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City of Acworth Hosting Red Cross Blood Drive

City of Acworth Hosting Red Cross Blood Drive

ACWORTH, GA -- Start the New Year off right by giving a precious gift that has the potential to save three lives.

The City of Acworth Parks and Recreation Department will host a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, Jan. 14 at the Acworth Beach House in Cauble Park (4425 Beach Street NW, 30101). The drive will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All donors will receive a voucher of their choice, good for either two Atlanta Hawks tickets or two Atlanta Thrashers tickets for select games in January. A $5 service charge applies to redeem the tickets at the box office.

To schedule a time to donate blood, email Jeff Chase. Walk-ins will also be welcome.

'Fun in the Park' Photo Contest Winners Announced

'Fun in the Park' Photo Contest Winners Announced

COBB COUNTY, GA -- The "Fun in the Park" Photo Contest, hosted by the Cobb County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, is over for 2010.

This year marked the largest turn-out in the contest's history. Over 280 photos, all of which were taken in Cobb parks, were submitted in the three categories.

With so many great photos submitted, the panel of eight judges had a difficult time selecting the winners.