Wednesday August 8, 2018
Mission:
 To advance, promote and encourage successful growth
for members and business community.
CHAMBER CHAMPIONS
Thank you for your support of The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Look for your copy in the mail!

The 2018-2019 Membership Directory has been mailed to the primary contact of every member of The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce. If you would like additional copies of the directory, they are available at The Chamber and in the Visitors Center.

Business Hours:

Chamber of Commerce M-F 8:30am-5pm

Visitors Center M-F 8:30am-5pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 1pm-4pm
Business After Hours w/ PMABA

Last Thursday, August 2, 2018, Pilot Mount Area Business Association (PMABA) hosted the August Business After Hours at the Armfield Civic Center in Pilot Mountain. Attendees were welcomed at the door with a Hawaiian lei and everyone enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere to network and socialize. What a great Business After Hours!
View more photos from this event on The Chamber Facebook Page.
Did you know?

One of the benefits of being a Chamber member is the ability to display business cards in the Mount Airy Visitors Center. This is a great opportunity to advertise to the many community members and tourists that come to the Visitors Center each week.

Questions about this benefit can be directed to Cristie Andrews, Membership Director, via chambermembership@mtairyncchamber.org.
Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at Farmhouse Spits and Spoons

Friday August 3, 2018 was a special day for new business and Chamber member, Farmhouse Spits and Spoons. With Grand Opening specials through out the day and the Ribbon Cutting that afternoon, there were smiles and happy customers all around. This home-style kitchen specialty store is the place for every cook, non-cook, foodie, hostess, and farmhouse decor guru! Stop by at 225 N Main Street Mount Airy, NC and shop online at farmhousespitsandspoons.com
USA Today asked a panel of wine industry experts to pick their favorite American wine regions. Vote for Yadkin Valley out of this pool of 20 nominees once per day on multiple devices until voting ends on Monday, August 20 at noon. Scroll to the bottom of the list to Yadkin Valley, click Explore & Vote, then click Vote.
Cookie Monster at Cousin Emma's Bed and Breakfast

Cousin Emma's Bed and Breakfast is open by appointment! Up to 6 guests can enjoy High Tea (spiced tea and homemade cookies), Legend Tales, and House/Slave Cabin tours for $10 each.

Proceeds are donated to the local Salvation Army 'Send a Kid to Camp' fund.

Contact Emma Suzanne Lewis Brown at ( 336)756-5656 if you would like to make a reservation for High Tea.

Cousin Emma's Bed and Breakfast is also a great place for small celebrations. Click the button below to learn about all the services this unique b&b has to offer.
Pictured above: 5-year-old Reid Royal from Clinton, NC
EVENTS
AUGUST 17, 2018
RIBBON CUTTING AT TAKE A PEEP

3:00pm
701 West Pine St. Suite 500
Mount Airy, NC

Take a Peep provides 2D, 3D & 4D ultrasound services to expecting mothers. What a wonderful experience! Come see what Take a Peep is all about on August 17, 2018. All are invited! 
AUGUST 30, 2018 - LUNCH WITH LEADERS
Speaker: Chris Knopf, County Manager
Topic: "State of the County"
Lunch with Leaders is a mid-day event for making connections, learning from an esteemed member of the community, and a meal. If you are interested in reserving seats, or sponsoring this event, click the Learn More button below.
The Farm will be hosting The Chamber's September Business After Hours at 769 Bray Ford Rd. Dobson, NC. Guests will enjoy door prizes, a corn maze, a pumpkin patch, bounce house and a photo booth, and of course great networking opportunities!
Join us for this fun, kid-friendly, Business After Hours! Learn more and RSVP below.
FUTURE BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
OCTOBER 12-14, 2018 - 52ND ANNUAL AUTUMN LEAVES FESTIVAL
Title & Bandstand Sponsor:   Carolina Carports
Cup Sponsor:   Cardinal CT
Cornhole Sponsor:   Allegacy

Click here to learn more about becoming a sponsor of the Autumn Leaves Festival Vendor Lounge! (Level 1: $50, Level 2: $100, Level 3: In-kind donation; Deadline is Sept 15)
DECEMBER 7, 2018 - HOLIDAY GALA
Sponsorships are available for this event! Contact  Travis Frye  for more information.

Decorations provided by: Mitchell's Nursery and Greenhouse
200 North Main St.
Mount Airy, NC 27030