November 2017 Issue
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Embracing the Change....In seasons and so many other things!
We hope you all have enjoyed so many of the special programs and interest groups the CPWC has offered this Fall. We are looking forward to a fun-filled November and embracing some new opportunities to give and share.

An announcement about our charity will be coming soon!
Please contact Janet  or Lisa if you have any questions. 
programNovember 10th Program: Embracing Creativity

Learn the secret art of mailbox decorating and bow making for the holidays at our November meeting. Presented by our own Jen Risey & Lauri Baddour, we will leave the gathering ready to spread the gift of a decorated mailbox. The meeting is Friday, November 10th, 10:30 am at the home of Linda Pace, 4852 Rivercliff Drive. If you would like to attend but need childcare please email Belinda Vogel.

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Upcoming Programs - Save the Dates!
Dec. 16: Embracing Each Other... Aurelie Barrial's - Holiday Gift and Cookie Swap
Jan. 19: Embracing Healthy Living... Beverly Dozier's
Feb. 9: Embracing the Moment... Cindy Formica's - Wine & Cheese Tasting
March 16: Embracing Wanderlust... Siobhan Cumming's - Travel & Exploration
April 20: Embracing Our Community... Location to be determined - Field trip and Lunch
May 11: Closing Luncheon... Location to be determined
Recap Recent Gatherings:

October was a busy month! The CPWC enjoyed a wonderful cooking class with Chef Shan where we learned to make Channa Masala,  had a festive First Friday with an Oktoberfest theme and enjoyed a wonderful Halloween family gathering at McFarlane Park! Please see our list of upcoming activities for November; we hope to see you there!

Save the Date for These Wonderful Events!

CPWC offers myriad Interest Groups. Learn more about some of the upcoming events each group will be offering below, or visit the Interest Group web page.

Upcoming Interest Group Events Date
First Friday Nov 3
Yoga Nov 6
Girls Night Out Nov 9
Bible Study Nov 10
Embracing Creativity Program Lunch Nov 10
Daytime Book Club Nov 13
Hiking Club Nov 13
Savvy Women / Evening Group Nov 14
Evening Book Club
Nov 28

Garden Club: Save the date! Next meeting in December.
The Garden Club will visit the Atlanta Botanical Gardens for the Holiday Light s in D ecember. The 
date and time will be provided later this month. 

The Garden Tour Committee would like to express their "Thanks" to everyone who volunteered and donated to the Tour. The proceeds were $3,800.00. Next year we are looking for someone to help Susan Weinstein Co-Chair the event. We are also in search of 4-6 gardens to tour during the early fall. If you have a wonderful garden in East Cobb or know of a friend that has a garden that they would like to "share", we would appreciate your input. The CPWC Garden Club will be apart of the Committee for 2018's tour. Join in the fun! Contact: Lynn Thompson or Susan Weinstein.

Girls Night Out: Save the date: Nov 9th!
Join us for a girls night out at fab'rik, from 7-9pm! They are closing their doors for a VIP shopping experience.  All guests will receive 20% off their entire purchase, the fab'rik stylists will provide personal styling tips and tricks while you sip on complimentary refreshments! Get ready for a night of fashion and fun!  RSVP

Evening Group and Savvy Women Have Merged! Save the date: Nov 14th!
Savvy Women will be held on  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from  7 to 9 PM  at the home of Chris and Jeff Cashman (521 Oak Hill Circle SE., Marietta, GA).  Please RSVP Chris Cashman.

The topic will be home maintenance - monthly maintenance tips. Hope to see you there as it should be a fun and informative evening for all!

Daytime Book Club: Save the date: Nov 13th! 
The Daytime Book Club will meet at  10AM  on  Monday, Nov 13th at  Ellie Lacey's home.   We will discuss " A Piece of the World" by Christina Baker Kline.  If you can join us, please contact Ellie (770-953-3043) by  Friday, Nov. 10 .

Bible Study: Save the date: Nov 9th!
Bible Study Group meets every Thursday at 10:00AM at the Atlanta country Club. We will be studying the "Good News" from the Epistles, teaching important truths to help us live victorious in this life. John 10:10. For more information, call or email  Lettie Nixon (770-953-2066).

Hiking Club: Save the date: Nov 13th!
Attention all Hikers!  Please note the schedule change for the November 13th hike. We will hike the East Palisades Trail along the Chattahoochee River. Come see a Bamboo Forest and check out a beautiful overlook of the river. East Palisades Trail is only about 20 minutes away. Please meet at the ACC at 8am to carpool. Plan on 1-2 hours to hike.  
Please RSVP to Jean Dole or JoAnne Hammemaster. Save the date for our next hike; Dec 11th at Sope Creek!

Yoga Interest Group: Save the date: Nov 6th!
Yoga will meet every Monday at 11:30 am this month (Linda Pace's house: 4853 Rivercliffe Dr), with the exception of Nov 20th. It's a Karma class, which means there is no charge. Instead attendees are asked to actively support the charity efforts of the CPWC. Beginners are always welcome in the alignment-based class. Please enter the home via the garage & take the stairs down to the lower level. Email Belinda Vogel for more info or to be put on the mailing list. 

First Friday: Save the date: Nov 3rd!
The next First Friday will be on November 3 at 7:00 PM, at  Melissa Malmberg's Listing  (571 Glen Eagles Circle Marietta, GA 30067). RSVP!

Evening Book Club: Save the date: Nov 28th!
We will be meeting  to discuss "Death in Panama" by William H Venema.  If interested in joining please contact 
We do not have an event scheduled for December at the moment.
Interest Groups

Bible Study       
Lettie Nixon
Book Club - Daytime

Book Club - Evening 
Bridge Club  
Melissa Nicol

Couples Social/Chef's Dinner
Missy Malmberg

Community Liaison

First Friday  
Liz Hall 

Hiking Club
Garden Club

Family Activities
Suzana Keller
Leslie Asiello

Girls Night Out 
Cynthia Dolezal

Globe Trekkers
Shea Amin

McFarlane Park Liaison
Tina Engberg

Regina Wood

Play Group

Jillian Miller

Savvy Women
Chris Cashman

Belinda Vogel