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The Ken Ford Foundation Honored as Trailblazing 21st Century Leaders

The Ken Ford Foundation Honored as Trailblazing 21st Century Leaders

 

The DeKalb Technical College Foundation (DTCF) is kicking off its second “Investing in Dreams” Gala, on Friday, June 10, 2011 at the newly-constructed, state-of-the-art, DeKalb Technical College Conference Center, located at 495 North Indian Creek Drive in Clarkston, Georgia. This event is created to pay tribute to selected individuals and organizations that are making significant contributions to education and impact in their surrounding communities.

Electric Violinist Ken Ford and the six-member board of directors of The Ken Ford Foundation is one of the seven recipients of the 2011 Investing in Dreams Award.  The Foundation is being honored for its contributions to promote education and music advocacy in our communities and schools through their community projects.

A Father's Day Giveaway

A Father's Day Giveaway
Nothing says Father’s Day like a day at the ballpark.  And what better ballpark than Turner Field, cheering on the Braves!   KidVentures plans local field trips for parents & kids all over town!  They do all the hard work so you don’t have to!  With a ton of fun things planned this summer, they are sure to have something that you & your kids will enjoy.  Be sure to follow their adventures on their Facebook page.

One such adventure is a fun tour of Turner Field on Father’s Day Weekend – Saturday, June 18th.

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BEST SPOTS: Summer Camps for Kids

BEST SPOTS: Summer Camps for Kids

CONYERS, Ga. -- For this week’s installment of Best Spots, we've compiled a list of the best summer camps for your children, this year.

YMCA Centers are the nation’s largest provider of child care services and there are a number of YMCA centers around the metro area. According to their website, YMCA’s provide “family-centered, values-based programs” and they support the “physical, intellectual, emotional and social development of children”. Camp charges vary depending on if membership. Check them out online and find your neighborhood center.

Aspiring athletes are all rushing to Elite Hoops Basketball camps around the city. The Elite Hoops will be directing NIKE Basketball Camps across the southeast for players entering grades 3-10.

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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Metro Atlanta celebrates warm weather, water safety

Metro Atlanta celebrates warm weather, water safety

ATLANTA -- The weather is finally getting warmer, which means it's the perfect time to visit one of the many pools in Metro Atlanta.

The 11Alive Web Team has compiled a list of public pools located throughout North Georgia:

* Northeast Metro
Clarke, Forsyth, Gwinnett and Hall Counties

* South Metro
Clayton, Coweta, Fayette, Henry and South Fulton Counties

* Intown and North Fulton
Also includes DeKalb County

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