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VIDEO: City renovates home for seniors

VIDEO: City renovates home for seniors

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Seniors living in Marietta now have a more luxurious place to call home.

Yesterday, Mayor Steve Tumlin cut the ribbon on the newly renovated Tower at Dorsey Manor (112 Lemon Street).

The nine-story building features 80 units designed for active seniors. Amenities include a cardiovascular fitness center, a computer room and a covered pavillion surrounded by sidewalks and plenty of green space.

Publix school supply drive to assist Marietta students

Publix school supply drive to assist Marietta students

ATLANTA -- Parents and teachers know that having the right school supplies can mean the difference between a passing or a failing grade for students.

That's why Publix has teamed up with the United Way and several local partners to host the School Tools for Cool Kids program.

Residents can stop by their neighborhood Publix grocery stores from Monday, July 18 until Sunday, Aug. 14 to purchase and/or drop off school supplies in the School Tools bins.

"We encourage customers to donate school supplies to help . . . children begin the school year on a level playing field," said Brenda Reid, media and community relations manager for Publix.

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Donate Your Extra Harvest

Donate Your Extra Harvest

ACFB's Community Gardens project is asking backyard and community gardeners to participate in the national Plant a Row for the Hungry campaign by simply donating any extra harvest from your garden for families and individuals in need.  See the list of drop-off sites and find the one closest to you.

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Goodwill receives $5.7 million grant to help those in need

Goodwill receives $5.7 million grant to help those in need

ATLANTA -- Good news is coming for many Georgians who are struggling to find jobs.

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis recently announced that Goodwill of North Georgia will receive $5,724,222 to help people with barriers to employment, namely ex-offenders and low-income non-custodial parents, obtain the skills they need to find work.

The funds will go toward an Enhanced Transitional Jobs Demonstration program, which offers temporary paid work experiences to more than 3,500 people nationwide. The program improves participants' employability, earnings and opportunities for advancement, not to mention their self-sufficiency and long-term success in the workforce.

"This grant provides needed support to individuals who face significant obstacles to employment," Solis said.

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