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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."