Monday, December 3, 2012
Atlanta southpaw Jonny Venters joins bank volunteers at the westside's Atlanta Community Food Bank to help sort and pack meals for those in need.
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Monday, December 3, 2012
Staff Report Atlanta Braves pitcher Jonny Venters recently joined 50 Bank of America employee volunteers sorting and packing 14,000 meals, made up of 21,000 pounds of food, at the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB). "It was great to volunteer with Bank of America employees and the Atlanta Community Food Bank to help make a difference and fight hunger in our community," Venters said in a release. The effort was part of Bank of America’s support of Feeding America's "Give a Meal" program. For every $1 donated to Feeding America or local food banks via www.bankofamerica.com/give or feedingamerica.org/BankofAmerica, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation will contribute an additional $2, up to a total match of $1.5 million. This is in …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Free health screenings for men and plenty of family fun on deck Saturday morning. Everyone who receives a screening will receive two free tickets to a Braves game while supplies last.
The Atlanta Braves are coming off a rather sickly series in Milwaukee, but one of their biggest supporters wants Braves fans to be healthy and fit. Male Bravo supporters in specific on Saturday as Piedmont West Medical Office Park is hosting a "Home Run for Health" men’s health event on Atlanta’s westside. The purpose of the event, which runs from 9 a.m. to noon at Piedmont West located at 1800 Howell Mill Road, is for men to receive free health screenings including blood pressure, BMI and prostate cancer screenings. Everyone who receives a screening will receive two free tickets to a Braves game while supplies last. In addition, there will be fun for the entire family with an appearance by former Braves pitcher Pete Smith and everyone is …
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
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