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#ComeBackSafely with TYSOD

2021-05-18T15:35:56-04:00May 18th, 2021|News|

Due to the onset of COVID-19, Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance (TYSOD) had to close its studio in mid-March. However, the studio began virtual classes just one week later, allowing dancers to join them via Zoom from their garage, basement, kitchen and even the backyard when the weather was nice. [...]

Wellstar’s COVID Awareness & Prevention Efforts Make a Big Impact

2021-05-18T15:49:40-04:00May 18th, 2021|News|

Shortly after the onset of the pandemic, Dr. Karim Godamunné, Chief Medical Officer at Wellstar North Fulton Hospital, began reviewing the hospital’s data and discovered a disproportionate number of North Fulton’s Hispanic residents were falling ill from the virus. Dr. Godamunné enlisted the help of his colleague Felix Soto-Izaguirre, Chief [...]

Board Member Spotlight | May 2021

2021-09-22T20:53:47-04:00May 18th, 2021|The Inc Blog|

Kevin Bamford has been in the Banking/ Financial industry serving the Roswell and North Fulton Community since 1998. Currently he is the manager of the Roswell and East Cobb offices of Renasant Bank where he manages a team of retail bankers focused on deepening customer relationships, customer retention, and is [...]

GreyOrange Relocates Its Global HQ to Roswell

2021-05-18T15:19:27-04:00April 26th, 2021|Business News|

Official State of Georgia Press Release Governor Brian P. Kemp recently announced that GreyOrange, a global leader in AI-enabled software and robotics for fulfillment automation, is investing more than $1 million in relocating its global headquarters to Roswell. This move will create 200 additional jobs in the area. “I am [...]

#ComeBackSafely with Roswell Eye Clinic

2021-04-15T11:45:03-04:00April 15th, 2021|Business News|

Roswell Eye Clinic is just one of hundreds of businesses that have taken Roswell’s “Come Back Safely Pledge” to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Businesses that take the pledge promise to wash hands frequently and have hand sanitizer available, wear face coverings when interacting with guests, follow [...]

A Year of Growth & Success for 3 Hermanos Supermarket

2021-04-14T16:21:49-04:00April 14th, 2021|Business News|

Located at the corner of Holcomb Bridge and Highway 9 in the recently renovated Roswell Village shopping center, longtime Roswell business 3 Hermanos Supermarket relocated to its new store in February. The new facility allowed the supermarket to more than double the size of its Roswell location—going from 7,200 square [...]

Board Member Spotlight | April 2021

2021-09-22T20:53:56-04:00April 14th, 2021|The Inc Blog|

Allen Barker has more than 25 years of retail and commercial banking experience that began with C&S National Bank.  He joined Bank of North Georgia (now Synovus) in 1997 as Vice President and Commercial Lending Officer.  In 1999, he was promoted to Senior Vice President in Corporate Banking and became [...]

Welcome to Roswell | March 2021

2021-04-15T12:07:53-04:00April 14th, 2021|Ribbon Cuttings|

Texican Barbecue Welcome to Roswell, Texican Barbecue! Located on Atlanta Street in Historic Roswell, Texican is a locally-owned, Tex-Mex barbecue restaurant.  The restaurant features a spacious outdoor, sun shaded patio in addition to indoor seating. Their menu offers an array of delicious dishes including barria tacos, BBQ nachos, burgers as [...]

State of the City 2021 Recap

2021-09-22T20:55:58-04:00March 26th, 2021|News|

The 9th Annual Roswell State of the City was held virtually in mid-March, with nearly 250 attendees streaming in live! Roswell Inc recapped projects from the previous year, gave an overview of current market trends and provided insight into what’s to come for the business community in the year ahead, [...]

InterDev Partners with The Drake House to Improve Access to Virtual Learning.

2021-03-26T10:17:44-04:00March 25th, 2021|Business News|

Roswell Inc Economic Development Alliance member, InterDev recently partnered with The Drake House by donating 10 ChromeBooks to the local nonprofit. The Drake House provides a lifeline of supportive housing and enrichment programs for mothers and their children who are experiencing homelessness in North Metro Atlanta.  The new computers will [...]

Industry Q&A: Film

2021-03-24T16:48:22-04:00March 24th, 2021|News|

Since the launch of the Mayor's Movie Task Force, Roswell's film industry has been expanding, and in just the last few months, film projects in Roswell have increased ten fold! For this month's Industry Q&A, we sat down with Andy Williams, executive director of Visit Roswell, and Mike Staples, engineer [...]

American Rescue Plan Act

2021-03-22T15:29:08-04:00March 18th, 2021|COVID-19 News|

Upon President Biden signing the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 into law, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Senior Advisor Michael Roth stated: “The American Rescue Plan Act enables the SBA to continue to lift up the cornerstones of our communities; the mom-and-pop businesses and nonprofits that provide essential services for our everyday [...]

Q&A: Meet Sean Walcek, Owner of 5/4 Meadery

2021-02-12T17:50:34-05:00February 12th, 2021|News|

Roswell has become regionally known for its craft beverage scene, made up of breweries, distilleries, beverage markets and the newest addition—a meadery! In this month’s Q&A, Roswell Inc’s Kimberly Allred chats with 5/4 Meadery owner Sean Walcek to discuss the growing industry of mead making, [...]

Board Member Spotlight | February 2021

2021-09-22T20:54:04-04:00February 12th, 2021|The Inc Blog|

Sunny Bailey, owner of Naylor Hall, serves as a board member of Roswell Economic Development and Tourism, Inc.—the board of directors that oversees Roswell Inc and Visit Roswell. In 2009, Sunny purchased the 180 year old home and restored the property to turn it into a special events venue. “Having [...]

Welcome to Roswell | Dec 2020 & Jan 2021

2021-02-12T16:37:59-05:00February 12th, 2021|Ribbon Cuttings|

Graceleaf CBD Welcome to Roswell, Graceleaf CBD! Graceleaf CBD was founded on the principles of natural health and wellness. Kevin and Rani Quirk became interested in CBD when they saw how it was positively impacting the lives of their close friends and family. They decided to take their entrepreneurial [...]

Industry Insight | Increasing Restaurant Revenue in 2021

2021-02-15T10:38:15-05:00February 12th, 2021|News|

Welcome to our new series Industry Insight where local industry experts join us as blog contributors to share their wisdom and guidance to help our local business community thrive! To kick off this series, Lauren Fernandez, CEO and Founder of Full Course, is joining us to provide tips and tricks [...]

Board Member Spotlight | December 2020

2021-09-22T20:54:18-04:00December 8th, 2020|The Inc Blog|

Monica Smith serves as the President and CEO of Southeast Tourism Society (STS) and has over 26 years of experience in the hospitality and tourism industry. Prior to joining the staff of STS, she served on its Board of Directors while she was the Vice President of Sales and [...]

Welcome to Roswell | OCT-NOV 2020

2020-12-09T10:24:00-05:00December 8th, 2020|Ribbon Cuttings|

Evimero Marketplace Welcome to Roswell, Evimero Marketplace! Roswell's newest gift shop officially cut the ribbon in October, but we first featured the shop when it first opened on our August post. Check it out here!  Magnolia Financial Family owned [...]

Board Member Spotlight: November 2020

2021-09-22T20:55:20-04:00November 16th, 2020|The Inc Blog|

Dave Schmit has spent his career creating places and experiences that engage people.  From building paper mills to shopping centers to residential communities, Dave has focused on providing quality of life improvements and economic opportunity for people in the communities he serves. His company develops town-centered mixed-use projects in the [...]

Honda Carland Expands with New Facility

2020-11-16T13:37:13-05:00November 16th, 2020|News|

Honda Carland first opened their doors in 1974 on Alpharetta Highway in Roswell, Georgia. Since its first location, a one-car showroom, Honda Carland has grown with its community to serve all of the North Georgia suburbs of Atlanta, selling new and pre-owned Honda vehicles. The Honda Carland team is [...]

Q&A: Southern Post Mixed-Use Development

2021-09-22T20:56:04-04:00November 16th, 2020|News|

Located in the heart of downtown Roswell, the $95-million redevelopment project Southern Post, which is situated on the former Southern Skillet property, will bring 40,000 square feet of retail, 90,000 square feet of office, 128 apartments and 10 townhomes to the historic [...]

Best Sips in Roswell 2020

2021-09-22T20:56:11-04:00November 16th, 2020|News|

The fifth annual Summer Sippin’ Roswell, which wrapped on September 30, brought the community together to safely celebrate the end of summer while supporting the local restaurants and of course, to crown the “Best Sips in Roswell” 2020. This year’s event was the largest to [...]

Q&A: Office Space at Southern Post

2021-09-22T20:56:28-04:00October 9th, 2020|News|

Located in downtown Roswell, the $100-million redevelopment project Southern Post will feature the historic districts' first Class-A office space. In this month's Q&A, Roswell Inc executive director Steve Stroud discusses the project with Stephen Clifton, Senior Managing Director of Transwestern, which is the commercial real [...]

Roswell Startup, Talli, Raises $220k Pre-seed Funding

2021-09-22T20:56:20-04:00October 8th, 2020|News|

Roswell startup, Talli, has closed a $220k pre-seed funding round led by Atlanta’s Outlander Labs. Recently established in Atlanta after a move from California, Outlander’s founding team, Leura and Paige Craig, are bringing their vast experience and network to early stage founders in the Southeast. And their first two [...]

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