February 24, 2016

What’s Happening in Athens this March

During the month of March, Athens is packed with a variety of fun-filled activities that are appealing to people of all ages: a wide selection of UGA athletic events, a handful of family-friendly theatre performances, a dinosaur exhibit, and the 9th Annual Athens Jewish Film Festival!   Rose of Athens Theatre Presents Alice in Wonderland Rose of Athens Theatre celebrates it’s tenth anniversary season with the stage version of Alice in Wonderland based on Lewis Carroll’s famous novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. During the performance the audience will get to witness an alluring set filled with...

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February 3, 2016

What’s Happening in Athens This February

This month, the classic city is filled with events to offer to its local Athenians. Whether you are trying to get more involved in the local community or kick back with family or friends, be sure to check out what’s in store for the month of February! Mayor and Commission Regular Session  This Tuesday, February 2nd , attend the monthly Mayor and Commission Regular Session at the City Hall (Room 205). The meeting will commence at 7pm where Athens community leaders and citizens will discuss a variety of topics, issues, and plans that will be carried out in the near...

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December 10, 2015

The Salvation Army Auxiliary Needs Your Help

Holiday season is once again here. We all have so much to be thankful for, but there are always those in our community who aren’t as lucky as the rest of us. The Salvation Army Auxiliary needs your help this holiday season with organizing and preparing gift bags for children and families in our community. Volunteers are needed to work in shifts of 1-2 hours, or more if you can donate more time, at our Toy Warehouse located in the Georgia Square Mall. This year the Toy Warehouse is located in the old Piccadilly Restaurant space. Volunteer hours are from...

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November 10, 2015

2015 O.W.L. Awards

Behind every successful company, there are employees that create the backbone of that company’s success. To thank these employees for all that they do, the Athens Tech Foundation will be presenting their 2nd Outstanding Workforce Leadership Award on November 19, 2015. In order to learn more about the O.W.L. Awards as well as take advantage of your chance to recognize your employees, contact the Athens Tech Foundation at Foundation@nullathenstech.edu or call 706.425.3046.

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November 3, 2015

November Chamber Events

The cobwebs are being brushed off the old sweatshirts and winter coats as November is back once again. Don’t let the cold weather keep you indoors! Here at the Chamber, we have a variety of exciting events planned all month long. Visit our event calendar to see everything that’s going on in Athens during November. November 3: Women in Business Epting Events, 11:30 a.m. This month’s Women in Business group will be held at Epting Events: 1430 North Chase Street The cost to attend is $25.00, and space is limited to just 25 people. Epting Events will prepare delicious holiday...

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October 14, 2015

New Course: Make Better Business Decisions with BB&T

On November 5th, 2015, the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a half-day learning opportunity. Cash Reigns Supreme: Tracking the Financial Results of Your Business is being sponsored by BB&T and will teach small business owners the importance of financial statements and how they can be utilized to make better business decision. Richard E. Carswell, the BB&T Market President for Athens-Clarke County, believes the course will be as beneficial for both startups as it will be for seasoned businesses. The course will cover questions including: How to plan growth; How to manage growth; How to finance growth; How...

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October 7, 2015

Learning Opportunity: Xero 101

Next week, Chamber member HW Creative Marketing, is co-hosting a learning opportunity for Xero cloud accounting software users in the Athens area.   The four-hour class will be held from 9am – 1pm at the Chamber Building at 245 W. Hancock Ave. and is open to the public. Registration is $49 per person and includes breakfast.   Xero is as known for its simple, easy-to-use interface as it is for its powerful integration capabilities, so it’s no wonder small businesses are curious about moving their finances to the cloud.   Hands-On Training   Xero 101 covers the basics of tracking...

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October 5, 2015

Another Successful Mid-Year Event

Thanks to the enthusiasm of our members, the generosity of our sponsors and the support of the business community at large, the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Mid-Year 2015 was even more successful than we’d expected. We were thrilled to welcome hundreds of guests to support the Chamber and reconnect with fellow members as the summer season came to a close. As one of the Chamber’s two largest fundraisers each year, this event was a great way to give back to the Chamber while having a great time. Overall, the event was a huge success. We had more sponsors than...

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September 30, 2015

Preview: October Chamber Events

Football is now in full swing, as the temperatures and leaves begin to fall. At the Chamber, we aren’t slowing down either! We have plenty of great events planned for the first full month of fall. Visit our events calendar to see everything that’s going on in Athens in October. October 13: NetWORK Lunch Carrabba’s, 11:30am NetWORK Lunch meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 11:30 AM-1:00 PM at Carrabba’s in Athens. The cost is $15.00 per person, and RSVP’s are required to attend. NetWORK Lunch offers Chamber Members an opportunity to network and fellowship in a casual environment....

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