The ChamberLink
November 30, 2018
CHAMBER SHIRT FRIDAY

Living Green! Working Green! Thinking Green!
 
The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce greatly values the Going Green efforts of local businesses, residents, and schools. Has your company submitted their recognition form to Go Green in 2019?  Keep your pledge updated and be entered into the Chamber's Annual Green Business of the Year competition!
 
Now about the Going Green shirts the Chamber ladies are wearing...This week's Chamber Shirt Friday is sponsored by the Chamber's Going Green Committee Chair, Nancy Wesselink, PhD, owner of One Source Counseling & Employee Assistance Services.  Since 2002, Nancy's company has provided behavioral health services for corporate, manufacturing and government organizations. She has over 25 years of experience in counseling and training. One Source is the "people first" company for employers who care.
 
So, utilize the Chamber's Going Green efforts to make a difference in your organization's environmentally friendly practices, and call on Nancy and One Source Counseling & Employee Assistance Services for your employee needs!  How's that for two New Year's Challenges?

770-683-1327




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.





Visit CherokeeChamber.com to add your events to the  Member Event Calendar!  
 
UPCOMING EVENTS


THURSDAY, December 6th
7:00 AM 

SPONSORED BY:

   


COST
Advanced Registration: $17 
Future-Member Rate: $30
On-Site Registration: $22

LOCATION: 
NH-C Conference Center 
located in the 
Cherokee Co. Administration Bldg 
1130 Bluffs Parkway 
Canton, GA 30114 

 

Don't forget to bring a new, unwrapped toy for a Cherokee County child!
 

RSVPS due by 3 PM, Tuesday, December 4th
770-345-0400 or Brandy@CherokeeChamber.com. 


PRESENTED BY: 
 
 
TUESDAY, December 11th
4:30 - 6:00 PM
 
SPONSOR LOCATION:

211 East Main Street, 
Canton

SINGLE REGISTRATION: $5
Register in advance or pay at the door.

FUTURE-MEMBER:   $10

RSVPS due by 5 PM, Friday, December 7th
770-345-0400 or  Gini@CherokeeChamber.com.  




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

Thursday, December 13th
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

SPONSORED BY:
 

LOCATION:  

Towne Lake Hill Golf Club
1003 Towne Lake Hills East,  Woodstock


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

COST:
$20 (includes lunch)
Reservations are required, and space is limited.
Deadline to register: Noon on Wednesday, December 12th

Email Gini@CherokeeChamber.com for more information!

Meet & Eat registration is open to all Chamber Members.


PRESENTED BY:
    
Join us for an hour of fast paced networking with fellow business leaders as well as the Chamber's 2018 Chair, Julianne Rivera, 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 items for the share table!

Thursday,  December 20th
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 

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.
 
F ROM OUR SPONSOR


DO YOU REALLY KNOW HOW YOUR SMALL
BUSINESS IS DOING THIS YEAR?


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 Counties with no cost one-on-one consulting. Let us help you with your business!
 
OUR STAFF OF BUSINESS CONSULTANTS INCLUDES:
  • Google Certified instructor and SEO/SEM expert
  • CPA and commercial real estate investor
  • Former SBA Lender and 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.
 
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.
QUICK LINKS
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CherokeeChamber.com


SEEKING NOMINATIONS



The Chamber is pleased to announce that nominees are currently being sought for the prestigious First Citizen of Cherokee County Award. The 44th Annual First Citizen will be announced during the 48th Annual Meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 24, 2019 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 7, 2018.
 

PRESENTED BY


THURSDAY, December 13th
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. 

THE OFFICERS & DIRECTORS OF THE    
CHEROKEE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
  
Cordially Invite You  to Attend Our
  
 48TH ANNUAL MEETING
 
PRESENTED BY:


THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2019
    
Registration & Networking: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM 
Lunch & Program: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Trudy Cathy White

Trudy Cathy White is a native Georgian and the daughter of the late Jeannette and S. Truett Cathy, the founder of Chick-fil-A, Inc. She is a speaker, author, dedicated wife, mother of four and grandmother of fifteen.  Every day she is fueled by her passion to be intentional with her influence.  
 
LOCATION: 
NSH-C Cherokee Conference Center  
located in the  
Cherokee County Administrative Building
1130 Bluffs Parkway 
Canton, GA 30114
 
SINGLE TICKET: $70 
RESERVED TABLES ARE AVAILABLE 
FOR GROUPS OF EIGHT ($560).

Reserved tables will be given first priority in seating. 
No refunds.

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

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