Cindy Williams

Saunders Jones III

Shaw Industries Group

Pendley Heating and Air Conditioning Inc.

Saunders Jones III, Janet Queen, & Past Chamber Chairpersons

The Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 78th Annual Meeting at the Clarence Brown Conference Center on Thursday night.

Chamber CEO Cindy Williams spoke about the goals accomplished by the chamber in 2017 and outlines the chamber’s areas of focus for 2018. At the end of 2017, the chamber had 815 members-including 123 new ones.

2017 Chairperson Saunders Jones the Third presented awards and recognitions for accomplishments in the community. With the addition of two new facilities, Shaw Industries Group won the 2017 Manufacturer of the Year award. For their over 50 years of good work and community involvement, Pendley Heating and Air Conditioning Incorporated won the 2017 Small Business of the Year award.

Toward the end of the proceedings, Jones passed the gavel to 2018 Chairperson Janet Queen, who challenged everyone to have a servant’s heart this year.

You can hear more about this meeting during our local newscasts all day Friday.