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229-776-7718 (phone)
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Karen M. Rackley
President / CEO


Kiwanis Club Meeting
10/07/2015
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Community Disaster Drill/Drive Thru Flu Clinic
10/08/2015
08:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Town Hall Meeting/City of Sylvester
10/08/2015
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

Peanut Festival Gospel Singing
10/09/2015
07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

100 Mile Yard Sale
10/10/2015

Downtown Sylvester Farmer's Market
10/10/2015
08:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Education Committee Meeting
10/12/2015
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Government Committee
10/12/2015
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Chamber Education Meeting
10/12/2015
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Downtown Development/Mainstreet Meetings 5:30
10/13/2015
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Mandated Reported Training/Mentor Program
10/13/2015

Kiwanis Club Meeting
10/14/2015
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Georgia Peanut Festival
10/16/2015- 10/17/2015

Georgia Peanut Festival Meeting
10/16/2015
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

GEORGIA PEANUT FESTIVAL 5k Zombie Run!!
10/17/2015
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Downtown Sylvester Farmer's Market
10/17/2015
08:00 AM - 01:00 PM

City of Sylvester Mayor and Council Meeting
10/19/2015
07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Stewards of Children
10/19/2015
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Agriculture/Farmers Appreciation Meeting
10/20/2015
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

City of Warwick Council Meeting
10/20/2015
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Membership A-Z

1 of A Kind
100 Mile Peanut Pickin Yardsale
1st Franklin Financial
3 Squares Diner / Paragon Foods
Advantage Realty Partners, LLC
Ag Georgia Farm Credit
Agri-AFC, LLC Sylvester
Albany Area Community Service Board
Albany Tractor Company
American Cancer Society
American Nails
American Sunbelt Auctioneers, Inc
Artesian Holdings
Ashley's Business Solutions, Inc.
Astro Exterminating Service, Inc
Avon
Banks Funeral Home
Barbara Odom
Barnyard Creations
Becky Geer
Best Friends Humane Society
Billie and Vickie Young
Birdsong Peanuts
Bloomers Floral Design
Brenda McMillan
Brownlee-Bozeman Agency
Bryan and Jordan Body and Paint Shop
Bryce Johnson
Camille Taylor, Century 21, Smith, Branch and Pope LLC
Charlotte Jolley
City of Poulan
City of Sumner
City of Sylvester
City of Warwick
Claven Williams
Coastal Plain CASA, Inc.
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated
Colony Bank of Worth
Colquitt Regional Home Care/Worth County
Combined Insurance
ConAgra Foods BSC AP
Conger LP Gas
Country Bouquet & Bridal Registry
Countryside Animal Clinic
Crop Production Services
Custom Cut Signs & Graphics
Dairy Queen of Sylvester, Inc
David Register
Dental Partners of Southwest Georgia
Destiny Fitness
Dialysis Clinic, Inc
Digital Express Wireless Inc - Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer
Divine Women Social Club
Donna King
Dorothy D. McKellar
Doug Hughes Pest Control
Down Town Sylvester Farmer's Market
Dr. Henry Gordon Davis Jr., MD
Ed Rynders
Elizabeth Mullis
EMC Engineering
Emerald Garden Center
Factory Connection, LLC
Farm Commodities, Inc.
Farmers Home Furniture
Fat Boy's Backyard BBQ & More
First Baptist Church
Fletcher - Yearta Jewelers
Flint River Preserve, LLC
Ford Insurance Agency, Inc
Fred Dent
Futrill Auto Parts, Inc
Gail R. Wiles
Garmon’s Tractor & Landscape Service
Georgia Department of Labor
Georgia Peanut Festival
Georgia Power Company
Gibbs Pecan & Shelling
Glenn's Corner Pharmacy
Globe Financial Services
Green Oaks Center
Greg Sellars
GT Wrecker Service
Gwen Isdell
Hal Carter Construction
Harvest Studio & School of the Arts
HealthPlus Family Practice
Heritage Bank of the South
Herring CPA Group
Housing Authority of City of Sylvester
Hometown Cleaners
Hudson and NeSmith CPA'S
HVAC Control Service Company
J.H. Harvey's Co., LLC
Jackson's Soul Food
Jay Crowe, Attorney at Law, LLC
Jean Brooks
Jefford's Farms
Jenny’s Dress Shop
Jessie's & Salon
Jim Hinton Oil Co. of GA, Inc.
Jimmy Sanders, Inc.
JLA International, Inc
John L Green, Sr.
John McPhaul
Johnson Tax Service
JSA Ag & Lawn, LLC
Jump Start Automotive
JWJ Broadcasting WSIZ/WAYX/WTTY
Karen McDonald
Kentucky Fried Chicken/ Taco Bell
Kiwanis Club of Sylvester
Langdale Chevrolet
Larry Johnson
Lawhorne Storage
Lizzy B's Twice Loved Baby and Children's Clothing
M & J Farms
M & M Sales, LLC
ManPower
Margaret Jones Public Library
Mary Alice Shipp Community Develop. Corp
Matt Medders
McDonald's of Sylvester
Medders Associates Survey, Inc.
Medders Irrigation, LLC
Mediacom
Melvin J. Powell, Jr.
Men United Club, Inc.
Miss Georgee's Play-Kare
Mitchell EMC
Mobley Gin Company
Montgomery Promotions, Inc
Morris Farms
Moultrie Technical College
NAI TALCOR
NAPA
Natural Solutions Preventive Healthcare
Nell Ford
Nether's
Nethers Old Fashioned Pork Skins, Inc.
New York Life Insurance Company Norman Crowe, Jr.
Norman Park Gin
Oce, A Canon Solution
Olam Edible Nuts/Universal Blanchers
Paradise Estates Apartments
Park Built Body Company
Paul Pro Lawn Service
Peach State Publications
Personal Finance
Phoebe Worth Family Medicine
Phoebe Worth Medical Center
Pic-N-Stitch Embroidery
Pickin' Peanut Antiques
Pine Shadows Manor, Inc.
Pinson Memorial United Methodist Church
Plantation Publishing Company, Inc.
Pope Place Farm Country Store
Popham Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
Poulan Pecan Co., Inc.
Powell Contract Services LLC
Powell's Refrigeration
Pruitt Health - Sylvester
Purchasing Alliance Solutions, Inc.
Rainey Used Cars
Rental Depot
Ridley Monk
Rocking DK Stables
Rocky's Music
Run for your Lungs!
Ruth's Cottage / The Pancake House
Sarah McCrary
Saudia Malachi
Scales, Systems & Automation
Security Finance
Shelly McPhaul
Shiba Food Store
Shipp Shape Lawn Service
Short & Paulk Supply Company
Singletary & Son Tire Company, Inc.
Snipes Piggly Wiggly (Tom Tom Foods)
Southern AG Carriers, Inc
Southern Auto Lock / Montgomery
Southern Express Lube, Inc.
Southern Heritage Woodworks
Southern Pet Cremations
Southern Woods Plantation, Inc.
Southland Chrysler, Inc.
Southland Transportation, Inc.
Southwest Georgia Bank
Specialty Sales Company
Stuart Pate State Farm Agency
Subway-Sylvester/SWAJP, LLC
Sumner Egg Festival
Summer Palace
Sumner Peanut Co., Inc.
Sumner Rainbow Farm Services
Sunbelt Ford, Inc.
SunTrust Bank
Superior Machine Works
SWGA Workforce 44
Sylvester Animal Hospital
Sylvester Auto Parts and Supply
Sylvester Computer Guy
Sylvester Farmers Market
Sylvester Inn
Sylvester Plaza, LTD Partnership
Sylvester Printing Company
Sylvester Woman's Club
Sylvester-Worth County Rec Dept
Tabatha DuPriest
The Gift Barn
The Martin News
The Social Butterfly Event Planning
The Sylvester Local News
The Yard Masters
Tifton Termite and Pest Service
Timothy Coley
Total Merchant Services of GA
Tupperware
Tyson Steel Building Products, Inc.
U.P.L.I.F.T.
Venice Meeks
Virginia Andrews
Visions of Sylvester
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Walgreens
Warwick HealthCare
Warwick Septic Tank, Inc.
WC Rams Baseball Boosters
WCHS Achievement Boosters
WCHS Band Boosters
WCHS Future Business Leaders of America
Well Services
Wendy Kennedy
Whittington Roofing
William C. Rouse, Contracting
Williams Insurance Agency, Inc.
Wilmot & Powell LLC
Woodmen of the World
Worth Air Heating & Cooling, Inc.
Worth County Board of Education
Worth County Elementary School
Worth County Extension Service
Worth County Family Connection
Worth County Forestry Queens
Worth County Health Department
Worth County High School Worth County Middle School
Worth County Primary School
Worth County Relay for Life
Worth County Touchdown Club
Worth Finance Corporation
Worth Gin Company, Inc.
Worth Insurance Agency, Inc.
Worthit2u.net
WSWG TV



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The Sylvester-Worth County Chamber would like to thank Ryan Waldrep from the Georgia Department of Economic Development for his informative presentation on September 28, 2015. We would also like to thank all our Chamber Members and businesses for taking the time out of their busy schedules to support the event!

Membership Committee Chair Chris Ship welcomed over 23 Chamber Members and Business Members from Sylvester-Worth County to our 1st Lunch and Learn. President/CEO Karen Rackley introduced Ryan Waldrep from the Georgia Department of Economic Development Office. Mr. Waldrep did a presentation on what is a small busineess in the state of Georgia and also updated the group on resources available and trends for small business.

Didn't get to make it?? Be looking for our next Chamber Lunch and Learn in January where we will be focusing on Social Media and how best to market your small business.

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Statewide Information

Did you know that if you are a Small Business Member of the Sylvester-Worth County Chamber with 10 members or less you are automatically a member of the Georgia Chamber through the Georgia Chamber Federation??  Just one more reason to join the Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce today!!


The Georgia Chamber is pleased to announce three new additions to our team:
Keisha Hines, Vice President, Communications
Kyle Jackson, Vice President of State & Political Affairs
Jasmine Davis, Communications & Social Media Coordinator 


The Chamber offers internship opportunities for college and graduate students in government affairs, event marketing and communications, and finance. Applications are still being accepted for fall internships. For a list of positions and application instructions, please click here.

Our Chamber Committees In Action
 

Reminder From The Government Committee:

With the Local Elections fast approaching, the Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce Government Committee would like to encourage you to get out and VOTE! There are two local referendums on the ballot and two local elections.

EARLY VOTING - Oct 12 - Oct 30 at the Worth County Courthouse from 8-5

November 3, 2015

Local Elections:

Ward 1
Melvin J. Powell Jr., (Incumbent)
Cheryl Fountain Smith

Ward 2
Randy V. Hill (Incumbent)
Running unopposed

REFERENDUMS:

1. The City of Sylvester Referendum

"Shall the governing authority of the City of Sylvester be authorized to issue licenses to sell distilled spirits for beverage purposes by the drink, such sales to be for consumption only on the premises"?

2. Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST)-Worth County

"Shall a special one percent sales and use tax be imposed in the special district of Worth County for a period of time not to exceed five (5) years and for the raising of an estimated amount of $10,500,00.00 for the purpose of:
1) funding for Roads, Bridges, and other associated major equipment; Governmental buildings and associated capital equipment; County Operated Buildings and associated capital equipment; Courthouse and associated capital equipment; Recreation Building and Fields and associated capital equipment; Ambulances and associated capital equipment; Fire Department and associated capital equipment for Worth County;
2) funding Public Safety and associated capital equipment; City Hall renovations and associated capital equipment; Water and Sewer and associated capital equipment; Roads, Bridges, Sidewalks and associated capital equipment; Park and Recreation and associated capital equipment; Depot improvements and parking lot; Holley School for the City of Sylvester;
3) funding for Water Systems Improvements; Governmental Buildings; Public Safety; Parks and Recreation' Roads, Streets, Bridges, Drainage and Walkways; and Capitol Equipment for the City of Poulan;
4) funding for Water System Improvements; Sidewalk Improvements; Street Improvements and Recreation and Parks Improvements for the City of Warwick; and
5) funding for Fire Department; City Hall; Water; Recreation; Roads, Streets, Bridges; and Street Equipment and Repairs for the City of Sumner"
(wording of referendums are taken from a sample ballot)


We are now taking applications for our 2016 Leadership Worth Class. If you would like further information on the class please contact us at 229-776-7718.

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