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                                                  currentCommunity                                 A Great Trip For The
                                                    Think quilting is just a craft? Think
                                                    again. In skilled, creative hands,             Greatest Generation
                                                    it’s fine art. Bulloch Hall’s Quilt
                                                    Guild is getting ready for their
                                                    annual Quilt Show at Bulloch Hall,
                                                    one of the facility’s biggest events
                                                    that draws hundreds of quilters
                                                    from around the globe.
                                                                                        PG. 10

                                                 When it comes to your home, there are
                                                 many moving parts and many areas
                                                 that significantly change annually or

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Dave McCleary - Roswell Rotary
                                                 seasonally. Our design expert Laura
                                                 Green Thome discusses function
                                                 versus form in this issue.         PG. 8

The 14th Annual Roswell Rotary
Relays track meet will be held on                                                                  U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss poses with members of a previous Roswell Rotary Honor Air trip.
March 20 at Roswell High. While the                                                                By Tripp Liles                                            event. All expenses are paid for by the
current event is in its 14th year, it                                                              Editor                                                    Rotary Club, which includes an escort
actually has roots that date back to                                                                                                                         from Roswell to Hartsfield Jackson Air-
the late 1950s.                                                                                        For the last two years the Roswell Ro-                port, a chartered US Airways flight,
                                      PG. 7
                                                                                                   tary club has sponsored the ultimate                      meals and medical support if needed.
                                                          currentEvents                            trip for local veterans of WWII to visit
                                                                                                   their memorial in Washington D.C. This
                                                                                                                                                                Rotarian Gene Beckham made the
                                                                                                                                                             inaugural trip in 2008 as his commu-
                                                     Grammy Award-winner                           year’s trip will take place on April 14 and               nity service project using the national
                                                     fingerstyle guitarist Ed Gerhard              due to the aging veterans of this war, it                 Honor Flight as the model. “The whole
                                                     takes the stage in the Cowie                  may be the last trip – so let’s try to make               club has been fantastic. It’s dear to our
                                                     Weiss theater at the                          it the best.                                              members,” said Beckham. Beyond the
                                                     Chattahoochee Nature                              In an effort to ensure all veterans see               Rotary Club, the Bank of North Georgia
                                                     Center with two                               the memorial in our nation’s capital, the                 was instrumental in providing initial
                                                     performances on March 20.                     Roswell Rotary Club is actively seeking                   funding for the project and the Roswell
                                                                                  PG. 21           veterans of WWII to participate in this                                                     Continued on page 21

                                                                                        PG. 13

Permit #1235
US Postage
                        COMMIT DURING LENT                                                    HEALTH & WELLNESS                                                    SNOW MEMORIES
                        “Have you given anything up for Lent? I have a                        Staying healthy during pregnancy is                                  Ice and rainstorms are inconvenient and
                         different idea. Rather than giving anything up,                      especially important, not just for you, but for                      dangerous, but a snow day is a fun day for
                        why not take something on for Lent?”                                  your baby as well.

                                                                                                                                                                   the whole family.
                                                          Dr. Lane Alderman
                                                                   PG. 6                                                                PG. 15                                                          PG. 17

                        Welcome To Our March Issue
   Throughout the month of January many                       for better paper. Secondly, readers wanted                  also establishing a greater presence on the                Co-Publishers
of us here at the Current were busy assessing                 more content per issue, and lastly there was                web. We will have daily updates on our                      Tripp Liles
our first six months. The response and sup-                   confusion about our delivery schedule.                      Facebook page (                           Brandt Haney
port has been tremendous from both our                           Based on this input we’ve implemented                    roswellcurrent) and on Twitter
readers and advertisers. As any business                      some changes taking place with this issue.                  (                              Sales
would do, we are always looking to provide a                  We’ve upgraded our paper to allow for better                   We hope you continue to enjoy our publi-               Brandt Haney
product that satisfies our customers.                         print quality and we’ve increased our page                  cation. With these changes, we are defining              Director of Sales
   We have gathered a lot of information                      count to keep you better informed of our                    ourselves closer to a lifestyle magazine for
from our advertisers and readers as well as                   wonderful city. Beyond that we’re taking our                Roswell – rather than just another newspa-
obtained input from a publishing consultant.                  frequency to a monthly. The Roswell Current                 per. As always, we love to hear from you.
                                                                                                                                                                                   David Wright
Our plan was to analyze the first six months                  will continue to be delivered to your mailbox               Please feel free to e-mail us. Enjoy our
                                                                                                                                                                                 Account Executive
and determine if we need to make enhance-                     on the first weekend of every month. To keep                March issue – spring is almost here!
ments to the product. The No. 1 request was                   you better connected between issues, we’re                                                   Tripp, Editor

Roswell Rotarians Take Better                                 year’s Roswell Garden Club Spring Tea and                   seems to get better and better each time, and          Editorial & Creative
Vision To The Bahamas                                         Fashion Show will take place on Wednesday,                  because people know where the proceeds are                 Tripp Liles
   A 10-member group from the Roswell Ro-                     March 17, at the Roswell Adult Recreation                   going, they are willing to pay more per item.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Editor &
tary Club took eye examination equipment                      Center, 830 Grimes Bridge Road. The tea                     It’s really growing and now includes the re-
                                                                                                                                                                                  Creative Director
and 500 pairs of Lions-club donated eye-                      will run from 1 to 3 p.m. Fashions will be                  gional business office as willing buyers of our
glasses to the underprivileged areas on New                   provided by Unique Boutique. Tea will be                    special goodies.”
Providence and Eleuthera islands in the Ba-                   provided by The Roswell Tea House. There                       The hospital hosted its first bake sale in
                                                                                                                                                                                   Ann Marie Quill
hamas. The group examined nearly 200                          will be a Hat Decorating Contest, prizes and                2006, earning approximately $600 in that
                                                                                                                                                                                   Managing Editor
school children and adults in two days, iden-                 raffles. The cost is $20, and reservations are              endeavor. Since then, as more employees     
tifying eight severe cases of school-age im-                  required. For tickets and additional infor-                 and volunteers learn about the activity, more
pairments that had gone undetected. Also                      mation, call 770-650-4607 or visit                          people are stepping up to bake and more are          Contributing Writers
distributed were 110 student backpacks do-                                             coming out of their offices and off their units         Kate Copsey
nated by Marietta-based Edu-pak.                                 Proceeds from this event go to fund                      to buy.                                                Laura G. Thome
   The glasses and school backpacks Roswell                   Roswell Garden Club’s community gardens                        Contributors to the bake sale included:              Helen Kelley
Rotary donated were greatly appreciated by                    located throughout Roswell, the Roswell                        Lisa Delamater, Dorothea Norris, Janine             Melissa Wright
their recipients, but there remains so much                   Junior Garden Club and community holiday                    Pass, Dale Beasley, Jennifer Kooy, Susan                Michael Finch
more to be done. Literacy improvement, for                    decorating projects.                                        Brow, Ramona Vaughn, Dinah Faulkner,
example, continues to be an ongoing goal,                                                                                 Loretta Gascoigne, Pam Cochran, Kathy                        Our Mission:
and challenge in the Bahamas. The Roswell                     Hospital Surpasses Previous Record                          Crossley, Lu Leeds, Juliana Brandes, Karen         The Roswell Current aspires to communicate
                                                                                                                          Shandor, Patrice Pniewski Lally, Debbie            community news that’s useful, engaging, en-
and East Nassau Rotary Clubs will be work-                    For Bake Sale Earnings                                                                                         joyable and unique. We strive to reflect the
ing together in the coming year to support                       Employees at North Fulton Hospital                       Kozel, Dina Horton, Kathy Dixon, Lauren            full range of what Roswell has to offer, also
                                                                                                                                                                             advocating positions that strengthen unity
and expand “Project Read,” the foremost lit-                  stepped up to the plate — or the oven —                     Young, Amberlee Moore, Mike Messenger,             and continuity. We desire to create and main-
eracy program on New Providence Island.                       once again with a Valentine’s Day Bake Sale,                Carol Jones, Sarah Rucker, Glenda Fulker-          tain a challenging, enjoyable and caring work
                                                                                                                                                                             environment that encourages creativity and
Several Roswell Rotarians will be attending                   surpassing the previous bake sale record for                son, Pam Shinholster, Jeannette Wetty,             innovation. Our rewards are informed, edu-

the Georgia statewide “Rotary at Work for                     earnings. At the end of the day, the hospital               Sonya Brooks, Pat Johnson, Barbara Schip-          cated readers, very satisfied advertisers,
                                                                                                                                                                             happy employees and profitable growth.
Literacy” conference in Atlanta, and will be                  accumulated $1,600 to benefit North Fulton                  pert, Mary Beth Pais, Debbie Keel
                                                                                                                             Bake sales are just a part of the outreach      The Roswell Current is published twice a
sharing information with “Project Read” ad-                   Community Charities.                                                                                           month. Pre-sort standard poastage paid at
ministrator Arthurlue Rahming, East Nas-                         In October 2009, the hospital reached                    North Fulton Hospital does to benefit North        Monroe GA. Postmaster send changes to The
                                                                                                                                                                             Roswell Current, 10800 Alpharetta Hwy. Suite
sau Rotarian liason Brian Moodie and other                    $1,500 in one bake sale, which was the most                 Fulton Community Charities. Other activi-          208-705, Roswell GA, 30076.

members of the club who support this im-                      it had ever earned from that activity at the                ties include food, coat and toy drives in addi-
                                                                                                                                                                             Publisher has the priviledge to reject any ad-
portant effort.                                               time.                                                       tion to serving at the organization itself,        vertising. Advertiser is responsible for full

                                                                 “Every time we do this we surprise our-                  helping in the food pantry and in the thrift       content of advertisments provided and are
                                                                                                                                                                             responsible for any claims made therin.
                                                              selves,” said Jeannette Wetty, NFH employee                 store. North Fulton Hospital is dedicated to
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Calling All Easter Bunnies
                                                                       Current                   March
                                                                                                                                                            Your Opinion Counts
                                                                                                                                                       Readers React To Milton County’s
                                                                                                                                                             Potential Creation
  The City of Roswell’s Recre-                                                             According to East Roswell
ation and Parks Department is                                                            Park’s Lauren McConnell, some
                                                                                                                                              The sooner they make Milton a county and get out
making sure Easter egg hunters                                                           2,500 eggs containing candy are
                                                                                                                                            of Fulton county, the better off everyone will be.
have plenty of opportunities to                                                          hidden, and then, to “make it a
                                                                                                                                                                  Catherine Chaddock, Roswell
gather treats as the holiday and                                                         little more interesting,” the
warmer weather approaches.                                                               park’s lights are shut off and
                                                                                                                                              So what can a person do to help along the process of
For the last couple of years, the                                                        hunters must use flashlights to
                                                                                                                                            recreating Milton County?
city has hosted its annual egg                                                           find their bounty. The event also
                                                                                                                                                                                     Steve, Roswell
hunt at Sweet Apple Elemen-                                                              features refreshments and a visit
                                                                                                                                            Editor’s Note: First is to vote. We have an election
tary. While the event has been                                                           from the Easter Bunny, as well
                                                                                                                                            this fall – make your voice heard. Secondly, properly
ongoing for some 15 years, as it                                                         as several golden eggs that are
                                                                                                                                            fill out your census – population will perhaps play a
grew larger – hosting some 2,000 to 3,000 people                      good for a special Easter basket full of goodies. But
                                                                                                                                            roll in seats in the state legislature. We’ll have more
— it had to move to the elementary school’s cam-                      take note that you must register for this event,
                                                                                                                                            in future issues.
pus.                                                                  which costs $8 for Roswell residents and $15 for
  On the other side of town, the East Roswell Park                    non-residents. To offset costs, parents must regis-
                                                                                                                                              Moving from another Georgia county my first ex-
and Recreation Center will host a flashlight egg                      ter along with their children. For more informa-
                                                                                                                                            perience with Fulton County services was changing
hunt on March 20 from 7:30 to 9 p.m.                                  tion, call 770-594-6134.
                                                                                                                                            my tag registration from another county when I
                                                                                                                                            moved here. The line was out the door after looping
Support Thy Neighbor At Flea & Thee                                                                                                         back on itself numerous times. At times young men
   On March 20, Roswell Presbyterian Church will host its annual Flea & Thee, a “glorified yard sale”                                       broke into the line ahead of others, many of whom
featuring everything from furniture, clothing, antiques and kitchen appliances to baked goods and                                           were even more elderly than I. I spoke up to one and
North Carolina barbecue.                                                                                                                    reminded him to go to the end of the line as we had
   Shoppers can peruse the booths of treasures and goodies while supporting a good cause: the church’s                                      been waiting a long time. He was speechless and ap-
mission programs benefitting global and local endeavors. Every Woman Works, HomeStretch, North                                              parently did so.
Fulton Community Charities and the Star House are just a few of the local groups the church’s mission                                         An elderly woman left her place to come thank me
supports. According to Canita Flint, co-coordinator of the event, Flea & Thee typically brings in                                           saying this was usual treatment from the county but
$10,000 to $14,000, with 80 percent of proceeds given immediately to such groups, with the remaining                                        no one had ever confronted them.
20 percent placed in the mission’s account so that it can be utilized when an immediate need surfaces.                                        Currently Fulton County charges me property
   At the end of the sale, a local charity is invited to come and take any remaining items, which are typi-                                 taxes even though I am 74 years old and applied for
cally donated by church members and their friends.                                                                                          exemption, according to the rules and regulations.
   “We’ve had parents with children getting ready for college show up to look for furniture,” Flint said,                                   The clerk in the office gave me a paper and de-
adding that the church has valuable items appraised.                                                                                        manded I sign if I wanted to have my application
   For more information, call the church at 770-993-6316.                                                                                   considered. As I did so the other tax clerk hollered at
                                                                                                                                            me not to sign it. Startled, I looked from one to the
                                                                                                                                            other uncertain as they disputed but had already
                                                                                                                                            begun. I pay them car and property taxes but have
                                                                                                                                            never experienced such disgusting treatment of tax-
                                                                                                                                            payers. And by charging me property taxes (proba-
                                                                                                                                            bly because they made me sign something I should
                                                                                                                                            not have had put before me for signature) they are
                                                                                                                                            breaking their own law.
                                                                                                                                              The sooner we can secede from them the better.
                                                                                                                                                                            Nan Peacocke, Roswell
                                                                                                                                                             I am very happy to see that there is continuing ac-
                                                                                                                                                           tion toward bringing Milton County back for the
                                                                                                                                                           Fulton County cities north of I-285. This is long
                                                                                                                                                           overdue to separate these cities from the dysfunc-
                                                                                                                                                           tional actions of the Fulton County Board of Com-
                                                                                                                                                           missioners and to provide better services for the
                                                                                                                                                           taxes we pay. Of course, they would cry “racism”
                                                                                                                                                           since that is the magic word to cover their poor deci-
                                                                                                                                                           sions overall. Let the areas south of I-285 merge with
State School Superintendent Kathy Cox paid a special visit to Roswell High in late February to commend the school for being one of eight in Fulton to be   the City of Atlanta to continue with poor decision-
named an AP Merit School — the most in any Georgia school system. The distinction means more than 20 percent of a school’s students take the AP exam, making and power strategies with total disregard for
and at least half the exams earned a score of 3 or higher. Cox chose Roswell High as the place to make her announcement due to the school’s high AP re-    the people paying taxes. I just hope the representa-
sults rate. “There’s a lot we can learn from a place like Roswell High School,” Cox said, commending the school on its innovative use of handheld software tives under the Gold Dome will see how important
devices. Centennial High in Roswell was also named a Merit School.                                                                                         creating Milton County really is.
                                                                                                                         Photo By Dan Carmody/Studio 7                                     Jane Hoppe, Roswell
Slippery When Frozen!
                                                                           March          CurrentCommunity   5

By Mike Finch                                 fore, we wisely choose to preserve the
Contributing Writer                           external integrity and value of our ve-
                                              hicles by staying home and off of the
    Let me begin with a personal con-         streets.
fession that I believe also applies to           Unfortunately, not everyone agrees
most other true Southerners — I do            with this “no-drive” policy and there-
not have a lot of experience driving in       fore our local news crews have a
snowy conditions. With that said,             plethora of opportunities to document
                        however, I still      the idiocy of the ice-driving enthusiast
                        take offense to       in support of Northern driving su-
                        negative compar-      premacy. During one such “documen-
                        isons of Southern     tary” an odd grouping of these drivers
                        vs. Northern win-     were unanimously proclaiming their
                        ter driving skills.   absolution based on the fact that, “The
                        Admittedly, if you    city should have closed this street.”
                        live in Chicago          Really? Let me follow this line of
                        you will have to      logic for a moment. Okay, it snowed
                        drive in more         and sleeted and every weather person
  MISCELLANEOUS         snow conditions       within 1,000 miles of Atlanta recom-
  RAMBLINGS             than if you live in   mended a “no-drive” policy. You drove
  MIKE FINCH            Atlanta. But con-     anyway. You approached a massive hill
                        trary to popular      covered with ice and littered with cars,
Northern opinion, we don’t have a             trucks and SUVs bearing fresh dents,
problem driving in snow — it’s ice that       scrapes and damage. You ignored the
causes the problems.                          obvious debris and the filming news
    And the idea that experience driving      crew and pressed on to summit this
in snow instills some inherent ability        ice-laden Everest. Your car slid back
to control a vehicle on ice, I believe to     down the hill crashing into all of the
be false — at best! My theory is based        other vehicles driven by equally skilled
on this truth: Water is slippery when         drivers. And — here’s the payoff —
frozen. Period. As far as I know, it          when asked about the situation by the
doesn’t matter where the frozen patch         “onsite” news-reporter, you exclaimed,
is located — North or South — it’s still      “It was the city’s fault for not shutting
slippery and tires will still fail to grip    down the street.” Wow! That’s taking
properly causing a potentially danger-        personal responsibility to a whole new
ous situation.                                level.
    Instead, I offer the following expla-        Now, I can’t prove this next thought,
nation: Perhaps any perceived North-          but I question whether these drivers
ern advantage comes not from                  were actually “from ’round here,” any-
advanced driving skills, but advanced         way. That has to be the answer because
capabilities of road crews and trans-         all of us “natives” were still sitting at
portation services to render ice patches      home enjoying the milk and bread we
“un-frozen” and navigable. For in-            purchased following the initial bliz-
stance, I am sure that the city of            zard and freeze warnings.
Chicago has a colossal fleet of sanding          The bottom line is that within our
trucks, snowplows and road equip-             appearance of hysteria, we Southern-
ment manned by a thousand city em-            ers look forward to the excitement of
ployees pledged to the sole purpose of        our “snow days” and the respite they
leaving no ice patch behind.                  provide. All newcomers to the South
    In contrast, I think Atlanta has a        are welcome to embrace our emer-
1972 Ford pickup and a guy in the             gency weather plan and hunker down
back with his name on his shirt, sling-       with a good book, movie or family
ing sand and salt at will — if he can get     game-time; or ignore our warnings
his truck out of his driveway. No won-        completely and maybe you, too, can
der our city shuts down when the fore-        become a star on the evening news.
cast calls for ice or freezing rain. We
simply don’t have the necessary equip-          Mike Finch can be reached at
ment to clear the roadways and there-
6         Community
                                                                        CurrentDuring Lent

                                                                                                       By Dr. Lane Alderman                         eyes away from ourselves to the needs
                                                                                                       Contributing Writer                          of those around us. Think what a dif-
                                                                                                                                                    ference it would make in our commu-
                                                                                                          Have you given anything up for            nity if we celebrated the season by
                                                                                                       Lent? I have a different idea. Rather        taking on a pledge to get more in-
                                                      " % "!                                           than giving anything up, why not take        volved in making this a better place
                                                     ! &   !                                           something on for Lent?                       for all people to live.
                                                                                                          For Christians around the world,             For that matter, this commitment
                                                              %! !                                     we’re in the middle of a season known
                                                               $ &                                                                                  doesn’t need to be restricted only to
                                                                                                       as Lent. Based on the 40 days Jesus          those who celebrate the season of
                                                                                                       spent in the wilderness, this season is      Lent. I don’t want to diminish the re-
                                                                                                       a time of introspection and reflection       ligious significance of the season . For
                                                                                                                             for Christians. It’s   many of us it is one of the most spe-
                                                                                                                             a time to take         cial times of the year in our faith. It
              " "              #             &%                  "$'
                                            '''     "!          (" $ "                                                       stock of where I       prepares us for the week we call Holy.
                                                                                                                             am in my life and         But the word itself isn’t a “reli-
                                                                                                                             my faith.              gious” word. The word “Lent” comes
                                                                                                                                Historically,       from a word meaning “spring.”
                                                                                                                             Lent was a season         So here’s my challenge… to Chris-
                                                                                                                             of fasting. It was     tian and non-Christian alike. Why
                                                                                                                             a time devoted to      not take on something new for Lent
    !#     $!       & !                 "           " !             ! "          "             !&                            prayer and reflec-
                   %                        &             !#        $!  & !                                                                         this year? The Roswell and North At-
    !                               !                       %                         & !               ISSUES OF            tion, and the dis-     lanta area is filled with incredible
                                                                                       !                FAITH                cipline of the fast    non-profit agencies doing amazing
                                                                                                        DR. LANE ALDERMAN was a way of fo-          work for the people of this area. Al-
                                                                                                                             cusing my atten-       most all of them rely on the support
                                                                                                       tion. Over time, the 40 days of fasting      of the community in order to accom-
                                                                                                       evolved into merely “giving something        plish their work.
                                                                                                       up” as a symbolic fast.                         What if during Lent more of us
                                                                                                          The season begins on a day known          committed ourselves to service in the
                                                                                                       as Ash Wednesday, and it continues           community? Think what a difference
                                                                                                       for 40 days, culminating with a great        it would make if hundreds of people
                                                                            %%! %' ' $ & $ $           celebration on Easter. If you check          offered even one or two hours a week?
                                                                                & "( %%$
                                                                                                       the calendar, you’ll discover that Sun-      What if, as a celebration of the sea-
                                                                                                       days are not included in the 40 days.        son, we pulled out our checkbook and
                                                                                                       In church tradition, Sunday was a            made a gift to one of the amazing or-
                                                                                                       break from the fast, a day of celebra-       ganizations in our area?
                                   # ", +$      $   &' )                                               tion in the midst of a time of reflec-          Here’s what I’m going to do. I’m
                                                                                                       tion.                                        going to celebrate Lent in my tradi-
                                                                                                          For many (most?) modern-day               tional way by finding the time to re-
                                                                                                       Christians, a Lenten fast means giv-         flect on my life and my faith. I need to
                                                                                                       ing up chocolate, or deciding to eat         do that as I prepare for Easter.
                                                                                                       less junk food, or perhaps giving up            But I’m also going to make a re-
                                                                                                       red meat for the season. Some people         newed effort to serve. My community
                                                                                                       expand the concept, and decide to fast       will be a better place, and I’m sure my
                                                                                                       from shopping for the month, or to           life will be enriched as well.
                                                                                                       fast from gossip during the 40 days.            Why not join me in taking some-
                                                                                                          All of those have their place, and        thing on this Lenten season? Feel
                                                                                                       I’m all for the discipline of fasting. It    free to let me know what new thing
                                                                                                       does help us focus and keep our eyes         you’re going to do to make this a bet-
                                                                                                       on what really matters.
                                   "& ' )) +, %(+ ""                                                      But this year during Lent, rather
                                                                                                                                                    ter place to live!

                                       +++ $ $%( ) " $! )              $ %#                            than simply eating fewer sweets, I             Lane Alderman is pastor of
                                                                                                       have a different idea. Rather than
                                   %) "                                              %) "              giving something up, why not take
                                                                                                                                                    Roswell Presbyterian Church.
                                                                                                                                                    You may contact him at
                               $$ ' ""                                      *$        ""               something on?                      
                                                                                                          What I’m suggesting is that we
         "& ' ))   +, %(+ ""                              "& ' ))   +, %(+ ""                          “take on” a commitment to turn our
Relays Raise Money For Roswell High
                                                                                March                                              Community                         7

By Tripp Liles

   The 14th Annual Roswell Rotary
Relays track meet will be held on
March 20 at Roswell High. While the
current event is in its 14th year, it actu-
ally has roots that date back to the late
1950s. Originally, the Roswell Jaycees
organized it. According to Phil Mathis,
                                                                                                 Scenes from last year’s event.
   14th Annual Roswell Rotary Relays          of the best in the region. The Roswell    the region championships. The ath-         team that have performed well and
               March 20                       Rotary club organizes the 60 to 70 vol-   letes that have been working harder        should continue to improve as the sea-
                                              unteers it takes to handle the behind-    than others will start to see them sepa-   son continues.”
                9 a.m.                        the-scenes coordination. The duties       rate themselves athletically from their       The event is an important
         Roswell High School                  include arranging accommodations for      teammates at this point in the season,”    fundraiser for Roswell High Athletics
                                              participants to coordination of activi-   said Schultz.                              and, according to Bruce Smith of the
who participated in the original event,       ties on the day of the meet.                 The one-day meet begins at 9 a.m.       Roswell Rotary Club, “The relays are
“There were no overnight facilities so           Andy Schultz is the track coach at     and will feature many standouts from       one of our longest community service
participants had to stay in Atlanta.”         Roswell High and he sees the meet as      the region. Schultz details local stand-   projects benefiting Roswell High.” The
The event back then was often thought         an opportunity to assess his team at      outs, “We have state qualifiers from       event is expected to raise over $5,000
of as the local Olympics.                     the midpoint of the season. “Our team     last year in Shelby Barker in the high     and with your help that can grow even
   Now, of course, Roswell is a differ-       uses this meet as midterm assessment      jump and DJ Hartridge in both of the       larger. What a better way to enjoy
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                                                                           Many times I am asked by clients if I        Larger kitchens are not always bet-
                                                                        had to choose form vs. function, which      ter, although they make for great enter-
                             Buy one entree and 2 beverages at

                                                                        would I choose? The answers, I wish,        taining. Many times when designing a
                            regular price, receive a 2nd entree of      were a simple one. Yet it has so many       large kitchen, the triangle is still used
                                equal or lesser value FREE              facets and is so much deeper than one       for the preparation area to promote
                             max value $10 • dinner & dine-in only                            might think.          ease for whomever may be cooking.
          entree                                                                              When it comes to      Bar areas and other islands are then
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                                      770-817-0661                                            your home, there      used predominately for entertaining,
                                                                                              are many moving       serving and aesthetics.
                                                                                              parts and many           One of the best ways to achieve both
                                                                                              areas that signifi-   a highly functional and sophisticated
                                                                                              cantly change an-     kitchen is to design the function first,
                                                                                              nually or             getting the lineal feet of storage you re-
                                                                                              seasonally. This      quire, drawers, shelves, overhead stor-
                                                                                              makes it com-         age, vent hoods and appliances. Once
                                                                         INTERIOR DESIGN      pletely impossible    this configuration exercise is complete,
                                                                         LAURA GREEN THOME to always choose         then focus on either incorporating the
                                                                                              one over the other.   finishes to be consistent with the rest of
                                                                                              Remember when         your home or making it stand out by
                                                                        you were young, your grandmother            selecting bolder and more substantial
                                                                        told you never to use “never” or “al-       finishes making it the focal point. I
                                                                        ways.” The same is true when it comes       have included a photograph of my own
                                                                        to this question. I have included differ-   kitchen, which is a highly functional
                                                                        ent areas of your home where one mat-       10’-by-10’ prep kitchen finished in cal-
                                                                        ters over the other and my                  cutta gold marble, hand-glazed cabi-
                                                                        recommendations in each area.               nets, blown-glass panels in the
                                                                           Let’s start with the heart of the        overheads and Venetian gold fixtures.
                                                                        home, the kitchen. In your kitchen,            Secondly the great room, or family
                                                                        whether you have an eat-in or a galley      room, becomes the next most signifi-
                                                                        you spend a great deal of time there as     cant area for function vs. form. I say
                                                                        do your guests and family. Kitchens are     function first in this space also — it is
                                                                        definitely about function first and fore-   the area you and those closest to you
                                                                        most, form being the secondary consid-      unwind from the busy day, relax, watch
                                          ow 404 -353 -83
                                                                        eration when designing. That being          shows that entertain and inform, play
                                     er N                               said, the form with which you enhance       with your pets and play games. This
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                                                                        ence in your home, evoking that feeling
                                                                                                                    area needs to have enough seating for
                                                                                                                    your immediate family plus guests
                                   WW                                   you are aiming for.                         comfortably and within a certain

SWIM FOR LIFE NOT JUST SUMMER                                              I recommend the “cooking triangle”
                                                                        when setting up your sink, refrigerator
                                                                                                                    amount of feet from nose to nose, 8’0”

                                                                        and cook top/stove. This simple geo-                                 Continued on next page
Dear Designer
                                                 by Laura Green Thome
                                                                                     March   Home   9

Dear Designer:                                 or ceramics you have arranged in the
   I have bookcases in my family room          built-in bookcase. Good luck collecting!
that I need to fill. I don’t want them to be   Laura
formal and I like organic material. What
can I do? They are a dark wood and we          Dear Designer,
don’t have the money to paint them. I            My home has plantation shutters on
want the room to be brighter, too.             the windows. Should I also install win-
Heather, Roswell                               dow treatments, or is this too much?
                                               Kelly Harrison, Buckhead
Dear Heather:
   Bookcases are formal by their nature,        Dear Kelly,
so you are right in thinking organic ma-           Plantation shutters are one of the
terial would help bring the formality           most classic ways of creating privacy and
down a bit. If you like the painted look        a clean look for your interior, not to
but cannot afford to paint them, the sec- mention costly. I love the layered effect
ond best thing and one of my favorites is created when you add a pair of floor-to-
to introduce a bright collection of              ceiling panels over the top of plantation
painted and light objects to                            shutters. The key to doing so is
counterbalance the                  Do you have a           that your hardware must be
stained wood.                      design question?           mounted as close to the bot-
   It is a great look and               E-mail                tom of your crown moldings
the juxtaposition of the       laura@theroswellcurrent        as possible and must extend
painted objects against
                                      with your               out approx. 3-5” (depending
                                    Dear Designer
the dark wood is actually             questions.             on the width of the blades of
a bit more intriguing and                                your shutters) from the flush
unexpected. I would buy or col-                      wall. The reason for this is the
lect from antique stores, Scott Antique         blades of the plantation shutters must be
Market and other discount stores an as-         able to function open and closed without
sortment of white, ivory, tan and taupe         causing the panels to pucker outward,
books in subjects you are interested in,        (this makes them look like an after-
then collect pottery, painted boxes             thought). I love the panels to be a pat-
and/or objects that interest you over           tern or color on top of a white or ivory
time to add to the brighter and cleaner         shutter to add contrast and look inten-
aesthetic you are going for.                    tional. I would not do a white or ivory
   Once your collection is complete, then linen panel on top as it then looks a little
add dried flower arrangements or                messy and too contrived. I would also
bunches of dried hydrangeas, money-             use a thin iron or nickel rod with small
plant or other indigenous plant matter          finials as to not compete for the atten-
that you can dry yourself. Introduce the        tion. Hope it turns out great! Send us
organic material in bunches and house           pictures!
them in the collected vessels of pottery        Laura

Continued from previous page
is the general measurement for a con-          place to show off your great taste and
versation grouping of furniture and            make it decadent. In this area form
will allow for a comfortable conversa-         reigns. You should pay careful attention
tion (a study in proximetrics). Your TV        to the fabrics and form of the furniture
of choice also should be easily viewed         you select in this room as well as dis-
from all areas trying not to compete           playing objects of interest collected
with the architectural focal point of the      during your lifetime. The form of the
room — standard is the fireplace or            artwork you display and the perfect
built-in bookcases. I prefer the TV to         place for a baby grand or grand piano
be concealed or blended in by sitting it       allows for a window into the soul of
on an otherwise beautiful piece of fur-        your home, where dreams come first
niture that is part of the functional          and practicality is secondary. This
space plan.                                    room purposes show-and-tell and en-
   Thirdly, the living room, despite how       tertaining guests and inspiring them,
informal or formal you may be, is the          while you enjoy their company.
10         Community
                                                       Current To Avant
                                                          From Antique

                                                                                   Bulloch Hall quilt show to draw visitors from
                                                                                   around the globe
                                                                                      By Ann Marie Quill
                                                                                      Managing Editor                                           28th Annual Great American Cover-Up:
                                                                                                                                                             Tomorrow’s Classics Today
                                                                                      Think quilting is just a craft? Think                           Presented by the Bulloch Hall Quilt Guild
                                                                                   again. In skilled, creative hands, it’s                                          March 13-21
                                                                                   fine art.                                                                   Bulloch Hall Museum
                                                                                      Just ask the ladies at Bulloch Hall’s
                                                                                                                                                                 180 Bulloch Ave.
                                                                                   Quilt Guild. Getting ready for their
                                                                                   annual Quilt Show at Bulloch Hall,                                      $8 admission includes museum
                                     $*% )'!!)                                                                                                                   tour and parking
                                                                                   one of the facility’s biggest events that
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                                                                                   draws hundreds of quilters from
                                                                                   around the globe, they were happy to                                            770-992-1731
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                                                                                      According to Cody Anne Moss, a                          tage sewing machines.
                                                                                   guild member, the show started 28                             She pokes fun at the first quilt she
                                                                                   years ago when Shirley Deuchler, a                         ever made, pointing out the outdated
                                                                                   Bulloch Hall director, thought a quilt                     color scheme. She now uses that quilt
     #))#!,( !       &&%   "!                    #))#!,( !       &&%       "!      show would be a great fundraiser for                       for her students to practice on, and
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                                                                                   the Roosevelt ancestral home. The                          she stresses that the guild is open to
                                                   !         !

                      !                                           !
                                                                       !           guild later became host of the show                        anyone – beginners and longtime
                                                                                   when Deuchler retired.                                     quilters alike.
                                                                                      Today, the show features some 200                          Look closely at a finely crafted quilt
                                                                                   quilts – and quilted items — and the                       and you’ll see incredible detail and in-
                                                                                   guild has about 50 members.                                tricacies that often tell a story. There
                                                                                      Moss, a past president of the                           are the traditional patterns that you
                                                                                   guild, is passionate about quilting,                       are accustomed to seeing, such as the
                                                                                   even dying her own fabric in her glo-                      wedding ring quilt, but quilts, and
                                                                                   riously cluttered home studio that                         even the popular patterns, leave room
                                                                                   contains everything from pattern                           for creativity and innovation.
                                                                                   sketches to fabric swatches to vin-
                                                                                                                                                                                 Continued on page 18

                                                                                   Cody Anne Moss readies for the Quilt Guild show at Bulloch Hall.
Have You Seen This Cat?
                                                                                 March                                                                  Pets                 11

By Ann Marie Quill                          dogs and the scent must be fresh.                                                         becca says her other indoor cats will
Managing Editor                                • Have face-to-face interaction with                                                   now wear collars. Even if your pet is in-
                                            your neighbors. Give them flyers with a                                                   door only, it should wear something
  When Roswell Current reader Re-           color picture listing identifying charac-                                                 identifying it in case of escape. Also
becca Sandberg contacted us in hopes        teristics of the animal.                                                                  consider having your pet micro-
that this column might help her locate         • In addition to your neighbors, give                                                  chipped, which can be done quickly
her missing cat, Izzy, it seemed like the   the flyers to vets and emergency animal                                                   and easily in your own vet’s office. It
perfect time to let our readers know        clinics. You should also post the flyers                                                  ensures the animal can be identified
what steps they can take to prevent a       in nearby neighborhoods.                                                                  even if it loses it’s collar or tag.
missing pet, as well as what to do if          • Contact all local shelters and res-     side, hire an animal communicator               If having company or repairmen
their furry friend goes missing.            cue groups in your area. It’s advised        who “talks” with the animal by tracking      over, make sure your pet is secure.
  According to Rebecca, her Izzy went       that you visit the shelters daily. Many      its energy.                                  Also, be sure to repair any windows or
missing back in December, and she is        shelters also utilize online services that       Rebecca says she was surprised to        doors that don’t close or latch securely.
holding out hope that someone has           will alert you if an animal with your        learn that there’s a community cen-             And remember, if your pet does go
found him and just doesn’t realize he       pet’s characteristics has been found.        tered around missing animals. Once           missing, you must act quickly, and Re-
belongs to someone as he was an in-            • Register your pet on websites like      she put her signs up, she was contacted      becca advises that you don’t give up.
door cat and wore no collars or tags. and                    by a man who was also missing an or-         She hasn’t.
  Izzy disappeared when Rebecca was                             ange cat and asked her to let him know          If you think you’ve seen Izzy, e-mail
hosting company and a door in her              • Craigslist has a section for missing    if she was contacted by someone who          or call Rebecca at drcsandberg@
house was left ajar. Her three other cats   pets, and some newspapers will run           found one. People would also call her or 404-641-4241.
were accounted for. Since that time,        missing pet alerts for free.                 to tell her to be on the lookout for their
Rebecca has learned various things you         • Purchase create-a-signs from a          own missing pets while she was search-         Do you have a pet story or picture to
should do if your pet goes missing, and     store like The Home Depot. It is made        ing.                                         share? E-mail amquill@theroswellcur-
she is sharing them with us:                of weather-resistant board and pictures          So, what can you do to prevent this
  • Hire a pet detective. This has to be    can be laminated on it.                      from happening in the first place? Re-
done quickly as they utilize tracking          • If you lean toward the mystical                                                                           For more pets, see page 20
March 12
The Wear’n of the Green
                                                    March 12 - March 14
                                                    Funny Farm
                                                                         Current                  March
                                                                                                      you’re smart enough you’ll understand the
                                                                                                      universality of it. Look at the comedy tradi-
                                                                                                      tions of Jewish and African American
                                                                                                                                                         To have your event listed here please send an
                                                                                                                                                             e-mail with the event’s date, name of

The Wear’n of the Green – Irish Song and            Chris Porter                                                                                             organization and brief description to
Dance, presented by Michael O’Neal                  Best known for his third place                    comics, which are now the mainstream
                                                                                                      through Seinfeld, Bruce, Allen, Rock, Pryor    
Singers with the Mulligan Irish Step Dancers.       finish on Season 4 of Last
                                                                                       Hot Pick       and Murphy.
8 p.m., Roswell United Methodist Church.            Comic Standing, Chris Porter                                                                        March 20
770-594-7974 or                   has been a touring comic since he was 23.
                                                                                                                                                        Roswell Rotary Relays
                                                    Since the beginning, Chris’ raw energy and        March 19
                                                                                                                                                        Roswell Rotary Relays – Roswell High School;
March 13                                            unique perspective has distinguished him as       Milton High School Theater
                                                                                                                                               (See article on page 7)
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre                       one of the elite comics in the industry. Born     Department Presents: GREASE
Shamrockin’ For A Cure 2nd Annual Benefit           and raised in Kansas City, Chris brings a true    Milton High school Theater Department,
                                                    stand-up experience to his live shows. There      13025 Birmingham Highway, will be per-            March 20
For The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
                                                    are no sound cues, no puppets, and no catch       forming Grease, The Musical. March 19-27,         Georgia Philharmonic Concert
Saturday, March 13, at 7 p.m. Doors open at
                                                    phrases. Just gut-wrenching laughter drawn        7 p.m.                                            Georgia Philharmonic Concert at Roswell
6:45 p.m. We’ll be ShamRockin’ with a live
                                                    from his own experience and observations.         Ticket Price(s): Reserved Admission - $10         Cultural Arts Center at 7 p.m. John Morrison,
band, eating delicious food generously do-
                                                    Chris can also be seen on his own Comedy          Reserved - $15                                    guest conductor. For tickets: www.georgiaphil-
nated by Carmines, bidding on amazing auc-
                                                    Central Presents special and Live at              For Tickets:, Milton   or 770-664-7255.
tion items, and enjoying plenty of
complimentary beer, wine and vodka! Other           Gotham. 770-817-HAHA.                             High School Auditorium, 13025 Birming-
cocktails also available for sale at the full                                                         ham Highway, Milton. 770-752-0988                 March 20
service bar in the VIP lounge.Please help           March 13 - March 21                                                                                 Flashlight Egg Hunt
raise money to fight this disease and raise the
life expectancy for people with CF.
                                                    The 28th Great American Cover-Up
                                                    Quilt Show 2010
                                                    The 28th Great American Cover-Up Quilt
                                                                                                      March 20
                                                                                                      Ed Gerhard Concert                 4
                                                                                                      Ed Gerhard takes the stage in Hot Pick
                                                                                                                                                        at East Roswell Park & Recreation Center
                                                                                                                                                        7:30 -9p.m. Roswell residents $8; non-resi-
                                                                                                                                                        dents $12. Everyone must be registered to at-
                                                                                                                                                        tend. 770-594-6134.
March 13                                            Show 2010. “Today’s Classics Tomorrow,”           the Cowie Weiss theater with two
The North Fulton Branch of the                      sponsored by the Bulloch Hall Quilt Guild.        performances at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Ger-
American Association of University                  Self-guided tours Mon. – Sat. from 10 a.m.–4      hard will share an evening of exquisite guitar    March 21
Women (AAUW) will hold its next meeting             p.m..; Sun. from 1 – 4 p.m.; $8 adults; $7 sen-   music, performing material from his upcom-        Atlanta Wind Symphony Concert
on Saturday, March 13, from 10 a.m. to noon.        iors; $6 for ages 6 – 18.                         ing CD as well as concert favorites. Perform-     Atlanta Wind Symphony Concert at Roswell
Guest speaker is Steve Hollingworth, the                                                              ing on six-string, slide guitar and Hawaiian      Cultural Arts Center, presenting American
chief operating officer for CARE, the inter-        March 17                                          lap steel, Gerhard combines rare composi-         Composers, American Music! Concert fea-
national aid organization.                                                                            tional depth with inspired virtuosity. Fans of    tures Espirit de Corps, A Sacred Suite, Coun-
                                                    Roswell Garden Club
Hollingworth has just returned from Haiti                                                             guitar music will not want to miss this oppor-    try Band March, An American Elegy, Icarus
                                                    presents “An Afternoon of Fashion and             tunity to see and hear one of the country’s
and will discuss his recent work and the con-                                                                                                           and Daedalus Fantasy, and Sasparilla. 3 p.m.;
                                                    Spring Tea” 1-3 p.m. at the Roswell Adult         finest players. Tickets are $30 in advance
tinuing needs of women and children in that                                                                                                             770-641-1260 or www.atlantawindsym-
                                                    Recreation Center, 830 Grimes Bridge              and $35 at the event, but be warned, there
country. He will also discuss the use of micro-                                                                                               
                                                    Road. Fashions by Unique Consignment Bou-         may not be any tickets available at the door!
credits to assist women in third-world coun-        tique. $20 per person.
tries. There will be an opportunity for those in                                                      So don’t delay, order your tickets early online   March 21
                                                    Reservations required.                            at or call 770-
attendance to ask questions.                        770-650-4607                                                                                        Chopin Society Concert
Should you wish to attend this meeting,                                                               365-7738.
                                                                                                                                                        Chopin Society Concert at Roswell Cultural
please contact the branch’s membership                                                                                                                  Arts Center “The Year of Chopin,” with guest
chair at karenleasman                      March 17                                          March 20                                          pianists Leszek Mozdzer, Andrzej Jagodzinski,
                                                    Alpharetta/Roswell Newcomers Club                 Breakfast With The Bunny                          Jacek Kortus; 7 p.m.; 770-641-1260 or
March 13                                            ARNC is a social club welcoming women             Breakfast With The Bunny at Bill Johnson
                                                    new to the area.                                  Community Activity Building. All ages; $12
North Fulton Mothers of Multiples Club
                                                    This month’s general meeting will include a       Roswell residents; $18 non-residents. Regis-
Spring Consignment Sale                                                                                                                                 March 22 - March 27
                                                    presentation by The Nancys.  Nancy Allen          tration required. 770-641-3760
King’s Market Shopping Center 1425 Mar-                                                                                                                 Jelly Bean Guess
                                                    and Nancy Bruno are decorating experts.
ket Blvd. Roswell.                                                                                                                                      Jelly Bean Guess at Bill Johnson Community
                                                    Please join us on Wednesday, March 17, at 10
Saturday, March 13, 8-8:45 a.m., members
                                                    a.m. at the Hembree Park Recreation Cen-          March 20                                          Activity Bldg at Roswell Area Park. Stop by the
only; 8:45-9:30 a.m, Area Multiples Clubs                                                             Children’s Storytime at the Roswell               center and guess the number of jelly beans in
                                                    ter located at 850 Hembree Road in
shop; 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., open to the general                                                           Visitors Center                                   the jar. Closest guess wins a stuffed bunny. In
                                                    Roswell. For more information, call 678-
public. Area multiples club members, bring                                                            Children’s Storytime at the Roswell Visitors      case of tie, a “guess-off” will be held. 770-641-
                                                    318-1442 or visit
your membership card or your club’s most                                                              Center. Presented by storytellers Mary            3760.
current newsletter. This is an excellent op-                                                          Williams and Jo Sanders. Most appropriate
portunity to purchase everything you might          March 19 - March 21                               for ages 4 - 12 (families welcome). Stop by
need for children, including babies’ and chil-      Funny Farm                                                                                          March 23
                                                                                                      the Roswell Visitors Center for a morning of
drens’ clothing, matching outfits, seasonal         Rex Navarrete                                                                                       Roswell Garden Club
                                                                                                      entertainment and merriment. Free but
outfits (Easter, Christmas, bathing suits, etc.),   Navarrete gathers all of his material from                                                          presents “Steel Garden Sculptures”
                                                                                                      please call 770-640-3253 to let us know to
maternity clothing, shoes, rocking chairs,          what he calls “real Rex moments,” reality and                                                       at 10 a.m. at the Bill Johnson Community Activ-
                                                                                                      expect you.
high chairs, swings, cribs, car seats, strollers,   shared life experiences. “I think everything                                                        ity Building in Roswell Area Park
tricycles and bikes, all types of toys including    has humor; you will always find humor. I don’t                                                      (10495 Woodstock Road). Free;
outdoor items, electronic toys, books, DVDs.        always make stuff up. Even though most of my                                                        770-650-4607 or
                                                    material is geared for a Filipino audience, if                                            
March 25-26
Garage Sale
 St. Ann’s Catholic Church Women’s Guild
                                                                                   Current                 March
                                                                  candy and eggs. Face painting, music, enter-
                                                                  tainment and other activities available. 11
                                                                  a.m. - 1 p.m.; Free. 770-641-3760.
                                                                                                                    April 1 - April 17
                                                                                                                    Bugz, presented at Kudzu Playhouse for chil-
                                                                                                                                                                     Hope to unite community organizations,
                                                                                                                                                                     churches and businesses to provide support
                                                                                                                                                                     to needy families. More than 50 Roswell-

presents the 2010 Garage Sale on March                                                                              dren ages 3 – 10. There’s going to be a picnic   area social service organizations, churches
25-26, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., and March 27, 9 a.m. -                    Easter Services                                   and everyone is pitching in … Lady Bugs,         and businesses, along with more than 1,000
1 p.m. Donations accepted on March 20, 1 -6                       Roswell UMC Offers Holy Week and                  Army Ants, Fireflies, Bumble Bees …. Even        volunteers, will participate in the city-wide
p.m.; March 21, 1–7 p.m.; and March 22,                           Easter Services                                   the Stink Bug! 770-594-1020 or                   outreach, offering free groceries, health and
9:30 a.m.–6 p.m. in the Parish Center and                         Roswell United Methodist Church invites                            dental screenings, a job fair, free haircuts, a
the gym located at 4905 Roswell Road, Ma-                         families and friends to join together to cele-                                                     Kids Zone with games and activities for chil-
rietta (the corner of Roswell Road and                            brate Holy Week and Easter services at                                                             dren, and live entertainment. For the second
Bishop Lake Road). For information, call                          RUMC: Palm Sunday services on March 28
                                                                                                                    April 3                                          year, the City of Roswell is serving as one of
770-552-6400 or visit                                                                                Fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters          the event sponsors, and the outreach will be
                                                                  at 9:30 and 11 a.m.; Lenten Lunch Lifts
                                                                                                                    Atlanta                                          held at Roswell City Hall, 38 Hill St.
                                                                  Wednesday and Thursday, March 31 and
                                                                                                                    April 3 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Gold’s Gym, 608
                                                                  April 1, at noon; Maundy Thursday drop-in
March 26 - March 27                                                                                                 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite 200, Roswell.
Atlanta Dance Theatre
                                                                  Communion on April 1 between 5 and 7 p.m.;
                                                                                                                    Will include Army Rockwall, Bounce Houses        April 18
                                                                  the youth-led Good Friday service on March                                                         The Sounds of the Spirit Concert Series
presents Cinderella March 26, 10 a.m. and 7                                                                         & Games (Provided by North Atlanta Base-
                                                                  2 at noon; and the “Seven Last Words” Good                                                         presents the Atlanta Symphony Brass Quintet
p.m.; on March 27 at 2 p.m.. and 7 p.m. 404-                                                                        ball Academy), Food, Raffle, and Prizes.
                                                                  Friday service on March 2 at 7:30 p.m.                                                             in concert on Sunday, April 18, at 4 p.m. in the
438-3028 or
                                                                  Please also join us for Easter worship serv-                                                       sanctuary of Roswell United Methodist
                                                                  ices on April 4 at 6:45 a.m. (sunrise with can-   April 6 - 8                                      Church.  The Quintet began 37 years ago as
March 27                                                          dlelight and communion), at 9 a.m.                Camp Kingfisher Spring Break Camp                the “Ceremonial Troupe” of the Atlanta Sym-
Annual Egg Hunt at Sweet Apple                                    (contemporary with Praise Band), and at 11        Camp Kingfisher Spring Break Camp at             phony Orchestra.  No tickets are needed for
Elementary School                                                 a.m. (traditional with Sanctuary Choir and        Chattahoochee Nature Center.                     this concert.  Preschool childcare is available
Annual Egg Hunt at Sweet Apple Elemen-                            organ). See for de-                         by reservation only.  To make a reservation or
tary School sponsored by the Roswell Recre-                       tails about all services and activities.                                                           for more information, call 770-594-
ation & Parks Department. Separate areas
designated for different age groups. Easter
                                                                                                                    April 17                                         0512.  Roswell United Methodist Church is lo-
                                                                                                                    Roswell Day Of Hope                              cated at 814 Mimosa Blvd,
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Tips for children caring for elderly parents
  Special to The Roswell Current           cooking utensils or read preparation       activities. Ask your parents how they            North Fulton Hospital offers a monthly
                                           directions on the food label.              are feeling and watch for signs of dras-         support group for caregivers and those
   Life expectancy in the United States       • Home Safety: Scorched pots in         tic mood swings or changes in their           dealing with loss. The group meets at 6:30
has jumped from 47.3 years in 1900 to      the sink could be a sign of dementia       outlook on life.
                                                                                                                                       p.m. in the Medical Arts Center, 11685
more than 77 years at the beginning of     because they forget about food cooking        • Mobility: Watch to see how your
the new millennium. In 2000 there          on the stove. Light bulbs that should be   parents are getting around the house,         Alpharetta Highway, Suite 175, on the third
were approximately 35 million Ameri-       replaced may mean your parents are         going up stairs or walking long dis-               Tuesday of every month. For more
cans age 65 and over; by 2050 there        physically impaired and unable to keep     tances. Arthritis, muscle weakness or           information about the group, please call
will be an estimated 86.7 million. With    up with routine home maintenance.          joint problems may make getting                   Fred Whitehurst at 404-226-8450.
this rising elderly population comes an    Dirty dishes in the sink or an over-       around difficult for your parents. Your
increasing need for caregivers, a role     grown yard could result from depres-       parents may be at risk of falling if they   about your concerns so they can pro-
often assumed by children. Here are a      sion that causes your parents to lose      are unsteady on their feet.                 vide the necessary care during your
few warning signs that children can        motivation in caring for their home.          Talk with your parents if you are        parents’ next visit.
watch for to determine if their aging         • Personal Appearance: Dementia,        concerned about their well-being and           Children who live far away from
parents need assistance.                   depression or physical impairment          safety. If necessary, bring in friends,     their parents may want to contact a
   • Weight Loss: Weight loss, without     could cause your parents to become lax     clergy or other relatives to help come      local agency for assistance with neces-
trying to lose weight, could indicate a    with their personal hygiene routine,       up with ways to safeguard your par-         sary services, such as meals or trans-
serious health problem, such as cancer,    such as brushing teeth, combing hair       ents’ health. Some solutions may be         portation. The Eldercare Locator, a
dementia, depression, heart failure or     or bathing. Pay attention to their gen-    simple, such as installing handrails in     public service of the U.S. Administra-
malnutrition. But not all weight loss is   eral appearance and take notice if their   the bathtub to prevent a fall or running    tion on Aging, can help provide a list of
caused by disease. Decreased ability to    clothes are dirty.                         errands and cleaning. Other options         state and local agencies as well as com-
taste and smell, caused by medication         • Mental Health: Depression can         may be more complicated — for in-           munity-based organizations that serve
or the natural aging process, may affect   cause a significant mood change result-    stance, arranging for home care or co-      seniors and their caregivers. For more
your parents’ desire to eat. They also     ing in withdrawal from friends, loss of    ordinating a move into senior housing.      information, call toll-free 1-800-677-
may be physically unable to grasp          interest in hobbies and neglect of daily   You also can alert your parents’ doctors    1116 or visit

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                                                                                      At Parc Alpharetta
                                                                                      By Ann Marie Quill                        laundry rooms with washers and
é                                                                           é         Managing Editor                           dryers.
                                                                                                                                   It doesn’t stop at the actual apart-
é                                                                           é            Parc Alpharetta is not your grand- ments. The community also features
é                                                                           é         mother’s retirement community. De- a clubhouse with a private dining
                                                                                      signed for active adults age 55                area and gourmet kitchen for
é                                                                           é         and older, the upscale                              entertaining, a media room,
                                                                                      apartments on Westside           Parc Alpharetta      a resident-run library,
é                                                                           é         Parkway and Fanfare
                                                                                                                         Open House           learning labs, a business
                                                                                      Way are designed for                                     center and a fitness
é                                                                           é         those who aren’t quite          Friday, March 27         center and wellness
é                                                                           é         ready to retire from an         10 a.m. to 5 p.m.        salon. There’s also a
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                                                                                                                                             weather, a landscaped
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é                                                                           é         1,399 square feet, with prices                    garden and walking trails.
                                                                                      starting at around $900 a month,             The community is strategically lo-
é                                                                           é         the apartments are completely se-         cated in the heart of Alpharetta with
                                                                                      cure with inside-only access and a        convenient access to the nearby Ver-
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é                                          !                                é         floor can be entered securely. Parc
                                                                                      Alpharetta encourages complete in-
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                                                                                                                                Roswell’s historic, shopping and
é                                                                           é         dependent living, with apartments         dining districts.

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Staying Healthy During Pregnancy
                                                                          March                                   Health&Wellness                                          15

  Special to The Roswell Current         before you got pregnant. Rather, the    Human Services recommends that
                                         foods you eat provide the nutrients     healthy pregnant women get at least
   Staying healthy during pregnancy      for both you and your baby. Most        two and a half hours of moderate-in-
is especially important, not just for    pregnant women need an additional       tensity aerobic activity each week or
you, but for your baby as well. You      300 calories per day to support a       about 30 minutes every day. Exercis-                    Take the opportunity to talk to an
will probably get lots of advice from    baby’s growth and development.          ing regularly can help improve sleep,              obstetrician about your pending pregnancy
well-meaning family members,             That’s why it’s important to make       prevent excess weight gain, lower
                                                                                                                                    plans at North Fulton Hospital’s upcoming
friends, co-workers and even             smart food choices and eat well-bal-    the risk of developing preeclampsia
strangers. Eat this. Don’t drink that.   anced meals that include lean meats,    or gestational diabetes, reduce re-                Maybe Baby program. Join NFH and Harry’s
Exercise. Get plenty of rest. Don’t      fruits, vegetables, whole-grain         covery time and ease pregnancy-re-                   Farmers Market at 5:30 p.m. Monday,
smoke. There are lots of do’s and        breads and low-fat dairy products. If   lated problems, such as back pain,                  March 15, to learn about everything baby.
don’t’s to think about while you’re      you have problems with nausea, try      constipation, varicose veins, swelling             For more information about and to register
pregnant. Here are a few tips to help    eating five or six small meals a day,   and exhaustion.
you stay healthy and have a healthy      rather than three large ones.              • Over-the-counter or prescription
                                                                                                                                     for this free event, call 770-751-2660 or
baby.                                       • Drink plenty of fluids, but stay   medications may not be safe for a                        visit
   • Get regular prenatal care. Your     away from large amounts of caffeine,    developing fetus. If you were taking
health care provider will check your     which have been associated with a       a medication before you became                   potentially lead to miscarriage or
weight and blood pressure on a reg-      higher rate of miscarriage. Becoming    pregnant, ask your health care                   birth defects.
ular basis, while also watching your     dehydrated can cause premature or       provider if it is safe to continue.                 Healthy pregnancy habits should
baby’s development. Certain medical      early labor. Avoid drinking alcohol     Have regular dental check-ups be-                start as early in the pregnancy as
conditions, such as high blood pres-     while pregnant, as this can damage a    cause some pregnant women may                    possible, or even before you get
sure or gestational diabetes, must be    developing baby’s nervous system, as    experience red, swollen gums that                pregnant. For more information
closely monitored. It will be impor-     well as cause growth retardation or     bleed easily. During pregnancy,                  about staying healthy and safe dur-
tant to have sufficient amounts of       facial abnormalities. Also stop smok-   women should avoid exposure to en-               ing your pregnancy, talk with your
iron to help your baby’s tissues and     ing. Smoking is linked to stillbirth,   vironmental hazards including lead,              doctor or visit the March of Dimes
organs get oxygen and folic acid to      prematurity, low birth weight, sud-     mercury, arsenic, pesticides, solvents           website at
help prevent neural tube defects.        den infant death syndrome, asthma       and secondhand smoke that could
Pregnant women also should get           and other respiratory problems.
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Still More Budget Issues For Fulton

By Kate Copsey                                 residents about where you think the     that runs for students failing CRCT             ment to “equivalent of” 180 days of
Contributing Writer                            cuts should be made. To make your       will not be held over the summer,               instruction. Apportioning three days
                                               suggestions, go to the Fulton Schools   but rather the “at-risk” students will          worth of minutes across 170 days is a
  You may have noticed that Fulton             website ( and     be coached after the first test-taking.         few minutes each day. Unfortu-
County is not the only school board            look under the FYI section for          This post CRCT time at the end of               nately, three days is a “teachable
that is having budget problems.                                                        the semester is rather devoid of con-           unit” curriculum-wise, whereas 10

With a large part of the state budget                                                  structive education and this is re-             minutes is a lost time at the end of
going to education and a major                               The other major           garded as a good use of the time for            the day, or even less time if appor-
chunk of the local funds going to                                                      that segment that could use some                tioned into two minutes extra per
teachers, it is not surprising that                          cost-saving is the        extra instruction. Those students               class period.
both the school year and programs                          reduced school year.        who are deemed to be at risk will be               School board member Linda
are on the cutting board — again.                                                      tutored in small groups and will re-            Schultz said, “We shortened the cal-
  Some states, such as Utah, have                           The state sets the         take the qualifying test on the first           endar, but added 10 minutes to each
suggested that they drop the 12th                          number of days that
                                                                    “                  pre-planning day of the summer va-              day to make up the difference in
year of public school altogether; oth-                                                 cation. This gives focused attention            hours.”
ers are grappling with ways to                              a child needs to be        to those students who need it most.                The final budget will be revealed
shorten the school year. Fortunately,                            in school.            Alas, the system does not do much               for comment in April and interested
Fulton’s school board is in a slightly                                                 for those students who maybe had a              citizens are encouraged to partici-
better position that many others,                                                      bad day, or who suddenly fail in                pate in the process. For those in
and although cuts are inevitable, the                                                  droves because the math portion is a            Roswell, the first public input will be
results should be minimal to the av-           budget matters or send an e-mail to     debacle as it was two years ago.                April 22 at the Dunwoody Springs
erage student.                                    The other major cost-saving is the           Charter Elementary School.
  Officially, nothing is off the table,          One cost-saving measure for this      reduced school year. The state sets
which includes special programs                year is the summer school for CRCT      the number of days that a child
such as music and summer school.               (Criteria-Referenced Competency         needs to be in school. This past ses-
The board would like to hear from              Test). The traditional summer school    sion, the state reworded the require-

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                                                                                       Under Way
                           " !                 !                                          The story Outcasts United by War-
               $      "     !                                                          ren St. John has been chosen by the
                                                                                       Roswell Reads Selection Committee
    &                                              %                                   as this year’s book for the city’s com-
  $!                               $                                                   munitywide reading program.
                                                                                          According to the book’s website,
                                                                                       “Outcasts United follows a pivotal sea-
                                                                                       son in the life of the Fugees, their
                                                                                       families and their charismatic coach
                                                                                       as they struggle to build new lives in a
                                                                                       fading town overwhelmed by change.
                                                                                       Theirs is a story about resilience in
                                                                                       the face of extraordinary hardship,
                                                                                       the power of one person to make a
                                                                                       difference and the daunting challenge
                                                                                       of creating community in a place
                                                                                       where people seem to have so little in
                                                                                          “The Roswell Reads committee se-
                                                                                       lected Outcasts United as a book
                                                                                       which should appeal to readers of all
                                   !               ! !          !   %                  ages,” explains Morgan Timmis, His-
                                       !                                               toric & Cultural Affairs Manager.
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Making Memories In The Snow
                                                                              March                                                            Parenting                 17

By Kate Copsey                                     leaving the snowman to watch the traffic and
Contributing Writer                                pose for photographs.
                                                      More important than the snow itself, the
   The February snow was a novel event in          day was a time to make memories. Too often
Roswell and the snow brought out the best in       youngsters are carted from one activity to an-
neighborhood kids. Ice and rainstorms are          other, or are camped out in front of electronic
inconvenient and dangerous, but a snow day         games. While these keep the child enter-
is a fun day for the whole family.                 tained, it rarely comes up to the level of a
   The first advantage was the quiet every-        memory to treasure.
where. There were no school buses or com-             The snowman will rest not only as an
muters on the road and salt trucks were a few      image on the computer, but also in the hearts
hours away. So if you looked outside, there        of the makers. In years to come, the phrase
was a peaceful white coating over the lawns        “remember when we built that snowman”
and sidewalks.                                     will pepper dinner table talk.
   Whole families had to suspend driving to           Sometimes it seems that so many child-
various events. The forced inaction from a         hood activities are frowned upon — no climb-
storm can be tiresome for type-A personali-        ing trees in case they fall; no playing in
ties, but for many it was a rare chance to be-     muddy puddles in case they get germs; and
come a kid again. By midmorning kids of all        sadly, no roaming the neighborhood. Fortu-
ages were outside taking advantage of the          nately no one has found a case against play-
snow, which was definitely sufficient for a        ing in snow, and so for now, although the
snowman, and some were splendid! Our               snow is gone for the year (we hope), the
neighborhood kids all got together to make a       memory of building snowmen and having fun
snowman, which was shaded with a sun um-           in the snow will stay strong for many years.
brella. The fun lasted a little over an hour,
                                                                                                     This snowman was made by the Oleszczuk family of Roswell.

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It’s Seed-Starting Time

By Kate Copsey                                                                              drainage in the bottom. To get the
Contributing Writer                                                                         maximum number of plants from your
                                                  For More Information Visit Kate’s Blog:   seed packet, use a fresh potting soil. Fill
  The beginning of March comes with         or          the container with a good potting mix,
some very welcome and slightly                           preferably one made for seedlings
                     warmer weather.                                                        rather than mature potted plants.
                     Sometimes we                                                              Discard last year’s mix onto the gar-
                                              start your seeds. Most cool weather an-
                     even get lulled into                                                   den or compost as it will likely contain
                                              nuals for the vegetable bed can be                                                             Seedling Care
                     thinking that                                                          pathogens that can cause problems.
                                              started as early as six to eight weeks be-                                                     Once the seedlings have germinated,
                     spring is really                                                       Likewise, do not use soil from the gar-
                                              fore the last frost date, but warmer                                                        you need to put them into a location
                     here and that                                                          den to start seeds as that is usually too
                                              weather annuals should not be started                                                       that has good light. Most people find a
                     frosts are a thing                                                     dense for good seedling growth. If you
                                              until four, or even two, weeks before                                                       south-facing window. As the seedlings
                     of the past. Alas,                                                     are concerned about chemicals in your
                                              that date. Most of these will germinate                                                     grow, you will need to rotate the con-
                     just like an                                                           seedling mix, look for an organic one
                                              in about five days or so. If you are start-                                                 tainer to stop the plants from getting
                     Olympic 100-yard                                                       available at Whole Foods, which is lo-
 HOME & GARDEN                                ing perennials from seed, they can take                                                     weak and leaning to one side. On mild
                     dash, starting too                                                     cally made by Farmer D (his shop is
 KATE COPSEY                                  anywhere from two to 15 weeks to ger-                                                       days put the seedlings out into that
                     early will produce                                                     just over the line in Norcross on Hol-
                                              minate, and unless you are planning on                                                      welcome March sun.
                     leggy unhealthy                                                        comb Bridge Road).
                                              a full hedge of lavender or rosemary,                                                          Before long the seedlings will be
                     plants and you will                                                       Cover the seeds with kitchen plastic
                                              you will probably be better off buying                                                      ready to go into the garden and these
have to return to the beginning.                                                            wrap and leave in a warm place until
                                              the plants.                                                                                 cold, frosty and windy days will be a
                                                                                            germinated. Do not use the top of the
   Last Frost                                                                               refrigerator unless it is a very old one.     thing of the past. Starting seeds is just
                                                 Sowing Seeds                                                                             the first step of the new gardening year,
   The official average last frost date is                                                  Newer models do not emit that much-
                                                 You do not need store-purchase                                                           but it is probably one of the most en-
mid-April, but cool weather could per-                                                      quoted warm zone. However, if you
                                              black pots to get started. Small pots                                                       joyable — along with walking ’round
sist a few weeks after that. Using this                                                     have cats, the top of anything is a great
                                              from butter, store-bought salads and                                                        the garden to see what is emerging
date, which is a mere six weeks away, is                                                    place to keep your seedlings safe.
                                              other containers are fine for seeds so                                                      from dormancy.
a standard benchmark for when to
                                              long as you punch a small hole for

                                                                                            From Antique To Avant Garde (cont.)
                                                                                            Continued from page 10                        they wanted with the block — em-
                                                                                                                                          bellish it, cut it up, recreate it — as
       + '.$# ( (*    '#  * )$ )    $#$". ) ( . ' 0                                            “Part of the challenge is to learn
                                                                                                                                          long as the resulting quilt was a spe-
       # !* # $*' ()' *)$'(      ( , . )$ 1() "*! ) 2                                       new techniques and keep inventing,”
             *( # (( ,   #$  ') (     ! )$ .$*                                                                                            cific size and the original block
                                                                                            said Jan Antranikian, chairman of
                                                                                                                                          somehow be included in it. The Bul-
                                                                                            the quilt show. Antranikian enjoys a
                                             *'(   # ,                                                                                    loch Hall Quilt Guild participated in
                                                                                            quilting technique called thread
                                               # . ' $# ) $# #                                                                            this challenge, and the result will be
                                                                                            painting that results in the quilt re-
                                                                                                                                          on display.
                                         (.() " # '    + )                                  sembling an oil painting.
                                                                                                                                             Anderson, herself, became an ap-
                                         () # ' (%     *'#   $'                                The variety of quilts is sure to
                                                                                                                                          praiser when she became aware that
                                                                                            keep the quilt show interesting.
                                                                                                                                          a client of her husband, an insur-
                                                                                               “We’ll have somebody’s grand-
                                                                                                                                          ance agent, lost his home in a fire
                                                                                            mother’s quilt in the show, as well as
                                                                                                                                          and a quilt was destroyed. She ex-
                                                                                            the avant garde,” Antranikian said.
                                                                                                                                          plains that if someone’s quilt is de-
                                                                                               Some quilts will be for sale, and in
                                                                                                                                          stroyed, they are lucky if they can be
                                         /    ) " *'#       '' #).                          addition to a speaker, quilt raffle,
                                                                                                                                          reimbursed for the cost of materials,
                                         /    )"   $# #( # *# )                             and members’ and viewers’ choices,
                                                                                                                                          but if the quilt is appraised, it can be
                                                                                            there will also be a special exhibit
                                            '' #).                                                                                        deemed worth thousands as the ap-
                                                                                            called Vintage Revisited, curated by
                                         /   . '( ! $' , '' #).                             Quilt Guild member Holly Ander-
                                                                                                                                          praisal recognizes the quilt’s artistic
                                         /   "$#) ( $ #$ #) ' ()                                                                          value.
                                                                                            son, who is also Georgia’s only certi-
                                            # # # $' &* !                                                                                    And that is what visitors to the
                                                                                            fied quilt appraiser. This traveling
                                           %%! #)(                                                                                        quilt show will find – not just crafts
                                                                                            exhibit, Anderson explained, fea-
                                                                                                                                          on display but works of art full of
                                                                                            tures a set of quilts that display the
                                                                                                                                          history or telling a new story.
                                                                                            unique work of various quilters. A
                                             ( "         $, .$* # &* ! .                    set of vintage blocks were distrib-
                                                                                                                                             “Our quilts will outlast us, pre-
                                             $' )              ) - () "*!*(                                                               serve our memories,” Antranikian
     !!         )$ (  *! .$*'                                                               uted to interested quilters who in
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                                                                                            turn were allowed to do whatever
Roswell Reads Under Way (cont.)
                                                            Book Nook

                                          the experience for all those who par-
                                                                                                                                              Events                   19

Continued from page 16                                                                  Driftwood Summer is Atlanta au-
                                          ticipate. Book discussion and pro-         thor Patti Callahan Henry’s latest of
“With its themes of sports, refugee re-
                                          grams involving the book and its           six novels. It is the story of the rela-
settlement and its impact on a small
                                          content will be scheduled in the com-      tionship of three sisters who shared
southern community, we felt it would
                                          ing months. For a complete listing,        their early summers on a Southern
attract a very broad audience. And,
                                          visit       beach.
the fact that the community is local
                                             Tickets for the 2010 Roswell Reads         The setting is a family bookstore
makes it even more interesting for
                                          Final Event on March 20 at 5 p.m. (a       in a historic beach house. The sisters
Roswell readers. We are extremely ex-
                                          Literary Fest with author Warren St.       try to save the bookstore and cele-
cited to be able to bring both the au-
                                          John and Coach Luma Mufleh) are            brate their mother’s birthday amid
thor and the Fugees’ coach to speak at
                                          now available for purchase at the          rivalries, old conflicts and changes
our final event on March 20.”
                                          Friends’ Book Corner, just inside the      in their lives since a pivotal summer
   Lou Conti, director of the Roswell
                                          Roswell Library. Tickets are $15 or        13 years before.
Library and liaison to the Friends of
                                          $10 for children under 12. Each ticket        Henry spent summers in Cape
the Roswell Library, the community
                                          includes a meal.                           Cod growing up in a storytelling
group that supports the library and
                                             An order form that’s included with      family. She moved south and met
sponsors the program, said Roswell
                                          the program guide can also be down-        her husband at Auburn University
Reads is in its fifth year, and it was
                                          loaded at                                  and now lives with him and their
created to “get everybody reading the
                                 Mail        three children on the Chattahoochee
same book and discussing it.”
                                          in your form, with payment, to the         River.
   Roswell Reads is a community                                                                                                  website,, for informa-
                                          Friends of the Roswell Library (ad-           The New York Times best-selling
reading program that works like a                                                                                                tion about other Atlanta authors.
                                          dress is listed on the form). The tick-    author recently discussed her writ-
giant book club, but with many addi-
                                          ets will be mailed to you ASAP.            ings at the Roswell Library as part of
tional related activities to enhance                                                                                               – Janice Tedford (president,
                                                                                     the Atlanta Authors series. Visit the       Friends of the Roswell Library)
Roswell Library Notes                                                                Friend’s Of The Roswell Library

Mystery Readers’ Book Club                Spain. Her dancing style is greatly in-
   The Roswell Library will continue      fluenced by Frank & Betanzos, as well
to host a Mystery Readers’ Book Club      as Seville teachers Soraya Clavijo and                !
for any interested members of the         Manuela Reyes. Baggenstoss is a
community in 2010. The club meets         teaching specialist at Emory Univer-                                                  1 #$# (     *,# % *,+ ) ' +     '!- !
once a month on Tuesdays at 6:30          sity and gives public classes at Several                                                ' *,+         * ,+ . *0 0
p.m. in the meeting room unless indi-     Dancers Core. She is a former in-                                                     1    #,#(' % / $%0 ,-*      '*# "& ', % ++ +
cated otherwise. The following titles     structor of children and adults at the                                                             *(&         "  &)
will be discussed on the dates below:     Atlanta Ballet.                                                                                    % -' "#'! /#," (( +,( $ (%#
   • March 23 – What’s So Funny by                                                                                                  # * (' *# 0       &)
Donald E. Westlake (will meet in the      Yoga Classes
staff lounge)                                Need some quietness and exercise                                                   1 -, ((* / , * )% 0 (() * ,#. &
   • April 27 – The Lincoln Lawyer by     in your life? Come relax with yoga at                                                   -#% #'! ! & + $#,+ * &

Michael Connelly                          the Roswell Library as it continues to                                                1 #' #.# - % -&& * &)+ *(&
   • May 25 – Killing Floor by Lee        host Won yoga classes on Tuesdays                                                      -' ,( -!-+,
Child                                     from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. throughout
                                          2010. Pease bring a yoga mat or a
Dance Workshop                            towel and wear loose and comfortable
   The library is hosting a Flamenco      clothes.
dance workshop on Saturday, March
27, starting at 10:30 a.m. in the li-     Atlanta Authors Series
brary’s meeting room.                        Mary Kay Andrews, author of The
   The instructor for the program,        Fixer Upper, Savannah Breeze, Deep
Julie Galle Baggenstoss, has studied      Dish, Blue Christmas, Hissy Fit and
dance for over 25 years, with training    Little Bitty Lies; Saturday, April 10, 2
in ballet, tap, jazz and precision        to 3 p.m.
dance. She added flamenco to her
repertoire in 1997, under the instruc-       All events are free and open to the
tion of Teresa Romero Torkanowsky         public. Reservations requested for
in New Orleans. Julie continued her       some events. The Roswell Library is
flamenco training under Ulrika Frank      located at 115 Norcross St. For more
in Atlanta and at the Manuel Betan-       information, call 770-640-3075.
zos flamenco academy in Seville,
Renovation In Bloom

RWC presents showcase home for charity
By Ann Marie Quill                                     the house.                                        from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays
Managing Editor                                           The project also included input from           from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays
                                                       area designers and artists, who have
   Area designers, builders and land-                  transformed the property, named
scapers will have the chance to show                   Stoneleigh Manor & Gardens, into the
their stuff at the Roswell Woman’s                     showcase it promises. Each room bears
Club’s 14th annual Showcase Home,                      the mark of a local designer, with all
and all for a good cause. Benefitting                  artwork and decorative items available
North Fulton educational and charita-                  for sale. Items require a 10 percent de-
ble organizations, the home will be                    posit to secure, with that deposit also
open for tours March 4-28, with all                    going toward the charities.                       from 1 to 6 p.m. Free parking and a
ticket proceeds going directly to causes                  The home is 10,000 square feet and             shuttle service is available at Roswell
supported by the Woman’s Club.                         features two three-car garages, a swim-           United Methodist Church, 814 Mi-
   Located in East Cobb just over the                  ming pool and tennis court, and intri-            mosa Blvd. Tickets are $15 for a sin-
Roswell border, the 25-year-old estate                 cate gardens. It’s for sale and offered at        gle day admission, available from
that sits on just under nine acres was                 $3.4 to 5.8 million, depending on how             Woman’s Club members or online;
restored and renovated by Clyde Clem                   much land the buyer wishes to pur-                $20 for single-day admission at the
of Cornerstone Craftsmen, who says he                  chase.                                            door; or $25 for unlimited admis-
gutted the house, though it “had great                    The Chandlery will be onsite with a            sion, which requires identification for
bones to begin with. It was so far ahead               selection of fine gifts for sale, as will         entry.
of its time.” Clem turned the project                  the Fickle Pickle with snacks and                    For more information or to pur-
into a “green experience,” reusing exist-              boxed lunches.                                    chase tickets, visit www.roswellwom-
ing cabinets, cedar and glass already in                  Tours are Thursdays and Fridays       or call 770-715-2700.

                                                                                                         Reader Pets Of The Month
                                                                                                             Meet Maggie and Oscar, two 15-

                                                                                                         year-old seniors owned by Darlene
                                                                                                         Price of Roswell, who took the two

                                                                                                         abandoned littermates in when they
                                                                                                         were puppies.
                                                                                                             With proper care and attention
                                                                                                         from their pet parents, Oscar has
                                                                                          ) !            survived knee surgeries, a cancerous
       #&+!"% 0          !& * 0 (,"'$ %+ 0                       &.*                                     tumor and vestibular disease, while
                                                                                                                                                      like she’s 5 years
                                                                                                         Maggie is being treated for a heart
                        - &)% +&  "/                                                                                                                  old than a 15-year-old senior citizen.”
                                                                                                         problem. “Our pets are part of the fam-
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                                                                                                         reports, adding that they are both
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                                                                                                         Adoptable Pet Of The Month                                           toys and sleep-
                                                                                                            Delilah is a delightful and intelligent                           ing on a plush
                                                                                                         girl. She is a 1-year-old American Pit                               bed.
                                                                                                         Bull mix. She hopes you will come meet                                   Delilah is
                                                                                                         her in person and she can win you over                               available to
                                                                                                         with her super-star personality! She                                 meet potential
                    Treat yourself to a MASSAGE, today!                                                  weighs 40 pounds and is a medum-                                     adopters at the
                                                                                                         sized adult dog. She is completely                                   Southern Hope
               60 minute massage session for only $45!                                                   house-trained, crate-trained and has                                 Humane Soci-
            Specialty Raindrop Technique for only $65!                                                   attended professional “doggie school.”                               ety’s Roswell
                                                                                                            Delilah grew up in a household with       Pet Adoption Center, 900 Mansell
               Bring in this AD for your discount. O er good through April 15, 2010.                                                                  Road, Suite 23, in the Mansell Oaks
                                                                                                         four older children and one dog. She
                                                                                                         knows several commands, including            shopping center. All adoptable dogs
     Patty Wruble L.M.T.
                                                                                                         sit, down, off, wait and free. She walks     and cats can be seen at www.southern-
 Professional Member AMTA
     By appointment only.                                                                                well on a leash, heels and loves swim- If you have questions about
                                                                                                         ming, going for jogs, playing with her       Delilah, call 770-641-1211.
Where Music Comes Alive!
                                                                                                March                                                                                               Events                                     21

Special to The Roswell Current

   The Chattahoochee Nature Center,
an environmental treasure of Roswell,
metro Atlanta and the state of Georgia,
is not only the place “Where Nature
Comes Alive!”, soon you will know it as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Dave McCleary - Roswell Rotary
the place “Where Music Comes Alive!”
   The Chattahoochee Nature Center                                                                       Continued from page 1                           Atlanta, the group departs on a US Air-
and The Six String Social Club have                                                                      Fire Department and Police Depart-              ways charter flight for the nation’s capi-
joined forces to present a series of con-                                                                ment has been generous with support             tal where they are greeted by another
certs this year to benefit the Chatta-            Ed Gerhard takes the stage in the Cowie WeissTheater   and logistics assistance.                       escort to the memorial. After visiting the
hoochee Nature Center and                         on March 20.                                              With the aging demographic                           WWII Memorial, the trip contin-
environmental education through                   tals. He writes songs only a guitar can                there is a sense of urgency to                             ues to the Korean Memorial
                                                                                                                                               Roswell Rotary         and the Vietnam Memorial
sponsorships that are now available for sing,” declared the Boston Globe. Ger-                           ensure all veterans have had
this nine-concert series. Supporting
                                                                                                                                                 Honor Air             and finally ends at Arlington
                                                  hard has been awarded the coveted                      the opportunity to see the
live music also has some great hidden                                                                                                              April 14            National Cemetery.
                                                  Grammy Award for his inclusion on                      WWII memorial. The trip is
benefits. Eddie Mathis of the Six                 Henry Mancini’s Pink Guitar. His                       of no cost to the veteran and         678-318-3647               The Rotary Club wants to
String Social Club said, “in the past,            recordings and performances have re-                   is open to anyone who served     fill this year’s flight. If you
when I hosted concerts at Dream-                   ceived unstinting praise, including the               in the war. The first trip had                            know of a veteran who would
catcher Guitars, it was not                                 Boston Globe Critics’ Pick for               over 100 veterans and last year’s ad-                 like to attend at no cost, visit
unusual for guitar enthu-                  For more             “Top Ten Albums of the Year.”            venture included over 80.              or call 678-318-
siasts to drive or fly in            information contact:          His CD “Luna” is featured                The day starts in Roswell as a police        3647 for more information. As this, the
from surrounding                         Eddie Mathis                in Acoustic Guitar Maga-            escorted motorcade departs for Harts-           greatest generation, fades, it is of up-
states to see our con-            The Six String Social Club          zine’s 20th anniversary            field-Jackson Airport in Atlanta. From          most importance we honor those who
certs, so this series                   770-365-7738                  list of the 240 Essential                                                          protected this great nation we have.
also promotes                   Albums. Gerhard will play
tourism. They also eat                  eddiemathis@                his new Breedlove Hawai-                    %" " /&*$     &-
dinner in local restau-         ian Lap Style Guitar, these                   +*!&/&+*&*$ 2,"-/.
rants close by, so it is a                                    models allow a melding of tra-
great benefit to have live music                        ditional design and contemporary                                                                       #+ -       %    ! ! & /& + * (      *&/
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events in the community.”                         woods and innovation.                                                                                   ( . ,       *)$(- $(,* -$)(
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   The new venues for these intimate                  Gerhard will share an evening of ex-                                                                 ')()1$ & %, ( ')+

concerts are the Cowie Weiss Theater              quisite guitar music, performing mate-                                                                  (()-        )' $( 0$-# (2 )-# + )!! +,
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and the Ben Brady Lakeside Pavilion               rial from his upcoming CD as well as                                                                                                  3                   4
located at the Chattahoochee Nature               concert favorites. Performing on six-
Center on the river at 9135 Willeo                string, slide guitar and Hawaiian lap                                                                 ( &.     ,            - (   +   (,- && -$)(      ( &.    ,            - (    +     (,- && -$)(
Road in Roswell. Ann Bergstrom, ex-               steel, Gerhard combines rare composi-
                                                                                                                            $( ( $(" / $&   &
ecutive director for the nature center,           tional depth with inspired virtuosity.                              +-$!$   4 $ (,        (,.+
said, “The concert series will help us at- Fans of guitar music will not want to                                                                                 #)),                      $3                   && !)+ +$    , )( )-# + ,$3 ,
tain two goals. First, it will raise addi-        miss this opportunity to see and hear                   111 % ))+ '.%0                           +)     +- $( ,-+$ -$)(, **&2     (()-        )' $(     +- $( ,-+$ -$)(, **&2     (()-      )' $(
tional operating funds for the nature             one of the country’s finest players.                                                                       0$-# (2 )-# + )!! +, 1*$+ ,                     0$-# (2 )-# + )!! +, 1*$+ ,

center, and second, it will raise the                 Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at
awareness of adults in our community              the event, but be warned, there may not
about our other programs and facili-              be any tickets available at the door. So
ties. The first concert with Grammy               don’t delay, order your tickets early on-
Award winner and former lead gui-                 line at or
tarist for Paul McCartney and Wings,              call 770-365-7738.
Laurence Juber (Feb 27th), was sold                   Upcoming concerts include Beppe
out weeks before the event and it was a Gambetta (June 19), an incredible blue-
fantastic first show.”                            grass guitarist from Genoa, Italy;
   The next featured concert will be on           Muriel Anderson and Tierra Negra, a
Saturday, March 20, when Grammy                   fast-rising Flamenco duo from Germany
Award-winner fingerstyle guitarist Ed             (July 3); and jazz great Frank Vignola,
Gerhard takes the stage in the Cowie              featuring his five Gypsy jazz combo,
Weiss theater with two performances               Frank Vignola’s Hot Club (Aug. 14).
at 6 and 8:30 p.m.                                Other dates will be announced soon to
   “Gerhard does not write instrumen-             round out the nine-concert series.
22 Business Notes
Tune Up Your Kitchen
                                                           Current               March
                                                                                         Diamond Girlz Grand Opening
And The Environment                                                                         As you enter Diamond Girlz, your daughter is sure to get excited. Everything
                                                                                         looks so cute and girly in a place where little girls are treated like princesses.
   The kitchen and bath remodeling          avoided and resources are saved, but         Greeted at the door by the party host, what awaits the girls is a spa tailored just
franchise, Kitchen Tune-Up, is encour-      the cabinets can look completely differ-     for them. They get their makeup and nails done and can change into dress-up
aging homeowners to do their part to        ent from what was there before.              clothes. There’s also a boutique with make-your-own makeup and cool acces-
reduce waste and conserve natural re-           “We value our world’s natural re-        sories. Your little princess will surely have a blast at Diamond Girlz. 5470
sources by reconditioning or refacing       sources and we’ve made a commitment          McGinnis Village Place, Suite 101, Alpharetta. 678-534-3508. www.diamond-
their cabinets instead of throwing          to help conserve them.  By recondition-
them away. Originally begun in 1993,        ing, redooring or refacing their cabi-                                                                         — Melissa Wright
the “Plant a Tree” campaign had             nets,  these  aware consumers made the
25,000 seedlings planted in the Black       choice to retain their cabinet boxes,
Hills of South Dakota.  According to the    keeping them out of a landfill and sav-
company, the reforestation effort em-       ing the natural materials and energy
bodies the spirit  of the company and its   that would have been used to create
founder, Dave Haglund — one of hope,        new ones,” commented Bob Grimes.
renewal and perseverance.                       In partnership  with the Arbor Day
   Fifteen years later, and in its 20th     Foundation and to show appreciation,
year as a franchise system, Kitchen         Kitchen Tune-Up planted a tree in its
Tune-Up is celebrating by teaming up        honor.  This helps with the founda-
with the Arbor Day Foundation to            tion’s dedicated reforestation efforts
promote its stance on resource sus-         in  national forests, prompted by wild-
tainability.                                fires, infestations and disease.  Kitchen
   By conserving kitchen cabinets, re-      Tune-Up  hopes to bring attention to al-
newing and reconditioning the wood          ternative, more eco-friendly methods
or by replacing doors and drawer            of home improvement available to
fronts instead of the entire box, local     homeowners.
franchise owners Rich and Bob Grimes            Grimes said they will be recognizing
say that consumers eliminate crowding       the homeowners by sending a personal                                                                           Scenes from the
of the country’s landfills. The cabinets    greeting card and will have their name                                                                         Diamond Girlz
are left entirely, so no major waste is     entered on their online gratitude web                                                                          Grand Opening.
produced, yet they end up with a near-      page. “We believe that people should be
new appearance. In redooring or refac-      honored for their efforts and this is just
ing, the main boxes are left in place       a real small way that we can let them
while just the doors and drawer fronts      know we appreciate their business,”
are replaced, so major waste is also        said Grimes.

Budokan In Roswell
   The dynamic martial art of Aikido
is the primary focus of Roswell Bu-
                                                                                         Carsmetics Grand Opening
dokan – home to Aikido Association                                                          Carsmetics has warmed up its new location with numerous new customer
Atlanta. Gifted black-belt instruc-                                                      visits and repairs in preparation for the official Grand Opening event on Satur-
tors devote themselves as volunteers                                                     day March 6.
to teach Aikido to adults and chil-                                                         Owner Graig Gonzales is inviting residents of Roswell to visit the new center
dren. This is a “one-of-a-kind” dojo                                                     from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. during a celebration that will showcase the company’s
with the largest unobstructed mat                                                        unique services and explain its ability to transfer a damaged vehicle back to
space in the United States. A mar-                                                       new.
tial/cultural arts center, Roswell Budokan offers classes in Japanese, Ju-jutsu,            This new retail location offers a coffee bar and comfort in a while-you-wait
Iaido, Judo, Escrima, yoga, Tai Chi and more.                                            setting. The Carsmetics “Center of Attention” is for consumers who take care
   The After-School-Aikido-Program (ASAP) at Roswell Budokan offers a pre-               and pride in their vehicle. Savvy and conscientious car owners will find it
mier curriculum for North Fulton/East Cobb County elementary and pre-K                   amazing and convenient to discover that damages ranging from cosmetic to
students. ASAP features a strong focus on Aikido, along with classes in Japan-           drastic can now be repaired in one day.
ese, arts and crafts, experiential science and hands-on history. Students re-               The Carsmetics concept focuses on providing customer convenience by sav-
ceive homework assistance in the supervised homework room, with a certified              ing them time and money on “drivable” auto body repairs. Carsmetics has mul-
teacher on staff. Nearly three-fourths of the students are on the A/AB Honor             tiple shops in the Southeast, enabling the company to leverage costs on parts,
Roll.                                                                                    supplies and even labor.
   A 501 (c)3 non-profit, Roswell Budokan is located behind Wachovia at High-               As a DuPont Assurance of Quality Shop, Carsmetics outlines various services
way 92 and Woodstock Road. 770-649-8383.                          from cosmetic to functional repairs, fender benders and repainting, all covered
                                                                                         with a 100% satisfaction guaranty.
                                                                                                Current          Dining Guide
                                                                                                                                    March                                                                             Resources                                             23

The Bridge Mexican                                                       CiCi’s Pizza                                                        Mitties Tea Room & Café                                             Ninos Italian Kitchen
Gourmet                                                                  10516 Alpharetta Hwy.                                               of Roswell                                                          11070 Alpharetta Hwy.
10479 Alpharetta St.                                                     Roswell 30076                                                       25 Plum St. at the corner of                                        Roswell 30075
Suite 15                                                                 770-645-1550                                                        Green Street                                                        770-649-8355
Roswell 30075                                                            Our dough is made from scratch every day, our sauce is a blend of   Roswell 30075                                                       Ninos Italian Kitchen is truely authentic Italian cuisine. All of our
678-373-1726                                                             vine-ripened tomatoes and spices, our signature salads are hand     770-594-8822                                                        dishes are cooked fresh to order from family recipies. We are a
Fresh ingredients are always used and our simple authentic dishes        tossed with the freshest ingredients and our desserts are simply    For22 years, Mittie’s Tea Room Cafe has upheld the American Tea     family owned business. Visit our web site www.ninosital-
are what make our place special. Our enthusiastic service and            delicious.                                                          Room tradition. Mittie’s offers a full “Best Breakfast in Town,”
warm and inviting layout is perfect for gathering with friends and                                                                           Award-Winning Lunch and High and Middle Tea all day every day.

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