News from Fannin County Chamber of Commerce

Business, Community
Fannin County Chamber of Commerce  eNewsletter
May 8, 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.

Two Great Business After Hours In May!


Thank You Golf Tournament Sponsors!
The Spring Golf Tournament is happening May 22 at Old Toccoa Farm. Good luck golfers and thank you to all those who sponsored this event!
Title Sponsor – ETC Communications
Lunch Sponsor – Mountain Valley Community Bank
Putting Contest Sponsor – Mountain Gateway Appraisal
Teams – Ace Hardware, Appalachian Insurance & Financial Services, Blue Ridge Pharmacy, Copper Basin Federal Credit Union, Georgia Mountain Cabin Rentals, Keel Properties, Kevin Panter Insurance, Lifeforce, Mountain Valley Motors, NGYOA, North Georgia Sports Zone, Summit Inspections, Temple Baptist Church, Trane Rental Services, UNG, United Community Bank

Ribbon Cuttings, Congratulations!
May 1 was the ribbon cutting and 1 year anniversary for new owners Jamie Davis and Lou Davis of Blue Ridge Bird Seed Company. Blue Ridge Bird Seed Co. is a natural bird enthusiast and supply store, dedicated to helping people learn about bird feeding the right way and to have fun while doing it. 611 East Main St., Blue Ridge. (706) 258-2473
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May 4 was the ribbon cutting for Blue Ridge Motorsports Park. Blue Ridge Motorsports Park is a 1/3 mile dirt track formally known as Sugar Creek Raceway. All racing events are usually completed by 10:30 p.m. Start times for special events may vary and are subject to change.2252 Sugar Creek Rd., Blue Ridge. (706) 237-3625
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May 4 was the ribbon cutting for Blue Ridge Adventure Gear. Blue Ridge Adventure Gear offers the most comfortable outdoor equipment and accessories along with luggage and travel gear for you and your pet. 342 East Main St., Blue Ridge. (706) 946-2080
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May Community Events Calendar
May 10 –  SAAG Spring Art Show, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
May 12 – Georgia Mountain Classic Car Show, Downtown Blue Ridge
May 12 – Russian Group Lyra, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
May 12 – Master Gardeners Plant Sale, United Community Bank Pavilion
May 17 – June 3 – Murder Room – Comedy, Blue Ridge Community Theater
May 17 – Jane the Move, The Swan Drive-In
May 18 – Endangered Species Scavenger Hunt, Downtown Blue Ridge
May 19-20 – Discovery Days, Project Chimps
May 25 – Georgia Mountain Classics Cruise In, Dairy Queen
May 26-27 – 43rd Annual Spring Arts in the Park, Downtown Blue Ridge
May 26 – All Star Monster Trucks, Blue Ridge Motorsports Park
Recurring Events
* Trivia Tuesdays, Fightingtown Tavern
*Visitor Time, 10:00 a.m. – Noon, Tri-State Model Railroaders, Mineral Bluff Historic Depot

Bingo, Kiwanis Fairgrounds
* Trivia Night! Fannin Brewing Company
*Pickin’ in the Park
* 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
Golf Tournament Sponsors
Ribbon Cuttings
Community Events Calendar

Chamber Calendar of Events
May 11 – Leadership Fannin, Tourism, Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association
9:00 a.m.
May 15 – Business After Hours, Fannin Regional Hospital at Riverstone Medical Campus, 101 Riverstone Vista, Blue Ridge
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
May 16 – Ribbon Cutting for Vacasa, 21 High Park Dr., Ste. 7, Blue Ridge
11:30 a.m.
May 16 – Golf Committee Meeting at the Chamber
12:00 p.m.
May 17 – Leadership Fannin Graduation
May 18 – Ribbon Cutting for State Farm Insurance/Charles Edmondson, 154 Orvin Lance Connector, Blue Ridge
2:00 p.m.
May 21 – Tourism Committee Meeting at the Chamber
12:00 p.m.
May 22 – 2nd Annual Spring Golf Tournament at Old Toccoa Farm
9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Tee Off
May 23 – Ribbon Cutting for Downtown Accommodations by Mountain Top Cabin Rentals, 224 West Main St., Blue Ridge
10:00 a.m.
May 23 – Board of Directors Meeting, Chamber Board Room, Executive Committee at 11:00 a.m, Board of Directors
12:00 p.m.
May 24 – Ambassador Lunch at Masseria, 67 Roberts Way, Blue Ridge
12:00 p.m.
May 29 – Business After Hours, Tri-State Model Railroad, 150 Railroad Ave., Mineral Bluff
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 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


  1. Jan Parkerson August 22, 2018 at 2:26 am

    Do you have a booklet you can send a out your area? We will be staying there in Sept at end of month. We have never been but intend to spend our time in cabin just in your town. Thank you,
    Jan Parkerson
    1970 Antioch Church Road
    Eastman, Georgia

    • General Manager August 27, 2018 at 10:39 am

      FetchYourNews doesn’t print anything. We are an online news network only but we can be accessed anywhere you have access to the internet.

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