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Monday, May 11, 2015

Book Giveaway! Chuck E. Cheese’s is partnering with HarperCollins Publishers & Wants You to Win!

Chuck E. Cheese’s is partnering with HarperCollins Publishers, the second largest book publisher in the world, for weekly “I Can Read: Reading With Chuck E.” events at all Chuck E. Cheese’s locations in May and June. Chuck E. Cheese and a cast member will lead the reading of the selected book every Tuesday beginning in May at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

For the month of May, HarperCollins has chosen Danny and the Dinosaur, the story of a boy who meets a prehistoric playmate in a museum. The dinosaur comes to life and the two friends encounter extraordinary adventures together. 



In June, Reading with Chuck E. will feature A Green Green Garden. Little Critter and his family plant and grow their own fruits and vegetables to prepare a delicious dinner. Both books are members of the “I Can Read!” series, the premier line of beginning readers books that are approved for all ages.

In addition, Chuck E. Cheese’s wants to reward young bookworms for reading everyday by providing 5 free tokens to guests that keep track of their reading through the Reading Rewards Calendar, which can be downloaded from chuckecheese.com/activities. Once the calendar is full, guests can bring the print out in store to redeem their prize.


Enter to win both books! ** Two winners will be chosen.* 

Here's how to enter to win:

1. "Like" this post!

2. "Like" Chuck E. Cheese's on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/OfficialChuckECheese

3. Leave a comment below with your email address!


Deadline to enter is 5/22/15. Thanks for entering this wonderful giveaway! 

Friday, May 08, 2015

Chairman Eaves and V-103 to Host "Peace in the Streets Summer Block Party 2015" Event is part of county's involvement in White House My Brother's Keeper Initiative



ATLANTA - Fulton County Board of Commissioners Chairman John H. Eaves will partner with V-103 and CBS Radio to host the "Peace in the Streets Summer Block Party" as part of his ongoing support of President Barack Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative seeking greater engagement and assistance to minority males. This event will promote positive activity among our young people and encourage them to seek non-violent solutions to conflict.

"It is my hope that in the midst of a day of fun and activities for these young people, that we don't lose sight of the need to provide our youth with alternatives to the streets," says Chairman Eaves.

The block party is scheduled for Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Welcome All Park, 4255 Will Lee Road, College Park, 30349. Activities will begin at 2 p.m. and conclude 8 p.m. Activities will include live performances, arts and crafts, anti-bullying demonstrations and pony rides for the young attendees. The block party is free of charge to all who attend. CBS Radio and WVEE-FM (V-103) will host live broadcasts from the event.

This event is part of Fulton County's ongoing involvement with the "My Brother's Keeper" initiative which seeks to discourage youth from lives of crime and to increase graduation and employment rates among young men of color.



Friday, May 01, 2015

2015 Pink Power MasterMind Conference For Women #PinkMastermind

Pink Power MasterMind Conference is a 1-Day business and career event for women in Philips Arena. We focus on professional development in the areas of leadership, mentorship and entrepreneurship. The Business Expo will showcase companies, consultants and government agencies who provide services for women. In the morning Powerful Women share their expertise with the audience and in the afternoon attendees start brainstorming in MasterMind groups. By the end of the conference people walk away motivated and with action plans. Then we break and return for the WNBA Atlanta Dream. 






Monday, April 13, 2015

Free Car Seats 101 Classes


Did you know that most infants and toddlers are transported in the wrong car seat or the right car seat that is installed incorrectly? Safe Kid Fulton County is offering Car Seats 101. This goal of this class is to train parents, grandparents and caregivers how to choose the correct car seat and how to install the car seat properly 100% of the time. Selecting the best car seat for your child is not as easy and choosing what’s on sale, buying a popular name band, or the most expensive car seat with lots of bells and whistles. The decision should be based on your local car seat laws, your child’s needs, and the design of your vehicle. Contrary, all car seat are not compatible with all cars. Proper fit is critical when it involves the safety of your child. In this course, we will gain:
  • Hands-on training that will teach you how to properly place your child in his/her car seat
  • Instruction and demonstration of how to properly install the car seat in the vehicle
  • Awareness of local laws that govern the use of child restraints
  • The factors that determine “the best” car seat for your child
  • Hands-on experience and training with the most popular bands of car seats on the market. Brands include Chicco, Britax, Cybex, Diono, Peg Perego, Evenflo, and Graco.
Who: Safe Kids Fulton County Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians

Date: See Registration Link

Location: Herzing University-Lenox Mall (Near Food Court)

Time: 6:00-8:00 PM

Cost: Free of charge during the month of March.

We are offering the pilot for the class during the Month of March. All participating parent will receive a free gift.