12 / 18 / 2019
Mission Statement:
To advance, promote, and encourage successful business growth for our members.
2019 CHAMBER CHAMPIONS
Announcements
Mitchell's Nursery & Greenhouse - Small Business Member of the Month

Congratulations to Mitchell's Nursery and Greenhouse of King, NC, named Small Business Member of the Month! This family owned business was founded in 1979 by Jim and Judy Mitchell and has since grown tremendously to over 14 greenhouses and multiple tree and shrub beds. They also make it a priority to conserve water, heat, and energy! Thank you Mitchell’s Nursery for your support of the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce and so many other organizations, and thank you for your hard work and services!
Learn more about Mitchell's Nursery at www.MitchellsNursery.com .
Last Major Chamber Event of the Year - Major Success!

On Friday, December 6, 2019 the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce hosted what turned out to be a record breaking Holiday Gala event! The annual Holiday Gala is a major fundraiser and a favorite holiday celebration for Chamber members and the community, with a silent auction, buffet dinner, live music, and fun activities for families. Thank you to those who supported this event in any way and Happy Holidays! 

Holiday Gala Sponsored by:
Sponsor a 2020 Chamber Event

The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce hosts six major events and a variety of smaller events throughout the year. As a member, you can become a sponsor of these events and get benefits in return such as: advertising, Email Blasts, signage and / or podium, and reserved tables. If you are interested in sponsoring an event in 2020, now is the time to reserve your sponsorship! Contact Travis Frye, (336) 786-6116 ext 204, Travis@MtAiryNCChamber.org, if you would like to sponsor one or more of the following events:

  • 59th Annual Meeting (January)
  • Excellence in Business Awards (February)
  • Chairman's Cup Golf Tournament (May / June)
  • Job Fair (July)
  • Autumn Leaves Festival (October)
  • Holiday Gala (December)
  • Business After Hours (July, August, September, November are available to host.)
  • Lunch with Leaders
  • Candidates Forum
  • Membership Campaign(s)
Chamber Programs / Events
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

RidgeCrest hosted an Ambassador Recruitment event today at 11:30am for those interested in learning more about the Chamber's 2020 Ambassador Program.

Chamber Ambassadors are official representatives of the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce. Becoming an Ambassador can help individuals gain professional growth, promote their business or workplace, and make a difference in the community.

If you were unable to attend today's event and would like to learn more, please contact Membership Director, Cristie Andrews.
(336) 786-6116 ext 206, Cristie@mtairyncchamber.org.
Hosted by: Delp Chiropractic
Thursday, January 9th, 2020
5:30pm-7pm

RSVP and start 2020 off with essential business networking at Delp Chiropractic in Mount Airy!
Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
6:30pm-9pm

At the Annual Meeting we will review year 2019, share plans for 2020, and present the 2019 Citizen of the Year award. Guests will enjoy cocktails and dinner, and hear from keynote speaker, Chad Tidd, Owner & Operator of the successful Mount Airy Chick-fil-A.

2020 BUSINESS AFTER HOURS SCHEDULE
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Jul. 2 - OPEN
Aug. 6 - OPEN
Sep. 3 - OPEN
Nov. 5 - OPEN

If you are interested in hosting a Business After Hours on one of the OPEN dates, please contact Travis Frye. Travis@MtAiryNCChamber.org.
Member / Community Info.
Surry Community College - Small Business Center
Did you know the SBCN services, including the business seminars and webinars, are free? They are a community-based provider of education, training, counseling, networking, and referrals. Any small business owner or prospective small business owner can benefit!
Upcoming Free Seminars

January 21, 2020 3pm-4pm
Location: SCC The Pilot Center

January 23, 2020 3pm-4pm
Location: SCC The Elkin Center

January 28, 2020 3pm-4pm
Location: SCC Center for Public Safety

January 30, 2020 6pm-9pm
Location: SCC V-Building 215