June 2014

 

Trees Atlanta Launches New Environmental Summer Camp

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Trees Atlanta is excited to announce the inaugural Junior TreeKeepers summer camp. Junior TreeKeepers is a summertime extension of Trees Atlanta’s popular youth environmental education programs, which is a free program offered to more than 20 schools in the metro [...]

 

Artichoke and Spinach Rotini Salad with Tuna

Artichoke

This is an interesting, meatless alternative to traditional pasta salad with a ton of great vegetables and flavors to satisfy any palate.   Ingredients: 4 oz dry whole grain rotini (125 g) 1 package (14 oz) frozen artichoke hearts (398 [...]

 

How To Keep From Catching Anything But Love From Your Pets

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While pets provide many benefits, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preven-tion, some animals can also pass diseases to people. Such diseases are known as zoonoses. Here, Calum Macpherson, Dean and Director of Research at St. George’s [...]

 

Top Tips For Growing Tasty Tomatoes

Tomatoes

Americans are crazy about their tomatoes. Tomatoes are the No. 1 vegetable grown in gardens all across the nation.   More and more, they’re grown at home – for a number of reasons. Not only is homegrown produce tasty and [...]

 

Honoring Fathers on Their Day

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Father’s Day began in Spokane, Washington, on June 19, 1910, the idea of Sonora Smart Dodd. After hearing a sermon about Mother’s Day, celebrated first in 1908, she wanted to honor her Dad – William Jackson Smart, a Civil War [...]

 

AtlantaFest Features Four Days of Music and Ministry

AtlantaFest

What do you get when you bring together more than a quarter century of tradition, 70 bands and speakers, and over 20,000 people? AtlantaFest.

   AtlantaFest features four days of music and ministry on June 11-14 from today’s top Christian [...]

 

Father’s Day in Atlanta, 1946

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Father’s Day developed as a holiday to honor the nation’s family man in the early decades of the 20th cen-tury. By the 1940s, it had taken on an even greater meaning, and in no year was it more a time [...]

 

Summer Camps at Oglethorpe University

SummerCamps

Oglethorpe University Volleyball team will be running summer camps for 2014 on these dates:   • June 2-6 All Skills Camp – Commuter Only   • June 11-13 AM Session (9 a.m.-noon): Defensive Skills, Serving and Passing PM Session 1:30-4:30pm [...]

 

Central Bark Doggy Day Care Opens First Store in Atlanta

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Central Bark Doggy Day Care, the pioneer of the doggy day care industry and creator of the UnK-ennel concept, announces the grand opening of Atlanta’s first Central Bark. Central Bark Doggy Day Care provides a clean, healthy, fun and nurturing [...]