On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 23 past Chairs of the Gilmer Chamber, along with their guests, gathered at the Piedmont Community Center to kickoff the celebration of the chamber’s 40th anniversary.
My Dear Fellow Chamber Members, I am honored to be serving as Gilmer Chamber Chairman of the Board during our 40th Anniversary year. While I have not been a member of our great organization all those years, I did work next door to the Chamber office way back in the late 70’s.
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.
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.
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.