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October 18, 2019
CHAMBER SHIRT FRIDAY

It's The Reinhardt University
5th Annual Cherokee Scholars
Born to Run 5K Run/Walk
 
Cherokee Scholars is Reinhardt University's annual effort to provide support for Cherokee County students!  Cherokee Scholars helps fund RU's Cherokee County Grant Program, which provides eligible students the opportunity to receive as much as $8,000 during their four years at RU!  More than $5 million in scholarships have been awarded to deserving local students! Run for Reinhardt Students then join the Homecoming festivities on campus! Enjoy tailgating fun and exciting RU Eagles football!!
 
Saturday, NOVEMBER 2ND
8 AM
 
Cannon Park (130 East Main Street), Downtown Canton
 
5K Pre-registration:  $25
After October 21st & Day of Race:  $30
5K Run/Walk for Children/Students under 12:  $15
Support a Student:  $25
 
Short sleeve t-shirts guaranteed for runners pre-registering before October 21st.  Limited sizes available on event day.  Awards given for all major age groups.
 
Register Online:  




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


PRESENTED BY:      

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23RD
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.


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH
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 Advance Registration
is due by 3 PM, Tuesday, November 5th.

RSVP to 770-345-0400 or  Brandy@CherokeeChamber.com.
 
 
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8th
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
 
LOCATION:
Northside Hospital-Cherokee Conference Center
Cherokee County Administration Bldg
1130 Bluffs Pkwy
Canton, GA 30114
 
PRESENTED BY: 




FREE Admission

FREE Visit with Santa!

Vendor Giveaways

Holiday Shopping

Santa's Workshop

Santa's Sweet Shop

Restaurant Raffle



 
 SPONSORED BY:

   
Contact Jessica Porter for vendor information.

 
Contact Gini Mizelle for sponsor information.
2019 WORKSHOP SERIES
PRESENTED BY:


Do I Need A Social Media Policy?

Wednesday, NOVEMBER 13TH
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

LOCATION: 
Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce 
Terrace Level

This session will focus on the background and basics surrounding the why's, do's, and don'ts about an effective social media policy. Your takeaways will include how companies can protect themselves while using new media to build relationships, increase employee engagement, and build a company presence on some of the most popular social media networks including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

INSTRUCTOR:
 Dawn Stastny, Stellaris Group

COST:
Members: $25; after 11/6: $30
Future Members: $45

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

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


Take some time to work ON your business and not just in it!   For over 30 years, the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center at Kennesaw State University has helped small businesses in Cobb and Cherokee County with no cost one-to-one consulting.  The UGA SBDC at Kennesaw State University is a member of the University of Georgia SBDC, a statewide service program funded in part through cooperative agreements with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Let us help you with your business.
 
Our staff of business consultants includes:
  • Google Certified instructor & SEO/SEM experts
  • CPA & commercial real estate investor
  • Former SBA Lender & SHRM Certified
  • Growth strategy specialist
  Services include:
  • Website Audit
  • Growth Strategy
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Financial Score Card
  • Quickbooks Assistance
  • Buying/Selling a Business
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Conventional and SBA Financing 
We are located at the KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Drive, Suite 500, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Appointments available Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.  Call us at 470.578.6450 or email at kennesaw@georgiasbdc.org.
QUICK LINKS
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Special Offers
CherokeeChamber.com



The Chamber is pleased to announce the following seven members have been elected to the organization's Board of Directors. These volunteers will serve three-year terms beginning in January 20 20 and continuing through December 20 22 .    

Lori Baker
Next Step Ministries

Will Goodwin
Oak Leaf Church

Randy Gravley
WLJA 101.1 FM/
Enjoy! Cherokee Magazine

Amy Leatherman
Universal Alloy Corporation

Karen Mathews
Reinhardt University

Trey Ragsdale
Kaiser Permanente

Rick Rowland
United Community Bank

The Chamber's Education Committee is holding a School Supply Drive. The supplies collected at the Good Morning Cherokee Breakfast from September-December will be donated to Title I Elementary Schools in the Cherokee County School District.

Donations will also be accepted at the Chamber through November. You may also make a monetary donation and the supplies will be purchased for you.

ITEMS NEEDED:
Crayons
Colored Pencils
Magic Markers
Notebook Paper
Composition Notebooks
Pencils
Erasers
Pens
Pencil Pouches
Three-Ring Binders
Construction Paper
Glue Sticks
Rulers
Tissues
Hand Sanitizer
Wipes

Contact  Brandy@CherokeeChamber.com
 for more information!



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, NOVEMBER 12TH
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 


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

SPONSORED BY:
Credit Union of Georgia   
 TUESDAY, November 12th
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

COST: 
$20 (includes lunch)
Reservations are required &  space is limited.
Deadline to register: Noon on Monday, 11/11.

THIS MONTH'S MEET & EAT
WILL BE HELD AT:
 
Williamson Bros. Bar-B-Q
1600 Marietta Highway, Canton

Meet & Eat registration is open
to all Chamber Members.
 

For more information email  Gini@CherokeeChamber.com
or call  770-345-0400.
 
2019 PRESENTING SPONSOR:   


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH
4:30 - 6:00 PM

SPONSORED BY:

ERA Sunrise Realty
157 Reinhardt College Parkway
Suite 100,
Canton
 
COST: 
Chamber Member pay in advance: $5 
(due by 5 PM, Friday, 11/15)

Chamber Member on-site: $10

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

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


Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce | 770-345-0400 | info@cherokeechamber.com | http://www.cherokeechamber.com
3605 Marietta Highway
Canton, GA 30114