Sunday November 29th, 2015 7:55PM

Collins schedules meetings in Hall, Madison, Franklin counties

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) will have his first full District Work Week from January 28 to February 1.

During this time, Georgia's newest Congressman will participate in local community meetings, small business roundtables and visit several businesses.

The Gainesville Republican's schedule for the week is as follows:

*Collins will tour local small businesses in Elbert County along with community leaders and friends.

When: Monday, January 28

1:15 p. m. - 1:45 p.m.

Where: Elberton Square

*Collins will give a brief Washington update at a joint event hosted by the Franklin County Rotary Club and Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

When: Tuesday, January 29

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Where: Joe A. Adams Building

461 Cook Street


*Collins will attend a meeting of the Hall County Chamber's  South Hall Business Coalition.

When: Thursday, January 31

8:15 a.m. -  9:00 a.m.

Where: Mulberry Creek Community Center

4491 J.M. Turk Road

Flowery Branch

*Collins will tour SKF Industries.

When: Thursday, January 31

9:20 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

Where: 5385 McEver Road

Flowery Branch

*Collins will host his first small business roundtable with local private business owners in Madison County.

When: Friday, February 1

1:00 p.m.  1:30 p.m.

Where: Ila Restaurant

81 Main Street Ila
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