Metro Board (Aug22-28)

Community Forum to Combat Illegal Tire and Waste Dumping, Aug. 23

8/22/2014, 2:02 p.m.
In 2012, more than 9 million tires were dumped in Georgia. More than 1600 were dumped in seven Atlanta neighborhoods ...
Illegal Tire and Waste Dumping

In 2012, more than 9 million tires were dumped in Georgia. More than 1600 were dumped in seven Atlanta neighborhoods alone. Used tires is not part of the regular waste that is picked up by the City of Atlanta. It is up to the neighborhoods to combat this problem. On Saturday, August 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The T.I.R.E.D. Educational Forum (The Initiative to Reduce and Eliminate Dumping) will be held at the New Schools of Carveer, 55 McDonough Blvd, Atlanta 30315.

Learn how to battle illegal dumping in your neighborhood. The forum is free but to register for breakfast and lunch, call Doristine Samuel 404.433.0269 or Irma Dixon 678.523.7218 or Clemmie Jenkins 678.789-2610.

Employment Application Session on Tuesday, Aug. 26

Comcast recruiters will be on site at the Adamsville Workforce Development Office to take applications for Rep I Telesales employees on Tuesday, August 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Adamsville Workforce Development is housed in the Adamsville Regional Health Center located at 3700 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, SW in Atlanta, GA 30331. Business attire is required with no jeans, t-shirts or sneakers allowed.

Applicants who receive employment will be expected to call existing customers to sell various Comcast products and services.  Sales representatives must provide the following services while carrying out other responsibilities as assigned. 

Senior citizens or disabled residents requiring assistance or pick-up service should contact Shaista Begum at (404) 612-1011 by August 15, 2014 by noon. For more information, please contact the Facilities and Transportation Services Department, Fulton County at (404) 612-1011 or email Shaista.begum@fultoncountyga.gov.

When Unemployment Runs Out…What Do You Do? The Georgia Dept. of Labor will hold a free seminar that examines strategies and ways to help job seekers find opportunities in today’s market. Discover additional methods to make you stand out, be competitive and find jobs in non-traditional ways. What employers are looking for, tips on what could be preventing you from landing a job and new resources, techniques and strategies you may have not considered. The seminar will be held during The Historic Westside Village Festival, Sept. 20-21, 590 North Ave., Atlanta. Seating is limited. Register at www.hwvfestival.org.

World of Faith Looking for Volunteers Bishop Dale C. Bronner is hosting his first ever conference for Pastors and Leaders on October 22-24, 2014! We need additional volunteer servants who have a heart for the ministry and are committed to serving God›s Leaders in excellence.

 If this sounds like you, and you have availability during the day and/or evenings of the conference, please register online to attend an information session on Tuesday August 19th from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM. For more information call. (770) 874-8400.

CBC 24th Annual Salute to Black Mothers The Concerned Black Clergy of Metropolitan Atlanta Inc. will hold its Annual Salute to Black Mothers, noon, Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway Hotel, 2020 Convention Center Concourse. The salute honors several outstanding women in the areas of education, business, politics, religion and medicine. For tickets or to be a business sponsor call 404.755.4900.

Free Gospel Holds A Music Extravaganza, Aug. 24 The Free Gospel Interdenominational Church, 957 Wylie St. SE, Atlanta will host a musical extravaganza, 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 24. The program will feature various groups, choirs and soloists. For more information contact Janice Walker at 404.584.7874.


Gary Zukav, author of “The Seat of the Soul,”

Faith-based Events Zukav and Holiday help Hillside Celebrate 43 Years “Come home to Hillside...You are the Soul” is the theme for Hillside International Truth Center’s 43rd Anniversary celebration which will present Gary Zukav, author of “The Seat of the Soul,” delivering a “Soul Talk” from his “Seat of the Soul Life School Series” on “Creating Authentic Power” and Tony and Grammy Award-winning singer/actress/songwriter, Jennifer Holliday, will lead “The Soul Journey of a Songstress and Her Song” “Soul Session” all on “Soul Saturday,” October 4, 2014 at Hillside.

 The morning “Soul Talk” with Gary Zukav is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. and the afternoon “Soul Session” with Jennifer Holliday starts at 3:00 p.m. Early bird discounted tickets are available at http://www.HillsideInternational.org/soul through August 17, 2014.