March 2017
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Meet Your 2017 Chamber Ambassadors
Wayne Parham - Amb. Chair 
McDuffie Progess
Paige Allen 
Joesbury Insurance

April Norman
Regional Open MRI
Chelsey Davis
Hampton Inn & Suites

Karen Neal
Pensive Publishing

Brooks Thompson
CSRA Home Health
Jennifer Harris
Thomson Family YMCA


Crystal Burton
Priss Pots & Tots 
Children's Boutique

Skip Griffin
State Bank & Trust

Juanita Thomas
Legal Shield

Gold Cross EMS hosted the March meeting yesterday. We met at the Chamber in the board room at noon.  Maj. John Smith, who oversees the Gold Cross presence in Thomson, was on hand to tell us about their services and field questions. 

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Chamber Office
(limited to 10 people per session) 




Duckworth Development, LLC

Ribbon Cuttings
 
Briarwood Academy

Groundbreaking Ceremony & Reception
And
Unveiling of the Final Building Design with the Cafeteria Addition
Thursday, March 2, 2017
2:30pm

Reserved Parking for donors will be behnd the main building and back by the football field.
All other guests should park on the front lawn or in either the Senior or Junior parking lots.
If you will be able to join us, please R.S.V.P to Mary Lester by Tuesday, February 28th at 706-595-5641 or lesterm@briarwoodacademy.com,
or by text message at 757-705-0243




DaVinci Foot & Ankle
Wednesday, March 22 @ 11:30 a.m.
Leadership McDuffie


February 8, 2017-Leadership McDuffie, along with Youth Leadership, made a trip to our State Capitol.  We had a nice visit with our local Representatives.  Thank you to Bobby Hildreth and Georgia Power for providing lunch.  

March 15, 2017-we will be visiting Two State and The Timbermen for Industry day. 




 
Hope Hodge, Co-Chair
David Crawley, Co-Chair


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Employer Committee (HR) Meeting

The Chamber partners with the Georgia Department of Labor to form the East Central Georgia Employer Committee, a partnership dedicated to bringing information to HR Generalists in the area regarding labor practices. The ECGEC  meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:45 am for a program provided by experts in the fields of labor laws and hiring practices. Contact the Chamber for information regarding upcoming programs or to RSVP for the event.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
7:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Location: One Stop

Program:
Establishing Co-Ops & Apprenticeship Programs

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Lunch & Learn

The Chamber "Lunch n' Learn" Series is an innovative and creative program held on the third Tuesday of every month. Chamber members who are experts in their fields are invited to share their expertise with other Chamber members over the lunch hour. Each lunch will focus on topics related to professional and personal development.

The "Lunch n' Learn" Series is held in the Boardroom of the Thomson Depot from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Cost to attend is $10/lunch for Chamber members and $20 for non-members.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Program:
Small Business Development Center of University of Georgia

Accommodations and Dining
Shopping & Outdoor Adventures
$20 Off
Anna Lou Designs
If you spend up to $100 at Anna Lou Designs, you'll receive $20 off your entire purchase.

121 Nassau Place, Knox Shopping Center
Thomson, GA 30824
Offer Expires: 3/31/17