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Laura Miller was born and raised in Atlanta, so naturally she attended Oglethorpe University and studied Literature and Writing. She graduated Cum Laude in 2008. Her areas of interest include features, music, literature, and Southern culture, among many others.

Since graduation, her world has opened up and she spends her time doing a variety of things. She’s an Executive Assistant by day, a writer by night, a musician by late night and is currently exploring the idea of art on the weekends. She volunteers with Georgia Homeless Pets and fosters animals. She was chosen by her peers as Best Campus Musician in 2008; she won the Anne River Siddons Award for Creative Writing her senior year.

Recap: Atlanta Magazine’s Best of Atlanta Party 2015

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More than 2,500 people turned out to the Cobb Galleria Center on Wednesday for Atlanta Magazine’s Best of Atlanta Party. They enjoyed food and drink from 60 restaurants and 30 bars.

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Notable booths included Rathbun’s, Canoe, Smash Kitchen and Bar, and Ted’s Montana Grill. The line for The Fry […]

Atlanta Magazine’s Best of Atlanta Party to Benefit The Giving Kitchen

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On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, Atlanta Magazine will host the annual Best of Atlanta Party at the Cobb Galleria Center.

The event will include food and drinks from restaurants deemed the Best of Atlanta by Atlanta Magazine, as well as entertainment by Yacht Rock Schooner, appearances by local celebrities, and a silent auction. All […]

Recap: The Grand Re-Opening Of Furkid’s Dog Shelter, Sadie’s Place In Alpharetta

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The ominous clouds and sprinkles of rain didn’t stop attendees from exploring Sadie’s Place, the remodeled Alpharetta dog shelter that houses Furkid’s adoptable dogs.

The shelter, housed in a 34 year old building, was in dire need of an upgrade. Thanks to a generous donation from the Choate family, […]

Grand Re-opening Of Dog Shelter In Atlanta For Furkids

Join Furkids on Saturday, May 10 as they celebrate the grand re-opening of their Alpharetta dog shelter. Renamed Sadie’s Place, the shelter is fully remodeled and ready for new tenants and volunteers.

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The day will be a full one, including a ribbon cutting, live music, delicious food, sponsorship opportunities, a […]

Shaken, Not Stirred Gala In Atlanta To Benefit Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance

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On Saturday, March 29, 2014, join the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance as they present the Shaken, Not Stirred Gala at Peachtree DeKalb Airport. The event, sponsored by Northside Hospital, will help raise awareness and educate the citizens of Atlanta on the symptoms and treatment of ovarian cancer.

The evening begins […]

Recap: Paws For Cocktails Benefit In Atlanta For Furkids Animal Rescue

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On Thursday, November 7, Furkids held its Paws for Cocktails benefit at the Park Tavern in Atlanta. Around 400 people attended the event.

In 2002, Samantha Shelton discovered a small band of kittens but could find no rescue organization that could take them. Thus began Furkids, and in their […]

15th Annual European Wine Festival Hosted By Alliance Francaise d’Atlanta

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Join the Alliance Francaise d’Atlanta, the Goethe Zentrum of Atlanta, and the Consulates General of Switzerland and Greece at the 15th Annual European Wine Festival. Enjoy fine wines from Germany, Switzerland, France, and Greece – a varied selection that is sure to please any discerning wine lover! Specially selected food pairings will be served […]

Paws For Cocktails 2013 In Atlanta To Benefit Furkids

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On Thursday, November 7th, spend the evening at the Park Place Tavern at Paws for Cocktails 2013. The event benefits FurKids and the SmallDog Rescue & Humane Society, a division of Furkids.

Attendees will enjoy entertainment by Yacht Rock Schooner, as well as conversation with local celebrities such as newsmen Chuck Dowdle and John […]

Recap: Little 5 Points Halloween Festival Parade Draws Crowds

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Ghouls, ghosts, and goblins were out in force at the annual Little 5 Points Halloween Festival & Parade. The chicanery began at noon, with local artists and food vendors lining the streets. Costumes? Encouraged. Fun? Had by all in attendance, whether participating in the parade itself or standing on the sidelines.

Anyone could sponsor […]

Paint the Town Pink Gala In Atlanta To Benefit American Cancer Society

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On Saturday, October 26th, join the American Cancer Society at Paint the Town PINK, a gala held both in honor of breast

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cancer survivors and to benefit research to find a cure.

The event is sponsored by the Mary L. & Walter Johnson […]

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