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Our Sponsors for the Year 2008

Advanced Imaging of Gadsden

Located:Gadsden, AL

Advanced Imaging of Gadsden is located at 320 S. 4th Street, Gadsden, Al 35901 (256-549-0008). 

*Don't forget to have your yearly mammogram!

We want to thank Kelly Smith, Marketing Director for donating ink pens and note pads for our goodie boxes.

Alabama Publishing Group

Located:Rainbow City, AL

Alabama Publishing Group (APG) produces phone books which enjoy market superiority or equality in eight northeast and central Alabama counties: Etowah, Jackson, DeKalb, Cherokee, Calhoun, Talladega, Lake Martin, Clay, Cleburne, & Randolph Counties.  They have a long term commitment to growth in the northeastern and central Alabama markets.

Located at 3049 Steele Station Road, Rainbow City, AL 35906, you may contact them by calling 1-866-APG-YELO.

APG donated a $100.00 Hobby Lobby gift card which was given as the "On Time Payments" prize.  Carolyn won the gift card & a hand made accordion album (made by Jinger Entrekin).

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Andrea Schomburg Photography

Located:Southside, AL

Andrea is not only an incredible photographer (PLEASE check out her web site for examples of her true gift with a camera), she is also an AWESOME scrapbooker!!!  What beautiful pages she creates!

For our 2008 event, Andrea donated two gift certificates.  The first was for a free ($50.00) sitting fee.  Phronsa  won this prize.  The second gift was a free 11X14 portrait ($35.00) with a paid sitting fee.  Jen M.
was the lucky recipient.

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Located:Oxford, Alabama

The Oxford, Alabama Applebee's restaurant is located at 612 Hamric Drive, East (256-835-2434).  Manager, Gerald Nelson donated three $5.00 gift certificates.

These were won by Amy S. & Cynthia.

Thanks Gerald!

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Located:Buford, GA

The Archivers store in Buford, Georgia (located at Mall of Georgia Crossing). Traci Penrod, event coordinator, donated a variety of scrapbooking goodies which were given away at our 2008 retreat.  Some of the items were included in prize kits and some were given in attendee goodie boxes.

If you've never been to an Archivers, by all means... get there however you can!!!  What a selection of scrapbooking merchandise they stock!

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Billie Joyce Williams, AVON

Located:Rainbow City, AL

Billie Joyce has been an AVON Representative for over 23 years serving approximately 180 customers (and still growing) in the Rainbow City, Gadsden, and Southside areas.  Phronsa has been a regular customer of hers for about 12 years.

Billie Joyce's contribution was a huge collection of various AVON products with a total retail value of over $100.00!  We added items she donated to several prize kits.  Also included in the wonderful array of items she gave were two beautiful necklace and earring gift sets.  These were won by Michele and Sally.

Contact Billie Joyce for your AVON needs: 256-442-5839

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Carol Campbell

Carol is a very special friend of Paulette's and a fellow Etowah County Master Gardener.  She is also a talented crafter, artist, and painter.  For the retreat, she donated 12 beautiful note cards which were adorned with copies of some of her water color prints.  The original prints were hand painted with love by Carol and featured gorgeous birds, flowers, and other lovely subjects.

Jennifer Stalnaker won this prize.

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Located:Gadsden, AL

The Gadsden location of Chili's is at 340 Albert Rains Blvd. (35901) phone # 256-547-8185.  Manager Steve Chrisman made a donation of a $20.00 gift certificate which was won by Penny.

Steve, you're GREAT!

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Cracker Barrel

Located:Ft. Payne, AL

Ft. Payne, Alabama's Cracker Barrel is located at 201 Cracker Barrel Row, SW (256-997-9204).  Manager, Debra Gilbreth donated a gift card good for dinner for two and the store also gave us some large paper sacks to be used at the retreat for personal  waste  baskets.

Shanna won the gift card and was THRILLED to receive it!

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Domino's Pizza

Located:Gadsden, AL

The Domino's located at 276 3rd Street, N., Gadsden, AL 35901 donated 75 large pizza boxes which were hand painted by Jennifer Holloway and filled with scrapbook supplies for each attendee.  Yes, these were our goodie boxes!  Thanks to Judy at Domino's!

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Eagle Ridge Embroidery

Located:Rainbow City, AL

Darlene and Phala of Eagle Ridge Embroidery donated a black tote with our Notorious Scrapaholics logo embroidered on it.  Wendy won this gift as a prize for the page layout contest.

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Elaine Paullus

Located:New Jersey

Elaine is one of our talented repeat attendees.  She makes tear bears that are to DIE for!  They are absolutely adorable.  For the 2008 event, she donated a giant Bazzil tag covered in removable  tear bears of various colors and styles which could be used on scrapbook pages, hand made cards, and other paper projects.  The prize was won by Jenifer Rhoden.

Elaine, we thank you for your contribution!!!

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J.K. Mechanical (Jeff & Karen Drenner)

Located:Glencoe, AL

Jeff and Karen Drenner, owners of J.K. Mechanical made a very generous, unsolicited monetary donation which was used for the purchase of many prizes for the 2008 event.

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Jennifer Holloway, CTMH consultant

Located:Ringgold, GA

This is the second year for Jennifer to contribute to our prize selection for a retreat.  She is also one of our invaluable NS helpers. Contact Jennifer by email @  She will be happy to assist you with any of you Close To My Heart needs. 

For our 2008 event, Jennifer donated two C level prizes.  One was won by Paulette; the other was won by Jan.

Thank you Jennifer for your continued support.

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Keller's Creations

Located:Thomasville, GA

Keller's Creations for Scrapbooks is located in Thomasville, Georgia at 118 S. Madison Street, Suite 3.  We discovered them at the Duluth, Georgia Scrapbook Expo.  Be sure to click the link and check out their web site to see awesome scrapbook supplies available for purchase.

For our event, Keller's Creations owner, Kim contributed coupons for all of the ladies' goodie boxes and idea books which were shared with our Early Bird attendees in their special goodie baskets that were waiting for them in their rooms when they arrived at the retreat.

Thanks again, Kim!

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Little Faces Doll Shop

Located:Gadsden, AL

Little Faces Doll Shop is located in Downtown Gadsden at 412 Broad Street, 35901 (256-546-8929).  The shop carries a vast selection of collectible dolls, plates, ornaments, and other specialty gift items.  Contact Terry Jennings by email @

For our 2008 event, Terry donated collectible items which were included in some of the themed prize kits we made up.  Two lucky recipients were Cindy & Jennifer H.

Terry also provided Alabama travel & shopping brochures & bags for all of our attendees' goodie boxes.

Thanks Terry!

Logan's Roadhouse

Located:Gadsden, AL

Logan's Roadhouse in Gadsden is located at 835 Rainbow Drive.  Manager, Patrick contributed a gift card good for dinner for one.  We combined that with another gift certificate and called the prize "Gadsden Day Out".  This was won by Penny B.

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Longhorn Steakhouse

Located:Oxford, Alabama

If you love steak, you've GOT to go to Longhorn Steakhouse in Oxford, AL!  Located at 301 Exchange Blvd., this friendly staff awaits the opportunity to serve you.  Manager, Bruce Maxwell donated a gift card (coupon) good for $10.00 towards the purchase of a delicious meal.  Iris was the lucky recipient.

Thanks so much, Bruce.

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Marvis Burke, Massage Therapist

Located:Chattanooga, TN

Phronsa and Paulette first met Marvis (A.K.A. Marvelous Marvis) at a scrapbook retreat in March of 2007 which was hosted by several Creative Memories consultants from the Chattanooga, TN area.  Marvis  instantly stole their hearts with her gentle spirit and ability to make one feel as if they've known her for many years instead of mere minutes.  She is also incredibly gifted with working out those "kinks" in tense shoulders and back muscles from hours of sitting at a crop table!

We are so thankful that she has agreed to spend the weekend with us in Mentone during our 2008 retreat.  She will be available to help us relax and better enjoy the time we spend creating those many layouts during our days at Camp Skyline.  Be watching for an article on our site with details of how to schedule a personal massage prior to the event.

Marvis donated a gift certificate for a 15 minute massage.  Iris Martinez won the FREE massage and enjoyed every second of it!!!

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Michele Parker, Pampered Chef Consultant

Contact Michele by email @ for more information.

Michele contributed over 70 Season's Best cook books (one for each ladies' goodie box) and also a prize basket FULL of awesome Pampered Chef products with a retail value of more than $130.00!!!  WOW!  Shannon won the huge basket of items.

Your donations were SO very GENEROUS, Michele.  We appreciate you more than words can express.


Located:Oxford, Alabama

Ernie Surrett manages the O'Charley's located at 4 Recreation Drive in Oxford, Alabama.  Ernie donated a gift card valued at $10.00 for our retreat.  This was part of the Grand prize package won by Tracy.

Thanks Ernie for your generous contribution!

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Olive Garden

Located:Oxford, Alabama

Olive Garden in Oxford, AL is located at 410 Oxford Exchange Blvd. (close to the new Hobby Lobby) just off I20.  Manager, Dave Legg donated four gift certificates valued at $5.00 each!  Two of these were part of the Grand prize package won by Tracy.  The other two certificates were won by Heather and Judy.

Thanks for your AWESOME contribution, Dave!

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Outback Steakhouse

Located:Oxford, Alabama

Outback Steakhouse in Oxford is located at 196 Spring Branch Road.  Managers Serena Amos and Rachel Haynes donated a VERY GENEROUS gift card with a value of up to $45.00!  This gift card was part of the Grand prize package won by Tracy.

Thanks SO MUCH Serena & Rachel!

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Pamela Dean, CTMH consultant

Located:Gadsden, AL

Pam is a true veteran scrapper and stamper having been enjoying the hobbies for many years now.  She is the first person to ever mention and encourage Paulette to try her hand at this wonderful activity.  Pam has been a Close To My Heart consultant for only a few months and is delighting in the ability to sell a product she loves and also earn money to "feed" her NEED for more scrapbook supplies!  Contact Pam by email @

For our 2008 retreat, Pam donated two C level prizes.  Nancy was the recipient of one and the other CTMH gift will be awarded at the 2009 retreat (Paulette located this other prize after the '08 retreat... yep, she sure was sorry, too).

Thanks so much Pam!  We appreciate your being an NS helper, too!!!

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Penny Lacey

Located:Arab, AL

Penny Lacey, Premier Jewelry consultant is located in Arab, AL.  Contact her at 256-586-0270.  Penny made a VERY generous donation for our 2008 event.  Not only did she give us mini catalogs for each ladies' goodie box, she also contributed a $50.00 gift certificate.  This prize was won by Jinger.

Thank you for your generosity, Penny.

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Ruby Tuesday

Located:Ft. Payne, AL

Ruby Tuesday in Ft. Payne is located just off I-59 exit #218 at 301 Ruby Tuesday Ln. SW.  General manager, James  gave us a generous contribution of a $25.00 gift card!  This was part of the Grand prize package won by Tracy.

Thanks again, James!

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Santa Fe Cattle Co.

Located:Gadsden, AL

Gadsden's Santa Fe Cattle Co. is located just off I-59 at the Attalla / Rainbow City exit.  Manager, Ryan donated a $25.00 gift certificate which was won by Kimberley.

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Santa Fe Cattle Co.

Located:Ft. Payne, AL

Ft. Payne's Santa Fe Cattle Co. is located just off I-59 exit #218 at 305 Ruby Tuesday Lane SW.  Manager, Hank gave a generous donation of a gift card good for "dinner for two".  Abigail Macias was the recipient of this prize.

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Sarah Nelson, Stampin' Up Independant Demonstrator

Located:Moulton, AL

Sarah Nelson, Stampin' Up! Independent Demonstrator is located in Moulton, Alabama.  She is such a talented scrapbooker and card maker!  Please check out her blog and contact her for your Stampin' Up! needs.

For our 2008 retreat, Sarah donated an AWESOME basket valued at over $75.00!  Tracy won this fantastic basket!

Thanks SO MUCH, Sarah.

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Scrapbook Heaven

Located:Hixson, TN

Scrapbook Heaven is located at 5450 Hwy 153, Suite 802B in Hixson, Tennessee, 37343.  Manager, Sonya Summers donated a $50.00 gift certificate good for any purchases at their store.  Pam won this prize.

Thanks Sonya!

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Scrapbook “FUN” Addicts


We saw FANTASTIC products by Scrapbook "FUN" Addicts (where scrapbook page kits become addictive) while we were at the Duluth, Georgia Scrapbook Expo this summer.  Check out their web site to see some awesome layouts and scrapbook page kits for purchase!

For our retreat, Scrapbook "FUN"Addicts owner, Terri Zaelit contributed Valentine card kits for every ladies' goodie box.  Talk about a PRECIOUS Valentine!   What a generous donation they gave.

Thanks again, Terri!

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Scrapbooker’s Painted Page

Located:Colcord, OK

Scrapbookers Painted Page is a new business located in Colcord, Oklahoma which offers a unique selection of one of a kind hand painted art designs by a special team of talented young women.  These unusual, painted papers are printed on premium quality cardstock.  We saw some of their gorgeous papers at the Duluth, Georgia expo this summer.

Jennifer of Scrapbookers Painted Page sent us a huge box filled with several designs of their awesome papers (TONS of each design).  We shared that paper with our attendees in each ladies' goodie box as well as adding some of the papers to coordinating prize kits.

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Scrapbookin' Pals

Located:Boaz, AL

Staci Snellings and her daughter, Jenifer Rhoden (volunteer) have a wonderful spot to crop in Boaz, AL.  Contact them by e-mail at  They hold crops almost every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 5:00pm until 10:00pm. Be sure to check out their spotlight on our site.

For our 2008 event, they donated TONS of stickers, embellishments, and other items which were used to create prize kits as well as some which were added to the attendees' goodie boxes.

In addition to there donations, Staci & Jenifer also allowed us to borrow some six foot tables for our crop room during the retreat weekend.

Scrapbookin' Pals, thanks so much for your AWESOME contribution!

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Simply Scrappin' Retreats

Located:Springville, Alabama

Coordinators Teri Killough and Tracy Perry host at least two retreats per year in Springville, Alabama at the Springville Camp & Conference Retreat House.  Twenty one croppers come together during the events for wonderful weekends filled with scrapbooking and great food!  Check out their blog or email them at  for more information.

Teri & Tracy donated a gift certificate for $50.00 off the cost of their Spring, 2008 retreat.  Jennifer Stalnaker was the luck winner of this prize.

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Steven Hatmaker

Located:Attalla, AL

Steven Hatmaker is the husband of our special friend and helper, Robbie Hatmaker.  He is Franchise Business Leader at Burger King Corporation.

Steve's contribution was something we requested to add a little touch of "royalty" to our weekend.  He donated Burger King crowns for every lady.  We printed our NS initial logo and added it to all of the crowns so that our ladies could be Notorious Scrapaholics QUEENS!

Thanks for helping make our retreat even more special, Steve.

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Three Ladies and a Scrapbook

Located:Rainsville, Alabama

Three Ladies and a Scrapbook, located at 96 East Main Street in Rainsville, Alabama (256-638-2767) is one of our most faithful and generous sponsors.  You MUST see their beautiful shop filled with the latest and hottest scrapbook supplies!

This year, owners Debra Talley and Janet Linville donated a Sizzix Sidekick which was given as a door prize during the retreat and won by Julia.  The store was also open for our attendees to shop during the day and evening on Saturday.  Thank you, Debra & Janet for your continued support.  We appreciate all you have done for us.

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Wills Creek Vineyards

Located:Attalla, AL

Owner, Jahn Coppey made a generous donation of a beautiful and scrumptiously fragrant muscadine scented jar candle.  This candle was included in our "Purple Rain" basket filled with all things purple such as paper, an album, ribbons, embellishments, etc.

See description of Wills Creek Vineyards products available at their web site link.  More information may also be read on the sponsor page for 2007.

Thank you for helping us again, Jahn.

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Your Scrapbook Clearance Center

Located:Buford, GA

If you ever have a chance to go to the Mall of Georgia, don't miss Your Scrapbook Clearance Center!  Plan to spend a couple of hours browsing at a huge selection of supplies.  There is also another branch in the Pigeon Forge area, next to Your Scrapbook Super Store.

For our 2008 event, they donated two heritage idea books which were added to a C-level prize kit won by Jen M.  A "Scrapper's mug" was given as well that we paired with a matching journal (and threw in some gourmet hot chocolate mix) - this was won by Angie.  Lastly, they donated a 12x12 album with a matching 2 drawer box filled with embellishments.  That prize was won by Amy C.

Thanks so much, Your Scrapbook Clearance Center!

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