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Two businesses hold ribbon cuttings

Two businesses hold ribbon cuttings

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- July 12 was a bright day for Dunwoody, as two new businesses held ribbon cuttings with help from the local chamber of commerce.

Canvas By U!
5525 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
678-954-8399

With the motto of "Inspiring Your Inner Artist," Canvas By U! is a studio that uses step-by-step methods to teach budding artists how to paint.

Patrons are invited to bring bottles of wine and other drinks to enjoy while the learn all about painting canvas.

Publix school supply drive to assist DeKalb students

Publix school supply drive to assist DeKalb 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.

Coca-Cola Issues an A.P.B. (All Play Bulletin) to Families: Go Outdoors. Play in the Park. Vote.

Coca-Cola Issues an A.P.B. (All Play Bulletin) to Families: Go Outdoors. Play in the Park. Vote.

America Is Your Park campaign urges families to get out, discover fun ways to get active in the park while helping their favorite park win big

 

ATLANTA, July 10, 2011 – If you’re reading this, you should get to your favorite park – STAT! Coca-Cola is calling all families to go out and play this summer as part of the second annual America Is Your Park campaign.

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.

Have a 'Goofy' weekend with Disney World and Perimeter Mall

Have a 'Goofy' weekend with Disney World and Perimeter Mall

ATLANTA -- There's no need to drive to Orlando to get the Disney World experience this weekend.

Through its Let the Memories Begin tour campaign, Disney World is bringing Goofy and his magical crew to Metro Atlanta to spread happiness, memories and, of course, pixie dust.

After stopping by the 11Alive studio Friday morning to chat with the anchors and help Chesley give the weekend weather, Goofy moved on to Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta.

The tour will be at Perimeter Mall (4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody) from noon until 8 p.m.

Deals of the Day: BOGO pizza, subs, roast beef & more!

Deals of the Day: BOGO pizza, subs, roast beef & more!

ATLANTA -- You can snag buy one, get one free deals on a Cici's adult pizza buffet, Quiznos sub sandwiches, Arby's roast beef sandwiches plus save half off Atlanta Braves tickets.  The Braves are also offering free tickets for military personnel.

Plus, you can still get in on an AirTran airfare sale with one-way fares starting as low as $40.  Find more details in the Deals of the Day on Atlanta MomsLikeMe.com.