Friday, December 9, 2016

Feb. 2 Annual Meeting to feature a Mystery Dinner Theater!



Are you good at solving mysteries? Then you will not want to miss this year's Annual Meeting on February 2, 2017, which is going to feature a Mystery Dinner Theater! If you're good at solving "whodunits," this is your chance to shine and solve the mystery. This annual celebration serves as an opportunity to honor Chamber leadership and members who have made significant contributions to enhance our community throughout the previous year.


And by registering early, you can save money on tickets! RSVP before January 13, and tickets are $75 for individuals or $750 for a table of ten. After January 13, tickets are $90 for individuals and $900 for a table of 10.


For more information on the Annual Dinner or for sponsorship information, contact Valerie at valerie@newnancowetachamber.org or call The Chamber at 770.253.2270. Or you can go ahead and reserve your seat today by clicking here.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Coffee Call Business Card Exchange is Dec. 6


If you haven't yet attended one of our newest networking events for members, the Coffee Call Business Card Exchange, then mark your calendar for Tuesday, December 6, 2016, because it's time to get your business cards together and join us for breakfast! At Coffee Call, you'll want to come hungry and have a great time connecting with other Chamber members while also enjoying scrumptious treats from Waffle House, our food sponsor!

Coffee Call will be held from 8-9am at the Chamber office. A great way to jump start your day, Coffee Call allows you to enjoy coffee and a light breakfast while connecting with vital contacts. This event, sponsored by Waffle House, is free to members and $20 for non-members.

For more information, call 770-253-2270 or e-mail info@newnancowetachamber.org.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Last Business Women's Network lunch of the year is December 7!



Ginger Booton, Certified Etiquette Trainer with Hyundai MOBIS in West Point, will be the guest speaker for our next Women of Prosperity Lunch on December 7, 2016. The event will be held at the Newnan Country Club, 1356 Highway 29 North in 
Newnan, from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.

In a special holiday program that has been designed just for us, Ginger will share how to build your social confidence and perform at your personal best. In addition to offering pointers on how to successfully navigate social and business events, she’ll discuss how to increase your dining confidence and never again be nervous when faced with a bevy of forks and knives.

This special holiday luncheon will be held at the Newnan Country Club from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is $35 for Chamber Members and their guests, $50 General Admission.  Click here to register through ChamberMaster.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

November 28 is deadline for 2017 Citizen of the Year nominations




Our Chamber is honored to assist with the Citizen of the Year program, and nominations for the 2017 Citizen of the Year are now being accepted. The winner will be named when the Kiwanis Clubs of Coweta host the Citizen of the Year dinner on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Coweta County Fairgrounds at 275 Pine Rd. in Newnan. This award is designed to honor an individual with outstanding leadership and citizenship within our community, someone who has demonstrated exemplary vision, civic pride, and a strong commitment to a better Coweta. The Citizen of the Year award annually recognizes an individual with these characteristics:

• The nominee should live in Coweta County, and his/her activities should be centered in Coweta County and the surrounding area.

• Consideration will be given to those who demonstrate leadership and performance in multiple areas of community service over a period of years.

• The nominee may be an individual from any walk of life, and there are no requirements or restrictions relating to gender, age, race, religion or ethnic background.

A dinner buffet will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. prior to the announcement of the Citizen of the Year. Tickets are $350 for corporate tables with preferred seating, $250 for tables of eight, and $30 for individual tickets. January 13 is the deadline for reserving tables, and January 20 is the deadline for reserving individual tickets. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning January 5 at Southtowne Motors of Newnan, Lindsey's Inc. Realtors, Toyota of Newnan, and the Newnan-Coweta Chamber. For more information, contact Walt Gutierrez at 770.502.1333 or Nancy Walden at 770.596.6428.

To nominate someone for Coweta's 2017 Citizen of the Year, simply complete the application form by clicking the link below.

Download the electronic interactive application here.

Nomination packets are due to the Chamber office by the close of business on Monday, November 28. 

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Chamber celebrates Nov. 26 as Small Business Saturday


Our Chamber and Main Street Newnan are partnering to celebrate Small Business Saturday this Saturday, November 26. So what is Small Business Saturday? It takes place the Saturday following Thanksgiving each year and is a celebratory day founded to encourage consumers across the country to support local, small businesses within their hometowns and beyond.

Since its founding in 2010, Small Business Saturday has taken on a life of its own, uniting small business owners and communities to "Shop Local, and Shop Small." American Express is the founding partner of Small Business Saturday, and businesses who sign up to participate in the event by registering through American Express' Small Business Saturday website will receive complimentary swag items, advertising and marketing material. Businesses do not need to accept American Express to participate!

For more information, contact Courtney Harcourt of Main Street Newnan at
CHarcourt@CityofNewnan.org or call 770.253.8283 or contact the Chamber's Lynn Love at lynn@newnancowetachamber.org.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Etiquette trainer Ginger Booton to speak at next BWN luncheon


Ginger Booton, Certified Etiquette Trainer with Hyundai MOBIS in West Point, will be the guest speaker for our next Women of Prosperity Lunch on December 7, 2016. The event will be held at the Newnan Country Club, 1356 Highway 29 North in 
Newnan, from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.

In a special holiday program that has been designed just for us, Ginger will share how to build your social confidence and perform at your personal best. In addition to offering pointers on how to successfully navigate social and business events, she’ll discuss how to increase your dining confidence and never again be nervous when faced with a bevy of forks and knives.

This special holiday luncheon will be held at the Newnan Country Club from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is $35 for Chamber Members and their guests, $50 General Admission. Click here to register through ChamberMaster.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Who should be Coweta's next Citizen of the Year?



Our Chamber is honored to assist with the Citizen of the Year program, and nominations for the 2017 Citizen of the Year are now being accepted. The winner will be named when the Kiwanis Clubs of Coweta host the Citizen of the Year dinner on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Coweta County Fairgrounds at 275 Pine Rd. in Newnan. This award is designed to honor an individual with outstanding leadership and citizenship within our community, someone who has demonstrated exemplary vision, civic pride, and a strong commitment to a better Coweta. The Citizen of the Year award annually recognizes an individual with these characteristics:

• The nominee should live in Coweta County, and his/her activities should be centered in Coweta County and the surrounding area.

• Consideration will be given to those who demonstrate leadership and performance in multiple areas of community service over a period of years.

• The nominee may be an individual from any walk of life, and there are no requirements or restrictions relating to gender, age, race, religion or ethnic background.

A dinner buffet will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. prior to the announcement of the Citizen of the Year. Tickets are $350 for corporate tables with preferred seating, $250 for tables of eight, and $30 for individual tickets. January 13 is the deadline for reserving tables, and January 20 is the deadline for reserving individual tickets. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning January 5 at Southtowne Motors of Newnan, Lindsey's Inc. Realtors, Toyota of Newnan, and the Newnan-Coweta Chamber. For more information, contact Walt Gutierrez at 770.502.1333 or Nancy Walden at 770.596.6428.

To nominate someone for Coweta's 2017 Citizen of the Year, simply complete the application form by clicking the link below.

Download the electronic interactive application here.

Nomination packets are due to the Chamber office by Monday, November 28.