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Fall-O-Ween Festival - October 2017

My team and I are thrilled to have sponsored and participated again in the City of Kennesaw's annual Fall-O-Ween Fest on Saturday, October 14th. 

We had a free raffle drawing and we sold popcorn. All proceeds went to mailing care packages to deployed service members.
We had a blast in previous years, and so did our families! There is a Monster Mash Dance Party, where judges will award prizes every hour for their favorite costumes....so everyone dress up! There  are carnival games, trick or treating, children's amusements and family fun!

http://www.kennesaw-ga.gov/event/fall-o-ween-fest/
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Military Care Package Drive - October 2017

A Huge Thank You to our Military Care Package Drive Participants!

We are so grateful for those that attended our annual Military Care Package Drive last Thursday and for the generous financial donations!

We could not have made this year's drive a success without the wonderful support of these amazing folks and businesses.

 

Mailing Packages:

Lucy Isman

Philip and Cathy Garrison

Kim Schoenbachler

Angie Chavez

Christina and Austin Lark

Diane Winslow

Donny Williams, Amerispec dwilliams@amerispec.net

Amee Davis, Davis and Associates http://www.davislawga.com/

Carrie Powers and Amy Wilemon, Silverton Mortgage amywilemon@silvertonmortgage.com

Stephanie Rice, BounceU of Kennesaw https://www.bounceu.com/kennesaw-ga/birthday-parties/

Jessica Fisher, http://www.topagentmagazine.com/

Bel-Aire Community in Powder Springs, John and Kim Gifaldi's neighborhood, assembled care packages.

 

Financial Donations:

David and Jenny Dickerson, Dickerson Heating and Air http://www.dickersonhvac.com/

Kim Ordono, North Pointe https://www.northpointe.com/home-lending/get-started/kim-ordono/

Kate Kratochvil, Homestar Photography http://www.homestarphotography.com/ 

Thank you to all of you for supporting our deployed service members!

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Summer Contest - 2017

We are thrilled to announce the winners of our first Summer Contest! Drum roll please......

4 Falcons Tickets: Jenny Dickerson, Dickerson Heating and Air http://www.dickersonhvac.com/

RTIC Cooler: Chrissy Camp

Thanks so much to everyone who entered and posted such wonderful photos. The amount of entries we received was really amazing!

A huge thank you to our sponsor David Perrie, Perrie & Associates. We are so grateful for the Altanta Falcons tickets that you so generously donated. If you are in need of an exceptional real estate attorney, be sure to schedule your next closing with David and his staff. David offers other services: Immigration, Wills / Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Corporations, etc. For more information and to find the closest office to you, please visit www.perrielaw.com.

Please click on the below link to view a few of our favorite contest entries:

http://thebearofrealestate.com/…/09/08/a-few-of-our-favori…/


Military School Supply Drive - July 2017

I am so very grateful for everyone that donated their time, school supplies and made cash donations in support of our nation's youngest heroes, our local military kiddos. We were able to double our donations this year for our 5th annual military student school supply drive. The school supplies supported the Georgia National Guard families.

Amy Wilemon and Carrie Powers, with Silverton Mortgage
Clarke Family 
Steve Goodall & Laci Brogdon, with Custom Concrete Foundations / Steve Goodall Contractors
Diane Winslow 
Jamie Brooker, with Initial Outfitters
Susan Pryor, with Benchmark Mortgage
Teresa Milne, eSBe Designs
Dawn Frady 
Beverly Pleinis
Shanna Daigle
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Military Movie Event - April 2017

Thank you so much to Silverton Mortgage for helping make our complimentary movie event, in honor of April being the Month of the Military Child, happen last Saturday! We are so very grateful to our service members and their families and we love supporting the Georgia National Guard. Christine Schwartz. The Smurfs movie was a favorite of a lot of the cutie pie military children. Thank you to NGC of Acworth for being so wonderful to these military families.

https://www.facebook.com/SilvertonMortgage/
http://www.silvertonmortgage.com/

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Military Toy Drive - December 2016

Amy Wilemon and I dropped off toys and gift cards last week and Amy was able to take a quick video. What a blessing it was to witness all of the donations the Georgia National Guard received. Thank you to my friends, Stephanie Rice and Malena Hankins, and their businesses for serving as donation collection points. Thank you so much to our friends and business partners, Silverton Mortgage and Dickerson Heating and Air, that donated this year..... giving 423 children a very happy Christmas! If you donated at a different location and I don't have your name, please forgive me. Merry ChristmasðŸÅ½…ðŸÅ½„❤
 
Angie Chavez
Tammy Drake
Amy Wilemon
Carrie Powers
Jennifer Prather
Susan Pryor
Jenny Dickerson
Susan Lock
Andrea & Pat Meeks
 



Hayes Elementary School's Spelling Bee - November 2016

Enger Dickey: "Spelling bee participants and winners! We are so proud of you! Thanks to our special judges, Mayor Easterling and Melissa Krudwig, for taking time out of their busy days to support and encourage our students!"

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Chip in for a Cause: Charity Golf Tournament - September 2016

This is an annual golf tournament supporting the Silverton Foundation. We are proud to be a sponsor of this event. The Silverton Foundation raises money to pay the mortgage or rent for the parents of chronically or critically ill children. Often they can't work when health issues cripple their child and may be evicted if they don't receive financial help. 

You can still make a donation to this worthy cause. All monies go to the families and none is deducted for management or marketing fees.

https://silvertonfoundation.networkforgood.com/projects/15905-chip-in-for-a-cause-2016

http://thesilvertonfoundation.org/

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Annual Military Care Package Drive - August 2016 

Wow! Our military care package operation was a HUGE success! This was definitely our largest one so far. We built 131 care packages that will be sent to military members who are currently stationed overseas!

We wanted to send a BIG thank you to everyone who donated, volunteered, and helped spread the word!

BounceU & Staff and Aqua Tots & Staff - our longtime partners in this event. We couldn't collect as much as we do without their help.

Dickerson Heating and Air for paying to ship all of the packages!

Hayes Elementary, Pine Mountain Middle School, Belaire Community in Powder Springs, Stephanie Rice, Malena Hankins, John Krudwig, John & Kim Gifaldi, Anne Daniel, Drexter & Rosslyn Smith, Jim & Barbara Goers, Shanna & Jeff Daigle, Allison Giddens, the Clarke family, the Cossick family, Ms. Dinch, Jenny Dickerson, Sherry Marker, Nick Nichols, Julie Traylor & Toni, Brenda Baty, Taylore Bradshaw, Andrea Meeks, Laci Brogdon, Steve Goodall, Karen Derr, Rickelle Hadley, Amy Wilemon, Carrie Powers, Chantelle Catania, Shantel Warren, Angie Chavez, Kristie Greenlee, Beverly Pleinis, Jennifer Vaughn, Aileen Smith, Natasha Winchestor
Eden Nastal, Carol Thompson, and Page Brantley. Half of our volunteers that built the care packages were wonderful young people in our community :). Lots of folks donated items at our collection points. Please forgive me for whoever we may have missed.

We will let everyone know about our next collection, which will be toys for local military families for Christmas. That will be coming up in November.

https://www.bounceu.com/kennesaw-ga/
https://www.aqua-tots.com/locations/usa/georgia/kennesaw/
http://blackdressredwagon.com
http://www.brightsidenews.com
http://www.comeflourish.com
http://www.realherodeals.com
http://www.dickersonhvac.com
http://www.silvertonmortgage.com

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Military School Supply Drive - July 2016

Thank you so much Shanna Daigle, Angie Chavez, Amee Davis, Misty Vaughn, Amy Wilemon, Carrie Powers, Susan Pryor, Misty Vaughn, Laci Brogdon, Stephanie Blum, Kate Trussell, and Sandee Burnham for the wonderful donations and for making our military school supply donation operation a success!
 
Last year we delivered school supplies to the PRP Co (local Marine unit in Marietta) and this year we doubled our donations to the Georgia National Guard.

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