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Booklets are available at the the Roberta Crawford County Chamber of Commerce and Welcome Center, 39 Wright Ave., Roberta, Georgia 31078
Call and we will send you the brochure!

Crawford County’s Got Talent!


Roberta Crawford County Chamber of Commerce

Crawford County is full of talented people! Dance, sing, act, bands, and more! October 26, get on stage at the Crawford County Board of Education and show us what you have!
Auditions will be October 17, 2019 at 6 pm and all ENTRY FORMS must me turned at the Roberta Chamber of Commerce, 39 Wright Avenue in Roberta, by 4 PM. Board of Education Auditorium is located 109 Crusselle Ave. in Roberta, Georgia. Featured preformance by Victoria Day, a very accomplished vocal artist.

 

Come out and show out! Strut your stuff and enjoy family entertainment with all your relatives and friends on October 26, 2019.

 

✨✨—Thank You Sponsors–✨✨

Be a Sponsor and have your name on our list!

 

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GOLD-Crawford -Family Medicine

Gold –Flint Energies

GOLD – Public Service Communications

 

Gold – The Georgia Post

Bronze – McLeighton Funeral Services ✨✨
Bronze – Friends of the Chamber

 

Roberta-Crawford County Chamber of Commerce presents: CRAWFORD’S GOT TALENT
Entry Fee: $ 25.00 Per Act
Prizes: 1st Place $ 150.00, Trophies for 2nd and 3rd

Performance Divisions: Division 1: Pre-K (4yrs) – 5th Grade
Division 2: 6th Grade – 12th Grade (up to 18 years old)
Division 3: 19 years old and over

Entry Forms:May be obtained at Chamber Office and submitted by October 17th accompanied by Entry Fee.

Auditions: Auditions conducted on Thursday, October 17 at the Board of Education Auditorium from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. ACTS MUST BE IN GOOD TASTE. Inappropriate forms of dress, conduct, signs, profanity, vulgarity or lewd/suggestive behavior will not be permitted. Violators will be disqualified and not allowed to compete. The decisions of the judges in this regard will be final. Acts at auditions will be essentially the same as those presented during contest.

Dress Rehearsal: Dress Rehearsal will be on Friday, October 25 from 6:00 – 7:00 PM.
Miscellaneous: *All performers must be at auditorium by 5:00 PM on October 26 to receive performance aprons or patches designating Talent Division and Number. Order of appearance will be assigned at that time. Aprons or patches must be worn throughout the competition.

*All dancers must provide required footwear; tap, ballet, jazz, etc.
*No act will be permitted requiring more than 12 feet of ceiling height
*All acts must be Amateurs; no professional (paid) performers will be allowed.
*Acts will be permitted a 10-minute time limit, including setup. A penalty of one point per
30 seconds will be assessed for exceeding time limit.
*Performers may appear in only one act.Violation will result in Disqualification for both
acts.
*Large groups should be aware of stage size and limit movement accordingly.
*Performers under the age of 18 must provide written consent of parent or guardian.

Thank you for your participation. As they say in theater: “Break a Leg!”

Signature ______________________________________Date__________

Time and Place: Government/Education Public Meetings

County and Roberta Meetings-government-education:

Board of Education CCBOE -Second Tuesday of the Month at 7 pm at the Board Meeting Room For February, December and July please refer to website www.crawfordcounty.schoolandsites.com
Offices located at 190 East Crusselle Street, Roberta, Georgia 3178. Telephone contact: 478-836-3131
Superintendent of Schools: Brent Lowe
CCBOE Board Chair: Raymond Dickey
CCBOE Vice Chair: Tim Johnson
CCBOE Brady Cody
CCBOE Jackson DeFore
CCBOE Lee Sanders
CCBOE Secretary Diane Fastiggi
Website: www.crawfordcounty.schoolinsites.com

Crawford County Commission
Regularly Scheduled Meetings 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the Month held at the County Courthouse, 100 Georgia Hwy. 42 South, in Knoxville, Georgia 31050 in the Coverdell Room; 6 p.m.
County Offices located at, 640 GA Hwy 128, Roberta, Georgia 31078.
Telephone Number 478-836-3782
Hours of Operation 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday-Friday
Commissioners:
Crawford County Board Chair: Paul Chapman 5th District
Crawford County Board Vice-Chair: Bobby Blasingame 2nd Dist.
CCB Commissioner Sterling Braswell 1st District
CCB Commissioner Justin Spillers 3rd District
CCB Commissioner John Thomas 4th District
CCBC: County Manager-Fabian Hollis
Website: www.crawfordcountyga.org/county-commissioners

City of Roberta on Regularly scheduled meeting is 1st. Tuesday of each month at 6 pm at the City Hall, location: 123 East Agency Street in Roberta, Georgia 31078.
Telephone contact: 478-836-3119
City Council
Mayor Jay Andrews
Mayor Pro-tem Joe Mathews
Council members:
Councilman Robert Cody
Councilman Connie Gibson
Councilman Arnita Harris
Councilman Sherry Thompson
All other meetings, are posted and given to The Georgia Post for publication

Crawford County Development Authority

Regularly Scheduled Meeting is held 1st Thursday of each month at the Development Authority building in the conference room, located 1011 N Us Highway 341, Roberta, Georgia 31078
Telephone Contact 478-836-3497
Crawford County Board of Directors
Chairman Lesley McNary
Vice-Chair Brenda Carroll
Board Members
Charles Westberry
Arthur Bentley
John David Hudson
Ex-Officials
Commissioners Chair Paul Chapman
Mayor Jay Andrews

Crawford County Volunteer Fire Department
Meetings Scheduled yearly and held on held Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays to convene with meetings schedule twice monthly. Recruitment and questions about joining contact Randall Pate at 478-957-9006

Crawford County Kiwanis Club – Civic Group
President- Ryan Johnson
Past President- Kathleen Cook
President Elect- Sheriff Lewis Walker
Secretary- Larry Carpenter
Treasurer- Patricia Bassett
Lunch Meetings held every Wednesday at Hudson’s BBQ
2nd Wednesday Senior Center
For more information contact Ryan Johnson 478-836-3328

Announcing 2019 Platinum, Gold and Silver Members

Roberta Crawford County Chamber of Commerce is announcing our Platinum, Gold and Silver Membership 2019 …

Your company can be listed by choosing to commit funding to sponsorship of great events like Peaches to Beaches, Annual Meeting and Business Expo, Papa’s Peach Classic and Crawford; Georgia Jug Festival, Papa’s Peach Classic, Back to School Breakfast and Teacher Appreciation, Christmas in Roberta and Crawford County. Your Chamber will recognize you for your sponsorship for one year on your choice of events. Our Chamber Membership Package begins with Silver Level is $1000 and select two events as well as two seats at the Annual Meeting Banquet; Gold is $1500 and select four events and receive 4 seats at the Annual Meeting Banquet; our Gold Level six events of your choice and a table at the Annual Meeting Banquet and Business Expo. Or if you would like an even higher level we can do that too! Below are the listings for our 2017 Silver through Platinum Level Sponsors and Members. A year’s advertisement and expose is allotted to you on the website.
Platinum Membership

Platinum – Atlanta Sand and Supply Company 2019
Atlanta Sand and Supply Company, over a century old, located in Crawford County offer sand as raw material to produce many products for construction, golf courses and athletic fields, or customized products offered to landscape pool sides or other areas by using colored sands. In 2016 this company was honored with Business of the Quarter in recognition of the many contributions made to a number of Organizations and participation in the county.
Construction needs are in; Ready Mix Concrete, Concrete Block, Concrete Pavers, Manufactured Stone and all types of masonry products.  Atlanta Sand & Supply has participated in many Georgia DOT concrete paving projects, FAA Airport projects and other high strength concrete projects and structures so you see it and drive on sand traveling some road ways in Georgia. Although Concrete Sand and Masonry sand are our primary construction products, Atlanta Sand has the ability to meet most any needs of our customers.

How many times do you end up in the sandy bunker when golfing? Atlanta Sand & Supply Company produces a variety of sands suitable for golf course and athletic field projects. “Whether you need a Golf Course Bunker Sand, Top Dressing Sand or a Greens Mix Sand, we can provide a quality, consistent product to meet your needs” Atlanta Sands noted on the website. This company located in Crawford County offers sand for golf courses and athletic fields all over the Southeast. Also according to the website, the company meets, USGA specifications for various types of projects. We specialize in construction sand, industrial sand, and Golf Course Sand, but can also provide customized products. Visit their website: www.atlantasandsupply.com. Putting a name to the face of Atlanta Sand and Supply Company is Jeff Avant who also accepted 2016 1st Business of the Quarter along with him employees locally hired.

This Year’s Sponsor of Chamber Annual Meeting and Business Expo, Back to School Breakfast, Georgia Jug Festival, Peaches to the Beaches, Papa’s Peach Classic, and Crawford Youth Leadership.

 

Gold Membership

Gold – Flint Energies 2019.
“We turned your lights on in 1937 by offering a something in addition to electricity…you would be the owner instead of a several large companies. We are  called Flint Energies. Flint is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative; a not-for-profit cooperative owned by the user and in parts of 17 central Georgia counties. Flint directly employs 230 employees serving more than 87,600 electric meters-you the customer. We are 100% locally-controlled and democratically governed by 11 members elected from among the membership. “In 1937, Flint Energies was created to bring people together to meet common needs like reliable electric energy, and our mission remains focused on improving the quality of life in Middle Georgia,” quoted from the website; www.flintenergies.com.

Members who are enjoying an elected board give Flint Electric high also enjoy highly rated customer service, noting the customer is important as they are the owner.

Sponsorship and placing a name to Flint Energies, is Jennifer Morton who is seated on the Chamber Board and is involved in the community in many other events. This Year’s Sponsor of Chamber Annual Meeting and Business Expo, Back to School Breakfast, Georgia Jug Festival, and Tastes of Roberta Crawford County.

Gold – Georgia Power – A Southern Company 2019

Georgia Power is an electric utility headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States. It was established as the Georgia Railway and Power Company and began operations in 1902 running streetcars in Atlanta as a successor to the Atlanta Consolidated Street Railway Company. A regional utility that supplies electric power and energy services to Georgia businesses and residents. Subsidiary of Southern Company. This company serves Roberta and parts of Crawford County.

Joey Barrett is who we see as representative of Georgia Power and over this area as Chuck White begins to enjoy his retirement. White, and now Barrett are involved in the community as Crawford County. White is seated as Roberta Crawford Chamber President and Barrett is seated on the board as appointed board member. White is also involved in the future of Roberta Crawford attending Development Authority meetings and other meetings directing future progress of the county and city Georgia Power serves. Barrett will be involved in many levels as his career allows.

Georgia Power is sponsor this year through membership the Roberta Crawford County Annual Meeting and Business Expo, Back to School Breakfast, Georgia Jug Festival, Crawford Youth Leadership and Papa’s Peach Classic 5-K and 1 Mile Fun Run.

Gold -Champion’s Restaurant

Rising from the doom of an old house belonging at one time the Champion Family and story of Mrs. Roberta McCrary-Champion receiving honor from her parents…Roberta, Crawford County Georgia would receive her name as the towns name from New Knoxville. As a Silver Member Kathleen Cook is involved with the community on several levels and the preservation of the Champion home is just one of the contribution given as a member of the Roberta Crawford County Chamber of Commerce….
Champion’s Restaurant, active in the community as a chamber member who supportive of Georgia Jug Festival, Kiwanis membership, Chamber board member, history story boards for the “Old Courthouse” an added element of the Georgia Jug Fest, adoption of a room in Crawford County’s Old Courthouse under preservation plans and works. Chamber Board Members; Chris McIntyre, 3 years and Kathleen Cook over 6 years service. Designated a “Destination Restaurant”, with busses and events held on premises. Catering services used many times by both Chamber and many other companies.
Sponsoring Back to School Breakfast, Peaches to the Beaches, Papa’s Peach Classic and Crawford Youth Leadership.

Silver Southern Rivers Energy 2019

Southern Rivers Energy was originally chartered as Lamar Electric Membership Corporation in February 1938, after a group of local farmers got together to create a plan of action to bring power to their community through Franklin  Roosevelt’s Rural Electrification Administration. We were the only co-op in the country to be formally dedicated by Roosevelt. Southern Rivers Energy now employs 56 people and provide service to nearly 15,000 members in nine counties: Bibb, Coweta, Crawford, Lamar, Meriwether, Monroe, Pike, Spalding, and Upson. As of the end of February, we currently have 18,733 meters across the 3000 miles of line. Parts of Crawford County are on their electric service lines.

Southern Rivers Energy has been a long time supporter of Crawford County and placing a face to the company is Kathryn Claxton, Communication Specialist or Erin Cook – Director or Marketing and Member Services, both are our Media Contacts. Many scholarships and grants have found results in Crawford County by the SRE Foundation board.

This company is sponsoring the Chamber Annual Meeting and Business Expo  additionally and Back to School Breakfast added support provided to Papa’s Peach Classic 5-K and 1 Mile Fun Run.

Community Ambulance Silver 2019

Community Ambulance, Joe Robinson, has been involved with Roberta Crawford County Chamber for many years as Middle Georgia Ambulance and contributed to many events is now under the new name Community Ambulance Company serving many other counties all over Georgia…
Once known as Middle Georgia Ambulance this company has served the county for decades under it’s old name…MGA and decided it needed changing to exclaim it’s community presence in many counties over the state. Stations located in Roberta, Lizella and other outlying areas provide safety and allow less of the minutes in the Golden Hour to transport patience to hospitals. They are sponsoring as a Non-Profit business; The Georgia Jug Festival, Annual Meeting and Awards Evening and Back to School Breakfast.

Kruger Energy Sliver 2019

New member and a new industry in our county, Kruger is making the sun work for us–Solar Energy.
“Kruger is partnering with communities for a better future.Contributing to a better world with renewable energy.” Kruger motto and vision.
Durger Energy Facilities number

Summary: Would you like to be a Platinum, Gold or Silver Member?

These are six companies who have served the county for decades and they have chose to support the community as have all of our members however in varied years. They believe in the investment of time, talent and treasure as do most all members. Some of our members are already Silver members by investment in the county but choose give during the whole year. Those companies are Superior Indoor Comfort, Dickey Farms, Hudson’s BBQ, Central Georgia Technical College, Crawford County Commission, City Council, Crawford County School System, Champion’s Restaurant and the Knoxville Store particularly during an event like JugFest, Annual Meeting, Back to School Breakfast, Papa’s Peach Father’s Day 5K and One Mile Fun Run, Auction or other times when funds are needed or in-kind favors. Remembering always that our members are valuable to the community and to the working projects of the chamber by the Roberta Crawford County Chamber of Commerce. Ask your director what it takes to be a Platinum, Gold or Silver member. There are advantages. More a business supports the community aids in recognition of the community.

Thank you to all our members and thank you to all who are represented as this years, 2019, Platinum, Gold and Silver Membership recognized .

 

 

New Members to our Chamber

Welcome all our new businesses in 2019

Farmers Insurance…Cameron Harris offering Auto, Home, Life, and Commercial Insurance located at 38 Wright Avenue in Historic Downtown Roberta. Business celebrated with ribbon cutting January 8, 2019
Welcome all new business to our community!
Shop local …its good for business! This new business is listed in our Business Directory

Gordon State College Gordon State College… where students flourish! Mission Statement. To provide an exceptional education through innovative teaching and engaged learning. Providing college education in many fields of study. Located in Barnesville, Georgia and listed on our Business Directory

Barnyard Auction Going! Going! Gone! on Saturday with preview at 5 pm and 6 pm Auctioning begins! Located in Historic Downtown 22 Wright Avenue in Roberta. Collectibles, Antiques, buy-outs and so much more the the auction house enthusiast. Come enjoy this family event and business in Historic Downtown Roberta!

Kruger Energy… Solar Energy, working with the sun to provide necessary electric. This Company is a Silver Member and supports your community as a sponsor for Back to School Breakfast, Papa’s Peach Classic and Youth Leadership. You will be hearing more form them

Join us…Small Business or large –we love the business of business.

Crawford Farmer Featured in Film

FarmlandFarmland- The Evolution Of A Tradition is a documentary by Academy award-winning director James Moll. The film offers viewers an intimate and firsthand glimpse into the lives of six young farmers and ranchers across the U.S. chronicling their high-risk/high-reward jobs, and their passion for a way of life that has been passed down from generation to generation, yet continues to evolve.

One of the featured farmers is Leighton Cooley of Cooley Farms, a three-generation farm family.  The film will be shown on May 2 and 3 at the Douglas Theater in Macon and then will be released to the public this Spring. You can view the trailer and read more www.farmlandfilm.com.