Let’s All Cheer for a Fun-Raiser and Happy, Talented Kids

Since at least the 1860s, cheerleaders have rallied for the home team in spectator sports, stirring fans to a shared fever pitch of spirit, excitement, and joy. For Lake Oconee Academy graduate cheerleaders Madison Cantrell and Olivia Lee, along with rising seniors Ella Darby and Katie Ciavola, sharing their love

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Heartfelt giving to the community: a business model to emulate

Pictured above prior to the pandemic, Ultra Cuisine CEO Boris Katsnelson 99BBA, left, celebrates his company’s community partnership with Denver’s SAME Café executive director Brad Reubendale. In an unprecedented era of medical calamity, joblessness, and economic upheaval, Goizueta alumni have helped community members stay clean, well-rested, and fed. “We all

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End Inequity: Blasting the Internet to Families in the Most Rural Locations

As scientists work diligently to deliver a Coronavirus vaccine, schools everywhere are faced with a huge decision: open in Fall 2020 with countless restrictions and public health risks or adopt full distance learning protocols until community spread is contained. However, this second approach can be problematic. According to recent US

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Let’s Break Bread Together and Change Lives in A Meaningful Way

“Breaking bread together is life changing. The most humble of all food, bread brings life and allows others to share life together,” says master baker Joshua Westover, founder of Atlanta’s Bake-N-Jam, a family-run Atlanta bakery that specializes in handmade artisan breads, jams, and sweets. “Radical hospitality is the welcoming of

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Refugee Businesswomen Take on the American Dream

The refugee experience of settling into American life is often fraught with obstacles, but Amani Women Center (AWC) in Clarkston, Georgia and its sister venture Johari Africa are empowering new residents to survive and thrive. Founder and President Doris Mukangu notes, “Refugees are so excited to be here in America

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Leftover Paint in Your Garage? Share with the World

In developed nations the world over, garages and basements are hiding treasure troves of unused house paint. Until now, recycling or disposing of that paint was a challenge. “We created Global Paint for Charity to bring beautiful color to underserved countries that have little or no access to paint,” says

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It’s Easy to Boost Your Baby’s Spanish with Veoleo

The joy on a child’s face when they learn a new word is priceless. “We want kids to be excited about story time and experience other cultures,” said Alexis Ruginis, co-founder of Veoleo Press. “Language informs the way we see the world.” The word Veoleo is a Spanish portmanteau of

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Who is the Comeback Heroine of the Jersey Surf?

Since doors opened in 2017 for Lucky Dog Surf Co. in Sea Bright, New Jersey, Owner Melissa D’Anna has battled Nor’easters and hurricanes, a life-threatening surfing injury that blinded her in one eye, and the coronavirus global pandemic shutdown. Still, she and her shop thrive with contagious optimism. “Bigger waves

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Safe Boating Cures the Need for More Freedom

Lakes, rivers and bays seem to call out for enjoyment on a beautiful day, but with social distancing in force, is this luxury still possible to safely enjoy? “As the country prepares to reopen slowly, we want people to enjoy Lake Oconee to its fullest, even during the COVID-19 pandemic,”

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