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Mundy's Mill High Wins Presidential Award

Mundy's Mill High Transition/Career Technical Inservice or CTI students were presented the Presidential Bronze Service Award for their dedication to making a positive difference in their community through volunteerism. They were honored by the Atlanta Community Food Bank at the Carter Center. 

The student program received a congratulatory letter signed by President Barack Obama, a certificate bearing the presidential seal and a presidential pin.

National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Walk and Celebration

Atlanta, Georgia- September 1, 2010 - Metro Atlanta Recovery Connections will host a One and Half Mile Walk and Celebration, Saturday, September 11, 2010 @ 8:00 a.m., as part of the National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month (Recovery Month)'s 21st anniversary and will address this year's theme, "Join the Voices for Recovery: Now More Than Ever!" 

The walk will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the intersection of James P. Brawley Dr. SW & Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., continuing west on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and ending at Mozley Park Recreation Center, 1565 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW. Rally begins at 10:00 a.m. at Mozley Park.

With an expected 1,000 participants, Metro-Atlanta Recovery Connection (MARC), a coalition of recovery community organizations, treatment centers, healthcare organizations, service providers, and advocacy groups, will lead a group of people in recovery.

MARTA for Clayton County?

Via Lee Biola and Citizens for Progressive Trasit:

Clayton Non-binding MARTA Vote Goes Forward

Deadline for Binding Vote Passes

RIVERDALE, GA – Mass transit supporters say quality bus and rail projects are still possible in Clayton County even though today's deadline to allow voters to formally join MARTA this year is passing.

“We would rather have been allowed to join MARTA this year,” said Pastor Jerome Dukes of Community Fellowship Christian Center International in Riverdale. “But the MARTA question that we did get on the ballot is empowering.”

The Clayton County Commission did not call a binding vote on MARTA in time to beat a September 2 deadline. But the Georgia General Assembly did pass a law earlier this year allowing Clayton voters to vote in a non-binding referendum.

That vote will take place November 2.

“We need to invest in future generations,” said Dukes.