Saturday, June 17, 2017

Next Safety Council meeting is June 20 at The Summit



The Coweta County Safety Council will hold its next monthly meeting on June 20, 2017 from 3-5 p.m. at The Summit in Newnan. This group, formed under the auspices of our Chamber, is open to any safety-conscious businesses in Coweta, and there is no cost to attend.

The Safety Council provides guidance and training to businesses in Coweta County. It is comprised of safety professionals who desire to share their collective knowledge to help local industry comply with OSHA regulations and ultimately keep the Coweta County workforce healthy and safe. Gathering monthly, the group hears from experts who help them learn how to improve in such areas as emergency preparedness, workplace ergonomics, OSHA regulations and hot weather safety.

At a recent meeting, Tomas Motiejunas of Orizon IPE, above, gave a regulatory compliance update. Motiejunas and his twin brother, Jonas Motiejunas, operate Orizon IPE, a full-service consulting company specializing in environmental health and safety. The Coweta County Safety Council meets monthly at The Summit in Newnan. For more information, contact CCSC President Ken Pinkerton at Ken.Pinkerton@grenzebach.com or call the Newnan-Coweta Chamber at 770.253.2270.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Friday is RSVP deadline for our June 21 "State of Commerce/Retail" Lunch!

Friday is the deadline to register for next week's "State of Commerce/Retail" Lunch being held at Ashley Park. Continuing with our popular “State of Community” Lunch Series launched last year, our “State of Commerce/Retail” Lunch will be Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the former Jos. A. Bank store at 376 Newnan Crossing Bypass in Ashley Park.

A panel discussion will be moderated by Assistant City Manager Hasco Craver of the City of Newnan, and the speakers will include Ashley Park General Manager Mark Curran, Senior Project Manager Retail-Commercial Guy (Mill) Graves with Electric Cities of Georgia, Senoia Downtown Development Authority Chairman Suzanne Helfman and Main Street Newnan Manager Courtney Harcourt.

Among the topics to be covered: How today's retail scene is more "science" than "art"; what Millennials are looking for when they shop and dine; how e-commerce is affecting today's brick-and-mortar stores; why some stores have closed while others remain in business; and how downtowns are different from today's "power centers" like Ashley Park — and why we need both.

The “State of Commerce/Retail” Lunch on June 21 is sponsored by Newnan CEO, Coweta-Fayette EMC and Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Registration for the lunch is $35 for Chamber Members and their guests and $50 for General Admission. For more information, call 770-253-2270. To register now through ChamberMaster, click here.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

YPs will host Summer Swing Crazy Golf Par-tee this Friday at White Oak

Our Young Professionals are gearing up for a day of team building, networking, and playing a round of Crazy Golf, a fun twist on the traditional game, this Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Summer Swing Crazy Golf Par-Tee. This event is sponsored by Cargill and will be held at White Oak Golf Club, 14 Clubview Dr., Newnan.

The Summer Swing Crazy Golf Par-Tee at White Oak begins with registration at 2:30pm, and a shotgun start is at 3pm. The YPs will enjoy Cocktails and Connections from 5-7pm.

No golf experience is necessary, but golf attire is required. Registration fee is $45 for singles and $180 for a team of four. The fee includes hors d’oeuvres, all golf fees and three drink tickets. There will be live music, raffle prizes and awards. Register through ChamberMaster by clicking hereFor more information, call 770-253-2270 or email info@newnancowetachamber.org.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

State of Commerce/Retail Lunch is June 21 — at Ashley Park!

Continuing with our popular “State of Community” Lunch Series launched last year, we will host a “State of Commerce/Retail” Lunch on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. — and this time at a new-to-us location, the former Jos. A. Bank store at 376 Newnan Crossing Bypass in Ashley Park!

A panel discussion will be moderated by Assistant City Manager Hasco Craver of the City of Newnan, and the speakers will include Ashley Park General Manager Mark Curran, Senior Project Manager Retail-Commercial Guy (Mill) Graves with Electric Cities of Georgia, Senoia Downtown Development Authority Chairman Suzanne Helfman and Main Street Newnan Manager Courtney Harcourt.

Among the topics to be covered: How today's retail scene is more "science" than "art"; what Millennials are looking for when they shop and dine; how e-commerce is affecting today's brick-and-mortar stores; why some stores have closed while others remain in business; and how downtowns are different from today's "power centers" like Ashley Park — and why we need both.

The “State of Commerce/Retail” Lunch on June 21 is sponsored by Newnan CEO, Coweta-Fayette EMC and Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Registration for the lunch is $35 for Chamber Members and their guests and $50 for General Admission. For more information, call 770-253-2270. To register now through ChamberMaster, click here.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Georgia Chamber to host regional lunch on June 13

On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, the Georgia Chamber will host its "Georgia 2030 2.0" Regional Lunch at the Zac Brown Camp Southern Ground Dining Hall, 382 Ebenezer Church Rd., Fayetteville. The event begins at 11:30am with networking followed by the noon program. There is no cost to attend, but reservations are required.

The Georgia Chamber's 2030 2.0 regional presentation provides county specific data, current and projected, covering everything from poverty to employment and specific industry sectors. The presentation shares strategies for making sure Georgia's projections don't become our reality and encourages collaboration on region-specific strategies and ideas for our community to work together on solutions.

To RSVP now, click here.

Monday, May 29, 2017

Friday's the deadline to RSVP for our BWN lunch with NYT Best Selling Author Joshilyn Jackson!


What do readers and critics say about the works of Joshilyn Jackson, who is speaking at our June 7 Women of Prosperity Luncheon at the Newnan Country Club?


On The Almost Sisters: “Jackson has packed in all the drama needed for a fast-paced summer read, but this isn’t your average beach book.” — Publishers Weekly


On The Opposite of Everyone: “Inevitable, surprising, and beautifully layered… I loved this book and you will also.” — Sara Gruen, author of Water for Elephants


On Someone Else's Love Story: "A surprising novel, both graceful and tender. You won’t be able to put it down.” — Kirkus, Starred review


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Joshilyn is the author of seven novels and a novella. Her books have been translated into a dozen languages, won SIBA's novel of the year, received #1 Book Sense Pick three times, won Georgia Author of the Year twice and have been shortlisted for the Townsend Prize three times. She also has a weekly GPB radio show, "Writer to Reader."

The luncheon on June 7 begins at 11:15am with networking, and lunch begins at 11:45am. Cost is $35 for Chamber members and their guests, $50 for General Admission. Seating is limited, so those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP early, no later than this Friday, June 2. To register through ChamberMaster now, click here.

Friday, May 19, 2017

"Show Me the Clients" Workshop is June 9



On Friday, June 9, Maria C. Hall of Ignite Business Coaching will lead a Show Me the Clients Workshop from 9:30-11am at 15 Perry Street, Newnan's Workspace, located at 15 Perry St. in Newnan.

Want to be among the top 6 percent of successful entrepreneurs? This workshop is for entrepreneurs and one-person businesses who are ready to fill their businesses with high-paying clients for good! Topics covered will include: The top five client-attraction mistakes, a simple three-step method for generating a lifetime of clients, and how to tailor-make your own unique client generation system. Click here to view the flyer with more information.

Registration is required. Seating is limited, and the fee includes a handbook and refreshments. Cost is $25 for Chamber members and $40 for non-members. After June 2, registration will be $50. To register now, click here.