Pickens ChamberGram 11/12/12

Pickens ChamberGram 11/12/12

November 12, 2012
Chamber Reminders
Don’t miss out!
Buy Local Black Friday & Holiday Season Basket Raffle Tickets are on sale NOW!
TICKETS ARE $5.00 each
2 Baskets! Each with a value of over $600!
The Chamber Chicks will be at The Carriage House November 16th bright & early for last minute ticket sales & to draw for the baskets lucky winners at 9 a.m.!
For more information: 706.692.5600 Or email: Kelly@pickenschamber.com

We are so excited to announce that we are sold out!
We are still accepting names for our Reservation Waiting List. Email your information and number of tickets needed to kelly@pickenschamber.com and we will notify you if seats become available.
2013 Annual Dinner & Winter Ball is proudly sponsored by: Renasant Bank

2013 Membership Packets & Decals are on their way to you! Look for them and display the decal
proudly at your place of business!

Explanation of Opportunities

Are You Passionate About Tourism and Pickens County? If so we need you!

We are looking for volunteers to work together to assist in the planning and development of ways to promote our community. Among those volunteers we need marketers, writers, photographers, etc. Our first meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 19th at 10:00 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce.

If you are unable to attend this meeting please go ahead and respond as we will be setting future meeting dates/times based on everyone’s schedules. Meetings are expected to be bi-weekly to begin with then develop into monthly meetings.

Please RSVP to denise@pickenschamber.com

Citizen of the Year Nomination Underway

The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the 2013 Citizen of the Year. The Citizen of the Year will once again be announced during the Annual Winter Ball which will be held January 26, 2013 allowing for the Citizen to wear the crown throughout an entire calendar year while making multiple appearances in the community.

Application for Citizen of the Year

Wednesday Welcome with Denise

Check out these Wednesday Welcomes!

Hillcrest Orchards Video
Carters Lake
Mauldin Body Shop
More Wednesday Welcomes are on the way!
Horton’s Pet Supply ~ November 14 at 2 p.m.
Dalton State College ~ November 28 at 1:30 p.m.
We would love to come talk to you! For more information on how to schedule a Wednesday Welcome please contact the Chamber at:

Kiker Wealth Managment

Sponsored by Community Bank of Pickens County
Nominate Now!
Nominations are currently being accepted for Small & Large Business and Non-Profit Organization of the Month.
Sponsored by Community Bank of Pickens County

Know your target audience. Who are your most important customers, clients or prospects, and why? Know what is important to them and address their needs. Include a photo to make your message even more appealing.

Post Job Openings on the Chamber Website!

Do you want to advertise an available position with your business for FREE!

For information on Job Postings, E-Mail kelly@pickenschamber.com

These Businesses have HOT DEALS right now:
Timothy F. White, Attorney at Law
Somatics Therapy Center, LLC
Jasper Dental Associates
Foothills Dental Associates

Got a HOT DEAL you want everyone to know about? Let us know! This is a free service that the Chamber provides to all members!
For more information on Hot Deals: kelly@pickenschamber.com or call 706-692-5600


Thank you to R & R Body Shop and Fetchyournews.com for a wonderful
Business After Hours!
See all the pictures on our facebook page!

Don’t miss the next one! Coming December 13th
Hosted by: Julia Jorns, CPA
More information to follow! Stay tuned!

We are booking Business After Hours Hosts and Sponsors now! Get involved in this fun event by either hosting at your place of Businss or Sponsoring!

Call us for more information!
706-692-5600 or email: denisepickenschamber.com

Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings
November 12
Coco’s Cottage at 4:30 p.m.
30 North Main Street ~ Jasper, GA ~ 30143
Located next to The Carriage House

November 15
Frontline Capital Partners at 4:30 p.m.
3550 Camp Road Ste. A ~ Jasper, GA ~ 30143

Kroger Pharmacy
No appointment Needed

Jasper Drugs & Gifts

No Appoinment needed. Insurance Welcome. $25.00

(706) 692-6427

Chattahoochee Tech is pleased to roll-out their Leadership Academy for business and industry!
First time supervisors as well as seasoned managers will explore the fundamentals that lead to success in the most difficult area of leadership- PEOPLE SKILLS

Annual Veterans Day Luncheon
November 12, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
Lower Level

1266 Highway 515 S. ~ Jasper, GA
Questions: Call Janet Ponder at 706.299.5564

Veterans Program at Cameron Hall
Celebrate Veterans Day at Cameron Hall with a Dessert Reception
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Dessert begins at 6:30 p.m. Program starts at 7:00p.m.
Cameron Hall will also be collecting donations for the “Wreaths Across America”

North West Salon Customer Appreciation Day!
“Avoid the Holiday rush, shop with us! ”
November 15, 2012
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Special pricing on EVERYTHING!
Come enjoy appetizers & beverages and get entered to win 3 months worth of products!

2nd Annual Thanksgiving Family Fun at Hill City Elementary
Bring the Family to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving lunch, door prizes, live music, and of course Santa will be there too!

Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. ~ 2:00 p.m.
This is FREE event embraces the community spirit of Pickens County

If you are unable to attend, but would like food delivered to your home please call 706.204.3444 ~ leave a msg. to have a delivery time scheduled.

Ladies Night at Jasper Home Depot!
November 15, 2012
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Come out and learn how to make your home Merry & Bright this Holiday Season at the Home Depot Do-it-Herself Workshop!
Entertainment! Refreshments! Holiday Crafts!

Thrive to Five 2nd Annual Benefit Christmas Concert
November 30, 2012
6:00 p.m. ~ 9:30 p.m.
Jasper Middle School Gym
Featuring: Daily Bread, Glorybound, & Open Door
Tickets: $10 to benefit CARES, the North Georgia Pregnancy center, & Pickens Family Partners
For more information: janetvigue@yahoo.com or 706.253.6488

Tater Patch Players Present
The Miracle Worker
November 29 – December 9
For more information: www.taterpatchplayers.org

Visit the Historic Tate House

Christmas Open House
December 7,8,9 &December 14,15,16
Hours: Fri & Sat 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday 12 – 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 per person
Children under 12 $5.00
Reservations are not required
Profits benefit The Salvation Army

Jasper Lions Club & The Jasper Fill-A-Stocking Program
Need YOU!
We estimate the Fill-A-Stocking Project will serve over 1,200 children in 2012! You can help by donating money and/or toys. Collection boxes are located in various locations throughout the county.
Make donations payable to:
The Lions Club Jasper Fill-A-Stocking Project
706.253.LION or 706.692.2258
Questions: peggiechapman@me.com

“First Fridays” at Chattahoochee Tech
“First Fridays” at Chattahoochee Tech is an opportunity for potential students and parents to get a first-hand view of the college. It’s also a chance to get questions answered regarding admissions, financial aid and more! Six of the 8 campuses will participate: Canton, North Metro in Acworth, Appalachian in Jasper, Mountain View, Marietta and Paulding. Arrive by 10 AM on Friday, November 2nd, or Friday December 7th.
For more information, go to: www.chattahoocheetech.edu
Chattahoochee Technical College

Appalachian Campus Adult Learning Center
Who qualifies for a Pickens Learning Center GED classes volunteer? Someone with passion? Someone that understands the importance of education? Someone who admires students, and makes strides to make sure they succeed? If these qualities apply to you, please don’t hesitate to volunteer at the Chattahoochee Technical College Appalachian Campus Adult Learning Center. With your help, we can pave the road towards brighter futures for all students.
Call Amy Denney at 706-253-4527 for more information.

Mark Your Calendars!
Mark your calendars now for December 6th and 7th! Wildwood gives its gift back to the community by hosting TWO nights this year of the ever-so-popular Wildwood Annual Live Nativity and Festival of Lights! It is free and a great way to celebrate the Christmas season with the whole family! Tell your friends and family NOW about this incredible drive thru event on the campus of Wildwood Christian Academy!

Deadline for the ChamberGram is the Wednesday at Noon.

Contact Information
500 Stegall Drive, Jasper, GA 30143
Phone: (706) 692-5600 Fax: (706) 692-9453


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