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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
ATLANTA, GA – August 16, 2017 marks the 25 th anniversary for Matthew G. Lipscomb, Senior Vice President of Ashford Advisors. Dedicating over half of his life to building meaningful and long-term relationships with clients and in the community, Lipscomb is recognized for his commitment and leadership. Ashford Advisors’ CEO, V. Thomas Purcell remarked, “ Matt has been an integral ...read more
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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
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
State School Superintendent Richard Woods seeks Student Advisory Council MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us , 404-463-4246 -Follow GaDOE on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @GeorgiaDeptofEd. Download application here August 11, 2017 – State School Superintendent Richard Woods is seeking middle and high school students to serve on his 2017-2018 ...read more
Categories: Community News, Education, Community, Education, Press Release
Thursday, August 10, 2017
US Fitness is pleased to announce the addition of a new Onelife Fitness location at 1181 Hammond Drive NE, Dunwoody, GA, complementing our recently expanded Crabapple Road location. The addition of this location is part of a multi-year expansion for US Fitness and Onelife Fitness in the greater Atlanta areas including Newnan, Carrollton, Cumming, Holly Springs and Alpharetta. The 55,000 square ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Press Release, Community, Community News
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Dunwoody Dermatology Joins Dermatology Solutions Group Growing southeastern management group adds leading-edge dermatology practice. Dermatology Solutions Group is pleased to announce that Dunwoody Dermatology will be joining their group. Dunwoody Dermatology has been providing medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology in the Brookhaven/Dunwoody area of Atlanta, Georgia for the last eleven ...read more
Categories: Community, Community News, Heath Care, Member News
Monday, July 24, 2017
The Dunwoody Fine Art Association (DFAA) partnered with Atelier Atlanta to present a juried show of DFAA artists’ work. The show features artwork in traditional styles as well as contemporary abstract paintings and collages that would brighten walls in homes and offices. The first place award went to Sara Hendrix, second to Susan Proctor, third to Chris Sherry and honorable mentions to Jody ...read more
Categories: Member News, Community, Press Release
Friday, July 07, 2017
A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation WASHINGTON, 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 ...read more
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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 Chamber Chair-Elect – Brian Anderson , GCCE , Greater Columbus Chamber First ...read more
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Monday, June 19, 2017
(ATLANTA, GA – June 19, 2017) – The MJCCA is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 Lisa F. Brill Institute for Jewish Learning lineup of award-winning courses, with some courses beginning in Fall 2017; and others in Spring 2018. The Brill Institute, Atlanta’s largest adult Jewish education program, offers classes to more than 450 students, at the MJCCA and 11 partner locations ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release, Community News, Human Interest, Press Release
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 by Sage Hospitality , the completely redesigned and renovated ...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 ...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 ...read more
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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 ...read more
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Thursday, April 13, 2017
A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation WASHINGTON, 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 ...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 ...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 Instagram February 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 ...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 ...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 Chair ...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, ...read more
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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 ...read more
Categories: City of Dunwoody News, Economic, Education, General News Article, Chamber, Community, Economic Development, Education, Press Release
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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Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Ashford Advisors Grand Opening & Relocation with Ribbon Cutting The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber was grateful to be a part of a ribbon cutting celebrating the relocation and grand opening of Ashford Advisors new location at 900 Ashwood Parkway on Monday, August 22, 2016. Photographed persons include: (Left to right) Tom Wesley, The Wesley Company; Sara Massey, SunTrust; Emily McIntyre, Ashford ...read more
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Thursday, September 01, 2016
The City of Dunwoody signed the final sale and closing documents on the purchase of the three and a quarter-acre lot and building at 4800 Ashford Dunwoody Road which will soon become the city’s first wholly-owned city hall complex. The closing documents, signed by Dunwoody Mayor Denis Shortal and Dunwoody City Manager Eric Linton, detailed the purchase of the 45,000 gross-square foot ...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
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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 ...read more
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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
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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