• News for Human Interest

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020
    Congratulations Simply Southern Sweets Bakery, LLC for being selected as the February Business of the Month by the Perry Chamber Diplomats! Debbie Arledge said "We started at Peaches to the Beaches and the Perry Farmers Market, and we've been busy now for 12 years! I just love to bake and I love to talk to people. We are family owned and operated, and we are training my grandchildren so we plan ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    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
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    Tuesday, December 17, 2019
    Perry, GA – On Tuesday, December 17, the Perry Chamber of Commerce recognized Bryant Engineering as the December Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee of the Chamber. Starting as Ocmulgee, Inc. in 2005, Bryant Engineering began operating in 2018 under the direction of Chad Bryant. Bryant Engineering offers engineering, planning, and consulting ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
    Thursday, December 12, 2019
    Perry, GA - The Perry Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Student of the Quarter Awards for December Quarter 2019. During the presentation held December 12, 2019, at Springhill School, the students were joined by their administrators, family, and friends. Ellen Palmer, President & CEO of the Perry Chamber, welcomed everyone before introducing each student and their administrator. The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, 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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    Thursday, November 21, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PERRY, GA – The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated La Quinta Inn & Suites on Thursday, November 21st with a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration. La Quinta is located at 102 Plaza Drive in Perry. General Manager Mary Askew said, “We're so happy you woke up on the bright side here at La Quinta. Our beautiful, newly remodeled hotel is pet friendly and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 19, 2019
    Perry, GA – On Tuesday, November 19, the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Moore Insurance Agency as the November Business of the Month. They were nominated and chosen by the Business Development Committee of the Chamber. Moore Insurance has been providing auto, home, and life insurance to the Perry area since 1960. They are located at 1009 Jernigan Street in Perry.  For more information, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Community, Human Interest
    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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    Thursday, October 24, 2019
    The October Students of the Month were awarded on Thursday, October 24 at the Perry Chamber. The recipients were Alex Reynolds (Veterans High School,) Joseph Bourque (The Westfield School,) and Sade Collier (Perry High School.) See below for student bios. -- Kevin “Alex” Reynolds is an honor student and his GPA is 3.97. He has taken three AP courses and earned qualifying scores, and is taking ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Education, Political
    Thursday, October 17, 2019
    Perry, GA - The Perry Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Student of the Quarter Awards for October Quarter 2019. During the presentation held October 17, 2019, at Springhill School, the students were joined by their administrators, family, and friends. Ellen Palmer, President & CEO of the Perry Chamber, welcomed everyone before introducing each student and their administrator. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    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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    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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    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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    Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PERRY, GA – The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated InStyle Nails on Wednesday, June 12th with a ribbon cutting. InStyle Nails is located at 1307 Ball Street Suite 300. InStyle Nails has over 10 years of industry experience. Their well trained technicians are ready to pamper clients and leave them feeling rejuvenated and satisfied. InStyle Nails takes pride in being ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PERRY, GA – The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated Giles Outdoor Power Equipment on Wednesday, June 12th with a ribbon cutting. Giles Outdoor Power Equipment is located at 1002 St. Patrick’s Drive in Perry. Coy Giles, owner and operator, has extensive experience in the outdoor power equipment industry. Giles Outdoor Power Equipment is the premier dealer for lawn ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 11, 2019
    The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated 3 members today with a group Ribbon Cutting at 900 Carroll Street. Interior Window Coverings Plus, owned and operated by John Sloot, offers all types of window coverings from faux and wood blinds to shutters. Sloot has worked in Interior Design since 1981 and his work has been featured on HGTV. For an appointment, call 678-644-8578 or email ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    For Immediate Release Perry: The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Education Committee is pleased to announce the Students of the Months of March and April 2019. The recipients were presented the award on April 25th at the Chamber Office with their principals or school administrators, family, and friends in attendance along with 2019 Chamber Chair Dey Palmer, members of the Board of Directors, and ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 24, 2019
    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 April 23rd, the Perry Kiwanis Club awarded the Scholar Athletes for April 2019. ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    immediate Media release  Chelsea Dozier - Perry Chamber’s Diplomat of the Quarter  Perry-The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce names Chelsea Dozier as Diplomat of the Quarter for the 1st quarter in 2019. Emily Reece, Vice Chairman of the Perry Chamber Diplomats and the 2018 Diplomat of the Year, presented Ms. Dozier with the award at the Diplomat Quarterly Luncheon today.  Chelsea has been ...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
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    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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