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How You Can Help McCray’s Founder Raise Money for Epilepsy Foundation

At McCray’s Tavern, family always comes first. And that’s why we’re reaching out to our family of community members across metro Atlanta and inviting you to help us raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia.  On Saturday, August 21, the foundation will be holding its 38th annual Magnolia Run for Epilepsy, which serves as the organization’s largest fundraiser for support and awareness of those suffering with the often debilitating seizure disorders. This year, runners and walkers will have the option of a 5k or a 1-mile walk/run, which will be held on the green in front of the King and Queen Buildings at 4 Concourse Parkway in Sandy Springs.  Why the Epilepsy Foundation? One of the co-founders of McCray’s Tavern, Scott McCray, spearheads a team every year in honor of his son Scottie, who suffers from seizures. Thanks to this initiative, the McCray’s Tavern team has raised over $110,000 over the past 10 years [...]

McCray’s Tavern Supports 38th Magnolia Run for Epilepsy

McCray’s Tavern is gearing up for the 38th annual Magnolia Run for Epilepsy, benefiting the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia. The event this year will be held on August 21 at 4 Concourse Parkway in Sandy Springs.  The event will include a 5k and a 1-mile walk/run, and will be held at the green space in front of the King and Queen buildings. The run helps the foundation raise awareness and support the over 110,000 Georgia residents who live with epilepsy and seizure disorders. Every year for the past 10 years the restaurant has teamed up to raise money for the cause in support of Scottie McCray, who is the son of owner Scott McCray, and suffers from seizures.   The McCray team ‘Sprinting for Seizures’ would like to welcome any and all participants and/or donations. Come walk with us and help raise awareness for this important cause!  Registration is open now, with a $25 fee for [...]

Join the McCray’s Tavern Team: Magnolia Run is August 21, 2021

It’s that time of year again! We wait all year for the annual Magnolia Run for Epilepsy to come around, and it’s finally almost here! We’re putting together a team of walkers and runners to participate in the run, which this year is being held August 21 at 4 concourse Parkway, by the King and Queen buildings in Sandy Springs.  McCray’s Tavern is proud to be a part of the run and the fundraising efforts for the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia, an organization that has been putting together the Magnolia Run for an astonishing 38 years. The money raised by the organization goes to create awareness and support for those affected by seizure disorders and epilepsy in Georgia, like Scottie McCray, the son of McCray’s Tavern co-owner Scott McCray.  The McCrays will be leading a team of participants called ‘Sprinting for Seizures’ and invite all of their restaurant patrons to participate or contribute toward this [...]

Stop by McCray’s August 21 and Support the Epilepsy Foundation of GA

Make a difference when you stop by McCray’s Tavern July 5 through August 21 for a cocktail and a bite to eat! All proceeds from sales of our Iris Paloma purple grapefruit cocktail will be donated to the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia, an organization which works to raise awareness and support Georgians living with epilepsy and other seizure disorders.  This is part of the McCray’s Tavern family tradition that now spans 10 years. In that time, McCray’s has raised over $110,000 for the foundation in honor of the son of restaurant co-owner Scott McCray, who suffers from seizures.  The dates of the cocktail special coincides with the 38th annual Magnolia Run for Epilepsy, which is being held in Sandy Springs at 4 Concourse Parkway NE. Runners and walkers are welcome to register, with fees being set at $25 for walkers and $35 for runners, through August 17. Fees will increase on August 18. The event [...]

How to Celebrate Summer Solstice in Smyrna

The official start of summer arrives on June 20th this year with the summer solstice. It's the longest day of the year, and it's the perfect excuse to get outside and soak up a little extra sunshine. Wondering how to celebrate the summer solstice in Midtown this year? We have some ideas!    The Longest Day of the Year The summer solstice marks the longest day of the year, and the northernmost point the sun will reach in the sky for this rotation. Around the world, people in the Northern Hemisphere will celebrate the occasion with festivals and feasts. The biggest yearly events occur at Stonehenge in England, where travelers flock in pilgrimage to rejoice with the sun. International travel may be limited this year, but there are still plenty of ways to celebrate summer solstice in Atlanta!   How to Celebrate the Summer Solstice The summer solstice marks a celebration of life and light, [...]

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