South Fulton Lifestyle Celebrates Two Years

SFL would like to thank the community for for its ongoing support and specifically the following partners for their support of the celebration: United Way, Venice Brinkley of Keller Williams, Niskey Lake Falls, Kidada of Simply the Best Events, Collaborative Firm and Legend Roofing, among others. Photography by James H. Moore.

Orchestra Noir Presents Royal Winter Ball

Orchestra Noir presented a black tie affair under the direction of CEO and Music Director Maestro Jason Ikeem Rodgers. The audience delighted in music from opera to pop hits.

15th Annual Bert’s Big Adventure Trip Provides Fun at Walt Disney World for Kids from Atlanta, Macon, Charleston and Nashville

Bert’s Big Adventure, a nonprofit that provides all-expenses-paid, five-day journeys for children with chronic and terminal illnesses, hosted the trip of a lifetime for 13 children and their families who were VIPs at Disney parks and enjoyed front-row access to fireworks. The cast: Bert Weiss, Kristin Klingshirn, and Brian Moote.

Chamber of Commerce Presents South Fulton Day at the Capitol

SFL joined community leaders at South Fulton Day at the Capitol. Publisher Alonia Jones and Sales Managers Stephanie Johnson and Danielle Hunter were among the participants. Photography by Art by Benetez

Polo in the Pines Benefits CURE Childhood Cancer

Sponsored by the St. Regis Atlanta and hosted at the Atlanta Polo Club with food by Murphy’s, Sun in My Belly and others, the event featured a polo match and live auction. Kelsey Hollis, Miss Georgia's Outstanding Teen, was in attendance.

Pearls of Purpose Foundation, Inc. 
Presents Enchanted Pink Pearls Under the Sea

The philanthropic arm of the Nu Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. presented the annual 
Pink Pizzazz gala "Enchanted Pink Pearls Under the Sea" at the Oceans Ballroom at the Georgia Aquarium. The foundation’s signature fundraising event's proceeds supported the chapter’s academic scholarships and community initiatives.

10th Annual Chair-ity Event Raises $200,000 for 
Victims of Child Abuse and Abandonment

Named for the unique chairs artistically painted and donated by community artists, the event raised funds to support the ongoing needs of the abandoned, abused, and neglected children who now live safely at The Children’s Village at Christian City in Union City.

2nd Biennial Debutante Cotillion Ball 
Hosted by the Greater Metropolitan Atlanta Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.,  Sponsored in Part by Verizon and Hart & Associates

Held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis hotel, the culminating event was a celebration of the chapter’s year-long leadership 
program and signature fundraiser benefitting local Atlanta children programs through Jack and Jill of America Foundation, Inc.

Many Rivers to Cross Festival

The stars shone on South Fulton as Harry Belafonte brought his friends, musicians, and activists together for a two-day festival. 
Photography by Tiffany Powell Photography

The Twenty Pearls Foundation Presents 
A Hush Affair Celebrating 20 Years

The philanthropic arm of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Tau Epsilon Omega chapter, the foundation presented a 
celebration of 20 years of service at the GA Tech Hotel and Conference center.

Annual Best of South Fulton Awards 
Reception Held at Infiniti of South Atlanta

The best of the best received their awards at the reception with entertainment by comedian Pierre. Fox 5 Anchor Deidra Dukes served as Mistresss of Ceremonies. Photography Pitter Productions

Bold Lips and Bow Ties Day Party Hosted By 
Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Atlanta Chapter

The Atlanta chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. hosted the event benefitting local charities at the Gathering Spot. Atlanta chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is a community service organization that is dedicated to the improvement of children everywhere. Photography Dina Perez and Ira Singleton.

Fayette County Lifestyle Magazine Presents the 
Best of Fayette at Awards Reception

The reception, held at Atlanta East Aviation, was hosted by Boni Blackstone and Shawn Cleaves from 92.5 The Bear. 
Guests enjoyed appetizers created by Hanna Brothers. PHOTOGRAPHY Gobi Photography

Diner En Blanc Atlanta Presented in Part by 
The Lincoln Motor Company, Official City Sponsor, 
Takes Place at the Shops at Buckhead

Over 2,000 cultural enthusiasts met at a location that remained a secret until they were transported to the undisclosed location, The Shops at Buckhead. Attendees donned white as they set up their elaborate dining displays. Guests enjoyed sipping Apothic Wine and Lanson Champagne. Photography Dylan York @chuckyfoto

South Fulton Lifestyle Presents 2nd Annual Upscale Crab Boil

SFL hosted its 2nd Annual Crab Boil with great food by Chef DeJoie, beautiful decor by Marli Paige Florals, music by Unknown Lyric, and bartending by On the Rocx. Photography by Art by Benetez

Fayette County Lifestyle Launch Party

South Fulton Lifestyle Publisher Michelle Willis launched our sister publication and the launch party was held at Due South in Peachtree City. Photography by Gobi Photography

Inaugural Pink Frog Golf Classic raises over $22,000 for Breast Cancer Patients

The Golf Classic took place at The Frog Golf Club in Villa Rica, GA. Proceeds from the event supports the foundation initiatives (maid service, nutrition support and transportation for breast cancer patients while they are undergoing treatment).

The Commodores Rock Southern Ground

R&B powerhouse Motown soul/pop group cranked out plenty of classic selections as Brick House, Three Times a Lady 
and Nightshift. The Coasters, Drifters, and Tams tribute brought fun American pop beach hits. 
Photography Turner Photo Design.

United Way of Greater Atlanta Young Professional Leaders Hosts Second Annual signature event, 
“Night for a Brighter Tomorrow” at Ventanas

South Fulton’s own Juanda Roberts led the 2015-2016 YPL Board, raising $70K for UWGA Kid’s Home Initiative, tackling childhood homelessness. The event featured The Cartel Band and an OMG Booth. YPL is proud that the Kid’s Home Initiative will serve 30 additional families for a year, helping over 50 children.

Pearls of Purpose Foundation, Inc. Hosts 29th Annual Mother-Daughter Luncheon “First in Service Honoring Military Women Launching New Dimensions of Service”

The Pearls of Purpose Foundation, Inc., established by the Nu Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc®, hosted the annual event, chaired by Dr. Jessalyn Askew. Over $30,000 in scholarships were awarded to twelve Atlanta High School Seniors to assist with their undergraduate studies. Photography by Darnell Williams.

Atlanta Suburban Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. present Annual Mad Hatters Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show

Hosted by national radio personality Myra J and featuring celebrity models WSB-TV reporters Tom Jones and Matt Johnson. Alma Vineyard is Chapter president. The event chair was Dr. Jackie Williams and co-chairs were Jackie Murray and 
Marilyn Udeh.

Ivy Community Foundation of the Kappa Omega Chapter of AKA Sorority Holds 11th Annual Pink Cultured Pearls Cotillion

From 19 debutantes, Miss Pink Cultured Pearls 2016 was selected, Miss Bailey Kennedy Norman, daughter of Ms. Deanna Norman and Mr. Sean Norman. The Pink Cultured Pearls Cotillion is chaired by Billette Owens Ashford, President of the Ivy Community Foundation. The President of Kappa Omega Chapter is Icey Johnson.

South Fulton Lifestyle and Atlanta Lifestyle 
Publications Enjoy Steeplechase in Rome

SFL staff along with the editors, publishers, advertisers and readers from several Atlanta area Lifestyle Publications, including our brand new magazine Fayette County Lifestyle joined for fun in a tent that included a DJ and games. Photography Scott Areman

Let Us Make Man 10th Anniversary 
Scholarship Gala

South Fulton’s Shaun Banks of Warrior King summer camp was a proud sponsor in attendance, along with speakers: scholarship recipient Jonathan Butler, keynote speaker Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, and honoree CT Vivian.

South Fulton Chamber of Commerce presents its 
Annual Awards Luncheon and Installation of Officers

The Chamber presented awards and feature Keynote Speaker Congressman David Scott at the Westin on Best Rd. 
Some of South Fulton's finest were in attendance. Photography by art by Benetez

South Fulton Lifestyle magazine celebrates one year!

South Fulton Lifestyle magazine celebrated one year at Empire Lounge in what is sure to be an annual event. 
The cake by CEO Custom Cakes was a hit!

Mosaic Moon Gala

Offering several art classes and exercise, dance and yoga right on Cascade Rd, Mosaic Moon celebrated 
their grand opening with a fabulous gala. Photography by Image Base International

Westlake Students Sign with Various Colleges

Dance : Stephanie Ajia Northern – University of Alabama, Soccer : Alexis Lawson – Alabama A & M, Baseball : 


Terrell Frazier- Georgia State University,

 Ramon Laster- Eastern Kentucky

32nd Annual Mayor’s Masked Ball Brings Out 
the Stars and Raises Funds for UNCF

The elegant black tie soiree billed as the largest fundraiser of dollars that go towards helping students at HBCU's took place at the Marriott Marquis. Photography by Tiffany Powell Productions.

Business After Hours at the Westin 
Atlanta Airport Hotel

The South Fulton Chamber of Commerce proudly presented “Business After Hours” at the Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel. 
Photography Derrick "Benetez" Bryant of Art by Benitez.

Pearls of Purpose Presents The Great Gatsby

The Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference center played host to this lavish event with a Roaring 20's theme. Dr. Dawn Beatrice Griffin serves as the head of the foundation. Photography Darnell Williams.

South Fulton Lifestyle Magazine Presents First 
Annual Best of South Fulton Lifestyle Awards Gala

The gala awards ceremony was held at the Elegant Occasions Event Center and Fox 5’s Deidra Dukes was the host for the event. Photos by Tiffany Powell Photography and Darnell Remy of Pinnacle Studios.

A Hush Affair Presented by 20 Pearls Foundation at Marriott Gateway

The Tau Epsilon Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc along with the Twenty Pearls Foundation present a gala and silent auction fundraiser in support of scholarships and community programs. Photography by J Hardman Photography

Sinbad at St. James Live

Actor and comedian Sinbad made a visit to South Fulton's premiere supper club plating with his band. As "Memphis Red," Sinbad plays with the Funk Stank Nasty band. Photography Darnell Remy

4th Annual Driving It Home 
Fore Chiropractic Tournament

The GAC-PAC hosted its 4th Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament at City Club, featuring a day of entertainment, raffles, 
and a silent auction as well as some stellar golfing. Dr. Winston Carhee serves as chair.

Pink Frog Affair

The annual breast cancer awareness event and signature fundraiser featured an evening of poetry, music and dance with gospel legend Richard Smallwood. It was also an occasion to pay tribute to survivors and honor the memory of loved ones.
Photos by Tiffany Powell Photography

Second Annual Diner En Blanc

Approximately 1,700 people attended the elegant dinner party that took over Peachtree Street. Celebrated in cities throughout the world, the Fox Theater provided the perfect Atlanta backdrop for this pop up event. 
Photos by Tiffany Powell Photography

Caring for Congo Gala at the St. Regis

Dikembe Mutombo Foundation hosted the gala. Proceeds from the star-studded event will benefit the Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photos by Tiffany Powell Photography

Brothers That Brew Tasting

The Atlanta Craft Beer scene is hopping! The Brothers That Brew offered samples of beer in varieties from Peach Cider to Dark Horse Imperial Stout at Urban Foodie Cafe. Photography Marc Hudson

Porsche Experience Center Hosts Journalists

The Porsche Driving Experience Test Track, located at One Porsche Drive, satisfies a need for speed. Overlooking the track, the recently opened Restaurant 356 served as an elegant location to host media partners and journalists.

SFL Launch Party and Crab Boil

The staff of SFL welcomed advertisers, cover models, and supporters to a Launch Party and Crab Boil in the Cascade area of South Fulton.

Usher’s New Look Foundation Sweet 16

Usher’s New Look non-profit recently celebrated its 16th anniversary with a Presidents Circle Luncheon at the St. Regis Atlanta. PHOTOGRAPHY Tiffany Powell Photography

Inaugural Cool Dads Rock Gala and Fundraiser

The CDR Awards event recognizes exceptional dads from the community. This year's honorees include Alren "Griff" Griffin, Andre "Ty" Low, Curtis Mast, and Jason "J" Carter. CoolDadsRock.com.

Donate Life American and LifeLink Premiere

LifeLink hosted a successful premier of Donate Life America's film, The Wish, at Midtown Arts Cinema. To learn more or become an organ, eye, or tissue donor today, visit DonateLife.Net or call 770.225.5465.

July 2015 Good Times

The Ivy Community Foundation of the Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority held it’s 10th Annual Pink Cultured Pearls Cotillion at the Georgia World Congress Center in Downtown Atlanta.

Annual Mother-Daughter Luncheon

The Pearls of Purpose Foundation, Inc., a foundation established by the Nu Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.®, hosted its 28th Annual Pink Pearl Mother – Daughter Luncheon. Photos by Darnell WIlliams Photography

NBAF Fine Art + Fashion at Neiman Marcus

The National Black Arts Festival and Neiman Marcus hosted the 9th Annual Fine Art + Fashion on Thursday, March 19.  Neiman Marcus was returning for its fifth year as the title sponsor alongside signature sponsors Ed Voyles Automotive and Kia Motors.  The event honored noted philanthropists, business and civic leaders Jack Sawyer and Darrell Mays.  The event co-chairs were Tara Mays…

36th Annual Sickle Cell Race in East Point

The Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, the South Fulton Running Partners, and the City of East Point joined efforts for the 36th Annual Sickle Cell Road Race/Walk on April 11, 2015 at Tri-Cities High School. This family-friendly race featured a 7K run and 4K walk and was led by former Heavyweight Champion of the World, Evander “Real Deal” Holyfield and Dave Huddleston of WSB-TV. SF Lifestyle Publisher Michelle Willis…