The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Membership Appreciation Low Country Boil & Oyster Roast for its members on October 13th, at the Chamber Offices located at 208 E. Court St in downtown Hinesville (the historic Bacon Fraser House). The event was presented by Ameris Bank and the event bar sponsor was Hargray.
Members enjoyed dinner prepared by the Shellhouse, mingling and live music. Sponsors for the event were Yates-Astro; The Shanken Team-Jimmy & Brigitte Shanken, Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors; and Liberty Chrysler Dodge, Jeep, Ram. Photography by Nicole Newton of Perfect Portraits.
October Progress Through People Luncheon featuring the Georgia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus
We held the October Progress Through People Luncheon on Thursday, October 12th. Thank you so much to the Liberty County Convention & Visitors Bureau for sponsoring the luncheon featuring guest speaker, Julie Ford Musselman, Executive Director of the GA CVB. Musselman shared facts and informative statistics about the role of CVBs, in addition to the role of the Liberty CVB, our official destination marketing organization, in our local communities. In addition, thank you to the Farmhouse Restaurant & Catering for catering and to the Liberty County Performing Arts Center for having us!
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-2018 Leadership Liberty class had their two-day Orientation session on September 29th and September 30th. The class kicked off their program at the LaQuinta Inn & Suites in Flemington where they completed leadership and team building activities. The orientation concluded the next day at the Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy Confidence course. Thank you to the LaQuinta Inn & Suites for hosting the class for the day and night. Also, thank you to the Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy for supporting and leading the class through the course!
Chamber members had a great time networking at the September Business After Hours hosted by Liberty Regional Medical Center on Thursday, September 28th at the main hospital, located at 462 E.G. Miles Parkway in Hinesville.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-2018 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class had their Orientation session in September. The class kicked off their program at the Hinesville branch of Live Oak Public Libraries. Thank you to owner/operator of Chick-fil-A Hinesville, Nick Westbrook, for sponsoring lunch and being the guest lunch speaker.
September Eggs & Issues Breakfast featuring Armstrong State University & Georgia Southern University
We held the September Eggs & Issues Breakfast featuring Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University on Wednesday, September 27th. Thank you so much to the Coastal Courier for sponsoring the luncheon featuring the presidents of both ASU and GSU. The topic of discussion was the current consolidation plans of the two universities and how this impacts Liberty County now and in the future. In addition, thank you to the Lady J’s Catering for catering and to the Econolodge for having us!