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Monday, October 16, 2017
Kiwanis Club of Dunwoody Dunwoody, GA     Kiwanis Club Organized in Dunwoody to Help Kids!     Kiwanis club of Dunwoody gives community members the opportunity to help kids and the Dunwoody community through service and fellowship.   The Kiwanis Club of Dunwoody meets on the Second Tuesday of the month at Carrabba’s Italian Grill at 1210 Ashford Crossing. The club has been formed to help ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Networking, Community, Press Release, Community News, Member News, Press Release
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Onelife Fitness and parent company US Fitness have been hard at work, raising funds to provide relief to the victims of the recent storms in the United States and Puerto Rico. Donations have been collected online through youcaring.com/SweatforStorms and through fitness based events in over 40 clubs up and down the east coast. “The best time to support our communities is not necessarily when they ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Member News, Community News, Human Interest, Human Interest
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
  The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta’s Arts & Culture at the MJCCA is pleased to host an exciting Alliance Theatre production on Sunday, October 22, 2017 – Beautiful Blackbird. The show will run three times - at 10:30 am, 12:00 pm, and 4:00 pm in the MJCCA’s beautiful Morris & Rae Frank Theatre (located at 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody). Ideal for children 1-5 years. Ticket prices: ...read more
Categories: Community, Community News, Press Release, Member News
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
CycleBar Dunwoody is turning PINK and shouting BOO! to Breast Cancer. Come in your scariest costume and join us for prizes, tricks, treats, and a hauntingly fun ride! ALL of your donation benefits It's the Journey. This organization produces the Atlanta 2-Day and provides grants for breast cancer education, screening, early detection, support services, and continuing care for ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, City of Dunwoody News, Community News, Member News, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Heath Care, Special Interest
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
View the Cox Conserves Sustainability Survey  Small and Medium Business Owners are Cautiously Optimistic about Sustainability in the U.S.Top insights from the national Cox Conserves Sustainability Survey Oct. 11, 2017 (Atlanta) - Today, Cox Enterprises released the results of the national Cox Conserves Sustainability Survey, which identified that small and medium-sized business (SMBs) owners are ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Member News, Press Release, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, October 02, 2017
Press ReleaseContact: Jaylin PerryPhone: (770) 390-2678jaylinperry@ashfordadvisors.netFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  ATLANTA, GA – Ashford Advisors representatives Elie E. Engler, ChFC®, CFP®, Michael J. Ghioto, ChFC®, RICP®, William E. Inman, CHFC®, Matthew G. Lipscomb, CLU®, ChFC®, and William R. Mumpower, CLU®, CFP®, RICP® are recognized as 2017 Five Star Wealth Managers. Five Star Professional ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community News, Member News, Fun Facts, Press Release, Chamber News, Press Release
Monday, October 02, 2017
The Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) and State Farm Insurance held a Ribbon Cutting for the State Farm Park Center Bridge at the Dunwoody MARTA station. The bridge affords State Farm employees a direct connection between the MARTA rail line and the Park Center Building. Over 100 members of the Community came out for the event. “The partnership between MARTA and State Farm is ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Community News, Economic Development, Press Release, Transportation, City of Dunwoody News, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, October 02, 2017
From November 4 – 20, 2017, the Book Festival of the MJCCA will celebrate 26 years of bringing culture and conversation to the greater Atlanta community. This Book Festival repertoire of 45+ authors has something to offer all book lovers. More than 13,000 people from across the Southeast will come to engage with and listen to their favorite local, national, and international authors. Most events ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Community News, General News Article, Economic, Human Interest, City of Dunwoody News, Member News, Tourism
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Ribbon Cutting Event Celebrating Dunwoody Dermatology’s Change to Dermatology Specialists of Georgia Dunwoody Dermatology is now Dermatology Specialists of GA and Aqua Medical Spa. September 25, 2017(Atlanta, GA) ---- On Thursday, September 21, 2017, Dermatology Specialists of Georgia and Aqua Medical Spa welcomed Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber of Commerce members and other community guests to ...read more
Categories: Community, Heath Care, Press Release, Community News, Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
​ TopGolf Winners – Chamber ChickenTopGolf Tournament | September 18, 2017  Congratulations to team ‘Chamber Chicken,’ the winners of our first TopGolf Tournament which took place on September 18 at TopGolf Alpharetta.  During the event players enjoyed an authentic golf experience that combined competition with entertainment while networking and building relationships with fellow players and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Community, Community News, Fun Facts, Fun Facts, Press Release, Press Release, Sponsors
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
September 26, 2017 – Georgia students outperformed the nation in evidence-based reading and writing (ERW) on the SAT, according to results released by the College Board today. The results also show that a higher percentage of Georgia high school students met the College Board’s College and Career Readiness Benchmark for that subject area.  Georgia students recorded a mean total score of 1050 – a ...read more
Categories: Education, Education, Press Release, Press Release
Monday, September 25, 2017
State School Superintendent Richard Woods creates Assessment Innovation & Flexibility Task Force, establishes Assessment Innovation Fund, communicates intent to apply for Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority   Superintendent Woods’ letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos September 25, 2017 – In accordance with Georgia’s submitted state plan for the Every Student Succeeds ...read more
Categories: Education, Education, Press Release
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Dunwoody Preservation Trust brings Apple Cider Days to Dunwoody again this year, but this time with more opportunities for family fun!   Sat, October 7, VillageFest Music in the Meadow at the Donaldson Bannister House & Gardens from 10am - 6pm Sat, October 14, Cemetery Tours at Stephen-Martin Cemetery from 12n - 2pm Sat, October 21, Boy Scout Troop 477 Harvest Festival at the DB House & Gardens ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, City of Dunwoody News, Tourism
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
IR-2017-156: All of Georgia Now Eligible for Disaster Tax Relief  Hurricane Irma victims in the entire state of Georgia now have until Jan. 31, 2018, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today.This includes an additional filing extension for taxpayers with valid extensions that run out on Oct. 16, and businesses ...read more
Categories: Community News, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
DERMATOLOGY SPECIALISTS OF GEORGIA WELCOMES NGOZI OHUOBA, FNP-C Provider is newest addition to Dunwoody / Brookhaven Location (Atlanta, GA) September 6, 2017 – Lori B. Schaen, MD is pleased to announce that Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Ngozi Ohuoba has joined her practice and will be seeing patients at Dermatology Specialists of Georgia located at 4360 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Suite ...read more
Categories: Community, Community News, General News Article, General News Article, Heath Care, Human Resources, Press Release
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber is excited to welcome one of its newest member to Dunwoody.Painting with a Twist opened its doors to the community on September 22, 2016.  Painting with a Twist is a BYOB paint and sip art studio offering wine and art painting classes, located in Dunwoody, GA in the Georgetown Shopping Center, right off 285 at Chamblee Dunwoody Rd.  Guests are invited to bring your ...read more
Categories: Community, Community News, Economic Development, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release, Tourism
Thursday, August 31, 2017
      Pictured left to right: Rosalyn Merrick, Allison Toller, Carl Streck, Debbie Becker, Brett and Adrienne Jacobsen, Lisa Drake, Chuck Waters, Bruce Morine, and Bo Adams (photo attached) PRESS RELEASEFor immediate releaseContact person: Allison Toller Mount Vernon Presbyterian ...read more
Categories: Education, Community News, Press Release
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
As you know, on August 9, Aegis Therapies, a national leader in rehabilitation and wellness, celebrated the grand opening of their newest offering in Dunwoody. The Total Therapy and Wellness Center located in Perimeter Point provides leading-edge technology and innovation with therapy and wellness services to help individuals reach their healthcare goals. Services available in the gym include ...read more
Categories: City of Dunwoody News, Economic Development, Press Release, Chamber News, Community, Press Release
Friday, July 07, 2017
A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce FoundationWASHINGTON, D.C.— Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Stephanie Freeman, IOM, President & CEO, of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, has graduated from the program and has received the recognition of IOM. ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, July 06, 2017
The Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) recently announced its 2017-18 Executive Committee and Board of Directors at their 2017 Board Retreat held at Chateau Elan in Braselton, GA in June.  The 2017-18 Executive Committee members are:  Chair – Tommy Jennings, GCCE, Barrow County ChamberChair-Elect – Brian Anderson, GCCE, Greater Columbus ChamberFirst Vice ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Chamber News
Thursday, June 01, 2017
New DoubleTree by Hilton to have 250 guest rooms, 12,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and Southern-inspired restaurant  ATLANTA (May 31, 2017) – The new DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta Perimeter Dunwoody hotel opens today following a $12 million transformation. Owned by Whitman Peterson and Sage Hospitality and managed bySage Hospitality, the completely redesigned and renovated property ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Tourism, Community News, General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
On Friday, March 17th, Ashford Advisors CEO V. Thomas Purcell, CLU®, ChFC® was recognized in the Atlanta Business Chronicle as a recipient of the 2017 Who’s Who of NAIFA Atlanta. This award is the Atlanta Association of NAIFA’s annual list to recognize the top 20 influential financial leaders in the industry.  “It is with great honor I accept this award,” said Ashford Advisors’ CEO V Thomas ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community News, Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
ATLANTA, Georgia—February 16, 2017 Eight of Ashford Advisors financial reps (Britton Adams, Peter Bourg, Travis Moore, Josh Ketchie, Ed Inman, Elie Engler, Reagan Wolfe, and Andrew Matthieson,) were recognized at NAIFA’s (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors) Atlanta Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors held its annual Audi Atlanta Top Advisor Luncheon to recognize ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Press Release
Monday, May 08, 2017
ATLANTA, Georgia—March 27, 2017 Ashford Advisors, Inc. was named one of the top 75 small workplaces to work for in Atlanta by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. According to the AJC announcement page, “more than 2,500 companies were nominated or asked to participate in the 2017 Top Workplaces awards by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and its partner Workplace Dynamics.” The announcement page also ...read more
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Thursday, April 13, 2017
A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce FoundationWASHINGTON, D.C.— Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Stephanie Snodgrass, President & CEO, of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, has been awarded a Regent Scholarship. Given to professionals across the ...read more
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Tuesday, February 28, 2017
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber’s Board of Directors are pleased that the City of Dunwoody and the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Dunwoody (CVBD) are including us in the discussions concerning a prospective increase the City’s hotel/motel tax rate. Over the past few weeks hotel and business leaders have discussed this initiative and have begun to engage in conversations around how these dollars ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Resolutions
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
MEDIA CONTACT: Matt Cardoza, GaDOE Communications Office, mcardoza@gadoe.org-Follow DOE on Facebook, Twitter, and InstagramFebruary 6, 2017 – If you’re a Georgia resident looking for a way to support public education, there’s a simple way: select a “Support Education” or “Educator” tag when you renew your Georgia license plate.A portion of the proceeds from each Educator/Support Education license ...read more
Categories: Economic Development, Education, Education, Press Release, Press Release
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
 The Georgia Chamber is pleased to introduce the Human Resources Compliance Center to provide small businesses with easy-to-access tools and information they need to effectively run their businesses while staying compliant to federal and state labor laws. As a member of your local chamber, businesses with 10 employees or less have access to the center's resources, the HR hotline, and receive 15% ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Member Benefit Education, Chamber, Human Resources
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber is pleased to announce their 2017 Board of Directors.  The Board is comprised of nine voting members; five of which sit on the Executive Committee, two of which are Ex-Officio, and two of which are At Large.  This Board manages the affairs of the Chamber and governs the organization by providing guidance and leadership to the staff and membership.  2017 Incoming ...read more
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Friday, November 18, 2016
Members of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber celebrated the grand opening of 33 Realty Group on November 10. Attendees enjoyed refreshments, door prizes, and abundant networking.  Photographed persons include: Kay Ingalls - Send Out Cards; Bob Zartarian - First Bank Mortgage; Larry Feldman - Feldman Law Office; Nick Mitchell -  33 Holdings, Anaylst; Sanjay Raghavaraju - 33 Holdings, Principal; Arif ...read more
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Thursday, October 27, 2016
WHEREAS the State of Georgia and Georgia Department of Transportation are investing approximately $800 million in two projects to improve the Interstate 285 and Georgia 400 interchange and collector and distributor road system serving the interchange and surrounding area (collectively the "Project"); Whereas Governor Nathan Deal has stated the Project "is a crucial economic engine, providing ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Community News, Economic Development, Press Release, Resolutions, Chamber, City of Dunwoody News, Economic, Governmental Affairs, Press Release
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Dunwoody,GA October 5, 2016– The City of Dunwoody and DeKalb County Board of Education (BOE) have agreed in principle on an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) for the purchase, sale, and exchange of real estate as well as improvements and maintenance of recreational fields and facilities. The agreement provides the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) with approximately 10 acres of property for the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic Development, Education, Press Release, City of Dunwoody News, Economic, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Coalition of More Than 50 Business Groups Says Department of Labor Exceeded Statutory Authority    WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, leading a broad coalition including the Texas Association of Business, National Automobile Dealers Association, the National Association of Manufacturers, National Association of Wholesaler Distributors, National Federation of Independent Business, ...read more
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Wednesday, November 18, 2015
It’s an exciting time to be in the chamber of commerce industry and to be a chamber in Georgia.  Many chambers have risen to the challenge during these tough economic times to provide unparralled leadership and direction, helping their members and communities thrive.  This type of performance is a reflection of the solid organizational infrastructure built through much hard work and ...read more
Categories: Special Interest, Chamber News, Economic Development, General News Article, Community News, Fun Facts, Press Release
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Board of Directors: Resolution of Support A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF PROPOSED WESTSIDE CONNECTOR WHEREAS the Perimeter Business District located in the Cities of Dunwoody, Sandy Springs and Brookhaven is one of Georgia’s largest employment centers; WHEREAS the Perimeter Business District accounts for a significant portion of the City of Dunwoody’s tax base;  WHEREAS the Perimeter Business ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, City of Dunwoody News, Economic Development, Press Release, Resolutions
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
WHEREAS, the 2015 Georgia General Assembly Legislative Session begins on January 23, 2015 to consider important legislative matters of the state; and  WHEREAS, the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce is concerned with legislative matters at the state level which have an impact on the governmental operations of the City of Dunwoody; and  WHEREAS, it is appropriate for the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce to ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Education, Governmental Affairs, Political, Press Release, Resolutions
Friday, January 16, 2015
Board of Directors Resolution of Support  A RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR THE METROPOLITAN ATLANTA RAPID TRANSIT AUTHORITY (MARTA) EXTENSION OF HIGH CAPACITY TRANSIT IN THE GA 400 CORRIDOR AND SITING OF THE RAIL LINE AND FUTURE RAIL STATION ON THE WEST SIDE OF SR 400  WHEREAS, Dunwoody citizens in DeKalb County, Georgia contribute one-cent of sales tax proceeds to MARTA for capital and operating ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Resolutions, Transportation, Chamber News, Economic Development