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Geek to Chic: Cosmopolitan’s Hottest Georgia Bachelor

Think of the Alfred Hitchcock movie, “The Birds”, now, replace birds with women; there you have the exact scene that happens in front of 27 year old, Cosmopolitan Magazine’s Hottest Bachelor from Georgia, Marvin Montgomery’s home, everyday. Seem crazy, huh?

Perhaps, we exaggerated, a bit. Women may not flock to Montgomery but he’s a hotter commodity, than ever before. Born and raised in Tyrone, Georgia, Montgomery was a self-proclaimed “skinny regular kid” throughout high school at Sandy Creek High. In 2006, he graduated from Georgia State University and now works as a Financial Analyst for a Commercial Real Estate Company in Atlanta. After high school, Montgomery began working out, lifting weights and he morphed from the “skinny regular kid” to Cosmopolitan’s “Hottest Bachelor” from Georgia.

Make Everyday Jean Day, donate

Fayette County Public School System employees can wear jeans to work everyday, at a cost, that is. A total of $3,000 was collected for Fayette FACTOR (Fayette Alliance Coordinating Teamwork, Outreach and Resources) during jeans days at schools across the county.

In exchange for wearing jeans to work on a non-casual day, employees gave a donation to benefit Fayette FACTOR. The organization’s mission is to bring all areas of the community together to build a safe and healthy county. The school system’s donation will be used to help support the non-profit’s initiatives including Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Prevent Child Abuse Fayette, Fayette Meth Task Force and ENCORE, a senior adult leadership program.

Donations made to Fayette FACTOR are tax deductible. Anyone wishing to help the organization can make donations payable to Fayette FACTOR, P.O. Box 142518, Fayetteville, GA 30214.

Fayette County First-Graders Get Dictionaries for Dictionary Day

Following along with their tradition, the Rotary Club of Peachtree City gifted all 1,426 third graders in the Fayette County Public School System with their own copy of Webster’s Dictionary.

This donation is part of the Rotary Club’s Dictionary Project aimed at helping students become better readers, writers and learners. The organization has handed out dictionaries to the county’s third graders for a number of years.

Movie Night at the Avenue to benefit CARE

On Friday, October 15, families can watch the movie, “How to Train Your Dragon.” Children’s entertainment and giveaways begin at 6 p.m. followed by the movie at dusk. Popcorn will be sold for $1 with all proceeds benefitting CARE.

CARE (Children at Risk in Education), a program of the Fayette County Public School System, is, now, able to offer After School Program (ASP) scholarships to families of elementary-aged students enrolled in the system’s schools thanks to The Avenue Peachtree City and its patrons.

The scholarships pay for a portion of the ASP tuition for a limited number of weeks. Parents have to pay the other portion of the tuition in order to receive the scholarship.

The Avenue Peachtree City raised over $400 this summer through Movies in the Park and Music in the Park.

Vision Screenings at Select Atlanta Kroger Stores

If you visit your local Kroger supermarket during the month of October, you may get a free vision screening.

To commemorate World Sight Day, during the month of October, CIBA VISION has sponsored 12 EyeSite™ Kiosks to educate consumers about the importance of eye health. These kiosks are located at Kroger stores across the metro-Atlanta area.  

King & Spalding’s Discovery Center pushes “fore” a cure

The King & Spalding Discovery Center’s annual golf tournament to raise money for blood cancer research was held on October 5th at the White Water Creek Country Club in Fayetteville. The event raised $36,500 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. This is the fourth year the organization has hosted the golf tournament. In the four years they have hosted the event, the event has raised more than $100,000 for the cause.

 

The golf tournament is called ‘The Polly’ after Polly Hatcher, a King & Spalding employee who lost her battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).

Marietta Native to Star in Starr's Mill Play

Professional actress and Marietta native, Kayce Grogan-Wallace, who teaches theatre at Marietta Middle School, is going back to high school this fall—Starr’s Mill High School, to be exact—as a cast member in the Fayette County school’s production of the wildly popular Broadway musical “Hairspray.”

Set in 1962, “Hairspray,” which won eight Tony Awards in 2003, tells the story of the pleasantly plump Baltimore teen Tracy Turnblad, whose greatest desire is to dance on the popular “Corny Collins Show.” When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star, but she must use her newfound power to vanquish the reigning teen queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin and integrate a TV network—all without denting her hairdo.