Monday, October 1, 2018
Welcome to our new partner!
Skynet Innovations
Jeremi Clanton
1755 N. Brown Rd. #200
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
(513) 549-5031
jeremi.clanton@skynetinnovations.com
Upcoming Events
TODAY: Ribbon Cutting, Michael L. Gill State Farm, 11:30 a.m.
October 3: A.M. Exchange, Oconee Chamber o f Commerce, 7:45 a.m.
October 4: Business After Hours, St. Mary's (Athens Exchange), 5:15 p.m.
October 11: Candidates Forum with the Athens Area Chamber, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
October 25: Teacher of the Year Coffee & Breakfast, Colham Ferry Elementary, 8:00 a.m.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
We are in need of volunteer help on the day of the Fall Festival, Saturday, October 20 th . If you would like to help, please sign up using the link below. For more information/questions please email jestess@oconeechamber.org or by calling (706) 769-7947.
. Ribbon Cutting

October 1, 2018
11:30 a.m.

Michael L. Gill State Farm
1160 Capital Ave.
Watkinsville, GA 30677
October 3, 2018
7:45 a.m.

A.M. Exchange

Oconee Chamber of Commerce
55 Nancy Drive
Watkinsville, GA 30677
October 4, 2018
5:15 p.m.

Business After Hours

St. Mary's (Athens Exchange)
2470 Daniells Bridge Rd. Building 200 (in The Exchange)
Athens, GA 30606
October 25, 2018
8:00 a.m.

Teacher of the Year Recognition Coffee & Breakfast

Colham Ferry Elementary
190 Colham Ferry Rd.
Watkinsville, GA 30677
Partner Spotlight
FIRESTORM CYBER OPENS FIRST U.S. OPERATIONS CENTER IN BOGART, GA

Company offers customized IT management and data security services to new clients

Firestorm Cyber, an information technology services company specializing in security software and computer management, opened a US-based security operations center in Bogart, Ga. and is accepting new clients. Firestorm Cyber offers a full range of IT services including strategy development to 24/7 support. All services are customized to fit the client’s needs. Internet and VoIP services are also available at highly competitive rates.

Firestorm Cyber is the brainchild of Chief Operating Officer Ehsan Choudhury. After 27 years of continuous experience in almost all aspects of technology and infrastructure for a variety of companies including major multi-unit restaurant chains, manufacturing, and government, Choudhury saw a need to offer consolidated services and expertise to businesses.

“At Firestorm Cyber, our goal is to help our clients grow their businesses through efficient and secure use of technology,” says Choudhury. “With our collective offerings and years of experience, my team and I are focused on providing best in class service to our clients. We want to be your IT services partner.”
Chosen for Life Ministries is hosting its second, juried Fine Art Exhibit and Auction on  Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Redeemer Presbyterian, Lower Warehouse. This is our 2nd annual local show, with local artists, benefiting local foster and adoptive families. All guests' attendance and purchase of artwork supports the work CFLM is doing to equip our community to care well for orphaned and vulnerable children - giving guests a chance to be a part of sharing beauty in this community while adding beauty to their home! 

We would love for your business or organization to sponsor the event and join us in bringing our community together for a night of art and support for children! For more information about the event, you can visit  chosenforlifeministries.org/events/art !
Please call Joey for more information on the Salmon Parade at
(706) 202-6171.
Board of Directors

Andrew Wallace, Chops & Hops
Anna Gillespie, University of North Georgia
Brad Tucker, Georgia Square Collision
Cindy Haddon, Walton EMC
Clint Watson, Creed Fitness
Cristi Donahue, Oconee State Bank
David Walton, Fox's Pizza
Lorie Petersen, BankSouth
Mychell Lang, Mutty Paws
Nathan Bartlett, Georgia Power
Ronda Holloway, Ronda Holloway CPA, PC
Stuart Cofer, Cofer's Home & Garden
Tammy Gilland, Piedmont Athens Regional
William Rennie, Law Office of Russell W. Wall, LLC.

Associate Board of Directors

Dr. Jason Branch, School Superintendent
John Thorsen, Athens Academy
Jared Clark, Westminster Christian Academy
Seth Hathaway, Prince Avenue Christian School
Chamber Executive Board

Chairman of the Board
Clint Watson, Creed Fitness

Chair Elect
Tammy Gilland, Piedmont Athens Regional

Treasurer
Ronda Holloway, Ronda Holloway CPA, PC

Secretary
Cristi Donahue, Oconee State Bank

At Large
Stuart Cofer, Cofer's Home & Garden

Past Chair
Cindy Haddon, Walton EMC

Chamber President
Courtney Bernardi
Oconee Chamber of Commerce
55 Nancy Drive
Watkinsville, GA 30677
www.oconeechamber.org
(706) 769-7947