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Melissa Schwartz, CIP Manager, Greg Ramsey, Public Works Director accept a Proclamation from Mayor Mike Mason in recognition of Public Works Week.  


City Recognizes Public Works Week

May 17-23, 2015 is National Public Works Week. Since 1960, the American Public Works Association (APWA) has sponsored National Public Works Week. Across North America, our more than 28,000 members in the US and Canada use this week to energize and educate the public on the importance of the contribution of public works to their daily lives: planning, building, managing and operating the heart of our local communities and building the quality of life. There would be no community without the quality of life public works provides. Read more ...

 Nearly 220 attended "An Evening of Entrepreneurship & Innovation" at the Hilton Hotel in Peachtree Corners to learn about the city's plans for a business incubator. (Photos by Jonathan Phillips)
Incubator Kick-Off Event a Big Hit
To say the city's foray into testing the waters to determine whether the community would support a business incubator was a success - would be a huge understatement.
Nearly 220 excited hopeful entrepreneurs, business owners, investors, community leaders and citizens attended "An Evening of Entrepreneurship & Innovation on Thursday, May 14 at the Hilton Hotel in Peachtree Corners. Organizers had hoped to draw 50-75 participants.
Peachtree Corners partnered with Georgia Tech's Enterprise Innovation Institute to bring the event to the community. "I couldn't be happier with the turnout," said Mayor Mike Mason. "I think the business community realizes the huge benefit of having a business incubator here. It would be a key investment for our city's economic development."  Read more ... 
Mayor Mike Mason (center) talks with several members from Georgia Tech's Enterprise Innovation Institute at the incubator kick-off event. 
The evening event launched the Georgia Tech study which is expected to be complete by June
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 
Mayor Mike Mason (third from left)  participates in the ribbon-cutting ceremony of SELF Electronics along with Gwinnett Chamber and business owners.
LED Lighting Company Opens in Peachtree Corners
Chinese-based SELF Electronics shows off  first U.S. Location
On Tuesday, May 12, the City of Peachtree Corners welcomed the addition of a new international business to its community. SELF Electronics, a Chinese-based LED lighting company, celebrated the opening of its new office and warehouse space in Peachtree Corners with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception.
The 28,000 square-foot building, at 3264 Saturn Coutt, is the company's first location in the United States. "SELF Electronics is a welcome addition to the city's growing list of innovative global companies," said Mayor Mike Mason. "We're delighted the company has chosen the City of Peachtree Corners to open its U.S. headquarters. Read more ...

 The Chattahoochee River at Jones Bridge Park. The Gwinnett County Park is located at 4901 E. Jones Bridge Road, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092.

Did you know ...

In 1978 the U.S. Congress created the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area consisting of 48 miles of the river from Buford Dam to Peachtree Creek.

The area includes the nearly seven miles of river front that marks the western border of the City of Peachtree Corners. 


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