Program of Work


Legislative Division Mission Statement: 

"The Athens Chamber of Commerce, Legislative division will encrich the business environment through informing, overseeing and vigilantly advocating for our business community regarding local, state and federal policies and legilation that will impact the interest of our local businesses and the Athens Chamber of Commerce." 


Members include: Justin Weiner- Attorney at Law, Matt Porter Ivan Smith Furniture 


Retail Sales & Industrial Development Division Mission Statement: 

"The Athens Chamber of Commerce, Retail division commits to partnering with area member businesses. Our primary goals are to strengthen our local economy, promote our community, provide networking opportunities, develop community leasers and showcase our area member businesses while encouraging member participation to maximize our impact."


Executive Division Members include: Kathy Means- Kathys Boutique, Janie Cole- Cole Air Conditioning & Appliance Company, Matt Porter- Ivan Smith Furniture, Lisa Denton- Athens Economic Development Execuitve Director 


Members Include: Michelle Robinson- All State Insurance- Jeremy Millar, Bret Preistley- 3P's in a Vine, Julie Harrell- Ageless Image, Traci Wilkes- Reigning Jewels, Sherri Skeeters- Fly the Fag, Jerry Don Vaught- Expressions Flower Shop 

  • Each month a Chamber Members hosts a "Business After Hours," which is an excellent opportunity to meet other Chamber Members.
  • Enjoy visibility of a ribbon cutting ceremony for your business with Ambassadors, Board Members and Community VIP's.
  • Get discounted bulk-mail rates as an Athens Chamber of Commerce member.
  • The Chamber is proud to assist members with free use of our conference room on a space available basis.
  • Athens Chamber generates a positive economic impact by involving the entire membership and utilizing their individual expertise.