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Saturday, May 26, 2012

Gov. Nathan Deal at GNFCC Eggs N Enterprise


Governor Nathan Deal was the Keynote Speaker at the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Eggs & Enterprise on May 22, 2012 at the Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Georgia. Here are some notes from the Governor’s speech:
Gov. Nsthan Deal at GNFCC Eggs N Enterprise Breakfast
Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Georgia

Gov. Nsthan Deal at GNFCC Eggs N Enterprise Breakfast
Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Georgia

Gov. Nsthan Deal at GNFCC Eggs N Enterprise Breakfast
Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Georgia

Gov. Nsthan Deal at GNFCC Eggs N Enterprise Breakfast
Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Georgia
  •  $25,000,000 was allocated for a North Fulton location of Gwinnett Technical College.
  •  Unemployment in Georgia is now below 9%.
  •  Georgia’s state revenues have declined for the past 2 years.
  •  11% Growth last month in state revenue.
  • Transportation T-SPLOST measure is a localized regional opportunity for elected officials to have     a say so on these projects.  Money raised in the region will stay in the region.
  • Atlanta was the railroad hub in the past; today Atlanta is an interstate hub and an international air traffic hub.
  • Caterpillar is bringing 1,400 manufacturing jobs to Georgia from Japan.
  •  Baxter International Pharmaceuticals is bringing 1,800 employees to our area.
  •  $300 million has been set aside for conservation and reservoirs in our state.   We need to build more reservoirs to capture the water that falls in Georgia.  We are still working on the Tri-State water situation.    

I enjoyed the networking, update and the wonderful breakfast.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

ABWA Goes to Drake Closet Tonight 5/15/12

We are shopping and meeting at the Drake Closet, 835 Mimosa Avenue,  Roswell, Georgia tonight,  Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 from 6PM to 8PM. Come support one of our ABWA Crabapple Chapter charities “The Drake House” . Bring clothes to donate before you shop.

For more info, contact: pam.santoro@harrynorman.com.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Job Fair North Fulton May 15th

Job Fair North Fulton will be held on Tuesday, May 15th at the  Roswell Adult Recreation Center, 830 Grimes Bridge Road, Roswell, Georgia 30075 from 10AM to 1PM.   Admission is free.   The website:   www.jobfairnorthfulton.com will list the companies attending.   This job fair is sponsored by Leadership North Fulton, Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce, and the Georgia Department of Labor.  

Thursday, May 10, 2012

A Taste Of Alpharetta May 10th at 5PM


Taste of Alpharetta
May 10, 2012
5:00 PM -10:00 PM

Downtown Alpharetta
Two South Main Street
Alpharetta, GA

Map & Restaurants:


Info on the Taste of Alpharetta:  

This is a fantastic event with the most delicious food.  Enjoy!



Thursday, May 3, 2012

ABWA Woman of the Year & Business Associate of the Year


On April 17th,  as President of the Crabapple Chapter of the ABWA, I  announced the 2012 ABWA Woman of the Year:  Linda Topp, an Enrollment Specialist for Digital Insurance.  Linda has been a valuable member of American Business Women’s Association for over 2 years handling fundraising and basically supporting the membership whenever a need arose.   Linda Topp is a wonderful role model incorporating business skills and community responsibility at all times.
   
Also, I had the pleasure of presenting Sherrie Reimherr, my Associate Broker at the Harry Norman Realtors – North Fulton Office, with the 2012 Business Associate of the Year award for Harry Norman Realtors highlighting their charitable work in the community with:  The Drake House, My House. Habitat For Humanity, Hosea Feeds the Hungry, and Make a Wish Foundation.

The April meeting was held at The Barn behind the Fickle Pickle in Roswell.    Our guest speaker for this special event was Jeff Plucker, Roswell author of “The Sport of Selling.”  ABWA Crabapple supports the Drake House, Every Woman Works, and Mary Hall Freedom House

Our May 15th meeting/shopping excursion will be held at the Drake Closet from 6PM to 8PM.  
2012 ABWA Woman of the Year - Linda Topp
& Pam Santoro, President

2012 Business Associate of the Year -
Harry Norman, Realtors
Pam Santoro & Sherrie Reimherr

Jeff Plucker, Author of "The Sport of Selling"
& Celia Dutcher, Aloha Print and Copy

Please click here to see the April awards and more.