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March 2016
Upcoming PCBA Events
** PCBA Business After Hours Networking **
Thursday, March 24, 5:30-7:30PM
hosted by
'Cue Barbecue in Peachtree Corners 
Members - Advance Registration - $10 
Guests - Advance Registration - $15 
Day of the Event - $20    
Let' s Celebrate Spring, enjoy a choice of wine, beer, or other
non-alcoholic beverages and selection of tasty appetizers as you see great friends make new business connectio

Check Here to Register Today!


Join us for Lunch on Friday, April 22 at 11:30am 
as PCBA presents our 
2016 Keynote Speaker Luncheon Featuring Dana Barrett 
at Atlanta Marriott Peachtree Corners


Hear Dana talk about
"Finding Your Passion and Putting it to Work For You (AND Your Company)"

Event Title Sponsor:

Event Premier Sponsor:

meetings@peachtreecornersba.com to learn more about becoming a
Premier Sponsor
for this event.

About Dana Barrett:

Business Commentator, Social Critic, TV & Radio Host, Actress and owner of DB Media, LLC., Dana  is the host of The Dana Barrett Show which airs weekdays at 9AM EST on biz1190AM in Atlanta or at biz1190.com. 

After graduating from Cornell University, Dana moved to Atlanta to begin her career in the tech sector,  eventually moving up to President of Technology.  Always seeking new and exciting opportunities, Dana went on to pursue entrepreneurial endeavors such as opening her own tech firm, DB Consulting; Establishing an Atlanta based bookstore, Coffee Buy The Book; and, the media company, DB Media.  Having an industrious personality, Dana ventured into on-camera work with a stint as host of Atlanta Tech Edge on the Atlanta's NBC affiliate, on-going work as a regular host for PR Video, and acting roles in Swamp Murders and The Game. 

February Events:

Maximize Your MembershipThank you to those who joined us in February for our "2016 Maximize Your Membership"  Lunch Date.  The event was hosted by The City of Peachtree Corners at City Hall.  Catering was sponsored by Atlanta Bread at The Forum.

In addition, we are excited to team up with The Big Event for Business After Hours Networking.  The event was held at Slingshot Entertainment and included bowling, drinks, appetizers, and great networking! Over 140 people attended. 
Community News
Building our Future...

Now Accepting Applications - PCBA Scholarship :

The PCBA Outreach Committee is currently accepting scholarship applications for a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving graduating senior who have demonstrated community spirit/initiative.  Please click here for the application and qualifying details.  The deadline for applications is March 31 and will be awarded at the Norcross High School annual awards ceremony in April.

Questions?  Contact Mike McLaughlin at: 
In addition, Peachtree Corners Business Association (PCBA) announces the addition of the PCBA Juniors program, as part of the organizations Community Outreach initiatives. PCBA Juniors, formerly the Peachtree Corners Junior Civitan Club, includes students ages 13 through college who are members of the Peachtree Corners, GA community and vicinity.  

Click here for more details or to learn how your kids can get involved.   
Letter from PCBA President - Lisa Proctor
It is hard to believe we are almost through the first quarter of 2016.  Thank you so much to all of our Platinum, Diamond, and Gold Sponsors, our Event Sponsors, and our Members who provide the additional resources and time we need to continue to grow and bring quality programs and speakers to the organization as well as continue to give back to the community.

We are pleased to continue to expand our Community Outreach efforts this year.   We will be awarding checks to more deserving organizations during our upcoming events.  Mark your calendar now for Our annual Charity Outreach event on August 25, 2016 at Slingshot Entertainment.  Be looking for more details and sponsorship opportunities for this event in the next few weeks.  Additionally, we have added an additional group of volunteers, the PCBA Juniors (formerly the Peachtree Corners Junior Civitan) to our community outreach team.  We are very excited to have them be a part of our organization. 

We have received very positive feedback on our new website.  We have several members who are taking  advantage of the integrated social media features in their marketing efforts.  You can find details on the 2016 membership benefits and ways to Maximize your Membership leveraging our enhanced marketing tools at the Executive membership level and above.  

Don't forget as a member company, you can POST YOUR JOBS, free of charge.  We are encouraging our members to also post intern, part time and summer jobs on the site as well.  

If you would be interested in serving on a committee or service as the Meeting Chair, please email me at president@peachtreecornersba.com.  

Thank you to all of you for your continued support of the  
Peachtree Corners Business Association!

Share Your Expertise!

We Need Your HELP with the PCBA Member Blog!!

The PCBA launched our  Member Blog on our Website and we want to hear from you. Showcase your expertise and support content for our Member Blog.

Please email submission to: communications@peachtreecorners.com

Have an idea on a topic?  Let us know and we'll advise on types of blog posts we're looking for.

Please Note - All entries are subject to approval and the PCBA reserves all rights to content submitted.   

For comments and questions about the PCBA newsletter, please contact:


Allison Reinert  
ALR Marketing Solutions
PCBA Communications Chair