The Fannin County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the Leadership Fannin Class of 2019

Fannin County Chamber


October 10, 2018

For information contact Shannon York, Coordinator

The Fannin County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the Leadership Fannin Class of 2019, which will begin in February of 2019.  Leadership Fannin is an extremely rewarding experience designed to educate and develop local community leaders. Participants learn about community leadership, gain a greater understanding of issues in Fannin County and network with people from all walks of life and geographic areas of our community.

Coordinating the program for the Chamber is Shannon York, and the 2019 Chair is Chris Hall. If you are interested in applying or know someone who would benefit from the program, please contact Jan Hackett at or call the Chamber at 706-632-5680, with the applicant’s name and contact information. The deadline for nominations is November 15.  Nominees will receive applications and a schedule of programs in December and the class will be approved in early January, 2019.

Leadership Fannin was established in 1999 in cooperation with the Fannin Cooperative Extension.  The Chamber program consists of 14 classes since 2004.  Nominees should have lived in Fannin County for more than two years.  Tuition is $200 however scholarships are available for representatives of non-profit organizations.


Congratulations, Really Simple Wellness on your Ribbon Cutting

Business, Fannin County Chamber

We would like to Congratulate Really Simple Wellness on their Fannin Chamber Ribbon Cutting.

Business After Hours with Cash Drawing at North Georgia Boat Lift


News from Fannin County Chamber of Commerce

Fannin County Chamber of Commerce  eNewsletter
May 9, 2017
News for Members

Leading the way to economic vitality and quality of life in Blue Ridge, McCaysville, Morganton and all of beautiful Fannin County, Georgia. Together we prosper.

Two Great Business After Hours
Networking Events in May!

Join us after the Spring Golf Tournament!


5:30 – 7:00 P.M.

596 Curtis Switch Rd., Mineral Bluff, GA, 30559 

Tuesday, May 165:30 to 7 p.m.
101 Riverstone Vista – Blue Ridge
$250 Cash Drawing at 6:30 p.m.!!


Newsworthy …
Fannin Plan Open House
All are welcome to a drop-in open house meeting at Blue Ridge City Hall from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday May 18, hosted by the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission.
Come by and see what stakeholders, managers, and elected officials have accomplished so far, including planned projects in all areas of government and maps of future development. An opportunity to comment will be provided.

Information Please Coming on May 24
The Chamber’s annual Business Directory will be published in the May 24thedition of The News Observer Information Please. Pick one up at the Chamber if you don’t have a subscription.

Swinging Bridge Closed During the Week
The Forest Service will be conducting maintenance on the Swinging Bridge road for the next two to three weeks, from May 8 to May 26. Signs have been placed on Highway 60 and Rock Creek. Hikers will still be able to use the bridge if needed, but they may be asked to wait a few minutes until the contractor determines it is safe to cross. Work will be MondayFriday of those weeks and the bridge will be accessible on Saturdays and Sundays.

Ribbon Cuttings
May 2 was the ribbon cutting for Marnie Mashburn, agent, with Mountain Place Realty. Marnie chose a career in real estate because it satisfied her passion to grow and to help others. She is interested in clients, both their histories and their futures and wants to understand their dreams to help find buyers find their ideal homes.

May Community Events Calendar
May 12Gardening Series: By The Moon, The Herbiary of Blue Ridge
May 12Downtown Drum Circle, Downtown Blue Ridge
May 12Special Olympics Track & Field-2017, Fannin County High School
May 13 – June 10SAAG Spring Art Show, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
May 13 Georgia Mountain Classic Car Show, City Park in Blue Ridge
May 13 Master Gardeners Plant Sale, United Community Bank Pavilion
May 13Second Saturday Merchant Walk, Downtown Blue Ridge
May 13 Tri the Mountains! Triathlon, Blue Ridge Marina
May 18-21No Sex Please, We’re British, Blue Ridge Community Theater
May 20Tri-State Model Railroaders Open House, Mineral Bluff Historic Depot
May 20 Herbiary Plant Walk, Lake Blue Ridge
May 20Dine in the Vines, Cartecay  Vineyards
May 20Ride the Rails Festival, Mineral Bluff
May 20Introduction to Zentangle, Blue Ridge Mountains Art Center
May 21Sunday Suppers on The Farm, The Cook’s Farmn
May 25-28No Sex Please, We’re British, Blue Ridge Community Theater
May 26Classic Car Cruise In, Dairy Queen
May 27-2842nd Annual Spring Arts in the Park, Downtown City Park
May 27Red, Wine & Blues Festival, Cartecay Vineyards
May 27Fannin Palooza! Fannin Brewing Company
May 27Lake Blue Ridge Poker Run, Lake Blue Ridge Marina
Recurring Events
* Trivia Tuesdays, Fightingtown Tavern


* Bingo, Kiwanis Fairgrounds
* Trivia Night! Fannin Brewing Company

* Pickin’ In Horseshoe Bend Park

* Brewery Tours & Tastings: Thursday through Saturday’s at  Fannin Brewing CompanyGrumpy Old Men and Mercier Orchards.
* Swan Drive-inNow Playing
In This Issue
Business After Hours #1
Business After Hours #2
Cash Prize Drawing
Ribbon Cuttings
Community Events Calendar

Chamber Events
May 9 – Golf Tournament at Old Toccoa Farm
8:00 a.m.
May 9 – Business After Hours, Old Toccoa Farms
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
May 10 – Ribbon Cutting for Treo Blue Ridge, 588 East Main St., Blue Ridge
3:00 p.m.
May 11 – Ribbon Cutting for Morganton Point Bed and Breakfast Inn, 77 Lakeshore Cir., Morganton
11:00 a.m.
May 15 – Tourism Meeting, Fannin County Chamber of Commerce
12:00 p.m.
May 16 – Business After Hours at Riverstone hosted by Fannin Regional Hospital
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
May 17 – Ribbon Cutting for Cloud Hopper Aerial, Fannin County Chamber of Commerce
10:00 a.m.
May 18 – Leadership Fannin, Wrap up & Graduation, Fannin County Chamber of Commerce
9:00 a.m.
May 18 – Ribbon Cutting for ServiceMaster, Fannin County Chamber of Commerce
10:00 a.m.
May 24 – Board of Directors Meeting, Fannin County Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room, Executive Committee Meeting at 11:00 a.m., Board Meeting at 12:00 p.m.
May 25 – Ambassador Lunch, Location TBD
Member to Member Ads

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

152 Orvin Lance Drive, Blue Ridge GA 30513


Fannin County Board of Commissioners Workshop February 23rd 2017


Fannin County Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Smooch Pooch Dog Wash


Congratulations to Smooch Pooch Dog Wash!  Fannin County Chamber held a ribbon cutting for Smooch Pooch and all enjoyed visiting with the staff and furry friends!   Check out Smooch Pooch for all your grooming needs!

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Pad Trim $5.00
Nails & Pad Trim $12.00
Ears $5.00
Sanitary Clean $8.00
Face Trim $10.00
Blueberry facial (whitening shampo) $2.00
Flea Shampoo $3.00
Conditioner $2.00
Dryer (20 minutes) $5.00




Southern Sins Cookie Company Ribbon Cutting


Fannin County Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting. Kristen Bowers Stone owner of Southern Sins Cookie Company.  She bakes these wonderfully sinful delicious cookies.

I recommend you try some. Awesome cookies.



Fannin County Chamber of Commerce Hosts 2015 Picnic

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