Smyrna Police Cruiser Raising Breast Cancer Awareness

smyrna-pink-policeNo, you don’t need to get your eyes checked if you see a pink police car in Smyrna! The Smyrna police station is doing a Beat Breast Cancer initiative by driving a hit pink police cruiser.

The car has been making the rounds to raise awareness of the disease, which hits about 1 in 8 women in the US alone. The next time the car will make an appearance will be at the Shur-Line Electrical company in the Smyrna Business Park tomorrow from 10am – 2pm.

Smyrna always has interesting things going on! Come back here to learn more about Smyrna!

 

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Smyrna CrossFit Hosting Kid’s Camp

smyrna-cross-fitThe CrossFit in Smyrna is hosting a camp geared for kids ages 4-12. There will be CrossFit-themed workouts, drills, and games designed to keep your kids physically challenged and engaged!

The camp is limited to 10 children. Snacks and water will be provided. The camp is from 10am – 12pm and is $125 for the week. 10% off discount for siblings of campers.

The last week of the camp is coming up, from June 27 – 30th. You can sign up here. For more info about businesses in Smyrna, click here!

 

Smyrna Fire Dept. Hosting Citizen’s Fire Academy on Thursdays

smyrna-citizen-fire-academy.jpgEvery Thursday from 6-9pm, the Smyrna Fire Department is hosting a nine week Citizen’s Fire Academy. It’s a hands-on experience, life-saving techniques and a behind-the-scenes look into the Smyrna Fire Department and the several services they provide. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Class size is limited to 15 seats to allow for hands-on training. Special topics to be covered include:

  • Fire Behavior
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Tools and Equipment
  • Fire Education
  • Bureau of Fire Prevention
  • Search and Rescue
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Emergency Management Agencies
  • Fire Command
  • Incident Command

The cost is free if you are a Smyrna resident. Please email cmanna@smyrnaga.gov for more info. See this link to learn more about being a Smyrna resident.

When: Every Thursday from June 1 – July 27
             6 – 9pm

Where: Smyrna Fire Department
              2620 Atlanta Road
              Smyrna, Ga 30080

Smyrna City Government Hiring Positions

Smyrna-JenniferPhoto11.jpgThe Smyrna City Government is hiring lots of positions. Smyrna is a great place to work, with all the fun restaurants and shopping around, and the new SunTrust Park! To learn more about Smyrna, click here. Here is a list of the open positions:

‘Best of Smyrna’ List Comes Out

The 2016 Best of Smyrna List was just realeased. Smyrna residetns voted on different categories such as Best Dessert Place, Best Fitness Center, Best Nail Salon, etc. Muss & Turners, which also owns Eleanor’s was the big winner, with Muss & Turners winning Best Outdoor Patio, and Eleanor’s scoring both Best Bar and Best Date-Night Restaurant. Here is the list of all the Best of Smyrna winners. For more information about Smyrna, click here.

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Stout Brothers Beer Garden Brings Growlers and Local Eats to Smyrna

smyrna-stout-brothersSmyrna’s Stout Brothers Smyrna Beer Market is more than just craft beers in growlers. They have amazing beers and ciders, but also have local, artisanal foods from around town. They believe food and beer pairings are often over-looked for the more popular wine and pairings.

It’s located in Smyrna Market Village at 1265 West Spring Street Ste. D. The hours are Monday – Thursday from 11am – 9pm, Friday – Saturday from 11am – 10:30pm, and Sunday from 12:30 – 6pm.

Smyrna has a wonderful downtown village! To see what it’s like to live here, click here.

Smyrna Library Hosts Appalooza

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Today at the Smyrna Library is the Appalooza! If you received a new mobile device or laptop for the holidays, remember to bring it in the Smyrna Library. The staff there will help you load Smyrna Library ebooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, and others onto your new toy!

Where: Smyrna Library (Meeting Room)
When: Thursday, January 5 from 11am – 2pm

For more events in Smyrna, click here.