Fitzgerald-Ben Hill Co. Chamber of Commerce

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September 2016
Business of the Month
Dwain L. Smith DVM
T-Shirt Friday @ the Chamber!
 Thank you to GoFroe & Lee Renfroe
for providing the Chamber with T-Shirts
and for allowing us to Showcase your Business!

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center & The Fitzgerald-Ben Hill Co. Chamber of Commerce was honored to present certificates of Achievement for the successful completion of SBDC Maximum Service Class.

First Row: Johnelia Graham, Renee Richardson, Renee Hartley, Derinda Lewis, Neesa Williams
Second Row: Nathan Arnold, Janice Lawson, Sandra Sheppard,  Miranda Melton, Doris Weathington, Justin Anderson, Rosa Anderson, Keith Jones, Rob Martin

October 3, 2016
Bobby McLemore & Lee Cone
6:30 p.m.
Grand Theatre 

Bishop's Country Store has PUMPKINS.  
Bishop's Country Store 
806 N. Grant Street 
Fitzgerald, GA  31750 
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Debra Weil & Beth McIntyre challenged each other in a game of HORSE & collected food for the Christian Kitchen.

Even though the Horsing Around for the Christian Kitchen was this morning September 23rd, 8:30 a.m. @ Mike Ellis Gym at Fitzgerald High School.

You can still drop off any food items at the Chamber, the Christian Kitchen is still in need of food items.

Team Debra & Team Beth

Congratulations to Beth McInytre the winner of HORSE basketball game...Over $1,600 and tons of food collected!!! Way to go Beth and Debra!
Ben Hill DFCS has moved! The new office is located at 151 Perry House Road in Fitzgerald. Ben Hill staff are excited and look forward to serving the citizens of Ben Hill county at their new location.
The office is open Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm.



The Fitzgerald-Ben Hill Co. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and staff would like to welcome Brian Atwater our newest member of the board of directors. We look forward to working with Brian and we are proud to have Brian as part of the Chamber.

Brian has been an active, licensed insurance agent for over 15 years. He brings a high level of professionalism and experience to Atwater & Houston Agency.
Brian is a member of the Rotary of Fitzgerald, GA and he is actively involved in
Tift, Irwin, Fitzgerald, and Lowndes Chamber of Commerce.
Brian is a graduate from Abraham Baldwin College in Tifton and University of Ga Athens.
He is a member First United Methodist Church in Tifton.
Away from work, he enjoys quality time with his wife, Anna, and their two daughters.
He also loves giving back to the local communities by volunteering in various activities.

South GA Lube now offers free pick and delivery in the Fitzgerald if you're at work we can come get your vehicles and service them without any interruption to your daily schedule.....this Friday only get a free pair of wiper blades with an oil change.

South Georgia Lube & Tire
130 Ocilla Hwy
Fitzgerald, GA  31750

Thank you Peyton Sewell & Tammy Sewell for the "Go Hurricanes" bowl with promotional items for Sewell's Upholstery...Be sure to get all your upholstery needs to Tammy she does a great job!

As technology has changed and everyone has a smart phone. The Chamber is trying to make it easier to renew your membership in the Chamber. We are no longer sending invoices through the post office but by email. If you prefer to receive yours through the post office, please let us know and we will be glad to mail you the renewal membership packet to you.

You can pay your membership dues by check and by credit card!

Thank you so much for your support of the Chamber,
we are working hard to support our members and to make our community a better place to work and live!

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Fall 2016
Sept 23-Oct   5      Storks    PG
Oct 3                    Sheriff Debate   6:30 PM
Oct 6                    Motown Madness (FHS Choirs)
Oct 7-20              Middle School: The Worst years   PG 
Oct 18                  FHS One Act Play presentation
Oct 20                  Region I One Act Play Competition
Oct 21-Nov 3       Tyler Perry ' s BOO!
Oct 25 & 26         Birmingham Children ' s Theatre 9 & 11 AM
Nov 4 - 17           Trolls PG
Nov 6                   Rocking the Runway Fashion Show
Nov 18-22            TBA                    
Nov 23-Dec 7      Moana   PG
Dec 8                   FHS/BHMS Chorus Concert        
Normal Show Times:             
Wednesdays 9:30 AM
Thursdays & Fridays 7 PM
Saturdays 4 & 7 PM
-The schedule is subject to change without notice.
-The Grand is normally closed on Sundays.
-The doors generally open 30 minutes prior to a show.

The Grand Theatre is reducing the movie poster stock. There are 1000 posters to select from! Average cost is $10.00 each. Come look at our inventory! Action, Adventure, Romance, Family and History films. Titles rated G, PG, PG13 and R!!!! Great holiday gifts! College decorator items, home media room decor!
Jonathan Durkovic, MM, DPO
The Grand Theatre
Your historic gateway to imagination.
Celebrating 80/105 years of entertainment!

Time to Pamper Yourself
Serenity Day Spa!

HydroMassage Bed 
Special - 30 minutes -$30.00

The HydroMassage bed is a convenient dry, full body massage withe use of pressurized water.  There are numerous benefits from a hydro massage ranging from pain reduction, improved circulation to relief from stress and anxiety. HydroMassage is an affordable & convenient way to incorporate the benefits of massage therapy into everyday life.

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The Chamber is getting all Pinked Out for the Pink out game October 21, 2016. We have order forms available at the Chamber if you would like to order your Pink T-Shirt....All proceeds will remain in the community to support the Dorminy Medical Center Oncology Department! All orders MUST BE TURNED IN BY OCTOBER 7, 2016....Don't wait go ahead and put your order in NOW!

Underwater Georgia will accept pre-applications from Sept. 28 to Oct. 18.
Until then, you can learn more about the program and review the eligibility requirements to help you determine whether you may qualify.

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It is with much excitement and great anticipation that we announce the Fitzgerald Harmony Jubilee! The fifth annual Harmony Jubilee will take place on November 11-12, 2016 at Paulk Park. The Harmony Jubilee is an event comprised of many facets. This year will include Hot Air Balloon events, an Outdoor Concert, and an Artisans Market.

November 11, 2016 
Wine & Cheese Tasting and Balloon Glow Event 
Turkey Creek | 330 Ocilla Hwy | Fitzgerald, Ga 

You are invited to attend a very special evening of wine & cheese tasting, live music, and a private balloon glow at Turkey Creek. The wine & cheese tasting will be accompanied by live music and a display featuring some of the items available on Saturday
at the Harmony Jubilee Artisan Market. The private hot air balloon glow will take place out on the golf course. This is a sight you do not want to miss! Turkey Creek is planning a special menu for this evening to be available at an additional cost. This will truly be a memorable evening! Tickets are $15/person and will be available at Turkey Creek, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Arts Council beginning October 28th.

The Harmony Jubilee committee is proud to announce there will be several entertainers to perform for this event on Saturday.

The Artisans Market will feature artisans from various locations and will be open throughout the course of the weekend. Everyone is welcome to explore this market and discover what special talents and items the artisans have to offer.

Children are encouraged to come participate in the Kids Zone activities that are sure to make memories for children of all ages.


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