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News from the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce
Liberty County Chamber of Commerce

Desiree Riley
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce/CVB would like to announce that Desireé Riley has joined their staff as a Program Coordinator. 

Riley will be responsible for planning and coordinating events, writing press releases, publishing content to the Chamber website and newsletter and managing various social media pages.  

“We are so happy to have Desiree as a member of our team, and we are excited to see what she can accomplish for our members and the community,” said Chamber/CVB CEO Leah Poole. 

Riley is coming from Statesboro, Georgia where she received her Master’s Degree from Georgia Southern University and spent a few years teaching writing classes. Her mother retired in Liberty County, so her parents have been residents of the area for almost ten years. 

“I am very excited to work with some amazing people at the Chamber & CVB and look forward to meeting more of our wonderful members. I can’t wait to start this new chapter in my professional career,” Riley said.

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for The Salon at Charming Chics on Thursday, October 8th at their location 229 W General Screven Way, Suite N2 in Hinesville, inside Charming Chics Boutique.

Chamber & CVB CEO, Leah Poole, welcomed those in attendance and introduced the owners Sandi Lugo and Amanda Hannah. Lugo thanked the guests for coming and spoke briefly about the salon’s offerings. Jeffrey Porter with the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority welcomed the stylists to downtown Hinesville and Kathy Villafane, Chamber Board Chair, closed by welcoming Lugo and Hannah to the Chamber family and congratulating them on their continued success during these times.

 “Together, we’ve been doing hair for over 50 years, so we’re embarking on a new adventure,” Lugo said.

 The Salon at Charming Chics Boutique is open Tuesday to Saturday. Follow their Facebook page (@229HinesvilleGA) or call 912.432.3479 to learn more about their services, upcoming events, and giveaways! 

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for ESA Investigations & Security on Tuesday, October 7th at Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville.

Chamber & CVB CEO, Leah Poole, welcomed those in attendance congratulated the owners, Gerard and Carla Easley, and wished them much success as new members of the Chamber family. The Easley took a few moments to thank their friends and family members who came to the ceremony.

 “This has been a journey, and we finally made it. We hope you continue supporting us,” Carla Easley said. Gerard Easley closed by emphasizing what he and his team values: “We believe in giving back to the community, volunteerism and taking care of the folks that are close to us.”

ESA Investigations & Security provides armed security, security counseling, and private investigative services. Visit their website ( to learn more about their services.

 Established in 1976, the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to support new and existing business, trade and industry within Liberty County, while increasing the cultural, civic, educational and overall quality of life of its citizens. The Chamber and its’ 500 members are committed to enhancing the local business climate and maintaining a high quality of life in the community. 

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