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    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    Heart of Georgia Hospice is selling Tidal Wave Fundrasing Tickets. The tickets are $10 each for the $20 car wash at Tidal Wave. If you'd like to buy one please contact Heart of Georgia Hospice at 478-953-5161. 
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    Heart of Georgia Hospice will host it's annual Camp W.I.N.G.S. on November 3rd-5th at Camp John Hope in Ft. Valley, GA. Camp WINGS is a bereavement camp for children who have lost a loved one. The children are ages 6-16. We pair every child with a "buddy" for the weekend and like to pair every boy with a man buddy, and every girl with a woman buddy. If you would be interested in volunteering ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, October 02, 2017
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Michael R Penn VP for ComSouth Demonstrates Telemedicine Capabilities on ComSouth Giga Fiber Network at US Senate Broadband Caucus Expo  Washington DC., – The Senate Broadband Caucus and American Telemedicine Association invited Michael R. Penn, Vice President of Marketing & Sales for ComSouth, a member of the Board of Trustees for Taylor Regional Hospital in ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest
    Friday, September 29, 2017
    For Immediate Release Perry: The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Education Committee is pleased to announce the Students of the Month for September 2017.  The recipients were presented the award on September 28th at the Chamber Office with their principals or school administrators, family, and friends in attendance along with 2017 Chamber Chair, Dale Williams, members of the Board of Directors, and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, September 22, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, Georgia – On Thursday, September 21, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Edward Jones new Financial Advisor, Marlon D. Rhodes.  Darlene McLendon, Chamber President and CEO, welcomed everyone and expressed how impressed she was with everything they've done so far to their office and in the community.  McLendon then turned the floor to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, September 21, 2017
    For Immediate Release Perry, GA - On Thursday, September 7th, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its first annual "Business Battlefield" at Heritage Park in Perry.  This event was created by the Chamber's young professional members and is geared towards team building for businesses in a fun, active environment.  Chamber President and CEO Darlene McLendon, opened the event with a welcome ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, September 21, 2017
     Warner Robins, GA –November 3 - 4, 2017 – Heart of Georgia Hospice is now taking registration for Camp Wings.   Camp Wings is a bereavement camp for children ages 6 – 16, who have lost a loved one.  This camp will be held November 3rd, 4th, and 5th at Camp John Hope in Ft. Valley, GA.   Camp Wings is designed to help children understand that their feelings of grief and loss are normal.  With ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, GA – On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized the Perry – Houston County Airport Authority as the September Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee.   Chamber President/CEO Darlene McLendon welcomed everyone and introduced Dale Williams with International Paper as the Chamber ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Friday, August 18, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, GA – On Thursday, August 17, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Walker, Hulbert, Gray, & Moore, LLP as the August Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee.  Chamber President/CEO Darlene McLendon welcomed everyone and introduced Cathy Speight, Branch Manager at State Bank & Trust Company and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, GA – On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Cherokee Pines Golf and Fitness Club as the February Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by our Business Development Committee.  Chamber President/CEO, Darlene McLendon, presented the award to Marty Myers, owner of Cherokee Pines.  Myers spoke of his honor to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 28, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, Georgia – On Friday, July 28, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Mike's Golf Carts new location on Sam Nunn Blvd. in Perry.  Dale Williams, Chamber Chairman, welcomed everyone and spoke a few words on how thrilled he was to see a long standing business like Mike's Golf Carts grow throughout the years and be able to move to such a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, Georgia – On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Tractor Supply Co. in Perry.  Dale Williams, Chamber Chairman, welcomed everyone and spoke a few words on how excited he was to have a well known branded company like Tractor Supply as a new business in Perry.  The location is well seen from Interstate 75, and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, GA – On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Hampton Inn as the July Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee.  Cathy Speight, Branch Manager at State Bank & Trust Company and the Business Development Committee Chair for 2017, took a few moments to thank everyone for attending ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    For Immediate Release Perry, GA - The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Kelly Morrill as Diplomat of the Quarter for the second quarter in 2017 (first picture attached) and Dusti Armstrong as Rookie Diplomat of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2017 (second picture attached).  Pictured with Morrill is Wendy Johnson with Country Financial who serves as the 2017 Chairman of the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, Georgia – On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Oliver Place Apartments in Perry.  Darlene McLendon, President/CEO, welcomed everyone and spoke a few words on how excited she was to see this facility come up as there is always a need for housing in our growing community.  McLendon recognized many individuals who ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, Georgia – On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Sugarplum Tree in Perry.  Darlene McLendon, President/CEO, welcomed everyone and introduced Juli Waller, new owner.  Waller became owner in April of 2017 and has been in the industry for roughly 10 years doing travel shows.  This is her first adventure in a brick ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Friday, June 09, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, Georgia – On Friday, June 9, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting at the Grand Re-Opening of the Perry Walmart.  The presentation was started off with an invocation from a local pastor and the National Anthem by Karen Bryant.  Store Manager, Keith Anderson, has been in the Perry location for 6 years now and is excited about the future of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, June 06, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, GA – On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized 1st Franklin Financial Corporation as the June Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee.  Cathy Speight, Branch Manager at State Bank & Trust Company and the Business Development Committee Chair for 2017 took a few moments to thank ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Friday, May 12, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, GA – On Friday, May 12, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Kerri Moore Interiors as the May Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee.  Chamber President/CEO, Darlene McLendon, welcomed everyone and introduced Cathy Speight with State Bank as the Business Development Committee Chair for 2017.  ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    For Immediate Release Perry, GA - On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Business Development Committee recognized JMA Architecture, Inc. on the milestone anniversary of 20 years in business. Chamber President and CEO, Darlene McLendon, opened the ceremony by welcoming everyone and stating what a testament it is to JMA and the community on reaching this milestone.  McLendon ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 09, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, Georgia – On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Yes! It's Consignment in downtown Perry.  Darlene McLendon, President/CEO, welcomed everyone and introduced Suzanne Evans, owner.  Evans thanked everyone for attending and explained that her business is a high end upscale resale boutique, catering to women and children ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, April 27, 2017
    For Immediate Media Release  Perry, GA - In a ceremony that took place on April 27 at the Perry Chamber of Commerce, President/CEO, Darlene McLendon, presented the winners of the 2017 Sam Nunn Citizenship Award.  Amari Hope, a student at Tucker Elementary and Emma Kate Bulger, a student at The Westfield School, each received a certificate, a letter from Sam Nunn, and a check for $50.00 during the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    For Immediate Release Perry, GA - The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Daniel Harvill as Diplomat of the Quarter for the first quarter in 2017 (first picture attached) and Stephanie Hill as Rookie Diplomat of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2017 (second picture attached).  Pictured with both is Wendy Johnson with Country Financial who serves as the 2017 Chairman of the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, April 13, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, GA – On Thursday, April 13, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Nine Hundred Ten as the April Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by our Business Development Committee.  Chamber Board Chairman, Dale Williams with International Paper, welcomed everyone and introduced Cathy Speight with State Bank as the Business Development ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, Georgia – On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Houston Lake Storage in Kathleen.  Drew Aultman, owner of Houston Lake Storage with her husband, William Aultman (not present), welcomed everyone and thanked them all for coming to the ribbon cutting/grand re-opening ceremony.  Aultman explained that at Houston ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, Georgia – On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Dr. Michael L. Kinsley, D.M.D. at his new location on Houston Lake Rd.  Darlene McLendon, President/CEO, welcomed everyone and introduced Dr. Michael Kinsley, owner.  Dr. Kinsley talked about his excitement of the new office, his wonderful staff, and how touched he ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 14, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, GA – On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Friends of Perry Animal Shelter (FOPAS) as the March Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by our Business Development Committee.  Chamber President/CEO, Darlene McLendon, welcomed everyone and introduced Cathy Speight with State Bank as the Business Development ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, Georgia – On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Mrs. Toad's Depot in Perry.  Kristen Driggers, the Perry Chamber Director of Member Services, welcomed everyone and introduced Melissa Floyd, owner of Mrs. Toad's Depot.  Floyd explained how her business is a family business, with her husband and children being a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, February 23, 2017
    For Immediate Release Perry: The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Education Committee is pleased to announce the Students of the Month for November 2016 and February 2017.  The recipients were presented the award on February 23rd at the Chamber Office with their principals or school administrators, family, and friends in attendance along with 2017 Chamber Chair Dale Williams, members of the Board of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, February 23, 2017
    For Immediate Release Perry, Ga - On Thursday, February 23rd, The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Diplomat Committee hosted the February Business After Hours event at the Chamber of Commerce.  President/CEO, Darlene McLendon, welcomed everyone and spoke highly of the Diplomat Committee members and what they do for our Chamber and our community.  Diplomats represented were Alyssa Madon with Canine ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Monday, February 13, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, Georgia – On Friday, February 10, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for North to South Feed and Show Supplies in Perry.  Chamber President/CEO, Darlene McLendon, welcomed everyone and introduced Todd and Stacy Smyth, owners of North to South Feed.  Smyth spoke of her excitement to be the new owner of the store (previously Big Indian ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Friday, February 10, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, Georgia – On Thursday, February 9, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Camp John Hope FFA-FCCLA Center in Fort Valley.  Chamber President/CEO, Darlene McLendon, welcomed everyone and introduced Casey Shumate, Camp Director.  Shumate spoke of the Center and how they are primarily there for the FFA and FCCLA students, and are excited ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 08, 2017
    For Immediate Media Release  Perry, Georgia – On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Arbor Manor Assisted Living Community in Perry.  Chamber President/CEO, Darlene McLendon, welcomed everyone and introduced Mr. Fawad Khan, CFO of Arbor Manor.  Khan spoke of his excitement to open this newly renovated facility and of his plans of expansion in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 07, 2017
    Perry, GA –The Perry Chamber of Commerce held the 61st Annual Meeting at the Perry Arts Center on Tuesday, January 31st with a crowd of over 160 in attendance.  Chairman of the Board of Directors, David Campbell of Perry Hospital, presided during the event recapping the 2016 program of work and accomplishments for the organization.  The Perry Chamber of Commerce began the awards and presentations ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, January 23, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, GA – On Monday, January 23, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Interfor as the January Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by our Business Development Committee.  Chamber President/CEO, Darlene McLendon, presented the award to Harry Koryzma, Mill Manager for Interfor.  Koryzma spoke of his honor to receive this award, his ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Thursday, January 19, 2017
    For Immediate Release Perry, GA - The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Wendy Johnson as Diplomat of the Quarter for the fourth quarter in 2016 (first picture attached) and Tommie DeLoach as Rookie Diplomat of the Quarter for the fourth quarter of 2016 (second picture attached).  Pictured with Wendy Johnson is the Perry Chamber President and CEO Darlene McLendon and pictured with Tommie ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Wednesday, January 04, 2017
    For Immediate Release Perry, GA - On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Business Development Committee recognized Houston Lake Country Club on the milestone anniversary of 50 years in business. Chamber President and CEO, Darlene McLendon, opened the ceremony.  David Campbell, Chamber Board Chairman and Perry Hospital Administrator, presented a plaque to Mark Byrd, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release