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ATL Councilmember, Aaron Watson, partners with Atlanta Bicycle Coalition for Spring Riding Series

ATL Councilmember, Aaron Watson, partners with Atlanta Bicycle Coalition for Spring Riding Series

ATLANTA -- Residents living in Atalnta City Councilman Aaron Watson's district knows that he is an avid cyclist.  He has been on the forefront in creating a new program that calls on Atlantans of all ages to embrace healthy eating habits, exercise and environmental sustainability practices.  The program is called Living Smarter.

Living Smarter priorities entail:  

  1. Atlanta’s Youth - targeting youth to learn smarter through healthy eating, exercise and literacy initiatives.
  2. Green Living -establishing partnerships with advocates and leaders in the “green movement” to educate Atlantans on the resources and services available to help them achieve an environmentally sustainable city.
  3. Healthy Communities-advocating for more green spaces, bike lanes, walking trails and debris-free neighborhoods that support healthy lifestyle options in the city.
  4. Sustainable Revenue Streams -examine and support environmental conservation opportunities that may be viable revenue streams for Atlanta city government’s optimum functioning

Hawks host Career and Internship Fair on April 5

Hawks host Career and Internship Fair on April 5

Downtown, GA--  On Tuesday, April 5, prior to the Hawks vs. Spurs game (7 p.m. tipoff), the Atlanta Hawks will host a Career and Internship Fair at Philips Arena. 

From 1-4 p.m., attendees will have the opportunity to speak with over 20 companies seeking qualified candidates to fill full and part time positions, as well as internships.  In addition to the Atlanta Hawks, Thrashers and Philips Arena, companies slated to participate include: the NBA, Atlanta Falcons, Six Flags, Charlotte Bobcats, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Verizon Wireless and Aflac, among others.  

The cost of the fair is $25 per person prior to April 5, and $30 the day of the event.  All attendees will receive a complimentary ticket for the Hawks vs. Spurs game that evening.  Visit www.philipsarena.com for more information and registration materials.

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Now is the best time to register for the City of Atlanta’s summer camp; Camp Best Friends

Now is the best time to register for the City of Atlanta’s summer camp; Camp Best Friends

Atlanta, GA--  (submitted by the City of Atlanta) 

The summer months are just a few weeks away, and the school year is coming to a close.  Now is the best time to register for the City of Atlanta’s summer camp.  Registration for Camp Best Friends is open for youth ages 5 to 16.  There will be four specialty camps including one residential camp, 12 day camps, and two teen camps.  The regular camp season starts May 31st and runs through July 22.  The extended camp will be available from July 25th through August 5th at four locations.

“Camp Best Friends is celebrating 30 years of service to the metro Atlanta youth and families,” said Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs George Dusenbury.   "There are plenty of spots available as we continue to honor Mayor Reed's commitment to youth development in the City of Atlanta.” 

The summer program will provide a variety of fun and age-appropriate activities including field trips, sports, special events, arts and crafts, nutrition, physical fitness, and games under the supervision of trained staff. 

The Camp Best Friends location sites for ages 5-16 are: 

GA World Congress hosts Girls Volleyball Tournament this weekend

GA World Congress hosts Girls Volleyball Tournament this weekend

WHAT:           21st Annual Big South National Qualifier

Three-day event welcomes 1,110 teams to Atlanta on April 1 – 3, 2011 

WHO:             Over 12,000 girls volleyball players between the ages of 10-18 will compete in seven age divisions.  About 300 collegiate volleyball coaches will attend the three-day tournament. Expected attendance is approximately 50,000 spectators. The convention space being utilized is hosting a total of113 courts. There has been a 38% growth from last year.

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Spring Break Activity! $15 = 1Hr Horseback Riding Experience with Harmony N Horsemanship (73% off)

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