Friday, May 17, 2013
More than 150 local businesses showcased their products and services Thursday at the Cobb Chamber Business-to-Business Expo.
More than 150 local businesses had to opportunity to showcase their products and services Thursday at the Cobb Chamber Business-to-Business Expo. The free event attracted thousands of attendees at the Cobb Galleria Centre right here in the Smyrna-Vinings area. Cobb Chamber Chairman Greg Morgan said this year's expo has been the largest one the chamber has ever held. Exhibitors included Keep it in Cobb, which encourages residents to buy local, and business associations from across the county.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
You can get some free Patch goodies and speak to several Patch staff members at Booth 720 of the Cobb Business-to-Business Expo. The event at the Cobb Galleria Centre will run from 3 to 7 p.m.
There will be more than 150 local businesses with booths at today’s Cobb Business-to-Business Expo, and Patch will be one of them. Patch serves 46 communities in Georgia, with eight sites in Cobb County alone. Several Patch editors and sales staff who serve Cobb as well other metro Atlanta communities will be at booth 720 throughout the event at the Cobb Galleria Centre. The expo runs from 3 to 7 p.m. and attendance is free. Come meet us at our booth to learn more about Patch, sign up for any of our daily or breaking news email alerts, and to get some free Patch goodies. We can’t wait to see you there!
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Take advantage of the free business expo right here in Smyrna-Vinings.
More than 150 local businesses will showcase their products and services at the Cobb Business-to-Business Expo this Thursday, May 16. The free event that attracted more than 1,600 attendees will start at 3 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria Centre right here in the Smyrna-Vinings area. Exhibitors include Keep it in Cobb, which encourages residents to buy local, and business associations from across the county including the Vinings Business Association and the Cobb Chamber of Commerce. Former Atlanta Braves player Javy Lopez will also make an appearance at this year's expo, and sign autographs in the LOUD Security Systems booth. Click here for a map of the booth layout, and find Exhibitor Information here. For more information on the expo, watch the…
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Local stained glass guitar artist and the owner of Exquisite Custom Guitar Art, Paul Heller, will join ranks with 240 other master craft artisans for the American Craft Council's 23nd annual Atlanta Show in March.
When the American Craft Council (ACC) returns to the Cobb Galleria Centre for its 23nd annual Atlanta Show in March, Marietta stained glass guitar artist Paul Heller will join ranks with 240 other master craft artisans for the prestigious show. As the largest juried event of its kind in the Southeast, the ACC Show is known as the nation’s premier marketplace for handcrafted basketry, ceramics, fashion wearables, furniture, glass, jewelry, home decor and more. Paul Heller and his Cobb County art studio Exquisite Custom Guitar Art's reputation for Stained Glass Guitar art has taken root in the music–themed cities of Nashville, Austin, Seattle and Los Angeles. Heller has professional musicians like Miranda Lambert, Rodney Atkins and Lee …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The expo will feature a number of employers, educational institutions, and resource agencies that provide assistance to job seekers.
Tuesday, January 22
The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) will assist Diversity Hiring with a career expo in Cobb County Wednesday, Jan. 23. The expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria Centre, located at Two Galleria Parkway near Marietta. The expo will feature a number of employers, educational institutions, and resource agencies that provide assistance to job seekers. The employers will be hiring or discussing present and future employment opportunities, while other organizations will provide educational and other resources. Applicants should bring plenty of resumes and be prepared to fill out company applications and interview for available job openings. Attendees are encouraged to dress appropriately to improve their opportunities…
Saturday, December 3, 2011
As part of its "Museums on Us" program, Bank of America is offering cardholders free admission to the High Museum of Art this weekend. Plus the Girls Scouts are coming to our Patch.
The High Museum of Art's "Picasso to Warhol" exhibition continues through April 29, 2012. The display -- on loan from the The Museum of Modern Art in New York City -- features more than 100 works from 14 modern artists including Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol. It's an exhibition rarely seen in the Southeast. Have you seen it? We'd love to hear your thoughts. If you haven't made a visit, this weekend might be a good time. As part of its "Museums on Us" program, Bank of America is offering cardholders free admission to the High on Saturday, Dec. 3, and Sunday, Dec. 4. _______ Or maybe you're interested in becoming a Girl Scout. The Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta appeared on CBS Atlanta's morning show Friday to talk about their …
Saturday, November 26, 2011
The Embassy Suites Hotel at the Atlanta Galleria continues the holiday tradition in began in 2010.
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Saturday, November 26, 2011
Nothing captures the spirit of Christmas better than singing carols, sipping on hot chocolate and nibbling on some red and green sprinkled cookies while adorning a beautifully decorated tree. The Embassy Suites Atlanta – Galleria is celebrating its second annual Cobb Galleria Festival of Trees event, which will showcase 30 Christmas trees that have been decorated in a contest for charities. The second annual Cobb Galleria Festival of Trees is an excellent opportunity for the Atlanta community to make a difference in the lives of others by embodying the meaning of Christmas through fund raising for many worthy local charitable organizations. Admirers will be able to “vote” for their favorite tree or charity by donating money in envelopes …
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Healthcare Institute for Neuro-Recovery and Innovation sponsored luncheon on Thursday salutes Georgia nonprofits serving our military, too.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Sydney Busby
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 draws near, one nonprofit takes the time to reflect on the tragedy and honor America’s military men and women at the Celebrating Service and Sacrifice 10 Years After 9/11 luncheon. The luncheon takes place Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the Cobb Galleria Centre. It is hosted by the Healthcare Institute for Neuro-Recovery and Innovation (HINRI), a Georgia nonprofit that is dedicated to accelerating the development of organizations that are advancing neuroscience and regenerative medicine in the state. HINRI was created seven years ago by Ross Mason to help make Georgia a national leader in health innovation. Four years ago, after a bicycle accident left him paralyzed from the collarbones down, HINRI began to focus…
Friday, August 26, 2011
Lawrence Yun of the National Association of Realtors addressed housing issues at the Southeast's largest real estate showcase at the Cobb Galleria.
Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, shared mixed reviews for Atlanta’s real estate market during his keynote address at the 11th Annual Showcase. Yun addressed several hundred Realtors at the Southeast’s largest real estate trade show, Thursday, at the Cobb Galleria Centre. Compared to other markets, Atlanta hasn’t seen recovery yet, Yun said. “This is puzzling,” he said. “It is the Southern states that always zoom, I mean really advance much faster than the rest of the country when recovering from a recession. Not this time.” Yun related this to stagnant new home sales. He explained that homebuilders are reluctant to build because they can’t compete with the deep discounts being offered on foreclosed …