New businesses, from caregiver services to children’s dentistry, are starting up in the Perimeter, one of the largest commercial areas in metro Atlanta. Here’s a sampling of recent ribbon cuttings formally marking the opening of new businesses in the area. Photos were provided by the Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce and the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce.

Trusted Source Home Care, providing caregiver services, held a ribbon cutting on Oct. 9. Company employees and Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors attended. From left, back, Carla Sweetwood, Vicki Rogers, Dave Savage, Sandy Springs City Councilwoman Dianne Fries, owners Bill and Esther Sutherland, Anne Marie Newman, Patty Conway, Jim Walsh, Neil Wiesenfeld and Christine Heller. Front row, Beth Berger, left, and Clare Stefan. The company is located at 8302 Dunwoody Place, Suite 332, in Sandy Springs.
The Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting on Sept. 30 at First Watch Restaurant, which specializes in breakfast, brunch and lunch. Joining in the festivities, from left, Steve Ratner, general manager, Kelly Clark, district manager, Doug Thompson and Lynn Deutsch, Dunwoody City Council members, Kenneth Pendery Jr., president and CEO, Terry Nall, City Council, Don Boyken, chamber board chairman, Beth Summers, chamber executive director and Katie Bishop, CVBD, executive director. The restaurant is located at 1317 Dunwoody Village Parkway.
On Oct. 11, the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies for Grecian Gyro, located at the Shoppes of Georgetown in Dunwoody. Mayor Mike Davis, along with members of Dunwoody City Council and the Chamber of Commerce, were on hand to celebrate with owner George Koulouris and employees. The restaurant specializes in gyro wrap sandwiches, salads and sides, incorporating Greek ingredients and traditions.
Dr. Measha Dancy, center, holding the scissors, is surrounded by associates, clients and friends, as she marks the opening of Comprehensive Internal Medicine, located at 960 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 543, in Atlanta. The practice opened a new location next to Northside Hospital after 10 years serving the Alpharetta and Johns Creek communities.
The Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce and Dunwoody City Council members held a ribbon cutting on Sept. 7 to note the grand opening of Dentistry for Children and Family Orthodontics, located at 1420 Dunwoody Village Parkway. From left, employees Natalie Copeland, Natalie New, Allison Howard, chamber board member Dr. Jeffrey Priluck, employee Dr. Ezat Mulki, chamber member Tyra Guthrie, City Council members Terry Nall and Lynn Deutch, chamber member Jan Slimming, Chamber Executive Director Beth Summers, employee Rachel Brennan, chamber member Alan Slimming, and employees Bevin Rogers, Edie Warren, Vanessa Bercian and Sia Grable.
eLab Solutions recently celebrated its relocation and expansion to 5009 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs, and the keynote speaker was Lt. Governor Casey Cagle, pictured at center. Joining him were, to his left, Sandy Springs Mayor Eva Galambos, as well as Marty Smith, president of eLab Solutions, Regional Small Business Administrator Cassius Butts, State Sen. Hunter Hill, State Rep. Joe Wilkinson, Sandy Springs City Councilman Gabriel Sterling, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce leaders, and other special guests.