Chattahoochee Tech held a reception for its new president Ron Newcomb at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre.
Cobb Chamber Of Commerce
Friday, May 18, 2012
Friday, May 11, 2012
This week's grand opening featured members of the West Cobb Business Association, Cobb Chamber of Commerce, Sons of the American Revolution and Commissioner Helen Goreham.
Chase Bank opened its Dallas Highway location on Tuesday and held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday. In attendance were members of the West Cobb Business Association and the Cobb Chamber of Commerce. Also there was Northwest Cobb Commissioner Helen Goreham, who welcomed the branch on behalf of the Board of Commissioners. The Sons of the American Revolution presented the bank with a certificate for proper display of the American flag. The branch is one of more than 70 in metro Atlanta. The lobby is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The drive-through is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to West…
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The public is invited, and food and refreshments will be served.
Chase Bank will cut the ribbon on its new location in West Cobb today during a grand opening celebration. The public is invited to the bank at Dallas Highway and Barrett Parkway, where food and refreshments will be served starting at 1 p.m. The event is hosted by the Cobb Chamber of Commerce, the West Cobb Business Association and Chase Bank. Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to West Cobb Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Along with being in the top 25 chosen by the Chamber of Commerce, Omega Learning Center also has the chance of being named the 2012 Business of the Year.
A West Cobb business is among Cobb's top 25 small businesses of 2012, announced this week by the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce. Omega Learning Center on Brookstone Drive in Acworth also has the chance of being named the Chamber's top business in Cobb. Each year, the Chamber announces the top small businesses in the county and an overall winner, determined by a selection process, which includes nominations, applications and site visits by an outside panel of judges. The 2012 Business of the Year winner will be selected from the top 25 and announced during the Chamber’s June 4 First Monday Breakfast at the Cobb Galleria Centre. The breakfast will also honor the top 25 and the Small Businesses of the Year Hall of Fame. Tickets to the …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
David Connell's attorney said his client made a mistake by bringing the loaded weapon in his briefcase to Hartsfield-Jackson.
Cobb Chamber CEO David Connell was arrested today after authorities found a loaded gun in his briefcase at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. Connell’s .380 calibur handgun and two loaded clips were discovered at 7:40 a.m., according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Connell was arrested at 11:02 a.m. and transported to Clayton County jail, the AJC says. His attorney, Michael Maloof, told the newspaper that he expected Connell to be released on bond later in the day. WSB-TV reported at 5:45 p.m. that Connell was still in jail. Maloof and Chamber spokeswoman Amy Selby said the incident was an accident and that Connell mistakenly brought the wrong briefcase to the airport. Connell was headed on a business trip, according to the Chamber. Don’t …
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
The "tri-link" design was unveiled at the organization's breakfast Monday.
The Cobb Chamber of Commerce unveiled a “tri-link” logo Monday morning. Designed by Marietta marketing boutique 524 Creative, the logo features three interlocking squares in the middle of the Cobb Chamber name. The squares represent the three elements of economic development—retention, recruitment and entrepreneurship—as well as the Chamber’s core functions: The new logo is part of a rebranding of the Chamber that includes the tagline “Achieve more.” Scott and April Wright of 524 Creative presented the logo at the Chamber’s First Monday breakfast at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. “The new look and feel had to represent the new vision, be modern, dynamic and bold, and successfully differentiate the Cobb Chamber,” Scott Wright said…
In his State of the County address, the commission chairman said the tough decisions of 2011 have Cobb in a good place for 2012.
Tim Lee acted like a man seeking four more years as Cobb County’s top elected official when he delivered his State of the County address Monday morning. The chairman of the Cobb Board of Commissioners led a crowd of nearly 400 business and political leaders through the county’s economic struggles and successes of the past year and celebrated where the county sits now. “Cobb County is ready for anything 2012 may throw at it,” Lee said, because the board under his leadership did what was necessary in 2011. That includes being ready for job growth, something Lee mentioned Monday when he announced that Fresenius Medical Care will expand in Cobb by bringing 120 jobs to Kennesaw. “All who choose Cobb because of its greatness—its greatness I …
Monday, January 9, 2012
The Chamber of Commerce’s premier leadership development program is filling its class for 2012-13.
The Cobb Chamber of Commerce’s premier leadership development program is seeking nominations for members of the 2012-13 class. Class members will be selected from business, industry, education, government and other professions, as well as from volunteer, civic and religious organizations. Leadership Cobb develops leadership skills and promotes professional and personal growth through experiential learning sessions. Class members are introduced to a variety of viewpoints, illustrating the array of economic, political, educational and social factors at work in Cobb County. The Leadership Cobb program days combine lectures and dialogue with speakers, as well as interaction with leaders representing all facets of the Cobb community. Nominees …
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Three local residents were recognized for their outstanding dedication to their businesses and the community around them.
Three northwest Cobb residents received Citizen of the Year honors for their community activism and business successes at a Wednesday afternoon meeting of the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce at the Marietta Country Club. Chef Henry Chandler of Henry's Louisiana Grill and Henry's Uptown in Acworth, Jay Cunningham of Superior Plumbing in Kennesaw, and Gwen Buller of GTC (Governors Towne Club) Gives Back in Acworth were recognized by the Acworth, Kennesaw and West Cobb business associations, respectively. Chandler, described by Acworth Business Association President Vince Bubolo as an “anchor,” draws nearly 2,000 people a week to the city's downtown business area because of his cajun restaurant and party venue. He has won many awards for his …