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Chamber Annual Banquet

January 31, 2013 in Chamber of Commerce,City of Wrightsville,Events,Johnson County,Local News | Comments (0)

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The Wrightsville-Johnson County Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet took place on Thursday, February 21 at 7:00 PM. The banquet was held at the First United Methodist Church Reception Hall at 208 West Elm Street in Wrightsville.  A large crowd enjoyed a steak dinner, catered by Teresa Lamb Catering,  and entertainment by the Front Porch Blues Band!     See flyer.


CHRISTMAS IN THE SOUTH ~ Wrightsville Style

November 13, 2012 in Better Hometown,Chamber of Commerce,City of Wrightsville,Events,Johnson County,Local News | Comments (0)

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The Chamber of Commerce & Better Hometown hosted Christmas in the South on Saturday, December 1st from 9-5 and Sunday December 2nd from 1-5 at the depot.  Local artists, businesses & young entrepreneurs were invited to set up display booths marketing homemade Christmas decor, crafts, jewelry, gifts and more.  Booth fees were charged and admission was free to the public.  The event was a huge success and was a great opportunity for artisans and entrepreneurs to showcase their work while offering the community a great way to shop locally for the holiday season.

Please see flyer information!




Chamber Lite-a-Lite Tree

November 9, 2012 in Chamber of Commerce,City of Wrightsville,Events,Johnson County,Local News | Comments (0)

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The Chamber of Commerce is now taking orders for their annual Lite-a-Lite Tree on the Courthouse Square.
Lites may be purchased  in honor of or in memory of  that special person.

Lights-$1.00 each
Court House Window lights – $10.00 ea. 
Names will appear in local newspapers & announced at the tree lighting on Thur. Dec. 6th on the Courthouse Square directly following the Relay For Life Parade.
Businesses purchase lights in honor of your employees for a great way to show how much you appreciate them.  A LITE-A-LITE form is attached along with a Christmas flyer showing all the fun events of the night.  If you would like to sign up for the parade and or chili cook off please contact us: Chamber of Commerce, 478-864-7200.

Chamber Fall Barbecue

August 8, 2012 in Chamber of Commerce,City of Wrightsville,Events,Johnson County,Local News | Comments (0)

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The Wrightsville-Johnson County Chamber of Commerce will have a Fall Barbecue Fundraiser on Thursday, September 13 at the Wrightsville Depot between the hours of 11:00 and 1:30. Plates will be $7 each and will consist of  BBQ pork with extra BBQ sauce,  homemade potato salad,  green beans, bread, and a homemade dessert. Call ahead to pick up or let us deliver to your home or business – delivery will be free for three or more plates! Plates may be purchased by calling the Chamber Office at 864-7200 or by notifying a chamber board member by Thursday, September 6th. Support your local Chamber of Commerce!

 


4th of July T-Shirts Now Available

June 10, 2012 in Chamber of Commerce,City of Wrightsville,Events,Johnson County,Local News | Comments (0)

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The Johnson County 4th of July T Shirts are now available at the Chamber of Commerce office.  The commemorative shirts are available in youth and adult sizes for $12.00 each. Please  stop by the depot to purchase yours.

 

 

 


Loran Smith to be Guest Speaker at April 23rd Cancer Survivors’ Dinner

April 13, 2012 in Better Hometown,Chamber of Commerce,City of Wrightsville,Events,Johnson County,Local News | Comments (0)

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Wrightsville native, Loran Smith, who has worked as Assistant Sports Information Director, Business Manager of Athletics, Executive Director of the Georgia Bulldog Club, and the university’s sideline reporter for radio broadcasts for 36 years, will be guest speaker at the local Pilot Club’s annual Cancer Survivors’ Dinner. Smith, a survivor and longtime leukemia patient, has worked tirelessly on behalf of a cancer support center at Athens Regional Medical Center that bears his name.

The Survivors’ Dinner will be held on Monday, April 23 at the First United Methodist Church Reception Hall at 6:00 pm.  All survivors are encouraged to attend the dinner and bring a guest to the event which celebrates the fight against cancer and honors those who have battled cancer.

Reservations are preferable but not required. Please call Angela Blizzard at 864-5775 or Jan Martin at 290-0109 for more information or to reserve seats.


Allen Siblings Take Top District 4-H Offices

February 17, 2012 in Better Hometown,Chamber of Commerce,City of Wrightsville,Directions,Events,Johnson County,Local News | Comments (0)

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Sister and brother duo, Rachael and Brett Allen were elected President and Vice President of the 2012-13 Southeast District Senior 4-H Board recently at a Project Achievement Conference at Rock Eagle. Arch Smith, Georgia’s State 4-H leader said, “I believe Johnson County has made 4-H history. Never before in Georgia 4-H history as far as I know, have a brother and sister been elected to the top two spots on a Senior 4-H Board.” Congratulations to these energetic Johnson County High School students for going after and capturing this honor! (Rachael and Brett are the children of Mr. & Mrs. Jimmy Allen of Wrightsville.)

 

 


Chamber Annual Banquet

January 4, 2012 in Chamber of Commerce,City of Wrightsville,Events,Johnson County,Local News | Comments (0)

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The Chamber will host their annual Banquet on Thursday, February 9th at 7:00pm at the First United Methodist Church Reception Hall.  Entertainment will be provided by Derrick Tennant, Comedian. Derrick Tennant is quickly becoming the nation’s #1 requested CLEAN Comedian.  

In addition to a night of fun entertainment, the Chamber will serve a delicious ribeye steak dinner provided by Teresa’s Catering.  Tickets are $20.00 each and may be purchased at the Chamber office at the Depot.  Tables may be reserved for churches, organizations, businesses, etc.   Tickets must be purchased in advance, tickets will not be sold at the door.  The Chamber is planning for a big crowd and space is limited.  Visit  www.leftarmcomedy.com to learn more about Derrick.


Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

March 12, 2011 in Chamber of Commerce | Comments (0)

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Teresa Lamb, President 
Sheena Newsome, Vice President
Janice Davis
Steve Gresham
Clifford Hunter
Lisa Keyton
Rusty Oxford
Gene Whatley

Lynn Lamb,  Executive Secretary


Local Students Shine in Denver 4-H Competition

February 16, 2011 in Better Hometown,Chamber of Commerce,City of Wrightsville,City/County Contact Information,Events,Local News | Comments (0)

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Four exceptional students from Johnson County: Emilie Harvey, Kathy Carpenter, Megan Powell and 2010 graduate, Deon Wallace, won national honors after traveling to Denver in January to participate in the Western National Roundup Livestock Consumer Judging Contest. They Placed 1st as a Team and individually they placed 1st (Megan) 2nd (Kathy) and 3rd (Deon) in highest Individual scores! They could not have scored any better! Congratulations to all four…and to our extension agents Brent Allen and Sondra Fortner.