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Last February we made the decision to postpone our annual Chairman’s Gala due to lingering COVID concerns and restrictions. Like so many, we focused forward, searched for the perfect venue, and committed to an in-person celebration on May 21, 2021.

This past Friday, we held our Blue Jean Ball presented by improving – Atlanta at the beautiful Reid Barn and had an incredible evening celebrating the Alpharetta Chamber, Board of Directors, members, community leaders, and many special friends and guests.  A huge thank you to Scott McMichael and improving – Atlanta for being our Presenting Sponsor! Scott is incredibly talented and shared his official auctioneer skills with us during the “live” portion of the program. Chairman of the Board, Dr. Alex Paulk presented the 2020 award winners: Ambassador of the Year to Emily Rowell, Affinity Award to Michael Gordy, Community Award to Dana Cox, and Prosperity Award to Scott McMichael. Additional sponsors to thank include Community Partner Sponsor – Alpharetta CVB, Spirit Sponsor - Envision Office Solutions, Silver Sponsors – mPoweredIT, and Fulton Science Academy, Bronze Sponsors - Pedego Electric Bikes, Fulton County Commissioner Liz Hausmann, Friends of the Chamber Sponsors – AJW Designs, Anchor Marketing, and Joel & Granot. I also want to personally thank Melody Cookson, Member Services Coordinator and her volunteer team, Ann Wisniewski, Victoria Webster, Faye Smith, Hilda Anderson, Francesca Connolly, and Emily Rowell.

Let this be the beginning of many more in person celebrations - Here’s to business in Alpharetta!

Warm regards,
Deborah
Ribbon Cutting: Fairway Social Grand Opening
Tues., May 25, 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Cutting of the Ribbon at 2:00 p.m.

The Alpharetta Chamber is excited to welcome Fairway Social to The Maxwell and Alpharetta! Fairway Social has created an amazing destination where family and friends of all ages and skill levels can come together for fun and shared experiences. The venue includes a full-service restaurant, world-class simulators, rooftop patio, a putting course and rocking chairs. Whatever your speed, Fairway Social has something for you!
The Alpharetta Chamber Welcomes VIP Seating LLC
The Alpharetta Chamber was honored to conduct the ribbon cutting for VIP Seating’s Grand Opening of their new 9000 square foot showroom on North Point Parkway. VIP Seating provides wholesale rentals and sales of special event supplies. We wish VIP Seating much success as the world reopens and the celebrations resume!
Staples Discount for Chamber Members
Members of the Chamber of Commerce have access to special partner discounts every time they shop in store. They can save on an assortment of products, from signage to PPE to business essentials and more.

20% off your in-store Print & Marketing Services order:
  • Floor decals, signs and posters
  • Indoor and outdoor banners
  • Disposable menus and more

10% off your in-store purchase of regularly priced items:
  • Safety essentials like face masks, sanitizer and more
  • Office supplies like paper, ink and toner and more
  • Remote furniture like chairs, desks and more

Ready to start saving? Enroll now in Staples Rewards® at staples.com/rewards.

Already a Staples Rewards member? To get your number, login to your account, click Rewards, and then click Rewards Profile to locate your Rewards number or call 800-793-3320 for assistance.

Member Reminder
Members with a July annual renewal date will be receiving their via email this month. If you do not receive your invoice, please check your spam and junk filters. If you still do not see that email, or if your billing representative has changed, please contact CEO Deborah Lanham at Deborah@alpharettachamber.com.
Deadline for eNews! Submissions
The deadline for submission of materials to be considered for inclusion in our weekly eNews! Is 5:00 p.m. each Wednesday. If you have member resources, news or events you would like to report, please forward any information and graphics to Melody Cookson, Member Services Coordinator, at memberservices@alpharettachamber.com.