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Atlanta Fire Station #16 to hosts 40th Annual Christmas Party on 12/18 from 11-3pm

Atlanta Fire Station #16 to hosts 40th Annual Christmas Party on 12/18 from 11-3pm

Atlanta, GA--  (submitted by Atlanta Fire Dept.) 

Atlanta Fire Rescue Department’s Fire Station 16 will host its 40th Annual Christmas Party for disadvantaged children and their families who live in the Washington Park, Vine City, and English Avenue Communities. In addition to toys and school supplies provided to many Atlanta children during this celebration of family and community giving, at least eight $500 scholarships will be given away to deserving graduating high school seniors entering college.

Salvation Army To Distribute Toys For 2387 Fulton County Children

Salvation Army To Distribute Toys For 2387 Fulton County Children

Atlanta, GA--  (Submitted by Lafeea Watson)

Salvation Army To Distribute Toys For 2387 Fulton County Children

What: As part of its 2010 Angel Tree Program, on December 15th and 16th, The Salvation Army will distribute thousands of new holiday toys and clothing to the parents of 2387 Fulton County children from low-income households.

Parents were pre-qualified for the program based on their income level. The names, ages and gift wish-list of children under the age of 12 in the household were featured on Angel Tags at area malls and businesses. Shoppers selected an angel and returned age-appropriate gifts and clothing items to be distributed to their families before the Christmas holiday.

Gift items range from new bikes, dolls and doll-houses, to hats, scarves, and other warm-weather items.

City of Atlanta makes Plans to House people with No Heat. Call Now

City of Atlanta makes Plans to House people with No Heat. Call Now

Atlanta, GA--  

The City of Atlanta has partnered with various non-profits to shelter residents from today’s frigid temperatures. City of Atlanta residents without heat are asked to CALL THE MAYOR’S OFFICE OF CONSTITUENT SERVICES AT 404-330-6023 for a shelter location in their vicinity.

Today’s forecast calls for a wind chill of 5 degrees or colder. Highs in the upper 20s to low 30s.

Authors, Playwrights and Spoken-word artists gather Tonight for a WordFeast

Atlanta, GA--  WordFeast: To Benefit the Atlanta Food Bank

Catch the holiday spirit when locally and nationally acclaimed authors, playwrights and spoken-word artists return to Actor's Express Theatre Company for WordFeast: Food for the Body and Soul.

The event, conceived 31 years ago as Writers in Concert, happens Monday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m. and features some of the best talent you'll find in Atlanta: event emcee Rob Cleveland; novelists Pearl Cleage, Melissa Faye Greene and David Fulmer; spoken word artist Jon Goode; playwright Topher Payne; playwright Theroun Patterson; and musician Ken J. Martin.

 

Monday, December 13th 7:30pm @ Actor's Express

887 W. Marietta St. #J-107 (King Plow)

Admission is $15 or 15 canned goods

Ringling Bros Circus Tickets at Philips Arena are NOW on Sale

Ringling Bros Circus Tickets at Philips Arena are NOW on Sale

Atlanta, GA--  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & bailey Circus will be coming to the Philips Arena in mid-February for at least 4 special shows.  It has been announced that the tickets are currently on sale and that people are encouraged to reserve their seats now as the show will become sold out.

For people that do buy tickets there will be information on a special invite that you will receive to witness a pre-show exclusive event.

The Circus will also perform 3 days in the Gwinnett Arena, after its run in Philips.

MomsLikeMe.com has great deals from Delta & Airtran and many More...

MomsLikeMe.com has great deals from Delta & Airtran and many More...

Atlanta, GA--  Both Delta and Airtran have launched an Airfare Sale with one-way tickets out of Atlanta as low as $44 each way!

That is one of the deals of the day you can find on Momslikeme.com

While you're there, check out the savings on Shadracks Christmas Wonderland, Hawks tickets, steak delivery, Belgian chocolates and much more.

Make a Pledge to screen for Prostate Cancer and Receive Hawks Tickets

Make a Pledge to screen for Prostate Cancer and Receive Hawks Tickets

Atlanta, GA--  Mayor Kasim Reed "tweeted" early this morning about making the pledge to stop prostate cancer, and hundreds went online to do so.  In a partnership with the Atlanta Hawks, people who went online to make their pledge received 2 free Hawks tickets and were provided information about free PSA screenings upcoming in the Atlanta area.

A PSA Screening is a simple blood test that is recommended for All men with a Family history of prostate cancer, and all African-American men w/wo history, starting at the age of 40.  The easy non-invasive test should be performed annualy and will establish a critical PSA 'baseline' that your doctor needs to help him/her to detect prostate issues early.

Make the pledge at http://www.georgiaprostatecancerpledge.com/