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Sweet Auburn Curb Market To Host Singles Mixer on Valentines Weekend

Sweet Auburn Curb Market To Host Singles Mixer on Valentines Weekend

ATLANTA –- (Atlanta Curb Market) “You can find almost anything at the historic Sweet Auburn Curb Market, from apples to zucchini – so why not love?” asks Almeta Tulloss, manager of Café Campesino, the cozy independent coffee shop located right at the entrance of the Sweet Auburn Curb Market.

On Saturday afternoon, February 12 from 3:30 – 5:30 PM (just in time to find your local honey for Valentine’s Day), Café Campesino will host ‘Fresh Meet,’ a fun singles mixer, benefiting Slow Food Atlanta, a non-profit organization that works for good, clean and fair food.

“Come enjoy fair trade chocolate, provided by Divine Chocolate, wine, local brews and fresh snacks as you mix and mingle with like-minded ‘local food’ singles who are interested in the goals of Slow Food Atlanta and who are hungry for a new experience at the Sweet Auburn Curb Market,” invites Almeta.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta Announces Missy Dugan as Interim President & CPO

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta Announces Missy Dugan as Interim President & CPO

ATLANTA – (BGCMA) Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (BGCMA), a non-profit focused on youth development for metro Atlanta children, today announced Missy Dugan as the Interim President and Chief Professional Officer (CPO). Dugan will succeed William Lampley, who recently resigned as President and CPO.

Dugan was most recently the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for BGCMA, where she managed organization operations for 26 Clubs. She also served in the role of Vice President of Development and Marketing for BGCMA and has been with the organization more than four years. Dugan has experience in operations, marketing and development through her years of work in the Boys & Girls Clubs organization.

What's Ahead With WaySouth Media, Inc.

What's Ahead With WaySouth Media, Inc.

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Civil Rights Walk of Fame Announces 2011 Inductees

Civil Rights Walk of Fame Announces 2011 Inductees

Atlanta, GA--  (submitted by Bunnue Jackson-Ransom)

Footsteps of ten new revered civil rights icons will be added to the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame during the 2011Trumpet Awards events.  This induction ceremony is scheduled for Friday,  January 28, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, National Park Service, located at 450 Auburn Avenue (Atlanta, GA).   The program preceding the induction ceremony will be held at the Ebenezer Baptist Church.   The ceremonial host for this year’s occasion is Frank Ski with WVEE FM (V103) Radio.  The program and unveiling of the footsteps are free and open to the public.

The 2011 honorees in this distinguished group include Arthur Blank, James Brown, The Reverend Dr. Gerald Durley, Bishop Neil C. Ellis, Leon Hall, Bishop Barbara King, Marc H. Morial, Mayor Carl Stokes, Congressman Louis Stokes and Henry “Hank” Thomas.

Kwanza Hall Wants Everyone in his District To Follow Him

Kwanza Hall Wants Everyone in his District To Follow Him

Atlanta, GA--  (Submitted by Jay Tribby, Chief of Staff to Kwanza Hall)

Dear District 2 neighbor:

We are huge fans of your Yahoo! group. We are also aware that many of you have made the transition to social media such as Facebook and Twitter.

If you are interested in keeping up with Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza's Hall's public events and initiatives, we want to encourage you to follow this newly launched Twitter account: @District2ATL

Thanks.

Community Meeting at Grady High School, January 25th

Community Meeting at Grady High School, January 25th

During the Atlanta School Board Meeting, held on yesterday, the board voted to accept the SACS report and promised that they would work together to address the six points outlined in the report. And today, January 25th, parents of APS students will host a community meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the Grady High School Theater.

Cecily Harsch-Kinnane (District 3), along with Reuben McDaniel (At Large Board Member, District 8), will provide information and answer questions about the accreditation status of APS Schools. Brenda Muhammad, District 2 Board Member, has also been invited to attend. "The SACS Report focuses solely on APS Board of Education governance issues."

Grady High School is located at 929 Charles Allen Drive in Atlanta.

Doc Chey’s Noodle House Helps Raise Funds for The Intown Academy

Doc Chey’s Noodle House Helps Raise Funds for The Intown Academy

Friends and family of The Intown Academy are invited to dine out at Doc Chey’s Noodle House in Grant Park on Tuesday, January 25th, this event is a fundraiser which is being hosted by the schools PTO.  

The Intown Academy just opened in August and the school presently has about 350 students in kindergarten-sixth grade. Each year, the school will add a new grade level and by the 2012-2013 school year, it will include 8th grade.