Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Wanted - Georgia high school student to produce a distracted driving video public service announcement.


How would you like to produce a public service announcement that airs on television? GPB Sports is looking for a Georgia high school student to produce a distracted driving prevention message that will run during their live coverage of GHSA state football championship games in December. Get all the details here: http://www.gpb.org/sports/heads-up-georgia

All Saints Youth Basketball - Dunwoody's competitive youth league


Registration for the All Saints 2016-2017 youth basketball season will end on Friday, October 7, 2016.  When you register, please make sure you indicate which days you cannot practice.  It is very difficult to switch teams once they have been drafted. We cannot guarantee carpool or friend requests.

Important Upcoming 2016/2017 Dates & Deadlines:

  • October 7 – registration closes
  • October 17-20– Evaluations and Drafts beginning at 6pm each night
    • October 17 – 7/8 yr. olds
    • October 18 - 9/10 yr. olds (7/8 yr. draft – coaches only)
    • October 19 – 11/12 yr. olds (9/10 yr. draft – coaches only)
    • October 20 – 13/14 yr. olds  (11/12 yr. draft – coaches only)
  • October 24 – First Week of Practice
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Practices**
Practices are held on Sunday-Friday beginning at 5pm (4pm on Sunday).  Each team will have one practice per week.  Practices for all age groups are one hour and half court.

**Please note that practices are held SUNDAY-FRIDAY.  If there's a particular day that DOES NOT work for you, please include that on your notes when you register.  It is very hard to rearrange teams once they have been drafted.**

Who's Eligible?

Our program is open to boys in our parish and community ages 7-17**.  Age cut-off is September 1.

**This year we are adding a league for boys ages 15-17.  This age group will have 4-6 teams.  There will be no weekly practices.  Games will be played mostly on Friday evenings, with some Sundays.

Games
Each team will have one game per week with the possibility of one bye week.  Games will be on Saturdays (beginning at 8AM) or Sundays (beginning at 12PM).  Most games are held on Saturdays.  There will be two weeks during the season where some teams may have a weeknight game, but it is still TBD.

Request Policy

We will take ONE request based on practice conflicts. We cannot take requests based on carpooling, coaches, or friends.  Siblings are the only guarantee to be placed on the same team unless otherwise noted. Also, each team is allowed two official coaches, one head coach, and one assistant coach, who are guaranteed to have their kids on their team. Our goal is to have balance among teams so that each team is competitive.

Evaluation Policy

Mandatory evaluations will be held for all players. Players must be evaluated before they are allowed to participate.  Everyone will be placed on a team. Evaluations are to ensure that teams are as balanced as possible. 

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Need to improve your sports skills? All Around Athletics, led by Stephen Melville is available to train individuals or groups. Contact him steve@a3attack.com.

For additional information please call Danielle Miller at 770-393-3255 ext. 24 or email to activities@allsaints.us.

More information, schedules, and the registration link can be found here:
http://allsaints.us/YouthBasketball  

Only 5 more Dunwoody Food Truck Thursday's this season.



Brook Run Park
4770 North Peachtree Rd
Dunwoody, GA 30338

In 2016, Dunwoody Food Truck Thursdays will be held every Thursday (from 5PM until dark) at Brook Run Park from April 7th through October 27th. This week we have another awesome line up for you this week for you Dunwoody!

We want to thank Jim Ellis Volkswagen Atlanta for sponsoring another Thursday and Ralph Roddenberry for providing entertainment for us! We can't wait to see you there!

Blaxican Food Truck
Cousins Maine Lobster
Flatbread Bistro
Grubbin' Out
Speakcheesy
Spiedie Zone
Yumbii
King of Pops
Vintage Frozen Custard

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

DeKalb County School System recommends additions to Dunwoody High & Peachtree Charter Middle School

Click on the following link to view the entire presentation:  http://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/documents/building-spaces/informational-meeting-presentation.pdf

Click the following link to view the Facility Data: http://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/documents/building-spaces/building-spaces-handout.pdf

2 slides that outline the recommended solutions:


The above was obtained by Dunwoody Mom, aka Paula of the Dunwoody School Daze Blog who has been a steadfast supporter of DeKalb Public Schools. "Mom" has been publishing this invaluable blog for many years even though her children are gone away to college, her dedication remains. Mom, in case your other children don't say thank you enough; we your extended children really appreciate all you do for us the community. Thank you.

The "Bases are Juiced" for Tom Bass Indoor Baseball at Dunwoody High School

Tom Bass Indoor Baseball

http://diablosbaseball.net/tom-bass-indoor-baseball/

Take part in the fun and productive way of preparing for the upcoming spring season!
Get 5 or more at bats per game, hit homeruns, and stay sharp even if it’s snowing outside!

— New this Year! —
8 Week FREE Baseball Clinic!
  • Complimentary to every registered player.
  • Coach Bass will instruct after the final indoor game each Sunday for 30 minutes addressing ALL aspects of baseball. (5:00 – 5:30 pm)
  • This $300 value will be free to every athlete in the program.


Indoor Baseball Details
  • Season runs from Sunday, Nov. 6th to Sunday, Jan. 15th.
  • No games played during the holidays.
  • Games begin on the hour on Sundays running from 1:00 pm -5:00 pm.
  • Start times vary from week to week.
  • All games are played at Dunwoody High School in the gym!
  • For ages 6-12+
  • Cost is $175

Halloween Party in Dunwoody's Brook Run Park on Sat Oct 22nd for Camp Twin Lakes


Sunday, September 25, 2016

DeKalb District Attorney elect Sherry Boston to give update during Dunwoody City Council meeting of Mon Sept 26th.

Monday, September 26, 2016
Dunwoody City Hall

41 Perimeter Center East
Dunwoody, GA 30346
Watch Live at 6:00 p.m.
6 pm Agenda

Update from District Attorney-Elect Sherry Boston.


Administer Oath of Office to Police Officer Megan Norris.

SECOND READ: An Ordinance to Grant Permanent Stormwater Drainage Maintenance Easements to Atlanta Office Investment.

SECOND READ: An Ordinance to Amend the Pedestrian Bridge Easement Agreement with Atlanta Office Investment.

SECOND READ: An Ordinance to Grant a Temporary Construction Easement for RoadwayConstruction to Atlanta Office Investment.

Amendment of Contract 16-03 With Diversified Construction - Donaldson Restroom.

SECOND READ: SLUP 16-091: David Blumenthal, on behalf of Dirk Laukien, owner of
5490 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338, seeks a Special Land Use Permitfrom Chapter 27-97(g)(1) to exceed the maximum allowed parking in the Dunwoody Village Overlay District. The tax parcel number is 18 366 01 013.

SECOND READ: SLUP 16-092: Transwestern, applicant of a portion of 1134 HammondRoad and 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Drive, Dunwoody, GA 30346, by Jessica Hill, attorneyfor the applicant, seeks Special Land Use Permit from Chapter 27, Section 27-73(b)(1) toincrease the building height in a C-1 (Commercial) District from 2 stories/35 feet to 20 stories/300 feet. The tax parcel numbers are 18 348 01 020 and 18 348 01 006.

Approve Purchase of Furniture and Equipment from Bank of the Ozarks

Saturday, September 24, 2016

4th Annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Competition is THIS SUNDAY September 25, 2016 at Brook Run Park in Dunwoody, GA


Brook Run Park
Sunday Afternoon

The 4th Annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Competition is THIS SUNDAY September 25, 2016 at Brook Run Park in Dunwoody, GA on Sunday 11 AM to 3:30 PM

Bring the family and join us for some amazing Brisket BBQ cooked by Pit Master Keith, Jason and David

Lots of kids activities at the Sunburst Kids Zone and outstanding music provided by the Atlanta Jewish Music Festival.

• Free Admission;
• 28 BBQ Teams Competing for bragging rights on Best Brisket, Ribs, Chicken & Beans;
• Tastings (for purchase) at Team Booths;
• Free Kids Activities;
• Free Live Music Entertainment;
• Food Demos by The Big Green Egg company;
•• Lots of fun for everyone in the family;
• Local Charities will benefit from event proceeds.

Tasting times for our SMOKIN competition entries:
11:00 – Beans
11:30 –Chicken
12:00 – Ribs
12:30 – Brisket

We will be serving AKC Kosher BBQ Brisket Sandwiches, Hamburgers and Hot Dogs during the entire event as well. The folks from the Big Green Egg will be cooking and selling amazing CHICKEN THIGHS AND ROASTED CORN that will blow you away.

All Saints Fall Festival in Dunwoody on Saturday is open to the entire community.


I'm told they sold out the Artist Market spaces as they ran out of places to put tents to handle the merchandise.  It should be a good time.

Saturday 10 am to 3 pm

All Saints Catholic Church
2443 Mount Vernon Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338