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December 15, 2011

Articles in this newsletter:
Ahimsa House Wins Pet Transport Vehicle
Cafe Lily Has Expanded Its Dinner Menu
Does Decatur Need More Water Fountains? We Want Your Opinion.
Bring in the New Year at Feast!
Seasonal Services at First Baptist
12 Days of Fitness
Leadership DeKalb Hosts Silver Anniversary Reunion

Ahimsa House Wins Pet Transport Vehicle
Ahimsa House has been named as a winner of Toyotas 100 Cars for Good program & will receive a new 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid on December 20 for use in transporting pets to safety from abusive situations.

Decatur-based Ahimsa House is Georgias only nonprofit dedicated to addressing the connections between animal cruelty and domestic violence. 48% of domestic violence victims delay escaping abuse for fear the batterer will kill their pets. Few domestic violence shelters allow pets. Ahimsa House, whose name means “nonviolence” in Sanskrit, provides emergency safe housing for pets anywhere in Georgia until they can rejoin their families.

Cafe Lily Has Expanded Its Dinner Menu
Due to overwhelming demand, Cafe Lily now offers its extensive tapas selection throughout the entire restaurant! Customers may now order tapas in the main dining room in order to either enhance their dining experience, or to simply enjoy a cheese plate or a few small plates with a nice glass of wine! We have also added two new pasta dishes for the winter season! You may check out the new menu here:

Be also on the lookout for the release our new Reserve Wine List, which includes many rare and special wines from around the world.

Does Decatur Need More Water Fountains? We Want Your Opinion.
The Decatur Active Living Board has formed a Water Fountain Committee to access Decatur’s public water needs. Some of the issues they seek to address include water fountain access, the location of public water fountains throughout the city, the reduction of plastic bottles, the cost efficiency of adding new water fountains, fountain maintenance & a needs-assessment for future water fountains. Ultimately, the goal of the committee is to increase access to public water fountains in order to support Decatur’s active lifestyle.

Please take a few minutes to complete a short five question survey on water fountains in Decatur.

Bring in the New Year at Feast!
Celebrate New Years Eve this year at Feast! We will be offering a special menu in addition to a limited regular menu.

After dinner, we will be ringing in the new year with Atlanta's own BackYard Birds! British invasion at it's best, you'll hear tunes from the Stones, Bowie, The Kinks and more! Be sure to bring your dancing shoes for you will not be able to stay in your seat for long! Champagne Toast and party favors at Midnight!

For more information, please visit our website or call
404-377-2000. Hope to see you soon!

Seasonal Services at First Baptist
Join us First Baptist Church Decatur for the following Seasonal Services:

Advent Series: For Love and Love Alone, Pastor Julie Pennington-Russell preaching, Worship at 8:45am and 11:15am.

Sunday, December 18 at 4pm, Sanctuary - Blue Christmas Service. A quiet, peaceful service of comfort and hope for those for whom Christmas is not "jolly" because of loss, depression, or for whatever reason. Casual dress.

Christmas Eve Services - Casual Dress both services
4:30pm Family Service
6:30pm Communion Service with sermon

Christmas Day Service
10:30am Fellowship Hall - Casual Dress

12 Days of Fitness
Give the Jazzercise black sparkle cosmetic bag and the gift of fitness - for only $20!

Why give a plastic gift card when you could give this chic, functional & fun gift. Stop by Jazzercise Decatur in East Decatur Station during any of our class times to purchase. Pickup one for yourself & a friend, then make a date to dance together in 2012!

Redeem the Twelve Days of Fitness hang tag anytime before January 31, 2012 for 12 Jazzercise classes to be used by March 31, 2012. Most locations worldwide participate. Valid for new customers or those who have not attended in the last six months. Retail value $130. While Supplies last.

Leadership DeKalb Hosts Silver Anniversary Reunion
Leadership DeKalb recently celebrated 25 years of community leadership and positive impact at its Silver Anniversary Reunion at the Druid Hills Golf Club.

From the transformation of the DeKalb County juvenile justice system to the establishment of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program in the DeKalb County school system, graduates of Leadership DeKalb have helped to positively shape DeKalb County. And, at this event, more than 200 metro area leaders and dignitaries gathered to commemorate these accomplishments and to “celebrate yesterday, today & tomorrow,” the theme of the Reunion event.

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