Columbia County Chamber to Host State of Community Address
The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce will host the eighth annual State of the
Community Address on Thursday, September 20 at the Columbia County Exhibition Center in Grovetown.
The event begins at 5:00 p.m., with a business expo and a barbecue dinner provided by Shane’s Rib
Shack. Vendors will be on site with free giveaways and other prizes. The program will begin promptly at
6:30 p.m., and community leaders will give an update on the future growth and goals of Columbia
County and our region.
This year’s panel of speakers will include: Ron Cross, Chair of the Columbia County Board of Commissioners;
David Dekle, Chair, Columbia County Board of Education; Gary Jones, Mayor, City of Grovetown;
Roxanne Whitaker, Mayor, City of Harlem; and Colonel James Clifford, Garrison Commander, Fort
The event is open to the public. Registration, which is recommended in advance for this event, is $35 for
Chamber members and $45 for non-members. For more information, contact the Columbia County Chamber at 706-651-0018 or columbiacountychamber.com.