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When Building a Brand, Start with the Why

“I shot my first free throws on that stripe right there,” laughs Path & Post COO & Owner Brad Nix to the April Lunch Circuit audience- a monthly gathering of successful entrepreneurs. He’s pointing to the free throw line painted on The Circuit’s floor- the same floor that was once Woodstock Elementary School’s gymnasium.   […]

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Cherokee By Choice: Where Everyone Has A Seat At The Table

Cherokee County offers the quintessential environment for business, career, and life to take off. It’s a place where the energy of cutting-edge business leaders and new start-ups combine with the comfortable pace of green space and outdoors, giving you ample room to breathe.  It’s a place where you can live like a local and take […]

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Putting Athletes on Track to Run the World

The Co-Founders of One Track Mind, Camille Driscoll and Ginny Nelson, presented their business for feedback at the 1MC Cherokee this morning. Today’s gathering was sponsored by Reinhardt University with Tim Norton as lead organizer, VP of Marketing and Advancement, and Matthew Thomas, Canton’s Economic Development Manager, served as the emcee.   The One Track […]

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COED and Business Leaders Launch Campaign to Enhance Economic Development in Cherokee County

On Friday, leading Cherokee business leaders joined the Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) to officially launch Cherokee By Choice – a $2 million economic development fundraising campaign. The new five-year public-private partnership reinforces Cherokee’s role as a leader in economic development focusing on three specific goals: Grow and diversify Cherokee’s business and tax base Grow the local workforce for existing […]

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95 Problems, But Beer Is Not One of Them

95 Problems, But Beer Is Not One of Them   “I’ve got 95 problems, but the beer ain’t one,” joked Spencer Nix of Reformation Brewery on The Circuit stage at the 1 Million Cups Cherokee (1MC) gathering Wednesday morning. “The top 3 problems are: a highly regulated industry that doesn’t always share our values and […]

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Secrets to Success: Work Backwards and Carry a Big Dictionary

Secrets to Success: Work Backwards and Carry a Big Dictionary “If you’re focusing on personal gain and single transactions, you’re missing the point.” Heath Matiak made it clear to the Lunch Circuit audience – a monthly meet-up of successful Cherokee entrepreneurs – that the family-owned commercial HVAC company, R&D Mechanical Services, is merely a vehicle […]

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One Million Cups – Loves Atlas

Must Love Coffee 3 March 2018 WOODSTOCK, Georgia After Wednesday morning’s gathering, 1 Million Cups Cherokee is about 120 cups of coffee into its goal of 1 million! The team behind Loves Atlas took the attendees on a journey to find love with a matchmaking service for singles who want to combine looking for love […]

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4th Annual Cherokee Career Expo

The Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED), in partnership with the Georgia Department of Labor, will host the fourth annual Cherokee Career Expo on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. The event will be held from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Northside Cherokee Conference Center, located at 1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton, GA, 30114. Over the past […]

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1 Million Cups Cherokee Launch was a huge hit!

On a very rainy Wednesday, event goers gathered together for a fresh cup of coffee and an opportunity to support Cherokee entrepreneurs. 1 Million Cups Cherokee, an initiative under Fresh Start Cherokee, celebrated its inaugural event at The Circuit, a coworking space at the Woodstock campus of Chattahoochee Technical College. After a brief meet-and-greet over […]

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Cherokee County Launches 1 Million Cups – Updated

  Cherokee County Launches 1 Million Cups to Educate, Connect Local Entrepreneurs   Free, bi-weekly program developed by the Kauffman Foundation helps build startup communities nationwide   WOODSTOCK, Georgia, January 18, 2018 Cherokee County soon will be the newest home of a national program designed to engage, educate and connect local entrepreneurs. Founded by the […]

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