Boozestorming has launched in the South!

“Surround yourself with smart people who’ll argue with you” – John Wooden We just launched the first chapter of Boozestorming in Atlanta and in the South! After hearing about Boozestorming from a friend in St. Louis, Jacey and I started the chapter to bring people together to think through ideas and issues in our city that we may not get to talk about in our day jobs, to connect people who are interested in positive change in Atlanta, and of course, to have a good glass of wine. Who: We gathered together 10 Atlantans, Almost all who lived within the city but from a range of neighborhoods around town. Our group had a nice range of professions, ranging from public health, software development, to marketing. In the future, we’d love to keep this diversity in the group. Where: We met at Foster ATL, a co-working space in Old 4th Ward. Old 4th Ward is a hub of change and development in Atlanta, and this was a great location to kick off discussions about the city. The topics:   We each came up with 1-2 topics and posted them on a wall to have an at a glance version of what was on everyone’s minds. Then, we chose 3 topics at random to discuss: What options are there for vegetarians in Atlanta? Places to dance in Atlanta that are fun and different ITP versus OTP: the age old question of bridging the city and the suburbs What we drank (and ate!): Hot Toddies Red wine Local craft beer Guacamole Snickerdoodles What we talked about: The group gravitated towards more serious...
Boozestorming is as sweet as a peach

Boozestorming is as sweet as a peach

We welcome a dynamic duo as leaders of the Atlanta Boozestorming. Correction, The ATL! With connections to STL, I am very excited to see the family expand. Sonia and Jacey are not shy and are driven to make their community better…oh, and they think a beverage (or two) might help. So, if you are looking for a great way to get involved, bookmark The ATL community page. They will host quarterly sessions to kick things...