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Cocktail Dinner at Seed this week with St. George Spirits


Seed Kitchen & Bar and St. George Spirits will come together on Monday, September 22, to give diners an amazing experience at Stem Wine Bar. Owner, Chef Doug Turbush, has created an incredible five course menu that pairs perfectly with Beverage Manager/Mixologist Chris McNeill’s cocktail selections using spirits from St. George Spirits. Seed is honored to have Lindy Colburn, Vice President of Sales for St. George Spirits, join them for the evening to talk about all the spirits used.

You can learn more about St. George Spirits by visiting


St. George Spirits Cocktail Dinner Menu

Course 1
Bay of Fundy Salmon Tartar | Crackling | Local Asian Pear | Ikura | Furikake Aioli
paired with a Pear Brandy Cocktail

Course 2
Georgia Royal Red Shrimp | Prosciutto | Uni Butter | Rum Pickled Chayote
paired with a Rum Agricole Cocktail

Course 3
24 hour Pork Belly | Baby Turnip | Chicharron | Gin Spiced Pear Gastrique
paired with a Barrel Ages Rye Gin Cocktail

Course 4
Smoked Oxtail Cannelloni | Celeriac | Parmesan Cream | Herb Salad
paired with a Single Malt Cocktail

Course 5
Espresso Chocolate Caramel Tart | Crème Fraiche | Coffee Bean Crumb
paired with a Coffee & Raspberry Liqueur Cocktail

The Spirits Dinner will be held on Monday, September 22, 6:30-9:30pm at Stem Wine Bar 1311 Johnson Ferry Rd, Suite 516, Marietta, GA. Advance Ticket Sales Only $99 per person(tax & gratuity INCLUDED).  To purchase tickets visit

Space is limited and 48 Hour Cancellation Policy will be in effect. Contact Mixologist Chris McNeill with questions at


Blessing of the Animals Service coming to RUMC


The 9th Annual Blessing of the Animals Service will be Sunday, Oct. 5, at 4 p.m. on The Commons at Roswell United Methodist Church (RUMC). Please have your pet on a leash or in a carrier. Monetary donations will be accepted to benefit the local charity, Spay and Neuter Coalition. Information: or 770.261.1741

Roswell United Methodist Church is located at 814 Mimosa Blvd. in the Heart of Historic Roswell.

Attend the September 23 fundraiser for Sam Olens

The community is invited to a Cobb Fundraiser and Rally honoring Attorney General Sam Olens at The Georgian Club on Tuesday, September 23, 5-7pm. Contribution levels begin at $1,000. To RSVP contact Caitlyn Cooper at or 404-615-9442. Make checks payable to “Olens for Attorney General” PO Box 7, Marietta, GA 30061.

Shreiner Academy introduces FREE speaker series


Shreiner Academy, a private K-8 school, will host a yearlong, free speaker series to help parents and teachers understand childhood.

“They’re not little adults,” said David Florence, school director. “Children are moving through many stages of development from birth to adulthood. The advances in neuroscience have taken our understanding of human development to new levels.”

The speakers will range from experts on sensory integration to family life. Each free talk will begin at 5:30pm.

The first in the series is “A Child’s Mind and Body” on September 24 with Beth Mathison from Babies Can’t Wait, who will explain sensory integration and understanding a child as a whole person.

For more information, call 770-953-1340 or visit Shreiner Academy, at 1340 Terrell Mill Road, Marietta 30067.

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ELENI Haralabidis takes a selfie at the EAST COBBER parade

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 a 21 Day Body Transformation Program Which Includes 3 Personal Training Workouts a Week and 2 Meal Planning Sessions! (Value of $150) is ………Niki McDuff Allman!!! Congrats Niki  !! Please email to claim your awesome freebie!!

Didn’t win? Don’t despair! EAST COBBER brings you wonderful ways to win each and every Wednesday and Friday on our contest blog and Facebook page. Good luck, and may the odds ever be in your favor.

‘Fall into Savings at The Cook’s Warehouse’


Fall into Savings with the End of Summer Sale at Cook’s Warehouse through 6pm on Sunday, September 21. Sale includes amazing items up to 75% off all this week and weekend.

The Cook’s Warehouse East Cobb store is in Merchants Walk at 1131 Johnson Ferry Road (next to Whole Foods) 30068. The store phone is 770-565-8005.

It’s Raining Kittens, Reduced Adoption Fees, and Prizes at the Good Mews Kitten Shower

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Kitten season is in full swing, so Good Mews is having a “Kitten Shower” on Friday, September 19th from 3 pm to 8 pm. This open house/adoption event will feature games, refreshments, and door prizes. Also, for the month of September, the adoption fee for all kittens (9 months & younger) is $50 for one kitten or $50 “two-fur-one”. All kittens have been spayed or neutered, received rabies and other necessary vaccinations, and are micro-chipped. The regular adoption fee is $125.

Why not bring something from the Kitty Shower “registry”, Scoopable clumping litter, Liquid Laundry Detergent (for high-efficiency machines), Dish washing liquid, Diapers-Simple Solutions size XS, Gift Cards (Pet Stores, Walmart,Target)
Good Mews offers an alternative to traditional animal shelters in the metro Atlanta area by providing a no-kill, cage free haven for homeless, abused or abandoned cats until placing them in permanent, loving homes. Good Mews promotes public awareness regarding the value of pets, animal welfare, pet overpopulation, and quality human-animal companionship through education and outreach programs.

Good Mews is located at 736 Johnson Ferry Road in Marietta, in the Fountains of Old Towne shopping center. For more information, visit or call 770-499-CATS (2287).