GAB: Falcons to share new stadium design at breakfast event

Atlanta’s new stadium design to be shown to the public

ATLANTA – The Council for Quality Growth, in partnership with the Atlanta Falcons and Georgia World Congress Center, will host a breakfast event on Aug. 28 to look at the plans for the new Atlanta stadium, the future home of the Atlanta Falcons.

Falcons Owner and Chairman Arthur Blank and President and CEO Rich McKay, along with The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation President Penny McPhee Holder Construction Company Chairman and CEO Tommy Holder; Moody Construction Company President and CEO Dave Moody will participate on a panel laying out the plans – design, construction and what it will mean for community. The new stadium will further elevate Atlanta’s position as a major sports city with the potential to host the Super Bowl, World Cup and many other sporting events.

The breakfast will be from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Sydney Marcus Auditorium of the Georgia World Congress Center (Building A), 285 Andrew Young International Boulevard in Atlanta. To register for the event or for more information, visit www.councilforqualitygrowth.org.

Animal clinic offering low cost vaccinations

SUWANEE – Georgia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is hosting a low cost vaccination clinic on Saturday.

The specials include canine and feline rabies shots for $10, canine and feline distemper shots for $10, canine bordetalla shots for $10, canine heartworm tests for $25, microchips for $25 and combo tests for $25. If an animal has had a reaction to the vaccinations in the past, it is best that they see their regular veterinarian.

No appointment is needed and the clinic runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Georgia SPCA, located at 1175 Buford Highway in Suwanee. All dogs must be on a leash and all cats in carriers. For more information, call Jane Stewart, 678-765-2726.

Sorority gives information seminar about scholarship

NORCROSS – The ladies of Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and their nonprofit affiliate The Gwinnett Pearls of Service Foundation are hosting an information session for the the 2013 – 2014 Upsilon Alpha Omega Debuntante Scholarship Program.

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is “the first Greek-letter organization founded by African-American women at Howard University in 1908.”

Members will kick-off their debutante season with an Information Session at 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Hilton Atlanta Northeast, 5993 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Norcross. For more information, email Adelma Stanford at uaocotillion@upsilonalphaomega.com.

Boy Scouts Troop 555 seeking former members

Local organizers are trying to find any Boy Scouts, Scouters and families who were a part of Troop 555 (which was chartered through John Wesley United Methodist Church on Jimmy Carter Boulevard) for a reunion.

The cookout/reunion is scheduled for the end of September. For more information call Deanna Simmons at 770-736-6321 or email her at deasimmons@gmail.com.

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