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Board to hold meet & greets with Hinojosa

Board to hold meet & greets with Hinojosa

COBB CO., Ga. -- Cobb County residents have two new opportunities to meet Dr. Michael Hinojosa, finalist for superintendent of schools.

RELATED: Hinojosa named finalist for Cobb superintendent

The first meet and greet will be from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 1 at Sprayberry High School (2525 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta, 30066).

The second opportunity will be on the same day from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at McEachern High School (2400 New MacLand Road, Powder Springs, 30127).

 

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents 'RENT' in June

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents 'RENT' in June

MARIETTA, Ga. -- One of the world's most popular musicals is coming to the historic Earl Smith Strand Theatre (117 North Park Square, Marietta, 30060) in June.

Atlanta Lyric Theatre, the metro area's only professional musical theatre company, will begin its run of Jonathan Larson's RENT on Friday, June 10.

RENT is a rock opera loosely based on Giacomo Puccini's La bohème. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York City's Lower East Side in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of AIDS.

Felicia Boswell stars as Mimi Marquez, a sexy HIV-positive stripper and dancer who is also addicted to heroin.

And the award for Hispanic Businesswoman of the Year goes to...

And the award for Hispanic Businesswoman of the Year goes to...

This past Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's (GHCC) Annual Awards Gala which was held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta, hosted by Macy's, UPS, Delta Air Lines... just to name a few. I was even surprised to see Lockhead Martin's table next to ours!

LAA to Host Copa Latina de Atlanta: Fútbol, Familia y Fiesta at the Atlanta Silverbacks Park

LAA to Host Copa Latina de Atlanta: Fútbol, Familia y Fiesta at the Atlanta Silverbacks Park

Doraville, GA --  (English Below)  La Asociación Latinoamericana (LAA por sus siglas en inglés) invita la comunidad a participar en su segundo torneo benéfico, Copa Latina de Atlanta: Fútbol, Familia y Fiesta, organizado en colaboración con Univision 34 de Atlanta. Ya inició el registro de equipos, y el evento se llevará a cabo en el Parque de los Atlanta Silverbacks e incluirá actividades recreativas y entretenimiento gratis para toda la familia.

Adultos, adolescentes y jóvenes pueden jugar en el torneo y habrá divisiones para hombres, equipos mixtos y mujeres. Cada jugador recibirá una camiseta y hay dos juegos garantizados. Campeones del torneo recibirán un trofeo, dinero en efectivo y otros premios. Costo del registro: equipos individuales: $250; equipos de jóvenes (11 – 14 años): $140; equipos corporativos: $350.

 Participación en la Copa Latina de Atlanta apoyará los programas y servicios que la Asociación Latinoamericana brinda a la comunidad latina. La Asociación hace una diferencia en cuatro áreas de impacto: Inspirar a jóvenes latinos a lograr éxito académico; Ayudar a adultos a fomentar nuevas destrezas con cursos y entrenamientos; Proveer soluciones a familias con necesidades urgentes; y Ayudar a mujeres y niños a escaparse de situaciones de violencia doméstica 

Cuándo:         Sábado 11 de junio del 2011 a las 9 a.m. ?Horario: todo el día

Dónde:           Atlanta Silverbacks Park
3200 Atlanta Silverbacks Way | Atlanta, GA | 30340

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Chattahoochee Tech graduation is June 16

Chattahoochee Tech graduation is June 16

ATLANTA -- Chattahoochee Technical College is gearing up for its spring graduation ceremony.

Approximately 1,200 students will graduate at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 16 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

This year's featured speaker will be Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens.

Training session seeks solution to underage drinking

Training session seeks solution to underage drinking

KENNESAW, Ga. -- Law enforcement, court professionals, campus administrators and policy makers across Georgia are called to attend a one-day training event to seek a solution to the growing problem of underage drinking.

Supported by consultants from the Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center (UDETC) under a grant from the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, participants will come together to develop a roadmap for improvement to the campus and community response to this issue.

"Underage drinking is a serious problem that we cannot ignore," said Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens. "We must continue to explore ways to prevent teenage alcohol abuse because the cost to our young people and community is too high to overlook.

WEEKEND EVENTS: Wakeboard Tour, Imagination Movers and Farmer's Markets

WEEKEND EVENTS: Wakeboard Tour, Imagination Movers and Farmer's Markets

MARIETTA, Ga. -- There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

The Marietta City Council has been approved to add another day onto their weekly Farmer’s Market schedule. In addition to the regularly scheduled market on Saturday mornings, the market will now be open Sundays – rain or shine – from 12:30 until 3:30 p.m. The Farmers Market is located on the Marietta Square.

Tour the Crumby Hall and Gardens and learn about historic preservation in Marietta as a part of Historic Preservation Month. Brumby Hall was built in 1851 by Colonel Arnoldus Brumby and the building was used as a living quarters for doctors from GMI, the hospital, at the time. Brumby Hall is located at 500 Powder Springs Street in Marietta.

 Come out to the MasterCraft ProWakeboard Tour at Dallas Landing in Acworth.