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Fulton School Board Appoints New President, Vice President

Fulton School Board Appoints New President, Vice President

FULTON COUNTY, GA -- The first official Fulton County Board of Education meeting of 2011 resulted in a new look for the board table, with new officers and four members beginning new four-year terms.

Outgoing vice president Linda Schultz, who represents District 1, was elected president of the Board of Education for a two-year term.

Linda Bryant, who represents District 4 and is the outgoing president, was elected to a one-year term as vice president.

"Thank you to my board colleagues for this honor," said Schultz after the votes were tallied at the Tuesday, Jan. 20 board meeting. "I will work to make sure that everyone's voice is heard and that the decisions of this board are carried forward."

President Schultz was first elected to the school board in 2005 and represents areas in Alpharetta and Roswell. Before serving on the school board, she advocated for children and public education for more than 12 years.

Ariel Sharon's Former Advisor to Speak at Gesher L'Torah

Ariel Sharon's Former Advisor to Speak at Gesher L'Torah

ALPHARETTA, GA -- Dr. Ra'anan Gissin, former senior advisor and spokesperson for Israel Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, is planning a visit to Congregation Gesher L'Torah (4320 Kimball Bridge Road, Alpharetta, 30022).

He will give a speech about the "greening" of Israel, "creating a better future," on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 7:00 p.m.

In recent years, Dr. Gissin has become one of Israel's leading spokesmen for the foreign press and the international community on security and strategic issues and the peace process.

His distinguished career with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) began in 1979 with his position as a strategic analyst in the planning branch. At the time, he was involved in the planning and implementation of the Sinai withdrawal, the major part of the Israel/Egypt peace treaty.

During most of the 1980s, which included the war in Lebanon and the first intifada, he served as IDF spokesman.

Siuprem Announces New President

Siuprem Announces New President

ATLANTA -- Siuprem, Inc., an independently owned premium finance corporation organized in 1969, announces the promotion of John W. LaMay Jr. to President.

LaMay, a veteran CFO of Siuprem and Alpharetta-based sister company Southern Insurance Underwriters, Inc., has served both companies for over 20 years and is highly regarded within the finance and insurance industries. He has managed the daily responsibilities of Siuprem for many years and is now ready to take on the senior management position and the company's expansion plans, both product and territorial.

"John LaMay is a very capable and honorable individual, and he will lead Siuprem into a greater role and level of visibility within the insurance finance arena," said Wes Duesenberg Jr., CEO of Siuprem.

Meet Anthony Williams of "Project Runway" at Macy's

ALPHARETTA, GA -- Macy's at North Point Mall (1000 North Point Circle, Alpharetta, 30022) presents the fashion event of the holiday season on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 2:00 p.m.

Join Anthony Williams of "Project Runway" (season seven) as he helps customers glam up their winter wardrobes and kick off the holidays with a fabulous new look. From skinny cargo pants to faux fur vests, Anthony will show women how to work the latest trends.

Macy's shoppers are invited to meet Anthony while enjoying music and refreshments. The first 50 guests will receive a special gift.

For more information, call North Point Mall at 770-740-9273.