Author: Stephanie Hannum (Stephanie Hannum)

Chairwoman Hendrickson promotes ‘Gwinnett Standard’ at State of the County Address
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Chairwoman Hendrickson promotes ‘Gwinnett Standard’ at State of the County Address

On Wednesday, March 3, Gwinnett County Chairwoman Nicole Love Hendrickson gave an update on the state of Gwinnett at the Gwinnett Chamber’s annual State of the County Address. The greatness of Gwinnett and the success which thrives within transcend any individual, group, or generation. As Chairwoman Hendrickson repeatedly stated, our ability as a community to...

Georgia Legislative Session Update – Feb. 25
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Georgia Legislative Session Update – Feb. 25

Wednesday, February 24 completed Legislative Day 22 for the General Assembly, leaving 18 remaining legislative days. Crossover Day has moved to Legislative Day 27. We highlight some of the key legislative developments thus far: COVID-19 HB 112, Introduced by Rep. Trey Kelley (R-Cedartown), passed the House 99-68. The COVID liability protection bill extends the sunset...

ARC Chairman gives an update on the state of the region
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ARC Chairman gives an update on the state of the region

On Wednesday, Feb. 24, Board Chairman of the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) Kerry Armstrong provided an update on the state of the metro Atlanta region. The common theme throughout his presentation was both the challenges and opportunities that arise from the ongoing pandemic and how the region responds. PANDEMIC & ECONOMY Gwinnett County, along with...

Meet the person behind the badge on “The Voice of Business” podcast
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Meet the person behind the badge on “The Voice of Business” podcast

Business RadioX’s show, “The Voice of Business” features and highlights businesses and business leaders that are members of the Gwinnett Chamber. This month’s show featured some of the people behind the badge before they were honored at the 2021 Valor Awards. Prior to the awards ceremony hearing about the first responders of Gwinnett County that went...

Gwinnett Chamber announces support of the arts – HB 226
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Gwinnett Chamber announces support of the arts – HB 226

In a time when political differences run amok, supporting the arts remains a bi-partisan mission. Earlier this month, State Rep. Gregg Kennard (D-Lawrenceville) introduced House Bill 226 with bi-partisan co-sponsorship. HB 226 would restore tax-exemption status on ticket sales at nonprofit performing arts businesses. Gwinnett is home to many nonprofit performing arts businesses, including Aurora...

Gwinnett County public servants honored at 2021 Valor Public Safety Awards
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Gwinnett County public servants honored at 2021 Valor Public Safety Awards

Local public servants received top honors for bravery and much-deserved praise at the 2021 Valor Awards on Wednesday, Feb. 17, held at the Infinite Energy Forum. The event, hosted by Gwinnett Chamber and presented by Mobile Communications America and Motorola Solutions, honored the men and women who have performed heroic and extraordinary acts to protect...

Georgia Legislative Session Update – Feb 11
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Georgia Legislative Session Update – Feb 11

Thursday, February 11 completes Legislative Day 16 for the General Assembly, leaving 24 remaining legislative days. Crossover Day is Legislative Day 28. Below we highlight some of the key legislative developments thus far: Budget This week, the General Assembly passed the amended fiscal budget. The House passed the measure 165-4 then the Senate shortly passed...

Chairman’s Club members featured on Chamber podcast
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Chairman’s Club members featured on Chamber podcast

Gwinnett Business RadioX’s show, “The Voice of Business” features and highlights businesses and business leaders that are members of the Gwinnett Chamber. This month’s show featured some of our Chairman’s Club members, Hilda Abbott with WePartner Realty, Jonathan Watkins with Cancer Treatment Centers of America, and Dr. Juli Clay with Brenau University. To listen to...

2021 Georgia Legislative Session Begins
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2021 Georgia Legislative Session Begins

The 2021 Legislative Session officially commenced on Monday, January 11. During the 40 days in session, passing a balanced budget is the only constitutional mandate for state legislators. Governor Brian Kemp, in his recent State of the State Address, shared his administration’s agenda that emphasizes public education, transportation, rural investment, and healthcare. Governor Kemp also...

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AV/Video Production Coordinator

About the Gwinnett Chamber:  With nearly 2,200-member organizations, the Gwinnett Chamber serves as the collective voice of business. Success does not happen by accident. What we do makes a difference for the greater good of the community. Would you like to be a part of this circle of influence? About the position:  The Gwinnett Chamber...

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