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About Sumter County Chamber of Commerce & Payroll Development Authority

The Americus-Sumter County Chamber of Commerce and the Americus Sumter Payroll Development Authority work together pursuant to a joint venture agreement, serving the private sector and working to sustain and improve the economic vitality of the community.  While the entities function jointly for operational purposes as needed, they are separate legal entities.  For the purpose of this employee handbook, they are referred to jointly as the “Organization.”  The Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer based non-profit organization.  The Payroll Development Authority is a constitutionally created authority with certain powers provided according to the Georgia Constitution.

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