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Olympic Gold Medalist Liliya Podkopayeva Accepts Position of MJCCA’s Newest Gymnastics Coach

The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) recently announced that Liliya Podkopayeva, Ukrainian Olympic gold medalist has accepted the position of team coach for the MJCCA’s Perimeter Gymnastics competitive teams. Liliya is the 1995 World all-around champion, and the 1996 Olympic all-around and floor exercise champion. For more information, call 678.812.4045 or visit online at… Read More »

Meet the Goats at the Nature Center! This Saturday from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

As they finish eating their way through the grounds of the Nature Center, we wanted to provide the opportunity for the community to come and meet the goats made famous by their Super Bowl ad. You can view the tremendous progress they have made digesting the unwanted ivy and privet, learn about why the goats are a sustainable way to control invasive plants and even snap a selfie with a few of the most famous goats!… Read More »

Women of Grace Dinner — Registration Closes This Sunday!

Monday, Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per person or $160 per table, and includes a night of love and laughter. Special guests Cheryl Rogers and Tann Smith will share their faith stories and bring their musical talents together for an entertaining and inspiring evening. Please submit one to two pictures of yourself with someone you love to Patti Erwood at no later than Thursday, Feb.Read More »

Two hackers charged with making false bomb threats to hundreds of schools

Two computer hackers have been charged with sending false bomb and mass shooting threats to hundreds of schools in Britain and the United States, including dozens in southern California, according to a federal indictment unsealed Tuesday.  Timothy Dalton Vaughn, 20, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and George Duke-Cohan, 19, of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom…read full article at NBC NewsRead More »

Parents’ Night Out/DHS Girls’ Soccer Fundraiser – February 23

Help support the DHS Varsity and JV Girls’ Soccer Teams and enjoy some free time while your child participates in fun games/activities and a pizza dinner at the Dunwoody High School Gym on Saturday, February 23 from 6:00-9:30 PM. For children ages 5-12. $30/child ($25 for sibling)

Link to register Parental supervision provided. For more information, email… Read More »

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Sharon Murphy

Paving Our Way to the New Austin – Brick Campaign

Seeing the Future with 20/20 Vision

 2020 will see the grand opening of a brand-new Austin Elementary, located just next to the Dunwoody Nature Center. The future looks bright!

Austin’s new school campus brings a once-in-a-generation opportunity for our community to literally be a part of the building. Austin Elementary Eagle Foundation is offering engraved brick pavers to be placed throughout the new campus, including the front walkway of the school and for our larger partners, inside of the “Eagle’s Nest,” the school’s main foyer floor.… Read More »

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Breaking News: Wright’s Will be Open Valentine’s Day at 10 AM (Selling Cakes and Turkey Salad Only)

Here’s the scoop straight from Mr. and Mrs. Wright, Sr:

They will be open one last time on Valentine’s day beginning at 10 AM until everything is gone:

  • Cash only
  • Cakes
  • Turkey Salad
  • NO sandwiches
  • NO Sit-down (Tables are gone)

Prepare for long lines!

5482 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338

Note from Audra:  This is really all I know. … Read More »

Audra’s Fitness Blog: I tried Orangetheory Fitness and didn’t die!

by Audra Anders for The Aha! Connection

My workout partner, Beth, is on a 10 day vacation and reminded me before she boarded an airplane that I needed to plan a different workout strategy while she’s gone, so that I don’t lose my fitness momentum.   I’ve been talking to several “fit friends” about their fave gyms and am on a quest to try them all!  … Read More »

Woodland Elementary Kindergarten Round-Up

Woodland Rising Kindergarten Roundup

Thursday, March 7th 8:15 am-9:45 am

Do you have a student who will be in kindergarten at Woodland Elementary for the 2019-2020 school year? Please join us for Woodland’s Kindergarten Roundup on Thursday, March 7th at 8:15 a.m. This is a great opportunity for your child to become familiar with our school and some of our kindergarten teachers.… Read More »

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Caroline Rawls, Woodland Elementary

City Winery February Books & Booze featuring ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ By James Baldwin

Literature enthusiasts are invited to turn the pages of James Baldwin’s captivating novel, If Beale Street Could Talk, during Posman Books and City Winery’s February Books & Booze on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Marc Stiles, Posman Book’s General Manager, will lead a riveting discussion among fellow avid readers about a heart-wrenching love story where passion and sadness are inevitably intertwined.… Read More »

February 13th, 2019 Category: Books

Wright’s Gourmet has Closed and our Community is in MOURNING

by Audra Anders for The Aha! Connection

I didn’t believe it when I received an email last night notifying me that Wright’s Gourmet has closed.  I responded quickly with:  “I’m sure that isn’t true”.

I was wrong.

To say I have been bombarded with inquiries today would be an understatement.  I texted the following note to Matt Wright around noon today:

“I’m not trying to get scoop….that’s not my style. Read More »