Within a few minutes of meeting Marlon and Tiffany Morman of MARTI Transportation, you can’t help but keep a smile from spreading across your face. In the past couple of years, SFL has partnered with MARTI Transportation for various events and photo shoots and our readers and models just love them.
In this issue, we salute those who have served and placed their lives on the line by spotlighting those in our community that are small business owners. Inside, you will find an Army vet who is a local Jimmy John’s franchisee, a Marine-turned-roofer, a limo and car service that specializes in customer service owned by a pair of Army vets and a two-veteran family (Army and Air Force) where the mom works from home as a beauty consultant.
Legend Roofing offers services such as roof replacements for commercial and residential clients with an emphasis on insurance claims and helping homeowners and business owners to deflect the costs. About 90% of their business is geared towards storm damage and roof replacement. I spoke with Owner and Operator David Smith to get some background and insider tips from one of SFL’s favorite Veteran Business Owners.
Inspiration filled the air during the fifth annual gala and silent auction of the Motherless Daughters Foundation, a unique organization that mentors young ladies who are growing up without the support of their natural birth mothers. The semi-formal event took place Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park.
Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year are quickly approaching. In addition to the excitement and anticipation, you’re also probably experiencing a bit of the stress and anxiety. The holiday season can wreak havoc not only on our wallets, but on our waistlines as well! There are food temptations everywhere! From the holiday parties and the goodies for gifts to the large family feasts and so much more. So, how do you enjoy this time of the year without packing on the pounds? I’ve devised a list of tips to keep your waistline intact:
Atlanta native Felicia Parks graduated from Chamblee High School in 1982 and signed up for the Army right away, delaying college to satisfy her “need to serve.” Following basic training in Fort Jackson, Felicia repaired microwave systems (26V) in the Panama Canal.
People often visit me after they have filed an EEOC charge and have completed the EEOC process. They wield their Right to Sue Letter thinking that now is the perfect time to speak to an attorney. It’s always better to speak with an attorney before you get to the EEOC office! Here are 5 specific reasons to come speak with LEWIS LEGAL, LLC before filing your EEOC charge.
While in the Air National Guard, Elaine attended and graduated from Marist College. She used her G.I. Bill to earn a degree in Criminal Justice. Shortly after graduating, Elaine was recalled back to active duty in the Air Force as a Security Police Officer in support of Operation Enduring Freedom due to the Terrorist Attack at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. She has a combined total of twelve years of military service. She considers it to be of the utmost importance that prior servicemen know about the benefits available to them and encourages fellow veterans to take full advantage of all the services and entitlements that they have earned.
Cirque du Soleil is the epitome of entertainment. Yes, it’s a circus but it’s so much more. Every performance is top-notch. I had the opportunity to sit down with Benjamin Courtenay, aerial straps artist performer to find out how much hard work goes into each one of the performances in Atlanta until November 19. Grab a seat under Le Grand Chapiteau before they roll all 65 trucks out of town.
Hudie Langston, Administrator of Christian City Assisted Living Center was recently named 2017 Executive Director of the Year by the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) during the Georgia Health Care Association and Georgia Center for Assisted Living’s (GHCA/GCAL) summer convention.