Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Every One of Us Has a Story

Guitars Not Guns: Changing the World, One Kid at a Time

May 10, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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By Sharon Ricks Music is powerful. It can fill up a restaurant on a slow night, bring joy to a child’s face, or send an urgent message to a violent world. On a Tuesday evening in early April, it did all three at once at the Pizza Hut Restaurant on Crosstown Court in Peachtree City. [...]

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2013 Mother of the Year~ Kristi Awtrey Peterson

May 8, 2013 by Maggie Zerkus  
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It is a great honor each year to read all the wonderful nomination letters our readers send for the Fayette Woman and The Citizen Mother of the Year contest. We wish everyone  could be the winner. A few of the nominations tugged a bit at our heart strings, and Kristi’s was one of those. Kristi [...]

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2013 Mother of the Year ~ Brenda Byrd

May 8, 2013 by Maggie Zerkus  
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Fayette Woman and the Citizen are very proud to announce the winners of our 2013 Mother of the Year Contest.  We recieved so many wonderful letters and it was difficult to choose a winner.  But, we are happy to announce the winner in our 65 and over age group is Brenda Byrd.  Brenda was nominated [...]

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2013 Mother of the Year~ Delphina Banks- Jones Turner

May 8, 2013 by Maggie Zerkus  
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Being a “mother” means so many different things.  We learn that every year when we read the nominations for our Mother of the Year Contest.  So many families in our area are blessed with caring women that teach , love  and grow families.  Delphina Banks-Jones Turner is our choice for the winner of the 2013 [...]

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Living Water Resource Center Grand Opening

April 14, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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LIVING WATER LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION Living Water Learning Resource Center is proud to announce its Grand Opening, Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30am at the John C. Birdine Neighborhood Center, 215 Lakewood Way, Suite 108, Atlanta, Georgia 30315. Living Water Learning Resource Center is a gender-specific, non-residential training program [...]

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Sisters in Need, Friends Indeed

April 10, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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By Allison Meyer The Great Depression was a devastating time in our nation’s history. Businesses and factories could no longer operate, banks were failing, and countless people were unemployed. It was during this time that Walter W. Ross founded Beta Sigma Phi, an international women’s organization and reading society. Through this association, women were brought [...]

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Nancy Lewis Book Signing March 14th at Fayette Library

March 7, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Business Coach and Motivational Speaker Nancy Lewis, Co-author of “Real Women, Real Issues,” to Speak and Sign Books at Fayette County Public Library on Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m.   The Fayette County Public Library invites the public to a book signing by Fayetteville resident Nancy Lewis on Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m. [...]

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Strong Like a Rock: Phenomenal Women’s Health

February 15, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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By Sharon Ricks   Eighty-five women dressed in cool blue left an Atlanta airport hotel, each holding a rock in her hand. On each rock was a note that read, “I am phenomenal!” They had just attended the Cool Blue Tea hosted by Phenomenal Women’s Health, Inc., (PWH), a nonprofit organization founded in May 2007 [...]

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Piedmont Fayette Cardiology Open House Feb. 21

February 13, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Cardiology Open House Thursday, February 21, 2013 • 4 pm to 6 pm Piedmont Fayette Hospital 1255 Highway 54 W 2nd Floor WEST Building Entrance February is Heart Health Month, and Piedmont Fayette Hospital is presenting a comprehensive look at its cardiac care services. Stop by for: Free healthy heart educational materials Heart-healthy delicious refreshments [...]

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Piedmont Fayette Awards Spirit of Volunteerism

January 20, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s auxiliary volunteer services awarded the 2012 Spirit of Volunteerism Award to Fayetteville resident Georgia Knight. The award is given annually to an auxiliary member who unselfishly demonstrates care and concern for others while volunteering. Volunteers are nominated by Piedmont Fayette’s Auxiliary members, employees and physicians, and the winner is selected by the [...]

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Parrot Rescue Takes Flight

January 11, 2013 by Shar Peters  
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What does a woman who is facing an empty nest and who has studied biology, nursing and accounting do with the rest of her life? Why, she lets her life go to the birds –literally. She establishes a parrot rescue. As strange as it may sound initially, the story behind this life transition is both [...]

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The Legacy of Joan Carroll

January 10, 2013 by Bonnie Helander  
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Joan Carroll is an elegant, soft-spoken New Englander who has made Peachtree City her home after living and traveling all over the world. The youngest of three girls, Joan was born in Peabody, Massachusetts to Canadian parents. She has fond memories of lake vacations in the Canadian province of New Brunswick. After attending college at [...]

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