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Fire Station #7

REMINDER: On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013  the Atlanta City Council will take a final vote to fund Fire Station #7 for renovations. We need you there to speak-up for the Fire Station. No votes are certain until they are cast.

In order to speak you need to be at Atlanta City Hall at 12:30 p.m. to sign in. The meeting will be held on the 2nd floor in the City Council Chambers located at 55 Trinity Avenue, SW Atlanta, GA. 30303.

Your support will be greatly appreciated!

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Update on South Gordon Shooting…

Hello neighbors,

A few updates from Zone 4 concerning the shooting on South Gordon:

 – At this time they do not think it is related to previous shooting on South Gordon.

– The man who was shot was the homeowner.

– The investigators are working on leads and interviewing people that knew the victim.- His vehicle, a 2006 Range Rover, was stolen and has not turned up. Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,000 reward for any information leading to the location of the vehicle. Tag number BIM9827.

More info here:

– Please use caution, as always, when walking outside – especially after dark. Be aware of your surroundings.

– They will have updates tomorrow (Wednesday) at the NPU-T meeting. The meeting takes place at 7pm at 686 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd.

When incidents like this occur we are in close contact with Zone 4. I will continue to update the Yahoo group as we receive more information.



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Battle of Adwa Youth Fest – Sunday, March 11

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Atlanta BeltLine Running Club Launches Wednesday!

Announcing the Atlanta BeltLine Running Club!
Monthly Meets Kick Off This Wednesday, Feb. 22

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership announces the Atlanta BeltLine Running Club, an opportunity for our fans to get moving and have some fun while you’re at it! Lead by Tes Sobomehin of RunningNerds, the Atlanta BeltLine Running Club will meet monthly at establishments around the Atlanta BeltLine. After a short run, we’ll head back to socialize and enjoy some refreshments.

The inaugural run is this Wednesday, Feb. 22nd. Meet us at Local Luna at 6:30 p.m. We’ll take off from there for a three-to-four mile run through several neighborhoods along the Atlanta BeltLine. After the run, we’ll meet up on the front patio, where Local Luna will provide free, healthy appetizers and beer. Stick around until 8 p.m. and you can take part in the free salsa lessons, too!

When: Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 6:30 p.m. – arrive between 6 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. to be sure you don’t miss the run!
Where: Loca Luna, 550-C Amsterdam Avenue, NE, Atlanta, GA
Cost: Free

For more information on the Atlanta BeltLine Running Series, visit And don’t forget to register soon for the Atlanta BeltLine Northside 5K!

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership

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FREE Black History Month Workshop this Saturday

Nsoromma School, Inc.’s Teachers Transforming!

…in collaboration with Auburn Avenue Research Library

Presents a Black History Month Special Event for Teachers

“Africans, African Americans and Mathematical Excellence!”

We’ll take you on a journey through time exploring mathematical excellence from ancient African through the present. You’ll learn about African and African American mathematical geniuses as well as ways that mathematics is used in various African cultures. You’ll experience activities that can teach your students about this history as well as standards-based mathematical concepts and skills.

This FREE workshop is designed for educators
(including homeschooling parents).

Saturday, February 11, 2012
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Auburn Avenue Research Library on
African American Culture and History

101 Auburn Avenue Northeast Atlanta, GA 30303-2503
(404) 730-4001

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West End Branch Library Program- An Evening with the Author

An Evening with the Author

Joseph L. Wilson (Joe),
author of “My immune System and M.S”

Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (M.S) in 2000, Joe has continued his research and lifestyle changes to combat M.S. Driven by the desire to avoid M.S. drugs which cause severe side effects, Joe presents in book format his successful efforts to stave off M.S. disabling nature over a five plus year period, all while successfully maintaining full time employment as a licensed tax accountant in metro Atlanta.

Thursday, January 19, 2012
6:00 PM
West End Branch Library

Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
525 Peeples Street SW
All Programs Are Free And Open To The Public

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West End Branch Library Program


Medicine and/or Natural Solutions?
“Helping you focus on Natural Solutions for Health Care using Evidence Based Medicine as your guide”

Presented by
Dr. Linzy Scott Jr., MD FAAOS

Thursday, January 12, 2012
6:00 PM
West End Branch Library

A part of the
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
525 Peeples Street SW

All Programs Are Free And Open To The Public

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Voter registration training this Wednesday at the Urban League!

Join the Urban League of Greater Atlanta and the Georgia Coalition for the People’s Agenda for this important training session.


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NACA Invitation to American Dream Convention

Dear Georgia Area Leaders,

We are delighted to invite you to our historic Purchase and Save-the-Dream Event in Atlanta. This event is taking place from January 8th through the 15th at the Georgia World Congress Center. This will be the largest and most comprehensive homeownership event in history. Over 500 NACA counselors will be providing face-to-face counseling in a massive exhibition hall. We will be counseling thousands of people every day to purchase a home, providing access to NACA’s Best in America Mortgage, as well as providing same day affordable solutions for at-risk homeowners.

This week long event highlights NACA’s extraordinary Purchase and Home Save programs and additional services provided by NACA. Your participation is important as we provide these programs across the country and reach out to public officials and other organizations. Please review the attached invitation and respond regarding your attendance. We look forward to seeing you at NACA’s first American Dream Convention.

Bruce Marks


Click image to enlarge for details. 

Please click on the link to respond to the invitation here: NACA Event Invitation


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Free Toy Giveaway and Feed a Family Food Drive – Sunday Dec. 18

Do you know any families in need this Christmas Season?
The Tanda Canion Foundation has partnered this year with Toys for Tots and the Assembly of Truth Family Worship Center to provide toys to parents with kids and food to families.

The Happy-Face Toy Giveaway
& Feed a Family Food Drive
December 18, 2011 at 5:00 P.M.

All participants must register and be present to receive toys or food boxes. Register for toys and register for food online at, or on-site after the 10 a.m. morning worship service, and again at 4 p.m. Toy and food distribution, Christmas trivia, games and more begins at 5 p.m. Help us, help a family!

Touching Families. Changing Lives.

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