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Blue River Development Gives Back to Charity – Locally, Internationally

Atlanta-based Blue River Development gives back to charity both locally and internationally. The developer recently made monetary donations and in-kind gifts to Each One Help One, a nonprofit Bahamas food bank, and Forsyth County foster programs. These latest contributions are a part of the developer’s commitment to giving back to the areas it serves, as well as contributing to global[...]

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American Association of Adapted Sports Programs, Inc. Celebrates 25 Years

Executive Director and Co-Founder Tommie Storms of the American Association of Adapted Sports Programs, Inc. (AAASP) joins the Atlanta Real Estate Forum podcast to discuss the association's 25th anniversary and the journey of adapting sports across the country. Storms joins hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick for the Around Atlanta segment. After the 1996 Olympics, many kids inspired by the incredible athletes, including[...]

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Female Business Owner Hikes Machu Picchu to Benefit BlazeSports

Lisa Simmons, president of Beacon Management Services, begins her 3rd Annual “Moving Mountains” hike to benefit BlazeSports America on August 6, 2021. This year’s hike takes Simmons to Peru, where she will climb Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. “I’m proud to represent BlazeSports on this adventure,” said Simmons. “This nonprofit provides life-changing sports programs and[...]

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David Weekley Homes Participated In Bunks Across America Event

On Saturday, June 12 at First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville, 40 David Weekley Homes – Atlanta Division team and family members joined Gwinnett County Chapter members of Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP) for the nonprofit’s 3rd Annual Bunks Across America event. With 260 chapters across the U.S., Canada, and Bermuda, SHP has a mission to ensure that “No Kid[...]

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Beacon Management Crosses Canyon for Disabled Athletes

The president of an Atlanta property management company will hike one of the most famous trails in the world on August 22, 2018 to raise funds for BlazeSports America. The national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization empowers children and adults with physical disabilities through sports programs, such as wheelchair athletics.  Lisa Simmons, president of Beacon Management Services, will complete the epic “Rim[...]

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Girl Talk, Inc.: Defining Leadership and Supporting Girls

Today's guest on Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio comes at a time when confidence and leadership development for women and girls is not only gaining momentum, but is more necessary than ever. Co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick are joined by Katherine Carey, communications and digital marketing coordinator with Girl Talk, Inc., to discuss the important work her organization is[...]

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HomeAid Atlanta Completes Garden at Solomon’s Temple

HomeAid Atlanta has completed its first Care Day of 2018. On March 23, HomeAid Atlanta and volunteers completed work at Solomon’s Temple in southwest Atlanta.  Solomon’s Temple provides housing to single women and women with children as they strive to rebuild their lives. Volunteers from Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta, Kennesaw State University's NAHB Student Chapter, and Georgia Gwinnett College worked[...]

How to Contribute to Hurricane Relief Without Getting Scammed

Since the landfall of Hurricane Harvey, thousands of individuals and organizations are rushing to contribute to flood relief  efforts in the Houston area. Similar devastation is likely to occur with the arrival of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean, Florida, parts of Georgia and the Carolinas. With the rise of natural disasters comes the increase in fraudulent or mismanaged charities promising[...]

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Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio: Tossed Out Treasures by The Sandy Springs Society

Lib Thompson, president of The Sandy Springs Society, is today’s Around Atlanta guest on Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio. A charitable organization of more than 300 women, The Sandy Springs Society is committed to improving the community through philanthropic work. As the largest philanthropic agency in Sandy Springs, the group has raised and donated $2.8 million throughout its 26-year existence. One[...]