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A HENRY COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PUBLICATION

AUGUST 2019

HAMPTON • LOCUST GROVE • MCDONOUGH • STOCKBRIDGE

IN THIS ISSUE Chair’s Message

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Business Profile

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Calendar

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SBDC

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Chamber Briefs

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Henry Happenings / Leadership Henry

YOUR BUSINESS IS OUR BUSINESS

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Chamber Membership

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Business After Hours

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Business Boosters

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Ribbon Cuttings / 19th Annual Golf Classic

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Elite Membership

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Comfortably South of Atlanta The Henry County Chamber of Commerce serves as the voice for the business community, provides quality services and programs that meet the needs of its members, improves the economic environment of the community and creates a legacy of leadership for the future.

We also offer our Board Room and our smaller conference room, the Toppan Room free to members. They make a great location to meet clients, hold training sessions, conduct interviews or just a meeting space for your business. The Chamber has free wi-fi available as well. Remember our facility is for our members to use.

Exciting Times in Henry County Schools It is the start of another school year in Henry County, and believe it or not, kids love going to school. It may not sound like it when they have to get up in the morning, but they do enjoy it. And to be honest, what’s not to love? You have growth opportunities, social time with friends on a daily basis, and a cadre of adults who truly care about your wellbeing and development as a person. And as we all remember, the first day and By JD Hardin, Director, first few weeks of school bring even greater Communications & Public excitement as we welcome the start of anRelations, Henry County Schools other year and all the newness that it brings. New classes, new teachers, new subjects, new school attire, and even new friends. Those things make getting up early in the morning – a stark shift from our summer routines – a little bit easier. School and district officials have been working since before the summer began to prepare for the first day of school on August 1, and the district is excited to introduce a few new items. Of note, there are two brand new schools opening to students. McDonough High School and McDonough Middle School are opening their doors for the first time. Each school is a replacement school for the former Henry County High School and Henry County Middle School. Thanks to E-SPLOST voters in 2016, these two schools are allowing the same students from HCHS and HCMS to attend school right across from each other like the majority of our high schools and middle schools. The buildings they leave behind will be repurposed to support student learning and district administrators. The former high school will now be completely dedicated to the Academy for Advanced Studies, the district’s college and career academy. The middle school will be converted into administrative office space for district officials. You might also see some big green ‘birds’ on the road this school year. That’s because Henry County Schools now has 23 brand new Blue Bird buses fueled by propane to provide environmentally friendly, or green transportation to students across the district. The buses are still yellow, but the clean fuel transports will sport a green bird instead of their customary blue bird logo. The buses will give the district its first set of regular buses with air conditioning, while adding new buses to the special needs transportation fleet that already has air conditioning on them. Safety and security upgrades have been implemented in the county as well. All high schools will now have single-point entry access like their elementary and middle school counterparts. This was a suggestion from members of the community, and the construction of these added safety measures has been completed. The Henry County Board of Education was responsible for approving the aforementioned new items, and several other actions taken this

Save the Date!

The HCS Board of Education supported an ambitious slate of new measures that will positively impact HCS for years to come. Pictured: (l. to. R.) Annette Edwards, Holly Cobb, Josh Hinton, Chair, Mary Elizabeth Davis, superintendent, Sophe Pope, Dr. Pam Nutt.

past school year to set the 2019-2020 school year up to be one of the best ever. Thanks to their support, district employees received salary increases this year, which ensures our employees are competitively paid to perform one of the most important jobs in our country, teaching children. And to help teach at the highest levels, they will also have new core content instructional resources and materials after the board approved this recommendation. Early learning models that were piloted with success this past year will now be implemented in all elementary schools. This effort will have a continued ripple effect to maintain the highest levels of learning for our students as they enter and progress through our school system. It is an exciting time to be a part of Henry County Schools! We are on the ambitious pursuit of becoming the fastest improving and highest achieving school district in the metro Atlanta region while prioritizing and being known for student connectivity and belief in student capability. Parent and community support is vital to helping us achieve these goals. We look forward to an exceptional school year in Henry County, and we cannot wait to get started! #ExpectExceptionalHCS

The 19th Annual Henry County Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic will be held on Monday, September 30th, 2019!


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MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR Sharon Ponder

JUNE WOOD

Vice President of Finance at the Bennett International Group 2019 Chair of Henry County Chamber of Commerce

Our Chamber… Expanding the Possibilities As I’m writing this, I’m preparing to attend one of my favorite events sponsored by the Chamber—the annual Teachers Induction Program Luncheon. This is an event organized by the Education Committee under the Chamber. They work along with Phyllis Reeves to secure sponsors, gather donations and organize volunteers to stuff bags. We had the daunting task this year to prepare for approximately 475 teachers. Not only did the Chamber partners rise to the occasion but we had a hard time closing the bags because the supplies were so abundant. This is a great example of what can be accomplished when we have a collaborative effort between our school system and the business community. The mission statement of the chamber is “To serve as a voice for the business community, provide quality service and programs that meet the needs of members, improve the economic environment of the community and create a legacy of leadership for the future.” We believe having a solid relationship with our local school systems, both public and private, helps to improve our local economic environment. I am so proud of the great strides our

Education Committee has made this year. They have taken on the charge of expanding their footprint outside of their two major events, TIP Luncheon and STAR Student Breakfast. Throughout the year the education Committee ensured that we secured Chamber partners for the mock interviews and job fairs that were held throughout the county. Under the leadership of Dr. Elna Poulard the committee is constantly looking for new opportunities to provide support for schools and other organizations. However, the Education Committee is one of many hard-working committees that we have at the Chamber. There is no way we could accomplish all that we do

without our committed volunteers. The committee we refer to as “The Face of the Chamber” is our Business Ambassadors. The Ambassadors promote and represent the Chamber at key events such as the Golf Classic, Chamber visits and ribbon cuttings. The Golf Committee is responsible for the planning, development and organization of our annual Golf Classic. With part of the mission of the Chamber being to serve as the voice of the business community, very often that means having a strong relationship with our political leaders. So our Government Affairs Committee helps develop partnerships with federal, state and local government agencies

and key elected officials to assure access and positive impact of public policy on key business and community issues. Our Membership Committee oversees membership recruitment and retention. The Small Business Council tries to understand the needs of small business, the current status of this business community and ensure the Chamber is focused on the priorities associated with the needs of these businesses. The Small Business Council has also taken on the task to organize our annual Women’s Empowerment Summit. And finally, our newly formed committee is the Communications Strategy & Planning Committee. This committee has accepted the challenge to develop methods to analyze the effectiveness of the current programs of the Chamber and through analytics help to shape the direction of the chamber. As Chamber members we would love for you to get involved in any of these active committees. These hardworking committees, along with the Chamber staff and Board of Directors help to ensure that we can complete tasks and organize quality programs in a spirit of excellence. Together we can continue…Expanding the Possibilities.


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BUSINESS PROFILE

Red Wing Shoes

1975 Jonesboro Rd., McDonough, GA (678) 782-3588 | www.stores.redwing.com/mcdonough-ga

As a hard driving General Contractor superintendent, David White built 28 CVS Pharmacies in as many different towns and cities over a stretch of ten years. Each CVS store took 6 – 8 months to build. When it was time to build another one, David and his wife Johnette would move with the job. David was committed to his work. Life was good and he enjoyed the steady employment. The only drawback was having to move so often. “It was especially hard on my wife, David admits. “We had sold our home in Grayson (GA) and always lived in rental properties so we could be near the job sites. We moved too often to put down any roots.”

He continuously reminded his boss that he wanted to go home. But the next job sent him to Florida, and next to Maryland. By then, David was looking at starting his own business, maybe buying a franchise somewhere in Georgia. One day, while he and Johnette were out scouting for a place to live for the new build in Maryland, he spotted a line of people outside of a Red Wing shoe store waiting for it to open. Intrigued, he decided to go in and buy a new pair of work boots and struck up a conversation with the guy who owned the place. Then life took another turn.

Red Wing employees are Red Wing® Certified Fit and Product Specialists. Don Miller (seated), a retired Red Wing corporate store manager now working part-time for David in McDonough, helps a customer while David assists and Ron Fields, another retiree working part-time looks on. The owner, a former CVS pharmacist by coincidence, told David that buying a Red Wing store was the best decision he’d ever made. He informed David that Red Wing was expanding and encouraged him to investigate it. Which he did. Red Wing gave David options for several locations in their expansion plans, but he insisted on stores in Georgia only. To his surprise, the next store opening in Georgia was in McDonough and the rest is history. David opened the McDonough location in May, of 2013 and now has a second store in Conyers. His new passion selling top of the line premium boots and soft toe

David White, Owner/Operator Red Wing Shoes David demonstrates how the computerized Red Wing “Ultimate Fit Experience” identifies arch type, foot size and underfoot pressure points and indicates an optional solution that can optimize all-day comfort. quality made footwear has been rewarding. Red Wing specializes in providing the proper fit for the customer’s feet and work environment and has more than 600 retail stores in the US and 110 in other countries. McDonough is a high performing store by Red Wing standards. Its Red Wing for Business service has a robust customer base offering safety shoe

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Community Involvement “The heart attack set me on a mission to find a way to make a difference. Red Wing has given us the means to give back in our own modest way.” David contributes boots to a couple of nonprofit organizations to help people in need and supports Damascus Road Recovery and recently helped fund a missionary trip to Panama. David also likes devoting time to mentoring young people.

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Then life on the road took a turn. In Tupelo, MS, there for another CVS contract, David suffered a heart attack. Through the recuperation, with Johnette by his side, David got well and finished the job in Tupelo. But a new mindset had formed, and David began looking at ways that would get himself and Johnette off the road and back home. Having been raised in the Fairview area of Henry County, where he attended Stockbridge High School, at this point in his life, David would settle for home to be “anywhere in Georgia.”

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Chamber Involvement David joined the Henry County Chamber when he opened his first Red Wing in McDonough in 2013. Initially, he took advantage of the new business mentoring program that the Chamber offered and attended networking meetings. “Every time I’ve gone to a Chamber event, I made a contact that turned into business for me,” David stated. “I read the Chamber’s monthly newsletter and the weekly email to keep up with what’s going on in the business community.”

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Sen. Brian Strickland, Smith, Welch, Webb and White Shaun Mock, Snapping Shoals EMC Lincoln Parks, Web Mobile Fusion Richard Sylvia, Chairman, One Henry Professional Services team David Campbell, Georgia Power

CLASS OF 2020: Scott Mahone, Mercer University Genie Moore, Mary Kay Consultant Kedon Williams, Southern States, LLC Kerry Arnold, Heritage Bank Sharon Ponder, Bennett International Group Linda Clark, C&C Fence CLASS OF 2021: Josh Duncan, F5 Financial Morrelle McCrary, RAM-Tech PC Solutions Christy Chewning, Central Georgia EMC

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Dr. Elna Poulard, Family Support Circle Kevin Demmitt, Clayton State University Lorrie Harrison-Amis, Kaiser Permanente

CHAIR APPOINTEES Brandon Hutchison, Atlanta Motor Speedway Dr. Murray Williams, Southern Crescent Technical College Brent Huckaby, BB&T EX OFFICIO MEMBERS Deborah Armstrong, Henry County Hospital Authority Dr. Mary Elizabeth Davis, Superintendent Henry County Schools Tony Carnell, Henry County Water Authority Cheri Matthews, Leadership Henry, Chair Kay Embrey, Leadership Henry Representative Don Dunlap, Youth Leadership Henry, Chair Mayor Robert Price, City of Locust Grove Mayor Steve Hutchison, City of Hampton

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Mayor Billy Copeland, City of McDonough Mayor Anthony Ford, City of Stockbridge June Wood, Chair, Henry County Board of Commissioners

CHAMBER STAFF Joseph Henning, President & CEO Barbara Ingram, Director of Communications Gary Sparrow, Membership Director Phyllis Reeves, Office Manager CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU STAFF Laura Luker, Director of Tourism Aisha White, Digital Marketing Assistant


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Dominating Characteristics of Entrepreneurs By Doug McElhaney, Business Consultant, Small Business Development Center, University of Georgia

What makes an entrepreneur unique? Do you have what it takes to be successful? Common characteristics of inventors, business tycoons and entrepreneurs are passion, high energy, sponge-like nature, resourcefulness, open mindedness and perseverance. Entrepreneurs were born to change the world one idea, or more, at a time. Their characteristics are contagious and inspiring. Some of the best leaders and entrepreneurs all have passion and energy. Many are motivated by promoting and formulating their ideas. Entrepreneurs think in terms of adding value to the consumer. What can be invented that will change how society functions? Passion is a wonderful feature to possess. It is the energy boost that entrepreneurs use to sell people on ideas, products and services. When someone has passion, a high dose of energy usually follows. Perseverance is another respectful trait. Without perseverance, Thomas Edison would have given up on the

light bulb. He failed over 1000 times or maybe it was a 1000 step process. I guess it depends on how you look at it. The mind of an entrepreneur is open, resourceful and inquisitive. I had a college professor who thought over analysis equals paralysis. This is not true for an entrepreneur. Many creative minds simply cover all areas of resources and processes. They look at what products, ideas and services are currently needed in society. They find a need then fill it. All rocks or ideas are turned, repositioned and flipped when identifying new opportunities. In closing, being an entrepreneur is simply finding ideas and needs while adding consumer value. Customers will buy products that improves their quality of life. So, do not get frustrated when the first idea does not work. Remember Thomas Edison and keep the passion and energy flowing. Good luck!

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CHAMBER BRIEFS CENTRAL GEORGIA EMC FOUNDATION AWARDS $2,500 GRANT

EARNS GMA CERTIFICATE OF DISTINCTION

Jackson, GA (July 24, 2019) Henry County Cancer Services, Inc. (HCCS) received a grant for $2,500 from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation to help fund medication for cancer patients. “We are here to help Henry County residents that are struggling with a cancer diagnosis,” said HCCS President Joane Whitson. “The various medications taken by a cancer patient are the greatest expense. Thanks to the generosity of Operation Round Up participants, we are able to provide help with purchasing that medication.” The mission of HCCS is to assist individuals struggling from the effects of cancer and to assist them at their point of need. The organization believes that cancer patients should not have to worry about missing treatment due to lack of funds. All funds raised are used to provide medication, medical co-pays, wigs, and nutritional supplements. Central Georgia EMC Membership Corporation customer-owners who participate in the Operation Round Up® program voluntarily elect to have their electric bills rounded up to the next dollar. The donated amount averages about 50 cents per month for each participating

customer-owner. The Central Georgia EMC Foundation Board of Directors then distributes the funds to qualifying charities in the CGEMC community. The CGEMC Foundation is accepting applications, which are available online at www.cgemc.com or can be picked up in person at the CGEMC office at 923 S. Mulberry St. in Jackson. Any eligible organizations seeking assistance in CGEMC’s 14-county service territory are encouraged to apply.

With the end of summer comes the end of summer interns in offices everywhere. This upcoming Fall, the Henry County Chamber will say so long to two amazing interns; Kelli Crews and Ukari Roberts. Over the past year, the two student interns have contributed tremendously in helping the Chamber.

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STOCKBRIDGE — Neat Robinson, Stockbridge city councilwoman, received the Certificate of Distinction award from the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute during the Georgia Municipal Association’s annual convention last month. Robinson was one of eight city officials in the state to receive the certificate of distinction at the conference. To receive a certificate of distinction, a city official must complete a minimum of 204 hours of credit, including at least 72 hours from a required list of courses at the Robert E. Knox Municipal Leadership Institute. The training program consists of a series of more than 60 courses. The Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute, which is a cooperative effort of GMA and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia, provides a nationally recognized series of training opportunities for elected officials.

Christy Chewning with Central Georgia EMC delivered $2,500 donation to Joane Whitson, President of Henry County Cancer Services. Both organizations are HCCC members.

CHAMBER INTERNS MOVE ON TO COLLEGE

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Kelli Crews, a graduate of Eagles Landing Christian Academy, joined the chamber as an intern over the summer prior to starting as a Freshman at The University of Georgia in Athens in early July. Ukari Roberts joined the Chamber as a Senior at Stockbridge High School at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year as part of the Henry County Schools Work Based Learning program. Ukari begins at Georgia State as a Freshman later this month in August. As student interns, they both were tasked with creating and posting ribbon cuttings, scheduling social media posts, as well as writing for and compiling editorial materials for the weekly E-News and the monthly henrycounty.com newsletter.

JUNE AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH

MEGAN HASLETT For her commitment and dedication, Megan Haslett of Natural Enclosures Fence Company has been selected by the HCCC Ambassador leadership as June Ambassador of the Month. Congratulations, Megan!

Megan Haslett accepting the Ambassador of the Month certificate from HCCC Board member and Ambassador Committee Chair Genie Moore.


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O’REILLY AUTO PARTS FRIDAY NIGHT DRAGS

AUGUST 2, 9, 16, 23, 6 PM – 11 PM, PIT ROAD DRAG STRIP, ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY

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BETTINA’S BIRTHDAY BASH – CLEAN COMEDY CAUSE AUGUST 2, 8:00 PM, HOLIDAY INN & SUITES 638 HWY. 138W, STOCKBRIDGE.

Bettina & Family’s Showing Love Our Way foundation. Host Rory Sims. Featuring Queen Aosjaj. Bettoma Sellers, Willie Brown & Friends. To purchase tickets, call 678-834-9492. Also available at Narcisse Salon.

JAC ROTH’S 18TH ANNUAL FREE TENNIS CLINIC, HENRY COUNTY RECREATION DEPARTMENT

AUGUST 3, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, RICHARD CRAIG PARK, MCDONOUGH

Participants will learn the fundamentals of the serve, volley, forehand and backhand, Ages 5-85. Contact the Recreation Department at 770-288-7300 for more information.

PROJECT BEAUTIFICATION DAY! MIRACLE MISSION HOPE HOUSE AUGUST 3, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Project Beautification is an event sponsored by Miracle Mission Hope House to beautify the facility where we provide services 3 times a week to the community. For more information, contact Marlene Lemons 404454-9854 or 770-412-2950, lemons_marlene@ yahoo.com.

The Laker Golf Classic is hosted by the Department of Athletics at Clayton State University and brings together local businesses, friends, supporters, and fans of Laker Athletics. For additional information, contact Ryan Erlacher, ryanerlacher@clayton. edu or (678) 466-4672.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND SALE

AUGUST 30 – SEPTEMBER 2, TANGER OUTLET CENTER

Imagine the FUN you can have with FRIENDS and FAMILY when you SHOP & SCORE at Tanger Outlets during the Labor Day sale! Find extra savings in your favorite name brand outlet stores from Friday August 30th - Monday, September 1st! Visit TANGER DEALS for the latest sales and coupon information. PLUS, download the Tanger App on your iPhone or Android smartphone for additional great offers!

LABOR DAY WEEKEND – END OF SUMMER BLOCK PARTY! AUGUST 31, 12 PM – 6 PM, TANGER OUTLET CENTER

Join us for the Labor Day Weekend – End of Summer Block Party Experience where Fashion, Fun, Savings & MEMORIES are CREATED!

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The 2019-2020 Leadership Henry Board of Directors is preparing for the Leadership Henry Class of 2020. The schedule for the new year has been completed and the members of the new class will be officially announced at the LH kick-off luncheon on August 14 at the HCCC Hudgins Roam.

2019-2020 BOARD MEMBERS

AUGUST 26, 8:00 AM REGISTRATION | 9:00 AM BREAKFAST | 9:30 AM SHOT GUN START CRYSTAL LAKE GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB, HAMPTON

Every LIFE has a story. Celebrate it! Greg Cannon

LEADERSHIP HENRY

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As a part of Education Day, the LH Class of 2018 visited Rock Springs Elementary where they learned how the school has implemented personalized learning, an approach to education that allows students to learn at their own pace through a variety of methods. Student ambassadors led Leadership Henry participants on tours of the school and classrooms, observing personalized learning in action.

Cheri Matthews, Chair Amy Kuhns, Chair Elect Trisha Colpetzer, Secretary Kelly Reid, Treasurer Michelle Amarra Michael Black Donna Braddy Rudy Breedlove Leah Brown Ray Cheek Joe Henning Anne Marie Herrera Charles McCollum Brittany Montrois Josh Murtha Lincoln Parks Joyce Rodgers Angie Sorrow

LEADERSHIP HENRY CLASS OF 2019-2020 PROGRAM SCHEDULE PROGRAM County Day Community Day Education Day County Government Day Healthcare Day State Government Day Economic Development Day Public Safety Day

DATE Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Wednesday, March 18, 2020 Wednesday, April 15, 2020

YOUTH LEADERSHIP HENRY BOARD NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CLASS OF 2020 The Youth Leadership Henry Board of Directors is busy preparing for the Class of 2019-2020. Programs are in place and mandatory program dates have already been determined and placed on calendars of participating groups and organizations throughout Henry County. Applications for the YLH Class of 2020 are now being accepted through August 28. For more information about the application process or to apply online, visit www. youthleadershiphenry.com.

YOUTH LEADERSHIP 2019-2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The 2019-2020 YLH Board of Directors (l. to r., front row) Susan Howington, Brenda Landers, Nan Jenkins, Lyndsay Theado, Christina Hinz, Don Dunlap, (back row) Ed Coughlin, Robert Howell, Dr. Eboni Dotson, Earl Parker, Ray Cheek, Trisha Colpetzer, Brandon Stooksbury Not pictured: Don Ash Jasmine Smokes Jessica Stormer


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Henry County is our home too. That’s why, for 90 years, we’ve partnered with local chambers, development authorities and elected officials across Georgia to help bring jobs and investment to the state – more than 134,000 jobs and $25.5 billion capital investment over the past decade alone.

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CREEKSIDE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY DARYL DOTSCHAY 175 FOSTER DRIVE MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (770) 961-9300 DDOTSCHAY@CREEKSIDEACADEMY.ORG

KAISER PERMANENT TREY RAGSDALE NINE PIEDMONT CENTER ATLANTA GA 30305 (404) 365-0966 TREY.RAGSDALE@KP.ORG

SENTRY MANAGEMENT, INC. SHERRI BARWICK 2180 WEST SR 434 SUITE 5000 LONGWOOD FL 32779 (770) 389-6528 SBARWICK@SENTRYMGT.COM

DELTA COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION BOBBY WILLIAMS 285 CENTER POINTE PARKWAY STOCKBRIDGE GA 30281 (404) 715-4725 BOBBY.WILLIAMS@DELTACOMMUNITYCU.COM

KATHRYN R. SIMS KATHRYN SIMS P.O. BOX 284 LOCUST GROVE GA 30248 (770) 957-9667 AP@SIMSSEATING.COM

SLEEP INN VIJAY PATEL 945 HIGHWAY 155 SOUTH MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (770) 898-0804 GM.GA350@CHOICEHOTELS.COM

LIFESOUTH COMMUNITY BLOOD CENTERS CHANTALL HUNT 329 WESTRIDGE PARKWAY MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (678) 432-0637 CAHUNT@LIFESOUTH.ORG MCDONOUGH LIONS CLUB PATRICK PIGNATARO P. O. BOX 1952 MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (678) 490-5201 PJPIGNATARO@ATT.NET MERCER UNIVERSITY REGIONAL ACADEMIC CENTER SCOTT MAHONE P.O.BOX 2140 MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (678) 547-6100 MAHONE_S@MERCER.EDU MOORE BASS CONSULTING, INC. STEVE MOORE 1350 KEYS FERRY COURT MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (770) 914-9394 SMOORE@MOOREBASS.COM

SOUTHEAST STAGING ROBERT DANIEL 1400 MEREDITH PARK DR MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (770) 506-0323 SALES@SOUTHEASTSTAGE.COM

DO SOMETHING SOLUTIONS GLEN CLANTON 759 DUNLOP WAY ATLANTA GA 30312 (404) 457-5422 GLEN@DOSOMETHINGSOLUTIONS.COM DREAM CENTER OF HENRY COUNTY JULIE WEAVER 5916 EAST LAKE PKWY., STE. 252 MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (678) 962-7775 JULIE.DREAMCENTERHENRY@GMAIL.COM EAGLE’S LANDING LONGEVITY & SKIN ENHANCEMENT GAYLA SYLVAIN 1325 ROCK QUARRY RD. STOCKBRIDGE GA 30281 (770) 389-0734 GAYLA.SYLVAIN@EAGLESLANDINGLONGEVITY.COM FARM HOUSE CATERING COMPANY PAM LYNN 1658 TURNER CHURCH RD. MCDONOUGH GA 30252 (770) 954-3585 CATERING@FARMHOUSECATERING.COM FIDELITY BANK KENA CEASAR 1375 HIGHWAY 20 WEST MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (770) 914-4302 KENA.CEASAR@LIONBANK.COM FREDDY’S FROZEN CUSTARD & STEAKBURGERS JACKIE HUYNH 410 NORTH 5TH STREET SALINA KS 67401 (770) 914-5511 FREDDYSMCDONOUGH@JRIMGMT.COM GEORGIA SHERIFFS’ ASSOCIATION LYNN COLINA P.O. BOX 1000 STOCKBRIDGE GA 30281 (770) 914-1076 LCOLINA@GEORGIASHERIFFS.ORG GRITZ FAMILY RESTAURANT TARIQ RATHUR 14 MACON STREET MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (770) 914-0448 TRATHUR@LIVE.COM HAISTEN FUNERAL HOME BETTY PURCELL 1745 S. ZACK HINTON PARKWAY MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (770) 914-8833 BPURCELL@STEI.COM HENRY COUNTY BRANCH OF THE NAACP VIVIAN THOMAS P O BOX 1452 STOCKBRIDGE GA 30281 (404) 433-3290 HCNAACP@GMAIL.COM HENRY COUNTY FARM BUREAU ROSS MCQUEEN P.O. BOX 188 MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (770) 957-2608 FARM340@ATT.NET

MR. FIXIT GADSON WOODALL 120 SOUTH POINT BLVD. MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (770) 478-6590 GADSONW@GMAIL.COM MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH TERRANCE GATTIS 469 MT. OLIVE RD. STOCKBRIDGE GA 30281 (770) 957-3308 TJGATTIS@GMAIL.COM NEW BEGINNINGS INTERNATIONAL TRAINING INSTITUTE BELINDA CAMPBELL P.O. BOX 2738 MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (404) 245-2050 WIPMI@BELLSOUTH.NET OPERATION LUNCHBOX INC DAVE NEWMAN 113 PARK 42 DRIVE LOCUST GROVE GA 30248 (678) 962-3333 DAVE@OPERATIONLUNCHBOX.ORG PADGETT GRADING CONTRACTORS, INC. ED PADGETT 71 STEELE DRIVE HAMPTON GA 30228 (770) 946-8029 MOVINGEARTH@PADGETTGRADING.COM PYKE & ASSOCIATES, PC ALICIA MILLER 340 CORPORATE CENTER CT. STOCKBRIDGE GA 30281 (770) 507-2500 AMILLER@CPYKE.COM SACRED JOURNEY HOSPICE, INC. ANNETTE HIGDON 138 PEACH DRIVE MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (678) 583-0717 ANNETTEROGERS@LIVE.COM

SOUTHEASTERN PRIMARY CARE JAMES DAVIS 1035 SOUTHCREST DR. STE. 200 STOCKBRIDGE GA 30281 (770) 716-7999 JAMES.DAVIS@MYINTERNIST.COM SPORTS AND SPINE INSTITUTE AMRISH PATEL 2340 PATRICK HENRY PKWY MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (678) 866-3646 STOCKBRIDGE IRON, INC ALAN BRYANT 140 OLD STAGECOACH RD STOCKBRIDGE GA 30281 (770) 474-7438 INFO@STOCKBRIDGEIRON.COM STORESMART SELF STORAGE JASMYN PRESSLEY 1205 MEREDITH PARK DR. MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (770) 914-9570 MCDONOUGHGA@STORESMART.ORG STRATEGIC4LIFE ROBERT PHELPS 215 SHELL COVE MCDONOUGH GA 30252 (410) 474-1005 ROBERT.PHELPS@STRATEGIC4LIFE.COM SUNBROOK ACADEMY AT LUELLA SHANNON BIGGS SUNBROOK # 751 C/O CADENCE EDU, INC SCOTTSDALE AZ 85258 (770) 914-1933 SBIGGS@SUNBROOKACADEMY.COM SYNOVUS BANK AMY LEMELIN 285 JONESBORO ROAD MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (770) 389-7191 AMYLEMELIN@SYNOVUS.COM TACO MAC EMILY BEESLEY 1300 HWY 20 WEST MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (678) 554-3191 EBEESLEY@TMACRESTAURANTS.COM TANGER FACTORY OUTLET CENTERS, INC. HOLLY DUFFEY 1000 TANGER DRIVE, STE. 200 LOCUST GROVE GA 30248 (770) 957-5310 HRDUFFEY@TANGEROUTLET.COM TURNING POINT CHURCH MICHAEL TURNER 78 OLD JACKSON ROAD MCDONOUGH GA 30252 (770) 898-5277 MICHAEL@TURNINGPOINTCHURCH.TV WOODLAWN PARK APARTMENTS VERONICA RAMIREZ 100 WOODLAWN PARK DRIVE MCDONOUGH GA 30253 (770) 957-2578 WOODLAWN_PARK@ASPENSQUARE.COM


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JUNE BUSINESS AFTER HOURS RECAP HOSTED BY: Lindsey Orthodontics 4600 Bill Gardner Pkwy. Ste. 100 Locust Grove, GA 30248 (770) 914-7994 www.lindseyorthodontics.com

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The H2 Hummer Brace Bus in respite from its many hours in service as a complimentary pick-up vehicle for children with dental appointments attending schools in Henry and surrounding counties.

Hosted by Home2 Suites | 60 Mill Road, McDonough, GA 30253 Experience a day in the life of Home2 Suites by Hilton Atlanta South/McDonough at Business After Hours on August 29. Note that this BAH is being held on the fifth Thursday and that means we will have lots to share with you. You’ll be impressed with Home2 Suites at every turn -- the indoor pool, the patio fire-pit, the luxurious and

spacious room, and so much more — you will not want to leave. And that’s okay. Stop in and meet the Home2 Suites team including Dana Schlett, the General Manager, and Sharonda Gardner, the Sales Director. Especially for the Chamber, there will be delectable food options to enjoy and beverages, and hospitality at its best.

Lindsey Orthodontics in Locust Grove, teamed with their staff from Griffin, treated the Chamber to a very elegant Business After Hours affair on June 27. The owner, Charles A. Lindsey, DMD, and his wife Shea expressed their pride at the end results created by their son Zeb, the interior decorator of the office’s upscale décor, and the exemplary effort made by their staff to make this Business After Hours a stellar event. The spacious floor plan provided ample room for the large turnout with tours of the facility and desserts, beverages and swag stations strategically located to guide the flow from the front office to the clinical spaces in the back. Everyone was able to get a taste of the friendly service and care that every Lindsey customer receives upon every visit and to appreciate the beautiful décor. Additional customer amenities included the built-in gaming wait area for youth and the H2 Hummer Brace Bus outside on display. The HCCC Jackpot increased to $150 for the next BAH as none of the names drawn were present to win.

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The annual Teacher Induction Program, fondly known by its acronym, “TIP,” has a new name — “Educator Launch.” Henry County Schools leadership rolled out the new title at the annual luncheon held on Friday, July 19, for over 450 teachers joining HCS in the 2019-2020 school year. The event is held each year in climax to a week of training and orientation for all teachers new to HCS. The Henry County Chamber of Commerce continued the annual TIP tradition as the sponsor and organizer of gift bags filled with school supplies for each new educator. HCCC invites member businesses to join the effort as sponsors of the gift bags and to donate school supplies. The sponsors look forward to helping the Chamber to stuff the bags and then hand deliver them at the annual Educator Launch luncheon. The event is topped off by a raffle of prizes including cash in many cases to teachers holding winning numbers.

Thanks to all the TIP Sponsors for your support of the new Educator Launch!


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AUGUST 2019

August 15, 2019 ∙ Hudgins Room 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

JUNE BUSINESS BOOSTER LUNCHEON RECAP NEW CHAMBER PRESIDENT/CEO INTRODUCED AT JUNE BBL By Dodie Cason, Chair, Small Business Committee

TOPIC: CYBER SAFETY, CHILD PORNOGRAPHY & SEX TRAFFICKING

The June Business Booster Luncheon was a sold-out event filled with energetic networking between business professionals. A great meal was provided by Cowboy Chicken. We had the opportunity to hear from our event sponsor, Takle Eye Group. Representing the group was Dr. Benjamin Baumrind M.D of Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Retinal Surgeon. He shared details with us about their facilities located in Griffin and Locust Grove and the services they provide at each.

Speaker: Priti Griffin, Founder / Executive Director Raise Me Up Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization formed out of a passion to help the community create a safe and healthy environment for children to grow. Their mission is to provide awareness, education, and resources to all adults and not just parents. Priti Griffin is the Founder and Executive Director for Raise Me Up Foundation. She will join the Chamber for the August Business Booster Luncheon and share details about Cyber Safety, Child Pornography and Sex Trafficking. A horrific subject matter, but awareness is crucial when it comes to protecting our children. Learn how you as a parent can keep your child safe. How you as a community leader can recognize situations that just don’t seem right. Learn the actions you should take in the case of an unsavory situation being presented to you.

Sponsored by:

All came to hear the vision that Joseph Henning, the new Chamber President and CEO, has for the future of the Henry County Chamber. Even the Georgia heat hasn’t dampened his excitement about the Chamber

members and their involvement with the organization and their eagerness to create a better community. Joe shared that he will focus on business growth and job growth; working to make Henry County a better place to live and work. He wants to hear your voice and is open to your ideas and suggestions. He concluded his remarks by directing inquiries to the luncheon attendees soliciting feedback on how the Chamber and its employees have helped with individual and business needs. He asked about possible new programs he could implement and specific industries and businesses the chamber should work to build relationships with. It seems our new leader will quickly adjust to sweet tea, southern hospitality, and our wonderful community. Welcome Joe, we are glad to have you here with us!

Thank you to our June BBL Door Prize Donors The June BBL was gifted by several members with some amazing door prizes. Help us thank and support them at every opportunity. • • • • •

Lunch catered by:

15th Street Pizza & Pub Better Plumbing Services Central Georgia EMC Classic Landscapes, Inc. Dream Center of Henry County

• Genie Moore, Director, Mary Kay Cosmetics • Heritage Bank • High Priority Plumbing & Services

Sponsored by:

• Right at Home In Home Care & Assistance • R. Jason Kent Physical Therapy, Locust Grove • Takle Eye Group

Catering by:

Joseph B. Henning, IOM CAE HCCC President and CEO

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Pipeline Social Media 280 Country Club Drive, Suite 101 Stockbridge, GA 30281 678-814-4601 www.pipelinesocialmedia.com

Italian Oven 938 Eagle’s Landing Parkway Stockbridge, GA 30281 (770) 507-4827 www.theitalianoven.com

770-946-8088 Nail-Air.com

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1075 Bandy Pkwy., Ste. 11C, Locust Grove, GA 30248 (770) 228-4822 | www.takleeye.com

90 South Point Blvd., McDonough, GA 30253 (770) 629-2774 | www.cowboychicken.com

Are you wondering how you can connect with the Chamber & become a sponsor of the Business Booster Luncheon? CONTACT BARBARA INGRAM AT: BINGRAM@HENRYCOUNTY.COM

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Welcome!

RIBBON CUTTINGS

AVALON PARK - CITY OF MCDONOUGH Contact: Trisha Colpetzer 1068 Industrial Pkwy., McDonough, GA 30253 (770) 957-3915

BLESSED HANDS HOME CARE Contact: Shirley Solomon P.O. Box 1031, Hampton, GA 30228 (678) 278-9223

19th Annual Golf Classic Presenting Sponsor

WOODHAVEN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & ADDICTION SERVICES Contact: Tabitha Espinosa 2 Macon Street, McDonough, GA 30253 (770) 624-0516

PIEDMONT HENRY - EMERGENCY ROOM POD Contact: Deborah Armstrong 1133 Eagles Landing Pkwy., Stockbridge, GA 30281 (678) 604-1000

URBAN AIR ADVENTURE PARK Contact: Jonathan Spindler 1970 Jonesboro Road, McDonough, GA 30253 (832) 603-0913

STARBOUND PR FIRM, LLC. Contact: Maggy & Pedro Maldonado 10 Wilson Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281 (404) 543-3046

The 19th annual Henry County Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic will be held on Monday, September 30th at Georgia National Golf Club. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to promote your business at the Chamber’s annual golfing event. The Classic will kick off with a shotgun start at 10:00 AM. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place teams and the Putting Green Contest as well as nice gifts for all the golfers that participate. Lunch and dinner will be provided by The Farmer and the Chef during the event, and there will be drinks available with beer provided by Jailhouse Brewing Company. The awards presentation and dinner following the event will feature several great raffle prizes as well.

Early Registration Ends August 1 Early Entry Applicants Secure Complimentary 2019 Tournament Memorial Shirt Many sponsorship opportunities are still available. Sponsorship gives your company recognition at this prestigious event and the opportunity to be an exhibitor on the course and send selected staff members, key clients or customers to participate in the Golf Classic. No matter what your budget is we have a sponsorship package for your business.

JAILHOUSE BREWING CO. THE WATCHTOWER Contact: Glenn Golden 8 Cherry Street, Hampton, GA 30228 (678) 734-3202

LET’S VAPE, LLC.

Contact: Harold Pittman 1707 Hwy 42 North, McDonough, GA 30253 (678) 814-4781

Crystal Lake Golf & Country Club 100 Crystal Lake Blvd, Hampton, GA 30228 TO INTRODUCE AND CELEBRATE YOUR BUSINESS IN STYLE, PLEASE CONTACT GARY SPARROW, MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR AT 770-957-5786 OR VIA EMAIL GSPARROW@HENRYCOUNTY.COM

Available sponsorships are at the following levels: Tee Box $3,500* *Exclusive Flag $3,500* Gold $2,500 ** Limited Silver $1,500 availability Team Only $800** after sponsorships Tent Exhibitor $500** Hole Sign Sponsor $150

It will be a great day of golf, networking and all around fun. If you are interested in participating at any level in this year’s event contact Gary Sparrow at gsparrow@henrycounty.com or (770) 957-5786.


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James W. Geier Jr 2710 Highway 155 S Locust Grove, GA 30248 (770) 288-3377

Lin Watts 305 Olde Towne Way McDonough, GA 30252 (678) 583-1325

Gerry Simon 130 Eagle Springs Court Suite B Stockbridge, GA 30281 (770) 389-8912

Paul D Rippa, AAMS速 2141 Highway 155 North McDonough, GA 30252 (678) 583-5090

Eric B. Adams 305 Olde Towne Way McDonough, GA 30252 (678) 583-1325

Carolyn W Fraser The Commerce Building 1200 Keys Ferry Court McDonough, GA 3053 (770) 288-4151

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The Henry County Chamber of Commerce introduces— The Elite Membership SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR ELITE MEMBERS CHAIRMAN’S CLUB

Step out from the crowd and play a proactive role in the Chamber’s efforts to build a solid foundation for the continued prosperity of the local community. Members of The Elite Partnership make a critical difference in determining the course of the business environment by becoming a major supporter. The financial contribution of $7,500 or $10,000 has a direct benefit on pro-business initiatives that will continue to foster a welcoming climate for industry growth in the county. The businesses that make up the Elite Partnership, partner with the Chamber in a combined effort to strengthen Henry County’s economic climate through their substantial contributions to the Chamber. This helps advance its mission and economic development initiatives that help preserve Henry County’s reputation as a dynamic and vibrant location to do business.

$7,500 CHAMPIONS

CHAMPIONS

• Chamber Dues • Standard Chamber membership benefits • Premium STAR sponsorship • Premium Educator Launch Luncheon sponsorship • Table of 10 at Annual Banquet • Silver Golf Sponsorship (Can be upgraded to gold for $500.00) • Free Enhanced member profile on Chamber website • First two reservations at all BBLs at no cost

• 10% discount on nonexclusive sponsorships • One daytime rental of Hudgins room for total of $90 • Logo as sponsor in all newsletters • Annual spotlight in Chamber Newsletter

$10,000 CHAIRMAN’S CLUB • Includes Champion Benefits (with gold golf sponsorship) • Intergovernmental Retreat sponsorship • Logo displayed in Chamber lobby • Logo displayed on banner at all Chamber events • Choice of BBL or BAH sponsorship • Semi-annual CEO luncheon • Opportunity to participate in Washington Fly-in (at member’s cost) • Banner ads on Chamber Website • 1st opportunity to become presenting sponsor at reduced rate (applicable events) • Chamber CEO as primary contact • Invitations to exclusive events (Legislative, business roundtables, etc.) Join with this group and be a leader committed to the future of Henry County. To join this elite level of membership, contact Gary Sparrow, Director of Member Services, at 770-957-5786.


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Piedmont Physicians of McDonough 101 Regency Park Drive Suite 150 McDonough, Georgia 30253 770.957.4195

To make an appointment, visit piedmont.org © 2019 Piedmont Healthcare 07241-0619

Piedmont Physicians of McDonough West 80 Vinings Drive McDonough, Georgia 30253 770.302.6780

Piedmont Physicians of Locust Grove 5040 Bill Gardner Parkway • Suite 310 Locust Grove, Georgia 30248 770.898.4339

Piedmont Physicians of Jackson 261 Brookwood Ave Jackson, Georgia 30233 678.752.0555

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