Architectural firm chosen
for stadium renovation
Bids are due today for the project construction manager for the $6.8 million renovation of Northcutt Stadium.
Marietta City Schools Board of Education chose the Atlanta-based architectural firm of Gardner, Spencer, Smith, Tench and Jarbeau to renovate the 73 year-old high school stadium on Winn Street Information: www.marietta-city-org. Tucker McQueen for the AJC
Nonprofit hosts Santa, special guest Dec. 7
Aimee Copeland, an amputee who suffered from a flesh eating bacteria, will be a featured guest at the Friends of Disabled Adults and Children Too breakfast 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 7. at the Stone Mountain Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort. Tickets: $30, $20, children under 5 free.
Information: 770-491-9014 or www.fodac.org/breakfast. April Hunt
to hold town halls
State representatives from DeKalb County will host town hall meetings to get citizen input on issues: 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Porter Sanford performing arts center, 3181 Rainbow Drive, and 6 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Maloof Auditorium, 1300 Commerce Drive.
Information: 404-697-8006. April Hunt
to sponsor food drive
Gwinnett County Animal Welfare and Enforcement Services will host a food drive for the Gwinnett CAN Challenge to increase donations to local food banks through Dec. 31 at 884 Winder Highway, Lawrenceville.
Participants may bring a donation of five items and receive a $10 voucher Information: or 770-339-3200. Veronica Fields Johnson
Nature center to host holiday market
The Chattahoochee Nature Center will host a Back-To-Nature Holiday Market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7 at the center, 9135 Willeo Rd., Roswell. The market will feature ornaments, original art, eco-friendly items, toys, candles and clothing from local artisans. All visitors will receive free admission to the nature center. For vending opportunities contact 770-992-2055 ext. 236 or email@example.com. Information: www.chattnaturecenter.org. Veronica Fields Johnson
College Park kicks off reporting campaign
College Park officials say that “If You See Something, Say Something.” It’s a new campaign urging city employees and the public to report such infrastructure issues as utility line problems, potholes, broken sidewalks and code enforcement issues. City Manager Terrence Moore says the campaign stems from a power line issue left unaddressed.
To report problems: 404-669-3756 normal business hours, 404-766-3618 other times. Mark Woolsey for the AJC
Cumming Christmas Parade set for Dec. 7
The Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce and the Forsyth County Community Connection will hold a holiday celebration Saturday, Dec.7 on Market Place Blvd. between Buford Dam Road and Ga. 20 in Cumming.
The Jingle Jog 5K race is set for 8:30 a.m., followed by the 8th annual Cumming Christmas Parade at 10:30. More info: cummingforsythchamber.org
Mark Woolsey for the AJC