Mailing Address:

Senior Citizen Council of Cobb
1750 Powder Springs Road
Suite 190, box 107
Marietta, GA  30064
Click here for the June Senior Council Bulletin

To join the Senior Citizen Council of Cobb click on the membership Tab above.
 
Your Senior Citizen Council is now a member of the Georgia Council on Aging who advocate on behalf of aging Georgians and their families to improve their quality of life.
 
The Council is also a member of the Cobb Collabortive, uniting non-profits for success.
 
 
The Senior Council is now also a member of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce
http://www.cobbchamber.org/cwt/external/wcpages/images/logo.jpg
 


 

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Founded in 1973 The Senior Citizen Council of Cobb is an independently chartered all volunteer IRS 501 (c)(3) charitable organization that has helped Cobb seniors for 45 years.  
 
LATEST NEWS:
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Let your voice be heard on the Cobb County budget:

We continue to update Cobb Seniors about important July dates for hearings on Cobb County Budget and Millage Rates changes:

  • Tuesday July 17 at 6:30 PM Public Hearing, Board of Commissioners Meeting, Board of Commissioners Meeting Room, 100 Cherokee Street, Marietta
  • Wednesday July 25 at 7:00 PM Public Hearing, Budget Adoption, Board of Commissioners Meeting Room, 100 Cherokee Street, Marietta

For a look at the factors and decisions that led to the challenging conditions facing Cobb County's FY19 budget click here. Cobb's Budget Journey

See more information on the Senior Citizen Council presentation at the recent millage hearing featured in Cobb County Courier.  Click here: Senior Council presentation.

 
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National Senior Citizens Day:

Plan to help us celebrate National Senior Citizens Day and say thank you to some special seniors who have served Cobb County Seniors for years. On August 19, 1988 President Ronald Reagan signed Proclamation 5847 declaring August 21 as National Senior Citizens Day. This day was created as a day to support, honor and show appreciation to seniors and to recognize their achievements. Their valuable contributions to our communities create better places to live, laugh & love.

The National Senior Citizen Day luncheon and entertainment celebration will be held:

Tuesday August 21, 2018, 11:30 AM

Cobb Senior Wellness Center

1150 Powder Springs Street, Marietta, GA 30064.

Tickets are $ 12.00 per person and checks should be payable to Senior Citizen Council of Cobb and mailed to:

1750 Powder Springs Road
Suite 190, box 107
Marietta, GA 30064
 
Sponsorships are available to fund the event and promote a product or service (use the contact us tab for more information).
 
Seating is limited so please mail your check by August 15.
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Election Runoff July 24th.
There are several important runoffs July 24th so please make your voice heard.  Dates for advance voting and locations are at www.cobbelections.org.
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2018 Senior Discounts in Georgia.
Thank you to Cobb Senior Services for publishing a list of discounts that are available to Cobb Seniors please click here to see the lengthy list. Cobb Senior Discounts
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Click on the tab above "Veterans Benefits for Cobb seniors" for information on how the State of Georgia Salutes Vietnam Veterans.
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Georgia Department of Law Consumer Protection Unit:

The Georgia Consumer Protection Guide for Older Adults is designed to help older adults avoid fraud and exploitation, make wise choices about their money and well-being, and navigate some of the challenges that come with aging. Topics include scams that target seniors, identity theft, credit and debt, long-term care, advance directives, elder abuse and more.

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The Senior Citizen Council of Cobb is looking for Volunteers to help improve the quality of life for seniors in Cobb County.  WE CURRENTLY NEED A BOARD SECRETARY!
 
We can use a variety of talents and skills as well as volunteers to help Cobb Seniors.
If you are interested in helping Cobb seniors please click on the application below, print it, complete the application then mail it to the address on the top left of this page or click here to Email the Senior Council.
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To contact the Senior Council of Cobb please go to the "Contact uss" tab above. 
 
 
 

Board of Directors:

Board Members:
President:      June Van Brackle
Vice President Internal: Jane Galvin-Lewis
Vice President External and Partnership Development: Vacant
Vice President Governance: John Delves
Secretary:       Vacant
Treasurer:       Jim D'Emilio
Delegate at Large, Events: Margaret Edinburg
Delegate at Large, Political Advocancy: Deborah O'Neil
Delegate at Large, Government:  Shirley Hamilton
Past President:   Frank O'Brian
 
Senior Center Delegates:
North Cobb:        Ann Moore
East Cobb:          Gwen Thomas
West Cobb:         Eloise Evans
C Freeman Poole: Eddie Tindle
Wellness Center:   Valencia Christian
Neighborhood Center:   Vacant
 
Communications:    Linda Harris
Marketing:         Valencia Christian
Veterans:           Vacant
Marketing:      Vera Kiser
Research:      Shelly Drewry Scholarships:    Dee Romney

To contact the Senior Council:
Phone:   (423) 815-1790
Or use the "Contact Us" tab above.
 
The Senior Citizen Council is associated with: 
Atlanta Regional Commission
Georgia Gerontology Society
Coalition of Advocates for Georgia Elderly
ARC Advisory Committee on Aging
Enrichment of Life Movement
Senior to Senior Advocacy Team
 
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Senior Citizen Council of Cobb County is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt charitable organization.