Fayette County GA

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2017 in Review: Connect, Advocate, Engage

This video was unveiled at the 2018 Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon. It portrays what the Chamber is and what Create Your Story in Fayette County means. This video was filmed and produced by Chamber Member, Malt Maker Media. The Chamber uses three pillars to build and develop community within Fayette County. These pillars are:…
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Message from the 2018 Chair

Message from the 2018 Chair    Despite the weather forecast, we had a full house for our third annual Fayette Visioning Summit. Themed ‘Envisioning Your Story’, the Summit was staged with a library, fireplace and comfy chairs for the perfect fireside chat. The morning, I mean story, which unfolded chapter by chapter, shared updates and…
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Community Update December 2017

2017 Accomplishments for Goal 1: Foster leadership opportunities and civic engagement across all generations and ethnicity The 2018 Leadership Fayette class took on an exciting endeavor this fall; the completion of a civic health survey. The survey was done in conjunction with the National Conference on Citizenship and the Georgia Family Connection allowing Fayette County’s data to be compiled with…
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Education Update December 2017

2017 Accomplishments for Goal 1: Create a K-12 system that is recognized as a world-class asset Fayette County Schools continue to excel with an increase across the board on the Georgia College and Career Ready Performance Index – or CCRPI – with a score of 89.8.  That is 14.8 points higher than the state’s overall score of…
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Economy Update December 2017

2017 accomplishments for Goal 1: Support small business and entrepreneurial growth An incredibly exciting endeavor in the Fayette Visioning plan is building a community of high-tech and creative startups. StartUp Fayette is part of an economic development strategy that Fayette and surrounding counties have recently embraced that focuses on fostering nontraditional businesses with a potential for high growth.   StartUp…
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Place Update December 2017

2017 accomplishments for Goal 1: Develop additional quality of life amenities In April, the “Create Your Story” branding campaign was launched.  The campaign’s goal is to increase economic development and talent attraction while building community cohesiveness. Fayetteville and the Fayette Chamber were the first to update their logos to match the campaign. Fayette County and…
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Fayette Visioning Strategic Plan Summary

Education Fayette County will have an education system that is recognized as a national and international leader CREATE A K-12 SYSTEM THAT IS RECOGNIZED AS A WORLD CLASS ASSET Establish opportunities for exchange between schools, business and the community at-large Expand internship opportunities so every student will have the option to gain work experience before…
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Place Update – May 2017

Creating Place, Creating Story  Creating a community-wide brand, a goal under the Place committee, is underway with the first step, creating a marketing blueprint and brand mark, is now completed. DCI was engaged to develop the blueprint and the brand. When DCI began their research, they found that Fayette Countians valued family, community and safety…
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Community Update – May 2017

The Community’s Role in Branding While the new marketing blueprint that the Fayette Chamber and FCDA commissioned on behalf of Fayette Visioning is primarily focused on economic development and talent attraction, it also plays a role in community cohesiveness. DCI, who developed the blueprint, found that local events were often only promoted in the city…
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Education Update – May 2017

Connecting Business and the Classroom This week, students at high schools across Fayette County are receiving their GeorgiaBEST certification for demonstrating the critical soft skills required to be successful in the workplace. Utilized this year in the Work-Based Learning program at every Fayette County high school, and in healthcare classes at McIntosh High School, the GeorgiaBEST program…
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