You're Invited to our Lunch and Learn Event on August 24

You're Invited!

United Way of Gordon County believes that small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and churches play a critical role in maintaining a thriving local economy, and people want to shop at businesses that support their community. We are pleased to offer an opportunity to come and learn about our new Small Business Circle while enjoying a delicious catered lunch free of charge. 

The event will take place on Wednesday, August 24th from 12:00 - 1:00 pm at the Harris Arts Center, located at 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, GA 30701. 

Event Details

Harris Arts Center

  • Lunch is being catered by David Burton and Wall Street Catering
  • Our special guest speaker and first Small Business Circle member is DJ Harrington, CSP
  • The Harris Arts Center is located downtown at 212 S Wall Street Calhoun, GA 30701
  • The event is expected to last one hour so you can attend on your lunch break
  • While this event is geared towards business owners, nonprofit leaders, and pastors, we welcome anyone who wants to come and learn more about United Way and our new Small Business Circle initiative
  • If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Chris Hayes at

About Our Speaker


D.J. Harrington is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Phone Logic, Inc. an international training company based in Atlanta, Georgia. D.J. serves as a consultant and trainer to over 1,000 privately owned businesses throughout the country, training personnel at all levels of the company – from the operator to the customer service reps, to the sales staff and the president of the company – over an 800 number, 52 weeks a year.

His years as a sales trainer and motivator for a variety of companies have provided D.J. with an outstanding background which be brings – along with his energy and dynamic personality – to every clinic and seminar.

D.J. is a recipient of the Vicom Group Video Training Award. He is a motivator, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker. D.J. has been a member of the Georgia Speakers Association and the National Speakers Association since 1993, and a recipient of the coveted award of Certified Speaking Professional (C.S.P.). C.S.P. is a level achieved by fewer than 3% of all national speakers.

D.J. is also the first member of our Small Business Circle and has given generously to United Way as well as other local organizations. We are excited to have him be a part of this event!

Small Business Circle

Small Business Circle Logo

If you'd like to learn more about our Small Business Circle, or join, please click HERE.