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Fulton County Rededicates Fire Station #7

The Fulton County Fire and Rescue Department invites the public to the rededication of the newly renovated Fire Station #7 (5965 Buffington Road, College Park Ga. 30349), on Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 11:30 a.m.

 “We encourage our citizens to come out and visit their newly renovated fire station.  We also want them to be aware of the services and programs we offer as well to know that their fire department truly believes in community-based fire protection,” said Fire Chief Larry Few.  

 The renovations to Fire Station # 7 included: new kitchen counters, a new commercial refrigerator, an HVAC upgrade, new siding and stonework on the exterior of the building. The approximate cost of the work was $400,000. 

 The rededication of Fire Station #7 also serves as the department’s kick-off event for Fire Prevention Week.

Councilman Vince R. Williams to Host Town Hall Meeting September 30th

Atlanta, GA-- Union City Councilman Vince Williams will host a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, September 30th at 7p.m.  This meeting will focus on the City’s budget for Fiscal Year 2011, which was adopted by Mayor and Council at the August City Council meeting. The forum will field questions from residents of Union City and facilitate an ongoing dialogue regarding citizen concerns. Union City Staff will also be on hand to offer brief presentations and provide information on municipal services including upcoming projects, code enforcement, and public safety. vwilliams@unioncityga.org. Information may also be obtained through the City’s web site or via phone by accessing www.unioncityga.org or calling 770.964.2288.

Register Early for Hands On Atlanta Day and Win a Chance to Work with Atlanta Falcons

Atlanta, GA--  Registration for 20th Annual Hands On Atlanta Day, one of the largest single-day volunteer efforts in the country, is now open to individuals, families and groups. As many as 10,000 volunteers will participate in service projects throughout metro-Atlanta, renovating public schools, taking part in environmental projects, making much needed repairs to seniors’ homes, and much more. This year’s Hands On Atlanta Day is presented by GE.

Registration is $5 for adults and is free for youths under 18 years of age.  Event proceeds support Hands On Atlanta’s volunteer programs.

Registrants who sign up by September 17 and are at least 18 years old will be entered in a drawing from which 25 lucky participants will be randomly selected to participate in an additional service day with the Atlanta Falcons this spring.

In addition, two of the winning 25 will each receive two round-trip, coach tickets to anywhere AirTran flies.

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!