ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWSLETTER                               April 2016

Mohawk Industries to create 200 jobs in Dalton

Flooring manufacturer to expand luxury vinyl tile production, invest $100 million in Dalton-Whitfield County

Read the full release HERE
Congratulations to the Career Academy Robotics Team

Team 5900 "The Fighting Mongooses" are the Rookie State FIRST Robotics Champions. They will compete at the World Championships in St. Louis later this month.

This team is comprised of high school students from the Northwest Georgia College & Career Academy.  

Congratulations Team 5900! 
Congratulations to Beaulieu

Northwest Georgia's Beaulieu has been chosen as April's
Faces of Manufacturing in Georgia.   Congrats!

Click HERE for the full story. 

Don't for to Vote!

Early voting begins May 2.
Primary Election Date is May 24.

Early voting is held at the Whitfield County Court House in the Board of Elections Office. 

Sample election ballots can be found on the following website:

Business Expo 2016 hosted by the Greater Dalton Chamber

Booths are now on sale for the 2016 Business Expo.

Regular spaces are $225.
Premium spaces are $450.

Contact Beth Morrison for more information:
Camp DEM Deadline Extended!
Reservations are still being accepted for the Design, Engineering and Manufacturing Camp, 

Camp DEM will be held at the Northwest Georgia College and career Academy, 2300 Maddox Chapel Road, Dalton, GA. 

The dates are June 6-10, 2016. New campers will come June 6-9 and returning campers June 7-10. The camp day begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 4:00 pm. There is no charge for the camp and all supplies, food and snacks are included. 
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In This Issue
Robotics Competition
Beaulieu: Face of Manufacturing
Don't forget to vote!
Business Expo 2016
Camp DEM
Economic Indicators
Did You Know?

Around 77.7% of Georgia's businesses employ fewer than 10 employees? 

(GDOL, Q2 2015)
Quick Links
Grow Greater Dalton 2.0 Investors
Angela Moss Gordy
Barrett Properties
Bartley, Thomas
Blackman, Bill & Linda
Brown Industries
Bryman's Plaza
City of Dalton
Coldwell Banker Kinard Realty
Community & Southern Bank
Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia
Dalton Box
Dorsett Industries
Engineered Floors
Fox Systems, Inc.
Georgia Power Company
h2b creative
Hamilton Health Care System
Hawkins, Dr. Jim
Hoenig, Elichai
Hubbs, Bob
J+J Flooring Group
Laughter & Jones Financial Management
Lyle Industries
Marketing Alliance Group
McCamy, Phillips, 
Tuggle & Fordham, LLP
Minor, Bell & Neal
Morehouse Group
North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation
Oakwood Cafe
Shaw Industries
Suggs, Melanie
Watkins Jr., Jerry
Weaver, Bill
Whitfield County
Winter & Scoggins
100 S. Hamilton Street
Dalton, GA 30720