Category: Community Coverage

Church Picnic – ReUUnion 2014

Church Picnic – ReUUnion 2014

September 7, 2014 | By

Unitarian Universalists Meet for Annual Picnic By Helen Borland Roswell Unitarian Universalists from UUMAN (Unitarian Universalist Metro Atlanta North) gathered with congregants from other Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregations from across North Georgia at the Georgia ReUUnion picnic on September 7 at Pickneyville Park in Norcross.  Begun in 2002, this annual gathering is a venue for […]

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Roswell Green Expo

Roswell Green Expo

February 22, 2014 | By

Roswell Green Expo Draws Hundreds By Helen Borland Roswell residents can pat themselves on the back for the great efforts they make to be environmentally friendly, or in one word, “green.” The third annual Roswell Green Expo, held at Hembree Park on Saturday, Feb. 22, was an event where residents could learn more about sustainability […]

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Roswell Fire and Police Charity Gala Event

Roswell Fire and Police Charity Gala Event

January 20, 2014 | By

By Helen Borland The Roswell Fire and Police Foundation held a black tie charity gala in Ivy Hall at the charming Roswell Mill on Saturday, Jan. 18, and it was the social event of the season. Over 175 people came to support the Foundation, and it was a festive night where the Mayor and his […]

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North Georgia Dining for Women Group Dinner

North Georgia Dining for Women Group Dinner

December 8, 2013 | By

Six Dining for Women (diningforwomen.org) chapters held a joint dinner in December, 2013. Docu-entertainment education was provided by Angel-Ah. Marsha Wallace, founder of DFW, spoke to the group about the impact DFW has had on hundreds of thousands of women and girls in the world. Published in Appen Media December 2013 Story by Helen Borland […]

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Christmas Parade 2013 Cumming

Christmas Parade 2013 Cumming

December 7, 2013 | By

The annual Market Place Christmas parade in Cumming, Georgia included 65 floats from various community groups and local businesses.  Santa was on hand as well as the traditional tossing of candy.

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Best of the Best Awards Gala

Best of the Best Awards Gala

November 23, 2013 | By

The annual “Best of the Best” Awards Gala was organized by Appen Media Group to honor the best businesses in North Fulton & South Forsyth as voted on by our readers. Over 250 people attended this celebration evening held at the Metropolitan Club in Alpharetta, GA. Mark Toro, founder of North American Properties, was the […]

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Veteran’s Day Ceremony 2013 Cumming Georgia

Veteran’s Day Ceremony 2013 Cumming Georgia

November 11, 2013 | By

The annual Veteran’s Day ceremony was held at Cumming’s War Memorial under bright blue skies.  This year the Veterans of Foreign Wars, which alternates with the American Legion, led the planning for the event.  George C Vernon, Jr., District 2 Commander of the VFW, presided.  The keynote speaker was Command Sergeant Major Roy F. Marchert. […]

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Roswell Candidate Forum – Oct 2013

Roswell Candidate Forum – Oct 2013

October 22, 2013 | By

The Roswell Woman’s Club continued its 30+ years tradition of providing the residents of Roswell an opportunity to meet their candidates.  Six candidates vying for three contested at-large post positions attended.   Hatcher Hurd, executive editor for Appen Media, was the debate moderator. Published in Appen Media October 31, 2013. Story by Jonathan Copsey, Appen […]

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Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Fall Golf Event

Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Fall Golf Event

October 8, 2013 | By

Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GNFCC) Fall Golf Tournament held its fall golf fundraiser at the Country Club of the South in Johns Creek, GA.  Sunny autumn skies greeted the 72 golfers who competed in the annual event.  Brandon Beach, President/CEO of the GNFCC provides comments on the mission of the chamber. Published in […]

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Grand Re-opening of The Hope Store

Grand Re-opening of The Hope Store

October 5, 2013 | By

The Hope Store in the Nesbit Ferry Shopping Center in Johns Creek held its grand re-opening on October 5, 2013.  Established in 2010, The Hope Store underwent an ownership and management change, but continued its mission to support the Murphy Harpspt which is a residential treatment home for children.  Johns Creek Mayor Mike Bodker was […]

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