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Jesse Walton, Jr., CFP®, Honored as New Member of 100 Black Men of Atlanta

Jesse Walton, Jr., CFP®, Honored as New Member of 100 Black Men of Atlanta

ATLANTA (May 12, 2011) Jesse Walton, Jr., was inducted as a new member of the 100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc. (100) organization on May 10, 2011at an evening pinning ceremony. The elegant event was held at Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s headquarters. 100 is a coalition of some of Atlanta’s most influential men organized to empower Atlanta’s challenged communities. Together they channel educational and economic resources toward these communities’ students and future leaders.

Walton, a Financial Advisor and Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®) at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Alpharetta, is an active community volunteer.

Code Orange smog alert for Thursday

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division has issued a Code Orange (unhealthy for sensitive groups) Air Quality Alert for Metro Atlanta for Thursday.

Under Code Orange conditions, the outdoor air is likely to be unhealthy for some people. Children, people who are sensitive to ozone and people with heart of lung diseases should limit prolonged outdoor exertion during the late afternoon or early evening when ozone concentrations are highest.

Ga. receives grant to create tornado relief jobs

ATLANTA -- Georgia has received a $5 million federal grant to create temporary jobs cleaning up tornado damage from April's deadly storms.

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says the National Emergency Grant can be used to hire laid-off workers to clean and repair public property. The grant funds may also be used to hire staff for public and non-profit agencies helping in the relief effort as well as counselors to help the grieving and traumatized.

Butler said the U.S. Department of Labor grant "will go a long way towards helping our recovery efforts in the affected counties in Georgia."

Tornadoes that swept through the South last month killed 15 people in Georgia. Sixteen counties have been declared disaster areas.

Cicadas bring back the buzz

(GANNETT NEWS SERVICE) -- They're loud, they're ugly and for the next four to five weeks, they'll be in your face.

Cicadas: They're back, and although they don't cause any real harm - except perhaps to some younger trees and the stomachs of pets who will eat them like popcorn - they'll be getting on the nerves of most Middle Tennesseans.

RELATED: Cicadas abuzz in Georgia

People in north Macon, Jones County, and some other areas say the bugs' high-pitched buzzing is causing a racket around the region.

¿Sabía usted que la discriminación en la vivienda es ilegal? (in Spanish & English)

¿Sabía usted que la discriminación en la vivienda es ilegal? (in Spanish & English)

Es ilegal para un propietario de vivienda o un agente de bienes raíces negarle renta o venta de una casa o apartamento a un individuo o una familia por una de estas razones:

  • Raza
  • Color
  • Religión
  • Origen Nacional
  • Sexo
  • Incapacidad
  • Estado Familiar (la presencia de niños menores de 18 anos)

Si usted cree que usted o su familia han sido discriminado por algunas de estas razones cuando trataba de rentar o comprar una casa o apartamento tal vez lo podemos ayudar!

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¿Sabía usted que la discriminación en la vivienda es ilegal? (in Spanish & English)

¿Sabía usted que la discriminación en la vivienda es ilegal? (in Spanish & English)

Es ilegal para un propietario de vivienda o un agente de bienes raíces negarle renta o venta de una casa o apartamento a un individuo o una familia por una de estas razones:

  • Raza
  • Color
  • Religión
  • Origen Nacional
  • Sexo
  • Incapacidad
  • Estado Familiar (la presencia de niños menores de 18 anos)

Si usted cree que usted o su familia han sido discriminado por algunas de estas razones cuando trataba de rentar o comprar una casa o apartamento tal vez lo podemos ayudar!

LLAME A METRO FAIR HOUSING SERVICES, INC.

404.765.3940 PARA LLENAR UNA QUEJA 

PARA MAS INFORMACIÓN

MANDENOS UN CORREO ELECTRONICO A

 INFO@METROFAIRHOUSING.COM

English Below

Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Wednesday

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division has issued a Code Orange (unhealthy for sensitive groups) Air Quality Alert for Metro Atlanta for Wednesday, May 11.

Under Code Orange conditions, the outdoor air is likely to be unhealthy for some people. Children, people who are sensitive to ozone and people with heart of lung diseases should limit prolonged outdoor exertion during the late afternoon or early evening when ozone concentrations are highest.