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The Friday Flyer
August 28, 2015
The Waycross - Ware County Chamber of Commerce exists to provide exceptional services to its members in the areas of 
professional development, information and networking opportunities; and to advocate for economic and 
community development in Waycross and Ware County.

NEW!  The Friday Flyer is now available to everyone!  
If you have co-workers, family or friends who'd like to receive our e-mails, please send their
e-mail address to  (Sending an e-blast is still a benefit reserved for our members!)

Upcoming Chamber Events 
  • Fri, Aug 28  Tickets for the Taste of the Chamber at the Chamber office
  • Tues, Sept 1  Ribbon Cutting at Express Care Mayo Clinic at 3pm
  • Fri, Sept 4   Nominations due for Best Place to Work & Best Customer Service, awarded at Taste of the Chamber
  • Mon, Sept 7  Chamber office closed for Labor Day
  • Tues, Sept 8  Rise & Shine hosted by Ware County High School 7:45am
  • Tues, Sept 15  Ribbon Cutting at Satilla Medical & Paper Supply 10am
  • Thurs, Sept 17  Taste of the Chamber, REA Building from 5-7pm
  • Fri, Sept 18  Ribbon Cutting for Southern Belles Salon & Spa 3pm
  • Thurs, Sept 24  Open House at Coastal Home Care 3:30-5:30 pm
  • Fri, Sept 25  Ribbon Cutting for Jorja's Nail & Hair Salon 10am
  • Tues, Sept 29  Ribbon Cutting at The Meeting Place at 4pm

NOTE:  1st & 3rd Tuesdays - UGA Small Business Development Center is available to meet with current & prospective businesses owners free of charge.  Call the Chamber for an appointment.


Community Planning Calendar  
  • Aug 28  Ware County Home Game vs Hampton 7:30pm
  • Aug 29  Satilla River Clean-Up at Hwy 158 
  • Aug 29  Amazing Arachnids at LWSP
  • Sept 1    Satilla Riverkeeper's 11th Annual Gala
  • Sept 1    Okefenokeeology Class Begins
  • Sept 2-4  MNN Presents Preach & Praise-A-Thon
  • Sept 5   Local Fare Market at OHC 9am - noon
  • Sept 8   Okefenokeeology Class 
  • Sept 11  Ware County at Coffee County
  • Sept 12   Okefenokee Color Run at Okefenokee Heritage Center
  • Sept 15   Okefenokeeology Class 
  • Sept 17  Taste of the Chamber
  • Sept 18  Ware County Home Game vs Richmond Hill 7:30pm
  • Sept 22  Okefenokeeology Class 
  • Sept 25  Ware County at Bradwell Institute
  • Sept 26  Your State Parks Day at LWSP
  • Sept 29  Okefenokeeology Class 
  • October  The Scarecrows are Coming!
  • Oct 3   Pioneer Island Celebration Day at OSP
  • Oct 3    Local Fare Market at OHC
  • Oct 3    Lion's Cars & Crafts Day
  • Oct 9    Ware County Home Game vs Glynn Academy 7:30 pm
  • Oct 16  CPTC Golf Tournament
  • Oct 16   Ware County at Effingham County
  • Oct 17  Tour de Swamp
  • Oct 23  Ware County Home Game vs Statesboro 7:30pm
  • Oct 29   PumpkinFest
  • Oct 24   Fall Festival @ LWSP
  • Oct 30  Ware County at South Effingham
  • Nov 3    Election Day
  • Nov 5    Ware County Home Game vs Brunswick 7:30pm
  • Nov 12  Doughnuts & Dialogue - Chamber's Annual Legislative Event
  • Nov 12  Hospice Satilla's Third Annual Silver Bowl Gala 6-9
  • Nov 27  Annual Light Show at OSP Begins
  • Dec 5   Christmas Parade
  • Dec 5   Reindeer Run at YMCA
The Chamber can provide contact information for any of these events.
To add an event, e-mail the details to
R&S and BAH Calendar


Rise & Shine Breakfasts:

September 8 - Ware County High School

October 13 - Coastal Pines Technical College

November 10 - Waycross Library

December 8 - Jackson Hewitt Tax Service


Business After Hours:

October 15 - PrimeSouth Bank

November 19 - DWDA

December 10 - Waycross Bank & Trust


We will send out the 'Request to Host R&S or BAH' form soon.

If you're interested in hosting in 2016, watch for it!!

If you think you are currently employed with or retired from a Chamber member business that is a great place to work, please write to tell us why! 
Nominees will be judged by the following guidelines:
  • Currently employed or retired from a local retail establishment
  • Friendly attitude toward customers
  • Prompt and efficient in meeting customer's needs
  • Willingness to go the "extra mile" for customers
  • Knowledge of the products and services
  • Always puts the customer first
  • Available and flexible in meeting customer's needs
  • Good follow through 
Nominations must be brief (no more than 150 words).  The deadline for submission is 5:00 pm on September 4, 2015.  All Chamber members are encouraged to submit nominations.  Nominations may be submitted 

Selections are based on qualities listed in the nomination

The awards will be presented at the 
2015 Taste of the Chamber event to be held 
September 17th from 5-7pm at the REA Building

  Save 7.5% on your 
Workers' Comp Insurance


Southeastern Disability
James Allen, CEO
317 Plant Avenue, Suite S

The Meeting Place
Diane Johnson, Owner
1705-B Boulevard Square

Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind
Brian Blackburn, Director
5626 Laura Walker Road

Please visit and welcome our new members!!

Ribbon Cutting


Tuesday, September 1 at 3pm
Express Care at Mayo Clinic Health System
1921 Alice Street

Tuesday, September 15 at 10am
Satilla Medical & Paper Supply 
507 Albany Avenue

Friday, September 18 at 3pm
Southern Belles Salon & Spa 
960 City Boulevard

Friday, September 25 at 10am
Jorja's Nail & Hair Salon
800 Memorial Drive

Tuesday, September 29 at 4pm
The Meeting Place
1705-B Boulevard Square

Please join us to celebrate!
Weekly Member Renewals
Thank you for your 
continued investment in our community!
Diversified Resources, Inc.
The Mall at Waycross
Crosby Cadillac GMC Nissan
GCR Tires & Service
Sports Hall of Fame
Firehouse Subs
Morton & Peavy
Republic Services

Contact us!
Eva Byrd, Executive Director
Phone:  912-283-3742
315-B Plant Avenue

Website:  Waycross Chamber

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 Thank you for your investment in our community!