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    Thursday, October 29, 2020
    Now Accepting Applications for2020 Small Business of the YearApplication Deadline: Friday, Dec. 4 at 5 PM As a Chamber Member, this is your opportunity to apply for the 2020 Small Business of the Year award. There are no nominations required, you may simply submit an application for your small business.The following criteria are necessary to be considered for the award:Be a Member of the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic
    Tuesday, October 27, 2020
    You Are Invited! Cass-White Road Realignment Dedication Ceremony Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 2:00 PMAt the Old Tennessee Highway cul-de-sac located past Wofford Baptist Church Refreshments Provided
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, October 22, 2020
    (R) TowBoatUS Captain and NSBC-certified instructor Capt. Chris Day teaches on-water boat handling skills to a group of first responders.  EVOC for the Water: TowBoatUS Lake Allatoona Helps First Responders Stay Safe By Teaching Practical On-Water Boat Handling Skills Partnership with National Safe Boating Council; courses offered nationwide   Every public safety department is familiar ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, October 15, 2020
    David J. Lance Elected as Chairman of Community Bankers Association of Georgia David J. Lance, President & CEO, Greater Community Bank, was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Community Bankers Association of Georgia (CBA). Nominations for the 2020-21 CBA Board of Directors were announced and approved at CBA’s Annual convention held in late September at the Hilton Sandestin. His term ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 14, 2020
    Greater Community Bank Names Angel Lee Cartersville Branch Manager The Board of Directors of Greater Community Bank is pleased to welcome Angel Lee as the new Branch Manager in GCB’s growing Cartersville market.   “Angel is a motivated and dynamic addition to our GCB family. We are extremely excited to have her leading the charge as we grow our presence in Cartersville and Bartow County,” said ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, October 12, 2020
    Cartersville-Bartow Chamber Events & Operations Update (10/12/20) In accordance with current recommendations, please make note of the below changes to Chamber events and operations. The Chamber will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and send out future updates and changes through our email, website, and social media channels as more information becomes available.Event Cancellations & ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Thursday, October 08, 2020
    Cartersville, GA – The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC), is pleased to announce that TowBoatUS Lake Allatoona is a course provider for on-water powerboat training. The NSBC, a leading catalyst for recreational boating safety, provides two on-water instruction programs that have received voluntary third-party verification for an on-water powerboating based on the American National Standard for ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, October 01, 2020
      GHC celebrates 50th anniversary year this fall Georgia Highlands College (GHC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary year this fall after opening in 1970 as Floyd Junior College. In fall 1970, Floyd Junior College opened in temporary offices in downtown Rome with the first college president David B. McCorkle leading 19 faculty members who taught 545 students. Soon after, in 1971, students ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 30, 2020
    For Lease 707 South Erwin StreetCartersville, GA   This building for lease by Patricia Holt Properties features a newly 2006 & 2020 remodeled building with 171,000 sq ft of divisible space for $4.75/SF/Yr/NNN. The location has easy access to Highway 41 and Interstate 75 and lies within an Incentivized Empowerment Zone with City utilities.  View the building flyer. Contact Patricia (Pat) Holt ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Friday, September 18, 2020
    Cancer Navigators $10 Virtual Raffle We are taking the raffle virtual this year! We have a number of different ways you can purchase your tickets! Only 500 tickets will be sold. Tickets are $10 for a chance at 4 drawings: Grand Prize $800 Grill, (2) $500 Cash Prizes, and a $250 Knife. Raffle Tickets can be purchased online, or in person at Pinkard's Diner and the General Store Café, or from ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Thursday, September 03, 2020
    The Bartow County College and Career Academy (in cooperation with Cartersville Medical Center) determined that Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence [henceforth referred to as ICARE] were the traits that we most wanted our interns to focus on as they transition from secondary education to the workforce. In fact, these traits are identical to the work ethic expectations ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, August 20, 2020
    The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (NWGRC) is the recipient of a new Economic Development Administration Revolving Loan Fund grant for the region’s small businesses.  Micro-loan funds are available to aid in efforts to alleviate the sudden and severe economic dislocation of the region’s small businesses and to seek significant improvement in employment in the region caused by the ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, July 30, 2020
    We’ve missed you! Did you hear Georgia Aquarium is OPEN again? We know long family vacations may be out of the question, so why not stay close and come see us this summer? Georgia Aquarium is the perfect quick, safe get-a-way for your family and friends!  Good News! The Cartersville-Bartow Chamber's Georgia Aquarium discount website is active and available for ticket purchases – starting at just ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, July 28, 2020
    Georgia Boat Safety and Training and TowBoatUS Lake Allatoona Offers Powerboat Training for Teens Ages 13-19, Skipper Club™Acworth, Georgia August 02, 2020 – Georgia Boat Safety and Training, has partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) to offer teens ages 13-19 with on-water instruction for essential powerboating skills and maneuvers.  “We’re proud to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020
    IR-2020-61, March 30, 2020WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax return to receive the ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Political
    Friday, March 27, 2020
    CARTERSVILLE URGENT CARE LAUNCHES TELEHEALTH PROGRAM TO EXTEND HEALTH CARE SERVICES TO COMMUNITY DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC Cartersville Urgent Care announces new telehealth program that allows patients to access licensed health care providers via virtual visits in an effort to maintain community social distancing recommendations. Cartersville, GA (March 27, 2020) –Cartersville Urgent Care has ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, March 27, 2020
    DHS Implements New Office Protocols in Response to COVID-19 MARCH 24, 2020 ATLANTA — In alignment with Gov. Brian P. Kemp’s call to limit in-person contact across the state, the Department of Human Services is implementing new office protocols in response to COVID-19. Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, all DHS offices will encourage customers to use self-service options and telephonic ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, March 23, 2020
    The state healthcare system is facing a critical need for essential items as we continue to respond to COVID-19. The Georgia Department of Economic Development has been asked to identify as many manufacturers, distributors, etc. who can assist with the possible shortage of these items.   We ask those businesses that are able to provide assistance and resources with either existing or adaptable ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    Georgia Receives SBA Statewide Disaster Declaration, Applications for Small Business Emergency Loans Now OpenAtlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Georgia has received an official statewide disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This declaration will provide assistance in the form of SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans to impacted small ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    The Small Business Development Center understands that many small businesses will suffer a decline in business as a result of COVID-19.  Social distancing protocols are an important part of controlling the spread of the virus, but may also have an unintended significant negative impact on business activity.We are here to help with one-on-one counseling services and can accommodate with ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Wednesday, March 04, 2020
    We Need Your Help!Your participation in the U.S. Census 2020 means funding for:EducationSenior ServicesEmergency ServicesWaterHealthcareVeteran ServicesHousingRoadsGeorgia receives more than $2300 per person annually in Federal funding directly related to census count allocations. Your participation affects how many congressional seats we are allocated in Bartow County. You make a difference in ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Friday, February 28, 2020
    The Booth Western Art Museum and Tellus Science Museum received top placements in the 10Best Readers' Choice Awards 2020 by USA Today.  The Booth Western Art Museum was awarded 1st place in the Best Art Museum category and the Tellus Science Museum was awarded 2nd place in the Best Science Museum category. Learn more: Best Art Museum | Best Science Museum  
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts
    Friday, January 10, 2020
    Kids ages 5 to 12 need 10 to 11 hours of sleep each night Kids with enough sleep retain 50% more the next day Click here to download the informational flyer and abedtime routine chart you can use with your kids.  When you get enough sleep you can:pay attention better in schoolbe creative and think of new ideasfight sickness so you can stay healthybe in a good moodget along with friends and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Education, Human Interest
    Thursday, February 22, 2018
    One of the most prestigious programs of the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) is the Georgia Certified Chamber Program. The Georgia Certified Chamber Program sets standards of excellence for chambers in Georgia. It recognizes chambers that have met those standards while offering guidelines for those to improve their effectiveness. GACCE follows the U.S. Chamber ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release