Did You Know?
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce , along with the Georgia Chamber of Commerce , is hosting a National Day of Dialogue this Thursday, June 25th at 2:00 PM to address the systemic racial inequality of opportunities. We have also partnered with the Athens CVB and several other organizations to help promote the Ready, Set, Go Safely community effort.

Chamber Champion Spotlight
For over 130 years, Synovus has been a bank that is proud to be part of their community and serves every customer with the highest levels of sincerity, fairness, courtesy, respect, and gratitude. They offer the finest personal service and products delivered by caring team members who take 100% responsibility for meeting the needs of each customer. They aim to help their customers and community by providing resources and guidance through financial uncertainties and challenges. Click here to learn four key recommendations from them that will not only help you get back on the road to recovery from Covid-19, but also be ready should another crisis arise.
Join us, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce , for the National Day of Dialogue this Thursday, June 25th at 2:00 PM.

More details about this call can be found here .
Athens-Clarke County is committed to prioritizing your health and safety and mitigating the spread of COVID-19. To do so, we recognize that community-wide measures and guidelines must be established and followed. READY, SET, GO SAFELY is a collaborative community effort to promote and encourage protocol, sanitization measures, and safety guidelines so that we can safely go forward together. Click here to learn more.
We have a new feature on our website to help our members share important announcements, press releases, and articles: Members in the News ! You can access this feature through your Member Account, similar to Open for Business and Job Postings . We hope our members will take advantage of this new tool to post exciting news about their organization!
Upcoming Chamber Chats

Join us every other Wednesday, as we get Business/Community Updates with:

The next call will be on July 1st. More details can be found here .
Join in on Thursday, June 25th at 10:00 AM for a conversation for nonprofit leaders to share best practices, provide support, and map out the future together!

More details about this call can be found here .
Adam Hebbard of Hebbard Law will discuss lease agreements and other contracts issues affecting business owners right now. This a FREE webinar series presented by the UGA Small Business Development Center.

More details about this call can be found here .
The Athens Area Chamber is always looking for new ways to bring value to our members and we think we have found a new sales tool that you are going to love! It’s an e-gift card solution called Giftfly , which will be a new way to boost sales and bring in additional dollars NOW , when you need it most.

Click here to learn more about how using Giftfly can be beneficial to your business!

The NEW Athens Quality of Life Guide by 365 Degree Total Marketing is here! Share this on your own digital platforms to let everyone know how great it is to live in Athens.
Buy technology from Sharp and help support local restaurants! They are currently offering a $250 gift certificate to a local Athens restaurant with the purchase of a qualifying Multifunction Printer or Windows collaboration display.
Don't forget to add your announcements to our Open for Business page to share your organization's current offers and operations with everyone!
Thank you to all of our 2020 Chamber Champions!
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