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Pace’s ‘Mulan Jr.’
Special Photo / Pace Academy in Buckhead recently hosted the middle school production of ‘Mulan Jr.’ In the musical, based on the Disney film, Mulan defies the village matchmaker, takes up arms and disguises herself as a boy to spare her father from military service. When the Huns invade, it’s up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous sidekick Mushu to save all of China. Directed by Patrick Campbell, ‘Mulan Jr.’ had a cast of 32. Pictured is the cast and crew.
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Seventh Midtown breaks ground
Special / Kim Link / Robin Loudermilk, president and CEO of The Loudermilk Companies LLC, developer of Seventh Midtown, a new luxury condominium building, recently hosted a formal groundbreaking ceremony for the project. Expected to be completed by early 2016, it is one of the first luxury condo developments in Midtown since 2008. The nine-story, 20-unit building will have residences ranging from 1,800 square feet to more than 2,800 and priced from the $700,000s to just under $1.7 million for the largest penthouses. Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty’s specialists in condominium and high-rise properties, the SkyRise Group, led by Vice President Anne Schwall with agent Bedel Thomé on site in the sales gallery at 855 Peachtree St., will direct the sales and marketing process. Lord Aeck Sargent is Seventh Midtown’s architect, Brasfield & Gorrie is its construction company and Mark Williams Design Associates is handling its interior design. From left, Roddy McCrory, regional vice president of construction firm Brasfield & Gorie; Robin Loudermilk, president and CEO of developer The Loudermilk Companies LLC; John Mears of Rivers Residential and Anne Schwall, vice president of the SkyRise Group of Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty. Information: (404) 237-5000 or
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Tossed Out Treasures set for March 28
Special / Kim McAfee / The Sandy Springs Society, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting the community and its quality of life, will host the 24th annual Tossed Out Treasures flea market March 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and March 28 from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the former Marshalls in Marshalls Plaza, 6337 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. The sale is touted as the ultimate guilt-free shopping experience with bargains on high-end treasures including home décor, jewelry, silver, crystal, sports equipment, art, furniture, gently-used clothing and more. For those who want an exclusive preview and the first opportunity to purchase items, the bargain hunter’s event opens with a preview party March 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. The event will include dinner, beer and wine and a silent auction. Treasures are donated by society members and the community at large, and the event raises up to $70,000 annually. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Preview party tickets, which are limited, are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Seated from left, event co-chairs Kathryn Loia and Ann Nable and advisor Joan Plunkett. Standing from left, event co-chairs Elizabeth Kelly and Barbara Groves. Information and preview party tickets:
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Lenbrook celebrates new bus' arrival
Special / Alex Farrington and Tony Smith / Lenbrook, a retirement community in Buckhead, recently inaugurated its new 34-foot, 28-passenger bus to transport its residents to other parts of the area and metro Atlanta. The new bus replaced one that was purchased in 1996. Pictured is the Lenbrook bus going down Peachtree Road in Buckhead in its maiden voyage.
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Friday deadline to seek Airport West CID top cop job
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The search is on for a highly qualified individual to enhance the quality of public safety in the Airport West Community Improvement District. Executive Director Gerald McDowell announced recently the district is accepting applications from law enforcement and public safety professionals to serve as the organization’s first public safety director. McDowell said the new staff member will oversee all aspects of operations related to safety, including closely interacting with law enforcement representatives serving Fulton County and the cities of Atlanta, College Park and East Point. “Our ideal candidate will have the personality and first-hand knowledge to be a liaison between our property owners, businesses and all of the public safety agencies that protect them,” McDowell said in a statement. “We’re looking for experienced leadership to build strong relationships and deliver comprehensive programs addressing concerns within the CID’s service area.” Full details for applicants are posted online at Basic requirements that candidates must demonstrate include the following:
-Minimal of 10 years of law enforcement experience.
-Prior experience supervising law enforcement officers.
-Experience with law enforcement task forces at the federal or state level.
-Familiarity with south Fulton County, south Atlanta, College Park and East Point. Resumes are due to McDowell by March 6. Applicants can submit their qualifications via email to
Interviews will occur during the week of March 9. The district’s territory extends from west to east along Camp Creek Parkway at Merk Road to the airport and Clayton County line.
The district extends north along I-85 to Virginia Avenue and south on I-85, Best Road and U.S. 29 to the industrial areas on Buffington Road and Naturally Fresh Boulevard. The district accounts for 174 owners, including 140 commercial and 32 industrial, and a value exceeding $322 million.
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