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.
Come out and enjoy all of the Christmas festivities in Liberty County.
Tractor Supply Company held a ribbon cutting on Friday, Nov. 14th for its new Hinesville store located at 766 W. Oglethorpe Hwy. Store manager Matt Gerig welcomed staff, Chamber staff and members of the community to the event. Gerig presented donations to several local organizations to show Tractor Supply Company’s commitment to the local community. Tractor Supply company made contributions to Liberty County 4-H, Liberty County Future Farmers of America (FFA) and the local chapter of the Association of the United States Army.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Membership Appreciation Low Country Boil & Oyster Roast for its members on Oct. 17th at Bryant Commons in Hinesville, which was presented by Ameris Bank. Members enjoyed a low country boil and oysters prepared by The Shell House. Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Members enjoyed an evening of food and fun.
The CVB hosted a wrap party for the cast and crew of the film “Ben & Ara,” which used Liberty County as a shooting location. Lots of locals got to be extras in the film and the the cast enjoyed their stay here. We hope they will come back again soon! Thanks to the Dorchester Village Civic Center for letting us use their facility for the party and thanks to Exit 76 for providing the music!