Giving The Gift Of Local Cheer: East Cobb Area Events, Dec. 9-16

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Holiday events in and around East Cobb this week include the Empty Bowl Brunch and Artist Attic Holiday Show, both at The Art Place Mountain View (photo above). For even more to do, check out our online calendar HERE. Free Mulch. Cobb EMC offers free mulch from the clearance maintenance of Cobb EMC power lines. It […]

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East Cobb Drop-Off Spots For Toys For Tots Donations

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As the holidays are upon us and planning for Christmas arrives, it’s also time to think about doing something special for children in need. The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is underway giving local residents an opportunity to purchase a toy for a boy and girl outside their family. Toys for Tots started more than 60 […]

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Guest Column: The Spirit Of Giving

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By Nicole Mason, Community Outreach Chair, East Cobb County Council of PTAs As the holidays approach, we begin to look around us and see just how fortunate we are. We see first hand just how much we have to be thankful for. From little things, such as giving our friends and family the gifts they desire, to necessities […]

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Holiday Happenings To Make Your Season Bright

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Metro Atlantans celebrate the holiday season by continuing old traditions, decorating public spaces and putting on plays. The EAST COBBER is happy to provide a sampling of those special events to help you get in the spirit with this special Holiday Happenings Guide. If you know of any fun holiday events not on the list, […]

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Cobb Christmas Keeps Holiday Spirit Alive

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Cobb Christmas, Inc., staffed 100% by volunteers, provides 3 toys to each child in need. Gifts are provided to the children ages infant through fifteen. A box of food is provided when available. With the help of hundreds of volunteers, Cobb Christmas is able to spread and keep alive the true spirit of Christmas—not to just their clients, but also to […]

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December Activities At The East Cobb Senior Center

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All Cobb residents age 55+ are invited to participate in activities at various senior centers throughout Cobb. The following is a list of activities scheduled at the East Cobb Senior Center located at 3332 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta 30066. Call the East Cobb Senior Center at 770-509-4900 for reservations and/or more details. Disaster Preparedness December 7, 10am-11am; […]

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A Special Advertising Opportunity For Health & Wellness Providers

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East Cobb residents, like most Americans, are in search of improving their health! Especially at the beginning of a new year, people are putting better health and wellness on their New Year’s Resolution list! If you are a fitness trainer or health care professional you need to let EAST COBBER readers know you are here to help them get in […]

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East Cobb Siblings Arrange Adventures For A Cause

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Would you take a stand for a cause you’re committed to changing by walking 80 miles? What if you had to do it while carrying the special person you’re raising awareness for on your shoulders the entire time? From October 22-30, siblings Spencer, and Virginia Wyckoff led a nine-day, 79-mile hike through the Georgia portion of the Appalachian Trail. While that […]

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Look Who’s On The Cover Of The December Issue!

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Pictured on the front cover of this month’s edition are Spencer, Carden and Virginia Wyckoff. Born and raised in East Cobb, they recently traveled 79 miles through the Georgia portion of the Appalachian Trail to raise awareness and funds to cure Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). FSHD is a neuromuscular disorder is a form of muscular dystrophy that affects the skeletal muscles of the face, scapula and upper arms. Carden has been living […]

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Make It A December To Remember: East Cobb Area Events Dec. 2-9

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The Lights of Life are ablaze through Dec. 31, and it’s just one of many many holiday-themed events taking place in the coming week. For even more to do in and around East Cobb, check out our online calendar HERE. Free Mulch. Cobb EMC offers free mulch from the clearance maintenance of Cobb EMC power lines. […]

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