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                                                                                               Irene Barton, President
                                                                                          East Cobb County Council of PTAs
                                                                                                with her dog, Harper


                       East Cobb Teachers of the Year PAGE 6 | Thanks for Giving PAGE 13
             PAGES 18-23

      Toys for Tots Seeks Donations PAGE 16 | Community Calendar PAGE 24 | Senior Safety Proof                 PAGE 56


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            PuBLiSHeR’S NOTe
                                                                                                 on the Cover
     “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom,
                                                                                             In honor of our Pet Guide we had
it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incre-
dulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of   Irene Barton, president of the East Cobb
hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing
before us…”                                     - Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities   County Council (ECCC) of PTAs, photo-

                                                                                          graphed with her family pet, Harper—a
                               Wars in distant lands that never seem to end. Home
                                                                                          rescue dog. Irene Barton leads 35 PTA
                          foreclosures and an unemployment rate that doesn’t seem
                          to improve. Social injustices and terror threaten people.       presidents find ways to improve the
                          Sometimes it can be enough to make you wonder if what
                                                                                          academic lives of East Cobb children.
                          you do means anything at all or doubt if you will ever
                          overcome the huge challenges that the world creates. It         As Irene explains, “I, as well as my
                          can seem very overwhelming and sometimes people
                          consider giving up. Some even do. So to help you continue       executive board--‘my great team’--
                          on, even stay positive about the future, this issue of the      provide training and make ourselves
                          EAST COBBER focuses on all the good going on in our
                          community despite the gloomy realities. The special events      available to answer questions for the
listed in the Community Calendar on page 24 and the Support Groups listed on
                                                                                          PTA presidents …the ultimate goal is for
page 64 represent those East Cobbers who come together to raise funds for their
causes as well as reach out to help those in need. It is the very presence of a           each PTA to encourage and engage
challenge that keeps many East Cobbers going. Consider the staff at the Center
                                                                                          parents to get involved in their school.”
For Family Resources (CFR) who are sponsoring a food drive that will provide
Thanksgiving food baskets to those in need. CFR’s efforts remind us that there
                                                                                             Irene also juggles a part-time posi-
are those worse off than us and inspires us to give food and hope to those deep
in despair. It is these people and groups the EAST COBBER will always spotlight:          tion as an office manager, is legislative
those who continue to contribute to our quality of life -- like front cover person,
                                                                                          chair for Dickerson Middle School and
Irene Barton, PTA president of the East Cobb County Council of PTAs, as well as the
Wheeler, Kell and Walton high school students who push themselves to learn more           East Side Elementary School, teaching
and do more in academics (see pages 8 and 37). Knowing that these good works
                                                                                          Sunday School at St. Ann’s Catholic
go on despite so much bad that is reported on, makes it, to me, the best of times.
      Thanksgiving is a day for appreciating our own good fortune and sharing it          Church and being a mom to her sixth-
with others. So, thanks to all of you readers, who are the heart and soul of this
                                                                                          grade son, Casey, and her third-grade
publication, the reason for this magazine’s existence. I have so much to be
thankful for, and I don’t mean to trivialize those personal treasures of family and       daughter, Alex. When asked why
friends and liberty and democracy. But the relationship between EAST COBBER
                                                                                          she is such an active volunteer, Irene
and you is one that forms the basis of all that I think about when I am creating
each issue. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank our many                  responds, “I have been blessed with
advertisers who choose to promote their businesses by placing ads in the
                                                                                          so much. . .I feel I have to give back.”
EAST COBBER. Without their commitment there would be no publication. And
thanks to our 400 community-minded merchants who act as drop-off points for               The best part about being president
EAST COBBER. I Appreciate You All!
                                                                                          of the ECCC PTA: “I enjoy seeing PTA
Happy Thanksgiving!                                                                       presidents succeed as leaders in their

                                                                                          school community.”

                                                                                             Irene has lived in the Indian Hills

                                                                                          subdivision with her husband, Steve, for
Cynthia M. Rozzo
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                                                                                             Front cover photo taken by Michael

P.S. Be sure to check out our special sections: the annual Pet Guide and                  Drewitz of Michael’s Photography.
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              East Cobb Teachers of the Year Honored
         at Chamber’s Give our schools A Hand Ceremony
     The Teacher of the Year program is designed to spotlight those dedicated to educating and changing the lives of our young peo-
ple. Each year, one talented and special person is selected to be a school’s Teacher of the Year. From that group of Cobb County
teachers, Coy Dunn, Kennesaw Mountain High School’s Teacher of the Year, was named as Cobb County’s Teacher of the Year.
Joanne Cox, Sawyer Road Elementary School, was also named as Marietta City School’s Teacher of the Year. Both Dunn and Cox are
arts educators. A pep rally honoring all Cobb and Marietta City Teachers of the Year was held at the Roswell Street Baptist Church on
Wednesday, October 5. On October 25, another pep rally kicked off the annual Give Our Schools a Hand week. This is the 23rd year
that the Cobb Chamber of Commerce has sponsored Give Our Schools a Hand (GOSH) special event. A salute to education in Cobb
County, GOSH week brought educators, students, parents, businesses and the community together to honor education. Here are the
teachers of the year from the public schools located in East Cobb County:


Victoria Matacotta                            Rebecca DeLass                                 Jill Spiva
5th Grade                                     5th Grade                                      1st Grade
Addison Elementary School                     Garrison Mill Elementary School                Powers Ferry Elementary School

Joel Spiess                                   Alison Davis                                   Robyn Richman
Music                                         Special Education                              Kindergarten
Bells Ferry Elementary School                 Keheley Elementary School                      Rocky Mount Elementary School

G. Kathryn Collins                            Sara Griffin                                   Diana Aviles
Special Education                             Math                                           Special Education SID/PID
Blackwell Elementary School                   Kell High School                               Sedalia Park Elementary School

Linda Odunkesenier                            Jimmie Irelan                                  Charlotte Fields
3rd Grade                                     Art                                            3rd Grade
Brumby Elementary School                      Kincaid Elementary School                      Shallowford Falls Elementary School

Kerri Hirsch                                  1st Sgt. Lorenzo Cox                           Susan Woyce
Social Studies                                NJROTC Instructor                              Science
Daniell Middle School                         Lassiter High School                           Simpson Middle School

Marsha Joyner                                 Varda Kulkarni                                 Donna Blaeser
3rd Grade                                     Science                                        3rd Grade
Davis Elementary                              Mabry Middle School                            Sope Creek Elementary School

Scott McCord, Jr.                             Stefanie Murphy                                Samantha Brown
Special Education                             Math                                           Science/Biology
Dickerson Middle School                       McCleskey Middle School                        Sprayberry High School

Ashley Miller                                 Leanne Schneider                               Melinda Butler
Special Education                             Special Ed                                     1st Grade
Dodgen Middle School                          Mountain View Elementary School                Timber Ridge Elementary School

Tia Bryller                                   Theresa Collins                                Angela Wilson
Math                                          Special Ed                                     Gifted
East Cobb Middle School                       Mt. Bethel Elementary School                   Tritt Elementary School

Lyssa Sahadevan                               Meleesa McKenzie                               Tina Link
1st Grade                                     Kindergarten                                   Science
Eastside Elementary School                    Murdock Elementary School                      Walton High School

Virginia Morgan                               Tammy Langosch                                 Melissa Worthy
5th Grade                                     Special Education                              English
Eastvalley Elementary School                  Nicholson Elementary School                    Wheeler High School

Stephanie Stoltz                              Karen Joyce
Math
Hightower Trail Middle School
                                              English
                                              Pope High School
                                                                                              I       East Cobb

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                  East Cobb Girls Represent U.s.
         in Malaysia for Engineering World Championship
                                                            By Molly Henson
                                                                           The Hawks designed and manufactured a miniature “car”
                                                                      out of balsa wood. The team presented their work to a judg-
                                                                      ing panel with a verbal and written presentation supporting
                                                                      their model car. The cars are timed from the moment they are
                                                                      launched to when they pass the finish line by a computer. The
                                                                      track is especially designed for this prestigious event. It is 20
                                                                      meters (65.6 feet) in length and the average car covers this dis-
                                                                      tance in just over 1 second, traveling over 60kmp (37.28 mph).
                                                                          Led by Liz Fitzgerald, team advisor, and Fred Stillwell, former
                                                                      ECMS STEM teacher and F1 coordinator, the team was proud to
                                                                      place 18th in the World!
                                                                           The girls were able to attend the competition by raising over
                                                                      $18,000 through sponsorships from Porsche Cars North America,
                                                                      the Women in Technology Foundation, and other private busi-
                                                                      nesses and foundations.
                                                                           F1 in School’s aim is to introduce younger people (ages
                                                                      9-19) to engineering in a more fun environment through the
s Anna Awald, Claire McCoy, Kelly Fitzgerald and Sabine
                                                                      model of Formula 1 racing. Currently in 34 countries with over
Saldanha
                                                                      12 million students involved, F1 in Schools is quickly realizing their
                                                                      global potential of reaching students who are interested in sci-
     Cobb County’s Team Raptor took the trip of a lifetime
                                                                      ence and engineering and further developing that passion.
when they traveled to Kuala Lumpur to compete in the Formula
1 (F1) in Schools World Championship in September.                          The students were able to enjoy some sight-seeing while
                                                                      there as well. “Going to an authentic market in downtown
     The all-girl team, Team Raptor, consisting of Anna Awald,
                                                                      Kuala Lumpur and seeing the Malaysian culture first-hand was
Kelly Fitzgerald, Claire McCoy and Sabine Saldanha, took sec-
                                                                      an amazing experience,” Kelly Fitzgerald reminisces. They also
ond place at the National Formula 1 in Schools Engineering
                                                                      visited the famous Petronas Towers which served as the back-
event in Michigan this past May. This catapulted them to the
                                                                      drop to the competition.
World Championship where they partnered with the second
place team from Hamburg, Germany. The new collaboration                   Anna, Kelly, and Claire now attend Wheeler High School’s
was renamed the HAWKS.                                                Math and Science Magnet Program and Sabine attends
                                                                      Campbell High School’s International Baccalaureate program.
      “It was not easy because the collaboration was difficult but
                                                                      With the new knowledge and experience they gained from the
worth it in the end.” Kelly Fitzgerald refers to the language bar-
                                                                      World Championship, they are looking forward to next year’s
rier and not meeting her team’s German counterpart until arriv-
                                                                      National Competition to win first place.
ing in Kuala Lumpur.




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  P, is now bringing Choi Kwang Do to East Cobb. In fact,
  the founder, Grandmaster Kwang Jo Choi, sent him to
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  breathing and stretching into traditional martial arts.
  Choi Kwang Do is not intended for competition.
        Master P, who holds an 8th degree Black Belt, has
  been involved in martial arts since 1975 and has been an
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  Do since 1988. He has trained more than 30 Choi Kwang
  Do instructors who are now teaching throughout the
  world. Master P cites the benefits of Choi Kwang Do as
  strength, endurance, flexibility, stress relief, weight control,
  self defense, improved self-esteem, improved coordina-
  tion and balance, and increased energy. He goes on to
  say that children with attention deficit disorders, learning
  disorders, hyperactivity, and simply shy personalities have
  all seen improvements in these areas in just a few lessons.
  Parents of some of his students tout better behavior and
  grades as a direct result of their children’s training. For
  adults, Choi Kwang Do instructors teach how to maintain
  flexibility, manage stress, and increase productivity.
                      Master P offers six afternoon classes                   www.bbpdconsignment.com
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                  Great for the whole family, lessons cost
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                         schools Put “Kindness” into Action
                            By Irene Barton, President, East Cobb County Council of PTAs

     You may have heard how prevalent bullying and                  Rachel’s Challenge is a nation-wide program
peer pressure is in our schools today. It adds a whole         founded in memory of Rachel Scott, the first person
level of issues that teachers, administrators, parents,        killed at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999.
guidance counselors, and others must address. School           Her acts of kindness and compassion coupled with
communities receive outstanding support in this area           the contents of her six diaries have become the
(and many others) from the Cobb County School                  foundation for one of the most life-changing school
District’s Prevention Intervention Center. This year,          programs in America. Dickerson and HighTower Trail
PTAs and PTSAs in the East Cobb County Council of              Middle Schools have implemented the program this
PTAs are sponsoring programs and activities for their          year with student-targeted assemblies followed by
students that address the issues of tolerance, kindness        community-wide presentations. Dickerson’s “Chain
and anti-bullying.                                             of Kindness” is on display at the school and is a tan-
     PTA leaders heard a presentation about “No Place          gible reminder to the students of Rachel’s hope that
for Hate” last spring at a training for new officers. The No   by doing one act of kindness “you may start a chain
Place for Hate® initiative empowers the whole school           reaction.” Go to www.rachelschallenge.org for more
community – teachers and students, administrators and          information.
parents – to tackle prejudice, bullying and intergroup             These are just two programs that local PTAs, with
conflict. A school commits to completing at least three        the support of their administrators, have brought to
school-wide anti-bullying or diversity education activities    our school communities this year to address the criti-
throughout the school year. Check out http://regions.          cal issues of bullying, intolerance, and conflict. They
adl.org/southeast/programs/no-place-for-hate.html              represent one more way that PTAs help to “make
for more information. Several of the PTAs from our 35          every child’s potential a reality.” We encourage all
schools are sponsoring the NPFH program this year.             stakeholders to embrace these same values!




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           Cobb Libraries
           Participating in
         “on the same Page”
     The Cobb County Public Library System is participat-
ing in “On the Same Page”. The goal of the program
is to foster a community of readers by bringing families
together around the same book. This year’s book selec-
tion is The Phantom Tollbooth, written by Norton Juster
and illustrated by Jules Feiffer.
     “On The Same Page” will kick off in East Cobb on                                                                      W     hen your child isn’t getting the grades you think he
                                                                                                                                 or she should, call Huntington Learning Center.
Tuesday, November 8, at 4 p.m. at the Mountain View                                                                        Our certified teachers can find out what’s holding your
Regional Library. The Mountain View Regional Library                                                                       child back and create an individualized program of
                                                                                                                           instruction designed to fix the problem.
is located at 3320 Sandy Plains Road in Marietta/East
                                                                                                                           Just a few hours a week at Huntington can improve your
Cobb. If you cannot make that event, then you catch                                                                        child’s learning skills, so your child can overcome frustration
                                                                                                                           with school and develop the confidence and motivation they
another “kickoff” on Saturday, November 19, at 11:15                                                              in
                                                                                                         Bring into
                                                                                                          Bring            need to succeed. Make this school year your child’s best ever!
am at the Central Library. The Central Library is located                                               thhisaddto70
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                                                                                                                           we know your child can learn.
     All programs are free, open to the public, and
designed for school-age children. For more informa-
tion about these programs and others, please call Patty
Latch, program coordinator, at (770) 528-2342 or visit
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                                                                             Walker school Alum
                                                                             Enjoys success as an
                                                                            internet Entrepreneur
                                                                                          By Anne Alexander

                                                                                                           Gabriel Weinberg, a 1997
                                                                                                      graduate of The Walker School,
                                                                                                      is the founder of a new search
                                                                                                      engine that rivals Google and
                                                                                                      has been named by Time
                                                                                                      Magazine’s Harry McCracken
                                                                                                      as one of the fifty best websites
                                                                                                      of 2011. It’s called Duck Duck
                                                                                                      Go and has distinguished itself
                                                                      s Gabriel Weinberg               as a search engine protecting
                                                                                                       your privacy. The site’s logo, a
                                                                      yellow-billed duck that might be the AFLAC duck’s “cousin”,

                   Patrick Carmen                                     is as reassuring as the site’s privacy policy, making it very
                                                                      appealing to librarians and students.

                     NR.9 Salon                                             Weinberg, no stranger to technology or entrepreneur-

                              Patrick Carmen
                                                                      ship, was a self-starter from an early age. Gabriel grew up in
                                                                      East Cobb attending both Sope Creek Elementary and East
                        Master Stylist - Certified Colorist
                                                                      Cobb Middle School before graduating from The Walker
                   Stylists/Station Rental now Available              School. As early as sixth grade, he set his sights on M.I.T.
 Located at 2520 E. Piedmont Rd Marietta GA 30062, Suite K            where he graduated with a B.S. in physics and an M.S. in
           Sprayberry Collection Shopping Center                      M.I.T’s technology and policy program. His first computer
 Patrick enjoys creating “Hairstyles for Lifestyles”                  came to him as a Bar Mitzvah gift; an early venture was
  If your hair isn’t becoming to you, you should be coming to me!     designing a website for his mother’s business - Lynn Weinberg
  Bring this ad in for $35 hair cut and style for new clients.        of SilkScapes Designs. In 2006 at 31 years old, Weinberg sold
                                                                      his social media start up company, Names Database, to
       CALL FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY!
                                                                      Classmates.com for $10 million.
                 678.427.8000                                             But unlike Facebook creator Mark Zukerberg who is por-
       ACROSS fROM LA fITNESS NEXT TO TINy STITChES                   trayed in the movie “The Social Network” as power hungry,
                                                                      Gabriel Weinberg’s interest is in helping others. After selling
                                                                      Names Database, he began distinguishing himself as an
                                            Congratulations           angel investor, helping others begin their own companies.
                                             to C2 perfect                  Gabriel is the father of two boys, Ryan, age 6 months,
                                            SAT Scorers!!!            and Eli, age 2 ½. Gabriel and his wife Lauren McCann, a stat-
                                                                      istician in cancer research at Glaxco Smith-Kline, both work
                                               $50 Off                from their Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, suburban home and
                                             Diagnostic Test          are able to balance busy work schedules with parenthood.
                                                                            Weinberg believes blogging to be an important exer-

                                            770-565-8184              cise in taking a risk as well as in gaining a following - both
                                                                      of which are crucial to being successful in business. And he
                                            www.c2educate.com
                                                                      agrees that story is also the basis for selling an idea. “Story
                                            Publix Shopping center    is (important) to customer development… by talking to
                                            at Johnson Ferry. Rd.     people, you craft a story that’s compelling and you have
                                                                      to communicate.” For any of us contemplating a start-up
                                                                      venture, Weinberg says, “Go for it! Don’t try one thing and
                                                                      think that you are done. You might not succeed at first, but
                                                                      keep trying!”


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                THAnKs FoR GiVinG 2011 needs Your Help
                The Center for Family Resources Prepares for 26th Annual Food Distribution Program

      This Thanksgiving, The Center for Family Resources (CFR)      fillings. A full list of needed items can be found by visiting
will host its 26th annual Thanks for Giving 2011, a food distri-    www.TheCFR.org.
bution program that will provide up to 1,500 Cobb families
                                                                        Food drop-off dates are scheduled for Wednesday,
with a box filled with food items needed to enjoy a full
                                                                    November 16, and Thursday, November 17, from 10 am to 4
Thanksgiving meal at home together.
                                                                     pm at Jim R. Miller Park, Marietta. Distribution of the food
     This year, it will take nearly 70,000 food items                   boxes to registered families will take place on Friday,
to ensure every family served will receive                                November 18, and Saturday, November 19, at Jim
everything they need for Thanksgiving.                                        R. Miller Park. Numerous volunteer shifts are avail-
The coordination of Thanks for Giving 2011                                      able to assist with the drop-off dates and distri-
would not be possible without the support                                       bution but the slots are filling up fast. To sign-
of local individuals, schools, businesses and                                   up for a volunteer shift, visit www.TheCFR.org.
civic organizations. CFR relies entirely on
these groups to make the Thanksgiving                                                For more information on hosting a food
food distribution possible. Currently, there                                    drive, sponsorships or volunteering, contact
are food drives planned at local colleges                                       Jennifer Cain at 770-428-2601 or via email at
and Cobb County and City of Marietta schools. Businesses,           JenniferCain@TheCFR.org.
churches, neighborhood associations and civic organizations              Since 1960, The Center for Family Resources has
are also supporting the effort. Food collection barrels have        helped tens of thousands of low-income families with
been provided for each food drive participant, including the        employment, education, and housing services; leader-
2010 winner for largest food drive, Harrison High School.           ship development programs; mentoring opportunities; and
      Please consider helping the effort by hosting a food          temporary financial and food assistance. The staff at CFR
drive. Food drive participants are encouraged to collect            is committed to breaking the cycle of poverty by helping
canned fruit or vegetables, dried or canned potatoes,               families acquire the resources they need to become inde-
stuffing mix, non-refrigerated pie crust and canned pie             pendent and self-sufficient.




    OPEN                                                               Grades K through 8


    HOUSE
     NOV 9, 2011
     AT 10:00AM

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                            East Cobber Creates Battle saint Bracelets
                                                                        By Kathleen Kite-Powell

                                                 Cynthia LeMay’s neph-
                                                                                                  with a bracelet and have funeral attendees wear one.”
                                            ew, Simon, came home
                                                                                                  Cynthia adds, “It touched us all, at Battle Saint”.
                                            from being deployed with a
                                            “saint bracelet” given to him                              Cynthia says, “We feel that it’s not about whether
                                            by a chaplain. The chaplain                           you support the war or not, but about supporting our
                                            had passed out these saint                            servicemen and women who sacrifice so much for our
                                            bracelets in hopes of pro-                            freedom.”
                                            tecting them in battle and                                 The Battle Saint bracelet sells for $5. $1 from each
                                            to bring the soldiers home                            purchase is donated to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.
                                            safely to their families. That                        The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund supports soldiers and their
                                            gave Cynthia, an East Cobb                            families by providing a rehabilitation center for those mili-
                                            resident, the idea to com-                            tary personnel who have been catastrophically disabled
                                            mercially create wooden                               at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio,
    s Battle Saint creator                  bracelets with images of                              Texas, and the National Intrepid Center of Excellence for
    Cynthia LeMay                           saints relevant to our troops.                        the treatment of traumatic brain injury located on the
                                       The Battle Saint bracelet                                  Navy campus in Bethesda, Maryland.
    is non-denominational and is worn by people of various                                             Cynthia’s business has strong ties to the military. She
    religions. For example, one saint whose image is featured                                     has a son, three nephews and two nieces serving in the
    on the bracelet is Archangel Michael, the patron saint                                        military. “Our goal is to support the troops while they
    of the armed forces, fighter pilots, and paratroopers.                                        fight and help provide needed resources when they
    Another is St. Anthony, the patron saint of amputees,                                         return,” pledges Cynthia. Battle Saint bracelets can only
    travelers, and sailors. Joan of Arc, the patron saint of pris-                                be found online, at www.battlesaint.com.
    oners and the Women’s Army Corps, is also represented
    in the bracelet.
          Soldiers carry or wear these Battle Saint bracelets.
    Cynthia shares, “They keep them close to their hearts,
    while others want it in a pocket, so they can touch it.”
    When one soldier “miraculously survived an IED attack,”
    he vowed to “not take the bracelet off for the rest of
    his life.” One lady’s rush order was to bury her husband




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     Karen Vining,, RFC ~ Parishioner
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                            770~971~9141
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    4994 Lower Roswell Road, Suite 4
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                            Marietta, GA 30068
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                            Securities offered through Triad Advisors, Inc.
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    14 November 2011                                                             EAST COBBER                                                www.eastcobber.com
        Parisian nail salon:
         A Touch of Paris                                                                  silvafm@silvapiano.com
           in East Cobb




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      enhancement services
    • Impeccable sanitary conditions assured with dis-
      posable utensils
     CEO Matt Dang’s family, with 20 years in the nail
 care industry, recently opened its newest location in The
 Avenue East Cobb, conveniently centralized to shoppers
 from across north metro Atlanta.                                     Sales	Center	Open	Daily	· OneRiverPlaceAtlanta.com
      Dang explains that he chose the name “Parisian”                 906	River	Vista	Drive	·	Atlanta,	GA	30339	·	770.952.0055
 because “Paris is considered the nail art capital of the
 world and our name reflects that French theme.” He
 adds that, as such,“we offer a large pallette of contem-
 porary nail polish colors and old classic collections, as
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 well as seasonal colors with shades and designs to match            2 Bedroom + Den & 3 Bedrooms
 the occasion.”
      The variety of brands of nail polishes offered at
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      In addition, Parisian features CND Shellac™ service,
 the only salon that does so in East Cobb. This unique,
 two-week long lasting application will not damage regu-              •		24-hr.	Attended	Entry	Gate
 lar nails, according to Dang.                                        •		Exclusive	Resident	Club	&	Spa
      With their products, ambiance and personal touch                •		2	Swimming	Pools	&	Concert	Park
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 appointment.


                    SPECIAL:
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                                 Toys For Tots seeks Donations
                                                                   three months each year. It is a program dedicated to help-
                                                                   ing in the development of our nation’s most valuable natu-
                                                                   ral resource: our children. A shiny new toy at Christmas lets
                                                                   these youngsters know that someone cares.
                                                                        The area Toys for Tots coordinator, Mr. A.T. Wilson, is
                                                                   in charge of finding enough money and toys to fulfill the
                                                                   900,000 toy requests for children in the 16 counties through-
                                                                   out metro Atlanta. “Many people in metro Atlanta have
     As the holidays are upon us and planning for Christmas        been hit hard this year with the economy and job losses so
arrives, it’s also time to think about doing something special     we are working extra hard asking for more donations and
for children in need. The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for       drop-off points,” says Mr. Wilson.
Tots Campaign is again under way, giving local residents an             Toys for Tots collects new unwrapped toys. The Marines
opportunity to purchase a toy for a boy or girl outside their      ask that toys brought to the hundreds of drop-off points be
family.                                                            unwrapped so they can be sorted and given to the right
     Toys for Tots began 64 years ago when Maj. Bill               child. Toys are to be appropriate for children from birth to 12
Hendricks and a group of Marine reservists in Los Angeles          years.
collected and distributed more than 5,000 toys to needy                 While the Marines organize, coordinate and manage
children. Maj. Hendricks’ idea caught on and was so suc-           the program, the ultimate success depends on the support
cessful that the Marine Corps adopted Toys for Tots the fol-       of the local residents and their generosity. Here are more
lowing year and expanded it into a nationwide program. In          ways you can help this year’s Toys for Tots campaign:
1995, the Secretary of Defense approved Toys for Tots as an
                                                                    • Organize an event.
official activity of the U.S. Marine Corps and an official mis-
sion of the Marine Corps Reserve.                                   • Volunteer to help sort toys.
     Today, Toys for Tots is the Marine Corps’ premier com-         • Donate money by sending a check or money order to:
munity action program and one of the nation’s flagship                North Atlanta Toys for Tots, 2700 Ivy Mill Drive, Buford, GA
Christmas charitable causes. Toys for Tots is the only chari-         30519
table endeavor within the Department of Defense which               • Conduct your own toy collection.
reaches outside the military establishment to give something
                                                                    • Provide a service such as media or transportation sup-
back to the communities. Toys for Tots has enjoyed over a
                                                                      port for the campaign.
half century of success because of the support of millions
of caring Americans, local communities, and corporate               • Provide a philanthropic donation of cash or toys.
sponsors, plus the dedication and hard work of thousands                For information regarding volunteering or hosting an
of U.S. Marines. Toys for Tots is a program which brings all       event, contact Mr. A.T. Wilson at 678-887-5179 or e-mail:
elements of a community together in a common cause for             christmastoys@att.net.




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 your tires, and vehicle is road trip ready. Ensuring you have
 had all these items inspected and running properly will guar-
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                                                               East Cobb Cat Lover
                                                              Co-Manages Cat show
                                                                                By Erica Rountree




              http://eastcobbpetsitting.com




              Cobb County
               Leash Law
                                                                 s Joanne Hardeman with her exotic cat, Zoe.
  Cobb County Code #3-5-9 (Leash Law) - “It
  shall be unlawful for the owner of any animal to            Dog person or cat person: We’re usually born into one camp or
                                                         the other. East Cobb resident Joanne Hardeman considered herself a
  be out of his immediate control and restraint,         dog person for much of her adult life. Then she got a cat.
  or to be left unattended off the premises of the             Three years later, she’s co-manager of the third largest cat show
  owner, or to be upon the property of another           in the United States, also known as the Cotton States Cat Club 73rd
  person without permission of the owner...every         Annual Cat Show, which takes place this year Nov. 5-6 at Gwinnett
                                                         Center in Duluth.
  animal shall be restrained and controlled so as
                                                              In 2009, when her co-manager and friend Connie Wardlaw
  to prevent it from molesting passerby, chasing         asked Hardeman to take care of a kitten while she was out of town,
  vehicles, or attacking persons or other ani-           Hardeman was skeptical. Wardlaw had been showing cats for more
                                                         than 30 years.
  mals...” Those animals not in compliance with
                                                              “I told her I’d never taken care of an inside cat before,”
  this law should be reported to Cobb County’s           Hardeman said. “The only contact I’d had with cats were the ones that
  Animal Control Division at 770-499-4136                roamed the farm where I grew up. She reassured me that she’d bring
                                                         everything I needed and walk me through it. That kitten never left my
                                                         house.”
                                                              Hardeman now owns six exotic cats and kittens, some of which
                                                         are now or will be show cats. The Cotton States Cat Show features
                                                         Cat Fanciers’ Association registered breeds as well as household pets.
                                                         Judges evaluate more than 300 cats according to CFA standards such
                                                         as condition of coat, body structure and the color and shape of eyes.
              This is a doggone                          The show attracts exhibitors from all over the U.S. and even Europe,
                                                         plus more than 1,000 spectators.
               great spot to                                  “This is one of the top cat shows in the United States,”

                    advertise                            Hardeman said. “We’re known for our elaborate ring decoration,
                                                         and we always make the show a big celebration. Of course, we’re

                   your business                         Southerners. That’s what we do.”
                                                               This year’s theme is “Purrfect Holidays,” which means the rings
                                                         will be decorated for New Year’s Eve through Christmas and every
                               Call                      holiday in between. Rescue organizations will be present for attendees


                          EAST COBBER
                                                         hoping to adopt a cat of their own.
                                                              “It’s a great opportunity to see really beautiful cats and get to
                                                         know different breeds,” said Hardeman. “The more I learn about the

                      770-640-7070                       breeds, the more I appreciate the good qualities of each one.”
                                                               For more information, visit their web site www.garande.com or
                                                         visit www.cottonstatescatclub.org.



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                                                ANIMAL HOSPITALS
                           Montrose Animal Hospital & Pet Hotel
                           1028 Woodlawn Drive • Marietta, GA 30068
                           770-977-9000 • www.montroseanimalhospital.com
                           Montrose Animal Hospital is a state-of-the-art medical, boarding and
                           grooming facility in East Cobb which has provided pet owners with
                           superior service and care for the past 20 years.

                                                      CAT CLUBS
                           Atlanta Cat Shows                                                         Spike
                           Includes Atlanta Phoenix Cat Society, Cotton States Cat Club, Rebel
  Bandit                   Rousers Cat Club, and Atlanta Allbreed Cat Club with shows located
                                                                                                     Owner: Samantha Jones
  Owner: Hope Dotson       in Roswell, Duluth, Atlanta, and Dalton, Georgia respectively.
                           www.atlantacatshows.org

                           CFA Breeder Assistance & Breed Rescue, Inc.
                           Contact: Charlene Campbell • jcampb4244@aol.com
                           A program of the Cat Fanciers’ Association that helps with advice,
                           food, physical assistance, and placement of cats.

                                          CEMETERIES/CREMATORIES
                           Dream Land Pet Memorial Center
                           2950 Moon Station Road • Kennesaw, GA 30144
                           678-594-0041 • www.dreamlandpetcremation.com
                           Contact: Kevin Marcy
                           Dream Land Pet Memorial Center is a special chapel and crematory
                           for pets. We are dedicated to caring for pets like any family member,
                           with care, dignity and respect. Visit our website for detailed informa-
 Katie                     tion.                                                                     Buddy
 Owner: Lee Ann Kaplan                                                                               Owner: Emilie Neece




                           Classes are 5 weeks,
                          one hour each week.

                           Private lessons are
                          1 hour according to
                             your schedule.

                         Children are welcome &
                          encouraged to come.

                         Train your dog before
                          the Holidays so the
                           Holidays are fun.




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                                                                DOG CLUBS
                                    Atlanta Doberman Pinscher Club
                                    www.atlantadpc.com
                                    For well over two decades, the Atlanta Doberman Pinscher Club
                                    (ACPC) has strived to fulfill its mission through various activities includ-
                                    ing two annual specialty shows, temperament testing, and, most
                                    importantly, periodic meetings where members network and share
                                    a wealth of information with each other as well as hear from a spec-
                                    trum of different speakers on matters of health, nutrition, fun things to
                                    do with your dogs, rescue, etc.

 Pilot                              Atlanta Obedience Club
                                    1193 Beaver Ruin Road, #D • Norcross, GA 30093
 Owner: Meredith Beatty             678- 948-7826• www.atlantaobedienceclub.com
                                    AOC is a non-profit organization. It exists for the purpose of promot-
                                    ing the training of dogs, disseminating the knowledge of obedience
                                    and racking training, advancing the interests of all pure bred dogs,
                                    encouraging the training of judges, holding and supporting obedi-
                                    ence trials, tracking trials, agility trials and matches.                      Sam
                                                                                                                   Owner: Kelsy Smith
                                    Atlanta Yorkshire Terrier Meetup Group
                                    http://yorkie.meetup.com
                                    Come socialize your Yorkie(s) and meet with Yorkie owners near you!
                                    Meets regularly and has fun doggie events.

                                    Bulldog Club of Metropolitan Atlanta
                                    www.bulldogclubofmetropolitanatlanta.com
                                    The Bulldog Club of Metropolitan Atlanta is a member of The Bulldog
                                    Club of America’s Division VIII. Our goals are to protect the interests
                                    and advance the welfare of the AKC Bulldog.

                                    Cavaliers of Greater Atlanta
 Lacey Liu                          www.ckcscatlanta.org
 Owner: Rosan Hall                  A sanctioned breed specialty club licensed by the AKC to conduct
                                    dog shows and matches. Membership is maintained in the Ameri-
                                    can Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club (the ACKCSC), which is the
                                    AKC parent club for the breed. The purpose of the club is to protect
                                    and advance the interests of the breed by promoting quality breed-
   What do i do if                  ing, sportsmanlike competition and the education of members and
    my dog or cat                   the general public.

   bites someone?                   Chattahoochee Weimaraner Club                                                  Baxter
                                    www.chattahoocheeweim.org                                                      Owner: Jeff Watson
                                    Contact: Jim Macke • jimmacke@chattahoocheeweim.org
 You will be required to make
                                    The Chattahoochee Weimaraner Club offers a multitude of oppor-
 a decision about the future        tunities for Weimaraner enthusiasts, including a number of fun days
 of your pet. Confinement is a      throughout the year which give you a chance to try agility, swim-
 must under the Cobb County         ming, bird work, and just plain fun.
 Animal Control Ordinance.
                                    Greater Atlanta Boston Terrier Club
 This quarantine/confinement        www.akc.org/akc_clubs/
 is necessary for 10 days. You      President Wanda Goodson Goodsoncpa@aol.com
 can choose to quarantine
 the animal at your vet or the      Kennesaw Kennel Club
                                    www.kennesawkennelclub.org
 Cobb County Animal Control
                                    The Kennesaw Kennel Club was founded in 1972 to promote the
 Shelter. If you do not choose      sport of pure bred dogs and responsible dog ownership in Cobb
 to keep the animal because         County. General membership meetings are the second Wednesday
 of the bite, you can request       of each month at 7pm.
 that the animal be put to sleep
                                    Smyrna/Atlanta Toy Dog Meetup Group
 and tested for rabies. Either of
                                    www.toydog.meetup.com
 these options are not pleasant,
 but because of the potential       Southeastern Greyhound Club (SEGC)
 for a rabies exposure and/or       364 Country Club Drive • Newnan, GA 30263
                                    770-GREYPET (473-9738) • www.greyhoundadoption.org
 liability on your part you must
                                    Contact: info@greyhoundadoption.org                                            Pilot
 make the decision that is best
                                                                                                                   Owner: Meredith Beatty
 for your situation. Animal Con-
 trol does not normally adopt
 out animals that have bitten or
 scratched, but every situation
 is considered individually.



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                                             DOG PARKS – COBB COUNTY                                       Lost &
                                Sweat Mountain Park
                                4346 Steinhauer Road • Marietta, GA 30066                                   Found
                                Contact: Cobb County Parks & Recreation
                                770-591-3160 • prca.cobbcountyga.gov                                       Rules &
                                Cobb County’s first off-leash dog park officially opened on October
                                21, 2006. Located in Sweat Mountain Park, the dog park has an            Regulations
                                area for large dogs and an area for smaller dogs weighing 30 lbs.
                                or less. There are benches conveniently located for dog owners as        • Upon receipt of any
                                well. Open daily dawn till dusk. Closed each Wednesday morning             domestic animal im-
                                for maintenance.
                                                                                                           pounded, wearing a
                                Pitner Road Dog Park                                                       tag, the Cobb County
 Georgia                        2450 Pitner Road • Acworth, GA 30101                                       Animal Control Divi-
                                Contact: Cobb County Parks & Recreation
 Owner: Tricia Morris           770- 528-8890 • prca.cobbcountyga.gov                                      sion will make diligent
                                Open daily dawn till dusk. Separate areas for large and small dogs.        efforts to ascertain the
                                Playground and picnic pavilion nearby for owners. Closed each              identity of the animal’s
                                Wednesday morning for maintenance.
                                                                                                           owner and, if identified,
                                                        DOG TRAINING                                       shall, within 24 hours of
                                The Dog Duchess                                                            receipt, telephone the
                                Owner: Stefanie Roberts                                                    owner by telephone.
                                404-202-9911 • www.thedogduchess.com                                       It shall send notice of
                                dogduchess@gmail.com
                                Private training and public classes for dogs of every age and tem-         impoundment to the
                                perament. Teach your dog how to be a family member or address              owner by mail.
                                common “problems” such as biting, jumping, or chewing. We also
                                have great success dealing with emotional issues like separation
                                anxiety and aggression. Guaranteed change for the better in the          • All animals impounded
                                first hour!                                                                shall be kept at the Ani-
 Mochi
                                                                                                           mal Control Center for
 Owner: The Nguyen Family                                 GROOMING
                                                                                                           a period of not less than
                                Hot Dogs Cool Cats Grooming Spa & Boutique                                 5 working days unless
                                255 Village Parkway NE, Ste. 730 • Marietta 30067
                                770-858-1000 • www.hotdogscoolcats.net                                     redeemed within that
                                Pet Pampering at its finest! Grooming for dogs of all ages, from           period.
                                puppies to seniors, using only the finest products and care. Grain-
                                free nutrition for dogs and cats in kibble, canned and raw diets.
                                Fabulous collars, leashes, toys, clothing and more.Great selection of    • Any animal not re-
                                gifts for pet lovers.                                                      deemed shall be consid-
                                                                                                           ered abandoned to the
                                                         HORSE CLUBS
                                                                                                           Animal Control Division,
                                SaddleUp Cobb                                                              in which all rights of
                                www.saddleupcobb.org
                                Meets the first Wednesday every month. If you are a horse lover            ownership shall vest in
 Olive                          and want to network and ride with local riders of all abilities and        the Animal Control Divi-
 Owner: Crissy Sprague          disciplines, then SaddleUp Cobb is for you.                                sion; and the owner shall
                                Rhinestone Rodeo Chics                                                     have no further claim to
                                770-715-2028 • www.eteamz.active.com/rhinestonerodeochics                  such animal.
www.eastcobber.com              A rodeo and special events drill team formed to promote the love
                                of horses and good horsemanship while providing high speed, thrill-
                                ing, fast paced fun and family entertainment for all audiences.          • The owner of any animal
                                Cherokee County Saddle Club                                                impounded may regain
                                770- 655-0819 • www.cherokeesaddleclub.com                                 possession of the animal
                                Georgia Federation of Saddle Clubs                                         upon payment of ap-
                                www.georgiafsc.com                                                         plicable fees: $30 reclaim
                                The Georgia Federation of Saddle Clubs is a non-profit Equestrian          fee; $5/each day the
                                Club. The members of the Federation compete in Judged (Perfor-
                                mance) and Timed (Running) events.                                         animal was in the pound;
                                                                                                           and, any medical fees
                                Georgia Horse Council
                                                                                                           incurred. For more infor-
 Coco                           302 Clements Road NE • Rome, GA 30161
                                www.georgiahorsecouncil.com                                                mation call: 770-428-5678.
 Owner: Katie & Matt Brenckle



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         Backyard Chickens                                                             PET ADOPTIONS & SHELTERS
          Alliance Presents                                                Adopt a Golden Atlanta
                                                                           404-DOGLESS (364-5377) www.adoptagoldenatlanta.com
         special showing of                                                Adopt a Golden Atlanta is an all volunteer, non-profit organi-
                                                                           zation dedicated to finding warm, loving homes for unwanted

         Mad City Chickens                                                 and/or abused golden retrievers before they become strays
                                                                           or are turned into animal shelter.

                                                                           All Paws Considered
                                                                           770-640-5550 • shermannancy1@att.net

                                                                           Atlanta Animal Rescue Friends
                                                                           P.O Box 1103 • Tucker, GA 30085
                                                                           678-318-1886 • www.aarfatlanta.org

                                                                           Atlanta Beagle Rescue
                                                                           www.atlantabeaglerescue.org
                                                                           Helps find homes for beagles in need. Each dog is spayed/
                                                                           neutered, vet checked and microchipped.

                                                                           Atlanta Pet Rescue
                                                                           720 14th Street NW • Atlanta, GA 30318
                                                                           404-815-6680 • www.atlantapetrescue.org
                                                                           Atlanta Pet Rescue is a non-profit, volunteer-based no-kill ani-
                                                                           mal shelter dedicated to rescuing unwanted pets, providing
                                                                           compassionate care for homeless dogs and cats.
         s Joseph Pond with his pet chicken, Zelda                         Atlanta Pit Bull Parents
                                                                           www.atlantapitbullparents.com • liz@atlantapitbullparents.com
       Witness if you will Gallus Domesticus…the Backyard                  A group of pit bull parents that encourages responsible own-
 Chicken. A mere few pounds of feather, bone, and muscle; a                ership and spay/neuter of all pit bulls and provides informa-
 creature regarded by many as a rather humorous, though not so             tion about local events and issues of interest to pit bulls and
 intelligent agent of food production. And yet make note of a most         their families.
 singular phenomenon now taking shape across suburb and city.              Atlanta Bully Rescue
 From backyard eggs to the family’s new favorite pet, the urban            Atlantabullyrescue.com • abrevents@gmail.com
 chicken is forging a fresh place in the pecking order of human            The goal of ABR is to rescue and rehabilitate stray and owner-
 importance.” --Mad City Chickens                                          surrendered bull breed canines and find them new forever
                                                                           homes.
       The Backyard Chickens Alliance of Cobb County will pres-            Atlanta Humane Society & SPCA Veterinary Clinic
 ent a viewing of the 2009 documentary, Mad City Chickens, on              981 Howell Mill Road NW • Atlanta, GA 30318
 November 7, at 7PM at Sacred Tapestry UMC, 3000 Johnson Ferry             Main: 404-875-5331 • Clinic: 404-875-6420
 Road, Marietta/East Cobb. The admission is free with donations            www.atlantahumane.org
 accepted. Concessions will be available. There will be a Question         Basset Hound Rescue of Georgia
 and Answer session afterwards. Mad City Chickens tells the story          P.O. Box 680322 • Marietta, GA 30068
 of Backyard Chickens in Madison, Wisconsin. Mad City Chickens             770-499-1164 • www.bhrg.org
 is a sometimes serious, sometimes whimsical look at the people            Cobb County Animal Shelter
 who keep urban chickens in their backyards. From chicken experts          1060 Al Bishop Drive • Marietta, GA 30060
 and authors to a rescued landfill hen or an inexperienced family          770-428-5678 or 770-428-9882
 that decides to take the poultry plunge—and even a mad professor          www.humanecobb.org
 and giant hen taking to the streets—it’s a humorous and heartfelt         As a unit of the Department of Public Safety, the shelter is
                                                                           responsible for handling complaints in Cobb County regard-
 trip through the world of backyard chickendom. Mad City Chickens          ing dangerous, stray, or dead animals and animal cruelty.
 deftly weaves multiple stories and contextual issues on city chickens     Call for hours.
 and their keepers in a non-linear fashion that one rarely sees in a
 documentary. From leading experts to urban newbies, experience            Cocker Spaniel Rescue of Georgia, Inc
                                                                           Cocker4you@bellsouth.net
 the humor and heart of what’s fast becoming an international back-
 yard chicken movement.                                                    Ferret Business of Georgia
                                                                           www.petfinder.com/shelters/ferretbusiness.html
       East Cobb resident, Joseph Pond, created the Backyard               Contact: Juliana, 770-984-1417 or Jill, 770-924-4724
 Chickens Alliance of Cobb County to bring together like minded
 people to raise awareness about Backyard Chickens and to change           Forgotten Paws Pet Rescue
 the laws in Cobb County that currently prevent citizens from owning       www.forgottenpaws.com
                                                                           Contact: forgoottenpaws@yahoo.com
 chickens as pets. Their goal is to change the zoning ordinance that
 essentially outlaws Backyard Chickens in Cobb County by gaining           Good Mews Animal Foundation
 community support and working with the Cobb County Board of               736 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite A3 • Marietta, GA 30068
 Commissioners. For more information visit:                                770-499-CATS adopt@goodmews.org • www.goodmews.org
                                                                           A non-profit organization that operates a no-kill, cage-free
 www.backyardchix.org                                                      shelter for homeless, abused, and abandoned cats.



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     Pets and owners
  Love Hot Dogs Cool Cats
                                                                            PET ADOPTIONS & SHELTERS (cont’d)
                                                                      Humane Society of Cobb County
                                                                      148 Fairground Street SE • Marietta, GA 30060
                                                                      770-428-5678 or 770-428-9882
                                                                      www.humanecobb.org
                                                                      Encourages the humane treatment of animals and proper care
                                                                      of pets. Offers animal control, humane education, library, lost
                                                                      and found, and adopt-a-pet program.

                                                                      Mostly Mutts
                                                                      770-325-PETS • www.mostlymutts.org
                                                                      Contact: info@mostlymutts.org

                                                                      Mutt Maddness
                                                                      P.O. Box 71821 • Marietta, GA 30007
                                                                      404-406-6322 • www.muttmaddness.org
                                                                      Contact: info@muttmaddness.org

                                                                      Georgia House Rabbit Society
    s Karon Carpentieri, owner of Hot Dogs Cool Cats                  2280 Shallowford Rd• Marietta, Ga30066
                                                                      678-653-7175• www.houserabbitga.org
                                                                      The Georgia House Rabbit Society is committed to rescuing
       For many of us, pets are family. We love them, and
                                                                      abused, abandoned and neglected domestic house rabbits,
 we want what is best for them. After adopting her Yorkshire          fostering them and finding them great homes. They work to
 Terrier, Bentley and two other dogs, Lexie and Milo, Karon           educate the public on rabbit behavior and proper care.
 Carpentieri, owner of Hot Dogs Cool Cats, became some-
 one who loves to pamper her pets. Before opening Hot Dogs            Our Pal’s Place
 Cool Cats, Carpentieri traveled extensively for her corporate        4508 Canton Road • Marietta, GA 30066
                                                                      678-795-0202 • www.ourpalsplace.org
 job until she realized she needed a life change. She opened
                                                                      Contact: helpanimals@ourpalsplace.org
 her pet boutique and grooming spa in Paper Mill Village in
                                                                      Pet adoption facility and education center. Its mission is to
 East Cobb because she knew there were many pet lovers in             rescue dogs from euthanasia at local animal control shelters.
 this area, and she saw a need for quality pet services.
                                                                      Papillon 911
      The boutique at Hot Dogs Cool Cats offers a selection
                                                                      P.O. Box 682225 • Marietta, GA 30068
 of carefully researched grain-free dog and cat food with             www.pap911rescue.org
 the healthiest ingredients. They also carry unique collars and       Contact: Lyn McLaughlin • haven4pups@aol.com
 harnesses, fun outfits and also gifts for humans who love their      A rescue organization committed to rescuing Papillons from
 pets. Carpentieri’s artwork decorates the funky and colorful         dog-breeding facilities.
 showroom, and her personal furry companions contribute to
 the welcoming atmosphere.                                                                PET CLUBS – MISC.
       The shop recently expanded to accommodate their                Animals Deserve Better, Inc.
 growing grooming spa and services. Hot Dogs Cool Cats is a           770-402-0297• http://www.animalsdeservebetter.com
 “no muzzle” facility, and the groomers work with each dog            P.O. Box 72016•Marietta, GA 30007-2016
 to alleviate any fears from past treatments. They also look          Dog Hikers Club
 at the dog’s fur and skin condition to customize which type          770-992-2002
 of shampoo will best achieve a healthier coat and be most            Contact: Dr. Dan Batchelor
 soothing for their skin.                                             Encourages dogs to accompany members on 10-mile hikes
                                                                      throughout North Atlanta area.
      “Our pet owners tell us their dogs are eager to come
 through our doors because they know they will be well                Happy Tails Pet Therapy, Inc.
 treated here,” says Carpentieri. “Our goal is to make this a         P.O. Box 767961• Roswell, GA 30076
 positive experience for everyone.”                                   770-740-8211 • www.happytailspets.org
                                                                      Happy Tails is a non-profit group of pet owners with a common
     The boutique also sends out a monthly newsletter to its          goal - to volunteer time to share the unconditional love and joy
 customers and hosts pet-focused events like Yappy Hours              pets can give to patients and residents at a variety of facilities.
 and holiday portraits.
      Hot Dogs Cool Cats now provides obedience training                                       PET SITTING
 classes onsite and continues to offer Brushing 101 classes           East Cobb Pet Sitting
 and Microchip clinics.                                               P.O. Box 684632 • Marietta, GA 30067
                                                                      404-259-9520 • eastcobbpetsitting.com
      Stop by Hot Dogs Cool Cats at 255 Village Parkway,
                                                                      Provides in-home visits, dog walks and limited boarding. We are
 Suite 720, Marietta, 30067 in the Paper Mill Village. To
                                                                      accredited, insured and professional. Service areas are 30067,
 schedule an appointment, call 770-858-1000. Email Karon              30068 and 30062 only.
 at karon@hotdogscoolcats.net or visit www.hotdogscool-
 cats.net to learn more about their pet pampering services
 and products.

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Free Mulch. Cobb EMC offers free mulch from the                                 EVERY THURsDAY
clearance maintenance of Cobb EMC power lines. It is                            Guided Tour of the Strand. Get a behind-the-scenes peek at
available throughout the year and can be delivered when                         the Earl Smith Strand Theatre. Learn about the history of the
crews are in your area. More info: 678-355-3413.                                theatre dating back to the 1930s, recent renovation efforts
                                                                                and fun facts about the theatre business. 11am. $5. Earl
EVERY sATURDAY                                                                  Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More
Marietta Square Farmers Market featuring                                         info: 770-293-0080 or www.earlsmithstrand.org.
products that are grown and produced in
Georgia, including produce, plants, honey,
                                                            MORE                     THRoUGH noVEMBER 5

                                                            ONreaIkNgE!ents
breads, cheese and other items. 9am-12pm.
Rain or shine. Through November. Glover
Park-Marietta Square. More info: 770-499-9393
                                                               L in ev                ONE…A Broadway Review presented by Walton High
                                                                                      School Drama students. 7pm. Sunday: 2pm & 7pm.
                                                         For late-b onth, visit       Tickets available at door.$5/student.$10/adult. Walton
or www.mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.                        this m                 High School, 1590 Bill Murdock Road, Marietta. More info:
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                                                           www.east                  770-557-1245 or bhmcloughlin@gmail.com.
Free Arts and Crafts classes at Lakeshore
Learning Materials. 11am-3pm. Ages 3 and up.                                    noVEMBER 3 & 10 (THURsDAYs), noVEMBER 5 &
Crafts include Let’s Eat Placemat, a Silly Scarecrow,
a Terrific Turkey Centerpiece and Autumn Wind Chime.                            12 (sATURDAYs), noVEMBER 6 & 13 (sUnDAYs)
Lakeshore Learning Store, 4287 Roswell Road, Marietta.                          Marietta/Cobb Driver’s Education Program. Two-week
More info: 770-578-3100 or                                                      classes licensed by the Department of Driver Services.
www.lakeshorelearning.com.                                                      Thursdays: 6-9pm. Saturdays: 8am-4pm. Sundays:
                                                                                1-5:30pm. $375. Marietta High School, 1171 Whitlock
EVERY sUnDAY                                                                    Avenue, Marietta. More info: 770-429-3170, ext. 3306 or
                                                                                www.mariettacommunityschool.com.
Kabbalah Café. Delve into the mystical secrets of Judaism
based on the Chassidic teachings of Tanya. This tale of
two souls will give you the tools to understand yourself in                     noVEMBER 4
unprecedented ways. 10-11am. Chabad of Cobb, 4450                               Cobb Chamber Executive Women Luncheon with
Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. More info/to register:                            speaker Gretchen Corbin, Deputy Commissioner for
770-565-4412 or www.chabadofcobb.com.                                           Global Commerce, Georgia Department of Economic
                                                                                Development. Registration and general networking: 11am.
EVERY TUEsDAY AnD sATURDAY                                                      Program: 11:30. $20 online by noon, Wednesday, November
                                                                                9. $35 at door. Georgian Club, 100 Galleria Parkway, 17th
Feeding Time at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Join a
                                                                                floor, Atlanta. More info: 770-980-2000 or
naturalist for an in-depth look at one of their resident animals
                                                                                www.cobbchamber.org.
as they are being fed. 4pm. Admission: $8/adults. $6/
seniors. $5/ages 3-12. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135
                                                                                Martinis and Music featuring singer/songwriter/pianist/
Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055.                                  entertainer Johnny Porrazzo. 5:30-8:30pm. $8 at the door includes
                                                                                access to all exhibitions, live music, and light hors d’oeuvres. Cash
                            EAST COBBER                                         bar. Free for members. Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, 30 Atlanta
                        Like Us On                                              Street, Marietta. More info/reservations: 770-528-1444 or
                        facebook                                                www.mariettacobbartmuseum.org.




                 December 8-11, 2011 at Eastside’s Christian Activity Center
                 For details and to make reservations go to www.ebcfamily.org
                 Are you growing tired of the same old Christmas songs that play over and over on the radio every year? That is what inspires
                 a small community TV Morning Show to stage a “Christmas Song Write-Off” competition. The results are unbelievable!
                 A full choir and orchestra, beautiful dancers, children, costumes and even a drum line! And you can hear it all while enjoying
                 a wonderful four course dinner at Eastside’s annual Dinner Showcase Theater. What a wonderful Christmas celebration!



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noVEMBER 4-5, 11-13, 17-19                                          noVEMBER 6
Kosher Lutherans presented by Polk Street Players. A                Holiday Gift Vendor Fair, an excellent opportunity to buy
seemingly perfect young couple, who are unable to have              unusual gifts from name brand vendors for all your family
children, have a chance meeting with a God-fearing                  and friends. 8am-2pm. Temple Kol Emeth, 1415 Old Canton
pregnant girl from Iowa who offers to let them adopt her out-       Road, Marietta. More info: 770-973-3533 or
of-wedlock baby. Trouble is, the girl is Christian and they are     www.kolemeth.net.
Jewish, but she doesn’t know it. So they pose as Lutherans.
Fridays & Saturdays: 8pm. Sunday, November 13: 2:30pm.              5th Annual Artisans @ the Etz with more than 40 exhibitors and
Thursday, November 17: 8pm. $12-$20 (Saturday dinner                talented artists, food and entertainment. 11am-5pm. Free.
shows). St. James Episcopal Church, 161 Church Street,              Congregation Etz Chaim, 1190 Indian Hills Parkway, Marietta.
Marietta. More info/tickets: 770-218-9669.                          More info: 770-977-3384

noVEMBER 5                                                          4th Annual Cobb Cheer Fest ’11 – recreation cheerleading
Pancake Breakfast & Secret Holiday Shop sponsored by                competition. 12:30pm. Admission: $5. Free/ages 3 & under.
The Foundation of Shallowford Falls. Hot IHOP pancakes,             $10/cheerleader to participate. Cobb Civic Center, 548
Starbuck’s coffee, warm toppings, cool activities. $5 for           South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info: Wendy Collins,
breakfast. 7:30-11:30am. Shallowford Falls Elementary               770-528-8885 or prca.cobbcountga.gov.
School, 3529 Lassiter Road, Marietta. More info:
770-642-5610.                                                       noVEMBER 7
                                                                    Cobb Chamber First Monday Breakfast with speakers
Kincaid Fun Run. A mile run for students at Kincaid (8am            from Chattahoochee Technical College, Kennesaw
start) and a 3K alumni run (9:15am start) for all former Kincaid    State University, Life University and Southern Polytechnic
students and families, followed by a festival. $22 for run.         State University addressing education. 7:30am. General
Registration begins at 7:15am. Kincaid Elementary School,           admission: $50. Members: $20 online by noon, Thursday,
1410 Kincaid Road, Marietta. More info: 770-578-7238.               November 3; $35 at door. Atlanta Marriott Northwest, 200
                                                                    Interstate North Parkway, Atlanta. More info: 770-980-2000
20th Annual Ribbons & Holly Handcrafted Market with a great         or www.cobbchamber.org.
selection of vendors, unique gifts and objects of art, silent
auction and Children’s choir. 9am-5pm. Mt. Bethel United            noVEMBER 9
Methodist Church, 4385 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. More           East Cobb Business Association Lunch ‘n Learn – Google
info: 770-971-2880.                                                 101 presented by Drew Tonsmeire, Area Director of the
                                                                    Kennesaw State University Small Business Development
Collectors United Doll Show. Over 200 doll collectors and           Center. He will show how Google tools can help reach more
dealers from all over the country. 9am-6pm. $5. Cobb Civic          customers, understand what customers are searching for,
Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info:            and operate more efficiently. 11:30am. Free. East Cobb
706-695-8242.                                                       Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. More info:
                                                                    www.eastcobbba.com.
3rd Annual Paw-casso Art Show presented by Animals
Deserve Better to raise funds and increase public awareness         noVEMBER 10-11
on the need for service/assistance dogs, spay/neuter                Holiday Gift Sale hosted by East Hampton Women’s Club.
programs, and the need for humane and disaster education            Shop for unique and hand-made holiday gifts. Free raffle
in our community. An auction and Pets FURever Poster                for gift basket. Thursday: 5-9pm. Friday: 9am-4pm. East
Competition will take place from 10am-3pm, featuring                Hampton Club House, 2055 Kinsmon Drive, Marietta. More
artwork donated by public, private and home schooled                info: easthamptonwomensclub@gmail.com.
students residing in Cobb County. 10am-3pm. Mountain
View Community Center, 3400 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta.
More info: 770-402-0297 or www.animalsdeservebetter.com.

noVEMBER 5
Jump Jive an’ Wail 1940s Swing Dance presented by
Kennesaw State University Museum of History & Holocaust
Education. Live Big Band music by Peachtree Jazz Edition,
Swing dance lessons, and 1940s photo shoot. 7-10pm. Free
with donation of one non-perishable food item to Feed the
Future. Kennesaw State University Center, 3333 Busbee Drive,
Kennesaw. More info: 678-797-2083 or
www.kennesaw.edu/historymuseum.

noVEMBER 5, 12, 19 AnD DECEMBER 3, 10, 17                                        November 11-12
Saturday Art School taught by Laura Surace. Students will
enjoy creating dynamic works of art while learning about
artists throughout history. Draw, paint, sculpt and more.
Each week will explore a different media or technique.
Purchase class packs at a discounted rate or just drop in.
Space is limited. 12:30-2pm. 6-week class pack: $100/
members: $110/non-members. 3-week class pack: $55/
members; $60/non-members. Marietta Cobb Museum of Art,
30 Atlanta Street, Marietta. More info: Emily Rvals,
770-528-1444, ext. 16 or www.mariettacobbartmuseum.org.


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The Pajama Game, based on the novel 7-1/2 cents by              Johnson Ferry Baptist Church Fall Sample Sale benefiting
Richard Bessell, presented by Curtain Call Youth Players.       the Senior High Choir. Apparel, accessories, and gifts from
Conditions at the Sleep-Tite pajama factory are anything        40 vendors, including some from the Atlanta Apparel Mart.
but peaceful as sparks fly between the superintendent and       9am-4pm. Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry
leader of the union as they go to strike for a 7 and ½ cent     Road, Marietta. More info: 770-795-3224.
pay increase. Thursday-Friday: 7:30am. Saturday: 2pm
& 7:30pm. Sunday: 2pm & 6pm. $12. The Art Place, 3330           26th Annual Mt. Zion Craft Show sponsored by the Mt. Zion
Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. More info: 770-591-3736 or         United Methodist Women, featuring 52 artists and crafters,
www.ccyp.org.                                                   door prizes, silent auction, pictures with Santa, bake sale,
                                                                and more. Free admission. Friday: 9am-5pm. Saturday:
noVEMBER 11                                                     9am-4pm. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 1770 Johnson
Cobb County Master Gardeners Lunch and Learn: Holiday           Ferry Road, Marietta. More info: 770-971-1465 or
Decorating with Plants. Jack Driskell will show how to bring    www.mtzionumw.org.
the outside in by adding a truly traditional touch to your
holiday. Learn tips for decorating with plants and natural      Antique Gun & Military Collectibles Show & Sale. Friday: 12-
materials from the garden. Bring your lunch. 12-1pm. Cobb       5pm. Saturday: 9am-5pm. $6/adults. $1/ages 6-12. Cobb
Water System, 662 S. Cobb Drive, Marietta. More info:           Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More
www.cobbmastergardeners.org.                                    info: 704-282-1339 or Richard@thecarolinatrader.com.

Casual Friday with the Georgia Symphony Orchestra. Get a        noVEMBER 11-13
behind the scenes look and meet the musicians, conductor        Honk the Musical presented by Cobb Children’s Theatre.
and soloists in an informal, rehearsal setting beginning        Based on the story of The Ugly Duckling, this musical presents
with an informative chat with musicians, concluding with        messages of tolerance and acceptance. Friday & Saturday:
attendance at an open rehearsal. 6:30pm. $5. Murray Arts        8pm. Sunday: 3pm. $14. Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, Cobb
Center, 2250 Stilesboro Road NW, Kennesaw. More info:           Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info:
770-429-7016 or www.georgiasymphony.org.                        770-528-8490 or www.cobbchildrenstheatre.org.




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5K Benefit Walk for the Fragile Kids Foundation to aid                              Master Works #2 – Heroes. The Georgia Symphony Orchestra
Georgia’s medically fragile children with medical equipment                         will be performing Te Deum by Antonin Dvorak with Chorus
and supplies that are not covered by insurance. The walk,                           and Symphony #4 “Heroes” by Phillip Glass. 8pm. $10-$60.
sponsored by the Indian Hills community, starts and ends                            Murray Arts Center, 2250 Stilesboro Road NW, Kennesaw.
at Eastside Elementary School and winds through the                                 More info: 770-429-7016 or www.georgiasymphony.org.
neighborhood of Indian Hills. $10/person or $25/family of 3
or more. Eastside Elementary School, 3850 Roswell Road,                             Strand Mighty Theatre Organ Pops Dedication Concert.
Marietta. More info: 262-581-5796,                                                  Celebrate the installation of the Earl Smith Strand’s Mighty
keely.phillpotts@gmail.com or www.fragilekids.org.                                  Allen Theatre Organ, thanks to a generous donation from
                                                                                    Mr. Tom Hamilton of Columbus, Ohio. 8pm. $18. Black tie
Faith’s Craft Shoppe, an arts and crafts sale sponsored by                          reception at 6:30pm. $38. Earl Smith Strand Theatre, 117
Faith Ladies Guild and Lutheran Women’s Missionary League.                          North Park Square, Marietta. More info: 770-293-0080 or
Over 25 different vendors, food court, unique handcrafter                           www.earlsmithstrand.org.
items, bake sale. All proceeds benefit a variety of mission
projects. 9am-5pm. Faith Lutheran Church & School, 2111                             noVEMBER 12-14
Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. More info: 770-973-8877 or                            Newnan Kennel Club Agility Trials. 8am-5pm. Jim Miller Park,
faithcraftshoppe.tripod.com.                                                        2245 Callaway Road, Marietta. More info: Susan Crocker,
                                                                                    404-634-2573 or www.newnankennelclub.org.
Georgia Red Clay Writers Conference: The Art & Craft
of Writing. 11:30am-6pm. $60/members. $80/general
admission. $100/at door. Kennesaw State University Student
                                                                                    noVEMBER 13
Center, Social Science Building Rooms 1019, 1022, 1000                              Co-Parenting 101: How to Keep Your Children the Focus
Chastain Road, Kennesaw. More info: 770-420-4736 or                                 Before, During and After Your Divorce presented by Jewish
www.georgiawriters.org.                                                             Family & Career Services of Atlanta. Learn the necessary
                                                                                    tools to bring a sense of stability back into your and your
Heroes & Legends Gala – A Diamonds & Denim Affair                                   children’s lives. 2-3:30pm. $10. Congregation Etz Chaim,
hosted by the Kennesaw Museum Foundation to support                                 1190 Indian Hills Parkway, Marietta. More info/RSVP:
the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History.                            770-933-0081 or efunk@jfcs-atlanta.org.



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Festivities include a live and silent auction, dinner by Ruth’s
Chris Steak House and a special appearance by “Elvis”.
$125. 6:30-10pm. Embassy Suites, 620 Chastain Road,
Kennesaw. More info: Leslie Edge, 770-427-2117, ext. 3183 or
ledge@@kennesaw-ga.gov, or www.southernmuseum.org.




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Barrington Hall Wednesday Lecture Series: The Civil War                12th Annual One Step Forward 5K Run/Walk to benefit Lou
Begins, 1861 presented by Dr. Keith Bohannon, Associate                Gehrig’s Disease. 8am. $25 before November 1. $30
Professor of History at West Georgia University. Doors open            thereafter. Register at active.com, Big Peach Running or
at 6:30pm. Presentation starts at 7pm. $5. Advance                     Neurosport Physical Therapy, 1163 Johnson Ferry Road,
reservations strongly suggested as seating space is limited.           Suite 100, Marietta. More info: 770-321-0155, chanley@
Barrington Hall, 535 Barrington Drive, Roswell. More info/             neurosportga.com, or www.neurosportphysicaltherapy.com.
reservations: 770-640-3855.
                                                                       Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band & The Dark Side of the
noVEMBER 17 – DECEMBER 18                                              Moon. Members of the Yacht Rock Revue present their alter-
Artist Attic Holiday Show & Sale. Monday-Thursday: 9am-                ego, Please Rock Me, performing the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s
5pm. The Art Place Mountain View, 3330 Sandy Plains Road,              Lonely Hearts Club Band and Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of
Marietta. More info: 770-509-2700.                                     the Moon in their entirety from start to finish. 8pm. $15 in
                                                                       advance. $18 day of. Earl Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North
                                                                       Park Square, Marietta. More info: 770-293-0080 or
noVEMBER 18                                                            www.earlsmithstrand.org.
Yacht Rock Revue pays tribute to the smooth hits of the late
‘70s including Michael McDonald, Hall & Oates, and Steely              Backyard Campout. Wrap up fall with a family campout
Dan. Ages 18+. $15 in advance. $18 day of. Earl Smith                  under the stars. Unwind from the busy week, play games in
Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info:            the meadow and visit with nocturnal animals. 5pm-10am.
770-293-0080 or www.earlsmithstrand.org.                               Price per tent: $45/general public. $35/CNC member. Pre-
                                                                       registration required. Chattahoochee Nature Center(CNC),
noVEMBER 18-20                                                         9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or
26th Annual Rock, Mineral & Jewelry Show presented by                  www.chattnaturecenter.org.
Cobb County Gem & Mineral Society. Over 35 vendors
will show a large selection of gems, fossils, rocks and bead           noVEMBER 19-20
supplies. Hourly door prizes and demonstrations. Friday-               29th Annual Sprayberry Arts & Crafts Show with over 150 arts,
Saturday: 10am-6pm. Sunday: 10am-5pm. Free. Cobb                       crafts, raffle and great food. Proceeds go to Sprayberry
Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More               High School PTSA. Saturday: 9am-5pm. Sunday: 12-4pm.
info: www.cobbcountymineral.org.                                       Sprayberry High School, 2525 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta.
                                                                       More info: 770-578-3200.
noVEMBER 19
Spreading Free Smiles Across East Cobb - A Day of FREE                 noVEMBER 21-23
Dentistry. Adults 18+ will be seen on a first come, first served       Craft Week. Just in time to decorate your Thanksgiving
basis from 6am-4pm. Free services include one filling,                 dinner table. Reuse and recycle common items to make
cleaning or extraction. Marietta Family Dental Care, 4720              fun, take-home projects. Make different crafts each day of
Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. More info:                               your Thanksgiving break. 11am-12pm. For ages 4-12. $8/
www.naturalsmile.biz or www.dentistryfromtheheart.org.                 adults; $6/seniors; $5/ages 3-12. Free for members and
                                                                       children 2 & under. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135
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noVEMBER 21-26
Certified Teen Driving Course offered by Safe America
Foundation, licensed by the State of Georgia Department
of Driver Services. Students will attend the state-required
30 hours of classroom training after which they must
complete the required behind-the-wheel training
individually within 6 months. 9am-3:30pm. No classes
Thanksgiving Day. $150/30-hour classroom only. $459/
classroom + 6 hours behind the wheel training. $559/
classroom + 10 hours behind the wheel training. The Safe
America Foundation, 2480 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta.
More info: 770-973-7223 or www.safeamerica.org.

noVEMBER 22 & 29
Cooking Classes with Chef John Wilson. Chef Wilson will
present a full array of classic European cuisine and cooking
skills. November 22: American Thanksgiving in Tuscany.
November 29: Holiday Cocktail Buffet. 6:30-9:30pm. $50/
person/class. Reservations required. Barrington Hall, 535
Barrington Drive, Roswell. More info/reservations:
678-639-7500.

noVEMBER 22 – JAnUARY 1, 2012
Sanders Family Christmas presented by Theatre in the
Square. This perennial favorite holiday show is back for
its 13th season with the quirky, saintly and delightfully
melodic Sanders family as they interpret everybody’s
favorite bluegrass gospel music. Tuesday-Friday: 8pm.
Saturday, November 26, December 3, 10 & 17 only: 8pm.
Saturday, December 24 & 31 only: 2:30pm. Sundays:
2:30pm. Matinees every Wednesday: 2:30pm. No shows
on Thanksgiving or Christmas Day. $25-$35. Theatre in the
Square, 11 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info:
770-422-8369 or www.theatreinthesquare.com.

noVEMBER 24
9th Annual Gobble Jog benefiting MUST Ministries. 10K
(8am start), 5K (9:30am start), 1K (9:15am start) and Tot Trot
(ages 5 & under – 10:30am start). Peachtree qualifying
race. Packet pick-up 3-7 pm, November 24, at First United
Methodist Church, 56 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. Register
at any Big Peach Running Company location or on-line
at www.active.com. Same day registration for untimed
runners only beginning at 7am. Marietta Square. More
info: 678-218-4521 or www.gobblejob.org.

noVEMBER 30
Barrington Hall Wednesday Lecture Series: In 1861 was
Robert E. Lee Past His Prime? Presented by Brian Wills,
Professor of History at Kennesaw State University. Doors
open at 6:30pm. Presentation starts at 7pm. $5. Advance
reservations strongly suggested as seating space is limited.
Barrington Hall, 535 Barrington Drive, Roswell. More info/
reservations: 770-640-3855.

DECEMBER 1
Ladies Night Out at David Douglas Diamonds. Grab your
girlfriends and leave your guy at home for a fun filled
night with complimentary treats and sweets as well as
door prizes and goodie bags. No buying allowed. 5-8pm.
David Douglas Diamonds & Jewelry, 3605 Sandy Plains
Road, Suite 260, Marietta. More info: 770-578-0598 or
www.daviddouglas.com.
                                                                          ON SALE NOW! • DECEMBER 8-11
                                                                                   Call 800-745-3000 • Ticketmaster.com or visit the
                                                                                   Centre’s box office. Groups of 15+ call 770-916-2855.
                                                                                   GASSOUTHBROADWAYSERIES.COM



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DECEMBER 1, 6, 8, 13 & 15
Christmas High Tea at Bulloch Hall. A two-course tea will be
served by ladies in period clothing plus a tour of the house
decorated for Christmas. Reservations: $35. 4pm. Bulloch
                                                                        YOU ARE INVITED
Hall, 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell. More info: 678-639-7587 or
www.bullochhall.org.                                                          The 9th Annual
DECEMBER 2-3                                                        Cobb County Republican Women’s Club
31st Annual Apple Annie Crafts and Arts Show with over
130 of the Southeast’s finest artisans and crafters. One of
the largest nonprofit shows with a high quality and large
assortment of crafts and arts in a festive setting. Friday:
9am-7pm. Saturday: 9am-2pm. $3. Free/under 12. No
                                                                         Veterans
strollers. Catholic Church of St. Ann, 4905 Roswell Road,
Marietta. More info: 770-552-6400 or
www.st-ann.org/apple_annie.php.                                         Celebration
DECEMBER 2-18
The Sound of Music presented by The Atlanta Lyric Theatre.                Brunch
Friday-Saturday: 8pm. Saturday, December 17: 2pm &
8pm. Sundays: 2pm. $25-$40. Earl Smith Strand Theatre,

                                                                             Saturday
117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: 770-293-0080 or
www.earlsmithstrand.org.



                                                                          November 19
DECEMBER 3
4th Annual Pancake Breakfast sponsored by Garrison Mill
Elementary Foundation to further the technology at the
school. All you can eat pancakes, sausage, fruit, OJ, milk
and coffee. $5.50 at the door. 7:30-11am. While enjoying
your pancakes, sharpen your chess skills by playing one                     10:00 A.M.
of the members of the chess club or check out Young
Rembrandts demonstrations. Garrison Mill Elementary
Cafeteria, 4111 Wesley Chapel Road, Roswell. More info:
                                                                         Social starts @ 9:00 A.M.
www.gmefoundation.org.
                                                                    Hilton Marietta Conference Center
Manners with Snowflake Ballerina presented by Bulloch
Hall and the Barnwell School of Etiquette for children ages               500 Powder Springs Street
4-11. 10-11:30am. $10 includes refreshments and holiday
favors. Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell. More info/
reservations: 678-639-7587 or www.bullochhall.org.                          Marietta, GA 30064
Back to Nature Holiday Market and Festival. Buy local
this Holiday Season! Find unique gifts, enjoy an authentic          “Honoring Service to our Nation”
French lunch from a local restaurateur, and find beautiful
fresh green décor for your holiday tables and doors. Free                      Keynote Speaker
admission for the Market and Nature Center. 10am-4pm.
Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell.                    Navy Seal Howard Wasdin
More info: 770-992-2055 or www.chattnaturecenter.org.                       Author “Seal Team Six
DECEMBER 3-4
Eastman Gun & Knife Show. Saturday: 9am-5pm. Sunday:                      Tickets on Sale NOW
                                                                             770-785-2522
10am-5pm. $8/adults. Free/ages 12 & under. Cobb Civic
Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More info:
Matt Eastman, 229-424-4555 or www.eastmangunshows.com.
                                                                               www.ccrwc.org
DECEMBER 4
St. Nick’s Café: “All Through the Houze” presented by
Mountain View Art Alliance and The Art Place. 8:30am &                   BUY YOUR TICKETS EARLY
10:30am breakfast and 12:30pm lunch shows. $10 includes
meal, play, visit with Santa and a holiday ornament for                    SPACE IS LIMITED!!!
children. The Art Place, 3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta.
More Info: 770-509-2700 or www.theartplace.us.




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DECEMBER 8
Joint Holiday Networking Party with East Cobb Business
Association and Northeast Cobb Business Association.
5-8:30pm. Mansour Center, 995 Roswell Street NE, Marietta.
More info: eastcobbba.com.

DECEMBER 10
Christmas Market. Breakfast will be served from 9am-12noon
in addition to holiday shopping amongst crafters, artisans,
and vendors. Secret Santa Shop for children ages 3-10. St.
Catherine’s Episcopal Church, 571 Holt Road, Marietta. More
info: 770-971-2839.

Candlelight Tour of Bulloch Hall, Barrington Hall and Smith
Plantation Home, each decorated for the season. Bulloch
Hall will have special refreshments. 5-9pm. $20/adults
in advance, $25 at door. $15/child in advance, $20 at                    Holiday Open House
door. Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell. More info/           Please join us for our annual opening night of seasonal
reservations: 678-639-7587 or www.bullochhall.org.                  refreshments. Begin your holiday shopping while enjoying
                                                                          delectable holiday fare located on each street.
DECEMBER 11
9th Annual Empty Bowl Brunch with proceeds going to                      Alpharetta                       Marietta
various charities. $10 includes a bowl made by a local artist      Thursday, November 10, 6-9 pm Thursday, November 17, 6-9 pm
(you choose and keep) and chili or soup. 11am-1:30pm.                   670 N. Main Street             2949 Canton Road
Advance tickets on sale now. The Art Place, 3330 Sandy                    678-297-7571                   678-453-0600
Plains Road, Marietta. More Info: 770-509-2700 or
www.theartplace.us.                                                           Holiday festivities continue through
                                                                                  the weekend at each location.
                                                                            Visit our website for calendar of events:
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         EAST COBBER

       Holiday
                                                                     Give the gift of
                                                                    health and
                                                                 confidence for
                                                               all ages:
                                                             Choi Kwang Do


   Gift Guide
 Make your shopping merry and
                                                           lessons for life.
                                                           East Cobb Choi
                                                           Kwang Do
                                                          4930 Davidson Rd
                                                          Marietta 30068
  bright with our Holiday Gift                            (770) 875-5157
   Guide filled with great gift                           eastcobbckd.com
 ideas right here in East Cobb!

BBPD is Marietta’s premier consignment shop                                        PANDORA – a new charm bracelet
that offers our customers a wide selection of                                  that lets you create a unique look with
designer clothing & accessories at 30-90% off                                     handcrafted beads, starting at $35.
retail. With brands like Chanel, Louis Vuitton,                                   David Douglas Diamonds & Jewelry
Prada, Tory and Milly flooding our doors                                         2745 Sandy Plains Road, Suite 104
daily, you are always sure to find                                                                    Marietta 30066
the perfect gift for you or your                                                                       770-578-0598
friends.                                                                                             daviddouglas.com
Back By Popular Demand
1255 Johnson Ferry Road
Suite 13
                                                                   Is there anything
Marietta Ga 30068
                                                                   in the world that
770-971-4750
                                                                    makes grandma
bbpdconsignment.com
                                                                        and grandpa
                                                                     happier than to
                                                                    have portraits of
                                                                    their grandkids?
                                                                     A portrait taken
                                                                        by Michael’s
                                                                     Photography is
                                                                      a great way to
                                                                    share your love.
                                                                                        Michael’s Photography
                                                                                        770-977-6900
                                                                                        themichaelsphotography.com


                                                                    The Lift Recliner has fingertip control and
Tyler candles are fun and easy
                                                                       the power-lift mechanism gently and
hostess, teacher or neighbor
                                                                         quietly moves you to a standing,
gifts. Give a gift certificate and
                                                                         seated or fully reclined position.
let them choose!
                                                                         Ask about insurance assistance.
Outrageous Interiors
                                                                         Home Health Options, Inc.
4101 Roswell Road
                                                                        279 Roswell Street
Suite 500
                                                                      Marietta 30060
Marietta 30062
                                                                     770-425-7718
770-509-2627
                                                                    homehealthoptions.weebly.com
outrageousinteriors.com


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                                                                                        Holiday Gift Guide
                                                                       Give someone you love a
                                Show you care by giving
                                                                       gift certificate for a hair
                                the gift of health with a
                                                                                      makeover!
                                  gift certificate in any
                                                                                Patrick Carmen
                                  amount for healthy
                                                                                     NR.9 Salon
                                  organic meals, grocer-
                                                                      2520 E. Piedmont Road
                                  ies or vitamins.
                                                                                 Marietta 30062
                                   Life Grocery & Café
                                                                                 678-427-8000
                                   1453 Roswell Road
                                   Marietta 30062
                                    770-977-9583
                                     lifegrocery.com



                       Get a Doc Green’s Gift Card! Help your
                              friends and family stay healthy!
                                        Doc Green’s Gourmet
                                              Salads and Grill
                                    2022 Powers Ferry Road
                                             Atlanta 30339
                                             770-953-3473
                                             docgreens.com




                                                               IPad makes the perfect gift for any and everyone one. This magical
                                                              Apple device is perfect for browsing the web, doing email, watching
Gift card for a                                                                                                 videos and more!
   2-month                                                                                                             PeachMac
 membership of                                                                                                     The Avenue at
health and fitness.                                                                                                    East Cobb
Curves-Marietta NE                                                                                            4475 Roswell Road
2960 Shallowford Rd                                                                                               Marietta 30062
  Marietta 30066                                                                                                  678-426-3200
770-977-7769 or                                                                                              www.peachmac.com
 678-315-8127
   curves.com




                                                                          Everyone loves a gift
                                                                    certificate, especially to a
                              Give the gift of health              unique store where there is
                          with a massage, personal               something for everyone.
                         training, and membership                       Queen of Hearts
                                    gift certificates!               Antiques & Interiors
                                  Gift bag included.                   2949 Canton Road
                              WellStar HealthPlace                         Marietta 30066
                     330 Kennestone Hospital Blvd.                           678-453-0600
                                    Marietta 30060                       670 N. Main Street
                                    770-793-7300                            Alpharetta 30009
                            wellstarhealthplace.org                            678-297-7571

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         Holiday Gift Guide                             This holiday season, give the
                                                         gift of a brighter and whiter
                                                      smile! Treat your loved one to
                                                       an in-office one hour session
      Let Whole Foods Market                            with Zoom @ Advanced. A
   create an exceptional                               beautiful smile is a gift that
gift basket customized                                             keeps on giving!
       for any occasion.                              Marietta Family Dental Care
   Whole Foods Market                                  4720 Lower Roswell Road
1311 Johnson Ferry Road                                           Marietta 30068
            Marietta 30068                                        770-973-8222
           678-996-9700                                          naturalsmile.biz
wholefoodsmarket.com




                                                                               This holiday season,
                                                                                 give someone you
                                                                           love the gift of denim!
                                                                         Now featuring premium
Give to yourself or someone you love                                      denim brands such as
a gift of a lifetime: piano lessons!                                                James Jeans.
Silva Piano Studios • 1518 Blackwell Road                                  Find “The Perfect Fit.”
Marietta 30066 • 770-565-7177 • silvapiano.com                                  The Hub Boutique
                                                                        1311 Johnson Ferry Road
                                                                                  Marietta 30068
                                                                                  678-483-8338
                                                                             thehubboutique.com




          Spoil your lil prince or
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                                  A manicure and/or a
                                   pedicure from Parisian
                                   makes a perfect gift.
                                                                                     Holiday Gift Guide
                                   Featuring “Shellac
                                  by CND”, a no-chip,
                                   14-day wear, mirror          Make your puppy pretty
                                     finish, zero dry time            this holiday season
                                     and no nail damage        with Hot Dogs Cool Cats’
                                     nail lacquer.                exceptional pampering
                                     Parisian Nail Salon        & grooming! For dogs of
                                    4475 Roswell Road          all ages, from puppies to
                                 Marietta 30062                      seniors like Forrest!
                             770-578-6666                            Hot Dogs Cool Cats
                             parisiannailsalon.com            Grooming Spa & Boutique
                                                               255 Village Parkway NE
                                                                         Marietta 30067
                                                                          770-858-1000
                                                                     hotdogscoolcats.net



Give the gift of health to
the ones you love this                                                  Why not treat your loved one with the
holiday season: truly                                                    gift of massage? Free massage
personalized, private                                              with purchase of (3) $50. gift
personal training.                                               cards; $25 gift certificate
Fitness Together East Cobb                                           with purchase of
1255 Johnson Ferry Road                                           (2) $50. gift cards;
Marietta 30068                                                      $10 gift certificate
770-321-1347                                                         with $50 gift card.
cobbfitness.com                                              LaVida Massage of Marietta
                                                                               (East Cobb)
                                                                4880 Lower Roswell Road
                                                                            Marietta 30068
                                                                              770-973-6385
                                                              marietta.ga.lavidamassage.com




                                Stressing a lot about holiday
                                shopping? Then Inga’s relaxing
                                 spa services and unique
                                  products are just the gifts you
                                  need! We have goodies for
                                   everyone on your list this
                                    holiday season: candles,
                                    cards, spa services,                                          The gift that keeps on
                                     jewelry, and more!                                            giving year after year
                                      Inga’s Skin & Body Care                                      after year: liposuction
                                       1471 Terrell Mill Road                                     body shaping.
                                       Suite A & B                                                Image Cosmetic Center
                                        Marietta 30067                                            5505 Roswell Road
                                        770-952-0905                                               Atlanta 30342
                                         ingas-comerelax.com                                       404-949-0049
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                                                      Get Jeans at
                                                    The Hub Boutique
      Happy Thanksgiving!                     Casual Fashion That Flatters Your Body



  We’ve got plenty to be thankful
       for and that includes
   the privilege of serving you.
       We appreciate your
        continued support.                   s Owner Laura Fanoe and her brother, Dennis Farrell, Jr.




      EAST COBBER
                                             model highly popular True Religion jeans with a casual shirt
                                             and jacket. All can be purchased at The Hub Boutique.


                                               Following in the footsteps of her beloved grandmoth-
                                       er’s retail store in Indiana, East Cobb resident Laura Fanoe
                                       is opening a boutique full of upscale jeans, cute little tops,
                                       accessories, and unique gift items. Laura gave her shop
                                       the same name as grandma’s shop, The Hub Boutique “The
                                       Center of Fashion”, as the ultimate nod to grandma. She
                                       says, “My grandmother and I were best friends.” The Hub
                                       is still a family affair, as Laura’s mother-in-law, Dorris, family
                                       members, and her best friend are helping out.
                                            As a Marietta native, I wanted to give local women
                                       (and men) the accessibility to great designer clothing with-
                                       out the hassle of time consuming commute. I want The Hub
                                       Boutique to be your “go to” store when you are in need of
                                       a wardrobe/attitude pick-me-up,” shares Laura.
                                             The Hub Boutique opened for business November 3, just
                                       in time for colder weather and the search for holiday gifts!
                                       Men and women of all ages can find high-end jeans at The
                                       Hub. Laura had both normal and a-bit-heavier people try
                                       on different jeans, until she found the best brands to carry:
                                       jeans that make everyone look great! She said, “The idea is
                                       to have something for everybody…to [have customers] find
                                       the perfect fit.”
                                            At The Hub Boutique, you can shop for upscale, well-
                                       cut jeans or lower-priced gifts. Explore not just shades of
                                       indigo denim, but several other color options. NYDJ, the
                                       newly re-branded Not Your Daughter Jeans, are available.
                                       The store carries everything from the cleaner-looking Henry
                                       & Bell to the very trendy look of True Religion.
                                             “We are incorporating San Diego Hat Company mer-
                                       chandise…including a really cool scarf that has a pocket,”
                                       said Laura. Another unique item is a soy candle that makes
                                       a warm wax you rub on your hands, as a kind of lotion. Who
                                       knows what other cute things you might find? Check out
                                       The Hub Boutique at Merchant’s Walk shopping center, 1311
                                       Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 140, in Marietta/East Cobb. Visit
                                       their stylish and very informative website at
                                       www.TheHubBoutique.com

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36 November 2011               EAST COBBER                                                     www.eastcobber.com
             Kell and Walton Robotics Teams Take Top Honors
                                                                                The Kell Robotics team: Front row: Team Mentor, ed Barker;
                                                                              executive Director, and student, Carlie Schulter. (Back row, L-R:)
                                                                              Stephen Samson, alec Kumpf, Sarah Spivey, Matthew Tompkins,
                                                                              Wyatt Owenby, Shannon Jones.
                                                                                   The Carlton J. Kell High School Robotics Team led a three
                                                                              team alliance to robotic victory at GRITS, Georgia Robotics
                                                                              Invitational Tournament and Showcase. GRITS was held October
                                                                              15th at the Museum of Aviation at Robins AFB, Warner Robins
                                                                              Georgia.
                                                                                   GRITS is an off-season event held by GeorgiaFIRST, the region-
                                                                              al operating committee for FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition
                                                                              of Science and Technology). More than 500 students on 23 teams
                                                                              from Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and Tennessee com-
                                                                              peted in the tournament.
                                                                                  FIRST is a not-for-profit founded by inventor Dean Kamen
                                                                              to celebrate science and technology via robotics competitions
                                                                              worldwide. The not-for-profit organization offers innovative pro-
                                                                              grams that motivate young people to pursue opportunities in sci-
                                                                              ence, technology, engineering, and math while building life skills.
                                                                              Teams hone their skills by excelling in their regional tournaments in
                                                                              competitive play, sportsmanship, and the development of part-
                                                                              nerships among schools, businesses and communities.
                                                                                  The Winning Alliance of the FIRST Robotics Competition
                                                                              Championship was: Team 1311 “Kell Robotics”; Team 2974 “Walt”
                                                                              of Walton High School; “Flash” of Mauldin SC. Alliance captain
                                                                              was Kell Robotics.



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Doc Green’s believes in variety,             owned business that has been           Drive-thru coffee shop serving              Sat-Sun: 12-3pm
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                                                                                 Recipe of the Month:
                                                                                 Green Bean Bundles
                                                                                           by Elizabeth Richards
                                                                                       Junior League Cobb-Marietta
                                                                            Do you get tired of the same old side dishes for every
    Nothing says fall like the flavors of pumpkin, maple syrup,             Thanksgiving meal? Well, we at the Junior League of Cobb-
    walnuts and caramel which are just some of the ingredients              Marietta are here to help you out! Wow your family or your
    in Gigi’s fall cupcakes. Try Pumpkin Cream, Walnut Sugar                office pot luck with a great classic recipe from one of our
    Maple and Southern Comfort cupcakes and experience how                  award-winning cookbooks - Georgia on My Menu and
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                             Chef Zhixue Zhang recently                                                     Warehouse located
                             returned from a Chinese                                                        in East Cobb is now
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                                                                   Moore, owner, with David DiCorpo,
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                                                                   manager, and Matt South, assistant
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                                    Doug Turbush,                  gourmet cookware store and cooking school. Owned and
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                                Bluepointe Restaurant in           retails high-end appliances, conducts cooking classes, |
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                                                                       East Cobbers have yet another dining option: The
                              David Konen is the new owner         Broadway Diner. Owned by Bronx natives and East Cobb
                           of the Café Paris. As a Cafe Paris      residents, Louie and Tess Kokos, The Broadway Diner offers
                           customer for 10 years, David loved      a wide array of traditional diner food such as breakfasts
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                                                              When family and friends gath-
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                                                              can multiply rapidly in moist,
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50 November 2011         EAST COBBER                                                   www.eastcobber.com
     WellStar Medical Group
     welcomes new physicians and medical specialties to East Cobb!



     Pediatrics
     H 770-578-2868
      l   Same-day sick appointments and
          extended hours
      l   Comprehensive healthcare for
          newborn to 18 years
      l   Meet and greets available for
          parents to meet the physicians        Amy Cooper, M.D.,       Eva Montgomery-       Susan Staviss, M.D.,
                                                  M.P.H., M.S.         McGuire, M.D., FAAP           FAAP
      l   Complimentary “teddy bear”               Pediatrics              Pediatrics             Pediatrics
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     Family medicine, internal
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     H 770-973-2272
      l   Same-day sick appointments
      l   Adult, child and newborn well-exams
      l   Blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes
          management
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      l   Transition of adolescents from childhood to                  M.S., FAAP, FACP              FAAP
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     H Also in East Cobb at this location, WellStar Medical Group provides
       Pulmonary Medicine and Endrocrinology.
     H Coming this fall, WellStar Medical Group will welcome a new practice
       with Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine, a new specialty to WellStar.
                     This Holiday season Let the spirit of Giving
                             Begin With Blood Donation
      Blood is traditionally in short supply during the holiday
  months, but hospital and patient needs remain the same.                      Blood Drive Locations
  You can help alleviate this shortfall in any of the following
  ways:                                                               November 6 - 8am-1pm
     >Participate in a blood drive between November 1 and             Roswell United Methodist Church
  December 31.                                                        814 Mimosa Boulevard, Roswell 30075
      >Help organize a blood drive at your workplace, school          November 11 - 11am-7pm
  or church if one is not already in place.                           Wellstar Kennestone Hospital/Wellstar Kennestone
      >Give blood at any of the hospitals or blood collection         Women’s Center
  centers and encourage colleagues, friends, and family to            677 Church Street, Marietta 30060
  come along.
                                                                      November 11 - 12-5pm
       Donors of all blood types are welcome, but there is an         Johnson Ferry Baptist Church
  urgent need for type O negative, B negative and A nega-             955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta 30068
  tive blood donors. Eligible blood donors must be at least 17
  years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in general           November 15 & 16 - 9am-5pm
  good health. Donors with type O (positive and negative),            Kennesaw State University
  B negative and A negative blood should consider an auto-            1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw 30144
  mated red cell donation, a process in which only red cells
                                                                      November 22 - 12-5pm
  are donated.
                                                                      WellStar Kennestone Hospital/Atherton Place
       For more information or to schedule an appointment to          111 Tower Road, Marietta 30060
  donate, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (448-3543) or visit redcrossblood.
  org. Thank you for giving to others by donating blood this          November 23 - 10am-3pm
  holiday season.                                                     WellStar Administration Building
                                                                      805 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta 30060
Coming in December . . .                                              November 23 - 10am-3pm
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     state House Rep.                                                Zonings and Variances
District 43 special Election                                            for november
      Runoff Results                                            The following is a list of zonings to be reviewed by the
                                                                Planning Commission on Tuesday, November 8, at
     On Tuesday, September 20, Northeast Cobb resi-             9am. The Board of Commissioners will vote on these
dents participated in a special election to fill the vacan-     zonings Tuesday, November 15, at 9am. These listings
cy in State House District 43. The seat became open             are provided by the East Cobb Civic Association. For
after the death of State Rep. Bobby Franklin. Mr. Franklin      comments and final actions by these organizations,
was found in his home July 26 dead of a heart attack at         please visit www.eastcobb.net.
the age of 56. The election was a non-partisan special
                                                                Petition Z-40: David C. Kirk, representing Wal-mart,
election with no party primary. However, each candi-
                                                                requests rezoning from PCS & NRC to NRC for a Wal-mart
date’s party affiliation was listed on the ballot. The fol-
lowing presents the vote tally for this special election:       neighborhood market. Located at the northwest side
                                                                of Roswell Road and Old Canton Road. Size of tract:
                                  TOTAL            %            13.184 acres. Current zoning: PSC & NRC. Proposed Use:
Roy C. Barnes (R)                 103              4.58%        Neighborhood Market.
John Carson (R)                   801              35.63%       The following is a list of variances to be reviewed by the
Don Hill (R)                      137              6.09%        Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances Wednesday,
                                                                November 9, at 1pm.
Robert Lamutt (R)                 699              31.09%
                                                                Petition V-87: Clark S. Ullom requests to waive the rear
Dr. Geraldine Wade (R)            496              22.06%
                                                                setback for an accessory structure over 144 square-feet
Write-in Votes                    10               .53%         (320 square-foot proposed pavilion) from the required
    Only 2,258 -7.51%- out of a total of 30,076 registered      40 feet to 20 feet. Property is located on the west side
voters in District 43 participated in this special election.    of Streamside Drive, north of Paper Mill Road (3863
A candidate needed to get 50 percent of the vote plus           Streamside Drive). Size of tract: 0.808 acres. Current
one vote to win the election. Carson received 801 votes         zoning: R-30. Reason: Pavilion.
or 35.63 percent while Lamutt received 699 votes or 31.09
percent.                                                        This information was provided by the East Cobb Civic
     A run-off election was held on Tuesday, October            Association, Inc. The East Cobb Civic Association will
18. Voters chose newcomer SunTrust finance manager              meet at 7pm, Thursday, November 17 at the East Cobb
John Carson over former state Sen. Robert Lamutt . This         Government Center, 4400 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta.
time 1,922 (6.39% ) of the registered voters in State House     All are welcome. More info: Jill Flamm, 770-552-8206.
District 43 came out to vote in the Runoff Elections. Here
are the results from this runoff election:


John Carson (R)
                                  TOTAL
                                  1,250
                                                   %
                                                   65.1%
                                                                             PLEASE
Robert Lamutt (R)                 670              34.9%                    RECYCLE
    For more information on this special election runoff,
go to www.elections.cobbcountyga.gov.
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      • What are your Retirement Options?
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      • Attitude toward Retirement.
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                     SeNiORS

Local Families need to “senior safety Proof” Their Homes
      We usually think of our home as the safest place to be.                            Adding Safety Devices:
But did you know that the home is the most common location                                  • Hand rails for both sides of the bed
where people take a fatal fall? In fact, this week alone, more
than 30,000 Americans over the age of 65 will be seriously                                  • Non-slip treads for wooden steps
injured from a fall. One out of three adults age 65 and older                               • Raised toilet seat or one with arm rests
falls each year and nearly a third of them will live with discom-                           • Grab bars for shower or tub
fort from the fall for the rest of their lives. And nearly a third of
                                                                                            • Sturdy plastic seat for shower or tub plus hand-held
those who survive that fall will be forced to live with injuries
                                                                                              shower nozzle
that will affect their independence the rest of their lives.
    Whether you are a senior living on your own, or are a
                                                                                         Checking Seniors’ Shoes:
young family hosting senior citizens for upcoming holiday                                   • Get rid of high heels, floppy slippers, shoes with slick
gatherings, here’s a simple checklist to help you fall-proof                                  soles
your home:                                                                                  • Have foot size measured each time seniors buy
                                                                                              shoes – foot size changes and shoes that are too
Safety Proofing the Home:
                                                                                              big can make you fall
 • Remove boxes, newspapers and electrical cords
                                                                                            • Avoid extra-thick soles
   from halls
 • Move coffee tables, magazine racks and plant
                                                                                         Lighting-Up Living Space:
   stands from high-traffic areas                                                           • Place night lights in bedroom, bathroom and hall-
                                                                                              ways
 • Help repair loose, wooden floor boards and carpet-
   ing right away                                                                           • Place lamp near side of bed
 • Store clothing, dishes, food, medication and all                                         • Consider switching traditional light switches for glow
   necessities within reach                                                                   in the dark switches.




                            Every day is Independence Day.
       • Independent Senior Living: two-bedroom,                 • A daily delicious lunch or dinner included,   • Guest accommodations for visitors
         one-bedroom & efficiency apartments available             served in our elegant dining room, plus a     • All utilities included, except cable TV
       • Full monthly programs and activities calendar
                                                                   continental breakfast                          and telephone
         (social activities, outings, performances, pastoral     • Services include 24-hour security,            • On-site beauty salon/barber shop
         care programs & more!)                                    housekeeping, emergency call system,       • Located on WellStar Kennestone
                                                                   individual and group transportation,
       • Free daytime and weekend membership to                                                                 Hospital campus
                                                                   health resources, sundries shop, ceramics,
         WellStar Health Place (indoor pool, walking track,                                                   • Full-service Assisted Living and Memory
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      savannah Court is a
      Warm and Affordable
       option for seniors




 s Savannah Court residents enjoy a historical field trip together.

     Nestled in the heart of East Cobb, Savannah Court
 Senior Assisted Living Community provides assisted living
 and secured memory care services to its residents. A
 beautiful white-columned entrance welcomes residents
 and visitors to the facility, but it’s the caring staff inside
 that makes the difference.
      In a home-like assisted living environment, the staff
 at Savannah Court delivers personal and medical servic-
 es to residents. Residents can choose from many differ-
 ent living options, including studios, deluxe suites or one
 bedroom apartments. Each suite offers beautiful views,
 and many apartments overlook a picturesque backyard
 stream and gazebo.
       With a daily calendar filled with activities and
 entertainment, there is too much to do at Savannah
 Court for residents to be bored or inactive. Savannah
 Court houses a large activity center, fireplace lounge,
 library, ice cream parlor and game room. Most meals
 are served restaurant style in a café atmosphere, and
 there is a private dining room for special celebrations.
 Women and men can get their hair done at the onsite
 beauty and barber shop, and a bus transports residents
 to medical appointments, shopping excursions and local
 attractions.
       Licensed for 89 residents, the facility also offers
 respite care for those who need transitional assistance
 after an illness, surgery or a hospital stay. Their Day
 Service is designed for those who only want to stay dur-
 ing day-time hours. The Cottage, a secured memory
 care residence, is located within Savannah Court and
 is a safe and caring environment for those living with
 dementia, Alzheimer’s and related memory impairments.
     Savannah Court is located at 866 Johnson Ferry
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                   SeNiORS

 East Cobb senior Center Activities scheduled for november
All Cobb residents age 55+ are invited to participate in activities at various senior centers throughout Cobb. The following
    is a listing of activities scheduled at the East Cobb Senior Center located at 3332 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta 30066.
                      Call the East Cobb Senior Center at 770-509-4900 for reservations and/or more details.


Book Event: The Lockheed Plant by Joe Kirby                       The History Corner: Grand Plantations and the Biltmore
Tuesday, November 8                                               Estate
10 – 11:30am                                                      Wednesday, November 16
Free. Registration required.                                      10am – 12pm
East Cobb Senior Center is pleased to have Joe Kirby              Free. Registration required.
from the Marietta Daily Journal back to discuss his new           From New Orleans to Natchez, along the Mississippi River
book, The Lockheed Plant. In years past he told us the            southern plantation owners made enormous fortunes
story of Marietta through his books, Marietta: Then and           from the sale of cotton and cane. This capital was then
Now and The Bell Bomber Plant. His new book picks                 used to build majestic castles, America’s Castles. In
up where the story of the Bell Bomber Plant left off and          this segment of America’s Castles we will have the
traces the evolution of the plant from its reopening in           opportunity to visit John Hampden Randolph’s 64-room
1951 during the Korean War to build B-47 Stratofortress           castle on a 7,000 acre sugar plantation, Nottoway,
bombers up through the present era of F-22 Raptor                 and Peter Little’s Rosalie, built for his 13-year-old bride.
fighters and C-130J Hercules. The book includes more              Meet the colorful Irish immigrant Frederick Stanton who
than 200 photos of the plant taken between 1951 and               became one of the richest men in America and built
the present. Come learn more of Marietta’s history.               the 5-story Stanton Hall. Finally, in Natchez we will visit Dr.
Books will be available for purchase and signing.                 Haller Nutt’s Longwood with the 100-foot tall octagonal
                                                                  wonder referred to as “Nutt’s Folly.” To top off the
Veteran’s Day Celebration- Women in War                           morning, we will journey to North Carolina for a peak
Tuesday, November 8                                               at George Vanderbilt’s 250-room chateau, the Biltmore
1 – 2:30pm                                                        Estate.
Free. Registration required.
Every year we honor our veterans, and this year we                Surviving Holiday Weight Gain
want to honor and celebrate the women of the armed                Friday, November 18
forces. Donna Rowe from the Georgia Vietnam Veterans              10 – 11am
Alliance will discuss what it was like to be a nurse during       Free. Registration required.
the Vietnam War. From the 60’s and 70’s, we will take a           ‘Tis the season for holiday feasts, a calendar packed with
step back in time to the Revolutionary War. Garnett L.            parties and cold weather that hinders our normal exercise
(Jack) Ferguson, Sons of the American Revolution, will            schedule. Beat the holiday bulge and get a healthy start
discuss Heroines of the American Revolution. Join us for          to the New Year with healthy tips from Chef Asata as she
this very important part of our American History.                 demonstrates some of her own recipes!

Brain Basics: Memory Enhancement Techniques                       Biography – Life Stories through Time: Amelia Earhart:
Thursday, November 10                                             Queen of the Air
1 – 11am                                                          Wednesday, November 30
Free. Registration required.                                      10 – 11am
Does your memory serve you well? The average person’s             Free. Registration required.
brain loses more than 100,000 cells each day and 20% of           An uncommon heroine, a legendary aviator, and the
its size by 70. Join Ana Punyarthi of Chambrell at Roswell        focus of one of the greatest mysteries of all time, Amelia
to learn techniques and strategies you can utilize to put         Earhart was destined to make her mark on history. Even
an end to short term memory loss.                                 as she was annihilating existing aviation records, her
                                                                  unconventional short hair, pants, and leather jacket
Ice Cream and a Movie: Secretariat                                had already made her an undisputed icon. Drawing
Monday, November 14                                               on extensive archival footage and interviews, this DVD
1 – 4pm                                                           examines Earhart’s dramatic story and, bolstered by
Cost: $4/Cobb residents; $5/non-residents                         newly discovered evidence, attempts to explain her
Secretariat is the story of housewife Penny Chenery               mysterious disappearance while attempting to fly
who agrees to take over her ailing father’s Virginia-             around the world. Join us in discovering this fascinating
based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-                  woman.
racing knowledge. Chenery -- with the help of veteran
trainer Lucien Laurin -- manages to navigate the
male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first
Triple Crown winner in twenty-five years. Join us for this                               TWEET TWEET!
heartwarming story.                                                                      FOLLOW US ON TWITTER




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   We know you prefer to make your own choices.
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              you’re in charge of your choices. What is your preference?

   Evening at the theatre                         Personal training, swimming laps,
   or movie and popcorn at home?                  or just sleeping in?

   Dining in or lunch outing with friends?        Barber shop or salon services?

   Gardening or shopping?                         Bridge or mah jong?

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              CLuB CaLeNDaR
AARP Chapter 2830. First Thursday       Atlanta Illini Cub. Professional and       “Aware & Conscious Birds”                 Cobb Photographic Society.
of each month. 1:30pm. East             social networking for University of        Book Club. Mondays. 7-8:30pm.             Photographers of all skill and ability
Cobb Senior Center, 3332 Sandy          Illinois alumni, families and friends in   Bikram Yoga Marietta, 80 Powers           levels are welcome. First and 3rd
Plains Road, Marietta. More info:       the Atlanta area. Football game            Ferry Road, Marietta. More info:          Monday of each month. 7-9pm. Marietta
Mary Johnson, 770-926-7881 or           watches at the Rose & Crown, 1931          awareconsciousbirds@gmail.com             Enrichment Center, American Business
doule37uga@comcast.net.                 Powers Ferry Road, Marietta. More          or http://consciousness.meetup.           Center, Bldg. 700, Suite 702, 1395
                                        info: www.atlantaillini.com or club@       com/203.                                  South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. More
American Association of University
                                        atlantaillini.com.                                                                   info: www.cobbphotosociety.com or
Women (AAUW) of Cobb County.                                                       Big Chicken Chorus. Every Monday
                                                                                                                             info@cobbphotosociety.com.
Second Tuesday of the month. 7pm.       Atlanta Metropolitan Council Navy          evening. 7:00pm. John Knox
Mansour Center, 995 Roswell Street,     League. Second Tuesday of each             Presbyterian Church, 505 Powers           Cobb Regional Republican Women.
Marietta. Does not meet in July &       month. 7pm. Navy Recruiting                Ferry Road, Marietta. Award-winning       Third Thursday, every other month.
August. More info: Bonnie Williams,     District HQ, 2400 Lake Park Drive,         50 voice, male, 4-part a cappella         6:30pm. InfoMart, 1582 Terrell Mill
770-971-6130.                           Suite 410, Smyrna. Membership              harmony chorus. More info: Frank,         Road, Marietta. More info: Sandra
                                        open to all civilian and retired           770-587-1264, fehrach@aol.com, or         Thompson, 770-578-6646.
American Needlepoint Guild.                                                        www.bigchickenchorus.org.
                                        military with an interest in supporting
Second Tuesday of the month.
                                        our men and women of the Navy,                                                       Colored Pencil Society of America.
6:45pm. Cobb Public Library,                                                       Bridge Club. Four free lessons; $5        Atlanta District Chapter 107. First
                                        Marine Corps, Coast Guard,                 thereafter. Thursdays 7:30pm and
Mountain View Branch, 3320 Sandy                                                                                             Monday of the month. 7pm. North
                                        Merchant Marines and associated            Sundays 2pm. Singles are welcome.
Plains Road, Marietta. More info:                                                                                            DeKalb Cultural Center, 5339
                                        youth programs. More info: 678-234-        1809 Roswell Road, Marietta. More
770-394-0065.                                                                                                                Chamblee-Dunwoody Road,
                                        2310 or campbellfc@comcast.net.            info: 770-973-7717.                       Room 2 (second floor in the back),
Anne Hathaway Garden Club.
                                        Atlanta World War II Roundtable.           Business Breakfast Networking of          Dunwoody. More info: Nancy
Third Wednesday of the month
                                        Third Thursday (Sept-June) of the          East Cobb. Professional Referral          Guerine, 678-354-3590.
(except July and August). Marietta
                                        month. 11:30am. Petite Auberge             Networking. Second Tuesday each
Educational Garden Center, 505                                                                                               Dad 2 Dad. A stay-at-home dads
                                        Restaurant, North Druid Hills Road         month. 8:15-9:30am. C’est Moi/
Kennesaw Avenue NW, Marietta.                                                                                                group. Every Tuesday and Thursday.
                                        @ LaVista Road, Atlanta. More info:        Café Paris, 1100 Johnson Ferry Road,
More info: Charlene Robinson,                                                                                                10:30am. Various locations. More
                                        770-928-4579 or                            Marietta, GA 30068. More info: Ellen
770-971-7786.                                                                                                                info: Richard Collins, 770-579-5445.
                                        jkovach2000@yahoo.com.                     Kelly, 404-713-2830 or
                                                                                   Lnkelly@sbcglobal.net.                    Danc’n Singles. A square dance club.
                                                                                                                             First and 3rd Saturday of the month.
                                                                                   Business Network International            8-10:30am. FOP Lodge, 2350 Austell
                          TWEET TWEET!                                             (BNI). Tuesdays. 7:30-9am. BNI
                                                                                                                             Road, Marietta. More info:
                          FOLLOW US ON TWITTER                                     is an international networking
                                                                                                                             770-943-6979.
                                                                                   organization with chapters
                                                                                   throughout the Atlanta area. My           Dog Hikers of Georgia. Every
       Meet Your Future Clients,                                                   Friend’s Place, 1205 Johnson Ferry
                                                                                   Road, Marietta. More info: Karley
                                                                                                                             Sunday. 10am. Various Locations.
                                                                                                                             Non-dog owners welcome. More
                 Customers and                                                     Barber, 770-977-2383 or
                                                                                   karley@comcast.net.
                                                                                                                             info: Dr. Dan Batchelor,
                                                                                                                             770-992-2362.
            Business Associates                                                    Children of The American Revolution       Dudes ‘n Darlins Square Dance Club.
       Meet Your Future Clients,
   Transforming East Cobb by
                                                                                   (C.A.R.). Now forming a new Society
                                                                                   serving the East Cobb, Vinings, Sandy
                                                                                                                             Dances on second and 4th Friday
                                                                                                                             each month. 8-10:30pm. Mountain
   developing business leaders
                 Customers and
   through Networking and
                                                                                   Springs, Buckhead, Roswell and all of
                                                                                   Cobb communities. All children ages
                                                                                                                             View Community Center, 3400 Sandy
                                                                                                                             Plains Road, Marietta. More info:
            Business Associates
   Education with an emphasis
   on Community.
                                                                                   1-18 invited. More info: B. Schilling,
                                                                                   770-643-1010.
                                                                                                                             Margaret, 770-751-7210,
                                                                                                                             dudesndarlins@comcast.net, or
                                                                                                                             www.dudesndarlins.com.
   Transforming Eastmonthly
   The ECBA meets Cobb by
                                                                                   Cobb County Democratic
   developing business leaders                                                     Committee. Monthly breakfast              East Cobb Bass Club. Visitors, boaters
   at The Hollycrest Hall,                                                         2nd Saturday each month. 9am.
   through Networking and                                                                                                    and non-boaters are welcome. First
   2235 Sewell Mill Road, at
   Education with an emphasis
                                                                                   Piccadilly Caféteria, 536 Cobb
                                                                                                                             Tuesday of each month. 7pm. Free
                                                                                   Parkway SE, Marietta. More info: 770-
   11:30am for lunch, networking
   on Community.                                                                   420-7133 or www.eastcobbdems.com.
                                                                                                                             admission. Attendees pay for dinner.
   and a great speaker.                                                                                                      The Rib Ranch, 2063 Canton Road,
   The ECBA meets monthly                                                          Cobb County Gem & Mineral                 Marietta. More info: 770-364-3036 or
   Invite Hollycrest Hall,
   at Thea guest to join you.                                                      Society. Second Tuesday of                noeyf1@bellsouth.net.
                                                                                   the month. 7:30pm. East Cobb
   For more information at
   2235 Sewell Mill Road,visit                                                     Government Service Center, 4400           East Cobb Business Association.
   11:30am for lunch, networking                                                                                             Luncheon and featured speaker.
   www.EastCobbBA.com                                                              Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. More
                                                                                                                             Third Tuesday each month. 11:30am-
   and a great speaker.                                                            info: Mary Ingram, 770-427-1108, or
                                                                                                                             1pm. Hollycrest Hall, 2235 Sewell Mill
                    ECBA Member Spotlight
                   ECBA Member Spotlight
                                                                                   Leo or Edna Morris, 770-445-9274.
                                                                                                                             Road, Marietta. More info: Susan
   Invite a guest to join you.                                                     Cobb County Genealogical Society.         Hampton, 404-218-6216, susan.
                                                                                   Fourth Tuesday of the month. 7pm.         hampton@lionbank.com, or
   For more information visit                                                      First Presbyterian Church of Marietta,
   www.EastCobbBA.com                                                                                                        www.eastcobbba.com.
                                                                                   189 Church Street, Marietta. More info:
                                                                                   Larry Guzy, 678-860-4477.                 East Cobb Civic Association. Last
                   ECBA Member Spotlight                                           Cobb County Republican Women.
                                                                                                                             Wednesday of the month. 7pm. East
                                                                                                                             Cobb Government Service Center,
                                                                                   Fourth Friday of the month. 11:30am.      4400 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta.
                wellstar.org         770-956-STAR (7827)                           Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Conference        More info: Jill Flamm, 770-552-8206 or
                                                                                   Center, 500 Powder Springs Street.        www.eastcobb.net.
                                                                                   More info: 770-785-2522 or
     Sain Soap                                                                     www.ccrwc.org.                            East Cobb Civitans. Second and
                                                                                                                             4th Thursday of the month. 12-
     Purchase                                                                      Cobb Marietta Retired Educators           1pm. Parc at Piedmont, 999 Hood
       with a                                                                      Association. Last Wednesday of
                                                                                                                             Road, Marietta. More Info: Mary
                                                                                   the month. 11:30am. Reservations
      Purpose                                                                      required. Windy Hill Senior Center,
                                                                                                                             Karras, 770-514-3069 or marykarras@
                                                                                                                             banknorthgeorgia.com.
                                                                                   1885 Smyrna-Roswell Road, Smyrna.
                                                                                   More info/Reservations: Beth St. Jean,
                                                                                   770-998-8737 or
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East Cobb Community Friends for         Golden “K” Kiwanis Club. Every              Moms in Touch. East Side Elementary.      Northeast Cobb Business Association.
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.       Thursday. 10am. East Cobb Senior            Every Monday. 10am. Meeting               Luncheon meeting 3rd Wednesday
Third Tuesday of the month. 7:30pm.     Center, 3332 Sandy Plains Road,             location available on request. More       of each month. 11:30am-1pm. $15.
Meetings are in members’ homes          Marietta. More info: Bill Vermeer,          info: Movita Stallworth, 770-321-1783     Piedmont Church, 570 Piedmont
and vary each month. We work to         770-971-6579.                               or mo633@bellsouth.net.                   Road, Marietta. More info:
benefit CHOA with fund raisers and                                                                                            www.cantonroadba.org.
service projects. More info: Suzanne    Happy Tails Pet Therapy. Orientation        Mothers and More, East Cobb Chapter
Strickland, 770-992-2882, or Diane      for prospective members 1st                 #270. Second Tuesday each month.          Northwest Atlanta Mothers of
Ellwanger, 770-579-9510.                Thursday or Saturday of the month.          7:30-9:30pm. St. Catherine’s Episcopal    Multiples (formerly Cobb Parents of
                                        10:30-11:30am. Mt. Bethel Christian         Church, 571 Holt Road, Marietta.          Multiples), a parent’s club for families
East Cobb Democratic Alliance.          Academy, 4385 Lower Roswell Road,           Check website as schedule may vary:       with or expecting twins, triplets,
Third Thursday of the month. 6pm -      Building F, Room F001, Marietta.            www.mmeastcobb.homestead.com.             quads, etc. Second Monday of each
Social. 7pm – Program. Rib Ranch,       Check dates: 770-740-8211 or                                                          month (except December). 7pm. North
2063 Canton Road, Marietta. More        www.happytailspets.org.                     Newcomers Club of Cobb County.
                                                                                                                              Metro Church, 2305 Barrett Parkway,
info: Tom Barksdale, 770-715-1218 or                                                Third Tuesday each month. 10am.
                                        International Association of                Various social activities throughout      Marietta. More info: 678-404-0034 or
tbarksdl@aol.com.
                                        Administrative Professionals (IAAP)-        the month for those new to Cobb           www.nowamom.org.
East Cobb Kiwanis Club. Every           Cobb County Chapter. Fourth                 County or just looking for new friends
Wednesday evening. 7pm. Paradise                                                                                              Order Sons of Italy in America Marietta
                                        Monday of the month. 6:15pm.                and activities. John Knox Presbyterian    Lodge #2607. General membership
South of the Border, 3605 Sandy         Meeting & dinner. Windy Hill -              Church, 505 Powers Ferry Road,
Plains Road, Marietta. More info:                                                                                             meeting 2nd Monday each
                                        Marriott Hotel, Marietta. More info:        Marietta. More info: 770-234-5068 or      month. Pot Luck Dinner (except June,
Johnny Johnson, 770-977-2026 or         Oleta Herron, 770-661-2876.                 newcomersofcobbcounty@yahoo.com.          July, August-dessert and fruit). 7-9pm.
edwardjohnsjewelers@yahoo.com.
                                        Jewish War Veterans, Bicentennial           North Metro Mothers of Multiples          East Cobb Government Service
East Cobb Lions Club. Second and        Post 976. Third Sunday of the month.                                                  Center, 4400 Lower Roswell Road,
                                                                                    Club. Third Monday of the month.
4th Tuesday of the month. 7pm. East     11am. Marriott Hotel, Perimeter                                                       Marietta. More info: 770-928-9314 or
Side Baptist Church, 2450 Lower                                                     7pm. Chicago’s, 4401 Shallowford
                                        Center. More info: Fran Jacobson,           Road,Roswell (corner of Johnson Ferry     degrillmouse@comcast.net.
Roswell Road, Marietta. More info:      770-436-7456.
Don Garrow, 770-955-6914.                                                           & Shallowford). More info: www.           Parents Without Partners. Meeting
                                        Job Seekers Cobb County Chapter.            northmetromultiples.org.                  times vary. More info: Angela Dixon,
East Cobb New Horizons Band.            Business professionals volunteer to                                                   404-422-0768 or pwpchapter698.org.
Monday mornings. Did you play a                                                     North Metro Women’s Connection.
                                        help the unemployed. Speakers,              Second Wednesday of each
band instrument in high school and/     networking, job leads, workshops.                                                     Peach State Depression Glass
or college? Would you like to play                                                  month. 11am-1pm. Part of                  Collectors Club. Second Tuesday
                                        7-9am, Tuesdays, followed by
again? We accept all skill levels.                                                  Stonecroft Ministries reaching out        of the month. 7pm. East Marietta
                                        networking 9-10am. Varsity, 2790
First Baptist Church of Marietta, 148                                               to the unchurched women in the            Library, 2051 Lower Roswell Road,
                                        Town Center Drive, Kennesaw. Free.
Church Street, Marietta. More info:                                                 area. Indian Hills Country Club, 4001     Marietta. More info: 770-368-9790.
                                        More info: 770-420-9808, ext. 470.
George 770-971-3430 or                                                              Clubland Drive, Marietta. More info:
geog16@yahoo.com.                       Libertarian Party of Cobb County.           770-335-6013.
                                        First Thursday of the month. 7:30pm.
East Cobb Open Networking.
                                        Council Chamber at Marietta City Hall,
Professional Referral Networking.
                                        205 Lawrence Street, Marietta. More
Every Friday. 7:30-9am. Capozzi’s
                                        info: cobblp.org.
NY Deli, 4285 Roswell Road (next


                                                                                               Come see the new
to Michaels), Marietta. Free. More      Marietta Kiwanis Club. Every
info: Tim Langley, 770-289-9711 or      Thursday. 12noon. Marietta
drtim02@yahoo.com.                      Conference Center, 500 Powder


                                                                                             bracelet
East Cobb PowerCore Team. A             Springs Street, Marietta. More info:
business referral network. Every        Bill Sidner, 770-579-4094.
Thursday. 7-8:30am. IHOP, 3130          Marietta Lions Club. Second
Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. More      Thursday of the month. 7pm.
info: Amy Caplan, 404-572-1278.         Marietta Conference Center, 500
East Cobb Rotary Club. Every            Powder Springs Road, Marietta.
Wednesday. 7am. Indian Hills            More info: 770-565-8230.
Country Club, 4001 Clubland Drive,      Marietta PFLAG. Fourth Sunday each
Marietta. More info: 770-789-0623 or    month. 1-3pm. Newcomers are
dschwall625@hotmail.com.                welcome. Pilgrimage United Church
East Cobb VIPs. A community group       of Christ, 3755 Sandy Plains Road,
for seniors. Fourth Monday of the       Marietta. More info:
month (except in May). 6pm. East        mariettapflag@gmail.com.
Cobb United Methodist Church,
                                        Marietta Rotary Club. Every
2325 Roswell Road, Marietta.
                                        Wednesday. 12noon. Marietta
More info: 770-971-3643 or
                                        Conference Center, 500 Powder
office@eastcobbumc.org.
                                        Springs Street, Marietta. More info:
East Cobb Woodcarvers Club. Every       Adele Grubbs, 770-424-8212 or
Thursday. 9-11am. East Cobb Senior      www.mariettarotary.org.
Center, 3332 Sandy Plains Road,
Marietta. More info: 770-645-0817.      Mint Julep Consignment Boutique.
                                        First Thursday and 3rd Wednesday of the
Georgia Perennial Plant Association.    month. 7-9pm. East Cob Government
Third Tuesday of the month. 7:30pm.     Center, 4400 Lower Roswell Road,
Atlanta History Center, McElreath       Marietta. More info: 770-953-2882 or

                                                                                            Experience at:
Hall, 130 West Paces Ferry Road         www.visionsanew.org
NW, Atlanta. More info: www.
georgiaperennial.org.                   MOMS Club of Marietta North. First
                                        Wednesday of the month. 10am.
Georgia Vietnam Veterans Alliance.      Mountain View Library, 3320 Sandy
Third Thursday of the month. Social                                                                                   Marietta
                                        Plains Road, Marietta. More info:
hour: 6pm. Meeting: 7pm. American                                                                                     770.578.0519
                                        Marion Hegedes, 678-494-8887.
Legion Post, 921 Gresham Road,                                                               www.DavidDougals.com
                                                                                                                      highland Plaza
Marietta. More info: Bill Kalish,
770-298-9966.



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cable. Mature tenant wanted for $850/month.               free! Call or text 774-328-2109.                            with coffered ceiling and fan, fenced yard.
404-245-1380.                                             saxteacher1@gmail.com.                                      Offered at $525,000. (3)Classic all-brick ranch, 3
                                                                                                                      bedrooms, 2.5 baths, sunroom addition. Lovely
                   CARPENTRY                                                   PAINTING                               lot With gardens in front and back. Offered at
   Rotting wood? We can fix it. Dan Parisi,                  Painting – all phases interior, exterior. Dan            $160,900. Contact Debra Merritt, Harry Norman,
770-993-8145.                                             Parisi, 770-993-8145.                                       Realtors for a showing today! 770-380-0788.
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770-592-5235                                              one needing things done. Shop, deliver, doctor’s
                                                          appointments, etc. Personal chef services. Also,                            SPANISH LESSONS
                  COUNSELING                              pet care in your home when needed. Great ref-                  Pre-K to adults. Individual and small groups.
   Family and individual counseling available.            erences, non-smoker. Call Hope at 770-726-7794              Flexible schedules. 404-246-2140.
ADHD, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant              or 404-803-6933/cell.
disorder, family conflict, depression. 404-504-7019.                                                                                       TUTORING
                                                             Got Stress? To Serve With Love provides pro-                SSAT practice tests and preparation, private
               DECKS RESEALED                             fessional assistance with your everyday needs.              day and boarding school placement, counsel-
   Decks bare? We can seal it! Dan Parisi,                Create more balance in your life and more                   ing, educational consultation. 678-770-2761.
770-993-8145.                                             quality to your time. Take running to the market,
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        EXTERIOR HOUSE WASHING                            the doctor off you “To Do List.” Call today!
                                                                                                                         Save $250 off 2012 bookings. High
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                                                                                                                      quality wedding photography packages
770-993-8145.                                                                   PET CARE                              including beautiful custom albums, high
                                                                                                                      resolution images. Andrea 678-436-3015 or visit
                     HAULING                                Call Teri In-Home Pet Care est. 2001.
                                                                                                                      www.AndreaMate.com.
   Refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers, etc. We        Reasonable rates! Call Teri for all your holiday
                                                          pet care needs. 404-271-4254.
can haul it. $50 removal. Dan Parisi,                                                                                               WINDOW WASHING
770-993-8145.                                                                                                            Interior or exterior window washing. Call Dan
                                                                           PIANO LESSONS
                 HELP WANTED                                 Piano lessons in your home. I come to you.               Parisi, 770-993-8145.
   Drivers wanted to deliver EAST COBBERs to              Exciting and fun teacher with years of                                             WRITER
businesses, schools and offices in East Cobb              experience throughout Cobb County. Annual
                                                          recitals, references available upon request.                    Q. Can’t write? A. Your own personal writer
County. Friendly personality and reliable                                                                             to the rescue! Stressless resumes. Bar Mitzvah
transportation. Call 770-640-7070.                        Call Kris at 404-434-6681. www.krisokun.com.
                                                                                                                      speeches. Personalized poetry.
              HOUSE CLEANING                                                   PLUMBING                               All-occasion copy. Etc. R. Letowsky.
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                                                          ished terrace level apartment complete with                 770-993-8145.
   The trash troopers. We take anything.
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  30067 area                                                                                  Pak Mail                     Mt. Bethel Daycare        WellStar Imaging Center       June of China
  Delkwood Grill                                                                              The Parlor Salon             $2.50 Cleaners            Paper Affair                  Instant Shoe Repair
  Family Dentistry                                                                            Edward Jones                 Tires Plus                NTB                           Walmart
  Great Clips                                                                                 East Cobb YMCA               Georgia Tire Depot        Great Clips                   NE YMCA
  Brazilian Bakery                                                                            Lemon Grass                  BP Gas Station            Barber Shop                   Goodyear
  Nail Stop                                                                                   American Red Cross           Kids R Kids               BB&T Bank                     La Strada
  Brumby E.S.                                                                                 Curves                       Re/Max                    E. Cobb Vet Clinic            Pike Nursery
  A Child’s Night Out                                                                         Diane’s Nails                Dr. Burstein              American Brake Service        Primrose School
  Inga’s Skin & Body Care                                                                     Pet Boutique                 The Sunshine House        Simoniz Car Wash              Tritt E.S.
  Southern Keyboards                                                                          Dog School 101               NASA                      Manor Care                    Wood Acres Day School
  Atlanta Ballet                                                                              Waldron Dentistry            KidZone Learning Ctr      JEN Car Wash                  Mt. Zion UMC
  Mellow Mushroom                                                                             Olde Mill Executive Suites   Ron Sprouse/State Farm    Caldwell Chiropractic         Wells Fargo
  Midtown Athletic Club                                                                       Chevron                      The Village Gas Station   Johnson Ferry Baptist         The Hair Place
  Barber Shop                                                                                 Parc at Piedmont             Coldwell Banker           Church                        Lynn’s Nails
  Schlotsky’s Deli                                                                            Eden Gardens                 Atria Johnson Ferry       Mt. Bethel E.S.               Mail Boxes
  Post Office                                                                                 Subway                       Atlanta Swim              Bank of N. Georgia            Timber Ridge E.S.
  Barker’s Red Hots                                                                           Publix-E. Piedmont           Aesthetic Orthodontic     Kinko’s/FEDEX
  Gables Wood Hollow                                                                          Cardsmart                    Kroger-Parkaire           Goldberg’s Bagels             30066 - Sandy Plains
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  BMW Dealership                                                                              New Concepts Salon           Tijuana Joe’s
                                                                                                                                                     BB&T                          Simpson M.S.
  Powers Ferry E.S.                                                                           Great Clips                  Atlanta Music Center
                                                                                                                                                     WellStar Urgent Clinic        Goddard School
  Publix-Delk Road                                                                            GEICO                        Draisen Edwards
                                                                                                                                                     Savannah Court                Addison E.S.
  Christo’s Restaurant                                                                        Re/Max                       Sports Clips
                                                                                                                                                     Harry Norman Realtors         David Douglas Jewelers
  Willy’s                                                                                     Simoniz Car Wash             Edward Jones
  Micro Center                                                                                AAA Auto Club                Choi Kwan Do                              EAST COBBER
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                                                                                                                                                     Sports a Rama                 Chinese Restaurant
  J. Christopher’s                                                                            Great Clips                  Publix-Woodlawn
                                                                                                                                                     Moohan Martial Arts           Cazadores Restaurant
  McIntyre Family Practice                                                                    Evans Jewelers               Johnny’s Pizza
                                                                                                                                                     Mellow Mushroom               Jiffy Lube
  Shreiner Academy                                                                            Marietta Eye Clinic          Specialized Printing
                                                                                                                                                                                   Dunkin Donuts
  30062 area – Roswell
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                                                                                                                           Gold’s Gym
                                                                                                                           Marietta Ice Rink
                                                                                                                                                     Good Mews
                                                                                                                                                     Jazzercise                    Sprayberry H.S.
  Road                                                                                                                                                                             Exxon Sprayberry
                                                                                              The Goddard School           Goodyear
  Harry’s Farmers Market                                                                                                                             30062 area                    Kincaid E.S.
                                                                                              Lutheran Church              Suntrust Bank
  Elmwood Apartments                                                                                                                                 Shallowford E.S.              A Passion for Pets
                                                                                              Etz Chaim                    Wells Fargo
  Book Nook                                                                                                                                          Publix-Shallowford            Ankle & Foot Center
                                                                                              Marietta Eye Clinic          Beauty Is
  Williamson Bar-B-Q                                                                                                                                 Renew Day Spa                 Dr. Ruth Haugseth
                                                                                              Walton H.S.                  Bagelicious
  Life Grocery                                                                                                                                       Dr. Ruth Clemans              CITGO Gas Station
                                                                                              Dodgen M.S.                  Fitness Together
  Café Life                                                                                                                                          Academic Solutions            McDonald’s
                                                                                              Dr. Bradley Cross            Mediterranean Grill
  Classy Flea                                                                                                                                        Sweeney Chiropractic          Kids R Kids
                                                                                              Drake Realty                 Marine Fish
  New China Buffet                                                                                                                                   Creative Montessori           Just Brakes
                                                                                              Big League Barbers           Fuji Hana
  Sedalia Park E.S.                                                                                                                                  Montana’s                     Suntrust
                                                                                              Jane’s Nails                 Whole Foods
  East Valley E.S.                                                                                                                                   Pari’s Hair Salon             KinderCare
                                                                                              Dance Stop                   Einstein’s Brothers
  East Cobb M.S.                                                                                                                                     Pope H.S.                     Merrymac
                                                                                              Betsy’s Hallmark             Caribou Coffee
  Wheeler H.S.                                                                                                                                       RBC Bank                      Invigo Spa
                                                                                              H&R Block                    Dunkin Donuts
  East Side Baptist Church                                                                                                                           Hightower Trail E.S.          Kids Kuts
                                                                                              Signatures                   J. Christopher’s
  Faith Lutheran School                                                                                                                              Sunrise of East Cobb          Conoc
                                                                                              Prudential Realty            Rita Ellen’s Boutique
  Options Salon                                                                                                                                      Houlihan’s Restaurant         British Academy of Ballet
                                                                                              Keller Williams              Fit for Life
  Malone’s Automotive                                                                                                                                Magic Wok                     Primrose School
                                                                                              East Side E.S.               Edward Johns
  Harry’s Whole Foods                                                                                                                                Nail Tech                     Pak Mail
                                                                                              Fuller’s Park                Frameworks Gallery
  Temple Kol Emeth                                                                                                                                   Knowledge Points              Primary Prep Academy
                                                                                                                           The School Box
  Atlanta TV/VCR Repair                                                                                                                              Jet Pizza                     Marietta Eye Clinic
                                                                                              30068 area – Johnson         My Friends’ Place
  Salon Carastro                                                                              Ferry Road                                             Great Clips                   Pump It Up
                                                                                                                           UPS Store
  Cookies By Design                                                                           Kroger Parkaire                                        Panache Hair Design           Blimpie’s
                                                                                                                           Healthy Habits
  Lisa’s Nails                                                                                LaVida Massage                                         Sudano Chiropractic           Publix-Sandy Plains
                                                                                                                           Neurosport
  Los Arcos                                                                                   Dickerson M.S.                                         IHOP                          Kroger-Sandy Plains
                                                                                                                           RBC Bank
  Aloha Sun Tanning                                                                           Crème de la Crème                                      Kroger                        Salon 3 Thirteen
  Center                                                                                                                   CVS
                                                                                              CT Nails                     Dr. Johnston              Skin Care by Gabriela

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            SuPPORT GROuPS
A.A./Al-Anon/Al-Anon Be-                Caregiver and Share Support             East Cobb Satellite of CHADD            Loneliness Bereavement Support
ginners/Alateen. Every Mon-             Group for Alzheimer’s. First            (Children & Adults w/Attention-         Group. Every Tuesday. 12 noon.
day. 8pm. Covenant Presbyterian         Wednesday of the month. 4:30-           Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)         Pilgrimage United Church of Christ,
Church, 2281 Canton Road,               5:30pm. Savannah Court, 886             Parent Support Group. First             3755 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta.
Marietta. More info: 770-973-5347       Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta.           Tuesday of the month. 7-9pm.            More info: 770-423-5959.
or jpm105@comcast.net.                  More info: 770-977-4420.                East Cobb Government Services
                                                                                Center, 4400 Lower Roswell Road,        Marietta Moms. For all kinds of
Al-Anon. For family and friends of      Codependents Anonymous.                 Marietta. More info: Cappie,            moms - new to the area, looking for
alcoholics and other substance          Mondays & Thursdays. 7:30-8:45pm.       404-368-9394,                           new friends, or just needing support.
abusers. Thursdays. 7:30-8:30pm.        Unity North Church, 4225 Sandy          east-cobb@chadd.net, or                 Daily events for babies, toddlers
Johnson Ferry Baptist Church,           Plains Road, Marietta. More info:       www.chadd.net/300.                      and older kids. More info: 770-956-
Room 345, 955 Johnson Ferry             770-578-6368.                                                                   0318 or 678-357-3661 or
Road, Marietta. More info:                                                      Emotions Anonymous, a fellowship        www.mariettamoms.com
770-587-0483.                           Compassionate Friends for griev-        of people who come together
                                        ing parents, grandparents, and          to work toward recovery from            Moms in Touch for parents of chil-
Alzheimer’s & Caregivers Support        siblings. First Tuesday of the month.   emotional difficulties and discover     dren at East Side Elementary. Every
Group. Second Thursday of the           7 pm. First Baptist Church, 148         a new way of life. Tuesdays &           Tuesday. 9:30am. Meeting location
month. 7pm. Sunrise Assisted Living,    Church Street, Marietta. More           Fridays. 7pm. Roswell United            available on request. More info:
1551 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta.      info: Kathy Kelcourse, 770-579-         Methodist Church, 614 Mimosa            Rachel Bloom, 770-973-4705.
More info: Christa McLain,              3512 or 404-539-4287. Email:            Boulevard, Counseling Building ©,
770-509-2914.                           kathzkel@yahoo.com or                                                           Mothers Circle Group. Are you a
                                                                                Roswell. More info: 770-330-1991.       mother raising Jewish children but
                                        tcfmarietta.kathy@hotmail.com;
Alzheimer’s Association Georgia         www.tcfmarietta.org.                    Families Anonymous (FA) for families    you are not Jewish? Free educa-
Chapter Family Support Group.                                                   who have loved ones struggling          tion and support through a 16-week
First Monday of the month.              Depression/Bipolar Support              with addiction. Every Tuesday.          course. Groups are held in
10:30am. Mt. Bethel Community           Group. First and 3rd Thursday of        7:30-9pm. Mt. Zion United Methodist     Marietta, Intown and North Fulton.
Center, 4608 Lower Roswell Road,        the month. 7-8:30pm. Johnson            Church Youth Center, 1770 Johnson       More info: Suzette Cohen,
Marietta. More info: Dawn Reed,         Ferry Baptist Church, Room 306,         Ferry Road, Marietta. More info:        suzette@themotherscircle.org or
678-777-7241 or                         955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta.       770-971-1465.                           www.themotherscircle.org.
dawn@alohatoaging.org.                  More info: 770-794-2978.
                                                                                Families of Children Under Stress       Mothers of PreSchoolers(MOPS).
Autism Spectrum Support Group of        Depression Support Group. For           (FOCUS). FOCUS is there to help         Wednesdays. 6:15-7:15pm. A place
Cobb County. Supporting parents         those who suffer from depres-           – to listen and cry, to inform and      where moms can come to build
with information and resources as       sion and the people who love            educate, and to offer programs          friendships and receive mothering
well as social connections. Third       them. First and 3rd Thursday of the     for the families and the child with     support, practical help and spiritual
Thursday of each month during           month. 7-8:30pm. Johnson Ferry          special needs. Usually meets the last   hope. Childcare provided. Mt. Zion
school year. 9:30-11:30am. Mt.          Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry       Thursday of the month during school     United Methodist Church, 1770 John-
Bethel United Methodist Church,         Road, Marietta. More info:              year. 10am. Chick-Fil-A, 1201 John-     son Ferry Road, Marietta.
4385 Lower Roswell Road,                770-794-2978.                           son Ferry Road, Marietta. More info/    More info: 770-971-1465 or
Marietta. More info:                                                            to confirm meeting date: Angie,         mtzionmops@gmail.com.
www.asgcobb.com                         Divorce Care. 13-week session,
                                        August and January. Wednes-             770-234-9111, angie@focus-ga.org,       Networking Group. Open to every-
Babywearing Group. Koalamom-            days. 6:30-8pm. Johnson Ferry           or www.focus-ga.org.                    one. Second and 4th Wednesday of
mas, North Atlanta’s resource for       Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry       Family Caregiver & Alzheimer’s          the month. 6:30-7:30pm. First Baptist
help, support, and information          Road, Marietta. More info: Kitty,       Support Group. First Monday of          Church Smyrna, 1275 Church Street
about baby carriers of all kinds.       770-794-2978.                           each month at 10:30am. Open             SE, Smyrna. More info: 770-435-3231 or
Meets monthly. Meeting dates/                                                   to individuals who are assisting an     Peggy, 770-955-3896 or
time vary. More info: Jennifer          Divorce Care for Kids. 13-week                                                  caylorp@gmail.com.
                                        session, August and January.            aging loved one both inside and
Worrell, 770-516-4192 or                                                        outside of the home. Call in ad-
jenniferworrell@bellsouth.net.          Wednesdays. 6:30-8pm. Johnson                                                   Overeaters Anonymous. A sup-
                                        Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson       vance for free care for your loved      port group for those who suffer from
Bereavement Support. First and          Ferry Road, Marietta. More info:        one during meeting. Mt. Bethel          the need to compulsively overeat.
3rd Wednesday of the month.             Kitty, 770-794-2978.                    Community Center, 4608 Lower            Monday-Wednesday-Friday. 10am. St.
5pm. Counseling Room in Parish                                                  Roswell Road, Marietta. More info:      Ann’s Catholic Church, 4905 Roswell
Office, St. Ann’s Catholic Church,      Divorce Support Group by Vi-            Aloha to Aging, 678-439-1177.           Road, Marietta. More info: Betsy:
4905 Roswell Road, Marietta. More       sions Anew for women who are                                                    404-226-4931.
                                        contemplating or going through          Grandparents Raising Grandchil-
info: 770-552-6400, ext. 6020.                                                  dren Support Group. Second and
                                        the divorce process. First Thursday                                             Parents of Prodigals. For parents
Cancer Support Group. Second            & 3rd Wednesday of the month.           4th Tuesday. 7:15pm. Special guest      of struggling teens and young
and 4th Monday of the month.            7-9pm. East Cobb Government             speaker. Transfiguration Church,        adults. Second and 4th Thursday.
7-8:30pm. Johnson Ferry Baptist         Center, 4400 Lower Roswell Road,        Room 102, 1815 Blackwell Road,          7-8:30pm. Johnson Ferry Baptist
Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road,         Marietta. More info:                    Marietta. More info: Jeannie,           Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road,
Marietta. More info: 770-794-2978.      visionsanew.org.                        770-919-9275.                           Marietta. More info: Fair Brocard,
                                                                                Grief Share.13-week session,            770-612-1197 or
Cancer Support Group for pa-            Diabetes Support Group offered                                                  www.prodigalchildministries.org.
tients, families and friends who are    by WellStar Health System. Second       August and January. Mondays.
learning to live with a diagnosis of    Tuesday of the month. 6:30–8pm.         7-9pm. Johnson Ferry Baptist            Parkinson’s Disease Support Group.
cancer. Second Wednesday of             McLaren Mill Office Park, 531           Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road,         For persons with Parkinson’s disease
the month. 7 pm. LaSalette Hall,        Rose-lane Street, Suite 100,            Marietta. More info: Kitty,             and their caregivers. Second
St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 4905         Marietta. No registration required.     770-794-2978.                           Sunday each month. 4pm. Roswell
Roswell Road, Marietta. More info:      More info: 770-793-7818.                Grief Support Group for those who       United Methodist Church, 814
770-552-6400, ext. 6104.                                                        have had a family member, friend        Mimosa Boulevard, Bldg. A, Roswell.
                                        Domestic Violence Support                                                       More info: Robin Cleveland,
Career Transition. Second Mon-          Groups. Sessions in English and         or other loved one pass away.
                                                                                First Thursday of each month.           678-819-3915.
day of the month. 6:15pm: Per-          Spanish. Wednesdays. 6:45-
sonal resume, interviewing, net-        8:15pm. Childcare available for         7-9pm. Unity North Atlanta              Sexual Assault Support Group.
working, and career assessment          children 6 weeks to 12 years.           Church, 4255 Sandy Plains Road,         Mondays. 7pm. YWCA of Northwest
help. 7pm: Presentation. 1st            Children over 12 may attend and         Marietta. More info: kathzkel@          Georgia, 48 Henderson Street, Mari-
Presbyterian Church of Marietta,        learn childcare skills. More info:      yahoo.com.                              etta. More info: 770-427-2902.
68 N. Marietta Parkway, Marietta.       770-427-3390.
More info: Bill Lins, 404-558-1579 or
Bob Sabin, 770-795-9084.




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