April 2018 Lifestyle Letter

I probably had kale stuck between my teeth during the entirety of the 20th annual Georgia Organics conference, but nobody seemed to care (or find it off-putting). Farmers, journeymen, health and wellness professionals, chefs, public health workers and farm-to-school administrators from Georgia and the Carolinas gathered in Augusta to celebrate all things agricultural. And, boy do those folks know how…

April 2018 Around Town

The Graivier Center will welcome clients and friends at their gorgeous new office this month after 20 years on Hembree Rd, to accommodate growth and success.  The new state of the art surgery center boasts 10,000 sq. ft. of treatment and office space with two operating rooms. The convenient new location will be part of a new 50 acre medical…

Whose Hives?

What do Pope Francis, actor Morgan Freeman and Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul have in common? They are among the growing number of amateur beekeepers who enjoy tending to hives and keeping a watchful eye on “their girls”—the thousands of worker bees who gather nectar and pollen and produce honey. 

Redefining a Family Vacation to Orlando

If your family is anything like mine, going to Orlando, Florida, doesn’t always spell “relaxing.”  It’s normally days of non-stop, sunrise to past sunset, go go go to Disney, Universal, and all the numerous family attractions.  And although it’s fun, and filled with a memory-making opportunities, well… it’s a whirlwind that sometimes leaves me more tired than when we arrived. …

Saluting Dunwoody’s Top Cops

The entire staff of the Dunwoody Police Department is committed to serving the citizens of Dunwoody throughout the year. Once a year, the department recognizes some of the highest achievers, those officers and civilian staff who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in service to our citizens. “Our staff is dedicated to providing the highest level of…

Artists Give 


As a part of their “be the exception” initiative, The Art Institute of Atlanta participated in Atlanta Habitat for Humanity Brush with Kindness program to help homeowner and grandmother of 10, Catherine Chandler spruce up the exterior of her home. Chandler has been an Atlanta Habitat homeowner since 1999.

Recycling Takes on a New Meaning at CAC 

When people think of recycling they usually think of plastic, paper and aluminum. At the Community Assistance Center (CAC), recycling has a whole different meaning.