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Monday, June 18, 2018
Cesar Wurm   Hotel Equities Names Industry Veteran, Cesar Wurm, VP of Sales and Marketing   ATLANTA, GA – June 18, 2018 – Atlanta-based Hotel Equities (HE) elevates their sales and marketing division with the appointment of industry veteran Cesar Wurm as VP of Sales and Marketing. In his new role, Cesar will lead HE’s enterprise-wide strategic sales effort while supporting the regional ...read more
Categories: Member News, Economic Development, Tourism
Friday, June 15, 2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, 404-463-4246, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us June 14, 2018 – The Georgia Department of Education is providing more than $1 million to help schools create wraparound centers for their students. The funding is part of GaDOE’s comprehensive and proactive strategy to improve schools, and will be targeted to schools identified for support by GaDOE’s ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber News, Member News
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
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
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Categories: Heath Care, Member News, Community News
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: Community News, Economic Development, Chamber News, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
MJCCA's Camp Barney Medintz Announces Dates for Summer Tours      Camp Barney Medintz (CBM), the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta’s (MJCCA) award-winning overnight camp, located in Cleveland, Georgia, is pleased to announce summer tours that are open to the community on Sunday, June 17, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm; and Sunday, July 15, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. Summer 2018 registration is still ...read more
Categories: Community News, General News Article, Member News
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, 404-463-4246, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us June 4, 2018 – State School Superintendent Richard Woods provided detailed information to school districts today regarding $16 million in bond funding available to help schools enhance student safety. The funding was appropriated by the Georgia General Assembly this year. Every local school district ...read more
Categories: Community News, Press Release, Chamber News, Education, Special Interest
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, Networking, Chamber News, Press Release
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 News, Economic Development, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Education
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 News, Economic Development, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Monday, May 28, 2018
The Dunwoody Fine Art Association is proud to present Sights & Insights, a regional art show juried by Yu-Kai Lin, owner of the Kai Lin Art.  The show will be hosted by City Gallery at Chastain Park from June 18 to July 27 with a reception and awards ceremony open to the public on June 15 from 5:30 to 8pm. Visit http://www.ocaatlanta.com/chastain/ for more details.    
Categories: Community News, Community, General News Article, General News Article, Press Release, Press Release, Special Interest, Tourism
Friday, May 25, 2018
CONTACT  Meghan Frick, GA Department of Education  404-463-4246, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us Deborah Hakes, Georgia Public Library Service, 404-852-5547, dhakes@georgialibraries.org May 24, 2018 – When students don’t read during the summer months, they lose educational ground: research shows that students can lose up to three months of reading ability over the summer. This phenomenon – known as the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community News, Press Release
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Georgia Department of Education, Georgia Film Academy, Technical College System of Georgia, University System of Georgia and Fayette County Public Schools collaborated to create a new English Language Arts course in dramatic writing for Georgia high school students that focuses on digital art content creation. This is the first arts-integrated course that also counts as a fourth English ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release
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, Press Release, General News Article, Economic Development
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Hotel Equities Celebrates Marriott’s 2017 Select Brand Award WinnersHonors 12 Award-Winning Team Members and Top Performing Hotels  ATLANTA, GA – May 22, 2018 –  Atlanta-based Hotel Equities celebrates 12 Marriott award winners from the firm’s portfolio of hotels. The Marriott Select Brand Awards recognize achievements of industry-best team members, strong managers and top-performing hotels. ...read more
Categories: Community News, Member News, Tourism
Monday, May 21, 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:                   mjccadaycamps.org, 678.812.4004Photo Credit:               Courtesy of the MJCCA   MJCCA Day CampsMore Than 100 Day and Overnight Camp OptionsFor Rising Pre-K – 10th Grade  May 29 – August 10, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Community News, Member News
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
Are you looking for a program that is both fun and educational as well as convenient? Wealthy Habits has summer camps for students ages 11 and up that both you and your student will love, and best of all they are located at Ashford Parkway (suite 155) in Dunwoody. Our 5-day MONEY BASICS summer camp aims to provide students with a strong foundation of all things “money” while the ADD-ON camps are ...read more
Categories: Member News, Education
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
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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
MJCCA's Camp Barney Medintz Announces Dates for Open Houses and Summer Tours  Summer 2018 Registration is Still Open for Two-Week and Four-Week Options    (ATLANTA, GA – April 2018) -- Camp Barney Medintz (CBM), the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta’s (MJCCA) award-winning overnight camp is pleased to announce open houses and summer tours that are open to the community. Summer 2018 ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community News, Community, Human Interest
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, Economic Development, Press Release, Chamber News, Networking
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, City of Dunwoody News, Community News, Chamber News, Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Members of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber celebrated the re-grand opening of Office Depot on December 13. Attendees enjoyed refreshments, door prizes, and special discounts.   Photographed persons include: Chuck Thain, Business Pro; Dameon Johnson; Steve Sterling, Store Manager: Todd Miller, District Manager; Stephanie Freeman, Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber; Paula Shiver, Dunwoody Perimeter ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Economic Development, Press Release
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, Economic, Political, Community News, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber News, Economic Development, 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: Chamber, Press Release, Member 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
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
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
Categories: Chamber, City of Dunwoody News, Economic, Governmental Affairs, Press Release, Chamber News, Community News, Economic Development, Press Release, Resolutions
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