Members in the News

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Thursday, January 26, 2023
On January 25th, UGA President Jere W. Morehead delivered the 2023 State of the University Address. During the speech, President Morehead reflected on the UGA community’s extraordinary accomplishments during the past ten years and the exciting possibilities for the University and Athens community in the decade to come. You can view a recording of the address here.  Over the past year, UGA ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
ATHENS, GA, Jan 25, 2023 – The Board of Directors of the Athens Housing Authority announced today that longtime CEO, Rick Parker, will step down in mid-February, and they have selected Connie Staudinger to succeed him as Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Staudinger has held executive level positions at the Alexandria (VA) Redevelopment & Housing Authority and INLIVIAN (formerly Charlotte Housing ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, January 23, 2023
ATHENS, Ga. – Each year, The Classic Center Cultural Foundation provides $30,000 in annual scholarships to talented high school students to help them pursue their passion in a career that will allow them to spread their artistic wings. Scholarships are awarded for hospitality, performing arts, and visual arts based on an application and audition process. The Classic Center Cultural Foundation ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, January 23, 2023
ATHENS, Ga. – Athens Wine Weekend is back and better than ever, returning to The Classic Center February 3-5, 2023. Tickets to this weekend of exquisite taste are available now.The weekend begins with the Amuse-Bouche, or “A Little Surprise,” on Friday evening from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., featuring several of the most skilled and talented chefs from the Athens area. Each chef will provide a ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Canopy Studio to Receive $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Athens, GA—Canopy Studio is pleased to announce it has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to receive a Challenge America award of $10,000. This grant is one of 262 Challenge America awards totaling $2.62 million that were announced by the NEA as part of its first round of fiscal year 2023 ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
ATHENS, Ga. – The UGA Ice Dawgs will end the 2022-2023 home season with two final outdoor game sets at the 440 Foundry Pavilion at The Classic Center this January and February.   Bundle up for the chilly weather as Athens’ favorite hockey team hits the ice against Ole Miss Saturday, January 28th, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 29th, at 5:00 p.m.   Join us in cheering on the Ice Dawgs as ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, January 04, 2023
What: Winter 2023 Exhibitions: Georgia Mountains to the Shore; A Brush with Murder: Novel Art by the Wonders of Watercolor Group; New Horizons: Mixed Media Work by ESP Students; and Fabric Storm by Bobbi Johnson When: January 14 through February 10, 2023 Where: Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, 34 School Street, Watkinsville, Georgia Opening reception for fall exhibitions: Friday, January 13, from ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 03, 2023
Amber Buchanan, owner of Sunny Days Therapeutics, has put her best foot forward in providing needed services for the Athens community. Her entrepreneurial vision was sparked by her own personal journey of understanding the difficulties that exist in receiving resources for those with special needs. As a passionate and hard-working mother who is currently raising a son on the autism spectrum, she ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Thursday, December 22, 2022
We are pleased to announce our new Executive Director Michelle McGowan, MBA, MS, APC. Michelle thrives on counseling, storytelling, and discovering the “aha moments" that shift an organization or individual from the past to the future they desire. As a visionary leader with over 8 years of experience, mostly in higher education and community and social service industries, Michelle has been a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest