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11June 2021

Welcome to Roswell | April & May 2021

Urban Skin Care Welcome to Roswell, Urban Skin Care! Located in the Salon Lofts on Woodstock Road, Urban Skin Care specialize in preventative and corrective skincare solutions. They are committed to providing clinically-proven and results-driven treatments with the highest integrity of customer service in the aesthetic industry to help their [...]

11June 2021

Growth & Expansion are on the Horizon for Uncle Jack’s

In April 2020, a prime Canton Street restaurant location became vacant, and although many worried this space would remain empty, the location immediately caught the attention of former Food Network host and restaurateur Willie Degel. Degel first brought his Uncle Jack’s concept to Georgia in 2016 when he opened Uncle [...]

10June 2021

Driving Roswell’s Economy for One Hundred Years

Roswell Motor Company, now home to Gate City Brewing Company & Rock N' Taco Elaine Deniro, Certified Archivist for the Roswell Historical Society, joins us to give an overview of the history of Roswell's automotive industry, which was established one hundred years ago. The Roswell Historical Society, established in 1971, [...]

10June 2021

Board Spotlight | June 2021

Mike Prewett is the President and Managing Broker of Century 21 Connect Realty and has been an Atlanta area Realtor for over 34 years now.   A graduate of The University of Georgia, Mike then moved to the Roswell area and made a commitment to becoming involved in our community.  He [...]

29May 2021

State of Georgia News & Updates

Governor Brian Kemp has issued a new executive order, extending the Public Health State of Emergency and COVID-19 safety measures. In addition to reviewing the full executive order, we encourage businesses to visit the State of Georgia's COVID-19 Business Guide. For full details, read the executive orders here:  Public Health [...]

19May 2021

City of Roswell News & Updates

Roswell Mayor Lori Henry issued an updated Executive Order in conjunction with Governor Kemp's Executive Orders, renewing the Public Health State of Emergency and revised COVID-19 safety measures through May 30, 2021. Mayor Henry's Executive Order and Proclamation (May 18, 2021) "The City of Roswell's COVID-19 Task Force and I [...]

18May 2021

#ComeBackSafely with TYSOD

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. [...]

18May 2021

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

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 [...]

18May 2021

Board Member Spotlight | May 2021

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 [...]

26April 2021

GreyOrange Relocates Its Global HQ to Roswell

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 [...]

15April 2021

#ComeBackSafely with Roswell Eye Clinic

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 [...]

14April 2021

A Year of Growth & Success for 3 Hermanos Supermarket

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 [...]

14April 2021

Board Member Spotlight | April 2021

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 [...]

14April 2021

Welcome to Roswell | March 2021

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 [...]

26March 2021

State of the City 2021 Recap

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, [...]

25March 2021

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

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 [...]

24March 2021

Industry Q&A: Film

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 [...]

18March 2021

American Rescue Plan Act

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 [...]

12February 2021

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

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, [...]

12February 2021

Board Member Spotlight | February 2021

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 [...]

12February 2021

Welcome to Roswell | Dec 2020 & Jan 2021

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 [...]

12February 2021

Industry Insight | Increasing Restaurant Revenue in 2021

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 [...]

08December 2020

Board Member Spotlight | December 2020

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 [...]

08December 2020

Welcome to Roswell | OCT-NOV 2020

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 [...]

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