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August 4, 2011


Articles in this newsletter:
Oakhurst Arts and Music Festival Calling All Volunteers
Live At Eddies Attic!
First Baptist Decatur Presents Financial Peace University
Oasis Health Grand Opening
Renewal Partnering with Southface, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
SparkQuest Promotes Local Businesses During Decatur Book Festival
Construction Reduction Sale
Mysteries Beyond Tones Student Fashion Show
Serving Decatur and The Surrounding Communities
Matt Emerich Appointed to FPA of Georgia Board



Oakhurst Arts and Music Festival Calling All Volunteers
Come make the 14th Annual Oakhurst Arts and Music Festival the best ever! The festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 8, 2011.

The day begins with the 5K run at 8am followed by a full day of festival attractions from 10am until 7pm, all happening in Harmony Park. Be a volunteer at a great neighborhood festival in Decatur this fall.

Volunteers are needed for the following events at the festival:
* Childrens Area
* Parade
* Artist Market

Contact oakhurstartsfestival@gmail.com Volunteers will get an event t-shirt.


www.oakhurstartsandmusicfestival.com




Live At Eddies Attic!
Advance tickets can always be purchased through our website or by calling 877-548-3237.

Aug 5 - Beth Wood, Jesse Terry, James Casto & Matt Blanchard (folk rock)
Aug 6 - "Women of Rock" celebration w/ Michelle Malone, Caroline Aiken & Dede Vogt (blues/rock)
Aug 7 - Rod Picott & Amanda Shires (Americana)
Aug 9 - Peter Bradley Adams & Molly Parden (folk)
Aug 10 - ATL Collective Presents The Clash's "London Calling" w/ Peter Groenwald, The Shadowboxers & many others
Aug 11 - Sandra McCracken & Derek Webb (christian folk rock)
Aug 12 - Delta Moon (Mississippi Blues)
Aug 13 - Caroline Pond, Grayson Capps & Ralph Rodenberry (blues)

www.eddiesattic.com




First Baptist Decatur Presents Financial Peace University
First Baptist Decatur presents Financial Peace University.

The principles taught by Dave Ramsey, money management expert, are featured in the video course "Financial Peace University." If you need to get rid of debt and start saving for emergencies, retirement, or college, you need this course. Classes begin Wednesday, August 31 at 6:00 pm at First Baptist Church Decatur, corner of Clairemont and Commerce, room E 210. The first class is free. For more information, contact the trainer, Tifanie Haun at 404-290-4148.

www.fbcdecatur.com




Oasis Health Grand Opening
Oasis Health Vitamin & Herb Shop has opened its doors. To celebrate, we are offering 5% off orders $25+ for the entire month of August. Bring in our flyer, and receive an additional 5% off. We offer a wide range of bulk herbs, vitamins, minerals, sports nutrition items, and other natural products. Located next door to Core Body Gym, we invite you to make Oasis Health your choice for your health and wellness needs.

Oasis Health
533 West Howard Avenue, Suite G
Decatur, Georgia 30030
404-855-6927
oasishealthinc@gmail.com




Renewal Partnering with Southface, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Renewal System Solutions, sister company of Renewal Design-Build, is partnering with Southface Energy Institute and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to help homeowners achieve significant energy savings through home efficiency improvements.

As part of a nationwide study, Southface and ORNL are developing extensive retrofit case studies on 10 metro Atlanta homes. Renewal was chosen to make the energy efficiency improvements to 6 of these homes, 5 of which are owned by Agnes Scott College. The goal of these retrofits is a 30% to 50% increase in energy savings.

For more information, visit the link below or call 404-378-962.

www.renewalsystemsolutions.com




SparkQuest Promotes Local Businesses During Decatur Book Festival
The AJC Decatur Book Festival presented by DeKalb Medical has partnered with Atlanta-based SparkQuest to power the Festivals annual Treasure Hunt. This years Treasure Hunt includes the opportunity for local businesses to offer discounts and incentives to attract Festival attendees to their doors.

Book Festival visitors will take part in the Treasure Hunt by visiting www.sparkquest.com from their smartphones, registering, and reviewing the menu of different venues around the Festival offering discounts, drawings & other activities.

Include your business in the Treasure Hunt! Contact Tonya Marlatt 404-518-8787 or tmarlatt@sparkfly.com.

www.sparkquest.com




Construction Reduction Sale
DBA member Superior Chevrolet is undergoing a massive construction to better serve our customers. All 2011 vehicles must go and no reasonable offer will be refused plus DBA members will receive additional savings on any purchase!

At Superior Chevrolet it's our goal to see that you have a great experience each and every time you visit our dealership. We appreciate your patience during our construction. We're open 6 days a week for your convenience. We're here to assist you with all your needs from new and used vehicles to service, parts and body shop. Our number is 404-284-7630. Please let us know how we may be of service.

www.superiorchevrolet.com




Mysteries Beyond Tones Student Fashion Show
The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decaturs Fashion Department is excited to host the Mysteries beyond Tones Fashion Show on September 1 at 8:15pm.

The event will take place in the lobby of the Decatur Renaissance Building located at 250 E. Ponce de Leon Ave. Come support the creative community & talent of The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur! For more info please contact Mr. Courtney Hammonds at chammonds@aii.edu.


www.artinstitutes.edu




Serving Decatur and The Surrounding Communities
The Decatur Real Estate Firm announces their opening this month. The real estate firm is owned by Susan Bird, a realtor with an extensive and successful 20 years of real estate background.

The Firm will focus on Decatur and the surrounding communities. The Firm is initiating a discounted listing rate as a choice for all sellers. “Due to the recession” says Susan,” homeowners need a break more than ever!” However, unlike other discounted companies, that make the customers do all the work, we still offer full service and take care of all the marketing, negotiating, paperwork, inspections and closing requirements for our clients.

www.thedecaturrealestatefirm.com




Matt Emerich Appointed to FPA of Georgia Board
Matt Emerich, a weath advisor with Windham Brannon Financial Group, has been appointed to the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Georgia Board as their Large Firm Liaison.

For more information, visit www.wbfinancial.com.





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