The Mental Health Connection: Deciding on Medications

by Katie Butler APRN of Atlanta Specialized Care for The Aha! Connection

One of my favorite phrases is “storms don’t last forever.” Life presents challenges that can impact our day-to-day functioning. These ups and downs should be transient. But if mood changes persist, anxiety is overwhelming, or attention and focus is poor, psychotropic medications should be considered.… Read More »

Sandy Springs Society Awards $370,000 in Grants to 42 Local Nonprofits

The Sandy Springs Society, a women’s volunteer organization, recently announced its 2024 grant recipients. 42 local nonprofits are receiving a record breaking $370,000 in grants. Since its founding in 1988, the organization has given away more than $5 million in grants. These funds are raised through donations, cookbook sales, sponsors and major events including the Elegant Elf, a holiday marketplace, and Tossed Out Treasures, an ‘upscale resell’ event that also broke records of raising more than $139,000 this past March through the sale of donated items from Society members and the community.… Read More »

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Mount Vernon Secures Prestigious Director’s Cup Win

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Media Contact: Michele Koch
404.637.4980 l Mkoch@MountVernonSchool.org

Mount Vernon School Secures Prestigious Director’s Cup Win for Athletics Program Atlanta, GA — (May 28, 2024) –

The Mount Vernon School is proud to announce a historic milestone: for the first in school history it has clinched the prestigious Georgia Athletic Directors Association (GADA) Director’s Cup.… Read More »

2 Alpharetta Concert Series

The Rotary Club of Alpharetta is putting together two concert series this summer. The first series is at Brook Street Park. These concerts benefit different charities and there are Chastain Style tables for sale. Purchase a table of 8 seats for your friends or business partners. If you buy a table for every concert or buy a minimum of 4 tables and mix and match you receive a 25% discount!… Read More »

MJCCA Summer Pool Party! June 23 from 11am-2pm!

We can’t wait to show you our NEW Zalik Outdoor Aquatic Center, featuring the Dinerman Medeiros Pool, the Samsky Pool, the Alterman Pool, and the Barbara and Ed Mendel Splash Park. The pools offer zero entry, multiple shallow areas, an in-pool sundeck, and water slides. Plus, an expanded snack bar, shaded deck areas, multiple picnic areas, and renovated locker rooms.… Read More »

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Groovin on the Green

Groovin’ on the Green is a free series held at the Brook Run Park amphitheater. All concerts begin at 6pm, are family friendly, and include food and drink concessions.

Email parks@dunwoodyga.gov for more information.

2024 Lineup:

June 8: Series Opener with Deep Velvet

July 13: Parks and Rec Month Celebration: Nu Wave ATL, with Mount Vernon School

Aug 10: Back to School Bash with G Clef & The Playlist, with DieDra Hurdle-Ruff

Sept 14: Sassfolk with The New Quintet

Oct 12: Series Finale: LANDSLIDE, A TRIBUTE TO FLEETWOOD MAC, with Corporate Therapy… Read More »

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Dylan Gesford
dylan.gesford@dunwoodyga.gov

Darts, Drinks and Revelry at Flight Club Memorial Day Weekend

Take flight while staying local this Memorial Day weekend by enjoying delicious food and engaging in friendly competition at Flight Club Atlanta. With the ultimate atmosphere for Social Darts right in the heart of West Midtown, Flight Club has put a technology-infused spin on the classic game of darts. With multiplayer games for all skill levels, Flight Club’s Social Darts are a blast whether players are first-timers or seasoned dart champions.… Read More »

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Un-fore-gettable Memorial Day Weekend Fun at Puttshack Atlanta

Memorial Day is just around the corner and Puttshack Atlanta is the ultimate ‘eatertainment’ destination to let loose and celebrate the unofficial start of summer. The only tech-infused mini-golf experience in Atlanta, guests can bring out their competitive spirit on one of Puttshack’s high-energy courses. Players and spectators that have worked up an appetite can nosh on globally-inspired cuisine including shareable plates, flatbreads, salads, sandwiches, burgers and more and enjoy signature cocktails, beer, hard seltzers, wine, and mocktails.… Read More »

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(404) 738-7888

Lunch & Learn with Aha’s Style Editor ~ We are finally going to tell you who she really is!

by Audra H. Anders and Peggy Smith for The Aha! Connection

I rode by Oaxaca in Chamblee and knew it would be the next lunch and learn location.  It is beautiful, has indoor/outdoor seating, is so close to Dunwoody and my favorite food is Mexican food!  Oaxaca is located at 5255 Peachtree Blvd,
Suite 105 on the bottom floor of one of the new Chamblee apartment complexes. … Read More »

Sweet Auburn Barbecue Hosts Books, Baos and BBQ

May marks Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month, and Sweet Auburn Barbecue is celebrating with a special event: Books, Baos, and BBQ on Thursday, May 29, 2024. In honor of AANHPI Month, books written by and for the AANHPI community will be available for purchase along with delicious bao and barbecue specials.… Read More »

Pics in the Park

Join us for our Pic in the Park Series! Popcorn and candy will be provided, and the movies begin at 9pm. Our movies this summer:

June 7: Back to the Future (PG-13)

July 5: Kung Fu Panda (PG)

August 2: Madame Web (PG-13)… Read More »

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Dylan Gesford

ENZO Hosts Bourbon & Cigars

Cigar and spirit enthusiasts are invited to enjoy cigars and an expertly crafted bourbon tasting on ENZO’s expansive patio on Thursday, May 30th. Executive Chef Andrea Montobbio will be serving signature and seasonal light bites to pair perfectly with smokes and sips throughout the night. Ticket’s to Bourbon & Cigars at ENZO Steakhouse & Bar are $60 per person, include one cigar and one drink and are available for purchase at enzo-itl.com.… Read More »

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(770) 756-9188