2101 Clark Street
Covington, GA 30014

Members Only Savings & Benefits

Membership in the Covington/Newton Chamber is an investment in your business and in our community’s future. Our mission at the Chamber is simple – to support, promote and attract business for the advancement of our community. We are an organization that is in business to help YOU and YOUR business succeed.

Office Depot Discount Program

Why pay more for office supplies?

The Newton County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce a partnership with Office Depot that will provide our members with deep discounts on office supplies. All Newton County Chamber members will benefit from reduced pricing, four convenient methods of shopping, and free next-day delivery on orders of $50 or more.

When you enroll in the Newton County Chamber Program with Office Depot, you will receive unbeatable discounts on your office supplies, office furniture, technology, copy/print, and much more. Let the Chamber show you how to maximize these savings!

Benefits include:

  • Savings on more than 100 of the most-used office supplies
  • 30% discount on office supplies you purchase the most
  • 15% discount on select copy paper and toner supplies
  • 5% discount on nearly everything else Office Depot sells
  • Order online, in-store, by phone, or by fax to receive discounts
  • Free Next Day Delivery (in all major markets) on orders of $50 or more
  • There are no sign up fees, no minimums, and no contracts!

What kind of savings you can expect:

On average, one office employee uses $300 worth of office supplies annually. By participating in the Office Depot program, Newton County Chamber members will save, on average, $54 per office employee. That means an office of 15 employees will save more than $800 a year!

Ready to sign up?

Sign Up Online, or use this conveneient Print and Fax Form.
Or for more information, please contact your Office Depot representative - Sheri Joyner, at sheri.joyner@officedepot.com or (770) 367-6706

Healthy Business Alliance®

To benefit our members, the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce participates in the Healthy Business Alliance (R), which is a statewide program with over 140 Chambers serving more than 150 Georgia counties and communities throughout Georgia. By using large group buying power to negotiate advantages on group products, many include discounted premiums. Products and services are made available through well-known companies and are sold through local insurance agents.

Health Insurance - Just because the Affordable Care Act does not permit premium discounts on health insurance doesn't mean you can't get the best price available in the marketplace. Local insurance brokers working in concert with your Chamber's Healthy Business Alliance (R) program provide access to a choice of top insurance carriers for groups, individuals, and seniors.

For Employer Groups:

  • Fully-insured plans are available from United Healthcare of Georgia, Humana, Kaiser Permanente, & Assurant
  • Level funding plans are available from Humana, Assurant, Starmark, Group Resources, & IHC Group, in some cases for groups down to five employees

For Individuals and their families under age 65:

  • Assistance with enrollment in the Federally Facilitated Marketplace
  • Private plans from Aetna, Coventry, Cigna, Humana, Kaiser, UnitedHealthcare

For Seniors:

  • Piedmont/Wellstar, Aetna, Cigna, Humana

Innovative, Self-Funded Group Health Insurance - Exclusive offering for groups with 50 - 2,000 employees

APOLLO HEALTHCARE

  • WellCap - A unique design that combines the safety of fully insured with the direct savings opportunity of Self-Funding
  • Powerful, Positive & Effective Wellness Engagement
  • Exclusive wellness incentive for Chamber members

Group and Voluntary Dental, Term Life Insurance, Vision Care, Disability Income Protection

  • UnitedHealthcare of Georgia offers a 5% discount on group and voluntary plans. They also offer administrative savings of up to $7.00 per enrolled employee per month if bundled with medical. For groups of 2-99.
  • Companion Life Insurance Company
    • Special savings of 5% - 10%, depending on group size and other factors.
  • Principal Financial Group
    • Chamber members receive 10% - 30% discount for individual disability insurance for individuals and business owners, depending upon product chosen and other factors.
    • Business succession planning - Informal business valuations and buy/sell reviews, retirement income planning
    • Products include individual, overhead expense, buy-out, loan protection, and key person policies.

Group and Voluntary Dental, Term Life Insurance, Vision Care, Disability Income Protection (cont'd)

  • Union Central Life Insurance Company
    • Offers disability overhead expense portection, with a tax-deductible premium, providing cash reimbursement of covered business overhead expenses. Qualified member businesses are eligible for discounts of 15% or more.
  • Avesis Incorporated offers a 10% discount on vision plans.
  • CT Group offers a 10% discount on Group and Voluntary Term Life and Group and Voluntary Short Term Disability and Intermediate Disability for businesses with 2 - 9 enrolled employees
  • Delta Dental gives chamber members a 6% rate discount on employer-paid plans, with no waiting period and a two year rate guarantee. Must have a minimum of five employees to participate.

Health and Lifestyle Products

  • freshbenies - 24/7 call a doctor service, advocacy, wellness support & health discounts... all in one easy-to-use card (freshbenies is not insurance nor is it intended to replace insurance).

Health Savings Accounts - Special banking accounts to coordinate with HSA qualified High Deductible Health Plans

HSA Bank

  • Lower account minimums and lower monthly fees for Chamber members
  • No charge for Chamber members for paper statements and no minimum balance required to invest, no fees to invest
  • Portable

Integrated Payroll Platform - Combines Traditional Payroll capabilities with Fully Integrated Time & Attendance, 401K, HR and Benefits Administration components

Netchex - Special pricing for Chamber members

  • Prepares you for current and future HealthCare Reform reporting requirements including
    • W-2 Reporting Changes
    • Insurance Exchanges
    • Means Testing for Subsidies
    • Cadillac Tax
  • Section 125 Compliance
  • COBRA Compliance
  • 401K Administration
  • Total Compensation Statements

Travel Medical and Trip Cancellation Insurance

  • Seven Corners offers low priced coverage for individuals of all ages, families and groups.

For more informaiton, contact your local insurance agent, the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Cpommerce, or Shan Ricketts of Purchasing Alliance Solutions, Inc., the company that developed the Healthy Business Alliance(R) program for Chamber members, at 800-782-8254 or at sricketts@purchasingalliance.com

Staples Discount Program


The Covington-Newton County Chamber is pleased to bring you savings through our partnership with Staples Business Advantage! Through this member benefit program, our members will save on all of the essentials needed to do business every day. Save on everything from ink and toner to paper, print, office furniture, coffee and snacks, cleaning supplies, technology, and more. Click here to start receiving your Chamber savings with Staples Business Advantage!.

For more information contact Debbie Harper or Lisa Baker or call 770-786-7510.

Drugs Don't Work

Become a Certified Drug Free Workplace and receive a state mandated 7.5% discount on Worker’s Compensation Insurance. $25 for Chamber Members to participate and includes the easy and quick steps to become a Certified Drug Free Workplace and start saving on your Workman’s Comp Insurance.

For more information contact Debbie Harper or Lisa Baker or call 770-786-7510.

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UPS Discounts

Georgia Chamber Members can save up to 34% on shipping

UPS is pleased to help members save time and money through special services and shipping discounts. We put the power of logistics to work for you every day by providing speed, outstanding reliability and technology tools so you can focus on your business - not your shipping.
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Georgia Aquarium

Special savings for each ticket

Georgia Aquarium is pleased to offer visitors and residents of Covington, Georgia and Newton County an amazing admission special for this tourist attraction in Georgia that is sure to delight both parents and children. When you purchase tickets to the Georgia Aquarium using the link you will be offered special savings for each ticket

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Click here to take advantage of these discounted rates.