South Fulton Movers + Shakers

 Article Erikka Searles Mitchell | Photography Tiffany Powell Photography  The Jetsetter  Katrina Morrison

Road Trip: Destination Gatlinburg, TN

 Article Kendra Pierson | Photography Kendra Pierson & Provided  Need to recharge and reconnect with girlfriends? Just pack up the car and hit the road to Gatlinburg, TN because the mountains are calling! Just a short 3.5 hour drive from Atlanta, spending a weekend in the fresh air of the Great Smoky Mountains will refresh and renew any group of girlfriends.  When it comes to things to do, Gatlinburg has plenty to offer visitors year-round. Nature lovers can enjoy a hike on one of more than 150 trails. For a more relaxing adventure, wander through one of the many art, wine or music festivals that call Gatlinburg home. And spa activities are always an option!

Mover + Shaker Marshawn Evans Daniels

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 Photography Tiffany Powell Photography  Background: Where are you from? How long have you been in South Fulton?   Education and Training

Greater North Atlanta Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Presents Polo at the Palisades

 Photography (c) Susan Elizabeth Talbot  Since its inception, the Greater North Atlanta Chapter (GNAC) of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. has shown a commitment to promote leadership development and academic achievement in the lives of children and families in the Atlanta metro area. As a continuation of those efforts, the chapter is excited to host their upcoming chapter fundraiser, “Polo At the Palisades: The Atlanta Polo Classic” currently scheduled for May 20, 1 p.m. -5:30 p.m. which will include a polo match, VIP reception, live concert, Retail Village and Silent Auction. The event will be held at the Atlanta Regional Polo Center, 4563 Polo Lane, Atlanta, GA 30339. Over 500 members of the professional community will gather in support of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and health disparities that affect the lives of children and their families, particularly those of disadvantaged economic status where the financial impact from a health crisis is the greatest. Dr. Contessa McCalfe, Rodney Harrison and Etan Thomas are slated to serve as speakers for the event.  Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is a national non-profit organization of mothers who work to develop effective educational and enrichment programs for future leaders between the ages of 2-19 through legislative advocacy, philanthropic, community-based programming and academic enrichment. In addition, the Jack and Jill of America Foundation, Inc., founded in 1968 was also established to support causes and initiatives that create a strong foundation for children to reach their full potential.

Mover + Shaker Kim McNair: The Philanthropist

Mover + Shaker Kim McNair: The Philanthropist

 Photography Tiffany Powell and Provided  Mover and shaker Philanthropist Kim McNair, CEO of KMP/Kim McNair Productions-Special Event Planning and Marketing Firm and Executive Producer/Host of “Women on the MOVE Live!” Morning Show, sits down with SFL to discuss her new venture working with teen girls.   Background: I’m originally from Newark, New Jersey, by way of Orlando, Florida. I moved south of Atlanta in 2007. 

Owning Your Opportunities

I get torn between my favorite issues, the Women’s and the Men’s Issue, for obvious reasons. However, since it is May, I’ll say THIS is my favorite, at the moment (smile!). It’s been an interesting season for women—lots going on, namely the #metoo movement. You guys know we like to keep it light around these parts, so … Continued

Black Panther Style Hair and Makeup with Colour

 Article and Photography  “As we often say, textured hair is the most versatile type of hair, because it can be styled into so many different forms,” says Shigley. “‘Black Panther’ celebrates texture and shows the many ways black hair can be styled. The looks are aspirational and inspirational.”  The movie “Black Panther” is decidedly 2018’s biggest blockbuster, grossing more than $1.5 billion worldwide. It’s also the first global superhero film to feature a mostly black cast and director—and all the hairstyles are natural! Both the male and female characters are sporting natural looks, which has been trending on red carpets and locally.

Diane Baker-King Early Learning Center Lobby Dedication Young Family YMCA

Ambassador Andrew Young introduced Diane Baker-King, a long-time ELC employee and former childcare center director at the Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA at the dedication. Other noted guests included Judge Patsy Porter, Andre Greenwood, Gavin McGuire, Steve Smith and Milton Jones. Photography by Art by Benetez.

May 2018 Around Town

Théâtre du Rêve Presents French Theater FRENCH THEATRE IN OUR OWN BACKYARD! Atlanta’s unique French-language theatre, Théâtre du Rêve (TdR), took audiences on a magical journey this March with their performance of Il Etait Une Fois (Once Upon a Time), the story of three 17th-century French women creating a new fairy tale. The play recreates … Continued