The Inspiring Sullivan Sisters

It’s said the bond between sisters is unbreakable. That holds true for the Sullivan sisters who are three years apart, have strikingly different yet beautiful personalities and, most importantly, share a deep love for one another. In the last several months, however, Saville, 20, and Lilia, 17, have embarked upon an unexpected and challenging journey--but they face it together.

Sweet Support

The Capital Grille Buckhead is proud to sponsor Polo in the Pines, benefiting the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Polo in the Pines President Tina Fowler introduced The Capital Grille’s Sales and Market Manager Johanna Lozano to the charity during one of her visits to the restaurant. Over time, Tina and Johanna’s ongoing conversations around the work Polo in the Pines…

Stephanie P. Graham: Khaleesi of Volunteering

Stephanie P. Graham is a mother, Solicitor of Sandy Springs, a Leadership Sandy Springs Ambassador and a candidate to become the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Woman of the Year. Graham began volunteering with Habitat for Humanity at the age of 14, through New York City’s Summer Youth Employment Program. Her mother was also an avid volunteer, and still mentors…

Sweet Givers

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer, invites volunteers across the country to take a “stand” against childhood cancer when Alex’s Lemonade Days returns June 3-11.

GOCA Flies High for Cancer Awareness at Gala

The Sandy Springs-based Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance is set to host another spectacular soiree at the Delta Flight Museum with its seventh annual Shaken, Not Stirred Gala, on Saturday, March 11. All proceeds from the event support the organization’s statewide education and awareness efforts and community outreach programs. Last year’s gala drew 700 attendees and raised almost $250,000. The GOCA…

Giving and Growing

Northside is dedicated to the enrichment of the communities they serve. Each year, a growing number of individuals, schools and area businesses support Northside through generous gifts of time, talent and treasure to the hospital’s Foundation. While primarily a fundraising organization, the Northside Hospital Foundation also has a strong commitment to building stronger and healthier communities through volunteerism and outreach.

Dunwoody Runner Leads the Charge

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and the Sandy Springs-based Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance is honoring local families with a celebratory 5K fun run at Piedmont Park. The community is invited to join this year’s Teal Trot on September 10, which will honor ovarian cancer patients and survivors and raise funds for GOCA’s statewide education and awareness efforts. Presented…

Making “$ense” with Wealthy Habits

Last week during a Target trip with my 8-year-old son, I began to question our future generation’s perception of money. As I was thinking (out loud) if I really needed everything we tossed into our red cart, my son responded, “Mommy, you can get everything you want, just use your card.” Quickly and dramatically I then ditched 90% of what…

Tenacity and Resourcefulness Make Hope Award Winner

Jeff Wigbels is a long time surfer, triathlete, marathon runner, golfer and skier. He never played football. Yet when he refers to one of the most important persons in his life, he calls Dr. Roy S. Herbst, his “quarterback.” It was this energetic quarterback who led the powerful offense on Jeff’s battle against stage four non-smoker lung cancer, making accurate…

Cancer Survivor Serves As Ambassador

Go to our Web site to enter to win tickets for two the the elegant black tie gala held at the Delta Flight Museum, April 30. You'll join the Lifestyle Publications team at our media sponsor table, enjoy dinner and dancing (wait until you see our publisher's style on the dance floor!) and celebrate the strides in cancer research and…

The Generous Season

The Rosen family of Dunwoody was looking for a way to help local children in need for the holiday season. Through the joy of giving Jill Rosen wanted to teach her own children the value of helping others.

Cheering For Children is Their Passion

Lawrence and Riley Kasmen are relentless advocates for children, talking often with friends and family about ways they can keep our youth safe from physical and sexual abuse. One of the best resources they have encountered is the Stewards of Children prevention training, presented by the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy (GCCA). The Kasmens hosted a prevention training at their…

Turning Point Supports Breast Cancer Rehab

Chemo. Lumpectomy. Radiation. Women faced with breast cancer, treatment and rehabilitation must learn a new vocabulary. “On the outside, your hair grows back, you smile again, you can eat out in a restaurant, and everyone around you thinks that you’re back to your ole’ self. It couldn’t be any further from that,” says Diane Nolan. “And while I can say…

Volunteers Work Together for a Better Sandy Springs

Nothing keeps a strong community down, not even weather! Despite threats of severe spring thunderstorms on the morning of April 25, hundreds of committed volunteers turned out to volunteer their time and skills to make improvements for the Sandy Springs community at the 13th annual Volunteer for a Better Sandy Springs (VBSS) Day. Presented by Leadership Sandy Springs, a non-profit…

Fashion Goes Global

Every year the Drake House provides emergency housing and services for more than 50 women and their children, 41 percent of whom are from Sandy Springs.  To help support its work, the Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber Women’s Business Network is sponsoring a fashion show June 9 at UPS global headquarters.

A Forever Tribute

Article Katherine Watson Northside Hospital’s Heart and Vascular Institute recently received a generous donation from a gentleman who simply wanted to thank the doctors and nurses who took care of his mother during a recent hospital stay. David Halpern, of Dunwoody, came to Northside in January of last year, after his mother suffered a heart … Continued

Lifelong Friendship Inspired Great Strides for CF Cure

Each May, fundraising at Choate Construction headquartered in Sandy Springs runs full throttle as employees roll up their sleeves and work tirelessly for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundations’ Great Strides event in May.  Cars & ‘Q for the Cause, an annual car show and barbecue to raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF), is an extra stride of Choate’s to support…