Associated Press Georgia Daybook
Associated Press Georgia Daybook for Thursday, July 18.
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July 18. 9:30 a.m. ATLANTA HAWKS KIDS CAMP — This week, the MJCCA held its first-ever Atlanta Hawks Training Camp where 150+ campers ran through drills, practice plans, scrimmages and Hawks challenges. Campers that won the challenges throughout the week were awarded Hawks gear such as signed basketballs, player s shoes, sunglasses, and much more. The Atlanta Hawks Camp has been one of the most popular camps of the more than 100 MJCCA Day Camps held this year.
Location: Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta
5342 Tilly Mill Road
Dunwoody GA (678.812.4002—
Contacts: Lisa Sommer (Atlanta JCC), 404-784-1705
July 18. 10 a.m. AIRPORT EXPANSION WALKTHROUGH — Airport Officials to Host Atlanta City Councilmembers for Walkthrough of Completed Concourse D Expansion Project
Newest capital project offers nearly 91,000 sq. ft; quadruples space for new concessions
Location: Concourse D Midpoint
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
6000 North Terminal Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia 30320
Contacts: Reese McCranie (Airport PR), 404-886-2334
July 18. 10 a.m. OUTLET OPENING — Local officials and store owners will cut the ribbon and officially open The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta. Over 100 much anticipated stores will open including Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Nike, Coach, True Religion and more.
Location: Interstate 575 / Exit 9 / Ridgewalk Parkway
915 Ridgewalk Parkway
Woodstock GA 30188
Contacts: Gina Slechta (Horizon Group Marketing), 402-991-0875
July 20. 9 a.m. PET OBESITY — Pet obesity has risen significantly in the last five years - more than 90% in cats, and 37% in dogs. On Saturday, July 20, celebrity trainer and Atlanta native, Dolvett Quince from NBC s The Biggest Loser is weighing in on pet obesity and will demonstrate how pet parents can get their dog back in shape with a brand new workout plan he has developed, specifically made for dogs and their owners.
Location: Centennial Olympic Park
265 Park Ave W Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30313
Contacts: Danielle Paleafico (Coyne Public Relations), 973-588-2184
July 20. 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. DISENFRANCHISED YOUTH DISCUSSION — Gregory Ellison, assistant professor of pastoral care and counseling at Candler, will read from his new book, "Cut Dead But Still Alive: Caring for African American Young Men," which illustrates a call for action and a blueprint for response to disenfranchised youth who have limited access to education, have been in prison, or have been pushed to the margins in society.
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Location: Emory's Center for Ethics, Room 102 of the Rita Anne Rollins Building
1531 Dickey Drive
Atlanta, Ga. 30322.
Contacts: Elaine Justice (Emory University PR), 404-727-0643
Created: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 05:15:21 EST
Updated: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 05:15:21 EST