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The Chamber Hosted its First Ribbon Cutting of 2011 for Visiting Nurses Assoc. of Cordele, WR Branch

The Chamber Hosted its First Ribbon Cutting of 2011 for Visiting Nurses Assoc. of Cordele, WR Branch

The Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted its first Ribbon Cutting of the year for Visiting Nurses Association of Cordele, WR Branch on Thursday, January 13.

For almost 30 years, Visiting Nurses Association of Cordele has delivered in-home health care services with a commitment to quality patient care and education.  VNA of Cordele is non-profit agency that is governed by a voluntary board of directors. 

The corporate office is located in Cordele with branch offices in Americus and Warner Robins. 

“VNA provides skilled nursing and home health aide services as well as physical, speech and occupational therapy to patients in Bibb, Peach, Houston, Macon, Schley, Sumter, Dooly, Pulaski, Wilcox, Crisp and Lee counties,” said Erin Cauley, Marketing Coordinator.

Houston County Habitat for Humanity Awarded Grant

Houston County Habitat for Humanity Awarded Grant

Publix Super Markets Charities awarded a $7,500 grant to Houston County Habitat for Humanity. 

Houston County Habitat will use these funds to partner with low-income families in Houston County to construct simple, decent, and affordable homes, a Houston County Habitat for Humanity press release says.

Publix Super Markets Charities is a long-term Habitat supporter.  Since 2003 Publix Charities has awarded HoCo Habitat nine annual grants totaling $43,500.

“We appreciate the sustained support from Publix Charities,” said Tom Prior HoCo Habitat Executive Director, “There are many hard-working people employed in low-wage, but very essential jobs who cannot afford decent housing for their family.  Grants like this are vital in our effort to deliver affordable housing to fill that gap.”

Annual Chamber Meeting to Feature Former Governor Perdue

The Robins Regional Chamber meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 20 at the Museum of Aviation.

Special honored guests Former Governor Mr. and Mrs. Perdue will be present.

Reservations can be made until Tuesday at 11 a.m.

Reservations are $40 per person for Chamber members and guests, $55 per non-chamber.

Awards to be presented include:

Charlie L. Jones Memorial Award, Citizen of the Year,

Sherrill Award, Good Government Service,

A.C. "Dick" Walden Award, Chamber Person of the Year,

Charles K. Shaheen Award, Small Business of the Year,

Edward Bayer Award, Outstanding Employee of the Year,

Heide Hubbard Award, Ambassador of the Year

 

For more information, call 478-922-8585

Chamber Announces 2011 Class for the Leadership Robins Region Program

Chamber Announces 2011 Class for the Leadership Robins Region Program

WARNER ROBINS, GA- The Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the 20 participants for the 2011 Leadership Robins Region Program (formerly Leadership Warner Robins).

 

Business After Hours at Georgia Bob's Barbecue Company

Business After Hours at Georgia Bob's Barbecue Company

Thursday, January 13, 2011

5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Georgia Bob's Barbecue Company

Business: Weather Delays and Closings for Tuesday, January 11, 2011

American Professonal Institute in Macon, Warner Robins and Milledgeville is closed for students Tuesday. All faculty and staff should report at noon.

BAE Systems at ParkPlace, employees should report to work at 11 a.m.

City of Centerville: Essential personnel should report at normal duty hours. All others should report not later than noon Tuesday.

City of Warner Robins: Essential personnel should report at normal duty hours. All others should report not later than noon Tuesday.

Colony Bank- Houston County locations open Tuesday at 12:00 p.m.

Combined Credit Union in Warner Robins will open at noon on Tuesday.

Cox Communications will suspend normal operations until 1 p.m. Tuesday. The company will be in touch with customers to reschedule service appointments.

Business: Weather Delays and Closings for Monday, January 10, 2011


City of Centerville government is closed

City of Warner Robins government is closed

Colony Bank in Houston County Delayed Opening till 12 p.m.

Cox Communications will suspend normal business operations in Central Georgia until 1 p.m., including service appointments.

Eyesight Associates, closed

Family Martial Arts, closed

Flint Energies' offices will be closed to the public. Employees must report.

Galleria Mall, closed

Georgia Department of Labor, Warner Robins, closed