229-776-7718 (phone)
229-776-7719 (fax)

Karen M. Rackley
President / Executive Director

32nd Annual Dinner
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM E

1 of A Kind
100 Mile Peanut Pickin Yardsale
3 Squares Diner / Paragon Foods
A & S Quality Construction and Plumbing
A Bag to Go
Ag Georgia Farm Credit
Agri-AFC, LLC Sylvester
AIC Wireless
American Nails
American Sunbelt Auctioneers, Inc
Artesian Holdings
Ashley's Business Solutions, Inc.
Astro Exterminating Service, Inc
AT&T Georgia
B&C Sporting Goods
Banks Funeral Home
Barbara Odom
Barnyard Creations
Becky Geer
Best Friends Humane Society
Billie and Vickie Young
Birdsong Peanuts
BJ's Country Cafe
Bloomers Floral Design
Boy Scout Troup 100
Brooks Auto Parts
Brownlee-Bozeman Agency
Bryan and Jordan Body and Paint Shop
Bryce Johnson
Calhoun Produce
Camille Taylor, Century 21, Smith, Branch
Charlotte Jolley
City of Poulan
City of Sumner
City of Sylvester
City of Warwick
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, Inc.
Country Bouquet & Bridal Registry
Countryside Animal Clinic
Cumulus Media
Custom Cut Signs & Graphics
D & B A/C and Mechanical Service, Inc
Dairy Queen of Sylvester, Inc
David Register
Destiny Fitness
Dialysis Clinic, Inc
Donna King
Dorothy D. McKellar
Dough Gaughf Plumbing & Electrical
Doug Hughes Pest Control
Down Town Sylvester Farmer's Market
Dr. Henry Gordon Davis Jr., MD
Dr. Larry D. Daugherty, DMD, PC
Ed Rynders
Elizabeth Mullis
EMC Engineering
Emerald Garden Center
Event Technical Services, Inc.
Factory Connection, LLC
Family Vision Outreach, Inc.
Farm Commodities, Inc.
Farmers Home Furniture
Fat Boy's Backyard BBQ & More
First Baptist Church
Fletcher - Yearta Jewelers
Ford Insurance Agency, Inc
Fred Dent
Free Diagnostics Auto Repair
Fresco Italiano Ristorante
Futrill Auto Parts, Inc
Gail R. Wiles
Garmon’s Tractor & Landscape Service
Georgia Department of Labor
Georgia Peanut Festival
Georgia Pecan Company
Georgia Power Company
Gibbs Pecan & Shelling
Glenn's Corner Pharmacy
Globe Financial Services
Green Mountain Lodge
Green Oaks Center
Greg Sellars
Gwen Isdell
Hairitage Salon
Hal Carter Construction
Handy Andy
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
i luv linens and pearls
J.H. Harvey's Co., LLC
Jackson's Soul Food
Jay Crowe, Attorney at Law, LLC
Jean Brooks
Jeff Hobby
Jefford's Farms
Jenny’s Dress Shop
Jessie's & Salon
Jim Hinton Oil Co. of GA, Inc.
Jimmy Sanders, Inc.
John L Green, Sr.
John McPhaul
Johnson Tax Service
JSA Ag & Lawn, LLC
Jump Start Automotive
Karen McDonald
Kentucky Fried Chicken/ Taco Bell
Kiwanis Club of Sylvester
Langdale Chevrolet
Lawhorne Storage
M & J Farms
M & M Sales, LLC
Mary Alice Shipp Community Develop. Corp
Matt Medders
Medders Associates Survey, Inc.
Medders Enterprises, Inc.
Medders Irrigation, LLC
Milan Food Mart
Miss Georgee's Play-Kare
Mitchell EMC
Mobley Gin Company
Montgomery Promotions, Inc
Moultrie Technical College
Nell Ford
Nethers Old Fashioned Pork Skins, Inc.
Norman Crowe, Jr.
Norman Park Gin
Olam Edible Nuts/Universal Blanchers
Paradise Estates Apartments
Personal Finance
Phoebe Worth Family Medicine
Phoebe Worth Medical Center
Pine Shadows Manor, Inc.
Pinson Memorial United Methodist Church
Plantation Publishing Company, Inc.
Poulan Pecan Co., Inc.
Powell Contract Services LLC
Powell's Refrigeration
Purchasing Alliance Solutions, Inc.
Rachael Deriso Country Financial
Radio Shack Dealer
Relwof Farms Trucking, Inc.
Ridley Monk
Ruth's Cottage / The Pancake House
Sarah McCrary
Scales, Systems & Automation
Security Finance
Shelly McPhaul
Shipp Shape Lawn Service
Short & Paulk Supply Company
Snipes Piggly Wiggly (Tom Tom Foods)
Southern Auto Lock / Montgomery
Southern Express Lube, Inc.
Southern Woods Plantation, Inc.
Southland Chrysler, Inc.
Southland Transportation, Inc.
Specialty Sales Company
Stuart Pate State Farm Agency
Sumner Egg Festival
Summer Palace
Sumner Peanut Co., Inc.
Sunbelt Ford, Inc.
SunTrust Bank
Superior Machine Works
Sylvester Animal Hospital
Sylvester Banking Company
Sylvester Computer Guy
Sylvester Farmers Market
Sylvester Health Care, Inc.
Sylvester Inn
Sylvester Plaza, LTD Partnership
Sylvester-Worth County Rec Dept
The Sylvester Local News
Timothy Coley
Total Merchant Services of GA
Tyson Steel Building Products, Inc.
Venice Meeks
Virginia Andrews
Visions of Sylvester
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
William C. Rouse, Contracting
Williams Insurance Agency, Inc.
Willie Mae Marlin
Woodmen of the World
Worth Air Heating & Cooling, Inc.
Worth County Elementary School
Worth County Extension Service
Worth County Forestry Queens
Worth County Health Department
Worth County High School Worth County Middle School
Worth County Primary School
Worth Finance Corporation
Worth Gin Company, Inc.
Worth Insurance Agency, Inc.

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"Ask not what your community can do for you, but WHAT can you do for your community"
Welcome New Members!

Heather B. Greene - Individual Membership

Davis King, Jr. - Individual Membership

Leadership Worth 2014 Kicks Off First Class!

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On January 14, Sylvester-Worth County Leadership Worth had our first class and we are looking forward to a spectacular year. A special thank you to McDonalds (Sylvester) for sponsoring breakfast for this event and Unity Baptist Church for providing the facility.

Here are your 2014 Facilitators and Participants:

Karon WIllis - Chair - U.S. Probation Office
Matt Inman - Vice Chair - EMC Engineering
Debra Smith - Secretary - Sunbelt Ford
Karen Rackley - Treasurer - Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce
Ronnie Graddy - City of Sylvester Police Department
Brenda Hicks - Clerk of Courts
Wendy Kennedy - Darton State College

Jean Brooks - Retired
Gina Connell - Worth County Health Department
Alexius Davis - WCHS Student/Chamber Intern
Clinton Dean - City of Sylvester Fire Department
Denise Foster - Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce
Angel Gray - City of Sylvester Code Enforcement
Becky Geer - Retired
Mandy Gordon - Phoebe Worth Medical Center
Jeff Hobby - Worth County Sheriff's Department
Shelly McPhaul - Best Friends Humane Society
Brian Murray - City of Sylvester Fire Department
Amanda Parr - Southwest Georgia Bank
Stuart Pate - State Farm Insurance Agent
Mason Raburn - A West Enterprise/Co-Op
Jamie Rothier - Destiny Fitness (Sylvester)
Curtis Spence - City of Sylvester Public Works Department
Glenice Stephens - City of Sylvester Zoning
Larry Thomas - City of Sylvester Public Works Department

If you would like information on Leadership Worth 2015, please contact the Chamber at 229-776-7718.

Proud Sponsors of 2014 Leadership Worth

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The 2014 Board of Directors and Ambassadors

2014 Exec Board
Chris Shipp – Chair – Shipp Shape Lawn Service
Kyle Tomlinson – Vice Chair – Snipes Piggly Wiggly
Kim Gilman – Secretary – Phoebe Worth Medical
Karon Willis – Treasurer - JSA Automotive
Virginia Acord - Past Chair - Probate Judge

2014 Board of Directors
John NeSmith – Hudson and NeSmith CPA
Joshua Beckstrom – Sylvester Computer Guy
Jean Brooks – Individual Member
Kellie Chapman - The Sylvester Local
Becky Geer – Individual Member
Sarah McCrary - Individual Member
Shelly McPhaul – Best Friends Humane Society
Susan Yearta – Fletcher Yearta Jewelers

2014 Appointed Directors
Mandy Gordon – Phoebe Worth Medical
Stuart Pate – State Farm Insurance
Debra Smith – Sunbelt Ford

Ex Officio Directors
Ms. Kitchens – Mayor of Warwick
Bill Yearta – Mayor of City of Sylvester
Don Long – Mayor of Sumner
Dustin Grubbs – Mayor of Poulan
Ginny Pike – Worth County Family Connections
Economic Development Director
Dr. Babs Thomas – Worth County School Superintendent
Mike Cosby – Chair of Worth County Commission

Amanda Parr – Southwest Georgia Banking Company
Tony Bell – Coca Cola
Keith Brendell – Walgreens
Tabatha DuPriest – Worth County Tax Commissioner
Traci Chesser – Worth County Academic Achievement Boosters
Gina Connell - Worth County Health Department
Mike Davis – Pinson Methodist Church
Jana Dyke – Sylvester Animal Hospital
Heather Greene – Public Relations Director WC Board of Education
Matt Inman – EMC Engineering
Wendy Kennedy – Individual Member
Debra Robison – News
Tabatha Shiver – NAPA
Marie Verner – The Sylvester Local News
Maurice York – Con Agra

Come See This New Board Installed At The Annual Chamber Dinner!

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