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Buckhead party to raise funds for Atlanta Youth Academy
For a school with a budget of only $1.8 million, Atlanta Youth Academy’s 11th annual benefit auction is paramount to the southeast Atlanta private school’s operation. The event, set for Dec. 7 at t...
November 26, 2014 02:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Urban League of Greater Atlanta to honor women
Editor’s note: This week is Sally F. White’s last column. Since 2002 she has produced this weekly column in the Neighbor Newspapers previewing community events. She extends her best holiday wishes ...
November 26, 2014 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stellar Student: Michael Bresnahan
St. Pius X’s Michael Bresnahan has made quite a name for himself at this juncture of his high school career. The junior carries a full load inside and outside of the classroom, approaching and meet...
November 26, 2014 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cumberland Academy students muse on Thanksgiving holiday
Leave it up to the students at Cumberland Academy of Georgia in Sandy Springs to keep Thanksgiving in perspective. The nonprofit, special-needs school accommodates children with autism, Asperger’s ...
November 26, 2014 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Takei to narrate ASO’s Sci-Fi Spectacular
Actor George Takei, known for his starring role as Mr. Sulu from the original “Star Trek” television show, will narrate the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s Sci-Fi Spectacular, set for Friday and Satur...
November 26, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead boutique to host Girls Inc. fundraiser
The Nina McLemore Boutique, 110 E. Andrews Drive in Buckhead, will host a shopping event to benefit Girls Inc. Dec. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m.. Shoppers can discover the nonprofit Girls Inc. and their part...
November 25, 2014 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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TurningPoint hosting meditation class
TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation, 8010 Roswell Road, Suite 120 in Sandy Springs, will host its an educational program, Mindfulness Meditation: Techniques to Aid Healing for the Breast Canc...
November 24, 2014 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead fundraiser for orphans set for Monday
Peace Containers and the Buckhead Club, 3344 Peachtree Road, Floor 2600 in Buckhead, will host its 11th annual Charity Auction and Wine Tasting Social, a fundraiser with free wine tasting and hors ...
November 21, 2014 09:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Atlanta Press Club to celebrate 50th anniversary
The Atlanta Press Club is culminating its year-long 50th anniversary celebration with its Holiday, History and Highlights Party Dec. 9 at the Atlanta History Center’s McElreath Hall on West Paces F...
November 19, 2014 06:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diabetes Expo Atlanta aims to help residents live better
If there is one thing those involved with Saturday’s Diabetes Expo Atlanta said people should learn from attending the event, it is that everyone should be tested for the disease since anyone can g...
November 19, 2014 06:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman’s book focuses on emotionally abusive relationships
Amy Lewis Bear is using her experience in mentally abusive relationships both first-hand and as a counselor to help others. In February the Buckhead resident published “From Charm to Harm: The Guid...
November 19, 2014 06:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign kicks off
The American Red Cross 2014 Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign in Georgia kicked off Tuesday amid renewed calls for residents to continue supporting the cause. As has become customary on Veterans Day...
November 19, 2014 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Atlanta Opera brings tale of love lost later this month
    by Philip Clements
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.05.14 - 10:05 am
  • WILDE women honored for leadership
    by From Staff Reports
    10.30.14 - 01:50 pm
  • Temple Sinai to host two events
    by Staff Reports
    10.30.14 - 10:14 am
  • Holiday Lights, Garden Nights now a 'tradition'
    “Tradition” is the word being thrown around at the Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown regarding the annual contemporary light show that takes over its environs this time of year. For many patrons,...
    November 19, 2014 11:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    National Philanthropy Day honors adults, students
    The Association of Fundraising Professionals’ greater Atlanta chapter recently honored two longtime Atlanta leaders at its 32nd annual celebration of National Philanthropy Day, held at the Georgia ...
    November 17, 2014 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cathedral of St. Philip hosting book signing
    Atlanta Episcopal priest Martha Sterne will discuss and sign her new book, “Tell Me A Story: Preaching With The Holy Innocents,” Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Cathedral Book Store' at the Cathedral of S...
    November 14, 2014 06:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tongue & Groove celebrating 20th anniversary
    All things considered, “Roaring Twenties” is an apropos theme for Thursday’s anniversary party at Tongue & Groove. While the hot-ticket event at the Buckhead nightclub does aim to capture the spiri...
    November 13, 2014 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead man publishes book on holiday traditions
    Growing up in Riverside, Conn., Robert Fox and his family did some strange things during the holidays each year, including eating Chinese food on Christmas Eve. “I come from a large family with six...
    November 12, 2014 05:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Contemporary Art Center exhibit takes on teen genre
    The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center’s new exhibition aims to color outside the lines in a not-so-subtle effort to redefine patrons’ pop-culture comfort zones. “Teen Paranormal Romance” runs through...
    November 12, 2014 02:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    A Family Affair to benefit Emory Alzheimer’s research center
    As Alzheimer’s disease continues to heavily impact people and their families, one metro Atlanta medical facility is fighting back. The Emory University Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center in DeKalb...
    November 12, 2014 12:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: A Family Affair to aid Alzheimer’s disease research
    A Family Affair, the fifth annual benefit dinner for the Emory University Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center in DeKalb County, will take place Nov. 20 at the Piedmont Driving Club in Midtown. The ...
    November 12, 2014 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ returns to center
    The Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St., in Midtown, will host performances of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” Thursday through Dec. 28. Directed by Jon Ludwig and based on the 1964 stop-mot...
    November 12, 2014 11:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead's Art for the Cause to benefit nonprofits
    Several nonprofits will benefit from a set of fundraisers starting Thursday at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center in Buckhead. Diversity eARTh, an Atlanta arts organization founded by Vinings resid...
    November 12, 2014 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Choral Guild of Atlanta celebrating 75th anniversary
    Growing up in the Czech Republic, Jerry Juchelka was surrounded by music. “All my life I was in love with classical music,” he said. “My parents were music teachers. My father [Julius] taught me to...
    November 12, 2014 10:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead school’s gala to benefit financial aid program
    Just three months after their daughter Margaret was born with congenital conductive hearing loss, Richard and Suzanne Deriso enrolled her in the Atlanta Speech School in Buckhead to help her learn ...
    November 12, 2014 09:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Column: Fix Ga. Pets invites all to have Cocktails for Canines
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    10.22.14 - 12:03 am