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Star 94’s 2012 Woofstock Festival Pets paraded through Town Center Park for STAR 94’s annual pet party in the park, Woofstock was held May 12 at Town Center Park. Pets and their owners spent the day long festival watching demonstrations and contests. There were also vendors, live music, food vendors, a beer garden, a pet

What is the Best Way to Diversify My Portfolio to Gain Exposure to International Stocks?

[dropcap]Q:[/dropcap]What is the best way to diversify my portfolio to gain exposure to international stocks? [dropcap]A:[/dropcap] There are many different strategies that will accomplish your goal. Your interest in international investing is a very important part of building a balanced investment plan. For example there are more consumers in Asia than in North America, Europe,

Suwanee: A Great Place to Live & Work!

I’m a landscape designer, so as we enter the summer, I can’t help but think about this being the time where my clients see a burst of growth in all the landscape projects we’ve installed over the past 10 years. As I drive around Atlanta I can see how the designs we’ve installed have matured

Suwanee’s Harvest Farm: Growing a Sense of Community

BY: Tana Christian Suggs Residents of Suwanee have a lot of reasons to get out and see friends and neighbors whether it’s at Suwanee Town Center Park for a festival, a meeting at City Hall or playing in the dirt at Suwanee’s Community Garden. The community garden opened in spring 2010. Now beginning the third

Summer Décor

BY: Robin Burns, owner of The Perfect Piece Design Tips From Suwanee Decorating Professionals The flowers of spring have bloomed and summer is on its way! While many people have completed their “spring cleaning” efforts by now, the rest of us took time to smell the spring flowers, and are perhaps, just getting started. Fortunately,

Annandale Village: A Culture of Caring

All parents want their children to lead active, productive, well-balanced happy lives. Will he or she have the opportunity for education, join a peer group, enjoy and benefit from leisure activities? Will your child continue to discover and develop interests and talents, take pride in accomplishments, gain purpose and direction and lead a more adult,

Chicago! Suwanee! Suwanee Business Alliance

By: Ed Szczesniak President, Suwanee Business Alliance As the late, great Frank Sinatra sang so well “This is my kind of town, Suwanee is!” Sorry Old Blue Eyes…but those of us who live, work and play here would love to go toe to toe with you on the virtues of Suwanee versus Chicago. Here’s the

What Does “Alternative” Investments Mean?

By: Bill and Cindi Porter Aileron Investment Advisors [dropcap]Q[/dropcap]: I continually read about “alternative” investments. What does that mean and should I have some in my portfolio? [dropcap]A[/dropcap]: The media is usually referring to assets that are not stocks, bonds or mutual funds, such as collectibles (art, coins or stamps), commodities, derivatives and other alternatives

Suwanee Business Alliance Play for the good of the community!

By: Ed Szczesniak President, Suwanee Business Alliance Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Cristie Kerr, Sergio Garcia…No, you won’t see them at the Suwanee Business Alliance’s annual golf tournament. But you will see Richard Trice, Monty Montgomery, Sandy Richardson and John Miles! And just who are they? They’re Suwanee business folks who love to have fun, play

Hairllucinations: Celebrating 5 years in Suwanee

By: Tana Christian Suggs After opening January 4, 2007, Hairllucinations celebrates five years at Town Center. Jaime Corbin and Audrey Wood, owners of the salon, said that after being in Suwanee for 16 years the community feels more like a family to them and moving to Town Center has really enhanced their community involvement. Wood

2012 Financial Fitness

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, Aileron Investment Advisors Now that the new year is here, many of us will commit to a physical fitness program as a New Year’s resolution. If we stay committed for the entire year, we will be healthier and as a result, happier. There is a definite connection between good health and

Discover Your Inner Artist

By: Tana Christian Suggs tana@suwaneemagazine.com Looking to do something creative? Perhaps 2012 is a good time to bring out the inner artist in you. Wonder Colors Art Studio opened in Suwanee January 2010 and offers a variety of classes, programs and events for all ages. William Parker and Mary Wall, owners of the art studio, said

Suwanee Business Alliance, Every Business Fits

By: Ed Szczesniak and Barry Calano OK… so when I learned the next issue of Suwanee Magazine would be dedicated to “Fitness,” I began thinking of how I could tie the Suwanee Business Alliance in with the focus. That’s when I realized the best thing about the SBA is that everybody and every business “Fits.” (How’s that

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