Left, Lauren O’Sullivan,10, takes Owen Mahaffey, 8, for a ride at the St. James United Methodist Church’s Skate-a-Thon on Aug. 19 in Buckhead. Right, Carmen Chartrand leads a train of rollerskaters: Sam Landers, 9, Ella McCabe, 7, Henry Chartrand, 7, and Robert Johnson, 10. The church hosted the event to raise funds for new skates.