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Monday, July 22, 2019
Dunwoody, GA: The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber hosted a ribbon-cutting to officially welcome Ron Self & Associates, LLC (an Allstate Auto Insurance Agency) to the Dunwoody community at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2019. The celebration was held at their location at 2498 Jett Ferry Road, Ste 102., Dunwoody, GA, 30338.Allstate is the largest publicly held property and casualty insurer in America, ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Economic Development, Press Release, Community, Member News
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
The City of Dunwoody has earned the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting for the 10th year.  Dunwoody, GA – July 11, 2019 – The City of Dunwoody has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the current budget from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). It is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting.   “Only 37 governments in the ...read more
Categories: City of Dunwoody News, Economic, Governmental Affairs, Press Release, Community News, Economic Development, Member News
Monday, July 15, 2019
ATLANTA – July 10, 2019 — Kenneth Braswell, Sr., CEO of Fathers Incorporated, has been invited to join the Atlanta Business Chronicle Leadership Trust, an exclusive community for influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in the Atlanta area.   Kenneth was chosen for membership by the Atlanta Business Chronicle Leadership Trust Selection Committee due to his experience, ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Member News
Friday, July 12, 2019
The Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) announced its 2019-20 Executive Committee and Board of Directors at their 2019 Executive Leadership Conference held at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel in Jekyll Island, GA.  The 2019-20 Executive Committee members are:  Chair – Sue Parr, GCCE, Augusta Metro ChamberChair-Elect – Ralph Staffins, III, GCCE, Brunswick-Golden Isles ...read more
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Tuesday, July 02, 2019
Dunwoody hosts a month-long calendar of events to celebrate Parks and Rec Month Dunwoody, GA – July 1, 2019 – Summer is the perfect time to explore the great things happening throughout the more than 170 acres of Dunwoody’s parks. During July, Dunwoody’s Parks and Recreation department joins the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) for a nationwide “Game On” celebration. “Activities ...read more
Categories: City of Dunwoody News, Economic Development, Human Interest, Press Release, Community News, Fun Facts, Member News, Special Interest
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond has presented his proposed fiscal year 2019 midyear budget to the DeKalb Board of Commissioners. The proposal includes a balanced budget, millage rate rollback and property tax relief. “DeKalb’s $1.2 billion fiscal year 2019 midyear budget prioritizes fiscal integrity and accountability,” said CEO Thurmond. “The county is committed to delivering ...read more
Categories: Community News, Press Release, Special Interest, Governmental Affairs, Economic Development, Member News
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
July 28 - August 2, 2019   1,600Teens ∙14Sports ∙More than $1.5 MillionRaised ∙1,500Volunteers   JCC Cares (Community Service Projects Initiative) to Partner with the Israel Sports Center for the Disabled (ISCD), and the Shepherd Center   High Profile Opening Ceremonies featuring:Angelica Hale, America’s Got Talent 2017 finalist and recording artist; Adam Rippon, 2018 Ice Skating ...read more
Categories: Member News, Special Interest, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community News, Press Release
Monday, July 01, 2019
 The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a ribbon cutting to officially welcome Ron Self & Associates, LLC (an Allstate Auto Insurance Agency) to the Dunwoody community at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2019. The celebration will be held at their location at 2498 Jett Ferry Road, Ste 102., Dunwoody, GA, 30338. Allstate is the largest publicly held property and casualty insurer in America, serving ...read more
Categories: Economic Development, Press Release, Chamber News, Networking
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber hosted a ribbon cutting to officially welcome Wallis Bank to the Dunwoody community at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2019. The celebration was held at their location at 1710 Mount Vernon Rd., Dunwoody, GA, 30338. Although they joined the Chamber in Wallis Bank began operations in a wooden frame building where it remained until 1912, before a two-story brick building ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Community News, Economic Development, Member News, Press Release
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Mid-June signifies a milestone anniversary for Atlanta-based Financial Representative, Mark O. Matia. Beginning in 1984, Mr. Mathia has built a successful career helping clients save for the future and protect what’s most important to them.  Mark Matia knows first-hand the impact that a severe disability can have on a career. Experiencing an illness that prevented him from working for more than ...read more
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Sunday, June 16, 2019
Gainesville Financial Advisor, Britton Adams, ChFC®, CExPTM celebrates a milestone anniversary this month. Whether he is helping his clients to achieve the goals they have for their lives or giving back to his local community, Britton Adams invests in relationships.  Britton Adams joined Ashford Advisors in 2004. While based in Gainesville, Georgia, Mr. Adams works with business owners and ...read more
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Thursday, June 13, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a ribbon cutting to officially welcome Wallis Bank to the Dunwoody community at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2019. The celebration will be held at their location at 1710 Mount Vernon Rd., Dunwoody, GA, 30338.Although they joined the Chamber in Wallis Bank began operations in a wooden frame building where it remained until 1912, before a two-story brick ...read more
Categories: Economic Development, Member News, Chamber News, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, June 06, 2019
Greetings Dunwoody Community! The Dunwoody High School FIRST® robotics team Wildcat5e is searching for a space to carry out the building, testing, and design of projects in the coming years. The FRC (FIRST® robotics competition) team is in need of a workshop that would give reasonable space to function and is within the Dunwoody (30338) area.   Space required would include electrical access ...read more
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber hosted a ribbon cutting to commemorate FUGU Express Hibachi & Poké’s grand opening in Dunwoody community at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 17, 2019. The celebration was held at their location at 1165 Perimeter Center West, Suite 303, Atlanta, GA 30346. FUGU Express Hibachi & Poké joined the Chamber in April 2019 under the ownership of Daniel Wu. As the name suggests, FUGU ...read more
Categories: Community News, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber News, Economic Development, Member News
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host their monthly “Business is Brewing” event on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 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 News, Member Benefit Education, Networking, Press Release
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber hosted a ribbon cutting to kick-off Expedia CruiseShipCenters’s grand opening in Dunwoody community at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. The celebration was held at their location at 4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta, GA, 30346.Joining in October 2018 prior to opening its doors, Expedia CruiseShipCenters has shown an enthusiasm to become active within the Chamber ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Member News, Special Interest, Economic Development, Press Release
Thursday, May 02, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host Georgia Attorney General Christopher Carr at a membership breakfast on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 7:30 a.m. at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar. During this event, Carr will address hot topics concerning Atlanta and the Perimeter Market including human trafficking, opioid misuse, elder abuse, consumer protection, cybersecurity, and openness & ...read more
Categories: Governmental Affairs, Press Release, Chamber News, Political
Thursday, April 25, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber hosted a ribbon cutting to welcome Smile Doctors Braces by Awbrey Orthodontics to the Dunwoody community at 12:30 p.m on Thursday, April 25, 2019. The celebration will be held at their new location at 5501 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Dunwoody, GA, 30338. Smile Doctors Braces by Awbrey Orthodontics is headed by James J. Awbrey, IV, DMD, an Atlanta/Dunwoody native. Joining ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Heath Care, Press Release, General News Article, Member News, Special Interest
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber hosted a ribbon cutting to officially welcome Cinco Mexican Cantina - Perimeter to the Dunwoody community at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The celebration was held at their location at 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd., Dunwoody, GA, 30346. As the restaurant's 4th and newest location, Cinco Mexican Cantina Perimeter prides itself on its Mexican/Latin cuisine and ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Member News, Special Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, April 11, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a ribbon cutting to welcome Smile Doctors by Awbrey Orthodontics to the Dunwoody community at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019. The celebration will be held at their new location at 5501 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Dunwoody, GA, 30338. Smile Doctors by Awbrey Orthodontics is headed by James J. Awbrey, IV, DMD, an Atlanta/Dunwoody native. Joining Awbrey ...read more
Categories: Economic Development, Press Release, Chamber News, Member News
Thursday, April 11, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a ribbon cutting to officially welcome Cinco Mexican Cantina - Perimeter to the Dunwoody community at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The celebration will be held at their location at 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd., Dunwoody, GA, 30346.As the restaurant's 4th and newest location, Cinco Mexican Cantina Perimeter prides itself on its Mexican/Latin cuisine ...read more
Categories: Economic Development, Press Release, Chamber News, Member News, Special Interest
Monday, April 01, 2019
Annually, the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors – NAIFA-Atlanta identifies the top forty advisors in the metro area under the age of forty. Ashford Advisors is pleased to announce eight 2019 designees, including: Britton D. Adams, ChFC®, Lisa M. Arnold, MBA, ChFC®, Elie E. Engler, ChFC®, CFP®, W. Edward Inman, ChFC®, CFP®, Joshua M. Ketchie, CPA, CFP®, ChFC®, Andrew C. ...read more
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Guardian honored and recognized Ashford Advisors Atlanta Managing Director, Jason D. Huggins, CLF® in Grapevine, Texas at the Celebration of Excellence banquet during the LAMP conference on March 18, 2019.  Jason Huggins was awarded the prestigious Brian H. Early Frontline Excellence Award for his vital contributions to the growth of Ashford Advisors in 2018. This financial services industry ...read more
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host their monthly First Monday networking on Monday, April 1, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse.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 Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse. "Del ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Press Release, Networking
Thursday, March 14, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, in collaboration with the UGA DeKalb Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and SharedSpace of Atlanta, will continue their series of educational workshop sessions at SharedSpace of Atlanta (4470 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., #510, Atlanta, GA 30338). The second session, titled “Enhancing Your Customer's Experience - Customer Service” will be led by UGA DeKalb SBDC ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber News, Human Resources, Special Interest
Friday, March 08, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber hosted State Farm Agency - Michael Howard’s ribbon cutting ceremony at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019. The celebration was held at their new location at 1455 Lincoln Parkway East, Suite 105, Atlanta, GA, 30346. The agency is headed by Michael Howard, who began his agency in 2018. His agency’s mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover ...read more
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Friday, March 01, 2019
March marks a milestone anniversary for Atlanta Brokerage Manager, Daniel A. Taylor, CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®. Daniel Taylor joined Ashford Advisors in 2009, following in the footsteps of his father, Leonard B. Taylor, former General Agent of the firm. From a family who experienced the importance of proper protection, Mr. Taylor brings a passion and purpose to his role each day.  Over the past decade, ...read more
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Thursday, February 28, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host their 11th Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 28, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Fogo De Chao Churrascaria located at 4671 Ashford Dunwoody Rd., Dunwoody, GA 30346. The event will include a review and forecast, the honoring of retiring Directors, the installation of new Directors, the passing of the gavel from 2018 Chair of the Board Jeanne Landry to ...read more
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Monday, February 25, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, in collaboration with the UGA DeKalb Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and SharedSpace of Atlanta, will be producing a series of educational workshop sessions starting on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at SharedSpace of Atlanta (4470 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., #510, Atlanta, GA 30338). The first session, titled “Grassroots Marketing” will be ...read more
Categories: Economic Development, Education, Press Release, Chamber News, Member News
Monday, February 25, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will be hosting their monthly First Monday Networking event on Monday, March 4, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Chuy’s Perimeter. The event will provide attendees with the opportunity to network with other business leaders throughout the Perimeter Market while enjoying delicious appetizers and cocktails (including margaritas) from Chuy’s Perimeter.  "Here at ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Press Release, Member News, Networking
Friday, February 22, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a ribbon cutting to welcome Smile Doctors by Awbrey Orthodontics to the Dunwoody community at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2019. The celebration will be held at their new location at 5501 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Dunwoody, GA, 30338. Smile Doctors by Awbrey Orthodontics is headed by James J. Awbrey, IV, DMD, an Atlanta/Dunwoody native. Joining Awbrey ...read more
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Friday, February 22, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a ribbon cutting to welcome State Farm Agency - Michael Howard to the Dunwoody community at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019. The celebration will be held at their new location at 1455 Lincoln Parkway East, Suite 105, Atlanta, GA, 30346.The agency is headed by Michael Howard, who began his agency in 2018. His agency’s mission is to help people manage the ...read more
Categories: Member News, Chamber News, Press Release
Thursday, February 21, 2019
On January 31st, Ashford Advisors held its annual Awards Dinner in the Grand Ballroom at the Dunwoody Country Club celebrating the accomplishments of associates and the firm. This year’s noteworthy accomplishments are as follows:   Ashford Advisors reported a record year of production and lives protected in 2018.Eleven representatives qualified for Guardian’s highest honors.   Matthew G. ...read more
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Friday, February 15, 2019
The month of February marks a milestone anniversary for Atlanta, Investment Specialist, W. Edward Inman, Jr., ChFC®, CFP®. Over the past decade, Mr. Inman has helped hundreds of families, business owners and foundations become more financially organized, better protected and well positioned to build wealth.  Edward Inman joined Ashford Advisors in 2009 after first-hand experience as a client of ...read more
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will host a ribbon cutting to welcome HOBNOB Perimeter to the Dunwoody community at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 11, 2019. The celebration will be held at their new location at 1221 Ashford Crossing, Atlanta, GA, 30346. Since its opening in Midtown in 2010, HOBNOB has offered one of the largest collections of bourbon and whiskey in the Southeast. Fine Southern ...read more
Categories: Economic Development, Chamber News, Press Release
Friday, February 01, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, in partnership with the Brookhaven Chamber, Chamblee Chamber, and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, will host a lunch & learn workshop on February 13, 2019, at 12 p.m. for small business employers to learn about the Georgia Chamber SMART plan. The workshop will be held at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital at 5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta, GA 30342. This plan allows ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Economic Development, Heath Care, Human Resources
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Last Friday the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, along with 386 other organizations around the country, sent a message to Washington.  A substantial portion of the Federal government remains closed since funding expired on December 21 of last year. The shutdown, now the longest on record, includes all “non-essential” operations of the departments of Commerce, Transportation, Agriculture, Homeland ...read more
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
This January marks a milestone anniversary for our Vidalia Financial Advisor, Charles “Mac” Jordan, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®. Mr. Jordan celebrates his 15th year with Ashford Advisors. With over thirty years in the industry, he has focused on helping business owners and professionals get financially organized and implement business strategies for short and long-term goals.  Mac Jordan joined The ...read more
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber hosted a ribbon cutting in honor of Dunwoody Place (A Pegasus Senior Living Community)’s grand opening at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. The celebration was held at their location at 1460 S Johnson Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319. Dunwoody Place is a warm and welcoming senior living community, offering a Personal Care Home in Atlanta, Georgia. Conveniently ...read more
Categories: Member News, Chamber News, Press Release
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber hosted a ribbon cutting in honor of Edward Jones- Jennifer Howard’s grand opening at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, January 11, 2019. The celebration was held at their new location at 1870 Independence Square, Suite A, Dunwoody, GA, 30338. Jennifer A. Howard and her team take a step-by-step approach to identify your goals and develop specific strategies to help you achieve ...read more
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Tuesday, January 08, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, in collaboration with the Greater North Fulton Chamber, will host a two-day leadership orientation conference for individuals who serve on a board of directors (BODs) on February 19-20, 2019. The first day will be geared only towards those who serve on Chamber BODs; the second day will before those individuals who serve on non-profit BODs. The conference will be ...read more
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Friday, January 04, 2019
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, in collaboration with Google’s Get Your Business Online program, will provide an educational session on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at the Elekta Headquarters in Dunwoody. The session, titled “Reach Your Customers Online with Google!,” will be led by national speaker and trainer for Google’s Get Your Business Online program, Demming Bass. In addition to training ...read more
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Wednesday, January 02, 2019
January 1, 2018, marks the one-year anniversary of the merger of Ashford Advisors’ Memphis agency, formerly Chartwell Financial Group. The strategic partnership was designed to combine the success and strengths of the two organizations under one name.  Over the past year, the Memphis agency has continued to serve the community as a trusted resource for financial services and wealth management. ...read more
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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, which is dedicated to advancing economic prosperity in the Dunwoody area, is proud to announce their 2019 Board of Directors slate: Bill Baker, Perimeter Mall > Brookfield Properties Retail | Senior General Manager, ChairMallard Holliday, Cox Enterprises, Inc. | Vice President Public Affairs – Cox Communications, Vice-ChairShavonne Reed, Elekta | Marketing Manager ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Economic Development, Press Release, Special Interest
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber welcomes Julie Davis on board as the Chamber’s new Membership Development Coordinator starting January 2, 2019.     Prior to joining the Chamber team, Davis worked as an accomplished sales rep with over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. She worked with companies such as Rochester Telephone Company, MCI, Bellsouth, Norfolk Southern, Southern ...read more
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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber will ring in 2019 by hosting their monthly First Monday Networking event on Monday, January 7, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at HOBNOB Perimeter. 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 HOBNOB Perimeter.  "We're honored to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Chamber News, Networking, Press Release
Thursday, November 29, 2018
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The ninth annual Small Business Saturday, held on November 24, 2018, kicked off the holiday shopping season for consumers and small, independently owned businesses with record levels of reported spending. Total reported spending among U.S. consumers who said they shopped at independent retailers and restaurants on the day reached a record high of an estimated $17.8 ...read more
Categories: Economic Development, Member News, Press Release, Chamber News, Economic
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, in collaboration with the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts (PCIDs), will host its Perimeter Transportation Summit on Thursday, November 29, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The summit will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center at 246 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30346. The summit will focus on the Metro Atlanta area’s growing ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber News, Economic Development, Transportation
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
 Dunwoody – November 7, 2018: Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber today announced it has joined the Small Business Saturday Coalition and that it will, together with American Express, support this year’s Small Business Saturday® celebration, which takes place on Nov 24. Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting the independent businesses that make our communities unique and provide ...read more
Categories: Economic Development, Press Release, Chamber News, Economic
Thursday, November 01, 2018
Ashford Advisors celebrated the one-year anniversary of its merger with the Jackson agency, formerly Allen Financial Group, on November 1, 2018.  Throughout the past year, the Mississippi firm has continued to serve as a trusted hometown resource for financial education in the Jackson area and surrounding communities while also leveraging regional firm capabilities as they became a part of a ...read more
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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, in collaboration with Kingsley Elementary School, will host a career day on Thursday, November 29, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the school’s location at 2051 Brendon Drive, Dunwoody, GA 30338.  “I think it’s very important for Dunwoody community & Chamber members to be involved in molding Dunwoody’s future by investing their time and resources. It takes a ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
Ashford Advisors’ Memphis Investment Specialist, Paul H. Barlow, and Managing Partner, George H. Moore, ChFC®, CLU® have been recognized as 2018 Five Star Wealth Managers, a third year for George Moore. Five Star Professional awarded the top Memphis area wealth managers who provide quality services to their clients.  The Five Star Wealth Manager award program is the largest and most widely ...read more
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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, Chamber News, Economic Development, 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
CONTACT: Tiffany Fulmer Ott  - Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (404) 312-0524tfulmer@tlfexecutiveservices.com  The Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) announced its 2018-19 Executive Committee and Board of Directors at their 2018 Executive Leadership Conference held at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel in Jekyll Island, GA.  The 2018-19 Executive ...read more
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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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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
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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
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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, 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
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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
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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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