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February 16, 2012

Articles in this newsletter:
Register Now For The 10th Annual Tour deCatur 5K
News from Empire Heating & Air Conditioning
Eyeworks of Decatur Leap Year Sale!
The Art of Money with Art Rosser
Paws, Whiskers & Wags, Your Pet Crematory Acquires Faithful Friends
Carl Seville Co-Authors First Residential Green Building Textbook
Sharian Rugs Presidents Day Sale
Help The UM Childrens Home Win A Home Depot Grant
Walk For Lunch Begins March 13

Register Now For The 10th Annual Tour deCatur 5K
Register now for the 10th Annual Tour deCatur, set for Saturday, March 24, at Decatur High School. Sign up to run the 5K race or 1-mile Fun Run and support children & youth across the community!

New This Year: Your favorite Decatur school or sports team can benefit from your participation in the 2012 Tour! After you register, create a personal fundraising page & invite family, friends & neighbors to sponsor you. Go to our website to find out how to raise money for your team and the DEF. It's a Win Win!

Visit to register for the race. Sponsorship & volunteer information is available online.

News from Empire Heating & Air Conditioning
Approximately eighty percent of air conditioners in the US are going to have to be replaced in the next 7 years. The question is whether you should repair your AC system or replace it.

Freon prices have more than tripled in the last couple of months due to new emission standards from The EPA. Freon will no longer be manufactured after 2020. This is going to make the repair of older units very expensive. Simple Freon leaks will easily be several hundred dollars to repair. A much milder winter has created very attractive pricing for new HVAC systems. Now is a better time than ever to replace your old & inefficient AC system.

Eyeworks of Decatur Leap Year Sale!
On Wednesday, February 29, Eyeworks of Decatur will be celebrating leap year with a very special sale.

Any frame in stock will be 50% off the entire day! This deal is good for this day only and will not come again for another four years!

Patient must purchase lenses and this offer can not be combined with other offers or insurance. Some restrictions may apply.

Eyeworks of Decatur
335 West Ponce De Leon Ave.
Suite F
Decatur, GA 30030

The Art of Money with Art Rosser
Art Rosser, a financial advisor specializing in individual and small business retirement planning at MidSouth Capital, will join 92.9 DaveFMs Steve Craig for a new morning drive-time segment, 'The Art of Money,' as the resident financial expert. The pair will have a lively & educational conversations with DaveFM listeners interested in topics that can affect their financial lives.

'The Art of Money' airs Monday mornings at 8am beginning February 13, 2012.

For more information contact Art Rosser, MidSouth Capital at 770-605-8965 (cell).

Paws, Whiskers & Wags, Your Pet Crematory Acquires Faithful Friends
Paws, Whiskers & Wags, Your Pet Crematory, based in Decatur, recently acquired Faithful Friends Pet Cremation Center in Covington, Georgia. The Covington based business will be designated Faithful Friends Campus and relocated to 1591 Access Road, Covington, GA 30016. Christine Hunsaker, owner of Paws, Whiskers & Wags, states, “Acquiring Faithful Friends is a good fit for our Company, we operate with similar principles - commitment, integrity, honesty and a desire to serve families. For more information, visit us at

Carl Seville Co-Authors First Residential Green Building Textbook
Long time Atlanta area contractor, Carl Seville, announces that he has co-authored the book ‘Green Building: Principles and Practices in Residential Construction,’ a practical & applicable text for students, practicing professionals, & advanced homeowners interested in green building. Unlike many product-oriented green building books, this text highlights the vital planning, processes & methodologies needed to meet rigorous environmental building standards. This 500+ page book has numerous illustrations & photographs to guide the reader towards a greater understanding of residential green building.

Sharian Rugs Presidents Day Sale
Sharian Rugs invites you to our 'Presidents Day Sale.'

We're offering 50% off Fine Oriental Rugs for 4 Days Only!

Join us February 17-20 from 10am-5pm. Select Rugs Only.

For more information visit or call 404-373-2274.

Help The UM Childrens Home Win A Home Depot Grant
The United Methodist Childrens Home is a finalist in the Home Depot Foundations monthly Facebook contest! With your help, they could win a $25,000 dollar prize, which they will use to build a safe, fun & age-appropriate playground for the young children that will contribute positively to their morale, well-being & safety. Please sign in to your Facebook account, then vote NOW for the UM Childrens Home!

Visit our Facebook page to vote now:

The contest ends on February 23,and you can vote every day. Please vote right now and as often as you can!

Walk For Lunch Begins March 13
Walk For Lunch, a 4-12 week fitness program that employees can do during their lunch hour, is starting the next walk session on March 13 at noon from the Decatur Square. It includes power walking and intervals of strength & body toning exercises. Taught by certified fitness instructors, it is a great workout for any level of exerciser.

Voted Best of Atlanta by Atlanta Magazine, this award winning walking program provides employees with the opportunity to meet other co-workers, to form lasting friendships & to help your organization thrive.

Register online for $25. To start a walking group for your building, call us at 404-457-8197.

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