Someone once said, “Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.” For Stone Ridge Event Center, finding a way to get connected and support the local business community was a must. A little over two years ago, architecture began for this start-up through a DeKalb Chamber membership. Read how Stone Ridge took advantage of membership opportunities to become a center where diversity and community connect.
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DeKalb Business Leaders to Explore Ways to Engage with School District
Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green to deliver State of the District Address
DECATUR, Ga., Oct. 17, 2018 – The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and the DeKalb County School District will host the Seeing is Believing Tour and State of the District Address on Wednesday, November 14.
The Seeing is Believing Tour will take place from 7:30 to 11:00 a.m. More than 50 business, civic and community leaders will tour six schools and learn how the School District is educating students in the 21st century.
“As we strive to strengthen our workforce in DeKalb County, it’s important for us to connect the business community with the local school district,” said Katerina Taylor, DeKalb Chamber President & CEO. “The Seeing is Believing Tour will be an opportunity for our business members to witness how students are learning and advocate for career readiness skills in their respective industries.”
The State of the District Address will immediately follow the tour from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Stone Ridge Event Center on 1750 Stone Ridge Drive in Stone Mountain. Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green will share how the school district is addressing early education, preparing students for the workforce, hiring and retaining staff to support students and schools and progressing with the E-SPLOST projects.
The district address is open to the public. Tickets to attend are $45 for Chamber members and $55 for nonmembers. To purchase your tickets, please visit bit.ly/2018SOTD.
For more information on the Seeing is Believing Bus Tour or the State of the District Address, please contact Emily Yang at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT DEKALB CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization with the mission to support, promote and sustain business development in DeKalb County. With 80 years of service in the community, DeKalb Chamber focuses on four critical areas including education, workforce and economic development, public policy, and business member services. We are the primary resource for businesses in DeKalb County. For more information on DeKalb Chamber, please visit their website at www.dekalbchamber.org or call 404-378-8000.