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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
 Georgia ranks 15th in nation for percentage of students taking and passing AP examsState moves up in national ranking as participation increasesMEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, 404-463-4246, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.usFebruary 21, 2017 – Georgia ranks 15th in the nation for the percentage of students passing AP exams, according to data released today by the College ...read more
Categories: Education, Education
Friday, February 16, 2018
OneLife Fitness Atlanta Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting   Please join members of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber as we celebrate the grand opening of the Perimeter's newest fitness center, OneLife Fitness Atlanta, at 3:00pm on Thursday, March 1    The event will kick off with a Healthy Happy Hour with door prizes to the first 150 people, giveaways, class demos, local restaurants and vendors ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Networking, Chamber News, Member News
Thursday, February 15, 2018
First Monday at Sage Woodfire Tavern   Please make plans to join the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber on Monday, March 5 from 5:30pm to 7pm for First Monday at Sage Woodfire Tavern.   This exciting monthly networking event affords attendees the opportunity to network with other business leaders throughout the Perimeter Market while enjoying wonderful appetizers and cocktails at one of our member ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Networking, Chamber News, Community News
Thursday, February 15, 2018
The State Board of Education will hold a public hearing for citizens in the Fourth Congressional District on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. The meeting will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at Rockdale County High School, 1174 Bulldog Circle NE, Conyers, Georgia 30012.The Fourth Congressional District includes Rockdale County and parts of DeKalb, Gwinnett, and Newton counties. Click here to find your ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
College & Career Expo at Dunwoody High School   The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber's Partners in Education & Workforce Development Council is excited to announce the 2017 College & Career Expo at Dunwoody High School which will take place from 1:30-3:00pm on Thursday, April 19.   The Expo is designed to give students at Dunwoody High School the opportunity to view available college and career ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Education, Press Release, Chamber, Community News, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Please join the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber on Friday, March 16, 2018  from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. as we celebrate our 10 Year Anniversary at our 2018 Annual Meeting Luncheon at Fogo De Chao. The event will include a review and forecast, honoring of retiring Directors, instillation of new Directors, passing of the gavel from 2017 Chair of the Board David Toolan to 2018 Chair Jeanne Landry, and a ...read more
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Volunteers are needed to make a good impression on students at Dunwoody High School.   The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber’s Partners in Education and Workforce Development Council will produce a Career Day on March 22, from 8:15-11:15am.   During the event volunteers are needed to be guest speakers throughout the school on diverse careers. Not only will volunteers provide firsthand information to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Education, Education, Press Release, Press Release
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Please make plans to join the ladies of Dunwoody Chamber in Heels on on April 12 from 5:30pm to 7pm for an exciting After Hours at Fogo De Chao!   This exciting networking event affords businesswomen the opportunity to network with other business leaders throughout the Perimeter Market while enjoying wonderful appetizers and cocktails at one of our member restaurants.   Participants are ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Networking, Press Release
Monday, February 12, 2018
Open Door | New & Prospective Member Orientation   The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber is opening the door for both current and prospective members to learn about engagement opportunities on March 1, 2017 from 11:30am - 1:00pm at the Chamber Offices.   Over lunch provided by Max's Coal Oven Pizzeria, attendees will be encouraged give comments, ask questions and have stimulating conversations with ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Chamber News
Monday, February 12, 2018
Shape Dunwoody | Arts and Culture's Impact on Community   The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber and the City of Dunwoody have partnered to bring a conversation around the impact of arts and culture on community to Maggiano’s Little Italy on March 15 at 7:30am and everyone is welcome to participate.    Arts and culture have major impacts on communities like ours by using images, sounds and stories ...read more
Categories: Chamber, City of Dunwoody News, Community News, Press Release, Chamber News, Community, Economic Development, Press Release
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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Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Have you heard the exciting news? Vino Venue is not only open for lunch Monday through Saturday starting at noon, but we also have a brand new menu featuring old favorites like the Vino Venue burger, as well as Chef's new creations such as fresh, seasonal salads, crispy crab cake sandwich and so much more! Take a break from the ordinary and experience our new lunch menu today.
Categories: Community News, Tourism, City of Dunwoody News, Press Release
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
MJCCA’S Jerry’s Habima TheatreCelebrates 25 Years of Extraordinary Productions with the Delightful Musical Comedy, The Addams Family   Habima Theatre is Georgia’s Only Professional Theatre Company that Features Actors with Special Needs    (ATLANTA, GA) – From March 1 - 11, 2018, Jerry’s Habima Theatre, Georgia’s only theatrical company directed and produced by professionals, featuring ...read more
Categories: Community, Community News, General News Article, Press Release, Press Release, Human Interest, General News Article
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Max’s Coal Oven Pizzeria Ribbon Cutting  Members of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber celebrated the grand opening of Max's Coal Oven Pizzeria on Friday, January 13, 2018.  Attendees enjoyed a complimentary lunch at Perimeter Mall’s newest restaurant.    Since 2009, Max’s Coal Oven Pizzeria has offered authentic, New York style pizza, classic salads, pastas, Italian sandwiches, signature coal oven ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Member News, Community, Press Release, Economic Development, Press Release
Monday, January 29, 2018
  Be a Lemonade Days Sponsor      April 18-22, 2018   Sponsor benefits for The Dunwoody Preservation Trust Lemonade Days Festival provide exposure for your company and brand to approximately 80,000 people during the five-day event at Brook Run Park.   Featuring more than 30 full-scale carnival rides, fabulous food and beverage vendors, a 5K Run, three days of center stage performances ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  MJCCA Arts + Culture Announces an Exciting Winter/Spring 2018 Season  The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) is pleased to announce its exciting Winter/Spring 2018 Arts + Culture season, with programs taking place at the MJCCA (located at 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody).  MJCCA’S ARTS + CULTURE LINEUP   KORESH DANCE COMPANY PERFORMANCES- Jan. 27, 8:00 pm & Jan. 28, 5:00 pm / ...read more
Categories: Community, Community News, Member News, Press Release, Chamber News
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 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: 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: City of Dunwoody News, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber News, Community News, Economic Development, Press Release, Transportation
Thursday, August 31, 2017
      Pictured left to right: Rosalyn Merrick, Allison Toller, Carl Streck, Debbie Becker, Brett and Adrienne Jacobsen, Lisa Drake, Chuck Waters, Bruce Morine, and Bo Adams (photo attached) PRESS RELEASEFor immediate releaseContact person: Allison Toller Mount Vernon Presbyterian ...read more
Categories: Education, Community News, Press Release
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
As you know, on August 9, Aegis Therapies, a national leader in rehabilitation and wellness, celebrated the grand opening of their newest offering in Dunwoody. The Total Therapy and Wellness Center located in Perimeter Point provides leading-edge technology and innovation with therapy and wellness services to help individuals reach their healthcare goals. Services available in the gym include ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Community, Press Release, City of Dunwoody News, Economic Development, Press Release
Friday, July 07, 2017
A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce FoundationWASHINGTON, D.C.— Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Stephanie Freeman, IOM, President & CEO, of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, has graduated from the program and has received the recognition of IOM. ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, July 06, 2017
The Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) recently announced its 2017-18 Executive Committee and Board of Directors at their 2017 Board Retreat held at Chateau Elan in Braselton, GA in June.  The 2017-18 Executive Committee members are:  Chair – Tommy Jennings, GCCE, Barrow County ChamberChair-Elect – Brian Anderson, GCCE, Greater Columbus ChamberFirst Vice ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Chamber News
Thursday, June 01, 2017
New DoubleTree by Hilton to have 250 guest rooms, 12,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and Southern-inspired restaurant  ATLANTA (May 31, 2017) – The new DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta Perimeter Dunwoody hotel opens today following a $12 million transformation. Owned by Whitman Peterson and Sage Hospitality and managed bySage Hospitality, the completely redesigned and renovated property ...read more
Categories: Community News, General News Article, Member News, Press Release, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Tourism
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
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Press Release, Press Release
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: Chamber News, Economic Development, General News Article, Special Interest, 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: Chamber News, Economic Development, Press Release, Resolutions, Transportation