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Maximize Your Membership on Wednesday May 6

Monday, April 20th, 2015

All new and longtime Chamber members are invited to the chamber’s quarterly Maximize Your Membership breakfast Wednesday, May 6 from 8:00 – 9 :30 a.m.m at The Chamber Meeting Place.

During this breakfast, attendees will learn details about the benefits of chamber membership as well as walk away with a chamber marketing plan that will be tailor made for their business.

New member can learn and long-time members can be reminded  about your chamber opportunities and benefits that can be used to build:

  • business relationships;
  • business connections;
  • business resources;
  • business knowledge;
  • our Fayette County business community;
  • and YOUR business’s bottom line!

Register online:

FREE for members.  Non-members please call Adalene at 770-461-9983 ext. 206

April B2B Presentation Slides Available

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

The slides from March 11th B2B luncheon are available here:  GROW B2B Slides April

or you can access by visiting Grow Counseling’s dedicated webpage here: 

We look forward to our May 13 B2B Luncheon, topic to be announced at a later date!

Chamber members may register for May B2B here:

2015 Business on the Green Golf Tournament a HUGE Success!

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

The 2015 Business on the Green Golf Tournament presented by Piedmont Fayette Hospital was held at ClubCorp Braelinn Golf Club on Wednesday, April 1st.  The sun came out on and the day was a huge success for sponsors, volunteers and golfers alike.  144 golfers played 18 holes, 49 sponsors had a presence in and around the course and clubhouse.  And more than 60 chamber volunteers helped make the day fun and enjoyable for all.

Winners of the tournament and other contests included:

1st place gross:   Mark Gray State Farm Insurance  (Mark Gray, John Lloyd, David Mosgrove, Nic Greco)
2nd place gross:  Accounting Resources  (Bob Reeves, Jack Smith, Ken Steele, Jim Hanche)

1st place net:  Southern Crescent Mortgage (Ron Hannah, Robert Hannah, Rusty Schuler, Dick Powell)
2nd place net:  The Paletta Group (Carl Ryals, Joe Paletta, Sean Rogin, Jake Allen)

Closest to the Pin (kayak):  Kevin Chilvers, GYMGUYZ Team

Longest Drive (Go Pro Camera):  Jody Hand, Coweta-Fayette EMC Team

Putting Contest (Kamado Joe Grill): Robby Pearson, 1-800-GOT-JUNK Team

50/50 Drawing Prize ($1500):  Rich Marino, Sr., M&R Print Solutions

Click here to see PHOTOS from the tournament!

Thank you, Volunteers!  See some your pictures HERE!

Thank you, Sponsors!  You made it a great day on the links!


Allan Vigil Ford

Arbor Terrace Peachtree City

Atlanta Bread Company-Fayetteville


Big Frog Custom T-Shirts and More

Brook Furniture Rental

Buffalo Rock

Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Central Michigan University

Classic Canopies


CMIT Solutions

Commemorative Air Force-Dixie Wing

Contemporary Catering

Coweta-Fayette EMC

Dogwood Auto Sales

Dolce Atlanta-Peachtree

Edward Jones – Brain Chustz

Farmers Insurance Deberry Agency

Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts

Georgia Power


Integrated Waste Solutions

M&R Print Solutions

Mamma Fannie’s

Midwest Food Bank


Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America

Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Popcorn Divine

Progressive Heating & Air

Progressive Medical Center

Selective Designs

Shane’s Rib Shack-Peachtree City

SouthCrest Bank

Southern Conservation Trust

State Bank of Georgia

State Farm Mark Gray

TCIS-The Complete Insurance Solution

The Mosquito Authority

The Southern Credit Union

Turner Photo Design

WEKS 92.5 FM The Bear

Wingard Urgent Care & Wellness


The 2016 Business on the Green Golf Tournament will be Monday April 4, 2016.  Lock in your sponsorship or your foursome by Friday, April 10th at 2015 pricing!  CLICK HERE for details



How to Handle Difficult People Webinar: Free for Members

Friday, March 27th, 2015

The Fayette Chamber’s membership with GACCE offers our members a free 60 minute webinar:  How to Deal with Difficult People.  Led by Glenn Shepard.

Wednesday, April 1
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Access is limited – register before the webinar is full!

Email for registration information.

B2B Media Morsel: Value of a Facebook Check-In

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Visit Maggie Laton’s blog to learn the value of a Facebook check-in and step-by-step instructions how to do it – iPhone & Android!

March B2B Presentation Slides Available

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

The slides from March 11th B2B luncheon are available here:  GROW B2B Slides March 2015

The slides from February’s B2B Luncheon presentation led by Dr. Wendy Dickinson and GROW Counseling are now available here:  Feb B2B Slides

or you can access by visiting Grow Counseling’s dedicated webpage here: 

We look forward to our April B2B Luncheon, also led by GROW Counseling where we will continue our focus on Personality Dynamics:  Building a Great Team, Being a Great Team Member, and Connecting with Clients.

Chamber members may register for April B2B here:

February Business After Hours Rescheduled

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

The Thursday February 26th Business After Hours has been rescheduled due to the possibility of winter weather.  Please join us Thursday, March 5th at Regions Bank in Fayetteville.  5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

If you have already registered for the February event, no need to register again!  More information here:

Regions Bank Logo color

Weather Update: Wednesday Chamber Meetings

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Winter Weather Update:  7:30 a.m.

The chamber is aware of possible winter weather in our area today, Wednesday, February 25th.  Except for scheduled meetings, the Fayette Chamber office will be closed today in anticipation of possible inclement weather.

At this time, the golf committee meeting scheduled for 8:15 a.m. will proceed as planned.

OSHA Webinar scheduled for 9:00 a.m. will proceed for registered attendees who have now received a link to access the webinar remotely from their home or office.

Decisions for Thursday meetings will be made late this afternoon or evening.

Thank you and stay warm!

GA Chamber Updates on GA Transportation Bill

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

The Georgia Chamber has created a transportation bill, HB 170 summary for citizens interested in the work being done at the Georgia Capitol this session and the impact that this bill could have.   The bill is a work in progress, and the Georgia Chamber will send updates as they are warranted.  Contact for any additional information.

HB 170 – BILL


Dr. Tim Hynes to Be Recognized with Community Service Award

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Dr. Tim Hynes, President of Clayton State University and member of the Fayette Chamber Board of Directors will be recognized with the Carl G. Rhodenizer Community Service Award at the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce 61st Annual Banquet on Saturday, January 31st.

Congratulations, Dr. Hynes!



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