We received over 50 entries in our Mask On, Athens! art competition! Please vote for your favorite by clicking here. The winning design will be printed onto fabric and then sewn into face masks. Masks will be sold online and in local retail stores. The money raised will benefit theAthens Creative Directory, a new artist registry hosted by the Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department and Create workgroup of Envision Athens. Thank you to all of the artists who entered and to all of our sponsors!
Child Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Training
Join us for this powerful and very important training on the often times unspoken topic of Child Trafficking. This 2-part training has been created to empower mothers, fathers, teachers, clergy, coaches....COMMUNITY! What can you do to become equipped with the knowledge and insight that will aid in protecting the most vulnerable in our community? This special Chamber Chat will be lead by Chanda Santana, Chief Freedom Officer with DIVAS Who Win Freedom Center, on Tuesday, September 15th and Tuesday, September 22nd at 9:00 AM.
Georgia Chamber of Commerce: 2020 Virtual D.C. Fly-In
The Georgia Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its first-ever virtual D.C. Fly-In September 21-24, 2020. Speakers from Washington will discuss legislative policies and what to expect in the upcoming 2021 session. To reserve your spot in this program, please register as soon as possible. Information on speaker lineup and content will be announced in the coming weeks.
In order to help small businesses recover from the effects of COVID-19, the UGA Small Business Development Center is currently offering all continuing education programming at no direct cost for calendar year 2020 thanks to special funding from the CARES Act.
September 28th is recognized nationally as Good Neighbor Day. At its heart, Envision Athens is about the power of Good Neighbors...people who build community in a way that proves 1 + 1 > 2. To honor what makes Athens great, our neighbors, they are accepting nominations for the Envision Athens Good Neighbor Awards. The Good Neighbor Awards celebrate Athenians who lead our community through exhibiting the four core values of Envision Athens: unity, equity, prosperity, and compassion. Please submit your nomination before August 28th.