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You’re Invited to “Capture the Flag” with Diet Coke® and The Heart Truth® on Feb. 22

You’re Invited to “Capture the Flag” with Diet Coke® and The Heart Truth® on Feb. 22

DIET COKE KICKS IT OLD SCHOOL TO “CAPTURE THE FLAG”

AND HELP RAISE AWARENESS FOR HEART HEALTH IN ATLANTA!

WHAT: A fun “Capture the Flag” game to raise awareness and funds for heart health!

Clark Atlanta University will have four teams of six students competing in games of "Capture the Flag" and the finalists will play for DeKalb Medical and West End Medical Center. The winning team will receive $10,000 and even the losing group will walk away with $5,000. Diet Coke® will present both health organizations with checks at the end of the game.

Marietta-based Charity Run Looking For Participants

Marietta-based Charity Run Looking For Participants

MARIETTA, GA -- Lace up those running shoes. Atlanta's newest 5K Walk & Run is looking for participants!

Whether you're young or old, beginner or expert, or even a canine, organizers of the Knockout Cancer 5K are looking for participants. On April 2nd, the 3.1 mile run & walk will circle Walton High School in Marietta, Ga.

"The event will bring the community together for a common goal, to raise money for charity.

Want to Be Atlanta's Biggest Loser?

Want to Be Atlanta's Biggest Loser?

ATLANTA -- "Atlanta's Biggest Loser" is now accepting entries for contestants for the show's fifth edition.

Like its national cousin, this season of "Atlanta's Biggest Loser" is a couples' edition. Any kind of couple can apply -- siblings, parent/child, co-workers, friends and every pairing in between.

The deadline to apply is noon on Friday, Feb. 18 at www.atlbiggestloser.com.

"Atlanta's Biggest Loser" will officially begin on Monday, Mar. 7. Six teams of two will work with one of 11Alive's two fitness partners, D.R.E.A.M.

Health Fair and Expo Held at South Cobb Recreation Center

Health Fair and Expo Held at South Cobb Recreation Center

Atlanta, GA--  The 3rd Annual Community Health Fair & Wellness Expo will be held at the South Cobb Recreation Center on Sunday, February 6th from 12:00pm-4:00pm.

In observance of the National Black HIV/Aids Awareness Day, the health fair will provide free health screenings for the general public. There will be HIV testing and counseling, dental screenings, mental health services, chiropractic services, cancer screenings and services, and much more.

Help Cobb County Seniors by buying a County Cookbook full of Grandma's Recipes

Help Cobb County Seniors by buying a County Cookbook full of Grandma's Recipes

Atlanta, GA--  (submitted by Cobb County Communications)

Cobb residents have a tasty way to help local senior citizens. Cobb Senior Services is offering the Incredible Edibles cookbook, featuring more than 180 time-tested recipes. The cookbook is $15 at senior multipurpose centers or the administrative office and $20 online, including shipping anywhere in the contiguous United States.

Cobb Fire Department Awarded Grant to buy Smoke Alarms

Cobb Fire Department Awarded Grant to buy Smoke Alarms

Atlanta, GA--  (submitted by Cobb Communications) 

Representatives from Cobb Fire and Emergency Services recently accepted a $13,912 grant from the Insurance Office of America and Fireman's Fund Insurance Company.

Over the past year, Cobb Fire and Emergency Services staff has distributed 525 dual sensor smoke alarms to residents.

This grant will allow staff to purchase another 700 smoke alarms, which should meet demands for the next year-and-a-half.

"Taste of Africa and Caribbean Event" this Weekend to Help Battered Women and Homeless Children

Atlanta, GA--  In an effort to help the battered woman and homeless children, the Nations Community Restoration, Inc. organizes an event called Taste of Africa and Caribbean.  This event is aiming at opening shelters for the battered women and homeless children, with a computerized education system.

TASTE OF AFRICA AND CARIBBEAN WILL BE HELD AT THE COBB COUNTY CIVIC CENTER ON SUNDAY NOVEMBER 14, 2010 FROM 3:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M

ADDRESS: 548 SOUTH MARIETTA PKWY, MARIETTA, GA 30060

TEL: (770) 528-8450