Pick Ellijay Podcast PEP TALK

The Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce is proud to bring you PEP TALK, a weekly discussion about exciting things happening in and around Ellijay, Georgia. Host Asa Jones dives into what makes the people and businesses of Ellijay tick.

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Wednesday Mar 22, 2023

It's time to talk TRAILS! Listen in as we speak with Karleen Ferguson of Georgia Mountain Trail Partnership, David Watkins of Benton McKaye Trail Association, and John Oudin of the Georgia Appalachian Trail Club. 
In addition, Peggie Morrow of Color My Nest talks about upcoming painting classes and fun private parties.
Color My Nest  https://colormynest.com14244 Georgia 515 N #900, Ellijay, GA 30536

Thursday Mar 16, 2023

Sylvia Harris of the Friends of Gilmer Animal Shelter (FOGAS) educates the community on this non-profit organization and how it works in concert with the Gilmer Animal Shelter. FOGAS provides donations, equipment, and essential special services to the animal shelter. The organization is currently seeking volunteers and donations.
Friends of Gilmer Animal Shelter
Wolfstock Festival
Saturday, April 14
Chamber Business Connections:    
Thursday, March 23
Expedition Bigfoot Museum
5:00–6:30 p.m.

Wednesday Mar 08, 2023

Beau Lowman is an ambassador for the Gilmer County Chamber and owner of Beauti-ful Creations Paint Parties. Listen in as you learn of upcoming painting classes and the most creative place in town to hold your next special event.
March is Restaurant MonthSwag Items—a set of 4 Pick Ellijay Bamboo Coasters
Ribbon CuttingTuesday, March 14Boardwalk Pizza & Pub25 N.Church Street Ellijay, GA4:30–5:00 p.m.
Join us in celebrating the new ownership of Boardwalk Pizza & Pub. This outstanding eatery has been a fixture in downtown Ellijay since it started eight years ago as "Bunks on the Boardwalk." A small pizzeria with a great atmosphere offers an outdoor area for enjoying downtown Ellijay. 

Monday Feb 27, 2023

Alecia Porter, of RE/MAX Town & Country talks about how the spring tourism season is already upon us and what that means to Gilmer County. Tourism Director, Ron Cheslock, joins the discussion to break down the trends in rental properties. And finally, let's get ready for Apple Blossom Festival on May 6–7. Spring is in the air!

Wednesday Feb 22, 2023

Imagine a cross between a mountain resort, summer camp, "glampground," and an outdoor adventure hostel. That's Mulberry Gap! Adventurers enjoy cabins, campsites, shuttles, day passes, and delicious meals. It's an excellent base camp for outdoor adventure. Bonus—Mariah talks about Coyote Ugly Racing! www.mulberrygap.com

Wednesday Feb 15, 2023

BIG NEWS! On Wednesday, February 22, 2023, Emily's Restaurant will become known as "Butcher & Bottle." This exciting day will kick off with a Ribbon Cutting from 4:30–5:00 p.m. Guests will enjoy a new menu and ambiance. Don't miss the unveiling!

Wednesday Feb 08, 2023

Grapes and Ladders is a family-owned and operated vineyard, winery, and tasting room with indoor and outdoor seating. You'll find the atmosphere quaint and comfortable, where pets and kids are welcome. You'll enjoy live music nearly every weekend at Grapes and Ladders. Join Asa Jones as he PEP Talks it up with Cindi.

Wednesday Feb 01, 2023

Boardwalk Pizza is a family-owned pizza joint in the heart of Ellijay. If you're looking for scrumptious food on the boardwalk with perfect views of parades and other exciting events—Boardwalk Pizza is the place.

Thursday Jan 26, 2023

Robert Ferguson, of Take One Studio Productions, works closely with the Gilmer Chamber of Commerce to film places and events around Gilmer County. The company also creates website videos and captivating advertisements for businesses.

Wednesday Jan 18, 2023

Host Asa Jones has a conversation with Pedro Sanches of High Mountain Bread Company—the rustic, local eatery the Ellijay community has been waiting for. Get ready to enjoy hearty breakfasts, scrumptious lunches, seasonal specials, and artisan bread to satisfy every craving.

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