April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April, which is national Distracted Driving Awareness Month, is a good time to regroup and take responsibility for the choices we make when we’re on the road.


Distracted driving has become a deadly epidemic on our roads. While drivers texting behind the wheel tops what seems like an endless list of distractions, other risky actions include talking — whether it be on the phone or to others in the car, setting your navigation, adjusting what you’re listening to, drinking coffee, applying makeup, and more.… Read More »

If you are a 2021 high school senior and are planning on going through Sorority Recruitment this Fall, this is a session you do not want to miss!

WHEN: Sunday, April 18, 2021 TIME: 5 – 6:15 PM

WHERE: This will be a FREE virtual session and a Zoom link will be emailed once registered.

WHAT: This session will offer an overview of the Sorority Recruitment process, what to expect and some key basic pointers. If you need or want more information after the session, you can subscribe to our Tips and Tactics blog which offers proprietary tips throughout the year or you can talk to us about working with us personally through recruitment.… Read More »

Missing Cat – Please HELP FIND!


A Cash Reward of $100 is offered if you find Simba and return him home safe.

My 1 year old Kitty – Simba – Orange Fluffy ran out on Sun 3/21 around 2pm. He is an indoor kitty and does NOT have a collar. He is very skittish with strangers, but may respond to his name – Simba.… Read More »


Anitha Mathews
(404) 309-9861

LifeSouth continues to need blood donors to help

LifeSouth thanks donors who have helped the community blood supply by donating blood in recent weeks, however the need for all blood types continues as local and national blood shortages remain.

LifeSouth blood donors help patients at Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, Atlanta Medical Center, and many more, and a decrease in donations over the holidays and school spring breaks caused the blood supply to drop to emergency levels.… Read More »

Spring Fling: Fun at the Farm


The Dunwoody Spring Fling will provide fun for the entire family with activities including a petting zoo, children’s crafts, a self-guided lemon scavenger hunt and more spanning across the 2.89 acres of property, with food and drink available for purchase from Chick-fil-A and Moondog Growlers. Tickets will be available online starting April 1 for three time slots, each of which is limited to 125 people.… Read More »

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Dunwoody Community Garden and Orchard presents “All About Herbs” on Saturday, April 10 at the Greenhouse complex in Brook Run Park.


Learn about herb gardening from presenter Cyndi McGill, Dunwoody resident and Master Gardener. The gate will open at 10 a.m. for a plant sale (including many of the herbs Cyndi will discuss), a book sale and a Master Gardener Help Desk.… Read More »

Disney Store in Perimeter Mall is closing

from Lauren:

I just found out the Disney Store in Perimeter Mall is closing . Everything was 20% off and they handed me this coupon. Unfortunately, it could be a good time to stock up if you have littles or buy your Disneyworld swag ahead of time (like we do).

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Books Audra is taking to the beach……36 books on my “short list” plus a few giveaways!

by Audra H Anders for The Aha! Connection

I can not really pinpoint why, but I haven’t been reading much lately.   However, I think I’m getting a message from above to pick up my Kindle or even a real book.   I’m seeing so many emails, Facebook posts, app alerts and magazine articles about books to read.   … Read More »

Advertise at The Branches Club Pool: Sponsor The Branches Swim & Dive Team

The Branches Swim & Dive team is seeking sponsors for our 2021 season! Do you own a local business or know someone who owns a business and wants to advertise to members of the Branches Club, have a logo displayed on a banner at The Branches pool this summer and on a team t-shirt? The attached photo shows the sponsorship tiers and provides more details on the many ways a business would get marketing exposure.… Read More »


Ashley Allen
(678) 478-2605

Lately at Lunch with Lauren:

Recent excerpts from our Lunch with Lauren Facebook Group by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

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3/31:  It seems like a good day for melted cheese.

3/30:  I feel like people don’t use polenta enough as a side dish. Instant polenta takes about three minutes to cook. If you get it precooked, in the tubes, it actually takes longer but you less likely to burn yourself on bubbling molten polenta.… Read More »