October 2018

Congrats  2018 SBPOY!

The Chamber Banquet was a great success with amazing attendance of 440 people. The keynote speaker was Governor Nathan Deal, the Small Business Person of the Year was Kimberlie Mason, Robert Smalley was recognized with this year's Chairman's Award and Barbara Ward was honored for her work in workforce development. 

Special thanks to Joe Yarbrough and others that honored Governor Deal  with  the establishment of the "Nathan Deal Scholarship" to support de serving students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College.Be sure to check out the complete album of photos on the Chamber's Facebook page   .

Dalton's Got Moves!

In case you  missed the release of the Chamber video at the banquet -  you can 
Woods recognizes Whitfield County Schools as Economic Development Partnership District

The EDP program, which is endorsed by GEDA, seeks to promote improved relationships between local school districts and business/industry. In participating school districts, district leaders complete economic development training courses, and 100 percent of CTAE (Career, Technical and Agricultural Education) directors, CTAE teachers and school counselors complete a business externship every five years. Participating districts also review local Career Pathway offerings for alignment to high-demand careers and must display evidence of business and community partnerships.

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Hanwha Q Cells Progress Continues

Hanwha Q Cells is right on schedule to begin operation  in Q1 of 2019. 

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  Kevin Harris, Chairman
Bill Davies, Vice Chair
Frank Robertson, Secretary
David Jolly
Bob Kinard
Sara "Skeeter" Pierce
David Renz     
100 S. Hamilton Street
Dalton, GA 30720