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Fannin County Chamber of Commerce  eNewsletter
September 19,  2017
News for Members
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Leading the way to economic vitality and quality of life in Blue Ridge, McCaysville, Morganton and all of beautiful Fannin County, Georgia.

SAVE THE DATE SEPTEMBER 28!
City of Blue Ridge Candidate Forum


The Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Committee, chaired by Manda Gwatney, is planning a City of Blue Ridge Candidate Forum on September 28 at the Fannin High School Performing Arts Center, from 6 to 9 p.m. All six of the Blue Ridge City Council Seats are up for election in early November.

Candidates are as follows:
Mayor – Donna Whitener, incumbent, vs Brandan Doyle
Post 1 – Harold Herndon, incumbent, vs Jane Whaley
Post 2 – Rhonda Thomas, incumbent, vs Angelena Powell
Post 3 – Angie Arp, incumbent, vs Kenneth Gaddis
Post 4 – (no incumbent) Robbie Cornelius vs Mike Jacobs
Post 5 – (no incumbent) Nathan Fitts vs David Stuart 

Ribbon Cuttings – Congratulations!
Riverstone Pharmacy Ribbon Cutting Picture
September 13 was the ribbon cutting for Riverstone Pharmacy! Riverstone Pharmacy is located in the Riverstone Medical Campus at101 Riverstone Vista, Ste. 107 in Blue Ridge.  Their policy is to provide great products and great service to all of their customers and patients all of the time. Like us on Facebook

25th Annual Golf Tournament – Hole Sponsors
THANK YOU!!!
Golf Hole Sponsor List

September Community Events Calendar
Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
September 21 – 11th Annual End of Summer Wine Tasting Fundraiser,Crane Creek Vineyards
September 22 – Downtown Drum Circle, Downtown Blue Ridge
September 22 – Classic Car Cruise-In, Dairy Queen
September 23-24 – Tiny Home Mountain Festival, Ellijay
September 28 – October 15 – Live Theater: Calendar Girls, Blue Ridge Community Theater
September 29 – November 12 – Fall Foliage Train Rides, Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
September 30 – Rivers Alive – Georgia’s Annual Volunteer Waterway Cleanup
September 30 – Tortoise and the Hare 50k/30k Trail Run, Blue Ridge
Recurring Events
Tuesday
* Trivia Tuesdays, Fightingtown Tavern
Thursday 

 
Bingo, Kiwanis Fairgrounds
* Trivia Night! Fannin Brewing Company
* Pickin’ In Horseshoe Bend Park
Saturday
*Blue Ridge Farmers Market, Downtown Blue Ridge
*Blue Ridge Motorsports Park Races, Blue Ridge Motorsports Park
Saturday and Sunday
*Upick Apples: Mercier Orchards, Mountain View Orchards, Hillcrest Orchards
* Brewery Tours & TastingsThursday through Saturday’s at  Fannin Brewing CompanyGrumpy Old Men and Mercier Orchards.
* Swan Drive-in –Now Playing
FOR THE FULL CALENDAR –Click Here
In This Issue
Candidate Forum
Fall Decorating Contest
Ribbon Cuttings
Golf Hole Sponsors- Thanks!
Community Events Calendar

Chamber Events
Calendar
 
September 19 – Ribbon Cutting for Capt’n Joe’s Lake Adventures at Lake Blue Ridge Recreation Area Boat Ramp
11:00 a.m.
September 20 – Ribbon Cutting for Jason Holifield, Realtor with Coldwell Banker High Country Real Estate, at the Chamber
10:00 a.m.
September 20 – Board of Directors Meeting , Fannin County Chamber Meeting Room. Executive Board meeting at 11:00 a.m., Board Meeting at 12:00 p.m.
September 21 – Ribbon Cutting for Bear Claw Vineyards, 2281 Tennis Court Rd., Blue Ridge
10:00 a.m.
September 26 – Ribbon Cutting for Appalachian Trail Rides, 4130 Cutcane Rd., Mineral Bluff
10:00 a.m.
September 26 – Golf Committee Meeting at the Chamber
12:00 p.m.
September 27 – Ribbon Cutting for Dr. Thompson and Dr. Bloch at Fannin Regional Hospital Medical Office Building
2:00 p.m.
September 28 – Ambassador Lunch, Blue Jeans Pizza and Pasta Factory, 
12:00 p.m.
September 28 – Political Forum at the Fannin County Performing Arts Center
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
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2017 National Juried Photography Show
Crane Creek Vineyards Poster
Tiny Home Mtn Festival Poster
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Parents Seminar at UNG poster
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