Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County

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Unveiling Of The SRFofCC’s Testimonial Dinner On November 14

From L to R: Phyllis Silverman from the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County, Ken Adams from Georgia Local Search, Mark Stuckey from Advanced Protective Services and Ken Hammock from The Joy FM 93.3 networking at the Studio Movie Grill.

Ready. Set. Action! The Cobb Chamber entertained a star-studded Business After Hours event on March 14 with President of the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County, Phyllis Silverman, and Herb Silverman, volunteer, in the mix at the Studio Movie Grill in Marietta.

The good news was our announcement about the Testimonial Dinner scheduled for November 14 starting at 6:30 PM at the Senior Wellness Center, 1150 Powder Springs Street, Marietta.

As Mrs. Silverman commented, “We are so pleased to name Dr. Ike Reighard, President of Must Ministeries, as the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County’s first ‘Outstanding Senior of the Year’. The proceeds of the dinner will enhance our work of repairing seniors’ home.”

Tickets for the gala event will be available in the next several weeks.

Winnwood Retirement Community Is Thrilled To Sponsor The 5th Annual Countywide Party Bridge Tournament

We are delighted to include one of our major sponsors, Winnwood Retirement Community, in our 5th Annual Countywide Party Bridge Tournament on April 12 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM at the Senior Wellness Center, 1150 Powder Springs Street, Marietta.

Before the event, we are excited to offer a “show and tell” with numerous sponsors, including Winnwood, starting at 8:00 AM. At that time, the companies will provide information and tidbits about their company.

A Perfect Fit

“We’re thrilled to be a sponsor of the bridge tournament befitting the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County,” says John Rauls, Vice-President, at Winnwood Retirement Community. “My family is dedicated our enriching the lives of seniors, so it is a perfect fit. Plus,” he adds, laughing, “we have a lot of bridge lovers at Winnwood, with not one, but TWO bridge clubs. It’s going to be a great day.”

In addition, Winnwood Retirement Community offers beautiful and spacious Independent Living and Assisted Living residences, as well as temporary solutions like respite and recuperative care.

Location is important when deciding where to move, and Winnwood is conveniently placed near shops, restaurants, numerous churches, Kennestone Hospital, and doctors’ offices. We’re within walking distance to the Historic Marietta Square.

Winnwood Retirement Community - Sullivan
Winnwood Retirement Community - Walking

Check out Winnwood Retirement Community website at http://bit.ly/2SzwQak

Happy To Learn And Growth At The Kennesaw Business Association Business Expo

Phyllis Silverman, President, from the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County and Matthew McManus from Edward Jones enjoying the event at the KBA Business Expo

The Kennesaw Business Association went all out for a marvelous Business Expo on February 26 at the Kennesaw State University Conference Center with President of the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County, Phyllis Silverman, and Herb Silverman, volunteer in attendance. They were happy to learn more about different industries in the Cobb County in the great number of booths. 

Also, enjoying the event were SRFofCC Board Members Shelley Elder and Debra Hunsaker. Elder Law Firm was a co-sponsor of the KBA Business Expo and Southern Cremations and Funerals at Cheatham Hill had a booth.

“Phyllis and I were thrilled to see not only the growth of Cobb County but also all of the new and exciting potential of the exhibitors tonight,” Mr. Silverman commented.

Herb Silverman from the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County and Kathy Winiarczyk from Credit Union of Georgia
Herb Silverman from the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County and Kathy Winiarczyk from Credit Union of Georgia
Julie Morin from NORE Women’s Health and Phyllis Silverman, President, from the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County
Julie Morin from NORE Women’s Health and Phyllis Silverman, President, from the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County

Charity Bridge Tournament Gears Up

Mary Ann Fisher Ryan and Nancy Fallon for winning the grand prize during our 4th Annual Countywide Party Bridge Tournament last year.

The Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County is gearing up for the 5th Annual Countywide Party Bridge Tournament. The event will be held on Friday, April 12 at the Senior Wellness Center, 1150 Powder Springs Street in Marietta. Coffee and pastries will be served at 9:30 a.m. and the game will begin at 10 a.m. Lunch will be provided along with fabulous door prizes. The $20 tickets are being sold at a brisk pace and we look forward to a full house. (Update: Sold out! Waiting list only.)

In the past four years, the tournament has raised over $20,000 for local charities. This year, the monies raised will benefit the programs of the Senior Resource Foundation.

For more information, call the Foundation at 770-371-9045.

About Sally Litchfield

Sally Litchfield is a longtime Marietta resident. She has written for the MDJ since October 2000.

Marietta Daily Journal And Comcast Will Be The Media Sponsors For The Better Tomorrow Senior Expo

Herb Silverman (R), volunteer at the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County, speaking to a colleague about the new media sponsors for the Better Tomorrow Senior Expo.

Phyllis Silverman, Founder and President of the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County, spoke to energetic members of the Cobb Connections from the Cobb Chamber about the Better Tomorrow Senior Expo and its media sponsors Marietta Daily Journal and Comcast on February 11.

Silverman commented, “We are so delighted to have the support of our wonderful local newspaper, the Marietta Daily Journal, and the media giant, Comcast.”

The Better Tomorrow Senior Expo will be held on September 12 from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. at the Cobb County Civic Center. The event will be free admission to the public.

There will be booths available for companies offering goods or services to seniors. Applications are now available for click here.

District I Commissioner Gambrill Spoke At The West Cobb Business Association Luncheon

From L to R: Pamela Saunders from Butterfly Consulting, District 1 Commissioner Keli Gambrill, San Miller from South Cobb Arts Alliance and Phyllis Silverman from the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County

On January 24, Phyllis Silverman, Founder and President, and Herb Silverman, volunteer, from the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County attended a packed audience to hear our new Division 1 Commissioner Keli Gambrill give her vision for Cobb County during a luncheon hosted by the West Cobb Business Association at Lost Mountain Baptist Church.

Commissioner Gambrell was open to suggestions concerning the senior community and plans to speak with Mrs. Silverman in the near future to discuss issues that are pertinent to the continued improvement of senior life in Cobb County.

More than that, the SRFofCC participants informed and encouraged people about our Better Tomorrow Senior Expo on September 12 at the Cobb County Civic Center. Booths are now available and it is free admission to the public!

District 1 Commissioner Keli Gambrill and Phyllis Silverman from the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County
District 1 Commissioner Keli Gambrill and Phyllis Silverman from the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County
District 1 Commissioner Keli Gambrill and Shan Ricketts, President of the West Cobb Business Association (R)
District 1 Commissioner Keli Gambrill and Shan Ricketts, President of the West Cobb Business Association (R)
From L to R: Phyllis Silverman from the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County (L) and Julie Morin from NORE Women’s Health (R)
From L to R: Phyllis Silverman from the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County (L) and Julie Morin from NORE Women’s Health (R)
From L to R: Margaret Shearon from Color Street, Donnie Grass from All-Print and Phyllis Silverman from the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County
From L to R: Margaret Shearon from Color Street, Donnie Grass from All-Print and Phyllis Silverman from the Senior Resource Foundation of Cobb County
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