Lee’s Crossing

Monthly Newsletter                                                           September   2012




Dear Neighbors,


I hope you are all well and life is going your way.  The school year has started and we are at the end of the pool season.  The pool will close Sept 3rd with the Labor Day Closing Party hosted by the Lee’s Crossing social committee.  Please thank everyone that is involved in supporting these events.  They do a great job making Lee’s Crossing a fun community.


I was recently contacted by Amy Reed, the Curator of the Marietta Museum of History.  She has been working with Mary Margaret Manning on the lot in our neighborhood that family lore has said is a slave cemetery.  Amy is has an Archeology/Anthropology student from KSU (Will McKenna) working with on researching historical records, clearing the land and locating the burial plots. Once this is completed, we hope to work with the City of Marietta in officially recognizing and commemorating the site with a historical marker.  Amy is looking to see if there is interest in our neighborhood to assist in clearing the lot to uncover this cemetery. 


For those interested in more information, I have arranged a meeting at the clubhouse on Thursday Sept 13th at 7:30pm.  Amy will be there to give a presentation on the project and answer questions anyone may have.  For those that want to take part in this project we will collect contact information. It would be nice if we could get a volunteer to help coordinate the neighborhood residents interested in this project.  I hope there will be a good turnout for the meeting and I look forward to seeing you there.   If you can’t attend the meeting but are interested in the project please send an email to Leescrossing@comcast.net and we will be sure to include you.


This is just a friendly reminder for those with dogs - please clean up after them when they do their business while out for a walk.  A few complaints have been made about this along Lee’s Trace and Trailwood streets.  Please take pride in the cleanliness of the neighborhood and respect your neighbors by properly taking care of this.  Thank you.


Please continue to drive safe and watching out for kids going to and from school.


Don’t hesitate to contact me or any Board member for concerns or questions.  You can also send a note to Leescrossing@comcast.net for questions you may have.



Brad Herr

LCHA President


Around the Neighborhood






Monday September 3rd


Family Fun Poolside from 1pm to 3pm


Come enjoy the music, your neighbors and the free hotdogs, hamburgers, chips, baked beans, soft drinks, water, beer, and wine from your neighborhood Social Committee.


Neighborhood Mark will DJ.


I wouldn’t be surprised if a volleyball game gets under way.  Newcomers are always welcome.



Volunteer servers or grillers, please call Richard or Rachael Hunter at 770-425-4186

 or e-mail







Hunting and Firearms in Georgia


Did you know that to hunt unsupervised in Georgia you must have passed the Georgia Hunter Safety course, which is required to buy a license?  That course, taught by state-certified instructors, will be offered free, at our Clubhouse, in August and October of this year.


Stressing firearm safety, this highly successful course will be offered as a two-night session taught by instructors, and a one-night session preceded by the student completing an on-line course. Both types include the Final Exam, proctored by the Instructors.  No functional firearms will be present, and the course is an excellent Firearms Safety course, whether you ever intend to hunt or not.


You must pre-register – The class, which is open to all, has limited seating.  Go on the Internet to: http://georgiawildlife.dnr.state.ga.us for details and free registration.  The student will be asked for their SSAN, to be entered in the State’s secure database.  If further details are desired, contact Ken Lowman at 770-426-8255.



Several residents have inquired about adding Wi-Fi at the clubhouse, and now it is available.  The network name is lcswimtennis, and if you are asked for a password use that same name.  You should be able to connect anywhere in the pool area, the tennis pavilion, or the clubhouse.



Welcome New Neighbors


Kaye O'Neal               716 Trailwood Lane



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Clubhouse Rentals

If you have any questions or need to book the clubhouse, please call or e-mail Tricia Wilson at 770-428-8144 or triciaww@mindspring.com.  In an effort to keep our Clubhouse clean and in the best condition, the rental deposit has increased to $250.  However, if you return the clubhouse after rental in its best condition, the entire deposit will be returned.










Neighborhood Notaries


Greg Amaden                         Lee’s Trace                              770-429-9264

James Belrose                          Lees Trace                               770-794-9897

Melissa Drehs                          Lee’s Trace                              216-392-1424
Brenda Fairbanks                    Trailwood Lane

Angela G. Ford                       Lee’s Trace                              678-234-7430

David Hardy                           Harrowgrove Court                770-427-6319

Carolyn Richardson                Cedar Branch Court                770-427-9900

Cecilia E. White                      Trailwood Lane                       678-797-6209



If you are a Notary and are willing to help out your neighbors, please send your name and phone number to leescrossing@comcast.net. 




Labor Day Week Garbage Collection Schedule


Regular Monday service will be on Tuesday
Regular Tuesday services will be on Wednesday
Yard waste services discontinued this week






CLASSIFIED SUBMISSIONS:  When submitting a classified ad, please use the format being used for the ads listed below.  Pictures will not be printed. Please make sure to include contact information and state how long you wish the article to run.  All submissions will run ONE MONTH unless otherwise requested.












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Lees Crossing Calendar of Neighborhood Events


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Sept 3 - Labor Day/ Pool Closing Party



Sept 27 – Ladies Bunco

7:00 – 9:00 at the Cllubhouse












October 20 - Family fun




Around Town

Calendar of Events – September




Art in the Park


Chalk Art competition


"Back to the Future" at Strand Theatre


Adult Basketball League Registration

6, 13, 20, 27

Brown Bag Concert


"96 Minutes" at Strand Theatre


Marietta StreetFest


"Casablanca" at Strand Theatre


Constitution Day Festival of Georgia


Jeans and Jewelry Night


"2012 Blue Devil Dash" benefitting the Marietta High School Band Association


Glover Park Concert Series

  These events are from the City of Marietta calendar.  For more information on any of these events, go to www.mariettaga.gov, click on the city calendar and follow the link to the desired event.

Glover Park Concert Series Schedule of Performers

September 28              Atlanta Pleasure Band/R&B


The Polk Street Players

"Dream Lover", a comedy by Jack Sharkey, will be presented by the Polk Street Players in the Stellar Cellar at St. James' Church on Church Street August 24 – Sept 8.


Call 770-218-9669 for information and reservations. 

Are You Ready For A Journey? God has a special adventure just for you!

Fathers, this is your opportunity to enjoy a night out with your daughter and be inspired about the journey God has prepared especially for her.

And you are an integral part of that journey!


Please Join Us For The

2012 Father Daughter Purity Ball

“Passport to Purity”


Saturday, September 15th

6:30-10:30 pm

$25 per person


Dallas Civic Center

121 East Griffin Street

Behind the Dallas Theatre in Downtown Dallas



Your evening will include a catered dinner, drama performance, encouragement and inspiration, dancing, games, and prizes. Most of all, it will be an evening of making memories! Invite your friends to join you for a truly special time.

This event is appropriate for girls ages 10 and up. A step-father, grandfather, uncle or adult family friend is welcome to escort a young lady as her father figure.

Registration is open at www.pauldingpregnancy.org/purityball.


Deadline for registration is Monday, September 10th.








Neighborhood Business Spotlight

If you would like to tell your neighbors about your business or recommend someone else’s -business, please send us a BRIEF paragraph giving pertinent information along with contact information.  Submissions will printed first come – first serve each month, based on space.  Send your information to leescrossing@comcast.net.  Note:  Please keep descriptions to ONE SHORT paragraph in WORD format.  Do not send brochures, flyers or pictures as they will not be published.  ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE SENT TO EITHER leescrossing@comcast.net or to trevathan.angelia@gmail.com.  NO SUCCESSIVE MONTHS.


Business Spotlight:


Need a Facelift for Your Furniture!
Do you have a sofa that you love but don't like the stains?  Found a great piece at the second hand shop and need a total redo.  My name is Paula Leak of The Ultimate ReUp of L&L Services (588 Lees Trace).   Whether you're replacing the fabric for a new look or re-purposing an old piece of furniture to save the earth, call me.  My services also include assistance with selecting the right type of fabric for your furniture. For a quote, call me at 770-853-1602. 


Are you turning 65 soon? Are you on Medicare?  Are you confused?  I can help.

Please call me, Al Schiebel at 404-256-2171or e-mail me at al@shopbenefits.com.

Schiebel & Associates, LLC d/b/a Shopbenefits.com



I Recommend:


Tom and Pat Dixon recommend the family owned and operated 3 Amigos Mexican Bar and Grill, 1000 Whitlock Ave (Kroger Shopping Center).  The food is fresh and the guacamole is great!  This restaurant is owned and operated by our neighbors who were the former owner/operators of Jose's that was located in the old Kroger shopping center.   Stop by, say hi and enjoy the food and the atmosphere.


Terry and Dianne Ryan would like to refer everyone who might be interested in moving, relocating, downsizing, either their self or a family member to our realtor who sold our home in less than 2 weeks for our expected price, liquidated our things in our entire home so we could downsize into retirement, and got the remainder of stuff not sold picked up the next day by a charity for a large tax deduction.  She handled everything from start to finish in less than 30 days with WONDERFUL results and lots of money in the bank.  Please contact "Your One-Stop Downsizing Resource" and tell her we sent you: Anita Reisinger @ Lifetime Estate Liquidations, LLC and Keller Williams Atlanta North, 770-842-9174, www.lifetimeliquidations.com .  She takes all the pain away from starting over.



Gordon and Beth Pfeiffer would like to recommend Brett Whitfield for both kitchen and bathroom tile work.  Call 404-788-6488 or go to brettwhitfieldtile.com.

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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS for the September Newsletter is August 28.  Any submissions after this date cannot be guaranteed inclusion.


Newsletter Editor:  Angelia Trevathan             e-mail: trevathan.angelia@gmail.com 

Phone:  770-312-6374


The LCHA Newsletter and Website are published and maintained for the benefit of Lee’s Crossing homeowners. The purpose of the Newsletter and the Website is to promote Lee’s Crossing and to provide our homeowners with information regarding Lee’s Crossing activities and related issues.  The homeowners have entrusted the LCHA Board of Directors with the obligation and right to ensure content conforms to this purpose.  As such, articles or advertising endorsing political positions or candidates or other subject matter the Board deems to be divisive, offensive or inappropriate in nature will not be published or posted.  All appropriate content is welcomed and encouraged as a means of furthering awareness and communication within our neighborhood.



Mailbox Repair:  If you need a new post call Bob Schoonover at 770-422-8774. Contact Cindi Filer at 404-518-5809 for mailbox post paint.



Clubhouse Rental:  Call Tricia Wilson at 770-428-8144 or e-mail triciaww@mindspring.com


Neighborhood Directories:  Soft copies of the Neighborhood Directory are available in PDF format.  Send request to leescrossing@comcast.net


Clubhouse WiFi network Name/Passwowrd:  lcswimtennis


Board Members


Brad Herr, President      770-499-9354                                            Walt Walker                               770-428-4755                               

603 Briarmeade Drive                                                                        1060 Foreststone Way                                                                      

Joe Fenton, Secretary         678-581-0033                                      Erroll Eckford, ACC Chair      404-226-0088

1068 Foreststone Way                                                                       656 Trailwood Lane          


Kevin Brown, Director – Social Activities                                       Angela Ford, Treasurer              678-234-7430

770-218-5965                                                                                      521 Lee’s Trace

1205 Fielding Court


Jim Martin, Director – At Large  770-420-3484                            Covenant Enforcement

1139 Chestnut Hill Circle                                                                   David Waldrep




Board Email: leescrossing@comcast.net