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December 3, 2009


Articles in this newsletter:
Decaturs Fashionistas are invited to our premiere Fashion Swap
Dancers Perform at DBA Breakfast with Santa
DeKalb Jazzercise helps Trim the Turkey Fat with this advice . . .
DWCE commercial energy and environmental offers help for small business
Free Parents Night Out Dec4
Atlanta Falcons Join Habitat for Humanity to Renovate House
The Eight: Reindeer Monologues at OnStage Atlanta - A Dark Christmas, Indeed!
Palate 4th Annual Blue Jeans New Years Eve Casino Night
New Skuut Balance Bikes Teach Kids 2-5 How To Ride.



Decaturs Fashionistas are invited to our premiere Fashion Swap
On December 12, 2009, Atlanta Fashion Swap will host its premier fashion swap at The Chocolate Bar in downtown Decatur.

We all love to shop! We all have things in our wardrobe that we really don't need! Look through your closet and bring all these great clothes that you are a bit tired of but you know other women might love. Refresh your closet and enjoy a fun girl's afternoon of cocktails, great company and great clothes.

With the economy the way it is, Fashion Swap parties are a great way to refresh your wardrobe and a great way to recycle things you don’t want anymore and have a lot of fun doing it.

www.atlantafashionswap.com




Dancers Perform at DBA Breakfast with Santa
The Rhythm Keepers and the Junior Rhythm Keepers (Decatur City Dance tap companies), along with the Rug Cutters, Decatur School of Ballet’s teen swing dance group, will entertain during Decatur Business Association’s Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 19.

Come enjoy breakfast, visit with Santa and see holiday dances in ballet, jazz, tap and swing. To purchase tickets to the Breakfast, visit the Decatur Business Association website, www.decaturdba.com. For more information on Decatur City Dance and Decatur School of Ballet, visit www.decaturcitydance.org and www.decatur-ballet.com or call 404-378-3388.

www.decatur-ballet.com




DeKalb Jazzercise helps Trim the Turkey Fat with this advice . . .
1. Early Bird - During the busy holiday months, try working out first thing in the morning. No matter what else happens in your day, it won’t interfere with your fitness regimen.

2. Plan Ahead - prepare your next day’s workout bag before going to bed each night. Pack your sneakers, sports bra, and everything need, so that you’re not rushing around in the morning.

3. Indulge just a little - don’t deny yourself all things sweet. You’ll only end up binging later on. Instead, measure out a reasonable portion of the foods that you regularly crave.

Happy Thanksgiving!

www.jazzercise.com




DWCE commercial energy and environmental offers help for small business
DWCE is an energy and environmental analysis company that historically works with large scale commercial buildings DWCE now brings this experience to help small businesses.

Running a small business, every expense counts. If you could reduce your monthly utility bill by 30% without shutting off the heat wouldn't it be worth knowing how?

Email DWCE for an energy and environmental analysis to see if you are spending too much on utilities every month. DWCE will give your small business customized, analyzed ideas to help reduce energy costs.

Contact David Waggoner at dwaggoner@dwcellc.com.

www.dwcellc.com




Free Parents Night Out Dec4
First Baptist Church of Decatur, at the corner of Clairemont and Commerce, will provide childcare and activities for children 6 weeks through 5th grade on Friday, December 4, 6-9pm. For more information, call Debbie Britt, Pastor for Children and Families, at 404-373-1653.

www.fbcdecatur.us




Atlanta Falcons Join Habitat for Humanity to Renovate House
Four members of the Atlanta Falcons joined with volunteers from UnitedHealthcare to help finish work on a Habitat for Humanity – DeKalb home in Lithonia. Keith Zinger, Jeremy Clark, Robert James, and Kroy Bierman pitched in to help paint the interior of a home that Habitat for Humanity recently purchased for renovation. DeKalb County Community Development provides the funds for renovations such as these through the HOME program of U.S. Housing and Urban Development.

www.dekalbhabitat.org




The Eight: Reindeer Monologues at OnStage Atlanta - A Dark Christmas, Indeed!
OnStage Atlanta presents the dark comedy, The Eight: Reindeer Monologues by Jeff Goode directed by Kevin Kincheloe, Nov 27 - Dec 20.

Scandal erupts at the North Pole when one of Santa's eight tiny reindeer accuses him of sexual harassment. As mass media descends upon the event, others share their perspectives. The shocking truth becomes clearer... and murkier. [Contains mature subject matter]

Show Dated & Times: November 27-29: Fri & Sat 8:00 pm, Sun at 7:00 pm and December 5-20: Thurs nights at 8 pm (No Thursday show on December 3), Sat nights at 11:00 pm, Sun at 7:00 pm.

Call 404-897-1802 for tickets or visit our website.

www.onstageatlanta.com




Palate 4th Annual Blue Jeans New Years Eve Casino Night
Palate will host their 4th Annual Blue Jeans New Years Eve party from 8pm-1am on Thursday, December 31. It will be Casino Night, with blackjack tables, roulette, craps and poker. Start with 10K in free money and compete for prizes, including an iPod Nano, gift certificates and wine. Tickets are $10 if purchased by Dec 15, and redeemable as a $10 gift card on New Years Eve. Tickets are $20 after Dec 15, and not redeemable. Casual dress.

www.palatewinebar.com




New Skuut Balance Bikes Teach Kids 2-5 How To Ride.
The Skuut is a remarkably simple two-wheeled wooden bike for children ages 2-5. No pedals, No training wheels. Children kick off the ground, pushing the bike forward. Because pedaling is eliminated, it‘s the perfect first step for kids to learn balance and steering. When they master balance, transitioning to a traditional two-wheel bike is easy.

Walk it, ride it, skuut it, glide it, and feel like a big kid! The training bike that fun and works.

The Skuut is now available at Twist 'n' Scoot Motorscooters, 431 W. Ponce de Leon Ave, 404-377-3333

www.twistnscoot.com




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