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Want to be a Lifeguard or Swim Instructor? Attend the Gwinnett Parks Job Fair

Want to be a Lifeguard or Swim Instructor? Attend the Gwinnett Parks Job Fair

Gwinnett County, GA--  On Friday, February 4th from 6pm to 9pm, the Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation is holding a free Aquatics Job Fair.  The Interactive Job Fair will give attendees the opportunity to learn about lifeguarding and instructor opportunities with Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation.

The fair is for both certified and uncertified lifeguards and swim instructors. You are asked to bring your swimsuits for the 45 minute interview process.  Parents are welcome to attend as well.

Where:  Bethesda Park Aquatic Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville 30044, 678-924-6334.

Coach K In Town Checking Out Miller Grove Star Center.

Coach K In Town Checking Out Miller Grove Star Center.

   At 6'9 and 274-pounds, Miller Grove High School's Tony Parker would be a stand-out even if he wasn't a stand-out.

   Just a junior, he's currently Number 15 among ESPN's top basketball recruits for 2012.

   "He plays an up-tempo style game now," said Miller Grove Coach Sharman White.  "He plays like he's on a college level now.  He still has a lot to learn but can do some of things that can contribute to a college program right away."

Duke's Coach "K" to personally scout a Miller Grove HighSchool Player tonight

Duke's Coach "K" to personally scout a Miller Grove HighSchool Player tonight

Lithonia, GA-- According to the buzz amongst different well known blogs, Coach "K" of Duke University has come into town today to see one of the most highly rated players in the nation play versus Douglass High.

Tony Parker is a 6-foot-9, 275 pound Junior from Miller Grove High School, and has already received more than 40 scholarship offers.

It is not everyday that a coach from such a college basketball powerhouse like Duke, goes to personally scout young players like Parker. 

Parker who is being approached by every nearly every school in the country, including Georgia Tech, has said that he does not have a favorite team but is excited that the Duke coach is coming to see the game.

Tony Parker averages 19.5 points, 14 rebounds, and 3 blocked shots per game. His team Miller Grove has recently beaten the #1 ranked team in the country, Milton High (also from Greater Atlanta), in a surprising victory.

DeKalb County Youth Soccer Organization SMYSA is Kicking Balls while Taking Donations for the Poor

Atlanta, GA--  DeKalb County Youth Soccer Organization SMYSA is kicking balls while taking donations to inspire our 16.8% of neighboring families living below poverty levels.  Every donation can help aid our community with support, food, clothing and toys for the holidays. 

The City of Atlanta Wins $50,000 Community Tennis Grant for "2010 Best Tennis Town" Finalist

Atlanta, GA-- Mayor Kasim Reed was at the 2010 U.S.

Want to Run in Atlanta's Half Marathon this Thanksgiving? Train with a Coach Now

Atlanta, GA-- For those runners who will be running in the Atlanta Half Marathon on Thanksgiving morning, Coach Will Dillard, along with Fleet Feet Sports Atlanta, will have a training program designed specifically for intermediate and veteran runners.

An informational meeting and sign up will be at Fleet Feet Sports Atlanta on Sunday, September 12th at 3:00 p.m., and group runs begin Saturday, September 18th.

The cost of the program is $99.00 and will include the following: Ten Saturday group runs from various locations with optional Wednesday training runs beginning October 6th, a detailed written schedule, seminars on injury prevention and nutrition, access to Coach Will at the runs and by email for training questions, weekly email training tips, a long sleeve technical tee for race day, and socks and other goodies from program sponsors.

Along with coaching numerous runners over the past twenty years, Coach Will has trained many of his runners