Sear’s Hometown Store held a ribbon cutting on Dec. 15th at their store located at 103B West General Screven Way in Hinesville. Owner Matt Hubbard welcomed Chamber members and staff. Door prizes were raffled off. Sear’s is the go-to place for appliances, tools,lawn mowers, and more. Sear’s is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce (LCCOC) and Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) hosted the 8th Annual Christmas in the Park on Monday, Dec. 1st, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville.
Christmas in the Park featured Santa, a petting zoo and children’s activity booths from various businesses and non-profit organizations. Children decorated cookies and create make and take crafts. There was also an electric ride-on train and more.
The evening closed with Crystal Hopkins, a recording artist from Jesup and Atlanta Hawks cheerleader and Dakota Woods, of the band Exit 76, singing Silent Night. The lighting of the Christmas tree took place around 8 p.m.
Vennita’s Scented Body Oils held its ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 25th at 207 EG Miles Pkwy. The new business offers a variety of fragrances and oils. Business hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Lendmark Financial Services held its ribbon cutting on Friday, November 21, 2014. Branch manager Tricia Johnson welcomed friends, chamber staff and members of the community to the event. Lendmark Financial Services is located at 119 W. Hendry St in Hinesville and is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The November 2014 Progress Through People Luncheon sponsored by Hargray was a huge success. Mayor of Hinesville, James Thomas spoke about the importance of the upcoming Community Listening Session on Monday, Nov. 17th at the BOE Performing Arts Center. Ron Elliott, Installation Public Affairs Director for Fort Stewart; and Maj. Matthew Fontaine, Deputy Public Affairs Officer for the 3rd Infantry Division were also in attendance to answer questions regarding the possibility of troop reduction at Fort Stewart/HAAF. The luncheon was catered by Paul Kennedy Catering.
JJ’s Bar and Grill held a ribbon cutting on Nov. 14th. The restaurant and bar is located at 726 E. Oglethorpe Hwy. inside the Econolodge hotel. Owners Jose Espada and Jose Pineda welcomed friends, family and Chamber staff and members to their Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting.