Hey Chamber Members! Did you hear? We have an exciting new Chamber benefit just for you! Our brand new Facebook group is a new tool that will make staying in the know easier than ever before. Network with fellow Chamber Members, see the newest information in Washington County, and get to know your community! Visit
https://www.facebook.com/groups/washingtoncountychamberofcommerce today to join!
We can't wait to see you there!
This year, the Coronavirus took us for surprise, but that doesn't mean you can't still enjoy your Spring Break! There are still plenty of places right here in Washington County where you can get out and enjoy the fresh spring air! During this turbulent time, it's still safe to enjoy open air!
The Coronavirus spreads mainly through close contact, so please remember to keep washing your hands, maintain proper social distancing, and limit close gatherings to 10 people or fewer as recommended by the CDC.
Here are 9 places you can enjoy for Spring Break in Washington County:
1. Enjoy Christmas at the Depot in Downtown Tennille
2. See a Live Nativity
3. Grab a 2019 Holiday Shirt from The Dairylane
4. Or a 2019 Holiday Shirt from Deep River Outfitters (Maybe Even Both!)
5. View the Model Railroad in the M. D. Hammock Oil Company Window in Downtown Sandersville
Ninety-One 10th-12th graders from Washington County High School (WCHS) participated in Waco Works at Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) in Sandersville, GA, an event geared toward exposing and informing high school students of local career and skills-training opportunities in Washington County, Tuesday, November 5.
Waco Works was sponsored by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce who received an EMC Electric Foundation Grant which allowed them to coordinate the creation of Waco Works with OFTC, Washington County High School and several key industries within Washington County.
This is the third Waco Works event sponsored by the chamber and coordinated with OFTC.
To read more about this amazing event, click here!
Do you know someone who would make a great community leader? Or maybe you would like to contribute your talent and skill to growing our community and businesses. Here is your chance to make a difference.
Nominations are now being accepted for five vacant board of director positions for the Washington County Chamber of Commerce. The completed nomination form must be submitted to the chamber by 5:00 pm, Friday, November 8, 2019.
The nominating committee will review all nominations and present a recommendation to the Washington County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
To view the nomination form, click here!
Feel free to nominate yourself or someone else you may know who is willing to get involved and help our community grow and thrive.
Welcome to our newest Member: Lockerly Arboretum!
The mission of Lockerly Arboretum is to inspire an understanding and appreciation of horticulture, nature and heritage.
Dedicated to providing plant lovers of all ages a serene setting for observing and learning about horticulture, nature and heritage, Lockerly Arboretum aspires to become a nationally accredited arboretum while preserving and protecting their antebellum crown jewel, Rose Hill, located in Milledgeville, GA.
Joie + Co is a new boutique in Sandersville, GA that features clothing and accessories for children, tweens, teens, misses, and curvy!
Visit them today at 602 S Harris St, Sandersville, GA 31082!
As one of our newest Members, Georgia Hi-Lo Trail is brand new, starting in April 2019, even though the idea has been in the works for 4 years!
They are building America’s longest paved multi-use trail from Athens to Savannah, Ga (through Sandersville) to empower rural people.
As they build this trail, they offer community programs to empower the next generation with the skills they need.
Developing this trail will create an economic engine and community gathering place that the entire community can enjoy and benefit from (economically and physically) for generations to come!
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