Fannin Chamber Newsletter

Community
Fannin County Chamber of Commerce  eNewsletter
July 11, 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.

Tuesday, July 18 – 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
 
at the
North Georgia Boat Lift
13944 Appalachian Hwy., Morganton, GA, 30560

Fannin in Totality Area of Eclipse August 21!
 
On August 21, 2017 there will be a total eclipse of the sun that can be seen in totality in parts of the North Georgia Mountains, including the Blue Ridge area.  
Where and How to Watch
Find a clear spot with a good view of the sky. You can see the sun and the eclipse wearing special eclipse glasses; do not look at the sun without safety glasses. Here are some examples:

Chamber Visitor Center

at 152 Orvin Lance Drive – 55 seconds of totality at 2:34:50 p.m.

Lake Blue Ridge Dam

– 1 minute 2 seconds of totality at 2:34:50 p.m.

Morganton Point Recreation Area

– 1 minute 8 seconds of totality at 2:34:50 p.m.

Horseshoe Bend Park in McCaysville

– 1 minute 31 seconds of totality at 2:34:15 p.m.

Downtown McCaysville

– 1 minute 35 seconds of totality at 2:34:10 p.m
Ocoee Whitewater Center – 1 minute 46 minutes of totality at2:33:45 p.m.

25th Anniversary Golf Tournament
The Chamber’s 25th annual golf tournament will take place on October 2 at  Butternut Creek Golf Course. There are a few team spots left. Anyone interested in signing up for a Corporate Team or being a hole sponsor please contact Kim Foster at kimfoster@tds.net.
   Corporate Team Form              Hole Sponsor Form

July Community Events Calendar
June 17 – July 22 – Community Quilt and Fiber Arts Exhibit,
Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
July 13 – July 30 – Live Theater: Dearly Departed, Blue Ridge Community Theater
July 14 – Downtown Drum Circle, Downtown Blue Ridge
July 15 – Tri-State Model Railroaders Open House, Mineral Bluff Historic Depot
July 19 – Treo’s Sweetwater Dinner Pairing, Treo Blue Ridge
July 21 – Movies in the Park presents: The BFG, Downtown City Park
July 21-29 – Georgia Mountain Fair, Hiawassee
July 22 – Jamie O’Neal & Andy Griggs Live in Concert, Grandaddy Mimm’s Moonshine Distillery
July 27 – An Intimate Acoustic Evening with Von Grey, Toccoa Riverside Restaurant
July 28 – Classic Car Cruise-In, Dairy Queen
July 29 – August 26 – 3D Exhibit Off the Wall, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
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
Weekends
* 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
Business After Hours
Solar Eclipse
2017 Golf Tournament
Community Events Calendar

Chamber Events
Calendar
July 11 – Golf Committee Meeting, Fannin County Chamber of Commerce
12:00 p.m.
July 17 – Tourism Committee Meeting at the Chamber
12:00 p.m.
July 18 – Business After Hours – Lake Blue Ridge Civic Association at the North Georgia Boat Lift, 13944 Appalachian Hwy., Morganton
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
July 19 – 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.
July 25 – Ribbon Cutting for High Speed Tactical and Safety Solutions at the Chamber
10:00 a.m.
July 27 – Ambassador Lunch at the Blue Ridge Fry Shop, 560 East Main St.
12:00 p.m.
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Member to Member Ads
Dearly Departed poster Blue Ridge Community Theater
Feed the Kids Fundraiser at Chateau Meichtry
DFACS poster for townhall meeting july 20
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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
706-632-5680

Fannin eNewsletter June 27, 2017

Community
Fannin County Chamber of Commerce  eNewsletter
June 27, 2017
News for Members
Fannin County Chamber of Commerce Newsletter

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

Fourth of July Festivities
Friday
June 30 Firecracker Special Train Ride, Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

June 30Miner’s Homecoming Weekend, Ducktown, TN

Saturday
July 1Fireworks at Lake Blue Ridge, Lake Blue Ridge Marina

July 1 – 

Downtown Blue Ridge

July 1Miner’s Homecoming Weekend, Ducktown, TN
Sunday

July 2Lake Blue Ridge Boat Parade, Lake Blue Ridge

Tuesday 
Epworth Community Club
July 4Blue Ridge Freedom 5k and 10k, Downtown Blue Ridge

Newsworthy…
Maps of Highway 5 expansion available at Chamber
The Georgia Department of Transportation has provided the Chamber with large format maps of the plans for the Highway 5 expansion including the McCaysville truck route/bypass. You can take a look in the Chamber board room.
Holiday Hours
The Chamber Welcome Center and Caboose will be closed on July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Happy Holidays!

June Community Events Calendar
June 17-July 22Community Quilt and Fiber Arts Exhibit, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
June 30Main and Main Grand Opening, Above The Vault 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
Weekends
* Brewery Tours & Tastings: Thursday through Saturday’s at  Fannin Brewing CompanyGrumpy Old Men and Mercier Orchards.
* Swan Drive-inNow Playing
FOR THE FULL CALENDAR Click Here

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In This Issue
Newsworthy
Community Events Calendar

Chamber Events
Calendar
 
June 27 – Golf Committee Meeting at the Chamber, 12:00 noon.
July 4 – Welcome Centers Closed

July 5 – Lunch N Leads at Blue Jeans Pizza and Pasta Factory, 12:00 p.m.

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Member to Member Ads
 
 
Light up the Lake Boat Parade July 2_ 2017

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
706-632-5680
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