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Fit Club

Showing clients what they are truly capable of is one of personal trainer’s greatest joys By: Rachel Fasig Scott Andrews, owner and founder of Fit Club Inc. has been a Certified Trainer for fifteen years and has helped many people, like Ned Jasarevic tackle their personal fitness goals. Jasarevic began working out six months ago, for

Holiday Recipes & Traditions

We asked come of our Suwanee Magazine Readers to submit their favorite Holiday traditions or recipes and we got come great responses. From delicious-sounding recipes to sweet family memories, we loved all of the submissions. Here are some of our favorites…   TRADITIONS Same Santa’s Lap Submitted by: Erica Abrams Since starting our family back in

2014 Holiday Shopping Guide

Brady, with his dog Foster: Photo taken by Main Street Photography We asked several local businesses to help us put together an exclusive shopping guide to make your holiday shopping spree a bit easier. Whether you are searching for a gift for your parents, friends, teachers, furry friends or yourself; or are in need of

Let’s Dance!

Suwanee mother brings background of international professional dance experience to The Royal Dance Academy BY: Rachel Fasig Suwanee loves and appreciates its mothers, whether you are a working mom, stay-at-home mom or soon-to-be mom, we understand and value everything you are investing in and sacrificing for our future generation. And, Sarah Haslock-Johnson, Owner and Director of

Genesis by Salon 124

The Heart & Soul of a Metro Atlanta Hair Empire BY: Rachel Fasig When Brian Perdue, Founder and Owner of The 124 Group, went to Georgia Southwestern College to study Modern Marketing, he never dreamt that it would lead him to the creation of an award-winning Metro Atlanta hair empire, consisting of a Cosmetology School

Catching up with Javy Lopez

Braves catcher, Javy Lopez was inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame last month. We met up with with him at his Suwanee home to talk about his career in baseball, what he’s up to now and why he loves living in Suwanee… BY: Rachel Fasig Photos: Steve Glass Photography Award Ceremony Photo: Pouya Dianat, Atlanta


Georgia youth bring positive change to military, veterans and their families BY: Rachel Fasig While most 7th graders may be concerned about what to wear to school, who they are asking to the dance, or what a celebrity just posted on Twitter; 13-year-old Riverwatch Middle School students Remington Youngblood and Grace Anne Carlson are more concerned

You Down with MattyB?

Over 7.7 millions followers are!  BY: Rachel Fasig Photography: Steve Glass What do Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, One Direction and Suwanee Resident, Matthew Morris aka MattyB have in common? Answer – they have each earned a spot on Billboard’s 2013 Top 21 under 21 List. So, how exactly does an 11-year-old rapper from Suwanee, Georgia garner

Ready…Set…Get Dirty!

BY: Angela Veugeler Ready, set, get dirty! The Dirty Girl Mud Run took place on Saturday, April 12 in Buford at Lake Lanier Islands Resort for the second consecutive year. Originating in Wisconsin, there are now Dirty Girl runs in 25 different cities throughout the United States. The theme of The Dirty Girl Mud Run

Lisa Shay: Post Heart-Surgery Weight Loss

BY: Rachel Fasig “Lisa Shay is the perfect example of when the mother of the house makes positive choices, it filters through the entire family.”  This was the introduction I received from Shay’s fitness instructor, Ruth Ungerer, when I met them on a cold, wet morning at Mulberry Park in Dacula for “Boot Camp class”. Shay has been working out with Ungerer for four years now. She

Beth Rowe’s Fitness Journey

Just one year ago, in January 2013, Beth Rowe, read the Suwanee Magazine health issue cover to cover, twice! Having felt defeated for quite some time, Rowe said she felt empowered by seeing individuals such as herself who started to make healthy choices,get fit and stop making excuses. And, what a testimony, that now Beth Rowe is one of the individuals

Cooper’s Fight

Suwanee teen and family remain positive in battle against rare form of cancer BY: Rachel Fasig Photos: Angie Barrett Photography The O’Briens represent Suwanee’s typical family: the type of family that gives back to the community and is a joy to be around. They have a beautiful home, a great marriage, awesome friends, a talkative cat

Michael Timms: Conquering Diabetes one Run at a Time!

BY: Rachel Fasig I was planning to meet Big Peach runner, Michael Timms, before one of the weekly Thursday night Big Peach group runs at Suwanee Town Center Park. The runs begin at 6:30pm, so I figured I’d meet with Michael around 5:45pm. “Don’t worry, I’ll be there right around 5:00pm – I’m always early, I come straight from work,”

Suwanee’s Fitness Success Stories

BY: Rachel Fasig With the New Year comes new resolutions, and often those goals are fitness-oriented. It is easy to stay motivated in the first month or two, but many find it difficult to stay motivated throughout the remainder of the year. Well, here are five individuals who hope to give you that extra boost of inspiration and motivation to stick with

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