Franklin Chamber Information

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Mission

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.

2024 Board of Directors

Dr_Matt_Corbin

Matthew Corbin

President / Corbin Dental.

828-524-6111

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John_Hamlin

John Hamlin

Past President / State Farm Ins.

828-369-9696

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Hunter Strickland

President-Elect / Wayah Ins

828-524-4442

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Bryson Burt

Secretary/Union Home Mortgage

828-524-5144

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Craig_McManus

Craig McManus

Edward Jones

828-524-2486

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Brian Moffitt

Union Academy

828-369-1277

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Debbie_Patterson

Deborah Patterson

First Citizens Bank

828-524-2164

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Patsy_Parker

Patsy Parker

First Baptist Church

828-421-5014

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Sean_Gibson

Sean Gibson

WFSC-WNCC

828-524-4418

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Caleb Peters

Chick-fil-A

828-369-0830

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Brooke_Reale

Brooke Reale

The Kitchen Sink

828-524-2956

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Judy_Chapman

Judy Chapman

DNet

828-349-9692

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George_Young

George Young

Backlot Cinemas

828-349-5800

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Kyle Ledford

K&L Metal

828-524-0761

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Mia_Overton

Mia Overton

The Franklin Press

828-524-2010

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Laura Brooks

Cowee School Heritage Center

828-369-4080

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Chamber Staff

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.
-Linda Harbuck

Linda_Harbuck

Linda Harbuck

Executive Director

Diane_Baldwin

Diane Baldwin

Administrative Assistant

Cindy_Cavender

Cindy Cavender

Director of Marketing & Special Projects

Eric_Haggart

Eric Haggart

Photographer/Social Media

Networking – 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 Business Forum

WATCH FOR NEXT YEAR’S FORUM DATES AND TOPICS TO BE ANNOUNCED EARLY IN 2024.

DATE:   

TIME:   
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LOCATION:  Franklin Chamber
                       98 Hyatt Road

REGISTER

Eggs & Issues Registration
Name of Business
Name of Responsible Party
May be owner or contact, but should be the main business email address
Billing Address
Street Address
Apartment/Building/Suite #
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal
Payers billing address for credit card purposes.
Primary

Attendee Information

Number of attendees

Volunteer

The Chamber could not function without the gracious help of many, many people. Our volunteers provide many hours of service 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

Chamber Committees
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.