January Leslie’s Lane: Jobs, FREE Stuff, Scholarships, Discounts‏

Leslie E. Royal

Greetings Beautiful Friends and Family!Smile

How are you?  I trust that you have had a wonderful Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s!  The last Leslie’s Lane was actually in October!  Please forgive me for just getting back to it!  As you know, I was so busy planning the 10th Anniversary of the 1,000th Chick-fil-A and Tony’s 50th Birthday Celebration!  And boy was I tired!  I took a little time to rest and recharge my batteries!  Please find the November/December/January Leslie’s Lane attached!  It is my prayer that it empowers, inspires, educates and blesses you and your wonderful family!  Thanks so much and have a great week! Leslie
“I will bless the Lord at all times: His praise shall continually be in my mouth.” – Psalm 34:1 —————————————————————————————————————– Exodus 20:12 – Honor Your Parents in a Special Way Ladies and gents!  We have just embarked on this wonderful New Year!  It is 2012!  That reminds me of one of my favorite Scriptures – Exodus 20:12.  The Bible teaches us to “Honour thy father and thy mother that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth.”  This is the perfect time to pay homage to your parents!  Please check out this article that gives great ideas on doing so! (http://www.ehow.com/how_8290928_creatively-thy-father-thy-mother.html).  Tony and I have devoted the entire year of 2012 to honoring our beautiful mothers – Mrs. Lizzie M. Guess and Mrs. Bernita M. Royal!  We’ve planned something special for each month of the year! ——————————————————————————————————————– 2012 Chick-fil-A Cow Calendars – Buy one, Get one FREE at Chick-fil-A at Turner Hill Road Our Awesome Chick-fil-A Cow Calendars are now Buy one, get one FREE!  The price of the calendars are $6.00.  So you will be basicly getting the calendars for $3.00 EACH!  How cool is that!  Especially considering the calendars have $30 in FREE Food Coupons in each of them.  This is at Chick-fil-A at Turner Hill Road ONLY!  Please feel free to contact the restaurant at 678.526.0088.  Ask about our Catering and Fundraising too! ——————————————————————————————————————— Atlanta on the Cheap – FREEBIES and Discounts! Special thanks to my beautiful daughter Antasha for this awesome new website!  It’s called Atlanta on the Cheap!  It is a comprehensive website of every SINGLE daily deal going on in Atlanta!  It includes Groupon, Living Social and Scoutmob.  The link is: http://www.atlantaonthecheap.com/.  Antasha says please don’t forget to download the Scoutmob App on your iphone, ipad or android phone or tablet.  The website for Scoutmob is www.scoutmob.com.  As a matter of fact, please revisit the article below: ————————————————————————————————————  How to Find Half off Restaurants! If you’re like me and like to go out to eat, please make sure you’ve got your discounts of at least 50% off!  Please click on this link: http://www.ehow.com/how_8288517_half-off-restaurants.html.  The article will show you how to sign up for Restaurant.com, KGBDeals.com, Scoutmob.com, Groupon.com and Livingsocial.com. ———————————————————————————————————— Elegant Decor and Accents by Shelia O’Rear If you are looking for an exceptional event planner, decorator and person that specializes in creating handmade crafts and beautiful gift baskets, please call my Soror, Shelia O’Rear!  She is the absolute best!  She can be reached at shelia@orear.biz. Shelia handled the decorations for my husband’s 50th Birthday Celebration at the Lou Walker Center!  Many people expressed how beautiful her decorations were.  I can kick myself for forgetting to recognize her at the party.  The slideshow from the 50th Birthday Celebration(s) and Chick-fil-A 10th are at the end of this month’s Leslie’s Lane.  Feel free to view her beautiful work.  Her decorations contain all of the Gold and Cream designs the the Lou Walker Center!  Great Job Soror Shelia and Thank You! —————————————————————————————————————— Worship with us In Person or iWorship! Each day, I thank God for creating me in His own image, just to glorify Him!  I strive to do so in all that I say and all that I do!  Let’s start the year off right with Christ at the Center of our lives!  If you do not have a church home, I invite you to join us a Berean Christian Church in Stone Mountain, Georgia!  Our awesome pastor is Dr. Kerwin B. Lee!  I can tell you…. you will certainly be blessed.  God has given him a special anointing to “Serve this Present Age”!  He really makes the Bible come alive!  Feel free to join us at one of our four services – Saturday at 6:00 p.m. and Sunday Mornings at 7:15, 9:30 and 12:30! Or….. you can tune in online.  Our beautiful first lady is Mrs. Yolanda T. Lee!  If you think you’re seeing double, you’re not!  We have two locations and Dr. Lee’s brother, Dr. Kevin B. Lee, is the senior pastor of Berean Christian Church in Gwinnett!  Please check out our website at  http://www.bereanchristianchurch.org/ ——————————————————————————————————————— Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Special thanks to Peggy, my Soror, and Dr. Bratton for this info! Subject:2012 Tuskegee Airman Scholarship Application

Greetings! Each year, Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. provides scholarships of $1,500 to 40 eligible high school seniors.  I am attaching copies of this year’s application.  Please circulate to all eligible graduating seniors.  The scholarship is open to students from all over the country; however, I am working with Atlanta-area students only.  National students should visit www.taisf.org and send their application to the chapter nearest them.  All students who have their applications in before January 15 (or have contacted me via email) will be invited to a FREE application preparation workshop.  Students do NOT have to attend Tuskegee University.  The deadline for submission is January 25, 2012. Mail all completed applications to:
Dr. Lisa Bratton P.O. Box 2113 Lithonia, GA  30058 drlbratt@yahoo.com Thank you! ******Dr. Lisa Bratton******

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Employment Opportunities with the Chick-fil-A Corporation

Please check out the job opportunities for the best company in the world!

http://www.chick-fil-a.com/Company/Careers-Guide

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There are 673 Administrative Assistant Jobs in Atlanta, Georgia!  Please click on:

http://www.indeed.com/q-Administrative-Assistant-l-Atlanta,-GA-jobs.html

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Mailroom Clerk Jobs in Atlanta, Georgia

Accounting/Mailroom Clerk

InComm – Atlanta, GA

The Accounting/Mail Room Clerk will provide  clerical and administrative support to primarily the Finance & Accounting  Department but also other departments as…

InComm – 24 days ago – save job

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Incoming Mailroom Clerk

The Myers Group  – Duluth, GA

outside the mailroom as well that the mail clerk is… a mailroom clerk can be routine and physically  demanding with constant deadlines. A mailroom clerk needs…

CareerBuilder – 17 days  ago – save job

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Outgoing Mailroom Clerk

The Myers Group- Duluth, GA

measures satisfaction. The Myers Group is seeking a  seasonal Outgoing Mail Clerk. This position is responsible for performing  a variety of duties related to the…

CareerBuilder – 17 days ago – save job

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There are 627 Deliver Jobs in Atlanta, Georgia

http://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=delivery+driver&l=Atlanta%2C+GA

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There are 424 Fast Food Restaurant Jobs in Atlanta!  Teens, check this out!

http://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=fast+food+restaurants&l=Atlanta%2C+GA

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191 Jobs with Time Warner in Atlanta, Georgia

 

https://careers.timewarner.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_searchresults.asp?PartnerId=391&SiteId=36&Function=LinkQuery&LinkId=399

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How to Apply on the Best Job Websites!

If one of the jobs above does not suit your fancy, click on the the link below to read the article on how to apply at the best job websites!  This is great for adults and teens alike.  Also, it is great for entry level or executive level positions!  All the best to you!  Please let me know if you or your family find it helpful!

http://www.ehow.com/how_8295850_apply-job-websites.html

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Great Jobs in Which to Work at Home!  Compliments for Clark Howard!

With the dramatic changes in the employment landscape in recent years, more people are looking to work from home and find freelance work. The problem is that there are  many ripoff work-from-home outfits that claim to find you jobs  for an upfront fee. They’re just trying to make a quick buck off you.  Below are some sites and companies Clark has determined to be  legitimate. Of course, you should check them out thoroughly yourself  before getting involved. Good luck!
AlpineAccess.com – Virtual call center provider using home-based customer service agents. They charge $45 for a required background check.
Arise.com – Answer calls, e-mail and chat requests for global companies at home. (Some users have reported a $13 background check fee, a $99 assessment test fee and other charges.)
ConvergysWorkatHome.com – Be a home agent providing customer care, human resources and billing services
eJury.com – Online mock juries and focus groups allow large groups of people to help attorneys determine case value, develop case themes, find the facts to emphasize, and learn “public” attitudes.
Elance.com – Find clients and freelance jobs offered by  small businesses to do freelance web design, programming, SEO,  graphic design and more.
Fiverr.com – People share   things they’re willing to do for $5. The low price is  often a loss leader allowing a contractor to develop a client base for  their particular area of expertise. • IntelliCare.com – Call center company that provides clinical and non-clinical telephone  services to health plans, healthcare providers, and care managers  nationwide. Anyone who is not a qualified nurse needs to work at one of  their their bricks-and-mortar call centers, not from home.
LiveOps.com – Virtual call center using remote and home-based agents. All  applicants are required to undergo a mandatory background check that  costs $50. For an optional fee of $175, a more extensive background  check allows you to work with specific Fortune 200 companies that have  partnered with LiveOps.com. You also have to install a second,  dedicated, telephone landline for this work — only to be used for  LiveOps work. • oDesk.com – Find work as freelancer doing coding and web work, business consulting, writing, planning, newsletters and more.
OnlineVerdict.com – Provides online case review and juror feedback services to attorneys.
RedBeacon.com – Market your services in your local   area to provide services for others. This website only serves select metro areas.
TaskRabbit.com – Market your services in your local   area to run errands for others. For example, if you’re good at building Ikea furniture, you   might position yourself as a “rabbit” who gets the furniture at the store and then assembles it for others. This website only serves select metro areas. • TeamDoubleClick.com – Be a virtual assistant
WAHM.com – An online magazine for work-at-home moms
WAHVE.com – Offers remote contract opportunites for retired insurance industry workers
West.com – Be an “at-home-agent,” with duties including obtaining, entering and  verifying customer information, answering questions, resolving issues,  explaining sales features or offering additional products or services. (Some  users have reported being asked for their Social Security number when  filling out the Work Opportunity Tax Credit [WOTC] info. However,  filling out the WOTC is strictly voluntary — not required.)
WorkingSolutions.com – Be a home-based customer service agent
WorkplaceLikeHome.com – An active discussion forum where you’ll discover lots of job leads
Zintro.com – Market yourself as a consultant based on your area of expertise. (Unlike other sites, Zintro requires the hiring business to put the money it intends to pay a freelancer into escrow. Once the work is completed, Zintro releases the money into the freelancer’s account, generally through PayPal. )
2020Research.com – Market research services for professional marketing researchers, including online focus groups, hosted focus groups and online surveys.

One bit of advice before you take the leap into a work-at-home  opportunity: Take an inventory of your talent, add a dash of creativity  to your thinking and come up with a plan that suits you.
• Can you sew? Do alterations. Handy with crafts? How about making costume jewelry and gifts? • If you have a good grasp of a particular subject, tutors are always needed. • Good with a computer? Consider teaching others how to use one. You  might also want to do computer work for college and graduate students.  Try putting up flyers around your area as well as the local colleges and  universities. • Everyone’s busy these days. Consider the needs of your friends and neighbors and provide a service that can save them time. Could they use help with errands or odd jobs? Do they need pet or child care?
The list can go on as long as you  align your talents with services or products others need. Be imaginative  and create a job! If you choose to go the standard work-at-home route,  heed these warnings from the Federal Trade Commission and the Better Business Bureau.

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Danita’s Heavenly Spa

Ms. Leslie
I have attached the website for my spa.  Let me know what you think about the website. I hope you are having a great evening. You can contact me at: www.wix.com/danitasheavenlyskins/hss
Danita Jones
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Special Thanks to my Soror Neva and Berean Cousins Lady Anne, Shaye and Monique for sending over great info on jobs and discounts over the past several months!  I’m sorry that I’m not able to use them because they were sent for November and December.  I appreciate you!  You are the best!
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Get Healthy and in Shape for the New Year!

I’m sure that working out and losing wait is one of your New Year’s Resolutions!  Please feel free to contact my friend, Master Adrian Spellen.  He is a personal trainer and can help you detox at the same time.

Call 678-805-8493 and ask for Adrian

Powerkicks Martial Arts

3026 Miller Road

Lithonia Ga., 30038

kysanium2001@yahoo.com

www.powerkicksmartialarts.com

“kick towards excellence”

http://www.youtube.com/user/PKMALive

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Special Thanks to the Best Congressman in the House of Representatives!  Kudos to Mr. Hank Johnson!
FOR VETERANS: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is making $100 million in grants available to community agencies that will work to prevent veteran homelessness. Groups have until Feb. 15 to apply. For more, click HERE. Veterans now have on-demand access and can download official data about their military training and experience, which can be used to help them find jobs. For more, click HERE.
ONLINE JOB CENTER: Since 2009, my office has held four jobs fairs throughout the district. Our in-person job fairs have been a huge success, but I wanted to provide a tool constituents could use to help them find work year round. So I launched a one-stop jobs Web portal. Helping my constituents in these difficult times is my top priority. To visit the jobs site, click HERE. —————————————————————————————————————
FREE Eye Glasses for Children
Special thanks to my Soror, Alma for the info:

Free Pair of Eyeglasses from Target

for Children 12 and Under

A free pair of eyeglasses from Target for any child ages 12 and under brings a valid prescription for glasses from their doctor.

 

You can find stores with optical departments at www.target.com.

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AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER SCHOOL

APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED

APPLY NOW – If you have/know young adults between the ages of 18-31 with a High School Diploma. Can earn up to $100,000 and earn benefits. The Federal Aviation Association is taking applications for Air Traffic Controller School.

 

Visit the website:

http://www.faa.gov/jobs_opportunities/airtrafficcontroller/.

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Discounts on Beautiful Hair Services – Save $600 a Year!
Don Janelle Hair Salon offers great  specials with its Hair Club!  I save a lot of money and you can too!  Please click on this link for more info:
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Thanks to my Berean Cousin Lori for this info!

Sponsor Funded – Project Coordinator, Small Business Consultant – 0602211 Georgia State University – Atlanta, GA

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Job Location: Atlanta, GA
Job Category: Business
Posted: January 3
Georgia State University’s Small Business Development Center department are seeking applicants for an Sponsor Funded – Project Coordinator, Small Business Consultant position.
Duties: Provide individual instruction to entrepreneurs, business owners, and business managers. Analyze situations, make recommendations, and educate clients with regard to business plans, market feasibility, financial viability, operations management, and legal structures, to name but a few topics. Maintain an appropriate level and mix of clients as noted by annual deliverables and strategic plan objectives.
Direct clients to other appropriate sources of business information and assistance.
Develop and deliver business training programs that are responsive to the needs of the business community served. Generate curricula for business programs, seminars, conferences, etc. for the local business interests. Determine topics, agendas, instructors, instructional materials, location, time and other resources required. Create and produce instructional materials. Serve as an instructor of business training programs and secure qualified outside instructors, as needed. Effectively market business training programs within assigned communities, so as to meet annual deliverables.
Perform administrative responsibilities as assigned including documenting activities per procedures. Assist in office operation to ensure client service and timely response to client inquiries. Document client activities via Client Information System (CIS) in a timely, accurate, and comprehensive manner. Maintain adequate client files per the requirements of funding sources including the US Small Business Administration and the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center.
Serve as an advocate of business development, expansion and retention in the area, thereby becoming a visible leader in the local business community. Work collaboratively with private-sector businesses, other economic development assistance units of the University System, and other units of State Government to further the economic well-being of Georgia’s citizens. Engage in public relations activities including, but not limited to, speeches, presentations, active committee participation, and direct discussions.
Assist in the continued development, implementation, and updating of the Georgia SBDC Network’s strategic plan. Work with regional colleagues to develop and deploy annual regional action plans that correspond with the organizational strategic plan. Prepare individual work plans, including professional development initiatives, which support regional objectives.
Seek and apply for grants relevant to entrepreneurship and business development. Initiate co-sponsorship of programs with private businesses, economic development organizations, and other government entities.
Develop specific area(s) of expertise within the arena of business development. Apply this knowledge through new training programs, consulting tools, research projects, and/or other business assistance programs.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and two years related experience; or a high school diploma or GED and six years related experience; or a combination of education and experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree in business such as Masters in Business Administration. Experience in small business ownership or management or in providing services to small business owners. Knowledge of personal computers and common business software applications. Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.
Salary Range $56,000 – $60,000
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Apply Now
https://jobs.gsu.edu
jobs@gsu.edu
Georgia State University
Atlanta
GA
30303
United States

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Thanks to my Berean Cousin Lori for this info:

FULTON COUNTY/JOB VACANCY 1/9/12

PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT (404-613-6700)

141 PRYOR STREET, SUITE 3030, ATLANTA, GA 30303

competitive job announcement 11-338

                  HEALTH ASSOCIATE – WIC TITLE CODE: 303123

SALARY RANGE:  A13 – $23,279 – $40,308

(APPLICANTS WILL BE HIRED AT A SALARY, WITHIN THE ABOVE RANGE, COMENSURATE WITH THEIR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE.)

THIS IS A WORK TEST POSITION WHICH REQUIRES SUCCESSFUL COMPLETITION OF 90 DAYS ON THE JOB TRAINING BEFORE BEING ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT TO PROBATIONARY STATUS.

 

GRANT FUNDED POSITION IN THE HEALTH AND WELLNESS (PUBLIC HEALTH) DEPARTMENT.

QUALIFICATIONS:

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR G.E.D. EQUIVALENT AND ONE (1) YEAR OF EXPERIENCE IN HEALTH CARE, CLIENT, OR CUSTOMER SERVICE; OR A YEAR FOR YEAR INTERCHANGE OF INDICATED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EQUAL TO THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.

 

 

 

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS:

Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License or proof of mobility equivalent may be requested. 

 

EXAMINATION:

The examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience, accomplished by analysis of the application.  Application must document that the applicant possesses the minimum knowledge, skills, education and experience as listed to be rated as qualified. If selected, an official, accredited college transcript is required, at time of employment, for all degrees/course work used to qualify for this position.

 

TO APPLY:

Online application  which is available at the county’s web page:  www.fultoncountyga.gov and Completed Fulton  County application forms will be accepted a the Personnel Department, 141 Pryor St., S.W., Suite 3030,  Atlanta, Ga. 30303..  all applications must be completed in full before they are submitted.  additional information will not be accepted after applications are received by the personnel department.

 

CLOSING date:

jANUARY 11, 2012

It is the policy of Fulton County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation.

 

 

JOB SUMMARY/ DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS/ ESSENTIAL DUTIES (REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLE)/ KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Incumbent in this class performs defined duties related to registering patients for participation in the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program. Responsibilities include checking patients into clinics, preparing charts, verifying income eligibility, issuing vouchers, and performing related clerical duties.

 

 

This is the second level within a four-level health associate classification series.  Health Associate-WIC is distinguished from Health Associate Lead in that the former works independently off-site to educate patients/clients about services and benefits of the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program, whereas the latter provides lead direction to assigned staff in addition to performing office management duties at an assigned clinic.

 

 

Performs patient check-in duties, including preparing charts, checking height and weight, and taking patient’s measurements. Verifies client’s program eligibility and issues manual vouchers. Maintains voucher inventory, files, and other documents and reports in accordance with federal and state regulations. Explains the benefits of the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program, including related procedures and regulations. Assists clients in obtaining referral services to other agencies. Schedules appointments and classes. Responds to telephone inquiries. Collects, organizes, and maintains program data utilizing computer files. Enrolls clients referred from other agencies into the WIC Program.

 

 

Knowledge of: Office practices and procedures; Principles and practices of customer service; General office equipment; Laws, rules, and regulations governing eligibility for the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program; Personal computers and related software.

 

Organizing and maintaining files and data; Providing effective customer service; Using general office equipment, including a typewriter, telephone, calculator, copier, and fax machine; Operating personal computers, including word processing and other related software; Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other County personnel, officials, and the general public; Communication and interpersonal techniques as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc., sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

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MYSTERY SHOPPING GIGS!
Mystery Shopping is the best!  You will ALWAYS have a job in this field!  The wonderful thing is… you can make extra money doing the regular stuff you have to do anyway!
  • Beyond Hello Mystery Shop Posting: Retail – Fashion Sunglasses (Due : 01-10-12)‏
From: NatalieK@beyondhello.com
Sent: Wed 12/28/11 6:40 AM
To: leslieroyal1@msn.com
  COMMENTS: Retail Sunglass Shop  • No purchase required. • Reset your mind to neutral – this is a very different mystery shop!  • Tell us how you felt about YOUR experience, focusing on energy in the store and connection with the associate.  • Interaction with an associate during visit is required.  • A store visit of a minimum of 10 minutes is required.  • A business card (along with a price/style # for a pair of sunglasses) from the associate is required.  • Print and review Project Specifications and shop evaluation CAREFULLY BEFORE your visit.  Project Specifications are subject to change monthly. • The completed evaluation must be submitted online within 12 hours after the visit AND no later than 11:59 pm (local time) on the Due Date.     You must meet the following qualifications to apply for this shop: * You cannot have shopped the same location within 100 days * Your age must be 18 years or More     ___________________________   Business Type/Name: Retail - Fashion Sunglasses Due Date : 01-10-12 Shop cannot be performed BEFORE 01-07-12   Available Shops: * DE: Dover, Newark, Rehoboth Beach, Wilmington->  http://www.beyondhello-themirror.com/bnc.php?TP=1&ID=18651&AS=13448&ST=9   * GA: Albany, Alpharetta, Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Buford, Calhoun, Cumming, Douglasville, Duluth, Kennesaw, Macon, Marietta, Morrow, Savannah, Snellville, Valdosta->  http://www.beyondhello-themirror.com/bnc.php?TP=1&ID=18651&AS=13448&ST=11   * KY: Bowling Green, Crestview Hills, Florence, Lexington, Louisville, Owensboro, Paducah->  http://www.beyondhello-themirror.com/bnc.php?TP=1&ID=18651&AS=13448&ST=18   * MD: Annapolis, Baltimore, Bel Air, Bethesda, Bowie, Columbia, Glen Burnie, Hagerstown, Hanover, North Bethesda, Salisbury, Towson, Waldorf, Wheaton->  http://www.beyondhello-themirror.com/bnc.php?TP=1&ID=18651&AS=13448&ST=21   * NC: Asheville, Blowing Rock, Burlington, Cary, Charlotte, Concord, Durham, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Hickory, Jacksonville, Nags Head, Pineville, Raleigh, Wilmington, Winston-Salem->  http://www.beyondhello-themirror.com/bnc.php?TP=1&ID=18651&AS=13448&ST=28   * SC: Bluffton, Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville, Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Spartanburg->  http://www.beyondhello-themirror.com/bnc.php?TP=1&ID=18651&AS=13448&ST=41   * TN: Chattanooga, Collierville, Franklin, Jackson, Johnson City, Kingsport, Knoxville, Memphis, Murfreesboro, Nashville->  http://www.beyondhello-themirror.com/bnc.php?TP=1&ID=18651&AS=13448&ST=43   * VA: Alexandria, Arlington, Charlottesville, Chesapeake, Christiansburg, Dulles, Fairfax, Glen Allen, Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, Manassas, McLean, Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond, Springfield, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Woodbridge->  http://www.beyondhello-themirror.com/bnc.php?TP=1&ID=18651&AS=13448&ST=46   * WV: Barboursville, Charleston, Morgantown->  http://www.beyondhello-themirror.com/bnc.php?TP=1&ID=18651&AS=13448&ST=50
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Mystery Shopping
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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR YOUTH! Thanks Soror Alma!
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Greetings Beautiful Family and Friends!

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   How are you?  I trust that each of you have had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  It is my prayer that you have an equally wonderful Christmas and New Year!  I want to thank each of you for helping to make Tony's 50th Birthday and the 10th Anniversary of Chick-fil-A at Turner Hill Road quite special!  Below (at the end of this email) are photos from the whole month of November.  They are from Tony's "5 Birthday Galas Honoring 5 Decades of Service to Others" and 10 Events commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the 1,000th Chick-fil-A.  How can I put this.... Er... Umm... the photo album below is not short!

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  I condensed it to 200 photos though.  Actually, we've got well over 1,000 photos from the different events!   Also, below (and attached) is a Special Thank You letter from me to each of you!  I just want to say that I thank God for each of you!  It was because of you that Tony's Birthday and the 1,000th Chick-fil-A's Anniversary was so very special!  You made it quite memorable for him!  I have attached a Thank You Photo Card from Tony.  Within the next few weeks, he will be mailing out cards as well!   Thank you so very much and have a wonderful week!   Leslie
"I will bless the Lord at all times: His praise shall continually be in my mouth." - Psalm 34:1 

Happy Holidays Beautiful Family and Friends!

Each year, I like to send out an Open Letter of Thanksgiving. If you would indulge me momentarily, I would like to extend my gratitude to each of you as it relates to Tony’s 50th Birthday Celebration and the 10thAnniversary of the 1,000th Chick-fil-A. I want to begin by saying that I thank God for each and every one of YOU! I am blessed to have you in my life! From the moment that I shared my vision for Tony’s 50th and the 1,000th Chick-fil-A’s 10th, you have encouraged me every step of the way! We at Chick-fil-A like to call such a BOLD vision a “BHAG” or “Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal”!!! After all, who plans and implements 10 Days of Celebration for a restaurant while simultaneously having “5 Galas for 5 Decades of Service” for her husband? I mean…….. who does that?!!!!

But you believed in and supported this special vision! You were so kind to help pay tribute to Tony and the 1,000th Chick-fil-A in such a meaningful way! Thanks so much to the 250 individuals that wrote letters representing their families and organizations. Thanks so much for coming out to the “10 Days of Celebration” to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the 1,000thChick-fil-A! I really appreciate the Sassy Seniors of Chick-fil-A at Turner Hill Road for hosting the kickoff party which was also a surprise Birthday Bash for Tony! Several of the seniors made speeches alongside dignitaries in the community. Thanks to Dr. James Flanagan, president of Luther Rice Seminary for the prayer of dedication. Thanks to Lithonia Mayor Tonya Peterson Anderson, DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis and Congressman Hank Johnson for issuing proclamations designating November 1 as Chick-fil-A at Turner Hill Road Day! Thanks Mrs. Mereda Johnson, J. T. Robinson, Mr. Muhammad of Rock Chapel Elementary, family and friends for coming out!

We had such fun during the 10 Days showing appreciation to YOU –our wonderful customers! Thank you for 10 years of support! Special thanks to the Stonecrest Businesses that helped us honor Our 10 Beautiful Roses in a thoughtful, tangible way. We saved the BEST for last with Truett Trivia Thursday! It was an opportunity to pay homage to our wonderful founder, S. Truett Cathy! We thank God for Truett and his beautiful family! On Thursday, our guests played Truett Trivia and won FREE prizes and food coupons!

If I lived to be 103, I could not thank the All Star Team at Chick-fil-A at Turner Hill Road enough for your help! You helped with the 10 Days of Celebration. You helped with 5 Galas Celebrating Tony’s 5 Decades of Service. On top of that, you hosted your own Birthday Bash for Tony and the November Team Members! And although I encouraged you not to buy such an extravagant gift, the 10 managers gave Tony and Ipad 2 for his Birthday! How cool is that! Thanks for your heartfelt presentations throughout the month.

You can imagine that something like this takes much planning and even more praying! I want to thank the prayer warriors that I call the Talented Ten! I appreciate their intercessory prayer, advice, encouragement, being a shoulder to cry on when it got a little rough and for forming an impenetrable circle around me against negativity. They are my mother Lizzie, my sisters Sissie and Natalie, my daughter Antasha, my aunt Helen, my cousin Sybil, my best friend Lisa, my Soror Neva, my aunt Alzena and my friend Kimberly Wigley. Ladies and Gents, I have learned the importance of surrounding oneself with positive people and focusing on positive things!

Thank you to all that helped with the Lou Walker Center Bash! Everyone has been telling me how beautifully decorated the party was! That’s thanks to my Soror, Shelia O’Rear of CSO Enterprise and her friend, designer Martha Parker. The delicious meal was prepared by my sister Natalie Reese! On that night, Tony received proclamations for Tony Royal Day in (1) Lithonia, Georgia, (2) DeKalb County and (3) the ENTIRE 4th District of Georgia! The Honorable Hank Johnson came out to make this presentation and gave Tony a Congressional pen! Mayor Tonya Peterson Anderson did so and gave Tony the Key to the City of Lithonia! Commissioner Larry Johnson did so and a representative on behalf of CEO Burrell Ellis gave Greetings from the County. We were certainly honored to have the President of Chick-fil-A, Inc. come out to bring Greetings! Dan and Rhonda Cathy are a blessing! Oh! And“how beautiful are the feet of them that preach the Gospel!” Thanks to our dear Pastor and First Lady, Dr. Kerwin B. Lee and Mrs. Yolanda T. Lee for joining us! Special thanks to Dr. Collette L. Gunby, Pastor and Mrs. Leaphart, Pastor and Mrs. Rollins, Pastor and Mrs. Mosley, Pastor and Mrs. Roberts, Pastor and Mrs. Winfrey and all of the ministers of the Gospel! Thanks to Bill and Sandra Leavell for such exquisite presentations! Thanks to Dr. Gunby and Tony’s best friend Danny for helping me present the Birthday Trip to Las Vegas! Thanks to my mom and siblings for hosting a phenomenal, combined 50th Bash for Tony and my brother Billy with Pastor Allan Oneal as the speaker!

 

Again, I thank God for each of you being a blessing in our lives!

 

With much Sincerity!

Leslie

 

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Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2011 13:16:27 -0800 From: leslieroyal1@msn.com To: leslieroyal1@msn.com Subject: Photos from Tony's 50th & Chick-fil-A's 10th Anniversary Celebrations!
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Leslie E. Royal is an international freelance writer, global travel journalist, product review expert and social media influencer. Her articles have appeared in numerous publications including: Upscale, Upscalemagazine.com, ESSENCE, ESSENCE.com, Black Enterprise, BlackEnterprise.com, FORTUNE.com and The Wall Street Journal. She is the creator of the Leslie’s Lane consumer information blog and author of two books. Follow her on social media at @LesliesLane.
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2 Responses to January Leslie’s Lane: Jobs, FREE Stuff, Scholarships, Discounts‏

  1. Davita Capers-White says:

    Leslie, this is Davita your home girl, your classmate, your sister friend. You already know how I feel about you and every time I read your articles and feel your sincerity in helping and honoring others it warms my soul to even know I can be in your presence sometimes—Stay blessed keeping using your talents–so proud to know you—

    • Thanks so much Ms. Davita! You have blessed me indeed and certainly have made my day! I am blessed to know you and really appreciate all that you do for us! I’m just waiting for the next C/O 8T5 gathering!

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