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    Friday, March 27, 2020
    Offering Free HD Meeting Service for 90 Days As the situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve, we know many businesses are considering remote work options for their employees. To assist our customers during this challenging time, Kinetic Business is offering HD Meeting service free for 90 days if ordered by June 30. This service is a voice and video collaboration tool that helps keep ...read more
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    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    Macon, GA - Cox announced today that it is adjusting operations in its Middle Georgia service area in light of the growing coronavirus pandemic and emergency orders issued by the State and local governing bodies. Despite these changes, Cox is committed to continuing to provide critical services to local homes, while keeping our employees, customers and communities safe. Cox technicians will not ...read more
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    Friday, March 20, 2020
    ATLANTA, March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. is investing $1 million in 2020 to support the state of Georgia in addressing the unprecedented impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. As Georgia Power continues to provide safe, reliable energy for its customers and works to ensure the safety and health of its employees, the company has recognized the strain the global health ...read more
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    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC - March 16, 2020 - As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic increasingly impacts families and businesses across the Southeast, Hargray is partnering with educators, including Beaufort County Schools, to ensure students have the necessary Internet connectivity to continue their studies during school closings. Hargray announced today programs to support remote learning for ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 11, 2020
    Congratulations Casserole Shop on the Grand Opening of their Perry Location! Owner Evan Acres said, “Our vision servanthood. Yes you can take it home and put it on your own table, but these casseroles are the perfect opportunity to put on somebody else’s dinner table when things are tough. It is a great blessing to be served by the City of Perry, and I hope that we can add an avenue for ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 28, 2020
    MeMe's was selected as the January Business of the Month by the Perry Chamber Diplomats. Co-owner Avoly Pinkney Wainwright said, "Mom and I are just extremely thankful for Perry and all of the opportunities that it's provided for us to be among so many amazing women and men who are owning their businesses and are here everyday making them wonderful."The Chamber's Business of the Month program ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, November 22, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PERRY, GA – The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce celebrate the City of Perry’s new Community Development Office on Friday, November 22nd with a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration. The new location is at 741 Main Street in Perry. The mission of the Department of Community Development is to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the City by enforcing the ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PERRY, GA – The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Kollier & Co. on Wednesday, October 29th  with a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration. Kollier & Co. is located at 926 Carroll Street in Perry. Kollier & Co. is a boutique inspired by women. Owner, Debra Dobbs, said “It has been a dream come true to have this opportunity to open in Downtown Perry. Starting our ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 16, 2019
    Perry, GA – On Wednesday, October 16, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Qualified Staffing as the October Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee of the Chamber. Qualified Staffing is a full-service employment agency specializing in light industrial, office/clerical, education, skilled trades, and professional placements. The award ...read more
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    Friday, October 04, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PERRY, GA – The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Massey Gordon on Friday, October 4th with a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration. Massey Gordon is located at 1019 Ball Street in Perry. Massey Gordon is a boutique offering a curated collection of items for the home and modern day life. Kelly Gordon will also run her full service interior design firm out of ...read more
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    Thursday, September 26, 2019
    Student of the Month is back! Today, Education Committee Chair, Antonio Watkins of Central Georgia Technical College, presented Student of the Month awards at the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce. See below to get to know the recipients! -- Darby MastersVeterans High School Darby Masters is taking advantage of the opportunities that Veterans High School offers. She has been a part of the VHS ...read more
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    Monday, September 23, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PERRY, GA – The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Tre Bella Hair Salon on Friday, September 20th with a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration. Tre Bella Hair Salon is located at 910 Commerce Street in Perry. Owner and master cosmetologist Tiffany Baker introduced the staff, welcomed attendees, and offered tours of the facility. Tre Bella prides itself in being ...read more
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    Friday, August 16, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PERRY, GA – The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Grace & Grits on Friday, August 16th with a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration. Grace & Grits is located at 734 Main Street in Perry. Owner Abbey Lewis brought her dreams to life by opening this one stop shop located in the heart of historic downtown Perry. Grace & Grits carries cookware, bath bombs, ...read more
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    Friday, August 09, 2019
    PERRY, GA – The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Perry Air, LLC on Friday, August 9th with a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration. Perry Air is located at 575 Myrtle Field Road in Perry. Owner Alex Zoltak and wife Ashley Zoltak introduced the staff, welcomed attendees, and offered tours of the facility. Perry Air offers services including flight training, discovery flights, and ...read more
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    Thursday, August 08, 2019
    PERRY, Ga (August 8, 2019) -- The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce has named Ellen Palmer as President/CEO of the organization.   Palmer is an extremely motivated and proficient professional with years of experience in sales, administration, advertising, communications and business development. Palmer is plugged in to the Perry community and is looking forward to growing business and growing ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 19, 2019
    Perry, GA – On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Bridal’s by Gilbert as the June Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee of the Chamber.  Bridals by Gilbert is a full-service bridal salon created by a mother and daughter duo, Maria and Mary Margaret Gilbert. The family business caters to the Georgia ...read more
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    Monday, March 25, 2019
    PRESS RELEASE  PERRY KIWANIS CLUB RECOGNIZES OCTOBER SCHOLAR ATHLETES  Perry - The Perry Kiwanis Club recognizes that there are many outstanding young people in our community. Each month during this school year, the Kiwanis Club recognizes a Scholar Athlete from Perry High School and/or The Westfield School. The students honored excel not only academically, but athletically as well.  On March ...read more
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    Monday, March 25, 2019
    PRESS RELEASE  THE SPEECH PATH WINS THE TRAILBLAZER AWARD AT THE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR TELEHEALTH At the Global Partnership for Telehealth (GPT) conference last week, The Speech Path won the Trailblazer Award for creating an innovative teletherapy program currently being used in some rural Georgia schools.  The program uses the video conferencing technology offered through the GPT platform in ...read more
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