Roberta Crawford County Chamber of Commerce is announcing our Platinum, Gold and Silver Membership 2023 be inspired…
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 2023 Silver through Platinum Level Sponsors and Members. A year’s advertisement and expose is allotted to you on the website.
Platinum – Atlanta Sand and Supply Company 2022
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.
Roberta Pharmacy Platinum 2023
Roberta Drugs is a hometown pharmacy nestled on the corner of the downtown square in a location that has served as an independent pharmacy for over 120 years. The locally hired staff treats each person with kindness, respect, and the personalized service they deserve. Vaccination services, comprehensive medication review, and free county-wide delivery are just a few reasons to trust them with your wellness needs. Owners Josh Patterson and Tyler Young became close friends in the Doctor of Pharmacy program at the University of Georgia and ventured into business together in 2019. Josh, the primary pharmacist on duty, is a resident of Roberta, an avid outdoorsman, and a former wildlife biologist. They both have a strong passion for keeping independent pharmacy alive and thriving in the communities they serve. Go see the crew at Roberta Drugs and let them prove that you’re not just another patient, your family!
Gold – Flint Energies 2023
Flint Energies –“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. Flint Energies is a sponsor and partner with Crawford Youth Leadership program and have since 2012! The company offers scholarship applications annually to Youth Leadership. Trip to the Nations Capital Washington D.C. have scholarships made available to students. Visit their website for all the information.
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 Jennie Lacey as a temporary contact but very much 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 Talent Show.
Gold – Georgia Power – A Southern Company 2023
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, representative of Georgia Power and is seated on the Chamber Board of Directors. Barrett involved in the future of Roberta Crawford attending other board meeetings, like Development Authority 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 2023
Champion’s –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 buses 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.
Gold- The Council on Alcohol & Drugs 2023
The Council on Alcohol and Drugs is a 50 year-old nonprofit, 501 (c) 3, substance abuse and suicide prevention and education agency that develops programs and materials based on the most current research on drug use, death by suicide and impact on the community. New to our membership, Tara Combs is involved in the community and Family Connections. Along with, Shannon Lawson, will be very visible in the community. Government supported non-profit visible and ready to serve our county.
The non-profit supports the community by sponsorship of these events: Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation, Georgia Jug Festival and Old Knoxville Days, Back to School Breakfast, Youth Leadership and Papa’s Peach.
Gold- Olin Epoxy 2023
Olin Corporation began in 1892 as a small blasting powder supplier in East Alton, Illinois. Over time, Olin grew and expanded to include Olin Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls, Winchester Ammunition, and Olin Epoxy. Collectively, Olin employs 8,000 professionals in more than 20 countries with customers in nearly 100 countries across the globe.
Olin is the industry leader in all areas of operation:
* Number 1 producer of small ammunition globally
*Largest chlor-alkali capacity globally
*Number 1 producer of Bleach and Hydrochloric Acid in North America
* Number 1 global supplier of Epoxy materials
The Olin Epoxy Roberta, Georgia, plant was built in 2002 by GNS Technologies, acquired by Dow in 2007, and was acquired by Olin in October 2015. Our 30 employees at Olin’s Roberta facility produce adhesive and coating materials used in the construction of windmill blades for wind farms in the Americas. We also manufacture
Poly-Carb epoxy systems which enables longer-lasting and safer road infrastructure including white, yellow, and black line marking products and adhesive systems for installing road reflectors.
The fully formulated Epoxy systems manufactured in Roberta enhance the performance and lifespan of everyday coating applications for infrastructure and pipe rehabilitation.
Our products enable sustainability benefits including light weighting of automobiles and composite applications, such as rebar and pressure vessels.
Silver–Southern Rivers Energy 2023
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 offering opportunities to our Schools and Teachers.
Community Ambulance Silver 2022
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.
Georgia Community Bank
Georgia Community Bank, is located in Roberta 300 N Dugger Ave, Roberta, GA 31078 offering complete banking services to all of our community. The company is vested in the community supporting many events through funding and participation. Events supported as sponsor are: The Georgia Jug Festival, Annual Meeting and Awards Evening and Back to School Breakfast.
Fort Valley Utilities’ Commission Silver 2022
The Fort Valley Utility Commission provides water, wastewater, electricity, natural gas, fiber optic, and wireless telecommunications to its customer service area. The water system includes six wells and three water treatment plants with five licensed operators serving Fort Valley, Georgia and parts of Peach and Macon counties. Electricity and natural gas serve Fort Valley and parts of Peach and Crawford counties.
All of our special membership holders have honored the chamber and the community with sponsorship to our events through out the year: Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Dinner; Peaches to the Beaches; Georgia Jug Festival and Old Knoxville Days; Papa’s Peach Classic 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run; Back to School Breakfast; and Christmas in Roberta. Special Membership has option to choose which event to sponsor.
Summary: Would you like to be a Platinum, Gold or Silver Member?
These are seven companies who have served the county for decades and they have chose to support the community, as have all of our members, multiple 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, 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, 2023, Platinum, Gold and Silver Membership as recognized on our website.
Sponsors for Annual Meeting: Atlanta Sand and Supply Company; Roberta Pharmacy, Olin Epoxy, Georgia Power, The Council on Alcohol and Drugs, Flint Energies, Champion’s Restaurant, Georgia Community Bank, Community Ambulance, Southern Rivers Energy and Fort Valley Utility Commission ….Tell them thank you when you see them and support local business.
Sponsors for Georgia Jug Festival: