Chamber members had a fun time networking at the February Business After Hours hosted by Ameris Bank, on Thursday, February 22nd at their office located at 101 W. Hendry Street in downtown Hinesville.
We held the February Progress Through People Luncheon on Thursday, February 22nd. Thank you so much to Webster University for sponsoring the luncheon featuring the Liberty County Star Student/Teacher Awards. Webster University will also sponsor System Star Student/Teacher Winners to attend the State Awards banquet. In addition, thank you to JJ’s Bar & Grill for catering and to the Liberty County Performing Arts Center for having us!
We enjoyed hosting the Georgia Coast Travel Association members in Liberty County. These partners advocate and promote the coastal region so that it continues to be a place we love to live, play and work in. Thank you to City of Riceboro Mayor Bill Austin for speaking to our group and sharing your personal history with Dorchester Academy with us!
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-2018 Leadership Liberty class had their State Government session in February, hosted by Representative Al Williams (D-Midway) and Georgia Power Headquarters. The class toured the State Capitol building and met with Representative Williams. The class also visited the Georgia Power headquarters building and toured the Storm Center and the Social Media Center. Thank you to Representative Al Williams and local Georgia Power sponsor Randy Mayfield for hosting our class this year!
We had a fun time celebrating a ribbon cutting and grand opening for Great Clips at 863 W. Oglethorpe Hwy, Suite 250 (Oglethorpe Square Shopping Center) in Hinesville. Great Clips offers quality and affordable salon services with online check-in options through their app.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-2018 Leadership Liberty class had their Public Education session on January 31st. The class was hosted by the Liberty County School System where they met with Interim Superintendent Dr. Franklin Perry, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning Susan Avant and the IT & Communications Coordinator Cathy Lane. The class visited Liberty Elementary School and received tours guided by their student STEM Program ambassadors. They also visited Liberty County High School’s fine arts classrooms and Bradwell Institute’s fine arts and science classrooms (tour led by 2018 Senior Class President). The class also visited and toured the Liberty College & Career academy classrooms & building and was also treated to lunch catered by the associates of the Liberty College & Career Academy Culinary Arts Program. Thank you to the Liberty County School System for planning and hosting this class each year.