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1CountyLineMarch2014MARCH2014ChiefJeffHoganJohnsCreekFireDepartment CountyLineMarch2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net2MilanEyeCenterwaschosenbyZiemertobetherstpracticeintheUnitedStatestousetheirZ6Laser.FreedomFromGlassesNOMATTERWHATYOURAGECallTodayforaConsultation770-854-0028www.MilanEyeCenter.com6300HospitalPkwySuite325JohnsCreek970SandersRdSuite100CummingSymptomsincludeglarehalosandorsteadydeclineinvisionCataractSurgerycanrestorevisiontoaglassesfreestateOurpracticeoffersAstigmatismcorrectinglensimplantsandBifocallensimplantsCataractsurgeonsDr.NirajDesaiandDr.MilanPatelhavesafelyperformedover7000cataractsurgeriesAreyouacandidateforBladelessCataractSurgeryNirajDesaiM.D.CataractRefractiveSurgeonMilanR.PatelM.D.CataractRefractiveSurgeonGinaBorgniniO.D.OptometristPriyalGadaniO.D.Optometrist 3CountyLineMarch2014LvB.LvH.northside.combariatricsAtlanta404845-5457Forsyth770292-4726Itstimeforyoutotakethatimportantsteptowardsahealthierandfullerlife.NorthsideHospitaliscelebrating30yearsofbariatricexcellencewiththecommitmenttohelpingpeoplebattleobesityandtakecontroloftheirlives.Callustolearnmoreaboutweightlosssurgeryandtakethatrststeptoahealthieryou. CountyLineMarch2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net4COVERSTORY16CLIMBINGUPTHELADDERDEPARTMENTS6FromthePublisher24PaparazziFEATURES8ALifetimeofAchievement14LeadingtoInspire22JohnsCreekCitizensAuxiliaryPoliceServices16 5CountyLineMarch2014COUNTYLINECOMMUNITY104-HinForsythCounty20GoingfortheGold28GeorgiaCancerSpecialistsLaunchesResearchProgramatCummingOfce29RiverwatchMiddleSchoolWinsattheJuniorTheaterFestivalBUSINESSFOCUS12ModernObstetricsGynecologyWomenDemandMorePersonalOBGYNCare26ChildrensHealthcareofAtlantaTheFactsaboutSportsPhysicals30MathMonkey14228 CountyLineMarch2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net6WhenJeffHogansteppedontoaretruckhisrstdayofworkwiththeFultonCountyFireDepartmenthedidntthinkthatover30yearslaterhewouldbetheChiefoftheJohnsCreekFireDepartment.IknowyoullreallyenjoyreadingaboutJeffscareerpathandhisyearsofhardworkeducationanddeterminationasheclimbeduptheladder.ThankyouJeffforbeingsuchapleasuretoworkwithonthiscoverstoryMarilynMargolisrecentlyreceivedaLifetimeAchievementAwardfromtheGeorgiaHospitalAssociationthathonoredher30-yearcareerwithEmoryHealthcare.WhenyoureadaboutMarilynyouwillunderstandwhyshereceivedthisveryspecialawardandwhyEmoryJohnsCreekHospitalissoproudtohaveherastheirvicepresidentofoperationsandchiefnurseofcer.4-Hoffersmanyopportunitiestolearncompeteandjusthavefun.Inadditiontovisiting5thgradeclassroomstheyhaveafter-schoolandweekendactivitiesaswellassummercamps.Besuretoreadmoreabout4-HinForsythCountyTheShakeragElementarySchoolcommunityisveryhappythatPrincipalMartinNeu-hausdecidedtogointoteachingratherthanhisinitialplantoattendlawschool.IknowyoullenjoyreadingaboutMartinspathtotheprincipalsofcethosewhohelpedhimalongthewayandhispassionforeducation.Sincelastspringagroupof14JohnsCreekcitizenshavebeenhelpingtheJohnsCreekPoliceDepartment.KnownastheCitizensAuxiliaryPoliceServicesCAPStheyallgraduatedfromtheJohnsCreekPoliceAcademyandwentthrougha20-hourCAPStrainingprogram.ThankstotheCAPSmembersforallyoudoThebusinessfocusthisissueisonChildrensHealthcareofAtlantaModernOb-GynandMathMonkey.AtChildrensHealthcareofAtlantatheyunderstandtheimportanceofprovidingthenecessaryinformationtohaveathoroughsportsphysical.Besuretoreadtheirtipsanddownloadthepre-participationformusedbytheGeorgiaHighSchoolAs-sociation.HusbandandwifeteamDrs.JohnandIngridReyesandPhysicianAssistantMichelleForresterarecommittedtoprovideindividualcareanddevelopapersonalcon-nectionwitheachoftheirpatients.BesuretoreadmoreaboutModernObGyn.ReadaboutMathMonkeyandndouthowtheydramaticallyimprovemathskillsandmakelearningfunAttentionalladultsMathMonkeyisnowofferingaclassforadultsAllthisandmuchmoreareinthisissueEnjoythereadingenjoythephotosandenjoythisissueofCountyLine.RespectfullyJudyLeJeunePublisherFromthePublisher 7CountyLineMarch2014PublisherJudyLeJeuneSugarcaneJudyaol.com678-787-3551Editorialeditorcountylinemagazine.netAdvertisingadvertisingcountylinemagazine.net678-787-3551GraphicDesignSummertimeGraphicsWritersCindyLombardoCoverCoverStoryPhotographyMarkNajjarAtlantaStudiosOntheCoverChiefJeffHoganJohnsCreekFireDepartmentCountyLineispublishedbySugarcaneCommunicationsLLC.NoadvertisingeditorialorphotographsinCountyLinemaybereproducedwithoutthepermissionofSugarcaneCommunicationsLLC.24359copiesofthisissueweredeliveredtoallthehomesandbusinessesintheeasthalfofJohnsCreekandSouthForsyth.CountyLine3651PeachtreeParkwaySuite222SuwaneeGA30024678-787-3551www.countylinemagazine.netEyescheckedTeethcheckedHearingcheckedeJohnsCreekAudiologyHearingAidCenterprovidesthemostinnovativetreatmentoptionstoimprovehearing.On-siteaudiologyservicesareprovidedbyastawhoismedicallytrainedtoassessyourcurrenthearingproleanddiscussoptionsforanyreductioninyourcapacitytohearwell.Callforanappointmenttoday770-814-12604045JohnsCreekParkwaySuiteBSuwaneeGAwww.johnscreekaudiology.comWeacceptCareCreditDr.DeborahWoodwardDoctorofAudiologyChoosetoEnjoyBetterHearing CountyLineMarch2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net8ALifetimeofAchievementLastDecember10thEmoryJohnsCreekHos-pitalsVicePresidentofOperationsandChiefNurseOfcerMarilynMargoliswaspresentedwiththeGeorgiaHospitalAssociations2013Life-timeAchievementAwardattheirannualHospitalHeroesLuncheon.Anon-prottradeassociationfoundedin1929theGeorgiaHospitalAssociationserves170hospitalsinthestate.ThisprestigiousawardwasanextremehonorforMarilynEmoryJohnsCreekHospitalEJCHandEmoryHealthcarewhereshehasworkedforover30years.Growingupwithfamilymembersinthemedicaleldacom-passionforhelpingothersandherfathersuntimelydeathallinuencedMarilynsdecisiontochoosenursingasherprofession.MarilyngrewupinthesmallminingtownofCoates-villePennsylvania.Herfatherwasacivilrightsat-torneyandworkedoutofanofceaboveaclothingstorethathermotherran.Marilynwastheyoungestofthreechildrenwithtwoolderbrothers.Onbothherparentssidesofthefamilysomeofherunclesandcousinsweredoctors.WhenMarilynwastenyearsoldherfatherhadamassiveheartattackandpassedawayat50yearsold.MyfathersdeathwasamajorinuenceonmydecisiontopursueacareerinthemedicaleldandspecicallytoworkincardiaccaresaidMarilyn.WhenshewastwelveyearsoldMarilynstartedvolunteeringasacandystriperandthiswasthebeginningofherworkinginahospitaltohelppatientsheal.MarilynmajoredinBiologyatAlbrightCollegewiththeintentionofgoingontomedicalschoolbutinherthirdyearshemadethedecisiontochangehermajortoNursing.Ithoughtthatbeinganursewouldgivemetheopportunitytoprovideimmedi-atecaretopatientsandtospendmoretimewiththemsaidMarilyn.ShegraduatedwithaBachelorofScienceinNursingandwenttoworkintheCar-diacUnitatReadingHospitalnearCoatesville.AfterayearMarilynmadethedecisiontojoinhercollegeroommatewhowaslivinginAtlanta.ShepackeduphercardrovedowntoAtlantaandbecauseshewantedtoworkatateachinghospitalsheappliedforapositionatEmoryUniversityHospital.ShewashiredtoworkasastaffnurseintheCoronaryCareUnitin1982.FromthatdayforwardIhaveneverlookedbacksaidMarilyn.Shewasquicklypromotedtoclinicalleaderforhershiftandforthenext17yearsMarilynworkedinthisdepartmentwiththesamethreenurses.TheyweremycolleaguesmymentorsandmybestbyJudyLeJeune 9CountyLineMarch2014friends.In1999MarilynbecameunitdirectorfortheEmergencyDepartment.Shewasrespon-sibleforallaspectsofmanagementandoperationswhileoverseeingastaffof100andanoperationsbudgetof10million.SheworkedwiththemedicaldirectorandhermentorDr.DougLowery-Northtodevelopamodelthatsignicantlyreducedthewaittimeforpatientstoseeaphysicianfacilitatedthereorganizationoftheadmissionprocessimprovedpatientsafetyandreducedpatient-to-nurseratios.In2002Marilynwaspromotedtodirectorofnurs-ingforEmoryHealthcaresEmergencyServiceswhichincludedemergencyservicesatEmoryUni-versityHospitalMidtown.Shewasresponsiblefora20millionoperatingbudgetand200employees.DuringthistimeMarilynledinitiativestoincreasepatientsatisfactionandimprovenursingstaffreten-tion.In2006shetookontheadditionalresponsi-bilityofdirectorofnursingforneurosciencesandthenextyearshewaspromotedagaintodirectorofnursingoperations.In2010MarilynwasaskedtotemporarilyllinasthechiefnurseofceratEJCHprovidingguidanceandleadershipinthedevelop-mentandimplementationofpatientcarenursingpracticesandperformance.Thenextyearsheac-ceptedthepositiononapermanentbasis.WhatinuencedmydecisiontoworkatEJCHwasthecommunityhospitalenvironmentandtheabilitytopromotepatientandfamily-centeredcarewithaninnovativeforward-thinkingstaffandphysicians.MarilynisatremendousleaderatEmoryJohnsCreekHospitalandherguidanceandstyleofman-agementarewellrespectedbystaffandphysiciansalikesaysCraigMcCoyCEOofEmoryJohnsCreekHospital.Duringhertenurehereshehasledini-tiativesforthehospitaltobecomeaPrimaryStrokeCenteranAccreditedCancerProgramwithcom-mendationbytheCommissiononCanceroftheAmericanCollegeofSurgeonsreceivetheGHAChairmansHonorRollforQualityandSafetywhichthehospitalhaswonfouryearsinarowandre-ceiveICAELaccreditationinechocardiography.IhavealwaysdonemyjobtreatingotherswiththerespectIbelieveeverypersondeserveswhetherIaminteractingwithapatienttheirfamilymembersthoseIworkfororthosewhoworkformesaidMarilyn.IbelievethatinreturnIhavebeengivenincredibleopportunitiesatEmoryHealthcaretopro-videpatientcarebothattheirbedsideandthroughsupervisingothersandtheincrediblehonorofre-ceivingtheLifetimeAchievementAward.WILDBIRDCENTEROFJOHNSCREEKLocatedintheKrogerShoppingPlazaonMcGinnisFerryHwy1413651PeachtreeParkwaySuiteISuwaneeGA30024770418-1990www.wildbird.comjohnscreekWhencleanlinesscountsPatioWiseisthesmartchoice.Thisnoshell-blendattractsalltypesofbirdsandkeepsyourpatiodeckandgardenclean.Watchastitmicenuthatchescardinalswoodpeckersandmoreocktoyourfeeders.PremiumnoshellnomessnocleanupseedPremiumnoshellnomessnocleanupseedseedPATIOWISEPATIOWISEseed CountyLineMarch2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net10Manypeopleremember4-Hasapositiveexperiencefromtheiryouthwithopportunitiesforpublicspeakingdemonstrationslearningaboutthecareofanimalsfromdogstohorsesbakingcompetitionsandmuchmore.TodayfthgradestudentsinoverhalfoftheelementaryschoolsinForsythCountyareparticipatingin4-Hthroughmonthlyvisitstotheirclass-roomsandmanyotheropportunitiestobemoreinvolvedoutsideofschoolhours.Andthough4-Hstilloffersmanyofthesameactivitiesandlearningex-periencesthatitalwayshastodays4-Halsoputsanemphasisondevelopingyouththroughteachingleadershipandcitizenshipenvironmentalawarenessdecisionmakingandsocialinteraction.4-HistheyouthdevelopmentprogramoftheUniversityofGeorgiaCoopera-tiveExtension.ThemissionofGeorgia4-HisToassistyouthinacquiringknowledgedevelopinglifeskillsandformingattitudesthatwillenablethemtobecomeself-directingproductiveandcontributingmembersofsociety.Themonthlyvisitsto5thgradeclassroomsareledbyeither4-HExtensionAgentEmilyAddis4-HExtensionAssociateEmilyChoworProgramAssistantAllieLeCave.Everymonthwelookfor-wardtovisitingeachofthe77fthgradeclassroomsandpresentingthedifferentlessons.Thesevisitsareawin-winsituationforthestudentsteachersandthe4-Hprogram.Notonlyarethestudentsgettingeducationallessonstheyarealsolearningabouttheopportunitiesavailabletothemthrough4-HsaidEmilyAddis.BigCreek5thgradeteacherKristaCaudillsaidIhavelovedincorporatingthe4-HprogramintomySciencecurriculumbecauseitnotonlyteachesthestudentsabouttheireffectontheenviron-mentbutalsoabouttheirownhealth.Mystudentsarelearningabouthowtotakecareoftheirbodiesbyeatingtherighttypesoffoodsandstayingactive.The4-Hrepresentativeswhocometomyclassroomeverymonthdoanamazingjobofmakingeachlessonfunandinteractiveforthestudentsbygivingthemleadershippositionsandtonsofvisualssuchascontentpostersoractualfoodlabelstohelpengagethem.Inadditiontothemonthly5thgradeclassroomvisits4-Hoffersmanyeventscontestsandin-structioncoursesforstudentsfromthe4ththrough12thgrade.Inthefallthereisthe4-HFallFunDayandaBakingandCanningContest.TheBBTeamwhichispartofthe4-HS.A.F.E.ProgramShootingAwarenessFunandEducationoffersparticipantstheopportunitytolearnrearmsafetyandpracticeweeklytoimprovetheirskills.Theymayalsoparticipateincompetitions.ThePaws4aCause4-HDogClubprovidestheopportunitytolearnproperdogcaregroomingandtraining.TheHorseCluboffersinstructiononhowtoproperlycareforandtackahorse.TheCloverleafProjectAchievementisacompetitionfor4ththrough6thgradersthatgivesthemtheop-portunitytocreateaprojectaboutatopicoftheirchoiceandpresentaspeechwithaposterandaprop.Anotherpopularactivityissummercamp.Eachsummeraround1304-Hmembersattendaweeklongsummercampatoneoftheve4-HCentersinGeorgia.ThesearebutafewofthemanyopportunitiestolearnandgrowthatareofferedtostudentsinForsythCounty.TheForsythCountyExtensionOfceislocatedat875Lanier400ParkwaySuite158inCumming.Formoreinformationcall770-887-2418.4-HINFORSYTHCOUNTYEmilyChowvisitsKristaCaudills5thgradeclassroomatBigCreekElementary. 11CountyLineMarch2014Childhoodisanon-stopadventure.Sowhenaccidentshappentrustthedoctorswiththeexpertisetotreatgrowingbonesandgrowthplatestherightway.choa.orgfracture.CHILDRENSATFORSYTH-410PEACHTREEPKWY.CUMMINGCHILDRENSATNORTHPOINT-3795MANSELLROADALPHARETTA CountyLineMarch2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net12OverthelasttwentyyearsformanyreasonsObGyncarehasevolvedintohighvolumemulti-pro-viderpractices.Womenfeelasthoughtheyarejustanumberinsteadofauniquepatientwhodeservesindividualcareandattention.ThisvoidintheObGyncommunityhasleftwomenyearningforamorepersonalconnectiontotheirprovider.GoingtotheObGynisoftenavulnerableexperiencebuthavingaproviderwhoknowsyouandyourneedsisacriticalnecessitythathasbeenoverlookedforfartoolong.HereatModernObGynwehaveseenthisneedandaredeterminedtoprovidethistypeofpersonalcaretothewomenhereinthegreaterAtlantaarea.Weofferapatient-centeredapproachwithopendialoguetohelpourpatientsmakethebestdecisionsregardingtheirmedicalcare.OurwillingnessandabilitytolistentoourObstetricpatientsal-lowsustoguidemomsthroughpregnancyandlaborwhiletakingintoconsiderationindividualopinionsandconcerns.WeareproudtosaythathereatModernObGynwearegoingagainstthetrendandareheretoofferyouamorepersonalexperience.Ourteamiscomprisedofawardwinningexperiencedandcompassionateproviders.AstheareasonlyBoardCerti-edhusbandandwifeObGynteamweareabletoprovideourpatientswithaspecialunderstandingoftheirhealth-careneeds.Ourphilosophyistoprovideexceptionalmedi-calcarebutjustasimportantlytoconsistentlyprovideopencommunicationup-to-dateeducationandindividualcompassionforourpatients.Dr.JohnandDr.IngridReyesofferaveryuniquehusbandandwifeapproachtoObGynwhichfacilitateslife-longpatientrelationships.OurNa-tionallyCertiedPhysicianAssistantMichelleForresterwashand-pickedforherexemplaryacademicachievementsyearsofexperienceandsimilarphilosophyregardingtheimportanceofpersonalpatientcare.HercaringapproachandfriendlydemeanorallowhertoconnectwithallagesandshehasaspecialinterestinadolescentcareandrsttimeGynecologicvisits.WhyarewecalledModernObGynBecauseweareinfactmodernWeofferin-ofcesurgicalproceduressuchassterilizationanduterineablationwhichallowsourpa-tientstobypassmoreinvasiveandcostlyprocedures.Ouruniquetrainingalsoallowsourpatientstobenetfromthemostsophisticatedadvancedlaparoscopicandroboticminimally-invasivesurgeriesresultinginhiddenscarsandashorterrecoverytime.WealsoprovideroutineandadvancedgynecologiccareincludingannualexamsmanagementofPapsmearsHPVtestingirregularcyclesmenopauseandothercommonwomensissues.Wewouldlovetomakeyouapartofourpatientfamilysopleasecomebyandletusshowyouwhatwehavetooffer.Formoreinformationpleasevisitourwebsitewww.reyesobgyn.com.Wearenewlylocatedat10692MedlockBridgeRoadSuite100-AJohnsCreekGA30097.404-446-249644-OBGYNWomenDemandMorePersonalOBGYNCareIngridV.ReyesM.D.F.A.C.O.GJohnC.ReyesM.D.F.A.C.O.GMichelleC.ForresterPA-C 13CountyLineMarch2014DidYouKnowtheresaParsonsnearyouinSuwaneeIntroducingPANDORAs2014SPRINGCollection.Seeourstorefordetails.FreePANDORABraceletwithPurchaseMarch20-231500PeachtreeIndustrialBlvd.SuwaneeGA30024770-271-7735BondedInsuredComplimentaryEstimatesLocalReferencesVisitourwebsitemendez-painting.com5635PreserveCircleJohnsCreekGA30005EmbellishtheBeautyofYourHomeInsideandOut678-230-3592Paintingtheexteriorandinteriorwallsofyourhomeisaneasyeconomicalwaytomaintainitsvalueandaquickandinexpensivewaytoremodelroomsandexteriorfacades.NorthAtlantaDermatologyAdultPediatricDermatologywww.northatlantaderm.com770.814.8222ForallyourskincareneedsGabrielleM.SabiniMDCharlesJ.DouchyMDMatthewJ.ReschlyMDA.DamianDharMDStephanieS.GardnerMDAnjanaM.PatelPA-CSaraA.BarrPA-CStaceyOlivierPA-CScarlettMeltonPA-CKarlyKincaidPA-CALLBOARDCERTIFIED6610McGinnisFerryRd.Suite200JohnsCreekGA30097BehindPaneraBreadCommunityBank3850PleasantHillRd.DuluthGA30096BetweenPeachtreeIndustrialBufordHighway3331HamiltonMillRd.Suite1106BufordGA30519AcrossfromtheKrogerShoppingCenterDiagnosisTreatmentofSkinCancerTreatmentofSkinHairLossNailDiseasesAcneWartsMolesPsoriasisEczemaetc.SclerotherapyforFineLegVeinsVbeamVascularLaserforRosaceaandTreatmentofLegandFacialVeinsLaserHairRemovalAllSkinTypesBotoxDysportJuvedermSculptraLatisseRestylaneRadiesseChemicalPeels CountyLineMarch2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net14MartinNeuhausisenjoyinghistwelfthyearasprincipalofShakeragElementarySchool.Heispassionateabouteducationashedis-cusseshowtomakelearningapositivelifelongex-perienceforstudentsatthechartersystemschoolofover800students.Martindidnotdiscoverhisloveforeducationhoweveruntilafterhehadstarteddownanotherpath.MartinbeganhislifeinTomsRiverNewJerseyinatraditionalfamilywithoneolderbrother.WhenhewaseightyearsoldhisfamilymovedtoPalmBeachGardensFlorida.Hismotherworkedatatelevisionstationandhisfatherwasanengineer.Throughel-ementaryandmiddleschoolMartinplayedsoccerbaseballbasketballandfootball.Otherpastimesin-cludedreadingplayingDungeonsandDragonsandhewasabigStarWarsfan.HesaidAtschoolread-ingwasmyfavoritesubject.Ilovedexploringdiffer-entgenres.MyfthgradeteacherMrs.Bassettwasmyfavorite.Sheencouragedallofustobeourselves.ForexampleIloveddinosaursandsheencouragedmetoresearchthemandtomakeaclaymodelthatsheallowedmetokeeponmydesk.Shewouldstopbymydeskandaskmequestionsaboutit.Shetookthetimetogettoknowusandvalidateus.Withasenseoffunandherjoyfulnatureshestokedcurios-ity.AtShakeragwetrytoimpartthatsamesenseofjoyfulcuriousitybymakinglearningasmuchfunaswepossiblycan.MartingraduatedfromPalmBeachGardensHighSchoolin1989andenteredClemsonUniversitytostudyAccounting.HegraduatedwithaBachelorofScienceinAccountingasemesterearlyandplannedtosubmitapplicationstolawschooltousehisac-countingbackgroundtowardsacareerinbusinesslaw.WhenhereturnedhomebetweensemestersMartinenjoyedspendingtimewithhisgrandfatherwhowasaretirededucator.HespoketomealotabouteducationandencouragedmetollmyfreetimethatspringwithsubstituteteachingsaidMar-tin.AfterworkinginrstgradeasasubstituteMartinfoundhispassion.HedecidedtopursueagraduatedegreeinEducationinsteadofgoingtolawschool.MartinenteredtheUniversityofFloridain1993andearnedhisMasterofEducationin1995.WhiletherebyCindyLombardoLeadingtoInspire 15CountyLineMarch2014hemetJenniferalsostudyingtobeaneducator.BothmovedtotheAtlantaareaaftergraduatingandeachbeganteachingcareers.Theymarriedin1998.MartintookhisrstjobatFindleyOaksElementarySchoolin1995andtaughtthereforfouryears.Theprincipalencouragedhimtoentertheadministra-tiveinternprogram.ForMartintheprogramwasalife-changingexperienceashespentsixmonthsatdifferentschools.DuringthistimehehadtheprivilegeofworkingwithMr.PeterZervakosrstprincipalofNorthviewHSwhoservedashismen-torandcoachoverthefollowingdecade.Atthecon-clusionoftheprogramhewashiredasassistantprincipalforsummerschoolatNorthSpringsHighSchoolandthenbecameassistantprincipalatSha-keragElementary.MartinlledthatpositionfortwoyearsbeforebecomingShakeragsprincipalin2002attheageof31.DuringtheseyearsMartinandJen-niferbecameparentsandnowhavetwodaughters.MandyisinfthgradeatShakeragandEmilyisaneighth-graderatRiverTrailMiddleSchool.ForMartinhavinghisownchildreninschoolraisesthebarforeducationandwhathewantstoprovideforstudents.OnewayheisraisingthatbaratShakeragisthroughtheleadershipprogram.AsaLeaderinMeschoolShakeragincorporatesStephenCoveys7-HabitsofHighlyEffectivePeopleintodailylearning.MartinsaidBeginninginkindergartenthroughfthgradeweteachandndwaystoincorporatethe7-habitsintoourstudentsdailylife.Studentsarebeginningtotakeownershipoftheirlearning.Wegivechildrenopportunitiestoleadatschoolandtorecognizethattheyareleadersoftheirownlives.Wewantstu-dentstoexploretakerisksandtrynewthings.Itgivesstudentsthepowertomakeadifferenceandndtheirpassion.InMay2013ShakeraghadtheirrstannualLeadershipDayforstudentstopracticewhattheylearnedinfrontofanaudienceofcom-munityleadersandFultonCountyeducators.Stu-dentsgavetoursansweredquestionsandsharedtheirleadershipskills.ThisyearLeadershipDaywillbeonMay14.OutsideofworkMartinenjoyshikingandridingbikeswithhisfamilyandcelebratingMandyandEmilysaccomplishmentsinactinganddance.Mar-tinfeelsblessedbothpersonallyandprofessionally.AboutShakeraghesaidIammostproudofthepositivehappylearningenvironment.Ilovetohearteacherslaughinginthemorningandtowatchstu-dentsbeingkindandrespectfulandhelpingonean-otherlearn.AskusaboutournewclientdiscountWeareJohnsCreeksDogGroomingandPetWashpremierfacility.Wemakecleaneasy.Bringinyourdogtodayforourselforfull-servicedogwashorgroomingservices.WeareproudsupportersoftheForsythHumaneSocietyofferingservicestoFosterAdoptionandPetTherapyprograms.THEDROP-INTHEDROP-OFFWhereMathFunCertiedteachersandinstructorsGetsyourchildrenexcitedtocomebackeveryweekMentalmathNoneedforpencilsorpapersNowenrollingforSummerProgramsVedicclassforadultsbeginsMarch3rd8thyearcelebrationOpenHouseonMarch1st130-4pmWeteachimportantstudyhabitsthatdeveloplife-longlearningskillstokeepyourchildaheadoftheirgradelevel.ComplimentaryEvaluationTest678-455-78753651PeachtreeParkwayMcGinnisFerryandHwy141www.MathMonkeyGA.com CountyLineMarch2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net16ClimbingUpthebyJudyLeJeunephotographybyMarkNajjarAtlantaStudios 17CountyLineMarch2014AcommonresponsewhenchildrenareaskedwhattheywanttobewhentheygrowupisAreghterAndmanywhoactuallyhavethiscareerarelivingouttheirchildhooddreams.ForJohnsCreekFireDepartmentChiefJeffHogangrowinguptobeareghterwasntsomethingheevergaveanythought.Withadistinguished30-yearcareerintheindustryhisbeginningwasmorene-cessitythanadreamcometruebutfromhisrstrideonaretruckacareerasareghterandredepartmentadministratorbecamehispassion.JeffwasraisedinPowderSpringsGeorgia.Aftergraduatingfromhighschoolheknewheneededajobandacareerpathbutwasntsurewhathewant-edtodo.JeffsfatherwasafriendoftheCobbCoun-tyFireChiefsoJeffaskedifhisfatherwouldgivetheChiefacallaboutajob.ThoughJefftookthetesttoqualifyforconsiderationandpassedtherewerenoopeningsinthedepartmentandhecontinuedtoworkoddjobstomakealiving.Hewascuttinguprewoodatalocalgasstationwhenthefatheroffoursistershewenttoschoolwithcameintothestation.WhiletalkingJeffdiscoveredthatheknewsomeoneattheFultonCountyFireDepartmentFCFDandaskedifhewouldmakeacalltoseeifJeffcouldgetaninterview.ThecallwasmadeJefflledoutanap-plicationpassedtheCivilServiceexamandonFeb-ruary161983Jeffreportedforworkontherstdayofwhatbecameamorethan25-yearcareerwiththeFCFD.ThenextrecruittrainingacademydidntstartuntilMarch1stsoheworkedhisshiftsuntilthenwithjuston-the-jobtraining.Aftercompletingthetrain-ingacademyJeffcompletedasix-weekcoursetobeaGeorgialicensedandcertiedEmergencyMedicalTechnicianEMT.AtthattimeveryfewreghterswereEMTsandJeffwantedtobetrainedtoprovideimmediatemedicalcareasarstresponder.HealsoLadder CountyLineMarch2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net18wasmotivatedtosethimselfapartandbecominganEMTwastherstofmanyspecializedcerticationsandlicensesthatheobtainedtolearnasmuchaspos-sibleabouteveryfacetofreghting.AfternineyearsasareghterandEMTin1992JeffwaspromotedtoFire-ghterIIIFireApparatusOperatorstatusandbecamethedriverofaretruck.Thatsameyearhecompleteda240-hourBasicLawEnforcementTrainingtobeacertiedpoliceofcerinGeorgia.Hismotivationtocompletethiscerticationwasthatbeingacertiedpoliceofcerwasaprerequisitetobeinganarsonin-vestigatorandthatwasJeffsnextcareergoal.Forthenexttwenty-yearsfrom1992to2012Jeffworkedpart-timeasanofcerforthePowderSpringsPoliceDepartment.In1995hebecamecertiedinBasicArsonInvestigationAd-vancedArsonInvestigationandasaStateArsonInvestigatorandin1999hewaspromotedtoLieutenantandassignedtotheFireInvestigationDivisionasanarsoninvestigator.IwantedtoinvestigateresbecauseIwantedtoknowthewhyofwhatstartedarecausedittoprogressandthedamageitcausedbeforebeingextinguishedsaidJeff.Thiswashisrstpositioninadministra-tionleavingbehindthe24-hoursonand48-hoursoffscheduletoworkninetovevedaysaweek.ButmorethanthischangeinhisschedulehavingworkedonaretruckfortenyearsandnowtransitioningintoanadministrativepositionwasapivotalpointinJeffscareer.IhadastrongdesiretoadvancewithinthedepartmentformyselfandformyfamilysaidJeff.TherewereonlythreepeopleintheFireInvestigationDivisionandnotmuchroomforadvancementsoaftertwoyearsJeffwentbackonthetruckasaFireLieutenantsecondincommandofthestationtowhichhewasassigned.WithinayearJeffwaspromotedtoFireCaptainandwasnowtherstincommandofthestation.In2004hewasputinchargeofoneofsixrescuetrucksthathadbeenplacedinthemetroareabytheGeorgiaDepartmentofHomelandDefense.ThosechosenforthisresponsibilitywereconsideredtobethemostskilledandmotivatedandbecamemembersoftheGeorgiaSearchandRescueteamtech-nicallytrainedatthehighestlevel.JeffsnextpromotionwastoBattalionChiefovervestations.InOctober2008JeffretiredfromtheFCFDtoworkasBattalionChieffortheJohnsCreekFireDepartmentresponsiblefortheCitysthreerestationsMed-lockBridgeParkway61RogersCircle62andOldAlabamaRoad63.TheattractiontoleavetheFCFDandjointheJCFDwastheopportunitytogetinonthegroundoorofanewredepartmentsaidJeff.HesawthepotentialforupwardmobilitywithinthedepartmentbutatthispointinhiscareerJeffrealizedthathewouldneedacollegeeducationtoadvancetoahigherposi-tioninmanagement.WhenIrstrealizedthatIwantedmycareertobewitharedepartmentandtoadvanceashighasIcouldacollegeeducationwasntamandatoryrequirementbutitwasnowsaidJeff.In2010hecompletedanAssociateofFireSciencedegreeatColumbiaSouthernUniversityandcontinuedontocompleteaBachelorofSciencedegreeinOccupationalSafetyandHealthwithaconcentrationinFireSciencein2012.TwoyearsafterhestartedworkingattheJCFDJeffwaspromotedtoAssistantFireChiefinchargeofFieldOperations.Lessthansix-monthslaterhebecameChiefoftheJohnsCreekFireDepartment.Todaythedepartmenthas69full-timereghters10part-timereghtersandtwoadministrators.ChiefJeffHogancommentsontheredepartmentInjustveshortyearstheJohnsIwantedtoinvesti-gateresbecauseIwantedtoknowthewhyofwhatstart-edarecausedittoprogressandthedamageitcausedbeforebeingextin-guishedsaidJeff. 19CountyLineMarch2014CreekFireDepartmenthasbecomeawell-establishedall-hazardsredepart-ment.OurMissionStatementaddressesthedepartmentsVisionandValuesanddeneswhoweareandwhatisexpectedofuseveryday.IamproudofthisdepartmentinkeepingthosebeliefsandknowingthatbeingaJohnsCreekFire-ghterisnotjustajobbutaduty.IlookforwardtothedepartmentreachingitsgoalsinthefutureaswellasservingmanymoreyearsastheFireChief.Thereareoverone-millionreghtersintheUnitedStatesandmillionsmoreworld-wide.Ofthoseonly944havebeencredentialedbyTheCommissiononProfessionalCredentialingCPCandChiefJeffHoganisoneofthisesteemedgroup.BeingcredentialedinvolvessubmittinganextensivedetailedportfoliothattookJeffsix-monthstocomplete.ObtainingaprofessionaldesignationfromCPCdemonstratesthathehasdevelopedastrategyfordevelopmentandcon-tinuedcareerimprovement.TorenewhiscredentialsJeffhastorepeattheprocesseverythreeyearswithupdatedinformationandiscurrentlyworkingonpreparingtheinformationforhisself-assessmentportfolio.JeffandhiswifeSulingenjoyspendingtimewiththeirdaughterTarawhois30yearsoldandwasrecentlymarriedtheirsonChadwhois27yearsoldandtheir12-year-oldsonTaylor.JeffhasalwaysbeeninterestedinsportsplayingbaseballandfootballthroughoutschoolandnowenjoyscoachingTaylorsbas-ketballandfootballteams.Helikesanyactivitythatkeepshimoutdoors.Jeffalsolikestotravelandthefamilyoftenvacationsatthebeach.TheyalsoenjoytravelingandseeingthesitesinU.S.citiessuchasNewYorkandWashingtonD.C.WhatstartedoutasawaytomakealivingforJeffHoganquicklybecamehislifescareerandpassion.ThroughhardworkdedicationandthedesiretoclimbuptheladderChiefHoganisproudlyservinginthepositionhedreamedofhav-ingasherodeonthebackofaretruckover30yearsago.TheJohnsCreekFireDepartmentsMissionStatementProvidehighqualityadvancedlifesupportmedicalresponseRescueindividualsfromlifethreateningsituationsSuppressresRespondtocallsforserviceEnsuresafebuildingshomesandneighborhoodsDevelopcreativeinnovativeprogramsthateducatethecommunityregardingreandlifesafetyandSupportcommunityandcitizeneventsresultinginasafecommunityforall.TheattractiontoleavetheFCFDandjointheJCFDwastheopportu-nitytogetinonthegroundoorofanewredepart-mentsaidJeff. CountyLineMarch2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net20Fourteen-year-oldGabrielMendezJr.isan8th-graderatRiverTrailMiddleSchool.GabrielspassionisTaekwondo.Hehasobtainedhisblackbeltcompetesonanationalandinternationallevelandhisgoalistocompeteonthe2016U.S.Olympicteam.GabrielstartedtakingTaekwondolessonswhenhewasveyearsold.FromtherstlessonIlovedlearningTaekwondosaidGabrielbutitreallybecamemypassionwhenIstartedcompetingandwin-ning.ThreeyearsagoGabrielstartedlearningfromanewcoachwhohadbeenacoachfortheU.S.Taekwondoteamatthe2012OlympicsinLondon.Switchingcoacheschangedeverythingformehesaid.Gabrieltrainsforcompetitionstwelvehourseachweekandcompetesseventoeighttimesayear.IlovecompetingandIalsoliketravelingtonewplacesforthecompetitionssaidGabriel.HewasanAAUNationalCadetFeatherweightteammemberduringthe2012-13season.InMay2013Gabrielwon1stplaceinhisweightcategory87poundsandunderattheCanadaOpengrabbingtheGoldfortheUSAandbeatingouttheother21competitorsinhiscategory.Atthe2013USATaekwondoNationalChampionshipsheplaced3rdoutof23competitors.ThisJuneGabrielwillcompeteattheAAUNationalsinFt.LauderdalewhichwillqualifyhimforteamtrialsfortheNationalteam.HewillalsocompeteattheUSATNationalChampionshipinSanJose.Gabrielplanstocontinuetotrainandcompeteandwinaspotonthe2016U.S.OlympicTeamGoingfortheGoldTreatingyouandyourpetlikefamilyAFullServiceAnimalHospitalServingSUWANEEJOHNSCREEKCUMMINGALPHARETTACompleteDiagnosticSurgicalandPreventativeMedicineServicesAskaboutournewclientdiscount770-844-73873571PeachtreeParkwaySuwaneejustnorthofMcGinnisFerryRd.www.fourpawsjohnscreek.comMonday-Friday8am-6pmSaturday8am-NoonAshleyTharpDVMJaimeChoDVMAnnualExamsIn-HouseLabSpayNeuterGroomingDentistryBoardingTherapeuticLaserLindsayandElvisBeaulieu 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CountyLineMarch2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net22InApril2013fourteencitizensfromJohnsCreekbe-cametherstmembersoftheJohnsCreekCitizensAuxiliaryPoliceServicesCAPSaprogramthatwascreatedbyChiefEdDensmoreforcitizenstovolunteertoassisttheJohnsCreekPoliceDepartmentJCPD.ThoughCAPSmembersarenotsworninandarenotcommissionedlawenforcementofcerstheyareconsid-eredbytheJCPDtobeapartoftheirteamandfunctionasanauxiliaryunitofthedepartment.Theyparticipateincommunityrelationsactivitiesprovideassistanceatspecialeventsprovidesupportinemergencysituationsandhelpwithadministrativeduties.TherstCAPStrainingclassbeganinMarch2013.PriortosubmittingtheirapplicationforCAPSthoseinterestedinservinghadtobeagraduateoftheJohnsCreekCiti-zensPoliceAcademyanine-weekcoursethatincludesclassroominstructiondemonstrationsandpracticalex-ercises.Candidatesfortheprogramalsowentthroughextensivebackgroundchecks.The20-hourCAPStrain-ingwasconductedinfour-hoursessionsonweekends.IncludedinthetrainingwasCPRcerticationbasictraf-clawtrafcdirectionproceduresandGeorgiaCrimeInformationCenterGCICregulationsandinformation.CAPSmeetonceamonthonTuesdayeveningsandoftenreceiveadditionaltrainingduringtheirmeetings.Sgt.DebbieKalishoftheCommunityServicesDepartmentoftheJCPDsupervisestheCAPSprogramandconductsmanyofthetrainingsattheirmeetings.WetrainCAPSmemberstounderstandwhywedowhatwedoandhowwedoitsaidDebbie.ThesetrainingsincreasethevalueofCAPSandwhattheyareabletocontributetoourcommunity.TheyareaveryvaluableresourcetothedepartmentandweespeciallyappreciatetheirhelpwithtrafcmanagementandcrowdcontrolatcommunityeventssuchastheFoundersDayParadeFallFestivalandCommunitySafetyDay.CAPSmembersaredifferentagesandcomefromdif-ferentbackgroundsandprofessionsamiddleschoolteacheraGeorgiaTechprofessorasemi-retiredlaw-yerbutwhattheyallhaveincommonisthedesiretoservetheircommunity.SincetheCAPSprogrambeganwehaveloggedover600hoursofpatroladministrativeandeventsupportsaidCAPSmemberGerryLewis.WeareconvincedweareaddingvalueandthatwearetheeyesandearsoftheJCPD.IreallyenjoyworkingwithmyfellowCAPSandwithagroupofsuchtop-notchpro-fessionalsastheofcersandstaffoftheJCPD.GerryisretiredfromacareerintelecommunicationsandhasbeenvolunteeringfortheJCPDforoverveyears.In2013hereceivedtheirVolunteeroftheYearaward.RetiredprogrammanagerKirkCanadayhashadalife-longinterestinlawenforcementwhichmotivatedhimtogothroughthePoliceAcademyandtojoinCAPS.HehasvolunteeredforhissubdivisionsHOAandtheJohnsCreekCommunityAssociation.Oneoftheprimaryrea-sonsIwantedtoparticipateintheprogramisthecom-munityserviceaspectofthejobsaidKirk.ThemostenjoyablepartofbeingaCAPSvolunteeristhepositivebyJudyLeJeuneJOHNSCREEKCITIZENSAUXILIARYPOLICESERVICESSgt.DebbieKalishconductsatrainingduringaCAPSmeeting. 23CountyLineMarch2014feedbackfromthepoliceandcitizensofJohnsCreek.JaneLanningisaTVproduceranddirectorwhowascuriousaboutwhatshewouldlearnattheCitizensPoliceAcademyandwassoimpressedwithitthatshewentontojoinCAPS.Janeenjoysdoingadministrativeworkor-ganizingtasksforCAPSmembersinputtinginformationintothecomputersystemandhelpingSgt.Kalish.SheistobecommendedforhereffortswhichhavebeenkeyfactorsintheimplementationandguidanceoftheCAPSeducationalprocessJanesaidofSgt.Kalish.Shecontinuestobeopenandreceptivetofeedbackandsug-gestionsfromourgroup.CAPSmemberswearadesignateduniformandhavebeenprovidedwithaJohnsCreekCitizensAuxiliarypa-trolcartotaketoeventstheyareworkingandtopatrolthecommunity.Whenonpatroltheyrideinpairsforfour-hourshifts.Theystartedpatrollingonweekendsandrecentlyaddedweekdaysandevenings.Whenonpatroltheyoftendohouseandbusinesschecks.Theyarealsoabletoparticipateinride-alongswithJCPDof-cersthoughtheyarenotabletoperformdutiesthatrequireswornofcerstatusorbeinvolvedinasituationforwhichtheyarenottrained.ThemembersofJohnsCreekCAPSprovideresourcesthatdirectlyimpactthequalityoflifeinJohnsCreeksaidChiefEdDensmore.ThetimetheyvolunteerandtheservicetheyprovideallowthemembersoftheJCPDtofocustheireffortsonothertasksandwethankthemfortheirassistanceanddedication.FormoreinformationaboutCAPSemailSgt.DebbieKalishatdebra.kalishjohnscreekga.govorcall678-474-1587.Sgt.DebbieKalishandCAPSmembersGerryLewisKirkCanadayandJaneLanning.MichaelHansenDDSPediatricDentistryAdultDentistryRyanSchwendimanDMDMBAOrthodonticsMichaelCrosbyDDSMSPediatricDentistryTroyDavidsonDDSWeAcceptMostDentalPlanswww.johnscreekdentaltown.com770622-1515JohnsCreek4330JohnsCreekPkwySte.100Suwanee770887-8807TheCollectionatForsyth410PeachtreeParkwayBld.400Ste4250CummingOurhighlyskilledteamhascreatedanimagina-tiveatmospherewhereweconsistentlyprovidecomprehensivecompassionatecaretoevery-oneasiftheywereourfamily.AskAboutOurNewPatientSpecials CountyLineMarch2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net24PaparazziGARYDODDSRAVIVGENOSARMRS.HRACHAELBOWENLINDAEDWARDSCATHYEINFALTGAILHISLEGEORGIANICKLESVICTORIAWILSONSAREINAHUNTJULEEHERMANSONHOLLYSINGHOFENDAVIDPETERSON 25CountyLineMarch2014WewelcomeournewproviderMichelleC.ForresterPA-CWelookforwardtoseeingyouatournewlocation10692MedlockBridgeRoadSuite100-AJohnsCreekGA30097 CountyLineMarch2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net26Asspringsportsrampupmanyteenagerswillbeheadingtotheirdoctorsofceforasportsphysical.AtChildrensHealthcareofAtlantawebelievethatthesephysicalscanhelppreventinjuriesordeathsthatcouldoccurfromundiagnosedconditions.Theyareanimportantwaytomakesureeachchildisreadytoplay.Everyathleteneedstohaveareadilyavailableaccuratemedicalhistory.Reviewingapatientsmedicalhistorycanhelpadoctorseeifthereareanywarningsignssuchasafamilyhistoryofheartdisease.Mostretailclinicsdonotreviewthefamilymedicalhistoryduringasportsphysicalexam.Parentswilloftensendtheathletetogetthesportsphysicalataretailclinicbyhimselfbuttheyaremorelikelytogowithhimiftheyhaveascheduledappointmentwiththeirprimarycaredoctor.Yourathletemaynotknoworrememberyourfamilysmedicalhistory.Ifyoudonotgowithhimprovidehimwithacompletefamilyhistoryfortheexam.Byschedulingasportsphysicalwithyourprimarycaredoctoryouwillhavetheopportunitytodiscussotherissuesandconcernsthatathletesmayhavesuchasdrugandalcoholusesteroidsenergydrinksandsupplements.Forfemalestheremayalsobediscussionsregardinghormonechangesweightgainorlosseatingdisordersandanymenstrualchangesduetoactivitylevel.Yourprimarycaredoctorwillalsodoaherniacheckonthemalepatientsthisisnotoftenprovidedinaretailclinicbecausetheyaretypicallylocatedinsideagrocerystoreorpharmacythatlacksaprivateexamroom.Attheendoftheexamifyourchildsdoctorfeelsthattheathleteishealthyenoughforplayhewillprovideyouwithaclearanceform.Itisimportanttorememberthatasportsphysicalisnotareplacementforanannualphysicalexaminationbyachildsprimarycaredoctor.TheFactsabout SportsPhysicalsHerearesomehelpfultipstokeepinmindasyouprepareforasportsphysicalnIfyougetyourphysicalafterApril1itisgoodforonecalendaryear.nAsportsphysicalwillcoveryourchildforsports-relatedactivitiesatschool.nWhenthedoctorreviewsyourathletesmedicalhistoryyouortheathletemaybeaskedaboutexistingmedicalconditionsoranyissuesheisexperiencingaswellasyourfamilyhistoryofmedicalconditions.Gowithyourathletetotheappointmentormakesureheknowsyourfamilysmedicalhistory.nYoumayalsolloutapre-participationformwithyourfamilyshistorybeforesendinghimtothedoctor.Childrensoffersadownloadablepre-participationformonlineatchoa.orgsportsform.nDuringthephysicalexamtheywillcheckyourchildsheightweightpulseandbloodpressure.Theywillalsoexamineyourchildsheartandlungsvisionearsnosethroatandjoints.SportsParticipationFormOurSportsMedicineProgramMedicalDirectorDavidMarshallM.D.helpedwriteanddesignthesportspre-participationformcurrentlybeingusedbytheGeorgiaHighSchoolAssociation.Thisformisusedbypediatricianstocollectmedicalhistoryincludingyourfamilyshistoryofanyheart-relatedconditionsthatcouldalsobeanissuefortheathlete.Visitchoa.orgsportsformforourpre-participationform. CountyLineMarch2014www.CountyLineMagazine.net28TheNorthsideHospitalCancerInstituteispleasedtoannouncetheadditionofclinicaltrialsattheGeorgiaCancerSpecialistsclinicinCummingbring-ingincreasedaccesstonovelcancertreatmentsclosetohome.In2012GeorgiaCancerSpecialistsafliatedwiththeNorthsideHospitalCancerInstituteredeningcancercare.Thispartnershipsetanewnationalstandardbycreatingamodelofbestpracticespromotinggeneralhealthpre-ventionandsurvivorshipopportunitiesforpatientsandincreasingaccesstotheevolvingscienceofpersonalizedmedicinethroughclinicalresearchtrials.Drs.JorgeLeguizamoandNishanFernandoarethedesignatedclinicalinvestigatorsfortheresearchprogramattheCummingclinic.Clinicaltrialsofferourpatientstheopportunitytohaveaccesstocutting-edgenoveltherapeuticagentsaspartoftheirtreatmentprogramsaidDr.Leguizamo.ItisveryexcitingtoofferthelatestclinicaltrialshereinCumming.Dr.FernandoaddsVeryfewcommunitypracticeshavethecapabilitytoofferclinicaltrialsasanoption.Wewantourpatientstogetthebesttreatmentsciencecanofferclosetohomebeitconventionaltherapyorexperimentaltherapy.GeorgiaCancerSpecialistsafliatedwiththeNorthsideHospitalCancerInstituteislocatedonthecampusofNorthsideHospital-Forsythat1505NorthsideBlvdSuite4300inCumming.Formoreinformationaboutcur-rentclinicaltrialsavailableortoscheduleanappointmentcall770-205-1331orvisithttpwww.gacancer.com.GeorgiaCancerSpecialistsLaunchesClinicalResearchProgramatCummingOfce4999 29CountyLineMarch2014RiverwatchMiddleSchoolWinsattheJuniorTheaterFestivalThecreativetalentatRiverwatchMiddleSchoolRMSwasrec-ognizedatthe2014JuniorTheaterFestivalthattookplaceJanuary17-19attheCobbGalleriaCentre.RMSDramastudentswonaFreddieGExcellenceinDancegroupawardstudentsKatieCrabtreeCaraFlowerandDanielleHeslinearnedaFreddieGOut-standingStudentDirectionandChoreographyawardandChorusteacherMiriamReynoldswasoneofeightteachersfromschoolsandperformingartscentersaroundthecountryselectedforthe5thannualTheFreddieGBroadwayExperience.Ms.Reynoldswillreceiveanall-expensespaidtriptoNewYorkCitythissummertocollaboratewithotherteachersandworkone-on-onewithBroad-waygreats.The42RMSDramastudentsgrades6-8presentedselectionsfromSeussicalJRforPeterAverydirectorofTheaterfortheNYCDepart-mentofEducationchoreographerKarmaCampandsongwriterperformerandmusicdirectorRobRokicki.SaidAveryThestudentchoreographywasamazing.Thispresentationwasinventiveandappropriateandtoldthestory.ThesestudentsofferedsomeofthemostsubtleperformancesatthefestivalSaidCampTothinkthreestudentschoreographedthisshowisextraordinary.Itwasverycreativeworkforsuchayounggroup.KarmaCampKatieCrabtreeDanielleHeslinCaraFlowerandRyanMacaulayFreddieGershonMiriamReynoldsandMyrnaGershonTeexperiencedboard-certifedcardiologistsatCPNAworkwithateamohighly-skillednursestechnologistsandboard-certifedphysicianassistantstoprovideyouthefnestcardiovascularcarepossible.CPNAsservicesincludeExceptionalCardiovascularCareCardiovascularscreeningCardiacCarotidUltrasoundStressTestingCholesterolHypertensionArrhythmiaCardiacCathStentsCPNAhascreatedanetworkotalentskillandtechnologywherepatientsarentjustcaredortheyarecaredabout.Atlanta5885GlenridgeDriveSuite225AtlantaGA30328404847-0049Roswell1285UpperHembreeRdRoswellGA30076770343-8565EastCobb1163JohnsonFerryRdSuite250MariettaGA30068770343-8565Alpharetta3400OldMiltonParkwayBldgCSuite360AlpharettaGA30005770343-8565Cumming1505NorthsideBlvd.Suite4700CummingGA30041770343-8565GordonAzarJr.M.D.AmolBapatM.D.ThomasJordanM.D.AmitTibrewalaM.D.ApurvaShahM.D.AashishDesaiM.D.www.cpnapc.com 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