New businesses offering anything from eye care to wine to holistic medicine are starting up in the Perimeter, one of the largest commercial markets in metro Atlanta. Here’s a sampling of recent ribbon cuttings formally marking the opening of new companies in the area. Photos were provided by the Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce and the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce.

That Pie Place, located at 6355 Peachtree Dunwoody Road in Sandy Springs, opened its doors in February.
Sandy Springs Councilwoman Dianne Fries, left, and owner Ron Wolf, right, cut the ribbon, surrounded by Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, business associates and friends.
Absolute Holistic Medicine, an alternative medicine clinic located at 1868 Independence Square in Dunwoody, recently held a ribbon cutting on Feb. 13, marking its grand opening. From left, Sara Massey, representing the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce, Dunwoody City Councilman Terry Nall, Dr. Jitao Bai, owner, Charln Chou and Cindy Wang, were joined by representatives from the Atlanta Chinese Culture Center and Atlanta Chinese Christian Church.
Willa Bryan, center, along with parents Lelia Bryan, left, and Michael, right, cut the ribbon on Vino Venue in Dunwoody’s Georgetown Shopping Center. The opening festivities attracted city officials and members of the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce.
Mathnasium, a math learning center for children in second grade through high school, opened its doors at 5552-B Chamblee Dunwoody Road in Dunwoody, and celebrated with a ribbon cutting. From left, Dunwoody City Councilman Terry Nall, Dunwoody Mayor Pro Tem Denny Shortal, Glen Fuse, Dunwoody Mayor Mike Davis, Jeremy Wilson, Sam Sullivan, Brendan Sullivan, Owner Maureen Sullivan, Frankie Sullivan, Sarah Dekutowski, Margaret Curtin, Nick Dekutowski, Jack Curtin, John Dekutowski and Lisa Staf Vadin.
HarborTouch, a supplier of point of sale systems, credit card processing equipment and other merchant services, joined the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce. From left, Sean Carter, HarborTouch, Bill Grant, Bill Grant Homes, Dunwoody City Councilman Terry Nall, Dorothy Burke, Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce, Debbie Fuse, executive director, Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce, Kevin Mahony, Dr. Erika Henry, Glen Fuse, Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce, Sara Massey, Daniel Mastrodonato, MJ Thomas, Malcolm Battle, regional manager, HarborTouch, Denny Shortal, Dunwoody Mayor Pro Tem, Gerald White, HarborTouch.

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