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The ChamberLink
June 12, 2020
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



Monday, June 15th
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Presenter:
Drew Tonsmeire  
SEO expert &
UGA SBDC at KSU Area Director



U pdate Your Business Plan

Wednesday, June 17th
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presenter:
Antonio Barrious
Business Consultant
UGA SBDC at KSU: SHRM




Thursday, June 18th
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Presenters:
UGA SBDC
Subject Matter Experts

 For questions or to make an appointment with one of their business consultants, email them at kennesaw@georgiasbdc.org . They are part of a cooperative grant with the U.S. Small Business Association, UGA and Kennesaw State University so our services are at no cost to small business owners.
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.
Chamber Member Engagement Events scheduled through June 30th are moving to a virtual platform or will be rescheduled or cancelled. Please visit the Chamber Calendar of Events for details on virtual meetings and webinars as well as to review what was planned and will be forthcoming in future months.

Beginning June 1st, the Chamber Office will be accessible from 9 AM-Noon by appointment. Visitors without appointments should call 770-345-0400 for assistance. We appreciate your understanding as we continue to keep the wellbeing of the Chamber Staff & Volunteers at the top of the organization's priority list.
CHAMBER SHIRT FRIDAY... work from home edition!
Happy First Anniversary!

Pritchard Injury Firm is one of Georgia's top personal injury firms serving clients all over Northwest Georgia. Attorney and Owner, Zach Pritchard, was named one of Super Lawyer's Rising Stars for 2020!

During this unprecedented time, the firm has adjusted its ability to meet with clients either in-person or virtually based on the person’s comfort level with social distancing guidelines. Feel free to call or text the firm at 470-420-4200 if you have any questions about your case.

With June as Pritchard Injury Firm's anniversary month, celebrate with them by looking for client appreciation opportunities on their Facebook and Instagram @pritchardinjuryfirm.


Want to get involved in this year's tournament?

Your options are:


Purchase a foursome golf team!
Cost: $700
Each purchased team includes:
Greens fees, Boxed Lunch and Dinner 

Registration & meals will be handled following appropriate social distancing protocols.
Two players per cart unless single cart requested.



Become a Sponsor! 

Eagle Sponsor for $2,500! 

Includes:
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
$150 Each

Includes:
Sign with company name printed at hole(s) or tee(s) 


Hole & Tee Sponsor/On-Site
$225 Each

Includes:
Sign with company name printed at hole(s) or tee(s)
Two complimentary lunches
Two tickets to attend the post-tournament celebration banquet


Market your business by donating 100 items for Golfer Goody Bags 
AND/OR donate a Door Prize for the Celebration Banquet!
(All items should be delivered to the Chamber by Monday, August 10th.)
Contact Gini Mizelle at 770-345-0400 or
Gini@CherokeeChamber.com for more information.
The first eight Members to register will join our Chamber President & CEO, Pam Carnes, for a chat online via Zoom. Attendees will have a chance to share what is going on in their business with Pam and seven other Chamber Members!
Email
with any questions!
UPCOMING
Chamber Chatter!
No cost!
(The meeting link will be emailed to you.)
Tuesday, June 16th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, June 24th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Monday, June 29th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2020 Series Presenting Sponsor:
WEBINAR
(link will be emailed to you after registration)


Wednesday, June 17th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


The ABC's
of Leadership


Presented by:
Daniel McCoy
Kennesaw State University
Small Business Development Center

Are you a Great Leader? Do you get desired results year after year? Is your team inspired and attaining new levels of productivity? Are they creative, committed and communicative?

If you did not shout out yes, then this workshop might be just what the doctor ordered. The "ABC's of Leadership", when asked, answered and implemented, can improve those skills required to be a dynamic and productive leader. Spend some time to learn the questions and how to incorporate them in your daily activities.


for more information.

COST: $10
Presented By:

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 virtually via Zoom! Before the hour ends, you will have a chance to share about your business or organization for all to hear!

Thursday, June 18th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

COST:
No cost!

   LOCATION:
Online via Zoom

Register by 5 PM on 6/17.
A link and details will be emailed to all attendees
after registration is closed!

Email    Gini@CherokeeChamber.com   with questions! 
CHEROKEE COUNTY COMMUNICATION SURVEY
Cherokee County’s Communications Division has launched a community survey to learn more about how constituents want to receive news and event information from the county.
The communications division was launched in early May to assist the Board of Commissioners, county manager’s office and other county government offices communicate news and events to the public.   
The survey will be open until the end of July and all responses are anonymous.
UPCOMING GA CHAMBER VIRTUAL MEETING
Wednesday, June 17th
11 AM

Agriculture Industry
It is Georgia’s leading industry with peanuts and poultry at its core. Understand the impact that COVID-19 has had on this unique sector for our state and learn how farmers, processing plants and other key contributors to this industry are working to feed the world through this pandemic.
Registration is FREE, but required in-advance, for this webinar. To register, please click the button below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. 

  DID YOU MISS THESE ON FACEBOOK THIS WEEK?
with
Linda Lullie
with
Pam Carnes
with
David Moody
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