This years Grand Marshal, Gene Grim, owner of G.G.Grim Motors in Dalton, and a long time resident and supporter of the Dalton Community. Whose family has given Dalton High School an all weather track, and play ground equipment in honor of his athlete, and teacher son who died tragically in an auto accident in 1995.
After 60 years in business in Dalton, Grim states his success is due to his work ethic, and the family nature of his business, with both of his remaining sons running the auto dealership. “The thing about a small business, states Grim is not only treating everyone like family, but giving them the personal attention they deserve.”
Gene Grim’s family includes 5 children, 4 living who also have their own families and live locally. He is blessed with 7 grand children, with one more on the way as those endearing smiles continually keep him young. Ever the consummate businessman, Gene can be found at his first love, his home away from home at the corner of highway 30, and route 94. G.G.Grim Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge.