3rd Annual Chairman Turner’s International Ball Surpasses Fundraising Goal

 The 3rd Annual Chairman Turner’s International Ball took place in September at the Georgia International Convention Center. The aim of this annual fundraising event was to celebrate the cultural diversity of Clayton County, GA and to raise money to support Woman University, this year’s charity designee.

State of The Children Summit

United Way of Greater Atlanta in South Fulton and the South Fulton Chamber of Commerce presented new Child Well-Being data centered around county priorities such as high school/college career readiness, family financial stability, and affordable housing. In just two years, the community has rallied together to elevate South Fulton’s Child Well-Being score from 36.0 to 42.1. The growing score demonstrates great progress;…

 Rep. Roger Bruce:

Roger Bruce grew up without a close father figure, until one day as a Morehouse College student, he heard a black man talking inspirationally about the things that could be achieved if the community worked together. After the meeting, Bruce introduced himself to a young Maynard H. Jackson, Jr., soon to become one of the most prolific Atlanta black mayors…

Wearable Tech with AngelsNTech!

The Angels and Me Foundation, AngelsNTech, a non-profit mentoring organization established to Ignite interest, innovate solutions, and Inspire young girls and support parents within STEAM fields, partnered with the Atlanta Chapter of Links Incorporated in South Fulton to provide an innovative STEAM workshop exploring Wearable Tech.

Solomon Brannan, Jr. Reflects on an Amazing Football Career

January 15, 1967: Solomon Brannan, Jr. made sports history when he played in the first Super Bowl game ever. Times were different back then.

Brand New Year, Brand New You!

Five, Four, Three, Two, One! As we begin 2020, a new decade, we set goals for what we want our future selves to be like and look like. We take a glance back at where we have been and what we have done, and we try to remember to extend ourselves grace. January is a … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

Turkey Giveaway in East Point Turkey Giveaways were held at the Jefferson Park Recreation and the East Point Police Substation on Washington Road. More than 600 turkeys were given to families in need with the support of our partners/sponsors The Atlanta Community Food Bank, The Terra Group, SA Recycling, Duke Realty, Caduceus and United Consulting.   Langston Hughes … Continued

A Hush Affair

The Twenty Pearls Foundation presented a special edition of their annual scholarship fundraiser with a Pearls and Ascots theme. South Fulton's Porsche Experience Center was the perfect backdrop for the dinner and auction.  The foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Tau Epsilon Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., honored Councilman Tracey Wyatt of … Continued

Bold Lips + Bow Ties IV Day Party with Purpose

The fourth annual day party sold out again. For more information on the local charities that the event supported along with the Jack and Jill Foundation, please see the longer article on page. Photography by Nile Images and iRoc Photography. 

A Brand New You for the New Year!

A new year is a blessing. The very word “new” implies that there is an “old”—a past which we can break away from and bury, along with every unfruitful memory attached to it. What a blessing it is to reset the clock, write a new narrative, and breathe fresh air into our lives again.

Nick Nelson

 YOUR PERSONAL BRAND AT SCALE  The concept of becoming a brand is nothing new, but more recently with the popularity of social media, it has taken on new heights because we now have the ability to communicate with individuals on a scale like never before.  Today our phones are no longer devices used solely for voice communications but are like…

Bold Lips + Bow Ties Raises $80,000 for Charity

Jack and Jill of America, Inc,. Atlanta Chapter served as the host of the sold out event. The organization is focused on nurturing future leaders and since 1951, the chapter has been committed to community service and making life better for all children through philanthropic giving, leadership training, legislative advocacy and social activities.