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Brian Marlowe named new head of Chamber and Dev. Authority

Jul 28, 2010 by Christy Vafias

The current executive director of the Grady County Development Authority has officially been hired as the president and CEO of the Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce and executive director of the Tifton-Tift County Development Authority. The chamber’s board of directors met in executive session before a special called meeting July 19 when they and members of the development authority voted unanimously to offer the ...

Golf Classic to be held Monday Oct. 4, 2010

Jul 26, 2010 by Christy Vafias

Location: Spring Hill Country Club Shotgun starts at 8:30 AM & 1:00 PM Format-Four man Lauderdale Morning participants come early for donuts, biscuits & coffee. Lunch will be served at Noon. Hole-in-One Contest for new Car Closest to Pin and Longest Drive prizes Cash prizes awarded to top four teams Revolving trophy to top team. All chamber members, as well as golf participants, are invited to join us for a rec...

Tagged: tifton tift county chamber, golf, 16th annual chamber golf classic, golf tournament, chamber golf tournament, tifton chamber events

SE Bioenergy Conference August 3-5

Jul 15, 2010 by Christy Vafias

Chamber and Development Authority member’s attend free. All members who would like to attend Please RSVP to the Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce 229-382-6200 or email- The keynote presentation will be author Christopher Steiner. For more information please visit their website at

Congressional Forum 2010

Jul 12, 2010 by Christy Vafias

The Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce cordially invites all interested parties to attend a Congressional Forum scheduled for Monday, July 12th from 7:30 pm – 9 pm at the UGA Rural Development Center Auditorium. The three Republican candidates for the 8th District Congressional seat will respond to questions posed by a Chamber moderator. Attending will be Ken DeLoach, a teacher/minister from Warner Robins, Diane...

Tagged: tifton, tiftontift co chamber, republican candidates, congressman, uga rural development center auditorium, ken deloach, diane vann, austin scott, jim marshall

Chinese Delegation 2010

Jun 2, 2010 by Christy Vafias

Members of the Chinese Delegation arrived at City Hall on Friday, May 28, 2010. Linyi’s vice mayor, Liu Yanxiang, was given key to the city. Tifton Mayor Jamie Cater presented Yanxiang a proclamation declaring the day as “Linyi City Day.” Officially, Tifton and Linyi, China, are “Sister Cities” following the visit from a Linyi delegation during their visit. Lynn Lovett, Chairman of the Tif...

Tagged: chinese delegation, mayor jamie cater, tiftontift co chamber of commerce, city hall, lynn lovett, cities proclamation, sister city, nespal lab, uga tifton campus conference center, uga tifton campus, tifton chamber