Chattanooga will be the new home of an office of the German-American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States, officials said today.
The new office will go in the Volunteer Building at 832 Georgia Ave.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will be on hand Friday to open the office.
Also, Martina Stellmaszek, chief executive of GACC South, will open the office.
The office's aim will be to promote and support bilateral trade between Germany and the U.S.
Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years. In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. In the past he also has covered higher education. Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before ...