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1CountyLineFebruary2014FEBRUARY2014XenatheWarriorPuppy CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net2FirstpracticeintheUStoofferBlade-FreeCataractSurgeryusingtheZiemerLaser.FreedomFromGlassesNOMATTERWHATYOURAGECallTodayforaConsultation770-854-0028www.MilanEyeCenter.com6300HospitalPkwySuite325JohnsCreek970SandersRdSuite100CummingSymptomsincludeglarehalosandorsteadydeclineinvisionCataractSurgerycanrestorevisiontoaglassesfreestateOurpracticeoffersAstigmatismcorrectinglensimplantsandBifocallensimplantsCataractsurgeonsDr.NirajDesaiandDr.MilanPatelhavesafelyperformedover7000cataractsurgeriesAreyouacandidateforBlade-FreeCataractSurgeryNirajDesaiM.D.CataractRefractiveSurgeonMilanR.PatelM.D.CataractRefractiveSurgeonGinaBorgniniO.D.OptometristPriyalGadaniO.D.Optometrist 3CountyLineFebruary2014Itmaybetimeforyoutotakethatimportantsteptowardsahealthierandfullerlife.NorthsideHospitaliscelebrating30yearsofbariatricexcellencewiththecommitmenttohelpingpeoplebattleobesityandtakecontroloftheirlives.Callustolearnmoreaboutweightlosssurgeryandtakethatrststeptoahealthiernewyou.404845-5457I.NorthsideHospitaliscelebrating30yearsofbariatricexcellencewiththecommitmenttohelpingpeoplebattleobesityandtakecontroloftheirlives.Callustolearnmoreaboutweightlosssurgeryandtakethatrststeptoahealthieryou.Atlanta404845-5457Forsyth770292-4726northside.combariatricsLiveBetter.LiveHealthier.LiveBetter.LiveHealthier. CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net4COVERSTORY16SURVIVORTOSAVIORWhoRescuedWhoDEPARTMENTS6FromthePublisher24Paparazzi1612 5CountyLineFebruary2014FEATURES8MothersandDaughtersUniteinService12BreakingtheBarrierofLanguage14LeadingthroughChange26JohnsCreekHouseChurchCOUNTYLINECOMMUNITY10CallingAllPoets20ALessoninService22AutreyMillParticipatesinHeritagePreservationsConservationAssessmentProgram23FourPawsAnimalHospitalatJohnsCreekAchievesVeterinaryExcellenceBUSINESSFOCUS28NorthsideHospitalForsyth26814 CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net6ReadingaboutXenatheWarriorPuppyandJonnyHickeywillwarmyourheartamazeyouandprobablybringyoutotears.ThisisthestoryofhowanabusedpuppyandaboywithAutismmetanddramaticallychangedeachotherslivesforthebetter.ItisalsoaboutwhattheyarenowdoingtohelpbothanimalsinneedandthosewithAutism.IwanttothankLindaHickeyfromthebottomofmyheartforsharingthisstorywithCountyLinereadersandforherfabulousphotosWhenRobinDohertyjoinedthelocalchapteroftheNationalCharityLeaguewithherdaughtersMelissaandAllisonshewasexpectingagreatexperi-encebutunbeknownsttoheratthetimeitalsobecameherfuturecareer.ItwaswonderfultomeetRobinAllisonandMelissaandshareintheiren-thusiasmfortheNationalCharityLeague.CountyLineinternHannahQuiredidafabulousjobonhereditorialaboutSpanishteacherLisaRobinsonwhoisthisyearsTeacheroftheYearatLambert.ThankyouHannahandthankyoutoMs.RobinsonforinspiringherstudentstobreakthebarrieroflanguageSouthForsythHighSchoolisfortunatetohaveKeithGravittasitsathleticdirectorandKeithishappytobeabletoservehiscommunitybyworkingwiththestudents.BornandraisedinForsythCountyKeithisnowraisinghisfamilyhereandcontinuinghisfamilystraditionofleadershipandcommitment.IenjoyedmeetingKeithandIknowyoullenjoyreadingaboutthisForsythCountynative.AlmosttwoyearsagoafewNorthviewstudentsstartedmeetingatoneoftheirhomesonTuesdaynighttoworshiptogetherandstudytheBible.ThegroupbecameknownasJohnsCreekHouseChurchandhasgrowntoanaverageof30-40studentsateachgathering.YoullfeelgoodwhenyoureadmoreaboutJohnsCreekHouseChurch.TheBusinessFocusthisissueisonNorthsideHospital-Forsyth.BesuretoreadaboutthemanyexcellenthealthcareservicesthatareavailabletoourcommunityatNorthsideHos-pital-Forsythandthemanynationalorganizationsthathaverecognizedtheirqualitycare.CountyLineisCallingAllPoetstosubmittheirpoembytheFebruary17thdeadline.Allpo-emsfrombothadultsandstudentswillbeconsideredforpublicationintheAprilissuetohonorNationalPoetryMonth.Pleasereadthedetailsforsubmittingyourpoemonpage10.EnjoythereadingenjoythephotosandenjoythisissueofCountyLine.RespectfullyJudyLeJeunePublisherFromthePublisherCallingAllPoetsInhonorofNationalPoetryMonthCountyLineiscallingallpoetstosubmitpoemstobepublishedintheAprilissue.Pleaseseepage10forfurtherdetails. 7CountyLineFebruary2014PublisherJudyLeJeuneSugarcaneJudyaol.com678-787-3551Editorialeditorcountylinemagazine.netAdvertisingadvertisingcountylinemagazine.net678-787-3551GraphicDesignSummertimeGraphicsWritersKathleenKraynickCindyLombardoHannahQuireCoverCoverStoryPhotographyLindaHickeyOntheCoverXenatheWarriorPuppyCountyLineispublishedbySugarcaneCommunicationsLLC.NoadvertisingeditorialorphotographsinCountyLinemaybereproducedwithoutthepermissionofSugarcaneCommunicationsLLC.24317copiesofthisissueweredeliveredtoallthehomesandbusinessesintheeasthalfofJohnsCreekandSouthForsyth.CountyLine3651PeachtreeParkwaySuite222SuwaneeGA30024678-787-3551www.countylinemagazine.netYourhearingprofleispartowhatmakesyourlieaspersonalasyourfngerprint.WiththecorrecthearinginstrumentyoucannowexperiencealevelohearingperormancethatistunedtoYOURlieandataricherlevelodetailanytimeandanywhere.Calloranappointmenttoday770-814-12604045JohnsCreekParkwaySuiteBSuwaneeGAwww.johnscreekaudiology.comWeacceptCareCreditDr.DeborahWoodwardDoctorofAudiologyChoosetoEnjoyBetterHearingin2014UnlockthePowerofPersonalUniquebeginswithyou CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net8RobinDohertyfulllsherpassionforhelpingoth-ersthroughNationalCharityLeagueInc.Shehasbeenadedicatedmemberoftheorganiza-tionsince1999.NationalCharityLeaguewasformedinLosAngelesbyasmallgroupofwomenphilanthropistsin1925.Thirteenyearslateragroupofdaughterswhoaccompaniedtheirmotherswhentheyweredoingcom-munityserviceformedtheirowngroupcallingthem-selvesTicktockers.In1947thetwogroupsunitedtobecomethenationsrstmother-daughtercharity.TodaytheLeagueisafastgrowingorganizationofover50000mothersanddaughtersingradesseventhroughtwelveservingtheirlocalcommunitiesfromover190chaptersintwenty-twostates.WhenRobinmovedtotheJohnsCreekareain1997withherhusbandBillandtheirtwodaughtersAllisonandMelissashewantedtogetinvolvedinhernewcommu-nity.ThestartupoftheNationalCharityLeagueRoswellAlpharettaChaptertherstinGeorgiawasunderwayandshejoinedwithheroldestdaughterAllison.RobinsaidAfterservingcommitteepositionsIjoinedthechapterboardin2001asVicePresidentofMembership.Thingsweredifferentthenbecausetherewasnoemailtocommunicate.Theorganizationwasstillnewanditwasastruggletogetpeopleinvolvedandgetclasseslled.SoIheldaninformationalcoffeeinmylivingroom.TheroomwaslledandRobinremaineddiligentspreadingthewordaboutNationalCharityLeague.Herhardworkwasrecognizedbythechapterin2003whensheearnedtheSusanFurickPatronessAwardgiventothememberthatmostexempliestheorganization.DuringtheyearsthatherdaughterswereTicktockersRobinservedaschapterPresidentaswellasavarietyofotherpositionsatthechapteranddistrictlevels.ThemissionoftheLeagueisTofosterthemother-daughterrelationshipinaphilanthropicorganizationcommittedtocommunityserviceleadershipdevelop-mentandculturalexperiences.Membersmeetforcul-turaleventsmonthlymeetingsanannualteaandotheractivities.RobinsaidEverymemberhasajob.Girlsbe-comewell-spokenandlearnhowtoconductthemselvesinmeetings.Thecoreofthephilanthropyisbuildingmother-daughterrelationships.RobinrecallsthehoursshespentwithAllisonandMelissaonserviceprojectssuchasstufngbagstotaketotheRonaldMcDonaldHousedeliveringMealsonWheelsandmakingover1000cupcakesinoneyearforachilddevelopmentcen-ter.RobinsaidIcouldsaythingsalldaylonganditwouldntmeananythingtomygirlsbuttheysawandlearnedwhiledoingphilanthropy.PartoftheserviceisbyCindyLombardoUniteinServiceMothersandDaughtersAllisonRobinandMelissaDoherty 9CountyLineFebruary2014talkingtopeoplenotjustdeliveringmealsandmovingtothenextdelivery.Ataseniorcenteranelderlywomanwithanoxygentanksatmygirlsdownandtalkedaboutnotsmoking.Anothercouplespoketothegirlsaboutsavingmoneyandnotbeingfrivolous.AttheRonaldMcDonaldHouseMelissametagirlwithbraindamagecausedfromanaccidentwhileusingherphoneanddriv-ing.Alongwithlearningresponsibilitytheygleanedlifelessons.NationalCharityLeagueInc.providesanetworkthroughcollegeandbeyond.BothAllisonandMelissahaveben-etedfromtheirconnectionsthroughtheorganizationthatreachesacrossthecountryandintocollegecam-puses.AlthoughAllisongraduatedfromherNationalCharityLeagueInc.classin2004andMelissain2007bothgirlsandRobinhavecontinuedtheirmembershipsupportintheRoswellAlpharettaChapter.TodaythereareeightchaptersinGeorgia.RobinhelpedwithmanyofthechapterswhentheywerestartingoutandhasbeeninstrumentalinthedevelopmentofDistrict14includingGeorgiaVirginiaandNorthCarolina.From2007topresentRobinhasservedinnationalpositions.ShecurrentlyservesastheNationalSecretaryfortheLeagueandoverseesnationalexpansion.Eachchapteraveraging250-300membersdevelopsitsownprogramandisitsowncorporationwithnonprotstatusundertheNationalCharityLeagueInc.umbrellaRobinsaid.Wearestrategicwhenweopenachapter.Wedoourduediligenceandmakesurethatthereisenoughsupportforphilanthropyinthecommunity.ThoughshemissesdoingcommunityserviceworkRobinenjoystheorganizationalopportunitiesofherpositionwiththenationalboard.Shehasawell-roundedbackgroundthathaspreparedherfortheworkshedoes.AfterearningaBachelorsdegreefromUniversityofWesternOntarioRobinworkedasaninternationalightattendantforCanadianPacicAirlines.RobinsaidAsaightattendantIlearnedhowtoworkwithpeoplebeprofessionalandateamplayer.ShealsogainednancialmanagementexperiencewhileemployedwithaSavingsandLoanorganization.AdditionallyherworkwithschoolsGirlScoutsandtheJuniorLeaguetaughtherfundraisingandresourcedevelopment.Robinbelievestheseexperiencesledhertoherpassion.ShesaidIlovethewomenIhavemet.IvelearnedalotandgrownasapersonthroughmyworkwithNationalCharityLeague.TreatingyouandyourpetlikefamilyAFullServiceAnimalHospitalServingSUWANEEJOHNSCREEKCUMMINGALPHARETTACompleteDiagnosticSurgicalandPreventativeMedicineServicesAskaboutournewclientdiscount770-844-73873571PeachtreeParkwaySuwaneejustnorthofMcGinnisFerryRd.www.fourpawsjohnscreek.comMonday-Friday8am-6pmSaturday8am-NoonAshleyTharpDVMJaimeChoDVMAnnualExamsIn-HouseLabSpayNeuterGroomingDentistryBoardingHildeMarilynandAirborneCarey CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net10CallingAllPoetsInhonorofNationalPoetryMonthCountyLineiscallingallpo-etstosubmitpoemstobepublishedintheAprilissue.PoemswillbeselectedforpublicationintwocategoriesStudentselementarythroughhighschoolandAdults.Pleasesubmityourpoembyemailingittoeditorcountylinemagazine.netPleaseincludethefollowinginformationYourNameCategoryAdultorStudentincludegradelevelTelephoneNumberPutCallingAllPoetsintheSubjectLineThedeadlineforsubmissionisMondayFebruary172014.PoetschosenforpublicationintheApril2014issuewillbenotiedbyMarch12014.NorthAtlantaDermatologyAdultPediatricDermatologywww.nhaanam.cm770.814.8222ForallyourskincareneedsGabrielleM.SabiniMDCharlesJ.DouchyMDMatthewJ.ReschlyMDA.DamianDharMDStephanieS.GardnerMDAnjanaM.PatelPA-CSaraA.BarrPA-CStaceyOlivierPA-CScarlettMeltonPA-CKarlyKincaidPA-CAllBoArdCertified6610McGinnisFerryRd.Suite200JohnsCreekGA30097BehindPaneraBreadCommunityBank3850PleasantHillRd.DuluthGA30096BetweenPeachtreeIndustrialBufordHighway3331HamiltonMillRd.Suite1106BufordGA30519AcrossfromtheKrogerShoppingCenterDiagnosisTreatmentofSkinCancerTreatmentofSkinHairLossNailDiseasesAcneWartsMolesPsoriasisEczemaetc.SclerotherapyforFineLegVeinsVbeamVascularLaserforRosaceaandTreatmentofLegandFacialVeinsLaserHairRemovalAllSkinTypesBotoxDysportJuvedermSculptraLatisseRestylaneRadiesseChemicalPeels 11CountyLineFebruary2014CHILDRENSATFORSYTH-410PEACHTREEPKWY.CUMMINGCHILDRENSATWEBBBRIDGE-3155NORTHPOINTPARKWAYALPHARETTA CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net12LanguageBreakingtheBarrierofbyHannahQuireMs.LisaRobinsongrewupinasmalltowninWisconsinsurroundednotjustbyaSpanish-speakingpopulationthathelpedfacilitateherloveofthelanguagebutalsobyafamilyhistoryofteaching.Withbothhermotherandgrandmotherhavingtakentheteachingrouteshewasferventlyagainstfollowingintheirfoot-steps.EveryonealwaystoldmethatIshouldbeateacherhowgoodIwouldbeatitsheexplains.Allitdidwaspushmefurtherawayfromit.HerloveofSpanishhoweverneverwaned.Sheprac-ticedbylisteningtotheconversationsofthosearoundhertrainingherselfconstantly.Further-moreherloveofSpanishwasararityamongstherpeers.WhiletodaySpanishisoneofthemostfrequentlychosenforeignlanguageclasseses-peciallyatLambertwhereMs.RobinsonteachesmostofthestudentsatherhighschooltookGer-manorFrench.Itmadenodifferencetoherhow-everandshecontinuedherpassionintocollegeinhernativeWisconsin.Stillabstainingfromfollowinginherfamilialfoot-stepsMs.RobinsonmajoredinSpanishwithaminorinpoliticalscienceanddecidedtostudyabroadinSpainoneyear.Theexperiencechangedherlifeandaftergraduationshefoundherselfreturningthereforherpermanentresidence.Ms.RobinsonfoundajobteachingEnglishjumpstart-ingherfutureasateacher.Itwasthenthatshebecameenamoredwiththeeld.IlovemyjobMs.Robinsonsayswithasmile.ShereturnedhometotheUnitedStatesandbeganlivinginherhometownonceagainandstartedworkingatherhighschoolasaSpanishteacher.Thereshetaughtalongsidesomeoftheveryteachersthathadinspiredherwiththelanguageandalthoughshedidntofciallyhaveaneducationdiplomashewasallowedtoworkthereduetoherexperiencewhilesheworkedtowardsherdegree.ItwasluckyforLambertHighSchoolthatMs.Rob-insondecidedtopursuetheteachingpathway.Af-terworkingrstatSouthForsythHighSchoolandthentransferringtoLambertatitsopeningsheistheheadoftheForeignLanguageDepartmentandnowtherecipientofTeacheroftheYear.ImsohonoredespeciallyataschoollikeLambertshesays.Whenyoulookatourpastteachersoftheyearandtheirqualityitsanhonor.Shealsosaysshedidntrealizequitehowmuchfunitwouldbe.TheprocessincludesmultipleessaysanPublishersNoteHannahQuireisajunioratLambertHighSchool 13CountyLineFebruary2014interviewprocessandportfoliosbuttheexperi-enceasawholehasbeennothingbutpositive.Ifeelfamousshejokeslaughing.SheaddsIgetcallsallthetime.Theawardwaswell-deservednotonlyduetoherlongexperienceinteachingbutalsobecauseoftheimpactshehashadonherstudents.KendraSimpsonaseniorwhowasastudentofMs.RobinsonsasajuniorsaysShetaughtmehowtohavefunwithnewlanguagesandculturesandnotonlytolearnaboutthembuttoembracethemanalyzethemandcomparethemtoourown.EvenyearsaftersherstdiscoveredSpanishasanelementaryschoolerMs.Robinsonisstillasinlovewithbothteachingandthelanguageasshewasinthebeginning.InthismodernizingworldSpanishhasbecomeevenmoreaccessiblethanitoncewasanditsuniversalnaturemakesitthatmuchmoreappealingtostudentsandtoherselfasateacher.Itmakesyourbrainworkdifferently.Youcanuseiteverydayallthetimeshesays.LearninganotherlanguagewhetherthatbeSpanishFrenchoranyotherissomethingthatMs.Robinsonwholeheartedlychampions.Itopensupaworldofpossibilitiesthatcanaidinthedis-coveryofnewcultures.Althoughforeignlanguageisoftenadifcultsubjectformanystudentssheisrminherpassionandhermission.Everyonehasroomtogrowshesays.Shetriestoencourageherstudentsbyshowcasingtheaspectsofthelan-guageinwhichtheyaresuccessfulandbygivingthemthatfeelingofaccomplishmentwhichfurthermotivatesthemtolearn.HerroadtoteachingwasalongandtenuousonebutherhardworkanddevotiontotheeldhasearnedheraspotbothinLambertsheartandinherstudents.AlwaysfascinatedbySpanishherloveofthelanguagehasshapedherasaperson.ShehasraisedherchildrenspeakingSpanishbytalkingtotheminacombinationofSpanishandEnglishespeciallyintheirearlieryears.Itseas-ierifyoustartyoungershesaysanditwasanadvantagethatIdidnthave.DespiteherlongghtagainstthefamilytraditionofteachingMs.RobinsonfoundthejoyofsharingherownloveoflanguageandshehopestocontinuedoingitformanyyearstocomeasdoherstudentsandLambertasawhole.WhereMathFunCertiedteachersandinstructorsImprovesstandardizedtestsresultsGetsyourchildrenexcitedtocomebackeveryweekTeachesavarietyofmathtechniquesMentalmath-NoneedforpencilsorpapersKeepsstudentsexcellingsince2007Weteachimportantstudyhabitsthatdeveloplife-longlearningskillstokeepyourchildaheadoftheirgradelevel.ComplimentaryEvaluationTest678-455-78753651PeachtreeParkwayMcGinnisFerryandHwy141www.MathMonkeyGA.comDebbieCortjens770.331.6855debbie.cortjensgmail.comLizRyan404.713.6023lizryan2bellsouth.netNowisthetimetoSellYourHouseOur2013listingswereonthemarketanaverageof17daysandsoldfor97ofaskingprice.Callustomakethemove CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net14NotmanyadultresidentsofForsythCountycansaytheyhavelivedinthecountyfortheiren-tirelives.FewerhavefamiliesthathavebeeninForsythCountyforsixgenerations.KeithGravittcanclaimboth.KeithgrewupinForsythCountyattendingCummingElementarySchoolOtwellMiddleSchoolandForsythCountyHighSchool.HisfatherFordownedanautomotiverepairandbodyshopinCumming.HismotherCarolynwasahomemakerwhohadbeenahairstylistbeforeKeithandhisyoungersiblingswereborn.TheGravittkidswereallactiveinsports.Wepar-ticipatedinjustabouteveryrecreationactivityinCum-mingKeithsays.InhighschoolKeithplayedfootballbasketballbaseballandrantrack.Atthattimehesaysitwaseasiertoparticipateinmultiplesports.Keithalsobeganwhatwouldbealongcoachingcareerleadingyouthsportsteamswhilehewasstillinhighschool.KeithattendedwhatisnowtheUniversityofNorthGeorgiaandearnedadegreeinFinance.Hisfatheren-couragedhimtopursueacerticationineducationandwithhisbackgroundineconomicsteachingsocialstud-iesandhistorywasanaturalt.KeithdidhisstudentteachingatSouthForsythHighSchoolSFHSandlaterjoinedthestaffofNorthForsythHighSchoolteachingandcoachingbasketballandsoccer.In1996KeithtookajobteachingautomotiveandautobodyrepairatSFHS.IgrewupinabodyshopandfromthoseexperiencesIwantedtocreateanenvi-ronmentwherekidswouldwanttotakemyclass.Healsocoachedanumberofsportsteamsundertheguid-anceofthebasketballcoachRichardPorter.Hewasarealmentorandhereallyexplainedathleticstome.Hetaughtmethatitwasntjustaboutthegamebeingplayedontheeldorcourt.WhenKeithwaslaterof-feredtheroleofathleticdirectorhesaysIsawitasanopportunitytohelpourkidsandtohelpourcoacheshelpourkids.Keithpointsoutthatthenumberoneruleforanathleticdirectoristohavenofavoriteamongsportsandsayshehaslearnedtolovenewsportsastheyhavemadetheirwayintotheschoolsathleticprogramincludinglacrossevolleyballwrestlingandcompetitioncheerleading.KeithwasinstrumentalinplanningtheSFHS25thAn-niversarycelebrationwhichincludedthecreationofanAthleticHallofFamedesignedtohonorathletesteamsandcoaches.TherstinducteeswereannouncedinOc-tober2013andplaquesrecognizinghonoreesareondisplayinthefoyeroftheschoolgymnasium.Keithsaidtheprojecthadbeenindiscussionforalongtimeandhesexcitedtoseeitkickoff.Welookforwardtocon-tinuingtoselectdeservinginducteesfromourschoolsrichhistoryofathleticsuccesses.byKathleenKraynickLeadingChangethrough 15CountyLineFebruary2014ImsortofaworkaholicbecauseIlovewhatIdoKeithconfesses.KeithsparentswerestrongexamplesofleadershipandcommitmenthisfatherhasbeenMayoroftheCityofCummingsince1971andservedontheCityCouncilbeforethat.Iwatchedmymotherandfatherworkhardastheyraisedafamilyandownedabusiness.MymotheralwayssaidthattheCityofCummingwasthesixthmemberofourfamily.Ifyoulovesomethingyoudevotetimetoit.IfeelthatwayaboutSouthForsythHighSchool.ItsalessonIsharewithourcoachesmakeyourtimewiththesekidscount.Keithslifeisrichoutsideofhisworkaswell.HeandhiswifeSarahhaveatwo-year-olddaughterEmilyJane.Familyisourhobby.Ilivenextdoortomybrother.MyfatherlivesamilewestandmysisterisamileandahalfeastsharesKeithexplainingthatmuchoftheirfreetimeisspentenjoyingdinnersandwiththeirextendedfamily.KeithandSarahareactiveinNorthLanierBaptistChurchwhereSarahsingsinthechoir.AskedaboutthechangeshesseeninForsythCountyduringhislifetimeKeithrecallsoverhearinghisfathersaythathisgoalwasfortheareatoprovidejobopportunitiessothathischildrendidnthavetoleave.HisdreamwasrealizedallthreeofhischildrenliveandworkinForsythCounty.OfthegrowthKeithsaysAtthattimeIcouldnthaveimag-ineditespeciallyintheschoolsystem.Ineverthoughtitwouldtakemeaslongas15minutestogetworklaughingaboutacommutethatmanywouldenvy.KeithseesthegrowthandchangesatSFHSasrep-resentativeofthecountyarounditandsaysIworkinthebestschoolsystemwiththebestpeopleIcouldeverimagineKeithseesthegrowthandchangesatSFHSasrepresen-tativeofthecountyarounditandsaysIworkinthebestschoolsystemwiththebestpeopleIcouldeverimagineMichaelHansenDDSPediatricDentistryAdultDentistryRyanSchwendimanDMDMBAOrthodonticsMichaelCrosbyDDSMSPediatricDentistryTroyDavidsonDDSWeAcceptMostDentalPlanswww.johnscreekdentaltown.com770622-1515JohnsCreek4330JohnsCreekPkwySte.100Suwanee770887-8807TheCollectionatForsyth410PeachtreeParkwayBld.400Ste4250CummingOurhighlyskilledteamhascreatedanimaginativeatmo-spherewhereweconsistentlyprovidecomprehensivecompassionatecaretoeveryoneasiftheywereourfamily.StarttheNewYearwithaBeautifulSmileFebruaryisNationalChildrensDentalHealthMonthandwearepartneringwithlocalschoolstogiveawayIPadsfortheirBYOTprograms CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net16 17CountyLineFebruary2014InSeptember2012aseriesofeventsbegantohappenthatdramaticallychangedthelivesofadognamedXenatheWarriorPuppyandaneight-year-oldboynamedJonnyHickey.EacheventhadsuchadramaticallypositiveeffectthatJon-nysparentsLindaandGrantHickeybelievedthatamiraclewastakingplaceintheirlives.Theeventsthatmadethemlookatthisasamiraclebeganwithaphonecall.OnSeptember152012DeKalbAnimalServicesreceivedacalltopickupanema-ciatedpuppythatahomeownerhadfoundontheirfrontlawn.RescueCoordinatorChrissyKaczynskiwashorriedwhenshesawthepuppy.IveseenhundredsofrescuedpuppiesbutIhaveneverseenoneinsuchadeterioratedconditionsaidChrissy.Shewasonebreathawayfromdeath.Chrissyrushedthepuppytoavet-erinarianwhothoughtshewasaboutfourmonthsold.Apuppyofthissizeandageaveragesaround30poundsbutthispuppyweighedinatlessthanvepounds.Thediagnosiswasgrim.Thevetgavethepuppylessthana1chancetosurvivethenight.Chrissytookthepuppyhometocomfortherduringwhatwastobeherlastnight.Shehuggedandpettedthepuppyaroundtheskinbetweenhereyesanddownhernosethatwasrubbedrawanindicationthatthepuppyhadbeentryingtoes-capeconnementinacagewhereshehadbeentrappedwithnofoodorwater.ThenextmorningthepuppywasstillaliveandChrissyfedandcomfortedherlookingateachdaythatfollowedasamiracle.ShenamedherXenatheWarriorPuppy.SoonSUrvivOrtOSAviOrWhoRescuedWhobyJudyLeJeunephotographybyLindaHickey CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net18Xenabegantogainweightandrespondtotheloveaf-fectionandcarethatshewasgettingfromChrissyandherpartnerAaron.ChrissyisoneofthefoundersofFriendsofDeKalbAni-malsaninitiativeformedtosavethelivesofatleast50animalseachmonthinDeKalbCounty.NowXenawasoneofthosefortunateanimals.ToraisemoneythroughdonationsforXenascareFriendsofDeKalbAnimalsstartedaXenatheWarriorPuppypageonFacebook.LindaandGrantssonJonnywasdiagnosedwithAu-tismateighteenmonthsold.Hewasnoweightyearsoldandlivedinaquietworld.Jonnycouldtalkbutrarelydid.Hestruggledwithpersonal-spaceissues.Hedidntliketotouchorbetouched.Hehadanaversiontofoodespeciallytotouchingit.InearlyOctoberLindaHickeywaswatchingthelo-calnewswhenapieceairedaboutthesearchbeingconductedfortheabuserofapatheticpuppythatwasbeingnursedbacktohealthbyFriendsofDeKalbAnimals.Thephotoofthepuppythatashedonthescreenincludedinformationaboutwheretosenddo-nationsforhercareandtheaddressforthepuppysFacebookpage.LindaLikedthepageandbegantofollowXenawhobythattimehadbeenidentiedasaStaffordshireTerrierPitBullmix.WhenshesawthattherewasgoingtobeafundraiserforXenainearlyNovemberLindadecidedthatsheGrantandJonnywouldgotomeetthisincrediblepup-py.AstheywalkedintothefundraiserXenatookonelookatJonnyandboundedovertohimtherstcon-nectionbetweenthemwasinstantaneous.LindalledoutpaperstoadoptXena.ShefeltinherheartthattheonlypossibleoutcomewasforXenatocometolivewiththemandsheprayedandprayedthatherapplicationwouldbetheonechosen.IknewthatwecouldgiveherthebesthomeandIhadnodoubtthatshebelongedwithussaidLinda.AndtheninearlyFebruarythecallcamethattheirapplicationhadbeenchosentomoveontothenextstepavisitforXenatotheirhome.ThehomevisitwasarrangedtoobservehowXenawouldtintotheenvironmentandeverythingwentsowellthatitwasdecidedXenawouldspendthenight.WhenitwastimeforLindatopickJonnyupfromschoolsheputXenainthecarwithherfortheride.WhenJonnygotintothecarXenajumpedinhislapcoveringhimwithkissesandthebondthatformedbetweenXenaandJonnyhascontinuedtoourishandgrowsince.XenastayedwiththeHickeysandtheyadoptedheronMarch25th2013.Sheimmediatelybecameamemberofthefamilyjoiningsix-year-oldLabradorRetrieverSallyandeleven-year-oldDachshundPetuniabothalsorescuedogsandJonnysolderbrotherChristian.FromthatdayforwardtherewerenewsoundsoflaughterandconstantchatterasJonnytalkedtoandplayedwithXena.Thetwowereeitherrunningorplay-ingtogetherinsideoroutsidelyingtogetherorjusthangingouttogether.Theybecameeachothersbestfriendinseparabledayandnight.JonnyevenbegantohelppreparetheingredientsforXenasfood.InearlyAprilLindawassooverwhelmedwithJonnysincreasedtalkingthatshedecidedtomakeavideoforAutismAwarenessMonthandPreventionofCrueltytoAnimalsMonthbothinApril.WithXenasittingbyhissideJonnyspokeabouthisrelationshipwithXenaendingthevideowithSoIthinkwemakeaprettyperfectteamtospreadthewords.LindaputthevideoonYouTubeandthesewordsaboutAutismandthepreventionofcrueltytoanimalshavebeenspreadingsince.InearlyNovemberLindaansweredthephonetoacallfromtheAmericanSocietyforthePreventionofCru-eltytoAnimalsASPCAwiththenewsthatXenahadbeenselectedastheASPCA2013DogoftheYear.ThebanquetduringwhichtheawardwouldbepresentedwasinNewYorkonNovember21st.Lindastartedmak-SomanythingscametogetheralignedandfellintoplacesaidLinda.ThismiraclehasnotonlybeenaboutXenaandJonnybutbecauseofthemithasgrowntohelpotherswithAutismandpreventcrueltytoanimals. 19CountyLineFebruary2014ingarrangementsforthedrivetoNewYorksoXenaandJonnywouldbeabletomakethetrip.HerfamilywhoisfromnearbyNewJerseyandChrissyofFriendsofDeKalbAnimalswereabletocometosharetheex-perienceofthisincrediblehonor.PrecededbyashortlmaboutXenaandJonnyLindabeganspeakingtotheover600inattendanceatthebanquetwhensheheardJonnysvoiceandturnedtoseethathewasnexttoheronstage.HethrewhisarmsupandscreamedoutWeareinNewYorkCityXenatheWarriorPuppyacceptedherawardforASPCADogoftheYear.TheseareeventsthatLindaandGrantHickeyneverevendreamedwouldbepossiblelessthanayearago.ThereareXenaandJonnycalendarst-shirtsbrace-letstotebagsandpaw-toe-graphedphotostospreadthewords.ProceedsgodirectlytosupportFriendsofDeKalbAnimalsXenaandJonnyShelterFundandAu-tismPrograms.XenasFacebookpagecurrentlyhasover45000Likesandgrowsdaily.XenaandJonnysstoryhasbeentoldin105countriesterritoriesandprovincesaroundtheworld.IthasbeenfeaturedinWomensWorldmagazineDogFancymagazineonToday.comon11AliveintwosegmentsnarratedbyJillRappaportonNBCNightlyNewsonDailyMail.comAbout.comBuzzFeed.comHufngtonPost.comandmanymore.ThestoryofXenaandJonnyisgoingtobemadeintoamovieandLindaiscurrentlyworkingonthescriptwithascreenwriter.RecentlyLindaandXenamadetheirrstvisittoapub-licschoolMaryLinElementary.LindaspoketothestaffandthenvisitedwithmembersoftheschoolsHome-lessPetClub.XenaalsovisitspatientsatChildrensHealthcareofAtlantaandwithinmatesinFultonCoun-tyJailthroughCanineCellMates.SomanythingscametogetheralignedandfellintoplacesaidLinda.ThismiraclehasnotonlybeenaboutXenaandJonnybutbecauseofthemithasgrowntohelpotherswithAutismandpreventcruel-tytoanimals.XenaandJonnyarealsospreadingthewordsaboutadoptingthemanyotherheroesandwar-riorsineveryshelterthatcanloveunconditionallyandsodesperatelywanttobeloved.XenaandJonnyareinternationalsuperstarsspread-ingthewordsaroundtheworld.Eachsurvivedtores-cueeachotherandindoingsotheyarechangingthelivesofotherchildrenwithAutismandanimalsinneed.www.xenathewarriorpuppy.comfbfacebook.comxenaandjonnytwitterxenaandjonnyThevetgavethepuppylessthana1chancetosurvivethenight.Theybecameeachothersbestfriendinseparabledayandnight.SoIthinkwemakeaprettyperfectteamtospreadthewords.HethrewhisarmsupandscreamedoutWeareinNewYorkCityCourtesyoftheASPCA CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net20SomeoftherichestdaysofeducationatPerimeterChristianSchooldonthappenintheclassroom.EachyearPerimetersetsasidethreeschooldaysforserviceprojects.Theyareanarmyof500studentsfromrstthrougheighthgradeandthisyeartheyareserving38differentgroups.TheyserveourcommunityredepartmentsnursinghomeshomelesssheltersandemployeesofthosewhoserveourcommunitycurrentlyatourlocalPublixTargetandHobbyLobby.Theyserveschoolfamilieswhohaveexperiencedlossillnessordifculttimes.Theyserveinternationallythroughraisingfundsformissionsanddisasterrelief.Servingothersiswovenintotheirphilosophyofeducationsowhatmightdiscourageothersbecomesanencouragementtothem.ThisisevidentfromthesmileonarstgradersfaceasaresidentfromanursinghomehugshisnecksayingImsogladyoucametoseeustoaneighthgradegirlreturningfromamorningatadaycareforhomelesschildrensayingthroughtearsWearesoveryblessed.Thelessonstaughtonserviceprojectdayswillnotbegradedbuttheimpactonthosegivingandreceivingisimmeasurable.ALessoninService678-389-9955Callustodayat6300HospitalParkwaySuite275JohnsCreekConvenientlylocatedacrossfromEmoryJohnsCreekHospitalwww.MDentalSmiles.comMuccioliDentalisfamilyownedandoperated.Dr.RandyMuccioliandDr.LydiaMuccioligeneraldentistprovidecomprehensivedentalcarefortheentirefamily.IfyouneedCrownsBridgesVeneersDenturesImplantsGeneralDentalCareCallUsFirstAProsthodontistisoneoftheninedentalspecialistsrecognizedbytheAmericanDentalAssociationthatfocusontherestorationandreplace-mentofteeth.Theytrainthreeaddition-alyearsafterdentalschool.Theirrig-orousdidacticclinicalandadvanceddentallaboratorytrainingmakesthemhighlyskilledtoprovidecomplexre-storativeestheticandcosmeticdentalservices.Thereareonly3200Prosth-odontistsintheUnitedStatesincom-parisonto170000generaldentists.DENTALMUCCIOLIGeneralandSpecialtydentiStryDr.RandyMuccioliProsthodontistWhatisaProsthodontist 21CountyLineFebruary2014WewelcomeournewproviderMichelleC.ForresterPA-CWelookforwardtoseeingyouatournewlocation10692MedlockBridgeRoadSuite100-AJohnsCreekGA30097 CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net22Allsispfmdlasidpfssials.Wsad-wLmisLihShDadM22lasssmialadIMAgesiapdsadJaIdalMialmap.AFFoRDABleBeAuty11720MedlockBridgeRdSuite170JohnsCreekwww.renewlaserandcosmetics.comLASerHAIrreMovALMeMBeRSHiPSiPlPHotoFACiAlFAcIALPeeLMIcroDerMAbrASIonMeMBeRSHiPSBotoxJuveDeRM19.99MontHFor1SMALLAreA34.99MontHFor1MeDIuMAreA49.99MontHFor1LArgeAreA99.99MontHunLIMIteDAreAS49.99MontHWItH6MontHMeMberSHIP89.99ForonetIMetreAtMent89.99PerLArgeAreAcHeStFAcebAck9.99PerSPotIPLtreAtMent9.99botoxPerunIt399JuveDerMPerSyrIngeQaSrcwithAffordAbility770212-2242TheAutreyMillNaturePreserveandHeritageCenterAMNPhasbeenchosentoparticipateinthe2013ConservationAssessmentProgramCAP.TheconservatorandpreservationarchitectfromtheProgramspenttwodaysinmid-Novembersurveyingthesite.Theon-siteconsultationwillenableAMNPtoevaluateitscurrentcollectionscarepoliciesproce-duresandenvironmentalconditionsandwillhelpAMNPmakeappropriateimprovementsfortheimmediatemid-rangeandlong-rangecareoftheircollectionsandhistoricstructures.AMNPexpectstoimprovethelong-termcareoftheircollectionsandgainthenecessarytoolsforprioritizingtheirpreservationgoalsfromparticipatinginCAP.ThenalreportswillbecompletedbytheendofMarch2014.AMNPjoins2800museumsthathaveparticipatedinCAPinits22-yearhistoryofservingmuseums.HeritagePreservationsCAPissupportedthroughacooperativeagreementwiththeFederalInstituteofMuseumandLibraryServicesprovidingfundsforprofessionalconservationandpreservationspecialiststoidentifytheconservationneedsoftheircollec-tionsandhistoricbuildingsandrecommendwaystocorrectlyimprovecol-lectionsandbuildingconditions.HeritagePreservationsPresidentLaw-renceL.RegerpraisedAutreyMillNaturePreserveandHeritageCenterformakingthevitalworkofcaringforcollectionsandsitesapriorityoftheirinstitutioneveninthesechallengingnancialtimesandhelpingensurethattheyareavailabletopresentandfuturegenerations.AutreyMillParticipatesinHeritagePreservationsConservationAssessmentProgramAutreyMillDocentSuzetteMeskellBoardMem-berandHistoricPreservationSpecialistJacque-lineBassandAutreyMillDocentJanMairoselookoverobjectsintheTenantHouseCollection. 23CountyLineFebruary2014FourPawsAnimalHospitalatJohnsCreekAchievesVeterinaryExcellenceFourPawsAnimalHospitalatJohnsCreekhasachievedthehighestlevelofveterinaryexcellencefollowingathoroughevaluationbytheAmericanAnimalHospitalAssociationAAHA.Theyearnedtheaccreditationafterarigorousre-viewofthehospitalspatientcarepracticeprotocolsmedicalequipmentfacilityandclientservice.Unlikehumanhospitalsnotallanimalhospitalsarerequiredtobeaccredited.Ac-creditedhospitalsaretheonlyhospitalsthatchoosetobeevaluatedonapproxi-mately900qualitystandardsthatgoaboveandbeyondbasicstateandprovincialregulationsrangingfrompatientcareandpainmanagementtostafftrainingandadvanceddiagnosticservices.AAHA-accreditedhospitalsarerecognizedamongthenestintheindustryandareconsistentlyattheforefrontofadvancedveteri-narymedicine.AAHAstandardsarecontinuouslyreviewedandupdatedtokeepaccreditedpracticesonthecuttingedgeofveterinaryexcellence.IwouldliketocongratulateFourPawsAnimalHospitalatJohnsCreekonvigi-lantlykeepingupwithadvancementsinveterinarymedicineandadheringtotheAssociationshighstandardssaidMichaelCavanaughDVMDABVPAAHAchiefexecutiveofcer.Theyareclearlycommittedtodoingtheirverybestasevi-dencedbythehardworkandefforttheyputintothisvoluntaryprocess.FourPawsAnimalHospitalatJohnsCreekislocatedat3571PeachtreeParkwaySuiteAinSuwanee.Theymaybereachedat770-844-7387oronlineatwww.fourpawsjohnscreek.com.AorticAneurysmsCarotidDiseasePeripheralArteryDiseaseRenalandMesentericDiseaseVenousDiseaseDialysisAccessThoracicOutletSyndromeNorthsideVascularSurgeryoffersstate-of-the-artcareinprovidingthefull-spectrumofvascularandendovascularservicesforNorthsideVascularSurgeryisafull-servicevascularandendo-vasculartherapypracticethatspecificallyfocusesondiagnosisandtreatmentofdisordersoftheveinsandarteries.LedbyDr.JosephRicottaawardrecipientofTopSurgeoninAmericafrom20112013andU.S.NewsWorldReportTopDoc2013NorthsideVascularSurgerysrenownedboardcertifiedphysiciansbringyearsofvaluableexperienceworkingatsomeofthenationsleadinginstitutionsinthefieldincludingtheMayoClinicClevelandClinicJohnsHopkinsandEmoryUniversity.www.northside.com770292-3490NVS-GA.comFromtheSimplesttotheMostComplexVascularCare.980JohnsonFerryRoadSuite1040AtlantaGA30342145RiverstoneTerraceSuite101CantonGA301141400NorthsideForsythDriveSuite270CummingGA30041 CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net24PaparazziCAMHUYNHRICOPOOLEASHLEYGILHAMTODDALBRITTONMELISSAMARISSATURKERICWHITELEESETSERCHRISTIANALLENKENTDAVIESMARIAROSEROBINBUCKLEYMAYORMIKEBODKERLEAHJORDANREMCOBROMMETMARYANNEKOUTRELAKOSMICHELLEC.FORRESTERDR.SRIDEVIMUTHUKUMAR 25CountyLineFebruary2014RevitalizeRejuvenateReplenishDr.JoelHoffman1400NorthsideForsythDr.Suite240CummingGA30041770292-3045www.naenta.comAndyoucanbychoosingfromproceduresrangingfromBotoxorCosmeticFillerstoRhinoplastyachievingarenewedandverynaturalappearance.NAENTisoneofthemosttrustedpracticesinAtlantawithmorethan18yearsofexperience.AestheticsFacialPlasticSurgeryServicesCallforanappointmentandjumpstartthenewyoutoday.Achievethebestpossibleyou.BOTOXCosmeticFillersRhinoplastyOtoplastyScarrevisionSplitearloberepairBondedInsuredComplimentaryEstimatesLocalReferencesVisitourwebsitemendez-painting.com5635PreserveCircleJohnsCreekGA30005EmbellishtheBeautyofYourHomeInsideandOut678-230-3592Paintingtheexteriorandinteriorwallsofyourhomeisaneasyeconomicalwaytomaintainitsvalueandaquickandinexpensivewaytoremodelroomsandexteriorfacades. CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net26NorthviewHighSchoolNHSstudentsKyleButcherjuniorandJoshSaltersenioraresupportingagrowingtrendinyouthministry.EachTuesdayeveningtheyparticipateinleadingoth-erhighschoolstudentsduringHouseChurchgather-ings.Asthetermimpliesthegatheringsareaformofworshipthattakeplaceinahome.HouseChurchisacommonformofworshippracticedthroughouttheworldanddatesbacktotheteachingsoftheApos-tles.SinceJohnsCreekHouseChurchJCHChelditsrstmeetinginApril2012thegrouphasgrowntoaverage30-40participantseachTuesdaynightandhashadasmanyas70attendees.JoshandafewfriendsstartedJohnsCreekHouseChurchwiththeleadershipofInternationalHouseofPrayerIHOPmissionaryKyleBorgognonisafor-merNorthviewHighSchoolEnglishteacher.Bywordofmouthinterestgrew.BorgognonisandhiswifeEmmawhoisalsoanIHOPmissionarycontinuetoattendonTuesdaynightsandhelpleadersplanwor-ship.KyleandJoshagreethattheHouseChurchat-mosphereisappealingtothembecauseoftherelaxedatmosphereandsmallforum.JoshsaidKidsknowyoudontshowuptojusttalktoyourfriends.YouaregoingtolearnaboutJesus.KyleButcherwhobeganattendingJCHCafewmonthsafteritbegansaidKidscomesearchingforGod.AnyoneChristianandnon-Christiancancome.Thereisamixofstudentsmaleandfemalewithvariouschurchafliationsornoneatall.Joshacross-countryrunnerandKylearebothac-tivewithNHSFellowshipofChristianAthletes.JohnsCreekHouseChurchextendstheirinterestinministryoutsideoftheirschooltoacommunityofstudents.HighschoolstudentsfromatleasteightotherareaschoolshaveattendedJCHCmeetings.Friendshipshaveblossomedandthewordcontinuestospread.KylesaidWedontadvertisethemeetingsorpro-moteHouseChurchatschool.FriendstalktoeachotheraboutwhattheydidonTuesdaynightandthebyCindyLombardoJohnsCreekHouseChurchLeadersusuallystartthemeetingwithannouncementstoallowpeopletotalkaboutrelevanteventsintheirlives. 27CountyLineFebruary2014wordspreadsfromthere.OnestudentwhostartedatJohnsCreekHouseChurchbeganaHouseChurchwithMiltonHighSchoolfriends.AnotherstudentwhoattendedJCHCstartedaHouseChurchintheSouthForsythHighSchoolcommunity.EachTuesdayatypicalmeetingisplannedtolastfrom700-900pmbutoftenrunspastthetwohours.Leadersusuallystartthemeetingwithannounce-mentstoallowpeopletotalkaboutrelevanteventsintheirlives.KylesaidWecansharehowGodhasmovedinourlifeduringthepastweek.JoshaddedAnnouncementsprovideatimeforpeoplewhohaveencouragingthingstoshare.Nextworshipmightin-cludeoneortwopeopleplayingtheguitarandsing-ing.Wedontwanttobeconstrictedtoaplan.Wemighthavethreeorfoursongsoronlyone.Wealsotypicallyhavesmallgroupteachings.InthefallJohnsCreekHouseChurchhadafour-weekseriesontheGospel.LeadersalsoplannedseveralweeksonthetopicoflovetodiscusshowGodsloveaffectsthegroup.Theydelvedintoreadingsincludingtheversefrom1CorinthiansChapter13thatbeginswiththefamiliarquoteLoveispatientloveiskind.WithsmallgroupteachingsBibleversesaretiedtogetherbyrotatingamongateamofleaders.Toprepareforeachgatheringleadersmeetforplanning.AsmanyasnineleadershelpouteachweekatJCHC.KylesaidWehavehandedoutnotecardsandaskedstu-dentstogiveusquestionsorideasaboutBibletopicsorthoughtsaboutGod.JoshaddedThefeedbackisawesome.Insteadofleadersalwaystryingtogureoutwhattodoplanningiseasierwithinput.Topicscanbeanythinginourliveswehaveexperienced.LeadersgettheirmaterialfromtheBibleinspiration-altalksandtheologicalbooks.AsaleaderJoshsaidWedontletanyonelookdownonusbecauseweareyoung.Ibelievethatweshouldsetanexample.IsticktothetruthsintheBibleandwhateverourteachingsaretheyshouldpointbacktotheBible.ThosewhoattendJohnsCreekHouseChurchtaketheministryofworshipseriouslyhowevertheyarealsokidswhoenjoyhavingfunandhangingoutwiththeirfriends.ForameetinginOctobersomekidscameearlyforapumpkincarvingcontest.JoshsaidWearetryingtomakeadifferenceinthecommunity.Teachingsdontcomefromusandkidsdontcomebecauseofus.TeachingscomefromGodandkidscomefortheirloveofGodanddesireformore.ItisaboutworshipfeelingclosetoGodandabouthav-ingfun.RelaxingComfortableSettingsin3ConvenientLocations.YoureNotAloneAlwaysTired70mopopUSssufffomspsos.Agoodnightssleepcanuelyourdaywithenergykeepingyourereshedalertandless-stressed.Howeverormorethan70millionAmericanssleepdoesnotcomeeasy.NorthsideHospitalsSleepDisordersCenterisheretohelp.Withmorethan30yearsoexperienceoutspecialistswillhelpyoufndpersonalizedsolutions.Tolearnmoreaboutthebeneftsosleeppleasecontactthecenternearestyou.Viewvideosonsleepdisordersatnorthside.comsleepCentralizedSChedUling404851-8135 CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net28NorthsideHospital-Forsythiscommittedtobalancingclinicalexcellencewithsafehigh-qualitycompassionatecareandcontinuestoexpandandenhanceitsservicestomeetthegrow-inghealthcareneedsofthecommunity.Inrecentyearsthehospitalhasbeenrecognizedbythena-tionsleadinghealthcareorganizationsforthequal-itycareprovidedthroughoutitsgrowingnetworkofstate-of-the-artmedicalfacilities.AtNorthsideHospital-ForsythinCummingalongwithstate-of-the-artoutpatientfacilitiesinCum-mingJohnsCreekDawsonvilleAlpharettaandacrossNorthMetroAtlantaNorthsideoffersawidevarietyofservicesincludingcardiologyemergencycancercareradiologysurgerywomensservicesandmuchmore.BoomingMaternityCareInAugust2013NorthsideHospital-Forsythcele-bratedthefthanniversaryofitsWomensCenter.InthattimetheCentersgrowthhasbeenexcep-tionalfarsurpassingallprojections.Nearly12000babieshavebeenbornintheWomensCentersinceitopenedin2008.TobetteraccommodatetheincreasingnumberofdeliveriesNorthsideHospital-ForsythwasrecentlyapprovedtoofferaLevelIIINeonatalIntensiveCareUnitNICU.ThisnewdesignationallowsNorthsidetoaddfouradditionalNICUbedstoitsexisting17bedLevel-IIunit.Mostimportantlythedesigna-tionallowshigh-acuitybabiestoremainatNorth-sideHospital-ForsythratherthanbetransferredtoNorthsideHospitalinAtlantatoreceiveLevelIIINICUcare.Morethan60high-acuitybabieshavebeenbornatNorthsideHospital-Forsythsince2008andweresubsequentlysenttoNorthsideinAtlantaforcare.NorthsideHospital-Forsythiscommittedtoprovidingthehighestlevelofcareandsupportforallnewbornsprovidingthemwiththeverybestchanceatlifeandonewithfewerlong-termcompli-cations.NorthsideHospital-ForsythsLevelIIINICUoffers247neonatologistcoveragefourtransitionroomsadedicatedfamilywaitingloungeandthehighestleveloftechnologicalcapabilitiesavailableinthestate.LaterthisyearexistingspacewithintheWomensCenterwillberenovatedtoaccommodatetheadditionalNICUbeds.ThisspringNorthsidealsoplanstoopenanewfour-story100000-square-footmedicalofcebuildingMOBadjacenttothesouthsideoftheWomens 29CountyLineFebruary2014Center.TheMOBwillhouseavarietyofphysicianspecialtiesandpracticestosupporttheWomensCenter.Award-winningPatientCareIn2013NorthsideHospital-ForsythwasnamedaTopPerformeronKeyQualityMeasuresbyTheJointCommissionTJCtheleadingaccreditorofhealthcareorganizationsinAmerica.Thehospi-talwasrecognizedforitsexemplaryperformanceinusingevidence-basedclinicalprocessesthatareshowntoimprovecareforheartfailurepneumoniaandsurgicalcare.TheGeorgiaHospitalAssociationnamedNorthsideHospital-ForsythtoitsPartnershipforHealthandAccountabilityCoreMeasuresHonorRoll.Thehos-pitalisamongjust17GeorgiahospitalstobeplacedintheChairmanscategorythehighestonthelist.TheHonorRollisbasedonclinicaldataprovidedbythefederalCentersforMedicaidMedicareSer-viceswhichadministersthenationsMedicareandMedicaidprograms.State-of-the-artCancerCareTheNorthsideHospitalCancerInstituteisaregionalandnationalleaderinthediagnosisandtreatmentofcancer.Withanextraordinarynetworkofphysi-ciansandhealthcareprovidersthehospitaldiag-nosesandtreatsmorecancercasesandoffersmorecancertreatmentcentersthananyoneelseintheSoutheast.Clinicaltrialshelptoexpandtheunderstandingdiagnosistreatmentandpreventionofdisease.ThroughpartnershipswiththeNationalCancerIn-stituteDana-FarberCancerInstitutetheNationalComprehensiveCancerNetworktheUniversityofAlabamaatBirminghamandothernationalresearchorganizationsNorthsideoffersitspatientsaccesstotheverylatestcancertreatmentandpreventionadvancesallowingthemtoreceivestate-of-the-artclinicalexpertiseandcompassionatecareclosetohome.ExcellenceinCardiovascularCareNorthsideHospital-ForsythisanaccreditedChestPainCenterandwasrecertiedasanAdvancedPri-maryStrokeCenterin2013.Thehospitalrecentlyexpandeditsaward-winningprogramtoofferthelatestinvascularsurgeryservices.NorthsideVas-cularSurgeryisoneofthemostskilledvascularprogramsintheSoutheastandtheonlyoneinthenationequippedtotreathigh-riskpatientswithcus-tom-modiedendograftsforthoracoabdominalaor-ticaneurysm.Patientsalsohaveaccesstoawiderarrayofoptionsforcardiactestingandtreatmentincludingangioplasty.TheEchocardiographyLaboratoryatNorthsideHospital-Forsythwasawardedathree-yeartermofaccreditationbytheIntersocietalAccreditationCommission.Accreditationisgrantedonlytothosefacilitiesthatarefoundtoprovidequalitypatientcareincompliancewithnationalstandardsthroughacomprehensiveapplicationprocessincludingde-tailedcasestudyreview.NorthsidealsoachievedtheAmericanHeartAsso-ciationsMissionLifelineSTEMIReceivingCenterSilverPerformanceAchievementAwardrecogniz-ingthehospitalscommitmentandsuccessinim-plementingexceptionalstandardsofcareforheartattackpatients.ComprehensiveWeightLossSurgeryFor30yearsNorthsidehassuccessfullyguidedpatientsthroughlife-changingweight-losssur-geryfrominitialconsultationtolong-termfollow-up.NorthsideHospital-Forsythoffersthelatestinminimallyinvasivetechniquesforbariatricsur-gery.NorthsidewasthersthospitalinGeorgiatointroducesingle-incisionlaparoscopicweightlosssurgeryandrecentlyaddedrobot-assistedlaparos-copytoitslonglistofadvancedbariatricservices.AteamofdedicatedexperiencedphysiciansandstaffensuresthatNorthsideispoisedtocontinueleadingthechargeagainstobesityformanymoreyearstocome.Formoreinformationvisitwww.northside.com. CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net3010305MedlockBridgeRoadJohnsCreekGA30097770-622-3081www.harrynorman.comatlantanorth3265SugarloafClubDriveDuluthGA30097770-495-7660www.harrynorman.comsugarloafcountryclub4230OldAlabamaRoadAlpharettaGA30022770-442-3838www.harrynorman.comcountryclubofthesouth3AreAOfficestOserveAllYOurreAlestAteNeedsSignupforMarketTrackertoreceiveacomplimentarymonthlyreportonallhomesalesdatainyourarea.BethefirsttoknowTrackhomevaluesinyourareaSCANtheQRCodetosign-upforyourmonthlyreportorvisitwww.harrynorman.commarkettracker.aspxMARKETTRACKER-December2013WelcometoMarketTrackeranexclusivereportthatinformsyouofresidentialrealestatetrendswithinyourselectedarea.MarketSummarybelowoffersalookatsalesactivityforthepriormonthandyearalongwithcurrentandpastyeartodatestatistics.Thefourgraphsprovidedifferentaspectsoftherealestatemarket.AveragePricex1000looksatthepastyearandhalfaveragecostsAverageSoldSoldAverageAskingAskingandAverageUnsoldUnsold.TheAbsorptionRatelooksatthepastyearsmonthlysupplyofinventory.PropertiesontheMarketshowthenumberofpropertieslistedindifferentpriceranges.SoldUnitscomparesthesoldunitsperpricerangecomparedtotheprioryear.CalculationsbasedonResidentialDetacheddatafromFMLS.TheMarketTrackerprovidesanoverviewofyourcurrentmarketconditions.Pleasecontactmeifyouwouldlikemoreinformation.DeniseQuinlanHarryNormanRealtors10305MedlockBridgeRoadJohnsCreekGA30097Phone4049222346Office770-622-3081MARKETSUMMARY-JohnsCreekMonthToDateYearToDateNovember2013November2012PercentChangeYear-to-Date2013Year-to-Date2012PercentChangeofListings3439-12.8266852128.21ListingPrice439346452357-2.884931554659365.84ofSoldListings342917.2446632045.63Avg.SellingPrice50530044009314.824143994024952.96Avg.DaysonMarket126144-12.5102126-19.05 31CountyLineFebruary2014 CountyLineFebruary2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net32