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Atlanta Clippings: 24 Hours of Booty Unveils New Course for Charity Cycling Event Charities Livng Atlanta Style 

Atlanta Clippings: 24 Hours of Booty Unveils New Course for Charity Cycling Event

Atlanta Clippings — A new 2.6-mile closed course has been approved for the fourth annual 24 Hours of Booty of Atlanta in Sandy Springs.  24 Hours of Booty, Inc., which runs the official 24-hour road cycling event of the LIVESTRONG Foundation and the premier national 24-hour road cycling charity event in the country, will return to Sandy Springs for a second consecutive year, October 5-6, 2013. The Sandy Springs Booty Loop will be hosted by Mount Vernon Presbyterian School and Sandy Springs community. The event raises funds locally for cancer…

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Living Atlanta Style! DeKalb Dines Out to Chip In for Officer | How You Can Help Black Friday Giving Livng Atlanta Style 

Living Atlanta Style! DeKalb Dines Out to Chip In for Officer | How You Can Help

VideoBuzz: Officer Rodney West lost his mother days before Thanksgiving leaving him as guardian for two younger siblings.  Fellow officers hope to help West provide a good Christmas and keep his family together. A pancake breakfast is planned from 6 a.m. until 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Chili’s at Stonecrest Mall. A ticket costs $5, and the money will go towards giving Rodney’s brother and sister a memorable Christmas. Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5 Follow the Buzz via Fundraiser set for DeKalb officer trying to…

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Living Atlanta Style! City Councilmember Kwanza Hall and the Atlanta Hawks Open Renovated Central Park Basketball Courts Charities Livng Atlanta Style 

Living Atlanta Style! City Councilmember Kwanza Hall and the Atlanta Hawks Open Renovated Central Park Basketball Courts

Clipped from Kwanza and the Atlanta Hawks Open Renovated Central Park Basketball Courts | facebook.com More than 150 kids and their families from District 2’s Boulevard corridor turned out today to meet the Atlanta Hawks, get autographs, and shoot some hoops. The occasion? The re-opening of the newly renovated Central Park basketball courts, thanks to a $50,000 donation from the Atlanta Hawks Foundation in support of Kwanza’s Year of Boulevard initiative. Highlights from the smile-filled afternoon: Teenage boys getting all shy as photographers took their photos with the Atlanta Hawks…

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Living Atlanta Style! 24 Hours of Booty in Sandy Springs – Bootyville Schedule Announced Black Friday Giving Charities Livng Atlanta Style 

Living Atlanta Style! 24 Hours of Booty in Sandy Springs – Bootyville Schedule Announced

24 Hours of Booty, Inc. – which runs the Official 24-Hour Cycling Event of the Lance Armstrong Foundation and the premier national 24-hour road cycling charity event in the country – announced the lineup of activities for the October 13-14 event in Sandy Springs.  More than 450 participants are expected for the 24 Hours of Booty of Atlanta, which will be held in Sandy Springs for the first time. Today marks one month to go for the third annual event in Georgia. The Atlanta event will be hosted by Mount…

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The “Atlanta” Clippings: Free Groceries | Job Fair | Labor of Love on Labor Day September 3rd | Pass it On #4Hosea Charities Livng Atlanta Style 

The “Atlanta” Clippings: Free Groceries | Job Fair | Labor of Love on Labor Day September 3rd | Pass it On #4Hosea

Atlanta — Labor Day is traditionally known as the “working person’s holiday,” however, with Georgia’s high unemployment rate, many families are struggling financially. To lend a helping hand, Hosea Feed the Hungry (HTFH) is partnering with the Georgia Department of Labor (DOL) and Convoy of Hope to bring a Labor of Love to people who are unemployed and in need. This event will take place on Monday, September 3rd , from 9am to 2pm at Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood. Labor of Love will offer the traditional HFTH service of providing…

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BrotherBuzz! Help Falcon’s Jonathan Babineaux and United Way’s Team NFL Cut High School Dropout Rates Charities News Clippings 

BrotherBuzz! Help Falcon’s Jonathan Babineaux and United Way’s Team NFL Cut High School Dropout Rates

Clipped from Press Update “I read a story in the AJC newspaper that in the Class of 2011, 30,000 students in Georgia dropped out of high school, and 25%  in our country do not graduate. Through Team Babineaux I am asking everyone to take 95 seconds to sign up, pledge to tutor or read or mentor at www.unitedway.org/babineaux.  The 95 seconds to sign up then spend time with young people or children at any school, church, club or organization can make a difference on whether a student graduates or drops…

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Buzz with that Brother! Deion “Primetime” Sanders 3rd Annual TRUTH Sports Weekend in Atlanta July 28 & 29th | Living Atlanta Style! Charities Classic Man Livng Atlanta Style Organizations 

Buzz with that Brother! Deion “Primetime” Sanders 3rd Annual TRUTH Sports Weekend in Atlanta July 28 & 29th | Living Atlanta Style!

From the Buzz Inbox — On Friday, July 27, 2012, Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Deion “Primetime” Sanders will be rolling into Atlanta to kick off his 3rdAnnual TRUTH Sports Weekend in Atlanta—the official launch of TRUTH SPORTS ATLANTA. “This weekend is about fun, family, friends and the kids. I do this every year for the babies- they are our future and I want to provide them with positively structured experiences to let them see what is beyond their street or town. We are also introducing TRUTH ATLANTA and we are just…

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Giving is Living @DryerBuzz.com | MatchingMillions Launches With Partners | Organizations Should Have Box Office Budgets Black Friday Giving Charities Livng Atlanta Style Matching Millions News Clippings Organizations Schools Yalanda P. Lattimore 

Giving is Living @DryerBuzz.com | MatchingMillions Launches With Partners | Organizations Should Have Box Office Budgets

Matching Millions — It’s no secret bloggers are trendsetters. It seems we have become the be all to end all for brands. Can a blogger help match millions when it comes to supporting organizations with a community not necessarily known for being philanthropic . Keep in mind we said “known,” as in not promoted through media. Philanthropic African Americans get short end of the buzz when it comes their giving.  We intend to shine a light on givers and opportunities to give by continuing a Friday campaign. Formerly known as…

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Atlanta Free Citizen Advocacy & Organizing Seminar: APAB Citizen Engagement Seminar on Saturday, April 14th Livng Atlanta Style News Clippings Organizations 

Atlanta Free Citizen Advocacy & Organizing Seminar: APAB Citizen Engagement Seminar on Saturday, April 14th

Citizens of Atlanta get information about funding and services to revitalize or keep your neighborhoods viable. Attend the 3rd Annual APAB Citizen Engagement Seminar on Saturday, April 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Atlanta City Hall, 55 Trinity Avenue, SW, Atlanta 30303. Topics include: citizen advocacy, organizing, public services, government and governance and breakout sessions on education and housing. Event sponsors are APAB, City of Atlanta, Community & Housing Initiatives Corporation, EDUtheWORLD, League of Women Voters Atlanta/Fulton, Partnership for Southern Equity, STAND-UP, The Atlanta University Center Consortium Inc.,…

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The Cut with that Brother! Let Us Make Man: The Gathering to Reclaim Black Manhood | Saturday May 5th  | Free Registration Now Classic Man Organizations 

The Cut with that Brother! Let Us Make Man: The Gathering to Reclaim Black Manhood | Saturday May 5th | Free Registration Now

VideoBuzz: Let Us Make Man: The Gathering to Reclaim Black Manhood will be known for excellence in training, developing and empowering Black Men that Rebuild and Transform the Black Family and Community Invited Speakers include: Judge Penny Brown Reynolds Danny Glover C.T. Vivian Dr. Michael Battle Stedman Graham Dr. Barbara King Father Michael Pfleger Rev. Timothy McDonald Free registration now open | Transportation from Atlanta available at minimal cost | Share event with friends and family.  Follow the Buzz via Let us Make Man 2012 The Cut with that Brother!…

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Hair She Goes! Shirley Strawberry to Host Mother’s Day Kentucky-Derby Hatwalk Themed Fundraiser | Save the Date May 12th  | Atlanta Events Charities Hair She Buzz Livng Atlanta Style 

Hair She Goes! Shirley Strawberry to Host Mother’s Day Kentucky-Derby Hatwalk Themed Fundraiser | Save the Date May 12th | Atlanta Events

Non-profit volunteer-vacation organization T.R.I.P. (Travel. Rebuild. Inspire. Progress.) announces its second annual fundraiser, the Derby Brunch Hatwalk®, convening metro Atlanta’s mothers, girlfriends, sisters and aunts for a high-style, hat affair. The event features Celebrity Emcee Shirley Strawberry, co-host of The Steve Harvey Morning Show and author of The Strawberry Letter: Real Talk, Real Advice, Because Bitterness Isn’t Sexy . The Derby Brunch Hatwalk is one of the primary fundraisers supporting T.R.I.P.’s mission in connecting professionals through volunteer-vacation excursions designed to help rebuild and revitalize distressed African-American communities across the U.S. This…

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Atlanta: 11th Annual Easter Feast at Georgia Dome for Atlanta Families in Need | Hosea Feed the Hungry & Homeless Charities Livng Atlanta Style News Clippings 

Atlanta: 11th Annual Easter Feast at Georgia Dome for Atlanta Families in Need | Hosea Feed the Hungry & Homeless

Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless will host the 11th Annual Easter Feast at the Georgia Dome on Sunday, April 8 from 10am – 3pm. All Metropolitan Atlanta families are invited to come out and take part in the Resurrection Sunday Celebration – the homeless, the hungry, working poor, all religions, creeds, races from neighborhoods across the city, everyone is welcome. HFTH welcomes back CEO, Ms. Elisabeth Omilami who has fully recovered from a brief illness that prevented her from participating in the Christmas and MLK, Jr. Dinner. WHO: Hosea…

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Enchanted Closet’s OMG Cup and Cakes Prom Dress Drive – Atlanta Thursday, February 23, 2012 Charities Livng Atlanta Style News Clippings 

Enchanted Closet’s OMG Cup and Cakes Prom Dress Drive – Atlanta Thursday, February 23, 2012

The Enchanted Closet and OMG !!! Cup and Cakes invites you to join us for a Dress Drive to benefit girls living in the 14 plus metropolitan Atlanta counties. The Enchanted Closet, a volunteer-run nonprofit organization serving teenage girls from primarily low-income households across metro Atlanta, needs donations of prom attire and volunteers to help outfit 500 girls in need for the 2012 prom season. The collected items will be given away at the Enchanted Closet 10th Annual Prom Dress Giveaway on Saturday, March 3 from 10 a.m. to 4…

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Atlanta: Enchanted Closet Needs Help Outfitting 500 Metro Atlanta Girls for Prom | enchantedcloset.org Charities Livng Atlanta Style News Clippings 

Atlanta: Enchanted Closet Needs Help Outfitting 500 Metro Atlanta Girls for Prom | enchantedcloset.org

The Enchanted Closet, a volunteer-run nonprofit organization serving teenage girls from low-income households across metro Atlanta, needs donations of prom attire and volunteers to help outfit 500 girls in need for the 2012 prom season. Donation drop-off points are located throughout the metro Atlanta area and are listed on www.enchantedcloset.org. The collected items will be given away at the Enchanted Closet 10th Annual Prom Dress Giveaway on Saturday, March 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church, 1879 Glenwood Avenue S.E., Atlanta, 30316 and…

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The Clippings: Kappa Alpha Psi and Omega Psi Phi, historically black fraternities Form Obama Super PAC News Clippings Organizations 

The Clippings: Kappa Alpha Psi and Omega Psi Phi, historically black fraternities Form Obama Super PAC

Backed by members of Kappa Alpha Psi and Omega Psi Phi, historically black fraternities that both celebrated their centennials last year, 1911 United aims to raise $1.5 million toward training and organizing African-American voters in key battleground states to re-elect President Obama. Members of the two fraternities joined forces last year, officially forming the committee in December, after seeing that both organizations were running their own campaign volunteer-recruitment efforts at college homecoming events. “We were thinking about how we could really honor the legacy of those brothers who got together…

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