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November 20, 2020
KSU SBDC
Essential Education for Entrepreneurs

In order to help small businesses recover from the effects of COVID-19, the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center is currently offering all of its continuing education programming at no direct charge to small business owners, employees and prospective business owners for calendar year 2020, thanks to special funding from the CARES Act. Check out all of the available training programs on their Facebook events or training page.


no cost
registration is required


Wednesday,
December 2nd
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM


UGA SBDC at KSU business consultants will provide of an update on small business news as well as answer questions.

In addition, Carolyn Donaldson of First Citizens Bank will discuss how businesses are pivoting through current economic conditions with COVID. She will also cover resources that may be helpful and how banking has changed since the pandemic.

Questions may be emailed to kennesaw@georgiasbdc.org or typed in Q and A during the webinar.
To be the premier comprehensive resource for the Cherokee County business community.
To promote business and the community while expanding the economy and enhancing the quality of life.
The Chamber office will be closed Thursday, November 26th & Friday, November 27th.
CHAMBER SHIRT FRIDAY!
The Gobble Jog is MUST Ministries’ #1 fundraising event of the year and one of the biggest Thanksgiving 10K races in the country. Even though the Gobble Jog won’t be held at the Marietta Square this year, runners and walkers can still participate in the race virtually to help meet the greatest food need MUST Ministries has experienced in its 49-year history.

Runners and walkers can run a 10K, 5K, 1K, Tot Trot (50 yards) or phantom runner anytime between November 1 - 26. The race cost is $35 and includes a color-wash, long-sleeved t-shirt that will be mailed after Thanksgiving. All Gobble Jog proceeds will go to provide food for the local community. To sign up for the virtual race, please visit GobbleJog.org.  
SUPPORTED BY:
It’s that time of year again! The holidays are fast approaching. There is so much to do! The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, along with these supporting businesses and organizations, encourage you to support your community this holiday season and beyond!

Chase Kuech
Chase Kuech Goosehead Insurance
Insurance - Auto, Home, Life & Business

Cherokee County Senior Services
770-345-2675 
Government - County

Andy Wright
Eggs Up Grill - Canton
678-990-3447
Restaurants

Shannon Jenkins
Main Street Designs, Inc.
770-345-4766
Architects, Interior Design

Stephen Brock
TriVesta Linens
770-655-3695
Manufacturer & Distribution

2021
Cherokee County
Chamber of Commerce Map

Put your business on the map, the Chamber Map that is!
Benefits:  

  • Widely distributed by the Chamber & advertisers
  • Professional, full-color street map
  • 12+ month shelf life
  • Limited ad space - act fast
  • 5,000 maps printed
 
Anticipated delivery: February 2021
Interested in advertising? Simply email info@CherokeeChamber.com then your information will be shared with the publisher who will provide all details regarding pricing, ad design, etc.
Thursday, December 3rd

7:00 AM - 7:35 AM
Check-in & Networking

7:35 AM - 7:45 AM
Breakfast Distribution

7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
Program


SPONSOR:


PROGRAM:
Inspirational Student Successes to Celebrate the Season 



COST:
Chamber Member Pay in Advance Registration: $17
Future Members: $30


LOCATION:
Woodstock First Baptist Church - Chapel
11905 Highway 92
Woodstock, 30188



Please bring a new, unwrapped toy to be given to a child in Cherokee County!

Attendees will be able to network prior to the program both inside in the pre-function area adjacent to the chapel as well as outside. There will be ample space to maintain social distance.

When we go into the chapel for the program where social distancing will be observed, attendees will receive a bottle of water and boxed breakfast.

In keeping with traditional GMC registration guidelines, if you do not have a GMC standing reservation, you must register in advance by 3 PM on Friday, November 27th in order to attend. 

We will NOT be able to register attendees on-site.

Everyone who registers to attend, along with all GMC standing reservation seat holders, will receive an email with event details by noon on December 2nd. 
PRESENTED BY:

Wednesday, December 9th

Doors open at 8:00 AM for networking!
Program starts at 8:15 AM.

LOCATION:
Chamber Terrace Level

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.


*Based on social distancing requirements outlined in the State of Georgia's latest Executive Order, you are aware that at this time groups of 50 or less may gather without separation. Please note that we are being intentionally cautious, so distancing measures will be in place. Face masks are not required, yet we understand some attendees will be more comfortable wearing them. This is both understandable and appreciated. (This information is subject to change based upon modifications to the State of Georgia's Executive Order.)

Contact Nichole Parks at 770-345-0400 or
Nichole@CherokeeChamber.com for more information.

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

This networking opportunity will allow you to enjoy lunch from a Chamber Member restaurant while enjoying the company of fellow Chamber Members! 

*Please note that we will have these Meet & Eat events at the Chamber - in our Terrace Level, so that there will be plenty of space for social distancing.
Thursday, December 10th
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

SPONSORED BY: 
Kaiser Permanente
LOCATION:
Chamber Terrace Level
3605 Marietta Highway, Canton


COST:
 $20 (includes lunch)
Reservations are required,
& space is limited.

Deadline to register:
Noon on Wednesday, 12/9.

Refunds are not provided for this event.



MEAL ENJOYED FROM:
Frosty Frog Creamery & Café
Thursday, December 17th
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

SPONSORED BY: 
The Phoenix at Union Hill
LOCATION:
Chamber Terrace Level
3605 Marietta Highway, Canton


COST:
 $20 (includes lunch)
Reservations are required,
& space is limited.

Deadline to register:
Noon on Wednesday, 12/16.

Refunds are not provided for this event.



MEAL ENJOYED FROM:
Tropical SMOOTHIE Café

Meet & Eat registration is open to all Chamber Members. 

Contact Gini Mizelle at 770-345-0400 or
Gini@CherokeeChamber.com for more information. 

Power Hour
Join us for an hour of fast paced networking with fellow business leaders as well as the Chamber Board Chair, David Simmons, 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!

PRESENTED BY:

Tuesday, December 15th


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


LOCATION:
Chamber Terrace Level*
3605 Marietta Highway
Canton, GA 30114


COST:
$5 for Members / $10 for Future Members

Due to COVID-19 and limiting the number of attendees,
advanced registration is required and due by 5 PM on 12/14.

*Based on social distancing requirements outlined in the State of Georgia's latest Executive Order, you are aware that at this time groups of 50 or less may gather without separation. Please note that we are being intentionally cautious, so distancing measures will be in place. Face masks are not required, yet we understand some attendees will be more comfortable wearing them. This is both understandable and appreciated. (This information is subject to change based upon modifications to the State of Georgia's Executive Order.)
Contact Gini Mizelle at 770-345-0400 or
Gini@CherokeeChamber.com for more information. 
2020 PRESENTING SPONSOR:
This is a great networking opportunity!
 

Tuesday, December 15th
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM


SPONSOR:

LOCATION:
The Rock Barn
658 Marietta Highway
Canton


Due to COVID-19 and limiting the number of attendees,
advanced registration is required and limited to 50 attendees.


Standing Reservations:
Standing reservation holders should RSVP below by Friday, November 27th. 
Standing reservation holders may RSVP until December 11th as availability allows. 

Single Registrations:
If you do not hold a standing reservation for 2020 Business After Hours events, you may register as availability allows from November 30th - December 11th. 

Chamber Members: $5

Future Members: $10


*Based on social distancing requirements outlined in the State of Georgia's latest Executive Order, you are aware that at this time groups of 50 or less may gather without separation. Please note that we are being intentionally cautious, so distancing measures will be in place. Face masks are not required, yet we understand some attendees will be more comfortable wearing them. This is both understandable and appreciated. (This information is subject to change based upon modifications to the State of Georgia's Executive Order.)

Hi, just a reminder that you're receiving this email because you are a member of the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce. Don't forget to add Paula@CherokeeChamber.com to your address book so we'll be sure to land in your inbox!
 
770-345-0400