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Register to Vote! Deadline is October 7th

The municipal elections are coming up for the following cities: Acworth Austell Kennesaw Smyrna Powder Springs The elections will take place November 5th, so make sure you are registered to vote before Monday! https://www.vote.org/register-to-vote

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Town Hall Meeting – January 16

The Cobb Community Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse (CCAPSA) is co-hosting a Town Hall with Let’s Be Clear Georgia. All members and stakeholders are invited! Keeping Families Safe – THC, Marijuana, & Driving Stoned: What We Don’t Know Can Hurt Us Town Hall Meeting Wednesday, January 16, 2019   NorthStar Church, Kennesaw, (in Cobb County),…

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2019 Point in Time Count Needs Volunteers

GA-506 Marietta/Cobb Continuum of Care is seeking volunteers for the 2019 Point-In-Time Homeless Count January 30, 2019 SEEKING VOLUNTEERS – UNSHELTERED COUNT The Marietta/Cobb Continuum of Care will conduct the 2019 Point-In-Time Count on Wednesday, January 30. The Point-In-Time Count is a snapshot of the homeless families and individuals staying in Cobb County on a…

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Continuum of Care Recruiting Volunteers for Point in Time Count

The annual Point in Time Count of  homeless persons will take place on January 30, 2019. This year’s count will include sheltered and unsheltered. If you would like to volunteer or learn more, contact Lee Smith, Vice President of Operations at The Center for Family Resources at 770-428-2601 ext.227 or LeeSmith@TheCFR.org

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2018 Human Service Award Winners

On Tuesday, November 27, more than 100 community leaders gathered to celebrate the work and dedication of 13 nominees for the Jack Vaughan, Jr. Human Services Award. Rev. Harden Perry was the Volunteer of the Year for his efforts to change lives through the Harmony House program. Managing Attorney Tara Riddle of Cobb Legal Aid…

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Continuum of Care General Meeting – December 12

The GA-506 Marietta/Cobb Continuum of Care invites you to its general membership meeting on December 12, in collaboration with the Cobb Collaborative general meeting. Attendees will hear how the Coordinated Entry System is operating in Cobb County and also discuss the upcoming 2019 Point In Time Count as we will do a sheltered and unsheltered…

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Human Services Award Luncheon – November 27

Make plans to join us on Tuesday, November 27 as we salute volunteers and professionals who were nominated for their dedication and “above and beyond” attitude. Register NOW before registration closes on Monday, November 19.

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Collaborative Member Honored!

Brenda Rhodes, founder of the nonprofit Simple Needs GA, was named the East Cobb Citizen of the Year by the Cobb Chamber of Commerce on Thursday morning. In 2017, the group served 2,000 residents, providing clothes, toiletries, furniture, tents, shoes and various other essentials for men, women and children without a permanent place to call…

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