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.
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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.
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!
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.
Come join us for our three day celebration of our Nation’s founding! Beginning on Sunday, July 1, with a Worship & Veterans Service and ending with old fashioned events on the courthouse square on July 4th.
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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.
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.)
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.
Teresa Lamb, President
Sheena Newsome, Vice President
Lynn Lamb, Executive Secretary