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Mar16

Springtime Fly Fishing in Ellijay, GA

Categories // Explore the Ellijays, Outdoor Activities

Springtime Fly Fishing in Ellijay, GA

 April has always been a fond month for me. Milder weather is always a plus for anglers and guides alike. Just all kinds of activity everywhere, and especially on and in the streams. The rainbow trout are beautifully colored up right now from their spawning activities.

Mar14

March 2018 Network Luncheon

Categories // Gilmer Chamber, Network Luncheons, Programs and Events

March 2018 Network Luncheon

 The March Network Luncheon was held on March 8, 2018 and was sponsored by Amicalola EMC. Established in 1940, Amicalola EMC is a not-for profit electric cooperative that serves over 48,000 locations in parts of ten north Georgia counties which include: Bartow, Cherokee, Dawson, Fannin, Forsyth, Gilmer, Gordon, Lumpkin, Murray and Pickens counties.

Mar14

The Best Things To Do for Spring Break in Ellijay

Categories // Outdoor Activities, Explore the Ellijays, Explore Downtown Ellijay, Attractions & Things To Do

The Best Things To Do for Spring Break in Ellijay

Do you need some fun, kid-friendly activities for Spring Break? We have the best list of things to do for your family! Enjoy the new flavors just in time for spring at Abby's Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt including Georgia Peach, Rainbow Brite Twist, Valencia Orange, Pink Lemonade and more! Try the April flavor of the month, Scout’s Honor--a mint ice cream with Oreo cookie balls & chocolate chips at MooBears Ice Cream & Treatery!

Mar09

Ribbon Cutting for Boardwalk Pizza & Pub

Categories // Gilmer Chamber, Food & Wine, Ribbon Cutting and Ground Breakings

Ribbon Cutting for Boardwalk Pizza & Pub

On Thursday, March 8, 2018 the Gilmer Chamber held a ribbon cutting for Boardwalk Pizza & Pub. New owner Adam McVey gave up his career of 17 years to follow his dreams of owning a business in his hometown. Adam purchased Boardwalk Pizza & Pub and has made some great changes to this restaurant.

Mar01

Gilmer Chamber Celebrates 2018 Random Acts of Kindness Week

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Gilmer Chamber Celebrates 2018 Random Acts of Kindness Week

Random Acts of Kindness Week was officially celebrated February 12-17, 2018. During that week the Gilmer Chamber wanted to say thank you to some very hard working, often unseen folks. The Ellijay city workers can often be seen around town in their bright yellow shirts doing whatever needs to be done to keep the city beautiful and safe.

Feb28

2018 Apple Day at the Capitol

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2018 Apple Day at the Capitol

February 15, 2018,  was declared Apple Day at the Capitol by Speaker of the House David Ralston and the Georgia House of Representatives as well as Senator Steve Gooch and the Georgia State Senate. It was wonderful day during which members of the general assembly enjoyed special sweet treats from R & A Orchards. 

Feb27

Ribbon Cutting for Speech & Language Lounge

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Ribbon Cutting for Speech & Language Lounge

On Tuesday, February 20, 2018 a ribbon cutting was held for the Speech & Language Lounge, Inc. Owner, Linda Everett is dedicated to providing speech language therapy services to people of all ages and a wide variety of diagnoses.

Feb12

February 2018 Network Luncheon

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February 2018 Network Luncheon

The February Network Luncheon was held on February 8, 2018 and sponsored by H & R Block, "The Nation's leader in Tax Preparation" since 1955. Franchisee, Beth Bennett, spoke about some of the changes to the tax law and gave the highlights of the new Tax reform.

Feb12

Coffee and Conversations January 2018

Categories // Coffee & Conversations

Coffee and Conversations January 2018

On Tuesday, January 30, 2018, the Chamber hosted Coffee and Conversations.  This quarterly event was created to welcome new members to the Chamber in a casual atmosphere.  

Several of our new members attended and were able to meet our Staff, Ambassadors and Board of Directors.  Over 30 people enjoyed coffee and biscuits provided by The Chili Dog. 

Nov15

November 2017 Network Luncheon

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November 2017 Network Luncheon

Pictured Chamber Board Member Mr. Hubert Parker with Lee Jennings, Managing Partner with RL Jennings & Associates, PC showing their support for Small Businesses.

On November 9, 2017, the Gilmer Chamber held their November Network Luncheon sponsored by RL Jennings & Associates, PC . They are a full service accounting firm with offices in Ellijay and Rome, GA.

Oct09

Premier Pools & Spas featured on Pool Kings

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Premier Pools & Spas featured on Pool Kings

We are excited to announce that our local Premier Pools & Spas is building an amazing pool in Calhoun, Georgia that will be featured on the 1st episode of the new season of Pool Kings on DIY Network which will start May 2018.

Sep22

Coosawattee River Resort Association, Inc. Selects New General Manager

Categories // Gilmer Chamber, Ribbon Cutting and Ground Breakings

Coosawattee River Resort Association, Inc. Selects New General Manager

On Saturday July 15, 2017, the Board of Directors of Coosawattee River Resort Association, Inc. (“CRRA”) voted to accept the recommendation of the Search Committee to extend an offer of employment to Rick Tanner for the position of General Manager.

Aug07

Solar Eclipse in Ellijay - Why 99% is still awesome!

Categories // Outdoor Activities, Attractions & Things To Do, Programs and Events

Solar Eclipse in Ellijay - Why 99% is still awesome!
Ellijay, Georgia is only going to view a 99% Full Solar Eclipse, but that is still AWESOME! There are some perks... less crowds, available lodging, viewing parties at the vineyards, Carter's Lake and other great places. If you haven't made plans for August 21, check out what Ellijay is doing for the Solar Eclipse.
Jun30

Member LIVE with Clean Slate Services

Categories // Gilmer Chamber, Ribbon Cutting and Ground Breakings

John Rowan with Clean Slate Services sat down with us and discussed his commercial cleaning services. Watch the video below to find out about this business and why Clean Slate Services is a Proud Member of the Gilmer County Chamber.

Jun30

Member LIVE with American Mobile Dustless Blasting

Categories // Gilmer Chamber, Ribbon Cutting and Ground Breakings

Brian Molinar with American Mobile Dustless Blasting spoke to us about the services he offers. He gives information on what is dustless blasting, and why you would use his services. Watch the video below:

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