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1CountyLineNovember2013NOVEMBER2013THEJOHNSCREEKVETERANSASSOCIATIONJohnKachmarGilBartmanJohnTimpeandGerryLewis CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net210305MedlockBridgeRoadJohnsCreekGA30097770-622-3081www.harrynorman.comatlantanorth3265SugarloafClubDriveDuluthGA30097770-495-7660www.harrynorman.comsugarloafcountryclub4230OldAlabamaRoadAlpharettaGA30022770-442-3838www.harrynorman.comcountryclubofthesouth3AreAOfficestOserveAllYOurreAlestAteNeeds5050RiverthurPlaceLynnMitchWieskopf678-410-0041SOLD942TreeCreekBoulevardAnnParker678-642-4008SOLD2139WynntonPointDanaGolze404-867-3259SOLD3245CamelliaLaneJudyRoberts770-656-1920MichelleMcDonald404-723-2454SOLD3003GroveViewCourtJulyKelly770-337-2571SOLD282RutlidgeParkLaneKimParmenter678-462-2246SOLD11030RegalForestDriveNancyHamby678-557-4228SOLD3832RoxberryHillLaneKellyKim678-464-4929SOLD468VillageRunStephanieHemond678-978-4243SOLD1059WildDunesWayRozGrady770-380-1963DarleneHamrock404-386-9231SOLD625RiverFallsCourtMargieSmith770-365-8886SOLD5503SpringwoodLaneMelanieCarawan678-687-3261SOLDin3DAYS220LazyShadeCourtLynnMitchWieskopf678-410-0041SOLD2013KindertonManorDriveRozGrady770-380-1963DarleneHamrock404-386-9231SOLD1118FountainGlenCourtValerieNewsome678-591-3531SOLD4955CandacraigAnnWallin404-863-6653JoannBarnes770-316-3974SOLDin23DAYS1003BrookhavenrunCircleJuneJohns770-853-1417SOLDin18DAYS4181NeelyMeadowsCourtJackieSpota770-841-8067KaycCarper404-626-1143SOLDin23DAYS5845CullerCourtKarenReynolds404-569-9521SOLDin27DAYS3918CharlestonMarketStreetDawnTetro404-216-0884SOLDin3DAYS104RiverValleyRoadReneeStevens404-434-4476SOLDin7DAYS250FowlerSpringsCourtNancyHamby678-557-4228SOLDin2DAYS4775HanstedtTraceJudithSmith678-773-0319SOLDin16DAYS808SummerPlaceKimParmenter678-462-2246SOLDin4DAYS951LibertyChurchRoadMargieSmith770-365-8886SOLDin7DAYSHarryNormanRealtorsAtlantaNorthOfficeCanSeYurHmto 3CountyLineNovember2013Stillthe1placetocelebrateabirthdayAbirthday.Itsadaywecelebrateourentirelives.Northsidewouldbeproudtobepartofyourbabysspecialday.Nooneismorepreparedorhasmoreexperience.Wellmakethebigdayacelebrationfromdayone.Visitusonlineatwww.northside.com. CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net4COVERSTORY18THEJOHNSCREEKVETERANSASSOCIATIONDEPARTMENTS6FromthePublisher14Paparazzi26MorePaparazzi28HistoryMadeEasyFrenchWineCocaandaSmile18 5CountyLineNovember2013FEATURES8ANewPastorattheHelm12VarietyistheSpiceofLife24TheEaglesNestJobWarehouse30TheDaysofDirtRoadsNoRedLightsCOUNTYLINECOMMUNITY10TheFeedMySchoolProgramatSharonElementary16TenYearsandGrowing33RepresentativeLynneRileyVisitsStudentsatMedlockBridgeElementaryBUSINESSFOCUS32LuxLightingLTD34RobersionsLandscapeItsGardenFatigue8301224 CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net6InhonorofVeteransDayonNovember11thIamproudtofeaturetheJohnsCreekVeteransAssociationJCVAonthecoverofthisissue.ThankyoutoJohnKachmarGilBartmanandJohnTimpeforsharingyourmilitaryserviceexperiences.ThankyoutoGerryLewisforsharinginfor-mationabouttheJCVAandforprovidingthe48-staragonthecover.ThiswastheburialagforPvt.JohnJ.CurranJr.whowasGerryswifeColleensuncle.Pvt.CurranwaskilledinFranceonD-Day.OnNovember11thandeverydayoftheyearpleaseremembertohonorandbegratefulforourVeteranswhohavegivensomuchforthefreedomweenjoy.MeetJeffJacksonthenewSeniorPastoratFirstRedeemerChurchwhorecentlytookoverthispositionafterDr.Leeretired.JeffspathtobeingaPastormightseemunconventionaltosomebuttoJeffitisthepathtowhereheissupposedtobe.JohnBemontisafamiliarfaceintheCountyLinecommunitybecauseheisalong-timeresidentownedalocalsmallbusinessandiscurrentlythepresidentoftheJohnsCreekChamberofCommerce.ButevenifyouknowJohnyoullsurelyndoutsomethingabouthimthatyoudidntknowThisyearanewprogramatSouthForsythHighSchoolEaglesNestJobWarehouseisprovidingjobtrainingandsocialskillsopportunitiesforstudentswithcognitivedisabilities.Besuretoreadaboutthemanymodulesinthisprogramandtheincrediblesupportthatlocalbusinessesareprovidingforthesestudents.LarryChristophergrewuponhisfamilysfarmthatwason40-acresinwhatisnowJohnsCreek.Itwasatimewhenpeoplelivedonthecropstheygrewandtheanimalstheykept.Itwasatimewhentherewerenopavedroadsorredlights.IknowyoullenjoyhearingaboutlifeasitusedtobeinJohnsCreek.ThankyousomuchLarryforsharingyourmemorieswithus.ThebusinessfocusthisissueisonLuxLightingLTDandRobersionsLandscape.LuxLight-ingLTDhasitallwhenitcomestolightingxturesandtheyevendorepairsandinstalla-tions.ReadaboutthisfabulousstoreandgettoknowitsownerHershelYousef.ForthoseofyouwhohavehaditwiththeworkinvolvedtokeepupyourlandscapebesuretoreadsomegreatalternativessuggestedbyScottAllenCountyLinesresidentlandscapeexpertPaparazziMorePaparazziHistoryMadeEasyandmuchmoreareinthisissueEnjoythereadingenjoythephotosandenjoythisissueofCountyLineRespectfullyJudyLeJeunePublisherFromthePublisher 7CountyLineNovember2013PublisherJudyLeJeuneSugarcaneJudyaol.com678-787-3551Editorialeditorcountylinemagazine.netAdvertisingadvertisingcountylinemagazine.net678-787-3551GraphicDesignSummertimeGraphicsWritersTammyHardenGallowayKathleenKraynickCindyLombardoChristineMurphyAngelSalatPhotographyTammyHardenGallowayCoverCoverStoryPhotographyMarkNajjarAtlantaStudiosOntheCoverTheJohnsCreekVeteransAssociationJohnKachmarGilBartmanJohnTimpeGerryLewisCountyLineispublishedbySugarcaneCommunicationsLLC.NoadvertisingeditorialorphotographsinCountyLinemaybereproducedwithoutthepermissionofSugarcaneCommunicationsLLC.24113copiesofthisissueweredeliveredtoallthehomesandbusinessesintheeasthalfofJohnsCreekandSouthForsyth.CountyLine3651PeachtreeParkwaySuite222SuwaneeGA30024678-787-3551www.countylinemagazine.netirefusetolethearinglossholdmeback.AtJohnsCreekAudiologyandHearingAidCenterwearereadytohelpifyouarenotreadytolethear-inglossgetinthewayofenjoyingyourfavoriteac-tivities.WithmorethantwentyyearsofexperienceinbringingthebestpossiblehearingcaretothisareaDr.Woodwardwillworkwithyoutondthehearingsolutionthatbesttsyourindividualneedsandbud-get.Befreetoenjoyallthatlifehastooer.LiveinthenowCallforanappointmenttoday770-814-12604045JohnsCreekParkwaySuiteBSuwaneeGAwww.johnscreekaudiology.comWeacceptCareCreditDr.DeborahWoodwardDoctorofAudiologyEnjoytheholidaysthisyearwithbetterhearing CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net8September29thmarkedthebeginningofaneweraforFirstRedeemerChurch.ThechurchwhichhadbeenundertheleadershipofitsfoundingpastorDr.RichardLeeIIIforthepastsev-enteenyearshasanewseniorpastoratthehelmRev.JeffJackson.OnemightthinkthatJeffknewfromanearlyagethatthiswaswhathewantedtodowithhislife.Buttheroadtothispointhasbeenfarfromstraight.JeffanativeofGwinnettCountywherehisfamilyhaslivedforgenerationsbeganhisjourneyinaverydif-ferentwaythanmostpastors.HeattendedtheGeorgiaInstituteofTechnologywherehereceivedaBachelorsdegreeinElectricalEngineering.AftergraduatinghewenttoworkforATTintelecommunicationsasadis-trictmanager.SeeingtheneedforanadvanceddegreetoremaincompetitiveinthetelecommunicationsindustryJeffreturnedtoGeorgiaTechandreceivedhisMastersde-greealsoinElectricalEngineering.AftereightyearswithATTheleftin2000forEquantInc.anothertelecommunicationscompanyasadirectorofglobalprovisioning.Inspiteofhissuccessfulcareerhefelttherewassomethingmissing.WhenaskedhowheleftthecareerthathehadworkedsohardtoachieveJeffsmilesandsaysThatisthebigquestion.IhadagrowingdesiretoserveGodinthechurchandIfeltitwasGodsplanformylife.Iknowitsoundsclichbutitstrue.AndlookingbackIcanseeitwasexactlywhatIwassupposedtodo.JeffwifeCatherineandtheirtoddlerMorganwerethreeoftheeighty-sevenfoundingmembersofFirstRedeemerChurch.JeffandCatherinewereactivelyin-volvedinthechurchwhiletheiryoungfamilygrewwiththeadditionofasonCameron.AsJeffwasbeginningtoquestionhiscareerchoicethechurchhadthegrow-ingneedforpastors.In2002JeffacceptedtheroleasAdultEducationPas-toratthechurch.HerecallsgoingintotheofceofthevicepresidentatEquantInc.andtellingthiscareer-drivenbossthathefeltheneededtogointotheminis-try.JefflaughsandshakeshisheadThelookofshockonherfacesaiditall.ItwaslikeIwasspeakingafor-eignlanguageandshecouldntunderstandme.AsanANewPastorattheHelmtextandphotobyTammyHardenGalloway 9CountyLineNovember2013engineerImsupposedtothinklogicallyandthisseemedveryillogicaltoherbutnottome.Overtheyearshisroleshaveevolvedasthechurchhasgrown.FromAdultEducationPastorJeffbe-cametheEducationPastorandthenAssistantPas-torofContemporaryServices.AddedtothisrolewasAdministrativePastor.ThetitleCo-PastorcameinAprilofthisyearwhenthechurchsmembersvotedthathebecomeDr.Leesco-pastorwiththeintentthathewouldbetheSeniorPastoruponDr.Leesretirement.Ofhiscareermovesthroughthechurchhesayshedidntsetoutwiththekindofcareergoalsonehasinotherelds.IwascontenttoservewhereGodplantedme.JeffreturnedtoschoolandreceivedaMasterofArtsinTheologicalStudiesfromLibertyUniversity.HeisworkingonaDoctorofMinistrydegreealsoatLibertyUniversitywhichiscurrentlyonholddur-ingthesetransitionalmonths.HelooksforwardtogettingbacktohisstudiesbecauseasheputsitItwillbeveryhelpfultomeinmyroleasSeniorPastor.Jeffsfocusesarefamilieswithyoungchildrenandthecommunityatlarge.Programssuchasvaca-tionbibleschoolyouthactivitiesandchildrensministrieswillcontinuetogrow.HeisparticularlypassionateabouthisrecentprojectcalledBeyondBeliefwherehechallengedthecongregationtomakeadifferenceinthecommunity.JefffeelsthatThecommunityourcommunityshouldbeabet-terplacebecausewearehere.ThisisthedrivingforcebehindJeffsfutureasSeniorPastoratFirstRedeemer.Inordertomakethisdifferencethechurchscon-gregationdonated40000astheypartneredwithlocalcharities.MembersdonatedtheirtimeandhelpedwithvariousprojectsfrombuildingaHabi-tatforHumanityhousetodonatinggiftbasketstolocalelementaryschoolteachers.Thisrealhands-onkindofministryhelpedpeoplebeselessJeffsays.AsforthefutureofthechurchJefffeelsitwillbeasexcitingasthepastseventeenyearshavebeen.Goingfromitsfoundingeighty-sevenmembersinawarehousetoacongregationof5000with162ministriesinastate-of-the-artfacilityitisoneofthefastestgrowingchurchesintheSoutheast.WewillcontinuetokeepJesusasthecenterpieceofwhatwedoandthroughGodsblessingswewillcontinueonthispath.GALLERYFRAMING770-844-01141810PeachtreeParkwaySuite105CummingLocatedinVillageatCreekstonewww.bowmanwhite.comTuesday-Saturday10am-5pmDiscountCustomFramingDesignerFramedArtOilPaintingsMirrorsCustomPrintingonCanvasincludingphotosTryinYourHomeorOfceBeforeYouBuyItWemoved.Visitournewlocation.GrandOpeningSaleTheLatestTrendsinArtandFramingDidyouknowtheresaParsonsnearyouinSuwaneetheonhShtvsWoodwckCandslyPuzBsyPadJwy-WowAngsPachPdBghon770-271-77351500PachindusaBvd.JussouhoMcGnnsfyrd.nafshMakSuwanwww.parsons-suwanee-ga.comMon-Fri10am-730pmSat10am-6pmSun1230-5pmYourOne-StopGiftShop CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net10TheSeptember20thkick-offtotheFeedMySchoolFMSprogramatSharonElementa-rywasaspectacularsuccessThestudentbodydressedlikefarmersandlearnedallabouttheimportanceofsupportinglocalbusinessesbyselectingandeatingGeorgiagrownproduce.All900studentswereabletoparticipateinlearn-ingstationsfeaturinglocallygrownproducts.Thestudentslearnedabouttheprocessesinvolvedinbringingfoodtheyenjoyeverydayfromthefarmtotheirtable.Theychurnedbutterheardeggfarmersdiscussbringingeggsfromfarmtotablelearnedabouthydroponicgardeningandweretoldabouttheimportanceofthehoneybee.ItwasawonderfulopportunitytoshowcaseourlocalbusinessesandcommunitymembersstatedAmyBartlettPrincipalofSharonElemen-tary.ThankstotheeffortsofourSchoolNutri-tionstaffwearehonoredtohavebeenselectedbytheGeorgiaDepartmentofEducationandtheDepartmentofAgriculturetoparticipateinthisyear-longprogram.SharonElementaryhasbeenselectedasoneofveelementaryschoolsinGeorgiachosentopar-ticipateintheGeorgiaGrownFeedMySchoolforaWeekprogram.Sharonwillhostafeatureeventeverymonthwithdifferentlocallygrownproductsbeingshowcasedthroughouttheschoolyear.MonthlytastetestsofGeorgiagrownfoodwilltakeplaceinthecafeteria.TheFeedMySchoolProgramatSharonElementarybyChristineMurphyJessicaTerryAnnaGraceBowlingJennaDaveMargotMurphy1987GibbsDriveBallGroundGA30107770-893-1880www.gibbsgardens.comAutumnisasecondspringwheneveryleaisafower.AlbertCamusCelebrateautumnatGibbsGardensJapaneseMaplesFestivalromOctober1thruNovember15.Morethan2000Japanesemaplesin100varietiespaintagoldyelloworangeandame-redpanoramaoneveryvista.HundredsobrightredBurningBushandthousandsovibrantyellowSweetshrubblendwiththeremarkableredsoSourwoodSassarasandDogwoodtreestocolorthehillswithsweepingsplashesocolor.Ourblossom-flledeight-acreWildowerMeadowcarpetsthefeldsinshadesoyellow-goldpurpleandred.OnOctober2627andNovember23GibbsGardensinvitesyoutoexperiencetheserenebeautyoJapaneseculturesetagainstthesingularbeautyothelargestJapaneseGardensinthenation.Detailscomingongibbsgardens.com.GGIBBSARDENSSEASONSOFCOLORGibbsGardenspresentsTheJapaneseMaplesFestival 11CountyLineNovember2013DedicatedtoAllBetterWorsethanbumpsorbruiseshardlandingscancauseseriousheadinjuries.SorememberthatthedoctorsandnursesatChildrenshavetheexpertisetotreatpediatricconcussions.Learnmoreatchoa.orgconcussion.CHILDRENSATFORSYTH-410PEACHTREEPKWY.CUMMINGCHILDRENSATNORTHPOINT-3795MANSELLROADALPHARETTA CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net12ThroughouthislifeJohnBemonthasen-joyedsuccessinavarietyofcareersandpursuedadiversityofhobbies.Sincemov-ingtoJohnsCreekfteenyearsagohehasbeenasmallbusinessowneramemberoflocalbusi-nessorganizationsandactiveinthecommunityandchurchwithhisfamily.ThepathJohnhastakenhasgivenhimtheexperienceandinsighttobeaneffectivecommunityleaderinhiscurrentpositionaspresidentoftheJohnsCreekCham-berofCommerce.Hispersonalinterestsinclud-ingraisingbonsaitreesandjudgingdogshowshaveaddedthespiceofpersonalfulllmenttohisjourney.FromhisearlyyearsasanonlychildJohnlivedinNorthCarolinawhereheattendedschoolandwasawrestleronhishighschoolvarsityteam.HisparentsprovidedastrongworkethicandatagethirteenJohntookhisrstjobpumpinggasandchangingoilandtiresataservicestation.Af-terhighschoolheattendedCharlotteCollegeforbusinessclassesbeforeleavingtoworkasaline-manforSouthernBell.JohnservedintheMarineCorpsReservesforsixyearswhilehecontinuedhisworkwithSouthernBellandasthecompanybecameBellSouthandthenATTJohnaccepteddifferentrolesincludingsalespublicrelationsandoperations.EarlyinhiscareerwhileworkingasthecompanyslocalpublicrelationsmanagerJohndevelopedhisinterestincommunityserviceandbecameinvolvedwiththeCharlotteChamberofCommerce.Whileinhismid-20sJohnstartedhishobbyofshowingGermanShepherds.Heownedkennelsandhisexperienceandsuccesswithshowingandbreedinghelpedhimtobecomearecognizednameinthedogshowcircuit.Intheearly1970shebecameajudgefortheAmericanKennelClubandtravelledextensivelythroughouttheUnitedStatesandoverseas.JohnsaidThedogshowshavebeenaconstantinmylife.Inmy20sand30sIowneddogsandwouldshowthemaroundthecountry.IalsotravelledtoshowsinJamai-catheWorldChampionshipinGermanyandtoseminarsinHongKong.Inthemid-1980sIspentmoretimetravellingforworkandhadlesstimefordogshows.ThoughInolongerownGermanShepherdsIstillspendthreeorfourweekendsayearjudgingshows.JohnspenthislastfteenyearswithATTwork-inginHumanResourcesinNewJersey.In1998byCindyLombardoVarietyistheSpiceofLife 13CountyLineNovember2013heretiredandmovedtoJohnsCreekwithhisfam-ilytobeginconsultingworkintherelocationin-dustry.HeservedaschairmanoftheboardoftheEmployeeRelocationCouncilarelocationindustryservicetradegroup.Thenin2005withnosmallbusinessexperienceheopenedaFastFramefran-chiseinJohnsCreek.Ilearnedtheframingworkandhandledbusinesssales.IthoroughlylovedtheexperienceofsmallbusinessanditschallengesJohnsaid.Hebecameactiveinthelocalbusinesscommunityandin2006wasafoundingmemberoftheJohnsCreekChamberofCommerceJCCC.Itwasanexcitingtimewiththeformationofthecity.Asasmallbusinessowneritwasagreatwaytobeinvolved.TherewasaneedinthecommunityJohnsaid.HewaselectedtotheJCCCBoardofDirectorsin2007andservedaschairmanoftheboardfrom2009-2010.AftersellingtheFastFramebusinessin2011JohnvolunteeredattheJCCCandinDecem-ber2011hestartedhiscurrentpositionaspresi-dent.IunderstandthejoyanddespairofowningabusinessJohnsaid.IlovethisChamber.Themembersareveryfriendlyandthestaffcaresaboutthem.Everyweektherearefortytosixtypeopleatnetworkingeventsallsupportingeachother.Astag-geringamountofvolunteerworkisdonebymem-bers.Withover450businessmemberstheJCCCsponsorsmorethanonehundredsmalltolargeeventsannually.TheJCCCBusinessExpoheldinOctoberisoneofthelargesteventsandagreatshowcaseforbusinessesinthecommunity.Johnsfamilyandhisvarietyofjobopportunitiesandhobbieshaveprovidedhimalifeoffulllment.Johnschildrenarenowgrown.Histwodaughterswholivenearbyhavechildrenoftheirown.HissonlivesathomeandattendsGwinnettTechnicalCollege.JohnisamemberofJohnsCreekMethod-istChurchandenjoyshikinginFultonandForsythcounties.AbouthisotherhobbiesJohnsaidIamanavidgolferandtraveltogolftournaments.Iraisebonsaitrees.Istartedinthe1980sandcurrentlyhaveve.Thehistoryofthemisfascinating.Full-sizetreesaretrainedtolooklikeaplant.Theycanbeanykindoftreetrainedtogrowacertainwaybydoingthingstorestrictgrowth.Ilearnedonmyownthroughreading.Ihavealwayslovedreadingandtrytoreadabookaweek.WithhisrangeofbusinessexperienceandpersonalinterestsvarietyisthespiceofJohnslife.GrandOpeningSaturdayNov9th-9am-9pmLunch1130am-130pm770-476-90367790McGinnisFerryRdSuwaneewww.johnscreekgunrange.comHOURSMon-Fri11am-9pmSaturday9am-9pmSundayNoon-6pm4FriendlyandKnowledgeableStaff4DailySpecialsLunchLadiesDayDateNight4AnnualMembershipsIndividualSeniorFamilyCorporate4PrivateInstructionTrainingCourses4GunandEquipmentSalesandRentals CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net14PaparazziJEFFGOLDGINASASSERCYNTHIAMCINTOSHSHARONMCKINNEYDIANELASORDAJASONFERGUSONSHUBHRASAXENAWAYNECARRELRANDALLJOHNSONKELVINPETERSONBONNIEPASTELYAKDEBBIESTEVESANFRATELLOISHAGOYALWHITNEYBRYANTRICHARDDUKESM.D.SUSANGRISSOM 15CountyLineNovember2013NorthAtlantaDermatologyAdultPediatricDermatologywww.nhaanam.cm770.814.8222ForallyourskincareneedsGabrielleM.SabiniMDCharlesJ.DouchyMDMatthewJ.ReschlyMDA.DamianDharMDStephanieS.GardnerMDAnjanaM.PatelPA-CSaraA.BarrPA-CStaceyOlivierPA-CScarlettMeltonPA-CKristinGregoryPA-CKarlyKincaidPA-CAllBoArdCertified6610McGinnisFerryRd.Suite200JohnsCreekGA30097BehindPaneraBreadCommunityBank3850PleasantHillRd.DuluthGA30096BetweenPeachtreeIndustrialBufordHighway3331HamiltonMillRd.Suite1106BufordGA30519AcrossfromtheKrogerShoppingCenterDiagnosisTreatmentofSkinCancerTreatmentofSkinHairLossNailDiseasesAcneWartsMolesPsoriasisEczemaetc.SclerotherapyforFineLegVeinsVbeamVascularLaserforRosaceaandTreatmentofLegandFacialVeinsLaserHairRemovalAllSkinTypesBotoxDysportJuvedermLatisseRestylaneRadiesseChemicalPeelsLookRefreshedfortheHolidays50InstantSavingsoffBotoxorDysportOfferEnds123113.Northside.comSpineCenter2LOCATIONSAtlantaForsythWhenyouhavebackorneckpainthelastthingyouwanttodoiswaitforrelief.NorthsideHospitalsSpineCenteroffersimmediateassessmenttreatmentandrehabilitationofspineconditionsrangingfromminorbackpaintomorecomplexconditions.Appointmentscanbemadewithin24-48hoursandyoudontneedareferral.Wecoordinateyourpersonalizedcaretoprovideamultidisciplinaryapproachatoneconvenientlocation.WhyWaitNoreferralnecessary.Foranappointmentcall404459-1809.BACKPAIN...GetReliefNowMultidisciplinaryApproachPromptAssessmentPainManagementImagingPhysicalTherapySurgeryConvenientall-in-onelocationProudPartnerof CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net16ThemembersofSt.ColumbasEpiscopalChurchcele-bratedtheirrstmasstogetheronSeptember72003andwhentheservicewasoverbeganstackingchairsandrollingintablestoresettheSouthForsythMiddleSchoolcafeteriaforMondaymorning.Gatheringweeklyinaschoolposeditchallengesbutoffereduniqueopportuni-tiesaswell.Thoseearlyyearswereimportantincreatingaclose-knitcommunitysaysFatherTrippNorrisrectorofSt.Columbas.IttookalotofefforttocreatechurchinthatsettingandthattimetogethereachSundaylaidastrongfoundationforourparish.ThechurchgrewquicklyandremainsoneofthefastestgrowingEpiscopalparishesintheUS.Constructionontherstofamulti-phasebuildingprojectwascompletedinAugust2006andtheparishmovedtoitspermanenthomeonJamesBurgessRoadinSuwanee.OnSeptember82013thechurchcelebratedits10thanniversarywithamassledbyBishopRobertC.Wright.St.Columbasstrivestoserveitslocalcommunity.AmonthlyfoodcollectionbenetsThePlaceofForsythCountyandEmmausHouseacommunityservicecenterinAtlanta.ParishionersparticipateintheBackpacksofLoveprogramwhichprovidesfoodtoschoolchildreninneed.OtheroutreachprojectsincludeconductingroadsidecleanuponJamesBurgessRoadaChristmasprogramtoprovidegiftsforlocalfamiliesandanannualyouthmissiontrip.ThroughworshipfellowshipandserviceSt.Columbaslivesoutitsmissiontobeaholyplacewhereloveisfoundallarenamedandheartsarefreedtochangetheworld.byKathleenKraynickRev.DeaconBobMillottRt.Rev.RobertC.WrightBishopofAtlantaandRev.TrippNorrisRectorofSt.ColumbasEpiscopalChurchANDGROWINGTenYearsWeAcceptMostDentalPlanswww.johnscreekdentaltown.com770622-1515JOHNSCREEK4330JohnsCreekPkwySte.100Suwanee770887-8807THECOLLECTIONATFORSYTH410PeachtreeParkwayBld.400Ste4250CummingOurhighlyskilledteamhascreatedanimagi-nativeatmospherewhereweconsistentlyprovidecomprehensivecompassionatecaretoeveryoneasiftheywereourfamily.MichaelHansenDDSPediatricDentistryAdultDentistryRyanSchwendimanDMDMBAOrthodonticsMichaelCrosbyDDSMSPediatricDentistryTroyDavidsonDDSFallFestivalMovieNighthasbeenrescheduledforSaturdayOctober26that6pmatourJohnsCreeklocation.AskAbouttheSpecialOffersforNewPatientsStartingNovember1stbringanyunwantedcandytoourForsythorJohnsCreekofceforourcandybuy-backprogram 17CountyLineNovember2013Over100Manufacturersand5000LightingFixturesDisplayedinour18000-footShowroomLIGHTINGLUXLTDTraditionalModernTransitionalContemporaryStyles770-476-95715900StateBridgeRoadJohnsCreekbyTargetVisitourShowroomorShopOnlineatlightingbylux.com3000TableFloorLamps12000LampShadesinEveryShapeColorSizeFabricWeHaveitAllFoyerDiningRoomBreakfastAreaKitchenBathVanityOutdoorandCeilingFansHoursMon-Thurs10am7pmFriSat10am-6pmSundayNoon5pmREPAIRCENTERPROFESSIONALINSTALLATION CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net18THEJOHNSCREEKVeteransAssociationbyJudyLeJeunephotographybyMarkNajjarAtlantaStudiosJohnKachmarGilBartmanGerryLewisandJohnTimpe 19CountyLineNovember2013Inthespringof2012GerryLewiswasoneofmanyVeteransinJohnsCreekthatgatheredatParkPlaceinNewtownParktohearMedalofHonorrecipientRetiredMajorGeneralJamesLivingstonspeakabouthiscareerandhisexperiencesinVietnam.TheGeneralencouragedallofustobeproudofourserviceandchallengedustonotletthehistoryofourexperiencesfadeawaysaidGerry.WiththeGeneralsspeechastheirinspirationandapproximately3000VeteranslivinginJohnsCreekCityManagerJohnKachmarwhoservedinVietnamsuggestedthataVeteransserviceclubbeformed.Throughoutthesummeraleadershipteamwasorganizedacharterandbylawswerewrittenandthenamelogoanduniformswerechosen.TherstmeetingwasheldatParkPlaceduringwhichofcerswereelectedandtheBoardofDirectorswasformed.GerryLewiswaselectedtoserveaspresident.AyearlatertheJohnsCreekVeteransAssociationJCVAisaregisterednon-protorganizationwithapproximately50members.WefeelthatallVetsshareacommonbondwhethertheyweredraftedorvolunteeredincombatorsupportservedduringwarorpeacesaidGerry.OurmembersspanfromWorldWarIItoAfghanistanfrom18monthsofservicetoover30years.TheJCVAmeetsonceamonthatParkPlaceonthelastWednesdayofeachmonth.InadditiontotheopportunitytovisitwithotherVeteransmemberslistentoguestspeak-erssignupforvolunteerworkandplanupcomingsocialactivitiessuchasenjoyinggrilledhamburgersandbratwurst.ThepastyearhasbeenaverybusyoneformembersoftheJCVAwhohavevolunteeredandparticipatedinmanycommunityevents.OneoftherstactivitiesoftheJCVAwasformingaColorGuardthatledthe2012JohnsCreekFoundersDayParade.SincethentheColorGuardhasperformedatmanylocal CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net20eventsincludingRelayforLifeandtheJohnsCreekMemorialDayPicnic.JCVAmemberspartneredwiththeCityStateBridgeElementaryandTaylorRoadMiddleSchoolandad-optedtheU.S.ArmyArtilleryUnitfromFt.StewartTheAlphaAces.Theypackedover100boxesofsuppliesandshippedthemtotheUnitthathadbeendeployedtoAfghani-stan.JCVAmembersvisitsixdifferentassistedlivingfacilitiesinJohnsCreek.AsGerryputitThereareanumberofVetsineachofthesefacilitiesthatneedanddeserveafellowVetssupport.WelovehavingthemjoinusforeventsliketheMemorialDayPic-nic.SeveralmembersoftheJCVAstayinformedonVeteransAffairsfromthenationalandstatelevelandprovidetheinformationtoothermembers.FollowingtheLibraryofCongressVeteransHistoryProjectguidelinestheJCVAhasbeenrecordingthememoriesoftheirmembersyearsofservice.MakingitacommunityprojectstudentsfromJohnsCreekHighSchoolsVideoandBroadcastDepartmentarehelpingwiththetapingforthisproject.WhenmembersoftheJCVAlearnedthattherewere4-acresoflandavailableinNew-townParkbehindParkPlacetheyorganizedplansforaVeteransMemorialWalkhiredanarchitectandwiththehelpofthe2012-13classofLeadershipJohnsCreekdevel-opedmarketingtoolstoraisemoneyfortheproject.TheJohnsCreekVeteransMemorialWalkisscheduledtoopenonVeteransDay2014.TheJohnsCreekVeteransMemorialWalkwillbealivingtributetoallthosewhohaveservedsaidGerry.Byincludingper-sonalizedpaversfromourdonorsandkeyhistoricaleventpaversateachmonumentthememorialwillcomealiveforallwhovisit.WealsoplantoincorporatewalkingguidedtoursbyourVets.InhonorofVeteransDayonNovember11ththefollowingareprolesofJCVAmemberswhoservedinabranchoftheUnitedStatesMilitaryJOHNTIMPEWORLDWARIIIn1943JohnTimpelefthighschoolayearandahalfpriortograduationtojointheNavy.FollowingbootcamphewasassignedtoabaseinCorpusChristiTexasforafewmonthsandworkedtherefoldingandrepairingparachutes.HethenwenttoSanDiegoandinApril1944JohnwasassignedtotheUSSBataanCVL-29.CVListhedesigna-tionthatwasusedforClassLightAircraftcarriersthatwerebuiltduringWWIIandtheUSSBataanwastherstNavyshiptobearthisdesignation.TheshipleftSanDiegofortheirPearlHarbordestinationandservedwiththemaintaskforceinthePacic.WeworkedrefuelingandreloadingammunitionontheplanessaidJohn.WhenwewereunderJapaneseairattackandwhenourplaneswereleavingorreturningourdutieswereallonightoperations.JohnremainedontheUSSBataanandinOctober1945afewmonthsafterthewarendedtheshipreturnedtoSanDiegotodropoffthosewhohadservedinthePacicandpickupotherstotakethembacktotheirbases.TheUSSBataantraveledthroughthePanamaCanaltoNewYork.JohnstayedonboardandmadetwotripsbackandforthtoNaplesItalypickingupandbringingsoldiersbacktotheUnitedStates.OvertheyearswheneverIlivedindifferentcitiesIwouldcheckoutthelocalVeter-ansorganizations.IdidntndthemtobefulllinguntilIwenttotherstmeetingoftheJohnsCreekVeteransAssociationsaidJohn.IwasimpressedthatourcharterspurposewastodogoodworkforlocalVeteransandforthecommunity.IamveryproudandhonoredtobepartoftheJohnsCreekVeteransAssociation. 21CountyLineNovember2013GILBARTMANKOREANWARIn194617-year-oldGilBartmanlefthighschoolandhadhisparentssignforhimtoenlistintheArmyAirForce.ItwasrightafterWWIIendedsaidGilandIwantedtoservemycountry.Gilservedfor20yearsretiringasaCaptainafternineyearsasanenlistedmanand11yearsasanofcer.DuringtheKoreanWarGilworkedonashipoffthecoastofOkinawaloadingbombsontoB29planesthatewmissionsoverNorthKorea.AlotofpeoplewerehurtduringthiswarsaidGil.IwasntandIwantedtocontinuetogiveback.ForGiltheopportunitytogivebackcameasamemberofAmericanLegionPost201.GilhastakenresponsibilityforworkingwithVeteranstoensurethattheyreceivemedicalcareforhealthissuesrelatedtotheirservice.HealsoworkswithVeteransandwidowsofVeteransastheiradvocatetoensurethattheyreceiveearnedcompensationfromtheU.S.DepartmentofVeteransAffairs.OnJuly172012GilwastherecipientoftheLegionnaireoftheYearawardthehighesthonorbestowedonanindividualmemberatthelocalpostlevel.Duringhis20yearsofserviceGilcompletedthehighschoolGEDaswellasthreeyearsofcollege.AssociatingwithfellowVeteransintheJohnsCreekVeteransAssocia-tionissomethinguniquetoallmembersofthespecialfraternitywecallVeteranssaidGil.Althoughweservedatdifferenttimesindifferentwarsorpeacetimeandindif-ferentwayswehaveacommonbondweareallVeterans.Whenwemeetthereisacertainfeelingthatjustcantbeexplainedinwords.ItisalsoourchancetohelpfellowVeteransinneedandtheactivedutymilitary.JOHNKACHMARVIETNAMWARIn1965JohnKachmarwasataseminarystudyingtobecomeaCatholicPriest.ItwasthebeginningoftheVietnamWarandJohncamehometoBethlehemPennsylvaniaonsummerbreak.InsteadofreturningtotheseminaryheenlistedintheU.S.MarineCorpin1966.FollowingbasictrainingJohnwasassignedtoabattalionlandingteamintheMediterranean.InJune1967duringtheSix-DayWartheshipthatJohnwasonoatedoffthecoastofIsrael.InAugustofthatyearhisorderscamethroughtoreporttoVietnam.JohnreachedVietnaminlateOctober1967andwasassignedtothe2ndBattalion4thMarines.HeservedinVietnamasaM79manareteamleadersquadleaderandeldradiooperator.JohnistherecipientofthePurpleHeartaUnitedStatesmilitarydecorationawardedtothosewhohavebeenwoundedorkilledwhileserving.HewaswoundedtwicewhileservinginVietnam.FirstduringtheTetOffensiveinFebruary1968andthesecondtimeinMay1968duringthe3-dayBattleofDaiDooneofthebloodiestbattlestheMarinesfoughtinVietnam.Therewereover8000NorthVietnamesesoldiersandonly800MarinesinvolvedintheghtingatDaiDo.AmazinglytheMarinesdefeatedtheNorthVietnamesebutatthehighcostof400casualtiesoutofthe800involvedinthebattle.Ofthe42MarinesinJohnsplatoononlyJohnandoneothersurvivedwithoutmajorinjuries.Johnwashonorablydischargedin1968asaCorporalandlaterspent15yearsintheReserves.HeisafoundingmemberoftheJCVA.IjoinedtheAssociationbecauseIbe-lieveweallstillhaveanobligationtoserve.IlookforwardtotheJCVAdoinggoodwork.FormoreinformationabouttheJohnsCreekVeteransAssociationvisitwww.johnscreekga.govjcva. CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net22DirectionsSetalargesaucepanovermedium-highheatandheatthebut-terfor1-2minutes.Donotletitturnbrown.Addtheonionceleryandcarrotandsautfor5minutestakingcaretoturntheheatdownifthevegetablesbegintobrown.Addsquashapplebrothandwater.Bringtoboil.Coverturntheheatdowntoasimmerandcookfor30minutesoruntilsquashandcarrotssoften.Pureeandreturntoacleanpot.Addsaltandspicestotasteandgarnishwithchivesparsleyorslicedapples.Serves4-6.Ingredients2Tbspbutter1mediumyellowonionchopped1ribofcelerychopped1carrotchopped1butternutsquashpeeledchopped1tartgreenapplepeeledchopped3cupschickenbroth1cupwaterPinchesofnutmegcinnamoncayennesaltandpepperButternutSquashAppleSoup 23CountyLineNovember2013 CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net24SouthForsythHighSchoolSFHSstudentsinStephanieFletchersclassforAutismJohnArantsclassforModerateIntellectualdisabili-tiesandAnnKohlersclassforthosewithMildIntel-lectualdisabilitiesareparticipatinginapilotprogramthatisprovidingthestudentswithhands-onjobtrain-inglifeskillsandanopportunitytosocializeoutsideoftheclassroom.Therstprogramofitskindinthestatetodesignbuildandimplementacomprehensivesafeworkenvironmentprogramforstudentswithcogni-tivedisabilitiestheEaglesNestJobWarehouselaunchedatthebeginningofthisschoolyearwithanabundanceofparticipationfrombusinessesinthecommunityandSFHSstaffandstudentsincludingDebraMooresMar-ketingDepartmentandNickCrowdersTechnologyStu-dentAssociation.FundingfortheprogramisprovidedbycommunitydonationstheForsythCountySchoolsbud-getandclassroomfundraising.TheprogramsmodulestoenhancejobskillsareSFHSsServingForsyththatprovidesservicessuchasstufngenvelopessortinganddeliveringmailforteachersadministratorsandstudentclubsHomeDepotsSeedstoTablethatprovidesthestudentswithlifeskillswhiletheygrowanorganicgar-denInglesEaglesNestGrocerythathelpsstudentstodeveloplifejobandmoneyskillswhilestockingshelvesandworkingthecashregisterNormansLandingwherestudentslearnjobskillssuchasrollingsilverwareclean-ingmenusandfoldingnapkinsandSFHSsSkillsforLifethatprovidesstudentswiththeopportunitytolearnskillstoassistthemineverydaylifesuchashousekeep-ingandpersonalorganization.CommentingonthemanybenetsthisprogramprovidesthestudentsStephanieFletchersaidTheSouthForsythHighSchoolEaglesNestJobWarehouseservesasacomprehensiveworksiteenvironmentwhichallowsstudentswithcognitiveandrelateddisabilitiesaccesstojobtrainingandlifeskillsinaschool-basedsupportiveandstructuredsetting.Twiceaweekstudentsareabletogooutinthecommu-nitytopracticetheirjobandsocialskillsattheworksite.WeareveryexcitedtohavetheopportunitytoworkonjobrelatedskillsatMellowMushroomHobbyLobbyInglesNormanslandingThePierFoundationandWal-MartsaidJohnArant.Thesetripsreinforcethejobskillsthatwealsoworkonintheclassroom.Aseduca-torsoftheseuniquelygiftedstudentswecouldnotdoourjobaseffectivelywithoutthehelpofourcommunitybusinesspartners.Alongwiththemanyjobskillsthesecompaniesprovideourstudentswecouldarguethatitisthesocialinteractionsthatbenetthemthemost.Theemployeesofthesebusinessestreatourstudentsasequalsandmakethemfeelwelcomeeveryweekwithsmilingfacesandchallengingjobs.Someofourstudentsgoontoworkwithourbusinesspartnersonweekendsandaftergraduation.InglesandHomeDepotrecentlyofferedpart-timeworktoourstudentsafterschoolandonweekends.byJudyLeJeuneChadMs.FletcherJustinBrookMs.KohlerMr.ArantJoeyDavidandJeffreyworkononeoftheSeedstoTableraisedgardens.TeEgleNetJobWarEhousE 25CountyLineNovember2013RedmondMs.MoormanChadJeffreyandMs.FletcherdoingworkforNormansLanding.JeremyandNickworkingintheInglesEaglesNestGrocery.SeedstoTableanorganicgardeningprogramsponsoredbyHomeDepotwithhelpfromScottsLandscapinghaspro-videdthestudentswiththeopportunitytoplantandgroworganicvegetables.ThreeraisedgardensoneofwhichiswheelchairaccessibleweredonatedbyHomeDepotandScottsalongwiththedirtseedsandgardentools.SeedstoTablegivesourstudentstheopportunitytodevelopawiderangeofacademicsocialandjobskillstoimprovetheirqual-ityoflife.Thisprogramwillalsoincreasenutritionaware-nessenvironmentalawarenessandprovidejobopportuni-tiesthattheycancarrywiththemlongaftertheyleavehighschoolsaidStephanieFletcher.Theself-esteemlearningandlifeskillsthatourstudentsgainthroughourpartnershipswithinthecommunityandatschoolwillcontributetothembecominglife-longlearners.ThisenrichmentwillbewiththemthroughouttheirlivessaidAnnKohler.FormoreinformationonthejobprogramsatSouthForsythHighSchoolcontactStephanieFletcherat404-966-9894orviaemailatsetcherforsyth.k12.ga.us.Compassionatecarebyvetswhoreallylistenandtreatyouandyourpetlikefamily.AFullServiceAnimalHospitalServingSUWANEEJOHNSCREEKCUMMINGDULUTHCompleteDiagnosticSurgicalandPreventativeMedicineServicesAskaboutournewclientdiscount770-844-73873571PeachtreeParkwaySuwaneejustnorthofMcGinnisFerryRd.www.fourpawsjohnscreek.comAshleyTharpDVMJaimeChoDVMMonday-Friday8am-6pmSaturday8am-NoonAnnualExamsIn-HouseLabSpayNeuterBoardingDentistryGrooming CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net26MorePaparazziBARBARAMAPLESHOLLYCASEYJOANNWILLIAMSJENNYRIDNOURARLENEMISONPHILIPSCOTCHIECOCHRANPAMFLOYDGINASANTOSNEALKUHLHORSTANNEAYCOCKMARCJODYSTEWARTMELANIEONUSHKO 27CountyLineNovember2013Teexperiencedboard-certifedcardiologistsatCPNAworkwithateamohighly-skillednursestechnologistsandboard-certifedphysicianassistantstoprovideyouthefnestcardiovascularcarepossible.CPNAsservicesincludeAtlanta5885GlenridgeDriveSuite225AtlantaGA30328404847-0049Roswell1285UpperHembreeRdRoswellGA30076770343-8565EastCobb1121JohnsonFerryRdSuite305MariettaGA30068770343-8565Alpharetta3400OldMiltonParkwayBldgCSuite360AlpharettaGa.30005770343-8565www.cpnapc.comCPNAhascreatedanetworkotalentskillandtechnologywherepatientsarentjustcaredortheyarecaredabout.AmolS.Bapat2011-2013AashishDesai2011-2013ApurvaD.Shah20112013CardiovascularscreeningCardiacCarotidUltrasoundStressTestingCholesterolHypertensionArrhythmiaCardiacCathStentsDr.AmolBapatDr.AashishDesaiDr.GordonAzarJr.Dr.ThomasJordanDr.AmitTibrewalaDr.ApurvaD.ShahFullSpectrumofCardiovascularCareAskusaboutournewclientdiscountWeareJohnsCreekDogGroomingandPetWashpremierfacility.Wemakecleaneasy.Bringinyourdogtodayforourselforfull-servicedogwashorgroomingservices.WeareproudsupportersoftheForsythHumaneSocietyofferingservicestoFosterAdoptionandPetTherapyprograms.THEDROP-INTHEDROP-OFF CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net28TransplantstotheregionjustdontunderstandtheloyaltyAtlantansandGeorgiansfeeltowardthatsodaintheredcansportingthewhitewave.Itismorethanapreferenceoftastebutitincludesahistoryofphilanthropicworks.EventhoughCoca-Colaisoneofthemostrecognizedinternationalproductsontheglobeonemustlookatitshistorytounderstandtheregionsloyalty.In1886JohnS.PembertonsoldtherstglassofhisconcoctionatJacobsPharmacyinAtlanta.TherewasalreadyathrivingbeveragemarketpromisinghealthbenetsbutPembertonsresearchfocusedoncombiningthecocaleafandthekolanutunderthenameFrenchWineCoca.OneofhispartnersFrankM.RobinsoncoinedthetermCoca-Colabasedontheprimaryingredientsandwroteitinthatnow-famousscript.AsaG.Candlerasuccessfulbankerpurchasedthecompanyinthelate1880s.ItwasCandlerwhoisconsideredtobethefounderoftheCoca-ColaCompanybecausehewasthersttomixthesyrupwithcarbonatedsoda.ButCandlerdidntseepotentialinthedrinkbeyondthelocalsodafountains.In1899twolawyersfromChattanoogaledfortherightstoindependentlybottlethedrinkbeginningthelucrativebusinessofCoca-Colabottling.Candlerswealthmadeitpossibleforhimtomakelargecharitablecontributionstocharitiesandinstitutions.ThisincludedEmoryUniversitytowhichheoncewroteapersonalcheckforonemilliondollars.In1916CandlerwaselectedmayorofAtlantaandheturnedhisfocustowardrunningthecitywhilehischildrentookoverthecompany.AfterthreeyearsCandlersoldthecompanytoagroupofAtlantabusinessmenheadedbyErnestWoodrufffor25million.WithhisprotsCandlerlivedouthislifeasaphilanthropistdonatingatotalof8milliontoEmoryUniversityoverhislifetime.In1923ErnestWoodruffssonRobertWoodruffbecamepresidentoftheCoca-ColaCompanyandheiscreditedwithtakingitinternationally.HewasashrewdbusinessmanwithacompetitivedriveincreasingthecompanyspresencearoundtheglobebyhavingCokebottledinforty-fourcountriesbythelate1930s.DuringWorldWarIIthecompanypromisedtoprovideCoca-ColatoeveryUnitedStatesservicemanandwomannomatterwheretheywerestationedintheworldforonlyvecentsabottle.ThiskindofpatrioticmoveandmarketingploycreatedaloyaltyamongcustomersnationwideanditestablishedevenmorebottlingcompaniesaroundtheANDASMILEtextandphotobyTammyHardenGalloway 29CountyLineNovember2013world.ItwasasmartmovesincethisexemptedCokefromsugarrationingwhichwouldhavesignicantlyslowedifnotstoppedthecompanysproductioninthestates.AlthoughforcedtostepdownaspresidentoftheCoca-ColaCompanyin1955attheageof65Woodruffremainedinvolvedinthecompanysoperationsuntilhisdeathin1985includingkeepinganofceatCokesheadquartersandmaintainingaseatontheboard.WoodruffunderstoodtheresponsibilityofthosewithwealthtoimprovethelivesofothersandhedidthisthroughtheTreborFoundationRobertspelledbackwardswhichheestablishedin1937.ThroughthefoundationhegavetocharitiesandcausesthroughoutGeorgia.HewasapowerfulforceincivilpoliticalandculturaldevelopmentsinAtlantainthetwentiethcentury.BythetimeofhisdeathhehadreceivedthenicknameofMr.Anonymousbecauseofthemillionsofdollarshehadgivenawayoverthecourseofhislifetime.TheTreborFoundationwasrenamedtheRobertW.WoodruffFoundationafterhisdeathandisfundedbyhisandhiswifesestateswhicharetiedtoCokestock.Withanendowmentof2.8billiontheRobertW.WoodruffFoundationcontinuestomakenancialcontributionsthroughoutthestateofGeorgiathroughgrantsrangingfromafewthousanddollarstomillions.AreassupportedbythefoundationincludeeducationenvironmenthealthcarehumanserviceseconomicdevelopmentandartsinGeorgia.Examplesofprojectsincluderenovatingparksbuildingpedestriancorridorsandrejuvenatinginner-cityneighborhoods.HalfthemoneyforCentennialParkforthe1996OlympicswasprovidedbytheFoundationanda23millionexpansionwasmadepossibleatChildrensHealthcareofAtlanta.TheWoodruffArtsCenterwasbuiltwithagrantof6.5millionandtheHighMuseumofArtwaslaterexpandedbyfoundationfundsfor25million.ThroughoutthecityitishardtomisstheimpacttheCoca-ColaCompanyhashadwhetheritbeaWoodruffLibraryordormononeofthecollegecampusesanexhibitattheWoodruffArtsCenteroraneedfortheexpertiseoftheEmorymedicalcommunity.Cokecontinuestoimprovethelivesofpeopleintheregion.ThatiswhyWillaPepsidosendsachillupthespinesoflocals.TimMicekM.D.AAOSAtlantaOrthopedicSpecialistsisdedicatedtoestablishingcompassionatedoctor-patientrelationshipstoensureappropriateconservativecarebasedonstate-o-the-arttechniques.HavingservedasTeamPhysicianorhighschoolathletesandwithovertwelveyearsoexperienceinprovidingcareateverylevelromYouthtoDivisionIandNAIADr.Micekisaleaderintreatingmusculoskeletalproblemsornoviceandeliteathletes.WhyChooseAtlantaOrthopaedicSpecialistsExpertise.Board-certiedinOrthopedicSurgeryDr.Micekisoneoonlyaewdoctorsperormingminimallyinvasivejointreplacementothekneeandhips.SportsPrograms.Dr.MicekhasworkedwithindividualathletesandpatientshighschoolathleticteamsandmultipleDivisionIsportsprograms.PreventiveCare.Dr.Micekisinvolvedinthedevelopmentonutritionalandsupplementalproductstohelpwithjointinfammationandarthritis.Callustodayforanappointment770667-4343www.atlorthopaedic.com3400-COldMiltonParkwaySuite290AlpharettaGA30005 CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net30AsLarryChristopherreminiscesabouthischildhoodhecommentsWhenIwasgrow-ingupintheareathatisnowJohnsCreekalltheroadsweredirtandtherewerenoredlights.Larrywhoisnowinhis70sremembersaland-scapethatfewofuscanevenimagine.BornonhisfamilysfarmsituatedonlandthatisnowpartofSt.IvesandSugarHillsubdivisionsLarryschild-hoodmemoriespaintapictureofaJohnsCreekpopulatedbyjustafewfamilieswhosustainedtheirlivesoffoftheirland.BeforehimLarrysfatherandgrandfatherwereraisedonthefamilyfarmthatwasonlandpur-chasedbyhisancestorsintheearly1800s.ThepropertystretchedfromMcGinnisFerrytoParsonsRoad.LarrysgrandfatherservedasacourierduringtheCivilWarandreturnedhometoworkhislandgrowingavarietyofvegetablesandcotton.AfterLarrysgrandfatherpassedawaythelandbelongedtohisgrandmotherwhoovertimesoldoffsomeoftheacreagetopaydebts.TheChristopherfarmwasreducedtoandremainedat40acres.Thefamilylivedbyeatingvegetablestheygrewandanimalstheykeptonthefarm.Theyalsogrewcot-tonuntilthebollweevilinfestationwipedouttheircrop.ExcessvegetablesalongwithbutterandmilkfromtheircowsweresoldtostoresinDuluthandonthesideoftheroadandwereasourceofmoneyfordrygoodsandotherexpenses.TheyoungestofsixchildrenLarrystartedworkingonthefarmashisbrotherandfoursistersdidwhenhewasaroundveyearsold.Heremembersgrowingupandwork-ingonthefarmashardworkEvenbeforehewasoldenoughtoworkhisparentstookhimwiththemwhentheywentintotheelds.Larrysearliestmemoryisoflayingunderatreeonaquiltreferredtointhosedaysasapalletwhenthedarkcloudsofanoncomingstormmovedovertheelds.IwasonlyaboutthreeorfouryearsoldbutIrememberoneofmysisterspickingmeupandrunningtoaneighborshousetogetusoutoftheeldbeforethestormhitLarryrecalls.Itwascommontobeclosertoaneighborshousewhileworkingintheeldsthantoyourownhome.byJudyLeJeuneTheDaysofDirtRoadsNoRedLights 31CountyLineNovember2013Withneighborslivingsofarfromeachothervisitingalwaysmeantstayingovernight.WhenneighborscametovisitwewouldallsitoutontheporchatnightandtheadultswouldtellhuntingandghoststoriesLarryrecalls.Thechildrenwouldspendthenightsleepingonpal-letsontheoor.Larrywenttoschoolthroughthe7thgradeattheWarsawSchoolonStateBridgeandMed-lockBridge.Sincethebuildinghadnoelectric-ityeachclassroomwasheatedbyburningcoalorwoodinabigpotbellystove.Theschoolwaswiredforelectricityin1948shortlybeforeLar-rywentontohighschoolatMilton.Whilego-ingtotheWarsawSchoolLarryrecallsatwoyearperiodoftimewhenthebuswouldntpickhimandhissiblingsupbecausealthoughtheirhousewasovertwomilesfromtheschooltheschoolsystemrequiredthemtoprovethedis-tance.Theydidnthaveanywaytodothatbe-causethefamilyscarwasa1929ModelAFordwithnoodometer.FinallyLarrysfatherwasabletotrackthedistancewithaborrowedcaranddrovedowntowntoverifyitsotheycouldtakethebustoschool.WhenhewasntinschoolLarryworkedonthefarmplowingtheeldswithamulepickingvegetablesandmilkingcows.Afteraharddayofworkheremembersrewardinghimselfbyplayinginthecreekontheirproperty.WhenLarrywentontohighschoolatMiltonhecon-tinuedtoworkonhisfamilysfarmandalsoworkedontheWilsonfamilyfarm.AfondmemoryforLarryistripsthathemadewithhisfathertotheWaitsstorelocatedonthenorthwestcornerofwhatisnowParsonsRoadandMedlockBridge.Hisfathertreatedhimtoanicecreamoracokeeachcostinganickel.TheyalsousedtowalktoastorethatawomanranoutofherhousesituatedonlandnearthecornerofwhattodayisBellRoadandMedlockBridge.WehadtowalkthroughacottoneldtogettoherstoresaidLarry.OnedaywhenwewerewalkingthereIremembermyfathersayingtomeSomedaytheyllhaveredlightshere.Icouldntevenimaginewhathewastalk-ingaboutInthelate1940stherstroadswerepavedfollowedbyredlights.In1957Larrysfamilysoldtheir40-acrefamilyfarmtoapropertyinvestor.CLEANINGSANDEXAMSFULLMOUTHREHABILITATIONCOSMETICDENTISTRYFILLINGSCROWNSVENEERSBRIDGESROOTCANALSIMPLANTS678-389-99556300HospitalParkwaySuite275JohnsCreekConvenientlylocatedacrossfromEmoryJohnsCreekHospitalwww.MDentalSmiles.comToscheduleanappointmentcallDENTALMUCCIOLIGENERALANDSPECIALTYDENTISTRYDr.RandyMuccioliProsthodontistDr.RandyMuccioliisadentalspecialistwhofocusesontherestorationandreplacementofteethcosmeticandimplantdentistry.Dr.LydiaMuccioliGeneralDentistDr.LydiaMuccioliprovidescomprehensivedentalservicesfortheentirefamilyincludingchildren. CountyLineNovember2013www.CountyLineMagazine.net32LightingLUXLTDTheBestSelectionofLightingintheSoutheastLuxLightingLTDhasbeenamajorretailerintheJohnsCreekareaforover15years.In2011whileotherretailerswereclosingtheirdoorsordownsizingLuxdecidedtotakeachanceandexpandfromtheirsmallshopof5000-sq.feettotheirpresentlocationof18000-sq.feet.AsaresultLuxhasgrowntobecomeoneoftheleadinglightingcentersinnorthGeorgia.HershelYouseftheownerofLuxLightingwilltellyouthatheistrulylivingtheAmericandreambutthingsdidntcomeeasyforthisentrepreneurbusinessowner.HershelwasborninTehranIrantoamodest-incomefamily.Whentherevolutionbrokeoutin1979hisfatherwasdeterminedtosendhissontotheUnitedStatestoavoidbeingsenttotheArmy.Attheageof13HershelarrivedintheUnitedStatestolivewithhisnewfosterfamily.TheseweredifcultyearssaidHershel.IdidntevenspeakEnglishbutmyparentsmadeextremesacricestogetmetothiscountryandIwasdeterminedtomakemyfamilyproudandbesuccess-fulatwhateverIdid.HavinggainedknowledgeofthelightingindustrybyworkingcloselywithhisbrothersHershelwantedtoopenhisownbusinessonedayandheknewthathishardworkanddedicationwouldpayoff.Hershelwentontoearnhiscollegedegreeinelectronicsbusinessandwiththeopeningoftherst5000-sq.feetstorein2000henallyattainedhisdream.In2010LuxopeneditssecondlocationinAlpharetta.Thisrespectedlightingretaileraccomplishedhisgoalbylisteningtotheneedsofhiscustomers.Irealizedthatourcustomerswantedqualitymerchandisegreatpricesandtheconvenienceofndingalllightingprod-uctsunderoneroofsaidHershel.Ournewandlargerlocationhasallowedustoaccomplishthis.Luxoffersaselectionofover12000lampshades10000lightbulbs5000chandeliers3000lampspendantsceilingfansmirrorsandsomuchmore.IloveitwhenpeoplewalkintothestoreandsaytheyfeelliketheyareinacandyshopsaidHershelandwehavenewproductsarrivingdaily.Luxcarrieseverystyleoflightingfromtraditionaltransitionalandmodernandtheyevenmatchonlinepricing.InadditiontheyofferexpertinstallationmakingLuxaone-stopshoppingexperience.Luxalsohasanonsitelamprepairdepartment.Theycandoanythingfromrewiringlampsandchandelierstocreatingbeau-tifulcustomlamps.AlongwiththeirretailstoresLuxofferson-lineshoppingwithover30000productstochoosefrom.WecarryaverylargeselectioninthestoresbutifyoucantndwhatyourelookingforyoucanalwayslookonlineandorderitsaidHershel.AsidefromtheirextensiveinventoryLuxiswellknowninthecommunityfortheirgoodold-fashionedcustomerservice.ThisiswhatIhavebuiltmyreputationonsaidHershel.ItsveryimportanttomethatwefollowupwitheachcustomertoensurecompletesatisfactionandthatshowImeasuresuccess.Stopbyandseethisamazinglightingsuperstoreforyourself.Luxisconvenientlyopen7daysaweekwithHershelandhistrainedstaffwelcomingtheopportunitytoearnyourbusiness.LuxLightingislocatedintheTargetHomeDepotshoppingcenterat5900StateBridgeRd.inJohnCreek.Youmaycallthestoreat770-476-9571orvisittheirwebsiteatlightingbylux.com.HershelYousef 33CountyLineNovember2013GeorgiaStateRepresentativeLynneRileymadeavisittoMedlockBridgeElementarySchools2ndand3rdgradeTAGTalentedandGiftedstudents.TAGteachersKristenBatesandJenniferSeranin-vitedMrs.RileytosupporttheprogramscurriculumunitonGeorgiaspecicallytohelpanswertheunitsessentialquestionWhatmakesGeorgiaworthkeepingMrs.RileydiscussedtheuniqueculturalhistoryandfederallyprotectednationalresourcesthatmakeGeorgiasospecial.ThestudentsreceivedspecialgiftsofGeorgiaParksandRecreationguidesRangerRickoutdooractivityprogrambooksandsomere-cycledproductsfromtheGwinnettEnvironmentalCampus.Mrs.RileysharedideasabouthowlawsaremadeandchallengedthekidstocontributetheirideastosolveissuesfacingGeorgiaanditsenvironmentinthefuture.TAGteachersMrs.BatesandMrs.SeranarepartofanincredibleteamofeducatorsthatmakeMedlockBridgeElementarysounique.byAngelSalatREPRESENTATIVELYNNERILEYVISITSSTUDENTSATMEDLOCKBRIDGEELEMENTARYDontletyourfamilysufferthroughanotherallergyseason.Dr.JoelHoffmanWevebeenprovidingcomprehensivequalityandcompassionateearnoseandthroatcareforover18years.WeoffertreatmentforMakeanappointmenttodayandgetthereliefyouandyourfamilydeserve.AdultandPediatricsSinusdiseaseAllergySleepapneaSnoringHearinglossDizzinessBOTOXFillersDeviatedseptumNasalobstructionNosebleedsAcidrefuxNorthAtlantaEarNoseThroatAssociates1400NorthsideForsythDriveSuite240CummingGA30041770292-3045www.naenta.com Althoughtheuseofstoneconcreteandcrushedgravelonresidentialpropertiesisntnewtheswitchfromlandscapingtohardscapinghasstartedtogaintractioninthepastfewyearsasmorehomeownershavebeguntothinkoftheirgardensandbackyardsasoutdoorrooms.Manyofourcustomerssaytheywouldratherspendtheirweekendsrelax-ingandentertaininginthesespacescompletewithkitchensandbuilt-intelevisionsthanmowinglawnsandpullingweeds.Inthepast10yearsthecompanyshardscapingsaleshaveincreased25eventhoughthecostforpavingisaround20asquarefootinstalledmorethan10timesthecostofsod.Custom-ersareputtingtheinitialinvestmentintohard-scapingandenjoyingtheextrafreetimeandamenitiesthatcomealongwithalow-mainte-nanceyard.TiredofspendinghourseveryweektrimmingtheazaleasandholliesandtryingtogetgrasstogrowundertheoaktreesFormanytheirbackyardhasbecomeawarzone.Hereswhatisonthewayoutinlandscapinggrassow-ersandtrees.FrustratedbyextremechangesintheweatherWithoodingoneyearandadroughtthenextsomehomeownersaresim-plygivingup.Theyrepullingupthesodandputtingdownstoneconcreteandothertypesofpavinganddrasticallyshrinkingtheirlawnsandplantingbeds.Todayssyntheticgrassoptionsincludenumer-ousinnovationsformulatedtobeabeautifulsafecost-effectiveandeco-friendlylandscapesolutionformanyresidentialandcommercialusesataround15asquarefootinstalled.Homeownersareusingsyntheticgrasstocre-ateuniquebackyardretreats.Weoftenreceivecallsfromhomeownerswhohaverepeatedlyhaddifferentkindsofsodinstalledintheiryardtryingtogrowgrassinlow-lightcondi-tionsorhightrafcareaswherechildrenplayandpetsrun.Theseareasareoftensmallinsizeandreceiveonlyminimumamountsoflightwhichmeansthatgrassonlyhasaonetoveyearlifeexpectancy.Homeownersaretiredofspendingtheirmoneyreplacinggrassandareinstallingsyntheticgrassthatisaone-timeinvestment.Weareseeinggreenspacesbecomingsmallerandsmallerwithcommuni-tiesallowingbuilderstobuildhousesjusttenfeetapartwhichdoesntallowforsunlightbetweenthehomes.Thedevelopersinstalltheleastexpensivegrassesintheseareasknowingerosionwilloccurasthesoddiesfromlackofsunlight.Thereareseveralsolu-tionsfortheseareashavethemhardscapedorinstallsyntheticturfwithshadegardeningalongthehome.Withthelossoflargerlotsandlessgreenspacecomesthechallengeofproperdrainagewithmanynewlawsregu-latinghowmanysquarefeetofimpermeablesurfaceisallowedonyourproperty.BoththesyntheticturfandEkooPermeableAggregateBinderawaterpermeabletechnologythatal-lowsthelandscapertomanagetheseissuesbyenablingwatertobereabsorbedbackintothewatertablearesolutionstothisproblem.Theresultisabeautifulanduseablesurfaceforyoutoenjoy.WouldntitbenicetoletthedogoutandhavehimcomebackincleaninsteadofcoveredinmudHardscapingwithabeautifulpatioreplaceorrepitandanoutdoorkitchenisaninvest-mentinyouryardthatyoullenjoyforyearstocomewithnotimespentmaintainingitandnomoneyspentreplacingit.GardenFatigueFormoreinformationortoscheduleanappointmentforaquotecall770-886-0402orcomebyRobersionsLandscapeat1732PeachtreeParkway.byScottAllenIts 35CountyLineNovember2013DoItYourselfWeDeliverNowistheTimetoFillinThinWashedOutorWornAreasinYourLawnWesellBermudaZoysiasodbythepieceorthepallet.WehaveShade-TolerantBermudaSodHrdwoodMulchColoredMulchBouldersTopSoilRiverSndPeGrvelEggRockPineStrwSteppingStonesCut-StoneStepsFlgstoneRiverRockCrossTiesSmallorLargeWeHaveWhatYouNeedtoConquerYourYard770-844-19371732PechtreePrkwwww.gls.usMond-Frid7m-4pmSturd8m-2pmWeveopeneda2ndloctiont1128HrmonChurchRd.inDwsonvilleBROWNMULCHRIVERROCKBERMUDaZOySIaSODREDMULCH770.886.0402ServingForsythFultonCountiessince1991LocallyOwnedandOperated1732PeachtreeParkwaywww.robersionslandscape.comAlandscapearchitectisonstaffformasterplans.FirePitsFPatiosWalksFRetainingWallsFDrainageSolutionsMulchingSandingFTreesShrubsSodInstallationFWeFillRepairSinkholesROBERSIONSLANDSCAPINGTheexpertsatRobersionswillhelpyoudesignplantandbuildyourdreamlandscape.atop-notchtop-qulitfoodthtwillproducetopresultsinourdog.WearetheSoutheastdistributorofJoDogFood.ListentoVisittheR.L.N.real.love.now.globalwebsiteatwww.rlnglobal.com 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