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Bubba D’s Dawgs opens in East Cobb

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Hot Dogs! Get your Hot Dogs! You can get your hot dogs and more at Bubba D’s Dawgs. Bubba D’s hot dogs carts are located throughout the metro Atlanta area. Owners Bubba and Jane Dukes have chosen East Cobb (located in a strip shopping center at 2520 E. Piedmont Road) to offer their Bubba D’s Dawgs in a restaurant setting. This Southern hot dog joint provides their  customers with an affordable and fun experience mixed with a sense of Southern flare. Bubba D’s uses only the best ingredients in their hot dogs, nachos and pork sandwiches. Make sure to stop by and grab a Bubba Meal. Get a delicious Southern style hot dog on a freshly steamed bun, french fries, a Moon Pie, and a drink for only $6.

Bubba D’s Dawgs,
2520 E. Piedmont Road, Marietta 30062
678-653-2410
bubbadsdawgs.com

 

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Celebrate Oktoberfest at Holy Trinity

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Join the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church at 2922 Sandy Plains Rd from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4 for the 6th Annual Oktoberfest.

Enjoy BINGO, a horseshoe tournament, pony rides, music and more. Admission is $4 for an adult and $2 for a child or canned food donations to benefit MUST Ministries Food Pantry.

Visit www.holytrinitymarietta.org for details.

 

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Mental Attitude: Gardens Can Calm People with Dementia

A review of 17 previous studies has found that gardening tasks — such as watering plants or sitting or strolling in a garden — can help sooth anxiety in some dementia patients. Experts say the findings are encouraging, and ongoing research into the potential calming power of outdoor space continues…

(Source: HealthQuest Chiropractic via Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, July 2014)

 

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Senior bridge tourney raises money for Meals on Wheels

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On September 18, the Senior Citizen Council of Cobb County presented a countywide bridge tournament to benefit the Cobb County Meals on Wheels program. One-hundred bridge players gathered from around the county at the Windy Hill Community Center. More than 30 local businesses including WellStar Health System, Delmar Gardens Assisted Living, Georgia Funeral Home and the Marriott Hotels donated funding or in-kind contributions. The Atlanta Bread Company, Kennesaw State University, Auto Bell Car wash and Panera Bread were among the supporters.

The tournament raised $1,400 for Meals on Wheels.

 

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Walton’s Fall Orchestra Concert is Wednesday

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Walton Orchestra at practice. Photo courtesy of the MDJ.

The Walton High School Orchestra invites the community to the 2014 WHS Fall Symphony Orchestra Concert on Wednesday, October 1 at 8pm at the Lassiter High School Concert Hall, 2601 Shallowford Road, Marietta, GA 30066.

 

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Make plans to attend the 7th Annual Girls’ Night Out presented by Women of Hope

 

10 Women of Hope presents its 7th Annual Girls’ Night Out on Oct. 16 from 5 until 8 p.m. at The Brickyard at Marietta Station in Marietta. The nonprofit organization helps single moms who are experiencing an essential financial emergency.

The special evening features favorite retailers and artists, providing unique shopping opportunities and experiences, all in the spirit of raising funds for single moms who need a hand up. Silent auction, light dinner, beer, wine, soft drinks and specialty gifts promise to make this year’s event memorable and fun for all.

Some of the participating vendors include Rescue, Repurpose, and Redeem; Notecards for Hope; Patsy’s Pins; Petal Design Worx; Ye Olde Christmas and Candy Shoppe; Uniquely You Hidden Treasurers; Stunning Ladies; Donna’s Classic Accessories; Initially Yours; LMP Treasures; Little Rusty Roof; Trapp’s Jewelry; Kathy’s Accessories; and The Sublime Vine.

The minimum donation is $25. Tickets are available at the door or through one of the 10 Women of Hope: Lamuriel Adams, Carla Brown, Patsy Bryan, Wanda Callahan, Angie Davis, Jean Hawkins, Laurel Kovach, Jacki Payne, Fran Sutton and Penny Warren.

The Brickyard is located at 129 Church St., Marietta.

For mail-in ticket orders or donations: P.O. Box 235, Marietta, GA 30061. For more information, email womenofhope@ ymail.com.

 

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Volunteer. Adopt. Donate. FURever Fest is coming soon.

 

Cobb County Animal Control invites you to FURever Fest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4.

The Fest will feature Police K-9 demonstrations, raffles for great prizes and special adoption rates. This is the perfect time to take home your new best friend. CCAC is located at 1060 Al Bishop Dr, Marietta 30008.

To learn more, visit www.cobbanimalcontrol.org.

Monday is the deadline to register to vote in November General Election

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Monday, Oct. 6, is the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 4 General Election. Click here for voter registration information.

Advance Voting for the Nov. 4 General Election will be held 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays-Fridays, Oct. 13-31, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Cobb Elections main office, 736 Whitlock Ave., Marietta. Six satellite voting locations will open later in October. For more information, including the “Vote by Mail” application, visitcobbelections.org or call 770-528-2581.

 

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Shopping carts at Publix on Johnson Ferry Road

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Now Open: College Station at The Avenue East Cobb

College Station is now open next to Bed Bath & Beyond at The Avenue East Cobb. The store features more than just jerseys, hats, flags and tumblers. Unique items include baby announcements, bed sheets, business card holders, collectible miniature shoes, jewelry boxes, onesies, party packs, piggy banks and serving platters. New shipments arrive daily.

Normal store hours are Monday through Saturday 10 AM – 9 PM and Sunday 12 PM – 6 PM. Call College Station at 770.971.5050 for more information.

 

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