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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?
This is the part Canvas comes in and rescues the day. If you are unfamiliar Canvas, this is a graphic-design t…

Thrill with Peter, Wendy, and Tinkerbell in this high-flying colorful adventure!


Peter Pan soars onto the stage in this vibrant, colorful adaptation of the time-honored classic tale. Adventures abound as amateur inventor Wendy Darling and her brothers travel to Neverland with the impetuous Peter and his fairy companion Tinkerbell! The gang romps with the Lost Boys, rescues the resourceful Princess Tiger Lily, and battles the infamous Captain Hook.

Experience the rare chance to hear authentic Cherokee! The Cherokee Nation Education Services and their Translation Department partnered with the Center to translate Tiger Lily's dialogue into this gorgeous language.

NOTE: Performances Wednesday through Sunday. Discounted preview performances are on Tuesday & Wednesday, September 22 & 23. (Show-only tickets for just $6.75).
Home Educators get a great discount on select performances! Get details here.

Showtimes: Wed-Fri: 10am & 11:30am Sat:12pm & 2pm
Sun:1pm & 3pm

$16.50 | Members: $9.25

Aurora Theatre stages the outrageous Divorciadas, Evangélicas y Vegetarianas, September 25-October 18

Spanish Language programming celebrates Gwinnett’s diverse culture
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (September 9, 2015) – The joys and frustrations unique to single ladies of all ages come to light in this wacky modern tale. Even matters of the heart are examined through a comedic lens in Gustavo Ott’s Divorciadas, Evangélicas y Vegetarianas (Divorcées, Evangelists, and Vegetarians) at Aurora Theatre running September 25 – October 18, 2015. September 25 – October 18, 2015. Performed in Spanish with English Supertitles, this play expertly finds the funny in uncomfortable situations and blunt truths.
“Earlier this year, Aurora received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to deepen our relationship with the Latino community by expanding programing. Additionally, we received funding from BrandMortage to produce this show. I am very proud of our commitment to producing plays in Spanish,” said Producing Artistic Director Anthony Rodriguez. “As our community grows and changes, we need to work…

The Fresh Market bakes up awareness for No Kid Hungry this September

Specialty grocer hosts third annual Cupcakes for a Cause event in support of No Kid HungryWednesday, September 9, 2015 — The Fresh Market is proud to continue its partnership with No Kid Hungry®. This September, The Fresh Market will host its third annual Cupcakes for a Cause event to raise funds and awareness for No Kid Hungry, which is dedicated to ending childhood hunger in America by surrounding children with healthy food where they live, learn and play. The Fresh Market will host its Cupcakes for a Cause campaign fromSeptember 11 throughSeptember 27. Shoppers can make a donation to No Kid Hungry by purchasing paper cupcakes at The Fresh Market’s checkout counters, with a minimum $1 donation, to show support for this important cause. Just $1 can feed a hungry child one meal.