Buckhead News

The Atlanta History Center in Buckhead will host the annual Swan House Ball at the historic Swan House April 18. This year’s event will honor Lovette Twyman Russell for her work as a community connector and change-making champion, and will be led by co-chairs Rosalind Brewer (chief operating…

Patrons of Andee’s Army, a nonprofit that provides critical support for children with spinal cord and brain injuries require specialized treatment, recently gathered at Shepherd Center for a Bingo Night fundraiser. The sold-out crowd, nearly 150 people including adults and children, dined on…

The Garden Hills Garden Club recently presented a $10,000 check to the Acorns to Oaks Foundation, the fundraising arm for Garden Hills Elementary School in Buckhead. The funds will be used for the school’s Fix the Field Campaign to rebuild the playing field in front of the school.

Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities (ARMHC) recently hosted its signature annual fundraiser, the Hearts & Hands Gala, at Flourish in Buckhead. This year’s event included silent and live auctions, dancing and live entertainment and raised more than $800,000 for the organization’s two …

The Agape Atlanta Youth and Family Center in northwest Atlanta recently hosted its second Arise: An Agape Empowerment Experience for Women and Girls at Flourish in Buckhead. Arise is an Agape fundraising event created for mothers and daughters, mentors and mentees and friend groups. The even…

Buckhead-based Harry Norman, Realtors recently donated $75,000 to local charities at the end of 2019. In June the company launched the Harry Norman, Realtors Philanthropy Fund in partnership with the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. The fund shows the firm’s commitment to a variety …

Members of the Friends of Winship Fashion a Cure Fashion Show committee met recently to continue their plans for the eighth annual event, set for March 9 at the St. Regis in Buckhead. The event raises money for Emory University’s Winship Cancer Institute for the treatment and research of can…

The 63rd annual Piedmont Ball, themed “The Splendor of Crete, the Greek Isles,” will take place Jan. 25 at the Piedmont Driving Club in Midtown. The event will include cocktails, dinner and dancing to the Pure Party Band and late-night entertainment by singer Douglas Cameron. Hosted by the W…

Odyssey, an educational nonprofit that serves students in grades 1 through 12 from economically disadvantaged communities, will host the 11th annual Odyssey Brunch Feb. 3 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the St. Regis in Buckhead. The event will include a networking brunch, a keynote address, rema…

Shepherd Center in Buckhead recently hosted The Legendary Party, themed “Sakura, Blossoms of Renewal,” at Flourish in Buckhead. The annual event included a cocktail reception, dinner and dancing to the sounds of the ATL Groove Factory. It raised $3.2 million for the nationally known catastro…

For over 10 years, a donor to the Carl E. Sanders Family YMCA in Buckhead has funded a holiday shopping spree for children to select a new coat, shoes, a toy and other winter necessities. Volunteers from the YMCA and corporate partnerships give their time to help children navigate the store …

The Society of Colonial Wars’ Atlanta chapter recently held its 58th annual business meeting at the Cherokee Town Club in Buckhead. The society was founded in 1892 with the purpose of “perpetuating the memory of those events, and of the men who, in military, naval and civil positions of high…

Range Boutique, a Buckhead women’s clothing store, and Angels Among Us Pet Rescue, an Alpharetta-based nonprofit, recently co-hosted Rock the Runway in the former World Market space next to the disco Kroger in Buckhead. It included a fashion show with Range’s Style Rangers and adoptable dogs…

Buckhead resident Jim Hansberger, a private wealth advisor for The Hansberger Group at Morgan Stanley in Buckhead, ranked in Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors and Forbes’ Top Wealth Advisors in 2019, recently celebrated his 50th year as a financial advisor. Hansberger shared informative an…