The ChamberLink
May 10, 2019
Chamber Shirt Friday!


Infiniti Roofing & Remodeling...
Providing a one-stop shop for your business and residential improvement needs!

With over a decade of experience, Infiniti provides roofing and remodeling services in Cherokee County and the surrounding areas.  They are a top rated service provider, dedicated to superior craftsmanship, and unparalleled customer care. Their unwavering commitment to completing jobs ON TIME AND ON BUDGET ensures they are a leader in their industry. Infiniti specializes in home and business insurance claims, and they work one on one with insurance adjusters to ensure they have everything they need to best serve their customers. Some of their specialties include:  Residential and Commercial Roofing, Kitchen Remodels, Basement Finishing, Exterior Renovations, Flooring Installations and Room Additions.

Whether an insurance claim, or just the need to "refresh" your home or business, Infiniti promises to deliver.  Since the Infiniti team realizes honest, quality professionals can be hard to find, they guarantee their work by providing a warranty on everything they do. A USA owned company, Infiniti is licensed and fully insured.

Contact Infiniti today for a FREE roof inspection & estimate. 
770.720.1160




Taking the +One Challenge means you are committed to helping your Chamber grow! Chamber members who recruit a new member will receive a $25 gift card from a Chamber member business for each membership obtained * .  Each month, one lucky recruiter will be promoted on the homepage of CherokeeChamber.com for having taken the +One Challenge.  This could be you!
 
Help your Chamber grow by taking the +ONE CHALLENGE...Recruit a member TODAY!

*Your name must be listed as the recruiter when the completed membership application and payment are submitted.

UPCOMING EVENTS
 
2019 PRESENTIG SPONSOR:


This is a great networking opportunity!
 
Tuesday, May 14th
4:30 - 6:00 PM

Sponsored By:  


1425 Riverstone Parkway,  Suite 200,  Canton


Cost:
Chamber Member pay in advance cost: $5
(due by Friday, May 10th)

Chamber Member on-site cost: $10

Future Member pay in advance or on-site cost:t: $10


2019 PRESENTING SPONSOR:

 

Regional Issues Awareness focuses on topics that effect not only Cherokee County and its residents but the region as well.

FRIDAY, MAY 17TH
8:00-9:30 AM


sPONSORED BY:
 


PROGRAM:
  Legislative Update by Members of the Cherokee County Delegation


LOCATION:  
The Chambers at City Center
8534 Main Street
Woodstock, GA 30188

THERE IS NO CHARGE TO ATTEND. 

Please RSVP to  GIni@CherokeeChamber.com or  online


PRESENTED BY:


  
Join us for an hour of fast paced networking with fellow business leaders as well as the Chamber's 2019 Chair, John Barker, and Chamber President/CEO, Pam Carnes! Before the hour ends, you will have a chance to share about your business or organization for all to hear!

Don't forget to bring marketing items for the share table!

Tuesday, May 21st
10:00 - 11:00 am

COST:
Chamber Members:  $5
Future-Members  $10

Payable at the door. No reservation required.

LOCATION:
Chamber of Commerce Board Room
3605 Marietta Highway, Canton 

Join us for an hour of lunch & networking
with fellow business leaders
and your 
Chamber President & CEO, Pam Carnes! 

sponsored by:
  
   
This networking opportunity will get you out in the community to visit a Chamber Member restaurant while enjoying the company of fellow Chamber Members!   

Thursday, May 23rd
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

COST:
$20 (includes lunch)
Reservations are required, and space is limited.
Deadline to register: Noon on Wednesday, May 22nd.

LOCATION:

Shanes Rib Shack
4504 Holly Springs Parkway, 
Suite 101, Holly Springs

Meet & Eat registration is open to all Chamber Members.

For more information email Gini@CherokeeChamber.com
or call  770-345-0400.



2019 WORKSHOP SERIES PRESENTED BY:



CPR/AED TRAINING

Thursday, May 23rd
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM 

LOCATION: 
Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce 
Terrace Level  

As part of the Cherokee County Chamber's Community Outreach Programs, a CPR/AED class will be offered. In the event of an emergency, your CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training could mean the difference between life and death. By properly administering CPR you can help stabilize someone that is injured or ailing until help arrives. A representative from the Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services will teach the class. *Must be 14 years of age to receive certification. 

INSTRUCTOR:
A Representative of 
Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services  

COST: $45.00 
(includes instruction & mandatory workbook) 

RSVP to  Brandy@CherokeeChamber.com or 770-345-0040.  



THURSDAY, June 6th
7:00 AM 

sPONSORED BY:
  


LOCATION: 
NH-C Conference Center 
located in the 
Cherokee Co. Administration Building
1130 Bluffs Parkway,  Canton

CHAMBER MEMBER COST: 
Pay In Advance Registration: $17
Pay at the Door Registration: $22

Future Member Cost:
$30

Chamber Member Pay in Advanced Registration
is due by 3 PM, Tuesday, June 4th.

RSVP to
770-345-0400 or  Brandy@CherokeeChamber.com.
 

OUR VISION
To be the premier comprehensive resource for the Cherokee County business community.
OUR MISSION
To promote business and the community while expanding the economy and enhancing the quality of life.
 
FROM OUR SPONSOR


How to Buy a Business

Starting a business from scratch isn't the only path to entrepreneurship - a rapidly growing trend is entrepreneurship through acquisition. It's also an alternative way to grow an existing business. Whether you are interested in becoming a small business owner or are an existing business owner looking to grow through acquisition, this program is for you!

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center at Kennesaw State University (UGA SBDC at KSU) is hosting a How to Buy a Business Workshop on Wednesday, May 15 at the KSU Center. Designed for those who want to start a business or grow an existing one, this program will demonstrate that buying a business is an exciting path to entrepreneurship and it can be far less risky and easier to finance than starting one.

A cquisition professionals and entrepreneurs who have successfully acquired a company will discuss:  
  • the search process
  • assessing and valuing targets
  • dealing with sellers
  • financing the deal
  • due diligence
  • post-acquisition issues
  • franchising: an alternative path to ETA
  • what to expect in the first 100 days
 
Wednesday, May 15th
9 AM - Noon

LOCATION: 
KSU Center
3333 Busbee Drive, Room 401, Kennesaw

Cost:
$49 - Buy 2 or more and get 50% off per seat
(1st seat regular price)
Limited Seating Available. 


For more information, contact Carole Arnold
at carnold@georgiasbdc.org or 470.578.6450.

QUICK LINKS
Chamber Events Calendar
Like us on Facebook!
Special Offers
CherokeeChamber.com
Side Heading


PRESENTED BY: 


WEDNESDAY, mAY 15TH
9 - 10:00 AM

LOCATION:
Chamber Board Room

Now that you've joined the Chamber, it's time to get oriented! Coffee & Connections provides the Chamber's newest members with the opportunity to learn more about the Chamber, its programs and benefits. Committee activities and volunteer opportunities are highlighted. Attendees also learn about their fellow new members.

or call 770-345-0400.
Side Heading
  


RESERVE YOUR SPOT  IN THE  CHAMBER'S
2019-2020
QUALITY OF LIFE MAGAZINE!


Call 770-345-0400 for more information or
email Jessica@CherokeeChamber.com!


Side Heading
  
Pictured (L to R) David Simmons, VP of Facilities, Chattahoochee Technical College with Anita Summers, Director, Sequoyah Regional Library System and Pam Carnes, President, CEO, Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce.

The Chamber's Education Committee, in partnership with Chattahoochee Technical College, is recognizing retiring educators from the Cherokee County School District by donating funds to the Sequoyah Regional Library System. The funds will be used to purchase books for all five library branches located in the county. The books will include a label recognizing all faculty, staff and administrators who retired during the 2018-2019 school year. Each retiree will receive notification that a book is being donated in their honor.

"This is the tenth year that the Chamber has acknowledged retiring educators for their valuable contribution to the lives of students in Cherokee County.  The Chamber is pleased to have Chattahoochee Technical College sponsor this tribute to Cherokee County's educators" shared Pam Carnes, Chamber President & CEO.

Side Heading

2019 Workshop Series Presented By:



Wednesday, May 22nd

9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce
Terrace Level

Business Etiquette

Presented by
Dawn Stastny, Stellaris Group

In today's competitive global arena, knowing the rules of proper business etiquette and protocol is essential. If the necessary protocol is overlooked or misunderstood, a misstep may jeopardize business relationships. The personal and professional demands placed on business executives today surpass any experienced in the past. It is crucial to know how to make the best credible first impressions and effectively manage relationships across cultures. The savvy executive must be able to explore new markets, develop opportunities worldwide, and master the techniques necessary to be the "best-in-business" in his or her industry.

Topics will include: Benefits of etiquette and protocol intelligence; importance of making powerful first and lasting impressions; professional appearance, polish, and types of business attire defined; how to distinguish yourself from the competition with your presence; communicating a verbal and non-verbal executive presence; protocol for business and social introductions; handshaking; how to make an entrance and work the room at social business functions; remembering names; electronic communications; business card and formal business meeting protocol; small talk at the office; and professional business office decorum.


COST:
Members: $25; after 5/21: $30
Future Members: $45
 
RSVP to Brandy@CherokeeChamber.com or 770-345-0040.  

Side Heading


PRESENTED BY:  
  

MONDAY, JUNE 10TH

8:30 AM REGISTRATION 
10:00 AM SHOTGUN START 
 
LOCATION:    
Fairways of Canton
400 Laurel Canyon Parkway, Canton
   
ENTRY FEE:   
$600 PER FOURSOME
(Includes: Greens Fee, Cart Rental,
Boxed Lunch & Dinner)


EAGLE SPONSORS:
   
 
 
Want to get involved in this year's tournament? Your options are:
 

Eagle Sponsor: $2,500 
Golf Fees and Cart for one foursome. Company Banner, provided by the sponsor, to be displayed at The Chamber Classic. Company name will appear on one HOLE sign, Recognition on www.CherokeeChamber.com, the Chamber's weekly e-news update - The ChamberLink, the Chamber's promotional emails sent to Chamber Members, the Chamber's Facebook Page and at the Chamber's monthly Good Morning Cherokee breakfast; Inclusion in all Press Releases for Local Media & the Chamber's promotional pages in partner media outlets, as available.


HOLE & TEE SPONSOR/SIGN ONLY: $150 EACH
I ncludes: Sign with company name printed at hole(s) or tee(s). 


HOLE & TEE SPONSOR/ON-SITE: $180 EACH
Includes: Sign with company name printed at hole(s) or tee(s), two complimentary lunches (as in the past), and (NEW this year!) two tickets to attend the post-tournament celebration banquet.


Golfer Goody Bag Donations
Market your business by donating 100 items for Golfer Goody Bags   or donate a Door Prize for the Celebration Banquet!  (We will need these items turned in to the Chamber by Monday, June 3rd.)

       
   For more information or to register your team:
770-345-0400 or email  Gini@CherokeeChamber.com.


Side Heading

Booths ON SALE NOW FOR returning vendors!

New Vendor Booth Sales Begin May 20th.
Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce | 770-345-0400 | info@cherokeechamber.com | http://www.cherokeechamber.com
3605 Marietta Highway
Canton, GA 30114