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ficers Association of America, serving Lumpkin, Hall, Dawson, Forsyth and Cherokee counties. It is very supportive of our wounded warriors and last year sponsored a charity golf tournament to raise funds for rehabilitation programs, high school Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps awards and scholarships for North Georgia College and State University ROTC cadets. For more about us, please see, www.gmcmoaa.org. —Donald Brown, colonel retired, board member and public affairs officer, Georgia Mountain Chapter, MOAA I am a Patriot Guard Rider, and I would like to know if it is possible to get a copy of the magazine with the article you featured us in? This was so beautifully done and well written! I can’t tell you how much it is appreciated by all. Thank you so much! —Mary “Kitten” Brownlow, Calhoun Editor’s note: Thanks, Mary! The story in April’s issue can be found online at bit.ly/pgr2011. Back issues are also available for $2 each, prepaid by check or money order. Send a note listing the issue you’re requesting and where to send it, along with your payment, to: GEORGIA Magazine Back Issues, P.O. Box 1707, Tucker, GA 30085-1707. Picture this? Guess where this is and you could Win $25! Welcome to “Picture this?” a monthly contest where we print a reader’s photo showing a Georgia place—and you get a chance to guess where the picture was taken! We will reward the reader whose photo is published—as well as the person who correctly guesses where it was taken—with $25 each. (If more than one person guesses correctly, we’ll draw from among all correct answers to determine the winner.) Winners’ names and where the photo was taken will appear in a future issue. Ready to guess? Send your guess by Aug. 19, 2011, to GEORGIA Magazine, Attn: “Picture this,” P.O. Box 1707, Tucker, GA 30085, or email to picturethis@ georgiaemc.com. Be sure to include your name, address and phone number. Have a photo? Send your original photos of locations that are easy to identify, but not too prominent (i.e., the Big Chicken in Marietta or Stone Mountain) to the address listed above, or you can email 300-dpi photos to us at picturethis@ georgiaemc.com. Please send photos and guesses in separate envelopes. Our winners from the June 2011 issue are Robert Foreman, of Lizella, who took the photo, and David Bronson, of Byron, who correctly guessed that it is an abandoned railroad coaling tower in Macon’s downtown industrial district. We appreciate the promotion A huge thank you for running our calendar information about the 6th Annual Mountain Fling Arts and Crafts Show that took place in June. It was another success, and your help getting the word out made a difference. Because this area is so far-flung, and people come from Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee and so forth, I need to contact so many media outlets to reach folks—and everything helped. Thank you! —Bonny L. Herman, 2011 public relations chair, Mountain Regional Arts and Crafts Guild, Blairsville We welcome your letters. See page 6 for submission information. August 2011 Celebrating the Georgia lifestyle GEMC ® June 2011 More online at www.georgiamagazine.org 7 http://www.gmcmoaa.org http://www.bit.ly/pgr2011 http://www.georgiamagazine.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia Magazine - August 2011

Georgia Magazine - August 2011
Table of Contents
Viewpoint
Mailbox
Picture This?
Georgia News
Calendar
Currents
Georgia's Energy Outlook
Southern speedsters
From humble to highfalutin
Second helping: Barbecue
Around Georgia
My Georgia
Snapshot
Snapshot Submissions
Meet legendary NASCAR driver Rex White
The history of Lake Lanier
Gardens plant of the month; Liberty notes
Energy-efficiency tips

Georgia Magazine - August 2011

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Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia Magazine - August 2011 (Page 3)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Table of Contents (Page 4)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Viewpoint (Page 5)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Mailbox (Page 6)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Picture This? (Page 7)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia News (Page 8)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia News (Page 9)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia News (Page 10)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia News (Page 11)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Calendar (Page 12)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Calendar (Page 13)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Calendar (Page 14)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Calendar (Page 15)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Currents (Page 16)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Currents (Page 17)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia's Energy Outlook (Page 18)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Southern speedsters (Page 19)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Southern speedsters (Page 20)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Southern speedsters (Page 21)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - From humble to highfalutin (Page 22)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - From humble to highfalutin (Page 23)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - From humble to highfalutin (Page 24)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - From humble to highfalutin (Page 25)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - From humble to highfalutin (Page 26)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26A)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26B)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26C)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26D)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26E)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26F)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26G)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26H)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 27)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 28)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 29)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 30)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - My Georgia (Page 31)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - My Georgia (Page 32)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - My Georgia (Page 33)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Snapshot Submissions (Page 34)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Snapshot Submissions (Page 34A)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - The history of Lake Lanier (Page 34B)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Gardens plant of the month; Liberty notes (Page 34C)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Energy-efficiency tips (Page 34D)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Energy-efficiency tips (Page Cover3)
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