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Edward Jones Office presents “Healthcare Costs in Retirement”

Friday, January 8th, 2016
Feb
4
6:00 pm

The Edward Jones Office of Richelle Mathis in Fayetteville is hosting an educational workshop detailing “Healthcare Costs in Retirement” on Thursday, February 4th at 6PM. The dinner event will be held at Village Café. It is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and a reservation is required by Thursday, January 28th. Call 770-719-2935 to reserve your spot.

MLK Day Parade

Thursday, January 7th, 2016
Jan
18
9:00 am

2016MLKDayflyerfordistributionYou are invited for a Day-ON on January 18th from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM for a celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther, King, Jr. Fayette County Branch NAACP is a major sponsor with the Fayette County School System and area businesses as co-sponsors. Please complete the registration form online and pay $35 by PayPal online at www.fcnaacp.org. Donations above the entry fee are accepted to defray costs to sponsor this annual event.

SBA Accepting Nominations for Small Business Week Awards

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

National Small Business Week has been recognizing the special impact made by outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners since 1963. During this week, the U.S. Small Business Administration honors small business owners and entrepreneurs for their outstanding achievements through various awards.

SBA is currently seeking nominations from the public for exceptional entrepreneurs. You can use this online portal to submit your nomination for the awards listed below. For eligibility requirements and selection criteria, see the “Nomination Guidelines.” Nominations must be submitted by 3:00 pm ET, January 11, 2016

Click here for full information.

Frostbite 5K & 1-mile Fun Run

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
Jan
16
9:00 am

Saturday, January 16, 9:00 a.m., at St. Paul Lutheran School (700 Ardenlee Pkwy). All parking at Crabapple Elementary. Part of the PTC Rotary Club’s Grand Prix Series. For more information, visit http://www.frostbite5k.org/

Fayette Chamber Holiday Schedule

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

The Fayette Chamber will be closed the following days for the upcoming holidays:

Friday, December 18 from 11:00 – 1:30 for Staff Holiday Lunch

Thursday, December 24

Friday, December 25

Monday, December 28

Friday, January 1

We wish everyone a wonderful holiday season!

Griffin/Spalding Business Expo & Reverse Tradeshow

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
Jan
28
9:00 am

The City of Griffin and Spalding County will be jointly hosting an event for all businesses in the Griffin-Spalding County and surrounding areas on January 28, 2016 at the Welcome Center in Griffin.  What started out as a simple workshop to get local businesses registered in our new self-service database has grown into a Vendor Expo event. The day is structured with short informational presentations regarding upcoming projects from various departments offered throughout the day so businesses can drop by when it is convenient for them, which should increase the attendance to our event.

Event organizers would like to extend an invitation to include businesses in the surrounding areas, including Fayette County,m resulting in widespread participation, both in the sponsoring door prizes or promotional materials for the event and in attendance. If there are any questions about the event, please contact  Angie, Cindy or Billie at 770-229-6401  or you can contact Terri Bass at the County (770-467-4215).

REGISTRATION FORM HERE:  VendorRegExpo2016

City of Griffin & Spalding County to host Business Expo

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

The City of Griffin and Spalding County will be jointly hosting an event for all businesses in the Griffin-Spalding County and surrounding areas on January 28, 2016 at the Welcome Center in Griffin.  What started out as a simple workshop to get local businesses registered in our new self-service database has grown into a Vendor Expo event. The day is structured with short informational presentations regarding upcoming projects from various departments offered throughout the day so businesses can drop by when it is convenient for them, which should increase the attendance to our event.

Event organizers would like to extend an invitation to include businesses in the surrounding areas, including Fayette County,m resulting in widespread participation, both in the sponsoring door prizes or promotional materials for the event and in attendance. If there are any questions about the event, please contact  Angie, Cindy or Billie at 770-229-6401  or you can contact Terri Bass at the County (770-467-4215).

REGISTRATION FORM HERE:  VendorRegExpo2016

How to Be Healthy in the Workplace Recap

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

December’s B2B Luncheon focused on how to be healthy in the workplace.  We heard from nutritionist Sue Hite, ergonomics engineer Dave Alexander and Dr. Dustin Walton of Dynamic Spine Center to show members how to stay healthy, more productive and reduce healthcare costs.

Sue Hite – Healthy Strategies for Busy Lives
Nutrition Slide Presentation
RECIPES
Bulgur salad
Chunky Minestrone
Easy Spinach Lasagna
NO BAKE CHOCOLATE CHERRY NUT BARS
Stir Fried Oriental Vegetables
Turkey White Bean Chili
Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Dave Alexander – Ergonomics
Ergonomics Handout

Dr. Dustin Walton: Four Easy Tips for Healthy Spine
Spine Powerpoint

 

Community Menorah Lighting

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
Dec ’15
13
6:00 pm

Chabad of Peachtree City invites residents to brighten their lives with Chanukah light this Sunday, 6:00 p.m., at City Hall Plaza. The event is free, and will feature guest dignitaries and musical performances by the Fayette County High School band.

Fayette FACTOR: ENCORE, Cookies and Conversation

Monday, December 7th, 2015
Dec ’15
9
10:00 am

ENCORE, COOKIES AND CONVERSATION- a fun overview of the 8 week Leadership Program hosted by ENCORE Leadership alumni.

Wednesday, December 9th, 10am at the FACTOR Office

101 Devant St Suite 502 Fayetteville.

A fun game of ENCORE Trivia, food and testimonials by alumni will help you decide if this leadership program is right for you!

This event is free and open to anyone who wants to learn more of what the leadership program has to offer!  Please RSVP to Becky Smith fayettefactor@gmail.com

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