Volunteers from the Sandy Springs Education Force are collecting donations of school supplies for the organization’s “teachers’ supply closet” and financial donations to support the group’s overall programs. Donations will be collected on Saturdays and Sundays during August and September at Egg Harbor Café, 5920 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. For more information¨www.sandyspringseducationforce.org.

Joe Earle

Joe Earle is Editor-at-Large. He has more than 30-years of experience with daily newspapers, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.