Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Students, staff and parents will beautify the school's entrance again this weekend.
Keheley Elementary School is beautifying the school’s main entrance this month by adorning its front columns with a colorful mosaic. Parents, volunteers, and staff members will install the mosaic on May 18, and 19, 2013 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. “Bringing this project to Keheley has really helped our student body understand the importance of arts in our community,” Principal Liz Jackson said. “From start to finish the students have learned some very valuable skills in relation to the arts.” “For the past three years Liz Jackson, [teacher] Harriet Denny, and I have been brainstorming the possibility of covering the columns that serve as Keheley Elementary School’s entrance with mosaic tiles,” said Renee Theriot, art teacher. “With the help of …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Monday's fundraising event takes place at the Pinetree Country Club.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Registration is underway for the business group's April 1 golf fundraiser.
Thursday, March 21
It may feel like winter outside, but spring will soon be here and the Northeast Cobb Business Association is teeing off the season with its annual charity golf event. The event takes place starting at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 1 at Pinetree Country Club, with proceeds to benefit various area charities. A shotgun start begins at 9 a.m. The cost is $110 for a single golfer and $440 for a foursome and sponsorship packages also are available. The NCBA has set up an online registration page. For more information, the NCBA has posted an announcement on Northeast Cobb Patch with details.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The April 1 golf tournament at Pinetree Country Club will support Cobb County schools.
Tuesday, March 5
The Northeast Cobb Business Association is set to hit the links at Pinetree Country Club on April 1, for its seventh annual golf tournament to support local Cobb County schools. Golfers and sponsors alike will have the satisfaction of helping the NCBA raise funds for local Cobb County Schools, for projects like the Shop with a Yellow Jacket, Shop with a Longhorn, UPBEAT and periodic teacher appreciation luncheons provided by NCBA. Shotgun scramble start is at 9 a.m., on the beautiful course at Pinetree Country Club off McCollum Parkway in Kennesaw. Registration for golfers is only $110 and includes greens fees, cart and a great meal at the conclusion of their round of golf. Prizes will be awarded for closest to the pin, and longest drive …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The February "Alive After Five" event is Thursday at Marlow's Tavern on Chastain Road.
Monday, February 25
The Northeast Cobb Business Association's monthly "Alive After Five" networking event takes place this Thursday. The event lasts from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Marlow's Tavern located at 745 Chastain Road in Kennesaw. At "Alive After Five" events, attendees can connect with other business professionals and local community leaders in a relaxed social atmosphere. The sponsors provide food and beverages for all attendees free of charge. Please visit the organization's website for more information.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Canton Road Redevelopment Foundation, Inc. will work towards attracting businesses to the Canton Road Corridor in Northeast Cobb.
Several leaders in the business, financial, and educational fields have been elected to the Board of Directors of the Canton Road Redevelopment Foundation, Inc. an organization that will become a non-profit entity used to entice businesses to relocate to the corridor. Frank Wigington, President of the Northeast Cobb Business Association, will serve as the president of the organization. Andy Campbell of Columbia Properties will serve as vice president. Bay Breeze's Clarice Spica was voted as the group's secretary, and Chuck Martin of Arylessence, Inc. will be the treasurer and head the finance committee, joined by Community Bank of the South's Mike Wickes. Carol Brown of Canton Road Neighbors will serve as the at-large member. District 3 …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Local business leaders, community leaders and government figures will take the next step in their push to restore the Canton Road Corridor.
The non-profit organization that will be used to convert grant money into incentives for businesses to move to the beleaguered Canton Road Corridor will elect its board of directors after Wednesday's Northeast Cobb Business Association luncheon. The non-profit, which is being supported by District 3 Commissioner JoAnn Birrell, hopes to attract new businesses to the Canton Road Corridor through the process of gap financing-taking grant money from organizations such as the Development Authority of Cobb County and the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and turning it into bonuses given to businesses that will relocate to the corridor. "Now that the SPLOST work of road construction and infrastructure is done, we need to work on …
Friday, August 10, 2012
Northeast Cobb's government and business leaders are trying to think of new ways to raise money for the Canton Road Corridor.
According to The Atlanta Journal Constitution, District 3 Commissioner JoAnn Birrell is proposing a unique funding plan that would help to pay for a dozen of 38 suggested targets for renovation along the Canton Road Corridor and greater Cobb County. The four mile stretch of road between the Marietta city limits and Cherokee County, is the business heartland of Northeast Cobb County. Due to dilapidated buildings, abandoned storefronts and box stores have long shown that a heart transplant for the area is necessary. With the recent defeat of the TSPLOST, getting funding to revitalize the corridor is now problematic. Birrell's suggestion is a revolving fund, or "gap financing:" this plan would non-profit organization that can accept money …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Business owners from around the county are invited to meet, greet and network Wednesday at the Cobb Civic Center.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
After its successful debut last year, the Cobb Chamber of Commerce and 12 business associations in the county will be holding the Summer J.A.M. on Wednesday at the Cobb Civic Center. The Northeast Cobb Business Association is once again participating in the Summer J.A.M., which is slated from 5 to 8 p.m. The cost for members of the NECBA or other participating associations is $20 at the door. The general admission price is $30 at the door. Wednesday's monthly NECBA luncheon will be held at Piedmont Church (570 Piedmont Rd, Marietta) at 11:30 a.m. The featured speaker will be Mike Quinlan, Governor's Appointee to GMAC. The cost is $15 to NECBA members and $20 for guests and visitors.
Sunday, June 17, 2012
The Northeast Cobb Business Association will be represented at the July 18 county-wide networking event of the year.
Sunday, June 17, 2012
The annual business event of year in Cobb County, the Summer Joint Association Meeting (JAM), returns July 18 after a successful first year. The Cobb Chamber of Commerce and the county's 12 business associations, including East Cobb and Northeast Cobb, have united to sponsor the second annual Summer JAM. Touted as the networking event of the summer, the JAM drew nearly 800 people last year. The event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Cobb County Civic Center at 548 South Marietta Parkway in Marietta. Participating organizations also include: West Cobb Business Association, Acworth Business Association, Smyrna Business Association, Austell Business Association, South Cobb Business Association, Cobb Chamber of Commerce, Vinings Business …