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Fitzgerald - Ben Hill Co.
Chamber of Commerce
Friday News!
June 19, 2015
The Fitzgerald-Ben Hill Co. Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce our  
Newest Silver Level Sponsor
2015 Fitzgerald Pig Pickin

20 teams competed for the 1st Annual Fitzgerald Pig Pickin' BBQ Cook Off. . Competing for points and bragging rights! This BBQ cook off was a fully-sanctioned Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) BBQ competition.


The Fitzgerald Pig Pickin' event coordinators enjoyed hosting the event and look forward to a bigger and better next year. There are teams already wanting to sign up for next year.


Complete list of winners!  


Check out our Facebook page for all the pictures! 

Grand Champion - The Pit Crew 


Tina Cannon is the cook/pitmistress and her team Started Competing in

2009 in the Backyard Division cooking and winning in KCBS,MBN, FBA and

GBA and through much urging from other Teams/Friends moved to Pro

Division 2011 and found there Home cooking KCBS Circuit. Tina is from

Peachtree City, GA. She is planning on returning next year.


As "Grand Champions" The Pit Crew took home the trophey and $2,600 in cash!

Que'n Stew'n & Brew'n  

Reserve Grand


Scott Smith is the owner of Southern Q Smokers.


Que'n, Stew'n & Brew'n took home Reserve Grand and a check for $1,800.  


1st Place Backyard BBQ Cookoff
Chubbs & Tubbs BBQ
Allen Stewart & Wayne Stewart
2nd Place
Vote Mooney
3rd Place
Bar A Bar B Que

Congratulations to Danny Schaffer, winner of the custom made grill. The grill was made by Colonial Iron Works. This was a fund raiser for the Fitzgerald - Ben Hill Co. Chamber of Commerce.  

The winner was announced at the Fitzgerald Pig Pickin' BBQ Cook Off on Saturday, June 13, 2015

You are invited to a Ribbon Cutting for
Sunless Tanning & Boutique

Monday, June 29, 2015
10:00 a.m.

Brajo's is located at 288 Benjamin Hill DR. W STE 3

Kim Hutchinson is the owner.

Please make every effort to attend!

Like us on Facebook Check out Brajo's Facebook page!

The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announcesBen Hill County graduates from the 2015 Region 11 Multi-Day Training Program. Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, business leaders, educators, and social service providers from 18 counties in the Southeast Georgia region. The Academy provided each of the graduates an opportunity to gain a unique understanding of the complexities of economic and community development on the local, regional, and state levels.


July 11, 2015 


VIP Ticket Holders will have entrance via the Red Carpet. The Red Carpet entrance will open at 6:00PM on Grant Street. All other ticket holders will use the general admissions entrance.


Call the Grand Theatre for more information 229-426-5090 



Purchase your tickets early by Sidney Bryant website!
Welcome our Newest Copper Member!

288 Benjamin Hill DR W. Ste 3
Fitzgerald, GA  31750

Offering Sunless Spray Tanning (booth) and sunless tanning products, Boutique Items, Bath and Beauty

Ribbon Cutting
Monday, June 29, 2015
Hope to see you there!
Special Election Results for June 16, 2015
The results posted on this page are Un-Official until certified by the
Georgia Secretary of State 

County Commission Office
Co. Comm. Dist. 3 Post 1

Prentiss Brown            200
John Wesley Griffin       56
John William Mooney    434
Write In                         3
The Three Most Overlooked Tax Credits
Incentives for Manufactures

Manufacturers across Georgia are missing out on valuable tax savings opportunities through Georgia tax credits and incentives; money that can be reinvested into their businesses to hire new employees or to manufacture new product lines.

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Our Daily Bread & Cafe'
Soups of the Day for June

Worthington,Casper, Stone & Conger, CPA
228 S. Main Street
Fitzgerald, GA  31750

Stop by and let them handle all your accountant needs!

Tell them the Chamber sent you!
2015 Business Card Directory
If you would would like your business card featured in the directory, let me know by calling 229-423-9357 or email me at

  Part 2 - Business Card Directory

Click on each business card to open a link to their social media.

Rental applications are available at the Chamber.

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