Friday, March 21, 2008

Local Philoptochos, "Friends of the Poor”, Helping the Community
3/21/08 (10:22 a.m.) Philoptochos is one of the largest philanthropic organizations in the country. The Greek word Philoptochos translates literally to “Friends of the Poor.” Philoptochos is the right arm of the Greek Orthodox Church: a society of the spiritually faithful... More

The Goddard School Opens Their Doors in Tyrone
Photo: The Goddard School staff and owners celebrate the opening of the news school with the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce
3/21/08 (9:18 a.m.) New Chamber of Commerce members Laura Evans and Shonda Rose, Goddard School owners, have teamed up to provide "the emotional, social, intellectual and physical development of your child from six weeks to six years of age." The School is located at 115 Greencastle Road off of Highway 74 and Dogwood Trail. 770-487-3315 or for info.

2008 Charles Wadsworth Concert in Newnan
3/21/08 (3:43 p.m.) On March 29 at 7:30 PM, world-renowned pianist Charles Wadsworth will host a spectacular concert celebrating the much-anticipated completion of the Charles Wadsworth Auditorium Restoration Project... More

Unique Forum for People with Ulcerative Colitis Coming to Atlanta
3/21/08 (4:11 p.m.) “On the Road Again” is coming to Atlanta! The unique free forum for people with ulcerative colitis (UC) designed to help them better manage the many challenges of UC – an inflammatory bowel disease that affects nearly 700,000 Americans and often strikes between the ages of 15 and 30 – is coming to Atlanta... More

Philips Arena to Open Doors Early Saturday for Hawks-Magic Game
Fans will be permitted to enter at 5:30 p.m., key Southeast Division contest set for start at 7 p.m., $1 food specials (hot dogs, popcorn and soft drinks) from 5:30-6 p.m.The Atlanta Hawks are recommending that fans arrive early for tomorrow’s (March 22nd) game against the Orlando Magic, as those with tickets will be able to enter Philips Arena at 5:30 p.m. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.

Georgia Coalition to End Homelessnes: Metro Atlanta Tornado Recovery
Volunteers are needed to assist Metro Atlanta communities affected by this past weekend's severe storms and tornadoes with cleanup efforts. Homes, schools and other structures in these communities were severely damaged and are in need of repair. Additionally, debris is needed to be cleaned from streets, yards and other public spaces.

Presidential Disaster Declaration for Fulton County Issued
Governor Sonny Perdue today announced that President Bush has issued a Federal Disaster Declaration for individual assistance to aide residents of the City of Atlanta and Fulton County with recovery efforts in the wake of storms that hit the city on Friday, March 14 and Saturday, March 15, 2008. The portion of Governor Perdue’s request covering government buildings and public costs due to the storms is still pending.

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