Pattie Kenney Dr. Patricia Kenney graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1982. She served as an officer in the Army as a helicopter pilot on active duty until Nov 1989. She was in the Reserves until 2002 and returns annually for summer camp. In 1993, Dr. Kenney graduated from the Veterinary School of Medicine at Auburn University and opened the Union County Pet Hospital in 1994 and continues to operate to this day. She enjoys working with dogs, cats, horses, and exotics. Dr. Kenney enjoys showing her Newfoundland dogs in Conformation classes, Water Rescue, Drafting, and Obedience/Rally. She is the Past President of the Southeastern Newfoundland Club and a board member of the SENC Rescue Inc. She is a Health Committee Board member for the Newfoundland Club of America (NCA). Furthermore, she is a founding board member of the Mountain Emergency Animal Center and has served as President of the board. Dr. Kenney is a strong advocate of continuing education for veterinary medicine. She puts great importance on improving her own education and will put aside time to teach and share with others this passion for knowledge. Dr. Kenney also enjoys and Newfoundland activities, as well as motorcycle riding, hiking, skiing, reading and horseback-riding. Last October, Pattie married her love, James (Jim) Kenney in France. They split their weekends between Blairsville and Charlotte, NC. Amy Williams Belly Dancing instructor at Blairsville School of Dance
Amy Williams-Green is from Philadelphia and Orlando and the mother of 5 amazing people. She and her children decided to make North Georgia their home in 2012. Amy spent many years studying and performing belly dance. Since moving to the mountains Amy has continued to study various forms of belly dance as well as having the opportunity to become a belly dance instructor at Blairsville Dance project and Towns County
Recreational Department. Amy has performed with a troupe in Murphy, N.C. and has had the pleasure of dancing for the Art Council and members of the Folk School in North Carolina. Amy hopes to continue to build a community of belly dancers and enthusiasts here in North Georgia.