October 2018 Issue

CPWC will celebrate its 50th anniversary
 February 2020!

Thanks to everyone able to attend the Opening Luncheon September 14th! And earnest thanks to our programs team, interest group leads, charity team, Drake's Closet, Kidz2Leaders, and so many volunteers who helped with all the details! ACC was kind to work with us on our menu and many other details.Thanks too to everyone who brought a donation! What a beautiful day! 
We have so much going on this month; it's so exciting! 
This Friday, October 5th Liz Hall is hosting our First Friday event. It's a casual gathering 7-9pm at  4616 Chattahoochee Crossing.  Spouses are welcome ~ just bring an appetizer to share and a beverage.
On Monday, October 15 starting at 8am our hiking group will participate in ACC's Cruise the Course for the Cure in support of breast cancer. Jean Dole leads our hiking group. Anyone is welcome to come ~  it's a pretty walk with great company for a good cause! 
Our daytime program meeting and luncheon will be held Friday, October 19 at 10:30am at the home of Aurelie Barrial, 711 Burning Tree Drive. Our speaker is leading interior design specialist Robin LaMonte of Rooms Revamped Interior Design. She is participating in the Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Designer Showhouse Tours this weekend, October 4-7! Members of our Garden Club are planning to tour Friday, Oct 5. Please contact Janet Thomas if you'd like to visit too.
And BOO! This Halloween has NEW tricks and treats! From 5-6pm our Family Activities have a wonderful event planned at McFarlane Nature Park! They've organized a  real-live Magic Show, dinner catered by Moe's Southwest Grill, lots of sweet treats, a costume contest, and much more!  Please bring the whole family! Some of us without little kids come to help or just watch the fun and we dress like witches! BYO Broom! Come join us!
Missy Malmberg and Heather Rees are well underway planning for our gala in February. Please think about jumping to work with our team to make the event a wonderful one in support of Kidz2Leaders!
Susan Weinstein, our membership lead, is finalizing our directory for print. Although we welcome new members throughout the year, we like to include as many members as possible in the directory. So if friends and neighbors are interested in joining CPWC, please encourage them to connect quickly so we can include them in the directory! 

Belinda Vogel
Janet Thomas

ProgramProgram Lunch: October 19th

Our "Hope is Serene" daytime program meeting and luncheon will be held at 10:30 am at the home of Aurelie Barrial, 711 Burning Tree Dr. 

Our speaker is leading interior design specialist Robin LaMonte of Rooms Revamped InteriorDesign. Robin has been a "Best of Houzz" winner since 2013 and has appeared on Good Morning America as a decorating consultant. She is currently participating in the 2018 Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles Serenbe Designer Showhouse. Robin will share with us how she completes her mission of creating "Atlanta interiors designed for living."

You can view the schedule for all 2018-2019 Program Meetings here!

InterestUpcoming Interest Groups and Events

The CPWC hosts a wide range of Interest Group meetings each month. Below is a list of each group's upcoming activity. Please join us!

Interest Group Date Details
First Friday

Oct 5
Enjoy a spooktacular Halloween First Friday with your neighbors on Friday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. at Liz Hall's home, 4616 Chattahoochee Crossing. 

Bring an appetizer and your favorite beverage. Boo!

Daytime Book Club

Oct 8
The Daytime Book Club will meet on Monday, Oct. 8, at 10 AM at the home of Judy Winchell.  

We will discuss Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen 

If you can join us, please contact Judy Winchell (770-951-8801), or email at  Judy2352@bellsouth.net  by Friday, Oct. 5th.  

If you're interested in becoming a member of the Daytime Book Club, please contact Susan Gavalis (678-427-8762). 

We meet at 10am on the second Monday of each month, through May.

Oct 9, 16, 23, 30
The Yoga Interest Group meets on Tuesdays at 11:30 am, at the home of Linda Pace. Beginners welcome! There are mats available to use or bring your own. 

Please enter Linda's home at 4853 Rivercliffe Dr. via the garage and proceed to the lower level. Please park on only one side of the street!

Please contact Linda Pace or Belinda Vogel for questions or if you are interested!
Bible Study

Oct 11, 18, 25
Bible Study will meet weekly on Thursdays at 10am, at the Atlanta Country Club.

Oct 15
The Hiking Group is participating in the Atlanta Country Club Pink Ribbon Week's 6th Annual "Cruise the Course" walk of ACC golf course on October 15 (7:30 a.m. check-in). This is open to the community. Grab a friend and walk the 5-mile course. All proceeds support It's The Journey and the Georgia 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer. All monies raised for breast health and breast cancer programs stay in the state of Georgia.

Click here to sign up online or come on on the morning of the walk to ACC. $30 per walker includes a t-shirt.

Upcoming hikes in 2018 include:  
  • November 8: West Palisades
Eight members of the Hiking Group are gearing up for our hike to the Hike Inn on October 21-23.  If you did not receive my informational email, please let me know.  Be looking for more emails!  Here's hoping for good weather, fall foliage, and fellowship!! Happy Hiking!
Savvy Evening Group

Oct 16
Spain - Featured Wine & Cheese
Host - Chris Cashman ( 521 Oak Hill Circle SE, Marietta)
Speaker - Donna Finlayson, CPA, CFP 
Windham Brannon

Topic - Tax Law Changes & Tax Planning
"How to Make Your Money Last" The Indispensable Retirement Guide by Jane Quinn

RSVP to  Chris Cashman   (678-687-0951).
Program Luncheon

Our Hope is Serene
Oct 19
Our "Hope is Serene" daytime program meeting and luncheon will be held at 10:30 am at the home of Aurelie Barrial, 711 Burning Tree Dr. 

Our speaker is leading interior design specialist Robin LaMonte of Rooms Revamped Interior Design.   RSVP!
Evening Book Club

Oct 23 The evening book club will meet on Tuesday, October 23rd at 7pm at Cynthia Dolezal's home to discuss "The Carnegie's Maid."

Come join us! Contact Trish Chapman for details. 

Save the Date! On November 10th, the group is planning a visit to the Milton City Hall Complex hear from author Karen White, to hear her discuss her book "The Night the Lights Went Out." Stay tuned for details!

Oct 24 The next bridge game will be Wednesday, October 24, at 10:00 at Atlanta Country Club.  

Please contact Melissa Nicol (770-541-6168) or 
mahanmelissa@aol.com if you would like to play that day or if you are interested in taking bridge lessons.

Family Activities

Oct 31 Save the date for our upcoming Halloween Party! It will be held at McFarlane Park, at 5:00 pm.

We will have a magician for kids young and old to enjoy and a taco bar from Moe's. 

Following the party, all the little ghosts and goblins go to Chattahoochee Plantation for trick or treating with their families. (Candy donation info for that neighborhood to follow soon.)

SunshineSunshine Committee

Pleas e contact our Sunshine Coordinators if you know of anyone who needs a little sunshine.

Kristine Ward (678-637-2658) or Lindsey Mabey (404-694-6341).

YardYard of the Month

The Garden Club has selected  Amanda and Mark Spence's home, located on Crepe Myrtle Circle, as the first Yard of the Month for CPWC! Congratulations!

cpcaCPCA News

Annual Neighborhood Meeting at the ACC Ballroom: Sunday, Oct 14, AT 6:30 P.M. 

This is YOUR neighborhood association. The women's club is under the same umbrella as the CPCA.  We have only one major meeting per year. Make it count--attend!!! You can hear from Bob Ott, other county officials, and members of the police about variances, zoning, security, traffic, and other key issues that affect our way of life here in CPCA.  Meet your board members and ask questions. Volunteer for committees!!!  Be INFORMED!!

If you have questions, please email Janie Kissling .

ContactInterest Group Contacts
Email Judy Boyce to learn more or sign up! 

If you have an idea for a new Interest Group please contact Janet, Belinda, or a member of the Programs Committee.
Bible Study       
Lettie Nixon
Book Club - Daytime
Book Club - Evening 
Bridge Club

Community Liaison

First Friday  

Hiking Club

Garden Club
Family Activities
Deborah Watson

Girls Night Out 
Cynthia Dolezal

Globe Trekkers
Shea Amin

Regina Wood

Play Group

Jillian Miller

Savvy Women
Chris Cashman