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Guests mingle, talk business
Long County Chamber meets
MR chamber door prizes
Door prize winners at the Business After Hours event pose with their loot. Guests discussed business over drinks and refreshments at the meeting. - photo by Photo by Mike Riddle
LUDOWICI — The Long County Board of Education hosted the Long County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours at the board office on March 17.
The night began with the event coordinator, Jerri Flournoy, welcoming all in attendance.
After the welcome, information about the Chamber’s Breakfast for Businesses March 31 at the Ludowici First Baptist Church was provided.
Guests also were informed that the grand opening for the new Heritage Bank is tentivley scheduled for April 9, but the date will be confirmed at the breakfast meeting.
Karen Waters told the crowd the Chamber would have fundraisers for this year’s Relay for Life team. She encouraged everyone to participate.
According to Waters, there will be a Ride for a Cure Trail Ride at the Rye Patch Horse Farm on April 18. There will be two rides that day, one at 10 a.m. and the second at 1 p.m. The ride costs $20, except kids 12 and younger are free.
Lunch will be included in the fee. Kid’s lunches cost $5.
Waters also said that on April 11, the Chamber would have a Relay for Life concert at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch with the group Reno performing.
The group performs Southern rock, oldies and country songs.
For more information on either of these fundraisers, call 545-2289 and asking for Tim Works or (912) 230-2062 and asking for Waters.
After the formalities of the meeting were completed, guests were served treats and drinks prepared by the Long County High School’s Family Career Community Leader’s of America Club.
Door prizes were donated by Long County businesses Kadee’s Corner, Town and Country Flowers and Boutique, the Ludowici bank, Altamaha Federal Credit Union, County Line Barn, the Heritage bank, and the VIP in Hinesville.
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