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Music for Missions invites a music virtuoso to perform a special concert at UMC

Music for Missions invites a music virtuoso to perform a special concert at UMC

Lawrenceville, GA --  Music for Missions is a 12 year project of United Methodist Men and will present Andrew Fazackerley  in the 189th concert.

Andrew Fazackerley is a keyboardist, pianist, composer, organist, arranger, producer, and bandleader. He loves entertain his audiences withall styles of music in the same concert– from Bach on the pipe organ to contemporary music on the synthesizer he is a marvel to hear.
He has released several of his own recordings, including a solo piano album of jazz standards and original compositions entitled “Our Love Is Here To Stay.” His latest CD, “The Ballad Of Norman Forest,” features about 30 of Atlanta’s finest musicians.

City leaders honor W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars

City leaders honor W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars

ATLANTA -- Metro Atlanta leaders will dispense the celebrity treatment to six outstanding Georgia high school students this week.

It's Scholars Recognition Week, a series of celebrations that honor members of the W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars program. This initiative was created by the Atlanta-based W.E.B. Du Bois Society to give fanfare and public recognition to high-achieving black students.

The W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars program is the only recognition outreach of its kind that is modeled after the lauded U.S.

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.

WEEKEND EVENTS: Fly Fishing, Francine Reed and the Family Soulfest

WEEKEND EVENTS: Fly Fishing, Francine Reed and the Family Soulfest

DECATUR -- There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

Kiss 104 FM is hosting their Family Soulfest on June 5 at Stone Mountain Park. The Family Soulfest features field games and live performances by Palmer Williams Jr. and Brick. The festival will culminate with a Lasershow in Mountainvision.

Joe Granderson and Francine Reed are joining forces for a Friday night concert at Eddie’s attic. Eddie’s Attic is located at 515 N. McDonough Street in Decatur. Tickets to the event are $25 at the door.

The Conyers Historical Society’s will be hosting Olde Town Jail Tours on Saturday, June 4. The jail is located on Milstead Avenue and houses a number of historical artifacts from Rockdale County. Tours start at 10:00 a.m. and end at noon.

YUM! $15 for a Kids' Cupcake Decorating Class at The Cup ($29 value)

YUM! $15 for a Kids' Cupcake Decorating Class at The Cup ($29 value)

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Music for Missions concert series at Lawrenceville Road United Methodist Church

Music for Missions concert series at Lawrenceville Road United Methodist Church

IF IT’S JAZZ YOU WANT ITS JAZZ YOU GET!

Or, anything else! reports Jack Sartain, producer and artistic director of the long running and popular Music for Missions concert series at Lawrenceville Road United Methodist Church in Tucker.

At long last, we have been able to book the fabulous young virtuoso musician Andrew Fazackerley for June 26 at 7:00 pm.        

Andrew Fazackerley is a keyboardist, pianist, composer, organist, arranger, producer, and bandleader.

LifeSouth blood drive today at the Loganville and Acworth Wal-marts

LifeSouth blood drive today at the Loganville and Acworth Wal-marts

Loganville, GA --  LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is mounting a campaign today (May 31, 2011) to increase the blood supply in local hospitals.  Each of LifeSouth’s regions is challenging the local communities to come and donate blood. 

“Blood donated to LifeSouth stays in the local communities we serve”, said Michael Becker, LifeSouth Georgia Community Development Coordinator.  “Donors know when they selflessly provide blood to LifeSouth Community Blood Centers that they are helping relatives, neighbors and friends in their local areas”.

On May 31st, LifeSouth will have bloodmobiles at 2 Wal-mart locations from 11am-5pm.

4221 Atlanta HWY, Loganville and 3826 Cobb PKWY, Acworth

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers provides blood and blood products to more than 40 hospitals in the metro area.  Everyone is invited to come and donate.

 The LifeSouth Team will be grilling food and