Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Frank Petruzielo is questioning the accuracy of numbers State Rep. Calvin Hill provided to the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce's board of directors.
Cherokee Superintendent of Schools Dr. Frank Petruzielo has raised concerns about numbers distributed by State Rep. Calvin Hill (R-Hickory Flat) that say the state has increased funding to education. In a memo, Petruzielo contradicts the report Hill distributed to the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors that no reductions to Quality Basic Education funding, or QBE, were made for Georgia's fiscal year 2014 budget. Petruzielo writes in his memo that the Cherokee County School District recently learned it will have to once again swallow $24.8 million in austerity cuts for the 2013-14 school year. He also notes the county's equalization grant, which totals $500,000 has been eliminated. The superintendent goes on to say …
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Keith Golden, the commissioner for the Georgia Department of Transportation, will discuss proposed express lanes on Interstate 575 in April to the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce.
The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce will welcome Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Keith Golden during its April Good Morning Cherokee networking breakfast. Golden is set to give updates an updates on projects under construction, including information on the express lanes on I-575. The meeting, sponsored by Cobb EMC, will be held at 7 a.m. Thursday April 4 at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Conference Center in Canton. The cost is $15 for advanced registration for Chamber members, $20 for on-site registration by Chamber members and $25 for future member registration. For more information, or to RSVP, email Gini@CherokeeChamber.com or call (770) 345-0400. Information is also available on the Chamber’s website. Don't …
Friday, March 1, 2013
The chamber is now accepting applications for its Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals program.
Do you know any up and coming young professionals destined to make a mark in Cherokee County? If so, the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from you! The chamber has opened up the nomination process for its Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals recognition program. The Top 10 in 10 'Young Professionals to Watch' initiative is designed to cultivate and showcase exceptional Cherokee County young professionals. Coordinated by the Cherokee Chamber in partnership with Enjoy! Cherokee magazine, this recognition program will focus on 25 to 40 year olds considered to be Cherokee County's potential future leaders. Judging criteria includes past professional achievements and awards, five to ten year professional goals along with …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Cherokee County Chief Superior Court Judge Frank C. Mills III was given the prestigious honor by the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce.
One of Cherokee County's well known public figures has been recognized for his service to the community. Cherokee County Chief Superior Court Judge Frank C. Mills has been named the First Citizen of Cherokee County. Mills, who retired in 2012 after serving over 30 years on the bench, was formally recognized with the honor during the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce's Good Morning Cherokee Breakfast on Thursday. He's the 38th person to receive the honor. First Citizen is given to a Cherokee County resident who has lived in the county for at least five years and has given back to the community through family, civic and/or religious involvement. A panel of out-of-town judges reviews and selects each recipient. Mills was nominated by …
Friday, June 8, 2012
These are the people who are the emerging leaders in Cherokee in the next decade.
The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday named its inaugural group of "Top 10 In 10 Young Professionals to Watch." The list celebrates 25- to 40-year-olds in various fields who are considered Cherokee County's rising leaders in the next 10 years. Among other criteria, the following honorees were chosen because of their professional achievements and their record of community service. Recognized during the Chamber's monthly breakfast were: The Top 10 will be featured in the June Issue of enjoy! Cherokee Magazine and have been nominated for Georgia Trend Magazine's 40 Under 40 recognition, Chamber President and CEO Pam Carnes said.
Monday, January 30, 2012
The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce named Tom Heard as the chairman for the board of directors at the annual meeting Thursday.