| Lodge to Hold Blood Drive and Child Identification Program (5/20/2014) |
June 7th from 11AM - 3PM
E. W. Hightower Lodge #679 F&AM, Nelson, GA, will hold a blood drive and a Child Identification Program on June 7, 2014. The event is in conjunction with the first Public Safety Day in Nelson. The events will be from 11 AM-3 PM.
The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be on-site for donations. To... more
| Matt Queen, Highway 515 FCA Director Guest Speaker at Fellowship Presbyterian Church (5/20/2014) |
Family Night Dinner on May 28 at 6:30 p.m
Fellowship Presbyterian Church welcomes Matt Queen, Highway 515 Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Director, as our featured guest speaker at our Family Night Dinner on May 28 at 6:30 p.m. Matt will share the programs he is directing in the middle and high schools in Pickens, Gilmer, Fannin, To... more
| National Safe Boating Week Promotion Aims to Increase Safety Certifications (5/20/2014) |
Boating educator reduces cost of online safety course for annual awareness week
National Safe Boating Week, which begins Saturday, May 17th, provides a not-to-be-missed opportunity for boaters to get a boating safety certification, says leading online educator BOATERexam.com. To encourage boaters to sign up before summer boating season, BOATERexam.com is lowering the cost of it... more
| Play On! actors playing two characters apiece (5/20/2014) |
The upcoming Tater Patch Players' production of Play On! by Rick Abbot, is about a troupe of actors and a first-time playwright. They've come together in an imaginary theater, not unlike the Tater Patch Theater (at 95 Philadelphia Lane, behind Wal-Mart) in a small town, not unlike Jasper, to put on... more
| Second Amendment Issues and the Tea Party (5/20/2014) |
May 27th at 7 p.m. at Chattahoochee Tech
Tea Party members are, by and large, staunch supporters of the second amendment to our U.S. Constitution; and the current anti-gun/pro-gun issues really have not changed much over the years. Here are some recent comments by the National Rifle Association’s ILA:
“New data suggests that gun owners... more
| Marketing and Branding Concepts Applied to Non Profits (Video) (5/19/2014)|
Pickens County Family Connection May Meeting
Pickens County Family Connection May 2014 meeting topic was "Marketing and Branding Concepts Applied to Non Profits" by Danny Bellenger, Professor Emeritus from Georgia State University. Dr. Bellenger is currently the Research Director in the Executive Doctorate program at GSU....
| Seven Arrested in Methamphetamine Distribution Ring (5/19/2014) |
A month long investigation into a methamphetamine distribution ring results in seven arrests, the seizure of over one pound of methamphetamine, and $20,000.
During the last month Drug Task Force Agents, along with Pickens County deputies, have conducted numerous operations. The operations have in... more
| Chattahoochee Tech Grads Preparing for a State Exam See Fun in the Prep Work (5/16/2014) |
Preparing for an exam is not usually fun, but for a group of Nursing Assistant graduates at Chattahoochee Technical College it was a few hours of games, races and competition. The competition, which took place Wednesday, May 14, at the Marietta Campus, featured a variety of events that included skil... more
| Harmony Elementary students attend the Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon (5/16/2014) |
Georgia Council on Economic Education sponsored the 34th Annual Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon recognizing the winning regional teams at the Georgia Freight Depot, Underground Atlanta.
The winning teams from Pickens County were the Fall 2013 winners, Baylee Gaddis and Myla Haydon; ... more
| Woodbridge Inn Awarded Chamber May Small Business of the Month (5/15/2014) |
Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the May Small Business of the Month was awarded to the Woodbridge Inn. The Woodbridge Inn was awarded a framed certificate at the May Membership Breakfast by Lorrie Shaw of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the Business of the Month ... more
| Port Royal, Conference Center & Indoor Water Park Presentation at Chamber Breakfast (5/14/2014)|
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| Volunteers Needed for Summer Lunch Program by MUST Ministries (5/14/2014) |
Community Christian Fellowship, located on Sanders Street in Jasper, partnered with Must Ministries to provide lunches for children that were in need of lunch during the summer months. There are kids that only get the meals they are provided at school, so when school is out, these kids do not eat.
| Kiker Wealth Management Host Pickens County Chamber First Friday Morning Mixer (5/13/2014) |
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Bi-Monthly First Friday Morning Mixer was held on March 2nd from 7:30-9:00 am at Kiker Wealth Management. Kiker Wealth Management and its staff did a wonderful job hosting the May’s Morning Mixer which is free and open to the public. There were approximately ... more
| Pickens County Chamber of Commerce May Business After-Hours (5/13/2014) |
Hosted by Protective Structures, Ltd
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce offers a monthly opportunity for Chamber Members, as well as the public, to come together at a local business to enjoy food, fun and networking along with an opportunity to win some cash!
The May Business After-Hours was hosted by Protective Structures, Ltd.... more
| Pickens County Chamber Recognizes Misty's Boutique & Massage with a Ribbon Cutting (5/13/2014) |
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome new member Misty's Boutique & Massage to the Chamber and congratulate them on their Ribbon Cutting, held May 1st.
Misty's Boutique & Massage is a unique clothing and gift shoppe. They offer women's apparel sizes from xs-3x, girl's cloth... more
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