• Welcome to the Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce


    Our Mission: To Provide a Historically Driven—Forwardly Innovative network that will promote, enhance, and lead an active business driven community.



    Discover the lates Resources: Barnesville-Lamar County COVID-19 Moving Forward to Recovery!

    The State of Georgia has a new COVID-19 hotline. If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor, an urgent care clinic, or your local federally qualified healthcare center. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.

    Hotline:(844) 442-2681   CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/



  • Message From the President


    While 2020 has posed challenges for all of us, I continue to be inspired by our great community. Barnesville-Lamar County remains remarkable and resilient. Your generosity, your acts of kindness large and small make a difference, bringing us together, which makes us a stronger community.

    The priorty of the Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce is to keep our business community informed and prepared. I am dedicated to providing the lastest most relevant information and resources to keep our comminty safe and our buinesses open! I have been here every step of the way, and you can rely on your chamber to be an enduring partner to overcome this crisis and move on to recovery! The way our community has responded and the leadership you have shown during the pandemic shows the great pride and great  hope for the economic recovery and a unified thriving community.  Barnesville-Lamar County, we have talent and we are resilent! 

    Despite the pandemic, this year your chamber has been your business resource, and we have carried out our Mission to Promote, Lead and Enhance our community.

    • Offered the Get Smart- Anthem Insurance Plan, to bring you affordable health Insurance
    • Started the Covid-19 Response Webpage, to keep you informed with relevant information
    • The Chamber's COVID webpage, were the only resource to list what each of our business members was doing during the shelter in place. We listed open, closed or how you are safely conducting business.
    • Supported the reopening of our community businesses with our Blue Bows, showing a visible of unity for our community.
    • Completed a successful 2020 Leadership Lamar Class.
    • Promoted your business and enhanced your products or services on our Webpage. ChamberMaster makes it easy for you to take control of your business advertisement and online business directory.

    Thank you for workig to keep our community healthy and our businesses open! I am so proud our community and it is truly an honor to serve as President. Together we are strong and together we will recover! Thank you for your support and I'm looking forward to partnering with you on a successful 2021! Remember to spend where you live! Support local! Shop local! Dine local!


    Best Regards,

    Melissa Lee


  •  2021 Investor Partnership


    Diamond Partner Investor: United Bank- Barnesville



    Emerald Partners:


    Ruby Partners:




  • Meet the Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber & IDA

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  • Kathy Oxford

    IDA Executive Director

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  • Melissa Lee

    President and CEO

  • Investor Partnership

  • Diamond Partner Investor

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  • Buggy Days

    Known as the benchmark festival of Barnesville, join us this September for the 46th Annual Barnesville Buggy Days Festival! September 19-20, 2020.

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  • You—Our Members!

    Spotlighting our members who stand out in the community, making differences and striving to make Barnesville and Lamar County a better place to do business!

  • BBQ & Blues

    Get those BBQ Cook Teams ready! We are getting ready for some smooth blues and amazing BBQ.