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'Students Without Mothers' Charity Poker Tournament

Atlanta, GA--  In November, Students Without Mothers will host two events to raise funds supporting the organization's mission to provide college scholarships to high school students who have lost their mothers.  The First Annual Students Without Mothers "Beat the Odds" Poker Tournament will be held on Thursday, November 18 at 7 p.m. at Smoke Rise Country Club in Stone Mountain.

Registration begins at 6 p.m. and cards fly at 7 p.m. If you're a beginner who wants to learn, be sure to get to the club in time for the lesson, which start at 6:30 p.m.

The Students Without Mothers "Beat the Odds" Poker Tournament is hosted by Reginald and Lynne Prime. Reginald Prime is the Board Chair for Students Without Mothers and Director of Environmental Affairs for Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. The press release for this event is attached for your reference.

Tucker and Dekalb County Celebrate Child Safety Day, Saturday Sept. 25th

Child SAFETY DAY

Sponsored by Safe Kids of DeKalb

Saturday, September 25

11 a.m.

Reduce Water Bills. Dekalb County Watershed Management Hosts Rain Collection Workshop 9/25

Atlanta, GA--  The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) will host a Rain Barrel workshop for DeKalb citizens on Saturday, Sept. 25, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Tucker Recreation Center, 4898 Lavista Road in Tucker.

Collecting rainwater in rain barrels for use during dry months is an excellent way to conserve water and reduce water bills.  During the workshop, citizens will be instructed on rain barrel maintenance and water conservation landscaping. 

The Rain Barrel workshop is open to the first 30 DeKalb County residents that sign up.  This is a “hands on” workshop where residents will make their own rain barrels with DWM assistance.

The cost of the workshop is $65, which includes all the materials to make your very own barrel. The deadline to register is Monday, Sept.

Workforce Development holds Career Event on Sept. 17th

Atlanta, GA-- In commemoration of Workforce Development Month, DeKalb Workforce Development (DWD) will host its 5th Annual Workforce Development Day career event on Friday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Decatur Conference Plaza, 130 Clairmont Ave.

Acting DeKalb County DA Sworn In, Today

Decatur, GA –Javoyne Hicks White has been sworn in as the acting DeKalb County, Georgia district attorney. She assumed the job on Sept. 3, 2010.  

“I look forward to serving as acting district attorney,” said Hicks White. “DeKalb County citizens can rest assured that our office’s talented and committed lawyers and support personnel will continue to provide them with the same level of service they have received during the past five and one-half years.”

Hicks White was one of two existing chief assistant district attorneys who reported to District Attorney Gwen Keyes Fleming. She recently accepted a position as a regional district administrator for the federal Environmental Protection Agency.

2nd Friday's Art Stroll on Castleberry Hill Sept. 10th 7pm-10pm

Atlanta, GA-- Atlanta is quickly becoming the next great place for art and no area is more alive with the arts than Castleberry Hill, Atlanta’s historic arts district.

Come stroll through Castleberry Hill during the next installment of the 2nd Friday ArtStroll, the Best Art Stroll in Atlanta! Visit fascinating and diverse galleries and get a taste of what Atlanta has to offer. Neighborhood businesses and restaurants will be open and welcoming you to our little corner of Atlanta! Come have some dinner, buy some art and find your new loft or condo!

Visit the Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association website to find out more about the neighborhood, local businesses,events, and event sponsorship!