Help those in need this holiday

The Community Action Center, located at 1130 Hightower Trail in Sandy Springs, is asking for contributions to its Holiday Food Giving or Adopt-a-Family programs. The nonprofit requests grocery store gift cards in $10, $20 and $30 denominations to help feed families in the community who are at risk of becoming homeless. The CAC is also seeking donors to “adopt” the children of CAC families and fulfill their holiday wish lists, with a $50 maximum per child. For more information, visit or email Amanda at

Senior Services North Fulton also is looking for people to adopt a senior for the holidays. Contact Kimberly Barre at (770) 993-1906 or email

Contractor selected for Ignatius House

Benning Construction Company has been selected construct a new administration building and improve other campus facilities at the Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center, located on 20 acres off Riverside Drive in Sandy Springs. The general contractor has worked with Publix supermarkets, Walgreen Co. and Good Samaritan Health Center.

Ted Benning, president of Benning Construction, said, “With a new administration building and upgraded facilities, this unique retreat will be able to extend its mission to more guests.”

The project is expected to take six months.