Thomaston-Upson County Upcoming Events
Are you looking for different ways to advertise your business and services to your potential customers? Call us about advertising on the Thomaston-Upson Chamber of Commerce website. Go to www.thomastongachamber.com and check out our website. The cost to advertise on the site is very inexpensive, $250 for six months of advertising and only $500 for 12 months of advertising. Call us is you’re interested, 706-647-9686!
The Thomaston-Upson Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 Adult Leadership Upson Class. If you are interested in participating, please contact the Chamber for more information, 706-647-9686.
Would you like a chance to win a BIG GREEN EGG, YETI COOLER AND BIG GREEN EGG TABLE? The Chamber is selling raffle tickets for only $5 each for this great package deal! Stop by the Chamber to purchase your raffle ticket! Drawing will be held May 18, 2013! Tickets are limited, get yours today!
Be sure to purchase your Big Green Egg and Yeti Cooler tickets before May 18! We only have 36 tickets remaining! Contact the Chamber at 706-647-9686 for more information!
|May 13||Flint River Canoe & Kayak Poker Float Committee Meeting – Everyone that is volunteering at the Poker Float is asked to attend. The meeting will take place at 6 pm at American Pie.|
|May 14||T-U Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting, 8 am at the Chamber office|
|May 15||T-U Chamber of Commerce Small Business Roundtable Meeting, noon at Norris’ Fine Foods.|
|May 16||T-U Chamber of Commerce Industry Roundtable Meeting, 7:30 am at the Chamber of Commerce office. Keadle Lumber is the host for the May meeting|
|May 18||3rd Annual Canoe and Kayak Poker Float, registration opens at 10:30 am at Sprewell Bluff Park and will end at 4 pm at the Flint River Outdoor Center. Please contact the Chamber of Commerce for more information or visit our website at www.thomastongachamber.com to download the application and rules packet. We will also be giving away the Big Green Egg/Yeti Cooler package on May 18 at 4:45 pm.|
|May 18||Grab your girls and treat yourselves to the best day of the year! S.U.P.P.O.R.T. is hosting a Ladies' Day Out with a scrumptious lunch, complimentary mimosas, door prizes, wine tastings, and shopping! Vendors include Warm Springs Winery, Pampered Chef with Angela Clark, Serendipity, Franklin & Rosemary Traveling Boutique, and Elli's Boutique. The event will be held at Stanford Ellington VFW Post 6447 from 11a.m.-2p.m. Cost to attend is $25 and seats are limited so get your tickets in advance! Call Sydney Lord at (706) 975-9423 or Debbie Gignilliat at (706) 975-2634. Tickets may also be purchased by mail. Just send your check or money order to S.U.P.P.O.R.T., 108 E Gordon Street, Thomaston, Georgia 30286. All proceeds go to S.U.P.P.O.R.T. local cancer patients while they are going through their battle with cancer. Sponsors for this event are Driver & Adams CPAs, The Upson Beacon, WTGA Fun 101, and Specialties.|
|May 18||Benefit Ride for Jarhya Ussery who is three years old and is battling leukemia. She just received a bone marrow transplant at Egleston where she is continuing treatment. If you would like more information, please contact Felton Lewis at 770.550.3808 or Jason Johnson at 770.468.4885.|
|May 20||The Thomaston-Upson Chamber of Commerce Sun’s Up on Upson Business Breakfast will be held on Monday, May 20 at the new Performing Arts Center located on the campus of Upson-Lee High School. Please join the Chamber and the T-U Board of Education and be one of the first to take a tour of this state of the art building in Upson County. A light breakfast will be served at 7:30 am with the program beginning at 7:45 am. The cost to attend is $6 per person and you must RSVP if you plan to attend. Please call the Chamber at 706.647.9686 to RSVP for the breakfast. Sponsor for our May Sun’s Up on Upson Business Breakfast is United Bank of Thomaston.|
|May 20||Chamber Ambassador meeting, noon at the Chamber office|
|May 22||GDOL Region 4 Employer Committee Employment Law and Legislative Update Summit, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 8:30 am-3:00 pm at the Coweta County Fairgrounds & Conference Center, 275 Pine Road, Newnan. Commissioner of Labor, Mark Butler, Cherry Rizer, GDOL, and Employment Law specialists will give updates regarding changes in laws affecting the business community. Registration is $60 per person/$50 for each additional person from the same company. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404-859-8845.|
|May 23||Looking to develop speaking and leadership skills? Ace a job interview? Ignite your career? Thomaston Toastmasters begins May 23 from Noon to 1:00 pm at American Pie in Thomaston. Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development, and everyone is invited to attend. For more information about the Toastmaster organization go to http://www.toastmasters.org/ or call Pam Koon at 706-325-2330.|
|May 24||Last day of school for the Upson County School System and ULHS graduation|
|May 25||Emancipation Proclamation Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 25|
|May 31||Westwood Christian Academy's early registration deadline for new families for the 2013-14 school year for grades preschool 3-12. All new families receive a 20% discount on tuition for the first year! WCA is accredited by the Georgia Accrediting Commission and is a HOPE eligible high school. For more information call the school office at 706-647-8131 or visit www.westwoodchristianacademy.com.|
|“May” Be your time for FITNESS @ The Wellness Center or URMC - Single Enrollment fee $50.00, Couple or Family Enrollment fee $75.00. Massages for MOMS! Purchase a Massage Gift Card before May 15th, 2013 and receive 15 minutes Massage Service FREE! Now available-Community & Upson School System Summer 3 Month special w/$0 Enrollment Fee! What’s for Lunch? Lunch time Boot Camp 12:30-1:00p.m. Mon., Tue., and Fri. Call Alison G. Uphold Membership Director for more info Office 706-647-4466|
|Cotton Avenue Antique Mall- located at 305 Cotton Ave (off Barnesville Hwy.) will be hosting a Community Market Yard Sale the first weekend of the month from June – October. Friday & Saturday from 10 am until 4 pm. Vendor spaces available. Come by or call 706-647-1300. Hotdogs and Cokes available for $1 each.|