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November 19, 2009

Articles in this newsletter:
Atlanta Fashion Swaps Premiere Event - December 12, 2009
Need a gift?
Info From Eddies Attic
Have You Got Atlanta's Oldest Furnace? You Could Be a Winner!
Garden View Massage Welcomes Bonnie Bellinger, LMT NMT
Habitat for Humanity - DeKalb Celebrates Fiftieth House
Holiday Open House, Nov. 19th, 6-9PM
The Dog Days of December are Upon Us!
Law Office of Paige Arden Stanley, L.L.C. has opened its doors!
Green Cleaning is Now Greener
Limited Dates Available for Holiday Parties at Palate
Local Organizations Team Up Against Ivy & Privet for Cash
Learn How to Create a Healthy Home
Several Dancers Core presents the Fall Fieldwork Showcase
TerraCotta Properties - Proud Home Sponsor of the 2009 Decatur Tour of Homes
Now at The Cookie Studio: Thanksgiving Cookies!
Rock Bottom Merchant Credit Card Processing Rates!
Toy for a Tot . . . Massage for You!

Atlanta Fashion Swaps Premiere Event - December 12, 2009
Atlanta Fashion Swap will host its premier event on December 12, 2009 at The Chocolate Bar in Decatur, GA from 1-4pm. For more information visit

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. All unclaimed items will be donated to Dress for Success.

Need a gift?
Come by Chick-fil-A to get a holiday gift basket for only $20!

Valued at $45, these baskets contain over $30 worth of free food, choice of coffee tumbler OR Truett Cathy book, Chick-fil-A cow calendar, Santa plush cow, and Chick-fil-A bumper sticker.

They are perfect for co-workers, office parties, family, and friends.

Call or come by ahead of time for large orders. Other Chick-fil-A items are available and are great stocking stuffers!

Call us at 404-371-1466 or come by 105 East Trinity Place and pick yours up today!

Info From Eddies Attic
Join us at Eddie's Attic for the following groups on the stage:

Nov. 19: Jill Andrews (of The Everybodyfields)
Nov. 20: Matthew Ryan
Nov. 21: Mr. Eric (afternoon family show) / Alice Peacock and The Civil Wars (evening show) / You, Die! (Night Cap Midnite show)
Nov. 22: Eilen Jewell & Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles
Nov. 24: Garrett Moore and friends & Marshall Seese
Nov. 29: Kristian Bush, Scooter Carusoe, & Patrick David - Kevin Montgomery opens

Have You Got Atlanta's Oldest Furnace? You Could Be a Winner!
We’re doing it again, and we’ve made it even better! This year for our Oldest Furnace Contest a high efficiency EverRest by Amana furnace complete with standard installation is the grand prize.

Visit our website to download an entry form, or call 404-294-0900. Once you are registered, one of our comfort specialists will visit your home to inspect your current furnace, document the manufacturer’s numbers and detail the requirements for installation.

All entrants are eligible to win gift certificates. So even if you don’t have the oldest furnace you still have an opportunity to win!

Garden View Massage Welcomes Bonnie Bellinger, LMT NMT
Garden View Massage proudly announces the addition of Bonnie Bellinger, LMT NMT. With over 10 years of neuromuscular and deep tissue massage experience, Bonnie specializes in Perinatal Massage. She is widely recognized as one of Metro Atlanta’s very best pregnancy massage therapists. Bonnie is available all day Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the award winning Garden View Massage located in Downtown Decatur in the purple building next to Twain’s. 404-377-2909

Habitat for Humanity - DeKalb Celebrates Fiftieth House
Habitat for Humanity – DeKalb celebrated the completion of the fiftieth house since its inception in 1988. Kaiser Permanante was the presenting sponsor of the house. Kaiser sponsored the house as a part of its Healthy Belvedere project in partnership with the Belvedere neighborhood. Also partnering with Kaiser and the neighborhood to build the house were members of the Leadership DeKalb class of 2009. Connie Stokes, DeKalb County Commissioner, Stephanie Stuckey Benfield, Representative, and Bettye Davis, Assistant to DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis addressed the crowd.

Holiday Open House, Nov. 19th, 6-9PM
Melrose On Ponce, Decatur's best little gift & monogram shop, is hosting their annual Holiday Extravaganza, November 19th,6-9PM.

There will be amazing door prizes, FREE GIFT w/purchase, special one-night-only discounts, complimentary eats & drinks, and loads of Holiday Cheer! And don't forget, Melrose On Ponce always has plenty of FREE PARKING.

Tis the Season, so come Deck the Halls!

The Dog Days of December are Upon Us!
Kick in the Fit, Decatur’s only locally owned fitness camp, is helping out our local animal rescue while helping you avoid those unwanted holiday pounds by donating 50% of all our December proceeds to Southern Animal Rescue! A local rescue group that rescues and provides health care for local Decatur, Kirkwood,& Oakhurst stay cats and dogs.

Join us on the beautiful Agnes Scott Campus each Monday – Thursday from 5:45am-7am, starting November 30th ending December 17th. Be pro-active with losing weight & giving to a local charity this Holiday season! Check out our web site or join our Facebook page for more information!

Law Office of Paige Arden Stanley, L.L.C. has opened its doors!
The Law Office of Paige Arden Stanley, L.L.C. was founded by Paige Stanley on the fundamental principle that all clients deserve an experienced attorney who takes a proactive and innovative approach to their situations and who consistently delivers exceptional quality legal work at a reasonable cost.

Paige's clients know that she is invested in them and that she takes great pride in being their trusted legal advisor. Paige focuses on the following practice areas: Business Law, Estate Planning and Probate Administration, as well as Litigation/Litigation Avoidance. Please contact Paige at 404-486-9950 or

Green Cleaning is Now Greener
Maid Brigade, the only Green Clean Certified® residential cleaning service, has expanded its green cleaning services by adding dry steam vapor technology. VapurClean uses water to clean and disinfect thus eliminating the use of all chemical products. VapurClean can effectively rid a home of mold, mildew and kill dust mites. Call 770-234-0034 or visit

Limited Dates Available for Holiday Parties at Palate
Plan your holiday party, large or small, at Palate Cafe and Bar in Oakhurst Village. No minimum tab or rental fee required. Very few weekend dates still available in December. Email your prospective party dates to

Local Organizations Team Up Against Ivy & Privet for Cash
On November 7, teams from local organizations and schools came out to compete for prize money as part of an ongoing effort to rid local parks of invasive plants and debris. By the end of the 2nd annual Park Renewal Day, hosted by Renewal Design-Build, the DeKalb County Parks Department, & City of Decatur, competitors at Dearborn Park were weary from pulling up ivy and privet, but had a real sense of accomplishment and community.

Decatur Mayor Bill Floyd and DeKalb County COO Keith Barker assisted in the scoring of the teams’ plots. The prize money, donated by Renewal Design-Build, was given to the five highest-scoring teams.

Learn How to Create a Healthy Home
Make Your Home “Green.”
Learn to remodel your home so it is more energy efficient and environmentally friendly.

Saturday, November 14, 10:00 a.m.
Creating a Healthy Home: Learn how to improve the indoor air quality of your home and protect your family from indoor pollutants like gases, chemicals, radon, and carbon monoxide.

Presented by Peter Michelson, CEO, of local Renewal Design-Build and Joe Thomas, certified Home Performance Consultant for Renewal System Solutions.

Decatur Library
215 Sycamore Street
Decatur, GA 30030
For more information, visit or

Several Dancers Core presents the Fall Fieldwork Showcase
The Fall Fieldwork Showcase is the culmination of the ten-week Fieldwork workshop in which local artists show works-in-progress and receive feedback from their peers. After the Showcase, the audience is invited to informally meet with the artists and hear about their process of “growing the art” as well as discuss what they've seen that evening.

The showcase will take place at Emory University's Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts on December 6 at 5:00pm. Tickets are $7 at the door. Email or call 404-373-4154 for more information.

Come support your local artists.

TerraCotta Properties - Proud Home Sponsor of the 2009 Decatur Tour of Homes
TerraCotta Properties invites you to stop by 716 Clairemont Avenue, the home of Eric and Natalie Gregory. The Gregory's home will be open from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. December 4th and 5th. Come by and see the work we have done and be one of the first to pick up a 100% Biodegradable Jute TerraCotta Tote bag.

For more information about TerraCotta, please visit our website at or call 404-377-0906.

Now at The Cookie Studio: Thanksgiving Cookies!
The Studio is bustling with holiday excitement! Our adorable Thanksgiving pilgrim and turkey-shaped sugar cookies are coming out of the oven nonstop. All iced and decorated, they are a sight to behold! Order some now for your Thanksgiving feast, $24 per dozen.

We at The Cookie Studio are thankful for the welcoming and supportive community we have in Decatur, and for the legions of loyal customers who have made our first years of business such a success. Thank you for helping us thrive and continue to make contributions to the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children.

PS: It's not too soon to place orders for our Christmas cookies.

Rock Bottom Merchant Credit Card Processing Rates!
Setup or compare your merchant account today! We offer the lowest rates, no contracts, no minimums and no BS. Currently offering $50 off all terminals until the end of the year.

Contact Darrah Brustein at 404-954-1291 or

Visit our site at

Other services offered: gift and loyalty, check services, ATMs, cash advance, payroll, e-commerce, POS systems and terminals.

Toy for a Tot . . . Massage for You!
Well Beings has partnered with the Marines Toys for Tots campaign to help underprivileged children have a Christmas they deserve. From now until December 15th, when you donate a toy and help out a child, you get to help yourself to a fabulous 20 minute massage on the Sidmar Comfortwave Hydromassage table at Well Beings.

You deserve to Feel Good for Doing Good in your community!

For more information contact Dr. Andy Vantreese at 404-579-7999 or visit our website

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