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Cumming Author to do a Presentation on "Surviving the Loss of a Child" in Decatur

Cumming Author to do a Presentation on "Surviving the Loss of a Child" in Decatur

On Thursday, October 6th from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., author Terri Ann Leidich will talk about “Surviving the Loss of a Child” at the Blue Elephant Book Shop at 407 W. Ponce de Leon Avenue in Decatur.

Leidich’s son was twenty-years-old when he was suddenly killed in a motor vehicle accident.

A Boy and His Dog: Fundraising Event

A Boy and His Dog:  Fundraising Event

Meet LuceasHe is 5 years old and has a smile for everyone he meets.  He is loving and energetic and a joy to his family

He is Autistic.  He was diagnosed in December of 2010.

Two years prior to that he was diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disorder.

141st Anniversary of Robert E. Lee’s Death

141st Anniversary of Robert E. Lee’s Death

Do Americans know more about Fidel Castro and Che Guevara then they do about George Washington and Robert E. Lee? I have been told that some college students wear Che Guevara and Mao Tse Tung tee shirts but are not allowed to wear American History shirts depicting Robert E. Lee, George Washington, the United States flag or Confederate Battle flag.

Are young folks still taught about America’s past?  READ MORE AT CUMMINGHOME.com

Forsyth Family Funday for Pat

Forsyth Family Funday for Pat
Los Maguey hosts Forsyth Family Funday for Pat!

Los Maguey (Bethelview Road) invites you to join them in a weekend full of excellent food and great fun … all with a great purpose!

“Atlanta Police Detective & Cumming Resident, Patrick Apoian, founded Humble Heroes to help injured and ill police officers and firefighters.  In July, he was injured after being dragged and ran over during an investigation.  He is still undergoing painful physical therapy and still faces additional surgeries.  His recovery will be long but he remains in good spirits!”

Join in the Fun & Mission to help Pat & his Family:

Saturday, September 17th – beginning at 11am


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The GPCA Challenges Other Associations to Join the Fight to Cure Blood Cancer

The GPCA Challenges Other Associations to Join the Fight to Cure Blood Cancer

Valera Jessee, Executive Director of the Georgia Pest Control Association (GPCA) challenges other non-profit associations to come together in support of the Light The Night Walk. "The Light The Night Walk brings together members in a friendly competition and supports the communities from which we draw our livelihood", said Jessee.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) relies heavily on funds raised through the GPCA. Since 2004, member companies of the GPCA have raised over $708,000. The goal this year is to raise another $100,000. What is unique about this partnership is that companies competing to eliminate your pest problem are joining forces for the common good.

7 named to Deal's immigration review board

7 named to Deal's immigration review board

ATLANTA -- Seven people have been appointed to a newly created board to look into complaints about state and local officials failing to comply with state laws related to immigration.

The Immigration Enforcement Review Board was created by the state's tough new law targeting illegal immigration.

Appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal are Americans for Immigration Control spokesman Phil Kent, former Fulton County GOP chairman Shawn Hanley and lawyer Ben Vinson. Appointed by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle are Dallas Mayor Boyd Austin and Coweta County Sheriff Mike Yeager. Appointed by House Speaker David Ralston are lawyer Robert Mumford and Colquitt County Commissioner Terry Clark.

The board will have the power to investigate complaints, hold hearings, subpoena documents and witnesses, and take disciplinary action.

Volunteers Are Needed In Forsyth County To Help Cancer Patients On Their Road to Recovery

Volunteers Are Needed In Forsyth County To Help Cancer Patients On Their Road to Recovery

When Linda Conyers volunteered with the American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program to drive cancer patients to their treatments, she already knew what an important service she could provide.  When Linda’s mother was living in Texas and undergoing treatment for ovarian cancer, it was generally very difficult to arrange for transportation to and from her treatments – her brother frequently had to miss work in order to drive her.

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