A Chamber of Commerce is a coalition of area businesses, industries, organizations, and professionals who pool their talents and resources to improve the economic, civic, and cultural climate of their community. Businesses, organizations, and individuals are eligible to belong to the Chamber of Commerce. Dues are structured so it is affordable for all. The Chamber is an advocate and service organization for business. It provides a venue through which business professionals can take effective action for the progress and growth of their community.
The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce began the new year with a new director of chamber services and a new office. The chamber’s board of directors named Tonya Powers as the new director of chamber services in December. In a dual role, Powers also serves as the Executive Secretary of the Franklin County Industrial Building Authority (IBA). For the past five years, Powers was employed as the sales and marketing director for Cateechee Golf Club in Hartwell. She is currently majoring in business at Piedmont College and earned a degree in marketing from North Georgia Technical College.
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