Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce

2017 Gilmer County Education Celebration

On July 31 , Gilmer Chamber hosted its’ annual Education Celebration at the Gilmer County Schools county wide meeting. The school system kicked off the event with the GHS football team, cheerleaders, marching band, and other athletes getting everyone pumped up for the upcoming school year. The following businesses generously donated doorprizes that the Chamber gave to the educators.

Abby’s Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Amicalola EMC
Benji & Friends Boys and Girls Clubs of North Georgia
Cartecay River Trading Company Cartecay Vineyards
Century 21 in the Mountains – Kimberly Southern Century 21 in the Mountains
Charlie’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard & Winery
Chick-fil-A Colonel Poole’s Georgia Bar-B-Q
Country Corner Kitchen East Towne Cinemas
El Burrito To Go Ed & Ellen Grant in Honor of Justin Elliott
Ellijay Coffeehouse Ellijay Deli
Ellijay Florist Ellijay Massage Clinic
Ellijay Printing Ellijay Tire Company
ETC & ETC Security Facing East Yoga
Gail Jacobus, Pampered Chef Gilmer Arts
Gilmer Chamber Green Willow Soap
H&R Block Hometown Florist & Yesterday’s Decor
Hubert & Nancy Parker Huff’s Drug Store
IHOP Ingles
Keep Gilmer Beautiful Kids Ferst in Gilmer County
Looch & Quigley Lularoe Spring Creek Boutique
Mack Aaron’s Apple House Marketplace Promotions
Misty Hollow Antiques Mountain Oasis Cabin Rentals
Mr.P’s Takeout Food New Ground Market
Charlie & Barbara Paris Penland’s Apple House
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Pouting Cow Folk Art
Price Cutters Automotive & Tire Service Lex & Ann Rainey
Ronnie Thompson Ford Satterwhite Log Homes
Sears Hometown Store Southside Express Lube
Southern Flare Antiques & Interiors Stampin Up
State Farm Insurance-Candra Warren Stay Active Ellijay
Twenty-Four Seven Promo Twin City Motors
United Community Bank University of North Georgia
Waffle House Walls of Books Ellijay

On August 2, the following sponsors contributed to providing snacks for the Gilmer County School employees.

Special thanks to R & A Orchards for donating the apples and B.J. Reece Orchards for donating the peaches. These snacks help the teachers get through the day and prepare for open house!




Community leaders, chamber staff, board members, ambassadors and other volunteers helped each school during Open House on August 2. The Gilmer Chamber would like to thank these special people who helped support our local school system.

Trent Sanford Carey Taunton
Barbara Paris Elaine Gondek
Barbara Simmons Sherry Richardson
Ed Grant Vito Molfetto
Thanna Chadwick Chris Wang
Jailnee Vega Yasmine Vieyra
Case Garcia Maureen Hicks
Sheila Bryfczynski John Marshall
Hubert Parker Lea Weaver
Diane Davenport Lex Rainey
Jessi Lofland Marvin Chance
Ellen Grant Sally Daniel
Tammy Daniels Sandy Ott
Scott Chastain Jeanne Pfiel
Mona Lowe

We are looking forward to helping Mountain Education Charter Schoool, Gilmer Christian Learning Center, North Georgia Christian Academy and Pleasant Hills Montessori School celebrate soon!

Here are more photos from our Education Celebration!