Page 1

Milton

FREE TO A GOOD HOME

SUMMER 2016 VOL. 3, ISSUE 2

A LOCAL LIFE PUBLICATION

L I V E • W O R K • S H O P • E AT • P L AY • P R AY LO C A L LY

Summer 4th of JULY

MILTON’S CUISINE & COCKTAILS

garden dinners

ue

%

10

FACEBOOK.COM/MILTONMAGAZINE

Bl

PHOTO COURTESY CITY OF MILTON

off

ll

pa Aga Me ge ve x i 15 Gri ca

n

RESTAURANT GUIDE EVENTS CALENDAR FLICKS & FOOD TRUCKS CRABAPPLE 4TH OF JULY PARADE “NEW” MILTON COUNTRY CLUB

1


PETER BRANDI GALLERY 940 CANTON STREET, ROSWELL•PETERBRANDIGALLERY.COM 2 LOCALLIFEPUBLISHING.COM 770.552.1899•ANTIQUESB@BELLSOUTH.NET


Better Energy.

Better Health. Better YOU.

Alpharetta - 770.740.0654 LaVidaMassageAlpharettaGA.com

Marietta - 770.973.6385 LaVidaMassageMariettaGA.com

Johns Creek - 678.624.9091 LaVidaMassageJohnsCreekGA.com

Open 7 Days a Week Extended Hours GA Licensed Therapists

Call or Book Online!

Clip It…Book It…Love It!

One Hour Custom Massage Session

3995

$

One Hour Custom Couples Massage Session

7990

$

One Hour Custom LaVida Signature Facial Session

4995

$

Reg. $69.95 New Clients with Coupon

Reg. $139.90 New Clients with Coupon

Reg. $69.95 New Clients with Coupon

Coupon Exp: 03/31/16

Coupon Exp: 03/31/16

Coupon Exp: 03/31/16

Session includes time for consultation and dressing. - Franchise opportunities available. Call 248.360-2157

FACEBOOK.COM/MILTONMAGAZINE

3


p8 p12

p9

p19 p24

Summer

p22

2016

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

PUBLISHER’S LETTER HOMETOWN JUBILEE 2016 FOURTH OF JULY IN MILTON ENHANCING LANDSCAPES MILTON’S GARDEN DINNERS RESTAURANT GUIDE RUNNING FROM ARTHRITIS PETS: TICK TALK SUNSHINE & VITAMIN D FLICKS & FOOD TRUCKS

P6 P8 P9 P10 P12 P14 P16 P19 P20 P22

WHERE TO GOLF P24 MILTON COUNTRY CLUB P24 OUR FIRST RESONDERS P26 GUNS VS HOSES P27 CALENDAR OF EVENTS P28 SUMMER TENNIS CAMP P29 PROVIDENCE BANK: 10 YEARS! P29 ADVERTISER INDEX P29 PRAY LOCALLY P30

4 LOCALLIFEPUBLISHING.COM


Get our 3-Bed, 2-Bath, 4-Door, V-6 discount.

W.J. Albertson ChFC CLU, Agent 12220 Birmingham Highway, Building 70 Alpharetta, GA 30004 Bus: 678-502-7355 www.crabappleins.com

Put auto and home together for hundreds in savings. When you have a State Farm car and a State Farm home, get ready to drive around with a big, money-saving State Farm smile. GET TO A BETTER STATE.™ CALL ME TODAY.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, State Farm Indemnity Company, Bloomington, IL FACEBOOK.COM/MILTONMAGAZINE

®

1103161.1

5


FROM THE PUBLISHER

hello. SUMMER. SUMMER. SUMMER. My favorite season. Summer. Milton is loaded with activities in June, July and early August: Fourth of July at Broadwell Pavilion in downtown Crabapple, Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails Summer Garden Dinner Series, Firefighters vs. Police Officer’s Softball tourney, Flicks & Food Trucks, and more! We have so many wonderful people making things happen here in Milton. The good folks over at the City have planned a great summer for us—all FREE. Bring the family out to enjoy Flicks & Food Trucks on the lawn at Milton High School on June 4, July 2 and August 6th. Turn to page 22 to find out what’s playing. The Crabapple Community Association – comprised of community volunteers and activists have planned another family-pet-wheelchair-stroller-friendly Fourth of July parade. Come on out on Saturday, July 2nd and walk for independence! Dear to our hearts here at the magazine, the Milton First Responders Foundation is actively hosting events to raise funds for the men and women who keep us safe right here in 30004: our police officers and firefighters. Please visit their web site {miltonfirstresponders.org} to learn more about this fine organization---and get involved! Don’t blink! It’ll be “back-to-school” before we know it. Enjoy these” lazy” days of summer—but with all that’s happening it will be tough to stay lazy. Live locally, Warm Regards,

Regina

MILTON MAGAZINE is published quarterly by Local Life Publishing, LLC. 980 Birmingham Road, 501-286, Milton, GA 404-606-0797 • locallifepublishing.com regina@locallifepublishing.com PRESIDENT Chris Smith VICE-PRESIDENT / PUBLISHER Regina Gulick ASSOCIATE PUBLISHERS Lisa Pepper Dalton Pepper ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Sarah Mabal LOCAL WRITER Claire Murphy COLUMNISTS Eileen Wrobleski, Dr. David Covall, Kevin Alpha, Luca Gianturco CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER Ashley Blencoe Blencoe & Co. Photographic Arts Milton Magazine is published quarterly by Local Life Publishing, LLC. The opinions expressed by writers and advertisers are not necessarily those of the publishers. No part of this magazine may be reproduced without prior consent of the publisher. Sharing articles on social media from our digital publication is permitted and encouraged. Subscriptions are available for $12 per year. OWN A LOCAL BUSINESS?? INTERESTED IN PARTNERING WITH MILTON MAGAZINE? Lisa and Dalton Pepper {The Pepper Team} are the Associate Publishers for Milton Magazine, Roswell Magazine and Alpharetta Magazine. They can show you a variety of ways in which you can position your business and your brand in order to drive more sales and traffic. Contact them at: LISA PEPPER {470}514.9922 lisa@locallifepublishing.com DALTON PEPPER {770}490.4464 dalton@locallifepublishing.com

6 LOCALLIFEPUBLISHING.COM


FACEBOOK.COM/MILTONMAGAZINE

7


PHOTOS COURTESY CITY OF MILTON

HOMETOWN JUBILEE 2016 The City of Milton and Crabapple Community Association hosted the 2nd Annual Milton Hometown Jubilee on May 7! This signature festival kicked off the spring festival season in Milton and celebrated the best of the Crabapple historic district. Residents enjoyed music from the Chuck Nation Band, food and drink pairings from a variety of local restaurants, shopping, old fashioned games for kids, and even a firetruck pull!

8 LOCALLIFEPUBLISHING.COM


4th of July

CRABAPPLE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION’S annual 4th of July Walking Parade will be held again this year on Saturday, July 2nd in downtown Crabapple at Broadwell Pavilion, 10am to Noon. Parade Marshall is Mayor Joe Lockwood. Dogs, wheelchairs, strollers, bikes, trikes, family and friends young and old---everybody come out to celebrate the red, white and blue. For more information and to register, visit the Crabapple Community Association’s Facebook page! Celebrate Independence Day with family and friends at Wills Park on Monday, July 4! Alpharetta Recreation and Parks will host an evening of entertainment and children’s activities on the lawn and field behind Alpharetta Community Center from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., with a spectacular fireworks display to begin at dusk!

PHOTO COURTESY CITY OF MILTON

Enjoy inflatables, face painting, balloon animals and fun in the children’s area, sponsored by Alpharetta Golden Age Club, with wristbands available for nominal fees. Food vendors located throughout the park will serve festive fare from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., including barbeque, hot dogs, hamburgers, Mediterranean style dishes, wood-fired pizza, tacos, grilled cheese, kettle corn, tapas, old fashioned lemonade, Italian ice, snow balls, ice cream and shaved ice delights! Alpharetta City Band is set to perform patriotic tunes starting at 6 p.m., followed by local band, Serious Business, playing classic rock and new country favorites. Red, white and blue glow sticks sold by Alpharetta’s Police Explorers will be a fundraiser for new uniforms and training materials. Top off the night relaxing in your lawn chair as we kick off a spectacular July 4th fireworks show! Here is important information to keep in mind for your July 4th event plans at Wills Park:

PHOTO COURTESY ALPHARETTA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

• Accessible parking available near Wacky World Playground. Old Milton Parkway between Highway 9 and Wills Road will close when parking lots are full. • Alcohol and tobacco are prohibited in the park per City ordinance. • Pets must be on leashes or in a crate. • Charcoal grills are strictly prohibited.​Small propane grills are allowed with permit.​To obtain a permit, call 678-297-6123. • Food vendors and children’s entertainment will accept cash only. • To ensure safety of the large crowd attending, the City discourages use of personal fireworks in the park during this event. Some activities may be delayed or canceled due to inclement weather.​ However, the fireworks will be shot, rain or shine!

PHOTO COURTESY ALPHARETTA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU FACEBOOK.COM/MILTONMAGAZINE

9


BY LUCA GIANTURCO SCOTTSDALE FARMS GARDEN CENTER

Enhancing your

E

landscape

ENHANCING THE LANDSCAPE around your home is an enjoyable hobby that can be done gradually as your time permits. First, assess your landscape by walking around deciding what you like or don’t like about your existing property. This will help you plan what plants to remove or add. If the existing shrubs require a lot of pruning every year and now look like green meatballs, consider replacing them with plants that are more size appropriate and require less or no pruning to keep them attractive. Often landscapes have too many green plants so if you prefer a more unique landscape, consider using plants with different color leaves and contrasting textures to add interest. A beautiful landscape includes complimentary plant groupings blooming multiple seasons to create beauty all year. There are even plants that will bloom in the winter or add interesting stem color. While selecting plants for your landscape may seem to be a daunting task, it need not be. Stroll through your favorite

garden center and look for plants that catch your eye. Then decide where on your property the various plants will go. Read the signs in front of the plants for insight on how large the plants grow, what color they bloom, and if they like full sun or shadier conditions, if they are fragrant and whether they are deer resistant and drought tolerant. Your garden center plant professional can help you in this selection process or have a staff landscape designer visit you at your home. Having a beautiful and colorful landscape is gratifying. You and your children may enjoy preparing dinner with herbs that you grow in your garden. Snip a few flowers out of your landscape and place them in a vase to enjoy while you dine. Even in this age of cell phones and computers, it’s still fun to get our hands dirty in the garden! Luca Gianturco Scottsdale Farms Garden Center Milton, GA

10 LOCALLIFEPUBLISHING.COM


Take $5 off your purchase of $30 or more (Please, not to be combined with other offers)

1000’s OF

HEALTHY & BEAUTIFUL PLANTS Bring the kids to see our farm animals

S C O T T S D A L E FA R M S . C O M 15639 Birmingham Hwy. Milton, GA 30004 • 770-777-5875 FACEBOOK.COM/MILTONMAGAZINE

11


GARDEN DINNERS Milton-style

PHOTOS COURTESY ASHELY BLENCOE BLENCOE & CO PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS

N

BY CLAIRE MURPHY

NESTLED IN THE HEART of historic Crabapple, Milton’s Cuisine and Cocktail’s quaint setting and enticing flavors provide a dining experience unparalled in the area. Featuring contemporary new southern cuisine, Executive Chef Derek Dollar utilizes fresh, local ingredients to enrich palettes with bold flavors of regionally inspired comfort food. We took our son to Milton’s for his 14th birthday dinner. He said, “This is the best food I’ve ever had in my entire life.”

or for private events. The garden features approximately 90 different varieties of heirloom fruits, vegetables and herbs including: Heirloom Tomatoes•Yellow Squash•Okra•Zucchini•Carrots•Herbs•Fingerling Potatoes•Silver Queen Corn•Red and Green Bell Peppers•Pole Beans•Black Beauty Eggplant•Broccoli•Shallots•Radishes•Beets•Turnips•Collards•Cucumber

With an acre of the freshest vegetables and herbs just steps from its back door on their private farm, Milton’s can bring the best of the season directly to your table.

Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails’ 2016 Garden Dinner Series kicks off May 15. As the first hors d’oeuvres and libations are passed during the evening reception, guests have an opportunity to tour Milton’s Acre. Then, it’s on to a memorable four-course meal of inspired comfort foods served family style under that stars accompanied by wine pairings and the soothing sounds of a cellist. Executive Chef Derek Dollar’s menu will include:

Milton’s Acre is perfect for chef’s tables, wine tastings, birthdays, and corporate events. The garden has recently expanded to one full acre and features fresh heirloom vegetables and herbs used nightly in the kitchen. Events in the garden are unique and open to the public

•Passed Hors d’oeuvres •Preserved Lemon and Smashed Pea Crostini, Pickled Radish •Red Wine Poached Chorizo, Macadamia Nuts, Goat Cheese Dinner

Music to a mother’s ears. We have been back twice since for other special occasions and the Farmyard Chowdown, which was spectacular.

12 LOCALLIFEPUBLISHING.COM


•Baby Arugula, Sweet Corn, Avocado, Jicama, Grilled Radish, Pistachio-Crusted Goat Cheese, Honey-Lime Vinaigrette •Skillet Roasted Chicken Leg, Farro with Peas and Carrots, Corn •Shoots, Preserved Lemon-Basil Pesto •Smoked Beef Shank, Pickled Red Onion, Rainbow Baby Carrots, •Grilled Green & White Asparagus, Burgundy Wine Veal Jus •Vanilla-Lavender Panna Cotta, Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote, Toasted Pecans

•Exclusive private rooms for parties of 8 to 200 •Voted by OpenTable Diners as one of the Top 50 American dining restaurants in the U.S. in 2011 and Top 100 in 2012. •Jezebel’s Top 100 Restaurants List in 2013.

DATES JUNE 12, JULY 17, AUGUST 21, SEPTEMBER 18, OCTOBER 9

Guests had an opportunity to tour Milton’s Acre. Then, it was on to a memorable five-course meal served family style under that stars accompanied by wine pairings and the soothing sounds of a cellist. 75% of the ticket sales were donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on behalf of owner Chris Hadermann’s campaign for LLS’ Man of the Year.

Tickets to the Garden Dinner Series are $135 per person, per dinner. Tickets are nonrefundable and include wine pairings, tax and gratuity. The dinners start at 6 p.m. Milton’s is open daily at 5pm with a New Southern brunch served on Sunday at 11:00. Additionally, guests experience: •Live music Thursday through Sunday

Executive Chef Derek Dollar planned a straight-from-the-vine dining experience to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Sunday, May 22 in Milton’s Acre.

Folks, we’ve got a gem in our community. Small communities like Milton often find it difficult to support such a fine dining establishment, but Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails has been gracing us with their delicious dishes for over a decade.

Eat locally.

FACEBOOK.COM/MILTONMAGAZINE

13


RESTAURANT GUIDE ZIP 30004/MILTON

RESTAURANT

ADDRESS

TELEPHONE

2B Whole 42 Milton Ave 404-919-8875 Abhiruchi Indian Cuisine5530 Windward Pkwy 678-393-1110 Alpine Bakery & Trattoria12315 Crabapple Rd 770-410-9883 Amma Kitchen 390 Cumming St 770-475-7776 Bella Luna 15639 Birmingham Hwy 770-777-5875 Brooklyn Joe’s 13065 Hwy 9 N 770-754-0202 Burger Fi 5475 Windward Pkwy 770-817-4656 Cabernet 5575 Windward Pkwy 770-777-5955 Café Efendi 488 North Main St 770-360-8014 CANS Taqueria 12635 Crabapple Rd 770-663-0908 Casa Nuova Italian 5670 Hwy 9 N 770-475-9100 Chili’s 5035 Windward Pkwy 770-619-1818 Dos Margaritas Crabapple Kroger Shopping Center Eggs Up Grill 270 Rucker Rd 678-878-2251 El Azteca 13800 Hwy 9 N 678-867-9950 El Don Bar & Grill 6320 Atlanta Hwy 678-404-5473 El Porton 4902 Atlanta Hwy 678-393-8888 Grand Champion BBQ 12635 Crabapple Rd 770-993-4227 Hop Alley Brew Pub 25 South Main St 770-696-2097 Hudson Grille 865 N Main St 770-777-4127 Humble Pie Pizza Co 869 N Main St 678-867-6773 I Love NY Pizza 980 Birmingham Rd 770-442-9699 Ippolito’s 12850 Hwy 9 678-624-1908 La Casa Italian Grill 37 Old Roswell St 770-609-6311 Mambo Jambo Café 5310 Windward Pkwy 770-667-0097 Midway Meal House 5150 Atlanta Hwy 770-442-3738 Milton’s Cuisine & Coctails800 Mayfield Rd 770-817-0161 Mittie’s Café & Tea Rom62 N Main Street 770-772-0850 Nothing Bundt Cakes 5230 Windward Pkwy 678-366-1445 Olde Blinde Dog Irish Pb12650 Crabapple Rd 678-624-1090 Ramano’s Macaroni Grll5045 Windward Pkwy 770-360-6302 Roaster’s 12850 Hwy 9 770-753-0055 Ru Sans Milton 13085 Alpha Hwy 770-346-9020 SmokeJack BBQ 29 South Main St 770-410-7611 South Main Kitchen 9 South Main St 678-691-4622 The Corner Deli 10 Roswell St 678-566-0576 Tin Roof Kitchen 52 North Main St 770-360-9395 Tokyo Sushi 980 Birmingham Rd 678-240-0602 Tuscany Italian 281 S Main St 770-346-8080 Twisted Taco 5815 Windward Pkwy 770-777-9199 Union 14275 Providence Rd 770-569-7767 Vinny’s on Windward 5355 Windward Pkwy 770-772-4644 Vito’s Italian Bistro 980 Birmingham Rd 770-442-9119 Volcano Asian Bistro 5316 Windward Pkwy 678-366-9668 Wild Wing Café 5530 Windward Pkwy 678-990-9464 Z Pizza 5315 Windward Pkwy 678-205-4471 Zola’s Italian Bistro 2955 Bethany Bd Rd 770-360-5777

WEB SITE

FOOD

$$

2bwhole.net abhiruchius.com alpinebakeryandtrattoria.com ammakitchen.net scottsdalefarms.com

Gluten-free$$ Indian $$ French $$ Indian $ American $ American $$ burgerfi.com American $ cabernetsteakhouse.com Steak $$$ cafeefendi.com Turkish $$ canstaqueria.com Mexican $$ casanuovarestaurant.net Italian $$ chilis.com American $$ Mexican $ eggsupgrill.com Breakfast $ aztecamex.com Mexican $$ Mexican $$ elportonmexicanrestaurant.com Mexican $ gcbbq.net BBQ $$ hopalleybrew.com Pub $$ hudsongrille.com American $$ humblepiepizzaco.net Pizza $$ nypizzamilton.com Pizza $ ippolitos.net Italian $$ lacasaitaliangrill.com Italian $$ mambojambocafe.com Mexican $$ midwaymealhouse.com American $ miltonscuisine.com American $$$ American $$ nothingbundtcakes.com bakery $ oldeblinddog.com Pub $$ macaronigrill.com Italian $$ roastersfresh.com American $$ rusans.com Sushi $$ smokejackbbq.com BBQ $$ southmainkitchen.com American $$ American $ tinroofkitchen.com Gluten-free$$ Thai $$ Italian $$ twistedtaco.com Mexican $$ theunionrestaurant.com American $$ sedgwickrestaurantgroup.com American $$$ Italian $$ volcanobistro.com Asian $$ wildwingcafe.com American $$ zpizza.com Gluten-free$$ zolaitalian.com Italian $$

14 LOCALLIFEPUBLISHING.COM


pr

%

10

st mu

LL BI l UR alcoho /2016 YO tuity, 7/31 FF , gra ires O axes . exp % udes t upon 10 excl esent co

Experience

authentic Mexican cuisine

Welcome to our Family!

Blue Agave shares a passion for our land and our roots. This is why we bring you the best Mexican cuisine of our region, always using the freshest ingredients so you can experience all the flavor of our land. Come visit and explore our wide range of gourmet dishes and specialty drinks. B L U E A G A V E G R I L L • 12 0 5 0 E t r i s R d . , R o s w e l l • 7 7 0 . 5 5 9 . 12 2 3 • b l u e a g a v e g r i l l . n e t

Providing the

CALL FOR COMPETITIVE QUOTES TODAY Equine Liability Coverage On and Off Premises

BEST in FARM and EQUINE Insurance.

Mistie Townsend

Agent

cell 352.438.7934 office 678.566.3732 mtownsend@gordonreiss.com


HEALTH

RUNNING FROM ARTHRITIS By Dr. David Covall

Dr. David Covall is a board-certified physician with over 30 years of experience providing orthopedic care. He leads the Northside Arthritis Center, which provides conservative, patient-centered personalized care. For more information, call 770-667-4337 or visit northsidearthritis.com.

Running and other high-impact exercises were once thought to be the major cause of arthritis. We now know that’s not completely true. In fact, it may be the lack of physical exercise that can lead to worsening arthritic symptoms. When pain strikes in a hip, knee, ankle or other joint, human nature is to want to avoid doing things that could aggravate the pain. Although that seems logical, this inactivity could actually exacerbate the condition by leading to muscle atrophy and joint stiffness. For those experiencing arthritic pain, frequent walks or occasional runs prescribed by a trusted doctor and possibly with a trainer’s help can be a good first step to help ease the pain and improve symptoms, including inflammation. What’s the magic number for daily steps? Many people have been told they need 10,000 steps a day, but recent evidence shows that just 6,000 steps per day, or roughly three miles, is the perfect number. If you’re starting off, aim for 3,000 steps and gradually increase your steps. The more you walk or run, the better off you may be. How can a runner and walkers ward off arthritis? While its specific cause is only now being understood, obesity, aging, anatomy, genetics and prior injuries are all culprits in the onset of arthritis. Runners and walkers who keep the pounds off and instead pound the sidewalk are doing themselves a lot of good if done smartly. A study published in the Arthritis Research & Therapy found that some runners in their 60s, 70s and older, who ran an average of 26 miles a week experienced 25 percent less pain than those who were inactive. However, it may differ among individual runners with arthritis; a more moderate 6-10 miles per week in addition to cycling or other cross training may be more beneficial. Am I going to cause wear and tear on my joints? Running and walking is good for the health of your joints because it keeps the muscles strong and well balanced. But make sure you’ve got the proper shoes and that you understand proper running form. How does exercise help the arthritis sufferer? Running and other proper exercise helps build muscles that dynamically protect against joint damage associated with common types of arthritis and the resultant pain and stiffness. Arthritis sufferers who maintain a good range of motion in their joints will allow them to move less stiffly and with less pain and fight back against the progression of arthritis. And always aim for intelligent, regular and moderate pain-free exercise.

16 LOCALLIFEPUBLISHING.COM


Caring therapy in the heart of Crabapple. Psychotherapy for individuals, couples, adolescents, children and families. Life and parenting coaching. Court-ordered drug and alcohol evaluations. Customized, compassionate, effective and supportive counseling for the entire family in Milton/Alpharetta/Roswell and neighboring communities.

miltontherapist.com

Kim Kirkup, MA, NCC, LPC 11 years local counseling experience Milton resident for over 20 years

12590 Broadwell Rd., Alpharetta GA 30004 • 404-805-0095 • info@miltontherapist.com

Interior Improvements Remodeling • 404-606-0796 4551 Oakhurst Lane, Alpharetta GA 30004 | improvinginteriors.com | robdgulick@gmail.com

interior improvements half page.indd 1

11/13/2015 12:50:07 PM


Th e re i s s o r ro w e n o u g h i n t h e n a t u r a l w a y f ro m m e n a n d w o m e n t o f i l l o u r d a y ; But when we are certain of sorrow in store why do we always arrange for more? Brothers and sisters I bid you beware of giving your hear t to a dog to tear. Rudyard Kipling

Raisin’s Ranch PONY PARTIES

We are creative and fun and will do whatever it takes to make your special event and visit amazing!

birthday parties•special events camps•group activities•photo shoots LICENSED PETTING ZOO & SPECIAL EVENTS FACILITY

photo by kristin leigh photography

17955 BIRMINGHAM HWY•MILTON•770-617-1521

BECOME AN ANGEL AND

FOSTER

Rescue One Until There Are None Foster • Adopt • Volunteer • Donate

VISIT US ONLINE

www.angelsrescue.org 877.404.5874

18 LOCALLIFEPUBLISHING.COM


TICK TALK

BY KEVIN ALPHA Kennel Master Crabapple Beds & Bones

T

THE TIME IS HERE AGAIN for those pesky critters that love to hitch a ride on our pets for a blood meal. We are all familiar with the battle against fleas. Thank goodness for the more modern topical and internal medications that aid in controlling the flea population on our pets and in our homes. Then there is the problem of ticks. Many of the topicals aid in killing the ticks as well, but we hate to find these bugs any where near us or our pets, and The Brown Dog Tick can live and develop in your home without ever leaving as long as they have a host, Your pet!! These unfavorable bugs can feed on birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles. Ticks cause various diseases in pets as well as people, but did you know that a single tick can cause paralysis in your K-9 friend! Tick bite paralysis is caused by a potent toxin that is released through the saliva of certain species of ticks. This toxin is released into the blood stream of the pet when the tick latches on for a blood meal. The toxin directly affects the nervous system causing paralysis.

temperatures stay consistently warmer, such as the southern states where ticks may be present throughout the year. Symptoms vary, but can include regurgitation of food, lethargy and weakness in the hind limbs eventually leading to paralysis. The treatment is usually simple. Remove the tick, although every pet is different and treatments may vary. Always see your veterinarian if you notice any abnormalities. The best defense is to check your pet[s] all over on a daily basis. Focus around the eyes and in or around the ears. Tweezers work well to remove a tick. Get as close to the skin as possible with the tweezers. Pull the tick off. The goal is to try and remove its mouth.Clean the area where the tick was with peroxide or some form of antiseptic. It doesn’t hurt to put a topical antibiotic on the area for a few days as well.  It is also important to do a self-check. Lyme disease in people can have very severe consequences. A tick bite can easily go undetected. Transference can occur between humans and animals. Beaware  and on the lookout, and have a tick free summer!!

Tick bite paralysis usually occurs in areas where seasonal

SINCE 1998

Your Pet’s “Home Away from Home” • 2.5 Acres in Nature Walking Trails • Individual and Group Playtimes • State of the Art Kennels • Indoor/Outdoor Play Areas • Air Purification System • Owners on Site • Private Rooms for Cats

6 4 0 D o r r i s R o a d , M i l t o n G A 3 0 0 0 4 • 7 7 0 - 7 5 4 - 1 7 0 0 • bedsandbones.net FACEBOOK.COM/MILTONMAGAZINE crabapple beds and bones.indd 1 11/13/2015

12:38:00 PM

19


Leave the cleaning to us. Be there when it matters.

imagemaids.com

Vitamin D

the sunshine vitamin

By Eileen Wrobleski, ND, CNC, HHP

2499 Palm Street Suite 300 Canton Ga 30115

271 North Main Street Alpharetta GA 30009

770-627-4670

770-475-8700

Stay REFRESHED.

Vitamin D is called “The Sunshine Vitamin” because the body produces it when UVB rays react with cholesterol in the skin. In its active form (calcitriol), Vitamin D stimulates the intestinal absorption of calcium and up-regulates genes that control up to 80 metabolic processes, including DNA repair and immune function. Children who take just 1,200 IUs of Vitamin D3 daily during flu season reduce their risk of getting the flu by 40 percent, proving Vitamin D3 is an effective alternative to the flu vaccine. Vitamin D3 also prevents cavities in children because of its calcium absorption and antimicrobial properties. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to fibromyalgia, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s, MS, obesity, Alzheimer’s and numerous cancers, including breast, colon, prostate and lymph. A key preventative tool against cancer, Vitamin D triggers apoptosis (cell death) in cancer cells. In fact, serum Vitamin D levels of 40 ng/ml have been found to cut the risk of all cancers by 67 percent. Breast cancer patients with Vitamin D levels of just 30 ng/ml are twice as likely to survive than those with lower levels, while men with prostate cancer are found to have Vitamin D levels below 23 ng/ml.

Your refreshed Holiday Inn Express is here. We’ve added signature showers and curved rods, choice of pillows, crisp, fresh, white linens and more. Of course, Your refresome shed Holidthings ay Inn Exprhaven’t ess is here. changed: We’ve added signature showers and curved rods. A choice of pillows. Crisp, fresh, white linens and more. Of Free breakfast courshigh-speed e, some things haveinternet n’t changed – yaccess ou can still •enFree joy all thhot e thing s you’ve come to lovCenter•Business e: • Fitness center • IHG Rewards Club • • Free high speePool d Internet access • Fitness center • Business center Swimming • IHG Rewards Club • Swimming Pool • Free hot breakfast Everything at Holiday Inn Express is designed so you In fact everything at Holiday Inn Express is designed so that you can relax. Becrelax. ause we kAll now ayou ll you rreally eally needneed on the roon ad is the a placeroad to be yois ursa elf.place That’s to be can what Holiday Inn Express was built for. Now, that’s smart. yourself. That’s what Holiday Inn Express was built for.

In the U.S., Vitamin D deficiency is rampant, with approximately 95 percent of the elderly, 70 percent of children and 50 percent of the general population, deficient. Researchers believe chronic sun avoidance is the culprit and have found that sun avoidance is just as big a risk factor for developing deadly diseases as smoking.

®

Holiday Inn Express Alpharetta

Holiday Inn Express Alpharetta w.hiex.c•om /alpharetta 12505 Innovation Way, Alpharetta GAww30004 678.339.0505 www.hiex.com/alpharetta

STAY YOU.™

12505 Cingular Way, Alpharetta, Georgia 30004 678-339-0505

©2010 InterContinental Hotel Group. All rights reserved. Most hotels are independently owned and/or operated. Stay You™ is a registered trademark of Six Continents Hotels, Inc.

2010 InterContinental Hotel Group. All rights reserved. Most hotels are independently owned and/or operated. Stay You is a registered trademark of Six Continents Hotels, Inc.

STAY YOU™.

An inexpensive blood test can be used to check serum Vitamin D levels, of which an optimal level is 40 to 70 ng/ml. To maintain a level of 40 ng/ml, most adults need 5,000 to 10,000 IUs daily of Vitamin D3, which is the amount the body generates when a majority of time is spent outside, without sunscreen. (It is optimal for Vitamin D production to get sun exposure between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., when UVB rays are most abundant.) In lieu of direct sunlight, Vitamin D3 supplementation is necessary, along with Vitamin K2, to keep the increase of available calcium in the bones and out of vascular tissue.

20 LOCALLIFEPUBLISHING.COM


FACEBOOK.COM/MILTONMAGAZINE

21


COMMUNITY FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

FLICKS &

PHOTOS COURTESY CITY OF MILTON

FOOD TRUCKS

22 LOCALLIFEPUBLISHING.COM


COMMUNITY FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

T

FREE + FUN

THE CITY OF MILTON is proud to present the "Family, Fun, Flicks & Food Trucks" summer event series all summer long! Join us on the front lawn of Milton High School for dinner from a gourmet food truck and a movie under the stars. On the first Saturdays of June, July, and August, these events will start at 7 p.m., and movies will be shown at dusk (approximately 9 p.m.). June 4: A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN As America’s stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey (Garry Mar-

FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

shall). Competitive sisters Dottie Hinson (Geena Davis) and Kit Keller (Lori Petty) spar with each other, scout Ernie Capadino (Jon Lovitz) and grumpy has-been coach Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks) on their way to fame. July 2: FIELD OF DREAMS When Iowa farmer Ray (Kevin Costner) hears a mysterious voice one night in his cornfield saying “If you build it, he will come,” he feels the need to act. Despite taunts of lunacy, Ray builds a baseball diamond on his land, supported by his wife, Annie (Amy Madigan). August 6: THE BLIND SIDE Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron), a

homeless black teen, has drifted in and out of the school system for years. Then Leigh Anne Tuohy (Sandra Bullock) and her husband, Sean (Tim McGraw), take him in. The Tuohys eventually become Michael’s legal guardians, transforming both his life and theirs. Last summer, hundreds came out to enjoy Grease, The Goonies and Ghostbusters. Milton Police and Fire were on hand tossing footballs in the field with the kids. So, bring your blankets, chairs, or even a cardtable and hang out with your friends and neighbors.

FACEBOOK.COM/MILTONMAGAZINE

23


WHERE TO GOLF:

HOLE #4 @ MCC

GOLF CLUB OF GEORGIA • 1 Golf Club Dr., 30005 golfclubofgeorgia.com•Two Arthur Hills-designed courses, Lakeside and Creekside are distinctly different from each other offering the golfer enormous architectural, aesthetic and strategic variety. In 1999, Golf Digest honored Lakeside’s par-5, 607 yard 11th hole as one of “America’s Best 99 Golf Holes.”

CROOKED CREEK GOLF CLUB• 3430 Highway 9 N, 30004• thecrookedcreekclub.com• Crooked Creek Club’s course offers a par 72 Michael Riley design that plays nearly 7000 yards from the back tee. Featuring undulating greens, demanding tee shots, and challenging approach shots, it is regarded by many to be the premier Championship golf course in Greater Atlanta. TROPHY CLUB OF ATLANTA• 15135 Hopewell Rd., 30004 americangolf.com/trophy-club-atlanta Carved out of heavily wooded terrain in order to create a challenging yet playable course, they now offer Champion Bermuda greens. Nominated as Golf Digest’s “Best New Public Course” when opened in 1992, it was designed by DJ DeVictor and ABC-TV Golf Analyst Steve Melnyk. MILTON COUNTRY CLUB• 1785 Dinsmore Rd, 30004•

miltoncountryclub.com• Although the par 70 Willard Byrd design tips out at 6100 yards, this course will test the patience of any golfer. This risk-reward course gives you the choice to shape a fairway wood to a narrow fairway or go for the gusto and let it rip. It boasts narrow tee shots and pure rolling stamp sized greens.

ECHELON GOLF CLUB• 501 Founders Dr., 30004 echelonliving.com•A broad-shouldered beautiful and formidable test designed by famed golf course architect Rees Jones, this course wanders over 600 acres of rolling hills, providing striking elevation changes and panoramic views, most notably on the back nine. This semi-private course also features a 32-acre practice facility. WHITE COLUMNS COUNTRY CLUB • 300 Clubhouse

Dr., 30004 •whitecolumnscountryclub.com This Tom Fazio designed golf course has consistently been rated one of the area’s top courses, guarded by towering pine trees and featuring large greens. Golfers will find deep bunkers and countless elevation changes as the course layout gradually increases in challenge and splendor building to a crescendo over the last final five holes.

ATLANTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB• 350 Tournament Players Dr., 30004•atlantanationalgolfclub.com•Building on a legacy of greatness, this course was crafted by renowned father and son team Pete and P.B. Dye. The 6942 yard, par-72 course meanders across 240 acres of natural hardwoods, babbling brooks and rolling hills, perfect for the golfers who demand challenge, playability, beauty and fairness. MANOR GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB• 15951 Manor Club

Dr., 30004 manorgcc.com•Home to the only Tom Watson championship golf course in Georgia with 18 masterfully designed and memorable holes winding throughout hardwoods and towering pines, quiet lakes and streams. Seeped in the tradition of golf’s birthplace, Scotland, this course is extraordinary, boasting impeccable course conditioning and breathtaking vistas.

Check out the “new”

MILTON

Country Club

T

TRADITIONAL GOLF MANAGEMENT is excited to announce that Alpharetta Athletic Club will be separating its two facilities (East and West Courses) into two individual private clubs to be known as Crooked Creek Club and Milton Country Club. General Manager Larry Hayes says, “This is a positive change as both clubs will become better suited to meet the needs of their memberships and our community.” In restoring the name to Crooked Creek, Traditional Golf Management is affirming the clubs historical ties to the neighborhood and surrounding areas. Crooked Creek Club remains a great value offering an18-hole Mike Riley designed championship golf course, premier practice facilities, beautiful clubhouse and an exceptional dining experience. The vision for Milton Country Club is to offer a traditional private country club experience for the entire family with a player friendly golf course, tennis courts,

24 LOCALLIFEPUBLISHING.COM


JOIN US AT THE CREEK a competition swimming pool, fitness facility and casual dining. The club is committed to providing family oriented programs and activities year round creating the perfect member experience. In addition, Milton Country Club is introducing a new Lifestyle Membership that caters to the needs and lifestyle.

YOU WILL FEEL RIGHT AT HOME!

Traditional Golf Management (TGM) is an affiliate of Traditional Golf Properties (TGP), a Williamsburg, Virginia based owner of semi-private and private golf courses on the East Coast. TGM presently operates twenty-one clubs, or 24.5 eighteen-hole equivalents, which includes the facilities for TGP’s account and has expanded into third party management with ten properties in Connecticut, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. TGM has developed an innovative business model that is based on creating a value proposition that is relevant to a larger sector of the golfing public and generating strong and sustainable financial performance by maximizing rounds volume and ancillary spending. FOR MORE INFORMATION: Crooked Creek Club thecrookedcreekclub.com Larry Hayes, General Manager, 770.475.2300 x110 Philip Herterick, Membership Director, 770.475.2300 X119 Milton Country Club miltoncountryclub.com Chris Wright, Club Manager, 470.395.5004 Philip Herterick, Membership Director, 770.475.2300 X119

Crooked Creek Club is an exceptional value offering a challenging 18-hole Mike Riley designed golf course, premier practice facilities, welcoming clubhouse, casual dining experience and entertaining social activities for the entire family. Combine all of that with our outstanding service and Crooked Creek Club becomes a fantastic place to play golf, entertain friends or just relax. Crooked Creek offers a variety of affordable membership options.

Call our Membership Director today

770.475.2300 X119 For membership information, or to schedule a time to visit us.

3430 Highway 9 North, Milton GA 30004 thecrookedcreekclub.com FACEBOOK.COM/MILTONMAGAZINE

25


PHOTOS COURTESY CITY OF MILTON

WE OUR FIRST RESPONDERS

26 LOCALLIFEPUBLISHING.COM


PHOTOS COURTESY CITY OF MILTON

Firefighters vs. Police Officers for Milton’s Annual Softball Game and Family Fun Day

M

GUNS vs HOSES BY CLAIRE MURPHY

MILTON’S FIRST RESPONDERS can’t wait to compete; but it’s all in fun. Family, friends, neighbors & the whole community - join us for the city of Milton’s first annual Softball Game and Family Fun Day. Cheer for your team! The main event will pit firefighters and police for the win, but there will be lots of other family friendly activities as well. Hamburgers, hots dogs, snacks and drinks at the concession stand. The first annual game is scheduled for Saturday, June 11th, at Bell Memorial Park 15245 Bell Park Road. 10am to 2pm. Softball Game starts at 11:00am. Kids’ activities will run throughout the day and there will be plenty of food. Admission is free and open to the public so spread the word and invite your friends, family and neighbors to show your support. “We want people to come and have a good time. The firefighters are athletic. Some are still active players. Ultimately, it comes down to we’re both competitive and we want to win.” says Captain Alex Fortner. “Our police team will do what it takes to win as well. The game will surely be competitive.” Said Officer Andrew Noblett. 100% of the proceeds from concessions will benefit Milton First Responders Foundation, miltonfirstresponders.org. Milton First Responders Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-forprofit Georgia corporation comprised entirely of volunteer citizens. 100% of the profits from fundraising events support their on-going

mission: “To provide financial support for Milton first responder employees injured in the line of duty or enduring a family hardship and to purchase supplementary/non-budgeted equipment and training materials.” In order to raise funds to fulfil their mission and increase community awareness, MFRF is building a team of volunteers willing to offer their time and talents to support various activities throughout the year. MFRF also strives to connect local businesses with services that might benefit our first responders directly. A recent example is local attorney, John Hill, who stepped up in a big way by donating many hours of his time and expertise to assist Milton Firefighters and Police Officers with invaluable legal services. Mr. Hill personally drafted 39 Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Medical Directives for first responders and their spouses. This equates to $25,000 worth of work had he charged for these services. Due to the innate hazards of their professions, it is crucial that first responders have these documents in order to protect their families should the unthinkable happen. Mr. Hill stated that “It was an honor to work for these local heroes.” Milton First Responders Foundation would like to thank Mr. Hill for generously offering his time and services to ensure that our first responders have these important documents in order. If you are in need of similar assistance, contact: John Cleveland Hill at Esq. Bettis Hill & Vann, LLC , 770.475.8041 , chill@bhvlegal.com

FACEBOOK.COM/MILTONMAGAZINE

27


CALENDAR OF EVENTS

What’s Happening {this summer}

JUNE

Hot Stuff ?

4

“League of their Own” @ Family Fun, Flicks & Food Trucks, 7 PM - 10 PM, On the front lawn of Milton High School. Movies will be shown at dusk (approx. 9 PM) courtney.spriggs@cityofmiltonga.us

5

RAD Womens’ Self Defense Course, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM. The Milton Police Department offers a rape and aggression defense class for women ages 13 and up. City Hall, 13000 Deerfield Pkwy. rad-systems.com

8

radKIDS Self Defense Course, 8 AM to Noon. For children ages 5 to 12. $15 per child. City Hall, 13000 Deerfield Pkwy. dinfo@cityofmiltonga.us

10

Wilbur & Rudy’s Farmtable hosts wine tastings every Friday night at the shop! Live Music! Wilbur & Rudy’s Farmtable, 850 Hickory Flat Rd., Milton. 6pm - 9pm. farmtablemarket.com

11

Milton firefighters vs. police officers 1st annnual softball tournament at Bell Memorial Park 15245 Bell Park Road, Milton, Georgia. 10am to 2pm. Softball Game starts at 11:00am. miltonfirstresponders.org Carnival for a CURE: A fun family carnival day to raise funds for childhood cancer research and trials. In honor of Mary Elizabeth Paris, Melissa Depa and Lake Bozman, local children who all battled AML Leukemia. 12-5pm at Cogburn Woods Elementary online: FB search “Carnival for a CURE” Bugs – What’s bugging you? Scottsdale Farms Garden Center. Gary will teach you how to recognize and control pests in your landscape. Join Gary Love, Lanier Technical College horticulture teacher and Scottsdale Farms’ employee, for a series of informative seminars on select garden topics. FREE. 10 - 10:30am, scottsdalefarms.com

13

Better Together Meeting, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Bethwell Community Center, 2695 Hopewell Road. cityofmiltonga.us

14

Milton Grows Green Meeting, 6:30pm, City Hall, 13000 Deerfield Pkwy. City Hall, 13000 Deerfield Pkwy. cityofmiltonga.us

18

Wilbur & Rudy’s Farmtable partners with Farmer Sue from The Art Barn for farm animals and crafts fun at the shop! Wilbur & Rudy’s Farmtable, 850 Hickory Flat Rd., Milton. 10am - 12:30. farmtablemarket.com RAD Womens’ Self Defense Course, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM. The Milton Police Department offers a rape and aggression defense class for women ages 13 and up. City Hall, 13000 Deerfield Pkwy. rad-systems.com

20-23

Youth Photo Camp with Blencoe Photographic Arts. blencoeandco. com

24

Wilbur & Rudy’s Farmtable hosts wine tastings every Friday night at the shop! Live Music! Wilbur & Rudy’s Farmtable, 850 Hickory Flat Rd., Milton. 6pm - 9pm. farmtablemarket.com

JULY 2

“Field of Dreams” @ Family Fun, Flicks & Food Trucks, 7 PM - 10 PM, On the front lawn of Milton High School. Movies will be shown at dusk (approx. 9 PM) courtney. spriggs@cityofmiltonga.us Crabapple Community Association 4th of July Parade, downtown Crabapple, 10am to Noon at Broadwell Pavilion.

9

Wilbur & Rudy’s Farmtable partners with Farmer Sue from The Art Barn for farm animals and crafts fun at the shop every Saturday this summer! Wilbur & Rudy’s Farmtable, 850 Hickory Flat Rd., Milton. 10am - 12:30. farmtablemarket.com

12

Milton Grows Green Meeting, 6:30 PM - 11:45 PM, City Hall, 13000 Deerfield Pkwy. City Hall, 13000 Deerfield Pkwy. Suite 107A. cityofmiltonga.us PRIDE Teen Driving Safety Class, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM. Drivers must register to attend. ridesafegeorgia.org

23

Wilbur & Rudy’s Farmtable partners with Farmer Sue from The Art Barn for farm animals and crafts fun at the shop every Saturday this summer! Wilbur & Rudy’s Farmtable, 850 Hickory Flat Rd., Milton. 10am - 12:30. farmtablemarket.com

31

Senior Swank: Portrait Planning Party for 2017 Seniors (with Blencoe & Co Photographic Arts, Hello Lovely, Davao Hair Studio, Cheeses & Mary) 1-5pm. Must RSVP online at blencoeandco.com. Historic Crabapple/Braeburn Village shops.

AUGUST 5

Wilbur & Rudy’s Farmtable hosts wine tastings every Friday night at the shop! Live Music! Wilbur & Rudy’s Farmtable, 850 Hickory Flat Rd., Milton. 6pm - 9pm. farmtablemarket.com

6

“The Blind Side” @ Family Fun, Flicks & Food Trucks, 7 PM - 10 PM, On the front lawn of Milton High School. Movies will be shown at dusk (approx. 9 PM) courtney. spriggs@cityofmiltonga.us

4

Happy 4th of July! City Hall Closed for Holiday. FIREWORKS at Wills Park, 8pm

28 LOCALLIFEPUBLISHING.COM


CITY OF MILTON SUMMER

A

TENNIS CAMP

AGAPE TENNIS ACADEMY specializes in creating and developing diversified tennis programming and services for the community needs. The ATA team, has years of experience creating thriving tennis communities. ​ Agape Tennis Academy is additionally invested in developing youth for success on and off of the court through creating a deliberate positive environment. ATA has been recognized internationally and nationally for excellence in junior development. CITY OF MILTON TENNIS CAMP SCHEDULE 2016 These camps are for all ability levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. These camps will include: Technique development to build fundamentals; Tennis drills and point-play rotations

Tennis specific fitness, physical conditioning; Match Play – Singles and Doubles; Classroom sessions with focus on mental and emotional toughness, self-development and sportsmanship skills; Fun Games: Water balloon fights, Capture the flag, Dodgeball; Awards Ceremony MINI Camps These camps are for beginner and intermediate players ages 5-14. These camps will include: Learning and developing the fundamentals and technique; Tennis drills in a fun environment; Learning and improving on match play ( singles and doubles), strategy, and about sportsmanship Fun Games: Water ballon fights, Capture the flag, Kickball; Awards Ceremony

NIGHT Camps These camps are for all ability levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. These camps will include: Learning and developing the fundamentals and technique; Fun tennis drills and point-play rotations; Match Play – Singles and Doubles; Fun Games: Water balloon fights, Capture the flag, Dodgeball; Awards Ceremony

PROVIDENCE BANK CELEBRATES 10 YEARS

T

TEN YEARS AGO, local leaders established a community bank in the Alpharetta/Milton area that has stood the test of tough economic times. Today, Providence Bank is celebrating its 10th anniversary and is proud to remain a strong community partner. President and CEO of Providence Bank, Brad Serff, explains: “The last decade was devastating to many in the banking industry and our community has had its share of financial ups and downs as well. Now, we’re pleased to have that behind us and look forward to serving and growing with the Alpharetta and Milton communities.” Providence Bank is the only community bank locally chartered in the

Alpharetta/Milton community. Established in 2006, Providence Bank holds assets of $120 million and offers a wide array of banking solutions that include personal and business loan and deposit products as well as the latest in mobile and online banking products. For more information, visit providencebankga.com.

ADVERTISER INDEX:

INTERIOR IMPROVEMENTS REMODELING, P17

Please Supoort OUR Sponsors:

LA VIDA MASSAGE OF ALPHARETTA, P3

ABUNDANT LIFE WELLNESS, P21

MILTON THERAPIST, P17

ANGELS AMONG US PET RESCUE, P18

MILTON’S CUISINE & COCKTAILS, Back Cover

AURA SALON, P7

MISTIE TOWNSEND, GORDON REIS INSURANCE, P15

BLENCOE & CO. PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS, P23

NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL, FORSYTH, Inside Back Cover

BLUE AGAVE MEXICAN GRILL, P15

PETER BRANDI GALLERY, Inside Front Cover

CRABAPPLE BEDS & BONES, P19

RAISINS RANCH PONY PARTIES, P18

CROOKED CREEK GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB, P25

SCOTTSDALE FARMS GARDEN CENTER, P11

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS ALPHARETTA, P20

WILBUR & RUDY’S FARMTABLE, P7

IMAGE MAIDS, P20

WJ ALBERTSON, STATE FARM INSURANCE, P5

FACEBOOK.COM/MILTONMAGAZINE

29


PRAY LOCALLY

LIVE•WORK•SHOP•EAT•PLAY

PRAY LOCALLY

CHRISTINA SEMERIA

C

CITY OF MILTON FLAGS were lowered for two days in early May to show our sympathy and grief as four local University of Georgia students involved in a tragic car accident were laid to rest. Mayor Joe Lockwood and City Council honored Christina Devon Semeria with her family and friends in celebration of her life on Tuesday, May 3. The flags remained lowered to honor Kayla Leigh Canedo and Brittany Katherine Feldman in celebration of their lives. Our City also honored Halle Grace Scott, who was laid to rest on May 2. "Our community mourns this tragic loss and our hearts go out to the families and friends of those who were involved. Please keep these families in your thoughts and prayers," Mayor Joe Lockwood said. In light of the tragic loss of our three young community members involved in a car accident last night in Athens, all were invited to a candlelight vigil on the front lawn of Milton High School. Friends and family gathered at Birmingham United Methodist Church for memorial services for Milton’s own Christina Devon Semeria. Christina was described as a “sweet, unselfish friend, with big dreams.” A horse lover, Semeria was studying at UGA to become a veterinarian but had recently turned her attention to physical therapy, Crawford said. She was also a skilled songwriter, singer and guitarist who performed at Birmingham United Methodist Church in Alpharetta. “Just know that she loved Jesus with all of her being and carried the boldest of faiths,” said her older brother Nick. “She remained a radiant person shining in God’s love through all of her days.” Prayers and peace for the families and friends of these beautiful young local women.

Milton Area

Churches and Houses of Worship Alpharetta Church of God•churchofgod.cc Alpharetta First United Methodist•afumc.org Alpharetta Presbyterian Church •alpharettapres.com Atlanta Chinese Christian Church North • acccn.org Bethany Baptist Church • hightowerbaptist.org Big Creek Church • bigcreekchurch.com Birmingham United Methodist•birminghamumc.org Bridgeway Baptist Church•bridgeway.net Calvary Chapel•calvaryalpharetta.com Chabad Of North Fulton•chabadnf.org Child Evangelism Fellowshi cefcanada.org Christ The Shepherd Lutheran Church LCMS•cts.org Clear Springs Baptist Church•sbcga.com Community Of Chris cofchrist.org Congregation Gesher L’Torah•gltorah.org Countyline Baptist Church•clbchurch.com Crabapple First Baptist Church•crabapplefbc.org Elam Ministries•elam.com Faith Life Ministries•faithlifeministries.net First Baptist Church of Alpharetta• fbca.com Grace North Atlanta • gracenorthatlanta.org Habakkuk Christian Mins•habakkukchristianministries.com Hanuman Mandir•srihanuman.org Hopewell Baptist Church•hopewellbaptistchurch.org Inner Quest • innerquestchurch.org Islamic Center Of North Fulton•icnf.org Johns Creek Baptist Church•jcbc.org Keepin’ it Real•keepinitreallighthouse.com Kingdom Ambassadors International Center Living Truth Church•livingtruthchurch.net Messiah Lutheran Church•messiahlutheran.ws Methodist Hour International•methodisthour.com Midway Community Church•midwaycommunitychurch.org Midway United Methodist Church•midwayumc.org Morning Star Chapel•morningstarchapel.org Mount Pisgah United Methodist Church•mountpisgah.org Mt Pisgah Christian School•experiencepisgah.or New Millennium Church •newmillenniumchurch.net North Gate Church Of Atlanta•antiochchurch.life North Point Community Church•northpoint.org Olive Branch Tabernacle Of Faith•obtoffaith.com Prince Of Peace Lutheran Church•poplutheranchurch.com Restoration Church of God•restorationnchurchna.org Saehan English Ministry•saehanem.org Spirit Of God Christian Church•spiritofgodcc.org St Aidan’s Episcopal Church•staidans.org St Brigid Catholic Church•saintbrigid.org St James United Methodist Churc stjamesumc.org St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Churc sta.org Stonecreek Church•stonecreekchurch.org Union Hill Church•unionhillalpharetta.com Vision Baptist Church•visionbaptist.com

30 LOCALLIFEPUBLISHING.COM


Georgia’s most trusted hands behind every surgery The latest diagnostic services and treatments are only as good as the team performing them. At Northside, our skilled doctors and nurses perform more surgeries than any other hospital in Georgia. We provide a level of experience, knowledge and compassionate care you won’t find anywhere else. Visit us online at www.northside.com.


2 01 6

: presented by chef derek dollar :

DATES ON SALE NOW RECEPTION c HORS D’OEUVRES & LIBATIONS 4 COURSE SEATED DINNER c WINE MAY

15

jun

12

jul

17

aug

21

sep

$135 per person includes tax + grat

oct

18 09

purchase tickets now at miltonscuisine.com 800 mayfield rd c milton c 30009 c 770 817 0161

Milton Magazine - Summer 2016  

Milton Magazine is a high-quality, hyperlocal, glossy lifestyle magazine covering the good people of Milton, Georgia in zip code 30004. A Lo...

Milton Magazine - Summer 2016  

Milton Magazine is a high-quality, hyperlocal, glossy lifestyle magazine covering the good people of Milton, Georgia in zip code 30004. A Lo...