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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Dunwoody Police Department is first to transition, then Municipal Court followed by all other city departments and staff   Dunwoody, GA – December 13, 2017 – The City of Dunwoody began moving into its newly renovated city hall building at 4800 Ashford Dunwoody Road. The city’s move into the new building is expected to be complete by January 2, 2018, when the city will hold its first City Council ...read more
Categories: Press Release, City of Dunwoody News
Monday, December 11, 2017
The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces DeKalb County graduates from the 2017 Region 3 Multi-Day Training Program.  Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, business leaders, educators, and social service providers from ten counties in Region 3 Georgia.  The ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Economic Development, Political, Community News, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Political
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, which is dedicated to the success of businesses in the Dunwoody area by promoting economic development, education, leadership and advocacy, is proud to announce their 2018 Board of Directors slate:•             Jeanne Landry, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital | VP of Human Resources, Chair•             Bill Baker, Perimeter Mall > General Growth Properties | Senior ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release, Chamber, Press Release
Monday, November 20, 2017
The Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) recognized its 2017 Service Awards at the GACCE Volunteer Leader Conference held today in Peachtree City, GA. The Service Awards recognize those chamber executives in Georgia who have achieved significant years of service in the chamber of commerce industry. GACCE presents a certificate of service for each five-year increment of ...read more
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Monday, November 20, 2017
November 16, 2017 – The Georgia Department of Education has received a grant that will provide $61.5 million to improve reading and literacy outcomes for Georgia's children. GaDOE’s Literacy for Learning, Living and Leading in Georgia (L4GA) initiative was awarded funding through the Striving Readersgrant, which was developed to serve children in need. Georgia has been awarded $20,526,600 per ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community News, Press Release
Monday, November 20, 2017
Stay in your vehicle on interstate highways • Absolutely no walking across or along the interstate ATLANTA – Due to the recent string of pedestrian fatalities on Georgia’s interstates, this is a safety reminder about the dangers of exiting your vehicle on the freeway.   In the event of a crash or a breakdown, Georgia DOT advises you to remain in your vehicle. Never get out of the car on ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Transportation, Safety
Saturday, November 18, 2017
  Hotel Development Partners Holds Grand Opening for Residence Inn Atlanta Perimeter Center Dunwoody; Hotel Equities Manages the Custom-Designed Hotel  ATLANTA (November 17, 2017) – Atlanta-based Hotel Development Partners (HDP) celebrated the Grand Opening of the 127-suite Residence Inn by Marriott Atlanta Perimeter Center Dunwoody, Georgia.  The hotel operates as a Marriott franchise, owned ...read more
Categories: Economic Development, Press Release, Economic, Member News, Tourism
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Status achieved during 10th anniversary of its national sustainability program  Atlanta (November 15, 2017) — In celebration of America Recycles Day, Cox Enterprises is proud to announce that eight of its locations achieved zero waste to landfill status in 2017. Cox Conserves, the company's national sustainability program, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of focusing on waste management and ...read more
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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
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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
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: Community News, Press Release, Education
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
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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, Press Release, Chamber News
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
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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
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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
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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
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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 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
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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