ABOUT THE CHAMBERFRANKLIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Our mission, our board, staff and chamber news
Our Mission Statement
The Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization that welcomes, enhances, supports, promotes and encourages tourism, a healthy business environment, and quality of life.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors include representatives from all sectors of our membership. Please feel free to communicate with any or all of them to express your concerns or wishes in terms of Chamber direction.
Monthly Board Meetings
The Board of Directors of the Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce meets the 4th Thursday of each month in the Chamber Board Room at 8:00 am unless otherwise posted. Members are welcome to attend meetings. Those wishing to address the Board must notify the Chamber office at least one week prior to the meeting date to be placed on the agenda.
2019 Board of Directors
Homestar Financial Corp
Southwestern Community College
828-369-3716 ext. 102
Our staff is delighted to assist visitors, residents, and businesses. Please feel free to call upon them.
A Message From Executive Director Linda Harbuck
Welcome to the online extension of the Franklin Chamber of Commerce. We are here to serve your needs. As a visitor, we welcome you and are here to provide information and guidance. As a resident, we are here to support the community in a variety of ways. And as a business, we’re here to support you through our many member benefits. Feel free to e-mail me or come by the Chamber office and let us know what we can do for you.
Director of Marketing & Special Projects
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Eggs & Issues Business Forum
Eggs & Issues is Macon County’s monthly business forum where our community gathers to network and discuss business issues of the day. Please join us for a delicious breakfast, networking and discuss business issues of the day.
For more information or to RSVP contact the Franklin Chamber of Commerce by calling (828) 524-3161.
Eggs & Issues - Oct., 2019
TIME: 7:45 am
TOPIC: State of the County Update with Derek Roland and Ronnie Beale
SPONSOR:: WNC Aerial Imagery
The Chamber could not function without the gracious help of many, many people. Our volunteers provide many hours of services so that we might better serve the community.
“We can use your unique abilities and services as well! If you would be interested in volunteering at the Franklin Chamber of Commerce contact.”
Executive Director –Linda Harbuck
All Chamber members are urged to actively participate in our many activities. Volunteer for a committee, help out in special events, spend a few hours at the Chamber or contribute a service or some goods. We have several committees in which we invite your participation.
This committee assists the Chamber Director and staff in the organization and execution of the Fourth of July celebration, the Mountain High BBQ & Music Festival, the Christmas Parade and other activities of a general community service nature that the committee shall create.