Community Programs

  • Educational Enrichment

    Through the ASCEND Program, engage in activities designed to motivate, engage and assist high school students in reaching their maximum potential.  Provide academic enrichment and life skills training to support the journey to college or vocational employment.  The ASCEND Program will focus on achievement, self-awareness, communication, engagement, networking and developmental skills.



    Partner with the Alzheimer’s Association, American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to promote health awareness in the areas of Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and mental illness.


    Family Strengthening

    Partner with local agencies, food banks and community pantries to target critical issues facing many families, including lack of food, shelter and financial means.


    Environmental Ownership

    Implement programs to provide healthy environments and improve the quality of life in the local community.

  •  Global Impact   


    Partner with the United Nations Association (UNA-USA) to prepare today’s youth for an increasingly global and complex society.  Partner with Africare to implement youth hunger initiatives in Africa.




    Award scholarships to students who reside in and attend a Cobb County or Marietta City high school.  Since 1988, more than $280,000 has been awarded to local area students.


    Cobb Chamber of Commerce Partner in Education

    Partner in Education with Lockheed Elementary and Park Street Elementary Schools