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$30 = 3 Pre or Post Natal Pilates Classes at CORE Atlanta ($75 value)

$30 = 3 Pre or Post Natal Pilates Classes at CORE Atlanta ($75 value)

Get moving with these 50 minute classes during your pregnancy and after baby! CLICK HERE TO SAVE 60% off Pre or Post Natal Pilates classes at CORE Westside and CORE Buckhead ($75 value).  

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Fulton County Launches Discount Dental Program to Provide Savings

New dental discount program offers savings from 5% to 50% on dental procedures

In response to the economic times, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners and the Department of Health and Wellness is offering the National Association of County Officials (NACo) Dental Discount Program to provide residents with discounts on certain dental services and procedures when used at an approved provider.  Dental Discount Program information is available county facilities such as health centers, public libraries, and senior centers.  Interested residents can call 1.877.354.6226 (NACO) for more information.

DeKalb Medical names new CEO

DeKalb Medical names new CEO

DECATUR, Ga. -- John Shelton has been appointed president and CEO of DeKalb Medical.

Shelton, the former COO, left DeKalb Medical last winter to accept a position at Mobile Infirmary, Alabama's largest not-for-profit hospital.

He was instrumental in DeKalb Medical's revitalization during the past several years, including the opening of DeKalb Medical at Hillandale and the addition of a patient tower for maternity and surgical services at the North Dectaur Road campus.

Shelton replaces Eric Norwood, who resigned as CEO in September.

DeKalb Medical includes three hospitals -- North Decatur, Downtown Decatur and Hillandale -- in addition to the DeKalb Medical Physicians Group.

Public Health grant will improve children's hearing

Public Health grant will improve children's hearing

MARIETTA, Ga.

$55 for a 1 hour customized facial at Salon Red and Spa ($100 value)

$55 for a 1 hour customized facial at Salon Red and Spa ($100 value)

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Ken Ford hosts a Celebrity Bowl-a-Thon for the Sickle Cell Foundation on Saturday

Ken Ford hosts a Celebrity Bowl-a-Thon for the Sickle Cell Foundation on Saturday

Decatur- Musician Ken Ford will be hosting a bowl a thon to raise money for the Sickle Cell of Georgia. 

Proceeds from this event will benefit the Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, Inc. for  the foundation's summer camp for children who have Sickle Cell Disease (Camp New Hope).  The Camp's mission is to provide a safe, recreational as well as an educational experience.  The campers are provided an opportunity to participate in interactive learning programs in a medically supervised environment.

The bowl-a-thon will be held Saturday, September 24 at the Suburban Lanes bowling center in Decatur GA.

DeKalb County Sheriff Thomas Brown is our event Co-Chair and hosting will be Ken Ford and Comedian Reggie Jackson. 

Music by DJ Webb and perfomance live The Jukebox Band.

RED CARPET  Begins @ 6:30PM

Celebrity Guests include:

LOCAL PROFILE: Sawanda Spinks, President of Georgia Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation

LOCAL PROFILE: Sawanda Spinks, President of Georgia Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation

ATLANTA – Sawanda Spinks was eight-months-pregnant when she learned her first child would be born with hydrocephalus.

“I had never heard of it; I didn’t know what it was but when I heard the risks, I started crying; I couldn’t take listening to that”, she said.

Spinks had gone into the emergency room for a pulled muscle but when she left her life was changed, forever.

Hydrocephalus is a condition that affects 1-in-500 infants. The condition, also known as having “water on the brain”, happens when fluid accumulates on the brain and in the skull cavities.

As any first-time parent would Spinks visited countless specialists, searching for good news, before she would give birth to her son a month later; she heard none.

“Doctors didn’t give us much hope but they were doing their job, they’re supposed to tell you the worst case scenario”.   

“We heard it all.