Greater Dalton Chamber

We hope you enjoy the July edition of E-link.  Remember you can always access our calendar of events here! 

Attend this FREE informative session that will answer questions on registering your campaign, crafting your campaign message, where you should be seen to meet the voters, the use of social media, or any other questions you may have to prepare you to run for the November 7th election.

The Georgia House Rural Development Council was created to identify policies and ideas to enhance economic opportunity across the entire state, particularly in rural areas.   Join us as we listen to the Council on several important topics such as education and workforce development. 

The Council held meetings in Thomasville, Bainbridge, and Toccoa. Prior to arriving in Dalton, the Council will be in Ellijay and then they will conduct meetings in Metter, Darien, Metter, Albany, Warm Springs, Manchester area and Milledgeville.
 Small Business Person of the Year
2017 Nomination Information
Mr. Raymond Butler, Master Distiller
Dalton Distillery, LLC
2016 Winner

Do you know a small business person who should be recognized for outstanding service?

Nominate them for the 
2017 Small Business 
Person of the Year Award

Nominations will be accepted through Monday, August 28th. The winner will be announced at the Chamber's Banquet in October.

Nominees must: 
1. Be a member of the Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce
2. Be associated with a for-profit company that employs 50 or fewer 
full-time employees 
3. Be an individual who owns and operates or who bears principal responsibility for operating a small business

The nomination form can be accessed here
ChamberLink, our monthly publication, will be available digitally in an interactive format and also in print!
To view the interactive edition, please click here

2017 Chamber Classic Golf Tournament

September 25, 2017
1:00 PM -  The Farm

$250/golfer or $1,000/ foursome

    Ali says....

Each year, at the Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet, a local business member is honored as the
Small Business Person of the Year. This award is made in recognition of the outstanding contributions by an entrepreneur in our community.

Nominations will be accepted through Monday, August 28, and the winner will be awarded at the Annual Banquet later this year! The nomination form can be accessed here or online at:

Last year's recipient of this award was Raymond Butler, Master Distiller with the Dalton Distillery, LLC. The
Small Business Person of the Year Award 
recognizes a business leader who owns and operates a for-profit company that employs 50 or fewer full-time employees, bears principal responsibility for operations, who has experienced recent business growth, and who is involved in the development and growth of the Greater Dalton community. Previous nominees may be nominated again this year. 

Who will be the 2017 Small Business Person of the Year?
For more information, please click here or contact  Ali Harp at
 706-712-0953 or

 Thursday, July 27th
4:00-6:00 PM
Mack Gaston Community Center
218 N. Fredrick St.
Dalton, GA 30720

There will be reading circles with story book characters, literacy games, crafts, door prizes information booths and more!!

Volunteers are still needed! If you are interested in volunteering please click here

has partnered with the Chamber to provide you exclusive savings on all of your business needs.

 Print your
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For more information about this exclusive savings program
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