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How to Build a Resume That Stands Out Visually To Help Your Teen Land Their First Job

Creating a captivating resume that sparkles bright enough to catch an employer's attention is an art on its own terms.

With the ramp up pressure kids experience at school and the need to sign up to too many extracurricular activities, it’s no surprise how the number of teens employed have been declining over the past decades.
There are many benefits (and risks) of adolescent employment. The decision to allow your teen to have an after school job should be a well thought-out family decision based on how well they can manage responsibilities, time management and money.

But if your teen is ready to take the plunge the first thing they need to figure out is how to build a resume that stands out even if they don’t have any work experience.

But where to start? How do can you create a snapshot of your ambitions, show your strengths and interests and captive an employers attention?
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Strut Your Mutt at Georgia SPCA 3rd Annual Run For The Rescues 5K Fun Run and Festival

When: March 23, 2013
Fun Run: 8:30 a
5K Race: 9:15 a
Where: Suwanee Town Center

Run for the Rescues logoStrut your Mutt at the Georgia SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) 3rd Annual Run for the Rescues 5K, Fun Run and Festival. This event will take place in the beautiful Suwanee Town Center Park in the Heart of Suwanee. We encourage everyone to bring their dogs for this run to benefit homeless pets. 

In addition to the race, there will be a Festival at the Suwanee Town Center from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Enjoy food and beverage, arts and crafts, inflatables for the kids and treats for dogs, cats and runners alike. Vendors of all kinds will have samples and products for sale.

The Gwinnett PD is presenting a demonstration with a K-9 unit, and Smart Critters is doing an agility/frisbee demo.

Many local rescues will be there with dogs for adoption. Enjoy demonstrations and pet contests - biggest, smallest, pet trick etc. Win prizes throughout the day. 

There's something for everyone at this fun event!

Run/Walk with your Dog(s)


Set up a Fund Raising Page
Cheer the runners and walkers
After the race, stick around for the festival with awards, prizes, food, beverage, lots and lots of vendors and much more!
All proceeds benefit the
GA SPCA Adoption Center

Georgia SPCA
3rd Annual Run for the Rescues
5k, Fun Run, and Festival
Sat, March 23
8:00 to 4:00 
Suwanee Town Center Park 

Three Ways to Register:

  Online - - go here. 

 In person at any of the six convenient Big Peach Running Co. locations:  Kennesaw, Marietta, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Suwanee or Decatur. Visit them online:

 By Mail - print the race application and mail with your check to: 

    Georgia SPCA

    1175 Highway 23 
    Suite 109 
    Suwanee, GA  30024 
    ATTN:  Christine Muller 

We need lots of volunteers!  Click the link for the area where you'd like to help and sign up online.  Volunteers will receive free  breakfast and a volunteer t-shirt. Please enter your t-shirt size in the "comment" field when you sign up.

Onsite Registration Table  Assist with last minute registrations on race day

Check in pre-registered runners and hand out runner bags   

Assist vendors in finding their assigned booth space

Help vendors take stuff to their booths
Race Course Volunteers  Stationed at various points on the course to be sure runners stay on track; staff the water station
to the Fun Run finishers
Set up marker and water stations  
help with our adoptable animals and merchandise sales
assist with contests and other festival activities
Weds, Mar 20 at 6:00 pm


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