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New leaders named to four North Fulton schools

New leaders named to four North Fulton schools

FULTON CO., Ga. -- New principals for four North Fulton schools were recently approved by the Fulton County school board.

"It's my privilege to announce this group of new leaders," said Superintendent Cindy Loe. "Their leadership has made their current schools stand out academically and I know they will do the same in their new posts."

Amy Gamble
Woodland Charter Elementary School, Sandy Springs

Gamble may be new to the Fulton County School System, but she is no stranger to Sandy Springs -- as an assistant principal at Vanderlyn Elementary School in Dunwoody, she was only three miles away from Woodland.

Before coming to DeKalb County, Gamble began her teaching career in Florida, where she taught at a number of elementary schools.

Miss America to kick off Produce for Kids campaign

Miss America to kick off Produce for Kids campaign

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan is in Metro Atlanta to help kick off the largest-ever Produce for Kids® Get Healthy, Give Hope campaign.

The former Miss Nebraska will share her passion for healthy eating during a cooking class at Publix (4305 State Bridge Road, Alpharetta, 30022) at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 24.

Scanlan will team up with kids helped by Children's Miracle Network to show that cooking is fun and that healthy food can also taste good.

Mayors' Grocery Showdown: And the winner is . . .

Mayors' Grocery Showdown: And the winner is . . .

ROSWELL, Ga.

Ronald Hart Named to Barron’s 2011 “Top 100 Financial Advisors”

Ronald Hart Named to Barron’s 2011 “Top 100 Financial Advisors”

ATLANTA, GA May 17, 2011 – Morgan Stanley Smith Barney announced today that Ronald Hart, a managing director of the Hart Group in the Firm’s Atlanta office, has been named to Barron’s annual list of America’s Top 100 Financial Advisors.

The “Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors” is a select group of individuals who are screened on a number of criteria. Among factors the survey takes into consideration are assets under management, revenue produced for the Firm and quality of service provided to clients. Investment performance is not an explicit criterion.

“I am extremely proud that Ron Hart is representing Morgan Stanley Smith Barney on this list,” commented Michael Outlaw, Branch Manager of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney’s Atlanta office.

New principals named to two Fulton schools

New principals named to two Fulton schools

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- New principals for two Fulton County schools have been named by the school system.

"I'm pleased to announce that Kirk Shrum from Hamilton County Schools and Grant Rivera from Cobb County Schools will be joining the Fulton County School System," said Superintendent Cindy Loe.

Jesse Walton, Jr., CFP®, Honored as New Member of 100 Black Men of Atlanta

Jesse Walton, Jr., CFP®, Honored as New Member of 100 Black Men of Atlanta

ATLANTA (May 12, 2011) Jesse Walton, Jr., was inducted as a new member of the 100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc. (100) organization on May 10, 2011at an evening pinning ceremony. The elegant event was held at Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s headquarters. 100 is a coalition of some of Atlanta’s most influential men organized to empower Atlanta’s challenged communities. Together they channel educational and economic resources toward these communities’ students and future leaders.

Walton, a Financial Advisor and Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®) at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Alpharetta, is an active community volunteer.

North Fulton mayors to compete in Grocery Showdown

North Fulton mayors to compete in Grocery Showdown

ROSWELL, Ga. -- The race is on!

Roswell Mayor Jere Wood will compete against Alpharetta Mayor Arthur Letchas in the "Tourism Means a Healthy Economy Mayors' Grocery Showdown" at 11:30 a.m.