Dealing with Disaster

For many Georgians, last October’s Hurricane Michael is a distant memory. But nine months later, farmers in the state’s southwest region are still grappling with the swath of destruction the storm left in its wake. It was the first major…

Local Address, Global Reach

Some international nonprofits that call Georgia home were founded here, like The Carter Center and Habitat for Humanity. Others came after being established elsewhere, such as CARE and Development in Gardening (DIG). But all seem to find Georgia a hospitable…

All Aboard

If it feels like MARTA is suddenly bursting out all over Atlanta, that feeling isn’t wrong. Gwinnett may have voted down the MARTA option in March, but expansions are underway in Clayton County. More MARTA in the city of Atlanta…

Strong Competition

In the mid-’90s, John McNair and his wife, Lisa, found themselves in a tough spot. They had just bought a business and had relocated from Delaware to Pennsylvania for the opportunity. Between their new business, their new house and their…

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Greater Columbus GA Chamber Business After Hours @ Rivermill Event Center
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Greater Columbus GA Chamber Business After Hours @ Rivermill Event Center | | |

Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and beverages in a relaxed setting with other Chamber members once the work day ends. Hosted at a fellow member business starting at 5:30pm the Business After Hours is the perfect opportunity to meet, mingle and make new contacts. This is a member exclusive event. 21 & up

PCOM South Georgia Ribbon Cutting @ PCOM South Georgia
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm
PCOM South Georgia Ribbon Cutting @ PCOM South Georgia

PCOM South Georgia’s leadership team is planning a ribbon-cutting ceremony which will take place on August 6, 2019 at 2 p.m. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has confirmed that he will address attendees as the first four-year medical school in Southwest Georgia opens its doors.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. Refreshments and tours will follow the ceremony. A community open house will take place until 6 p.m

Greater Hall Chamber Business After Hours @ Georgia Mountain Food Bank
Aug 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The faces of hunger may surprise you. Come learn more as Georgia Mountain Food Bank kicks off our fall activities at Business After Hours on August 8. Hosted at GMFB, and sponsored by Liberty Utilities, we will share our fall calendar including introducing the Quinlan Visual Arts Center’s newest exhibit, “Still Hungry in America,” opening August 16, which explores the faces of hunger over the past fifty years as captured by photographer Al Clayton and his daughter Jennie. Join us for food, music and fun and hear all we have going while networking with Chamber friends. gamountainfoodbank.org

Georgia Trend’s 2019 40 Under 40 Celebration @ Ocean's Ballroom of the Georgia Aqarium
Oct 30 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Georgia Trend's 2019 40 Under 40 Celebration @ Ocean's Ballroom of the Georgia Aqarium

Join us for our annual celebration of Georgia Trend’s 2019 40 Under 40 nominees.

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