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Chamber Announces 2014 Small Business of the Year Awards Finalists
July 27, 2014 (Newnan, GA) – The Chamber released the list of the Top 10 Finalists and the six (tie) Honorable Mention award winners for the 2014 Small Business of the Year Awards presented by SouthTowne Motors. The judges graded each applicant in six categories: Revenue Growth, Growth Strategy, Uniqueness, Industry Longevity, Community Involvement, and Chamber Involvement.
The Top 10 Finalists are: 85 South Out and About Magazine; Air Power Hydraulics, Inc.; Higgins and Smith CPAs; Key Promotions; My Kidz Dentist, PC; My Rent Source, LLC; Newnan GNC; PrintSource; Something Special Events Facility; and UNIGLOBE McIntosh Travel, Inc.
2014 Honorable Mention Award Winners are: Balanced Family Wellness; Bubbles and Brushes Art Studio; Keith Ross, Country Financial; Meineke Car Care Cente; Shine 'n Drive Car Wash; and Southern Crescent Solutions.(MORE)
Boosting your company’s productivity to boost your profitability
Productivity includes the ways that a workplace can do things better and smarter. Paul Krugman, author of The Age of Diminished Expectations notes that a country’s ability to improve its standard of living over time depends almost entirely on its ability to raise its output per worker.
The benefits of increasing productivity are huge - for your business itself, improved profitability, highly motivated staff, and for the economy at large, higher growth, prosperity and a better quality of life.
“Improving workplace productivity is about working smarter, not harder”, a Government working group concluded.
The Workplace Productivity Working Group identified seven key drivers of workplace productivity:
Rusty Sharp is Named Artist of the Month for February 2014
Being a member of a very creative family has always been my motivation. Sewing, crafts and painting everything from walls to furniture were natural hobbies for me. With a degree in Agriculture, I taught school and then had a long career as a Flight Attendant for Delta Air Lines.
My husband, daughter and I moved to Coweta County nineteen years ago. As a Master Gardener and 4-H Adult Leader Volunteer, I have become active in the community. After retiring, I decided to become more serious about my art work.
Cancer Wellness 5K Walk August 23
Have you heard about the Cancer Wellness 5K Walk?
If you haven’t yet, here’s the scoop to get you in loop!
It is an annual charity event put on by caring citizens for Fayette and Coweta County for the purpose of raising funds for the Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness Center. The center provides comprehensive services and programs that improve the quality of life to promote health and well-being for anyone affected by cancer, either undergoing treatment or in remission at no charge.
The event is at Drake Field, Peachtree City (by the library) and the 5K walk is around Lake Peachtree. The 2014 event is: Saturday, August 23rd from 9am-12 noon. It will be well attended and also widely publicized in the local media. Everyone who walks get a t-shirt and plenty of goodies. This will be a family/kid friendly event with oodles of fun for the children, entertainment, activities and lots of good people gathered for a great cause.(more)
THE CARNEGIE AND NEWNAN COWETA ART ASSOCIATION ROTATE ART FOR THE SPRING
The Carnegie and the Newnan Coweta Art Association partnered up to present a variety of art for the grand opening of the building. The Newnan Coweta Art Association has rotating exhibits in the Carnegie. There is an art gallery on the second level.
"Our program and meeting room attendees really enjoy strolling through the art gallery. The Newnan Coweta Art Association has once again provided us with a wonderful variety of paintings," said Amy Mapel, Carnegie Director.