Archive for June, 2010

W.E.N.A.R. Community Contest

West End Neighborhood Association Residents have entered into a contest to help them continue to develop their community gardens. Please see the below and help this community by voting.

Your $50,000 Grant proposal “To build a fruit/vegetable mobile stand and employ community youth” has been approved and will be viewable on-line after 6:00 am EST. Check out your profile to track your idea while votes are cast.

Start spreading the news to your friends & family and tell them to vote. There’s no time to lose, voting ends June 30th, 2010.

to vote;click food and shelter,click $sok.strool down to project 380#

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Westview Centennial Celebration

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

Westview Centennial Celebration

Our neighborhood is 100 years old! Come celebrate the centennial with a day full of fun activities for the whole family!


A free 5K around Westview and West End sponsored by the Atlanta BeltLine. Complete your free registration online by visiting (search for “BeltLine” to find the race) and selecting the “No T-Shirt” option. Those who wish to make the optional $20 donation as part of their registration will receive an event t-shirt on race day!


DJs Ramon Rawsoul (House in the Park –, Ryze (Imported Underground), and Drew (Drew’s House) will be playing the best in deep house and soul! Come boogie down on the lawn.


If you are interested in participating in our artist market please email us at This is our first year hosting the market so the application fee is only $10! We’ll supply you with a 10×10 space. You bring the tent, table, and other displays. Space is limited, so don’t wait!



Attendees – bring $5 to sample and vote for your favorite food! Participants – are you the master of the grill? Come out and prove it in the Westview Grill-Off! Entries in the Grill-Off are free! Individuals, organizations, restaurants are all allowed to participate. Please contact us at for more info and to register.



There will be fun games (with prizes) for the kids!



9:30 – 11:00: BeltLine 5K

11:00 – 11:30: Ceremonies

11:30 – 4:00: Cook-off/BBQ/music/artist market



Picnic blankets, camping chairs, an appetite, $5 for the grill-off, sunscreen, smiles.


More info at:

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“A GOLD MINE OF ART ON THE WESTSIDE: Resources in The Booker T. Washington Cluster.”

It’s wonderful to know the Westside is filled with so much to do, and there are many with a great appreciation for the Arts,Culture and History. Be sure to include visiting these locations to your summer plans!

HERE is the list of resources (Word document):

“A GOLD MINE OF ART ON THE WESTSIDE:  Resources in The Booker T.

Washington Cluster “ 

Written and Compiled by:  Rupert Rukuumba A. Nedd, Chairman

Booker T. Washington Cluster 

Researched by:  Dr. Pearlie Craft-Dove, Coordinator

Booker T. Washington Cluster 

©1995 Rukuumba’s Studio 

  1. Historical Landmarks
    • Booker T. Washington High School
    • The Atlanta University Center
    • Friendship Baptist Church
    • Sisters Chapel
    • Fountain Hall
    • West Hunter Street Baptist Church
    • Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
    • Graves Hall
    • Robert Woodruff Library
  2. Churches
  3. Recreation, Restaurants and Accommodations
  4. The Arts

    -The Performing Arts:

                 1.  Theaters, Concert Halls, and Auditoriums

                2.  Organizations

                3.  Performing Artists

    -The Visual Arts:

                1.  Murals and Monuments

                2.  Visual Artists

     5.  Annual Events

     6.  Museums and Galleries

     7.  Successful African-American and Historical Figures

     8.  Afrocentric and Speciality Shops

     9.  Beyond the Cluster

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On this Saturday, June 12th, the Atlanta Beltline’s summer-long art exhibition will feature “West End Music on the Beltline” featuring Doria Roberts, and Heston at 6:00 p.m in Gordon White Park.


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***NPU-T Meeting Notice***

Date:           Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Time:           7PM

Location:   Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club (behind Kroger CitiCenter)

Address:     1191 Donnelly Ave, Atlanta 30310

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Art on the BeltLine kick-off June 5

Check out the schedule HERE to see  current art events on our side of the Beltline!

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