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 email@example.com 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.
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 Monday – Friday of those weeks and the bridge will be accessible on Saturdays and Sundays.
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 10 – Ribbon Cutting for Treo Blue Ridge, 588 East Main St., Blue Ridge
May 11 – Ribbon Cutting for Morganton Point Bed and Breakfast Inn, 77 Lakeshore Cir., Morganton
May 15 – Tourism Meeting, Fannin County Chamber of Commerce
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
May 18– Leadership Fannin, Wrap up & Graduation, Fannin County Chamber of Commerce
May 18 – Ribbon Cutting for ServiceMaster, Fannin County Chamber of Commerce
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.
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!
Self-Serve, Full Service Bathing & Trims
You Wash “Self-Service Bathing”
includes: a refreshing self-serve bathing station equipped with an apron, shampoo, combs, brushes, face towel and drying towel.
under 15 lbs – $12.00
over 15 lbs – $17.00
We Wash (Drop Off Service)
Bathing by our PAWsome specialists by appointment or walk-ins. We wash includes: bath, ears, towel dry, bandana and doggy cologne.
under 15 lbs – $18.00
over 15 lbs – $24.00
Dryer Rooms: equipped with professional grooming table, burshes, combs, high powered dryer and blow dryer – $5 for 20 minutes
Pad Trim $5.00
Nails & Pad Trim $12.00
Sanitary Clean $8.00
Face Trim $10.00
Blueberry facial (whitening shampo) $2.00
Flea Shampoo $3.00
Dryer (20 minutes) $5.00
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