The ChamberLink
November 1, 2019
CHAMBER SHIRT FRIDAY

 
Chamber Staff Members are Making a List and Checking it Twice!

✓  Check out the banking options at Synovus, the bank of here, and share them with family and friends.   
Look for presenting sponsor Synovus at the Chamber's 11th Annual Jingle Bell $hop on Friday, November 8th from 11 AM - 8 PM.  Find out more!
 
If you are looking to mark the creation of a banking relationship off your list, then look no further than Synovus, the bank of here, as their team is comprised of local people who are involved in the community just like you!
 
Canton Office: 770-479-5546
Woodstock Office: 770-591-6462



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


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.  
 
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.




The Chamber is pleased to announce that nominees are currently being sought for the prestigious First Citizen of Cherokee County Award. The 45th Annual First Citizen will be announced during the 49th Annual Meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 23, 2020 at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Conference Center.

The distinct title of First Citizen of Cherokee County is bestowed upon a man or woman who has resided in the county for a minimum of five years and has shown significant meritorious service to his or her community through family, civic and/or religious involvement. A panel of out-of-town judges carefully reviews the accomplishments of each applicant and the winner is chosen based upon merit

All applications must be submitted by
NOON, Friday, December 6, 2019.
 

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
Chamber Events Calendar
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Special Offers
CherokeeChamber.com

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.



Over $1,100 Value
Tickets $10 each
 



 

 
A SPECIAL "THANK YOU"  TO THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WHO CELEBRATED THEIR FIRST YEAR OF CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP IN OCTOBER! 

2030 Fast Track Canton, LLC

Edward Jones - Graham B. Bailey

People Connector

SecureHire, Inc.

Team Jenny and Penny

Triple Gems Appraisal Services

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