The Chamber Ambassadors honored Baby Bloom 4D Ultrasound Studio with a ribbon cutting on August 30, 2019 to celebrate becoming members of the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce, and providing an opportunity for the community to celebrate with them.
Having the chance to see your baby for the first is a memorable moment. Baby Bloom 4D Ultrasound Studio is devoted to providing this special moment to expecting mothers and families by using the finest in baby ultrasound imaging.
Owner, Priscilla Evans said, “We love showing families their babies for the first time. During an ultrasound, the baby may suck their thumb, smile or yawn. They may even open their eyes and look around. Seeing the baby in real-time is a truly amazing experience for the entire family.”
According to Evans, Baby Bloom 4D Ultrasound Studio’s technicians specialize in accurate early gender determination. They offer a new high-definition live imaging known as 5D ultrasound. Baby Bloom 4D Ultrasound Studio partnered with Gateway Genomics to offer families gender testing as early as eight weeks by using DNA testing.
“We are very excited to be able to provide this along with elective ultrasounds to pregnant moms,” said Evans. "It is our priority to help our moms feel as comfortable as possible so they can take in every moment of seeing their precious baby."
According to Evans, Baby Bloom 4D Ultrasound Studio has maintained a 100 percent accuracy rate for 14 week gender determination ultrasounds for two years.
Baby Bloom 4D Ultrasound Studio is an excited new member of the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce.
Evans stated, “Baby Bloom 4D Ultrasound Studio has had the privilege of partnering with some other wonderful local businesses for our events. Most recently Rowan's Consignment Store, The Spa Aesthetics, and Stripped Waxing Salon provided some wonderful giveaways for our moms.”
For more information about Baby Bloom 4D Ultrasound Studio, visit them at 1803 Canterbury Drive Unit D, www.babybloomhd.com or call (229) 415-4707.
The Chamber Ambassadors honored EnSpire Counseling & Wellness with a ribbon cutting on August 23, 2019 to celebrate becoming members of the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce, their grand opening and to share with the community that EnSpire Counseling & Wellness is available for a variety of mental health and counseling needs.
Committed to caring for people, EnSpire Counseling & Wellness was conceived out of the desire to merge mental health-counseling and preventive and wellness services under one umbrella. EnSpire Counseling & Wellness offers an array of services while providing the utmost possible level of care and treatment to their clients.
Founder and owner Leah McMillan stated, “It is the first collaborative counseling and wellness center serving Valdosta, Lowndes County, and our surrounding communities. Our goal is to provide the highest possible level of care and treatment for our clients. The relationship between providers here at EnSpire is special and provides continuity of care that you will only find here with us.”
EnSpire Counseling & Wellness is passionate about serving everyone no matter their age, race, or socioeconomic status and believe everyone is entitles to the best possible counseling and wellness treatment.
“Lowndes County, a metropolitan area, offers diversity with a small town feel,” said McMillan. “Major industries such as Moody Air Force Base, South Georgia Medical Center, and Valdosta State University bring a diverse population of active military, veterans, families, professionals, and students. EnSpire Counseling & Wellness strives to offer multiple services to a diverse population while providing a culturally sensitive environment.”
EnSpire Counseling & Wellness is proud member of the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce.
“The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber has assisted our business in planning our grand opening celebration, ribbon cutting event and facilitated contact with various business owners and local citizens,” said McMillan.
For more information about EnSpire Counseling & Wellness, visit them at 3790 Old US HWY 41 N. Suite A, www.enspirecounselingandwellness.com or call 229-262-1000.
The Chamber Ambassadors honored Bodyworks Family Fitness 24/7 with a ribbon cutting on August 22, 2019 to celebrate becoming members of the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce, in addition to their renovated facility.
Bodyworks Family Fitness 24/7 is passionate about encouraging people to live a healthy life. It is their mission to help their members achieve personal fitness goals in a friendly setting.
“Our members feel welcomed the second they walk in and we offer a wide variety of services that no other gym offers,” said Rebecca Lassitter, personal assistant. “We are striving to offer as many services in house so our members feel that we are the complete package when it comes to fitness.”
In the coming months, Bodyworks is planning to expand their business by offering even more unique services.
Lassitter stated, “We are opening our Iron Eaterz side, which is an old school lifting kind of gym. We are also planning on expanding and having an onsite chiropractor and massage therapist as well as expanding our growing Lil Ironz child care service.”
According to Lassitter, Bodyworks began with an estimated enrollment of 60 members and now the gym has 900 members and is growing.
Bodyworks is a proud member of the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce.
“The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber has helped us reach people and businesses that can help us grow and keep everything local,” said Lassitter. “We love the community and support that Lowndes county people offer.
For more information, visit Bodyworks Family Fitness 24/7 at 4510 North Valdosta Rd, Valdosta, GA 31602 or call (229) 229-253-9977.
The Chamber Ambassadors honored Riviera Maya Bar & Grill, LLC Mexican Restaurant with a ribbon cutting on August 14, 2019 to celebrate their grand opening and becoming members of the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce.
Serving customers with authentic, made from scratch Mexican food while providing a friendly and welcoming atmosphere is the model for Riviera Maya Bar and Grill.
“We always put our customers first and go above and beyond to make sure they are happy and encounter an experience they will remember,” said Jaime Fitzpatrick, Sandra Garcia and Carlos Vega. “Not only do we serve amazing, made from scratch Mexican cuisine, we also offer fun for the entire family with trivia nights, live music, salsa dancing and much more.”
Riviera Maya was established on Bemiss Road to provide a family oriented sit-down restaurant and to provide support to the families of Moody Air Force Base, according to Fitzpatrick, Garcia and Vega.
Riviera Maya is a new, excited member of the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce and they look forward to utilizing the many resources the Chamber has to offer.
For more information, visit Riviera Maya at 4333 Bemiss Rd, Valdosta, GA 31605 or call, (229) 474-4435.
The Chamber Ambassadors honored Ella’s Top Corral with a ribbon cutting on August 13, 2019 to celebrate the drive thru redesigned menu.
For the past two years, the hidden gem known as Ella’s Top Corral has become a prominent restaurant in the Valdosta-Lowndes Community.
“We love what we do because we are using hard work, and quality ingredients to feed a public that wants to support you,” said Kyle Steven Webb, Marketing and Business Development Director. “They want to see us succeed and they truly, authentically enjoy what is being produced for them.”
Ella’s is excited to share with the community their redesigned express drive thru.
According to Webb, the drive thru provides easier and effective service to a larger number of people in a shorter amount of time. The appeal, and menu style can also entice new customers as well.
Ella’s Top Corral is a proud member of the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce.
Webb stated, “Our Chamber welcomed us with open arms when we first joined and their intentions have not waivered since. The Chamber has aided in giving us exposure to a market that had not been touched before with the location of our restaurant. They provide such a source of proofing, confirmation and care that it is nice when you are a business or a representative of a business and you have them as a resource. Ella’s Top Corral views our Chamber as a highly valuable membership to any local business or company.”
For more information, visit Ella’s Top Corral at 1007 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA 31602 or call, (229) 241-0322.
The Chamber Ambassadors honored Wal-Mart with a ribbon cutting on July 27, 2019 to celebrate the launch of their online grocery pick-up service.
Wal-Mart is making grocery shopping more convenient than ever before with a few clicks from your mobile device.
With the Wal-Mart grocery app, a customer can select the items needed, schedule a pick-up time, park in one of the grocery pick-up stalls, notify the store upon arrival and allow the Wal-Mart associate to put the order in their vehicle.
In addition to the grocery pick-up service, Wal-Mart will offer online grocery delivery service in October according to David Adams, store manager.
Wal-Mart is a proud member of the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce.
“The Chamber is always supportive of new initiative services,” Adams stated.
For more information, visit Walmart at 3274 Inner Perimeter Road or please call 229-253-0312
The Chamber Ambassadors honored Evangeline’s with a ribbon cutting on June 19, 2019 to celebrate a new beginning in South Georgia.
Located west of Valdosta in Whigham, Ga, Evangeline’s is a bed and breakfast offering its guests a relaxing and peaceful property in the middle of 10 acres.
Owner, Agne Hryniuk stated, “The unit is decorated and outfitted to make sure guests are greeted to an inviting environment where everything you need to make your stay thoroughly enjoyable is available.”
In addition to a pleasant stay, guests are able to enjoy food prepared by Hryniuk. Hryniuk is a professionally trained culinary chef that is passionate about the food as she is serving her guests.
“All the bells and whistles are important in any business, but the key ingredient is so often missing, which is excellent guest service by anticipating and exceeding guests’ needs’ and putting service before profits,” said Hryniuk
According to Hryniuk, Evangeline’s is planning to add four guest cottages on the property with a pool, hot tub and sauna for the guests to enjoy.
Evangeline’s is a proud member of the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce.
“Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber has allowed us the opportunity to be here for this ribbon cutting, while offering so much support to an outside business, which is nothing short of outstanding. This is a reason why this Chamber of Commerce is considered one of the top in the US,” said Hryniuk.
The Chamber Ambassadors honored Fourth Wall Visions with a ribbon cutting on June 25, 2019 to celebrate becoming a member of the chamber and to announce their presence in the Valdosta-Lowndes County community.
Fourth Wall Visions is a full spectrum videography business, specializing in special events, creative filmmaking and promotional advertisement.
Fourth Wall Visions is passionate about providing their customers with the highest quality film service possible.
“We love what we do because both of us dreamt of being filmmakers since we were children,” said Alexis Johnson, co-owner. “We love to use film as a way to extract beauty and emotion from everyday life and display love, passion and drive in creative and intriguing ways.”
According to Johnson, Fourth Wall Visions is planning to incorporate more creative filmmaking into the business, including short and feature films, music videos and any other form of video entertainment.
Fourth Wall Visions is a proud member of the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce.
Johnson stated, “The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber have been an absolute dream to work with since recently joining. Already, they have generated a handful of leads and customers for our business. They have offered an endless amount of support and knowledge to help us in the beginning stages of our merge. Above all, the Chamber has brought a large network of fellow Chamber members who have become cheerleaders, supporters, teachers and most importantly friends into our lives.”
For more information about Fourth Wall Visions, please call 229-444-4748
The Chamber Ambassadors honored Kellie Rae Photography with a ribbon cutting on June 26, 2019 to celebrate the business’ new studio.
Capturing life’s most precious moments one click at a time and providing clients with memories they will cherish forever brings joy to Owner, Kellie Trent’s heart.
“I love photography because it allows me to give clients something to cherish forever,” said Trent. “It’s never felt like work for me and I just really enjoy getting those happy expressions during my sessions.”
Once a home based business, Trent decided to move Kellie Rae Photography into a studio.
“I had a home based studio for a short period of time,” said Trent. “Rather than continue with an in home studio, I wanted to just jump all in and open a studio where I could accommodate more volume.”
Kellie Rae Photography is an excited new member of the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce and looks forward to enjoying what the Chamber has to offer.
The Chamber Ambassadors honored Rowan’s Children Boutique with a ribbon cutting on June 13, 2019.
Rowan’s Children Boutique offers a large choice of new and gently used clothes ranging from newborn to size 10. They also have a variety of accessories, book, development toys and maternity items.
“Rowan’s Children Boutique is Valdosta’s only consignment store dedicated to kids and parents,” said Brandi DiFrancesco, owner.
DiFrancesco enjoys meeting and interacting with her returning customers as well as new customers.
“I love Rowan’s because I get to meet other parents who often bring in their little ones,” said DiFrancesco. “We have a lot of returning customers who visit often and they really become close friends.
Rowan’s is planning to offer shipping services in the near future.
“As a military town, Rowan’s has a lot of loyal customers who eventually move,” said DiFrancesco. “An online shopping experience with Rowan’s could guarantee the same great experience even after the move.”
Rowan’s is a proud member of the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce.
"The Chamber has proved to be a phenomenal networking device,” said DiFrancesco. “I’ve already met many great people who have voiced ideas and opinions and allowed me to keep my mind during this process!”
DiFrancesco stated, “I want to keep a transparent relationship with our longtime customers and supporters and get to know each. In turn, I want our customers to know who I am when they walk through the doors.”
Visit Rowan’s Children Boutique at 2910 N Ashley Street or call 229-531-9158 for more information.