Cobb County Government

MLK event to help keep dream alive

Residents interested in being a part of Cobb’s 26th anniversary celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will have the opportunity to audition. Auditions will be held 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, and 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 7, at Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, Cobb Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta. Audition slots are limited, so please RSVP to 770-528-8490. For more information, call the Cobb County NAACP office at 770-425-5757. The celebration will be held 10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 16, at the Cobb Civic Center. The theme will be “Celebrate the Life, the Dream, the Legacy,” and the event is free and open to the public. It will include the annual presentation of the “Living the Dream” award to a community member who demonstrates the ideals King exemplified.alt