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Greater Valley Area!
Midway between Montgomery and Atlanta on the vital I-85 Corridor, the Greater Valley Area is four cities in three counties in two states. Our cities of LaFayette, Lanett and Valley are in Chambers County, Alabama, and West Point is in both Troup and Harris counties in Georgia. And the famed Chattahoochee River runs through it, offering unlimited scenic and recreational attractions. Home to KIA’s first US automotive plant in West Point, our area offers diverse economic and entrepreneurial opportunities, bountiful natural resources and an engaging lifestyle. You’ll never grow tired of exploring the potential!
Oct. 16 meetings will brief Chamber members on employers' affordable health care requirements
Two meetings on Wednesday, Oct. 16, will offer Chamber-member businesses key information on a currently hot topic.
"Affordable Health Care Update: 5 Steps Every Employer Needs to Take Now" will be presented by Thomas M. Eden III, of the labor-law firm Constangy, Brooks and Smith. The meetings are hosted as a member service by the Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce.
Members may choose to attend either a 7:30 breakfast meeting or a noon lunch meeting at no charge. Both meetings will be in the River Room at Hampton Inn & Suites, 4210 Phillips Road, Lanett. A light breakfast will be served at the 7:30 meeting and a light lunch at the noon meeting. Both will be served in the meeting room, so attendees do not have to go to the food service area of the hotel.
There's no charge to attend and members may also bring their HR Manager or Office Manager, but each person attending does have to be registered to ensure a seat and food. Registration deadline is 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11.
To register, click on the event on the website calendar at right on this page or contact the Chamber:
or 334.642.1409. Be sure to designate which meeting you wish to attend. Each meeting will last about one hour.
"We believe this information will be really useful to our Chamber-member businesses," said GVACC President Denise Clark. “We're trying to make it convenient for everyone to attend. Tommy Eden and the law firm of Constangy, Brooks and Smith are experts in labor law and we're so pleased to provide information at this level."