News from Fannin County Chamber of Commerce

Business, Community
Fannin County Chamber of Commerce  eNewsletter
April 10, 2018
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.

Free TripAdvisor Workshop for Members
TripAdvisor Class
This is a free class for Chamber members and space is limited! To reserve your seat now,  


Be sure to provide attendee names, email addresses and specify morning or afternoon class.

Candidate Forum is Set for May 3
At Blue Ridge Community Theater
Join us on Thursday, May 3, at the Blue Ridge Community Theater for the Chamber’s pre-primary Candidate Forum.  The Forum is for candidates running for Post Two of the Fannin County Board of Commissioners and two School Board Seats.  The Governmental Affairs Committee is in the process of screening questions for the Forum and welcomes suggested questions from members and the public.
There will be a meet and greet beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed by the Forum beginning at 6 p.m. Contact Jan Hackett with any questions at

Specials and Promotions Wanted
Members, did you know that the Specials and Promotions page on the Chamber website is in the top 3 of the pages visited? Get your special out there today. It’s free!  Send your special/promotion information to Jode at

Ribbon Cuttings, Congratulations!
Home Instead Senior Care
Home Instead Senior Care offers private home care services assisting seniors and adults with disabilities with personal care, companionship, light housekeeping, meal prep, errands and medication reminders. Dementia and Alzheimer care. 211 Cleveland St., Ste. C, Blairsville. (706) 835-3800
Southern Drug Company
Southern Drug Co. is a locally owned hometown family pharmacy. Offering nursing and baby supplies, home decor and gifts and more. Compounding available. 4075 East 1st St., Blue Ridge. (706) 632-4448.
Revived Mobile Detailing  
Revived Mobile Detailing offers mobile detailing services for auto, RV, marine and motorcycles. They come to you! (706) 452-7384
1st Call Pregnancy Center
First Call Pregnancy Center is a crisis pregnancy center offering free pregnancy tests, decision counsel, parenting education and free baby resources to women in unplanned pregnancy or women in need. 130 Tammen Dr., Apt. 1, Blue Ridge.

April Community Events Calendar
April 6 – May 5 – The Art of Larry Smith, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
April 12-29 – The Boys Next Door, Blue Ridge Community Theater
April 13– Jesse Black at Blue Ridge Brewery
April 14 – Jesse Black at Fannin Brewing
April 14 – Scott Stambaugh Live at Blue Ridge Brewery
April 20 – Justin Bridges Live at Blue Ridge Brewery
April 21-22 – Bear on the Square Mountain Music & Folk Art Festival,Downtown Dahlonega Square
April 21 – Kyle Vincent at Fannin Brewing
April 21 – Superhero 5k Run, Downtown Blue Ridge
April 21 – Taste of Blue Ridge, Willow Creek Falls and Vineyard
April 21 – Shannon York Live at Blue Ridge Brewery
April 22 – Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket, Private Cabin
April 24 – Pops on the Plaza, Young Harris College
April 27 – Georgia Mountain Classics Cruise Ins, Dairy Queen
April 28 – Kid’s Adventure Race, Mercier Orchards
April 28 – 3rd Annual Blue Ridge Trout Fest & Outdoor Adventures, Downtown Blue Ridge
April 28 – Zack Maruniak at Fannin Brewing
Recurring Events
* Trivia Tuesdays, Fightingtown Tavern
*Visitor Time, 10:00 a.m. – Noon, Tri-State Model Railroaders, Mineral Bluff Historic Depot

* Brewery Tours & Tastings:
Thursday through Saturday’s at  Fannin Brewing Company and Grumpy Old Men.
* Swan Drive-in –Now Playing

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In This Issue
Business After Hours
TripAdvisor Workshop
Candidate Forum
Specials and Promotions Wanted
Ribbon Cuttings
Community Events Calendar


Chamber Calendar of Events
April 10 – Ribbon Cutting for 2nd Story Entertainment, 733 East Main St., Ste. C
11:00 a.m.
April 11 – Ribbon Cutting for Toccoa River Cabins, 75 Kiki’s River Rd., Blue Ridge
2:00 p.m.
April 12 – Leadership Fannin’s Health Care Program, Fannin Regional Hospital
9:00 a.m.
April 12 – Ribbon Cutting for Carroll’s Barbeque, 39 Lance St.,  Ste. 1
11:00 a.m.
April 12 – Ribbon Cutting for Boys & Girls Club, 125 School House Rd., Epworth
4:00 p.m.
April 16 – Tourism Committee, Chamber Board Room
12:00 p.m.
April 17 – Get Noticed with TripAdvisor free workshops from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m.
April 18 – Board of Directors Meeting, Chamber Board Room, Executive Committee at 11:00 a.m, Board of Directors
12:00 p.m.
April 18 – Ribbon Cutting for Pic N Vine, 104 South Grande Ave., Copperhill
3:00 p.m.
April 19 – Ribbon Cutting for Grumpy Old Men Brewing, 1315 East Main St.
2:00 p.m.
April 23 – Golf Committee meeting at the Chamber
12:00 p.m.
April 24 – Business After Hours at Blue Ridge Community Theater, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
April 25 – Ribbon Cutting for High Country Pest Control at the Chamber
2:00 p.m.
April 26 – Leadership Fannin’s Local Government program begining at 9 a.m. at the Fannin County Courthouse.
April 26 – Ambassador Lunch at Cantaberry Restaurant
12:00 p.m.
Member Events
The mission of the Fannin County Chamber of Commerce is to provide services to members, support existing business and promote economic development and tourism, while preserving and enhancing our community’s character, natural resources and quality of life.

Fannin County Chamber of Commerce

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