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Meetings & Events

JULY 2017 Tuesday, July 11 Small Business Seminar "20 Things Customers DON’T Want to Hear and What to Say Instead" presented by Bill Lampton, PhD, Championship Communication 7:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. – Chamber Tuesday, July 11 Ambassadors Council 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. 2 Dog in Gainesville Wednesday, July 12 Network Over Coffee 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Panera Bread in Gainesville Wednesday, July 12 Human Resources Council 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Luna's on the Square in Gainesville Thursday, July 13 Leadership Hall County 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 19 Issues Committee 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. – Chamber

July 4, 2017 • Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, July 20 South Hall Business Coalition AT&T Fiber in South Hall 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Sterling on the Lake in Flowery Branch


Thursday, July 20 Chamber Executive Committee 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. – Chamber

Business After Hours at The Times

Note: NO Chamber Board of Directors Meeting in July.

AUGUST 2017 Tuesday, August 8 Small Business Seminar "How to Use Lean Principles to Reduce Wasted Time & Resources" by Yoel Yohan, Author, The Corporate Drain 7:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. – Chamber Thursday, August 10 South Hall Business Coalition "Economic Development Review" by Tim Evans, Greater Hall Chamber 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Houndstooth Grill in Braselton Tuesday, August 15 Chamber Board Orientation 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. – Chamber Tuesday, August 22 Business After Hours at the Georgia Mountain Food Bank 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 1642 Calvary Industrial Drive, SW in Gainesville Thursday, August 31 Healthcare Reform Seminar 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Brenau Downtown Center Get details and register for these and more Greater Hall Chamber Events Online:

Annual Chamber Events Thursday, August 31, 2017: Healthcare Reform Seminar 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. – Brenau Downtown Center Wednesday, October 11, 2017: HealthSmart Wellness Expo 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. – Gainesville Civic Center Tuesday, November 14, 2017: Industry Appreciation Luncheon 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – Chattahoochee Country Club Thursday, December 14, 2017: Eggs & Issues Breakfast 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. – Gainesville Civic Center

For Event Sponsorship Information, call 770-532-6206.

Thank you to The Times, celebrating their 70th Anniversary this year, for hosting Business After Hours in June. (L-R): Kit Dunlap, Greater Hall Chamber; Krista Goodrich, Masterpiece Mixers Paint & Party Studio; Norman Baggs, General Manager, The Times; Andy Miller, Keller Williams Lanier Partners; Doug Straughan, Hussey Gay Bell. (Front): Dr. Purvi Shah DPM, Northeast Georgia Podiatry; David Rogers, FreshN-Fit Cuisine. Mark your calendar for the next Business After Hours on Tuesday, August 22 at the Georgia Mountain Food Bank located at 1642 Calvary Industrial Drive, SW in Gainesville. Come and see how the food bank has provided over 28,000,000 meals to those in need in a 5-county service area through the doors of the 22,000 square foot logistics and distribution warehouse. Learn how they serve the 1-in-5 Georgians living in hunger in our own back yard, and how together we can turn a $1 donation into 5 meals. $5 Chamber members; $15 Non-Members. Door prizes and drawing for the $100 Cash Prize! Details: Mandy Lathem, 770-532-6206 x 115. Email:

South Hall Business Coalition Join AT&T's Paul Chambers and Jenise King at the South Hall Business Coalition on Thursday, July 20, 8-9 am, at Sterling on the Lake as they discuss AT&T Fiber. Much of South Hall County recently qualifies for AT&T’s FASTEST Fiber Internet speeds. AT&T Fiber is a 100% fiber based internet service that is incomparable in speed and great for business needs, streaming, and integrated home entertainment solutions. Great networking! Outstanding giveaways! Club House at Sterling on the Lake, 7005 Lake Sterling Blvd in Flowery Branch. Reservations Required. Includes Light Breakfast. $5 Chamber Members; $15 Non-Members. Reservations: Mandy Lathem 770-532-6206 x 115. Email:

Thank You Chamber Sponsors! We appreciate these organizations that supported Chamber Events: AccessWDUN AT&T Caldwell Electrical Milton Martin Honda

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Business Link; Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce


Business Link; Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce