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Attendees wait in line for Kona Ice on hot day

July 2022 BAH Recap

On Wednesday, July 20th, Mathews Insurance hosted the July Business After Hours networking event at their Athens office on Columbus Road.

Mathews Insurance arranged for the Cheesy Weenie Hot Dog food truck and the Kona Ice truck to be on ...
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July 2022 YAP Recap

Brew Week always brings out the crowds, and YAP’s Brew Week Happy Hour was no exception! On Wednesday, July 13th, a large group gathered at The Pigskin to connect, try out some tasty new brews, and enjoy the delicious ...
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Presidential Ponderings


From guiding and implementing a new strategic plan and adopting new systems to drive efficiency, to partnering with community leaders to bring innovative and collaborative change to our region while developing a robust, growing, talented staff, it has been ...
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Chamber News

Exciting Changes On the Way!

We’ve been listening with interest to your comments, requests, and feedback and working hard to make changes that will directly help support our members, make the Chamber function more smoothly, and help modernize some of our processes.

That’s why we’re ...
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Save the Dates

July 2022 Save the Dates

The Athens Area Chamber has a lot of exciting events coming up in July!

Saturday, July 9 – AUBA Sidewalk Sale (Uptown Athens)

Wednesday, July 13 – Young Athens Professionals (YAP) Brew Week Happy Hour at The Pigskin (sponsored by Merchant’s ...
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Hampton Inn BAH Recap

On Wednesday, June 15, the Hampton Inn by Hilton hosted the June Business After Hours networking event in their spacious and well-appointed lobby.

The networking event allowed attendees to mingle while checking out the amenities that the hotel has to ...
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June YAP Recap

What an amazing day last Thursday, June 9th, turned out to be! After a stormy night and cloudy day the sun came out just in time for our June YAP Happy Hour at Jackie O’s Taproom on Stimson Ave. ...
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Presidential Ponderings

Celebrating Connection

Over the last month, and really all the time, my mind meanders to the shared experiences and missions that exist within our community. The more interactions I have with leaders and businesses in this region, the more I see ...
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Chamber News

DORA Returns!

Residents and visitors alike have been enjoying the return of the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) to Uptown Athens.

The DORA is an initiative that the Chamber and the Athens Uptown Business Association (AUBA) worked hard to have enacted in ...
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Chamber News

June 2022 Save the Dates

The Athens Area Chamber has a lot of exciting events coming up this month!

Thursday, June 9 – Young Athens Professionals (YAP) at Jackie O’s Taproom (sponsored by Uptown Realty Group).

Wednesday, June 15 – Business After Hours at Hampton Inn

Friday, ...
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