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    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    For Immediate Release:  Perry Kiwanian of the Year Awarded to Mike Baker  Perry, GA: For 2018 the Kiwanis Club of Perry chose Mr. Mike Baker as the Kiwanian of the Year. This award has been given since the club’s formation in 1938. Bonnie Giles, the club President, said Mr. Baker was chosen because of his dedication to the community and his leadership of the club during the past few years. Mr. ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    For Immediate Release:  The Kiwanis Club of Perry Renames Award After Kiwanis Hero  Perry, GA: The Kiwanis Club of Perry renames the Kiwanian of the Year award for Mr. Ted Heath. Mr. Heath has been a member of the club since 1998 and served as the Secretary for many years. Before his passing in 2018, the Kiwanis Club of Perry depended greatly on his knowledge and wisdom concerning Kiwanis. Mr. ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 05, 2018
    PERRY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE  PRESS RELEASE  Perry, GA – On Wednesday, November 5th, 2018, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized O’Neal Insurance Agency as the November Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee of the Chamber.  O’Neal Insurance Agency has been doing business in Perry, Georgia since 1922 and are committed to building a ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 07, 2018
    Perry, GA – On Friday, November 7th, 2018, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Country Financial – Wendy Johnson Agency as the October Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee of the Chamber. Country Financial serves roughly one million households and businesses throughout the United States. The Wendy Johnson Agency offers a wide range ...read more
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    Monday, October 29, 2018
    Announcing the winner of the third Diplomat of the Quarter for 2018! Ken Mullis - ComSouth powered by Hargray! Congratulations Ken! Thank you for all your hard work and dedication! We appreciate you! Ken is pictured here with our 2019 Chair, Stephanie Hill - State Bank & Trust and our 2018 Chair, Wendy Johnson - Country Financial. The Perry Diplomat Committee is a program by the Perry Area Chamber ...read more
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    Monday, October 22, 2018
    PERRY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE  PRESS RELEASE Perry, GA – On Friday, October 19th, 2018, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized The Swanson as the October Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee of the Chamber. The Swanson restaurant was purchased and opened in 2002 by Mike and Kim Sheridan. Located in the historical Cox-Swanson home in ...read more
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    Thursday, October 18, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPerry, GA - The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Student of the Quarter Awards for the first quarter of the 2018-2019 school year. The students honored were: Madison Bullard - Langston Elementary, Abbie Coody - Kings Chapel Elementary, Megan O'Leary - Matt Arthur Elementary, Tiyheer Whitehead - Morningside Elementary, Caleb Wolk - Tucker Elementary, ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    Perry area chamber of commerce PRESS RELEASE  The Perry Chamber Celebrates With Abba HousePERRY, GA- On Monday, September 17th, the Perry Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Abba House thrift store location on Sam Nunn Blvd. in Perry, Georgia. Abba House Ministries are focused on helping broken women be made whole by helping them break free from addiction and abuse. ...read more
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    Thursday, September 13, 2018
    Perry area chamber of commerce  PRESS RELEASEPerry, GA – On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Westmoreland & Slappey Animal Hospital as the September Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee of the Chamber.When you bring your pet to Westmoreland & Slappey Animal Hospital, you can rest assured that you ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    Perry area chamber of commerce  PRESS RELEASE  The Perry Chamber Celebrates With The New Arby’sPERRY, GA- On Monday, August 27th, the Perry Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Arby’s in Perry, Georgia. The restaurant is the first new store that owner, Mike Kuzminsky, operates. He has several restaurants in the Middle Georgia area and spoke about the excitement they had ...read more
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    Thursday, July 26, 2018
    Perry area chamber of commerce  PRESS RELEASEPerry, GA – On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized the Lumpkin Full Service Center as the July Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee of the Chamber.  The Lumpkin Family has been running the business since 1962 giving them 56 years in business in November of ...read more
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    Monday, July 16, 2018
    Perry, GA - Congratulations to Historic Downtown Perry voted #1 Best Shopping Center in The Telegraph's 2018 Best of the Best contest! The certificate was presented to the Perry Chamber's Downtown Merchants Council on Thursday, July 12.
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    Monday, July 16, 2018
    Perry Chamber Celebrates with New Business PERRY, GA- On Thursday, July 12th, the Perry Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Perry Liquor in Perry, Georgia. The store has a wide variety of liquor, beer, wine, and cigars. The store is located at 277 Perry Parkway in Perry.  You can also reach them at 478- 224-1568.
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    Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    Come on out to Perry Ford this Saturday & Sunday, June 23rd & 24th, for some fun, food, music & specials on cars & trucks!
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    Friday, May 11, 2018
    Perry Chamber Names Diplomats of the Quarter  Perry-The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes Emily Reece, with Ag Georgia Farm Credit and Laurie Hill, with Premier Designs, as Diplomat and Rookie Diplomat of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2018. Congratulations Emily and Laurie!  The mission of the Perry Diplomat program is to encourage membership growth, promote member services, and ...read more
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    Thursday, May 03, 2018
    Come down to the Fly-In & Open House on ARMED FORCES DAY, Saturday, May 19th, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Perry-Houston County Airport.  The Fly-In & Open House welcomes the US Armed Forces, and will feature displays from the Guardian Center, Georgia State Patrol Helicopter Center and the Vintage Chevrolet Car Club, just to name a few! A $2.00 pancake breakfast will be available, as well as a ...read more
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    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
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    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.  
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    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!
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    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
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    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.
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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