The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce

    October 2016

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In This Issue

We Need Your Feedback!

Please help our partner, Decide DeKalb, the official economic development arm for the county, by completing their 2016 Business Climate Survey today! It will only take 10 minutes of your time and will allow us all to better serve your business needs.
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Visit us on the web or  email  us to find out the benefits of joining the DeKalb Chamber! 

News & Information
Rise Up with DeKalb Chamber, Atlanta Falcons and YP Marketing Solutions
Friday, Oct. 21
11:30 a.m. - 1: 30 p.m.
@ YP Marketing Solutions

SAVE-THE-DATE: State of the System Address
Tuesday, Nov. 1

Day of Service
Friday, Nov. 5
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

SAVE-THE-DATE: 2017 Legislative Preview Breakfast & Forum
Thursday, Dec. 8
7:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Upcoming Community Events
Oct. 13 | 8:30 - 11:00 a.m.
495 North Indian Creek Rd, Clarkston

Oct. 14 | 11:30 a.m. 
2677 Lawrenceville Hwy, Decatur

Oct. 28 | 7:30 a.m.
384 Northyards Blvd NW #190, Atlanta
Advertise Here
Let us help you market your business!

A dvertise with the Chamber through our e-newsletter that is circulated  monthly to approximately 2,000+ subscribers!

Contact Rachea Brooks or our office at  404-378-8000 for details.
New Business Open in DeKalb
Pollo Tropical opened its Tucker location at 4235 Lavista Road. Visit the restaurant and get a taste of your tropical escape. 
DeKalb Chamber Going Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In this month's issue of the newsletter, DeKalb Chamber is going pink to highlight Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 

Know the numbers:
  • One in eight women in the US will be diagnosed with breast cancer
  • An estimated 2,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer
  • On average, every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and 1 woman will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes
  • There are over 2.8 million breast cancer survivors in the US

Join us Thursday, October 6 for our special "Going Pink" Business-After-Hours, presented by CDC Federal Credit Union and DeKalb Medical, for a short program to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
DeKalb Chamber Day of Service - Meals on Wheels for Senior Citizens
DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, ambassadors and members are invited to join us for our Senior Connections Meals on Wheels Service Day to benefit the DeKalb County senior community. 

Friday, November 4
9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Senior Connections
5238 Peachtree Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

WHAT:  The Service Day will consist of two shifts. Shift 1 volunteers will package the meals on-site at Senior Connections' kitchen. Shift 2 volunteers will deliver the meals to seniors. 

For more information and to register, click here.
General Membership Meeting a Success
On September 29, DeKalb Chamber hosted its General Membership Meeting with Carmen Villar, CDC Chief of Staff. More than 75 members and guests were in attendance to learn more about CDC's response to infectious diseases like Ebola and Zika Virus.

For more photos from the event, click here.
DeKalb Chamber in the Community

DeKalb Chamber President & CEO Katerina Taylor was invited to speak to Georgia Tech students in the Women & Leadership course. 

Katerina Taylor visited China with Decide DeKalb Chair Tyrone Rachal and President Ray Gilley to learn more about China's business community.

The DeKalb County Board of Health is still offering flu shots. Avoid missing work or school days. Get protected against the flu.

Flu vaccinations are available on a walk-in basis Monday through Friday -- 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the following DeKalb County Board of Health locations:  Clifton Springs Health CenterEast DeKalb Health CenterNorth DeKalb Health CenterT.O. Vinson Health Center, Richardson Health Center.

The DeKalb Business Report is a publication of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce

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