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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! 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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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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Hair She Goes! Chicago’s Chef Shay Atkins Plans to Feed 5000 Needy Families | Creative Turkey Cuisine Fundraiser Charities Hair She Buzz 

Hair She Goes! Chicago’s Chef Shay Atkins Plans to Feed 5000 Needy Families | Creative Turkey Cuisine Fundraiser

  Hair She Goes For the Holidays — Chef Shay Atkins knows a thing or two about frying turkeys. In fact she knows about 15 different things because that’s how many flavors her fried turkeys come! From jerk BBQ to Thai Coconut Curry to Peaches & Rum, Taco Fiesta or just plain old Southern Fried she may just well be the queen of turkey frying. As a young entrepreneur and owner of the Chicago-based Creative Turkey Cuisine (CTC) restaurant, Atkins has a huge holiday cut out for her. In addition…

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QuickBuzz: #BlackFriday Becomes #BlackFridayGiving this Holiday Season – Shoppers Pledge to Give Before Spending Black Friday Giving Charities News Clippings 

QuickBuzz: #BlackFriday Becomes #BlackFridayGiving this Holiday Season – Shoppers Pledge to Give Before Spending

#BlackFridayGiving — Each Friday in 2011 efforts to increase awareness of an online mission to support charities and education were stepped up with a twitter campaign knows as #BlackFridayGiving. Comparisons were made between weekly entertainment spending versus the support of national orgs and charities as it relates to African American buying power. “There is no power in buying,” says Yalanda Lattimore, editor of DryerBuzz.com and creator of the campaign.  “With wealth gaps at record levels and African Americans hovering around just $5,000 in assets, it is time to rethink where…

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Hair She Goes! Ebony Steele 2nd Annual “Eye Candy: Bare Chest For Breast Cancer” Runway Show October 26th Charities Livng Atlanta Style News Clippings 

Hair She Goes! Ebony Steele 2nd Annual “Eye Candy: Bare Chest For Breast Cancer” Runway Show October 26th

Hair She Goes! — Atlanta — Rickey Smiley Morning Show Co-Host Ebony Steele will feature Atlanta’s top male models, all in the name of charity! From athletes, students to entrepreneurs, Atlanta’s most handsome will rip the runway all in the name of breast cancer awareness. “I created the Ebony’s Eye Candy event as a fun and entertaining way to bring young women together, highlighting awareness of social needs when I was on the air in Dallas and Birmingham,” says Steele. “The Dallas and Birmingham events were such a huge success,…

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Atlanta Gala: Deion Sanders Honored & Thanks Atlanta | PrimeTime Black & Red Celebratory Gala July 16,2011 | myATLevents Charities Classic Man Livng Atlanta Style 

Atlanta Gala: Deion Sanders Honored & Thanks Atlanta | PrimeTime Black & Red Celebratory Gala July 16,2011 | myATLevents

2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame Selectee Deion Sanders hosts a star-studded Black & Red Celebratory Gala in the city where it all began On Saturday, July 16,2011 Atlanta’s top stars and more will gather at the grand 200 PEACHTREE for the PrimeTime Black & Red Celebratory Gala in honor of Deion Sanders upcoming induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Taking place during the 2nd Annual Deion Sanders and Jamal Lewis Youth Football Tournament weekend, Sanders has invited all of his celebrity friends and NFL counterparts to celebrate…

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