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GA-506 Marietta/Cobb Continuum of Care PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

Each year the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides federal resources for homeless services through its Continuum of Care (CoC) Program.   The Continuum of Care (CoC) Program (24 CFR part 578) is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers,…

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Board Orientation – What do you need to have prepared?

Welcoming new board members to your organization is an exciting experience! Orientation is a must – but what are the things your board members REALLY need to know before becoming a voice of influence in your organization? Here are some tips for passing along the most important information to your board members: History of the…

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Reducing Chronic Absenteeism in Schools

As a part of our four tiered system to improve literacy in Cobb County Schools, attendance is key. Chronic absenteeism has been proven to affect reading levels and overall discipline. An article by Edutopia provides key factors in the school climate that are necessary for reducing chronic absenteeism: Inspiration Support Safety and Health Respect Engagement…

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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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