Friday, February 8, 2013
Want to celebrate Mardi Gras in the Northwest Atlanta area? Enjoy festive food, music and family fun at Saturday's Marietta Mardi Gras 5K Run.
This week's Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Weekend & Community Spotlight features the 4th Annual Marietta Mardi Gras 5K Run on the Marietta Square. The event benefits the Junior League of Cobb-Marietta and it's community partners. The 5K run will begin Saturday at 8 a.m., with the 1K beginning at 8:45 a.m. and the Tot-Trot at 9 a.m. For the third year, the Junior League is teaming up with Shoes for the Cure for a shoe drive. All shoe donations are welcome - not just running shoes. There will be bins for drop-off available. Cost is $30 for adults and $15 for Tot-Trot. Visit http://www.marietta5k.com/ or Junior League of Cobb-Marietta's website for more information and registration.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Join the Lassiter High School community this weekend to support an injured high school student.
This week's Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Weekend & Community Spotlight features the Christopher Heitzman Benefit 5K Run. The event takes place Saturday morning at Lassiter High School, with proceeds to help pay for medical expenses for the injured graduate. Heitzman, who graduated from Lassiter last spring, was seriously injured in a car accident last July on Trickum Road that killed his classmate, Ryan Aschenbach, and injured another recent Lassiter graduate Tyler Seaman. Heitzman sustained a head injury and several broken bones, and will need more surgeries. The fundraiser has collected just under $40,000 from pre-registration, and is hoping to raise more money to help cover Heitzman's medical expenses. Pre-registration for the run is $20 …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Enjoy fun festivities with family and friends while supporting a good cause and people who are fighting cancer.
This week's Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Weekend & Community Spotlight features the Paulding County Relay for Life Kickoff. The festivities will start 8:30 a.m Saturday at the Paulding County Senior Center, 54 Industrial Way North, Dallas. Groups of eight or more are asked to RSVP to Debbie Freeman at email@example.com or 770-429-1624. Got a great event coming up in your community? Upload it onto West Cobb Patch, then email Editor Jon Gargis at firstname.lastname@example.org, and your event could be featured in the next Weekend & Community Spotlight on Patch sites across Cobb, Douglas and Paulding counties.
Friday, December 14, 2012
Help save the lives of shelter animals, meet Santa, and enjoy music and a car show at the Sunday event.
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Friday, December 14, 2012
This week's Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Weekend Spotlight features A Home for the Holidays in Dallas. This event helps save the lives of homeless animals at the Paulding County Animal Shelter. There will be a food drive to benefit shelter pets, Christmas goodies, crafts, a car show and face painting. The event takes place from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16, at Tractor Supply, 115 Greystone Power Blvd., Dallas. Got a great event coming up in your community? Upload it onto your Patch, then email Editor Jon Gargis at email@example.com, and your event could be featured in the next Weekend Spotlight on Patch sites across Cobb, Douglas and Paulding counties.