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Happy holidays from the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Happy holidays from the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

ATLANTA -- The National Park Service is rolling out videos carrying holiday greetings from parks across the United States throughout December.

On Tuesday, Dec. 20, a metro Atlanta park was the featured location -- Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.

Watch the park's holiday greeting in the embedded video above.

"We welcome more than 280 million visitors to . . . national parks every year," said National Park Service director Jonathan Jarvis. "The videos are a great way to send our best wishes for the holidays to those folks who spent time in a national park this year or may be thinking about a trip in the future."

Atlanta Construction Companies Give Cobb Students Hands-On Experience in Construction

Atlanta Construction Companies Give Cobb Students Hands-On Experience in Construction

National ACE Mentoring Program Recently Won Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Math and Engineering Mentoring

 

Atlanta’s Turner Construction and other local construction firms have recently expanded their ACE Mentor Program -- an effort to encourage high school students to explore careers in the design and construction industry -- into Cobb County for the 2011-2012 session.

Secret Santas Wanted

Secret Santas Wanted

The Children's Center for Hope & Healing is looking for secret Santas. This wonderful non-profit organization  is dedicated to breaking the cycle of child sexual abuse and preventing the victimization of children.


If you, your office, your Sunday School Class, or your family would like to provide Christmas for one of our

children or one of our families, please call us for a wish list.  Every week, we see children whose shoes are

too small for their feet, whose legs have outgrown their Levi’s, or who greedily devour our snack supply

because they don’t have enough to eat at home.  

 

These families need our help providing clothing—winter jackets, blue jeans, sweaters, and pajamas as well as

Marietta Holiday News

Marietta Holiday News

 

City offices closed for Thanksgiving
City of Marietta administrative offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25.

Dental clinic to offer free services this weekend

Dental clinic to offer free services this weekend

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Just in time for the holidays, a local dental clinic will offer free services this weekend.

The team at Marietta Family Dental Care will open their doors to the community on Saturday, Nov. 19. Registration begins at 4 a.m., and patients will be seen until 4 p.m.

Attendees are encouraged to arrive early, as patients will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants must be at least 18 years old and will receive their choice of one cleaning, filling or extraction.

About 10 to 16 dentists and 60 to 80 hygienists hope to treat 150 people during the 12-hour event.

For more information, call 770-973-8222. Marietta Family Dental Care is located at 4720 Lower Roswell Road in East Cobb.

LOCAL PROFILE: A Charitable Thanksgiving

ATLANTA -- This week, the Where U Live team spoke with representatives from the Salvation Army and Hands On Atlanta about ways Atlantans can be charitable, this holiday, if they want to dedicate their holiday to others in need.

BEST SPOTS: Thanksgiving Alternatives

BEST SPOTS: Thanksgiving Alternatives

ATLANTA, Ga. – Thanksgiving is traditionally a holiday reserved for fellowship with family and friends. Most of us enjoy a huge meal, fight through the subsequent stomachache, hang with your favorite cousins and watch football, however, everyone doesnt enjoy turkey day in the same fashion. Some families have unique traditions that may not be consistent with, what we would call an average Thanksgiving. So, if you’re looking to change-up your routine, check out some of the ideas the “Where U Live” team put together.