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    Ebola & Emory University Hospital Lessons Learned

    Last updated 21 days ago

    Here is a link to a blog regarding Ebola and Emory University Hospital.  Interesting article.

    Our first 5 renovated rooms are finished!

    Last updated 1 month ago

    Here is our finished look of our first 5 rooms.  We are so excited to offer these as your home while visiting Atlanta and the Emory University Area.  Y'all come see us!

    • 2 double beds front door view 10.27.2014
    • Sitting area 10.27.2014
    • Vanity 10.27.2014
    • Shower Tub 10.27.2014

    Fall in the Emory Community

    Last updated 1 month ago

    Happy Fall to our friends and community.  The staff at the Inn is writing to thank you for staying with us  and to welcome you when you come again.  Parents’ Weekend?  I hope you are considering participation in our Preferred Parents’ Program. For more information, please contact me.

    I thought you might appreciate ideas to make your stays with us more comfortable. Here they are…

    • Unpack and place your luggage out of sight (in the closet, soon to be new, in your larger than usual room)
    • Bring something from home, a favorite tea cup, photos
    • Enjoy good coffee and tea…peruse our selection of teas and have a fresh cup of coffee morning till night in the lobby. If you are a fan of Starbuck’s,, head to Emory Village and the Emory Bookstore  or to ChocoLate at Emory Commons,
    • Bring something beautiful and natural into your room to give it life, a few stones, seed pods, local grasses or a bouquet from Publix at Emory Commons
    • Take over the bedside table with a good book, a favorite notepad, or travel clock
    • Visit  a local produce market around the Emory campus

    (Taken from the writings of Romy Ash, in Kinfolk, Volume ll, 2014)


    Happenings  in the area during the rest of October

    • Oct. 23 6pm Jazz on the Green Patterson Green Schwartz Center for Performing Arts 1700 North Decatur Road
    • Oct. 23 7pm Mummies & Mixers Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall, Level Three 
    • Oct. 24 12pm Tanya Stambuk, pianist Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall, 571South Kilgo Circle NE Atlanta, GA 30322 
    • Oct. 25 8pm Emory Choral Concert: Sunrise, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts Emerson Concert Hall  1700 North Decatur Road Atlanta, GA 30322
    • Oct. 26 12 pm Babar the Elephant - Chamber Music Concert, Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall, Level Three, 571 South Kilgo Circle NE Atlanta, GA 30322


    Founder of The University Inn at Emory passes away

    Last updated 10 months ago

    John Stuart Thibadeau January 16, 2014

    John Stuart Thibadeau, 88, of Cumming, GA died on January 16, 2014. Born in Atlanta, GA.

    John graduated from Druid Hills High School and Georgia Tech. He served in the US Navy during WW II as a Lieutenant. In 1949 John founded the Thibadeau Company with his brother Bill – involved in real estate development, construction and sales. In 1978 he sold his share of the company to his brother and established Thibadeau-Burton Realtors with his sons. He was a founder and Past President of the Georgia Multiple Listing Service. John served on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the East Metro Division of the C& S Bank and a Director of the Visual Understanding Company.

    Many honors were given to John for his professional work. He was named Decatur Lions Club Man of the Year in 1967; was Past President and voted Realtor of the Year two times for DeKalb County; Past President and Realtor of the Year, State of Georgia Association of Realtors; served on the Executive Committee and Regional Vice President of the National Association of Realtors servicing Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. In 2012, he was elected to the Georgia Realtor Hall of Fame.

    Throughout his life, John gave back to the community through his volunteer work. He served a variety of leadership positions at Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church; Department of Human Resources, State of Georgia; Chairman of Decatur-DeKalb YMCA Board of Management – and founded the Health Club; Trustee of the Georgia Tech Alumni Association; active with American Cancer Society, DeKalb County; President of Briarcliff High School PTA; President, Druid Hills Lions Club – voted best in Georgia; Director, Druid Hills Golf Club; Trustee, Methodist Children’s Home; Director, Atlanta Area Boy Scouts of America and Assistant Scout Master Troop 231.

    The University Inn at Emory Welcomes Former Guests of the Emory Inn

    Last updated 1 year ago

    If youâ??ve ever stayed at the Emory Inn in Atlanta you are used to accommodations with a personal touch and special Southern hospitality. Since the Emory Inn has closed its doors on September 3rd of 2013, many previous guests may now feel like they have lost their comfortable home away from home when staying in the Decatur-Emory University-Druid Hills area. However, nothing could be further from the truth, as The University Inn at Emory is ready to welcome former guests of the Emory Inn with open arms! The University Inn at Emory is located directly across the street from the Emory University campus and is well-within walking distance to that and other great places in the historic Druid Hills area. Our family-owned and operated Inn has been serving guests of the Emory area for 42 years. We pride ourselves on being a safe haven in the heart of this busy district. Our spacious rooms and personalized service allow us a tremendous advantage over the cookie-cutter chain hotels, which is something that former guests of the Emory Inn know all about and have come to expect. In addition to being within walking distance to the Emory campus and all it has to offer, we are located on the MARTA transit line, so our guests can venture out into any area of Atlanta, from the arts district in Midtown to the Centennial Olympic Park area, and even the shopping malls on the northside such as Lenox and Perimeter. Close by to our Inn, there are shops, boutiques, and restaurants, all easily within walking distance. Our Inn has free parking, provides free wireless internet, complimentary continental breakfast each morning and is pet-friendly. Many rooms are equipped with microwaves, refrigerators, and some even have full kitchens. We provide coffee and tea in the lobby as well as freshly baked cookies daily. And for our health-conscious guests, we do offer complimentary use of Emory Universityâ??s state-of-the-art fitness facility. We are also very close to many walking trails in the area, where you can take in the beauty of the fall leaves and feel the crisp breeze. If you are missing the comfort and personal service of the Emory Inn, we are here to help. Start booking your rooms at The University Inn at Emory and you will soon feel right at home again!

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