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Industry Appreciation Awards Scott and Jennifer Glover, owners of Glo-Crest Dairy and Mountain Fresh Creamery, received the Environmental Recognition Award for several resourceful practices they have in place to save energy, recycle, and preserve the environment so many generations can continue to farm in the North Hall community.

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Danielle Perkins and Bill Hall of Murray Plastics, recipient of the Workforce Development Recognition Award. The company 2020 SPECIAL advocates for workbased learning and providing valued employment for students. They are dedicated to making sure their employees grow both personally and in their careers.

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VOLUME 26 ISSUE 6

A Community in Unity

The Chamber and our surrounding communities are working hard to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. One unified plan underway is hALL IN – a collaborative effort of the Chamber, local governments, community leaders and key organizaBrian Rochester tions. hALL IN encourages Rochester & Associates businesses and organizaChairman, Greater Hall tions to take the hALL IN Chamber of Commerce pledge – to follow COVID-19 directives and guidelines set forth by the CDC, the State of Georgia and the White House and to wear masks, wash your hands, and watch your distancing. Since the launch of hALL IN in early October, over 310 organizations have taken the hAll In Pledge. Are you hALL IN? Help us stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community by taking the hALL in pledge today at wearehallin.com.

During what’s been a difficult time for all of us, it’s been uplifting to see so many join together in the fight against COVID-19. The impressive response received in support of the hALL IN effort as well as ongoing Chamber webinars and programs is proof that our members and the community understand the significance of COVID-19 and is committed to doing their part to combat this virus. Join us for a webinar facilitated by Northeast Georgia Health System on December 9 (9am) via Zoom as our medical experts share the current status of COVID-19 in

our community and provide instructions on how to keep yourself, your business, and your family safe and healthy during the holidays. Register at GHCC.com/events.

As 2020 draws to a close, let's reflect on the tenacity of our community and the acts of unity that set us apart. From drive-through testing to food drives, we have forged a united path to overcome the struggles associated with COVID-19. Let's remember to stay strong, help each other as we continue to navigate the pandemic, and most importantly, continue to pray for and support our "COVID-weary" healthcare workers.

Buy Local - Eat Local - Donate Local

I recently read that Hall County Fire Services collected $96,000 during this year’s “Give Burns the Boot” drive – collecting more donations from our community than the 100 fire departments competing statewide. During the Holiday Season, support our struggling small businesses and non-profits. Buy Local. Eat Local. Donate Local. Consider a donation in honor or memory of a loved one to United Way's COVID-19 relief fund or North Georgia Community Foundation's fund that makes strategic grants to nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, or the Northeast Georgia Health System Foundation where 100% of your gift supports initiatives to improve the health of the community. Support our restaurants and buy a gift certificate for a meal out, or give a gift from a local small business retailer or a handmade item from a local shop. We are a Community in Unity. Let this season reflect our strong and giving spirit.

Stay Safe & Healthy:

Navigating COVID-19 During the Holidays

Wednesday, December 9 9:00 a.m. | via Zoom

Join us for a webinar facilitated by Northeast Georgia Health System as they share the current status of COVID-19 in our community and provide instructions on how to keep yourself, your business, and your family safe and healthy during the holidays! Register at GHCC.com/events No Charge | Advanced Registration Required

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McKemie West, Editor • Email: kwest@ghcc.com 230 E.E. Butler Pkwy • Gainesville GA 30501 • 770-532-6206 • GreaterHallChamber.com Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce

2020-2021 Executive Committee Chairman Brian Rochester Rochester & Associates Chairman-Elect Phil Sutton Kubota Manufacturing of America Treasurer Glennis Barnes, Georgia Power Vice Chair, Economic Development David Lee, Jackson EMC Vice Chair, Marketing Missy Burgess, Lanier Islands Vice Chair, Government Affairs Philip Wilheit, Jr. Wilheit Packaging

Vice Chairs, Education Andi Farmer Milton Martin Honda Lauren Armour Talley Lanier Technical College Vice Chair, South Hall Council Terry Merck, American Yazaki Vice Chairs, Membership Brett Fowler Turner, Wood & Smith Insurance Phil Bonelli, Regions Bank Vice Chair Community Development Haley Bower, Clipper Petroleum Chair, Vision 2030 Tate O’Rouke, Jackson EMC

Vision 2030 Executive Director Elizabeth Higgins Co-Chairs, HALLmark Paul Chambers, AT&T Mimi Collins, Longstreet Clinic Randall Frost, Stewart, Melvin & Frost Senior Advisor Brian Daniel Carroll Daniel Construction Immediate Past Chair Carol Burrell Northeast Georgia Health System Greater Hall Chamber President & CEO Kit Dunlap

2020-2021 Board of Directors Christa Andrews, Corporate Storage Norman Baggs, The Times Neal Booth, Pinnacle Bank Chris Braswell, The Norton Agency Chris Brown, Delta Community Credit Union Whitney Brown, Stewart, Melvin & Frost Nick Bruner, Rushton Dan Carey, BB&T/TRUIST Tammy Caudell, Carroll Daniel Construction Sean Couch, Northeast Georgia Health System Shanna Cronic, Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic Ashley Davis, Lawson Air Conditioning & Plumbing David Dickerson, Law Office of David H. Dickerson Stacey Dickson, Lake Lanier CVB Danny Dunagan, Mayor, City of Gainesville Drew Echols, Jaemor Farms Dr. Suzanne Erickson, Brenau University Josh Everett, New Leaf Landscape Services Jim Grier, Mayor, City of Lula Bruce Hancock, Liberty Emily Hayes, Milton Martin Toyota Tracy Hoeltke Herter, Netchex Richard Higgins, Chair, Hall County Commission Anna Jacobs, AccessWDUN Ben Jarrard, University of North Georgia Logan Jones, Wilheit Packaging Brooke Kalinauskas, Conditioned Air Systems Jay Kilroy, Willis Investment Counsel Geoff Lee, Craton, Inc. Ward McCamy, Bank of America JD Mealor, Regions Bank Ashton Meeks, Willis Investment Counsel

Mike Miller, Mayor, City of Flowery Branch Sheri Millwood, Oakwood City Council Caitlin Mincey, Mincey Marble Manufacturing Dr. Kirsty Montgomery, Lakeview Academy Terry Morrisey, Intelligent Energy Chris Nish, Cottrell James Nix, Mayor, City of Clermont Dr. Richard Oates, University of North Georgia Bill Orr, Mayor, Town of Braselton Dr. Jeff Payne, North Georgia Eye Clinic Todd Pennington, McGarity’s Business Products Dr. Ray Perren, Lanier Technical College Michele Piucci, Peach State Bank & Trust Col. Stas Preczewski, Riverside Military Academy Brad Puryear, Mansfield Energy Derek Reyes, Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta Vanesa Sarazua, Hispanic Alliance Georgia Will Schofield, Hall County School System Mulham Shbeib, Mar-Jac Poultry Dr. Anne Skleder, Brenau University Terry Spicer, King’s Hawaiian Bakery Margaret Spratlin, Longstreet Clinic Kevin Strada, The Atlanta Falcons John Turner, Northeast Georgia Health System Roy Turpin, Mayor, City of Gillsville Philip Wilheit, Wilheit Packaging Dr. Jeremy Williams, Gainesville City Schools Darryl Workman, South State Bank John Wright, Fieldale Farms Mike Zeiler, Bitzer US, Inc. Nancy Jo Zimmer, JP Morgan Chase Bank

Greater Hall Chamber Staff Executive Kit Dunlap, President & CEO Gerri Collins, Executive Assistant Economic Development Tim Evans, Vice President Nikki Chandler, Vice President Existing Industry Amanda Lewis, Project Manager Madison Hopkins, Project Manager Finance & Operations David Umberson, Vice President, Finance & HR Membership Development Mandy Lathem, Vice President, Events Christen Wilbanks, Vice President, Sales Kara Tate, Vice President, Sales & Programs

Government Affairs Madison Hopkins, Project Manager South Hall Council Kara Tate, Vice President, Sales & Programs Community Development Robin Halstead, Vice President VISION 2030 Elizabeth Higgins, Executive Director Marketing & Communications Kemie West, Business Link Editor/Consultant Greater Hall Chamber Welcome Center Robin Halstead, Manager

Education & Leadership Andi Tippens, Vice President The mission of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is to improve the overall business climate for member growth, promote community development, facilitate political action, and enhance the quality of life.


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COVID-19 Community Update

Stay Safe & Healthy: Navigating COVID-19 During the Holidays

Wednesday, December 9 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Via Zoom (No Charge)

Join us for a webinar facilitated by Northeast Georgia Health System with the current status of COVID-19 in our community and instructions on how to keep yourself, your business, and your family safe and healthy during the Holidays. INFO: Madison Hopkins, 770-532-6206 | mhopkins@ghcc.com No Charge | Register Online: GHCC.com/EVENTS

Eggs & Issues 2020 Virtual Forum

Thursday, December 10

7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (In Person Attendance Sold Out) Lanier Technical College Ramsey Conference Center

The Greater Hall Chamber continues to assist local businesses and citizens in communicating their concerns and discussing issues with our legislative delegation at the Annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast. Presented by Jackson EMC, the forum will feature the Hall County Legislative Delegation for the Georgia House of Representatives and State Senate: Butch Miller, State Senator, 49th District Lee Hawkins, State Representative, 27th District Matt Dubnik, State Representative, 29th District Emory Dunahoo, Jr., State Representative, 30th District Timothy Barr, State Representative, 103rd District

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December Friday, December 4

Network Over Coffee

January '21 Wednesday, January 6

Healthcare Committee 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 8

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Lake Lanier Olympic Park

Economic Development Council

Tuesday, December 8

Tuesday, January 12

"How to Sell Anything!"

"Make 2021 Your Best Year Ever!"

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Wednesday, December 9

Ambassadors Council

"Stay Safe & Healthy: Navigating COVID-19 During the Holidays"

Wednesday, January 13

Small Business Seminar Nelson Smith, 365 Degree Total Marketing

COVID-19 Community Update Presented by Northeast Georgia Health System

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. | via Zoom Thursday, December 10

Virtual Eggs & Issues Breakfast Presented by Jackson EMC

7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. | In Person Sold Out Lanier Technical College Ramsey Conference Center Thursday, December 10

Community Webinar HOPE: Connections in a Time of Isolation 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | via Zoom Wednesday, December 16

Issues Committee Tourism Update

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Small Business Seminar

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3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Break Water Grill | Flowery Branch

Human Resource Council 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 19

Vision 2030 Board Meeting 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 20

Issues Committee 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Thursday, January 21

Chamber Executive Committee 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 26

South Hall Business Coalition

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Brasleton

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10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. | via Zoom Thursday, December 17

Thursday, January 28

HOPE: Finding Connections in a Time of Isolation

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Thursday, December 10 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Via Zoom (No Charge)

Substance use disorder is said to be a “disease of isolation,” so how can the recovering community stay balanced during this time of social distancing? Join The Partnership for a Drug Free Hall for this online forum as a diverse panel discusses their challenges, successes and lessons learned in recovery during the pandemic. Jordan Hussey, Executive Director at J’s Place, will be the moderator. Sponsored by Northeast Georgia Health System. INFO: Judy Brownell, 678-316-1140 | prevention@centerpointga.org No Charge | Link to webinar at DrugFreeHall.org OR JsPlaceRecovery.org 4

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Chamber Executive Committee NOTE: No Chamber Board of Directors meeting in December. The Chamber office is closed December 24-25.

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | via Zoom

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The Greater Hall Chamber is closely monitoring COVID-19 regulations and guidance and may convert in person events to virtual only events if needed. All registered participants will be notified by e-mail of any changes. Check the Chamber calendar regularly, and keep an eye on your inbox for updates. GHCC.com/EVENTS


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2020 Industry of the Year Awards Congratulations to the Industry of the Year Award Recipients announced at the 12th Annual Industry Appreciation Awards Luncheon presented by the Chamber and Lanier Technical College in November. Ranger Manufacturing received the Industry of the Year Award in the small-size employer category (1-50 employees). (L-R) Mike McGraw, Jim Edwards, Mike Jones and Stacey Turner. Ranger is an innovative machining and fabrication shop that combines engineering with manufacturing capabilities in laser cutting, CNC machining, welding, metal forming and assembly. They also manufacture their own patented products sold through an online store and Grainger, offering some of the best bolt-cutter-proof locks in the business. Despite the company’s small size of 19 employees, Ranger Manufacturing has placed a high priority on developing its workforce. The company is participating in two apprenticeships and will soon start a Work Based Learning partnership for local high school students. Since locating to Gainesville-Hall County in 2013, Ranger has expanded beyond making its own products to a full service manufacturing operation servicing many local industries and have not had one lost-time accident. rangermfg.com • Online Store: rangerlock.com

Wilheit Packaging received the Industry of the Year Award in the medium-size employer category (51-200 employees). (L-R) Nikki Chandler, Chamber VP Existing Industry; Philip Wilheit, Sr., President, and Philip Wilheit, Jr., Partner, Wilheit Packaging; Tim Evans, Chamber VP Economic Development. Since 1953, Wilheit Packaging has provided great service to customers while suppling quality packaging materials at a fair price. Their commitment of time, leadership and financial support has been consistent and foundational to many non-profit organizations. Wilheit Packaging employs more than 100 full-time associates that earn competitive wages, a 401K plan and a full benefits package including 100% of employees’ health care and year-end bonuses. The company has a tradition of developing talent and promoting from within including mechanics, drivers and fork lift drivers. Wilheit Packaging is constantly innovating new services to meet customer needs, including an award winning and robust corrugated recycling program. wilheit.com Hydro is the Industry of the Year Award recipient in the large employer category (200+ employees). (L-R) Danny Colaris, Travis Wood, Melinda Gailey, Louis Valencia. Hydro’s Gainesville location has been extruding aluminum profiles for over 30 years for applications from architecture to transportation. The company’s 430 employees in Gainesville are part of a global business operating in 40 countries with 36,000 employees. Over the years, the Gainesville operation has gone by the names Indalex, Sapa and more recently as Hydro Extrusion (pronounced “heedrow”). Hydro, founded in Norway in 1905, has established a philosophy of business “the Hydro Way,” which encourages participating in creating a viable society of sustainability and community engagement. Sustainability is at the core of Hydro’s business in the reuse and recycling of aluminum. Hydro invests heavily in its employees to develop new skills and maintain their outstanding safety record. The Gainesville location has also taken steps toward establishing an apprenticeship program through Lanier Technical College. In addition to providing signing and retention bonuses, Hydro offers quarterly gain-share bonuses. hydro.com December 2020 | GreaterHallChamber.com

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economic development Certified Manufacturing Lab Hall County School System introduces new student workforce development initiative Officials with some of Hall County’s premier manufacturing companies joined the Hall County Board of Education for a tour of Hall County's first Certified Manufacturing Laboratory at West Hall High School. On hand were representatives from Kubota, Ranger Manufacturing, IMS Gear, PPG, King’s Hawaiian, LaserCraft, Bitzer and ABB. West Hall High School Principal Dr. Ley Hathcock stated, “We could have started a metals program or an auto shop program or any of those, but we have been talking for a few years about how we really need something to introduce students to what the plant across the street looks like – and what it does,” Hathcock said. “This is culmination of that dialogue.” Scott Reed, Manufacturing Technology Instructor at West Hall, led the tour and noted that the lab is a response to the need for qualified individuals to work in the growing number of manufacturing businesses currently in, and soon to be in, Hall County and the State. The laboratory features routers, lathes, 3-D printers, plasma cutters, mills, robotics, injection molding equipment and an array of other conventional and cutting-edge equipment. Reed says he runs the lab and his classroom just like a modern manufacturing facility runs its plant. “I run my (classroom) just like a job shop.” He pointed at the classroom door and said, “This is an employee entrance.” Hall County School Superintendent Will Schofield said that while the Manufacturing Pathway class was only offered at the West Hall High School campus, all district students are eligible to participate in the program. hallco.org

Umberson honored by Auto Industry

Elizabeth Umberson, Vice President, Materials Management for ZF North America, has been named among 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry by Automotive News. Elizabeth and co-honorees are featured in a special section of the Nov. 9 issue and were recognized at a virtual, exclusive celebration sponsored by Automotive News and Deloitte. 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry recognizes women who are leaders in the automotive field – those who make major decisions and have significant influence at their companies. Automotive News has published the list of the industry's top female executives every five years since 2000. Elizabeth Umberson has had a distinguished career at ZF over the past 25 years, significantly contributing to the company's success in many business-critical ways. In 1999, she became the company's first female plant manager at the Gainesville facility. Most recently, after ZF acquired TRW, she was a key member for the integration of materials management in North America. ZF.com 6

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Perren named TCSG Deputy Commissioner Lanier Technical College President Dr. Ray Perren has been named the Deputy Commissioner for Technical Education for the Technical College System of Georgia. Perren was named the president of Lanier Tech in April 2013. Under Perren's leadership, Lanier Tech experienced more than 35% annual enrollment growth as well as a 100% graduate placement for the last five years. Perren led efforts to construct a new Dr. Ray Perren Tim McDonald main campus for Lanier Technical College in Lanier Technical Lanier Technical Hall County, the largest single capital project College College undertaken by TCSG. Perren will be working with all 22 technical colleges across the state in his new position. Lanier Technical College Executive Vice President Tim McDonald has been named Interim President of Lanier Technical College. McDonald has spent 37 years at Lanier Technical College where he currently provides leadership for the Economic Development and Adult Education Divisions of the college. laniertech.edu

Ammonia Refrigeration Academy Gainesville High graduates complete Lanier Tech training program

Suzanne Altman, Georgia Poultry Federation; Tim McDonald, Lanier Technical College; Mike Giles, Georgia Poultry Federation; Natalie Smith, CTAE Program Coordinator, Gainesville High School, with students (L-R) Jeynci Galo, Jesus Sanchez, Ivan Medrano, Martelle Conner and Cristian Hernandez at the graduation ceremony for the Electro-Mechanical Ammonia Refrigeration Academy at Lanier Technical College. The five week boot-camp style program provided training to recent Gainesville High School graduates for careers in the poultry industry. Prior to entering the program, these students were not planning on furthering their education. With guidance and encouragement from instructor Natalie Smith, they worked hard and received eight certifications. Following graduation, seven area employers in the poultry industry were on site at Lanier Tech, held direct interviews, and will be making employment offers to the graduates. While this was a team effort, the success of the students and program would not have been possible without the Georgia Poultry Federation, Lanier Technical College, Natalie Smith / Gainesville High School, and Worksource Georgia Mountains through which a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act grant provided case management and tuition costs for the students along with reimbursement for gas/travel. Case management included support of a Life Coach, who worked with each student helping them develop a resume and prepare for interviews.


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Small Business of the Month Avocados Restaurant

Avocados was founded by Albert Lunalover, executive chef and owner, in 2012. Albert attended culinary school at Johnson & Wales in Rhode Island, began his career in Miami, and continued in New York before entering the Atlanta restaurant scene in the early 1990s. He worked alongside his brother in groundbreaking restaurants Eclipse di Luna and Luna Si. He ventured out on his own and created Avocados where he could share his creativity and passion for great food. Avocados is a friendly and fun sidewalk cafe and full service restaurant located right in the heart of the Historic Downtown Gainesville Square. They offer freshly prepared dishes in a cozy, Avocados Restaurant Manager David Camalier and Marvin "Bud" Whelchel. eclectic atmosphere. Avocados is a favorite among artists, musicians and locals in the neighborhood. It’s the perfect place to relax whether you want a delicious meal, a glass of wine, or a lavish homemade dessert. They offer a full bar, including a varied wine list as well as great local beer and cocktails. 109 Bradford Street SE, Gainesville, GA 30501. 770-532-0001. avocadoseats.com

Small Business Success Seminar

Tuesday, December 8

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The 1st Thing You’re Selling is Yourself Listen More Than You Talk Know Who to Sell to Understand What Motivates the Other Side Keep It Simple

Nelson Smith has been with 365 Degree Total Marketing for over 10 years and has a wealth of sales and leadership experience. Nelson strategizes with various industries to help develop sales and reach goals and has worked with Chambers of Commerce (including the Greater Hall Chamber) and CVB’s. Don't miss this Nelson Smith informative session on how to sell everything! 365 is a nationally 365 Degree Total Marketing recognized full-service marketing agency that captures and communicates the essence and edge that drives business to clients. Questions? Amanda Lewis, 770-532-6206 x 111. Email: alewis@ghcc.com. Register online: GHCC.com/events

A&R Homes Ryan Chitwood 5953 Main Street Lula, GA 30554 706-499-0871 - Home Builder aandr.homes

Diversified Resource Group Darrell Creedon 6410 Atlantic Blvd, Suite 340 Peachtree Corners, GA 30071 678-362-8928 - Commercial Furniture Dealer drgatlanta.com

Resilux America Kevin Green 265 John B Brooks Road Pendergrass, GA 30567 706-693-7110 - Manufacturer resilux.com

Agile Cold Storage Donald Schoenl 3117 Athens Highway Gainesville, GA 30507 833-424-2653 - Warehouse & Storage agilecoldstorage.com

G & F Group Erik Grover 814 Main Street SW Gainesville, GA 30501 678-696-8350 - Construction gandfgroup.com

Amber Glen Personal & Memory Care Community Elizabeth Flanagan 2215 Old Hamilton Place Gainesville, GA 30507 470-691-0161 - Assisted Living & Senior Care amberglenpc.com

Industrial Protection Analysis Lucian Gavriliuc 1812 Sydney Mill Court Buford, GA 30518 678-516-5041 - Safety Consulting ipa-epc.com

St. Paul United Methodist Church Rev. Dr. Sondra Jones 404 Washington Street, NW Gainesville, GA 30501 770-532-2977 - Church stpaulumcgainesville.org

Auto Metal Direct Mark Headrick 3348 Gateway Centre Parkway Gainesville, GA 30507 770-967-0909 - Wholesaler autometaldirect.com Craton Geoff Lee 3280 Peachtree Corners Circle Suite F Peachtree Corners, GA 30010 770-530-3701 - Printing & Promotional Items cratonpromotions.com

Infrastructure Solutions Group Joseph Martinez 5274 Palmero Court, Suite 300 Buford, GA 30518 770-885-7714 - Cable Contractor isgsystems.com Northeast Georgia Ophthalmology Dr. Vandana Reddy 1498 Jesse Jewell Parkway SE Suite B Gainesville, GA 30501 770-767-3937 - Medical / Ophthalmology northeastgeorgiaeyes.com

Tino's Tex Mex Cantina Jacelin Sanchez 400 EE Butler Parkway Gainesville, GA 30501 678-696-5097 - Restaurant & Catering tinostexmexcantina.com Wathco Darlene Stone 5470 Technology Parkway Braselton, GA 30517 770-967-8180 - Contractor wathco.com

Chamber Member Spotlight Since 1999, Precision Stoneworks has proudly served residential builders, commercial contractors, remodelers and DIY clients throughout Atlanta and the North Georgia region. They are a full service company equipped with a knowledgeable and skilled team who will work with you through each step in the process, down to the final installation. From custom design, stone selection, fabrication down to installation, our artisans and craftsmen collectively have over 150 years of experience in the stone & quartz countertop business. Their mission is simple: Commitment to exceptional quality, competitive prices, and, above all, customer satisfaction. precisionstoneworks.com December 2020 | GreaterHallChamber.com

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member news Have you made the hALL IN Pledge?

The hALL IN initiative seeks to protect the health, mental outlook and overall well-being of our residents and support a healthy economy going forward. What does it mean to be hALL IN? Being hALL IN means you’ve pledged to wear a mask, practice social distancing, and abide by other health and safety guidelines outlined by the CDC, White House and State of Georgia in order to stop the spread of COVID-19. By taking the pledge, your business name will be added to the wearehALLin.com website. You’ll also receive a hALL IN window decal. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever that we protect ourselves and our community from the flu. The flu vaccine is the most effective way to prevent the flu, and the CDC recommends everyone six months and older should get a flu vaccine. Keep your employees safe! Go to WeArehALLin.com, take the pledge and request an On-Site Flu Shot Clinic at your business. WeArehALLin.com

Healthcare's Most Wired for 2020

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is the only hospital in Georgia to receive one of the highest levels of recognition for using technology to improve healthcare quality and cost. The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) included NGMC on its list of Healthcare’s Most Wired for 2020. This is the seventh year NGMC has made the list, and it’s the first year it received Level 9 certification alongside healthcare leaders like Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins and UCLA Health. “Having a solid technology foundation has allowed us to expand our services in 2020 to offer video visits, improved ways to find our physicians online, improved consults between different hospitals and more,” says Chris Paravate, NGHS Chief Information Officer,. “We have ambitious plans to keep improving those tools and finding more ways to use technology to help improve our community’s health in 2021.” nghs.com

The Greater Hall Chamber's Healthcare Awards Program spotlights those in the healthcare industry making a significant impact on our quality of life through excellence in health and wellness. 2021 awards will be presented at the 4th Annual Healthy Hall Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, March 2 (11:30 am - 1:00 pm) at Lanier Technical College, Ramsey Conference Center. Award Categories include hALL In Corporate Achievement Recognition; Visionary Leader; Community Impact; Healthcare Education; Outstanding Achievement in Behavioral Health; Healthcare Worker of the Year; Nurse of the Year; Dentist of the Year; Physician of the Year; Lifetime Achievement Award (may be awarded posthumously). Nominate an individual, business or organization for a Healthy Hall Award of Excellence at surveymonkey.com/r/HealthyHallAwards. Event Sponsorships available. Details: Amanda Lewis, 770-532-6206, alewis@ghcc.com 10

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• Two Hall County Government leaders were recently named to state boards by Governor Brian Kemp. Hall County Commissioner Kathy Cooper was named to the Georgia State Board of Architects and Interior Designers, and Lisa MacKinney, director of the Hall County Library System, was named to the Georgia State Board for the Certification of Librarians. • Pilgrim’s Pride employs 1,600 locally and is investing $795,000 in our community as part of its "Hometown Strong" Initiative to support the community’s future and help respond to needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chamber is helping identify projects where the funds can best help meet needs in key areas: food insecurity, community infrastructure and well-being, and COVID-19 emergency response and relief efforts. To learn more or have a project considered, visit hometownstrong.jbssa.com • Colonel Staś Preczewski, president of Riverside Military Academy (RMA), announces with sincere gratitude that RMA alumnus John Phelps and his wife, Ann, have gifted over $1 million to establish the John F. and Ann Phelps Endowment. This transformational gift is the largest in the Academy's history and will support scholarships providing need-based tuition assistance for deserving young men. riversidemilitary.com • The Board of Trustees at Elachee Nature Science Center announces the retirement of long-time President & CEO, Andrea Timpone, who has devoted 35 years to Elachee, promoting environmental understanding through education and conservation. As the only SACS accredited nature center in the southeastern United States, Elachee leads the way in teaching school children and nature lovers. Tens of thousands of individuals discover, learn and play there each year. A national search is underway for a new CEO. elachee.org • Looking for a facility to host your holiday party this year? Consider the Podium Club in the all-new Michelin Tower at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta! This elegant hospitality space can serve up to 300 guests and can be customized to fit your needs, with all-inclusive catering packages, portable bars, audio/visual needs, space

for a dance floor, rooftop access and more. Contact: towerrentals@roadatlanta.com • Peach State Bank & Trust is expanding to Braselton with the opening of a new loan office in early 2021. The office will handle commercial loans, mortgages and home equity lines for South Hall businesses and residents and be led by veteran lenders Executive VP Terry Evans,Senior VP David Dyer and Mortgage Banker Rhonda Dellinger. peachstatebank.com • Dominguez & Jones Wealth Management Group, a Raymond James company, changed its name to Windsor Wealth, Planners & Strategists. Carlos Dominguez, Christina Jones and John Lilly, III are partners/owners of the firm that specializes in working with discretionary portfolios and developing comprehensive financial plans for a diverse client base. Brooke Cantrell recently joined the team as Associate Financial Planner. windsorwealth.management • The University of North Georgia held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Cottrell Center for Business, Technology & Innovation on the Dahlonega campus. Scheduled to open for classes in fall 2022, the new 86,483-square-foot building was made possible through the generosity of Mike and Lynn Cottrell and will serve as the hub for business and computer science programs with specialized labs, student engagement spaces, and high technology classrooms, all designed to enhance student learning. ung.edu • The Chamber is dedicated to providing resources for employment opportunities. Visit the Jobs page online at GreaterHallChamber.com for a listing of 60+ employers hiring. Link to apply directly for careers with area companies like Northeast Georgia Health System with some 700 job openings, full-time, part-time or PRN shifts, and a $500 Sign On Bonus available. NGHScareers.com. Mark your calendar for the Chamber's Spring Job Fair & Career Expo on March 31 (10am-2pm) at the Gainesville Civic Center. The event is open to the public with 65+ companies that are hiring on hand.

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(L-R) Kate Gottsman, Lakeview Academy; Andrew Heighton, Flowery Branch High School; Graham Williams, The Stoke (guest speaker and Leadership Hall Graduate); Jack Ramsey, Flowery Branch High School. Students received gift boxes of stationary from Press On Stationary from Graham Williams for participation in his presentation on effective communication and correspondence. Youth Leadership Hall students gathered at Lanier College & Career Academy to kick off the Quality of Life program. Dario Perla, Master’s Apparel, and Abby Murray, Style Collectif, started the day with "What NOT to Wear – Dress to Impress." Cathy Shaw of My Sister’s Place Boutique spoke on dressing for success while helping others and led an interactive fashion show for the students. "Social Etiquette for Every Leader" was presented by Staci Crain, Work Based Learning Coordinator at East Hall High School. "The Game of Life" was presented by Jessica Dudley, Teigha Snowden and Wakeitha Cunningham of United Way of Hall County. "How To Lead Yourself" was presented by motivational speaker Casey Ryals, Hall County Farm Bureau Insurance, followed by an effective communication and correspondence session led by Graham Williams, The Stoke – Strategic Creative Agency & Press On Paper Co. Thank you program sponsors – Lanier College & Career Academy and Bitzer. Strong leadership is a key ingredient of a thriving community. The Greater Hall Chamber’s Leadership Hall County (LHC) program educates emerging and existing leaders to be integral players in the future of Gainesville-Hall County. Since its inception in 1982, 970 individuals have graduated from the program and taken their place as leaders in the community. Through a series of sessions combining lectures and tours, participants learn about such topics as Economic Development, Public Safety, Politics, Tourism, Education, Healthcare, Social Services, Agriculture and Quality of Life. To learn more about Leadership Hall County or how you can get involved, contact Andi Tippens, Chamber VP Education at 770-532-6206 x 113. Email: andi@ghcc.com

Partners in Education

Lanier College & Career Academy | Dawn Mumpower, Regions Bank Dawn Mumpower, a Regions Mortgage Lender, leads the bank's community outreach team and its Partner in Education (PIE) activities with Lanier College & Career Academy (LCCA). Regions has sponsored a student holiday luncheon for the past two years, assisted with curriculum efforts, served as guest speakers and taught several lessons on financial literacy, and connected with students for work-based learning employment positions with Regions Bank. "Part of LCCA’s school mission is to connect with ALL students and build lasting relationships," said Kim Guy, LCCA Dawn Mumpower Work-Based Learning Coordinator/Youth Apprenticeship. "Dawn has Regions Bank coordinated our student luncheon and sponsored our staff preplanning breakfast. With an average of 200 full time students and around 75 staff, the support we receive through these events allows for a special tradition." In May, LCCA was able to celebrate 2020 graduates despite the pandemic. With all the challenges faced last spring; LCCA seniors showed exceptional perseverance and resilience. "For graduation, LCCA wanted to do something out of the ordinary, and Dawn stepped up to the plate and provided an amazing fireworks display," said Guy. "LCCA sends a HUGE shout out to Dawn and Regions Bank – thank you for all that you do!" Coordinated by the Greater Hall Chamber, PIE provides support of regional education partnerships, including all 44 public city and county schools (elementary, middle and high school levels) and over 350 partnering organizations. GHCC.com/education

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ribbon cuttings New Pinnacle Bank Branch in Gainesville

Pinnacle Bank Branch Manager, Terrell Cleveland cuts the ribbon for the new Dawsonville Highway Branch. The most recent branch is the third location in Gainesville, and the community continues to be extremely welcoming. Pinnacle Bank is one of the largest community banks in Georgia with $1.5 billion in total assets and 22 branches across 15 counties in Northeast Georgia. The Pinnacle Bank team is made up of local people who want to serve their customers and communities. That is the added value Pinnacle brings to the Gainesville and Hall County area – Pinnacle is a community bank not only working to build great customer relationships but working to strengthen relationships with this community. 545 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville, GA. 678-928-5370. PinnacleBank.com

Jeff Tucker, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Mesa Capital Partners, cuts ribbon with Dena Hilyer, Property Manager for The Mill at New Holland. The Mill at New Holland is a luxury apartment community located in the heart of the historic New Holland Community in Gainesville. Managed by Pegasus Residential and owned by Mesa Capital Partners, The Mill is Gainesville’s premier new community and the only one with elevator access. With state-of-the-art amenities and the conveniences of nearby shops and restaurants, The Mill is a place to come together and a beautiful place to call home. 1000 New Holland Way, NE, Gainesville, GA 30501. 470-450-1080. TheMillatNewHolland.com

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Agustin "Tino" Sanchez and daughter Jacelin cut a ribbon for Tino's Tex-Mex Cantina at the Ramada Inn in Gainesville. The restaurant serves both Tex-Mex dishes and cuisine from Michoacan, Mexico, where Tino is from – tacos with handmade corn tortillas, enchiladas, nachos, seafood dishes, fajitas, and specialties including chopped ribeye steak with sautéed tomatoes, onions and serrano peppers, and Guiso de Puerco made with chopped pork in red or green mole sauce. Tino opened his first taqueria in Oakwood in 2003 and is a previous franchise owner of Pueblos Mexican Cuisine in Gainesville. He opened the first Tino’s off Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville, which is now owned by his cousin. Tino's at the Ramada Inn seats up to 80 people with tables distanced 6 feet and a recently added patio for outdoor seating. 400 EE Butler Parkway in Gainesville. 678-696-5097. tinostexmexgainesville.com


business news Dongwon Tech to locate U.S. headquarters and manufacturing center to Hall County Dongwon Tech Corporation, a supplier of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) ducts and CR/DR systems, will invest $700,000 in opening a new North American headquarters and manufacturing center in Hall County, delivering 40 jobs to the Gainesville area. Dongwon Tech is a U.S. subsidiary of Yuchang Air Con Co., Ltd., which is headquartered in Korea, and produces a variety of HVAC items and technologies. The 20,000-square-foot facility, located at 2175 Centennial Drive in Gainesville, will primarily produce rectangular air ducts for SK Innovation and another local HVAC company located less than an hour away in Commerce. Dongwon’s strategic location in Hall County will play a critical role in helping the company reach additional customers throughout the Southeast who are looking for a local supplier of air ducts. “Georgia has many Korean-Americans, and already many Korean conglomerates have entered the country, making it easier for Dongwon Tech to enter the country in the early stages of investment,” said CEO of Dongwon Tech Corporation CheolWoong Heo. “It was a good opportunity for Dongwon Tech to be established in Hall County, which has an established, well-equipped manufacturing infrastructure.” Chamber VP of Economic Development Tim Evans stated, “We are so pleased Dongwon Tech chose Georgia and Gainesville-Hall County for their new facility. This is a fast-growing region and their air handling products are critical to new construction.”

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community development

New Midtown "Love Freedom" Mural

Business Beautification Award 2020 The Chamber's Fall 2020 Business Beautification Award of Excellence was presented to the Diletto Bakery in Gainesville. The award program was initiated 26 years ago and promotes attractive and well maintained areas by publicly recognizing those who have made beautification efforts to property. James Velez and Eva Camarillo of Diletto Bakery, recipient of the 2020 Business Beautification Award for renovation of the shop. Located in the heart of Gainesville, Diletto offers flavorful coffee, a variety of delicious pastries, freshly baked bread, sandwich combinations and other delectable treats. The staff takes pride in excellence in everything they do and are committed to providing the best quality possible customer connection experience. Visit the bakery at 528 Bradford Street SW in Gainesville. 678-943-1304. dilettobakery.com

Buy Local with Main Street Money

Give the gift that has variety and supports local businesses: Main Street Money! Main Street Gainesville is kicking off a new gift certificate program. The ten dollar increment gift certificates are good at over 20 stores in Historic Downtown Gainesville. You can spend them at restaurants, boutiques, and more! Participating businesses are printed on the back of the certificate, and Main Street Gainesville keeps a complete list of current businesses updated online at downtowngainesville.com. Businesses in the Main Street District that are interested in participating can contact Nicole Ricketts, Main Street Manager, 770-297-1141. Email: mainstreet@gainesvillega.gov Main Street Money is available at the Gainesville Visitors Center, located at 300 Henry Ward Way, and open Monday–Friday, 8am–5pm. Drop by and pick up your certificates. If you plan to purchase a large order of Main Street Money, feel free to call ahead at 770-297-1141 so they can have your order ready for you when you arrive. For more on Main Street Money, visit gainesville.org/main-street-money 14

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A dynamic new mural created by Gainesville-native Chad Shore has been installed on the backside of McGarity's Business Products on Grove Street in the Midtown Greenway area. The "Love Freedom" mural provides another great way to infuse public art in Gainesville. The project is a partnership of the City of Gainesville, Gainesville Parks & Recreation and the Vision 2030 Public Art Committee and joins “The Lost Wall,” a recent recreation of a mid1970s-era mural by Karen Hawk. The new "Love Freedom" mural features a modern child riding the back of an Osprey hawk, along with the visual elements of stained glass and a gold crown, to represent the "Queen City of the Mountains" moniker that Gainesville has boasted for decades. The Osprey hawk symbolizes the spiritual power as a healer, while the child symbolizes freedom. The stained glass effect is used to represent light and a teaching tool, while multi-colored hearts use color theory to express different feelings. Gainesville Parks & Rec Director Kate Mattison said the Midland area of the Midtown Greenway will receive approximately $2 million in improvements through Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax VIII. “The newest section of the greenway located at the Wye, the corner of Grove and Davis streets, will be redeveloped beginning early 2021,” Mattison said. “Gainesville Parks & Recreation is currently in the design development phase and project plans include a large paver plaza, playground, boardwalk, lighting, seating and additional vegetation.”

Winter Fun at Margaritaville Lanier Islands

Get outdoors for some fresh air and family-friendly fun at Margaritaville Lanier Islands – one of the best winter attractions in the Southeast! The all new strolling lakeside light show is spectacular. Take a walk through an incredible lighting extravaganza on the Paradise Beachside of Margaritaville’s entertainment complex. Then, experience the adrenaline spiking snow tubes, ice skating, carnival rides, holiday shopping, and Santa, of course. Festive shopping and walk-up concessions, grab and go food and drinks, and plenty of hot cocoa and S’mores will warm you up and put you in that Margaritaville state of mind. margaritavilleresorts.com/margaritaville-at-lanier-islands


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community development

Community Webinar on December 10th

Northeast Georgia Speech Center 50th Anniversary Celebration Underway

Realizing the vital need for a speech and hearing center in Gainesville, Gainesville Junior Service League volunteers began research in the late 1950's with a uniquely special committee of caring, committed women who would study and visit centers across the South, and then create a plan for our own speech center. First Methodist Church, then on Green Street, Sandra Law, a community volunteer and early proponent of the offered space, and in 1971, Northeast Georgia Speach Center, assists with a hearing test. the doors were officially opened with a newly graduated UGA speech pathologist in place and a small staff of Junior League volunteers for administrative duties. A professor from UGA’s speech and hearing department agreed to serve as an Advisor to the Board. Speech Pathologist Diane Brower, current executive director, came on board in 1975. In 1976, the Northeast Georgia Speech Center (NEGASC) achieved national recognition by earning American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) accreditation. In 1992, NEGASC began a very successful Therapeutic Language for Children (TLC) program for three to five year old preschoolers. Today, this program remains part of the mission of the organization, as well as Lil B.U.D.S. (Babies Understanding and Developing Speech) for toddlers from 2 to 3 years of age. Ongoing supporters include the Rotary Club of Gainesville, the Roy C. Moore Foundation, the Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County, the Chlorox Company, and Motorola Foundation. Consider being a part of the team that will help provide the quality speech-language services that our community has come to expect. For 50 years, the Northeast Georgia Speech Center has helped people of all ages overcome hearing and speech limitations to fulfill the mission of helping clients “understand and be understood.” Donate online at negasc.com

Substance Use Disorder is said to be a “disease of isolation,” so how can the recovering community stay balanced during this time of social distancing? Join The Partnership for a Drug Free Hall on Thursday, December 10 (6pm) via Zoom for an online forum as a diverse community panel discusses their challenges, successes and lessons learned in recovery during the pandemic. Jordan Hussey, Executive Director at J’s Place, will be the program host and panel moderator. Jordan, a person in long term Jordan Hussey recovery, is a certified peer specialist in Addictive Disease. Executive Director She's WHAM certified, MAT Certified, Trauma informed care J's Place Recovery Center trained and certified, and a SOAR trainer. Prior to becoming the Executive director of J’s Place, she was a NICU Peer Recovery Coach at Northeast Georgia Health System, supporting pregnant women who struggled with substance use. Deb Esposito, CARES Peer Recovery Coach for Northeast Georgia Medical Center through the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse, will discuss the startling increased use of heroin, opioids and alcohol during the COVID-19 pandemic. Deb is a person in long term recovery and is CARES and WHAM Certified. This community webinar is sponsored by Northeast Georgia Health System. INFO: Judy Brownell, 678-316-1140 | prevention@centerpointga.org No Charge | Link to Webinar at DrugFreeHall.org OR JsPlaceRecovery.org

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About the Partnership for a Drug Free Hall

Drug Free Hall is a partnership of agencies and volunteers dedicated to providing Gainesville-Hall County with information, resources and actions to address the drug issues facing our community. Alcohol and drug addictions destroy our families, but working together, we can help those struggling with addiction learn to live in recovery and work to prevent addiction and the destruction it causes in our community. To get involved, email prevention@centerpointga.org or visit DrugFreeHall.org December 2020 | GreaterHallChamber.com

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2020 Industry of the Year Awards

Hybrid Legislative Forum

Congratulations to the 2020 Industry of the Year Award Recipients announced at the 12th Annual Industry Appreciation Awards Luncheon presented by the Chamber and Lanier Technical College: Ranger Manufacturing (Small Employer Category / 1-50 Employees) Wilheit Packaging (Medium Employer Category / 51-200 Employees) Hydro (Large Employer Category / 201+ Employees) Murray Plastics (Workforce Development Recognition) ALBAform (Safety Recognition) Conditioned Air Systems (Corporate Responsibility Recognition) Glo-Crest Dairy / Mountain Fresh Creamery (Environment Responsibility Recognition) Monika Vintrlikova and Jan Vintrlik of ALBAform, recipient of the Safety Recognition Award. Located in Oakwood, ALBAform has 117 employees and manufactures metal components, mainly the wire frames found in seating for the automotive industry. They have maintained safety records better than industry average by working together with their employees and have achieved more than 12 months of work hours without any injuries or illness. They are a Certified Drug Free Workplace and have taken the hALL in pledge to follow safety measures and stop the spread of COVID-19. Jeff Williams accepted the Corporate Responsibility Award for Conditioned Air Systems, a family‐owned and operated Gainesville-based business that provides high quality HVAC equipment and installation. Conditioned Air Systems fabricates their own ductwork and HVAC in-house and believes not only in investing in their employees, but investing in their community as well. Many of their 75 employees and family members are involved in community‐oriented programs and organizations focused on improving the quality of life in Hall County, including Gainesville Jaycees, Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County, Rotary Club, Toys for Tots, WomenSource, Westminster Church and United Way. The company has gone above and beyond this year to make sure their employees and customers stay safe during this pandemic and recently pledged to be hALL in and help stop the spread of COVID-19 in the community.

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