Mercy Montgomery/City of Sugar Hill
Sugar Hill is one of the nation’s fastest growing cities and home to over 23,000 residents and more than 1,000 businesses. With a rapidly growing downtown, a focus on entertainment and the arts, and a strong business environment, city leadership has been strategic in creating a dynamic live, work, play community.
Looking to the future, Sugar Hill continues to plan for and create opportunities to live, work, and play for all generations. Expanded amenities, community experiences, and a diverse business environment continue to attract visitors as well as new community members as dirt is turned into a destination and small-town dreams grow into big time reality in the growing downtown.
Laurie Sossa/Southern Barter Club (SBC)
Southern Barter Club is a business network consisting of businesses that sell and spend virtual cashless trade dollars in lieu of cash when new business is brought to them through the barter network. One SBC trade dollars is equal to one US Dollar but only spendable in the SBC network. Barter conserves cash, opens up new markets, maximizes profits. SBC is a leader in the barter trade industry with 1000 businesses in GA and upwards of 50,000 participating businesses worldwide. The State of GA recently presented a proclamation and resolution to Southern Barter Club for the Positive Economic Impact it has had on the sate of GA and in supporting women owned businesses, entrepreneurs and non profits.