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RULE THE SCHOOL: BE PRINCIPAL 4 A DAY! The Douglas County Chamber is thrilled to partner with the Douglas County School System and Brighten Academy for the sixth annual “Principal 4 a Day” on Thursday, October 19th. This program allows members of the business community to visit one of the 36 schools in Douglas County or Brighten Academy and shadow the principal for a half day. “Principal 4 a Day” is a program adopted by the Douglas County School System and the Douglas County Chamber in 2011. Each school principal will be paired with a local member of the business community who will experience a typical day in the ƉƌŝŶĐŝƉĂů͛ƐƐŚŽĞƐ͘'ƵĞƐƚƉƌŝŶĐŝƉĂůƐǁŝůůďĞĞdžƉŽƐĞĚƚŽƚŚĞŵĂŶLJĞdžĐŝƟŶŐƉƌŽŐƌĂŵƐ ŽīĞƌĞĚŝŶƚŚĞƐĐŚŽŽůƐĂƐǁĞůůĂƐŐĂŝŶŝŶŐĮƌƐƚͲŚĂŶĚŝŶƐŝŐŚƚŝŶƚŽƚŚĞĐŚĂůůĞŶŐĞƐƚŚĂƚ schools face on a daily basis. ŽĂƚƌŝŐŚƚĐŽŵŵĞŶƚĞĚ͕͞ŝƚŝƐƐŽŝŵƉŽƌƚĂŶƚƚŽŚĂǀĞĂƐLJŶĞƌŐŝƐƟĐƌĞůĂƟŽŶƐŚŝƉďĞƚǁĞĞŶ ŽƵƌƐĐŚŽŽůƐĂŶĚŽƵƌďƵƐŝŶĞƐƐĐŽŵŵƵŶŝƚLJ͕ĂŶĚƚŚĞŚĂŵďĞƌŝƐƉůĞĂƐĞĚƚŽŽīĞƌ programs like Principal 4 a Day that provide business leaders an opportunity to see what the school leaders experience every day. We know how great our school system is and want to be sure to spread the word!” Douglas County School Superintendent Trent North stated, “we are excited to again partner with the Chamber to present Principal 4 A ĂLJ͘tĞĞŶĐŽƵƌĂŐĞĐŽŵŵƵŶŝƚLJŵĞŵďĞƌƐƚŽĐŽŵĞŝŶƚŽŽƵƌƐĐŚŽŽůƐĂŶĚƐĞĞĨŽƌƚŚĞŵƐĞůǀĞƐĂůůƚŚĞĞdžĐĞƉƟŽŶĂůůĞĂƌŶŝŶŐƚŚĂƚƚĂŬĞƐƉůĂĐĞ ĞǀĞƌLJĚĂLJ͘tĞĂƌĞƉƌŽƵĚŽĨŽƵƌƐƚĂīĂŶĚŽƵƌƐƚƵĚĞŶƚƐĂŶĚƚŚĞƌĞƐŽƵƌĐĞƐĂǀĂŝůĂďůĞŝŶĂůůŽĨŽƵƌƐĐŚŽŽůƐ͘͟ While this program is for members of the business community, other members of the Douglasville and Douglas County community will ŚĂǀĞƚŚĞŽƉƉŽƌƚƵŶŝƚLJƚŽƉĂƌƟĐŝƉĂƚĞŝŶƚŚĞƐĞĐŽŶĚƉŽƌƟŽŶŽĨƚŚŝƐƉƌŽŐƌĂŵ͕͞dĞĂĐŚĞƌϰĂĂLJ͟ŽŶDĂƌĐŚϮϴ͕ϮϬϭϴ͘ ƉƉůŝĐĂƟŽŶƐĂƌĞĚƵĞKĐƚŽďĞƌϱƚŚ͘&ŽƌŵŽƌĞŝŶĨŽƌŵĂƟŽŶŽŶWƌŝŶĐŝƉĂůϰĂĂLJŽƌƚŽĂƉƉůLJ͕ǀŝƐŝƚƚŚĞŚĂŵďĞƌǁĞďƐŝƚĞĂƚ ǁǁǁ͘ĚŽƵŐůĂƐĐŽƵŶƚLJŐĞŽƌŐŝĂ͘ĐŽŵŽƌĐŽŶƚĂĐƚtŚŝƚŶĞLJŽŶƐƟĞŶĂƚϳϳϬ͘ϵϰϮ͘ϱϬϮϮ͘

2017 Top 10 Young Professionals

Welcome to New Members!

October Calendar of Events

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Chamber Matters, October 2017

THANK YOU TO OUR 2017 CHAIRMANS CLUB douglas county

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Chamber Matters, October 2017

The Top Ten Young Professionals of 2017 is a ƌĞĐŽŐŶŝƟŽŶƉƌĞƐĞŶƚĞĚďLJƚŚĞŚĂŵďĞƌ͛ƐzŽƵŶŐ WƌŽĨĞƐƐŝŽŶĂůƐŽŶŶĞĐƟŽŶ;zWͿ͘zW͛ƐŵŝƐƐŝŽŶŝƐƚŽƚŽ ƉƌŽǀŝĚĞŽƉƉŽƌƚƵŶŝƟĞƐĨŽƌLJŽƵŶŐƉƌŽĨĞƐƐŝŽŶĂůƐƚŽ connect with their peers, connect with their community, and connect with their future. YPC combines personal and professional development through social, community service and ƉƌŽĨĞƐƐŝŽŶĂůĂĐƟǀŝƟĞƐ͘&ŽƌŵŽƌĞŝŶĨŽƌŵĂƟŽŶŽŶ being a part of YPC, contact the DC Chamber at ϳϳϬ͘ϵϰϮ͘ϱϬϮϮ͘

MAHDI AL-HUSSENI, AGE 21 TEDXDOUGLASVILLE

Mahdi is a biomedical engineering and public policy double degree candidate at Georgia Tech, and an undergraduate researcher at Emory University. He is passionate about advancing the health of aviators and astronauts, and spends his summers working at NASA and USAARL. Mahdi organizes TEDxDouglasville and writes ĐŽůƵŵŶƐĨŽƌƚŚĞŽƵŐůĂƐŽƵŶƚLJ^ĞŶƟŶĞů͘,ĞǁŝůůĐŽŵŵŝƐƐŝŽŶŝŶƚŽƚŚĞh^ƌŵLJĂƐĂϮŶĚůŝĞƵƚĞŶĂŶƚŶĞdžƚƐƉƌŝŶŐ͘

DEVETRION CALDWELL, AGE 27 DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD

As one of Georgia’s youngest school board members, Devetrion was elected to the Douglas County School Board ŝŶϮϬϭϲ͘ĞǀĞƚƌŝŽŶƐĞƌǀĞƐŽƚŚĞƌƐƚŚƌŽƵŐŚŚŝƐǁŽƌŬǁŝƚŚ&͘/͘d͘ĨŽƌƚŚĞ&ƵƚƵƌĞ͕dĂůůĂƚŽŽŶĂŽŵŵƵŶŝƚLJĐƟŽŶ WĂƌƚŶĞƌƐŚŝƉ͕ƚŚĞůĂĐŬĚƵĐĂƟŽŶ,ŝƐƚŽƌŝĐĂůdžŚŝďŝƚĂŶĚ,ŝŐŚĞƌ^ƚĂŶĚĂƌĚƐ&ŽƵŶĚĂƟŽŶ͘,ĞĂůƐŽƐƉĞĂƌŚĞĂĚƐƚŚĞ ĂŶŶƵĂůtŝůůŝĞ͘tĂƚŬŝŶƐ&ƵŶĞƌĂů,ŽŵĞ>ĂďŽƌĂLJĐŽŵŵƵŶŝƚLJĞǀĞŶƚǁŚŝĐŚĚƌĂǁƐŽǀĞƌϭ͕ϬϬϬĂƩĞŶĚĞĞƐ͘

MAEGAN EGGLER-BRIGHT, AGE 33 DOUGLAS COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

DĂĞŐĞŶŝƐƚŚĞĚŝƌĞĐƚŽƌŽĨǀŝĐƟŵƐĞƌǀŝĐĞƐĨŽƌƚŚĞŽƵŐůĂƐŽƵŶƚLJŝƐƚƌŝĐƚƩŽƌŶĞLJ͛ƐŽĸĐĞ͘^ŚĞŝƐŚŽŶŽƌĞĚƚŽďĞĂŶ ĂĚǀŽĐĂƚĞĨŽƌũƵƐƟĐĞŝŶƚŚĞƐĂŵĞĐŽŵŵƵŶŝƚLJǁŚĞƌĞƐŚĞǁĂƐƌĂŝƐĞĚ͕ĂŶĚŶŽǁǁŚĞƌĞƐŚĞŝƐƌĂŝƐŝŶŐŚĞƌƚŚƌĞĞĐŚŝůĚƌĞŶ ǁŚŽŝŶƐƉŝƌĞĂŶĚŵŽƟǀĂƚĞŚĞƌĞĂĐŚĂŶĚĞǀĞƌLJĚĂLJ͘

ASHLEY KINNARD, AGE 32 GREYSTONE POWER CORPORATION

ƐŚůĞLJŝƐƚŚĞƉƵďůŝĐƌĞůĂƟŽŶƐĂŶĚĐŽŵŵƵŶŝĐĂƟŽŶƐĐŽŽƌĚŝŶĂƚŽƌĨŽƌ'ƌĞLJ^ƚŽŶĞWŽǁĞƌ͘WĂƐƐŝŽŶĂƚĞĂďŽƵƚĞĚƵĐĂƟŽŶ ĂŶĚƚŚĞĂƌƚƐ͕ƐŚĞƐĞƌǀĞƐĂƐŚĂŝƌŽĨƚŚĞŽŵŵƵŶŝƟĞƐ/Ŷ^ĐŚŽŽůƐŽĨŽƵŐůĂƐŽƵŶƚLJŽĂƌĚŽĨŝƌĞĐƚŽƌƐ͘ƐŚůĞLJ ǀŽůƵŶƚĞĞƌƐŚĞƌĐƌĞĂƟǀĞƚĂůĞŶƚƐƚŽƐƵƉƉŽƌƚWĂƌƚŶĞƌƐŝŶĚƵĐĂƟŽŶ͕ŵĞŶƚŽƌŝŶŐ͕'ƌĞLJ^ƚŽŶĞ͛Ɛ^ĂĨĞƚLJ^ƚĞĞƌŝŶŐdĞĂŵĂŶĚ her church.


Chamber Matters, October 2017

EMILY LIGHTNER, AGE 30 CULTURAL ARTS COUNCIL OF DOUGLASVILLE/DOUGLAS COUNTY

ŵŝůLJ͛ƐƌŽŽƚƐƌƵŶĚĞĞƉ͕ďĞŝŶŐďŽƌŶĂŶĚƌĂŝƐĞĚŝŶŽƵŐůĂƐŽƵŶƚLJ͘^ŝŶĐĞƐŚĞǁĂƐLJŽƵŶŐ͕ƐŚĞŚĂƐďĞĞŶĂĐƟǀĞŝŶƚŚĞĂƌƚƐ͗ ĂƩĞŶĚŝŶŐŚĞƌĮƌƐƚĂƌƚƐŚŽǁĂƚƚŚƌĞĞǁĞĞŬƐŽůĚ͕ĂŶĚĂƚĮǀĞLJĞĂƌƐŽůĚ͕ǁŝŶŶŝŶŐŚĞƌĮƌƐƚĂƌƚĂǁĂƌĚ͘ŵŝůLJĂƩĞŶĚĞĚ Jacksonville State University where she received her Bachelors degree in Management and Human Resources. She has over ϭϬLJĞĂƌƐŽĨĂƌƚƐĞĚƵĐĂƟŽŶ͕ŐĂůůĞƌLJ͕ĂŶĚŵĂŶĂŐĞŵĞŶƚĞdžƉĞƌŝĞŶĐĞĂŶĚŝƐƚŚĞĚĞƉƵƚLJĚŝƌĞĐƚŽƌĨŽƌƚŚĞƵůƚƵƌĂůƌƚƐŽƵŶĐŝůŽĨ Douglasville/Douglas County. Emily is married to Andrew Lightner and they have two daughters, Anna Grace and Brooklyn &ĂŝƚŚ͘

ELLEN MCBRAYER, AGE 38 JONES-WYNN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY

ůůĞŶŝƐĂƚŚŝƌĚͲŐĞŶĞƌĂƟŽŶĨƵŶĞƌĂůĚŝƌĞĐƚŽƌĂƚ:ŽŶĞƐͲtLJŶŶ&ƵŶĞƌĂů,ŽŵĞǁŚĞƌĞŚĞƌŐŽĂůŝƐƚŽƉƌŽǀŝĚĞĂŚĞĂůŝŶŐ experience for grieving families. She has served on both the Douglas County and Carroll County Chamber Boards, ĂƐǁĞůůĂƐŵĂŶLJŽƚŚĞƌďŽĂƌĚƐĂŶĚĐŽŵŵŝƩĞĞƐ͘ůůĞŶŝƐŵĂƌƌŝĞĚƚŽ^ĐŽƩDĐƌĂLJĞƌĂŶĚƚŚĞLJŚĂǀĞĨŽƵƌĐŚŝůĚƌĞŶ͘

LAURA MULLINS, AGE 36 HRC ENGINEERS, SURVEYORS, & LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS

>ĂƵƌĂŝƐƚŚĞĮŶĂŶĐŝĂůŵĂŶĂŐĞƌĂƚ,ZŶŐŝŶĞĞƌƐ͕^ƵƌǀĞLJŽƌƐ͕Θ>ĂŶĚƐĐĂƉĞƌĐŚŝƚĞĐƚƐ͘^ŚĞŝƐĂŶĂĐƟǀĞŵĞŵďĞƌŽĨ ƚŚĞŚĂŵďĞƌĂƐĂŝƉůŽŵĂƚ͕ƚŚĞϮϬϭϳŽͲŚĂŝƌĨŽƌzW͕ĂŶĚĂϮϬϭϳŐƌĂĚƵĂƚĞŽĨ>ĞĂĚĞƌƐŚŝƉŽƵŐůĂƐ͘>ĂƵƌĂŝƐ passionate about giving back to the community where she was raised. She currently resides in Douglas County with her husband Brandon and three children.

CHRIS PUMPHREY, AGE 38 DOUGLAS COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

ŚƌŝƐWƵŵƉŚƌĞLJŝƐƚŚĞĞdžĞĐƵƟǀĞĚŝƌĞĐƚŽƌĨŽƌƚŚĞŽƵŐůĂƐŽƵŶƚLJĐŽŶŽŵŝĐĞǀĞůŽƉŵĞŶƚƵƚŚŽƌŝƚLJ͘,ŝƐŐŽĂůŝƐƚŽ ŝŵƉƌŽǀĞƚŚĞĐŽŵƉĞƟƟǀĞůĂŶĚƐĐĂƉĞŽĨŽƵŐůĂƐŽƵŶƚLJĨŽƌŶĞǁĂŶĚĞdžŝƐƟŶŐĐŽŵƉĂŶŝĞƐ͘hŶĚĞƌŚŝƐůĞĂĚĞƌƐŚŝƉ͕ƚŚĞ ŽƌŐĂŶŝnjĂƟŽŶŚĂƐƌĞĐƌƵŝƚĞĚ^ǁŝƚĐŚ͕ŝŽ>ŝĨĞ͕'ŽƌĚŽŶ&ŽŽĚ^ĞƌǀŝĐĞƐ͕ZĞƐDĞĚĂŶĚŚĞůƉĞĚ'ŽŽŐůĞ͕DĞĚůŝŶĞĂŶĚ Southwire Company expand.

JESSICA RICHARDSON, AGE 29 MURPHY LAW FIRM, LLC

:ĞƐƐŝĐĂŚĂƐĂůǁĂLJƐďĞůŝĞǀĞĚƚŚĂƚƐƵĐĐĞƐƐƐƚĞŵƐĨƌŽŵŚĂǀŝŶŐĂůŽǀĞĨŽƌ'ŽĚĂŶĚĨŽƌƉĞŽƉůĞ͘&ƌŽŵĂŶĞĂƌůLJĂŐĞ͕ƐŚĞ has contributed thousands of hours volunteering as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Her desire to help people makes ŚĞƌĂŶĂƚƵƌĂůĂƚŵĂƌŬĞƟŶŐĨŽƌďƵƐŝŶĞƐƐĞƐ͘

TIFFANY SMITH, AGE 36 LOW COUNTRY CATERING AND JUNIOR LEAGUE OF DOUGLAS COUNTY

dŝīĂŶLJ^ŵŝƚŚŝƐƚŚĞĐŽŶƚƌŽůůĞƌĨŽƌ>ŽǁŽƵŶƚƌLJĂƚĞƌŝŶŐĂŶĚĐƵƌƌĞŶƚƉƌĞƐŝĚĞŶƚŽĨƚŚĞ:ƵŶŝŽƌ>ĞĂŐƵĞŽĨŽƵŐůĂƐ ŽƵŶƚLJ͘^ŚĞŝƐǀĞƌLJĂĐƟǀĞŝŶŚĞƌĐŽŵŵƵŶŝƚLJ͕ĂůƐŽƐĞƌǀŝŶŐǁŝƚŚhŶŝƚĞĚtĂLJŽĨŽƵŐůĂƐŽƵŶƚLJĂŶĚƚŚĞ&ĞƌƐƚ &ŽƵŶĚĂƟŽŶŽĨWĂƵůĚŝŶŐŽƵŶƚLJ͘^ŚĞŝƐĂƉƌŽƵĚŵŽŵŽĨĂƐĞǀĞŶLJĞĂƌŽůĚƐŽŶĂŶĚƚŚƌĞĞLJĞĂƌŽůĚĚĂƵŐŚƚĞƌ͘


Chamber Matters, October 2017

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OCTOBER CALENDAR OF EVENTS ϮƉ͘ŵ͘ʹϲƉ͘ŵ͘zŽƵƚŚ>ĞĂĚĞƌƐŚŝƉŽƵŐůĂƐDĞĞƟŶŐ

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ϵĂ͘ŵ͘ʹϱƉ͘ŵ͘>ĞĂĚĞƌƐŚŝƉŽƵŐůĂƐtĂƚĞƌZĞƐŽƵƌĐĞ^ĂLJ

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ϭϭ͗ϯϬĂ͘ŵ͘ZŝďďŽŶƵƫŶŐĂƚƐĐĂƉĞZŽŽŵŽƵŐůĂƐǀŝůůĞ

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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS

Chamber Matters, October 2017

h/KsEd's Theodore Moye ϱϰϵϯtĞƐƚŵŽƌĞůĂŶĚWůĂnjĂ ŽƵŐůĂƐǀŝůůĞ͕'ϯϬϭϯϱ ϳϳϬ͘ϲϯϱ͘ϳϮϳϲ

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'KZ'/Wd Tyler Barr 114 Baker Street ƚůĂŶƚĂ͕'ϯϬϯϬϴ www.georgiapta.org

h^/E^^>dZKE/^KZWKZd/KE Terry Chapman WKŽdžϱϯϭϬϲϲ ŝƌŵŝŶŐŚĂŵ͕>ϯϱϮϱϯ ϲϳϴ͘ϳϯϳ͘ϰϯϬϬ www.businesselectronics.com

yW/EdZh'd^dKE^h>dEd^͕>> Benita Smith ϰϬϰ͘ϱϵϮ͘ϯϴϵϴ www.expedientdtc.com

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>/ZK>>/^/KE Kimberly Yow 649 West Market Circle Lithia Springs, GA 30122 ϰϬϰ͘ϱϰϱ͘Ϭϵϭϱ www.calibercollision.com

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s/^/d/E'E'>^ Melanie Arnold 110 Evans Mill Drive ĂůůĂƐ͕'ϯϬϭϱϳ ϲϳϴ͘ϯϴϯ͘ϭϵϲϮ www.visitingangels.com/douglasville

Interested in becoming a member? Call us today at 770.942.5022 or visit www.douglascountygeorgia.com!

DIPLOMATS OF THE MONTH

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

IKE LEE, PROOF OF THE PUDDING Proof of the Pudding is a catering, event planning and food service legend in Atlanta. Since 1979, Proof has been crafting innovative culinary creations for a vast array of corporate and social events in venues, convention and conference centers in Atlanta and beyond. Led by a talented management team, Proof focuses on detailed planning, delicious food, superb service and a collaborative design team. They want their clients to enjoy their most memorable occasion, without the stress.

MARGARET MCCARLEY, BROOKVIEW APARTMENTS

ƌŽŽŬǀŝĞǁƉĂƌƚŵĞŶƚ,ŽŵĞƐŽĨĨĞƌƐƐƉĂĐŝŽƵƐϭ͕ϮΘϯďĞĚƌŽŽŵŐĂƌĚĞŶƐƚLJůĞĂƉĂƌƚŵĞŶƚŚŽŵĞƐ͘ŽŶǀĞŶŝĞŶƚůLJ ůŽĐĂƚĞĚŶĞĂƌ/ͲϮϬ͕ƌĞƐŝĚĞŶƚƐĂƌĞĐůŽƐĞƚŽǁŽƌŬĂŶĚƉůĂLJ͊ƌŽŽŬǀŝĞǁŽĨĨĞƌƐĂǁŝĚĞĂƌƌĂLJŽĨƌĞƐŝĚĞŶƚĂĐƚŝǀŝƚŝĞƐ͕ community amenities and apartment features to fit all needs. The staff of Brookview Apartment Homes pride themselves on providing their valued residents with the best customer service experience, 24 hour maintenance, and many other conveniences all at a price they can afford. Learn more about Brookview Apartment Homes or schedule a tour at www.brookviewapthomes.com and be sure to find them on &ĂĐĞŬ͕ĂƚƌŽŽŬǀŝĞǁƉĂƌƚŵĞŶƚ,ŽŵĞƐ͘


Saturday, Oct. 14

GreyStone Powerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Annual

Meeting of Members

FREE food, entertainment, energy-saving info and MORE!

COME JOIN US! Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sure to be a fun morning for GreyStone members and their families at the Annual Meeting of Members on Saturday, Oct. 14. Be there for FREE entertainment, food and activities, including our annual health fair and lots of fun for the children! Plus, shop with local Co-op ConnectionsÂŽ Card vendors. Festivities kick off at 8 a.m. Bring your electric bill to simplify registration, which will be open from 8 to 11 a.m. The member (whose name is on the bill) must be present to register. You cannot register for someone who is not in attendance. Only GreyStone Power members may register.

Entertainment Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t miss Morgan Harper Nichols! This talented award-winning songwriter, singer, author and speaker is also one half of the duo Harper Still with her sister, Jamie Grace.

Location GreyStoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s headquarters, 4040 Bankhead Highway in Douglasville

GreyStone Power is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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You could win a TRUCK! Bring your punch-out Co-op ConnectionsÂŽ Card (from the October 2017 GEORGIA Magazine cover) by the Expo for a prize! Limited to ďŹ rst 500.

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE â&#x20AC;˘ Free Chick-ďŹ l-AÂŽ biscuit

8-10 a.m.

â&#x20AC;˘ Registration (In Auditorium)

8-11 a.m.

â&#x20AC;˘ Health Fair

8-11 a.m.

â&#x20AC;˘ InďŹ&#x201A;atables, face painting, balloon artists and a chance to meet a lineman

8 a.m. to noon

â&#x20AC;˘ Co-op Connections and Energy EfďŹ ciency Expo

8 a.m. to noon

â&#x20AC;˘ 1st Energy EfďŹ ciency Seminar

8:30 a.m.

â&#x20AC;˘ 2nd Energy EfďŹ ciency Seminar

9:30 a.m.

â&#x20AC;˘ Morgan Harper Nichols performs! See info on the left

9:45 a.m.

â&#x20AC;˘ Business meeting, followed by prize drawings and the grand prize giveaway

11 a.m.



Members, this meetingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s for YOU â&#x20AC;&#x201D; elect your cooperativeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s directors!

Chamber Matters October 2017