The Cobb Police Athletic League will host its inaugural Smoke N' Guns Charity Boxing Event at the Coca-Cola Roxy on September 13, 2019. Doors will open at 6:00 pm with 1st Bell at 7:00 pm. The Roxy is located at The Battery Atlanta, a mixed-use development next to SunTrust Park, home of The Atlanta Braves. This 3,600-capacity venue is conveniently located near the intersection of Interstates 75 and 285. This entertaining, action-packed evening will feature Cobb County Police Officers and Firefighters, along with Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders from surrounding municipalities. With approximately 20 bouts planned, the event will be sanctioned by the USA Boxing Association.
The Cobb PAL organization serves over 500 children and youth annually in communities throughout Cobb County and offers programs in Track, Martial Arts, Stepping, Mentoring, and Boxing, as well as Football, Baseball and Soccer Camps, and Midnight Basketball.
Cobb PAL’s mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of young people through recreation, mentoring, and athletics. Cobb County police officers and civilian employees serve as volunteer coaches and mentors to promote strong relationships between youth and the law enforcement community. The program provides a positive, cooperative environment that benefits the community in many ways, including a focus on juvenile crime prevention and public awareness about the role of the police officer.