Tire Roundup is scheduled! 4/15/2017
This year the Tire Roundup will be on Saturday, April 15, 2017!!
It’s one of our favorite days of the year…..Tire Roundup!! For those of you that don’t know, one day a year for Earth Day, volunteers pick up old tires and take them to ChaRM, located at 1110 Hill St. in Grant Park. This is free and is made possible by our Councilperson Natalyn Archibong and East Atlanta volunteers.
Tires will be accepted for free at CHaRM on that day from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Please email me at email@example.com if you have a tire/tires that needs to be picked up or if you see a tire/tires on the street or in a vacant lot.
We will either pick up on that day before 12:00 p.m. or make arrangements and a trusty volunteer will pick the tire/tires up ahead of time. This is for East Atlanta only (see map below). You can also drop your tire/tires off at CHaRM yourself just tell them you live in East Atlanta. Other neighborhoods will be having similar events so check them out.
We are making a huge dent in the abandoned tires. In the past we have collected thousands, yes thousands of tires in just 4 hours. Last year there were only about 50!! More information will be available for this day from Natalyn’s office so stay tuned. Also, if you would like to volunteer on that day, please let me know.
AND FYI...the City of Atlanta does not pick up tires so please do not put them on the curb expecting sanitation to pick them up. Not going to happen. Except for this one day a year, you have to do the responsible thing and depose of them by taking them to CHaRM (the first 2 tires are always free) or pay a tire shop a small fee to take them.
Your guide to what is happening this holiday season in East Atlanta.
On Friday, November 17th, ANCS 6th graders cleaned litter from Ripplewater Creek in Brownwood Park and learned about watersheds and environmental stewardship.
Our goal of taking back the urban forest from the grip of non-native, invasive weeds came one-day closer to reality on Saturday, November 11th, when 12 volunteers form Trees Atlanta and EACA neighbors gathered in the forested south-side of Brownwood Park.
Neighbor in Need East Atlanta is organizing a Holiday Food Drive to help put a smile on the faces of seniors in our community. Contribute a few sides or a few dollars today!
"The Greatest Show in EAV" was a spectacular evening filled with an abundance of delicious food and cocktails, lively music, and sparkling talent that lit up the Big Tent. Occasions such as this demonstrate the genuine sense of community in East Atlanta, and we thank you for your dedication and support to a worthy charity such as Neighbor in Need.
Community Farmers Markets (CFM) will be hosting its inaugural Red Clay Soirée fundraising gala on Friday, November 10. This worthwhile fundraiser will not only go back into our farmers market, but also feature the Octopus Bar and honor the late East Atlanta chef Angus Brown of SoBa and Octopus Bar.
Mission for Movement, Inc in association with J Green Productions and Dance 411 proudly present 'BEHIND THE MOVEMENT: "AMERICAN TEEN"' on Sunday, November 19, 2017, 6pm - 9pm.
Thank you to all 23 groups who support the library every day. A special congratulations goes to the system’s Friends groups winning the President’s Volunteer Service Award
Glenwood, between Blake and Clifton, boasts dozens of new crape myrtles; and Clifton, between May and Van Epps, has a new line of sweetbay magnolias!
EACA has initiated contact with the appropriate city of Atlanta departments as well as partner organizations with respect to meeting several maintenance needs in Brownwood Park, to include operational security lights, paved pathway repair, and tree health and hazard inspections.