Monthly Archives: December 2014

Community Outreach in Full Swing

Posted by Kia Crawford on December 16th, 2014 in Spirit | No Comments

 The holiday season is in full stride, as Dogwood Forest celebrates the season by giving back through many projects including participation in this year’s Toys for Tots program.

Dogwood Forest communities across the metro Atlanta area are holding multiple community wide toy drives to collect as many toys as possible for the annual U.S Marine Toys for Tots Program. The communities are also serving as donation sites for the general public.  Dogwood Forest community drives will run through December 22nd. Thus far, the drives have been successful.

“As a company, we have a foundational Christian belief that it’s important to be a contributing member to the greater community and do what we can to make it a loving place, said Kia Crawford, Director of Corporate Communications. “And this special season is even more a reminder. While our communities participate in … Read more...

Resident Spotlight: Brad and Bernice Katz

Posted by Kia Crawford on December 3rd, 2014 in Dunwoody, GA | No Comments

Brad and Bernice Katz met 52 years ago and have been married just as long. They were set up on a blind lunch date and married four months later. He was living in North Carolina at the time, she in Atlanta, working in a community center on Peachtree. They had no interested in an extended long-distance  romance.

The Katz are long time residents of Sandy Springs. They owned and operated Plaza Sportswear for more than 30 years.

Bernice has resided at Dogwood Forest of Dunwoody for just shy of two years, and Brad visits her every single day.

Today, they might live apart, but it’s very apparent upon watching their interactions that their bond remains strong.… Read more...