Wednesday, August 8, 2012
The grant will help the department provide car seats for families in need around the metro area.
The philanthropic arm of Amerigroup, the Amerigroup Foundation, awarded The Atlanta Fire Foundation a $10,000 fire education grant focused on child safety. The grant will help the department provide car seats for families in need around the metro area. “We hope this grant will have a significant and meaningful impact for Atlanta Fire Rescue and the children in our community,” said Dr. Tunde Sotunde, Chief Executive Officer for Amerigroup Community Care of Georgia. “We are proud to recognize and reward Atlanta Fire Rescue as hardworking organization that takes great risks to ensure members of the community are safe and well protected.” Effective fire safety education for the children of Atlanta is an ongoing priority of the Atlanta Fire …
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Station could reopen in early October
An asbestos scare and renovations have kept the doors of fire station 29 on Monroe Drive closed throughout the summer, but the station could reopen within the next few weeks, according to City of Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran. Cochran told members of Neighborhood Planning Unit F on Monday night that work to remove traces of asbestos and renovate parts of the station could take between four to six weeks, but the department is pushing the contractor to work to open the station as quickly as possible. He estimated the station will open within three to four weeks and final touches on the renovations will continue when the station opens. The fire station was initially closed for plumbing renovations, but more work was added to the project …
Thursday, September 15, 2011
The day's top headlines for Thursday, September 15, 2011
ChatComm Opens Its Doors For Dunwoody Residents. Harmony Grove Headstones Restored. Kirkwood Murder, Suicide Victims Identified. St. Paul's Episcopal Church Homecoming. Dude, Don't Set The Dorm Room On Fire.