Query QAL #818 at the website or contacting the Purchasing Office at 770-631-2515 by May 8. Jill Howard Church for the AJC
Governor to speak at DeKalb graduations
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is among several high-profile figures who will give commencement addresses for DeKalb County high schools.
The school district says it has received confirmations from Deal and others, including Mark Elgart, the president of AdvancED, which oversees district accreditation; Thurbert Baker, the former Georgia attorney general; George Andrews, founder and leader of Capitol City Bank & Trust Co.; Carlton Brown, president of Clark Atlanta University and State Rep. Darshun Kendrick of Lithonia.
Deal will speak to students from NcNair and Chamblee high schools; Elgart, Druid Hills High; Baker, Tucker High; Andrews, Stone Mountain High; Brown, Lithonia High; and Kendrick, Towers High. Ty Tagami
Self-defense class offered for women
The Centerville Community Center will host self-defense classes for women from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays through May 20 at 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville.
Topics will include learning to anticipate, recognize and deal with dangerous situations, block punches, break loose from holds, and striking techniques. Cost: $10 per person for four weeks, for any age or fitness level.
Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-985-4713. Karen Huppertz for the AJC
Football camp benefits kids’ charities
Former Georgia Tech star running back, Jonathan Dwyer will host a youth football camp at his alma mater, Kell High School in Marietta May 31 – June 1 for youth ages 5-16. Fee of $60 includes meals and a T-shirt as well as gift bags, awards and players’ autographs.
Proceeds benefit the Jonathan Dwyer Neuro Feedback Lab at the Jacob’s Ladder Center. The facility specializes in educating children diagnosed with ADD/ADHD, Autism, PDD and Asperger’s among others.
Information: JonathanDwyerYouthCamp.eventbrite.com or 770-901-8872. Sandra Marshall Murray
Animal control hosts adopt-a-thon
The Cobb County Animal Control, 1060 Al Bishop Dr., Marietta will hold an adopt-a-thon 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. May 18. The event features vendors, food, K-9 demonstrations, raffles, etc.
Information: Billy Mayfield 770-590-5614 or www.cobbanimalcontrol.org Veronica Fields Johnson