Georgia Trend - October 2007

October 2007: GreenRoom

• The city of Atlanta announced intentions to purchase a small block adjacent to Oakland Cemetery to preserve as greenspace. Atlanta City Council members Carla Smith, Natalyn Archibong and Kwanza Hall sponsored the legislation; the purchase price, which could be…

Educating With Faith

In researching private schools five years ago, Tina Young found several she believed would challenge her two children in the classroom. But the Duluth mother wanted more. “I was looking for a spiritual school, one that taught family values,” she…

Healthcare Heroes

Heroes seem to enter our lives at critical moments, often – but not always – in dramatic fashion. Here are the stories of five Georgia healthcare professionals who find rewards by serving their patients on a daily basis and, on…

Food For The Soul

The first food offering that showed up was a plate of New Orleans-style red beans and rice, sent spontaneously one Sunday afternoon by my friend Janet, who has nailed the seasoning combination in a way I never have in more…

Making Ideas Reality

Tom Bell, CEO of Cousins Properties Inc., has a theory about why busy people seem to get more done. “I think it has to do with a person’s demeanor and skill set,” he says. “The more you do and the…