11: Moving to Serenbe Reconnected Mary Catherine to Nature and People

Glen of Dry Cleaning Connection sits down with Mary Catherine Bloodworth to discuss business, lifestyle, and community service. She is a financial planner and associate at Capstone Financial.

Mary Catherine recently moved to Serenbe after falling in love with its' iconic community. Serenbe strikes a balance between big-city and small-town living.

"Imagine a place where you know your neighbors—and they know you. Where you meet the world out your front door and nature out your back door. Where small-town living meets big-city amenities.

No matter the season, something is always happening at Serenbe. Experience everything from gallery exhibits and artist lectures to world-class dinners and outdoor concerts. Or simply stargaze on a rooftop garden or near an outdoor fireplace." – Serenbe

You can reach Mary Catherine Bloodworth at 770.655.8107.

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9: Here is Why You Should Put Your Employees First (Ft. Doug Augustine)

In this new episode of Connections, we sit down with Doug Augustine of Georgia-Texas Enterprises.

Georgia-Texas Enterprises was founded by Gene and Jane Augustine in 1988. Mr. Augustine fell in love with the Taco Bell brand and traded in his long time career in Pharmaceutical Sales to open the first Taco Bell in Newnan, Georgia. Today, that very same Taco Bell is the highest volume store in the Company.

In 1998, Gene passed away of a sudden heart attack. Doug, Gene's son, succeeded him in the role of President and CEO of Georgia-Texas Enterprises. Doug has since lead the company to become a multi-brand Restaurant Management Group. GTE currently owns and operates 12 Taco Bells and 13 Wendy's. The core focus of GTE is to create a GREAT restaurant company by embracing a people-focused culture.

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9: Here is How Samantha with Progressive Heating, Air and Plumbing is Helping Our Community

Samantha Brazie is the Sales and Operations Manager at Progressive Heating, Air and Plumbing where she was named HVAC News Top 40 Under 40 in 2016. She completed her Master’s in Business Administration at the University of West Georgia and received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Clayton State University, where she was named ‘Outstanding Alumni’ in 2013.

Samantha is a highly active member of the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce, receiving several awards for her service – including 2012’s Ambassador of the Year, is a proud graduate of Leadership Coweta as well as having the honor of receiving the 2014 Volunteer of the Year award. She was highly involved in re-visioning the now extremely successful Coweta Business Women’s Network and has done the same with the Newnan-Coweta Young Professionals, which re-launched in 2015. Currently, Samantha serves on the Newnan-Coweta Chamber’s Board of Directors as the Treasurer and is slotted to be the Chairman in 2022.

Samantha’s volunteer involvement has included causes such as Elevate Coweta, Southeastern Assistance in Healthcare, March of Dimes, and others. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as co-running a ladies golf league located at White Oak Golf Course, Golf Life Ladies. Samantha is happily married to Keith, a mother of four beautiful children and a dog named Kona.

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8: Fine Dining at Home? Visit Cleaver & Cork to Experience Fun Flavors

Fine Dinning at Home? Visit Cleaver & Cork to Experience Fun Flavors

Their worlds collided together in the meat industry while representing our employers at a conference 19 years ago.

Audrey, raised in a small town in the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, Canada, representing Hardy Sales, Ltd., a food distribution company marketing CAB throughout Western Canada. Chad, at that time representing Certified Angus Beef, raised on a small cattle farm in Kansas, got his start in the beef business at an early age.

Together in 2007, they were blessed with their daughter, Riley. They have devoted most of our lives to the food industry. It has afforded them the opportunity to enjoy some of the finest restaurant quality steaks and seafood.

They’ve felt compelled to share that with their community, so families can experience this within their own homes just as we do every day.

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7: Beer, Real Estate, and Business Leadership (ft. Jake Mullins)

Are you actively looking for a new home? Are you finding it difficult to find a home in this market? Are you curious about what Beer, Real Estate, and Business leadership have in common?

Glen sits down with Jake Mullins of Mullins Pro Realty Group to find out. Mullins Pro Realty has become the Top Rated Zillow Team in the country even during the pandemic and this volatile market. Jake is an Author and Serial Entrepreneur who enjoys beer.

Are you a business owner and an aspiring entrepreneur? Do you want massive success? Then the Beer and Business Podcast is for you! Jake is the founder and one of the hosts. They strip out the BS, photo filters, and nonsense to deliver REAL actionable strategies for normal people like you. They deliver sizzling hot content along with lots of laughs to keep it fun!

This show has it all! Comedy, smart stuff, success strategies, and yes.... BEER!

Learn more about Jake and his many business projects below.

Mullins Pro Realty https://mullinsprorealty.com

Beer and Business Podcast https://beer.business

Adapted Leadership: A New Breakthrough on Harnessing Leadership Style https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07HD9NJC7/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i0


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6: If Nothing Else Do This to Succeed in Your Marketing & Events (ft. Paige Paul)

Glen sits down with Paige Paul of PaigeMe Marketing and Events to discuss what it takes to run events and marketing for organizations and businesses.

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5: How Ken Williams Went from Teacher to Speaker

Kenneth C. Williams shares his experience and expertise as a recognized trainer, speaker, coach, and consultant in education and leadership. He is the chief visionary officer of Unfold the Soul, a company dedicated to helping schools both live their posters, and engage in practices that make equity actionable. A leading authority in the areas of collaboration, leadership, school culture, equity, and peak performance, Ken is skilled in joining the why of our work to the how of our work. Known for his provocative and engaging combination of ‘heart, humor, and hammer,’ Ken is an expert at helping schools build capacity in the collective commitments required of school culture’s aspiring to ensure high levels of learning for all students.

Ken’s background includes a BA from Morehouse College and he also holds a Masters degree in Education from the University of Bridgeport and a Leadership Certificate from the Bowie State University. For more than 20 years, Ken has served as a distinguished teacher, mentor, advocate, speaker, and school leader. Ken is the author of two books. His latest is a bestseller written with Tom Hierck; Starting A Movement, Building Culture From The Inside-Out in PLC’s.

Unfold the Soul: https://unfoldthesoul.com

The Bless His Heart Leadership Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/4HXmLLC1X4OkapLs5VanWT

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4: How to Live a More Healthier Life (Ft. Dana Black)

Our next episode of Connections is now Live! Today we sit down and talk with Dana Black of Constantly Varied Nutrition.

She is committed to raising the bar for nutrition coaching, educating the community that food is not to be feared and creating impact and empowerment in people’s lives so they can achieve their goals.

She was able to “out train” a marginally decent Standard American Diet growing up dancing every day and then taking aerobics and weight training classes throughout high school and working at the local skating rink. It wasn’t until college that that plan went south. She became mostly sedentary, which combined with a diet of campus food and fast food, lent itself to a 20-pound weight gain over a 6-month time frame. This was when she started “dieting.”

For the next 7 years, she struggled with her weight. Losing it, gaining it back, losing more and gaining that back too. Dana stopped looking at herself in the mirror because she didn’t like what she saw. The emotional roller coaster that accompanied all this made it even worse.

It was June 2006 when she finally looked at herself in the mirror again. Over the next 14 months, she lost 80 pounds and have kept it off for over 12 years. She wishes that she could say the initial weight loss was via “healthy” means, but that would be a lie. What this time period in her life did provide her was an insatiable passion to truly find out what healthy nutrition looked like.

Since that time she has self-educated herself, gone back to college, received multiple certifications in the field of nutrition and will continue learning in this field for the rest of her life.

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