Pictured are Thriving Family participants Odessa, Susan, Kie and Crystal with Maj. Fisher adn Maj. Knoblach of the Cobb County Police Department precinct 2 in the Riverside Community during a community walk.
On July 24, H.O.P.E. Family Resource Center in Mableton provided book bags and school supplies at their annual Back to School Bookbag Giveaway. Pictured are Carolyn Turner, Jermaine Jones, Melissa Jones and Sherman Turner.
On July 24, the Shady Grove Nextdoor.Com group got together with Mableton Improvement volunteers to remove over 20 bags of litter from Old Alabama Road near the Maxham Road intersection in Austell. Pictured are the Steinholdts and Robin and John Ford.
The International WeLoveU Foundation partnered with Keep Cobb Beautiful on July 25 for a street cleanup of the East-West Connector. Pictured is a group photo of the volunteers that participated in the cleanup.
Monica DeLancy with We Thrive in Riverside Renters Association discussing community outreach events with Erin Anderson of After School Break Center at the county’s National Night Out event at Jim Miller Park in Marietta.
Pictured are Kimberly White and Jennifer McCoy providing instructions to the volunteers from all over Cobb County that assisted Keep Cobb Beautiful and Cobb County Water Management at Jim Miller Park on Aug. 7.
A Marietta child served by the MUST Ministries Summer Lunch program poses with a book he received from the Book Mobile. The Cobb County Library System’s Book Mobile followed the nearly 400 Summer Lunch volunteers along the Summer Lunch routes throughout the summer.
Two Marietta children served by the MUST Ministries Summer Lunch program pose with books they received from the Book Mobile. The Cobb County Library System’s Book Mobile followed the nearly 400 Summer Lunch volunteers along the Summer Lunch routes throughout the summer.
Pictured is a group photo of volunteers from various organizations that participated recently in the Back To School Litter Clean-Up event. Volunteers assisted with cleaning up streets around Cityview Elementary School and Riverside Elementary School.
Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta, 461 Manget Street SE in Marietta, received a $50,000 donation from the Enterprise ROAD Forward initiative to continue advancing social and racial equity in the community. Aaliyah Gibbs of Enterprise Holdings presented Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta CEO Tiffany Collie-Bailey and a group of Girls Inc. afterschool program participants with the check on Aug. 18. Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through direct service and advocacy in a pro-girl environment. The organization’s comprehensive approach to whole girl development equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers, and grow up healthy, educated, and independent. These positive outcomes are achieved through mentoring relationships, girls-only safe spaces, and research-based programming. Informed by girls and their families, Girls Inc. also advocates for legislation and policies to increase opportunities for all girls.
Pictured, front row, are Rick Gieryn, chairman of NW Metro Atlanta Habitat, in polo and khaki shorts; Henry Hene, vice chairman of NW Metro Atlanta Habitat and senior vice president of Pinkerton & Laws; Jessica Gill, CEO/president of NW Metro Atlanta Habitat; Rachel Coates, future Cobb County home owner; David Massey, partner at Moore Colson CPAs and Advisors; and Bert Mills, managing partner at Moore Colson CPAs and Advisors.