Chamber New Member Campaign Underway

Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce officially kicked off the new member campaign at Business After Hours at McGarity’s Business Products on August 18. Over 40 companies have already joined the Chamber as dozens of volunteers work to bring in a goal of 100 new members!

The campaign is offering a Special Incentives Package including a waived initiation fee ($35), coupons to upcoming Chamber events, free advertising from Access North Georgia and The Times, a ribbon cutting ceremony, a membership CD (valued at $200!) and much more. The Membership Campaign and special incentives run through September 30.

“Chamber membership investments help support economic development initiatives and our primary focus of creating new jobs,” said Greater Hall Chamber President and CEO Kit Dunlap. “Our professional staff of 12 is dedicated to working for the Gainesville-Hall County community to assure we maintain the best place, to live, work, play and stay. Join the network of 2300 Chamber members and make your business grow.”

Chamber Members enjoy a host of benefits including group health insurance discounts, advertising opportunities, monthly networking events, committee participation, small business development, political advocacy, referrals, seminars, forums and more. A recent national survey found that consumers are 63% more likely to buy from Chamber members.

Teams and captains for the drive include Get Connected led by Cherie Bates, ServiceMaster Expert Cleaning; Show Me the Money led by Andrea Brock, AFLAC; Worst to First led by Spence Price, Adams Transfer & Storage Co.; Chamber Winners led by Kingsley Peeples, Bates Carter; High Voltage led by Chris Gooch and Robert Schuetze, BB&T; Greater Hall Tigers led by MaryJane Locklear, Cox Communications & Electronics; Chamber Connection led by Amanda Mercer, Landscape Management Co.; Loggin’ to the Chamber led by Brent Loggins, Turner, Wood & Smith.

A Special Incentives Package is available when you join the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce NOW through September 30, 2011.

• Business Directory Listing and company logo on Chamber’s website(Value: $50)
• Processing/Initiation Fee waived (Value: $35)
• Membership CD with 2,300 Chamber Members, address, phone listed (Value: $200)
• Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and coverage in the Chamber’s Business Link newsletter
• Event Coupons to upcoming Chamber events (Value: $15 per event)
• Business Information Listing in the Chamber’s Business Link newsletter
• Invitation to the New Member Luncheon and Orientation on October 7

Join today! Call Membership Coordinator Kara Matter, 770-532-6206. Email: or join online at