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Saturday March 28, 2015
Saturday, 28 March 2015 11:14

 

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Forsyth County, Inc. has received the 2015 Established Program Award of Excellence from Georgia CASA. The CASA program received the award at the Georgia CASA State Conference, held in Atlanta on March 21st.  “We are truly honored to have earned this recognition,” stated Janet Walden, Executive Director of CASA of Forsyth County.  “Our team of volunteers, child advocates, business partners and all who help our children through this program are part of our success in fulfilling our mission.”

CASA of Forsyth County has consistently served 100% of the dependent children in the county for the past several years. Last year, 92 CASA volunteers served 235 children. 

 

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Friday, 27 March 2015 12:37

Forsyth County Parks and Recreation invites citizens to participate in a community yard sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 4. The outdoor event will take place in the Central Park tennis court parking area. Central Park is located at 2300 Keith Bridge Road in Cumming.

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Sunday, 15 March 2015 11:29

1 in 500 teenagers have Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM).  HCM is the leading cause of Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) in teenagers. No one has to die from this condition. How easily preventable it is Life-saving Screenings will take place on Saturday, March 28 at Pinecrest Academy, located at 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming.  To reserve your spot contact Cheryl Farkas at 770-826-9478 or cherylfarkas@aol.com.

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Sunday, 15 March 2015 11:12

March 23, 2015, 11am – 9pm - The “Pig on a Bun” features a Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich and one trimming. The promotion is available via Dine In and Carry Out only, and runs during normal business hours on at all Jim ‘N Nick’s locations. Every dollar donated beyond the cost of the $2.99-special will benefit No Kid Hungry to fight childhood hunger.

In America, 1 in 5 children struggle with hunger. Jim ‘N Nick’s Community Bar-B-Q is joining thousands of restaurants nationwide to support No Kid Hungry® by raising funds in their restaurants this year.

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Monday, 09 March 2015 20:15

When it comes to finding the perfect home to rent, your job is much easier because the goal is to find a home that “meets my needs right now” instead of “meets my needs for the next 20 years.”  Plain and simple, making the decision to purchase a property is a much bigger commitment than renting, both in terms of finances and length of time that you’ll wind up staying in one place.  With that being said, due to the amount you’ll have to invest in your final decision, it’s important to do a bit of upfront homework so you don’t wind up in a bind down the road.

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Monday, 09 March 2015 20:13

Collaboration between the Forsyth County School System, the Sawnee-Cumming Optimist Club and the Forsyth Cumming County Optimist Club has, over the years, provided students with the opportunity to express their thoughts on pre-assigned topics as part of the yearly oratorical contest. 

The topic, “How My Optimism Will Help Me Press On To 'Greater Achievements of the Future,'” was discussed by students using examples from their own lives, quotes from historical figures and anecdotes from their daily lives.

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Sunday, 01 February 2015 13:02

Leadership Forsyth's Informational Sessions for community leaders ready to strengthen their community involvement and knowledge while being part of a diverse group of business leaders have been announced. The mission of Leadership Forsyth (LF) is to strengthen Forsyth's community involvement while enhancing individual and collective leadership potential.

March 12, 8-9 am Forsyth Conference Center 
March 29 - 12-1 pm Northside Hospital Forsyth Education Center - Lunch will be provided, RSVP required
March 24 - 5-6 pm Forsyth County Board of Education

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