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Amanda Weir Makes Third US Olympic Team

For the third time, Amanda Weir will be heading to the Olympics. Amanda Weir was featured on the cover of our May-June 2016 issue. We had a lot of fun interviewing her and watching her swim at her hometown pool, SwimAtlanta. She gave us an inside look at the life of an Olympic swimmer.  At

NGAA Suwanee Photography Exhibit

NGAA Juried Photography Exhibition

The North Gwinnett Arts Association (NGAA) Center for the Arts debuted its first Juried Photography Exhibition on Saturday, June 18, 2016 in the main art gallery. The exhibit will be open through July 17, 2016. The exhibition showcases 17 established and emerging photographers in Gwinnett County and the greater Metro Atlanta area. There are 34 photography pieces available for the purchase

Atlanta Falcons 2016 Preview

Edited By: April Miller The Atlanta Falcons will begin their preseason games on August 11th against the Washington Redskins. Suwanee Magazine had an opportunity to meet with Quarterback Matt Ryan, Quarterback Matt Shaub and Head Coach Dan Quinn following a practice to get an inside look at the team, draft picks, off-season changes, the upcoming

Santa is coming to Lanier Islands, Georgia

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Santa Claus Announces Vacation Plans at Lanier Islands It’s official! Christmas in July will arrive on the shores of Lake Lanier in just a matter of days. Well-known as a popular stop for Saint Nick during Magical Nights of Lights throughout the holiday season, Lanier Islands has announced plans to play host to its first

2016 Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest

Saturday, March 19th TOWN CENTER PARK PHOTOS BY: KARL LAMB The 6th annual Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest took place on March 19th, 2016. Thousands of craft beer lovers flocked to Suwanee Town Center Park to experience the two-time winner of “Best Festival in Gwinnett” (as named by Gwinnett Daily Post’s Readers Choice Awards) and

Guess Who is Coming to Cocktails?

Suwanee Cocktail pARTy Celebrated Public Art Initiative BY: ABBY WILKERSON CITY OF SUWANEE PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER Swanky, well-dressed art lovers descended upon Suwanee City Hall Saturday night, March 5, to celebrate the arts in Suwanee. A black-and-white, black-tie optional event, ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Cocktails,’ served as a fund- and awareness-raiser for the City’s lauded

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

The Best Mothers in Suwanee Contest

With 25 entries for this year’s Mother’s Day Contest it was hard to narrow it down to just three deserving moms. Everyone wrote in wonderful stories about their mothers, grandmothers or friends, and we believe every mom deserves recognition. Being a mother is simultaneously the most rewarding and difficult role in life, and we hope

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

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