Put The Giving in Your Thanksgiving

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Happy November friends,

  My mother taught at a cooperative preschool for more than 20 years. She was gentle, cheerful and encouraging. Everything a preschooler (or daughter) needed. On Thanksgiving, we would unwrap the porcelain turkey shaped salt and pepper shakers and she would task me and my sister with the job of making place cards. We would … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Walking Wednesdays After a successful inaugural Walk to School initiative to encourage students to walk to school on Wednesdays last year, the program kicked off last month. The program was a great success last year in part because of a group from Student Leadership Johns Creek who worked in conjunction with Councilman Chris Coughlin on … Continued

Winter in Telluride

How hard could it be? I was joining Telluride Outside for a scenic snowmobile ride along groomed trails between the Wilson and Dolores mountain ranges to historic Dunton Hot Springs for a soak in ancient waters followed by a gourmet lunch. Well, two hours driving the snow machine, the roar of the engine masking my heavy breathing, left me exhilarated…

Lettuce Eat Healthy

Even as the farmers markets close for the season, North Fulton residents seeking healthier, tastier, locally-grown produce can still get lucky in the lettuce department. Thanks to hydroponics and the dedication of two people who are passionate about sustainable growing, this vital ingredient for salads, sandwiches and more can be had all year and even delivered to your door, or…

How Caregivers Give

When we think of hospitals, we may not picture a happy team of employees working together to plan a community event or training for a fundraising 5k. With nearly 1,000 employees, Emory Johns Creek Hospital is not only a place for healing, within the four walls are friends who care deeply for their surrounding community. In this season of giving,…