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Learn How to Save Your Business Money at the Next “Techno Tuesday"

Learn How to Save Money and Increase Efficiency & Data Protection at the Chamber’s next “TECHNO TUESDAY”

 Learn the 10 things your business needs to know in order to run your system as cheaply and as efficiently as possible by attending the next edition of Techno Tuesday; to be held at the Robins Regional Chamber on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.

Co-sponsored by On-Site Tech Support and Infinity Network Solutions, the Chamber will have experts on the subject to inform businesses on how to maintain an efficient computer system, while keeping its data protected.  Guest speakers include Alan Hoppe, owner, On-Site Tech Support and Rob Betzel, President, Infinity Network Solutions.

Stevi B's to Open Location in Kathleen

On Thursday, Dec. 9, Stevi B’s will open it first location in Kathleen. 

Stevi B’s will celebrate its grand opening with a pizza cutting ceremony by the Warner Robins Chamber of Commerce.  The ceremony will take place Thursday, Dec. 9 at 11:00 a.m.

In celebration of the Grand Opening, Stevi B’s Pizza will host a VIP fundraising event the day of the official grand opening to benefit Warner Robins American Little League.

The VIP fundraising event will take place Thursday, Dec. 9th from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. and 25 percent of all donations made during the event will benefit the Warner Robins Little League.

The newest Stevi B’s Pizza Buffet is located at 1117 Highway 96 Suite #112  in Kathleen, Ga.

Operating hours are 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday – Thursday and 11 a.m. - 11 p.m., Friday – Saturday.

The store phone number is 478-285-4333.

Donate to a Good Cause at the December Business After Hours Event

The Robins Regional Chamber, along with several other chambers throughout the Robins Region will join together with Middle Georgia Technical College to host December’s Business After Hours Event. 

The event will be held this Thursday, Dec. 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Middle Georgia Technical College located at 80 Cohen Walker Dr. in Warner Robins.

Chamber members and non-Chamber members as invited to attend.  As admission, please bring a toy in support of Christmas for Kids.  The items will be given to the charity to benefit local children.

Join us for an opportunity to network with the impressive business community and local in the Robins Region.

Business After Hours is a monthly event sponsored by the Chamber’s Community Affairs Committee, chaired by Justin Ritchie, Cox Communications.

2011 Legislative Issues Survey

Below is the link for the 2011 Legislative Issues survey. 

This survey is designed to help guide legislature. 

This survey is going out to Robins Regional, Perry and Peach Chambers' of Commerce members.

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9GXXN8L

Warner Robins Unemployment Rates

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) reported today that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Warner Robins area was unchanged at 7.4 percent from September to October.

The jobless rate in the metro Warner Robins area in October 2009 was 7.3 percent.

Although the state’s jobless rate was unchanged, the number of payroll jobs increased 22,300, or six-tenths of a percentage point, from 3,815,400 in September to 3,837,700 in October.

According to the GDOL, most of the increases came in retail trade, temporary employment agencies, public and private schools and health care. However, the number of jobs remains 7,200, or two-tenths of a percentage point, less than in October 2009, when there were 3,844,900 payroll jobs.

In metro Warner Robins, the number of payroll jobs was unchanged at 59,100 from September to October.  

Chamber Awards Small Business of the Month Award

The Small Business of the Month Committee of the Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce presented Core Physical Therapy with the Small Business of the Month Award for October 2010.

With two locations in less than four years, Core Physical Therapy has grown from a three-person startup to a thriving business with 18 employees. Core has seen over 50 percent growth every year in patient volume.

“We have an amazing staff of dedicated and creative employees,” said Keith Brown, CEO.  “Their phenomenal success has led to a second location that opened in June 2010 in Bonaire. The location is anticipated to bring in another 10-15 employees this year.”

Core Physical Therapy focuses every aspect of its business operations on its CORE values: Customer focus, Organizational integrity, Risk and Excellence.  Their motto is "Exceeding expectations, one patient at a time."