CHNA November General Meeting & Welcome New Board

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in News |

chna logo2015 CHNA Officer Elections took place at the November general meeting, Monday, November 17th. Minutes for this meeting can be found here on the Meetings page.

The new board for 2015 is comprised of the following. Committee chairs will be appointed in December, email to volunteer:
President – Carrie Sagel Burns
Vice President – Neil Thom
Treasurer – Everett Morris
Secretary – Open (email to inquire on position)

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New Pics! “Like” Us on Facebook

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in News |

Make sure you “like” us on Facebook for new pics of activities happening in Castleberry Hill! New people move into the neighborhood all the time and even if you’re not a meeting person, there are plenty of ways to get involved so join Nextdoor for strictly neighborhood stuff and make sure to “like” us on Facebook!

New pics posted of the October PEDS Walk from AUC to CH and Halloween Trick-or-Treat Parade!

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NPU-M Special Session of the Education Committee – Intown Academy Status

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in News |

APS-300x147In the November 4th issue of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, it was reported that the Atlanta APS Public School Board voted unanimously to not renew the Intown Academy’s contract for the 2015/2016 school year. Hope Hill Elementary may not be a viable alternative due to current enrollment, physical space and educational resources.

Dean Leeper, Executive Director of the Kindezi Schools, made a presentation the NPU M Executive Committee on Monday November 10, 2014. As of November 10, 2014 the Kindezi School is the only applicant.
At this meeting it was decided that a special Education Committee meeting is needed to provide a recommendation to the NPU M General Body Membership at the November meeting.

The committee will make a recommendation to the General Membership Meeting on November 24, 2014. Without a replacement, the school may face closure.

Your input is needed. The discussion is scheduled for November 20, 6:30pm, Helene Mills Center515 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30312 .

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Children’s Restoration Network Food Drive, Nov 1-21

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in News |

crn logoCRN’s 2014 Thanksgiving Food Drive  November 1st through November 21st

Poor nutrition is one of the biggest challenges a homeless child faces, often leading to physical and mental developmental delays and poor overall health. Help stock their shelves for the Fall season by donating a Grocery Item. There will be a drop box at ADios Cafe (near the front doors) or message Carrie Burns at vp@castleberryhill.org or 678-640-7007 to arrange drop off.  The deadline for fall food donations is noon on Thursday, November 21st.  Instead of perishable items please consider a gift card.

Volunteers are also needed November 21-23 to help sort and deliver food to shelters and group homes across metro Atlanta. Food sorting will take place in the Roswell Town Center in Roswell, GA., 610 Holcomb Bridge Road, 10am-4:30pm. For more information, please email Cliff Kinsey at Cliff.Kinsey@childrn.org or call 770-649-7117.

 

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Human Clay Gateway Center Fundraiser – Nov 18th, 7PM

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in News |

humanclay$100 donation through GA Gives Day will change lives and provide you with a ticket to the Gateway Center’s annual party and auction: Human Clay, on November 18 at White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails!

Gateway Center provides men, women, and children the tools they need to end their homelessness. Direct  front-door services, collaboration in the community, and effective programs means that they reach over 5,000 unique persons suffering from homelessness each year. Last year 1,000 people were moved from the streets to permanent or transitional housing through Gateway’s services.

What can you expect at Human Clay?

  • Silent Auction featuring tons of local goods, trips, restaurants, hotels, and other experiences… there are even 3 top of the line Simmons Queen mattress sets. It’s possible for all types of bidders to win!
  • Live bluegrass from a great local band: The Sweet Auburn String Band
  • Amazing food and drink from White Oak Kitchen. There will even be one of these.
  • A formerly homeless speaker whose life is already nothing short of incredible and inspirational
  • And, you know, a lot of fun at one of the best places downtown!

To learn more about the event: Visit the main page, humanclay.eventbrite.com

There’s still a few hours left to buy your ticket via Ga Gives Day, matching funds will further your donation towards ending homelessness. It’s an amazing deal and it truly makes a difference! MAKE YOUR PURCHASE TODAY

 

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CHNA Awarded Neighborhood Fund Grant!

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in News |

CommunityFoundationLogoThe Neighborhood Fund Advisory Committee has approved a 6-month grant in the total amount of $8,000 for Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association, $6,000 to promote Art Stroll events and $2,000 for community coaching. In addition, a community coach, Arlene Parker Goldson, has been assigned . Funds for community coaching will be administered by Neighborhood Fund staff to the community coach directly.

This is a great time to become a member of the CHNA PR/Communications and Artstroll committees or volunteer for the Committee Chair positions. Remember 2015 CHNA Officer Elections will be held at the November general meeting at No Mas! Cantina on Monday, November 17th at 7pm.

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Downtown South MARTA Stations Makeover Surveys

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in News |

martaThe project team for the South Downtown MARTA Stations Makeover Project is planning to be on site at Five Points Station, Garnett Station and Georgia State University’s Library Plaza in the coming weeks to gather user and non-user feedback to influence the design team’s plans. The final plans will emphasize improving the physical stations and the rider experience. The survey will also be available online at the website below through November 21, 2014 for individuals who are unable to be surveyed in person.

Take the survey! www.AtlantaDowntown.com/MARTAmakeover

Onsite survey times:

  • October 20 at Five Point Station from 11:00AM-1:00PM & 4:30PM-6:30PM
  • October 28 at Garnett Station from 7:00AM-9:00AM & 4:30PM-6:30PM
  • October 28 at Georgia State University Library Plaza 11:00AM-1:00PM
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