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Edge Connection LAUNCH Party

Come meet and mingle with Edge Connection entrepreneurs at the LAUNCH party on January 30. Celebrate new business launches, entrepreneurs who are getting ready to launch and those who are flying high. This is a party with fun for the whole family. There will be plenty of great food, face painting and crafts for the kids, and a DJ will be on hand for entertainment. Kennesaw State University Center, 1000 Chastain Road, Room 400, Kennesaw. More info/to RSVP: 770-499-3228.

 

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Apply for Principal for a Day program with Cobb Chamber

Get an inside look at one of our county’s strongest assets and become a Principal for a Day! With a commitment of a half workday, participants will have the chance to meet one-on-one with one of Cobb County’s outstanding principals to gain firsthand knowledge of the challenges and strengths local schools face on a daily basis. Participants will shadow a local principal, meet with the faculty, as well as spend time in the classroom with students. This program will take place on Feb. 19 in Cobb County Schools and on Feb. 25 in Marietta City Schools.

To Apply online  CLICK HERE. If you would like to participate, please complete the online application byFriday, Jan. 30. For information about becoming a Principal for a Day, contact Amy Goggins at agoggins@cobbchamber.org or 770-859-2335

 

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Challise & Company Hair~Skin~Body Celebrates Grand Opening January 31st

Challise and Company Hair* Skin * Body, a AVEDA salon and spa has built a new free standing location at 3534 Canton Road , Marietta, GA 30066. Owned by Challise Copeland and Carrie Cox,  Challise and Company has been in business for 12 years,  a 2 time Salon Today Top 200 winner. They are a large supporter of the Cobb Community and very involved in the local North East Cobb Business Association.  The owners have served on the board. They are sponsoring this month’s Alive After 5 networking event for the North East Cobb Business Association this Thursday January 295:39-7:30.

 

And on Saturday January 31, 5-8pm they are celebrating their Grand Opening.  Food will be provided by Copelands Restaurant, entertainment by Brent McDonald, a local musician.  Drinks, door prizes and a complimentary AVEDA gift and service for all who attend.

 

 

Challise Copeland

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Now hiring: Cobb Department of Public Safety’s 9-1-1 Communications Center

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The Cobb County Department of Public Safety 911 Emergency Communications Center invites you to explore a career as an Emergency Communications Operator. This expanding career field is ideal for a person with good communication and multi-tasking skills and the ability to work under stressful conditions.

Come join this team of unseen heroes who are often the first point of contact for residents in need of emergency services and help make a difference in someone’s life. For more information regarding qualifications, salary and benefits, paid on-the-job training and the application process, please visit joinCobb911.com.

 

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“Dress for Success” Workshop at The Edge

Teamwork Success Women Celebrate

You only get one chance to make a first impression! On January 28, attend a workshop at The Edge Connection to discuss how men and women can look their best on a budget. This free workshop will cover elements of style and looking professional and polished. This free workshop, led by Sherrie Lucas, a custom stylist, will help you do more with what you have and make wardrobe planning much easier. There will be a session for men and for women.

The women’s session will be held from 6-7:30pm and the men’s session will follow from 7-8:30pm. Both groups will meet between 7-7:30pm. Email theedge@kennesaw.edu to register.

KSU’s The Edge Connection is located at 1000 Chastain Rd. #3305 in Kennesaw.

 
 

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Six Flags Over Georgia Now Hiring 3,000 Employees for Upcoming Season

In preparation for the upcoming 2015 season, Six Flags Over Georgia is now beginning to hire 3,000 season employees. The park is gearing up for another exciting year with the addition of two new devious rides: THE JOKER Chaos Coaster and Harley Quinn Spinsanity. Both new attractions will debut in Gotham City later this Spring and the park will be releasing additional announcements regarding the new season in the coming weeks.

Six Flags Over Georgia will host its first seasonal job fair on Saturday, January 24. Positions available for the 2015 season include:

  • Food Service
  • Park Services
  • Guest Relations
  • Admissions
  • Retail
  • Ride Operations
  • Games
  • Security Officers
  • Cash Control
  • Marketing Researchers

All applicants must be at least 15 years of age and apply online first at www.sixflagsjobs.com by January 16. Qualified individuals will be contacted for an off-site interview and the location of the job fair will be provided. No walk-up interviews will be available.

For more information, please visit www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia.

 

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Cobb Library Foundation check presentation for $2,000:

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Maria Dominguez, Cobb County Librarian, Jason Young Delta Community Dallas Hwy Branch Manager, Bob Walsh, Delta Community Chief Lending Officer and Terri Capote, Executive Director/Cobb Library Foundation .

 

Delta Community Credit Union recently presented the Cobb Library Foundation and Alive Ministries with checks for a total of $5,500.

With the help of Delta Community’s $2,000 grant, and further fundraising and donations, the Cobb Library Foundation will install room dividers, homework tables, computer desks and computer and printing equipment in each of the 16 branches of the library that designate a Teen Center space. Delta Community’s grant will specifically assist with the building materials needed to help create these spaces and Delta Community will be recognized as a provider/contributor of this funding through signage and labeling on the provided materials.

Alive Ministries launched the Save It Forward Program in 2010 with a goal of maximizing financial resources to provide food and toiletries to students in need, allowing them to learn without hunger and become better educated so that they may have a greater opportunity to succeed.  The organization will use Delta Community’s $3,500 grant to to serve homeless families, households with children that have been abandoned by their parents, special needs families, families with life altering illnesses, families with recent unemployment and the working poor.

 

 

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Become Principal for a Day with Cobb Chamber

Get an inside look at one of our county’s strongest assets and become a Principal for a Day! With a commitment of a half workday, participants will have the chance to meet one-on-one with one of Cobb County’s outstanding principals to gain firsthand knowledge of the challenges and strengths local schools face on a daily basis. Participants will shadow a local principal, meet with the faculty, as well as spend time in the classroom with students. This program will take place on Feb. 19 in Cobb County Schools and on Feb. 25 in Marietta City Schools.

To Apply online  CLICK HERE. If you would like to participate, please complete the online application byFriday, Jan. 30. For information about becoming a Principal for a Day, contact Amy Goggins at agoggins@cobbchamber.org or 770-859-2335

 

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Advertise with EAST COBBER! Feb. 15 is the deadline for our March issue!

 

 

Start the new year off on the right advertising foot! 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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Help Wanted: Receptionist/Office Assistant

Help Wanted

Cumberland Group near Cobb Galleria is hiring for a full-time Receptionist/Office Assistant. Reporting to the Human Resources/Office Manager, the Receptionist/Office Assistant will be a self-starter and highly motivated individual with a can-do attitude and professional demeanor. This position will assume the Receptionist responsibilities by monitoring the main phone switch board and directing all incoming calls in a friendly and professional manner. This position will also assist the Office Manager in handling all office-related requests and issues.

For a detailed job description and how to apply, visit http://cumberlandgroupit.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2zi0yob39zc. 

Cumberland Group delivers the Strategy, Solutions and Integration necessary for today’s global enterprise organizations to successfully navigate the rapidly evolving world of Internet Technology. Based in Atlanta, Ga., Cumberland Group focuses on transformative and empowering solutions that help IT organizations make meaningful decisions for their unique environments and business plans.

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