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The holidays are here and so are long to-do lists, your brother and his 4 kids, plus cocktail parties all in a row.

DEALCHICKEN: $39 for $103 at Divers Supply

DEALCHICKEN: $39 for $103 at Divers Supply

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Make sure the kids know how to swim well with Thursday's DealChicken Atlanta deal.

For one day only, DealChicken members can take advantage of four 30-minute swimming lessons at Divers Supply for $39. That's 64 percent off the usual price of $103 for classes tailored to children of all ages, six months old to high school.

More than 30,000 kids have learned to swim at Divers Supply, and now your children can be among them for a great price.

This deal expires on May 17, 2012. The lessons must be completed in four consecutive weeks; parents should be prepared to sign a waiver.

Divers Supply is located at 950 Cobb Parkway SE, Suite 160 in Marietta, near the campus of Life University.

CURE Childhood Cancer and Copeland’s Restaurants Team Up for a 'Full Filling' Cause

CURE Childhood Cancer and Copeland’s Restaurants Team Up for a 'Full Filling' Cause

 

More than 40,000 infants, children and teenagers are currently receiving treatment for cancer. CURE Childhood Cancer is a non-profit organization dedicated to funding childhood cancer research projects conducted by experts locally and nationally who are working to find a cure.

Open Arms, one of CURE’s key programs, includes weekly meals delivered to the families and children in both Egleston and Scottish Rite campuses of the Aflac Cancer Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. These meals help bring a sense of home and comfort to the hospital, and this is where Copeland’s of New Orleans has stepped in.

Starting with their specialty, Thanksgiving, Copeland’s is donating a Thanksgiving lunch buffet for these families that look forward to their CURE meal every week.

DEALCHICKEN: $49 for $149 at ATA Martial Arts

DEALCHICKEN: $49 for $149 at ATA Martial Arts

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Get in shape and learn self-defense with this weekend's fantastic DealChicken Atlanta deal.

Through Sunday night, DealChicken members can take advantage of 10 classes at ATA Martial Arts. Choose from Krav Maga classes for adults or Karate for Kids; either way, pay only $49 for a package valued at $149.

The deal gets even sweeter with 50 percent off basic karate gear for DealChicken members.

This offer expires on May 13, 2012. ATA Martial Arts has 21 locations throughout Metro Atlanta:

Acworth
* 3450 Cobb Parkway NW, Suite 190

Alpharetta
* 5354 McGinnis Ferry Road, Suite 212
* 8465 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite 530

Bogart
* 1011 Tower Place

State tax credit program raises $50M for scholarships

State tax credit program raises $50M for scholarships

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Revenue stamped its approval on $50 million in donations under the Georgia Scholarship Tax Credit Program.

The program lets people and businesses get tax credit for donations to scholarships for Georgia children to attend private schools.

Fifty million dollars is the most allowed under the program. In 2012, the statewide cap on donations will increase by the annual increase in the Consumer Price Index until 2018.

Individuals can donate up to $1,000, while married couples have a donation cap of $2,500. Corporations can donate up to 75 percent of their state income tax liability.

The American Federation for Children estimated more than 6,000 students last year got scholarships to attend private schools through the program.

Fight Holiday Bulge! $24=4 Core+More Drop-In Classes with Karen the Fitness Girl ($48 value)

Fight Holiday Bulge! $24=4 Core+More Drop-In Classes with Karen the Fitness Girl ($48 value)

Fight the holiday bulge! Save 50% off small-group fitness classes with an emphasis on the core. Great for toning post-baby bellies, lazy-too-long bodies, and all shapes in between! CLICK HERE TO PAY $24 and get 4 Core+More Drop-In Classes with Karen the Fitness Girl ($48 value).

THIS EXCLUSIVE DEAL ENDS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH AT MIDNIGHT

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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.