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Fulton Health Services Recognizes National HIV Testing Day with Free HIV Testing

Fulton Health Services Recognizes National HIV Testing Day with Free HIV Testing

Fulton County --  The Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness will recognize National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) on Monday, June 27, 2011 by offering free testing from 8:30am to 7:00pm at The Mall West End located at 850 Oak Street in Atlanta.  The NHTD is an annual campaign to encourage at-risk individuals to receive voluntary HIV counseling and testing.

“Our participation in this national campaign continues to solidify our commitment to provide medical assistance and health education to deter the spread of HIV,” says Patrice A.

Coupon Class in Atlanta

Coupon Class in Atlanta

As the Atlanta Economy struggles to get back to its former economic greatness. People across Atlanta are struggling to put food on the table with the price of food rising 6% in the last month alone what use to be afforable is no longer affordable. The Coupon Diva is now holding coupon classes. In these classes you will learn rules for the following stores. Kroger, Publix, Walmart, Target, Rite aid, Walgreens, and CVS. You wil havea fun and informative class where you learn hot to keep not only food, cleaning supplies, and health and beauty products.

WEEKEND EVENTS: Birthday Bash, Midsummer Music and Food and Tai-Chi

WEEKEND EVENTS: Birthday Bash, Midsummer Music and Food and Tai-Chi

ATLANTA -- There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

This weekend, at The Red Stripe Midsummer Music & Food Festival, join the people of 790 The Zone for free music, food and fun at Chandler Park in Atlanta. The festival will feature bands like Robert Randolph and the Family Band, JJ Grey and Mofro, Dr. Dog and the Dirty Guv’nahs. The event will be held at Candler Park, which is located at McClendon Avenue and Callan Circle.

The annual concert thrown by Atlanta hip-hop station, Hot 107.9, will be held on Saturday at Philips Arena. The concert, called Birthday Bash, will be headlined by Chris Brown, Keri Hilson, Lloyd, Rocko, Travis Porter, Future and Ace Hood. Tickets are currently on sale at your local Ticketmaster.

Frosty for a cause

Frosty for a cause

Wendy’s is giving us a good reason to buy a Frosty this weekend!  It’s the fifth annual Father's Day Frosty Weekend – when participating Wendy’s restaurants will donate 50 cents for every Frosty product sold June 18th – 19th to support Wendy’s Wonderful Kids, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. The efforts are aiming to raise 1.7 million dollars!

And we're giving away a Wendy's Gift Card!

Read more on the Giveaway & How to Participate in the Father's Day Frosty Weekend ...

LOCAL PROFILE: Georgia's Country Music Scene

LOCAL PROFILE: Georgia's Country Music Scene

ATLANTA – According to the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau, “country music is a perennial Southern favorite in Atlanta and it won’t disappoint”. The music, which has its roots in the south, is known as a blend of, both, traditional and popular music. The country music genre gained widespread popularity around the mid-1900’s as music known as “hillbilly” or old-time music began to decline. Hillbilly music was a genre of music native to the people of the Ozarks. The music was usually played on acoustic instrument like a guitar or a banjo.

Over the years, old-time music changed however most of the lyrical content and instrumentation stayed the same. As it evolved, the arrangement of instruments grew to include the electronic keyboard, drums, the bass, fiddle and the harmonica.

WEEKEND EVENTS: Free Movies, Benefits and Gone with the Wind

WEEKEND EVENTS: Free Movies, Benefits and Gone with the Wind

RIVERDALE, Ga. -- There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

Tonight at the Riverdale Town Center Amphitheater, catch a movie during the city’s Friday Night Flicks event. The movie will begin around 8:45 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and lay out at the Riverdale Town Center. On the big screen, Toy Story 3 will be shown. This event is free of charge.

Celebrate 75 years of Gone with the Wind with the people at the Road to Tara Museum and the Stately Oaks Plantation. Attendees will be able to learn about four edifices of real life inspiration that parallel Jonesboro’s history with the characters in Gone with the Wind. Visitors will be able to tour in their vehicles at their own pace.

Senior Citizens meet to discuss issues and concerns

Senior Citizens meet to discuss issues and concerns

East Point --  The Department of Housing and Human Services office of Aging is holding a "Conversations and Coffee" event on Thursday, June 16th.

This is the public's opportunity to talk about their concerns as an Senior Adult living in Fulton County. 

The event will take place at Our Place Bakery Cafe at 3387 Main Street, College park, GA 30337