Marvin S. Arrington, Jr. Sworn In For Second Term
Arrington was sworn into his second term as Fulton County Commissioner of District 5. District 5 is comprised of over 150,000 residents and encompasses Atlanta, East Point, South Fulton, College Park, and Union City. He would like to thank the 61,000 plus residents of District 5 that voted for his re-election. He calls himself a community servant rather than a politician because my goal is to truly empower our communities. Arrington looks forward to serving Fulton County residents for the next four years.
Bert’s Big Adventure Announces Families for Trip of a Lifetime
The nonprofit organization sends children with Chronic and Terminal Illnesses and families from Atlanta, Charleston, Wyoming and Indianapolis Areas to Walt Disney World® for children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families. BBA is excited to share a BIG announcement! This February, the organization will be embarking on their 17th annual trip to Walt Disney World® and after careful consideration, the Bert’s Big Adventure selection committee has chosen twelve children including Adrian B. from Atlanta and their families to be a part of this year’s trip.
Skeleton Crew at Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theater
Artistic Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company are thrilled to present Dominique Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew beginning this February. Part of Morisseau’s The Detroit Project trilogy, Skeleton Crew, is an insightful drama about the value of work to workers and what happens when their livelihoods are threatened by layoffs. Set in 2008’s Great Recession, Skeleton Crew tells the story of factory workers at the last auto stamping plant in Detroit and their uncertainty as rumors of their plant’s imminent closing stir. Jamil Jude True Colors’ Associate Artistic Director, returns to the director’s chair after a successful run of August Wilson’s King Hedley II last spring.
Don’t Wait to Get Screened!
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!! In 2018, the American Cancer Society lowered the recommended age to begin Colorectal Cancer screening to age 45 for average risk patients instead of 50. This is true for men and women as it is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States. It is the second leading cause of cancer deaths when men and women are combined. Do you have a family history of colon polyps, colon cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer? You may need to start your colonoscopies even earlier! Please ask your doctor when you should start getting screened.
Dr King-Mullins is a Board Certified Colon and Rectal Surgeon with Georgia Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates. For more information about her practice, please visit GCRSA.com