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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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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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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“Life on the Atlanta BeltLine” – Tell Us Your Stories

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in News |

atlantabeltlineimageThe Atlanta Beltline team is interested in how people are using the Atlanta BeltLine and how it has affected their lives.  Has the Atlanta BeltLine been a benefit to you or anybody you know?  If so, they want to hear your stories!  The new “Life on the Atlanta BeltLine” series provides an up close and personal view of the Atlanta BeltLine, how it is utilized in people’s everyday lives, and how it positively affects the many citizens of Atlanta.

The first series (which can be seen at: http://youtu.be/8uncXbABlz8) follows Mary, an Atlantan that bikes the Eastside Trail to commute to work daily.  As the Atlanta BeltLine continues to gain popularity within the city of Atlanta, this video series will showcase the Atlanta BeltLine and tell the unique stories of the many people that make use of it.  Please email mystories@atlbeltline.org for more information and to share your stories!

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