SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) - More and more members are joining the Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce, and with new members comes new ideas.
Chamber staff said the growth in membership lends a hand in growing the community.
Business owner of 25 years and member, Chris Shipp, said they have seen growth of over 100 members in less than 10 years.
“So they’re all working together to increase. The best thing I can say is making the existing businesses better and the growth ensures that the depth of the community is a lot more sustainable,” said Shipp.
Shipp said one of their focuses is building up downtown Sylvester. He said they have seen significant growth in downtown and hopes it continues to prosper.
Shipp also said the chamber has seen a growth in agriculture and small business development.