The Hoschton Business Alliance will be meeting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the Country Inn & Suites in Braselton for the last monthly meeting of 2012.
This gathering will be a combination of a networking/social hour and Christmas Party. Visitors are welcome. There will be a white elephant gift exchange so anyone wishing to participate should bring a wrapped gift. There will also be raffle prizes and breakfast foods.
The HBA offers a dynamic forum for networking, learning about business strategies, and staying informed about community events and local opportunities. Guests are always welcome.
Dues will be collected for the 2013 membership. Those wanting to join or renew membership should bring cash or a check along with the HBA membership application found on the HBA website, http://www.officialhba.com/. For more information, call the HBA Secretary Sarina Roth at 678-897-7792.
At the Dec. 5 meeting of the Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce, the Hoschton Business Alliance presented a check to Jackson County Family Connection to assist Holiday Connection, the clearinghouse for holiday help for families.
Representing the Hoschton Business Alliance as a donation was made to Niki Adams of Family Connection to help families this holiday through Holiday Connection was Mark Holder, Tracy Jordan, Andy Garrison, Roxane Rose, Niki Adams, Dee Lavender, Linda Foster, Sarina Roth, Kim Kyst, Brittany Thomas. The donation was made at the Dec. 5 Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast which spotlighted nonprofits. Adams is still seeking support to aid families during this holiday season.
Holiday Connection still has families available for adoption this holiday season.
To assist Holiday Connection, you can donate new, unwrapped toys. Toys can also be dropped off at Jefferson Fire Station #1 located at 129 Athens St., in Jefferson, the Jefferson Police Department at 140 Mahaffey St., or the Crawford Long Museum at 28 College St. Please drop off donations by the end of the business day on Thursday, Dec. 20.