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3/8/2019 Area Councils
Upcoming 2019 Area Council Meetings

The Cobb Chamber Area Councils represent six geographical areas of Cobb County: Cumberland, East Cobb, Marietta, Northwest Cobb (Acworth, Kennesaw, West Cobb), Smyrna and South Cobb. Each council meeting has a common focus to promote business, the community and the interests of local business owners and professionals. The meetings are geared toward timely and relevant issues each area is currently facing. All area council meetings are held three times per year and are open to the public. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is the Series Presenting Sponsor for all Area Councils.

Here is more information on the Chamber’s upcoming Area Council events:

  • March 12 | Northwest Cobb Area Council | Marietta County Club | 7:30 to 9 a.m.
    Both rich in history and oozing with Southern tradition, the cities of Acworth and Kennesaw have always been the heart of the Northwest Corridor of the county. Both host numerous festivals, art fairs, markets and concerts throughout the year for residents and visitors from far and wide.

    Join us for a fireside chat with Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegood, Kennesaw Mayor Derek Easterling and Tracy Rathbone Styf, executive director of the Town Center CID, as we discuss all of the ways that the two cities work together and support each other to ensure that the Northwest Corridor of Cobb will always remain the best place to live, work and play. The program is sponsored by Geo-Hydro Engineers, Inc.

 

  •  March 20 | Marietta Area Council | Mansour Conference Center | 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Join your friends and neighbors at the Mansour Conference Center for the first Marietta Area Council of 2019 as Bonnie Reavis, Marietta Arts Council chair, shares the impact the Arts Council has had on the community and the future of art in the region.

    The Marietta Arts Council, established by Mayor Steve “Thunder” Tumlin to celebrate the heart and soul of the arts in Marietta, strives to enrich the artistic and cultural landscape of the city through advocacy, education and public art. The program is sponsored by REMAX PURE and Motto Mortgage South.

 

  • March 28 | Cumberland Area Council | The Georgian Club | 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Wrap up March with Mike Boyce, Cobb Commission chairman, as he speaks to the current state of and future development of transit and transportation in Cobb County. Boyce will discuss road maps for upcoming transit projects; the budget from last year and outlook for 2019; what resources are needed and what mechanisms and tools are currently in the pipeline; and the upcoming transportation needs of the county. The program is sponsored by Cumberland Community Improvement District.

 

  • April 11 | Smyrna Area Council | Brawner Hall | 7:30 to 9 a.m.
    Join us at Brawner Hall as we hear from Major General Thomas Carden, the 43rd Adjutant General of the Georgia Department of Defense, on his new role and how we as a community can support his people-driven mission.

    Following the change of command ceremony at the Clay National Guard Center in January, Maj. Gen. Carden became the new commander of Georgia’s military forces. As Georgia’s senior military officer, Carden oversees the Georgia Army National Guard, Georgia Air National Guard and Georgia State Defense Force. He leads more than 11,000 of Georgia's soldiers. The program is sponsored by Georgia Power Company/Metro West Region.

 

  • April 23 | East Cobb Area Council | Indian Hills Country Club | 7:30 to 9 a.m.
    Join your community at the Indian Hills Country Club as Dana Johnson, Executive Director of SelectCobb, provides insight into some of Cobb County’s biggest successes and shares where the county is headed.

    It is the mission of the SelectCobb team to strengthen our local economy and drive the creation of jobs and investment. The teamwork in Cobb, which includes all municipalities, Cobb County Government and the many development authorities throughout the community, provides prospects a full service offering to a variety of location possibilities. Each entity plays a crucial role in not only the recruitment, but also the retention and expansion of Cobb businesses. The program is sponsored by Synovus.

For more information about Area Councils, please contact Ashley Ward at award@cobbchamber.org or 770-859-2346.

Admission prices vary for each Area Council. To view pricing or to register, please visit cobbchamber.org/events.