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Effingham County Chamber of Commerce
520 W. Third Street
P.O. Box 1078
Springfield, GA 31329
Phone: 912-754-3301
Fax: 912-754-1236
Web Site: www.effinghamcounty.com

Business Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Are you trying to reach:

 Effingham County or The Effingham County Commisioners Office

(Via County Clerk's Office)

 Web Site: www.effinghamcounty.org
 Email: sjohnson@effinghamcounty.org


Local Government Contacts 

City of Guyton
310 Central Blvd.
Guyton, GA 31312
Phone: 912-772-3353
Fax: 912-772-3152
Web Site: www.cityofguyton.com
Email: guytonmayor(at)planters.net

City of Rincon
302 S. Columbia Ave.
Rincon, GA 31326
Phone: 912-826-5745
Fax: 912-826-2083
Web Site: www.cityofrincon.com
Email: whendrix(at)cityofrincon.com

City of Springfield
130 Laurel St.
Springfield, GA 31329
Phone: 912-754-6666
Fax: 912-754-7261
Web Site: www.cityofspringfield.com
Email: lrineair(at)springfieldga.org


Effingham Area Jobs

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For information on Moon River Studios jobs, please visit info@moonriverstudios.com


Upcoming Info. & Events

Effingham Oktoberfest 2015

Sept. 25-26

Friday: 12 noon to 11 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. 


It's that time of year to start thinking about 2015 Oktoberfest.  If you are interested in booth space or a sponsorship, please click on the links below.

2015 Oktoberfest Vendor Info.

2015 Oktoberfest Sponsorship Forms



 Nominations for Chamber Board Seats

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is seeking nominations for two Board members to serve for the upcoming 3-year period.  Nominees must either be a member of the Chamber of Commerce or employed by a business that is a member of the Chamber.  A board member may serve two, three year terms before being replaced. The current Board roster includes:  Scott Hinson, Yvette Carr, Barbara Prosser, Dinah King, Sue Koopmann, David Harris, Dave Burns, John Henry, Barbara Oglesby, Michael Murphy, Marian Hodge, Brandi Talton and Bobby Solomon.  Up for nomination are two Board positions to replace Dinah King and Barbara Oglesby, rotating off the Board. Please do not nominate existing Board members.  <o:p></o:p>

 You are encouraged to make nominations to the Chamber Board.  All nominations must be received at the Chamber office by 5:00 PM, March 25, 2015.

2015 Nomination Form



·        Advocates for small businesses in Effingham County

·         Produces Effingham Day at the Capitol to keep Effingham County in front of legislators

·         Produces Eggs & Issues Breakfast to keep members informed on current legislation

·         Produces Community Leadership Retreat annually to foster strategic planning among the County leadership

·         Produces the county road map every 2 years

·         Maintains an inclusive community calendar

·         Produces business workshops

·         Produces membership meetings with speakers of interest to the business community

·         Educates and informs Chamber membership through weekly e-blasts and newsletter

·         Promotes and supports community events

·         Produces several key community events such as:

o   Effingham Day at the Capitol

o   Taste of Effingham

o   Civil War Experience

o   Effingham Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting

o   Community Retreat

o   Effingham Oktoberfest

o   Holiday Classic and Business Expo

o   Quarterly Public Officials Meetings

o   Conducts Political Forums in Election Years

·         Supports Effingham tourism efforts

o   Produces all inclusive tourism brochure

o   Initiated Hotel-Motel tax to fund tourism efforts

o   Maintains tourism display at I-95 Georgia Visitor’s Center

·         Produces Leadership Effingham program to foster upcoming community leaders

·         Provides a discount on Blue Cross insurance costs to members

·         By working together to support each other, the local businesses and the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce are driving forward on the continued growth of the county for the common good.

     “History…Community…Commerce…Effingham Chamber…Cultivating Success!”     



  Members of Distinction


Platinum Level

Effingham County Industrial Development Authority

Georgia Pacific

Georgia Power


Diamond Level

Effingham County Board of Commissioners   


Gold Level

HeritageBank of the South

Wilson & Kessler, CPAs  



Silver Level


City of Rincon


GeoVista Federal Credit Union

Effingham Power, LLC

Planters Rural Telephone Coop, Inc

The Coastal Bank

Bank of Newington


Bronze Level

B & S Feed and Farm Supply, Inc

C. Neal Kessler, Jr., CPA

City of Guyton

City of Springfield

Claude M. Kicklighter, Jr., P.C.

CST Covers

Coldwell Banker Intercoastal Realty - Brandi Talton


Creative Green Ideas

D.G. Burns & Sons, Inc

Dasher Insurance Agency

DeWitt Insurance Agency 

Effingham Health System

Effingham Herald

Effingham Medical Partners

Fairfield Inn & Suites - Savannah Airport

First Bank of Effingham

Grainger Nissan

House Hunters Savannah Realty Group

Rincon Chevrolet

Lakeview Manor Community

Long Builders, Inc

Planters Net 

State Farm Insurance - Hutcheson Agency


The Heritage Bank

The Ratchford Firm

Vision Financial Group - Georgia




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