The Woodhouse Day Spa Giveaway: Woodhouse Signature Luxury Hand Retreat!

This week, one lucky Aha! subscriber has the chance to win a Woodhouse Signature: Luxury Hand Retreat at The Woodhouse Day Spa in Dunwoody!  This is our most raved-about, detailed manicure. Enjoy an exfoliation from hand to elbow followed by a deeply relaxing massage. Seal the goodness with a luxurious hand cream application.  We’ll also include a complimentary Dazzle Dry nail polish enhancement.… Read More »

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Fitness Together: Get What You Really Want + Recipes from Russ!

by Russ Yeager for Fitness Together:

Recipes from Russ:
Fennel, Celery and Green Apple Slaw
Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos
Guilt-Free Tuna Salad
Best Ever Chicken Tortilla Soup
Tender Slow Cooker Chicken

Shortcuts to Make it Easier

Yes, making big changes in your body takes sacrifice and delayed gratification. And, yes, this is hard and is why most people give up and never achieve their goals.… Read More »

Recycling Center Closed

Recycling Center closed   Longstanding issues of illegal dumping at the Roberts Drive fire station have caused the DeKalb County Sanitation Department to remove the mixed-paper and glass recycling containers from that location.   An abundance of items left outside the containers posed health liabilities for workers and area residents. Currently, Brook Run Park (off Barclay Drive) is the only Dunwoody location for glass recycling; Fire Station #18 on Barclay Drive is the only Dunwoody location for recycling mixed paper.   See other DeKalb locations here.Read More »

Dunwoody Woman’s Club – 2022 Scholarship Application period is now open

Once again the Dunwoody Woman’s Club is pleased to announce that this spring we will award three $2000 Student Achievement Scholarships to outstanding college bound high school seniors. Students applying must live or attend school in zip codes of 30328, 30338, 30346, 30350 or 30360.
This award is presented to students who, in the opinion of the awards committee, demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, school and community involvement, and an exceptional desire for higher education.… Read More »

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Contact:

Beverly Clark
(770) 833-0724
beverlyrclark@hotmail.com

Dunwoody Junior Wildcats Boy’s Lacrosse is Looking for New Players

 

The Dunwoody Junior Wildcats Boy’s Lacrosse Team is looking to grow its roster. Lacrosse is a major sport growing nationally and in Georgia and is a fast, physical and fun game. This team has a long tradition of developing young athletes at the middle school level, many of whom go on to have successful high school and collegiate careers.… Read More »

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Contact:

Jeff Kline - Head Coach
(770) 315-6320
jfkline2006@yahoo.com

Adorn your mailbox with a red and black bow to honor Stevie D. Gebhardt’s Memory

Update:  Wednesday, 1/26/22

Stevie D. is no longer with us on earth.  Please join me and countless others in the community in honoring his memory by placing a red and black bow on your mailbox.  A close friend has already adorned the Gebhardt mailbox.  Funeral will be Monday, January 31st at 1:00 PM at Dunwoody Baptist Church with a reception following, also at the church.Read More »

Forefront Arts Summer Camps & Productions

Forefront Arts Camps feature a performance or presentation at the end of each week! With programming for ages 3-18 and locations throughout metro-Atlanta, we have something for everyone! Camp themes include Acting, Musical Theatre, Improv & Comedy, Show Choir, Dance, Princess Camp, Film Acting, Imaginators STEAM Inventing Camp, Playwriting, and more! Show titles will be announced in February!… Read More »

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St. Martin’s Episcopal School

St. Martin’s Episcopal School is Atlanta’s preschool through 8th grade experience dedicated to graduating well-rounded individuals ready to wholeheartedly embrace life. We do this by giving students the personalized attention, instruction and support they need as they learn about the world and themselves through intellectual adventures, extracurricular opportunities and spiritual formation. We believe the transition from children to young adults is a time to savor and celebrate, and the best time to develop a strong foundation on which students can build for the rest of their lives.  … Read More »

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Dunwoody Girls Soccer Paint Can Recycle ♻ Fundraiser

The Dunwoody Girls Soccer Paint Recycling Fundraiser will be January 22nd from 9:00 – 2:00pm at Dunwoody High School.

Check out the AJC article about the event!

Help support the Dunwoody Girls Soccer Team by bringing your leftover cans of latex and oil-based paints to be properly disposed of or re-used. When you drop off your paint cans, be sure to high five the Dunwoody Soccer players in their quest for the State title this season.… Read More »

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Contact:

Allison Henderson
(678) 468-3474
ayhenderson@gmail.com

Peachtree College Planning – Audra’s Experience

by Audra H. Anders for The Aha! Connection

My hubby and I sent two sons off to college.  My oldest was in 10th grade when I started freaking out because I didn’t understand ANYTHING about the college application process, what we could afford, where was the best fit, scheduling college tours, etc.  Honestly, when I started talking to people about what to do, I felt like I was learning a whole new foreign language with words such as:  FAFSA, SAT Subject Tests, Early Admission, Gap Year, Technical School, Early Decision, Early Action, Early Decision, Common App, Safety School, Binding Decisions, Hope/Zell GPA vs regular GPA, UGMA, UTMA, EFC, etc. Read More »

Adult Flag Football

Flag Football is back! Choose from 7v7 or 8v8 adult leagues with Atlanta Sport & Social Club. Leagues are held at Brook Run Park beginning Jan. 23 and Peachtree Charter Middle School beginning Feb. 16. Pricing starts at $82 for individuals. Register | Learn more.Read More »

Murphey Candler Park Lake House – First Look at a Community Gathering Space

Source:  City of Brookhaven Website
Please look at the renderings, floorplan, and site layout and let them know what you think!  They welcome your questions and comments at ParksFeedback@Brookhavenga.gov. Please include MCP Lakehouse Feedback in the subject line.   

The Murphey Candler Park Lake House design has progressed from schematics to preliminary design. Renderings of the Lake House that show the facility as it will look on the west bank of Murphey Candler Lake were shared with the community in January 2022.Read More »