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Summer Brews- Georgia Craft Edition

Summer Brews- Georgia Craft Edition

BY: Michael Lundmark- OWNER, JEKYLL BREWING You could say that summer is the South’s time to shine- and it’s not because of the sun’s relentless heat! In the craft beer world, several refreshing, light-bodied brew styles such as Blonde/Golden, Kolsch-style, Wheat and even Amber emerge at this time to coincide with these warmer temperatures. As

2015 Camp Guide

For many, summer camp experiences are some of the best childhood memories we have. Summer camp is an adventure that encourages independence and exploration – giving kids the opportunity to make new friends, spend days being active, learn new skills and do what they love. Our summer camp guide is filled with camps that cater

Japanese Auto Repair

Founder’s legacy lives on through son’s determination BY: Rachel Fasig In the lobby of Japanese Automotive Repair (JAR), you’ll notice a certificate stating, “2015 American Express Member Favorite” – a great honor for any recipient, but even greater for Co-Owner, Shad Hamedani, for reasons beyond most people’s comprehension. Over thirty years ago, Shad’s family was

Stepping Stone Montessori School

Suwanee School Instills Passion for Lifelong Learning  BY: Aoife Healy Upon arriving at Stepping Stone Montessori School (SSMS), a cheerful looking building surrounded by flowerpots and a white picket fence, you are greeted with a powerful statement that is sure to stop you in your tracks. Painted upon the wall in the front entrance are these

Going to Bat for Kids

Activities that your kids might take for granted, could be a life-changing experience for a kid who has no dad, no mom, or support system.  BY: Chris Singleton I was only in kindergarten when I had my first run-in with the “law”. I had walked about a half mile home after school one afternoon and

Ways Suwanee Stays Fit

BY: Rachel Fasig Photos by: Steve Glass Christine Maynard: Take one day at a time and breathe Christine Maynard is a Certified Fitness Trainer and Yoga Instructor, and while she embraces many of the philosophies that accompany yoga, she does not consider herself the ‘cookie-cutter yogi’ that we tend to see glorified in media. In other

Stage 3 Fitness

Changing people’s lives through fitness, nutrition, education and support By: Rachel Fasig With a Bachelors of Science in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise from Virginia Tech University, Jake Williams explicitly understands how and why food affects our bodies inside and out. And, as the owner of Stage 3 Fitness, he teaches clients that fitness and


Suwanee trainer caters to a wide variety of clients with several health and fitness programs By: Rachel Fasig “I have cerebral palsy” is not exactly what you would expect to hear from a very fit, NASAM certified, 25-year old fitness instructor and business owner. Douglas Kelly is the owner of Clean and Press, a personal training

Will You Marry Me?

In honor of Valentine’s day this year we wanted to spread the love and share some of our readers’ most treasured memories. Personal accounts of their proposal stories are sure to warm your hearts and put a smile on your face! Congratulations and best wishes to each of our contributing couples whether recently engaged or

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

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