East Cobber to Lead Atlanta Women’s Foundation


The Board of Directors of The Atlanta Women’s Foundation (AWF) is pleased to announce a planned leadership succession for the 2017-18 fiscal year that will begin on July 1, 2017. Kari Brown Love, Vice-President of Development and Communications will become the organization’s CEO. The organization will continue to follow its current strategic approach to fundraising, […]

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Danny Downing: EAST COBBER “Father of the Year” 2017


Here is the winning essay written by Merry Emily Downing about her dad, Danny Downing: ” My dad, Danny, is one of the greatest men I know, and I am very fortunate to call him “Dad” along with my three siblings. He plays a huge role in the East Cobb community by serving as the […]

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Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Big Creek Greenway


Big Creek Greenway The Big Creek Greenway is a walking, running, and biking trail that stretches through Alpharetta, Roswell, and Forsyth County. Enjoy a nature walk with trails that are wide and flat enough for strollers! Cost: Free. Time: Dawn-Dusk Where: 6800 North Point Parkway, Alpharetta 30022 http://www.bigcreekgreenway.com/   Want more local info? Sign up […]

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Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Roswell Summer Puppet Series – Rumpelstiltzkin at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center


Roswell Summer Puppet Series – Rumpelstiltzkin at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center Adapted from the Brothers Grimm, this musical adventure teaches the importance of making promises that one can keep and the perils of exaggerating the truth. Exquisite costumes and settings combine with Frisch’s hand-crafted marionettes to re-create this most classic fairy tale. Cost: $5/person […]

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Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Marietta Fire Museum


Marietta Fire Museum Check out the ins and outs of firefighting up close with a trip that will amaze kids of all ages. Along with learning fire safety, visitors also get to see the current station as well as antique firefighting equipment. Cost: Free Time: 8am-5pm Where: Marietta Fire Museum, 112 Haynes St. (Fire Station […]

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Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Greater Atlanta Coin Show


Greater Atlanta Coin Show Learn more about the many different types of coins at the monthly Greater Atlanta Coin Show! All ages are welcome, whether you’re a devout coin collector or just curious about a coin show. Cost: Free Time: 9am–5pm Where: Marietta Hotel & Conference Center, 500 Powder Springs St, Marietta, 30062 For more […]

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Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Sewell Park Pool


Sewell Park Pool Cobb County provides an outdoor pool and water park, open during the summer for nominal admission fees. Sewell Park Pool features a swimming pool with both shallow and deep water, a diving board, a zero depth splash pad, and a water park. Cost: $3.50 for children, $4.50 for adults, or $146.28 for […]

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