Biz Buzz: Dianne Lively Yost
Coffee on the front porch! Ahhh . . . a blue, blue sky with a cool Fall breeze! Honey it just don’t get any better than … Momma! Oh My Ever Livin’ . . . Somebody pinch me! This is far, far too fantastical! I’m talkin’ coffee-spurtin’-out-of-the nose FANTASTICAL! Where in the Sam Hill did you get that silver DeLorean DMC-12 that’s been modified into a Time Machine powered by radioactive Plutonium to generate 1.21 gigawatts of power that fuels the Flux Capacitator device? I absolutely LOVE it! Come on Momma! Let’s head back in time to June 29, 1993 when the Georgia Lottery was first launched and win the ding dang ticket! Goodbye poor modest lifestyle! Hello filthy rich luxurious fab world! I reckon I’m gonna have to learn to speak all hoity-toity! Note to self: Get Rosetta Stone’s Rich Southern People language learnin’ CD set and sign up for Charm School at Perfectly Polished for Adults! Let’s go Momma! I can already see the diamonds flashin’! Two minutes later. WHOOSH . . . .WHOOSH! Now that’s what I call a ROUND TRIP! Hey! The house looks the exact same! I thought we’d be livin’ in a Mega-Mega-Madison-Mansion! Ding dang it, Momma! What’d you do with our lottery winnin’s? What’d mean you thought I had it? Well shoot fire!
That’s right y’all! Saturday, Sept. 25 is Movie Night featurin’ Back to the Future! It all starts at dusk so bring a blanket, your best friends, a cooler, picnic or whatever ‘cause this is gonna be so much fun under the stars! Check out the ad and calendar listin’ in this newspaper for the list of sponsors and more intel! Oh and Ella’s Sweet Shoppe located across from Town Park is gonna stay open durin’ the ENTIRE movie servin’ up fab treats! Can’t wait!
Hey! If I can’t be a mega millionaire in real life I’ll just play one on my very own MADISONOPOLY board game! Y’all heard me flat right! Jennifer Palmer of Madison just popped over to the Citizen to give me the scoop and it’s flat awesome! Ok so the deal is this: The First United Methodist Church Preschool came up with the best fundraisin’ idea ever! So anyway, they are creatin’ our very own Madisonopoly Board Game that features local businesses and landmarks! Jennifer says this has turned into so much more than a fundraiser! I mean, y’all! It will be a collector’s item! A piece of history! We’re all gonna have to get this game for Christmas! It’s only $25 and you can pre order now! There will be a limited number made so get it immediately! Plus if you’re a local business and want to be part of this fab game or to order the game, call Jennifer at 919-649-0976 or call the preschool at 706-343-9988. And you’d best hurry ‘cause game spots are goin’ fast! Oh and guess what the money is gonna be? Madison Downtown Dollars! Oh and Madison artist, website creator extraordinaire and designer Chris Cook is designin’ the game! I flat can’t wait! Ok Chris: Please, please pretty please make up a card that says: You were just Buzzed in the Morgan County Citizen’s Biz Buzz Column - Move five spaces! I flat love it!
Hey and speakin’ of good news, the Ice House Restaurant is fixin’ to reopen! That’s right y’all! Ok so Rich and Donna Pesce, owners of three Luigi’s Pizza restaurants located in Lake Oconee, Covington and Dacula are now operatin’ The Ice House Restaurant in Madison and The Tavern (soon to be known as Magnolia Gardens) on Lake Oconee! The Ice House menu ain’t gonna change much ‘cause honey you don’t fix what ain’t broke! The best part is that we’re gonna get back some jobs that were lost when the restaurant closed! Check out the story in this week’s newspaper and keep look for reopenin’ updates in this column!
Who needs a DeLorean when I can win me a 1978 Alfa Romeo convertible? Yay! Y’all! This is the coolest car EVER! Ok so the deal is this: The Companion Animal Rescue Inc. is sellin’ tickets to win this fab car for $100 per ticket! They’re only gonna sell 200 tickets so your chances of winnin’ are right good! For tickets, y’all call Donna Prior at 706-818-0144 or head over to Laughing Moon or In High Cotton for tickets! Won’t the Biz Buzz look oh so cool drivin’ this car all ‘round town? Yes!
Hey and y’all don’t forget to check out the car show this Sunday, Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. til 4 p.m. in downtown Madison!
I flat have run outta space once again! But, don’t worry y’all! There’s tons more Biz Buzz to tell and I’ll Tell It next week! But, before I go y’all visit www.lakeoconeelivingmag.com and vote in Lake Oconee Living magazine’s 2010 Readers’ Choice Lake Oconee Awards! Ok! That’s a wrap! Y’all be real sweet to momma, shop local and advertise in the Morgan County Citizen if you want the newspaper with the super largest local circulation EVER! I’ll see all y’all next week: Same time. Same Number One Weekly Newspaper in the Great State of Georgia.
Printed in the September 16, 2010 edition