Centennial Olympic Park Hosts Annual 4th of July Celebration

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in News |

Centennial Olympic Park is gearing up to host the annual 4th of July Celebration, the largest fireworks show in the Southeast!  For more information about this year’s show that will be headlined by JFly and Friends, Bobby Brown, Kristian Bush, Ann Nesby, and CeCe Peniston, visit here. This year, the park has partnered with Lenox Square to combine shows. Due to this,  expect larger crowds than in previous years.  During set up, host and break down the following roads will be closed:

Park Avenue West : Between Marietta Street and Baker Street
– July 2nd,3rd: Lane closest to park closed; street is one way traffic
– July 4th: Road closed; resident/businesses allowed with dash pass
– July 5th: Lane closest to park closed; street is one way traffic

Baker Street : Between Park Avenue West and Centennial Olympic Park Drive
– July 2nd, 3rd: Eastbound lanes closed including sidewalk closest to the Park
– July 4th: Entire road closed
– July 5th: Eastbound lanes closed including sidewalk closest to the Park

Centennial Olympic Park Drive: Between Baker Street and Marietta Street
– July 4th, 3pm-10pm: western lane closest to park closed

There will be additional closures to surrounding roadways from 8pm-10:15pm on July 4. Please view the diagram here.  Happy 4th of July!

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Doc B Cares Fundraiser @ No Mas!- Jun 25th

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in News |

Come to No Mas Cantina in Castleberry Hill on this Sunday for breakfast, lunch or dinner to raise money for DOC B CARES’ summer bus trip to the Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Ripley, OH in mid July. DOC B CARES is a local non profit that provides a vital after school program to at-risk youth in the Southwest Atlanta area. They still need to raise $3,000 to hit the goal of bringing 75 youth on the trip. No Mas is supporting their fundraising goal by offering to contribute 20% back to the cause, for meals purchased on Sunday June 25th.  

Where: No Mas Cantina,180 Walker St SW, Atlanta GA 30313

When: Sunday, June 25th. Come ANYTIME of day, for breakfast, lunch or dinner. 

How to Support (IMPORTANT): Bring this flyer and leave it with your receipt – or tell your server you are there to support Doc B Cares and write “Doc B Cares Fundraiser” on the receipt left with the server.

Can’t make it to No Mas on Sunday? No problem. You can donate online at www.docbcares.org.

 

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Atlanta’s Transportation Plan Update: Seeking everyone’s opinion!!!

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in News |

We are delighted at the overall response rate for the City of Atlanta’s transportation plan update. In an effort to ensure a representative sample, we especially need more people under the $50k annual income bracket to share their perspective. Please consider sharing the link www.surveymonkey.com/r/atlplan to your networks far and wide.  Tweet, facebook, Instagram, print and hand it out, etc!

 

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CHNA General Body Meeting- May 15th, 7pm – LOCATION CHANGE

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in News |

CHNA General Body meeting is May 15th,  7pm at Atlanta Movie Tours, 327 Nelson Street. The social will follow (TBD). If you’d like to get involved and stay up to date on community happenings, be sure to attend. 

This meeting will include a vote on a festival application. The ‘F Up Cancer Birthday Bash’ is scheduled for June 9th and a partial closure of Peters Street has been requested.  Please view the agenda for additional information.

If you haven’t paid your membership dues this year, we sure would appreciate your support! Just go to the Join CHNA link under the Association tab on the website. You can also view the agenda and past minutes on the meetings page.

Membership is open to all residents (18 years or older) living within the neighborhood boundaries. Visit the Membership page today to support your neighborhood.  Individual membership is $25.00 and you can pay via check or PayPal. Businesses currently pay $100 and  secures you a spot on the Art Stroll Maps.

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GoFundMe Donations for Atlanta Community Leader, Ms. Firestone

Posted by on May 7, 2017 in News |

Ann Melissa Firestone was a long time fixture on Atlanta’s civic and social scene. An Atlanta native, she was committed and involved in the community as a board member of Fourth Ward West (FWW), the Atlanta Planning and Advisory Board (APAB) representative for FWW on the Neighborhood Planning Unit (NPU) “M,” as well as a board member for many years. She also served as an advocate for many issues involving senior mobility and causes in her community.

Ms. Firestone passed away on April 10, 2017 and was buried at Lakewood Cemetery in Palmetto, Georgia. This fund is to raise money for a burial marker to remember her and as recognition of her contributions to the neighborhood and the City of Atlanta.
This GoFundMe campaign is being managed by the FWW neighborhood association. Any additional funds received will be giving to one or more of her favorite charities

https://www.gofundme.com/melissa-firestone-memorial-marker
If you have any questions, feel free to email president@fourthwardwest.org

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