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Eggs and at least 7 issues at legislative breakfast ahead of 2019 session
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The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce’s Eggs and Issues breakfast Dec. 14, 2017, at the Gainesville Civic Center had record attendance , according to chamber President Kit Dunlap. - photo by Nick Bowman

Community members can get a preview of Georgia’s next legislative session and learn more about state issues at an event with Hall County’s delegation and Gov. Nathan Deal next month.

The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Eggs & Issues breakfast will be Dec. 13 at the Ramsey Conference Center at the new Lanier Technical College campus off Ga. 365.

The chamber has space at the venue for 600, with 75 reservations still available as of Monday afternoon.

Eggs & Issues

What: Meet with elected officials and discuss state issues

When: 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13

Where: Ramsey Conference Center at Lanier Tech, 2535 Lanier Tech Drive, Gainesville

How much: $25 chamber members, $35 for nonchamber members; make a reservation

More info:  Gerri Collins, gcollins@ghcc.com or 770-532-6206, ext. 106

Deal will be speaking, and members attending from Hall’s delegation to the Georgia Senate and House of Representatives include:

  • State Sen. Butch Miller, 49th District

  • State Sen. John Wilkinson, 50th District

  • State Rep. Lee Hawkins, 27th District

  • State Rep. Matt Dubnik, 29th District

  • State Rep. Emory Dunahoo Jr., 30th District                     

  • State Rep. Timothy Barr, 103rd District  

Issues to be discussed at the event include transportation, jobs, workforce development, health care, education, taxes and water.

“Our legislators remain interested in hearing what the citizens of this community have to say, and the attendees want to hear what the legislators have to say,” Kit Dunlap, president and CEO of the chamber, said in a statement.  “The issues that have been identified prior to the legislative session have a direct impact on our community, and we need to better understand the issues as well as have an understanding of our legislators’ positions on these important issues.”

The event, which is open to the public, includes a buffet breakfast. Tickets are $25 for chamber members and $35 for nonmembers. A table is $350.

Reservations are required. To make a reservation, contact Gerri Collins with the chamber at gcollins@ghcc.com or 770-532-6206, ext. 106.

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