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The Greater Hall Chamber's 5K Chamber Chase and 2 Mile Wellness Walk is Thursday, March 30 at 6:00 pm at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville. Register online at or register IN PERSON now through March 30 at the Chamber, 230 E.E. Butler Parkway in Gainesville. The registration fee is $30, and $35 after March 16. Free training passes to area fitness centers available (limited, 1st come-1st serve). Awards will be presented to the Fastest Corporate Team, the Fastest Community Team, Fastest CEO, Best Team Spirit and T-Shirt Contest Awards and more! Finish line results and race times will be done electronically and awards presented in several age categories. FREE food, drink, music and giveaways following the race at “Hall County’s Largest Office Party”! Tent rentals are also available to use as a team base or promote your company. 5K Chamber Chase Details: Mandy Lathem, 770-532-6206 x 115. Email:

With a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC), your home can help you pay off credit card debt, finance student loans, purchase a new car, and more. Job Fair Wednesday, March 22

2.29% APR 10am - 2pm Gainesville Civic Center

Great opportunity for both employers and job seekers! The Chamber's Job Fair on Wednesday, March 22, 10 am-2pm, is Open to the Public! NO Entry Fee! Employers meet hundreds of job candidates face-to-face during a short period of time. Job Seekers will spend coveted face-time with dozens of hiring managers. Presented by Express Employment Professionals, this community event will feature 60+ Employer Exhibitors. Complete job applications on site while making great business contacts and networking with companies that are hiring. Limited Employer Booths still available. Promote your company while recruiting qualified employees. Meet hundreds of job seekers in one day. For exhibit information, contact Amanda Lewis, Project Manager, Economic Development, 770-532-6206 x 111. Email:

3.75% APR

REGISTER NOW – Chamber Chase 5K – GAINESVILLE MURRAYVILLE Thursday, March 30

Thompson Bridge Road | 770-53 JESSE JEWELL | 351 Jesse Jewell Parkway | 770-531-3191 Riverside 5504 Military Academy QUILLIANS CORNER | 5172 Cleveland Highway | 770-983-2593 Registration Fee Increases March 16! OAKWOOD THOMPSON BRIDGE ROAD | 2157 Sandridge Court | 770-534-1165 3785 Mundy Mill Road | 770-287-8976

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Save the Date Tuesday, March 14 Small Business Seminar Thursday, March 23 Business After Hours Thursday, March 30 Chamber Chase 2017

MARCH A closing Publication of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce costs require a United Community Bank checking account and debit card. If checking account and debit card are not maintained throughout the term of the loan, a $100 annual fee will be assessed. Borrow 2Member 0 1FDIC.7© 2017 United Community Bank. Eligibility for introductory rate and reduced closing costs ranging from $0 to $2,500. Bank may choose to waive a portion of the closing costs; however, if the HELOC is closed or the line is reduced during the first three years following account opening, borrower will be required to reimburse bank for all waived closing costs. Borrower pays all costs pe

fees and mortgage taxes. The APR is variable and may change daily after the initial 12-month introductory period, but will never exceed 16%. Property insurance and flood insurance, if applicable, are required on all collateral. The APR for each loan is determined by credit qualifications, lien position, owner (LTV) ratio and other loan features. The 3.75% APR represents borrowers with a minimum 750 credit score, owner occupied first or second lien primary residence, and maximum 70% LTV. Offer available only for consumer owner-occupied, single-family residences and is not available on manufactured homes. The 10-year draw period and 15-year repayment period. United Community Bank must be in a valid first- or second-lien position. Exclusions and limitations apply. Offer subject to bank’s standard credit approval criteria and is subject to change without notice. Offer available as of February 15, 2017. NMLS# 421841 | uc


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