Fran Tarkenton

FROM FOOTBALL STAR TO ENTREPRENEUR

“I have more ability to help more people at 75 than I did at 35, 45 or 55.” - Fran Tarkenton

“I have more ability to help more people at 75 than I did at 35, 45 or 55.” – Fran Tarkenton

As a quarterback, he played college football for four years for the Georgia Bulldogs (winning an SEC Championship in […]

Eva Friedlander

WRITER, VOLUNTEER AND HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR.

“My name was changed and I had to dye my hair and wear glasses.”

“My name was changed and I had to dye my hair and wear glasses.”

As Eva Friedlander was growing up, she faced horrors most can only imagine— living through the Holocaust. Now, at 94, the Buckhead resident shares WWII stories with today’s generation both in person and […]

Bernie Mullin

CONTINUING HIS SPORTS LEGACY

“We have a company of young professionals, and I love being able to help point them in the right direction.” - Bernie Mullin

“We have a company of young professionals, and I love being able to help point them in the right direction.” – Bernie Mullin

Sports have always been a passion for Bernie Mullin, so it’s fitting that he’s built a […]

Charlene Crusoe-Ingram

FORMER COCA-COLA EXEC RUNNING HER OWN SHOW

“I feel fortunate to be alive and I want to make the most of the rest of my life.” - Charlene Crusoe-Ingram

“I feel fortunate to be alive and I want to make the most of the rest of my life.” – Charlene
Crusoe-Ingram

Charlene Crusoe-Ingram loves being around people, working with and mentoring them. It’s always been a […]

John Franciscus

DEDICATED MASTER ENGRAVER

“I make people smile. There’s never a bad day at work.” - John Franciscus

“I make people smile. There’s never a bad day at work.” – John Franciscus

His is an art that not many can master— and that fewer and fewer even try to do. John Franciscus is one of only a few dozen master engravers in the country.

Franciscus, 78, has a […]

John Schaffner

JOURNALIST FOR LIFE

“I am having as much fun now doing this as I’ve ever had.”  - John Schaffner

“I am having as much fun now doing this as I’ve ever had.” – John Schaffner

John Schaffner, 74, can’t get enough of the news. He’s been writing and editing it for more than 50 years now, much of it Buckhead-specific. Ironically, he had no desire […]

CAN’T HELP DANCIN’

These senior performers aren’t ready to cede the floor.

Need some inspiration to make positive changes? Look no further than Sandra Ferrier and Jan Collins. The two are dancers in local troupes whose members are well into retirement age. But don’t suggest that these super seniors sit back and take life easy!

SANDRA FERRIER

SANDRA FERRIER

SANDRA FERRIER

Most people have the same initial reaction when seeing a […]