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Elks Aidmore Rebuilds Lives One at a Time Elks Aidmore Rebuilds Lives One at a Time

By Marina I. Jokic

Based in Conyers, Georgia, Elks Aidmore specializes in offering families educational instruction, affordable housing, GED and vocational training, counseling, health and wellness, and sporting facilities.

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From Residential to Commercial Projects, Feel Secure with Fox Fence Company From Residential to Commercial Projects, Feel Secure with Fox Fence Company

By Marina I. Jokic

The Fox Fence Company in Marietta, Georgia, a family-owned fence business, has been serving the Atlanta Metro community since 1990.

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524 Creative: Reinvigorating Brands and Creating Winning Strategies  524 Creative: Reinvigorating Brands and Creating Winning Strategies

By Marina I. Jokic

524 Creative marshals the talents of seasoned marketing and branding professionals to create integrated solutions for various clients across the country.

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Innovative Individual and Group Training at Bodyplex Fitness Innovative Individual and Group Training at Bodyplex Fitness

By Marina I. Jokic

Founded and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Bodyplex sports sixteen locations across Georgia and Puerto Rico.

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Elle Golden Photography Guides Clients from Photoshoots to Superb Prints Elle Golden Photography Guides Clients from Photoshoots to Superb Prints

By Marina I. Jokic

Elle Golden Photography in Bethlehem, Georgia specializes in weddings and portraits, capturing the milestones in people's lives as well as more ordinary subjects.

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Healing Through the Power of Massage at Paulding County's Relax2Heal Healing Through the Power of Massage at Paulding County's Relax2Heal

By Marina I. Jokic

Relax2Heal Massage, owned and run by Christine Moos, is a mobile massage therapy service headquartered in Paulding County, Georgia and serving metro Atlanta.

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A Balanced Diet of Exercise at Peachtree City's CrossFit PTC A Balanced Diet of Exercise at Peachtree City's CrossFit PTC

By Marina I. Jokic

CrossFit, an innovative workout program, has expanded exponentially within the last twelve years, going from thirteen locations in 2005 to over ten thousand worldwide today.

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Experts and Novices Alike Stop by Aztec Cycles before Hitting the Road Experts and Novices Alike Stop by Aztec Cycles before Hitting the Road

By Marina I. Jokic

Aztec Cycles has been serving the biking community in Conyers, Georgia through providing expert and affordable repairs, a slew of information, and free bike safety checks. Michelle Dunbar, co-owner at Aztec, opened the shop together with her husband, who has been working with bicycles for over thirty years. Aztec Cycles can repair a wide range of bike models and thrives on repeat customers.

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Ameer's is Bringing the Mediterranean Diet to Atlanta Ameer's is Bringing the Mediterranean Diet to Atlanta

By Marina I. Jokic

Ameer's Mediterranean Grill specializes in authentic Mediterranean food, and has been thriving. The Owner hopes that people will learn to love his cooking, learn more about his traditional cuisine, and eat healthy.

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Shattering Vegan Food Myths at Atlanta's Herban Fix Shattering Vegan Food Myths at Atlanta's Herban Fix

By Marina I. Jokic

Herban Fix in Atlanta does not see itself simply as just another vegan restaurant. Rather, it considers itself a catalyst behind the healthy-eating movement that has become a major trend in the industry.

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An Extravagant and Affordable Breakfast at Atlanta's Egg Harbor Cafe An Extravagant and Affordable Breakfast at Atlanta's Egg Harbor Cafe

By Marina I. Jokic

In its third generation, Egg Harbor Cafe is a family-owned and operated gourmet breakfast restaurant that has grown to nineteen locations spread across Wisconsin, Illinois and Georgia.

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Capturing Memories with Erica Aitken Photography Capturing Memories with Erica Aitken Photography

By Marina I. Jokic

Erica Aitken has been a professional photographer for over seven years. Opening her own business, Eric Aitken Photography, in Atlanta, Georgia, was a decisive moment in her career, giving her the opportunity to forge lasting relationships with many clients.

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Folks are Enjoying Every Bite at Fussell Cake Company Folks are Enjoying Every Bite at Fussell Cake Company

By Marina I. Jokic

Using fresh and local ingredients, Fussell Cake Company strives to create diversity in flavor as well as culinary artistry.

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Attempt to Master the Body and Mind at Hotlanta Yoga Attempt to Master the Body and Mind at Hotlanta Yoga

By Marina I. Jokic

After years of traveling around the world with her partner and fellow yogi, Hilliard decided it was time to plant her roots and settle down with her own hot yoga studio.

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Dance Your Way to Health at Atlanta's Valeo Dance Fitness Studio Dance Your Way to Health at Atlanta's Valeo Dance Fitness Studio

By Marina I. Jokic

With dance fitness enjoying high popularity in recent years, people are flocking to Valeo to improve their strength, stamina, flexibility, and coordination to heart-pumping tunes.

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AWARE Wildlife Center Nurtures and Rehabilitates Georgia's Injured Native Animals AWARE Wildlife Center Nurtures and Rehabilitates Georgia's Injured Native Animals

By Marina I. Jokic

The aptly called AWARE Wildlife Center in Conyers, Georgia has been caring for injured and orphaned wildlife and teaching people since 2006.

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Delivering a World-Class Education at Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School Delivering a World-Class Education at Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School

By Marina I. Jokic

The boarding school experience can be a deeply rewarding one for students and faculty. The Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School in Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia strives to expose students not just to an exceptional curriculum delivered by expert instructors, but also to teach them important life skills.

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ART Station Celebrates Over 30 Years of Providing Quality Art Programs to Stone Mountain ART Station Celebrates Over 30 Years of Providing Quality Art Programs to Stone Mountain

By Marina I. Jokic

ART Station in Stone Mountain, Georgia is a nonprofit, professional arts center that brings theater, music, dance, visual, and literary arts to the public. It is a theater company and arts organization rolled into one.

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Creekside United Invites the Cumming Community to Renew Their Relationship with the Christian Faith Creekside United Invites the Cumming Community to Renew Their Relationship with the Christian Faith

By Marina I. Jokic

Kelly Beckley, Associate Pastor at the Creekside United Methodist Church in Cumming, Georgia, explains the mission and activities of her congregation. The church serves not only as a community of like-minded believers, but also as a powerful social agent that provides much needed spiritual and material assistance to the city's residents.

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A Religious Journey in Johns Creek at Perimeter Church A Religious Journey in Johns Creek at Perimeter Church

By Marina I. Jokic

Piety is an important part of many people's lives, and the church they attend, a central facet of their identity. One such place of worship is the Perimeter Church in Johns Creek, Georgia.

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Caring for Your Pet: Senoia Animal Hospital and Pet Resort Caring for Your Pet: Senoia Animal Hospital and Pet Resort

By Marina I. Jokic

People love their pets, and when they have to leave them in the care of someone else, they want to be sure they are choosing the right caregiver. A fully equipped hospital facility as well as a pet resort, Senoia Animal Hospital and Pet Resort has captured area pet owners' trust.

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A Trolley Ride through Marietta's History A Trolley Ride through Marietta's History

By Marina I. Jokic

The Historic Marietta Trolley Co. offers one-hour, fully narrated exploration tours of the historic Georgian city. Experience rich heritage, from the vibrant Downtown Square, past grand antebellum homes, to the battlegrounds at Kennesaw Mountain.

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Marina I. Jokic is a Staff Writer at Georgia State Homes.

Marina Jokic holds a bachelor's degree from Connecticut College in Russian and East European studies, a master's in Buddhist studies from Harvard Divinity School, and a master's in Sustainability and Environmental Management, also from Harvard. Marina is interested in writing, research, science, and the environment- and loves hiking and canoeing.