North Cobb Civitan’s BBQ and Auction for Special Needs

On March 18th the North Cobb Civitan Club will be hosting their 8th Annual BBQ and Auction for Children and Adults with Special needs.

This year’s event, which features live entertainment, unlimited BBQ, beer and wine, plus sweet tea and lemonade, homemade Southern style desserts, and great shopping opportunities from our silent auction, will be held March 18th at the Mansour Conference Center located at 995 Roswell St NE, Marietta, GA.

The BBQ will kick off at 6:00 pm and last until 8:00 pm.  Ticket are $20.00 and are available from either a club member or at the door.  Join us in helping families and children with Special needs to live better lives through support and empowerment.
The Club’s mission is to better the lives of children and adults with special needs, and we raise money to support nonprofits, school programs, and individuals through camp sponsorship’s, donations and any other way we can help.

About a year after we formed, the city of Acworth coordinated the building of a special needs ball field (Horizon Field), a playground for children with special needs and a concession stand. This was the first one in Cobb County and we were fortunate to be a strong contributor. We helped raise the first $20,000 of the 1.2 million needed to build such a park with the special surface. We physically helped build the playground as well.

We also do hands on projects supporting the community, in particular the special needs community. We volunteer as “buddies” with the Kennesaw baseball league for special needs at Horizon Field, we will be volunteering for Special Olympics, we have collected gifts and supported the Jerry Worthan Christmas Program, provided sponsorship dollars for the Georgia Ballet’s Dance Ability Program, and supported a child needing a wheel chair lift through the Fragile Kids Foundation.

Follow them on FB at www.facebook.com/northcobbcivitanclub. For more information contact them at  e-mail address: northcobbcivitan@gmail.com.

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