By Debra Boice NOW THAT I’M A SENIOR member of this planet, I’ve learned through experience that it’s important to let go of any old ideas, people, places and things that do not serve me at the moment. At various times in my life I have realized all the old programming needs to be rebooted,… Continue reading Young at Heart
ONE OF OUR MOST FAVORITE LOCAL non-profits is Milton-based Children’s Charities, Inc. Founded by two local businesswomen, CC was established because the duo sought to make a meaningful difference in their own community by funding some of the greatest needs of local children. Their efforts have snowballed, and now a vast network of enthusiastic volunteers… Continue reading #givelocal
enAble of Georgia - partnering with GA Community Support and Solutions (GCCS) - will be holding it's 30th annual Gala on April 21 at the new Hotel at Avalon. A collaboration of individuals and organizations have worked to make this a spectacular event which raises funds for the enAble of GA Foundation. The evening is being… Continue reading enAble of Georgia Gala
We’re serious about beer here. Not just any beer - but GOOD BEER. Ever since local legislation relaxed the rules, more breweries are bottling custom beers in North Fulton. It’s no wonder the trend appears to be swinging from bourbon back to beer - good beer. Three beer and wine events kick off this Spring,… Continue reading In Search of the Best Good Beer
GET OUT(side)! This time of year we are given every reason and opportunity to get outside and DO SOMETHING. Some of us (me) go into a subtle social hibernation mode beginning in November, so when March hits we feel a spring in our step. Spring and Fall are what we like to call STREET PARTY… Continue reading Get Out(side)!
On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, The Manor Golf & Country Club (15951 Manor Club Drive, Alpharetta) will host the 16th annual HomeStretch Charity Golf Tournament. Individual Players- $225; Foursome - $860 The format is a four-person best ball scramble. They award longest drive, closest to the pin, contests on several holes, a poker hand, and… Continue reading 16th Annual HomeStretch Golf Tournament at The Manor in 2017
Meet Raisin. Raisin is a miniature horse. A miniature horse is just like a regular horse, only a very cute, tiny, scaled down version. Miniature horses were first bred in England to pull coal carts up from the mines because of their strength and tiny stature. These days they are more of a novelty, used… Continue reading Milton Mini Horse Named Equine Ambassador to CHOA!
It’s that time of year when parents begin to plan for the children being home in the summer. Milton and Alpharetta area offers a plethora of amazing camps and summer programs to choose among, whether you need care for your child all day because of work, or you simply need to plan a couple of… Continue reading 2017 Summer Camp Guide
The Alpharetta Chapter of Rivers of the World (ROW.ORG) have organized their annual fundraising golf tournament at TopGolf (10900 Westside Pkwy.) for Thursday, April 27th from 3pm to 6pm. Join them on a beautiful Spring afternoon full of fun and competition, while supporting the work of ROW. All golfers will enjoy two games of TopGolf,… Continue reading Rivers of the World (ROW) Hosts Tourney at Top Golf
Children’s Charities was founded by local residents’ Amanda White and Lauren Holmes, two businesswomen who sought to make a difference in the community in which they live –North Fulton & South Forsyth. The organization is 100% volunteer-driven and dedicated to supporting and developing programs that enrich children’s lives in our area. Our efforts are ever… Continue reading Children’s Charities to Build Local Play Park-hosting “Southern Soiree”