Dear Readers,Actually, ‘making waves’ just about themes this summer issue o
both metaphorically and literally.ake or instance the ‘ten in ten’ people recently named as the (under 40)chamber o commerce business and proessional ‘rising stars.’ In their chosencareers they have already caught the eye o peers and employers alike and now sonamed as the award’s rst drat choices. You’ll read about each recipient withinour pages that ollow. In so doing, perhaps you’ll be inspired to submit the nameo a young proessional or business person next year who is ‘making waves’ in ourcommunity. Someone we need to know about.We hope you’ll also take pleasure in reading about the Tompson children,now grown, who returned home to live in Cherokee...how the inuence o theirthoughtul parents inspired and encouraged them in their paths toward successand eventually back home. How, ater work and on weekends, they make the waves o which all would-be sailors have long dreamed. With the snap o a sailand a push o the rudder, they cause the quiet waves to ripple across the water o Allatoona in practice or competitive events or just or un.Isn’t it extraordinary to nd so many events happening this summer inand around home? You just don’t have to drive very ar to nd art andentertainment, water un or just amily gatherings around the backyardbarbecue or swimming pool. We hope your will nd interesting things in
to read that willmotivate or inspire you to do or attend this summer. Tere is a lot going on. And, i you happen to see one o our photographers snapping away at happeningaround Cherokee, we hope you’ll say hello. Or, at least just wave.Te Editors
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