Category Archives: Member Announcements

Sleep Number Special Discounts

DSC_0080Stop by Sleep Number at 2630 Dawson Road Suite 2 and mention “The Chamber” to receive these special discounts now through April 3rd:

  • $750 cash savings on m7 and i8 mattresses and sets
  • 30% off pillows
  • $100 in free bedding with the purchase of a mattress
  • 12 month free financing with order total of $2,999.99 or less
  • 24 month free financing with order total of $3,000-$6,999.99
  • 36 month free financing with order total over $7,000

UGA Small Business Development Center Offers Making Facebook Strategic For Business on March 23

UGA-SBDC-widgetBusiness owners can learn effective marketing strategies they can implement to connect and maintain relationships with customers on Facebook:

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center announces a marketing class focused on Facebook in Albany on March 23, 2017. The class is designed for business owners to learn the latest strategies to build relationships with customers and grow their business using the most popular social media platform. The main objectives of the class will be for business owners and managers to understand how to:

• Build their business presence on Facebook.
• Use the Facebook Insights Dashboard and Ad Tool.
• Learn how to use Facebook Targeting.
• Learn how to use visuals to get customers engaged.
• Learn how to use Facebook’s powerful advertising tools.
• Develop content and posting strategies to build customer relationships and loyalty.

The class will be held from 9 AM – 11 AM in the Candy Room at 125 Pine Avenue, Albany, GA. 31701.Registration for the classes is available online at or you can register by phone by calling (229)420-1144.

Albany State University Dinner Theatre 2017

Dinner Theatre ImageAlbany State University Dinner Theatre 2017
West Campus (Student Center, Room 266)
April 7 & 8, 2017

On April 7 and 8, 2017, the public is invited to wine, dine and be a master sleuth while contributing to student scholarships at Albany State University. This year’s play is Noir Point Blank. Tickets will be available through March 30 for $50 ($350 for a table of eight). Ticket prices include dinner and show. Cash bar available. Seats are limited, so reserve early!

U.S. Secretary of State Meets with Mayor & ASU President

ASU-widgetAlbany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard and Albany State University President Art Dunning held separate meetings with Assistant U.S. Secretary of State Ashley Bell last week to discuss Albany State’s and other regional colleges’ possible participation in a Global Policy Institute-related program that could prepare local students for positions in the upper levels of the federal government.

Both Hubbard and Dunning said they were encouraged by their meetings with Bell, a former Hall County commissioner who was appointed by President Trump to serve as a special assistant to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Read the entire story here. (Excerpted from the Albany Herald)

National Grits Festival on April 8th

Grits Fest 2017 Flyer

Come to the “Grits Capitol of the World” on Saturday, April 8th for the annual Grits Festival! Starts at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast at Warwick Lions Club, eating contest, cook off, grits pit, parade, entertainment, vendors and more. Sponsored by the City of Warwick. For more info, call Lechia at 229-535-6256 or Doug at 904-214-4504. No admission fee.

Spring 2017 Albany State University – West Campus Career & Job Fair

Thursday, March 16, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Albany State University West Campus| Student Center, Room 266

Who should attend the ASU West Campus Career Fair?
Albany State University students, and local community members who are interested in securing full and part time employment opportunities.

If you are seeking employment, be sure to dress appropriately and bring updated copies of your resume. Bring a padfolio or a notebook for business cards and employer information.

Contact Gloria Ridgeway for more information: