Airport Area Chamber of Commerce

ARC Executive Director Appoints New Executive Team

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Atlanta Regional Commission Executive Director Anna Roach Appoints New Executive Leadership Team   Atlanta Regional Commission Executive Director Anna Roach today announced a new senior leadership structure designed to strategically position the agency to continue its efforts to enhance quality of life across the Atlanta region. “ARC is already one of the Atlanta region’s most… Read more »

Georgia Emerges as Hub for Sustainability

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Companies looking to lower emissions and reduce carbon footprint for themselves and their customers have invested over $11.5 billion in Georgia since 2018. The state’s competitive advantages, combined with its responsiveness to rapidly evolving business needs, have attracted a range of manufacturers, recyclers, and innovators who are leading the way to a greener, cleaner, more… Read more »

One Million Meals to Fight Food Insecurity in Metro Atlanta

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Photo credit: (Atlanta Hawks)   Hawks & State Farm Rally 5,000 Volunteers To Pack more than One Million Meals to Fight Food Insecurity in Metro Atlanta The Atlanta Hawks and State Farm gathered 5,000 volunteers at State Farm Arena to pack one million meals as part of the Million Meal Pack. Hawks CEO Steve Koonin, State Farm… Read more »

Georgia Expands Electric Vehicle Charging Network with Federal Alternative Fuel Corridor Designations

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Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) has received federal designation for two highways as Alternative Fuel Corridors from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The first route is US 441 from Cornelia in northeast Georgia to Dublin in east central Georgia. The second route is US 82 from Brunswick in coastal Georgia to Albany in southeast… Read more »

Atlanta Ranked #11 In CBRE’s Annual ‘Scoring Tech Talent’ Report

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Atlanta ranks #11 overall in CBRE’s 2022 Scoring Tech Talent report as North American tech-talent employment bounced back from the pandemic to post job gains across most top markets in 2021, though the industry’s resilience will be tested again amid economic turmoil in 2022, according to a new report from CBRE. The U.S. added a net 136,000… Read more »

Truist Foundation Grants $5 Million to First Step Staffing

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Truist Foundation announced today it has awarded a $5 million grant to First Step Staffing, the largest nonprofit employment agency in the country dedicated to providing economic opportunity and a path to self-sufficiency for individuals with barriers to employment, including those who are experiencing or recently experienced homelessness. The grant will help First Step establish two new… Read more »

Georgia Power’s Transformational Plan for State’s Energy Future Approved

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The Georgia Public Service Commission approved Georgia Power’s 2022 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which sets forth a proactive, innovative and transformational roadmap for how Georgia Power will continue to meet the energy needs of customers, local communities and the State of Georgia for future generations. “As Georgia continues to grow and the energy landscape continues to evolve,… Read more »

Upgrade to Atlanta Airport’s Concourse D Through Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

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  For Immediate Release Thursday, July 7, 2022 Contacts: Daniela Campos (Sen. Ossoff), daniela_campos@ossoff.senate.gov Elena Radding (Sen. Warnock), Elena_Radding@warnock.senate.gov Ed Hula (Congresswoman Williams), ed.hula@mail.house.gov Sens. Ossoff & Warnock, Rep. Williams Announce Project to Upgrade to Atlanta Airport’s Concourse D Through Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Project will widen, upgrade, and modernize the Concourse, upgrading passenger experience & improving airport efficiency Project to… Read more »

AT&T Invests Nearly $5 Billion in Georgia

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AT&T Invests Nearly $5 Billion in Georgia In Georgia, we invested nearly $5.0 billion in our wireless and wireline networks from 2019-2021. Cities and communities throughout Georgia are impacted by this investment, including: More than $1.9 billion in the Atlanta, Sandy Springs and Marietta areas More than $200 million Augusta-Richmond County area We know how important it… Read more »

Relationship Renewal – Wellstar and United Healthcare

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Wellstar Health System and UnitedHealthcare Renew Relationship Staff Report Tuesday, June 28th, 2022 UnitedHealthcare and Wellstar Health System have reached a multi-year agreement that restores network access to Wellstar’s clinicians, hospitals, health parks and clinics for people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored, individual and Medicare Advantage plans, effective July 1, 2022. The agreement also expands access to… Read more »