The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Strong4Life Program

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James (Jim) Shaw is the co-founder and owner of JBREM, a patented althletic apparel company. Outside of his professional life, Jim Shaw is a supporter of the pediatric clinical care provider and nonprofit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

Along with providing advanced medical care to children and teens, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta sponsors a campaign called Strong4Life. The movement is designed to conquer childhood obesity through programs that encourage everyday wellness in children and their families.

Families who become involved with the Strong4Life program gain access to resources and treatments to help facilitate the lifestyle changes necessary for better health. At the week-long Camp Strong4Life, children afflicted by weight problems find support among peers with similar struggles while participating in outdoor activities like ziplining, swimming, and healthy cooking competitions.

Children who struggle with weight issues that require medical intervention can find the tools they need to get healthy at the Strong4Life Clinic. Professionals at the clinic assist families in designing nutrition plans, assessing a child’s medical conditions, and providing mental health support.

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NoDa – Charlotte’s Eclectic Arts and Entertainment Hub

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James “Jim” S. Shaw is an accomplished alternative energy and commercial real estate investor based in Atlanta, GA. Recently, James S. Shaw and his firm Gvest Partners, LLC, led the development of The Yards at NoDa, a 340-unit apartment complex located in Charlotte, North Carolina’s lively NoDa neighborhood.

Short for North Davidson, NoDa is a popular Charlotte neighborhood that is conveniently located approximately one mile northeast of the city’s downtown. Originally developed as a textile mill community, the historic area is now a thriving arts and entertainment district that offers residents and visitors a mix of art galleries, theaters, boutique shops, restaurants, and live music venues.

As for the housing in NoDa, most of the homes in the area are craftsman-style bungalows that were built in the early 1900s to lodge mill workers. The neighborhood also boasts several renovated and newly constructed townhome and apartment communities that are a big draw for individuals hoping to make the eclectic arts center their home.