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Our People Make A Difference Marketing and Relocation Committee Chairman By: Gina McDonald

ner with Moultrie Magazine to showcase some of the people, busi- nesses and events that make Moultrie and Colquitt County a special place. Te ultimate goal isn’t to reach one certain sector of the population, but to widen the reach and show what our community has to offer our residents as well as potential visitors, future resi- dents and businesses. While discussing the variety of


events, resources and attractions that are special to Moultrie and Colquitt County, one common denominator kept coming up – people.

he marketing and reloca- tion committee, formerly the retirement committee of the Chamber of Com- merce, is proud to part-

because she truly enjoys meeting new people and making folks feel welcome. Mrs. Jeri Clements is the essence of southern hospitality and a true community asset. In this issue, Moultrie Magazine

It’s the peo-

ple who live in our community that make it so special. A perfect example of this is Mrs. Jeri

Clements. We honored Mrs. Clements at our recent quarterly chamber lunch- eon. For over 35 years, she has been has been welcoming new residents to our community without recognition. Her Southern Hospitality Welcome Service is a modern day version of the welcome wagon – arriving at a new resident’s door with a bag of goodies, coupons and other materials to assist in making Moultrie feel like home. Clements loves providing the service

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spotlights the Moultrie Municipal Air- port and how Alan and Dena Mathis, owners of Eagles of America, Inc., have developed it into one of the best in the business. Eagles of America, Inc. is known in the aviation community for its above and beyond service. It’s not out of the ordinary for the staff to make hotel reservations, restaurant recommendations or arrange ground transportation for visitors. Whether you are a site developer on a private jet or a private pilot in a small plane, everyone is greeted the same way – with warm southern hospitality. Moultrie Municipal is an unofficial welcome center for our community, and we appreciate Alan and Dena for making every visitor’s trip to Moultrie a special one. A big thank you goes to Heath

Dorminey, Jim Hill and Moultrie Magazine for helping our committee showcase what makes our community special! If you or your business would like to become involved with the Chamber of Commerce, please call and a staff member will be glad to help. (229) 985-2131

Upcoming Community Events: SEPTEMBER

Colquitt County Arts Center 3rd Annual Quilt Exhibit

Featured Artist-Maureen O’Doogan

Date: September 15, 2011 –November 5 Phone: 229-985-1922 OCTOBER

Movie on the Square Date: October 1, 2011

Time: 8:00 PM - 11:50 PM Come enjoy a movie on the courthouse

square in downtown Moultrie. Don’t forget to bring your blanket and or lawn chairs. (Movie, to be announced) Phone: 229-890-5455

100 Mile Peanut Pickin' Yard Sale Date: October 8, 2011

100 Miles of Deals and Bargains Rain or Shine

Colquitt County Arts Center Family Fun Day Date: October 15, 2011

Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Phone: 229-985-1922

Music Under the Magnolia Date: October 15, 2011 Time: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Come and enjoy listening music by Te

Tams on the Courthouse lawn in Downtown Moultrie. Don’t forget to bring your blankets or lawn chairs.

Phone: 229-890-5455 Sunbelt Ag Expo

Date: October 18, 2011 - October 20, 2011

Trick or Treat in Downtown Moultrie Date: October 31, 2011 Time: 2:00 PM www.downtownmoultrie Phone: 229-890-5455

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