Upson Updates of Events and Meetings
We will NOT have an Executive, nor Chamber Board of Directors meeting during the month of November.
NO Small Business Roundtable meeting during the month of November and December.
*Tuesday, November 14 - The Annual Upson County Farm Bureau Business Breakfast will be held on Tuesday, November 14 at the Thomaston First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 7 am. The cost to attend is $5 per person and you may RSVP by calling Upson County Farm Bureau at 706-648-6668. Guest speaker for the meeting will be Secretary of State Brian Kemp.
Wednesday, November 15 - Unite Upson Yearly Planning meeting, 9 am to 1 pm at the Quad/Graphics Clubhouse
Thursday, November 16 - Industry Roundtable Meeting, 7:30 am at Criterion Technology.
Saturday, November 18 - Thomaston is pleased to announce a Walk with a Doc Program, which is a national organization based in Ohio that was founding on physicians inviting their patients to join them in walking to help improve their individual and collective health.
Our first walk will be 11/18/2017 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at The Greatest Generation Memorial Park in Thomaston. We invite everyone out to join us as we get this new endeavor devoted to cardiovascular disease prevention kicked off. More information can be found at following addresses: Thomaston WWAD: http://walkwithadoc.org/our-locations/thomaston-ga/ WWAD National Website: http://walkwithadoc.org/ For additional questions, contact Dr. Earl Stewart at 706-647-2147.
Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 - The Chamber of Commerce office will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
City of Thomaston's Christmas in Candy Land Light Parade will be held on November 25 at 7 pm. Those interested in participating can contact Jennifer Rogers at 706-647-7835.
Monday, November 27 - Sprewell Bluff Committee Meeting, 5:30 pm at the Trading Post at Sprewell Bluff
Tuesday, November 28 - @ 9 am (Onsite Registration @ 8:30am) - Sweet Soles Diabetes 5K Run/Walk in Thomaston, GA. Register at www.ddi-ga.org. For more information on volunteering or sponsorships: Call 678-390-0435 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for students and others that may want to volunteer. (Online registration is available until Nov. 15th and limited onsite registration will be available the day of event.)
Wednesday, November 29 - Chamber Budget Planning meeting for 2018 - @ the Chamber office @ 8 am
Saturday & Sunday, December 2 & 3 – Upson Historical Society celebrates their 50th Anniversary! Be their guest at a Mistletoe & Holly Coffee & Tea Open House. Pettigrew-White-Stamps House at the corner of South Church and Andrews Drive- December 2 & 3 from 1-5 pm. Refreshments will be served.
*Last Sun's Up on Upson Breakfast for 2018 - Wednesday, December 6 - The Sun's Up on Upson State of the City and County Address will take place on Weds, December 6 at 7:30 am at the auditorium of URMC.
Please join us as Thomaston City Manager Russell Thompson and Upson County Commissioner Chairman Norman Allen give us an update on the City of Thomaston and Upson County. Cost to attend is $12 per person and fee includes a full breakfast buffet. Please RSVP to the Chamber office at 706-647-9686 or email Pam White at email@example.com. Deadline to RSVP is November 29 if you would like to attend.
Thursday, December 7 - Youth Leadership Upson Part 1 Community Tour. More information will be emailed out to the 2017-2018 YLU participants.
Tuesday, December 12 - Chamber Board of Directors Meeting at 8 am at the Chamber office will a light breakfast being served.
Thomaston Ford is giving a FREE - Complimentary Title Wave $20 Car Wash Certificate to LADIES ONLY on Thursdays with any regular scheduled maintenance service. Check Thomaston Ford out on the web at www.thomastonford.com or on Facebook for daily specials.
Commercial Retail Office Space - Commercial Retail and Office Spaces for lease! Located on a busy Highway in Thomaston, GA. We have 5 units. Great potential salon, retail, and professional office spaces. Affordable for small business, starting at $460 per month for 15x30 space and $675 per month for 30x60 monthly rate plus CAM fees are $55 per month which includes general exterior maintenance of grounds. Located very close to Walmart Shopping Center. Please email or contact us if you are interested at firstname.lastname@example.org or (404) 642-0259.
Visit the Cherokee Cafe for dinner each evening from 4:30 pm to 7 pm or on Sundays and receive 15% off discount. Market Corner Combo: Entre, 2 sides, bread and drink - $6.99 plus you receive a 15% discount. Cherokee Cafe is located at Upson Regional Medical Center.
2nd & 4th Thursday – Looking to develop speaking and leadership skills? Ace a job interview? Ignite your career? Thomaston Toastmasters meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month from Noon to 1:00 pm at American Pie in Thomaston. Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development, and everyone is invited to attend. For more information about the Toastmaster organization go to http://3137847.toastmastersclubs.org or call Pam Koon at 706-325-2330.
2nd Wednesday of each Month - Central GA Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) meeting is held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at American Pie Pizzeria at noon.
4th Monday of each Month - Upson County Family Connection. Creating Partnerships! Connecting Resources! Strengthening Families! Building Strong Communities! Join with us in the adventure! We meet on the 4th Monday of the month. 12 PM – 1 PM. Upson Regional Medical Center, Auditorium. Grab a quick lunch at the Cherokee Café and bring to the meeting with you! For more information contact Michael Powell at 770-567-2930
The Thomaston-Upson Recreation Department Computer Lab is NOW Open!
Computer Lab Hours
Open Monday - Thursday mornings from 9:00 am to Noon
Open Monday Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Please contact the Civic Center at 706-647-9691 for the complete listing of times designated for ages 16 and over and ages 15 and under.