June 6th - June 12th
"Ask not what your community can do for you, but WHAT can you do for your community"


1 of a Kind
100 Mile Peanut Pickin Yardsale
3 G's Auction
AGGeorgia Farm Credit
Agri-AFC, LLC Sylvester
 AIC Wireless
Albany Area Chamber of Commerce
Albany Department of Labor
Ann Goldinger
Annette Cochran
Ashley's Business Solutions, Inc.
Astro Exterminating Service, Inc
AT&T Georgia
B & C Sporting Goods
Banks Funeral Home
Barbara Odom
Barnyard Creations
Beckstrom Photography
Becky Geer
Best Friend Humane Society
Birdsong Peanuts
Boy Scout Troup 100
Brown Milling & Peanut Co
Brownlee-Bozeman Agency
Bryan and Jordan Body and Paint Shop
Bryce Johnson
Calhoun Produce
Camille Taylor, Century 21, Smith, Branch
Carroll's Sauage & Meats
CASA- Court Appointed Special Advocate
Charlotte Jolley
Cindy's Flower & Gift Shop, LLC
City of Poulan
City of Sumner
City of Sylvester
City of Warwick
Clear Choice Engraving, Inc.
Coastal Plain CASA, Inc.
Colony Bank of Worth
Colquitt Ag Service
Colquitt Regional Home Care/Worth County
ConAgra Foods BSC AP
Conger LP Gas, Inc.
Coopercraft Communications, Inc.
Country Bouquet & Bridal Registry
Countryside Animal Clinic
Custom Cut Signs & Graphics
D & B A/C and Mechanical Service, Inc
Dairy Queen of Sylvester, Inc.
DeLage Landen
Denise Binns
Dialysis Clinic, Inc
Doerun Gin Company
Doles Peanut Company, Inc.
Donna King
Doug Hughes Pest Control
Down Town Sylvester Enhancement Program
Dr. Henry Gordan Davis Jr., MD
Dr. Larry D. Daugherty, DMD, PC
Economic Development Authority
Ed Rynders
Elite Images USA
EMC Engineering Services, Inc.
Emerald Garden Center
F & M Insurance Agency
Factory Connection, LLC
Farm Commodities, Inc.
Farmers Home Furniture
Fat Boy's Backyard BBQ & More
First Baptist Church
Fletcher-Yearta Jewelers Bill
Ford Insurance Agency, Inc
Fred's Department Store
Free Diagnostics Auto Repair
Fresco Italiano
Friends for Ed Rynders
Futrill Auto Parts, Inc
Gay's Foods, Inc.
Georgia Binns
Georgia Credit Financing Company
Georgia Peanut Commission
Georgia Peanut Festival
Georgia Pecan Company, LLC
Georgia Power Company
Gibbs Pecan & Shelling
Gillespie Printers
Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, Inc.
Globe Financial Services
Green Oaks Center
Greg Sellars
H & R Block of Sylvester
Hairitage Salon
Hal Carter Construction
Handy Andy
Harvest Studio
Heritage Bank of the South
Herring Business Producs Inc  OCE`
Herring CPA Group
HomeTown Cleaners
Hook FM Radio 105.7
Housing Authority of City of Sylvester
Hudson and NeSmith CPA'S
Hydro-Shock Custom Grafix
J Walters
J.H. Harvey's Co., LLC
Jackson's Soul Food
James McDonald
James Shipp
Jane Long
Jay Crowe, Attorney at Law, LLC
Jean Brooks
Jeff Hobby
Jefford's Farms
Jim Hinton Oil Co. of GA, Inc.
Jimmy Sanders, Inc.
John and Shelly McPhaul
Johnson Electronic Systems, Inc.
Jump Start Automotive
Katherne F. Williams
Kentucky Fried Chicken/ Taco Bell
Kevin Bradshaw
Kyle DeAngelis
Labor Finders
Langdale Chevrolet
Lasseter Tractor Co, Inc.
Lawhorne Realty
Lawhorne Storage
Lester Potts
M & R AG
Mack Sutton
Margaret Jones Library

Mary Alice Shipp Community Develp. Corp
MEAG Power
Medders Associates Survey, Inc.
Medders Enterprises, Inc.
Medders Irrigation, LLC
Miss Georgee's Play-Kare
Mitchell EMC
Mobley Gin Company
Montgomery Promotions, Inc
Moultrie Technical College
MRM Recycling, Inc.
Nell Ford
Nethers Old Fashioned Pork Skins, Inc.
Norman Crowe, Jr.
Norman Park Gin
O'Reilly Auto Parts
Ochlocknee Plantation, Ltd.
Olam Edible Nuts/Universal Blanchers
Oxford Construction
Pa's Plants
Pap's Fried Chicken
Paragon Foods, Inc.
Park Buiilt Body Company, Inc.
Patrice Shannon
Paul York
Peagram, Rosemarie
Peggy Ford
Peggy Snipes
Personal Finance
Phoebe Worth Family Medicine
Phoebe Worth Medical Center
Pine Shadows Retirement Manor
Pinson Memorial United Methodist Church
Plantation Publishing Company, Inc.
Poulan Pecan Co., Inc.
Powell's Refrigeration
Powell Contract Services LLC
Professional Sound Entertainment
Purchasing Alliance Solutions, Inc.
Radio Shack Dealer
Reese Building Components, Inc
Relwof Farms Trucking, Inc.
Ruth's Cottage/ The Pancake House
Sarah McCrary
Security Finance
Shane's Body Shop
Shipp's Funeral Home
Shipp Shape Lawn Service
Short and Paulk Supply
Singletary & Son Tire Company, Inc.
Snipes Piggly Wiggly(Tom Tom Foods)
South Ga Ag Insurance Agency
Southern Auto Lock/Montgomery
Southern Harvest Insurance Co
Southern Heritage Woodworks, Inc.
Southern Woods Plantation, Inc.
SouthernAG Carriers, Inc.
Southland Technologies, Inc
Southland Transportation, Inc.
Southwest Georgia Regional Commission
SouthWest Georgia Therapy, Inc.
Specialty Sales Company
Stuart Pate State Farm Agency
Studio 103
Sumner Peanut Co., Inc.
Sunbelt Ford, Inc.
SunTrust Bank
Superior Machine Works
Sylvester-Worth County Rec Dept
Sylvester Animal Hospital
Sylvester Banking Company
Sylvester Family Practice/Health Plus
Sylvester Farmers Market
Sylvester Health Care, Inc.
Sylvester Inn
Sylvester Plaza, LTD Partnership
Sylvester Women's Club
Sylvesterter Office Outlet, Inc
Sylvster Church of God
The Computer Guy
The Hair Company
The Melanie Hurst Corp
The Sumner Egg Festival
The Sylvester Local News
Tift Regional Medicial Center HealthPlus
Tifton Quality Peanut, LLC
Tina Pate
Total Merchant Services of GA
Tyson Steel Building Products, Inc.
Unity Baptist Church
Virginia Acord
Visions of Sylvester
Walgreens of Sylvester
Warwick Blackshear Business Organization
Warwick City Hall
Warwick Drugs, Inc
Warwick HealthCare
Warwick Septic Tank, Inc.
WCHS Band Boosters
William C. Rouse, Contracting
Williams Insurance Agency, Inc.
Woodmen of the World
Worth Air Heating and Cooling, Inc.
Worth Co. Recreation Dept.
Worth County Board of Education
Worth County EDA
Worth County Elementary School
Worth County Extension Service
Worth County Farm Bureau, Inc
Worth County Forestry Queens
Worth County Health Department
Worth County High School
Worth County Middle School
Worth County Motors, LLC
Worth County Primary School
Worth County Rams Football Boosters
Worth Finance Corporation
Worth Gin Company, Inc.
Worth Insurance Agency, Inc.

What's News at the Chamber!

The Sylvester – Worth County Chamber of Commerce & The Farmer’s Appreciation Committee are once again preparing for our Farmer’s Appreciation Dinner.  We hope that you will consider being a sponsor this year in honor of our local Farmer’s.  This year’s event will be held at the Ag Pavilion on November 15.
Each Category will receive advertising at their sponsor level this will include mention in the Sylvester Local Newspaper and in the Peanut Festival Magazine. Must receive sponsorship before Sept. 15, 2012.
Gold - $500.00 = 5 - Sponsor tickets and a paragraph about your company in the program.
Silver- $300.00 = 4- Sponsor tickets and program mention.
Bronze - $100.00 = 3 Sponsor tickets and program mention
Door Prize Sponsor - $50.00 – minimum prize value and program mention

What's News in Sylvester - Worth County

Downtown Sylvester Farmer's Market!

Every Saturday now until November

Look for great produce, sauces, food and fun at the Depot!

Cane syrup, BBQ sauce, turnip greens, broccoli, corn and others!

Open 9am until 1pm

Visit for more information:

http://www.cityofsylvester.com If you have any questions

about the operational guidelines,John L. Green at 229-272-4262 or

Brittany Evans, Downtown Manager at 229-430-7735.

The City of Sylvester-GreenStreet News is free of charge to our
customers. You can register to receive a monthly e-communication that
includes the following features and services:

• Energy conservation tips and recommendations delivered
right to your inbox.
• Non-promotional information and resources that can save
you household energy and money
• Access to an easy-to-search “Energy eLibrary”- filled with
valuable resources, tips, and more.
• Access to HVAC, home energy use, and carbon-footprint
calculators-providing information to help you benchmark
your home’s energy and identify energy-saving



Regional News!!

Explore How Business Makes a Difference Around the World!

BCLC's Business for Good Map is your tool to learn where and how companies invest in creating a better, more sustainable world. The map is a first of its-kind, visual representation of social good projects that showcase the role of business in addressing some of the world's most pressing social issues.  

Visit: www.uschamber.com

University of GA SBDC - Albany Office

Albany Area Procurement Workshops!


June 8, 2012  11 am - 1 pm

Free of Charge     


 Interested in the government marketplace but not sure where to start? Need to know how to get started? These questions and more will be answered in this lunchtime briefing on government contracting.This briefing is the perfect place for a busy business person to learn what you need to know - and what you need to have in place - in order to effectively market yourself in the government sector.As an added bonus, you'll learn about the services offered by the Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center and how you can qualify to receive them at no cost.Learn More...GO TO www.gtpac.org to register today!



June 26, 2012   6 pm - 8 pm
Free of Charge   
If you've ever wondered how State agencies, cities, counties, school boards, and authorities buy their goods and services, then this is the class for you.You will learn how to register as a vendor, who to contact, where to find opportunities, what the requirements are for bidding, and how to get paid. Specific attention will be given to doing business with the City of Albany, Dougherty County, other local governments, and the State of Georgia.Learn More... GO TO www.gtpac.org  to register today!"Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the SBA"
All programs of the Georgia SBDC Network are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.  Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested in advance.  Please contact Bridgett Bennett at 229 430-4189.


5 Proven Steps to Choosing a Winning Franchise!
June 21, 2012
10 am - 12:00 noon
Learn more...REGISTER TODAY!www.georgiasbdc.org/ce/albany                   
FOR THIS FREE workshop!
or contact:Kathy Tedrickktedrick@georgiasbdc.org

 Georgia Tech is hosting a free seminar for businesses that are interested in pursuing government contracts on July 8th in Albany. This briefing is the perfect place for a busy business person to learn what you need to know – and what you need to have in place – in order to effectively market yourself in the government sector.

As an added bonus, participants will learn about the services offered by the Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center and how to qualify to receive assistance at no cost.

A light lunch will be served.

This event will be held in the Dougherty County Resource Center’s Candy Room which is located at 125 Pine Avenue in Albany from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

For more information, please contact Bridget Bennett at (229) 317-4707.

To register for the course, please enroll on the Georgia Tech website:  http://gtpac.ecenterdirect.com/ConferenceDetail.action;jsessionid=8D3AF0DF24206EB93EF0422E647EF070?ID=7269





Share your upcoming events!!!

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
President/Executive Director
229-349-7703 (Cell)

Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce
229-776-7718 (phone)
229-776-7719 (fax)
229-776-6657 (GA Peanut Festival)

Weekly Newsletter - June 6th - June 12th

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