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Chipotle to hold statewide hiring event

Chipotle to hold statewide hiring event

ATLANTA -- Chipotle Mexican Grill is looking for new team members to work at all of its Georgia locations.

Tuesday, Feb. 17 is Open Interview Day at Chipotle, where every restaurant will interview candidates for full- and part-time positions. Those who are interested are asked to fill out applications at jobs.chipotle.com, then visit their local stores for in-person sessions with a manager.

Interviews will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., and from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Amanda Klein, Chipotle's lead recruiting strategist for the Southeast, said the fast-casual chain offers competitive pay and benefits, free meals and uniforms, paid breaks and plenty of advancement opportunities for its employees.

Chick-fil-A to host Daddy-Daughter Date Night

Chick-fil-A to host Daddy-Daughter Date Night

(WXIA) -- Chick-fil-A will bring back its popular Daddy-Daughter Date Night this weekend.

The fifth annual event will be Saturday, Feb. 7 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at participating restaurants.

Daddy-Daughter Date Night encourages fathers and their little girls to spend time together. Every "couple" will receive take-home booklets featuring conversation starters and ideas for future outings.

Attendees will also be treated to tableside service, limousine and trolley rides, and other surprises.

Daddy-Daughter Date Night is free, except for the cost of food. Seating is available every hour; fathers and daughters are encouraged to call their local Chick-fil-A locations in advance to reserve a time.

Race this weekend: Tartan Trot

Race this weekend: Tartan Trot

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Run a 5K or a 10K to the sound of bagpipes this weekend.

The Tartan Trot will return to St. Luke's Presbyterian Church in Dunwoody. An anticipated 1,500 runners will take to the streets in two AJC Peachtree Road Race qualifiers.

Both races will be held Saturday, Feb. 7. A 1-mile fun run will begin at 8 a.m.; the 5K and 10K will start at 8:30 a.m. sharp.

Participants will receive long-sleeve performance T-shirts, while awards will be given to the top male and female finishers, male and female masters finishers, top three finishers in each age group, and the top male and female finishers wearing kilts.

Registration for the 5K and 10K is $35 through Feb. 6 and $40 on race day. The fun run costs $20.

Money raised by the Tartan Trot will benefit St. Luke's outreach partners, including Habitat for Humanity, Family Promise and Stop Hunger Now.

Students invited to Pizza Farm 2014

Students invited to Pizza Farm 2014

FOREST PARK, Ga. -- How do you expose urban youth to Georgia’s agriculture? You open a Pizza Farm!

Fourth and fifth grade students from the Atlanta metropolitan area will learn about Georgia agriculture by making, and eating, pizza at the second annual Pizza Farm event.

County agents with the Cooperative Extension Metro Collaborative of Fulton, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Cobb and Clayton counties will lead the event set for Oct. 21-23 at the Georgia State Farmers Market in Forest Park, Ga. The students will learn how dairy, vegetables, grains and meats come together to make the pizza.  

DeKalb to hold neighborhood summit next month

DeKalb to hold neighborhood summit next month

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- DeKalb County will hold its annual neighborhood summit on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Tucker High School.

The event gives DeKalb residents an opportunity to mingle with local government officials and discuss ways to improve the quality of life in the county.

This year's summit will feature Curbside Consulting, a rotating series of sessions where residents will be encouraged to sit down and ask questions about issues that matter to them.

Curbside Consulting will run from 9 a.m. to noon and will cover several topics:

* Community organizing/building
* Marketing/social media
* Fundraising/grant writing
* Meeting facilitation
* Volunteer/board management
* Program planning and development
* Neighborhood Nexus/community needs assessment

DeKalb revives Sick of Signs campaign

DeKalb revives Sick of Signs campaign

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- DeKalb County is calling on the community to help battle the abundance of illegal signs in certain neighborhoods.

The county's second annual Sick of Signs campaign aims to clean up the streets and sidewalks. Interim CEO Lee May and the county's commissioners will gather up the signs on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon.

"Illegal signs are a blight in the community and an eyesore, and potentially dangerous if they're too close to roadways," May said. "This effort aligns with DeKalb's priorities to develop and maintain sustainable neighborhoods, and enhance public safety."

Sick of Signs volunteers will meet at the Walmart at 5935 Memorial Drive in Stone Mountain.

Call 404-687-3947 to sign up.

Race this weekend: Family & Friends

Race this weekend: Family & Friends

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Georgia's chapter of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas will hold a 5K fundraiser this weekend.

The Family & Friends 5K Run will be Saturday, Sept. 13 at Brook Run Park in Dunwoody. Registration and packet pickup open at 6:15 a.m., and the race will begin at 7 a.m.

The race fee is $30 and includes a T-shirt. It costs $10 to participate in a 1K fun run. A portion of proceeds will go to Be the Match, the national bone marrow donor program.

Visit active.com for more information and to sign up.

Brook Run Park is located at 4770 North Peachtree Road.