Sylvester – Worth County Chamber of Commerce
“Ask not what your Community can do for you, but WHAT can you do for your Community”
Get Your Game On! Worth County Rams Home football games football nights will be broadcasted live on Hometown Country WTIF 107.5 FM. The broadcast will also be streamed on the internet at www.wtif1075.com. The remote broadcast starts at 5:30. Tailgate show starts at 6:30 and Game starts at 7:30 PM.
GACCE is offering the following Web Seminars:
10/27/2011: WEBINAR - Georgia Chamber - Social Media Part Two
It’s “Fall” Crow time! FALL CROW CONTEST - LET'S DECORATE SYLVESTER-WORTH COUNTY WITH FALL CROWS!! Please plan on participating in Sylvester's 1st Annual Fall Crow Contest. If you want to find out more information and pick up an application please contact Brittany Evans at 229-430-7735 or the Chamber of Commerce at 229-776-7718. The Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Down Town Enhancement Program to get the word out!! Ms. Brittany Evans wants to see Fall Crows everywhere in Sylvester!!! Registration begins on Sept 26 and closes on Oct 13 with a fee of $10.00 to participate. Judging will be held on Oct 14, and the winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Festival on October 15th. BE CREATIVE!
October 1st: Safe Kids Sylvester/ Worth County: 3rd Annual "Safety Saturday" Please join the Sylvester Fire Department and its supporting partners on October 1st, from 11:00 AM to 2:00PM for a day of fun safety for all children of Worth County! Safety Events to include car seat checks, a bike rodeo with free bicycle helmets, Kid Prints ID's, gun safety locks, fun and food will be provided. For more information please call 229-776-8511. Kids Safety Weekly visit for more details: http://sk.convio.net/site/R?i=cMDJjpezvch5kmrjlloVlA.
100 Mile Peanut Pickin Yard Sale: October 8, 2011… Come One Come All it's 100 Miles of deals and bargains for all! The event will be held the second Saturday in October from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. For more information on how you can be a part, please call the Chamber at 229-776-7718. You can also call 229-854-3470, or 229-430-7735 or visit: www.swcountychamber.com. and click on the yard sale banner.
October 13th: The month of October is celebrated as Georgia Archives Month. The theme for this year is “Georgia History—Worth Saving!”. Designed to encourage the citizens of Georgia to support their local and regional archives and explore the state’s vast heritage. Margaret Jones Public Library will be hosting a book signing for Ms. Sarah Senkbeil and her book “Company’s Coming.” The book signing will take place on Thursday, October 13 from 5 to 7 pm at the Margaret Jones Public Library. Copies of her book will be available for purchase.
October 13th: Public Meeting: Best Friends Humane Society is hosting a public meeting for the entire community. There will be prizes and refreshments as well as updates on the past and plans for the future of Best Friends Humane Society organization. Please plan to attend. They membership drive begins in October, don't wait renew, or sign up now!! See you there!
October 1: Peanut Festival Beauty Pageant, "100% Peanut" (Naturally Delicious) please visit: www.gapeanutfestval.org.
October 14th: Peanut Festival Gospel Sing featuring Southern Majesty & Living Water. The singing will start at 7:00PM at Unity Baptist Church located at 101 Bryant Drive Sylvester, GA. No admission. Love offerings will be recieved and concession will be available. More information please contact Amanda Parr 229-878-3385.
October 14th: 2011 Peanut Festival will host a 4-Man Team Scramble Golf Tournament at Pine Knoll Golf course. The tournament will start at 8:30 AM. Sponsorship fee for each team is $100.00. Lunch will be provided. More information please contact Keith Willis 229-776-6985.
October 15th: Peanut Festival schedule:
* 5K Run at 7:30 AM
* Peanut Festival Parade at 10:00 AM
* Entertainment starts at 11:00 AM,
* Kids Korner All Day! and much, much more.
* Please visit: www.gapeanutfestival.org for all of your festival application needs.
* Lots of Fun and Food all Day!
October 26th: The Worth County Health Department will be hosting a Drive-Thru Flu Clinic on October 26, 2011 from 9:00AM to 1:00 PM. The event will be held at the Agricultural Pavilion at the corner of Highway 313 and Rebecca Drive next to Worth County Public Works office. Shots are $25 per person. For more information please call 229-777-2150. Forms can be picked up at the Chamber. Please see attachment for more details: www.chamberorganizer.com/sylvesterworthcc/docs/health dept logo.jpg.
October 27th: The Peter Pan Peanut Butter Pets and Pals Parade along with the Best Friend Humane Society will begin regristration for the parade around 5:00PM at the corner of Front Street and Isabella Street. Hope to see you and your Best Friend there!
STOP AND SHOP SYLVESTER-WORTH COUNTY: The Chamber wants everyone to visit our local retailers and downtown merchants and give them an opportunity to meet your needs. Let's keep our tax dollars local! ATTENTION MERCHANTS you don't have to be a Chamber member to be a part of the STOP AND SHOP SYLVESTER-WORTH COUNTY campaign. For more information please call the Chamber at (229) 776-7718.
Relay For Life: The Relay for this year will be April 27th, 2012. Meetings will be held once a month , except for December when the Love Lights event takes place with the Lighting of the tree. Please start brainstorming with your team events and possible dates for these events to share with the group in September. Time to start rockin' and rollin'.
October 20th: Darton College: Darton College will be hosting its first annual global logistics conference, which in large part focuses on Cordele as an Inland Port, to benefit a 14-county service area. Please visit: http://global.darton.edu/pages/conference.html
Mitchell EMC of Sylvester has moved to their new location!! 208 Dexter Wilson Blvd, Sylvester Georgia - The road in between Sylvester Family Practice/HealthPlus and the Worth County Health Department.
Did You Know?
The Sylvester Fire Department and Mayor Bill Yearta wants you to know over 64% of American Never have planned or practiced a fire excape plan. Please see the attachment on how you can get started.
A Big WELCOME to our Newest Members:
Jay Crowe Attorney at Law
Sylvester Farmers' Market
Worth County Recreation Department
Worth County Elementary School
County Line BullDozer
M R M Recycling, Inc.
Green Oaks Center
Gay Foods, Inc
Dr. Katherine Williams
Worth County Forestry Queens
1 of a Kind Thrift Store
Mary Alice Shipp Community Development Corp.
Worth County Health Department
100 Mile Peanut Pickin Yard Sale
Powell’s Contract Services, LLC
Sylvester Elementary School
James and Karen McDonald
Worth County High School Band Booster Club
Worth County Middle School
Gibbs Pecans & Shelling Company
M & R Ag
Elite Images and Printing
Ford Insurance Agency, Inc
Worth County Primary School
O’Reilly Auto Parts
• Thank you for renewing your membership for the year 2011:
3 G Auctions
AGGeorgia Farm Credit
Agri-AFC, LLC Sylvester
Ashley’s Business Solutions, Inc
Astro Exterminating Services
B & C Sporting Goods
Banks Funeral Home
Best Friends Humane Society in Worth Co.
Boy Scout Troup 100
Brown Milling & Peanut Co.
Bryan and Jordan Body Shop
Camille Taylor, Century 21 Smith, Branch, & Pope, LLC
Carroll’s Sausage & Meats
City of Poulan
City of Warwick
Coastal Plain CASA
Colony Bank of Worth
Colquitt Regional Home Care
Conger Gas LP
Coopercraft Communications, Inc.
Countryside Animal Clinic
Creek Bottom Trail Rides, LLC ( ATV Park)
D & B A/C and Mechanical Services
Dairy Queen of Sylvester, Inc.
De Lage Landen
Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
Dr. Henry Gordon Davis
Dr. Larry Daugherty
Emerald Garden Center
Event Technical Services, Inc
Factory Connections, Inc
Farm Commodities, Inc
Farmers Home Furniture
Fat Boys Backyard BBQ and More
Fletcher-Yearta Jewelers, Inc
Ford Insurance Agency
Futrill Auto Parts, Inc.
Gardner & Hydrick Vet P.C
Georgia Power Company
Globe Financial Services
H & R Block
Handy Andy Store
Hal Carter Construction
HeritageBank of the South
Herring Business Products, OCE Imagistics, Inc
Herring CPA Group
HOOK FM 105.7
Housing Authority of City of Sylvester
Hudson and NeSmith CPA
J.H. Harvey’s Co, LLC
Jim Hinton Oil Company
Jimmy Sanders, Inc
John and Shelly McPhaul
Johnson Electronic System, LLC
Kiwanis Club of Sylvester
Kentucky Fried Chicken
Margaret Jones Library / Vickie Young
Medders Associates Survey, Inc.
Medders Enterprises, Inc
Medders Irrigation, LLC
Miss Georgee’s Play-Kare
Mobley Gin Company
Moultrie Technical College
Nethers’s Old Fashioned Pork Skins, Inc
Norman Crowe, Jr.
Norman Park Gin
Ochlocknee Plantation, Ltd.
O’Reilly Auto Parts
Paragon Foods, Inc. – 3 Squares Diner
Phoebe Worth Family Medicine
Phoebe Worth Medical Center
Pinson Memorial United Methodist
Plantation Publishing Company
Pour Me Some Coffee
Purchasing Alliance Solutions, Inc
Representative Ed Rynders
Shipp Funeral Home
Shipp Shape Lawn Service
Short and Paulk Supply
Southern Express Lube, Inc
Southern Heritage Woodworks
Southern Woods Plantation
Southland Technologies, Inc
Southwest Georgia Bank/Sylvester Banking Company
Stuart Pate-State Farm Insurance
Sumner Egg Festival
Sumner Peanut Company, Co
Sunbelt Ford-Mercury, Inc
Sunshine Party Rentals
Sylvester Animal Hospital
Sylvester Family Practice/ HealthPlus
Sylvester Health Care, Inc
Sylvester Plaza, LTD Partnership
Sylvester Women’s Club
The Car Wash
The Harvest Group, Harvest School of Music and Hook FM 105.7
The Melanie Hurst Corporation DBA Jessie & Salon
The Sumner Egg Festival
The Sylvester Local News
Town of Sumner
Tyson Steel Building Products, Inc.
Walgreens of Sylvester
Warwick Blackshear Business Organizations
Warwick Drugs, Inc
Warwick Health Care
Warwick Septic Tank, Inc
Williams Insurance Company, Inc.
Woodmen of the World
Worth County Extension Office
Worth County Farm Bureau, Inc.
Worth County Health Department
Worth County High School
Worth County High School Booster Club
Worth County Primary School
Worth Finance Corporation
Worth Gin Company, Inc
Worth Air Heating and Cooling
Worth Insurance Agency
Thanks to all our members!! We could not do it without you, especially in this economic climate. You have all shown an extraordinary commitment to your community. Community Support is the mainstay of any Chamber of Commerce and you are all NUMBER ONE in our book.
FUTURE EVENTS COMING TO OUR AREA:
If you have upcoming events that you would like to share, please contact the Chamber and let us help to spread the word.
* Worth County is a Work Ready Community! Ask your Chamber of Commerce how you can become Work Ready, too!
A strong Chamber is the sign of a strong community. Ask how you can help increase membership to the Chamber!!
We are dedicated to keeping you updated on events in our Community and hope that we will see you there supporting your Community!
Karen M. Rackley
Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce
229-776-6657 (GA Peanut Festival)