Organizations Archive

Title Issue

Southeastern Flower Show

As the Southeastern Flower Show celebrates its 20th anniversary, this year's edition, held Feb. 7-11, will transform the Georgia World Congress Center into a cross between a lush landscape and a gardener's catalog come to life.

January 2007
Commercial Real Estate Women Of Atlanta

Commercial Real Estate Women Of Atlanta

When Commercial Real Estate Women of Atlanta (CREW) hosts the national organization's convention this month, president Tonya Creekmore says women might actually outnumber men in commercial real estate in the city - for a few days, at least.

December 2006

Savannah Chamber of Commerce

It would be easy to say that, when a group of merchants gathered in Savannah on Dec. 13, 1806 to form a chamber of commerce, they had no idea what their city would become. But the Savannah Chamber of Commerce has always been pretty far-sighted, so it's entirely possible that if the same group viewed the city and the organization today, its members wouldn't be surprised.

December 2006

Voices for Georgia's Children

Since 2003, Voices for Georgia's Children has worked to bring public awareness to issues facing Georgia's children, focusing on their safety, health, education, connectivity and employability.

November 2006
Family Connection Partnership

Family Connection Partnership

When the national children's advocacy organization KIDS COUNT announced its rankings of the 50 states in the early 1990s, Georgia ranked near the bottom in a range of indicators of child and family well-being, from teen pregnancy and high school graduation rates to the number of children living in poverty.

October 2006
League of Women Voters of Georgia

League of Women Voters of Georgia

Measured against today's membership, the first meeting of the League of Women Voters of Georgia was a small one. The year was 1920 and 22 women's suffrage activists from around the state gathered in the Atlanta home of Emily C. McDougald to found an organization that would encourage women to take advantage of their newly-gained right to vote, which became law that same year.

July 2006
Atlanta Gallery Association

Atlanta Gallery Association

When a group of intown gallery owners first dreamed up the idea for the Atlanta Gallery Association 15 years ago, the city was considered - even by many local collectors - as second-tier, with far fewer artists and works of the caliber found in places like New York and San Francisco.

June 2006
Chattahoochee Hill Country Alliance

Chattahoochee Hill Country Alliance

With all the assets North Georgia and Metro Atlanta possess - a healthy economy, a mild climate and ample space for development unencumbered by mountains, rivers or oceans - Stacy Patton says she's well aware that the flood of new residents into the state over the past several years is only going to continue.

May 2006
Bike Athens

Bike Athens

The first thing that's important to know about Bike Athens, says the group's co-chair Mark Dodson, is that its name is actually something of a misnomer. "We're really about more than just bikes," he says. "Our mission is really about promoting all different types of alternative transportation."

April 2006

Georgia Nurses Association

When its three-day annual convention wrapped up last November in Columbus, the Georgia Nurses Association announced that major changes were in the works for how it serves its 3,000 members statewide.

March 2006
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