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Black Friday - Kid Friendly Events

Black Friday - Kid Friendly Events

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the day following is already on most people’s minds … Black Friday.

Are you a Black Friday shopper?  Do you brave the midnight?  3AM?  4AM?  or 5AM Sales?  This year, your kids might actually get excited about Black Friday too, but it might not having anything to do with shopping!  Several local businesses are offer “Black Friday Fun” for kids during the day and even into the night.

Check out what a few local businesses are offering your kids while you shop til you drop:

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Food Bloggers Dish On How to "Spin" Your Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes

Food Bloggers Dish On How to "Spin" Your Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes When it comes to Thanksgiving food bloggers or “foodies” are anything but traditional. Their favorite philosophy is “Think Outside the Box”. Putting down the Thanksgiving menu is as exciting for them as cooking and sharing the meal with family and friends. Foodies always like to place a creative pin to traditional dishes. The result are unique scrumptious and mouth-watering dishes that could give any professional chef a run for their money.

Recently, food bloggers from "The Brown Culinary Experience" offered their takes on their favorite Thanksgiving dishes.

Food Drive Event

Will you help us fill up the food pantries in Forsyth county?   In this economy, more families and individuals are relying on help from local food pantries.  This drive will help re-fill & re-stock pantries that our neighbors in Forsyth County will depend on this Holiday Season.

We think giving should be fun and a family event!  So we’re bringing you a fun, family event in the process.

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Need a reliable sitter? Save 50% OFF Babysitting Placements with Southern Sitters & Nannies ($30)

Need a reliable sitter? Save 50% OFF Babysitting Placements with Southern Sitters & Nannies ($30)

The holidays are here and so are long to-do lists, your brother and his 4 kids, plus cocktail parties all in a row.

National BBQ Cup Competition

National BBQ Cup Competition
The National BBQ Cup is this Weekend

The National BBQ Cup to be the Largest KCBS Contest Ever in Georgia


Cumming, GA, November 16, 2011 – The National BBQ Cup will be held this weekend, Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19, at the City of Cumming Fairgrounds in Cumming, GA.

It's much more than just BBQ too.  Lots of entertainment & fun.  Read more for details ...

DEALCHICKEN: $49 for $149 at ATA Martial Arts

DEALCHICKEN: $49 for $149 at ATA Martial Arts

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Get in shape and learn self-defense with this weekend's fantastic DealChicken Atlanta deal.

Through Sunday night, DealChicken members can take advantage of 10 classes at ATA Martial Arts. Choose from Krav Maga classes for adults or Karate for Kids; either way, pay only $49 for a package valued at $149.

The deal gets even sweeter with 50 percent off basic karate gear for DealChicken members.

This offer expires on May 13, 2012. ATA Martial Arts has 21 locations throughout Metro Atlanta:

* 3450 Cobb Parkway NW, Suite 190

* 5354 McGinnis Ferry Road, Suite 212
* 8465 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite 530

* 1011 Tower Place

State tax credit program raises $50M for scholarships

State tax credit program raises $50M for scholarships

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Revenue stamped its approval on $50 million in donations under the Georgia Scholarship Tax Credit Program.

The program lets people and businesses get tax credit for donations to scholarships for Georgia children to attend private schools.

Fifty million dollars is the most allowed under the program. In 2012, the statewide cap on donations will increase by the annual increase in the Consumer Price Index until 2018.

Individuals can donate up to $1,000, while married couples have a donation cap of $2,500. Corporations can donate up to 75 percent of their state income tax liability.

The American Federation for Children estimated more than 6,000 students last year got scholarships to attend private schools through the program.