The Atlanta Constitution from Atlanta, Georgia on June 25, 1998 · 230
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The Atlanta Constitution from Atlanta, Georgia · 230

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Thursday, June 25, 1998
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Gold Award goes to 1 0 Girl Scouts Ten senior Girl Scouts from Cobb County have earned the Gold Award, the highest award a Girl Scout can receive. The young women, recognized at a reception last month, are: Ashley Abernathy, Lauren Anderson, Heather Baker, Nichole Boyd, Kathryn Coane, Alexandra Com-panzano, Kelly Keenan, Kimberly Lott, Rebecca Majoros, Morgan McLaughlin and Tracy Nichols. WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Navy Lt. Cmdr. Emil Spillman, a 1973 graduate of North Cobb High School in Acworth, recently departed on a three-month counter-narcotics deployment to Eastern Pacific and Caribbean international waters aboard the guided missile cruiser USS South Carolina. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Troy P. Massey, a 1993 graduate of South Cobb High School in Austell, is assigned to the guided missile cruiser USS Cape St. George, home-ported in Ngrfolk,Va. Navy Ensign Erik W. Hall, a 1992 graduate of Pope High School, recently Cobb Close-Up A look at happenings off the beaten path received his commission as a naval officer. ABSENTEE VOTING STARTS MONDAY: Starting Monday, absentee ballots in the July 21 primary may be cast in person at the East Cobb Government Service Center at 4400 Lower Roswell Road. Hours of operation are 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can vote by absentee ballot through July 20. In Georgia, there are nine legal reasons for requesting an absentee ballot. Some of the most commonly given include: B You'll be out of your precinct on election day; B You're over 75 years old; B You're a constant caregiver to someone who is disabled; B You're on active duty with the U.S. military or are the dependent of some- one on active duty with the military. The other four reasons include being overseas, observing a religious holiday, serving as a public safety worker on duty in your own precinct and serving as an election official. TOURS OF YOUTH MUSEUM: Children 7 and older can participate in a living history lesson through July 17 at the Cobb County Youth Museum off Dallas Highway in Marietta. Free tours are given Monday through Friday at 10 and 11:30 a.m. by reservation only. For information, call Anita Barton at 770-427-2563. SOLVE TAX PROBLEMS: The Internal Revenue Service will hold a problem-solving day on July 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Marietta Senior Center, 32 N. Fairground St. in Marietta. To make an appointment with an IRS problem-solver, call 404-331-3485 ' in metro Atlanta or 1-800-829-1040 no A happier landingfor kids at play Major face liffcApply-ing recycled rubber to the playground at Glover Park are Bill Ordway (front) and Ben Phillips. The new surface is made up primarily of old rubber tires to'provide a soft landing for kids who fall off one of the playground pieces. The little railroad engine in the background will be getting a new coat of paint as well. IS' 1 J 1 ..;'' ' V . n 'i ' , m .is' i 1 1 9 hu f ; I ft i It ' .... -i r i .V 1 '!.', v o-' t Y'vA -1- ANDY SHARP Staff Seeking the yellow brick road 4 h' v'f'ijJ';j,';-,:.,:';;v' ' -"LI ' ' v , " v . ' ... To 1' fc if CEUNE BUFKIN fstzli . - Jj'V j ( Long journey to Oz: Jennifer Weldon dozes off while holding 7-yeafo:.t old daughter Hannah during tryouts for "Hie Wizard of Oz" at the Little General Hieatre in Marietta last week. Hannah was one of about fe';' dozen youngsters (and a few adults) who tried out for a part in the p; duction. Each auditioner was asked to present a song and a monologues later than July 17. GOLF TOURNAMENT HELPS CHARITIES: More than 100 people raised $16,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Calvary Children's Home in Powder Springs at the Prudential Charity Golf Tournament The tournament was held this spring at the Brookstone Country Club in Acworth, and the money was given to the organizations earlier this month. The Calvary Children's Home is a charitable organization that allows siblings to remain together in a stable environment when their famines can no longer care for them. The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children who have life-threatening illnesses. HIGH SCHOOL REUNIONS ON TAP: Several Cobb County high school classes are holding reunions in the next few months and could be looking for you. Here's a rough schedule: Wheeler class of 1988, a 10-year reunion at the Westin North hotel on J. : Saturday. "w Campbell of Smyrna class of 1988,9,b 10-year reunion at the Westin North jic-i hotel on July 11. O B Sprayberry class of 1978, a 20-yeaf reunion at the Westin North hotel on'1 Aug.l. B Walton class of 1978, a 20-year reunion at the Westin North hotel on; i Aug.l. B North Cobb class of 1988, a 10-year, y reunion at the Waverly hotel on Aug! J, B Walton class of 1988, a 10-year reunion at the Waverly hotel on AugO IS. Ml B Sprayberry class of 1988, a 10-yea'f reunion at the Terrace Garden Inn oh' "1' Sept. 26. ;f: B Sprayberry classes of 1982, 1983 an'! 1984 at the Crowne Plaza at Powers j Ferry (formerly Harvey Hotel) on Ogt. ' 31. For further information on upconv ing celebrations, call Class Reunions at.. 770-993-4184. . RIVERSIDE MILITARY ACADEMY Excellence in College Prep Since 1907 n i fi.rzrX ml fctrr". ten ftfr, .w.i I i si - - i it i mi mmm -" - - if mniii in trmt i Riverside's 235 acre campus is located on the northern edge of Lake Lanier in Gainesville, Georgia about one hour north of Atlanta. For more Information, call 1-800-GO-CADET (462-2338) or visit our Website 1 0 v '9? fit X I J Northside Your first word in emergencies. The most Important decision you can make In an emergency could be your choice of hospitals. At Northside Hospital, the state-of-the-art emergency department In Atlanta, you'll find one of the nation's first emergency facilities designed for the patient. This means that from the floor plan to the way our staff cares for you, the entire experience has been designed to focus on you. What's more, at Northside Emergency, Instead of being wheeled all over the hospital, each medical service comes to you. So whether your emergency Is a twisted ankle or chest pain, you wont find better adult emergency care anywhere. While an emergency Isnl necessarily something you plan for, make sure that you, and the people you love, are prepared with the name of Atlanta's state-of-the-art ER: Northside. EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT 404-831-8937 AMBULANCE 770-42S-WVO HEALTH EXPRESS (MINOR INJURY 8i ILLNESS) 404-831 -6761 DIRECTIONS PHONE LINE 404-303-3900 WEB ADDRESS hnpywww.northt Northside Hospital iHiatiNcr ctuvicti Enltr from Ptachtn Dunmoody Hood WRONG) RCMOVI tHOt, APPLY HEAT, WALK OR RUN ON ANKLI. RIGHT: ElCVATI ANKLE, APPLY Kt PACK, AND HAVI SOMEONt DRIVE YOU TO THE EMCRUCNCY DEPARTMENT AT NORTHSIDE. r j ill u I I I it it: 'I !i it; 7 l I -

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