Buckhead News

The Scalise sisters – Emilie, Samantha and Lauren – recently presented a check for $9,700 to the board of directors of TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation at its meeting in Sandy Springs. The girls raised these funds at the third annual Strides for Survivors, a 2.7-mile walk held Feb. …

Ex-U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, and former Vice President Joe Biden, D-Delaware, both 2020 Democratic candidates for president, recently visited Atlanta while on the campaign trail. While here they appeared at the I Will Vote Fundraising Gala at Flourish in Buckhead.

Takashi Shinozuka, the consul general of Japan in Atlanta, and his wife recently hosted at their Buckhead home the 2019 kickoff party for Shepherd Center’s annual The Legendary Party. This year’s event, set for Nov. 2 at Flourish in Buckhead, is themed “Sakura, Blossoms of Renewal.” The kick…

TRINITY’S OPERA: Trinity School in Buckhead recently presented its annual opera performance. Supported by a chorus of students in second through fifth grade, the school’s sixth-grade leadership class performed an adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic comedy “The Pirates of Penzance.” …

The Atlanta History Center in Buckhead recently hosted its 34th annual Swan House Ball at the historic Swan House on its campus. This year’s ball was chaired by Jenny Pruitt, founder and executive chair of Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty, and honored the Rollins family for …

Atlanta’s top real estate agents were among those who recently visited the fourth annual Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Southeastern Designer Showhouse and Gardens. Located at 4315 Garmon Road in Buckhead, the showhouse is a new, nearly 13,000-square-foot home on property where the High fami…

Pace Academy recently held its class of 2019 graduation ceremony at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Buckhead, with its Baccalaureate service the day before in the school’s Fine Arts Center. Above: Pace valedictorian Jacob Sloman receives his diploma from Head of School Fred Assaf.

The Lovett School recently hosted its class of 2019 graduation ceremony at Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Buckhead. Above: The Lovett School’s class of 2019 gathers. Left: From left, Head of School Meredyth Cole presents Michael Hardee with his diploma.

Whitefield Academy recently held its class of 2019 graduation ceremony at the Church of the Apostles in Buckhead. Led by Head of School Kevin Bracher, Upper School Principal Nathan Stevens and board chair Jason Bilotti, 69 graduates received their diplomas and became members of the school’s …