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Benefit Performance Raises $8000 for Compassion Programs

Benefit Performance Raises $8000 for Compassion Programs

WOODSTOCK, Ga. -- Unmasked: The Phantom of the Flopera, an original musical parody produced by The Spirit of Broadway, was a smashing success.  The congregation at First Metropolitan Community Church of Atlanta hosted Unmasked on Saturday, June 9th to benefit the church’s Compassion Programs, including its Food Bank, Weekly Hot Meal for the Homeless and Needy, the Clothing Closet and other outreach initiatives.  The benefit, now in its third year, raised a record breaking $8000 which is more than a 30% increase over prior years.  Unmasked was so well-received that The Spirit of Broadway is currently in negotiations with two Atlanta area theatres to produce a finalized version of the show this fall or winter, including an original parody score.

Offensively Funny Original Musical Parody to Debut in Atlanta

Offensively Funny Original Musical Parody to Debut in Atlanta

ATLANTA -- How often is a musical rated 'O' for Offensive?  Trevor Petty, the writer and producer of this original show, thinks not often enough.  Unmasked: The Phantom of the Flopera is exactly that, hilariously and equally offensive and laugh out loud fun.  This original show comes with this warning: Unmasked is an equal opportunity offender, without regard to race, religion, gender, political affiliation or sexual orientation and has been rated "O" for “Offensive” by the Committee Against Creativity in America (CA-CA).  The show is produced by The Spirit of Broadway.

2012 Free Summer Activities for Kids in Atlanta

ATLANTA -- Here is a list of free summer activities for kids and families throughout the Atlanta area. There are plenty of free activities to keep your little ones busy: VBS, movies in the park, educational events, crafts, splash parks and more.

Vacation Bible School (VBS)

Many churches around Atlanta offer VBS free of charge. Some even include a free meal each day. Sign up fast because spots go quickly. The children will enjoy fun, games, and crafts while learning about Jesus. If any of these churches are charging for VBS, please let us know.

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Children of Conservation Offers Dinner & A Cause Cards Starting June 1

Children of Conservation Offers Dinner & A Cause Cards Starting June 1

Children of Conservation is once again giving Atlanta residents the opportunity to save at some of the city’s top restaurants while also supporting an important cause. The non-profit organization known for providing an otherwise unavailable education to children of wildlife sanctuary workers in Africa is teaming up with over 85 local restaurants in all areas of Atlanta for its second annual Dinner & A Cause Card fundraiser.

Gwinnett seniors sing, dance, and relax to health | April 27

Gwinnett seniors sing, dance, and relax to health | April 27

 

GWINNETT --  Gwinnett seniors can make plans to sing, dance, and relax to their health at this year's free health fair on Friday, April 27 from 9:00am to 12:30pm at the George Pierce Park Community Center in Suwanee. There will be line dancing classes, health screenings, and healthy cooking demonstrations to enhance your nutrition and physical activity. The health fair is sponsored by Gwinnett Senior Services, the Senior Issues Action Team of the Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services, and Gwinnett Parks and Recreation.

Atlanta UHY Advisors’ David Barton Brings Risk Management to Teen Driving

Atlanta UHY Advisors’ David Barton Brings Risk Management to Teen Driving

Barton Helps Teens Become Smarter, Safer Drivers at Tire Rack Street Survival School

As a Principal with UHY Advisors in Atlanta, David Barton advises companies how best to manage their business and minimize their risk. He recently took that approach from his desk to the streets as a volunteer instructor teaching teens safe driving skills at the Tire Rack Street Survival event held Saturday, April 21, 2012 at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds.