Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael plans to present a book of memories to Rabbi Shimon Wiggins, the principal of general studies, at the school’s graduation ceremony Sunday, June 24.

Anyone with photos, anecdotes or tributes for Rabbi Wiggins, who has been at the Toco Hills school since 2004, is asked to email them to by Friday, June 15, for inclusion in the book.

$10,000 Grant to AJA

The Jewish Women’s Fund of Atlanta has awarded Atlanta Jewish Academy a $10,000 grant for its Women in STEM Career Fair initiative.

The event is planned for next winter.

The grant reflects the efforts of AJA Upper School faculty members Catherine Brand, Pam Mason and Elizabeth Schoen and alumna and AJA parent Rivka Monheit.

Riverwood Golf Event

Riverwood International Charter School’s football program is holding its first celebrity golf tournament Monday, June 18, at Smoke Rise Country Club in Stone Mountain.

The fundraising tournament features the Raiders’ new head football coach, Robert Edwards, a former star running back for the University of Georgia who was drafted by the New England Patriots in the first round of the 1998 NFL Draft.

Edwards has asked an assortment of UGA and professional football friends to participate in the benefit for the Riverwood football program, such as Champ Bailey, Terrell Davis, Warrick Dunn and Hines Ward.

The tournament tees off at 9 a.m. Registration is $150 per person or $500 per foursome. Register at