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…

A Hush Affair Brings Stars, Fun, and Raises Scholarships

The Twenty Pearls Foundation’s signature fundraiser, A Hush Affair Silent Auction and Gala, took place  at the Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway Hotel. This year marked the chapter's 25th anniversary and the gala reflected such in the evening's theme, "A Platinum Evening with the Stars.” The formal event featured live entertainment and an impressive silent auction and was well-attended by local…

BronzeLens Film Festival Celebrates 8 Years With A Bang!

BronzeLens Film Festival was everything Atlanta needed for the upcoming film industry. Let’s face it: Atlanta is definitely a part of the film industry conversation and Mrs. Kathleen Bertrand’s wonderful vision from eight years ago has grown into something beautiful. BronzeLens Film Fest, as it is affectionately called, is simply A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! Celebrating its eighth year, the BronzeLens Film Festival differs…

CELEBRITIES HIT THE 
LINKS AT EAST LAKE FOR 
A WORTHY CAUSE

This summer, celebrities headed to South Fulton’s East Lake Golf Club to support the Warrick Dunn Charities’ 7th Annual Atlanta Celebrity Golf Classic. This tournament is the exclusive signature fundraiser of Warrick Dunn Charities and a premiere social event to kick off the summer.

FUSION: Presented by Arlington Christian School and Operation YES

FUSION was a multimedia explosion of talent and entertainment at the beautiful Southwest Arts Center, a perfect backdrop. From the ATLFunk Lords breakdancing crew to a small but mighty drumline, the event was nothing short of a celebration! There was acting, dancing, live painting, an art auction, instrumental selections and vocal selections, all illustrating the freedom of creative expression afforded…

#BMGATL: 
THE ATLANTA BLACK MARRIAGE GALA
PRESENTED BY THE GA CHAPTERS OF MOCHA MOMS, INC.

An amazing event it was, full of some of the most beautiful and powerful African American married couples in Metro Atlanta. They walked in ZuCot Art Gallery, setting the atmosphere on fire. The ambiance of the evening was amazing, and guests could definitely feel the love in the air. The spoken word artist, Kalecia Wright, set the tone of sweet…

Tender Love

“Tender love. Love so tender. Holding me close to you. Baby, I surrender.” Every time they gaze into each other’s eyes, Jibri and Salvia think of the words from the classic love song by Force MDs. It all began at a college alumni party at Loew's Hotel in downtown Atlanta. As the night came to an end and Salvia was…

South Metro Development Outlook Spotlights 15 Years of Success

In 15 years, South Metro has seen the opening of the second-largest convention center in the Georgia International Convention Center, the opening and expansion of the Google Data Center in Douglas County, a boom in the movie industry on the south side and the move of the headquarters of Porsche Cars North America to the Hapeville area. Those are just…

Atlanta Tastemakers Summit

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The Sky is the Limit for the Atlanta Falcons

After missing the opportunity to make their second Super Bowl appearance by ten yards in 2012, the Atlanta Falcons have struggled to revisit that opportunity ever since. However, football analysts, avid loyalists, and the entire Falcons staff collectively believe the future will entail the franchise will “Rise Up” due to some significant player acquisitions, hopefully a stingier defense, and the…

First Annual South Fulton Lifestyle Charity Derby Party at Hotel Indigo College Park

Men in seersucker suits. Women donning their finest hats. Bartenders pouring up Mint Juleps... On Saturday, May 7, 2016, Hotel Indigo in College Park, GA was filled with men and women in celebration of the Kentucky Derby. The fellas came out dressed to impress with seersucker suits (not just pants or blazers--suits), bowties, and the finest shoes. Not to be…

FHL Mom Conference

The world is made up of us but yet there are so many moments that we feel alone in this journey. I can remember being a single mother reading people’s status updates that said things like, “Being a mom is the best job in the world!” or “I love being a mom! Everyday is filled with so much joy!” I…