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2015 Steak Fry Auction

Thank you to all of our Steak Fry & Auction Sponsors. This year’s event will take place on September 10th, 2015 at The Dairy Barn at 5:30 pm. For more information on the event, click here.

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Blackburn Home Furnishings

Spotlight On… Blackburn Home Furnishings Blackburn Home Furnishings is a family-owned and operated business that began when Melvin L and Virginia Blackburn starting selling sweepers door-to-door, using their home as a store front in 1945. Today, the business is run by their daughter-in-law Nickie Blackburn along with daughter Debra and son-in-laws Tom and Tony, and… Read more »

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  • We are a little over a week away from our annual Steak Fry Auction Stampede. We have some absolutely awesome LIVE and Silent items and packages. The money we raise will be used for our "Love Athens~ Keep It Local" campaign as well as for philanthropic contributions for member not-for-profit initiatives. Together we make a difference! Giddee up.....

    16 minutes ago

  • Kris Cornwell Jewelers and her posse are gearing up for our Steak Fry Auction Stampede on Thursday, September 10th at The Dairy Barn Arts Center. Kris is holding the Live Auction "loot".....14K white gold peridot and diamond earrings valued at $925.00! Thank you for your generous support, Kris!

    August 27

  • It's move in weekend! Although traffic is congested, we are over the moon that it appears the trend is that students pack minimally and purchase flat screen TV's, cleaning supplies, mirrors, frames, food, etc. LOCALLY! Love Athens~ Keep It Local.

    August 21

  • Summer is fleeting. School bells are ringing and the buses are out. Thank you to our area teachers and administration. Here's to a great year!

    August 18

  • They are revving up the buses. Where did the summer go? This chalkboard says it all. Have a great weekend.

    August 14

  • Giddee Up, Chamber members. Our annual Steak Fry and Auction is Thursday, September 10th at The Dairy Barn. Sizzling steaks prepared by Chef McIntosh / OU Inn, absolutely awesome Live Auction packages, adult beverages, music by ONTRAK, and networking with 200 of Athens County's movers and shakers. Make your reservations before we sell out.

    August 12

  • Preaching to the choir but this is pretty spot on!

    August 10

  • Mark your calendars, Chamber members. Hope to see you Monday at our hugely anticipated August Business After Hours at the OU Inn. Delicious food, libations, and great networking opportunities on the beautiful patio. You won't want to miss it as their creative team always goes out of their way to put on the "T Rex."

    August 06

  • Athens Area Chamber of Commerce added 2 new photos.

    OU's campus is officially tobacco free. Thank you Steve Patterson for researching these nifty Butt Boxes with special thanks to the City of Athens and The Athens Foundation for funding them, and Passion Works Studio for jazzing them up. Cigarette butts are collected and recycled. So proud of our conscientious, progressive community.

    August 03

  • Mike and Frank are contemplating a trip to SE OH. Do you have any items, collection, junk or don't know what the heck you have in your storage shed or barn? To be considered email them at americanpickers@cineflix.com and tell them the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce sent you their way. NOTE: No retail shops or flea markets, please. Also, they are not looking for farming / agricultural items, tools, glassware, appliances, tractors, crocks, stoves or country primitives.

    americanpickers@cineflix.com and tell them the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce sent you their way. NOTE: No retail shops or flea markets, please. Also, they are not looking for farming / agricultural items, tools, glassware, appliances, tractors, crocks, stoves or country primitives.">

    July 28

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