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Life & relationship strategist Kenny Pugh launches program for teen pregnancy

Life & relationship strategist Kenny Pugh launches program for teen pregnancy

In support and partnership with The National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Life & Relationship Strategist, Author and Speaker,Kenny Pugh (http://www.kennypugh.com) will launch Abstinence Matters

Budding artist wins grand prize

Budding artist wins grand prize

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. -- Eight-year-old Happy Leveson-Jones, a student at The Springmont School, has won a Grand Prize in Art in the 2013 River of Words Youth Environmental Poetry & Art Contest.

Sponsored by The Center for Environmental Literacy, the annual River of Words contest is the world's largest youth poetry and art competition. It celebrates both National Poetry Month and Earth Day.

Happy received an expense-paid trip to the awards presentation in San Francisco. Winning art and poetry will be published in the annual River of Words anthology, which is available from The Center for Environmental Literacy. Her artwork also will be exhibited at the Saint Mary's Library in Moraga, Calif., and at the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose.

Fashion footwear mogul Steve Madden comes to Macy’s Lenox Square

Fashion footwear mogul Steve Madden comes to Macy’s Lenox Square

STEVE MADDEN, the legend behind one of the world’s hottest  shoe and lifestyle brands will be holding a meet and greet at Macy’s at Lenox Square, in Atlanta, GA on Saturday, April 27 from 2:00PM- 3:30PM.

The afternoon event will be hosted by TV personality, Julissa Bermudez, of the Style Network’s hit-series Empire Girls.

Guests are invited to meet the footwear tycoon and pose for photos as he autographs complimentary branded tees and tote bags, all while a DJ spins the latest hits.

Visitors will also have the chance to win their very own pair of Steve Madden shoes*, and a special gift will be given to every customer with the purchase of any Steve Madden product on the day of the event. 

Author to hold book signing at Caribou Coffee

Author to hold book signing at Caribou Coffee

ATLANTA -- A Mableton author will hold a book signing at a local coffeeshop next weekend.

Wayne E. Beyea is the author of The Treasure of Valcour Island. He will sign copies of the book Saturday, Apr. 20 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Caribou Coffee on Northside Parkway in Buckhead.

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According to Beyea's publisher, Tate Publishing:

It was difficult to hide a body 30 feet long, 2 to 4 feet thick, and weighing nearly 6,000 pounds, but he knew every inch of the half-mile long, pitch-black cavern ... he stretched his massive, dark body against the cool stone wall and tried to blend into the dissipating darkness near the far end of the cavern.

Big Rich Atlanta's Sharlinda, Brie and Kahdijiha are more than just reality show stars

Big Rich Atlanta's Sharlinda, Brie and Kahdijiha are more than just reality show stars

ATLANTA--Recently I had a chance to have a three on one conversation with a few of the ladies of Style Network's Big Rich Atlanta. I was curious to find out if the show exhibited the true nature of twin sisters Sharlinda and Brie and Sharlinda's daughter Kahdijiha. While taking a time to listen to what actually builds their character, obvious strength and family bond; I noticed that the ladies were simply women with a vision and had a strong love for their craft.

Jasmine Guy takes her campaign against child sex trafficking to Georgia Perimeter College

Jasmine Guy takes her campaign against child sex trafficking to Georgia Perimeter College

On the heels of a successful campaign launch for "I Am Not Yours!"- a campaign committed to taking a stand against child sexual exploitation, Jasmine Guy has been making her case in national media with the likes of 

Graham Roberts named to Barron’s 'Top 1000 Financial Advisors'

Graham Roberts named to Barron’s 'Top 1000 Financial Advisors'

ATLANTA – Morgan Stanley announced today that Graham Roberts, an Executive Director,  with the RM Compass Group in the Firm’s Atlanta Wealth Management office, has been named to Barron’s annual list of America’s Top 1000 Advisors: 2013 State-by-State.

The “Barron’s Top 1000 Advisors” is a select group of individuals who are screened on a number of criteria. Among factors the survey takes into consideration are assets under management, revenue produced for the Firm and quality of service provided to clients.

“I am extremely proud that Graham Roberts is representing Morgan Stanley Wealth Management on this list,” commented Michael Outlaw, Branch Manager of Morgan Stanley’s Atlanta office. “This listing recognizes an elite group of financial professionals who are dedicated to providing clients with exceptional wealth management services.”