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Upcoming AUC Visioning Session

AUC 7.1.16 FLYER

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NPU-T Letter of support WCAG NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT!

WCAG Letter to Community Partners_062416

Equity Map_WCA_August_2015

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Planned vigil for Orlando victims

Community Initiative flier

Candlelight Flier

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2016 Comprehensive Development Plan Round #1: Community Engagement

The 2016 Comprehensive Development Plan is underway! Attached is a fact sheet and a flyer with the 2016 CDP Round #1 Community meeting dates. We appreciate your assistance in helping us get the notice out to your respective communities. The meetings will essentially be the same so please encourage your neighbors to attend whichever works best for them. There is more information on the 2016 CDP webpage at http://www.atlantaga.gov/index.aspx?page=1295
 
DATE: JUNE 1 2016
TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
3003 HOWELL MILL ROAD
TIME: 6:30-8:30 PM
 
DATE: JUNE 2 2016
LOCATION: HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
824 MEMORIAL DR SE
TIME: 6:30-8:30 PM
 
DATE: JUNE 6, 2016
LOCATION: ATLANTA CITY HALL (TOWER)
OLD COUNCIL CHAMBERS
68 MITCHELL ST SW, 3RD FLOOR
TIME: 6:30-8:30 PM
 
DATE: JUNE 9, 2016
LOCATION: ADAMSVILLE RECREATION CENTER
3201 MLK, JR DR SW
TIME: 6:30-8:30 PM
  
DATE: JUNE 22, 2016
LOCATION: METROPOLITAN LIBRARY
1332 METROPOLITAN PRKWY SW
TIME: 6:30-8:30 PM

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Join us This Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Join MACC as we support and say Thank You to our Veterans! This Saturday, November 10th. We need volunteers for this event. If you are willing to volunteer, please call STAND-UP at 404.581.0061 or email us at info@georgiastandup.org

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Zone 4 Mini Citizens’ CourtWatch Training April 25, 2012

Greetings,

A Mini Citizens’ CourtWatch Training will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 6:00 PM at the Zone 4 Community Prosecution Office. The Office is located in the West Ridge Shopping Center at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive and Lynhurst Drive. The Wayfield Grocery Store is located in this Shopping Center. There is ample free parking.

Please contact Janet Martin by email or telephone to register for this training session as soon as possible. We wish to have training materials and light refreshments for all.

Do feel free to share this email flyer with your neighbors and those who are interested in being “The Eyes and Ears of the Community in Court.”

Thank you!

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Fulton Fresh End of Season Celebration

Fulton Fresh Celebrates End of Season to Close Summer Harvest

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Fulton County Cooperative Extension Reached over 900 residents to provide nutrition education and access to locally grown fresh produce.

Fulton County residents living in “food deserts” have been fortunate to have access to locally grown fresh vegetables and to receive nutrition education in their neighborhoods.

Fulton County Cooperative Extension, in an effort to address health disparities, will celebrate the end its first season of operating the Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmer’s Market Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at the Shrine of the Black Madonna located at 946 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 from 10 am – 11:30 am.

The Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmer’s Unit delivered an estimated 10,000 lbs. of fresh produce to over 900 residents living in four areas identified as food deserts. West End, Bankhead Highway, Palmetto and the Collier Heights communities have benefited from the delivery of fresh produce and learning about the importance of eating healthy, how to prepare tasty, healthy meals. Plans are being made to expand the number of communities being served in order to reach more residents and help them to make healthy choices and to live healthier lives.

The End of Season Celebration is open to all residents. Information about Cooperative Extension and other county services will be available as well as healthy treats and fresh produce from the Fulton Fresh Farmer’s Market Mobile Unit.

Call (404) 332-2400 for more information about the End of Season Celebration.

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West End BeltLine Open Air Market- Summertime & the food is good!

A True Community Market
2011 market season (June to November, 1st & 3rd Fridays, 4pm-8pm)

This year four entities have come together to bring a green market to southwest Atlanta in the West End area. We plan to gather our strengths and varied skills to create a vibrant market on Atlanta’s BeltLine.

Vendors – August 5th

Patchwork City Farms (PCF) is a small multi-family owned urban farm located in the West End. They are dedicated to practicing sustainable agriculture. Patchwork grows vegetables, herbs and flowers.

Angel Green Eyes One of a kind handcrafted jewelry; aluminum, copper, semi-precious stones.

Mother Clyde Garden is the well nurtured project of Sister DeBorah Williams. Currently, peppers (all types) are being grown to supply farm to table restaurants and the West End BeltLine Open Air Market.

Honeysuckle Moon Natural Skin Care has handcrafted body products.

Serenity Healing Arts Center offers gift items and children’s books.

Halene’s Gardent has a homegrown selection of organic produce. She offers varieties often found in the Caribbean such as callaloo, Caribbean pumpkin and cerasee.

Wood is Wonderful features hand carved wood treasures such as bowls, earrings and drums.

Life’s Essentials Market has produce straight from their organic garden. Okra, tomatoes, herbs, squash and callaloo are just some of their offerings.

The Kroof Loom specializing in handdcrafted soaps that are revitalizing for your body, mind and soul.

Lisa Miles is a poet, vocalist and visual artist. Come and see her available artwork.

Stacey’s Shortcakes are homebaked buttery shortcake cookies.

Asian Long Beans

The Yardlong Bean is a subtropical/tropical plant and is widely grown in Southeastern Asia, Thailand and Southern China. The plant is a relative of the black eyed pea and grows 14 to 30 inches in about 60 days.

They come in shades of green and purple like the ones featured in the photo above. Also known as the Chinese Long Bean, they are chewy, crisp and are perfect for spicy dishes. Try them stir fried in an Oyster sauce and you won’t be disappointed.Find them at West End BeltLine Open Air Market.
Spread the Word!
$1=$2 double your EBT dollars ~ We’re a Wholesome Wave Market. 

Remember that West End BeltLine Open Air Market is your green market!

Contact: marketmgr.westend@gmail.com
Location: 1310 White Street – Atlanta, GA in the parking lot of SPACE Atlanta Restaurant

 

 

 

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NPU-T New Meeting Location!

KIPP STRIVE ACADEMY
1444 LUCILE AVE SW, 30310
7PM
 
*Please park and enter in the rear off Ralph David Abernathy Blvd, the meeting will be held in the cafeteria. Follow the sign on RDA.
Please also be prepared for a few bumps as we get acclimated to our new space.
Your patience and positive attitude will be greatly appreciated. Come early- we strive to begin on time!

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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!

BELTLINE 5K RUN/WALK –

A free 5K around Westview and West End sponsored by the Atlanta BeltLine. Complete your free registration online by visiting www.active.com (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!

MUSIC –

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

ART –

If you are interested in participating in our artist market please email us at info@westviewatlanta.com. 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!

 

FOOD –

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 info@westviewatlanta.com for more info and to register.

 

FUN –

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

 

SCHEDULE –

9:30 – 11:00: BeltLine 5K

11:00 – 11:30: Ceremonies

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

 

THINGS TO BRING –

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

 

More info at: http://www.westviewatlanta.com/centennial

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