Image Advertising Specialties expands to Valdosta. Women-owned business celebrates with ribbon cutting at the Chamber

Image Advertising Specialties recently joined with Chamber Ambassadors as they hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their new Valdosta Regional Office. Founded in 1991, the small women-owned business from Pinellas Park, FL is a full-service promotional products company that specializes in providing original and creative marketing ideas to their clients all over the country. “We have separated ourselves from others by … Continue reading Image Advertising Specialties expands to Valdosta. Women-owned business celebrates with ribbon cutting at the Chamber

Chamber releases MoodyLink magazine

The Chamber announces the release of its third annual MoodyLink magazine, a publication geared at military members and their families in the Metro Valdosta area. This year’s cover image features Worthington Family Dentistry, a proud supporter of the Chamber and the military community. “We at Worthington Family Dentistry greatly appreciate the service that the men & women from Moody Air Force Base give to this … Continue reading Chamber releases MoodyLink magazine

Newly renovated La Quinta Inn & Suites named Chamber’s Leading Business of the Week

In 2014, Valdosta’s La Quinta Inn & Suites got a complete overhaul. The $1.2 million renovation introduced updated guest rooms, a completely remodeled lobby and new meeting room space that quickly earned the property accolades from La Quinta Rewards Members and other hotel guests. Renovations aside, what General Manager Rick Oelkers says gets people coming back to the property is his team’s exceptional customer service. … Continue reading Newly renovated La Quinta Inn & Suites named Chamber’s Leading Business of the Week

Looking to run for elective office? Attend the Chamber’s Campaign Academy

Round two of the Chamber’s popular Campaign Academy is set to kickoff next week. The event, designed for those serious about running for an elective office, will provide a better understanding of what goes into planning and executing a successful campaign. “The Campaign Academy sheds light on the difficult and complex path to elected office,” said Campaign Academy Chairman Brad Folsom. “Our goal is to … Continue reading Looking to run for elective office? Attend the Chamber’s Campaign Academy

Community leaders recognized for A.L. Girardin Award

Since its inception in 1975, the A.L. Girardin Award has been presented to a member of the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber that has made extraordinary contributions to the Chamber and the local business community. Oftentimes the award highlights the efforts of an individual, but this year the Chamber recognized the outstanding contributions of both Beverly Edwards of Southwest Georgia Bank and Lee McArthur of Voya Financial.  “I … Continue reading Community leaders recognized for A.L. Girardin Award

Bush Wealth Management celebrates groundbreaking

A large crowd of supporters gathered Monday for the groundbreaking of Bush Wealth Management’s newest location. Soil was turned by members of the Bush Wealth Management Team along with Ambassadors from the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber. “We are thrilled to be expanding our company right here in Valdosta,” said Stacy Bush, president and founder of Bush Wealth Management. “A special thanks goes to our clients who have … Continue reading Bush Wealth Management celebrates groundbreaking

Top business leaders invited to 2015 Business Outlook Breakfast

Whether you run a small business or a major corporation, the economy has an impact on the success of your company. Southeastern Federal Credit Union and the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber invite the public to the 2015 Business Outlook Breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 19 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Rainwater Conference Center. The event, attended by the area’s most influential business leaders, will feature a panel of … Continue reading Top business leaders invited to 2015 Business Outlook Breakfast

The Salvation Army named Leading Business of the Week

When it comes to “doing good” in our community, The Salvation Army in Valdosta deserves some recognition. The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber has selected The Salvation Army as this week’s Leading Business of the Week on account of their strong partnership with the chamber and their good work here in the community. “The Salvation Army has a long history of ‘Doing the Most Good’ with limited resources,” … Continue reading The Salvation Army named Leading Business of the Week

Scintilla Charter Academy hosts ground breaking ceremony

Scintilla Charter Academy hosts ground breaking ceremony VALDOSTA, GA – Scintilla Charter Academy broke ground late last month and the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber Ambassadors were there to help turn the soil. Julie Hiers, who will be the principal of the new school, is confident that she has some of the best educators in the county signed on to teach at Scintilla in Erica Luke, Lauren Baker, … Continue reading Scintilla Charter Academy hosts ground breaking ceremony