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  • Free Paper Recycling and Shredding

    Clean out your desks and file drawers.  Bring your canceled checks, old medical records, old tax returns, old bank statements. Anything paper that you would not want identity thieves to get their hands on.  This is a free service for PAPER PRODUCTS ONLY!

     

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    2015 Scholarship Application Now Available (Postmark Due Date: February 20, 2015)

    Submitted by Jennifer Turner on 01/19/15 07:37:00 PM

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., founded in 1908 as the first African-American Greek-letter sorority, promotes high scholastic and ethical standards.  Since 1987, the North Suburban Atlanta Chapter, Rho Zeta Omega, has actively supported the community through various service projects.  One of our annual projects includes awarding college scholarships to talented area students.  Rho Zeta Omega, in conjunction with The PEARL Foundation Inc., will award 2015 scholarships based on the following criteria:

     

    • Applicant must be an African-American female who resides in Cobb County and attends a  Cobb County High School or Marietta High School
    • Applicant must be in the graduating class of 2015
    • Applicant must be a United States citizen
    • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
    • Applicant must have demonstrated leadership ability in the school and community
    • Applicant must have participated in community service projects
    • Applicant must show financial need
    • Applicant must be available for an interview with the Scholarship committee

     

    All applications should be mailed to the address included on the application and must be postmarked by Friday, February 20, 2015, no exceptions! In order to be considered for a scholarship, the following items must be included with the completed application:

     

    • Official sealed high school transcript
    • Two (2) letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes
    • 500-word essay, double-spaced and typed
    • Acceptance Statement
    • Application Checklist

    To obtain and application, please click on the link below:

     

    2015 Scholarship Application

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    Rho Zeta Omega Presidents Community Awards Breakfast

    Submitted by Sarah-elaine Jones on 10/12/14 07:50:00 PM

    On Saturday, November 15, 2014, Rho Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will honor six men who have made significant contributions to Cobb County and the North Atlanta communities. These leaders have impacted the local community by investing their times, talents, and treasures. Recipients are from a variety of backgrounds and continuously demonstrate their commitment to being of service. The event is open to the public and will take place at 8:30 AM at the Wyndham Atlanta Galleria Hotel, Powers Ferry Road, in Atlanta, Georgia. Individual tickets are $25 (or table of 10 for $250). Tickets can be purchased on PayPal at pzopayments@gmail.com. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Karen Greer of 11Alive will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies.

    The recipients of Rho Zeta Omega President’s Community Leadership Award are outlined below. They are:

    The Business Owner Recipient is Mr. Ausker T. Morris Jr., of the A. T. Morris Realty Group, Inc., Mr. Morris often teaches home buying seminars to help first time buyers understand the process, with the ultimate goal of achieving home ownership and lending his assistance and advice for various senior programs in Cobb County and others through Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

    The Clergy Recipient, Dr. Harris T. Travis has been the Senior Pastor at Zion Baptist Church, Marietta for the past 22 years, leading more than 35 Associate Ministers that serve the church and community. He has been very active in the community through his ministry and giving through various auxiliaries designed to help those in need, be it homelessness, alcoholism/drug addiction, clothing, food or just a word of prayer. He also contributes his service through his fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

    The Corporate / Executive Recipient is Mr. Marvin Ellison, Executive Vice President., US Stores at The Home Depot.  Mr. Ellison is the first African-American in Home Depot’s executive suites in the company’s history. As one of six executive vice presidents, Mr. Ellison is in charge of nearly 2,000 stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Mr. Ellison and The Home Deport have provided scholarships for various Cobb County students through Rho Zeta Omega’s scholarship program with the Pearl Foundation, Inc. and has been a partner of Rho Zeta Omega in various other capacities over the years. 

     

    The Government Official Recipient is Mr. David Hankerson, who currently serves as County Manager for the Cobb County Government. During his tenure, the country has remained financially stable, even during the midst of economic downturn throughout the state and country. Under Mr. Hankerson’s leadership, Cobb County moved from a rural community to its present urban county and led the way in building new libraries, park facilities, senior centers, and court system buildings. Mr. Hankerson is active in various community projects in the Cobb County area.

    The Community Volunteer Recipient is Mr. Gregory Carter, who has been the Operating Partner at California Dreaming in Kennesaw for more than 5 years.  Mr. Carter actively sponsors annual Cobb County community initiatives, like the MLK Day Celebration and the California Dreaming Bowl which generates funds for the athletic programs at Sprayberry High School and Kennesaw Mountain High School and the Toys for Tots program.

    Don Johnson, State Farm Agent, will receive the President’s Award because of his various leadership roles in the community, ranging from the Cobb Chamber of Commerce, Cobb Boys and Girls Clubs, and The United Way to name a few. This successful entrepreneur is a constant advocate for education and social awareness. Mr. Don Johnson has also been a constant and consistent supporter of Rho Zeta Omega with its community projects and fundraising efforts for more than 24 years.

    Rho Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. congratulates all of our honorees and appreciates their continued support and commitment to investing in Cobb County and other communities.

    For more information, please contact Sarah-elaine Jones, President of Rho Zeta Omega at

     pzoawardbreakfast@gmail.com  or info@akarhozetaomega.org

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    Scholarships Awarded

    Submitted by Sarah-elaine Jones on 05/03/14 04:24:00 PM

     

     

       

    Rho Zeta Omega Awards $10,000 in

    Scholarships to Deserving Students

     

    Rho Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the Pearl Foundation, Inc. awarded scholarships to nine deserving high schools students from Cobb County. The recipients are among the county’s brightest and most promising students. Numerous students from Cobb County applied for the scholarships and were interviewed by representatives of both organizations. Of the candidates that advanced to the final round, nine students were chosen. The scholarship recipients include: Bria Edwards (Pebblebrook HS), Andrea Evans (Campbell HS), Isatta Feika (Pebblebrook HS), Jazmine Griffin (Kennesaw Mountain HS), Terrylin Kinard (Campbell HS), Renee Metelus (Campbell HS), Anika Mitchell (Campbell HS), Kesiena Ubidi (Kennesaw Mountain HS), and Raigon Wilson (Marietta HS).

    These students are leaders in their respective schools. Their participation in student organizations and distinguished honors, such as Outstanding Seniors, Who’s Who among American High School Students, and Commencement Speakers, truly make them the best selections to receive the financial assistance for their college careers. All of the recipients will begin their first semester of four-year colleges and universities in Fall 2014 to include the University of Georgia, the University of North Carolina­-Chapel Hill, Boston University, Cornell University, and others.The candidates received scholarships in varying amounts between $500 and $2500 each.

     

    The reception took place at the Home Depot Support Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Marvin Ellison, Executive Vice President – U.S. Store of the Home Depot, was the keynote speaker for the event. Mr. Ellison drew from his personal college experiences to share the importance of education. “College is for an education – not a social experience. Make your parents proud. You owe them that,” Mr. Ellison shared to the graduating seniors. The Home Depot, along with Publix Supermarkets, State Farm Insurance, and California Dreaming, are corporate sponsors for this annual scholarship program.

     

    The scholarship awards and reception is an annual event to encourage academic achievement and continued education in our local community.

     

    For more information, please contact Sarah-elaine Jones, President of Rho Zeta Omega at info@akarhozetaomega.org

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    College Prep Club 2014-2015 Applications Available (Postmark Due Date: May 16, 2014)

    Submitted by Jennifer Turner on 04/14/14 10:09:00 AM

    The PEARL Foundation in conjunction with the Rho Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., (Cobb County) will be sponsoring the College Prep Club for  female students in grades 9-12 who attend a Cobb County or Marietta City high school. A variety of informative and interesting seminars will be conducted. These seminars focus on the college admissions process, financial aid, college entrance exams and the college experience.  The culmination of the program will be a college trip to visit typically a  Historically Black College or University.  It is expected that students participating in this group attend the College Prep sessions planned by the sorority, complete at least 15 hours of community service over the summer break, participate in a group community service project during the school year and complete other assigned activities throughout the program year.

    Students interested in applying to become a member of the College Prep Club, must complete the application and return it  postmarked by Friday, May 16, 2014. Applications received after the postmark date will not be accepted.

     

    Click below to obtain a copy of the application:

     

    2014-2015 College Prep Club Application

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  • Cyberbullying

    Submitted by Sarah-elaine Jones on 04/11/14 10:53:00 PM

    AKA - Pink Goes Red

    Submitted by Sarah-elaine Jones on 02/04/14 10:07:00 AM

                                                      

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

    Rho Zeta Omega Chapter

    In partnership with

    Chattahoochee Technical College

     

    February is Heart Health month!

    Please join Rho Zeta Omega 

    for a free CPR training class!

     

    Saturday, February 15th – 10am – 12pm

    Children 13 years and older are welcome to attend

    RSVP to pzohealth@gmail.com and

    you will be sent the link to register for the class.

     

    Space is limited

     

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    Courtroom (located on the far left side)

    4400 Acworth Industrial Dr.

    Acworth, GA 30102

     

     

     

     

     

     

                               

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    2014 Scholarship Application Now Available (Postmark Due Date: February 19, 2014 -No Exceptions)

    Submitted by Jennifer Turner on 01/28/14 11:28:00 PM

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., founded in 1908 as the first African-American Greek-letter sorority, promotes high scholastic and ethical standards.  Since 1987, the North Suburban Atlanta Chapter, Rho Zeta Omega, has actively supported the community through various service projects.  One of our annual projects includes awarding college scholarships to talented area students.  The PEARL Foundation, Inc., in conjunction with Rho Zeta Omega Chapter will award 2014 scholarships based on the following criteria:

     

    • Applicant must be an African-American female who resides in Cobb County and attends a      Cobb County High School or Marietta High School
    • Applicant must be in the graduating class of 2014
    • Application must be a USA citizen
    • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
    • Applicant must have demonstrated leadership ability in the school and community
    • Applicant must have participated in community service projects
    • Applicant must show financial need
    • Applicant must be available for an interview with the Scholarship committee

     

    All applications should be mailed to the address included on the application and must be postmarked by Wednesday, February 19, 2014, no exceptions! In order to be considered for a scholarship, the following items must be included with the application:

     

    • Official student transcript in a sealed envelope
    • Two recommendation forms in sealed envelopes
    • 500-word essay, double-spaced and typed

     

    A copy of the Scholarship Application forms  can be obtained by clicking on the links below:

     

    2014 Scholarship Application

    2014 Scholarship Recommendation Form

    2014 Scholarship Application Checklist

    2014 Scholarship Flyer

    2014 Scholarship Application Cover Page

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    MLK Day Sunday Supper

    Submitted by Sarah-elaine Jones on 01/13/14 05:09:00 PM