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Fulton partners with DeKalb to 'Get to Zero'

Fulton partners with DeKalb to 'Get to Zero'

ATLANTA -- Fulton County comprises 10 percent of Georgia’s population and accounts for 54 percent of the state’s AIDS cases.

In recognition of World AIDS Day on December 1, 2012, starting November 27, both health agencies will sponsor events to encourage residents to take control and get tested in a world-wide effort to reach “ZERO New Infections, ZERO Discrimination and ZERO AIDS Related Deaths.  The County has partnered with DeKalb County to provide similar services in order to have the greatest impact on reducing new HIV infections.

Planned events include:

Wednesday, November 28- 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., free HIV testing will be available at the DeKalb Addiction Clinic, 455 Winn Way, Decatur, GA 30030

Wednesday, November 28 - 6:00 p.m., at Morehouse College Sale Hall, 830 Westview Dr., Atlanta, GA 30314,  

Design group I.O. Metro throws a pre-Thanksgiving Twitter party

Design group I.O. Metro throws a pre-Thanksgiving Twitter party

ATLANTA -- The holidays are fast approaching and with guest in almost clear view, there are more things on our minds other than turkey and sweet potato pies. The idea of hosting guest can be intimidating and the thought of having everything just right can feel a little daunting. Lucky for you, Atlanta interior design group I.O. Metro has decided to throw a pre-Thanksgiving Twitter party hosted by one of the city's most recognized design gurus, Erika Ward of Blu Label Bungalow, to help you get rid of the holiday decorating jitters.

The company is highlighting some of their most delectable design goodies from their first ever catalog and will give valuable tips and tricks to turn your house into a home.You'll also have the opportunity to win prizes every 15 minutes. 

Acclaimed organist launches Spelman College Annual Recital Series Nov. 14

Acclaimed organist launches Spelman College Annual Recital Series Nov. 14

ATLANTA  – Distinguished organist Nathaniel Gumbs, interim associate director of music and arts at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Charlotte, N.C, will launch the 2012-2013 Spelman College Harreld-James Organ Recital Series, Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. Gumbs’ program will include organ favorites and “A Spiritual Suite” by African-American composer Calvin Taylor. The recital series is presented by the Spelman College Office of the President and the department of music.

The recital is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit www.spelman.edu or call 404-270-5476.

WHERE:    
Spelman College, Sisters Chapel
350 Spelman Lane S.W., Atlanta 30314

GPS Address: 440 Westview Drive, Atlanta 30310

WHEN:        
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012
7:30 p.m.

22nd AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run Raises $850,000 and Counting

22nd AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run Raises $850,000 and Counting

ATLANTA -- Atlanta’s support for AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run has resulted in $850,000 raised and counting. The 2012 AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run on Sunday, October 21 in Piedmont Park has grown to be the largest AIDS-related fundraising event in the Southeast with more than 10,000 participants, including over 1,000 runners. Donations will continue to be accepted through Friday, November 30.

"Donations are still coming in from teams as well as individuals who can give at www.aidswalkatlanta.com,” says Mark B. Rinder, Chairman of the Board of AID Atlanta. “We are on track, based on last year's pace, to achieve our goal of raising $1 Million."

Spelman College Praise Fest celebration set for Nov. 9

Spelman College Praise Fest celebration set for Nov. 9

ATLANTA -- Gospel music tinged with jazz and neo-soul, and dance fused with praise are among the performances scheduled at Praise Fest “No Tears Beyond the Gate,” Friday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. Hosted by the  Spelman College Sisters Chapel Arts Ministries, a leadership development program emphasizing unique expressions of faith, culture and art,  Praise Fest will bring together students from the Atlanta University Center to minister through spoken word, dance (mime, liturgical and African) and music during an evening of dynamic praise and worship.
 
A diverse roster of artists and ministries are scheduled to appear at Praise Fest:

Free coupon basics and advance couponing class Oct. 27

Free coupon basics and advance couponing class Oct. 27
Basic Coupon Class October 27, 2012

Residence Inn 

3401 International Blvd. 

Hapeville, GA 30344

10:00 AM to 12:00PM

 

SPONSORED BY:

Artist Chakaia Booker in Conversation

Artist Chakaia Booker in Conversation

ATLANTA -- Spelman College Museum of Fine Art in collaboration with NBAF, presenters of the National Black Arts Festival, present "Chakaia Booker in Conversation" on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Art. Booker is widely acclaimed for her abstract sculptures made of intricately woven, layered, shredded, and curled rubber tires. In this conversation with Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Ph.D., director of the museum, Booker will discuss topics ranging from black identity to urban ecology.