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Last Call for Blue Jean Ball!
Presented by Improving - Atlanta
Today only, the Blue Jean Ball registration page will remain open until 4:00 PM for any of our last minute members! Do not waste any time securing your spot at this year’s signature celebration on Friday, May 21st from 6-10 PM. Guests will enjoy a fabulous dinner catered by Tam’s Backstage, entertainment by musician and DJ David McPherson, and a live and silent auction. Items are still being accepted for the auction – email Melody at memberservices@alpharettachamber.com if you have a service or product you would like to see showcased in the auction!
Auction Teaser!
The Chamber has a good number of awesome items in our May 21st auction, including art pieces, spa treatments and fitness classes. A featured item: Two VIP passes to the August 13th Rod Stewart concert at Ameris Amphitheater – includes VIP parking. Donated by the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau, this priceless package will be auctioned off live! All auction items need to be picked up at the end of the Ball, and can be paid by cash, check or Square.
Member Jump Start
Tue., May 18, 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. via Zoom

To fully activate your membership it is important to learn about the resources, tools and benefits the Chamber provides. This one-hour orientation will cover timely information for the new member, newly hired professional, or business looking to maximize your Chamber membership. Free webinar available to all members the third Tuesday of each month. Open to all members new and continuing who want to know more about how to maximize your Chamber presence. Register on the Chamber website to acquire a link to the session!
Nominations May 15 - June 15 for the Best of North Fulton Awards
Appen Media Group’s annual “Best of” Awards are coming up! Nominations in all categories will be taken May 15th through June 15th. Be sure to support the Alpharetta Chamber in the category we are so good at – “Best Networking Group.”

Speaking of networking, if you haven’t yet been to The Wednesday Social, we are live and in person, and we have had some great connections made! The next Wednesday Social is May 19th at White Columns Country Club, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.. We’ll be socializing as well with the Golf Network League and Golf ProTips members as they come off the links so we are expecting some great networking opportunities. Register now for The Wednesday Social at this link.
Join In the Fun
Register now for one of the most popular events offered by the Chamber. Golf Networking League includes 10 weeks of golf at ClubCorp’s finest private clubs in North Atlanta. Enjoy post-play networking and refreshments. All skill levels welcome.
Let a Pro Improve Your Game!
The Alpharetta Chamber Golf Networking League is offering ProTips - six individual exclusive sessions to help new or developing golfers improve their game. Each session includes 1 hour with the Golf Pro, 1 drink ticket, and access to the post-play Networking League social. Cost for each session is $40 and is limited to 10 attendees. Registration is required at alpharettachamber.com. For further information, contact Melody at memberservices@alpharettachamber.com. You may now secure a place at all 6 events with one registration on the website.
Alpharetta Retail Month Is On: Do You Have Your Card Yet?
Purchase an ARM card for $20 in April to receive a 20% discount at participating retailers all over the City of Alpharetta and help us spread the word. A portion of the proceeds will support Chamber non-profit member The Drake House. If you have a retail business (includes traditional retail stores, boutiques, specialty shops like wine, coffee, or gourmet markets, sweet treat shops, salons, spas, service centers, and more) or have one to recommend we include, please reach out to Melody at memberservices@alpharettachamber.com.
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.