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2019 Get Fit Challenge Results

2019 Get Fit Challenge Results

THE 2019 CONTESTANTS LOST A COMBINED TOTAL OF MORE THAN 100 POUNDS AND NEARLY 20% BODY FAT! By: Alicia Carter | Photos by Julie Perdue All good things must come to an end, and so must the 2019 Get Fit Challenge. Over the last three months, the contestants have worked hard to change their lifestyles,

2018 Get Fit Challenge Results

It’s hard to believe, but the 90-day Suwanee Magazine Get Fit Challenge has come to an end. Everyone here at Suwanee Magazine has enjoyed following each of the contestants’ journeys. We couldn’t have asked for a better group of people to participate in this challenge. Each of them has shown a level of dedication, determination

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

Defeat Is Sweet: Riverside Elementary Comes Together to Fight Cancer

Riverside Elementary Raises over $27,000 for Relay for Life BY: Angela Veugeler Friday, April 3rd was a memorable day for Suwanee’s Riverside Elementary school students and staff. They spent the two weeks prior raising funds and preparing for a mini Relay for Life to honor friends and family that have fought or are currently fighting cancer, and benefit the American Cancer Society. 3rd

Local Celeb Stylist Talks This Year’s Biggest Beauty Trends

BY: Rachel Fasig What do Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian, Gisele Bundchen, Nicki Minaj, and supermodels Adriana Lima and Naomi Campbell all have in common…besides millions of dollars, amazing wardrobes and rockin’ bods? They have all had their hair styled by Brayden Pelletier, Owner of Just B Hair Salon in Duluth and International REDKEN Artist, Instructor, and Facilitator at REDKEN’s award-winning,

A Place Like Home

“Buford Belles” enjoy top quality senior care at Savannah Plantation BY: Aoife Healy  There is a purpose and reason behind everything they do at Savannah Plantation, an all-women’s personal care home in Buford, GA. The beautiful white columned, red brick building is home to 15 women, who have become lovingly known within the community as

14 Adventures on a Budget

BY: Angela Veugeler With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start making plans! There are so many options, and this issue we wanted to give you some ideas to connect with your family or friends that don’t cost a thing (or are super cheap)! Write them on your calendar so you have something

Your Pie Suwanee

Craft Pizza! Your Pie Suwanee offers customers the opportunity to build their own custom pizza… BY Aoife Healy Think back to the good ol’ days in a small town where the place to be was always the local pizzeria – think Mystic Pizza- circa 1988. Kids would hang out after school, families would head over

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

How Beer Single-Handedly Saved the State of Georgia

BY: Michael Lundmark The story of beer in Georgia is almost as old as the state itself. with the explosion of craft breweries across the United States and right here at home, beer has taken a new place in the spotlight. Craft beer drinkers now enjoy a vast selection brewed right in their own neighborhoods.

The Greater Atlanta Corporate Games

Annandale Village brings Olympic spirit to local companies with The Greater Atlanta Corporate Games For individuals that may have never realized their dreams of hoisting a trophy in celebration or having a gold medal draped around his or her neck, it isn’t too late. This spring, organizations representing small businesses, large corporations, government entities, and educational

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