5 / 20 / 2020

ο»ΏTo advance, promote, and encourage successful business growth for our members.
2020 Chamber Champions
Catch up on the Chamber's virtual meetings.

You can watch segments of them on the Chamber's YouTube channel. Click the videos below to watch and SUBSCRIBE.
Chris Knopf, Surry County Manager
Chris Lumsden, President of Northern Regional Hospital
Virtual Seminar #1 - Granite City Greenway Expansion, Darren Lewis, Director of Mount Airy Parks & Recreation

Take Survey about Greenway Extension, River Restoration, and Pocket Parks projects.

The 2020-2021 Membership Directory remains in production! Is your listing information correct and up-to-date? Go to MtAiryNCChamber.org to check your business information to ensure that it will be correct in the printed directory.
New Blog Post! The Ragged Old Flag
(Also featured in The Mount Airy News on Sunday, May 17)
Written by Randy Collins, Chamber President & CEO

"The upcoming Memorial Day also makes me think about the American flag. It is a great symbol of the USA (red, white and blue) waving on flag poles all over this nation. Every time I pass a flag pole and see that flag waving in the breeze, I smile. However, there are times when I gaze up at the flags and the view is not pleasant. Why?
Chamber Programs / Events
Virtual Business Networking Mixer #8
Thursday, May 21, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Online with Zoom

Guest Speaker: Jessica Roberts, Mount Airy Tourism Development Authority Executive Director

You're invited to join the Chamber's Virtual Business Networking Mixer! It will be held tomorrow at 10am on Zoom. We hope that this can be a platform for Chamber members to learn from each other and connect virtually.
Click the button below to learn more and get access to the Zoom video chat link.
Click to RSVP

June 11 - Guest Speaker: Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Representative

June 15 - Guest Speaker: Fred Steele, President & CEO of Frontier Natural Gas

June 25 - Guest Speaker: Chris Comer, President & CEO of Kernersville Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Cross Creek Country Club

This event has been postponed! The new date will be announced shortly. Tickets can still be purchased on the Chamber's website. Click the Learn more button below. Thank you sponsors!
Sponsored by:
New Member Orientation
Friday, May 29, 2020
Online with Zoom

All Chamber members are welcome! Join us for a virtual NMO and learn more about the Chamber and connect with other members and Chamber staff.
Virtual Seminar - COVID-19 Re-Boarding: Steps to Bringing Employees Back
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Online wtih Zoom

Michael Barnes, President of Unique Background Solutions will share a presentation explaining plans and procedures (like COVID-19 testing) that will help you re-open safely.
Click to RSVP

Those interested in hosting a Business After Hours in 2021, should email Travis Frye to reserve a date. 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

Topic: Marketing and Sales
June 9, 2020 6pm-8pm
Location: Online


New resources for your business are available on our collective COVID-19 resources webpage; printable items, Phase 1 checklists, and Reopening Guidelines.

To view this page, click the button below.
Bookmark it to your website browser for quick access!
The Mount Airy News Media Group - Community Grant Program, created to match advertising costs of local small businesses during the months of April, May, June, and July 2020. Click the button to learn more and apply.

Surry Communications teamed up with local Ruritan clubs, Masonic Lodges and Fire Departments to offer free WiFi hotspots to those who may not have connectivity while at home. The free public WiFi locations are available from 7am-9pm daily.
Click the button to view over 20 locations in Surry and Stokes county.