(Not) Home for the Holidays

As many of us are busy this month making Thanksgiving plans to see friends and family, it’s also important to remember not everyone is able to go home for the holidays.  Especially the incredible members of the City of Sandy Springs Fire Station, many of whom have to work during the holidays in order to protect our community.  This month,…

Find Your Passion and Volunteer

    “Volunteering is my passion and it uplifts my spirit to give back to my community,” says Renesha Ragin, real estate specialist in Sandy Springs with Northside Hospital Property Management and Northside employee volunteer. “A smile and a helping hand goes a long way.” Renesha leads Northside’s MS Walk team, is a March for Babies team captain, and has volunteered…

Happy November friends,

  My mother taught at a cooperative preschool for more than 20 years. She was gentle, cheerful and encouraging. Everything a preschooler (or daughter) needed. On Thanksgiving, we would unwrap the porcelain turkey shaped salt and pepper shakers and she would task me and my sister with the job of making place cards. We would … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

“I can do this” Taught Here Growth and Wellness Therapy Center opened at 700 Old Roswell Lakes Parkway in Roswell.  Tammy von Nordheim is a therapist who helps clients who are usually seen as the “Strong One” by friends, family, and co-workers, to manage feelings of anxiety, depression, insecurities, and suicidal ideation.  She also has … Continued

Celebrating Storytelling

From October 30 to November 18, 2018, the Book Festival of the MJCCA will celebrate 27 years of bringing culture and conversation to the Southeast. 

Volunteering 4 Ways

These fine organizations are all based nearby or have strong ties to our community and were nominated by our readers, editorial team or friends of the magazine. Why not bring a meaningful conversation about volunteering to your Thanksgiving table this year. 

The Springs Cinema & Taphouse

Who doesn’t love going to the movie theaters with the super comfy recliners, reserved seating, and get this… heated seats!  Many of us were recently excited when the old LaFont theater was purchased by Brandt Gully, an East Cobb resident, and saw a complete overhaul to turn a beloved local spot into one of the premiere cinemas in Atlanta that…

When Healers Keep Giving

When we think of hospitals, we may not picture a happy team of employees working together to plan a community event or training for a fundraising 5k. With more than 3,600 employees, Northside Hospital is not only a place for healing, but within the four walls are friends who care deeply for their surrounding community. In this season of giving,…