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We Have a Winner! *Facebook Friday Freebie*

Is everyone ready for our favorite time of the week? That’s right- it’s time to announce this week’s Facebook Freebie winner! The Lucky East Cobber who wins $50 gift certificate to Findlay Rowe Designs is………Jessica Marie. Congrats Jessica!! Please email to claim your awesome freebie!! Didn’t win? Don’t despair! EAST COBBER brings you wonderful […]


Caregivers: Feeling Stretched?

Powerful Tools for (Family) Caregivers is a class being offered through Cobb Senior Services (CSS) beginning in January. Seating is limited. Click for details about this very valuable resource for family caregivers.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign up for our weekly e-newsletter and be a neighbor in the […]


Bike Roswell Christmas Ride

The Bike Roswell Christmas Ride is Saturday, December 20, at 8am. Meet at Roswell Area Park – first parking lot on left. Ride follows Bike Roswell Saturday morning route. This ride is the last Saturday morning Ride before Christmas and is a no-drop ride open to road cyclists. Helmet required. Decorate your road bike with lights […]


Cobb County Schools CLOSED for Winter Break

Cobb County Schools will close for the Winter Break on Monday, December 22, 2014, and resume for students on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Staff will return on Monday, January 5, 2015.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign up for our weekly e-newsletter and be a neighbor in the […]


Season’s Eatings! Here’s a Recipe for Peanut Butter Pinwheels

The holidays are a favorite time to cook. Not only does the food fill the house with comforting aromas, but it also conjures up memories of childhood Christmases. Here is a Christmas goody: peanut butter pinwheels. These easy-to-assemble swirls of sweetness consist of a dough made of confectioner’s sugar, cream cheese and milk that’s rolled out […]


EAST COBBER Gift Idea of the Day: Make their season Rock!

This holiday season give the awesome gift of music with a GIFT CERTIFICATE for lessons, camps or birthday parties. Reserve a FREE Trial Lesson or stop by to tour the school, venue & studio. Find this great gift idea at: School of Rock 2469 East Piedmont Road Marietta 30062 770-579-0400   Tis the shopping season! Save time and skip the mall […]


An Advent Reflection: Finding Peace this Season

  Happy Advent to you all! I pray that you are discovering God in new ways in this season of preparation before the twelve-day season of Christmas. In the rush of December shopping and busy schedules, find a moment to stop and settle your mind and body, and take that moment to rest in God’s […]


Cobb County Government Holiday Closings

Cobb County Government offices will be closed for the holidays on Wednesday and Thursday, December 24 and 25 and Thursday, January 1, 2015.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign up for our weekly e-newsletter and be a neighbor in the know!

Facebook Friday Freebie! Enter to Win a $50 Gift Certificate to Findlay Rowe Designs!

With less than a week until Christmas, we are sure most of your presents are under the tree, but for those who still have a last minute gift to buy, we have the perfect Facebook Friday Freebie for you! This week’s Facebook Friday Freebie, we are giving away a $50 Gift Certificate to Findlay Rowe […]


Deliver meals to seniors on Christmas Day

This year, as for over 25 years, the East Cobb Lions and the Marietta Lions Club along with community volunteers will be preparing and delivering hot Meals on Wheels to Cobb County residents on Christmas Day to support the independence and well being of needy seniors. Participants will meet at Powers Ferry UMC at 245 Powers […]


Celebrate Hanukkah with local community

Join Jewish Federation, MJCCA, and Cobb and North Fulton County congregations for a Community Hanukkah Celebration on Monday, December 22. Festivities begin at 7pm at Congregation Etz Chaim located at 1190 Indian Hills Parkway, Marietta, Georgia 30068. Celebrate the 7th night of Hanukkah with plenty of fun, including: Lighting the menorah Hanukkah Dancing PJ Library storytelling […]