Gilmer Chamber News & Events for October

Gilmer County Chamber

www.gilmerchamber.comYour Chamber News & Events
Maps available at Chamber office and downtown welcome center
Oct 10 Ribbon Cutting at, Benchmark, 190 Old Orchard Square, East Ellijay. 5p
Oct 11 Network Luncheon sponsored by the Downtown Merchants, downtown Ellijay. 11:30a
Oct 18 Ribbon Cutting at, Gardner Dermatology & Med Spa, 526 Maddox Drive, Ste. 101,
Ellijay. 11a
Oct 23 Eggs & Issues: A state of Education Update with:
Bryan Dorsey, Superintendent; Gilmer County School System
Dr. Ron Newcomb, President; Chattahoochee Technical College
Dr. John O. Schwenn, President; Dalton State College
7:30a, North Georgia Community Center, 824 Industrial Blvd., $5 per person
RSVP today at 706-635-7400
Special Announcement:
2013 Dates are now available for those wishing to sponsor a Network Luncheon. Please call Ruth Bodine at 706-635-7400 to learn more about this wonderful opportunity to put your business in front of your fellow Chamber members.
New & Renewing Members
Welcome New Members
O’Tools Custom Homes, LLC
Sara O’Tuel – Owner
Elllijay, GA

Thank You Renewing Member
125 Club
Mountain Resort Cabin Rentals
Ellijay Market Place, LLC
Huckelberry Holler, LLC
LaGauna’s Salon
Subway/Singleton Food Services, Inc.
Xtreme Landscaping

Member News
Apple Festival Volunteers Needed
We need you!
Please volunteer today for a 1/2 day (or more) shift and help us make the 41st Annual Georgia Apple Festival the best yet.
Call Karleen at 706-635-7400 or email her at
Citizen of the Year Ballots Now Available
Lex Rainey, 2011 Citizen of the Year.
Ballots are now available for the 2012 Citizen of the Year (COTY). COTY recipients must have lived in Gilmer County for a minimum of two years and have worked tirelessly for the betterment of the community.
COTY ballot

Verizon Wireless Wire Cutting-
4G is here!

The Chamber was proud to be a part of the “wire cutting” as Verizon Wireless introduced 4G into the Gilmer County market. Thank you for your investment!

Have you “Liked” your favorite?
Visit our Facebook page and click on the Scarecrow Invasion 2012 photo album and “like” your favorite for this year’s People’s Choice award winner!

Farm Bureau Celebrates Ribbon Cutting
Jason Payne, insurance agent for Georgia Farm Bureau insurance, is joined by family, friends, and fellow Chamber members to celebrate his Chamber membership and ribbon cutting. Visit Jason at 6 Sailors Dr, Ellijay or call him at 706-276-2226.

Lodging/Attraction Partners Meet
Several lodging and attraction partners were hosted on September 20th at Cartecay Vineyards. The lodging/attraction meetings are designed to be an informational and offer cross-marketing opportunites among our attractions and lodging industries.

Upcoming Community Events

9/8 – 10/14 Photographers National Juried Nature and Fine Art Photograph Exhibit at Blue Ridge Mountains Art Center
10/1-10/31 Scarecrow Invasion
10/10 Adult Lunch & Learn Knitting & Crocheting at Gilmer County Library
10/11 Cherry Log Pickin’ at Gilmer Senior Center
10/12 Live music with Tim McNary at Cartecay Vineyards
10/12-13 Farm to Table Dinner at the Tabor House
10/12-13 Night Time Dry Snow Tubing at Cherokee Valley Ranch
10/13-21 Kids Ferst Registration Drive
10/13-14 Apple Arts on the Square
10/13-14 41st Annual Georgia Apple Festival
10/13-14 Apple Pickin Jubilee at Hillcrest Orchards
10/13-14 U-Pick apples at BJ Reece Apple Orchards
10/13-14 U-Pick apples and pumpkins at Red Apple Barn
10/13 Live Music with Matthew Croxton at Cartecay Vineyards
10/16 Thrive! Weight Loss Class at North Georgia Community Center
10/17 Adult Lunch & Learn Knitting & Crocheting at Gilmer County Library
10/18 Risk Reduction Techniques for Women at Dalton State College- Gilmer Campus

Visit the Chamber’s Calendar of Events for more information
on these events.

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