Committee News

February 27, 2018

Lenn Chandler named Interim President and CEO of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce

February 26, 2018 Contact: Shannon Wilder, 706-202-2013, swilder@uga.edu Athens, GA – The board of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce has appointed Lenn Chandler to serve […]
February 22, 2018

Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Preparing for Executive Search

The leadership of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce has initiated an executive search process to fill the president and chief executive officer’s position. Current president […]
December 21, 2017

Eldridge to Resign as President and CEO of Athens Area Chamber

Eldridge to Resign as President and CEO of Athens Area Chamber Effective March 1, 2018 December 6, 2017 Athens, Ga. — Doc Eldridge, President and CEO […]
November 6, 2017

Women in Business Holiday Happy Hour

Join the Women in Business Committee for a Holiday Happy Hour hosted by Epting Events. Enjoy delicious nibbles, cocktails and networking. The cost is $25.00 per person. RSVP at https://www.athensga.com/event/women-in-business-7/ The post Women in Busi...
January 6, 2016

UGA SBDC Presents StartSMART for Entrepreneurs

The UGA Small Business Development Center in Athens is hosting its Signature Series for new entrepreneurs called StartSMART beginning January 29, 2016. ·  Do you have a great idea for a business, but need help to get it going? ·  Do you already have a business and want to launch a new location or venture? ·  Have you recently started your business and realized there are a few business fundamentals that you need to work on? ·  Do you need to develop a solid business plan so that you can get funding for your business? If you answered YES to any of the questions,...

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January 5, 2016

Athens Clarke County Police Department’s Citizen Police Academy

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department is seeking applicants for the 35th session of the Department’s Citizen Police Academy. The Academy will begin Thursday, February 11, and will end on April 28. Classes start at 6:30 p.m. at the East Precinct, 3035 Lexington Road. This is a 12-week course with classes held one night a week for three hours. Instruction includes career development and training, patrol functions, criminal investigation, communications and 911, crime prevention, SRT, and many other functions of the police department. Applicants must live or work in Athens-Clarke County, be at least 18 years of age, and pass a...

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January 1, 2016

Election of New officers at Southern Mutual Insurance Company

ATHENS, GEORGIA (December 22, 2015) – Dan DeLamater was elected President of Southern Mutual Insurance Company effective January 1, 2016 at the company’s recent Board of Directors meeting. The Board of Directors also elected Kim McClain as Vice President and Secretary, Mitch Parham as Assistant Vice President, and Mike Sorrells as Treasurer. Mr. DeLamater becomes the 10th President of the 168 year old insurance company which is headquartered in Athens, Georgia. Mr. DeLamater joined the company in 2000 and was promoted to Vice President in 2002. He holds a Risk Management and Insurance Degree from Georgia State University. He has...

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December 18, 2015

Get Your Local Economic Forecast for 2016

Join the Terry College of Business and the Selig Center for Economic Growth on January 27, 2016 as a part of the Georgia Economic Outlook series. This year the event will held at The Classic Center from 11:30am to 1:00pm. This year’s speakers will include Benjamin C. Ayers, Dean of the UGA Terry College of Business and Jeffery M. Humphreys, Director of the Selig Center for Economic Growth. For over 30 years the Georgia Economic Outlook series has been hosted by UGA’s Terry College of Business. Backed by reliable economic data from Terry’s Selig Center for Economic Growth, the Economic...

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December 18, 2015

Clarke County Mentor Program Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Join us at Athens First United Methodist Church on January 20, 2016 for the Clarke County Mentor Program’s 25th Anniversary Breakfast from 7:30am to 9:00am. This year’s keynote speaker will be Lawrence Harris, author of “I See the Mentee in Me”. Mr. Harris is Director of College & Career Planning for the Clarke County School District and is developing The College Factory, a nonprofit committed to the building of a college-going culture. A graduate of UGA and the University of Pennsylvania, he has been recognized at a White House summit on expanding college access. Donations or pledges are asked of...

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