The Alliance for Dade features one of our Investors each week.  Watch the videos below to learn more about these talented folks in Dade County!

And watch for the sign in front of that business or organization that identifies them as our “FEATURED INVESTOR!”  

Dade County Middle School

September 26 – October 2, 2022

Michelle Beeler, principal at Dade County Middle School, talks about the great technology options available at the Middle School!

Job Ready Dade Hiring Event

September 19 – September 25, 2022

George Williams, chair of the Alliance for Dade, encourages Dade residents to attend the Job Ready Dade hiring event on September 24, 2022.

August 15 – August 21, 2022

Charity Barton, principal at Dade County Davis Elementary, previews all the great things happening at the elementary school in the year ahead!

Plum Nelly Depot Artists

August 1 – August 7, 2022

Three young artists talk about their work that will be for sale at the first annual Plum Nelly Depot Art Show at the Trenton Community Center!

Valley Vibes Music Festival

July 25 – July 31, 2022

Nate McDaniel and Adam Gann, co-founders of Valley Vibes Music Festival, talk about upcoming events and the importance of supporting the arts.

Tri-State Food Pantry

July 11 – July 17, 2022

Rose Powell gives George Williams a behind-the-scenes look at distribution day at the Food Pantry and the great volunteers who help out!

Stacey Prater

May 23 – May 29, 2022

Stacey is an active community leader, serving on multiple boards.  She is heading up the Alliance’s DRUGS DON’T WORK program.

Dewayne Moon

May 16 – May 22, 2022

Dewayne is an individual investor in the Alliance for Dade.  Listen to his thoughts about CHANGE in our community.

Real Living Southern Realty

May 9 – May 15, 2022

Chase Jolander and Alan Flowers talk about the real estate services Real Living Southern Realty has provided for over 30 years. 

Sexual Assault Victims Advocacy

April 25 – May 1, 2022

SACS Thrift Avenue shop has opened in Trenton! Kristy Lawson and Jessica Sprayberry talk about the services SAVA provides and how the shop will help.

Visit: SAVA

Tom Pounds

April 18 – April 24, 2022

Tom talks with George Williams about the importance of volunteerism in our community and the role the Alliance for Dade can play.

Ted Rumley

April 11 – April 17, 2022

Ted Rumley, Dade County Executive, talks about the importance of having an active Alliance for Dade – Your Chamber of Commerce.

Visit: Dade County

Trenton-Dade Optimist Club

April 4 – April 10, 2022

Jane Dixon serves as the president of the Trenton-Dade Optimist Club.  This service organization actively serves, supports, and engages the youth in Dade County!  

Sue Gridley

March 28 – April 3, 2022

Sue serves as the chair of the Alliance Public Arts Committee. She talks  about her love of Dade County and how art can bring more visitors to our area.

Mom & Pops

March 21 – March 27, 2022

Sharon Baugh talks about all the treasures to be found at Mom & Pops bin and furniture store  at 12596 N Main St, Trenton in the Gross Furniture center!

Visit: Mom & Pops

March 14 – March 20, 2022

Robin Rogers serves as the county attorney for Dade County as well as providing legal services to private clients.

March 7 – March 13, 2022

Tyler Arnold explains the many services that SERVPRO provides. They specialize in fire, water and mold remediation – both residential and commercial.

February 28 – March 6, 2022

Hope House Cafe at A Hand UP, provides support for persons in our community who have been incarcerated and do not have a support network.

February 21 – February 27, 2022

CASA is a non-profit serving children in northwest Georgia.  Annice Goodwin and Kellye Ludy talk about the program and how YOU can volunteer!

RIchard Nace

February 14 – February 20, 2022

You don’t have to be a “business” to be an Investor involved in our community! Hear Richard Nace talk about the benefits he receives…

RIsing Fawn Gardens

January 31 – February 13, 2022

Karen and Joe Persinger grow turmeric and ginger for wonderful herbal blends. Their beautiful property also includes a peaceful retreat.

January 24 – January 30, 2022

Daniel Patterson talks about the benefits available to members of  the Dade County Farm Bureau – insurance, discounts, and more!

McBride's Bookstore

January 17 – January 23, 2022

Ginger McBride and family are excited about their new business venture. They carry thousands of new and used books in just about every genre!  

Red Fox Service & Repair

January 10 – January 16, 2022

Anna and Joe Strickland have found the perfect niche for their business services.  Learn about the company and their foundation that helps all kids participate in sports!

December 13 – December 19, 2021

Tammie Thiers talks about all the products and services available at the Trenton Tractor Supply – including home delivery and veterinary services!

The Vapory

November 15 – November 21, 2021

Genevia Robinson is celebrating the one-year anniversary of her shop located right on the square in Trenton!

Visit: The Vapory

Elder's Ace Hardware

November 8 – November 14, 2021

Manager Chris Gadd talks about the products and services available at your local Elder’s Ace Hardware store!

Glass Farm Nursery

November 1 – November 7, 2021

Gary Kennedy talks about the history of this long-standing Dade County business and about the beautiful products he has for sale!

Home Harvest Retreat

October 25 – October 31, 2021

Fran Randolph hosts quilters, scrapbookers, and crafters at her beautiful bed and breakfast on Sand Mountain. Hear about the amenities available at this special place!

Citizen's Bank & Trust

October 18- October 24, 2021

Heather Stephens and Kathleen Reed talk with George Williams about the many services available at our local Trenton Citizen’s Bank & Trust!

Corner Coffee

October 11 – October 17, 2021

Keel and Tammy Irvin provide a cozy spot for great coffee, breakfast and lunch right in downtown Trenton!  Stop in and visit!

Visit: Corner Coffee

Matt Mayfield State Farm

October 4 – October 10, 2021

Matt Mayfield provides insurance services for our community!  Hear Matt talk about why it’s important to be community-minded . . .

Visit: Matt Mayfield

Oakleaf Cottage

September 27 – October 3, 2021

Cris and Dave Angsten provide an incredible setting for weddings and other events at the beautifully renovated Oakleaf Cottage right here in Trenton!

Friends of Cloudland Canyon

September 20 – September 26, 2021

Park Manager Brad Gibson and Friends President Juanita Wade talk about the park and volunteer opportunities there!


Hidden Hollow

September 13 – September 19, 2021

Sally Thomas Worland tells us about the amenities available at this beautiful secluded hideaway atop Lookout Mountain!

Dade County Schools

September 6 – September 12, 2021

Josh Ingle, Superintendent of Dade County Schools, talks about the unique programs available in our school system!

Southeast Lineman Training Center

August 30 – September 5, 2021

David Powell and PJ Nardy talk about the training available at the Lineman Center and the Elevated Gear Shop!

Visti: SLTC

Dade County Library

August 23 – August 29, 2021

Marshana Sharp, Library Manager, shares that the library is no longer just a “warehouse of books”!  Hear about all the resources available at your local library!

MaDex Associates

August 16 –  August 22, 2021

Nathan Wooten, president of MaDex, talks about  his “Transportation Community” approach to shipping in the company he founded over 20 years ago.   

Visit: MaDex

Canyon Gallery

August 9 – August 15, 2021

Darliene Carter and Rindy Day have opened an exciting new shop in Trenton where you can release your hidden artistic talents or purchase beautiful objects!

Above the Clouds Inn

August 2 – August 8, 2021

Dave and Carole Bolling own three 5-star vacation rentals on top of Lookout Mountain.  Hear about the amenities available at this beautiful location!

Smalltown Nutrition

July 26 –  August 1, 2021

Kimberly Teal and Holly Perry’s nutritious, natural, plant-based smoothies and teas are having a delicious positive impact on people’s health in Trenton!

Chattanooga Vacation Rentals

July 19 – July 25, 2021

Jen Richards talks about the many short-term rental properties available in North Georgia and Chattanooga. Beautiful lodging in a beautiful county!

Stevie & The Moon

July 12 – July 18, 2021

Dorinda Moon talks about the wide variety of health supplements, jewelry, local honey, lotions, and CBD products available at her business.  

Trenton United Methodist Church

July 5 – July 11, 2021

Pastor Dennis Flaugher and Dottie Abercrombie talk about upcoming projects at TUMC – Fine Arts Camp and a Community Garden!

Dade County Welcome Center

June 28 – July 4, 2021

Titus Cartwright provides information about area attractions, lodging, and restaurants.  And the space serves as a showcase gallery for Dade County local art!

City of Trenton - Mayor Alex Case

June 21 – June 27, 2021

Alex Case wears many hats as Mayor of Trenton and as Emergency Services Director for Dade County. Learn about his roles and the great team he works with!

Lookout Lavender Farm

June 14 – June 20, 2021

Alice and Bill Marrin invite you to visit their fragrant fields during uPick 6/15 – 6/26/21 and the “Lav Shack” farm store is open Saturdays all summer long!

Wasawillow Farm

June 7 – June 13, 2021

Jane Dixon and Ollie Johnston talk about their farm-to-table vegetables, meats, fresh eggs, and beautiful daylilies!


May 24 – May 30, 2021

Steve LaPlante, Director of Operations, explains the medical devices that Integer manufactures here in Dade County and throughout the world.

Visit: Integer

Trenton Physical Therapy

May 17 – May 23, 2021

George Reed, PT, DPT, is the founder and owner.  He talks about the benefits of being an Investor in the Alliance for Dade.

Dade County

May 10 – May 16, 2021

Ted Rumley is the Dade County Executive.  Hear him talk about a “typical day” as a public servant and the importance of the Alliance in the community.

Visit: Dade County


May 3 – May 9, 2021

Will Garrett, owner, talks about the Grand Re-Opening after a complete remodel of his 10-year-old business in Trenton.

Visit: Guthrie’s

Tri-State Food Pantry

April 26 – May 2, 2021

Rose Powell, board chair, explains the mission and operations of this 25-year-old community service that helps those in need.