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An Important April Coffee & Commerce!
Thu, April 15, 2021, 7:30 to 9:00 a.m.

Sign up now for our next Coffee & Commerce, with featured speaker Dr. John Robison, Director of Public Safety - Alpharetta.
The Wednesday Social: Hilton Alpharetta Atlanta
Wed., April 21, 2021, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Hilton Alpharetta Atlanta, 5775 Windward Pkwy., Alpharetta, GA 30009

Join fellow Alpharetta Chamber members and guest at our premier business networking event The Wednesday Social. Our host this month is the newly-opened Hilton Alpharetta Atlanta. Come see this beautiful new hotel and its amenities, and enjoy collaborating with others as we work together to strengthen and grow business in 2021!
Member Jump Start
Tue., April 20, 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!
Join In the Fun
Register now for one of the most popular events offered by the Chamber. Golf Networking League begins Wednesday, May 5 and includes 10 weeks of golf at ClubCorp’s finest private clubs in North Atlanta. Enjoy post-play networking and refreshments. All skill levels welcome.
Tangibles Team Needs Your Help!
The Chamber is holding an auction to augment the fun at the May 21st Blue Jean Ball. The Tangibles Team is looking for all types of articles to place into the auction and needs your help to acquire items in the following areas: Outdoors, Home Décor, Health & Wellness, Fashion, Restaurants & Food, Hotels/Vacations/Experiences. The Team is also gathering items to be used as raffle items, prizes and giveaways. If you have items to donate, please email Melody at memberservices@alpharettachamber.com.
The Chamber Supports Local Merchants in May for Alpharetta Retail Month
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.
Sponsors and Donors Needed for the Blue Jean Ball 
Our annual gala this year has us in the rustic but chic venue of The Reid Barn, so we’re doing denim right with a Blue Jean Ball! Secure your sponsorship now for this prestigious event. This year’s event will also feature a silent and live auction, emceed by our own Scott McMichael of Improving Atlanta – if you have products or services you would like to donate to showcase in the auction, please reach out to Melody at memberservices@alpharettachamber.com.
Ribbon Cutting: Hilton Alpharetta Atlanta
The Alpharetta Chamber was honored to welcome the Hilton to Alpharetta at their Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting on March 30th. In attendance to celebrate along with the Chamber was Mayor Jim Gilvin and City Council Members Dan Merkel and Donald Mitchell, Fulton County Commissioner Liz Hausmann, ACVB CEO Janet Rodgers, and many Hilton executives. The ribbon cutting was followed by refreshments and tours of the beautifully-appointed facility. We look forward to our May 21st Wednesday Social at the Hilton, and are excited to have another full-service hotel with meeting and event space in Alpharetta!
Ribbon Cuttings
Grand Reopening of On The Border
Please join us to welcome back and celebrate the reopening of the newly renovated On The Border Tex-Mex restaurant at 10575 Davis Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30009. The ribbon will be cut at 10:30 AM on April 12th, 2021. There’s sure to be some great food!
Member Events
Click...Click...Ransomware!
You’re invited to attend our latest free webinar on Wednesday, April 7 at 10:00 a.m. Join CEO of mPowered IT, John Mamon, and President/CEO of Assessivate, Andrew Edstrom, as they discuss the many benefits of cybersecurity training for your entire business.

Learn how creating awareness is your number one weapon against hackers!
 
Most security awareness programs are doomed from the start, but it doesn’t have to be that way.
 
Book your spot to discover the many benefits of cybersecurity training for your entire business: https://pages.services/blog.mpoweredit.com/security-awareness-training/
Member Resources
Email Communications from the Chamber
In addition to your weekly eNews!, your renewal invoice, Member Spotlight articles, special Member Events and other communications are emailed to you from the Chamber. Make sure to check your spam and junk filters periodically (and move any communications found there to your inbox!), and click on all Chamber emails to make sure that our email system knows you are active and engaged, and you continue to receive emails in a timely fashion!
Staples Discount for Chamber Members
Staples updated discount program for Chamber members provides discounts on regularly priced items and in-store printing services. Using your discount will now be easier than ever. Follow the link in the Staples Member-to-Member Deal in your Chamber portal to link your Staples Rewards account to your Chamber membership and your discounts will be automatically applied at checkout! For more information, contact Melody Cookson at memberservices@alpharettachamber.com.
Member Reminder
Members with a June 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.