The Blairsville-Union County Chamber of Commerce welcomes Secretary of State, Brian Kemp to speak at our 2013 Eggs & Issues Breakfast to be held on Tuesday, August 20th. The event will take place at the Union County Community Center in Blairsville. Breakfast will be served at 7:45am followed by the keynote speaker. The event will conclude at 9:00am. Secretary Kemp will give an overview of the current happenings in the Secretary of State’s Office including the elections calendar, Invest Georgia Exemption – a securities regulation to help small businesses in the state of Georgia, and corporations and professional licenses.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, a lifelong resident of Athens, is a graduate of Clarke Central High School and of the University of Georgia, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture. Secretary Kemp served in the Georgia State Senate from 2002-2006. He has served as Secretary of State since January, 2010. Among the office’s wide-ranging responsibilities, the Secretary of State is charged with conducting efficient and secure elections, the registration of corporations, and the regulation of securities and professional license holders. The office also oversees the Georgia Archives.
The Chamber would like to express our sincere thanks to this year’s Eggs & Issues Breakfast sponsor, The Wine Shoppe. Located in the Union Station Plaza off of Hwy 129 North, The Wine Shoppe carries a large selection of fine wines for any occasion. Stop by and speak with owner Bill McGlamery and pick up your perfect bottle.
Please make plans to join us as we welcome Secretary of State Brian Kemp to Union County. Due to limited seating, all reservations must be made on or before Friday, August 16 by contacting the Chamber office at 706-745-5789. The cost is $20 for Chamber members and $30 for the general public. Chamber members may register online at www.VisitBlairsvilleGA.com and are also eligible for a $5 early bird discount if paid before August 9. I can be reached any time at President@BlairsvilleChamber.com.