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John Stiles, Jr. reflects on 34 years at Emory

After 34 years, John Stiles Jr. can look around Emory and see his mark quite easily. As the senior project manager who handled the network portion of academic, administrative, and healthcare construction projects at Emory, John has had a hand in nearly every academic building. John started in 1985 as a network specialist II, where […]

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Pet of the Week: Boogie

Meet our cat, Boogie. He loves to cuddle and play fetch with his toy fish. I adopted Boogie from Briarcliff Animal Hospital when he was a few months old. His previous name was Bagheera, but I thought he was a little too goofy and gentle to be named after a panther, so I shortened it […]

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Upcoming wellness events

We wanted to make you aware of three upcoming events. There is still time to join the 2019 Atlanta Heart Walk on Sept. 28, 2019! Check it out at:https://www2.heart.org/site/TR/HeartWalk/General?sid=1071&type=fr_informational&pg=informational&fr_id=4458. You can register, join a group, donate, whatever works best for you. This is a great event where you can have fun and help a worthy […]

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Pet of the Week: Dixie

Meet my cat, Dixie! A coworker found Dixie living in the woods behind her house in Tucker. She saw the monkey grass at the edge of her yard “dancing” one day, and it was a tiny kitty playing. To this day, that cat loves nothing more than to fight monkey grass. My coworker’s family was […]

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Wellness Committee announces Biketober initiative

As part of the Wellness Committee for LITS, we wanted to make you aware of an exciting opportunity coming up in October. It is called Biketober and helps to promote bike riding across Atlanta. LITS has a team that you can sign up for when you register. It’s FREE! Or you can sign up on […]

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Pets of the Week: Bella and Max

Meet Bella and Max (short for Isabella and Maximilian). They are Australian Kelpie mixed with terrier. Or terror, depending on their mood. They are always on guard and saving the lawn from squirrels, birds, bugs, etc. My puppies are three years old this month. And I still do call them puppies. We rescued them from […]

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Pet of the Week: Kitka

“I rescued this tiny kitten from a restaurant parking lot over the weekend. Would you like to come and meet her?” This was a former library employee, Martha Ebener, standing at my desk one Monday morning in 2003. Martha knew that I had lost my beloved cat Boris, age 14, to cancer about a year […]

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