Kaplan Family Foundation Launch and Recipe Demo this Sunday!

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Kaplan Family Foundation Launch and Recipe Demo
 
I would love to see you this Sunday at Vista Yoga for the launch of my recipe book Heartfelt Fare: A Collection of Favorite Recipes from My Home to Yours to benefit the Kaplan Family Foundation’s local charities, where I will present the book along with a recipe demo. Thanks so much, Vista Yoga for hosting. Drop in as you can!
Joan
 
Kaplan Family Foundation
Book Launch and Recipe Demo
Sunday, June 14 12:00pm – 2:30pm
Vista Yoga in Decatur, Georgia
2836 Lavista Rd., behind Napoleons

Two Lifelong Dreams

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It’s an honor to have helped hundreds of clients buy and sell homes as a real estate agent during the last 10 years. I believe that home is much more than a place to live; it’s where we rest and restore, love and laugh, eat and entertain. The heart and focal point of our home is the kitchen – where I often create meals that are tossed together quickly. Through the years, I have collected simple recipes, as well as those shared by family and friend and have compiled them in a recipe book – Heartfelt Fare: A Collection of Favorite Recipes from My Home to Yours which is being distributed as a fundraiser for our philanthropic fund, The Kaplan Family Foundation which will help us give back to our community.

We have selected four recipient organizations, each related to housing and all based in or around the Oak Grove area of Atlanta where we live. Ruffus Rescue helps find homes for dogs, including our beloved Oreo whom we adopt from Ruffus 5 years ago. One Good Deed promotes the concept of neighbor helping neighbor. Contribute 2 America caters to the homeless who live under the bridge at I-85 and North Druid Hills. Atlanta Hospital Hospitality House offers a “home away from home” to outpatients and relatives of patients hospitalized in 30 Atlanta area hospitals and medical facilities.

To learn more about these recipient organizations or The Kaplan Family Foundation, please see our website www.thekaplanfamilyfoundation.org.

It’s really exciting to see the book in print and I am deeply grateful to all who brought life to this book: my patient writing coach Wayne South Smith, PR pro/photographer and long-time friend Karin Koser, talented watercolor artist Bekka Fulton, and the team at AlphaGraphics. We are distributing the books as gifts with the hope that a donation will be made to the Foundation or a favorite charity. Books will be available in our area or by contacting me directly.

Proud to be a #1 Mega Team!

marshallberchpinnacleMaybe you can tell that we’re clearly thrilled at being named the #1 Mega Team for 2014 by the DeKalb Board of Realtors! With over $60 million in sales, our Marshall Berch team also represents the largest Palmer House team. Thanks to all of our clients for trusting us to help you buy and sell your homes. That’s me in the pink blouse! ~Joan

Free Community Paper Shredding Event January 21, 2012

We will host our 2nd Annual Free Community Paper Shredding Event on Saturday January 21, 2012 between 9:30 am- noon at the Marshall Berch & Associates office of Drake Realty in the Toco Hills Shopping Center at 2899-A North Druid Hills. Gather up old documents to be shredded & destroyed on-site by Eco Shredding (maximum of 5 boxes per vehicle). We’ve teamed up with professional organizers Linda Lanier and Michelle Cooper of Put-it-There Professional Organizers to host this event for the second year in a row. For more information contact Joan Kaplan, Drake Realty 404/ 281 4106 or joan@joankaplan.com

Free Paper Shredding “Shredfest” Event

We are hosting a free community paper shredding “shred-fest” event, along with professional organizers Linda Lanier and Michelle Cooper of Put-it-There on Saturday January 22, 2011 between 9 am- noon at the new Marshall Berch & Associates office of Drake Realty in the Toco Hills Shopping Center at 2899-A North Druid Hills. Gather up old documents and files to be shredded & destroyed on-site by Eco Shredding. Come celebrate National “Get Organized” Month with us! For more information contact Joan Kaplan, Drake Realty 404/ 281 4106 or joan@joankaplan.com

Coat & Blanket Drive- Saturday December 4th

If you have coats & blankets you no longer need, consider donating them! We’ll collect them outside our new soon-to-open office and donate them to Eternal Impact who wil bring them to the homeless throughout the streets of Atlanta. Drop by on Saturday 9am-2pm. Marshall Berch & Assoc., Drake Realty 2899A N. Druid Hills (near clock tower) For more info, call Joan Kaplan 404/ 281 4106. We’ll be serving coffee compliments of Atlanta Coffee Roasters!