Author: Donna Williams Lewis

Two Million Served: Midtown church’s food ministry

Every weekday morning, a line of people forms outside the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Midtown. They are there for the lunch of soup, bread and dessert that has been provided by the Lutheran Community Food Ministry since 1982. On Oct. 23, 2019, the food ministry celebrated a monumental milestone – its two millionth meal served to the hungry.

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OLLI Instructor Crusades Against ‘Aging in Place’

The 82-year-old retired CEO, volunteer history teacher and folk musician became a super advocate of senior residences after his 2014 move to one of them with his wife, Ginny. “It’s like a cruise ship that never leaves the dock,” he says, of their current home. The couple downsized from a 2,800-square-foot, three-story condo to a 1,200-square-foot Buckhead apartment featuring a wide range of activities, excursions, a restaurant-style dining room and a happy hour area.

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Get Your (Board) Game On!

It can take a little digging to find them, but board game groups and events are popping up across metro Atlanta in libraries, comic book shops, game stores, bars, senior centers, recreation centers, churches and other locations.

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