Upcoming Events
2016 Golf Classic
Presented by Macon Occupational Medicine
Monday, September 26
11:30 Registration
12 Noon Shotgun Start
Healy Point Country Club
293 River North Boulevard

YPN Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, September 27
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce
305 Coliseum Drive

Preparing for the Overtime Rule:
A Two-Part Webinar Series

Thursday, September 29 &
Thursday, October 27
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Two hours of HRCI/SHRM credit per webinar!
Free slots are available for Chamber members!
Call Renita at 478-621-2013 to register.  

Ribbon Cutting
Friday, September 30, 10:00 AM
Cox Solutions Store
5011 Riverside Drive - Suite A

Ribbon Cutting
Friday, October 7, 4:00 PM
The Situation Room
475 Poplar Street
 
Ribbon Cutting
Monday, October 10, 1:00 PM
Straight Arrow Staffing Solutions
305 Coliseum Drive (At the Chamber)

New Member Reception
Presented by Northwestern Mutual
Thursday, October 13
5:30 - 7:00 PM
Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce
305 Coliseum Drive

Leadership Macon Alumni Luncheon
Friday, October 14
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Robert J. Williams Complex
Hutchings College and Career Academy

1780 Anthony Road

Ribbon Cutting
Friday, October 14, 3:30 PM
Great Clips
1687 Bass Road

Business After Hours
A "Paint the Town Pink" Event
Thursday, October 20
5:30 - 7:00 PM
Peyton Anderson Cancer Center
800 First Street   
News
Check out the September edition of The Chamber Insider.  

Macon's Music History recognized in the Washington Post.

Stay up-to-date with the August edition of The Chamber Insider.  

The July edition of The Chamber Insider can be seen here.  

The 2016 Total Resource Campaign has wrapped up and many thanks to all of the volunteers who helped this year!  For a recap of the TRC,  click here to be redirected to the TRC site. 

Click here for the June edition of The Chamber Insider.  

Check out the May edition of The Chamber Insider.

Greater Macon Chamber launches Georgia's first Young Entrepreneurs Academy to ignite spirit of entrepreneurship & spur economic growth in Macon-Bibb County!

The April edition of The Chamber Insider can be read here.

Click here to watch Mayor Reichert's State of the Community Address.  The 2015 Macon-Bibb Recap Video can be viewed here.

Yulista Aviation to Locate a Facility at Middle Georgia Regional Airport.

Macon Economic Development Commission named one of the top 4 Economic Development Agencies in Georgia by Southern Business & Development.  

Click here to see photos from the 155th Annual Meeting.

Award Winners Announced at 155th Annual Meeting

Check out our new Shop Local video supporting Small Business Saturday, November 28!

Macon Economic Development Commission wins Excellence in Economic Development Award.

2015 Golf Classic team photos can be seen here.  

The Boeing Company to create up to 200 jobs in Macon-Bibb County.   

New tax credits benefit businesses who educate workers. . . 
 

Pat Topping Awarded Recertification in Economic Development Designation.

Macon Chamber Launches "Macon Now 3.0" Campaign to support the continued success in Economic Development with Mr. Virgil Adams as campaign chair.......

First Quality Packaging Solutions, LLC announces Macon as the location for its flagship manufacturing facility investing more than $68 million dollars and creating 115 new jobs.  

Senator John F. Kennedy has been recognized by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce as one of the 2015 Legislators of the Year. 

Changes Announced for Chamber Board of Directors . . . 


Click here to see photos from the 2015 Georgia Legislative Review with Lt. Governor Casey Cagle.
Highlights
Welcome New Chamber Members!

September
Allgood Pest Solutions
Angels of Mercy Private Homecare Service
ATAP Family Services
CenterState Bank
MGA Cheer Extreme
Purchasing Alliance Solutions, Inc.
Samet Consulting
Situation Room
Sprint Authorized Dealer

August
B. Turner's
Bravura Health & Wellness
Capridge Partners, LLC
Dry Falls Outfitters - Macon Mall
Dry Falls Outfitters at The Prado
The Garland Company
Grand Canyon University
Great Clips
Meadows Gun Club
NECCO
Sky Blue Entertainment, Inc.
Sodexo
Straight Arrow Staffing
Suds Express Wash of Macon, LLC
Val Elliott Art

July
The 567 Center for Renewal
Cross Roads Recovery Ministries, Inc.
Eason, Eason & Associates Insurance
Fatty's Pizza
Firehouse Subs
Georgia Southern Sports Properties
J's On Cherry, LLC
MMI Capital, LLC
Northside Family Dentistry
ObGyne Consultants
Patrick & Partners, LLC
Pietro's
Pin Strikes Family Entertainment Center
Ryland Environmental, Inc.
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
Womack Paving, Inc.

Thank you for your support of the Chamber of Commerce!

Member News
Susan G. Komen Central Georgia will hold their annual race Saturday, Sept. 24 at Mercer University.

Nu-Way Weiners and the Terminal Station are having a joint 100th Birthday Celebration in Cherry Street Plaza, Thursday, September 29 from 6-9 PM.  The Grapevine will be playing a free concert from 6:30 - 8:30 as part of the festivities.  

The Georgia Employers' Association will be hosting "Employee Response to an Active Shooter Event" Workshop Friday, September 30.

The Thunder Over Georgia Air Show will be October 1 & 2 at Robins Air Force Base.  Gates will open at 9 AM with the Opening Ceremony beginning at 11 AM each day.  Admission and parking are free!​

The Second Annual Sista Strut Breast Cancer Walk will be held Saturday, October 8.

Solar Tyme USA will be presenting Solar 101:  A Free Lunch & Learn Event on Saturday, October 22. 

Robins Connect, a new event added to the Annual Wingman Day at Robins Air Force Base, is inviting organizations and clubs to participate in their first annual event October 22.

The Airman & Family Readiness Center at Robins AFB is collecting items and monetary donations for the first mass care package distribution event for deployed personnel stationed at Robins.  Donations will be accepted until October 28.

Career Fest 2016, presented by 100 Black Men of Macon-Middle Georgia, will be held at the Centreplex November 15-16.

Skyblue Entertainment presents Festival of Praise Tour 2016 Friday, December 2.

Every Tuesday is Half Price Wings Day at Buffalo Wild Wings.  Hurry in for this limited time offer!

Spivey, Pope, Green & Greer, LLC announce newest Attorney of Councel, Keith A. Johnston.

Mattress Firm on Gateway Drive extends Friends and Family savings to Chamber Members.  Show this coupon in store! 

The 2016 Georgia Milestones results show growth for Bibb County School students across most grade levels!

Congratulations to M&R Marketing Group for being named Best of the Best in Macon for both Graphic Design and Website Design!

Read United, an initiative of the United Way, has launched a new website and opened volunteer registration.  

Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants, Inc is celebrating 25 years in business!

Between the Bread is now serving breakfast Monday-Friday from 7-10 AM.  

The Leadership Macon Class of 2016 announces their class project, receives grant from Peyton Anderson Foundation.  


Resource Development Systems receives thanks and recognition from US Navy for ten years of leadership support.

The Governor's Office of Student Achievement recognized the student achievement growth at Burdell-Hunt Magnet School with a Gold Award.

Bibb County High Schools name Valedictorians, Salutatorians . . .


Birch Communications names Tony Tomae as President and CEO.

Sheridan Construction announces new President, CEO.

Infinity Network Solutions announces acquistion of Computer Troubleshooters NRD.

Clark Nexsen partners with Just Tap'd owners on Macon Brewpub

Middle Georgia Spherion Owner Michael Chalmers receives national recognition for 2015 Revenue Achievements

Four Bibb County School District High Schools have been named AP Honor Schools by the Georgia Department of Education.

James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP announces the addition of attorneys William H. Noland and Lauren N. Schultz.

Congratulations to Barnes Exterminating for 35 years of business!

Parrish Construction Group, Inc. has announced that Rodney Smith has been promoted to President.

Former State Bank Executives join James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP.

Birch celebrates 20 years in business!

Alexander II Magnet School designated as highest performing reward school by GaDOE

Bibb High Schools see strong gains in Graduation Rates!

Congratulations to Morgan Jarvis!  The Howard High School teacher has been named the 2016 Bibb County Teacher of the Year. 

Congratulations to the NewTown Macon Partners in Progress Award Winners!

M&R Marketing Group wins IFEA Silver Award for "Best Ad Series" for their International Cherry Blossom Festival advertising campaign.

Helms College has named Kevin M.R. Mayne as their new Senior Vice President.  

The Cherry Blossom Festival recently won three awards at the International Festival & Events Association/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Competition.  

Bibb County School District honored at State Capitol for Farm to School Achievements.  

First Presbyterian Day School's Elementary School and Alexander II Magnet School have both been named National Blue Ribbon Schools!
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