Boardroom Salon

Delivering the ultimate relaxed grooming experience for men, the Boardroom Salon for Men provides exceptional haircuts, shave services for men of all hair types, accompanied with complimentary beverages.  The Benchmark Haircut is the salon’s signature service, which includes a tailored cut, rejuvenating paraffin hand dip, energizing shampoo and conditioning, scalp and hand massage, steamed towel and more.  The Boardroom is designed to be a comfortable, masculine-inspired salon featuring dark wood paneling, oversized leather chairs, a pool table, complimentary beverages. BoardroomSalon.com Buckhead Court, Vinings Jubilee

Northside Helps You Quit

As part of Northside Hospital Cancer Institute’s comprehensive approach to promoting healthier lifestyles, Northside offers a six-week Built To Quit program to help you stop smoking and using other tobacco products. Built To Quit smoking and tobacco cessation classes are led by American Lung Association certified facilitators. The program educates participants about the hazards of smoking and using tobacco products, the benefits of quitting, and the strategies and skills to cope with urges. Behavioral therapists, nutritionists and respiratory therapists provide support and guidance. Participants receive nicotine replacement therapy (if qualified) and a hard copy curriculum with a meditation CD. Classes are conducted primarily in a group setting, with face-to-face interaction that allows participants to learn from each other’s experiences.  Afternoon classes are available at all three Northside Hospital campuses in Atlanta, Canton and Cumming, with evening classes also available in Atlanta and Cumming. Lunch or dinner is provided. Upcoming sessions begin July 9. Northside.com/2019-Built-to-Quit-Class-Registration 404.780.7653

Ison Springs Grant

Ison Springs Elementary School (ISES) STEAM lab teacher Allison Tripp won a $5,000 grant from Krystal to go towards her work in the lab with students. ISES is one of 31 schools to receive the grant. They will use the grant for robotics, engineering lots and hydroponic set-ups. The grant is open to all Metro Atlanta schools.

 

Purposity: An app for good

We know it’s summer vacation, but it’s always a good time to give. Download Purposity today to help us meet the specific individual needs of our students quickly! Once you create an account, select Fulton County Schools and you’ll get one notification a week. Click the link, read the story and decide if you’d like to help, right from your phone in a few clicks. Prices of requested items are clearly displayed, and the shopping and shipping is taken care of and the exact item needed is shipped to the partner nonprofit. Already, 80 students in FCS have been assisted with significant needs. Download it today and start helping our community at Purposity.com.

Help Kids this Summer with Lunches & School Supplies

You can help local children in need this summer through the Community Assistance Center (CAC)!  Provide children with free summer lunches and prepare them for the upcoming school year with a new backpack and school supplies. Just $40 provides a child with lunches for 3 weeks or a backpack filled with school supplies. The Community Assistance Center (CAC) brings together the Sandy Springs and Dunwoody communities to provide compassionate assistance to neighbors in need by providing financial support, helping to meet basic needs and promoting self-reliance. CAC works to prevent homelessness and hunger locally with the support of 28 congregations of all faiths, public and private grants, civic organizations, schools, businesses and individuals. Supporters provide financial resources, in-kind donations and volunteer manpower. OurCAC.org

Volunteer This Year

Join the CAC Volunteer Team to Help Our Neighbors! Make a difference in the lives of our neighbors in times of need. Join the more than 1,700 volunteers at the Community Assistance Center (CAC) helping to prevent homelessness and hunger. Give your time to interview clients, work in the food pantry or thrift shop. Volunteers also needed to teach adult education classes and more. Visit OurCAC.org for a list of current volunteer opportunities!  Contact Nolan at volunteer@ourcac.org.

Restaurants For Days

Discover some of the best dining destinations in town during Discover Dunwoody’s eighth annual Restaurant Week, happening Saturday, June 8, through Saturday, June 15.  A popular community event for residents, visitors and foodies alike, Dunwoody Restaurant Week celebrates the diverse cuisine found throughout the city.  Guests can sample prix fixe menus from some of the most popular culinary destinations within the Dunwoody community. Participating restaurants will showcase a variety of classic favorites and seasonal dishes and desserts with specially curated prix fixe menus. During Dunwoody Restaurant week, diners can choose from prix fixe menu prices of $10, $15 or $25 for lunch and/or $20, $30 or $45 for dinner, as well as additional specialty offers.  All menu prices are per person and exclude alcohol, tax and gratuity. DunwoodyRestaurantWeek.com

 

Sides Retires

The Dunwoody Police Department announces the retirement of Deputy Chief David Sides and the promotion of many of their team members. After 39 years of dedicated service at both the Marietta Police Department and then with the Dunwoody Police Department, Deputy Chief David Sides retired in April. Deputy Chief Sides was an instrumental member of the Dunwoody Police Department upon its formation in 2009 and has worked tirelessly in service of our great community. “I am proud of the job David has done and thank him for his service to the citizens of the city of Dunwoody,” says DPD Chief Billy Grogan. “I can honestly say that Deputy Chief David Sides made my job easier and more enjoyable these last 10 years. He will be missed.” With the retirement of Deputy Chief’s Sides, numerous staff members have been promoted. Major David Barnes is promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief. Lieutenant Michael Carlson is promoted to the rank of Major and will be responsible for Administrative Service and the Criminal Investigations Division.

Get Well Soon

Restore Hyper Wellness is Sandy Springs’ newest health and wellness center. Restore is now the leading retail provider of Hyper Wellness services in the United States, offering cutting edge services that have shown results. Restore’s unique retail locations are the antithesis of a traditional doctor’s office: efficient, fun and social.  Hyper Wellness modalities include Cryotherapy (localized and whole body), IV Drip Therapy, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Infrared Saunas, Compression Therapy, Allergy Treatment, and Photobiomodulation Therapy. 5840 Roswell Rd, Suite 1000. Sandy Springs RestoreCryotherapy.com

Honoring Matthew

Professional chamber choir Coro Vocati presents “Considering Matthew Shepard,” a powerful and emotionally gripping musical journey about the life and legacy of hate-crime victim Matthew Shepard. Featuring moving vocal performances, rich orchestrations and multimedia visuals, this brilliant tribute honors the 20th anniversary of Shepard’s tragic death and includes jazz, country and classical solos; poetic texts; and passages from Shepard’s own personal journal. “Considering Matthew Shepard” will occur during LGBTQ Pride Month on Saturday, June 29 at 8 p.m at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center. For tickets, visit CitSprings.com/events.