Fall dinner celebrates sustaining members of Junior League
by Sally Litchfield
October 29, 2013 10:30 PM | 1358 views | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Junior League of Cobb-Marietta recently hosted a fall dinner for sustaining Members of the League. Seventy ladies were treated to a beautiful evening in the gardens at the Kennesaw home of sustainer Melissa Worley. President Renae Meyer, Sustainer Director Beth Johnston, and Sustainer Liaison Lisa Werginz welcomed them as the sun began to set.

Attendees included Jeri Barr, Cathy Brooks, Cheryl Carpenter, Kathy Collar, Barbara Dawson, Judy DuPre, Martha Farrar, Ann Fowler, Rosemary Knox, Beth Johnston, Mary Anne Lanier, Beverly McCollum, Ginny Northcutt, Leigh Ann Rapp, Diane Vaughan, Pam Webb, Carol Worley, Jane Worley, and Melissa Worley.

The Sustainer Advisory Board and Pam Webb planned the event. For more information on the JLCM and its 80th Year Celebration event on Nov. 9, visit jlcm.org.

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On Nov. 2 at 6 p.m., the Clay Oven Greek Mediterranean Restaurant in Marietta is hosting Marietta’s Got Talent. The fundraiser benefits Philoptochos Society (ladies’ philanthropy society) of their Greek Orthodox Church in Marietta that helps people in need through ministries such as a soup kitchen.

Be a star at the open mic event. No auditions are necessary. Enjoy appetizers such as homemade Greek yogurt dip, hummus and hand-rolled Greek meatballs. Attendees get a choice of beef or chicken entree baked overnight in a wood burning clay oven. Vegetarian options are also available. Soft drinks and desserts are included. A cash bar is offered for wine and beer drinkers. Greek dancers from the Greek festival will also entertain.

The restaurant is at 1115 Powder Springs St., Marietta.

Prices are $25 per adult; $15 for youths ages 13-17 years; and $10 for those younger than 12. For more information, call (678) 581-1533.

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The Polk Street Players presents the sweet, funny comedy “A Thousand Clowns” by Herb Gardner, directed by Stephen Banks and starring Max Flick, Katie Schaffer and Sharon Zinger. The story centers on an eccentric, non-conformist (and unemployed) television writer whose custody of his young nephew is threatened when the Child Welfare Bureau comes calling.

Performances are Nov. 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 at 8 p.m., Nov. 17 at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. on the Stellar Cellar stage at St. James’ Episcopal Church. The church is at 161 Church St. in Marietta, near the Square. Tickets are $12.50 to $20 (Saturday dinner shows Nov. 9 and 16). For reservations, call the Box Office at (770) 218-9669. For more information, call www.polkstreetplayers.org.

Sally Litchfield is a longtime Marietta resident. She formerly practiced law in Marietta and now stays home to raise her two children. Send Sally news at sallylit@bellsouth.net. Call Sally at (770) 425-8106.
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