Biz Buzz • Dianne Yost
VOTE YOST! SHE’S THE MOST! Another election cycle and you won’t find Biz Buzz on the Ballet! No Honorable Probate Judge Biz Buzz: “Order in the Court I say!” No Morgan County Commissioner Biz Buzz: “Morgan County Dollars for Everyone!” No State Senator Biz Buzz: “White Lightnin’ is LEGAL on SUNDAY!” No nothin’! The Power! The Prestige! The Pontificatin’! Politics with all of its intrigue, its scandal has eluded me again! SLAP! What the HECK Momma! Why in the Sam Hill did you slap me into NEXT WEEK? Oh right! If the Biz Buzz runs for public office, there wouldn’t be a Biz Buzz column until the election is over ‘cause the Citizen says it ain’t fair for one candidate to gain exposure that another candidate won’t get! Well shoot fire! I reckon I’ll exercise my love of politics by VOTIN’!
Hey y’all don’t forget to take advantage of EARLY VOTIN’! The election is July 31 and y’all can read all about it in the Aug. 2 edition of the Citizen (which actually hits the news stands Aug. 1)! And, don’t forget! Election results will be Twitted and Facebooked all durin’ election night! So honey if you don’t already follow the Citizen on Twitter and/or Facebook you are missin’ out on up-to-the-minute updates! So don’t be a fool! Follow us on Twitter and friend us on Facebook immediately! Whew! Ok so let’s go out and ‘bout to see what’s happenin’!
Wow! The Salon at the James Madison new owner is Argelia De La Torre! Ok so the Salon is located next to the entrance to Town 220 in the Madison Markets campus right behind the James Madison Inn! Anyway, the Salon at the James Madison focuses on haircuts for men, women and children, styling and updos for weddings and special occasions, color treatments, straightening treatments and more! Y’all get over there and check it all out or give the Salon a call at 706-343-5910 for an appointment!
Carry your weight! That’s right! The Madison Fitness Center located at 1290 Eatonton Road in Madison is hostin’ a 2012 Weight Liftin’ Competition on Satuday, Aug. 4 at 11 a.m. Honey this is a bench press, curl, push up event! The weight classes for men are lightweight (135-184), middle weight (185-234) and heavy weight (235+). Weight classes for women are lightweight (130 and under), middle weight (131-160), heavy weight (161+). Weigh-in is 30 minutes prior to the event! Oh and there’s a $10 registration fee! Y’all call the Madison Fitness Center at 706-342-9200 today to register!
Wow! In case y’all didn’t already know Le Petit Jardin has moved to 142 Academy Street in Madison in the Madison Market’s campus next door to Madison Markets! Oh and owner Debbie Acceturro also coordinates weddings at the history wedding and even venue Variety Works, which is located behind the James Madison Inn and Tequila Express restaurant. You can contact Debbie at 770-262-1177 or at Le Petit Jardin at 706-342-0776.
Oh and before I forget! Y’all head over to Rutledge this Friday, July 20 for music in the park with Ross & Roquemore, two performers from The Apostles of Blue Grass! They’ll be playin’ from 7:30 p.m. til 9:30 p.m.! Bring your chairs!
Hey and in case you haven’t done so already, mark your calendars for the fun and fabulous Firefly Festival in Town Park Friday July 27 and Saturday July 28! Ok so Friday is for KIDS y’all and for only $5 per ticket your kids will flat be entertained all ding dang evenin’ long with all sorts of fun activities! Hey and grab your honey on Saturday for the Date Night Twilight Concert with Sounds of Motown! Oh My Ever Livin’ Gosh! It’s gonna be a GREAT FIREFLY FEST this year! I flat cannot wait and want to thank this year’s main Firefly Fest sponsor Main Street Vet!
That’s it for the Buzz on Biz! Y’all don’t forget to pick up the summer issue of Lake Oconee Living magazine and find out why the Magazine Association of the Southeast voted it the BEST MAGAZINE IN THE SOUTHEAST! Yes!
Printed in the July 19, 2012