Friday News
May 29, 2015
The Chamber is working on collecting our
member's business cards for a directory.

The Business Cards will include links to the member's social media, etc.

Drop yours by the Chamber or send them to me by email

A business card directory is a great way to advertise your business.

We will include the directory on our website, Facebook and in our Friday News as a separate attachment .
See what's happening on our social sites:
Newest Platinum Member

The Fitzgerald-Ben Hill Co. Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce our Newest Platinum Sponsor - Southern Veneer Products.

Southern Veneer Products was founded in 1998, and has thrived and will continue to thrive as one of the leading manufacturers of Southern Yellow Pine plywood, veneer, and wood by-products in the Southeastern United States ever since.

As a company that continues to innovate, Southern Veneer Products serves an array of wholesale distributors across the United States. We are dedicated to providing a high quality product that sets the standards for consistent and dependable service. Years of knowledgeable production and engineering expertise are merged with modern manufacturing techniques resulting in a superior product. Our primary goals we strive to achieve are continuous improvement of practice, and skill along with personal attention to our customer satisfaction.

A Commendation
Fitzgerald Pig Pickin'

The Fitzgerald Pig Pickin' has been declared an official state Barbeque Championship of the State of Georgia. It is part of the Jack Daniels Barbeque Series. The Grand Champion will receive an invitation to cook in the Jack Daniel's BBQ Invitational.

Check out Fitzgerald Pig Pickin' Flyer with full detail of the event!

May 2015  

Chamber's Business  

of the Month


Hammond's Flooring


Click to read more about Hammond's Flooring  


Enter for a chance to win (1) Ticket for a Custom Made Grill!

Click to enter!!!

Custom Made Grill
by: Colonial Iron Works

Drawing to be held June 13, 2015

Proceeds to benefit
Fitzgerald-Ben Hill Co. Chamber of Commerce

1 for $5.00
5 for $20.00

Let me know how many you would like to get!
Send me an email!

Georgia's Small Business Resources
Georgia's Small Business Resources
This video illustrates how the Georgia Department of Economic Development can help a small business like Jon's learn about business licenses, labor laws, tax..
Operation: Workforce, an initiative that connects veterans with employers, assists veterans returning to the civilian workforce and supports the employers seeking to hire them.

The Chamber urges everyone to vote and let their voice be heard.I voted early...remember you can vote early at the election office on 115 W. Pine Street till June 12. Voting day will be June 16. 

The only thing on the ballot is the vacant seat for the County Commission.

Will not take you but a minute to vote.


Your vote counts!


The Fitzgerald-Ben Hill Co. Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce our Newest Silver Level Sponsor

Worthington, Casper, Stone & Conger CPA
228 S. Main Street
Kick Off - Joint Public Hearing for Ben Hill County and the City of Fitzgerald Comprehensive Plan Update

Thursday, June 11, 2015
5:30 p.m.
Courthouse Annex Commissioner's Meeting Room

To read more about the Kick Off click this link
Ben Hill Co. Unemployment Statistics 
April 2015

The Kiwanis Club of Fitzgerald has scheduled an Election Forum for the candidates which have qualified for the Ben Hill County Commission seat.  

These candidates are listed below:

Prentiss Brown
John Wesley Griffin

John William Mooney


The Election Forum will be held in the large banquet room at:

Turkey Creek Dining and Golf

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 12:00 noon

The Decades of the 60's & 70's
August 5, 2015
Celebration of the Mother's Monument Erected at Monitor

  Platinum Sponsor

Dorminy Medical Center Information Sheet

Check out DMC website

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