Ready or not, the holiday season is upon us. The Chamber has lots of fun-filled and joyous events packed into December. So, whether you’re looking for a reason to take a break from holiday shopping or ready to spread holiday cheer be sure to visit our event calendar to see everything happening in Athens this December.

December 10: Business After Hours
Buffalo’s Cafe, 5:30 p.m.
Business After Hours is held the third Thursday of the month from 5:30-7:30 PM, and is hosted by a different Chamber member each month. There is no charge to attend Business After Hours, however you must be a member of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce in order to attend.

December 11: Athens Young Professionals Holiday Party
Pouch Pies, 5:30 p.m.
Young Professionals Network (YPN) Athens will host its November networking event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday December 11 at Live Wire at 7pm. With free food and live music, YPN will have a raffle to give away great prizes donated by various local businesses. In addition to fellowship and fun, YPN is coming together this December to celebrate and raise money for Extra Special People, Inc. The cost of entry is $10 online or $15 at the door and come with 1 free raffle ticket. Additional raffle tickets can be purchased at the event for $3 per ticket or 5 tickets for $10.

YPN is an extension of the Athens Chamber of Commerce with an interest in providing opportunities for young adults and professionals in Athens to connect, partner and network with each other.


December 15: Small Business Breakfast Club
Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, 8:00 a.m.
The Small Business Breakfast Club will tackle topics from your vantage point, the position of the small business owner. Please join us for breakfast, networking, and a substance-rich discussion from two professionals who enjoy & excel at wearing a couple of hats that most of us just leave on the rack.