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Rachel Pillow, Suwanee Magazine Managing Editor

Letter From The Editor: Happy Holidays!

Rachel Pillow Managing Editor I can’t believe it’s already time for our Holiday issue! This year has flown by. And I can’t believe my little one is already two months old! It’s true what people warned me about: time really does go by faster when you have a baby. I’m especially excited about this holiday

Two-time Olympian Amanda Weir Sights Set on Rio

By: Rachel Pillow Photos by: Paul Perdue of Perdue Vision Standing at an imposing 6’1” tall, 30-year-old AMANDA WEIR certainly attracts the attention of other swimmers at SwimAtlanta. Many of the young swimmers know her reputation and legacy and look up to her as a role model. “But they also still push me,” she said

Amanda Riley Foundation

The Amanda Riley Foundation, a 501(c)(3), was established in September of 2010 to lend support to children and the families of children battling cancer. Founders Steve and Barbara Riley started the foundation to honor the memory of their daughter Amanda, who lost her life to cancer in April of 2010. At the young age of

How To Use Social Media More Effectively For Your Business

MARKETING TIPS If you’re new to social media for business, looking to communicate with your target audience or revamping your social strategy, incorporate a few of these tips to make the most out of the conversation with your customers… Setting Up Company Profiles. Most social media platforms have specific guidelines for creating a profile or page

2016 Travel and Adventure Guide

  MoonSpinner Condominiums    |    1.800.223.3947      | THERE’S LOTS OF THINGS TO DO AT THE MOONSPINNER HAVE A BALL… OR DO NOTHING AT ALL! The Moonspinner has amenities for everyone, regardless of what you want to do on vacation. 700 feet of beachfront, which is never crowded, yet so

Designed with a Purpose

Duluth industrial design company integrates marketing strategy, design and execution to create engaging consumer experiences. Good design is created with emotion and implemented with logic. This is the premise that Dimensional Design was built on and continues to live by today. Headquartered in Duluth, GA, Dimensional Design was founded in 1988 by Grant Perry, with

Suwanee Resident Participates in Emory University Research Study

Suwanee resident Brittany Robinson spent eight days and nights at Emory University Hospital in a research study as a way to say thank you to the hospital that helped her son, Ethan. Ethan was diagnosed with the heart defect Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome with Ebstein’s anomaly at birth, and was treated at Emory-Children’s Center and the

Kelly’s Fight

“You can’t go home until you have brain surgery. We’re going to remove a portion of your skull as well as your first and second vertebrae.” These are the shocking words that Suwanee resident, Kimberly Kelly (age 36) heard two years ago when she first learned that she has Chiari Malformation and Syringomyelia. “I had never

How will the presidential election affect my portfolio?

First, it appears that it is rarely the candidates who determine the outcome of a presidential election. Instead it seems that it is the direction of the misery index – (unemployment rate + inflation). In the 13 presidential elections since 1960, the incumbent party was replaced all 5 times the misery index was on the

Camp Bow Wow

Dogs are a part of the family and with many people working 8-10 hour workdays it’s important to make sure these family members are not neglected as we tend to our busy schedules. Just as working parents would find an after-school program or sitter for their children, they should also find assistance in caring for

Georgian Landscape Design Best of HOUZZ

For the fourth consecutive year, Georgian Landscape is proud to announce they won Best of Houzz 2016 for both Design and Customer Service. Owner Ed Szesniak said, “For a small firm such as ours this is a monumental accomplishment. We compete against the biggest and the best landscape firms in the landscape industry. Thanks to all

Cutest Pup Contest Winner 2016

And the winner is…French Fry! French Fry is a 9 year old Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier. French Fry loves to go for walks in Suwanee Town Center Park where he knows he will always gets lots of belly rubs and attention. Boating is his next favorite pasttime. When French Fry is onstage as a fashion

Bat Exhibit Turns Myths Upside-Down

Elachee Nature Science Center, located in Gainesville, is currently featuring an environmental education experience highlighting bats. The touring exhibition, “Masters of the Night: The True Story of Bats,” gives visitors an insight into the ecological importance of bats and debunks common misconceptions associated with the creatures. The family- friendly exhibit offers multi-sensory interactive displays and

Suwanee Park Tavern Welcomes New Chefs and GM

Suwanee Park Tavern has welcomed Executive Chef T, Sous Chef JR, and General Manager Jernard Wells to their team. According to the restaurant owners, the level of talent of their chefs and the focus on the people and their experience is what sets their restaurant apart. The environment will be more family-friendly and ideal for

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