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The Bulletin

December 3, 2018

Club Calendar

December is Disease Prevention and Treatment Month

12/5 Leslie Kuban with FranNet and is a Franchise Consultant (Mtg host: Karen Kropp)
12/12 Angelyn Dionysatos - GA Dept of Behavioral Health (Mtg host: Ben Ragin)
12/19 3rd Wed.: No Meeting Scheduled
12/26 4th Wed.: No Meeting Scheduled

Our Rotary Family

12/3 Rod Price
12/5 Bill Smith
12/31 Jon Roxland
12/31 Tony Shaffer


12/14 Jonathan Byrd (16)
12/14 Mark Galvin (27)
12/15 Mike Swahn (122)
12/29 Robert Johnson (10)
12/31 Tony Shaffer (14)

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Wednesdays, 12:15 pm
Capital City Country Club- Guest/Vis
53 West Brookhaven Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Northlake May 9, 1989
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PO Box 29203
Atlanta, GA 30359

President Jon Roxland
President-Elect Tony Shaffer
Treasurer Michael O'Nan
Secretary Karen Kropp
Foundation Chair Bonnie Hardage
Membership Chair Benjamin Ragin

December 5 - Leslie Kuban

Leslie Kuban is a nationally recognized franchise industry expert, CFE (Certified Franchise Executive) and owner of FranNet in Atlanta; a locally owned and operated franchise consulting firm. Leslie and her team offer more than 60 years of combined industry expertise and her personal experience as a franchise owner provides a unique perspective to help her clients assess their real opportunities, risks and timing to make sound decisions. Leslie and her team have helped over 400 individuals and families achieve their dreams of business ownership

In 2017, Leslie led her Atlanta team to the become the top achieving office in North America. Additionally, Leslie was named “Top FranNet Consultant for 2017”. In 2016, Leslie was awarded the coveted “Commitment to Excellence Award”, voted on by FranNet’s franchise partners to one consultant who consistently strives for excellence and integrity in all aspects of their work.

Leslie is a guest lecturer for the MBA and EMBA programs at Emory, Georgia Tech and Kennesaw State. She is a founding member of the Georgia State University Franchise Entrepreneurship Advisory Board.

Recently, Leslie added Amazon bestselling author to her list of accomplishments when she joined a collection of business notables to co-author “More Than Just French Fries” a collaborative work on successful business ownership through franchising.

December 12 - Angelyn Dionysatos

Angelyn Dionysatos has served as press secretary for the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD)—the state’s public safety net for mental health, substance use disorders, and intellectual and developmental disabilities—since 2013.

She has more than a decade of experience in public relations, communications, and government affairs, and has previously worked for the City of Sandy Springs, Fulton County, and the United States Senate, as well as in the private sector.She is also actively involved in several community organizations.

In 2018, she was appointed by the Atlanta City Council and Fulton County Commission to serve as a member of the Atlanta BeltLine Tax Allocation District Advisory Committee, which supports the city’s most comprehensive transportation and economic development effort to date.

Angelyn earned her bachelor’s degree in finance from Wofford College in 2009 and is currently pursuing a juris doctorate from Georgia State University’s College of Law, which she expects to complete in May 2019.She also holds a certificate of management development from the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government.

Angelyn is a native of Sandy Springs and an alumna of The Galloway School.

December 15 - Holiday Party!!

Please plan to join us for our annual holiday party on the evening of Saturday, December 15 at Cherokee Town Club on West Paces Ferry Road. Please RSVP to the Evite sent out by Steve Smoak and let Steve know if you have any questions. Hope to see everyone there!