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Now Hiring: Glow Beauty Bar

Help Wanted

Glow Beauty Bar is a hip and happening ‘one stop beauty boutique’ that is always on the hunt for one remarkable person that is enthusiastic, exceptionally capable and has great, positive energy!  Glow is a serious anti-spa Beauty Bar with a witty edge, so you must have the personality and professionalism to match.  The ability to deliver impeccable maintain an upbeat attitude is a must.  The dress code is any combination black, white, gray, or purple.  Glow is a beauty bar so a sense of glamour is a must!

Glow is currently seeking two part-time receptionists.  Responsibilities include:

  • Delivering outstanding service with great phone etiquette for appointment scheduling, client check-in, and client check-out
  • Updating social media sites using Hoot Suite for Google+, Twitter, Facebook, and FourSquare
  • Maintaining a clean and comfortable waiting area
  • Maintaining client follow-up with handwritten thank you post cards
  • Maintaining client records and information with the utmost confidentiality and security
  • Ability to be firm in upholding beauty bar appointment policies

Compensation package includes:

  • Hourly rate of $7 per hour
  • Complementary airbrush tanning, lash extension, and waxing services
  • Study Hall Time – position responsibilities will leave ample time to study between client check-in/check-out, telephone calls, and other duties
  • Bonuses for appointment booking accuracy, percentage of appointments scheduled at client check-out, and selling appointment add-ons

This position requires 18 to 20 hours per week.  The shifts divided between the two positions  will be:

  • Sunday – 10:45 AM to 3:15 PM
  • Monday – 8:45 AM to 3:00 PM; 3:00 PM – 9:15 PM
  • Tuesday – 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday – 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday – 8:45 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Every other Saturday from 9:45 AM to 5:00 PM

To apply please respond by email only to with resume and three references (one from a former employer and no family members).   Background checks will be performed.

Glow Beauty Bar is located at 2470 Windy Hill Road, Suite 440, Marietta, GA 30067. For more information visit

Enhance Floors & More opens new location

Enhance Floors & More has relocated. Their new space is in the Restaurant Depot Shopping Center on Roswell Road near the 120 Loop.  The brand new 5100 square foot showroom is conveniently located in East Cobb County, with easy access from I-75 and 575.  The Design Center is filled with many beautiful installed floor coverings, including hardwood floors, carpet, tile & natural stone, laminates, and luxury vinyl flooring.  The kitchen, bathroom, window treatment, and staircase vignettes are sure to inspire you.  Come by today and let the Enhance Design Consultants help you create beautiful rooms.

For store hours and directions, call Enhance Floors & More at  770.565.3808.

ECBA After Hours meets Tuesday


Join the East Cobb Business Association this Tuesday, October 28, for ECBA’s Monthly (4th Tuesday) After Hours Event at Zeal, 1255 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 42. ECBA After Hours meets the fourth Tuesday of the month, January-November, from 5:30-7:30pm. Locations vary monthly.

This is a FREE event and no registration is required.

For more about the East Cobb Business Association, visit

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Celebrate the season at the Fall Festival at The Avenue

Head to The Avenue East Cobb this Saturday, October 25, for a Fall Festival with fun for the whole family. Photos, giveaways, princesses, superheroes, balloons, trick-or-treating and more from 3-5pm.

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East Cobb Resident joins SK Commercial Realty as EVP

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Dena Rodrigues

Dena Rodrigues, CPM has joined SK Commercial Realty as Executive Vice President of Business Development & Property Management. Rodrigues brings more than 15 years of experience working in the metro Atlanta market.

“We are proud to add and welcome a talented resource like Dena to our growing team,” said Hugh Scott, III, CEO SK Commercial Realty. “The addition of Dena is part of our strategy to add skilled, energetic and entrepreneurial brokers to the company.”

Prior to joining SK Commercial Realty, Rodrigues served as Vice President for Property Management for Cassidy Truly and was responsible for client relations, accounting oversight and operational performance for a seven million-square-foot portfolio. She brings experience as former Vice President for Carter’s Property and Facility Management business unit in addition to a three million square foot of commercial office space she managed while at Jones Lang Lasalle. Rodrigues also led operations for a 25-building, three million square foot office portfolio for CarrAmerica Realty Corporation. While there, she leased and renewed more than one million square feet of space each year and was instrumental in new business development.

During her career, Rodrigues served as Georgia Real Estate Commissioner from 2002 until 2006, as appointed by former Governor Roy Barnes and reappointed by Governor Sonny Perdue. Key clients included Interventure Capital Group, Kennesaw State University Foundation, Kimberly-Clark, Alecta Investment Management, Grove Street Partners, Abbott Laboratories, Osmotica Pharmaceutical Corporation, Tampa Electric Company JP Morgan and AIG.

Rodrigues now brings all these experiences and skill sets to SK Commercial Realty.

Rodrigues, earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Tennessee. She is a Certified Property Manager through the Institute of Real Estate Management, for whom she served as vice president of the Atlanta Chapter. She is a licensed real estate salesperson and a member of the Building Owners and Managers Association.

Active in her community, Rodrigues is a Vice Chair of Leadership Cobb (2015) and a member of the University of Tennessee Alumni Board of Directors 2014-2015.

Rodrigues resides in East Cobb.


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Networking Master Session with Cobb Chamber

The Cobb County Chamber of Commerce will have a Networking Master Session on October 27 from 2pm-3pm at The Mansour Center, 995 Roswell Street NE, Suite 100, Marietta.

The seminar, moderated by Louis Dillard, president and CEO of Zero to Infinity, will feature Andy Crowe, CEO of Velociteach; Don Keller, owner and CEO of Blue Sky Exhibits LLC; Leslie O’Neal, attorney with O’Dell & O’Neal P.C.; and Donna Shaw, realtor with RE/MAX Around Atlanta.

The interactive forum will equip participants with the best practices to be more effective and consistent in their business development. Topics will include structured networking events and the “30 second elevator speech,” effective networking at less structured networking events, developing strong relationships that bring referrals, appropriate follow-up after events and utilizing social media.

Registration is required. Register at


Seasonal Jobs Available for Upcoming Holly Jolly Holidays


The holiday season is quickly approaching, and with it comes plenty of opportunities for employment. Noerr Programs is holding a job fair on Saturday, October 18 at Town Center at Cobb for seasonal set employees. Noerr Programs will be accepting on-site applications for cast members, as well as position of Assistant Manager and looking to hire around 15 people to complete an all-star staff. Don’t miss out on the chance to enhance the memorable experience of children and guests during this year’s festivities.

Town Center at Cobb is located at 400 Barrett Pkwy, Kennesaw, GA 30144. The job fair will be held in the  Upper Level, Center Court. Job seekers should apply in person at the job fair. If you are unable to attend, online applications will be available for submission after October 18that Applicants may get more information at

For more information on Town Center at Cobb, visit or call 770.424.0742.


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Advertise with EAST COBBER! TODAY is the deadline for our November issue!


If you are not advertising in the EAST COBBER, you’re missing a great opportunity to promote your business:

  • Exceptional market  – we serve all of East Cobb County
  • Wide audience appeal – lively, fact-based, locally-focused reporting
  • Print advertisers receive a free ad in our online edition
  • Free copies to distribute from your place of business
  • Great value

Call 770-640-7070 today to place your ad!


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Job Networking Ministry Hosts “Mini” Job Fair on Oct. 13 at RUMC

Roswell United Methodist Church’s Job Networking Ministry is excited to announce that it will host a community-wide job fair to include returning companies from Alpharetta’s new Avalon development on Monday, Oct. 13. More than 35 employers will be hiring.

The “Mini” Job Fair will be held at Roswell United Methodist Church in the heart of historic Roswell at 814 Mimosa Blvd. Roswell, GA 30075 and is open to the public. The event will begin with employer introductions at 6:45 p.m. and will conclude at 9 p.m. The day’s job search workshops start at 12:30 p.m. with dinner at 5:30 p.m.

Employers will include: Ackerman Security Systems, Apex Signs & Graphics, Athleta, Atlanta Braves All-Star Bar & Grill, Banana Republic, Colibrium, Talent Acquisition and Retention, Donnelly Communications, Dream Dinners, General Motors, Goldbergs, Hire Dynamics, J. Jill, Kona Grill, New Balance of Atlanta, Optomi, PrideStaff, Render Ad Service, Road Runner Sports, Ryder Truck Rental, SEDC Corporate Staffing, Stella Cee Associates, Thrivent Financial, Top Job Hospitality, and Weed Man Lawn Care.

Hiring managers will be onsite to interview and discuss employment opportunities one-on-one. Job seekers are asked to wear business attire and come prepared with several copies of their resume. No advance registration is required. For a full-day agenda starting at 12:30 p.m., visit

Prior to the career fair, job seekers can attend a series of career workshops taught by professional job coaches and business leaders beginning at 12:30 p.m. A free hot dinner ($3 donation accepted) and dinner program will be provided at 5:30 p.m. in the RUMC Fellowship Hall before the “Mini” Job Fair.


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MarketPlace 120 Open House is Oct. 11


MarketPlace 120 will  an open house event Saturday, October 11 from 10am – 7pm. MarketPlace 120 is a 14,000-square foot gallery space offering a diverse collection of art, antiques, gifts and decor from more than 50 local artisans.

The open house will feature food trucks from A Little Bit of Heaven and Backyard BBQ, door prizes, live music, artist demonstrations and professional pumpkin carving from in-house illustrators. MarketPlace 120, 562 Wylie Road in Marietta. More info:


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