You’re invited…

West End Front Porch Night

                     Bringing our homes, our neighborhood, and our community to the forefront

On Thursday, May 5th , at 6:00 p.m., we are kicking off the West End Tour of Homes/West Fest Weekend with the 2nd

                      Annual West End Front Porch Night. Join one of four designated FRONT PORCH PARTIES near you for a fabulous spring evening of fun and food. If you like, please feel free to bring your favorite food or beverage to join the party. Come out and join us!

 Toby and Percy Jackson

1151 Eggleston Street

 Hammonds House Museum

503 Peeples Street

 Rachael and Michael Joseph

1174 Oglethorpe Avenue

  Brenda Arrington

726 Peeples Street

 Schedule of Events

May 5

(Thursday):

Porch Night- 6:00pm, Free

May 6

(Friday):

Wrens Nest Concert

(Dawn McClain)-

7pm to 10pm, $25

May 7

(Saturday):

Dog Parade

(On the Beltline, meet at Rose Circle Park)

11am, Free

Neighborhood Festival & Artists Market

(Gordon-White Park)-

12am to 6pm, Free

Tour of Homes

(start at Wrens Nest)-

12pm to 5pm, $5

May 8

(Sunday):

Tour of Homes

(start at Wrens Nest)-

1pm to 5pm, $5

www.AtlantaWestFest.com

Presented by West End Neighborhood Development Inc.

What to do on the Westside…

Information provided by Cheryl Case

*Civil Rights Symposium (Major League Baseball): Tuesday, April 19th at 5pm*
Major League Baseball is hosting its annual Civil Rights Game in Atlanta this May with the Braves being the hosting participant. As part of the Civil Rights Game, there will be extensive educational outreach programs.
Tomorrow evening, there will be a college symposium panel discussion with Civil Rights icons and Major League Baseball executives. There will be networking opportunities immediately following the symposium.
Contact: Sherry L. Turner, Ph.D., Executive Director/CEO Atlanta University Center Consortium, Inc.
Phone: 404-523-5778
E-mail: sturner@aucenter.edu
 
*Zone 1 Grand Opening Celebration*
April 19th at 930 Sells Avenue (Ashley Collegetown Apartments) Apt 1002 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. I hope you all can make it. I think there will be free food, yum 🙂

*Atlanta Workforce **Development Agency Job Fair*
TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2011; 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
In order to attend the AWDA Job Fair, first time participants must complete
an online AWDA application at:
www.Atlantaworkforce.org<http://www.atlantaworkforce.org/>

and attend one orientation, Monday, Wednesday or Thursday: from 8:30 AM until 3:00 PM
Attire is professional, please have resumes ready to present to employers
818 Pollard Blvd, SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30315
Contact: (404) 546-3000
 
*Ashview Heights Yard Sale*
In an effort to build community awareness and pride. In efforts to raise money for street toppers and trash cans we are having a community yard sale.
If you all have a chance please let your community know that we will be have a yard sale April 23, 2011 8 am to 2 pm. We are expecting any donations of clothing, shoes, cash, electronics or any other household items. To contact for more information and/or to make donations: phylletheone@gmail.com
 
*Year Up Program
Free IT Training for *18-24 year olds* who live in the DC/MD/VA,
Providence/Boston, San Francisco bay area, Chicago, New York City,and *
Atlanta.*
 
 
If you know anyone with a high school diploma or a GED who are between the ages of 18-24 yrs old and have an interest in IT and computers…Refer them to this site *http://www.yearup.org/* to learn more about this free program.
This program asks for a 1 year commitment between the hours of 8:30 am and 5:00 pm.
 
They provide the student with a stipend and after six months, internships at companies such as Freddie Mac and AOL to name a few. Check out the website: *www.yearup.org*
 
About Year UP:
 
Year Up is a one-year, intensive training program that provides urban young adults 18-24, with a unique combination of technical and professional skills, college credits, an educational stipend and corporate apprenticeship.
 
Year UP has achieved excellent results to date: 100% placement of qualified students into apprenticeships; 83%student retention; 90% of apprentices meet or exceed apprenticeship partner expectations; 87% of graduates placed in full or part-time positions within 4 months of graduation.

Historic West End

National Night Out: TONITE, Tuesday, August 3rd at 6:30!!! FREE hotdogs, burgers, chips, etc…kids’ activities and a visit from McGruff the Crime Dog…Self Defense Demonstrations…Screen on the Green at dark…good neighborhood fun.  At the WRENS NEST on RDA