And Patch wants to offer you a pair of tickets to the event where Sgt. Jose Agosto will be recognized.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The black-tie affair will serve as a fundraiser for a non-profit that helps homeless families become self-sufficient.
Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegood is expected to join other area leaders tonight at Oscar Experience 2013, the only Academy-sanctioned Oscar party in the state. The Center for Family Resources (CFR), an Atlanta non-profit that helps homeless families become self-sufficient, is hosting the black-tie affair, which serves as a fundraiser for the organization. Since 1994, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has allowed local charities to host viewing parties. The money generated from the parties remain in the communities where it was raised. In past years, the Center for Family Resources has raised more than $300,000. It has hosted a local viewing party for the last 13 years. This year's soiree at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Mayor Tommy Allegood is the featured speaker at today's Acworth Business Association luncheon.
Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegood will deliver the State of the City address at 11:30 a.m. today. Allegood is the featured speaker at the Acworth Business Association's February luncheon, which will be held at NorthStar Church. Among other things, Allegood is expected to tell area stakeholders that Cedarcrest Church will open in May; the new police headquarters is scheduled to be completed in August 2014; NCG Cinemas will soon open the first extreme screen in Georgia in Acworth; and five railroad crossings will become quiet zones. Visit the ABA's website to RSVP for the luncheon. Click through the attached PDF to see some of the other topics that Allegood will cover with the ABA.
Friday, December 7, 2012
Head to Acworth today for Santa's Arrival, and get an opportunity to write letters to service members overseas.
This week's Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Weekend & Community Spotlight features Santa's Arrival in Acworth. The streets of Historic Downtown Acworth are expected to be filled with thousands of people tonight for Santa's Arrival, a tradition in the community for more than 10 years. Santa will arrive in a military vehicle this year, giving the children an opportunity to write letters to soldiers serving our country overseas. Bring the whole family to kick off the holiday season, and enjoy an evening of music and entertainment with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Have a great event coming up in your community? Upload it onto your Patch, then email Editor Angela Chao at email@example.com, and your event could be featured in the next Weekend Spotlight on…
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Kennesaw State University if gearing up for Friday's College Colors Day.
College Colors Day, which has been celebrated throughout the country for the last seven years, is a chance for colleges and universities and their supporters to brag about their schools by donning their colors. "We're very proud of them, and we hope everyone not just in metro Atlanta but across Georgia are proud of KSU," President Daniel Papp said. "The Black and Goold is an athletic program that is absolutely unmoved." Papp, along with Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mathews and Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegood, on Wednesday signed a proclamation naming Friday College Colors Day. "This university is the fabric of the community," Allegood said. Mathews said he is proud to be a part of the evolution of the new KSU. "It's very, very exciting," he said. …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegood will help proclaim College Colors Day honoring Kennesaw State University's new “Black and Gold” sports logo.
City of Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegood and Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mathews will sign a proclamation designating Friday, Aug. 31, as “College Colors Day” at Kennesaw State University. This Wednesday at 2 p.m., the mayors will join KSU President Daniel S. Papp and Vaughn Williams, Kennesaw State’s director of athletics in the Presidents’ Board Room. The joint proclamation calls on students and community members to show their school spirit by wearing Black and Gold Kennesaw State-branded attire as the Owls celebrate 30 years of intercollegiate athletics. College Colors Day has been celebrated nationally for the past six year. It kicks off the fall semester’s intercollegiate athletics season and strives to advocate higher education through increased…
Thursday, July 12, 2012
What's on the mind of Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegood lately? Find out in this video.
City of Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegood sat down with Patch recently, and talked on camera about the latest happenings within the Acworth community and what he's been up to lately.
Friday, March 2, 2012
Acworth has not been asked to contribute to Cobb County's new economic development initiative, the mayor says during Thursday's Board of Aldermen meeting.
Acworth troops of the Girl Scouts of America were recognized in honor of the organization's 100th anniversary during the regular meeting of the Board of Aldermen of the city of Acworth on Thursday night. Daisies, Brownies and Juniors from Troops 12437, 2609 and 2376 received a proclamation from Mayor Tommy Allegood that recognized not only the worldwide impact of 10 million Girl Scouts in 145 countries, but also the good works of local Scouts. Girl Scouts have been instrumental in Lake Allatoona cleanup efforts, and Allegood said a photo of him with the Scouts is one of his favorites. “Thanks for making a difference and coming out to the lake cleanup,” Allegood said. “That's something that really helps keep our lake and our water very …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Tommy Allegood: "I'll always be the mayor of Acworth—seven days a week, 365 days a year."
Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegood has recently been selected as Cobb Community Foundation's new executive director. Watch the video above to hear what Allegood has to say about his new job and wearing two hats at the same time. Allegood will be taking over starting March 1 from Sue Wootton, who's moving out of state after having led the foundation for 11 years . The non-profit organization was founded in 1993, with the mission to promote the importance of effective philanthropy in Cobb County. It oversees 41 family and small-group foundations, and the executive director is the organization’s only paid employee. Any thoughts on Allegood's new job with the CCF besides serving as the mayor of Acworth? Share in the comments!
Friday, February 10, 2012
Tommy Allegood has been chosen as the new executive director of the Cobb Community Foundation.
Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegood has been selected as Cobb Community Foundation's new executive director this week, according to the Marietta Daily Journal. The MDJ reports that Allegood wasn't initially among the 100 plus job applicants, but was approached by CCF's Board of Directors. His appointment was approved by the directors on Wednesday. The board also decided to move the organization's offices to the Cobb Chamber of Commerce building off Windy Hill Road from its current location on North Park Place. The non-profit organization was founded in 1993, with the mission to promote the importance of effective philanthropy in Cobb County. It oversees 41 family and small-group foundations, and the executive director is the organization’s only …