Buckhead News

Cake Clash, a cake-baking competition and fundraiser for the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorder Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, recently took place at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Buckhead. The event had three different contests: wedding cake (this faux cake was graded on just the l…

At its recent 2019-20 kickoff gathering of officers and board members at The Iberian Pig restaurant in Buckhead, the Harvard Business School Club of Atlanta honored its past presidents. The club was founded in 1934, and its mission is to “connect and develop Atlanta alumni while making a dif…

The Andee’s Army Youth Brain and Spinal Cord Foundation recently hosted a host committee luncheon at Cherokee Town Club in Buckhead, where Anna Choo Elmers, M.D., J.D., staff psychiatrist at Shepherd Center, spoke. Andee’s Army provides critical support for children with spinal cord and brai…

The Atlanta Speech School Guild will hold the 2019 Language and Literacy Gala Nov. 17 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Atlanta History Center in Buckhead, where hundreds of attendees will gather to support one of the nation’s most comprehensive centers for language and literacy. The gala is the l…

Prior to the closing of the 2019 Designer Showhouse and Gardens at 4315 Garmon Road in June, Travis Reed of Travis Reed & Associates/Harry Norman, Realtors sold the $6.5 million estate, a record sale in the history of the showhouse in terms of how quickly it sold (two weeks before the sh…

Fifteen volunteers from the Buckhead Coalition and the Buckhead Business Association, including the association’s Young Bucks group, recently cleared four cluttered sidewalks on bridges over creeks and rail lines along Peachtree Road in Buckhead. Coordinated by Garth Peters, the coalition’s …

Fashion a Cure: Emory University’s Winship Cancer Institute in DeKalb County, led by its Friends of Winship fundraising group, recently hosted its seventh annual Fashion a Cure fashion show and luncheon at the St. Regis in Buckhead. Co-chairs Peggy Lientz and her daughters – Shannon Kollme, …

During the second quarter of 2019 (between April 1 and June 30), Buckhead-based Beacham & Co., Realtors’ agents and staff raised funds for Make-A-Wish Georgia, donating a total of $22,650 to the nonprofit. Make-A-Wish Georgia will use the money raised to grant wishes to children facing c…

St. Anne’s Episcopal Church in Buckhead July 15 through 19 hosted its annual vacation Bible school, themed “Seasons of Love,” where children participated in a variety of activities. “We are traveling through the liturgical calendar and showcasing how God loves us all year round,” Tabi Tobias…

The Dementia Arts Fest, an exhibit of works created by individuals living with dementia, recently took place at the Westin Buckhead Atlanta hotel as part of the 2019 Dementia Action Alliance Conference. The exhibit included 40 works of art created by people living with some form of dementia,…

The Cathedral of St. Philip in Buckhead recently hosted its 15th annual Camp Hollywood, a day camp run by FOCUS (Families Of Children Under Stress) + Fragile Kids. FOCUS + Fragile Kids is a DeKalb County-based nonprofit that helps children who are medically fragile or have serious developmen…