KENNESAW — The Northeast Cobb Business Association will be having a business expo on Oct. 6 at the Pinetree Country Club, 3400 McCollum Parkway in Kennesaw, to promote local businesses. The event will take place from 3 to 8 p.m. Companies will showcase products and services to more than 400 attendees, NCBA President Frank Wigington said.
“This is a great opportunity to share ideas with other business owners and executives at all levels intent on making Cobb County the place to do business,” Wigington said.
Admission is free, and booths run $100 for NCBA members, and $200 for nonmembers. Door prizes will also be given out. To reserve a booth, contact Carrie Cox at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, contact the NCBA Executive Office at (678) 299-2893 or visit www.northeastcobbba.com.
WellStar Health System recognized
MARIETTA — VHA Georgia, Inc. presented WellStar Health System with a total of six awards at its 12th annual Regional Leadership Expo in Atlanta. Only eight of the 65 facilities that are members of VHA Georgia received the awards, and WellStar was one of only three health systems to receive multiple awards.
WellStar facilities received awards in the following categories: Best Overall Application, WellStar Cobb Hospital — Blood Conservation Improving Safety and Quality Through Evidence based Electronic order Sets; Results and Outcomes, WellStar Paulding Hospital — Administrative Approach to Physician Engagement; Innovation, WellStar Cobb Hospital — Blood Conservation Improving Safety and Quality Through Evidence based Electronic order Sets; Sustainability, WellStar Health System — Reduction of Elective Deliveries Before 39 Weeks Gestation Using a Multi-Faceted Quality Improvement Approach; Replication/Transferability, WellStar Cobb Hospital — Radiology Ambassador Program.
In addition to these awards, WellStar Health System received the President’s Award as a multiple-award winner.
* Smyrna-based Travel Spike, LLC, filed a lawsuit last week against direct competitor Travel Ad Network, Inc. Travel Spike alleges that TAN unlawfully uses Travel Spike’s Travel Ad Network trademark as the name of its company, service and website address, as well as making other fraudulent claims. Travel Spike, LLC, was established in 2001.
* Broadcast Music, Inc. is hosting a songwriting 101 event in room 400 of the Kennesaw State University Continuing Education Center, located at 3333 Busbee Parkway in Kennesaw, on Wednesday. The event will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. and is free, but interested attendees are asked to RSVP to email@example.com as space is limited. Panelists are Chef Tone, India Shawn of Full Circle, Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph, REO and JR Get Money.
* Dr. Paul Gilreath, a Marietta resident and owner of Gilreath Dental, 200 White St. in Marietta, has been certified as a “Preferred Provider” of the Invisalign tooth straightening system. In addition, he is also certified as a preferred provider for Invisalign Teen services, making him one of only about 20 dentists in Georgia to earn the distinction.
Invisalign treatment allows adults and teens to straighten their teeth without the stigma of braces and the permanent teeth staining that often occurs with metal braces thanks to poor brushing habits, he said.
For more information call Gilreath’s office at (770) 514-1224 or visit www.gilreathdental.com.