“Growth is inevitable and desirable, but destruction of community character is not. The question is not whether your part of the world is going to change. The question is how.”
– Edward T. McMahon
This Week's Speaker:  Mr. William de St. Aubin
CEO, Sizemore Group
architecture with a higher purpose
William de St. Aubin is the CEO of Sizemore Group and guides the firm’s strategies while providing expertise on Heathy Town Planning and Architecture to the development industry. He is a founding board member of the Atlanta Chapter of the Congress for New Urbanism and a subject matter expert for the United States Green Building Council (USGBC LEED ND – for Neighborhood Design). Bill has published several papers, conducted seminars and received design awards for his work in transforming suburban communities and actual sites into vibrant Town Centers. Local experience and publications include:
  • City of Alpharetta 10-Year Master Plan
  • City of Duluth Town Center (National Award Winner)
  • Perimeter Center CID Master Plan, including Mall Retrofit
  • Crabapple Master Plan for a Rural Walkable Village
  • Oakland City/Fort Mac LCI Master Plan, including Tyler Perry Studios (GPA Award Winner)
  • Bo Boshell – Feb. 26th.
  • Scott Doll – Feb. 26th.
  • Dan Merkel – Feb. 28th.
  • Jason & Nicolette Binder – 13 Years!
  • Karen & John Hipes – 15 Years!
Rotary After-Hours Party  Tuesday March 3rd @ Salt Factory 
102 S. Main St.  Alpharetta 5:00-7:00
Donation Opportunity: NFCC Toiletry Drive Thank you to Tina McKenna who recognized that NFCC needs toiletries.  A bin is set up to collect.  Please bring in regular and sample sizes.  Diapers and toilet paper are also needed.
Special Pops Tennis  Saturday, March 7th.  10-1 Country Club of the South Tennis Center  We will have 24 Special Pops Athletes participating and we need 24 Rotarians and Volunteers to make this is great day of Tennis!  Some of these athletes participated in the University of Virginia Top 50 Invitational as well as the National Adaptive Tour in Orlando.  They are ready to play Tennis.  Any level of player is welcome.  Non-players are encouraged to come and cheer us on!  CONTACT: Jack Hausmann 404-906-6412
2020 District conference – Jekyll island April 30 – May 3, 2020.
Fresh Market – If you’ve not participated before, the sign-up sheet is passed around each meeting. This is an easy way to serve those in need by taking breads and other items from Fresh Market to NFCC to be given to those in need. Contact Lee Doernberg.
See You Friday Morning! 
Will Daniel, President 2019-2020
Rotary Club of Alpharetta