Airport Area Chamber of Commerce

Mayor Bottoms Announces Public Land for Affordable Housing

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Mayor Bottoms Announces City’s First Comprehensive Effort to Activate Public Land for Affordable Housing Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the City’s first-ever comprehensive effort to activate public land for affordable housing. This initiative was a top priority for the Mayor’s One Atlanta Housing Affordability Action Plan, released in July of 2019. “Leveraging public property is… Read more »

Atlanta Ranks High for Business Startups

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Atlanta Ranks in the Top 15 Best Large Cities to Start a Business Staff Report Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 With two in three small business owners saying 2020 was their hardest year ever, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2021’s Best Large Cities to Start a Business, as well as accompanying videos. In order… Read more »

Clayton State University names SBDC Area Director

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Kimberly Knight named SBDC area director   The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) located in the College of Business at Clayton State University has announced new leadership. Kimberly Knight will serve as the new area director of the SBDC. “I am thrilled to be part of the Clayton State family and to serve as area… Read more »

CERM Receives Legacy Award

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Albert G. Edwards Founder and Managing Director Corporate Environmental Risk Management (CERM) Award recognizes firm’s work at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport   In 2006, when construction was completed on Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s more than 9,000-foot fifth runway—making Hartsfield-Jackson the nation’s only currently active civil airport to have a runway above an interstate—Tucker-based Corporate Environmental… Read more »

Transportation to the Largest State-Run COVID-19 Vaccination Site

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MARTA Partners with State of Georgia & Delta to Provide Transportation to Largest State-Run Covid-19 Vaccination Site The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is partnering with the state of Georgia and Delta Air Lines to provide direct transportation from College Park rail station to the largest state-run COVID-19 vaccination site at the Delta Flight… Read more »

National Safe Place Week Celebrates Safe Place Program for Youth

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National Safe Place Week Celebrates Safe Place® Program for Youth Christian City operates local Safe Place program   UNION CITY, GA (March 18, 2021) – National Safe Place Network (NSPN) is pleased to announce March 21-27, 2021 as National Safe Place (NSP) Week. The nationally recognized week serves to raise awareness about the Safe Place… Read more »

Possible PPP Extension for Small Businesses

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Sen. Ossoff Pushing to Extend Paycheck Protection Program for Small Businesses   PPP program is set to expire at the end of the month.  Ossoff advocating to extend the deadline until the end of May   Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, Georgia U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff sat down for an interview with WSB-TV in Atlanta to discuss… Read more »

Electric Vehicle Charging at Atlanta Technical College

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Georgia Power Helps Bring Electric Vehicle Charging to Atlanta Technical College Georgia Power has launched a 100% renewable, off-grid electric vehicle (EV) charging station available for use by students, staff and the general public at Atlanta Technical College at 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy SW, Atlanta, GA 30310. The EV ARC™ (Electric Vehicle Autonomous Renewable Charger) is… Read more »

Chubb Establishes Scholarship for Georgia State

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Chubb Charitable Foundation Establishes Scholarship for Georgia State Undergraduates Studying Risk Management and Insurance Monday, March 15th, 2021 The Chubb Charitable Foundation has established the Chubb Robert M. Hernandez Scholarship for undergraduates studying risk management and insurance (RMI) at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business. As part of Chubb’s overall commitment to promote racial… Read more »