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Hapeville Wednesday Lunchtime Sidewalk Concert Series

Atlanta, GA--  Hapeville is a proud partner of the annual South Fulton Tour de 29 Festival of Cities.  Initiated by 7th District Fulton County Commissioner William Bill Edwards through the Fulton County Arts Council, south Fulton businesses, government agencies, and community leaders have joined forces with emerging artists of south Fulton and Greater Atlanta to enhance and promote economical growth in the six south Fulton cities. 

Wednesday lunchtime strolling Concert Series (4 concerts, every Wednesday in October), 12 p.m. to 1 pm. (Grant funded event.) Strolling musicians will be in historic downtown Hapeville to entertain the lunchtime customers of our downtown businesses!

2010 RETIREMENT IS BOOTIFUL DANCE @ RAMADA AIRPORT, Saturday, Oct. 30 2010 ---YOU ARE INVITED!

Atlanta, GA--  On October 30th, the 2nd annual dance for retirees will happen at the Ramada Atlanta Airport.  You and anyone looking forward to retirement from every/any occupation are invited.  There will be dancing, mixing and mingling, food, and surprises.

See the Flyer for more info.

Forget High School Homecoming! This is 'DomeComing' at the Home of the Falcons

Atlanta, GA--  The “Domecoming 2010” event features five APS high school football teams scheduled to compete throughout the day, Saturday, Oct. 23 at the stadium where the Atlanta Falcons play their home games – the Georgia Dome.

Hapeville Downtown Live Concerts FINALE TONIGHT w/ 'Chameleon' Performing

Atlanta, GA--  Downtown Hapeville comes alive Friday nights with live music and food vendors in the Jess Lucas Park.  Tonight Friday, October 15th, 7:00 to 11 p.m. is the year's season finale and will feature:

7 to 9 p.m.
  • Hapeville's own John Stringer as the solo opening act with his soul filled rock sounds. 
  • "The Last Five Standing" featuring John Stringer!  Check out The Last Five Standing Band website featuring their 80s and 90s, rock music!
9 to 11 p.m.
  • Hapeville favorites "Chameleon" will perform all of your favorite cover tunes and alternative/classic rock!  Check out Chameleon on MySpace.

Fulton County Takes Preventive Health Services to Adults through Six SPARC Atlanta Clinics

Atlanta, GA--  SPARC Atlanta (Sickness Prevention Achieved through Regional Collaboration) clinics will bring preventive health services to Fulton County communities beginning Thursday, October 7, 2010.

SPARC Atlanta is an innovative approach to increasing preventive health care service use among underserved persons. The clinics specifically target low-income older adults.  SPARC clinics are much more than health fairs. Citizens who visit SPARC clinics take advantage of more than a dozen health screenings and education. The clinics provide referrals when appropriate and track the actions and progress of those who attend. Recognized as an evidence-based practice, SPARC has been replicated in different areas of the U.S.

Fulton County Encourages HIV/AIDS Testing for Residents

Atlanta, GA--  Free information and testing for HIV/AIDS available at county locations.

WHAT:            While there have been great strides in the prevention of HIV transmission and care of HIV infection and AIDS since AIDS was first recognized in 1981, many people still have questions about HIV and AIDS.

Fulton Commissioners Vote to Accept Renewal Grant for Services to Homeless Citizens

As of October 6th, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners approved a one-year grant renewal for services to the homeless. The funds which will be provided by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will be used to provide services to help homeless citizens to overcome substance abuse, to prepare for employment and obtain permanent housing through the Office of Emergency and Transitional Housing. 

The county will add matching grant dollars of $287,571, which will bring the actual funds committed to $974,058.

The grants funds will be used in collaboration with 31 community-based agencies to provide funds to address substance abuse issues for those who are identified as being in need of assistance.