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June 2016

THE CLASSES OF 2017 BEGIN THEIR JOURNEY Youth Leadership Douglas 2016-2017

Cynthia Adams Jessica Ainsworth Mieko Bercich Kelli Blakenship Jason Booi Sally Buckner Chip Butts Whitney Constien Tisha Curry

Myesha Good Diane Hemmings Brad Henderson Heather Jallad Nicole Jones Jonathan Lynn Margaret McCarley Taylor Pounds Sue Ann Shaw

Youth Leadership Douglas is a leadership training program grounded in community awareness, community service and in developing your personal potential to lead. The program focuses on Cynthia Smith providing opportunities for participants to develop an understanding of the meaning and Andre Weaver responsibilities of personal, organizational and community leadership as well as producing ethical Ben Weaver leaders committed to active community involvement. James Worthington

Scott Zachmeyer Tonya Jackson (Co-Chair) Darryl Ray (Co-Chair)

Leadership Douglas 2017

Leadership Douglas is a program of the Douglas County Chamber Foundation. The mission of Leadership Douglas is to identify, encourage & develop leadership abilities so that its participants grow both personally & professionally. Through presentations, discussions and work sessions, the program seeks to inspire those who are willing to get involved. Participants are given the opportunity to meet and interact with current community and business leaders throughout the program. Participants in Leadership Douglas benefit from getting to know one another and from the exchange of ideas and experiences. The class members are exposed to these topics: Leadership, Government/Judicial, Economic Development, Social Services, Cultural Diversity, Education, Public Safety, Recreation, Water Resources and Arts and Culture.

Summer 2016

Fall 2016

Spring 2017

June Calendar of Events

GreyStone Power Luncheon

Welcome to New Members!

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Chamber Matters, June 2016

THANK YOU TO OUR 2016 CHAIRMANS CLUB douglas county

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Nurse Navigators for patients and families

Clinical psychologist for emotional needs

Integrative treatment including acupuncture

Patient and Family Advisory Board


Chamber Matters, June 2016

Thank you to all the sponsors, players, volunteers, and spectators for making our 5th Cornhole Tournament full of fun & a huge success!

Congratulations! Congrats to the Cornhole Tournament Champions - Cornhole Life! They beat out 83 teams for the title!

The Chamber Board of Directors, staff, and some members have gone through Gallup Strengths identification and training and we are sharing with our membership what 94% of Fortune 500 companies already know. Join us in growing personally and professionally by identifying and enhancing your natural strengths! Chamber Board Member Chamber Board Member Gil Shearouse Ken Bernard

“My strength is Responsibility as it serves as a “My greatest strength is command, I excel in this strength because of my time in foundation to guide me as a leader, a protector, the Marine Corps. “ and a good steward of some of our community’s most vital resources.“

Interested in learning about your strengths? Contact Sara at ray@douglascountygeorgia.com for more information!

NEW WEBSITE!

Be sure to check out our brand new website at www.douglascountygeorgia.com.

Congrats to the winner of the Cornhole Raffle drawing -Ryan Rice! Enjoy your boards from West Georgia Cornhole!

Over $6,000 was raised to benefit scholarships for high school students and young professionals! THANK YOU!

Connect with us! #dcchamberga Douglas County Chamber

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Chamber Matters, June 2016

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SPONSORED BY:

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Congratulations to the Leadership Douglas Class of 2016

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS BRADFORD HEGLER STATE FARM Bradford Hegler 150 Stone Court, Suite D Villa Rica, GA 30180 770.456.4000

LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA Sam Hakani 9415 Highway 5 Douglasville, GA 30135 770.542.0700

GARY & ELAINE’S PHOTOGRAPHY SUGAR FOODS CORPORATION Elaine Jones Kelvin Hill 404.216.5005 580 West Industrial Court Villa Rica, GA 30180 GROCERY NANNIES ETC., INC. 770.459.0700 Mary FInley P.O. Box 494 Winston, GA 20138 YP INTERNET SOLUTIONS 7678.927.5995 Jenny Raymond 404.287.7132 KJR ASSOCIATES, INC. Kevin Rutkiewicz Interested in becoming a member? P.O. Box 6267 Douglasville, GA 30154 Call us today at 770.942.5022 or 414.550.7422

visit www.douglascountygeorgia.com!


Chamber Matters, June 2016

JUNE CALENDAR OF EVENTS 1

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Youth Leadership Douglas Summer Retreat

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12 p.m. Opportunity Zone Tax Credits Lunch N’ Learn Presented by Main Street Douglasville at the Chamber

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11:30 a.m. Ribbon Cutting for Golden Krust Caribbean Grill

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9 a.m. Chamber 101: Member Orientation

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9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Youth Leadership Douglas 12 p.m. Diplomat Meeting at Carrabba’s Italian Grill

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8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Georgia Power Coffee Card Exchange Sponsored by Hightower Funeral Home

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8 a.m. Good Morning Connections at the Chamber BIG Success Leads Group at West Georgia Technical College 9 a.m. Existing Industry & Workforce Development Meeting At Atlanta West Carpets

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9 a.m. Chamber Seminar Series: Leads Acquisition: Making Your Networking WORK! Presented by Jim McMichen and Lee Culberson, Professional Mojo 9 a.m. Foundation Board Meeting 11:30 a.m. Ribbon Cutting for Two Men & a Truck 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Youth Leadership Douglas

16 12 p.m. YPC 3rd Thursdays Networking Lunch at Carrabba’s Italian Grill 21

9:30 a.m. Young Professionals Connection Planning Committee Meeting 12 p.m. – 1p.m. GreyStone Power Luncheon Sponsored by DC Economic Development Authority at the Douglasville Conference Center 1:15 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting

APRIL RENEWING MEMBERS AMBASSADOR ARLINGTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL ATLANTA CUSTOM FABRICATORS ATLANTA ORAL AND FACIAL SURGERY AWARD SYSTEMS, INC. CANDLEWOOD SUITES DEPENDABLE SERVICE ASSOCIATES OF GA, INC. DOUGLASVILLE ACE HARDWARE FIRST CHOICE GARAGE DOORS, LLC FISHER & PHILLIPS, LLP FORTRESS STORAGE, INC. HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS - ATLANTA WEST IMAGE ELECTRONIC J. CLAY SALON KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY CITYSIDE KJR ASSOCIATES, INC. LAKE FOREST BUILDERS, INC. LONGHORN STEAKHOUSE OF DOUGLASVILLE MAGNOLIA PARK PARTNERS, LLC MELISSA MURRAY & ASSOCIATES, INC. MILLER & HIGHTOWER, ATTORNEYS AT LAW NEW MOUNTAIN TOP BAPTIST CHURCH POSOLUTIONS, INC. PREMIER ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT, INC. QUINN ENTERPRISES, INC. RAINWATER MOTOR COMPANY ROSS GROUP INC ROTARY CLUB OF DOUGLAS COUNTY SCOTT K. CAMP, ATTORNEY AT LAW SPECIALTY CONCRETE PRODUCTS, INC. STREETSIDE CLASSICS THE CORBETTT GROUP, LLC THE KROGER COMPANY U TIRES, INC. UNIFORM SALES OF AMERICA, LLC WEST GEORGIA ELECTRIC WILLIAMS PHARMACY, LLC WYATT’S PHARMACY

22 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Youth Leadership Douglas Meeting 23

11:30 a.m. Ribbon Cutting for Bank of the Ozarks

24 8 a.m. Good Morning Connections at the Chamber BIG Success Leads Group at West Georgia Technical College 28

9 a.m. Small Business Committee Meeting 2 p.m. Government Affairs Meeting

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1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Youth Leadership Douglas Meeting

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5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Comcast Business After Hours Sponsored by WellStar Douglas Hospital

Print your copy at www.douglascountygeorgia.com.


Chairmans Club

CORNER

THE CHAIRMANS CLUB IS THE CHAMBER’S EXCLUSIVE LEVEL OF MEMBERSHIP FEATURING TOP EXECUTIVES IN DOUGLASVILLE AND DOUGLAS COUNTY. MEET THREE OF OUR MEMBERS!

Tom Worthan Douglas County is the only comprehensive government in Douglas County, providing all services to its citizens, including fire and emergency services, libraries, jail facilities, E-911, transportation planning, roadway signalization, signage and marking, vanpool and express bus service, informative and interactive web site, a government access cable television channel, landfill and recycling programs, direct sponsorship and planning of events to bring our community together, and other traditional government services.

Chamber Matters, June 2016

Gordon Pritz

The goal of the Douglas County School System is to provide a challenging, comprehensive instructional and curricular program for all learners; to provide a school environment that is safe and supportive and enhances the learning process; and to improve communication throughout the school community. The Douglas County School System’s excellent teachers are enthusiastic professionals who strive to maximize each student’s achievement. The school system’s mission is to provide a quality education for all students in a safe, supportive environment. Their vision is to build a community of lifelong learners that become responsible individuals, independent thinkers, and productive citizens.

Matt Barrington

Regions offers you a better way to bank in Douglas County, and wants to be your partner moving forward. They create momentum that helps families, businesses and the community grow stronger and more financially secure. That is one reason they are proud to sponsor the Douglas County Chamber, and why they work hard every day to offer the expertise and personal service you deserve.

DIPLOMAT SPOTLIGHTS OF THE MONTH

Meet the backbones of the Chamber...our Diplomats! Each month we will highlight two of our members who go above and beyond to make YOUR Chamber the best it can be!

BECCA KEIERLEBER, SHERROD & BERNARD, P.C.

At Sherrod & Bernard, P.C, they take pride in being one of Douglasville’s most respected serious injury attorneys. They are passionate about every case they handle and truly care about every ONE of the clients. Sherrod & Bernard, P.C. specializes in serious injury cases, so if you have been seriously injured, whether by car accident or at work, they are the attorneys to call. Consultations are FREE! Please visit their website for more information: www.sherrodandbernard.com or call 770.920.8350.

CHERRIE CARNEY, ROLYN COMPANIES, INC.

As one of the nation’s leading remediation contractors, Rolyn has the skilled manpower, equipment, and resources of a large company while delivering the personal service of a smaller firm. Their services include infection control, mold and environmental remediation, water, fire, and flood mitigation, major disaster response, contents restoration, and specialty reconstruction services. They have served clients and properties of all types for over 35 years and remain on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To learn more visit www.rolyncompanies.com or contact Cherrie Carney at 770.355.0564.


At GreyStone Power, we’ve been cutting costs to reduce rates.

bill decrease of about $9.50 per month. That’s more than $110 a year!

Even though the service charge on residential bills rendered after April 1 is going up, electric rates are coming down. For example, the average residential member, using about 1,100 kWh per month, will see a bottom line

If you’re on Wallet Watch like we are, that’s money you can use.

greystonepower.com GreyStone Power is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

GreyStone Power. Keeping an eye on the bottom line.

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