Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association Holiday Party- Dec 18th

Posted by on Dec 15, 2017 in News |

The CHNA Annual Holiday Party will be on Monday, December 18th at 7:00 p.m. at Smoke Ring (this replaces our usual monthly meeting). Please join us for appetizers, spirits, holiday cheer and a White Elephant gift exchange. All current members and anyone wishing to join are invited!

Annual membership is just $25. All paid members will receive one complimentary drink ticket. A complimentary buffet of appetizers from Smoke Ring’s menu is also provided. 

If anyone has any questions prior to December 18th, please contact social@castleberryhill.org. We look forward to seeing everyone there!

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Homestarter Kits for Peachtree-Pine Clients

Posted by on Dec 15, 2017 in News |

In the season of giving and compassion, consider donating
Household Starter Kit Items 

This holiday season, Central Atlanta Progress is collaborating with Partners for HOME to create household starter kits for those transitioning out of the Peachtree-Pine Shelter and into permanent housing.

Partners for HOME is a nonprofit collaborating with the providers of the Atlanta Homeless Continuum of Care. Clients of 196 Peachtree-Pine shelter have moved into permanent housing. For the most part, they have few belongings, especially kitchen wares or cleaning supplies. A wish list of household items they need to start their homes has been created to aid in that transition.

Household Starter Kit Wish List

In this season of giving and compassion, CAP and Partners for HOME invite the community to purchase entire starter kits or purchase a la carte items from $1 to $50 from the wish list on Amazon.com. Items range from hand soap and dryer sheets to laundry baskets and dishes. For those who wish to donate purchased items in person, items can be dropped off at 818 Pollard Blvd., 3rd floor, Atlanta GA 30315.

Supporting the Peachtree-Pine clients as they transition to permanent housing reaffirms our community’s commitment to making homelessness rare, brief and nonrecurring. We invite you to consider making a donation, in addition to sharing this information with your network. Thank you for your support!

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Georgia Dome Supplemental Implosion Plans

Posted by on Dec 15, 2017 in News |

A supplemental implosion of the Georgia Dome to remove Gate B and the East Wall has been set for December 20 at 1:00 a.m. This process has been determined to be the safest method to bring down the remaining infrastructure still standing.

A traffic suspension on Northside Drive will be in place from 12:30 am – 1:30 am. Traffic will be re-routed at Ivan Allen Blvd. and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
MARTA Rail service from Five Points to Vine City will be suspended beginning at 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 19th with bus shuttle service available as an alternative.

A 450 foot safety zone will be in effect around the perimeter of the Georgia Dome. There will be no public viewing areas, media staging areas, or post-implosion interviews.

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