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    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    PERRY, GA -  On April 17, 2018, The Perry Chamber of Commerce recognized its April Business of the Month, Two Friends, along with owner Lea Fountain and her wonderful staff.  Two Friends is a boutique located in the heart of Perry, Georgia, featuring a lovely selection of gifts, home accessories and clothing.
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -  PERRY, GA The Perry Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch and Learn seminar on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, from 11:30 to 1:00 PM, at the Board of Education Annex, 1600 Macon Road in Perry.  The United States Secret Service presents Fraud & Identity Theft, with Senior Special Agent Derek Lyman.  Lunch is sponsored by Georgia Bob's BBQ, and the cost is $25.00 for Members and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    Take a look at this morning's Dogwood Festival interview with our President Darlene McLendon on The Fox Classic Hits Network! https://www.dropbox.com/s/2c7xzk9qbikc7rd/Perry Dogwood Fest 041218.mp3?dl=0
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    Increase your company's visibility!  Tuesday, April 24th, join the Perry Chamber as we hold Chamber 101/102!  Chamber 101 - Maximize your membership by staying Informed, & find where you fit in & what works for you! Chamber 102 - Mobile Marketing & connecting through your Chamber website.  Bring your mobile devices!  
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -  PERRY, GA - The Perry Chamber of Commerce welcomes its newest member, Gottwals Books, located at 909 Carroll Street in downtown Perry.  Gottwals Books was founded in 2007 by Shane and Abbey Gottwals.  It is a new and used book store carrying a wide range of genres for all age groups and interests.  Their goal is to provide a great selection with fair prices.  Plus, they ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, March 26, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - The Perry Chamber of Commerce welcomes Perry Wellness Salon & Day Spa.  Located at 725 Carroll Street in downtown Perry, owners Gail Vance and Pam Smith have worked together for about 22 years.  They offer a full range of services, including a master cosmetologist, advanced nail technician and master barber.  
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 26, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -          Join the Perry Chamber in welcoming a new member, Premier Designs, Laurie Hill, Independent Distributor.  Laurie's mission at Premier is to help women simplify their lives and look beautiful in the process.  Welcome Laurie!
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, March 26, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -  PERRY, GA The Perry Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome one of its newest members, Land to Hand.  Land to Hand was founded by Lori Freeman and Jodi Daley in 2014 to develop a more sustainable approach in managing our community farmers markets and special "foodie" events.  Several community leaders, farmers, business owners are working together to create a local food ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, March 22, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE MEDIA RELEASE -  PERRY, GA -  The Perry Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its Students of the Month for March 2018. Darlene McLendon presented the certificates to this month's outstanding students. From Left to Right, representing Perry High School, Charley Lollis; representing Veterans High School, Nicholas Yasechko; and representing The Westfield School, Emily Bourque.
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE MEDIA RELEASE -Perry, GA - On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Perry Players Community Theatre as the March Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee. As a non-profit organization run largely by volunteers, their mission is to ignite a passion for performing arts in Houston County and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -  PERRY, GA -  The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes The Speech Path as its newest member.  Their team is led by Kate Lewis, Owner, Ashley Herndon and Kimberly Rigdon, Occupational Therapists, Ashlyn Defoor, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Lauren Nadekow, Leah Yates, Alex Harrell, Lauren Larrauri and Mollie Giddens, Speech Pathologists, Ashley Skeen, Office Manager, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, March 19, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -  Please join the Perry Chamber of Commerce in welcoming our new member, The Alzheimer's Association of Central Georgia! We are so happy to be a part of what you are doing here. The Alzheimer’s Association works on a global, national and local level to provide care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. We are here to help. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
    Monday, March 19, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Please join the PACOC in welcoming our new Member, Pearson Farm.  On the lawn of the home of his great-grandparents, Lockie and Emma, stands a sign acknowledging the establishment of their home in Zenith, Georgia. A home then surrounded by peach orchards and pecan trees; a home and yard full of 12 children and the trappings of a 1900's era farm. More than 130 years later, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, March 19, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -  Let's all give a big Perry welcome to one of our newest members, Stripling's General Store!! Welcome! From our custom cut meats, to our southern specialties, to our rustic building design, this family business is steeped in tradition. Stop by for some famous Stripling’s sausage, take home a handful of our delicious jerky for the family, or just browse the store when ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Monday, March 19, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - The Perry Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of Georgia Aerial Solutions to its membership. Georgia Aerial Solutions is a family owned and operated drone service provider that helps elevate your perspective by providing quality aerial services. Call Blake Bohannon at 478-256-8735, georgiaaerialsolutions@gmail.com, or visit their website ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, March 19, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Welcome Creek Media WNEX! 100.9 FM is our newest Chamber member! Creek Media brings local and original coverage and programming to Central Georgia through 100.9 The Creek WNEX and The 11th Hour. With a signal emanating from Perry and studios in Downtown Macon, Ga, 100.9 The Creek features an Americana format that focuses on the roots of Blues, Country, Rock n' roll, and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Monday, March 12, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -  Perry, GA - The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Student of the Quarter Awards for Winter/Spring Quarter 2018.  During the presentation held March 8, 2018, at Springhill School, the students were joined by their administrators, family, and friends. Antonio Watkins, the High School Initiatives Coordinator with Central Georgia Technical College, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, March 02, 2018
    On Friday, February 23, the Perry Chamber of Commerce held its Student of the Month Awards for January and February.  Ellie Knight (January) and Liz Bryan (February) represented The Westfield School, Melinda Barron (January) represented Perry High School, and Lindsey Lee (January) and Jacob Davidson (February) represented Veterans High School. Join us in congratulating these fine students and ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Education, Human Interest
    Wednesday, February 21, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Please join the Perry Chamber in welcoming our new member, Ambryo Architecture! At Ambryo they believe that a strong social vision is the driving force behind a happy and productive workforce, which is critical for the development of a sustainable civil society. Public participation, as well as working with a client and consultant team, is a critical part of project ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 21, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -  Please join the PACOC in welcoming our new member New American Funding! Family-owned, New American Funding is an independent mortgage lender that is dedicated to helping other families and individuals improve their quality of living through home ownership. Their local office is located at 100 Stillwater Circle, Suite A, Bonaire, GA. Welcome!
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Thursday, February 15, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE MEDIA RELEASE --  Perry, GA - The Perry Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Meeting at the Board of Education Annex on Thursday, February 8th, with a crowd of over 160 in attendance.  Chair Dale Williams presided during the event recapping the 2017 program of work and accomplishments for the organization.   The following awards were given out for 2017: Seabie Hickson Award - Meg ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Press Release
    Thursday, February 15, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE MEDIA RELEASE - The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of Re-Collections by Lynn to our Chamber family.  On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, the Chamber held a ribbon cutting at Re-Collections by Lynn's location at 745 Main Street in Perry.  Owner Lynn Matthews and her husband Don were present. Re-Collections by Lynn offers vintage decor and handmade ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, February 15, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE MEDIA RELEASE -   Darlene McClendon, President and CEO of the Perry Chamber of Commerce, presented a Golden Nail Award to Mark Byrd of Houston Lake Country Club.The Golden Nail award recognizes people, businesses, and organizations whose efforts in design, restoration, renovation, and beautification enhance and improve the community in general and the commercial areas in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community, Economic
    Thursday, February 15, 2018
    Darlene McClendon, President and CEO of the Perry Chamber of Commerce, presented a Golden Nail Award to Keith Anderson of Walmart.The Golden Nail award recognizes people, businesses, and organizations whose efforts in design, restoration, renovation, and beautification enhance and improve the community in general and the commercial areas in particular. 
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    Thursday, February 15, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE MEDIA RELEASE -  On Thursday, February 15, the Perry Chamber of Commerce announced its February Business of the Month, Georgia Bob's Bar-B-Q, located at 107 Perimeter Road in Perry.  Cathy Speight, Business Development Committee Chair, presented the award to Franchisee J. J. Kirk.Georgia Bob's began at the historic Peach Festivals of the 1920s.  Thanks to the dedication and talents ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 30, 2018
    For Immediate Media Release - The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of T-Mobile to our Chamber family.  On Friday, January 26, 2018, the Chamber held a ribbon cutting at T-Mobile's location at 277 Perry Parkway, Unit B, in Perry.  Store manager Jermain Johnson was present, as well as all staff members. T-Mobile USA makes providing services, plans, and a reliable ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018
    For Immediate Media Release  Perry, GA - On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized JMA Architecture as the January Business of the Month.  They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee.   Founded in 1997, JMA Architecture is an innovative design firm located in Perry, Georgia, known for its distinctive comprehensive design solutions.  The ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018
     Perry, GA - On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce held its Chamber 101 class.   Chamber 101 is a no cost opportunity for members and prospective members to learn important information about the Chamber and how it works.
    Categories: Papers/Research, Chamber
    Thursday, January 04, 2018
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, GA – On Tuesday, December 19, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized the BMC as the December Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee.   BMC is one of the leading providers of diversified building products and services to builders, contractors and professional remodelers in the U.S. residential ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPerry, GA - The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Student of the Quarter Awards for the second quarter of the 2017-2018 school year. The students honored were: Karma Cochran, Morningside Elementary School; Joel Ballard, Kings Chapel Elementary School; John Wesley Prickett, Perry Middle School; Elijah Pollock, Langston Road Elementary School; Sierra ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, December 13, 2017
     PRESS RELEASEContact:Bonnie Giles, Events and Communications DirectorPerry Area Chamber of CommercePhone: (478) 987-1234Bonnie@perrygachamber.comwww.perrygachamber.com  Perry Chamber Celebrates with Firehouse Subs PERRY, GA- On Tuesday, December 12th, the Perry Chamber of Commerce and the Perry Fire Department held an Uncoupling Ceremony for the new Firehouse Subs in Perry, Georgia. Owners Will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, November 17, 2017
    Perry area chamber of commerce  PRESS RELEASEContact:Bonnie Giles, Events and Communications DirectorPerry Area Chamber of CommercePhone: (478) 987-1234Bonnie@perrygachamber.comwww.perrygachamber.com  Perry Chamber Celebrates with New Local Business PERRY, GA- On Friday, November 17th, the Perry Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Starbucks in Perry, Georgia. From their ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Economic, Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, November 16, 2017
    For Immediate Media ReleasePerry, GA – On Thursday, November 16, 2017, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized the Smith Animal Hospital as the November Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee.  Smith Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber
    Monday, November 13, 2017
    PERRY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCEPRESS RELEASE CONTACT: Darlene McLendon, President/CEO Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Phone: (478) 987-1234Darlene@perrygachamber.comwww.PerryGAChamber.com  RIBBON CUTTING FOR THE PRESERVE AT AG VILLAGE  PERRY-The Member Services Committee of the Perry Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting Wednesday to celebrate the newest subdivision in Perry, Georgia. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community, Economic, General News Article
    Tuesday, November 07, 2017
    Perry area chamber of commerce  PRESS RELEASEContact:Bonnie Giles, Events and Communications DirectorPerry Area Chamber of CommercePhone: (478) 987-1234bonnie@perrygachamber.comwww.perrygachamber.com  Perry Chamber Celebrates with New Local Business  PERRY- On Friday, November 3rd, the Perry Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Serenity Nail Shop in Perry, Georgia. Serenity ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, November 03, 2017
    Perry Chamber Holds Annual State of The Community LuncheonPERRY-The Governmental Affairs Committee of the Perry Chamber of Commerce hosted the Annual State of the Community Luncheon on November 1st, 2017 at the Houston County Board of Education Annex (Perry, GA). The topics of discussion included the current state of local affairs; future plans; and the progress made in the Perry area during 2017. ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release, Economic, Political
    Thursday, October 26, 2017
    For Immediate Release:  Perry, GA - The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Student of the Quarter Awards for the first quarter of the 2017-2018 school year.  During the presentation held October 19, 2017 at Springhill School, the students were joined by their administrators, family, and friends.  The Perry Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Darlene McLendon, welcomed ...read more
    Categories: Education, Chamber, Press Release
    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
    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
    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
    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