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1CountyLineAugust2013AUGUST2013ReceivingtheGiftofLifeTheFranzFamilyHaileyMaddieShannonKaliKirk CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net2DoItYourselfWeDeliverNowistheTimetoFillinThinWashedOutorWornAreasinYourLawnWesellBermudaZoysiasodbythepieceorthepallet.WehaveShade-TolerantBermudaSodHrdwoodMulchColoredMulchBouldersTopSoilRiverSndPeGrvelEggRockPineStrwSteppingStonesCut-StoneStepsFlgstoneRiverRockCrossTiesSmallorLargeWeHaveWhatYouNeedtoConquerYourYard770-844-19371732PechtreePrkwwww.gls.usMond-Frid7m-4pmSturd8m-2pmWeveopeneda2ndloctiont1128HrmonChurchRd.inDwsonvilleBROWNMULCHRIVERROCKBERMUDaZOySIaSODREDMULCH770.886.0402ServingForsythFultonCountiessince1991LocallyOwnedandOperated1732PeachtreeParkwaywww.robersionslandscape.comAlandscapearchitectisonstaffformasterplans.FirePitsFPatiosWalksFRetainingWallsFDrainageSolutionsMulchingSandingFTreesShrubsSodInstallationFWeFillRepairSinkholesROBERSIONSLANDSCAPINGTheexpertsatRobersionswillhelpyoudesignplantandbuildyourdreamlandscape.atop-notchtop-qulitfoodthtwillproducetopresultsinourdog.WearetheSoutheastdistributorofJoDogFood. 3CountyLineAugust2013GeorgiastrustedleaderinradiologyInradiologyitsonethingtoseeitsanothertounderstand.Northsidesexpertteamoboard-certifedradiologistsandsub-specialistsaretrainedextensivelytointerpretgeneraltospecializedimagingrompediatricMRItodigitalmammographyandinterventionalradiologyothespine.Wecombineexceptionalcareandthelatesttechnologiesbringingourexpertisetoconvenientlocationsthroughoutyourcommunity.Visitusonlineatwww.northside.com. CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net4COVERSTORY16RECEIVINGTHEGIFTOFLIFEDEPARTMENTS6FromthePublisher14Paparazzi22HistoryMadeEasyJohnRogersFrontierManinCherokeeTerritory28MorePaparazzi16 5CountyLineAugust2013FEATURES8JohnsCreekAdvantageTheInitiativetoAccelerateStrategicEconomicGrowthinJohnsCreek2013-201712LightsCameraAction20MaestroofJohnsCreekCOUNTYLINECOMMUNITY10JohnsCreekFoundationProvidesGrantstoJohnsCreekArtsCenterNorthviewHighSchoolPTSA24AreaLacrosseTeamWinsStateChampionshipBUSINESSFOCUS26NorthsideHospital-ForsythWomensCenterCelebratesFirst5Years30JackiesEmbroidery82012 CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net6KirkFranzwas37yearsoldandenjoyinglifewithhiswifeShannonandtheirthreedaughterswhenhewasdiagnosedwithalife-threat-eningliverdisease.Hisonlychancetosurvivewasalivertransplant.ItwasthenthatKirkrealizedthatorgandonationsaretrulyagiftoflife.IwanttothankKirkandShannonforsharingtheirstory.ItwassuchapleasuretomeetandworkwiththemandtheirlovelydaughterswhoareenjoyingtheirlifetogetherbecauseKirkwastherecipientofalivertrans-plant.IknowyouwillndKirksstorybothinterestingandinformative.TheexcellentqualityoflifeinJohnsCreekisgettingevenbetterbecauseofJohnsCreekAdvantage.BesuretoreadaboutthisinitiativethatwillachievebusinessandjobgrowthinJohnsCreekoverthenextveyears.ThankyoutoNeilStevensandCraigMcCoywhoareworkingwithlocalbusinessescommunityleadersandpublicofcialstoraisethefundsthatwilldriveJCAtoreachitsgoals.J.WayneBaughmanisafamiliarfacetomanyinJohnsCreekbutyoullndouthowandwhyhebecametheMaestroofJohnsCreekwhenyoureadthiseditorial.ThankyouWayneforbringingtheJohnsCreekSym-phonyOrchestratoourcommunityTheDECAchapteratSouthForsythHighSchoolSFHSwasrecentlyselectedbyDECAheadquarterstomakeavideothatwillbedistributedtootherschoolstopromoteDECAchaptersandmembership.ArstfortheDECAorganizationtheSFHSchapterhasonceagainbeenrecognizedforitsincredibleaccomplishments.ThankyouDebraMoorefortheinvaluablemarketingexperienceyouprovidetheDECAmembersatSouthJohnRogerswasoneoftherstsettlersofthelandthatisnowknownasJohnsCreek.ApioneerandanambitiousbusinessmanJohnRogersmadecontributionstoourcommunitythatstillremaintoday.Localhistory-loversthisisaHistoryMadeEasyyouwontwanttomissThebusinessfocusthisissueisonNorthsideHospital-ForsythsWomensCenterandJack-iesEmbroidery.SincetheWomensCenteropenedveyearsagomorethan10200babieshavebeendeliveredthere.BesuretoreadaboutallofthematernityandnewbornservicesincludingclassesduringandafterdeliverythatareofferedattheWomensCen-ter.AtJackiesEmbroideryyoucanmakeeverygiftmorespecialbyhavingitpersonalized.Thestorealsohaspromotionalproductscorporateapparelteamandschoolspiritwearandmore.StopbyJackiesEmbroideryforawidearrayofveryspecialpersonalizeditems.PaparazziMorePaparazziandmuchmoreareinthisissueEnjoythereadingenjoythephotosandenjoythisissueofCountyLineRespectfullyJudyLeJeunePublisherFromthePublisher 7CountyLineAugust2013PublisherJudyLeJeunepublishercountylinemagazine.net678-787-3551Editorialeditorcountylinemagazine.netAdvertisingadvertisingcountylinemagazine.net678-787-3551GraphicDesignSummertimeGraphicsWritersKirkandShannonFranzTammyHardenGallowayCindyLombardoSusanSegatCoverCoverStoryPhotographyMarkNajjarAtlantaStudiosOntheCoverTheFranzFamilyHaileyMaddieShannonKaliKirkCountyLineispublishedbySugarcaneCommunicationsLLC.NoadvertisingeditorialorphotographsinCountyLinemaybereproducedwithoutthepermissionofSugarcaneCommunicationsLLC.23887copiesofthisissueweredeliveredtoallthehomesandbusinessesintheeasthalfofJohnsCreekandSouthForsyth.CountyLine3651PeachtreeParkwaySuite222SuwaneeGA30024678-787-3551www.countylinemagazine.netWearepleasedtoannouncethenewlookoftheJohnsCreekAudiologyHearingAidCenter.Improvinglivesfor15yearsinJohnsCreekDr.DeborahWoodwardiscelebratingthemilestonebycompletelyupdatingtheofceandpatienttestingequipmenttothelatestinstateofthearthearingcare.Asthelead-ingproviderintheareaweworkwithyoutondthehearingsolutionthatbesttsyourindividualneedsandbudget.ForappointmentsortoregisterforanupcomingOpenHousepleasecall770-814-12604045JohnsCreekPkwySuiteBSuwaneewww.JohnsCreekAudiology.comYOURLINKTOBETTERHEARINGWeacceptCareCreditDr.DeborahWoodwardDoctorofAudiology CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net8SinceJohnsCreekofciallybecameacityinDecember2006servicesdepart-mentsandprogramshavebeencontinu-allyaddedtoimprovethequalityoflifeforitscitizensandbusinessowners.EighteenmonthsagoJohnsCreekAdvantageJCAaninitia-tivetoachievestrategiceconomicgrowthwaslaunchedincollaborationwiththeJohnsCreekChamberofCommerceandinconsultationwithelectedleadersoftheCityofJohnsCreek.CEOofEmoryJohnsCreekHospitalCraigMcCoyandExecutiveVicePresidentCOOofKey-WorthBankNeilStevenswereselectedasCo-Chairsofthecampaignfortheve-yeareco-nomicdevelopmentinitiative.NeilandIareexcitedandhonoredtobeleadingthiscam-paign.Itisourgoaltoworkwithlocalbusi-nessesandpublicofcialstoraisethefundstodriveJCAinaccomplishingitsinitiativesoverthenextveyears.Weareenergizedbytheresponseofboththeprivateandpublicsec-torinestablishingfundingandsupportingJCAandlookforwardtoachievingsmartgrowthforJohnsCreeksowewillcontinuetoenjoythegreatqualityoflifethatJohnsCreekofferssaidMcCoy.TheJCAmissionistoproactivelydrivebusi-nessandjobgrowthinJohnsCreek.Theinitia-tivebeganwithkeyleadersinthecommunityworkingtogethertodevelopastrategicplanfollowedbytheselectionofconsultingrmPower10toassistwiththefundraisingcam-paignandincorporatingasa501c3eco-nomicdevelopmentorganization.Thesestra-tegicstepslaidthefoundationtosuccessfullyimplementthe5strategiesofJohnsCreekAd-vantagebyJudyLeJeuneTheInitiativetoAccelerateStrategicEconomicGrowthinJohnsCreek2013-2017Initiative1-AttractandRecruitNewBusinesstoJohnsCreekRecruittargetindustriescorporateheadquartersservicecen-teroperationshealthcareoperationsandprofessionalservices.Hireeconomicdevelopmentstaff.EstablishrelationshipswithEconomicDevelopmentallies.ImplementBrandingMarketingCampaignandestablishawebsitetoengagesiteselectorsandbusinesses.Initiative2RetainandExpandExistingBusinessesImplementabusinessvisitationprogramtobuildstrongrela-tionshipswithexistingcompanies.Identifycommonchallengesthatfaceexistingbusinessesanddevelopsolutions.FormaRapidResponseTeamtointerveneincriticalsituations.Initiative3FormationandGrowthofSmallBusinessesPartnerwiththeJohnsCreekChamberofCommercetocreateaSmallBusinessResourceCenter.Connectsmallbusinessestobusinessplanningmarketingcapi-talandworkforceresources.Initiative4DevelopanOpportunityFundReserveMaintainacashopportunityfundtoaddressunforeseenchal-lengesandopportunities.Fundsmaybeneededforexampletocloseadealforaspecialmarketingopportunityorfortempo-rarystaff.JCAwillhavethesefundsavailabletorespondwithoutjeopardizingplannedcomponentsoftheinitiative.Initiative5InvestorRelationsProgramTokeepinvestorsinformedandengagedJCAwillinviteinves-torstokeyeventsprovideperiodicprogressreportsengageinvestorsinsmallgroupstrategysessionsrecognizeinvestorsonthewebsiteandatkeyeventsinviteinvestorstomeetnewbusinessmanagementattendspecialfunctionsandattendnewbusinessgroundbreakings. 9CountyLineAugust2013InMayaCampaignKickoffluncheonattheAtlantaAthleticClubwasattendedbyover150businessandcommunityleaders.Co-ChairCraigMcCoyannouncedthecampaignsprogressThankstoinvestmentsfrom29businessesandtheCityofJohnsCreekwehavealreadyraised1.11millionanimpressive74percentofour1.5millionstretchgoalsaidMcCoy.HecreditedAtlanta-basedPower10aprofessionalfundraisingrmwithhavingassistedJCAinachievingthissuccess.MayorMikeBodkerspokeoftheim-pactthatJCAwillhaveonsustainingtheexemplaryeducationsys-temandpublicsafetyrecordofthecommunityandJohnsCreekChamberPresidentJohnBemontspokeoftheChambersroleinimplementingJCAssmallbusinessgrowthstrategy.Co-ChairNeilStevenshighlightedtheinitiativesstrategiesbysayingThisini-tiativeisabouttakingaproactiveapproachtogrowinghighqualitybusinessesandjobsinourcommunity.Weneedtostrengthenthebusinesspercentageofourtaxbaseandwelldothatbyattract-ingnewbusinessestoJohnsCreeksupportingourexistingbusi-nessessothattheystayandthriveandsupportingtheformationandgrowthofsmallbusinesses.GeorgiaDepartmentofEconomicDevelopmentCommissionerChrisCummiskeywasthekeynotespeakerandreinforcedtheneedforanorganizationlikeJCA.AstheinitiativerollsouttheprojectedeconomicimpactontheJohnsCreekcommunityincluden605newjobsn47millioninnewpayrolln33millioninnewpersonalconsumptionexpendituresn18millioninnewpersonalbankdepositsn12millioninnewcapitalinvestmentnA75residential25commercialtaxdigestinsteadofthecurrent8020n130000innewsalesandpropertytaxrevenueJCAanticipateshiringeconomicdevelopmentalstaffbeforetheendofsummerandthenimplementingtheinitiativetostartgrowingbusinessesandjobsinJohnsCreek.ThebusinessleadersandpublicofcialsofJohnsCreekhavesteppedupinasubstantialway.Withthequalityleadershipcommunitysupportandteamworkbe-hindthisinitiativeIamcondentitwillbetremendouslysuccess-fulandaddgreatvaluetoourcitysaidStevens.FormoreinformationaboutJohnsCreekAdvantagevisitjohnscreekadvantage.orgNeilStevensandCraigMcCoyNeilandIareexcitedandhonoredtobeleadingthiscampaign.ItisourgoaltoworkwithlocalbusinessesandpublicofcialstoraisethefundstodriveJCAinaccomplishingitsinitiativesoverthenextveyears...saidMcCoy. CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net10TheBoardofDirectorsoftheJohnsCreekFoundationrecentlypresentedgrantawardstotheJohnsCreekArtsCenterandtheNorthviewHighSchoolPTSA.Since1996theJohnsCreekArtsCenterJCAChasprovidedthenorthFultonCountyareawithavarietyofartandtheaterclassesworkshopscampsexhib-itsandoutreachprograms.ThisgrantfundingwillbeusedbytheJCACtohelpexpandtheCentersoutreacheffortstoincludeagreaternumberofchildrenfromunderservedpopulationsbysubsidizingtheJCACsShadowprogramandfundingscholarshipsfortheirSummerArtCamp.TheJCACisa501c3orga-nizationfoundedwiththepurposeofbringingartstoallagesinthecommunity.TheLanguageArtsDepartmentofNorthviewHighSchoolintegratediPadtech-nologyintotheirclassroomsthroughanawardtolastyearsTeacheroftheYearAshleyUlrichwhowasrecognizedforherpositiveimpactonteachingandherstudentsleveloflearning.ThisgrantfundingwillbeusedtopurchaseeightiPadsforNorthviewsLanguageArtsDepartment.TheseadditionaliPadswillbeusedbyallteachersmaximizingtheirvaluethroughusebyallNorthviewstudents.TheJohnsCreekFoundationseekstopromoteexcellenceinthequalityoflifeforthecitizensandbusinessesofJohnsCreek.GrantssuchasthesetwothatweregiventotheJohnsCreekArtsCenterandNorthviewHighSchoolenhancethequalityoflifeintheJohnsCreekcommunity.JohnsCreekFoundationProvidesGrantstoJohnsCreekArtsCenterNorthviewHighSchoolPTSADENTALMUCCIOLIComprehensiveDentalServicesforAdultsofAllAgesandChildrenIfyouarelookingforaJohnsCreekdentistyoucantrusttoprovidedentalcareforyourentirefamilypleasecallMuccioliDentaltodayWeoerstate-o-the-artpremiumqualitydentistrywithawarmrelaxingeel.Ourofceeaturesawarmandinvit-ingdcortoenhancethepatientexperienceandadvanceddentaltechnologytoimprovepatientcare.CLEANINGSANDEXAMSFULLMOUTHREHABILITATIONCOSMETICDENTISTRYIMPLANTSPROSTHODONTICS678-389-99556300HospitalParkwaySuite275JohnsCreekConvenientlylocatedacrossfromEmoryJohnsCreekHospitalwww.MDentalSmiles.comDr.RandyMuccioliProsthodontistDr.LydiaMuccioliGeneralDentistGeneralandSpecialtydentiStrySeeourwebsitefornewpatientspecialoffers 11CountyLineAugust2013CHILDRENSATFORSYTH-410PEACHTREEPKWY.CUMMINGCHILDRENSATNORTHPOINT-3795MANSELLROADALPHARETTAWHENITSURGENTCAREYOUCANSTILLGETCHILDRENSCARE.2013ChildrensHealthcareofAtlantaInc.Allrightsreserved.2013ChildrensHealthcareofAtlantaInc.Allrightsreserved.Minorillnessesandinjuriescanhappenatanytime.Whentheydoyoudonthavetosettleforanythinglessthandoctorsandnursesspeciallytrainedtocareforyourchild.FindtheChildrensUrgentCareCenternearyouatchoa.orgurgentcare. CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net12AttheendofApril88studentsfromSouthForsythHighSchoolsSFHSDECAchaptercompetedattheDECAInternationalCareerDevelopmentConferenceinAnaheimCalifornia.Thiswasthelargestdelegationofstudentstocompeteattheinternationallevelinthechaptershistory.Since2009SFHSsDECAchapterhashadmoremembersthananyotherhighschoolchapterintheworld.Forthe2012-13schoolyearthechapterexceededitsownrecordbyhaving1039members.WhileattheconferenceDECAAdvisorDebraMoorereceivedaphonecallfromDECAheadquartersinRestonVirginia.IwastoldthatDECAwantedtocometoourschooltolmapromotionalvideothatwouldbeshownathighschoolsthroughoutthecountrythathaveorareconsideringDECAchapterssaidDebra.Wewerechosenforthepromotionalvideobecauseofourmem-bershiprecordbecausewewerethelargestdelegationattheinternationalconferenceandbecauseofthereal-worldbusinessprojectsourmembersexperience.ThisisthersttimethatDECAhasmadeavideopresentationofalocalchapter.TheychoseSFHSschapterbecausetheyrecognizedthatthischapterwoulddemonstratetheverybestthatDECAhastoofferitsmembers.Duringthelastweekoftheschoolyearthevideoproduc-tioncrewsenttoSFHSbyDECAheadquartersspenttwodaystapingvariousscenarioswiththechaptersmem-bers.SFHSsDECAVicePresidentofTechnicalCommuni-cationsChristianOMalleyassistedthecrewduringtheirtapinggivinghimreal-worldexperienceinmakingavid-eopresentation.Therstdaystapingscheduleincludedamonthlymeetingthatisattendedbyhundredsofthechaptersmembers.Eachmonthlymeetingincludesup-datesonpastchapteractivitiesandwhatiscomingupaswellasagamethatteachesthestudentsaDECAval-ue.AllofcersparticipateinconductingthesemonthlymeetingsandduringthemeetingthatwastapedforthevideoCo-PresidentLydiaHaydelpresentedagamethatdemonstratedtheimportanceandadvantageofsettinggoals.IaskedastudenttojumpashighastheycouldandmarkedthespotoftheheighttheyreachedsaidLydia.ThenItapeda10billaboutafoothigherandaskedthestudenttojumpagainandtrytotouchthebill.Theywereabletodoitwhichdemonstratedthatifyousetahighergoalforyourselfyoucanattainitandthatgoal-settingenablesyoutodoevenbetterThetapingcontinuedoverthatdayandthenextcov-eringstudentsintheirmarketingclassesatTheBirdCagethestudentstorethatisoperatedbytheDECAchapterameetingbetweenalocalbusinessownerandtheDECAstudentsthathadpreparedandexecutedabyJudyLeJeuneLIGHTSCAMERAACTIONDECApreparesemergingleadersandentrepreneursinmarketingnancehospitalityandmanagementinhighschoolsandcollegesaroundtheglobe.DustinMuseLydiaHaydelDebraMooreAvariTawater-TiedemannChristianOMalley 13CountyLineAugust2013marketingprogramtailoredtothatbusinessinter-viewswithselectedDECAmembersandinterviewswithDECAstudentambassadorsthatwastapedatChildrensHealthcareofAtlantaatForsyth.Thevideowastapedfromauniqueperspectiveacam-erathatwasonaheadband.Thisgaveamoreper-sonalangleandpresentsourchapterfromthemembersperspectivesaidDECAStateExecutiveSecretaryAvariTawater-Tiedemann.Ithasthefeelofarealityshowandhowweasstudentsactuallyseethings.Thisvideowillshowotherstudentswhatbeingamem-berofDECAhastoofferthemandwhatsetsourchap-terapartsaidVicePresidentofFinanceDustinMuse.Wehavetheadvantageofgettingreal-worldexperi-enceashighschoolstudentsbyhavingtheopportunitytodomarketingprojectsforlocalbusinesses.ChristianOMalleyaddsWeareresponsibleforourownprojectsandareheldtothesamestandardsasreal-worldmar-ketingcompanies.Weareexpectedtoperformunderpressureandmeetdeadlinesandthroughthisreal-worldexperiencewelearnsomuchabouthowbusi-nessesoperate.Thevideowillbean8-10minutepresentationthatwillstartbeingshownathighschoolsaroundthecountrythisfall.ItisanincrediblehonorfortheSFHSDECAAd-visorsDebraMooreDr.NancyRuffandKatiePniews-kitohavetheirchapterselectedtorepresentthebestofwhatbeingaDECAmemberhastoofferstudents.SouthForsythHighSchoolsDECAchapteristhelarg-estchapterintheworlditsendsthemostdelegatestotheinternationalcompetitionanditoffersitsmemberstheuniqueopportunityforreal-worldexperiencebypre-paringandexecutingmarketingprogramsforlocalbusi-nesses.ThischapterthatwasstartedbyDebraMoorein1997withonly11membershascontinuallygrownandimprovedandisnowgoingtobeanationalvideosensation CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net14PaparazziDIANNEVERMAZANIAARONDAMONBREANNABECNELRICOPOOLELT.ASHLEYGILHAMJOSEPHTIPTONATHARINASSERHERSHELYOUSEFMELANIEARIAILDIANAMACKSEYGREGROCKTODDALBRITTONBATTALIONCHIEFCAMHUYNHJENNIFERWATTSCHRISTENPERRELLAKELLISLIWINSKI 15CountyLineAugust2013InfantAdolescentTeenandSpecialNeedsCareIvyLeaguetrainedandboardcertiedspecialistAcceptAllMajorinsurancesThemostadvancedDigitalx-raytechnologytominimizeradiationFlexibleAfter-schoolandWeekendHoursAvailable678-389-6669polkadotdental.comTHEONLYDUALIVYLEAGUETRAINEDORTHODONTISTINTHESTATEOFGEORGIAINNETWORKWITHALLMAJORINSURANCESSTATEOFTHEARTOFFICE0FINANCINGWIFIFORTHEPARENTSTHEMOSTADVANCEDDIGITALX-RAYTECHNOLOGYTOMINIMIZERADIATIONCOMPLIMENTARYCONSULTATIONFLEXIBLEAFTER-SCHOOLANDSATURDAYHOURSAVAILABLE678-389-9400www.newparkortho.comBothoceslocatedat4190OldMiltonParkwaySuites2I2KAlpharettaGA30005 CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net16 17CountyLineAugust2013Imaginethatyourlifewasinthehandsofastranger.Andyouronlychanceofsurviv-ingwouldbedeterminedbyasingledecisionofsomeoneyouwillnevermeet.KirkFranzwhohaslivedintheJohnsCreekSouthForsythcommunitysince2000ex-periencedthisverysituationthreeyearsagowhenhereceivedahealthdiagnosisthatturnedhisworldupsidedown.Inearly2009afteraroutinebloodtestKirkdiscoveredthathehadextremelyhighcholesterollevels.AddressingtheproblemKirkwentonastrictdietandexercisedregularlytogethislevelsdown.AfterafewmonthsandmorebloodtestsKirkloweredhischolesterollevelsdramaticallyimpressinghisdoctorandremedyingtheissue..orsohethought.Aftersuccessfullycompletinghisrsthalf-marathonandrunninghisfourthPeachtreeRoadRaceKirkstarteditchingintenselyalloverhisbody.Withnorashhehadnoideawhatwascausingtheunbearableitching.FollowingmorebloodtestsanMRIaCTscanandanultrasoundKirkwasdiagnosedwithPrimarySclerosingCholangitisPSCadiseasethatcauseschronicblockageofthebileductsintheliver.PSCisaprogressivediseasethatcanleadtoBileDuctCancerandeventuallyresultsinliverfailure.TheonlyrealcureforPSCisalivertransplant.astoldbyKirkandShannonFranzphotographybyMarkNajjarAtlantaStudiosReceivingtheGiftofLife CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net18BeforemydiagnosisorgantransplantsweresomethingIhadnevereventhoughtaboutsaidKirk.AfterreceivingthediagnosisofPSCitbecameobviousthatsomedaymylifewouldbedependentonreceivingatransplant.Kirksconditionworsenedwhenhebecamejaundicedfromtheexcessiveamountofbileinhisbloodstreamcausedbytheblockageofhisbileductsinhisliver.Afteranunsuccess-fulstentprocedurethatwassupposedtoopenuphisbileductsandalleviatehisitchinghedevelopedseverepancreatitisandwashospitalizedatEmoryUniversityHospitalfor12days.DuringthishospitalizationtheEmoryTransplantCenterteamofdoctorssuspectedthatKirkhadalsodevelopedBileDuctCancer.Afterre-coveringfromthepancreatitisKirkcontinuedtogothroughstentreplacementsevery6weeks.Duringtheseproceduresbrushingsweretakentocheckformalignantcellsinthebileducts.InFebru-ary2010Kirkwastoldthatthemostrecentbrushingsconrmedthatcancerouscellswereinhisbileductsandthathewouldneedtoundergosixweeksofchemotherapyandradiationtocontainthecancer.UponsuccessfullycompletingthistherapyKirkwouldthenbeputonthelivertransplantlistandhopefullytransplantedwithintwotothreemonths.KirkbeganhisrstdayofchemoandradiationonMarch112010.SixweekslaterhetookhislastinfusiononApril22nd.AfterseveralmoretestsKirkwasnallyputonthetransplantlistwithUNOSUnitedNetworkforOrganSharingonMay15th.AlthoughKirkwasbattlingcancerinhisbileductshisoverallhealthwasremarkablygood.Thismeantthatalthoughhewasonthetransplantlisthewasverylowonthelistbecauseorgansaregivenoutbasedontheseverityofsickness.TwodayslateronMay17thadaybeforehis37thbirthdayKirkreceivedanexceptionbasedonhiscancerdiagnosisandwasmovedtothetopofthelist.At11pmonMay19ththephonerangattheFranzsandKirkheardthevoicefromtheEmoryTransplantCenteraskinghimifhecouldgettothehospitalwithinthenextfewhourstobeginhislivertransplant.ShannonandIwerestunnedscaredandecstaticallatthesametime.WeweresothankfulforGodsgracefultimelinessingettingtheCall.HavingtowaitlessthanaweekfrombeinglistedwasatrueblessingsaidKirk.FollowingthetransplantsurgeryKirkstayedatEmoryUniversityHospitalforaweek.Thedayafterhewenthomehewastoldbyhisteamofdoctorsthatthepathologyontheremainingbileductinhispancreasshowedthathehadhighgradedysplasia.Thecellsinhisremainingbileductwerenotcancerousyetbutwouldbeifleftuntreated.JustnineshortdaysafterreceivinghislivertransplantKirkunderwentacomplicatedsurgicalprocedurecalledaWhipplethatremovedtheremainingbileductpartofhispancreasandathirdofhisstomach.TwomajorsurgerieswithinninedaysofeachotherweredebilitatingforKirkandhebeganthelongprocessofhealingandregaininghisstrength.AftersixmonthsrecuperatingKirkreturnedtoworkandresumedactivitieswithhisfamilyandfriends.AsKirkgotbacktohisnormalroutineofworkandfamilyhefeltcalledtondawaytogivebacktootherswhowouldrequireanorgantransplant.IhadnoideahowoftenpeopleintheAtlantaareawerereceivingorgantransplants.Thereareseveraleachweek.In2012withthehelpofhisfamilyandfriendsKirkestablishedanannualchar-itygolftournamentandtheSwingEasyHitHardFoundationaregistered501c3fundraisingorganizationwhosemissionistoincreaseorgandonationawarenessandKirkatthe2013SwingEasyHitHardgolftour-nament. 19CountyLineAugust2013providesupportforpatientsandfamiliesaffectedbyorgandonationandtransplanta-tion.Ilovetogolfandalwaysenjoyplayingincharitygolftournaments.NowIhadagreatreasontoorganizeatournamentofmyowntosupportaworthycausethatisveryclosetomesaidKirk.Thisyearthe4thannualSwingEasyHitHardgolftournamentwasheldattheWindermereGolfClubinAprilwhichisalsoNa-tionalDonateLifemonth.BeforethegolfersstartedplayingatthetournamentKirksharedthismessagewiththemIamsogratefulfortheloveandsupportIhavereceivedfromGodfamilyandfriends.OneofmypersonalremindersonthegolfcourseandinlifeistoSwingEasybutHitHard.Onthegolfcourseitsaremindertorelaxtrustmyswingandlettheclubdothework.InlifeitsareminderthatwhenthingsgettoughweneedtotakeadeepbreathandhavefaithinGodfamilyandfriendstohelpgetusthrough.Wedonthavetofaceadversitybyourselves.IinviteyoutojoinmeinSwingingEasywhilestillHittingitHard.onandoffthegolfcourseThe2013tournamentraised5000whichtheFoundationdonatedtothepatientandfamilysupportprogramsoftheEmoryTransplantCenterandtheGeorgiaTransplantFoundation.Oneofthehighlightsofthisyearseventwasatthepost-tournamentban-quetwhereseveralorgantransplantrecipientswhohadplayedinthetournamentreceivedastandingovationbytheothergolfers.Ourgoalforthegolftournamentistoincreaseparticipationandthesupportwecangivetotheorgantransplantcommunity.Youneverknow..onedayyoumightbetheonethatneedsanorgantransplanttoliveKirksaid.Overthelast25yearsthenumberoflivertransplantsintheUnitedStateshastripled.Since1988119688livertransplantsurgerieshavebeenperformed.Today15712peopleareonthelistwaitingfortheCalltoletthemknowthattheywillreceivealife-savingorgantransplant.TolookatKirkyouwouldneverknowthatthreeyearsagohewasfacingafutureofliverfailure.TodayKirkandShannonalongwiththeirdaughtersKali13Maddie10andHailey9lookforwardtoabrightfuturetogether.WearesoblessedandthankfultohaveafamilyandanextendedfamilyoffriendsandneighborsthathelpedusthroughatimewhenweneededhelpthemostsaidKirk.ButIammostthankfultomyDonorandhisfamily.TheirselessdecisiontobeanorgandonorgavemethegreatestgiftIveeverreceivedtheGiftofLife.Tolearnmoreaboutbeinganorgandonorvisitwww.DonateLifeGeorgia.org.TolearnmoreabouttheSwingEasyHitHardFoundationvisitwww.SwingEasyHitHard.org.Kirkpresentsthechecksfromthe2013SwingEasyHitHardgolftournament.LefttorightDr.JamesSpiveyKevinClarkEmoryTransplantClinicKirkFranzCherylBelairPatRotchfordGeorgiaTrans-plantClinic CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net20J.WayneBaughmanhasbeenapresenceintheAt-lantamusiccommunityforalmost40years.CurrentlyheisdirectoroftheJohnsCreekSymphonyOrches-traJCSOandmusicdirectorforSt.BenedictCatholicChurch.Waynestalentandpassionformusichasfu-eledhislifetimeofsuccessasaprofessionalvocalistorchestraconductorandchoraldirector.WaynebeganhislifeinTuscaloosaAlabamawherehehadatypicalchildhoodastheyoungeroftwoboysinamiddleclassfamily.Hispassionformusicwassome-thingthatcamegraduallyintohislife.Hismotherforcedhimtosinginthechildrenschoiratchurchbecausehiscousinwasthechoirdirector.WhileinjuniorhighschoolWaynestartedtoenjoyhisinvolvementinsing-ingandhisinterestinconductingdevelopedwhenhewasinhighschool.WaynewentontoattendtheUniversityofAlabamawherehereceivedhisBachelorofScienceandMas-terofArtsinMusicEducation.Duringhissophomoreyearhebeganhischurchworkasachoirdirectorandhasdevotedlyworkedwithchurchmusicfornearly50years.WhileincollegeWaynemetLynnaViolinma-jor.ShepracticedalotandIstartedpracticingmorebecauseshewasinthepracticeroomWaynesaid.Fi-nallyIaskedheroutbutsheonlyagreedtogooutafterthepracticeroomclosed.Theirrstdatewasinadrugstoreeateryat1030pmaftertherehearsalroomdoorswerelocked.Theyweremarriedin1969.ThecouplemovedtoMichiganwhereforthenexttwoyearsWaynecontinuedadvancedMasterandDoctoralstudiesinChoralandOrchestralConductingattheUni-versityofMichigan.Hetaughtvocallessonsconduct-edarepertoryorchestraandcontinuedworkingwithchurchmusic.WaynespentaweekasasoloistforasummerperformancewithRobertShawatBrevardMu-sicCenterinNorthCarolina.HeapproachedShawafterarehearsalandaskedforanopportunitytoworkwithhiminAtlanta.Thatsameyearin1974WayneandLynnmovedtoAtlantawhereWaynejoinedtheRobertShawmusicfamily.Forthenext25yearsWaynesangintheAtlantaSymphonyChorusandChamberChorus.Performingaroundtheworldheremainedthemostpopularmaleclassicalbass-baritonesoloistforover15years.IoccasionallyhadconductingopportunitiesatrehearsalwhenRobertShawwasoutoftown.IalsowasmusicdirectorforPeachtreeChristianChurchfornineyears.Itwasanartisticandspiritualenvironment.IhadgreatgrowthduringthatperiodWaynesaid.byCindyLombardoOFJOHNSCREEKMaestro 21CountyLineAugust2013InDecember1997whileWaynewasconductingaMessiahperformancehehadhisrstvisionofaprofessionalsymphonyforJohnsCreek.HewasworkingasmusicdirectorforJohnsCreekUnitedMethodistChurchandwasawareofthedynamicqualityoflifeinthegrowingcommunity.HeaskedLynnwhohadbecomearespectedviolinteacherforhersupportinseeinghisdreamcometofruition.OverthenextsixyearsWayneresearchedorchestrawebsitesanddemographicsofcommunitiessimilartoJohnsCreek.InApril2007thesamemonththeJCSObecameincorporatedLynnpassedawayinVeniceItalywhereWaynewasontourwithSt.Benedictschoir.WaynesaidoftheirmarriageItwasathirty-sevenandahalfyearfantasticadventuretogether.LynnsSeptember2007memorialservicewastherstperformancebythenewJohnsCreekSymphonyOrchestra.WayneandLynnhadfourchildrentwoboysandtwogirls.Bothdaughterspursuedcareersinmusic.AdelaideisaconcertmasterviolinistwiththeJCSOandKatieadoctoralstudentofVocalPerformanceisJSCOspersonnelmanager.JCSOistheonlyfullyprofessionalpart-timesymphonyorchestrainmet-roAtlanta.Wehaveagoodsolidbusinessplanandworkwithinbudget.MygoalistobringtheworldsgreatestsymphonicmusictothepeopleofJohnsCreekWaynesaid.ReectingonhislifeinmusicWaynesaidIhighlyprizetwomaterialpossessions.Oneisahandwrit-tennotefromRobertShaw.ThesecondisaGram-mycerticatefor1990BestChoralPerformancewithRobertShawandtheAtlantaSymphonyOr-chestraandChorus.Thoughbotharecommenda-tionsforhisvocaltalentsWaynesaidIalwaysenjoyedconductingmorethansinging.NowIspend95ofmytimeconductingand5singing.Idonthaveaself-absorbedartistspersonalitybutIamabenevolentdictatorinmattersofconduct-ing.HiscurrentdreamisforaperformancevenuethatwillsomedayhousetheartsforJohnsCreekandprovideatleastathousandseatconcerthallfortheJCSO.OrchestramemberscallhimMaestro.TheItalianwordmeansteacher.ForWayneitisatermofre-spectandendearmentatermhehasearnedoverhislifetimeofdedicationtomusic.JCSOwillbeginits7thseasoninOctoberwithMaestroBaughmansharinghisvocaltalentsperformingacollectionofhisfavoritesongs. CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net22AswesitintrafcandwitnesstheurbansprawlaroundussometimesitishardtoimaginetheCountyLineareabeingafrontierofforestandfewinhabitants.YetatonepointthiswastheedgeofabravenewworldforpioneersettlerslikeJohnRogers.Earlyinthe19thcenturythereweretradingpostsalongtheChattahoocheeRiveratvariousspotsfosteringthetradebetweentheCherokeeanagrariantribeofvillagesledbyachiefandthewhitesettlersofGwinnettCounty.Rogerswhowasbornin1774inBurkeCountyGeorgiaandlateraresidentofGwinnettCountymarriedSarahCorderyin1802.ShewasthedaughterofaScottishtraderThomasCorderyandSusannahSconicoonieafull-bloodCherokee.SarahsmixedheritageallowedRogerstomoveef-fortlesslybetweentheCherokeeNationandwhitesettlers.In1819RogersmovedhisfamilywhichatthetimeconsistedofSarahtheirsevenchildrenandtheirhomebyoatingitdowntheriveronlogs.HereconstructeditontheCherokeesideoftheriverpermittedbecauseofhiswifesheritageon325acresinpresentdayJohnsCreek.TheRog-ersfamilyprosperedintheirnewlocationandgrewtoahouseholdof12children.TheRogershomewhichistodayaprivateresidenceinJohnsCreekwasapopularplaceforRog-ersfriendPresidentAndrewJacksontospendthenightwhentravelinginthearea.MuchlaterthehousewasvisitedbyfamoushumoristWillRogerswhowasagreat-greatnephewoftheRogersviaSusannahCorderyssideofthefamily.ThediscoveryofgoldinDahlonegain182845milesnorthoftheareacreatedtherstgoldrushinAmericaandchangedthefaceofnorthGeorgia.AstheinuxofwhitepioneersseekingtheirwealthingoldencroachedonCherokeeterritorypublicoutcryleadPresidentJacksontoseekameansinwhichtoremovetheCherokeefromthelandssodesiredbythenewinuxofwhiteset-tlers.RogerssonswelleducatedinacademiesplayedanimportantroleinthenegotiationsbetweentheFederalgovernmentandtheCherokeeNation.ThesecondeldestsonWilliamRogerswasalawyerandafarmerwhoalsooperatedaferryjustupstreamfromhisfathers.Attheageof27WilliamservedasamemberoftheCherokeegovernment.AgainstthewishesofthetribeschiefJohnRossWilliamsidedwith20otherCherokeegovernmentofcialsandsignedtheTreatyofNewEchotaalongwithtwoofhisbrothers.ThistreatytradedCherokeelandinnorthGeorgiaforlandinOklahomaandleadtotheforcedremovaloftheCherokeeonamarchlaterknownastheByTammyHardenGallowayJohnRogersFrontierManinCherokeeTerritory 23CountyLineAugust2013TrailofTears.WilliamlaterservedinWashingtonD.C.togaintheU.S.SenatesapprovalofthistreatyandheworkedcloselywithGeorgiasgovernorGeorgeGilmerintheremovaloftheCherokee.AlthoughencouragedbymanytomigratewestwiththeCherokeeNationRogersandhiswiferemainedintheirhome.Rogersfoundhimselfhavingtopurchasehislandbackfromsettlerswhowonthelotsinthelandlotteryof1832.Ittooksevenyearsforhimtoregainhispre-viously-ownedlandsandsomeadditionalacreageatacostof7415whichdoubledtheacreageofhispre-viousfarm.Rogerswasconsideredtobeaplantationownerandheownedbetween10and20slavesduringtheheightofhisfarmingcareer.InadditionRogersalsooperatedaferryinthegrow-ingcommunityofSheltonvillecurrentlyknownasSha-keragtotransportpeopleandlivestockacrosstheriver.TheferrywaslaterreplacedbyRogersBridgeaprivatebridgethatwasinoperationuntil1922whenstate-pro-videdfreebridgesmadeitobsolete.Beyondhisbusi-nessventuresRogersasadevotedMethodistiscred-itedwithbeingtheprincipalorganizeroftheMountZionChurchatthecornerofBellRoadandRogersBridgeRoad.ControversyaroundJohnRogersasJohnsCreeksname-sakehascomeupsincehisnameistarnishedbyhimbeingaslaveowner.ButresearchindicatesthatJohnsCreekdoesnotgetitsnamefromthisearlysettlerbutinsteadfromaSpaniardwholivedalongthetributaryknownasSpanishJohn.ItisthoughthehadbeenapartofDeSotosexplorationandoriginallythecreekwasknownasSpanishJohnsCreek.RogersdiedonhisplantationinJohnsCreekin1851preceededbyhisrstwifeSarahwithsixofhissonslivingintheCherokeeNationinOklahomaonebeingaminerintheCaliforniagoldrushandonelivinginWash-ingtonD.C.representingIndianaffairswiththeFederalagencies.HeisburiedintheRogers-BellCemeteryinJohnsCreek.770-772-97775172McGinnisFerryRd.Alpharetta30005Visitourwebsitewww.jackiesembroidery.comSpecializinginAllofYourPersonalizingNeedsCustomEmbroideryScreenPrintingGiftsforBabyBrideBirthdayAnniversaryAllSpecialOccasionsLettermanJacketsCheerleadingTeamWearShoesAccessoriesSchoolTeamAccessoriesCorporateApparelGiftsPromotionalProductsLLCLikeUsreceiveacoupon CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net24Forthreeyears25boyshavewatchedtheirlocalhighschoollacrosseteamtheLambertLonghornscompetefortheStateChampionshiptitle.LastmonththeygottoexperiencetheirownStateChampionshipwin.TheLambertLonghornJr.SelectlacrosseteamdefeatedthePopeGrey-houndsJr.SelectteamtowintheU13MaylaCupStateChampionship.Thereare24teamsthatcompeteintheJr.SelectboysleagueoftheMet-roAtlantaYouthLacrosseAssociationMAYLA.TheLonghornscoachedbyToddGreenhalghSimonHakimPaulZemanandKevinKnausn-ishedtheirseasonwitha19-1record.TheLambertLonghornJuniorandSeniorSelectteamsfeedintotheLambertHighSchoollacrosseprogram.WehaveseenatremendousincreaseinparticipationthroughoutourentireyouthprogramstatesRichWehmanDirectorofLambertLonghornsLacrosse.ThislastspringwehadnineU13teamsintherecreationalleague.BydesigntheAtlantaRagesummerteamsarecoachedbythesameyoungmenwhowonthoseHighSchoolStateChampionshipsinthepast.Itpro-videsforaveryuniquedynamicwhereweconnectourpastteamstoourfutureteams.Theyallhaveownershipinthesameprogram.bySusanSegatAreaLacrosseTeamWinsStateChampionshipDr.SrideviMuthukumartreatseachchildasiftheyareherownprovidingcom-prehensivepersonalizedcareandsupportinawarmandsecureenvironment.WhereYourChildsHealthisOurPrioritySchoolSportsPhysicalsHearingVisionScreeningAsthmaCareNutritionalCounselingIn-networkproviderforUHCBCBSBCBS-HMOTricareTricarePrimeAetnaCignaCoventryHumanaGoldenRuleFirstHealthMedicaid770-870-1085www.MeadowPediatrics.com10710MedlockBridgeRd.Ste250JohnsCreekParsonsMeadowProfessionalParkADDADHDCounselingRoutineWell-ChildExamsPreventativeHealthMaintenanceVaccinesImmunizationsComplimentaryPrenatalConsultationsNewbornHospitalCareIn-houseLabTestingforDiabetesCholesterolAnemiaLead 25CountyLineAugust2013TheCortjens-RyanTeamunderstandsJohnsCreeklivesinthecommunityandcanhelpyoubuyorsellahomeforthebestvalueinthismarket.DebbieCortjens770.331.6855debbie.cortjensgmail.comLizRyan404.713.6023lizryan2bellsouth.netIfyouareinterestedinJohnsCreekrealestatehenyoushouldbeinterestedinus.TTeexperiencedboard-certifedcardiologistsatCPNAworkwithateamohighly-skillednursestechnologistsandboard-certifedphysicianassistantstoprovideyouthefnestcardiovascularcarepossible.CPNAsservicesincludeExceptionalCardiovascularCareAtlanta5885GlenridgeDriveSuite225AtlantaGA30328404847-0049Roswell1285UpperHembreeRdRoswellGA30076770343-8565EastCobb1121JohnsonFerryRdSuite301MariettaGA30068770343-8565Alpharetta3400OldMiltonParkwayBldgCSuite360AlpharettaGa.30005770343-8565CardiovascularPhysiciansofNorthAtlantaCardiovascularscreeningAngioplastyStressTestingCholesterolHypertensionArrhythmiaCardiacCathStentsAnaffiliateofNorthsideHospitalwww.cpnapc.comCPNAhascreatedanetworkotalentskillandtechnologywherepatientsarentjustcaredortheyarecaredabout. CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net26ItshardtobelievethatitsalreadybeenveyearssinceNorthsideHospital-Forsythopeneditslong-awaitedWomensCenterbringingmaternityandnewbornservicesclosertohomefortheForsythcommunity.InthattimetheCentersgrowthhasbeenexceptionalfarsurpassingallprojections.Morethan10200babieshavebeenbornintheWomensCentersinceitopenedAug.62008.InfactNorthsideHospital-ForsythalreadyhashadtoexpandtheWomensCentertoaccommodatethegrowth.In2011thehospitaladdedbedstotheCentersLevelIINeonatalIntermediateCareUnit.In2012additionalpatientcareareaswereopened.ThisyearNorthsideisbuildinganadjacentfour-story100000-square-footmedicalofcebuildingontheCummingcampuswhichwillhouseavarietyofphysicianspecialtiesandpracticestosupporttheWomensCentervolume.TheexpertiseandreputationofNorthsideHospitalsmaternityandnewbornservicesaswellasthegrowthinForsythandsurroundingcommunitiescanbeattributedtothesuccessoftheWomensCenteratNorthsideHospital-Forsyth.TheLeaderinMaternityNewbornCareNorthsideHospitalisrecognizedasoneofthebestmaternityandnewbornhospitalsinthecountry.MorebabiesarebornatthehospitalsAtlantacampuseachyearthanatanyothersinglehospitalintheUnitedStates.ThehospitalhasbeenrecognizedbyJ.D.PowerandAssociatesforprovidingAnOutstandingMaternityExperienceforfourconsecutiveyearsandhasrankedNo.1byAtlantaconsumersforMaternityOBandWomensGYNServicesfor16years.ItsthissameexpertiseandcompassionthatprovidescomprehensivematernityandnewborncareatNorthsideHospital-Forsyth.WeareproudoftheaccomplishmentsthatNorthsideinAtlantahasachievedandareexcitedtokeepthatmomentumgoingatNorthsideHospital-ForsythsaidMelissaSuggRNmanageroftheWomensCenter.ForsythCountyisthefastestgrowingcountyinGeorgia.In2007theyearbeforeNorthsideopenedtheWomensCenterinForsythCountymorethan1600babieswereborntoForsythresidentsatNorthsidesAtlantacampus.InitsrstyearofoperationtheWomensCenteratNorthsideHospital-Forsythsawmorethan1700babiesandaccordingtoSuggthatnumberhasbeenontheriseeversince.Wedeliveredmorethan2400babiesinForsythin2012saidSugg.Wevealsoincreasedourstafftokeepupwithourgrowthweveaddedmorethan70nursestechsandsecretariessinceweopened.Inadditiontohavinganexpertstaffandstate-of-the-artmaternityfacilitiesNorthsideHospital-ForsythsprogramprovidesmothersafullspectrumofcarefromNORTHSIDEHOSPITAL-FORSYTHWOMENSCENTERCELEBRATESFIRST5YEARS 27CountyLineAugust2013conceptiontobirthandbeyond.Ateamapproachutilizestheexpertiseofobstetriciansandgynecologistscertiednursemidwivesneonatologistspediatriciansnurseslactationconsultantseducatorsandotherhealthcareprofessionalsandensuresthatmothersandbabiesgettheindividualizedspecialcaretheydeserve.HelpingYouGetReadyforTheBigDayWeunderstandthatthisisanexcitingandanxioustimeforourfamiliessaidSugg.Theyareonaveryemotionalandphysicaljourneyandwewanttobethereforthemeverystepalongtheway.TohelpfamiliesonthatjourneyNorthsideHospitalhasdevelopedacomprehensiveofferingofeducationclassesandchildbirthpreparationresourcesfromtoursoftheWomensCenteranddaddybootcamptobabysignlanguageandonlinebreastfeedingsupport.Northsidebelievesthateducationisessential.Thehospitalsmaternityclassesaredesignedtobeconvenientinstructiveandfocusedonhelpingexpectantparentshavethemostprofoundandsatisfyingpregnancyanddeliverypossible.TheresevenaweeklyMommyandMegroupthatprovidesongoingbreastfeedingsupporttonewmomsandanopportunityforthemtointeractwithothermomsinthearea.ManyclassesareavailableinForsyth.OtherlocationsincludeAtlantaAlpharettaandCanton.Certiededucatorshelpparentschoosetherightclassesanddevelopapersonalizedplanbasedontheirspecicneedsbeforeduringandafterdelivery.AcompletelistofclassescanbefoundatNorthside.commaternity.TherefamiliesalsocanreadmoreaboutNorthsidesservicesndadoctorregisterfortoursandclassespre-registerforthehospitalwatchvideosbyNorthsideexpertslearnaboutsupportgroupsandmuchmore.ThesitesPregnancyCentralevenexplainswhattoexpectduringeverystageofpregnancy.FromchoosingadoctorandahospitaltoselectingtherightclassesitsatimeformakingmanyimportantdecisionssaidSugg.AtNorthsidewewanttobethattrustedmaternityresourceforthemwhetherornottheydeliveratourhospital.PrivateLabor-Delivery-RecoveryRoomswithIndividualCareforeverymother-to-bePrivatePostpartumRoomsState-of-the-ArtC-SectionDeliveryRoomswithassociatedpre-opandpost-opareasFull-ServiceNewbornNurseryLevelIINeonatalIntermediateCareUnitNICUwithprivateroomsforbabieswhoneedextra-specialcareHigh-RiskPerinatalDiagnosticsServicesLactationCenterstaffedwithexperiencedcertiedconsultantswhoprovideindividualbreastfeedingeducationandassistance247AnesthesiaEpiduralServices247NeonatologistCoverageNewborncareandparentingclassestocovereveryquestioneveryconcerntheresevenaBootCampforNewDadsDedicatedspaceformaternityclassesAndmuchmuchmoreALifetimeofCareClosertoHomeTheWomensCenteratNorthsideHospital-ForsythincludesFormoreinformationaboutallofthematernityandnewbornservicesthatNorthsidehastooffervisitNorthside.commaternity. CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net28MorePaparazziROBBYAVAMONTGOMERYCAROLBARDGETTDIANAMELTONDALESWANKLYNNWEDAWNMOESSERGIULIAFRANCISLORIJACKSONJULIEKESLERJESSICACAMPOSRHONDASCHROEDERSGT.GREGSTUBBSDAMONHORNE 29CountyLineAugust2013NorthAtlantaDermatologyAdultPediatricDermatologywww.northatlantaderm.com770.814.8222ForallyourskincareneedsGabrielleM.SabiniMDCharlesJ.DouchyMDMatthewJ.ReschlyMDA.DamianDharMDAnjanaM.PatelPA-CSaraA.BarrPA-CTracyFriedmanPA-CStaceyOlivierPA-CScarlettMeltonPA-CKarlyKincaidPA-CALLBOARDCERTIFIED6610McGinnisFerryRd.Suite200JohnsCreekGA30097BehindPaneraBreadCommunityBank3850PleasantHillRd.DuluthGA30096BetweenPeachtreeIndustrialBufordHighway3331HamiltonMillRd.Suite1106BufordGA30519AcrossfromtheKrogerShoppingCenterDiagnosisTreatmentofSkinCancerTreatmentofSkinHairLossNailDiseasesAcneWartsMolesPsoriasisEczemaetc.SclerotherapyforFineLegVeinsVbeamVascularLaserforRosaceaandTreatmentofLegandFacialVeinsLaserHairRemovalAllSkinTypesBotoxDysportJuvedermLatisseRestylaneRadiesseChemicalPeelsAugustSpecialRadiesseSpecial1.5ccsyringe150offwhilesupplieslast.Compassionatecarebyvetswhoreallylistenandtreatyouandyourpetlikefamily.AFullServiceAnimalHospitalServingSUWANEEJOHNSCREEKCUMMINGDULUTHCompleteDiagnosticSurgicalandPreventativeMedicineServicesAskaboutournewclientdiscount770-844-73873571PeachtreeParkwaySuwaneejustnorthofMcGinnisFerryRd.www.fourpawsjohnscreek.comAshleyTharpDVMJaimeChoDVMMonday-Friday8am-6pmSaturday8am-NoonAnnualExamsIn-HouseLabSpayNeuterBoardingDentistryGrooming CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net30JackiePiercehasalwaysbelievedthatthebestgiftisapersonalizedone.Afterretiringfromthecorporateworldshedecidedtolaunchherloveforcreativestitchingintoabusiness.Shebeganbytakingordersfromneighborsandfriendsforgiftsandembroideringinherbasement.WordspreadquicklyaboutJackiesdesignsandsheembroideredformanyareacheerleadingsquadsandteamsandprovidedspiritwearformanysur-roundingareaschoolsandbusinesses.Whatstartedoutasasmallhome-basedbusinessgrewanditwastimeforJackietotakeherbusinesstothenextlevelsosheopenedherstoreonMcGinnisFerryRoad.JackiesEmbroideryspecializesincustomembroideryaswellasscreenprintingpromotionalproductsspiritwearHOAsteamwearcheersquadslettermanjacketsetc.ButthatsnotallInsideherstoreyoullndhundredsofuniquegiftitemseverythingfromapparellinensjew-elryeeceandtotesbasicallyanythingthatcanbepersonalized.Andbestofalleverythinginthestoreispersonalizedfreeofcharge.JackiesaysThebestpartaboutmybusinessisgivingthecustomeraqualityproductthatisuniquetothemandbringsasmiletotheirface.JackiesEmbroideryislocatedat5172McGinnisFerryRd.Youmayvisitthewebsiteatjackiesembroidery.comorcallthestoreat770-772-9777.TheWillToLiveFoundationPresentsAllWillStock2013proceedsgotobenettheWill-To-LiveFoundationAMusicalFestivalCelebration-FortheKidsCelebratingPeaceLoveandtheWilltoLiveWhenSaturdaySeptember7th6-10pmgatesopenat530pmWhereNorthviewHighSchoolTickets20IncludesaFreeWillStockT-shirtToPurchaseTicketsGoTowww.will-to-live.orgOrEmailUsAtfriendswill-to-live.org 31CountyLineAugust2013Asmanyas1in3womensufferfromsomeformofvenousdisease.Symptomscouldincludeswellingheavinesscrampingpainorulcersthatmakeeverydayactivitiessuchaswalkingdifcult.Venousdiseasecommonlyknownasvaricoseorspiderveinsisnotjustacosmeticconcernandcanbecomeaseriousproblemifleftuntreated.Asoneofthetopboard-certiedsurgeonsinthenationDr.JosephRicottaunderstandstheintricaciesofthevascularsystem.Offeringafullspectrumofvascularandendovascularservicesheprovideson-siteevaluationsandminimallyinvasivetreatmentoptions.Dontletvaricoseveinsslowyoudown.Dr.JosephJ.RicottaMDVotedTopSurgeoninAmerica2011-2013TopDocUSNewsandWorldReport2013AtlantaMagazine2013Call770292-34901400NorthsideForsythDr.Suite270Cumming980JohnsonFerryRd.Suite1040Atlanta145RiverstoneTerraceSuite101Cantonwww.NVS-GA.comWeAcceptMostDentalPlanswww.johnscreekdentaltown.com770622-1515JOHNSCREEK4330JohnsCreekPkwySte.100Suwanee770887-8807THECOLLECTIONATFORSYTH410PeachtreeParkwayBld.400Ste4250CummingOurhighlyskilledteamhascreatedanimagi-nativeatmospherewhereweconsistentlyprovidecomprehensivecompassionatecaretoeveryoneasiftheywereourfamily.AskAbouttheSpecialOffersforNewPatientsMichaelHansenDDSPediatricDentistryAdultDentistryRyanSchwendimanDMDMBAOrthodonticsMichaelCrosbyDDSMSPediatricDentistryTroyDavidsonDDSParentsItsbacktoschoolandagreattimetoscheduleyourappointment CountyLineAugust2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net32ShouldcomplicationsariseoriamotherdeliversearlytheLevelIIINeonatalIntensiveCareUnitNICUatEmoryJohnsCreekHospitalprovides24-hourcriticalcareorthesmallestandsickestnewbornbabies.Board-certifedneonatologistsareonsiteeveryhouroeverydaytotreatbabiesbornasearlyas23weeks.TheLevelIIIunitcombinesadvancedmedicineandawealthoexperiencewithakeenocusonamilyinvolvementandpersonalcare.Formoreinformationortoregistertotourourfacilityvisitwww.emoryjohnscreek.combirthplace.EmoryJohnsCrEEkhospitalHighestLevelNeonatalIntensiveCareUnit