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Summer Contest 2018 Winners

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We are super excited to announce our winners of the 2018 Summer Contest.

Debbie Wheeless won the Atlantic Falcon tickets and Katherine Parish won the RTIC cooler. Congratulations ladies!!!

I would like to thank our sponsors. My longtime friend and preferred closing attorney, Amee Davis, of Davis and Associates. Local agents be sure to contact her for your real state closings. My tax accountant is also a proud sponsor. Derek Davis, of Davis, Pechter and Associates, prepares individual and corporate taxes. For excellent customer service please reach out to them, you won't be disappointed!

5th Annual Military School Supply Drive - July 2018

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Thank you so much to everyone that donated to our local military families! This was a tremendous team effort. I am sooooo very grateful. This was the best year yet and it was such a wonderful turn out for the Georgia National Guard.

Sandee Burnham
Angie Chavez
Shanna Daigle
Yvette Douwsma
Taylore Bradshaw
Greg Surette
Jamie Brooker
Annette Lindler
Tanya Sheehan
Rebecca and Maggie Carter
Adrienne Clarke
Laci Brogdonn
Tonya Williams 
Susan Pryor, Benchmark Mortgage  //
David & Jenny Dickerson, Dickerson Heating and Air -//
Steve Goodall, Steve Goodall Contractors
Josh Brogdon, Brogdon Hardwood Floors
Amy Wilemon & Carrie Powers, Silverton Mortgage -//
Thank you to the local businesses that participated and collected school supplies:
PearTree Home Florist Gifts in Kennesaw- //
BounceU in Kennesaw-//
9Round in Marietta - // 

If you donated at one of the above locations and I did not get to properly thank you, I apologize in advance.
I would also like to give a shout out to everyone that helped spread the word of the school supply drive.

Thank you all so very much!!!


West Cobb Community Fun Fest - May 2018

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Thank you to everyone who stopped and visited with us at the West Cobb Community Fun Fest on Saturday. My team and I were honored to have sponsored and participated. We hosted 'crazy' hair and a free raffle drawing.


Congratulations to our raffle winners:


Michelle Direnzo - $50 Visa Gift Card

Kourtney Thomas - $50 Visa Gift Card

Jyn O'Bryant - $25 Fandango Movie Gift Card

Tracy Cappellano - $25 Fandango Movie Card

Month of the Military Child Complimentary Movie Event - April 2018

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We were honored to work alongside Christine Schwartz and support our nation's youngest heroes. 206 participated in our annual Month of the Military Child event on Saturday.

A huge thank you to Amy Wilemon and Carrie Powers, with Silverton Mortgage, for their partnership and making this 'thank you mission' a reality every year!

Kennesaw Business Expo - February 2018

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A huge thank you to everyone who came out and visited with us at the Kennesaw Business Expo on Tuesday (02/27). It was such an honor meeting and connecting with other businesses around the Kennesaw area. It was amazing turn out!

If you are interested in becoming a part of this wonderful organization please head over to

Teacher for a Day at Kennesaw Mountain Highschool - February 2018

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I had the honor to participate in the “Teacher of The Day “- Cobb Chamber of Commerce program on 02/07/17, at Kennesaw Mountain High School. It was a wonderful experience. I have the upmost respect for teachers. 

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I was humbled by our communities amazing amount of generosity and love we experienced, with this year's Military Toy Drive! It makes my heart smile to see how much our military families are treasured.

We had over $1,500 in gift cards donated for the older children and more toy donations than imaginable, even a big wheel. Thank you so very much to everyone that donated and to the local businesses that collected the donations. What a blessing it was to witness all of the donations the Georgia National Guard received. If you donated and I don't have your name, please forgive me.

We could not have made this 'thank you' mission possible without you all!

David and Jenny Dickerson, Dickerson Heating and Air//

Candace and Raymond Bourg

Tammy Drake

Adrienne Clarke and Family

Dee Clark

Todd and Megan Gwinn

Justin Jones

Teresa Siragusa

John Crary, with Home Shield Inspection//

Joan Green

Lucy Isman

Jennifer Prather, Silverton Mortgage

Amy Wilemon and Carrie Powers, Silverton Mortgage//

Susan Lock

David Perrie, with Perrie & Associates //

Carmella White

Susan Pryor, with Benchmark Mortgage //

Steve and Lauren McCabe

Cathy Garrison

Amee Davis, with Davis and Associates Attorney at Law//

Lara Streck and family, her office: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at North Point Urgent Care and her community: Brumby Place.

PearTree Home Florist Gifts //

BounceU in Kennesaw //

Aqua-Tots in Kennesaw //

Crossfit Allatoona in Dallas //

Thank you for spreading the word about our 'thank you' mission:




Hayes Elementary Holiday Breakfast / Who Hair - December 2017
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Our Cindy Lou Who Hair / Holiday Hair station, at the Hayes' Holiday Breakfast was definitely merry and bright. It is always a pleasure to hang out with these special kiddos and their parents.  

Hayes Elementary Annual Spelling Bee - November 2017
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It was an honor to be selected as a judge for the annual Hayes Elementary Spelling Bee. It is always fun to visit my sons' old stomping grounds. 

Client Appreciation Event Photos with Santa - November 2017
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It was wonderful seeing all of you that attended our Client Appreciation event.

The turnout was amazing and we are so very grateful for our amazing clients/friends for the heart felt donations to our Military Toy Drive. Our collection barrel was overflowing, at the event!

A HUGE thank you to our below sponsors, who made this "thank you mission" a reality!
HADLEY(s) Photography is the combined effort of husband and wife, Justin and Rickelle Hadley, specializing in conceptual/narrative portraiture, headshots, and commercial photography. This is their 4th year working with our team/event. This wonderful company have taken all of our head shots and our team photos. Call them today for your next photo shoot or photo won't be disappointed. The Santa photos were incredible and they will serve as life long memories for these families.
Amy Wilemon and Carrie Powers, with Silverton Mortgage - The WilPower Team, is our preferred lender. These ladies and their team take great care of our buyers, who are purchasing a home and our home owners, who wish to re-finance. Give them a call if wish to obtain a home loan or re-finance. It is Amy and Carrie’s shared belief that educating and empowering consumers about the home buying process is the most valuable service we offer. There is not nearly enough good, honest information available to consumers who have questions about purchasing a home, and there is not enough transparency by real estate professionals, agents and lenders to help buyers navigate the buying process with clarity and confidence. Office #: 404-601-4177 //
Santa Nick for the amazing Santa photo session and for bringing so many smiles to all of the kiddo's faces. Be sure to book Santa Nick for your next holiday event or refer his services to your schools, churches, Scouts, etc. He has been working with us for four years and you won't be disappointed that you called. 770-827-6025 or

Fall-O-Ween Festival - October 2017


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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 everyone dress up! There  are carnival games, trick or treating, children's amusements and family fun!


Military Care Package Drive - October 2017

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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

Amee Davis, Davis and Associates //

Carrie Powers and Amy Wilemon, Silverton Mortgage

Stephanie Rice, BounceU of Kennesaw //

Jessica Fisher, //

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 //

Kim Ordono, North Pointe //

Kate Kratochvil, Homestar Photography // 

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

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 //

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

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


Military School Supply Drive - July 2017
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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

Military Movie Event - April 2017
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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.



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 Christmas
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

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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!

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.




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.



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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