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April 7, 2011


Articles in this newsletter:
Footsteps - A New Documentary About Life Lessons From Our Elders
Become a Sponsor of Team Decatur and the Grand Slam Fitness Challenge!!
Its Time To Tune Up Your Air Conditioning!
FitWit Fitness Camp – New added time, Same Wonderful Experience
April is Jewelry Month at HomeGrown!
Local CEO Nominated for National Award
Salon Red Kids & Sara Speert Present Pictures with the Easter Bunny!
Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed in Decatur
Community Shred Day!
Join Us For Walk For Lunch - Decatur and Get Fit!



Footsteps - A New Documentary About Life Lessons From Our Elders
Join 307 Idea Factory on May 6, 2011 from 1-3pm at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St for a viewing of "Footseteps."

The resilient soul of people, the bonds within a community and the life lessons grandparents taught inspired this new film. The personal interviews of the Oakhurst Districts residents were shot over a three month period while winter left and spring began to color the landscape. Footsteps allows the elderly to speak their minds about how they see the world today. It is a tribute to those who, with gentle hands and strong minds, opened up a new era for America. This event is in honor of Older American's Month.

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Become a Sponsor of Team Decatur and the Grand Slam Fitness Challenge!!
“Team Decatur,” formed in 2010 to participate in the annual Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run/Walk 5K has continued to grow. Due to the success of the race, the Team Decatur Grand Slam Fitness was born. Members participate in local races and the KP Corporate Run/Walk on September 8, 2011 wearing their Team Decatur shirts.

Next year your logo could be on the back and seen throughout the year. T-shirt sponsorships available for as low as $250! For information please contact Cheryl Burnette 678-553-6541 or cheryl.burnette@decaturga.com.

www.decaturga.com




Its Time To Tune Up Your Air Conditioning!
It's time to get your air conditioner in shape and ready for summer. Our special this year is only $89.00 for a full tune up including one standard filter. Our service is guaranteed!

If your system should fail after a full tune up before September 1st 2011 we will credit the $89.00 toward the cost of repairs. Give us a call at 404-294-0900 and Mary Helen, Cindy or Lynn will be glad to schedule a time that's convenient for you.

www.empirehvac.com




FitWit Fitness Camp – New added time, Same Wonderful Experience
FitWit is the fit lifestyle. We know that trying to get in shape can be daunting, agonizing, & boring, but you do not have to face these obstacles alone. Our campers are members of a positive, challenging, & supportive community that helps individuals achieve their goals & gives them the tools they need to sustain a healthy & fit way of life.

Through the FitWit Foundation, FitWit provides this same education and motivation for free to underserved young people in our community. Next camp dates begin April 11-May 20 in Decatur with a newly added camp time of 10am! Many camp times to choose from visit, www.fitwit.com, for camp specifics.

www.fitwit.com




April is Jewelry Month at HomeGrown!
Is there a better gift than jewelry? How about locally hand-made jewelry? HomeGrown will be spotlighting their jewelry artists all month, ending with a soiree on Friday, April 29 from 7-9. Stop by to mix and mingle with the artists and enjoy their beautiful work. You may even want to take one home for the special mother in your life.

HomeGrown Decatur
412 Church St
Decatur, GA 30030
404-373-1147

www.homegrowndecatur.com




Local CEO Nominated for National Award
Peter Michelson, founder and CEO of Decatur’s Renewal Design-Build, is one of only thirty individuals nominated for the national Fred Case Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Out of these thirty, four finalists and one winner will be chosen by a panel of judges from Case Design/Remodeling, Hanley-Wood, and Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. The award “looks to honor those individuals who best exemplify strong business acumen, financial strength, community and industry involvement, and entrepreneurial spirit.”

Peter was nominated by Victoria Downing, president and owner of Remodelers Advantage.

www.renewaldesignbuild.com




Salon Red Kids & Sara Speert Present Pictures with the Easter Bunny!
You're invited to meet the Easter Bunny! Join us for a fun filled afternoon at Salon Red Kids on Sunday, April 17t, from 12 - 4pm.

Salon Red is partnering with Sara Speert Photography to offer pictures with the Easter Bunny, seasonal crafts and a special Easter raffle. If you want to sign up for pictures, please call Salon Red Kids at 404-377-6230 to secure a spot. Hope to see you there!

www.salonred.com




Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed in Decatur
Senior Connections is in critical need of volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels routes in Decatur. We deliver thousands of meals to seniors at risk for hunger and we need Decatur drivers Monday through Friday. It takes about 90 minutes per route and volunteers can deliver once a week or once a month. Saturday drivers are needed as well. Corporations can “adopt” a route and rotate volunteer employees.

Help us, tell your employees via your newsletter or intranet sites. To register as a volunteer, go to www.seniorconnectionsatl.org or call 770-455-7602 and ask about volunteering. We’ve been doing this for 38 years and the need is growing.

www.seniorconnectionsatl.org




Community Shred Day!
The Community School and Eagle Secure Shredding are sponsoring a Community Shred Day on April 16 from 10am-1pm in the parking lot of the First Baptist Church of Decatur, 308 Clairemont Ave.

Have your old confidential documents shredded on-site and recycled by Atlantas premiere shredding company. Donations of $5 per bankers box (maximum of ten boxes per patron please) are welcome and all proceeds will support The Community School, a school for junior and high school students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Visit www.thecommunityschool.net for more information about the school and the event. Rain or shine, we hope to see you there!

www.thecommunityschool.net




Join Us For Walk For Lunch - Decatur and Get Fit!
Join Walk For Lunch, it is a fun and out-of-the box lunch hour walking program that includes healthy lunches, daily goodies and benefits local children. Each walker can also pre-order healthy lunches from local restaurants for $5. Also, when you register, a $1 will be given to the Decatur Education Foundation.

Walk For Lunch-Decatur takes place May 3–26, 2011 with walks on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Walk 1 or 2 miles, anytime during 11:30 am – 1:15 pm. Register at www.walkforlunch.com for $25.

www.walkforlunch.com




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