By Shannon Sanders
As part of the larger efforts in the community to form alliances and collaboration with area schools, an exciting peer mentorship program has been established. Maynard Jackson High School (MJHS) college bound students are mentoring high school bound eighth grade students from Wesley International Academy (WIA).
This… Continue reading
By Emily Staggs & Jenny Schulz
Rockin’ Winter Soiree Anyone?
Grant Park Cooperative Preschool’s (GPCP) highly anticipated annual auction will be held February 25 at Grant Park’s stylish new redevelopment, the Jane. Open to the public, GPCP welcomes parents and singles alike to join them for a rocking night of great food, yummy adult beverages, auction fun, and live music!
This year’s live music features Atlanta’s own Yacht Rock Schooner! Singer Kevin Spencer describes his group’s sound as “a mixture… Continue reading
By Kristi Cameron
On August 8, 2011, The Nest Nursery School in Ormewood Park opened its doors to eighteen area families. The Nest, co-founded by Teresa Cole, Mandy Palmer, and Kristi Cameron, was built upon the belief that there was a serious deficit in full-day, year-round childcare for the very youngest children in the Southeast Atlanta community. Since its inception, the idea has been to create a unique childcare environment that truly embraces a home-like feeling. When you enter The Nest, you… Continue reading
By Debbie Gathmann
This year, the kids at Kingfisher Academy on Moreland Avenue are planning a different kind of Secret Santa project. Instead of trading gifts among the students, this year they are going to buy small gifts, wrap them beautifully, and give… Continue reading
By Christopher Robertson
Christmas is coming! Before you know it, we’ll be gathered around the tree unwrapping presents. It’s a wonderful time of year. At Park Avenue Baptist Church, everyone is especially excited about the Christmas season. In an effort to get into the Christmas spirit, they have been filling shoeboxes with toys for Operation Christmas Child, and they’ve partnered with Pride for Parents to support families in southeast Atlanta through their annual toy and gift sale.
On Christmas Eve,… Continue reading
HADDAD LANDSCAPING, EST. 1974: A full service company guaranteeing Northside quality at neighborly rates. Services include computerized graphic design of your new landscape and professional installation of shrubs, trees, ground-covers and lawns. Lawn and landscape maintenance programs complement our services. Contact Bob Haddad at 404-622-2211.
HANDYMAN, YARDMAN, PAINTER, CARPENTER: Mow and trim, build decks, repair trim, sheetrock repair, paint interior or exterior, floor refinishing, install landscaping, pressure washing, heavy cleaning, general repair and more. Call Larry for an estimate at… Continue reading
By Ashley McCartney
On November 17, 2011, bar One hosted our networking soiree. We had over twenty attendees! We thank Peter Thomas and his staff for the delicious food, delightful beverages and wonderful service they gave us. The soiree was a huge success!
Join is for SEABA’s annual meeting at Milltown Arms Tavern on December 15, 2011 from 5:30 until 7:15. We will briefly discuss activities and plans for 2012 and enjoy the spirits of the season. As… Continue reading
Porch Press volunteers will be taking time off to enjoy the holidays at
the end of December. The next the deadline to get information into the calendar will be January 25, 2012. To submit an event, email . Please put “info4calendar” in the subject box, or call Nancy Leighton at 404-624-3082 and leave a message.
The following activities take place every week as listed; check with each
organization for their holiday schedule.
Toddler Storytime. For… Continue reading
By Steve Norman
When a city notice went up on Moreland Avenue in August about clearing some trees for a new business, many people were too busy navigating the antics of Moreland to pay much attention to it. Perhaps some people noticed it, wondered what it was about, but then let it slip from memory while trying to remember if tomorrow was trash day.