Built with a Purpose

March 2, 2022 / In the News

Mixed-income housing is addressing housing shortages throughout the state while revitalizing communities.

Women Changing the Game: Jakari Harris

October 27, 2021 / In the News

Biomedical Engineering PhD student and a former member of the First Tee of Metro Atlanta Jakari Harris joins Golf Central to discuss the role that golf has had in shaping her future.

Atlanta high school graduation rates increase for class of 2021

October 22, 2021 / In the News

Atlanta Public Schools’ four-year graduation rate reached 83.1% for the class of 2021. That’s an increase from the year before, when it was 80.3%. Drew Charter School had the second highest graduation rate in Atlanta Public Schools (99%), close behind Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy.

Nonprofit recipients of tournament funds look to the future

July 30, 2021 / In the News

Despite challenges stemming from the coronavirus pandemic including an absence of paying spectators, last year’s PGA TOUR Championship event at East Lake Golf Club raised a record-breaking $3.56 million for four local nonprofit organizations: East Lake Foundation; Grove Park Foundation; Purpose Built Schools Atlanta; and First Tee Metro Atlanta. Prospects are good for another record-breaking outcome for the same quartet of local beneficiaries when The TOUR Championship returns to East Lake Golf Cub Sept. 2-5.

Small Bites teaches big lessons

June 7, 2021 / In the News

When Julia Watkins asked kids where their food came from, she often heard the same response: “From the grocery store.” Hearing that answer and having…