLF TOURNAMENT:   Attend planning meetings, approach potential sponsors & players, set-up & take down on day of tournament.
DEER FESTIVAL:   Serve on committee (Deer Dash, pageant, parade, entertainment), be a quadrant supervisor, etc.
OTHER COMMITTEE'S:   Help with different projects, events, and committees throughout the year.  Example:  Membership Drive, Leadership Jasper, Shop Small Saturday, Town Hall Meetings, Forums, and more.

Volunteer Point Reward Program
Here's How to Earn Your Point Rewards..  .
  5 Points: Attend a Chamber of Commerce meeting
  5 Points: Attend a Volunteer Luncheon
  5 Points: Attend a Committee Meeting 
  5 Points: Computer work or office work
  5 Points: Attend a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
10 Points: Attend a Ribbon Cutting wearing your volunteer shirt
10 Points: Attend a First Friday Breakfast   8:00am-9:00am
10 Points: Prepare a dish for First Friday Breakfast
10 Points: Work a First Friday Breakfast  7am-9:30am
10 Points: Attend a Third Thursday Coffee Call  7:30am-8:30am
10 Points: Work the Deer Dash 7am-10am  
10 Points: Prepare cookies for Shop Small Saturday
10 Points: Be a greeter in the Visitors' Center 8:30-12:30 or 12:30-4:30
10 Points: Work a Farmer's Market Saturday 7:30am-12:30pm
10 Points: Work the Golf Tournament  9am to 2pm or 2 pm to 7pm
20 Points: Work Deer Festival Day  5am-12pm or 12pm to 7pm
Turn Your Reward Points In ...
30 Points:  Earn your dinner at the Golf Tournament ($15.00 value)
30 Points:  Earn a volunteer short sleeve t-shirt ($15.00 value)

50 Points:  Earn a volunteer long sleeve t-shirt ($25.00 value)
50 Points:  Earn a Deer Dash long sleeve t-shirt ($25.00 value)
50 Points:  Earn a Deer Festival long sleeve t-shirt ($25.00 value)

60 Points:  Earn your Chamber of Commerce Membership ($30.00 value)
60 Points:  Earn your Annual Membership meeting ticket ($30.00 value)
60 Points:  Earn an extra Annual Membership meeting ticket ($30.00 value)
Points and rewards will be added. ...