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  • May. 07, 2017 - 6:47 AM

Small Business of the Year nominations open

Nominations for the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce’s sixth annual Small Business of the Year Awards are open. 

Award categories are:
Entrepreneur Category (one to five employees)
Growth Category (six to 19 employees)
 Employer Category (20+ employees)
Overall Winner

Last year's winners included Overall Winner Dogwood Veterinary Hospital and Laser Center; Entrepreneur Category Winner Crezent #Managed Marketing; Growth Category Winner Penco Restoration; and Employer Category Winner Infiniti of South Atlanta.

The Small Business of the Year Awards pay tribute to the strength of small businesses. The Small Business of the Year Awards ceremony luncheon will be held Oct. 4.

Past overall winners are ineligible for nomination for five years, and past category winners are ineligible for nomination for three years from the date of their award.

Application deadline for this year’s awards is Monday, May 8. Nominations may be faxed to the chamber at 770-253-2271 or email

 For more information, call 770-253-2270.

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Job fair at Job Networking Tuesday

The Job Network Ministry, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Labor, Goodwill Industries and the Newnan-Peachtree City Employers Committee, will host a spring job fair on Tuesday, May 9 in the parish hall of First United Methodist Church, 33 Greenville St., from 4–7 p.m. 

The job fair will provide access to both local employers and employment agencies. Job seekers should come dressed for success and bring several copies of their resume. 

For directions or questions, please call 770-253-7400. Information on the Job Network Ministry may also be found on their Facebook page, Newnan FUMC Job Network, or their website, https://www.newnanjobnetwork.o... 

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Local business connections & opportunities

May 9
Ribbon Cutting/Little Free Library, 1-1:30 p.m. Seavy Street Park in Senoia. For more information, visit

Young Professionals in Philanthropy, 6:00-7:00 p.m.  University of West Georgia Newnan, Room 140, 80 Jackson St. For more information, visit 

May 10
Business Women Owners Coaching,  9:30- 11:30 a.m., The Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce, 23 Bullsboro Drive.  For more information, visit 

Business Women’s Senior Executive Coaching, 12:15-2:15 p.m.  The Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce, 23 Bullsboro Drive. For more information, visit

Golf Life USA Ladies, 5:30-7:00 p.m. White Oak Golf Club
141 Clubview Drive, Newnan. For more information, visit 

May 11
Entrepreneur Success Series, “Finding Money for Your Business,” 8:30-10:30 a.m. University of West Georgia Newnan Campus Room #164, 80 Jackson St. For more information, visit

Millennial Workshop, 9:00-10:00 a.m.  For more information, visit 

Ribbon Cutting/ Hanna Brothers Studio Cafe, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Hanna Brothers Studio Cafe
461 Sandy Creek Rd., Suite 2121, Fayetteville. For more information, visit  

Items for consideration as business briefs should be emailed to, faxed to 770-253-2538, or mailed to Business Briefs, The Newnan Times-Herald, P.O. Box 1052, Newnan, GA 30264. Email submissions are preferred.