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Ludacris visits Camp Creek MarketPlace for Bottle Signing on 12/23

Ludacris visits Camp Creek MarketPlace for Bottle Signing on 12/23

Atlanta, GA--  (submitted by Linda Stokes)

On Thursday, December 23rd GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist, successful actor, Atlanta restaurateur (Straits) and philanthropist (The Ludacris Foundation) Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges, will host an exclusive bottle signing at Camp Creek World of Beverage.
With over 20 million albums sold worldwide, Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges has managed to reach another major benchmark along the road of success with Conjure Cognac.

New Statewide Non-Profit Helps Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

New Statewide Non-Profit Helps Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

December 10, 2010, Atlanta, GA…..Startup businesses were responsible for sixty percent of all new jobs created in 2009, according to a recent article in Entrepreneur Magazine. Finding financing for a new business is one of an owner’s biggest headaches and is likely to be more challenging in the years ahead. 

That statistic points to the urgent need for training in better financial skill sets, which will jumpstart the long term success rate of small businesses,” says Charles H.

Public Input on Campbellton Rd./Cascade Corridor Needed

Public Input on Campbellton Rd./Cascade Corridor Needed

Atlanta, GA--  (Submitted by City Hall)  Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottom (District 11) and the City of Atlanta’s Office of Planning will seek public input on the proposed zoning changes along the Campbellton Road corridor. 

The Campbellton?Cascade Corridors Redevelopment Plan calls for the transformation of Campbellton Road from an automobile?oriented corridor with isolated land uses into a pedestrian?friendly, mixed?use neighborhood.

Two public meetings have been scheduled for the general public to have an opportunity to express their views on the proposed zoning changes:

December 7th

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 2755 Campbellton Road, S.W.

December 13th

6:00 p.m.

Join the Force. Atlanta Police Department Holds Job Fair on Saturday 11/20

Atlanta, GA--  The Atlanta Police Department is asking men and women to "Answer the Call," and join the police force. 

Job Fair

Saturday, November 20, 2010.  8:00 am -2:00 pm

Public Safety Headquarters

226 Peachtree St. SW,  Atlanta, GA.

Volunteer Financial Planners to Visit Metro Atlanta Schools

WOODSTOCK, GA -- The Financial Planning Association of Georgia is pleased to announce that members will be volunteering in various schools across the region in honor of National Financial Planning Week, which will take place Oct. 4 through Oct.

County Jobs for Fulton Residents

The Fulton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved the county’s first Job Source Policy, at its September 15 meeting.  By enacting this policy, the county will create a pool of employable Fulton county residents who would be eligible to fill jobs created by certain projects funded by the County.

“The Board of Commissioner feels that it is our responsibility to try and help the citizens of Fulton County as much as we can during these hard economic times. This policy will help to provide stable economic opportunities for families throughout the County” stated Fulton County Chairman John H. Eaves.

This policy will apply to all contracts procured through the Department of Purchasing & Contract Compliance valued in excess of $200,000.

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT UNVEILS CONTEMPOARY LOBBY LOUNGE AVAILABLE FOR TRAVELERS AT ATLANTA AIRPORT

To celebrate Courtyard by Marriott’s Refreshing Business lobby redesign program, the leading national hotel brand has constructed a replica lobby at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, providing thousands of travelers a space to lounge, connect and relax before a flight.

Access to the lobby will be available free of charge to travelers from Sept. 15 through Nov. 14, 2010. Replica lobbies are also in place for the same duration at Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Denver International Airport.

Features at the lobby replica include: A giant GoBoard® touch screen offering local weather and attraction information, flexible seating options, numerous power outlets and large communal tables and couches for guests to enjoy.

The replica lobby program was launched on September 7, 2010 at an event in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal featuring a special performance by six-time Grammy Award recipient John Legend.