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Friday, October 19, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, in collaboration with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Monster, will present a Lunch & Learn session on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the AJC headquarters. The session, titled “How to Make an Impact with Your Employer Brand” will be led by Monster’s Partner Relationship Manager, Mia Hayes. Hayes has been a recruitment and technology ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Education, Chamber, Economic Development, Press Release
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Scores outperform nation in English, reading, science, math and overall composite MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, (404) 463-4246, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us  -Follow GaDOE on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @GeorgiaDeptofEd View the full Georgia report.  School-Level ACT results: Excel | PDF  District-Level ACT results: Excel | PDF October 17, 2018 ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community News, Education, Education, Member News
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, 404-463-4246, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us  -Follow GaDOE on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @GeorgiaDeptofEd Op-Ed by State School Superintendent Richard Woods:  Imagine if the success of your child – or your grandchild, niece or nephew, or next-door neighbor – was summed up entirely by their performance on a single end-of-year test. Unfortunately, there are ...read more
Categories: Community News, Member News, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
On October 16, 2018, R. Bryant Moore, ChFC®, CLU® celebrates his 15th with Ashford Advisors. Mr. Moore lives to serve others and invests in the relationships he builds with clients and within his community.  Bryant Moore joined The Guardian Life Insurance of America® in the Birmingham Office of Ashford Advisors in 2003, following in the footsteps of his father who spent over forty years in the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Human Interest, Community News, Chamber News, General News Article, Human Interest, Community, Press Release, Member News, Press Release
Monday, October 15, 2018
For Immediate Release: Monday, October 15, 2018  Contact: Natalie Dale 404.631.1814  ATLANTA, GA – The Georgia Department of Transportation’s (Georgia DOT) Northwest Corridor Express Lanes Project has been recognized as the No. 1 project on the 2018 Roads & Bridges Top 10 Roads list. This infrastructure project, the largest of its kind in state history and most innovative express lanes project ...read more
Categories: Economic Development, Press Release, Community News, Member News, Transportation
Monday, October 15, 2018
GEORGIA — Victims of Hurricane Michael that took place beginning on Oct. 9, 2018, in Georgia may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. The President has declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Georgia. Following the recent major declaration issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the IRS announced today that affected taxpayers in certain counties will ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Economic, Human Resources, Member News, Press Release, Safety, Special Interest
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber hosted a ribbon cutting in honor of Pure Dental Health’s grand opening at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. The celebration was held at their new location at 2390 Mount Vernon Road, Dunwoody, GA, 30338. Pure Dental Health offers high quality, affordable dental care delivered in a warm, relaxing atmosphere. They offer competitive pricing and accept most major ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The Book Festival of the MJCCA Runs Through November 18   From October 30 – November 18, 2018, the Book Festival of the MJCCA will celebrate 27 years of bringing culture and conversation to the Southeast. All events will be held at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA), 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody.   According to Book Festival Co-Chair Bea Grossman. “More than 13,000 people ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Ashford Advisors representatives Peter E. Bourg, Elie E. Engler, ChFC®, CFP®, Michael J. Ghioto, CFP®, RICP®, Matthew G. Lipscomb, CLU®, ChFC®, and William R. Mumpower, CLU®, CFP®, RICP® have been recognized as 2018 Five Star Wealth Managers. Five Star Professional awarded the top 4% of Atlanta area wealth managers who are committed to excellence. This is the seventh consecutive year for both ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community News, Member News, Human Interest, Networking, Community, Human Interest, City of Dunwoody News, Chamber News, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
How do you want to live at the end of your life?Workshop To Help Families Begin Conversations About Care Wishes  Sunday, October 21, 2018 | 10:00am to 12:00pmHosted at Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA According to The Conversation Project, a national non-profit movement, 92 percent of people agree that having conversations with loved ones ...read more
Categories: Education, Community News, Human Interest, Special Interest, Community, Human Interest, Member News, Heath Care
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host their monthly “Business is Brewing” event on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Chamber office located at 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 225, Dunwoody, GA 30346. This event serves an opportunity for current and prospective members to enjoy coffee over casual conversation to foster a strong connection with the Chamber and fellow members. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Chamber News
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a live webinar on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. The webinar will provide attendees with an in-depth overview of OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration). During the webinar, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide commentary. The webinar will also discuss:  •What to expect in 2019•Significant changes ...read more
Categories: Education, Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host their monthly First Monday Networking event on Monday, November 5, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Max’s Coal Oven Pizzeria’s Perimeter Mall location. The event will provide attendees with the opportunity to network with other business leaders throughout the Perimeter Market while enjoying delicious appetizers and cocktails from Max’s Coal Oven ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Networking, Chamber News, Press Release
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
October 1, 2018 marks a milestone anniversary for Memphis Financial Advisor, David Earhart. He has spent the last three decades committed to enhancing the lives of his clients and bettering his community.  After spending just over a decade working with the Tennessee Valley Authority, Mr. Earhart joined The Guardian Life Insurance of America® as a Financial Representative in 1988. He moved to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber News, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest, Community News, Member News, Human Interest, Networking
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Dr. Scott E. Tate attended Indiana State University and received his undergraduate degree in 1986. He received his master’s degree from Purdue University in Biology in 1995. Then graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1999.  While attending Indiana University School of Dentistry, Dr. Tate was the recipient of various scholastic and academic achievement awards. After dental ...read more
Categories: Member News, Heath Care, Press Release
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
The month of October marks a milestone anniversary for Lee Evans of the Ashford Advisors Vidalia office. Over the past decade, Mr. Evans has enriched the lives of the people in his community and focused on providing tools that lead clients to financial independence.  Lee Evans joined Ashford Advisors in 2008 as a former client of several years. He saw great value and benefit in Ashford’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Community News, Member News, Human Interest, Networking, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber News, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
Vintage Pizzeria - Dunwoody has partnered with Postmates.com to provide delivery!  Too busy to go out for lunch but would love a salad and slice of Vintage pizza?  Visit Postmates website to order our delicious food online - pizza slices (served until 3:00pm on weekdays), pizzas, salads, subs, pastas and much more!  Place your order on their site anytime after 11:30am for their fast, efficient ...read more
Categories: Human Interest
Monday, October 01, 2018
The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) invites all community stakeholders to provide input on the district’s 2019-2024 Strategic Plan on Oct. 9, Oct. 15, Oct. 16 and Oct. 30. DCSD will host three upcoming community engagement sessions discussing the district’s future, including plans for student achievement, outlines for measurable success, and routes for employee satisfaction. The meetings ...read more
Categories: Education, Education
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Paata Stanley Management wants to provide your company/business a photograph makeover. If your company's staff wants to take updated professional headshots that can be used internally and/or externally, please contact Paata Stanley Management directly. The team will arrange for a professional photographer come to your location and work with your staff. Also, if you need updated photography for ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic Development, Member News, Press Release, Chamber News, Economic, General News Article, Networking, Tourism
Friday, September 28, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host their quarterly Dunwoody Chamber in Heels After-Hours Networking event on Thursday, October 11, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy. Maggiano’s, a member of the Chamber since 2016, is known for its classic Italian-American food. In addition to their elegant dining space, the restaurant offers Banquet and Delivery services. Their ...read more
Categories: Networking, Chamber News, Press Release
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber hosted a ribbon cutting in honor of Zinburger’s grand opening at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. The celebration was held at their new location at 4555 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA, 30346. Zinburger, which offers gourmet burgers combined with perfectly paired wine selections, has developed an almost fanatical customer following who enjoy ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Economic Development, Press Release
Monday, September 24, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a ribbon cutting in honor of Pure Dental Health’s grand opening at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. The celebration will be held at their new location at 2390 Mount Vernon Road, Dunwoody, GA, 30338. Pure Dental Health offers high quality, affordable dental care delivered in a warm, relaxing atmosphere. They offer competitive pricing and accept most ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic Development, Press Release, Chamber News
Monday, September 24, 2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us September 24, 2018 – The State Board of Education will hold a two-day regular meeting on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, and Thursday, September 27, 2018. The meeting will be in the State Board Room, 2070 Twin Towers East. NOTE: For the official meeting agenda, please visit Simbli/eBoard. COMMITTEE ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education, Member News
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Graduation rate reaches 81.6 percent, highest ever under adjusted cohort rate MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, 404-463-4246, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us School & district results: Excel | PDF September 19, 2018 – Georgia’s high school graduation rate increased again in 2018, rising to 81.6 percent from 80.6 percent in 2017. This is an all-time high for Georgia’s graduation ...read more
Categories: Member News, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a ribbon cutting in honor of Zinburger’s grand opening at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. The celebration will be held at their new location at 4555 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA, 30346. Zinburger, which offers gourmet burgers combined with perfectly paired wine selections, has developed an almost fanatical customer following who enjoy ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Chamber, Press Release
Monday, September 10, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host their monthly First Monday Networking event featuring local and state candidates on Monday, October 1, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Le Meridien Atlanta Perimeter. The event will provide an opportunity for attendees to hear from several candidates — who are up for election in November — about why they will serve as the best candidate for office. ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Networking, Chamber, Governmental Affairs, Press Release
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Ashford Mississippi, LLC’s General Agent, David B. Allen, CLU®, ChFC®, celebrates his 40th anniversary with The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® in 2018. Mr. Allen joined Guardian on September 1, 1978, starting the general agency, Allen Financial Group, formerly Allen Associates, in Jackson, Mississippi.  In November of 2017, David Allen merged Allen Financial Group with another ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Chamber News, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest, Community News, Member News, Human Interest, Networking
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a live webinar on Thursday, September 13, 2018, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. The webinar will provide attendees with knowledge about how Delta Air Lines’ top-notch customer service and hospitality resulted in its huge success.  The webinar will be led by Delta Air Lines Vice President of Customer Experience Integration, Charisse Evans, who leads Delta’s strategy ...read more
Categories: Economic Development, Chamber, Chamber News, Education, Press Release
Thursday, August 23, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will provide a networking how-to Lunch & Learn session on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at the Chamber office. The session, titled “Amp Up Your Networking Know-How: Getting a Higher ROI on Your Time and Connections,” will be led by Lockhart & Associates High ROI Brand Marketing CEO & expert, Lisa Lockhart. Lockhart is an award-winning Brand Marketing Strategist, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Chamber News, Networking
Friday, August 17, 2018
Utility Tax Savings to Benefit Residential and Industrial Customers, Broader Economy    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new analysis released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Energy Institute (GEI) found that electricity customers across the United States will save billions as a result of the recently enacted “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017,” while the broader economy will create tens of thousands ...read more
Categories: Economic, Governmental Affairs, Chamber News, Economic Development, Political
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber believes there is value in maintaining architectural standards in the Dunwoody Village Overlay District. The Chamber also believes changes to the existing standards can be made without removing all existing requirements that distinguish the area and make it a sought-after business district with a 95% occupancy rate.   The Chamber believes that current requirements ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic Development, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber News, General News Article, Governmental Affairs, Resolutions
Monday, August 13, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, in partnership with Pop the Cork Wine Tours, will lead a day-long, North Georgia wine tour on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The “Sip & See North Georgia’s Wine Country” tour will venture through four wineries: Kaya Vineyard & Winery, Frogtown Cellars, the Cottage Vineyard & Winery, and the Yonah Mountain Vineyard & Winery. Pop the Cork Wine ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Economic Development, Press Release
Monday, August 13, 2018
Lisa M. Arnold, MBA, ChFC® of Ashford Advisors has been recognized as one of NAIFA (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors) Atlanta’s 2018 Top Female Advisors. Lisa is a third-year recipient of the Top Female Advisors of NAIFA-Atlanta award.  The NAIFA-Atlanta’s Top Female Advisors award is based on an annual evaluation on excellence and achievement in the Insurance and ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Press Release, Networking, City of Dunwoody News, Special Interest, Community News, Chamber News, Chamber, Member News, Community, General News Article, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, August 10, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber celebrated the grand opening of Dunwoody Christian School with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. The celebration was held at the school’s new location at 2250 Dunwoody Club Dr., Atlanta, GA 30350. The mission of Dunwoody Christian School is to "partner with parents to develop children who are grounded in Christ-like character, ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
In light of the major discussions surrounding the Dunwoody overlay district, the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will be hosting a Dunwoody Village Overlay Solution Group meeting on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Chamber’s office, located at 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 225, Dunwoody, GA 30346.  The confidential conversation will only be open to Dunwoody’s ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Economic Development, Press Release, Special Interest
Monday, July 30, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a ribbon cutting in honor of Dunwoody Christian School’s grand opening at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. The celebration will be held at the school’s new location at 2250 Dunwoody Club Dr., Atlanta, GA 30350.The mission of Dunwoody Christian School is to "partner with parents to develop children who are grounded in Christ-like character, possess ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Chamber News, Press Release
Friday, July 27, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host their monthly First Monday Networking event featuring Senator Johnny Isakson (R) as a special guest on Monday, August 6, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar. The event will not only serve as a platform for attendees to network with other business leaders throughout the Perimeter Market, but it will serve to honor ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Press Release, Chamber, Networking
Thursday, July 26, 2018
In June, Ashford Advisors’ CEO, V. Thomas Purcell, CLU®, ChFC®, was recognized as a recipient of 2018’s Who’s Who of NAIFA-Atlanta.  This list includes presidents, executive leadership, and agency and industry leaders and represents the top influential leaders in the financial industry.  A NAIFA committee selects recipients using a series of factors that include the success of a career, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Networking, Chamber News, General News Article, Human Interest, City of Dunwoody News, Special Interest, Human Interest, Press Release, Community News, Community, General News Article, Chamber, Member News
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Austin Elementary School ● 5435 Roberts Drive ● Dunwoody ● GA ● 30338 678.874.8102 ● www.austinelementary.com Take a stroll through the Arts Festival in May, or cheer loudly as the floats pass by during the Fourth of July parade, and it’s easy to see that while Dunwoody is a large suburb, we embrace our small-town feel. Austin Elementary is proud to be an integral part of our city, but it is ...read more
Categories: Community, Community News, Education, Education, Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
CONTACT: Tiffany Fulmer Ott   Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (404) 312-0524    tfulmer@tlfexecutiveservices.com In 1993, the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) began looking at ways to enhance public awareness and credibility of the Chamber of Commerce profession.  One of the items selected to accomplish this was the establishment of a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Press Release, Special Interest
Thursday, July 05, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a Restaurant Roundtable event on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The roundtable will be held at the newly-renovated Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Chamber at 246 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30346.The roundtable will provide attendees with the opportunity to hear from Karen Bremer, CEO of the Georgia Restaurant Association, ...read more
Categories: Economic Development, Chamber News, Press Release
Monday, June 25, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a live webinar on Thursday, August 30, 2018, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. The webinar will provide attendees with knowledge about the importance of understanding human performance for an organization. During the webinar, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide commentary. The webinar will also teach attendees about the “Principles of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Press Release
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, in partnership with Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber, will host their monthly Coffee and Contacts event on Friday, June 29, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The event will be held at Berman Commons Assisted Living & Memory Care located at 2026 Womack Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338.   Berman Commons Assisted Living & Memory Care, the event host sponsor, is one of the ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Networking, Press Release
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Members of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber celebrated the grand opening of Industrious Atlanta-Perimeter at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2018. The celebration was held at Industrious Atlanta-Perimeter’s new location at 700 Central Parkway, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30328.Industrious Atlanta-Perimeter, one of the Chamber’s newest members, serves as Dunwoody’s newest office rental space. It offers ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Economic, Economic Development, Press Release
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Members of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber celebrated the grand opening of Russell Cellular, a Verizon authorized retailer at noon on Friday, June 1, 2018. The celebration was held at Russell Cellular’s new Dunwoody location at 2458 Jett Ferry Rd., Suite 200, Dunwoody, GA 30338.Starting off as a standalone small retailer for Alltel Wireless and established by a former turkey farmer, Jeff Russell, ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Economic, Press Release, Community News, Economic Development
Thursday, May 31, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, in partnership with the Brookhaven Chamber and DeKalb Chamber, will host a Young Professionals networking event in celebration of summer on Thursday, June 21, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Young Professionals’ Summer Solstice & Salsa event will be held at Eclipse Di Luna’s Dunwoody location at 4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30346. Voted “Top 50 ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Press Release, Chamber, Networking
Thursday, May 31, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host an education roundtable luncheon on Wednesday, June 6,2018, at 11:30 a.m. The event will be held at Elekta, located at 400 Perimeter Center Terrace, Suite 50, Dunwoody, GA 30346. The collaborative discussion will feature Dunwoody principals, teachers, and business leaders on topics such as creating career mentorship and internship partnerships between ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Education, Chamber News, Economic Development, Press Release
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Members of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber celebrated the grand opening of JP Morgan Chase & Co. on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at their new Perimeter site. Attendees enjoyed continental breakfast catered by Panera Bread and received Chase-branded mementos of appreciation. The bank also kicked off their grand opening with a special $200 offer to new business checking clients with qualifying ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Chamber News, Economic Development
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a ribbon cutting in honor of Russell Cellular’s, a Verizon authorized retailer, grand opening at noon on Friday, June 1, 2018. The celebration will be held at Russell Cellular’s new Dunwoody location at 2458 Jett Ferry Rd., Suite 200, Dunwoody, GA 30338.Starting off as a standalone small retailer for Alltel Wireless and established by a former turkey ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, General News Article, Press Release, Economic Development
Thursday, May 17, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host their second annual Tee-Off at Topgolf tournament on Thursday, September 20, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The event will be held at Topgolf Alpharetta, located at 10900 Westside Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30009.The Chamber produces this annual event to fund a portion of their programming, which benefits Chamber members and Dunwoody businesses overall. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Economic Development, Networking, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
Ashford Advisors is pleased to announce Howard C. Busbey, Sr. was inducted into Guardian’s Hall of Fame at the May Leaders Club Conference in Washington, D.C. Mr. Busbey entered the industry in 1952, was called to active duty with the Navy during the Korean War, then returned to serve his clients for 41 years before retiring. He joins two former Ashford Advisors associates John B. Jackson, Jr. and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Community News, Member News, General News Article, Press Release, Special Interest, Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest, City of Dunwoody News, Chamber News, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Networking
Friday, May 04, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, in partnership with Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber, will host their monthly Coffee and Contacts event on Friday, May 25, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The event will be held at Life Fitness Atlanta-Perimeter located at 1181 Hammond Dr. NE, Dunwoody, GA 30346.  OneLife Cinema.     This joint Chamber event provides attendees the chance to network and learn ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Networking, Press Release, Press Release
Friday, May 04, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host their monthly First Monday Networking event on Monday, June 4, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The event will be held at Gilly’s The Spot located at 4343 Dunwoody Park, Dunwoody, GA 30338. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with other business leaders throughout the Perimeter Market while enjoying wonderful appetizers and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Networking, Press Release, Press Release
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a ribbon cutting in honor of JP Morgan Chase & Co.’s grand opening at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The celebration will be held at Chase’s new Perimeter site located at 4453 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA, 30346.  JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Community, Community News, Economic Development, Member News, Press Release
Friday, April 27, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a ribbon cutting in honor of Industrious Atlanta-Perimeter’s grand opening at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2018. The celebration will be held at Industrious’ new Perimeter location at 7000 Central Parkway, Suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30305. Industrious Atlanta-Perimeter, one of the Chamber’s newest members, serves as Dunwoody’s newest office rental space. It ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Community News, Economic, Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. The webinar will provide attendees with knowledge about recruiting and hiring talent for top leadership positions, such as CFOs and Marketing Directors for small businesses. The webinar focuses on virtual hiring methods rather than traditional hiring methods, which can be cost-effective for ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Economic Development, Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host their quarterly New and Prospective Member Orientation on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Max’s Coal Oven Pizzeria. The restaurant, located at 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA 30346, opened in January 2018 as a newcomer to the community and to the Chamber. The relaxed orientation session will provide new and prospective ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Networking, Press Release, Member News
Friday, April 20, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, in partnership with the City of Dunwoody, will host the last event in the Shape Dunwoody Arts and Culture series on Thursday, May 3, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The event will be held at Maggiano’s Little Italy, located at 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30346.  The event, titled Shape Dunwoody: City of Dunwoody Arts and Culture Master Plan, will ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Economic Development, Press Release
Thursday, April 19, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, in partnership with Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber, will host their monthly Coffee and Contacts event on Friday, April 27, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The event will be held at the Peachtree Offices at Perimeter located at 1050 Crown Pointe Parkway, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30338.Peachtree Offices, the event host sponsor, is a family-run, locally-owned company ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Networking, Chamber, Economic Development, Press Release
Thursday, April 19, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host their monthly First Monday Networking event on Monday, May 7, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The event provides attendees with the opportunity to network with other business leaders throughout the Perimeter Market while enjoying wonderful appetizers and cocktail at one of their member restaurants: The Capital Grille, located at 94 Perimeter Center West, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Economic Development, Networking, Press Release
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
  The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber welcomes Britney Hardweare on board as the Chamber’s new Events Coordinator starting April 16, 2018.     Hardweare will oversee and assist with the planning and execution of Chamber events, special projects and fundraisers. She will also manage communications for Chamber programming and on behalf of Chamber members via news releases and social media.    “I ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber News
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Members of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber celebrated the grand opening of Spa Sydell Integrative Aesthetics on Thursday, March 29, 2018.  Photographed persons include: Jennifer Howard, Edward Jones Investments; Stephanie Freeman, Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber; Lisa Armitage, Spa Director;  Matthew Bine & Larry Davis, Managing Partners; Dr. Herb Kollinger, Chief Medical Officer; Melissa Federico, ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Member News, Chamber, Economic
Monday, March 26, 2018
­FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEIMPORTANT NEWS FROM THE MARCUS JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF ATLANTA  Media Contact:           Lora Sommer - 678.812.4078, lora.sommer@atlantajcc.org   More Info :                  Club J at 678.812.3761, or visit atlantajcc.org/afterschool  Registration Now Open for Club J at the MJCCA, Offering an After-School Experience for Pre-K through 5th Grade  Children can take part ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Press Release, Community News
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
2018 Chair of the Board Jeanne Landry, VP of Human Resources at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, announced a new strategic direction for the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber during it’s 2018 Annual Meeting on Friday, March 16, 2018 at Fogo de Chao. While the Chamber will continue it’s networking and educational opportunities, 2018 will bring a shift to the more inclusive mission of advancing economic ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Economic Development, Member News, Press Release
Friday, March 16, 2018
Seven financial representatives at Ashford Advisors have been recognized as NAIFA (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors) Atlanta’s 2018 Top Advisors Under 40. NAIFA Atlanta held its annual Top Advisor Luncheon where our associates Britton D. Adams, ChFC®, Lisa M. Arnold, MBA, ChFC®, Peter E. Bourg, Elie E. Engler, ChFC®, CFP®, W. Edward Inman, ChFC®, Joshua M. Ketchie, CPA, ...read more
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Monday, March 05, 2018
Ashford Advisors has been named a top workplace by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for 2018. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including ...read more
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Friday, February 09, 2018
Ashford Advisors honored its financial representatives at the annual Atlanta Awards Dinner held in the Grand Ballroom at the Dunwoody Country Club on January 31st. Ashford Advisors experienced a record year and is proud to announce that eleven of its financial representatives have qualified for Guardian’s Leaders Club.  The qualifiers for Leaders Club are Britton D. Adams, ChFC®, Peter E. Bourg, ...read more
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Thursday, January 04, 2018
ATLANTA, GA, January 1, 2018 – Ashford Advisors is pleased to announce an executive promotion reflective of the company’s commitment to build and maintain a strong and dynamic management and recruiting team. Andrew Matthieson earned the title of Managing Director after beginning his career with the firm in 2013. Mr. Matthieson has not only worked to enhance the lives of his clients, but he has ...read more
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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
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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
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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
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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: Resolutions, Chamber News
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
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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
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