Chamber employees celebrate Take Your Dog to Work Day®

The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce employees welcomed their four-legged friends to the office Friday afternoon in honor of Take Your Dog To Work Day®, an event created 17 years ago by Pet Sitters International to celebrate the great companions that dogs make and to promote animal adoptions. Take Your Dog to Work Day® is celebrated each year on the Friday after Father’s Day. The Chamber’s honorary guests … Continue reading Chamber employees celebrate Take Your Dog to Work Day®

Mentorship Matters: Freckles Mentoring opens in Valdosta, celebrates with ribbon cutting

While we intuitively know that mentoring works, research has confirmed its power over and over again. From a reduction in depressive symptoms to gains in academic attitudes, studies done by organizations including the National Mentoring Partnership continue to show the positive impact mentorship has on society. Focused on the one-on-one mentoring relationship, India Bell opened Freckles Mentoring this year to provide leadership and support to … Continue reading Mentorship Matters: Freckles Mentoring opens in Valdosta, celebrates with ribbon cutting

Member Spotlight: Pinwheels Quilting & Needlework

Whether you’re an experienced quilter looking for premium quality fabric, or a newbie trying to figure out some basic stitches, Valdosta’s new Pinwheels Quilting & Needlework should be on your list. The store, located at 357 Northside Drive in Valdosta, is the result of a dynamic mother-daughter duo, Ginger and Tina Valenti. Despite being lifelong sewer and crafter, Ginger Valenti’s love of quilting didn’t fully … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Pinwheels Quilting & Needlework

Little Actor’s Theatre of Valdosta to sing at PrimeTime

The Little Actor’s Theatre of Valdosta will perform ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ at PrimeTime in Valdosta this Thursday at the Rainwater Conference Center. The free baseball-themed expo is open to the public and will feature music, games, trivia contests and many local businesses. The performance will open the event at 5 p.m. “The kids are always excited to participate in events and activities … Continue reading Little Actor’s Theatre of Valdosta to sing at PrimeTime