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Get a Bird’s-Eye View At Chamber 101

Get a bird’s-eye view into the Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce as we invite new members as well as established members to the exciting Chamber 101.  The event will be held at the Chamber on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 8 a.m.

Chamber 101 provides an opportunity for new members to be introduced to the Chamber, for existing members to be refreshed and to give a jumpstart to members who desire to become more involved.  It’s also used as a tool for prospective members and anyone interested in learning more about joining.

Guests will have an opportunity to introduce themselves and their business to each other.  They will also have a chance to share information about their services or products and learn about what other members have to offer.  The Chamber will also highlight its latest efforts concerning Social Media.

Take Your Dog to Work Day

June 24 marks "Take Your Dog to Work Day."

The event is sponsored by Pet Sitters International.

They provide seven tips on ensuring you and your pooch have a great day at work together.

Macon State College & AFB Join Hands in Partnership


Macon State College and Robins Air Force Base will host a signing ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, June 20, to mark the beginning of another partnership.

That's according to a Macon State College news release.

The ceremony, where an official Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will be signed, is scheduled to take place in the Oak Hall atrium at Macon State’s Warner Robins Campus.

Signing the MOU will be Maj. Gen. Robert H. McMahon, Commander, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Robins Air Force Base; James McCullough, Dean of the South Region, Defense Acquisition University; Dr. David A. Bell, President, Macon State College; and Edward M. Rodriguez, President and CEO, Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce.

The MOU will allow Macon State to begin offering a concentration in program management in the bachelor of science in business degree.

Article Features Bare Bulb Coffee

Bare Bulb Coffee, a locally owned coffee shop on the corner of Lake Joy and Hwy 96 draws in new light.

Check out this article about the company.


Robins Federal Announces "Be A Star" and "Savings Challenge" Winners

Robins Federal Announces "Be A Star" and "Savings Challenge" Winners

Robins Federal Credit Union recently announced the winners of two youth contests.

Tiffany Gibbs of Kathleen is the winner of the My Money My Way® “Be A Star” contest. She will be rewarded with a $100.00 deposit in her account and a chance to be featured in an upcoming advertisement for Robins Federal Credit Union’s My Money My Way® accounts.

Contestants were asked to describe how Robins Federal Credit Union’s My Money My Way® accounts have assisted them in life. The contest was for youth ages 16 to 24.

Gibb’s entry described her financial journey with Robins Federal Credit Union, from her first checking account as a teenager to the loan she used to purchase her first car. She is now using a My Money My Way® savings account to save for her wedding.



The Small Business of the Month Committee of the Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce presented Lowe Toyota Rent A Car with the Small Business of the Month Award for April 2011.

“Toyota Rent A Car exhibits the utmost in customer service,” said David Carr, Small Business of the Month committee co-chair.  “Renting a car on several occasions has been a pleasure. Their staff is very courteous and friendly.  They have bent over backwards to give us what we have needed and truly go out of their way to satisfy a customer.”

Chamber President Ed Rodriguez echoed Carr’s sentiments explaining that he also had a great experience with the quality service at Lowe Toyota Rent A Car.

Georgia Chamber Honor Roll Recognizes Senator Staton


State Senator Cecil Staton (R- Macon) has received the highest possible ranking on the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Honor Roll.

That's according to a Senate Press Office news release.

The Chamber's Honor Roll recognizes legislators who were most supportive of the business community during the 2011 Legislative Session. Staton was one of nine legislators out of the 236-member General Assembly to receive an A+.