Thursday, April 4, 2013
The American Legion Post 160 will raise money for Special Olympics-Cobb.
This Sunday, April 7, the American Legion Post 160 of Smyrna will host its 25th Annual Fundraiser for Special Olympics-Cobb. The event will be held from noon to 6 p.m. at Post 160's office at 160 Legion Drive in Smyrna. Smyrna-Vinings and Cobb residents are invited to join the American Legion family and enjoy silent and live auctions, food, music and performances by Special Olympics Gymnastic Team. Admission is $5. Special Olympics athletes enter for free. For more information, please contact Glen Crutchfield at 404-863-6918 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, July 25, 2011
Tuesday night is the third and last public hearing on a millage rate increase before commissioners vote on the issue.
The Cobb County Board of Commissioners are holding the last of three public hearings on the proposed millage rate increase at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 100 Cherokee St. Marietta Cobb commissioners are eying a possible deficit of nearly $33 million for fiscal 2012, which starts Oct. 1. Due to declining property values, the board faced a deficit in 2011 as well. All departments were asked to cut 10 percent across the board, and take furlough days. During the first two hearings on the tax increase—both on July 19—speakers were closely divided on whether to raise the rate from a total of 9.6 mills to 11.21 mills for the fiscal year that ends Sept. 30. That change would add an average of $111.66 to a residents county tax bill for homes worth $190,000 …
Friday, May 13, 2011
Northeast Cobb plays host to the first national championships for Special Olympics gymnastics.
Students from Chattooga School of Gymnastics on Canton Road as well as other students from around Georgia and 8 other states competed in the Inaugural USA Gymnastics-Special Olympics National Championship. The 12-hour event was held at the Cobb County Gymnastics Center. Visit the USA Gymnastics website for pictures and details. Events included: The competition director was Cindy Bickman from Chattooga School of Gymnastics.
Saturday, April 2, 2011
Enjoy this glimpse inside the 2011 Special Olympics Gymnastics Games.
The 2011 Special Olympics Gymnastics Games were hosted at Chattooga School of Gymnastics and Dance on Canton Highway. After dedicated practice, the girls gymnastics teams performed beautifully. The Chattooga/Cobb County Special Olympics coaches are Cindy Bickman and Joey Burgess. The Birmingham, AL, team is coached by Debbie Sullivan. Sue Ann Laxton coaches the Canadian team. Make a donation or volunteer to support the Georgia Special Olympics teams.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
The competition was held at the Chattooga School of Gymnastics and Dance.
Chattooga Special Olympics coach Cindy Bickman told Northeast Cobb Patch: "The Cobb County Special Olympics team has worked out at Chattooga for about 25 years. The athletes compete in Special Olympics competitions as well as USA Gymnastics events. "The team from Alabama that competed this past weekend has traveled to Atlanta numerous times for competition and training in the past several years. The girls who came from Canada are the World Games team that will compete in Athens, Greece, this July. They held their official training camp here to take advantage of the expertise of the Chattooga rhythmic gymnastics coaches and judges. We are fortunate to have Special Olympics friends all over the world." The Chattooga/Cobb County Special …
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Every Thursday Northeast Cobb Patch will feature an interesting photo gallery of events, people and places in our community.
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Thursday, February 10, 2011
This week's Viewfinder is all about our local athletes. From Special Olympics Winter Games on Canton Road to a high school football player signing with Tennessee, we give you a glimpse into the local talents and achievements in football, basketball and wrestling. Come back next week for another look at what's happening right here in your back yard.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
The 2011 Winter Games bring basketball players from across Georgia to Northeast Cobb for three days.
Basketball teams from throughout Georgia came together to compete in the Winter Games 2011 for the Special Olympics. The competition was held at The Summit at ATPP on Canton Road from Jan. 21 to 23. The 52 teams and nearly 300 athletes competed in 15 divisions, with gold and silver medals awarded in each division. Enjoy the video and slideshow of the three-day event.