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Marietta City Schools offers summer meal options across county through July 27

MARIETTA –  “Upwards of 100,000 children at schools and summer camps across the county are expected to receive breakfast or lunch provided by Marietta City Schools this summer, easing some local concern over lack of available meals.” https://www.mdjonline.com/news/marietta-city-schools-offers-summer-meal-options-across-county-through/article_f5e162c2-86d2-11e9-9b76-3f5e767bbf85.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share Read the full article

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Summer Reading Starts Now!

Relax, play, and have fun this summer. Keep reading, too! By reading 20+ minutes a day, students avoid the “summer academic slide” and maintain or advance academic gains. To support summer reading and learning, The Cobb County School District’s Library Media Education Department, in conjunction with the Cobb County Public Library​, Smyrna Public Library, and Marietta City Schools​, challenges all students…

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Census Application Day

Location: Smyrna Public Library100 Village Green Cir SESmyrna, Georgia Date: May 22, 2019, 10:30 am-2:30 pm Apply online at 2020CENSUS.GOV/JOBS

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Heating and Cooling Assistance

Tallatoona has received funding for a cooling program this year.  Appointments are scheduled on a first-come first-serve basis – see attached flyers for appointment scheduling information, income requirements, and more. FY2019 Cooling Flyer FY2019 LIHEAP Heating Flyer

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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Tallatoona CAP, Inc. Cobb County Tallatoona has appointments and funding available for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Appointments are provided on a first-come first-served basis until the program ends April 30, 2019. Cobb County residents who qualify will receive either $310.00 or $350.00 toward their utility bill (primary heating source). The utility…

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Free Literacy Workshop

Join us for an interactive Read with Kelley workshop where you will learn how to help a child from birth to 5th grade and beyond… “Get Reading”! Birth-4: You will practice building vocabulary and language skills easily through everyday activities.  We’ll also play rhyming games that will help make learning phonics easier when they get to school. K-1st:  We’ll practice…

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Board Member Spotlight: Roger Vest!

Board Member Spotlight! Learn more about Roger Vest, a four year veteran of the Cobb Collaborative Board of Directors!   Roger is married to Bonnie, a 6th grade reading teacher at East Paulding Middle School. He has two children: Frances, a senior at Oglethorpe, and Grady (and wife Amber) who live in Chattanooga and are…

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NEW EVENT! Measurement Roundtable with United Way

The Cobb Collaborative is dedicated to empowering nonprofit organizations in order for them to successfully meet the needs of Cobb County residents. We are pleased to provide training and opportunities for collaboration and networking. In partnership with United Way of Greater Atlanta, we will host a Measurement Roundtable on April 10th from 8:30am – 1pm…

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Mental Health Community Night!

The School Counselors and Social Workers at McClure Middle School and Kennesaw Mountain High School would like to invite the entire West Cobb Community to join them for a parent night! This event will take place on Wednesday, March 27th, starting at 6:30pm in the McClure Middle School Theater. Participants will learn more about the signs, symptoms,…

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