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August 17th

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Top 10 Finalist Small Business of the Year

Something Special Events has been proudly serving the Newnan, Coweta County, and metro-AtlantaScreen_Shot_2014-08-19_at_1.13.43_PM.png communities for the past 17 years.  We are a small, independent business providing event services at our 156 year Antebellum home and gardens located in Historic downtown Newnan.  Something Special Events provides year-round, full service event planning, hosting and staging of community, family, and corporate events including weddings, life event parties, retreats, networking events, etc.  Our experienced in-house catering staff offers a variety of menu options for the convenience of our client and our experienced event coordinators will assist you in making your special event stress free!

As an active and contributing member of the community, we have partnered with or provided services and facilities for Newnan-Coweta Chamber, the women’s group of the chamber, the Historical Society, the Greenville- Lagrange Neighborhood Association, and the Coweta County Master Gardeners.  Something Special has helped with fund raisers for the Cambridge House, Genesis Hospice, Carnegie Library Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, Muscular Dystrophy Association, The American Cancer Society, and the Angels House to name a few.

For more information, feel free to give us a call at (770) 251-1206 , visit us on the web at sspecial.net, and “LIKE” us on Facebook.  Let Something Special help you create special memories that will last a lifetime!

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Georgia Education Top Stories
May 27th
As businesses can attest, the economic recession of the past few years has been difficult. While Georgia is rebounding, the past several years put a strain on our unemployment system. As a result, the state had to borrow more than $721 million from the ...
May 22nd
With today’s Senate passage of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), the bill, having been passed by the House on Tuesday, is cleared for President Obama’s signature into law.

Boosting your company’s productivity to boost your profitability

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Productivity includes the ways that a workplace can do things better and smarter. Paul Krugman, author of The Age of Diminished Expectations notes that a country’s ability to improve its standard of living over time depends almost entirely on its ability to raise its output per worker.

The benefits of increasing productivity are huge - for your business itself, improved profitability, highly motivated staff, and for the economy at large, higher growth, prosperity and a better quality of life.

“Improving workplace productivity is about working smarter, not harder”, a Government working group concluded.

The Workplace Productivity Working Group identified seven key drivers of workplace productivity:

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Georgia Government Top Stories
May 27th
As businesses can attest, the economic recession of the past few years has been difficult. While Georgia is rebounding, the past several years put a strain on our unemployment system. As a result, the state had to borrow more than $721 million from the ...
May 22nd
With today’s Senate passage of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), the bill, having been passed by the House on Tuesday, is cleared for President Obama’s signature into law. Most significantly for Georgia, WRRDA authorizes ...

Faye Holzaepfel is Named Artist of the Month for August 2014 

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and moved to the South side of town at an early

age. She lived in Peachtree City for 18 years

before moving to Newnan seven years ago. She

is married and has a married son that lives

in Sharpsburg.

 

She retired from Delta Air Lines in 2000. Then

contracted with Delta for the next twelve years.

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National Institutes of Health News Releases
August 21st
NIH challenges innovators with a half million dollars in prizes.

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Have you heard about the Cancer Wellness 5K Walk?

If you haven’t yet, here’s the scoop to get you in loop! 

It is an annual charity event put on by caring citizens for Fayette and Coweta County for the purpose of raising funds for the Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness Center. The center provides comprehensive services and programs that improve the quality of life to promote health and well-being for anyone affected by cancer, either undergoing treatment or in remission at no charge.

The event is at Drake Field, Peachtree City (by the library) and the 5K walk is around Lake Peachtree. The 2014 event is: Saturday, August 23rd from 9am-12 noon.       It will be well attended and also widely publicized in the local media. Everyone who walks get a t-shirt and plenty of goodies. This will be a family/kid friendly event with oodles of fun for the children, entertainment, activities and lots of good people gathered for a great cause.(more)


Carnegie_art_1.jpgTHE CARNEGIE AND NEWNAN COWETA ART ASSOCIATION ROTATE ART FOR THE SPRING

The Carnegie and the Newnan Coweta Art Association partnered up to present a variety of art for the grand opening of the building. The Newnan Coweta Art Association has rotating exhibits in the Carnegie. There is an art gallery on the second level.

"Our program and meeting room attendees really enjoy strolling through the art gallery.  The Newnan Coweta Art Association has once again provided us with a wonderful variety of paintings," said Amy Mapel, Carnegie Director.

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