Children's Healthcare benefit concert is Saturday
DULUTH -- A concert benefiting Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is scheduled for 8 p.m. Saturday at the historic Red Clay Theatre in Duluth.
The Cumberland Collective, a group of independent singer/songwriters from Nashville, will perform during the event. Tickets are $20 advance or $25 at the door.
For more information about Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, visit www.choa.org.
Visit www.eddieowenpresents.com for tickets.
Volunteers needed for Toys for Tots Christmas Run
PEACHTREE CORNERS -- Organizers with the Toys for Tots Peachtree Corners Christmas Run are looking for volunteers.
The event, which is scheduled for Dec. 15 at Simpson United Methodist Church, features a 10K and 5K run/walk at 4511 Jones Bridge Circle, Peachtree Corners.
Volunteers for the second annual event will receive free entry into a costume contest, a free raffle ticket and a Peachtree Corners Christmas Run T-shirt.
To volunteer, visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0549ACA62DA02-20122
To register to run, visit http://www.spincyclesports.com/RunEvents/2012PeachtreeCornersChristmasRun.html
Race number pickup is from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at Fowler YMCA, 5600 West Jones Bridge, Peachtree Corners. Race day registration and packet pick up is from 7:15 to 8:45 a.m. Dec. 15, and the race begins at 9 a.m.
Registration is $35 before the race, and $40 cash only on race day.
Gwinnett Braves award grant to Feed the Hungry Forsyth
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Gwinnett Braves have awarded their $1,000 grant for the month of November to Feed the Hungry Forsyth Inc., announced on Dec. 5. The Thanksgiving-themed grant will help Feed the Hungry Forsyth in its mission to collect and distribute perishable food to those in need in Forsyth County.
The grant allows Feed the Hungry Forsyth to achieve a $12,000 goal, enough to purchase a refrigerated truck. With the vehicle, the organization will be able to collect meats, vegetables and other perishable food items from area restaurants that would otherwise go to waste.
The organization will then donate those food items to ministries and food pantries that serve the hungry throughout Forsyth county.
For more information about the Gwinnett Braves Grant Program, call 678 277-0300 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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