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Atlanta Innovative Medicine opened a new office with a new name and a new brand to demonstrate to patients their passion for helping them feel better through the practice of regenerative medicine. p. 18

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Cooking Up Something New with Crumbl Cookies Alpharetta The gourmet cookie shop in Alpharetta undergoes a change in ownership and is looking forward to a sweet future

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What brings Jeffreys and Griffin to the cookie game? Jeffreys’ sweet tooth. “We were out in Phoenix for a business trip when James spotted a bakery and said, ‘Hey, want to get some cookies?’ I love chocolate everything, so I was in. We walked into this fresh, bright shop and I knew we had to bring it back home,” Jeffreys explains. Some paperwork, a new lease and a pandemic later, they opened their first Crumbl location in Cumming this past September. There are a few key differences that set Crumbl apart from other cookie corporations: • They have a rotating menu of four flavors that change on a weekly basis, along with their two staple flavors— chocolate chip and chilled sugar cookie.

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What are the flavors of choice for these cookie-connoisseurs? Jeffreys likes the classics, oatmeal chocolate chip and chilled sugar cookie, while Griffin enjoys their stuffed flavors like strawberry poptart and lemon poppyseed. Crumbl Cookies is open Monday-Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. (for you late-night snackers). All cookies made-to-order and you have the options of delivery, pick-up, or curbside pick-up with contactless payment available. Crumbl Cookies Alpharetta, crumblcookies.com/Alpharetta, 4190 Old Milton Pkwy., Alpharetta, (470) 281-9209 This content is brought to you by Crumbl Cookies.

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Let’s face it, we have all been through it this past year and as we move into 2021, there is something we can all do to help each other out—be nice. It sounds like something our mothers used to say to us and our siblings during a long road trip, and it’s not always easy, but it is ALWAYS good. We need to remember that we are all feeling the effects of the pandemic and that we are each dealing with our own challenges and fears. But before we can extend kindness to others, we also need to remember to be kind to ourselves. It is OK if the house is a bit of a mess, it is OK if you are feeling burnt out or overwhelmed. It’s OK if you feel scared. We need to center ourselves, remind ourselves of our many blessings, and take a second to be grateful for what we do have. Once we’ve done that, we can start to share that energy at home by consciously reminding ourselves to have a little extra patience with our partners and children who may be struggling too. We can extend that mindset to our neighbors and our community as well. A wave and a smile go a long way toward promoting positivity. Whether it’s a word of encouragement to the grocery store clerk who has been standing on his/her feet for eight hours or the person who needs to shift into your lane in traffic, just do it. It is really not that hard to put others first. You may just make someone’s day. Who knows? Alpharetta won an award for being the most generous community ... we might just win one for being the nicest.

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After thousands of votes, you chose the best and the brightest under 40. Meet cover star Courtney Shearer, and learn how this year’s contest winners are changing the game p. 38

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Calendar of Events

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Make a day or a night of it! Check out these fun places with family and friends.

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MARCH

WEDNESDAYS

MARCH 12

Singo at Truck & Tap

Luck of Avalon

30 Milton Ave. 7:30-10pm Free Test your music knowledge and win house-cash in this weekly music-themed game night. truckandtap.com

400 Avalon Blvd. 5-9pm Free Celebrate St. Patty’s Day with a night of Irish flair featuring live music and dancing. experienceavalon.com

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Discovery Days Kids Club Village Green at Halcyon 10am-Noon Free Have some fun outside of the house with your preschooler and participate in this weekly program featuring crafts and activities. Check the Halcyon website for a location change due to inclement weather. visithalcyon.com/events

Food Truck Saturday: All Around the World 2855 Marconi Dr., Ste. 350 1-10pm Attendance is free Stop in for some cold brews and fresh bites as All Around the World food truck parks at Jeykll Brewing’s taproom for the day. facebook.com/jekyll.brewing

TUESDAYS (starting MAR. 16) CornholeATL The Plaza at Avalon 6:30-9pm $52 per player for the season Come enjoy one of the best bar games around during the 2021 spring season of cornhole at Avalon. Register with friends as a team or as a single-player. cornholeatl.leagueapps.com

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MARCH 18 Trails and Ales 15 Academy St. 5:30-7pm Free Take in some fresh air with a stroll through Alpharetta’s scenic trails and then kick back for a brew as the walk concludes at Jekyll Brewing’s Downtown Alpharetta location. facebook.com/jekyll.brewing

APRIL APRIL 3 Opening Day: Alpharetta Farmers Market Town Green at City Center 8:30am-Noon Free Fresh food from local farmers is back! The Alpharetta Farmers Market opens for its 2021 season with plenty of delicious produce, baked goods and more. alpharettafarmersmarket.com

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Innovative Healing Leveraging Science and the Body to Feel Your Best By Jennifer Colosimo

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hen Atlanta Innovative Medicine decided to rebrand in 2019, they wanted their patients to know one thing: that everything was about to get even better.

While the brand underwent a facelift of new colors, a logo and an updated name to reflect the innovative direction they were heading in the practice of regenerative medicine, they closed their two smaller clinics and reopened in a new, 5,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility. This new space gave their team of medical experts the room to bring all of their treatments under one roof, with the addition of bringing in new aesthetic procedures.

Some of the practice’s more popular treatments include PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy, which injects the patient’s own plasma back into problem areas to stimulate healing; autologous adipose stem cell therapy that uses a person’s own stem cells, taken from their fat, to repair an injured or aging joint; prolotherapy, a nonsurgical injection that works to stimulate the body’s ability to repair itself; and prolozone therapy, which utilizes the same technology, but with a concentrated oxygen-ozone injection that gets to the root of the problem and fixes it, rather than masking the symptoms. In addition to these regenerative therapies, the office also provides chiropractic services, physical therapy and general nonsurgical orthopedic care. “Our objective is to complement multiple facets of patient care with our version of integrative, holistic healthcare,” says Dr. Farhan Malik, AIM’s medical director. “We are able to attack the problem from multiple angles, so we get the best results for our patients.” Those results help increase a patient’s function and mobility, decrease their pain, and ultimately, get them

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DR. FARHAN MALIK, MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF ATLANTA INNOVATIVE MEDICINE.

SPECIALISTS, SO OUR PATIENTS GET THE BENEFIT OF THOSE SPECIALISTS BEING UNDER ONE ROOF, AND BEING ABLE TO SIT DOWN TOGETHER TO LOOK OVER EXAM FINDINGS.” —TARA FRIX, DC.

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Regenerative medicine focuses on the body’s natural healing process. At Atlanta Innovative Medicine (AIM), the focus is primarily on nonsurgical joint and spine pain.

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“Our approach is different,” says the practice’s case manager, Dr. Tara Frix. “We have a team of specialists and our patients get the benefit of DR. FARHAN MALIK AND THERESSA THOMAS, NP-C those specialists being under one roof and being able to sit down together to have a comprehensive review of exam findings, MRI reports or x-rays. You get everybody’s expertise working on a patient together, which ultimately eliminates the need for referrals and hopping around to multiple doctors’ offices.”

Feeling Good Inside and Out One of the goals of Atlanta Innovative Medicine’s rebranding was to add nonsurgical aesthetic procedures to their list of services. They ticked that box in October of last year with the addition of Theressa Thomas, NP-C, to their team. Along with anti-wrinkle injections, facial fillers and PRP for hair restoration, Theressa also brings PRP for facial rejuvenation. “Like the way PRP can stimulate healthy tissue repair after an injury, our PRP

The difference is having a cohesive, integrative team that works endlessly to help patients feel better faster. In fact, many patients walk in the door because surgery hasn’t worked to correct their pain, but some patients actually cancel surgery to try AIM’s non-invasive approach first. With more than 450 five-star Google reviews, their reputation speaks for itself.

facial stimulates collagen production to

“Patients are human beings, each one a unique individual with their own set of extenuating circumstances,” says Dr. Frix. More importantly, it’s not just about medical procedures at AIM. “We arm our patients with actionable information on self-care for their joints or other affected areas so they can actively participate in their own healing process. While the vast majority of our patients achieve fantastic results, on rare occasions, we will try additional treatments to get the best results possible and for that reason, we may do so at no charge. We can’t guarantee results, but we go as far as we can to help them.”

when you inject those back into the

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plump, smooth and lift in different areas,” says Theressa of the popular, minimally invasive procedure. “Because platelets contain things called growth factors face, they stimulate collagen production to give a more rested and youthful appearance.” By adding Theressa and her aesthetic talents to the team, Atlanta Innovative Medicine rounds out their objective of overall patient wellness by helping patients look as young on the outside as they now feel on the inside.

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Fostering personal growth and development in other women is what Nova Kopp is all about. At 54, this inspiring life coach, Director of Training for AT&T and one of 2020’s Over 40 & Fabulous! Top Ten believes that continuous learning and growth are the keys to becoming your best self.

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NK: My grandma. She led me to the Lord. That has not only changed my life but the lives of my children and grandchildren.

What is your favorite way to give back to your community?

NK: As Transcontinental® Ms. Universe 2019, I can continue my work as a philanthropist and an ambassador for victims of domestic violence. I work to increase education and funding through Hillside Atlanta, which spreads awareness about the needs of children affected by mental illness, trauma, abuse and neglect. As a domestic violence survivor, I share my personal story and knowledge of overcoming abuse. As an advocate for women and children dealing with domestic violence, I provide training and tools to individuals as they begin their emotional healing and lives abuse-free. Also, I am a national spokeswoman for The Pledge Campaign, a domestic violence awareness campaign with a focus on preventing violence toward women, children, men and animals. This includes helping to raise over $2.1 million for foster care and domestic violence. The money raised was critical to helping organizations reach more families. As an Alpharetta resident, Nova’s favorite places to go are Atlantic Seafood, Cabernet and the shops at Avalon.

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By Jennifer Colosimo

When Cathi Huff turned 50 years old, she decided she’d buy a retired racehorse. It was an inevitable step to discover her ultimate passion. That passion: sharing the love and blessings that animals bring into our lives by making us slow down. She turned it into a reality four years ago, when she and her husband purchased Atlantis Dream Farm. It was the perfect place to house her new pet (Bronx, the racehorse) and to grow that group of furry friends to include cows, pigs, chickens, geese, a micro donkey and more. But what she’s most famous for is a clique of goats dubbed “Goat Girls,” a tribe that rounds out the nontraditional yoga experience right on the farm, GOGA. “I learned all about living a holistic life in school to be a health coach,” said Cathi. “When someone said to me, ‘you should try doing goat yoga,’ I thought—what? But I gave it a shot. Before I knew it, the news was coming by to do a segment on me.”

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Currently, the farm is closed for winter, but Cathi plans on opening up her barn doors for private lessons starting April 1. They’re 60 minutes, led by trained yoga instructors, and made memorable by hoofed friends jumping on your back, sneaking away with your phone or bleating to the tune of your downward dog. You may not achieve that true Zen moment because there’s inevitably a lot of laughing.

“A woman in my class said to me, ‘You know, what I heard you talk about in that class is more than I’ve ever gotten out of therapy.’ That meant the world, and it made me realize, it’s really all about the animals. It’s about being on the farm, in the moment, listening to the animal sounds, feeling blessed and full of gratitude,” Cathi said. That’s when she added Mindful Seeds, programs in mindfulness and meditation, to her website and began incorporating those same aspects into her yoga classes. “The biggest lesson I’ve learned is to always be present and enjoy every moment,” Huff said. “At 60, I found my passion, accidentally. Now, every day I wake up and it’s not about my checklist—it’s about how I am going to interact with people and how I can help them.” Cathi is also making plans with community leaders to take the joy of GOGA beyond her backyard, with planned events at Halcyon and the North Georgia Zoo. When not at the farm, you can find Cathi grabbing a bite at Antico Pizza Napoletana or browsing through Apricot Lane. lovegoga.com

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Brighten your home with more daylight and bigger views wi Marvin fiberglass windows. By Jennifer Colosimo

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assion is a word synonymous with professions in education, law, social reform, etc., but one meeting with North Georgia Replacement Windows adds their industry to the list, with co-owners Ted Kirk and Jonathan Collum stressing that what sets them apart is,

in fact, the passion they have for their product and the values that define their business model.

What started in 2003 as a company selling any and all kinds of windows changed completely by 2015. The two were approached by Infinity® from Marvin® about selling a window that could replace all of the other products at North Georgia Replacement Windows. It took a little convincing, but by 2016, they became the exclusive dealer in Georgia for Infinity® from Marvin® and dropped all of their other products to do so. The decision was fruitful. Most recently, Infinity® from Marvin® ranked highest in the J.D. Power 2019 Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction Study.

“The reason we sold so many types of windows before was because they each had distinctive advantages to them,” says Jonathan. “Custom sizes, decorative options, paint colors, they were maintenance-free or durable, etcetera. But this product—it did it all. Made of fiberglass, it provided the beauty of a traditional wood window, the low maintenance of a vinyl window, durability, longevity and pre-finished color options all in one product that the customer would never have to worry about again.”

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“WE WANT IT TO BE AFFORDABLE FOR EVERYBODY, AND FOR THAT REASON,

WE DON’T REQUIRE A MINIMUM QUANTITY, AND WE DO PROVIDE A

(L TO R): TED KIRK AND JONATHAN COLLUM

PRICE LOCK GUARANTEE.” —TED KIRK

PHOTOGRAPHY BY KRYS ALEX PHOTOGRAPHY LLC.

“Jonathan and I have been in the window business together for about 17 years, and we’ve learned a lot about windows in that time—more than most people would ever imagine to know,” says Ted. “We realized this one window they had built was the perfect window. Aside from that, the values associated with Marvin® (great customer service, innovation and family) aligned with ours, and so the partnership made sense.”

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North Georgia Replacement Windows places a lot of value on the customer and the customer’s time, so educating clients on the product and their investment is the company’s priority. They’re able to quote quickly and accurately, handle all service calls locally and provide expert-level installation. That’s because the team are experts in the industry, with every installer, service tech and project manager being InstallationMasters®, the highest level certification you can get. Most companies have none of these, some have one, but North Georgia Replacement Windows maintains all of their crews are certified at this level.

It’s not always just about

“Something like this is not like going to buy a car that you can trade in later,” says Ted. Adding, “These windows offer the security of knowing you’re protecting your family and yourself from the elements—rain, sun, wind, ultraviolet rays— forever. It’s an investment into your largest asset, replacing the largest surface area of your house, knowing you’ll never have to do so again.”

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replacing your rotted, builder-grade windows with new ones. The sleek, purposeful design of Infinity® from Marvin® offers more for the money. It’s something called biophilic design where people are creating spaces in their homes to bring the outdoors (think natural light, etc.) in. We know we’re happiest as a human race when we’re exposed unique design brings more of that light inside by opening up your view to the outside, cutting off inches of what used to hide behind window frames and

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“We are so passionate about this product that even if we had to replace only one window at a time to appease our budget, this is the one we would install,” says Ted. “We want it to be affordable for everybody, and for that reason, we don’t require a minimum quantity, and we do provide a price lock guarantee. In addition, with Infinity®, we’ve partnered with different financial institutions to offer financing with some of the best rates you can get.”

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The Alpharetta High School varsity girls volleyball team just got major kudos. Mayor Jim Gilvin and City Council members honored the group at City Hall in December 2020 with a proclamation congratulating them on their first-ever state championship win. The team competed in Class 7A and took on Walton High School, which has won the title 14 times. 3595 Webb Bridge Rd. fultonschools.org/alpharettahs

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