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NIN Poker Tournament This Weekend

Neighbor in Need is hosting its Annual Spring Poker Tournament taking place on March 23 at The Midway Pub. Your first 300 chips are free, but registration is limited to 50 people. All proceeds benefit Neighbor in Need of East Atlanta, who provides emergency home repairs for low-income elderly homeowners in East Atlanta, allowing them to stay safe and comfortable in their homes.

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EAV Electronics Recycling Event This Weekend

Bring your old electronics to the 3rd Annual EAV Electronics Recycling event taking place this Saturday, March 23 10am-1pm at the EAV Farmers Market spot. Presented by In Atlanta Realtors, the event will feature snacks for the kids, some puppy love with Paws Atlanta and a prize drawing. All are welcome!

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Events, NewsErin Jewell
You're Invited to a BPA Orchard Birthday Party

The Burgess-Peterson elementary school orchard is 10 years old and Georgia Organics is hosting a birthday party on Friday, April 12. If you’ve never seen what’s growing at the neighborhood elementary school, this is your chance. This event is open to everyone in the community and will have activities for all age levels; including a mural painting and seed-bomb making for the kiddos, a free class on caring for fruit trees for the adults, and closes with a community potluck with birthday cake.

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Education, Events, NewsErin Jewell
March Monthly EACA Meeting

You are invited to attend EACA’s March meeting on Tuesday, March 12 at 7pm. During the meeting attendees can hear updates from EACA committees, hear from a Bird scooter rep, hear about the latest development projects, details on neighborhood events, and members will vote on land use, zoning, and alcohol license applications.

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Events, NewsErin Jewell
There is Still Time to Join EACA as a 2019 Member

Show your support for the East Atlanta Community by becoming a 2019 EACA Member. The $10 yearly household membership fee goes right back to the community, funding advocacy for land use, education, and public safety policies important to East Atlanta residents. In addition, you can take advantage of membership perks offered by neighborhood businesses and vote on important issues at monthly EACA Meetings. Memberships can be processed online or in person at monthly EACA Meetings.

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Membership, NewsErin Jewell
DeKalb County's Spring Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event

DeKalb County is hosting a hazardous waste Recycling event on March 16 where DeKalb County residents can dispose of hazardous materials, such as paint and paint-related products, aerosols, batteries, adhesives, flammables, lawn care products, fluorescent light bulbs, photo chemicals and artist supplies. Normally there is a fee to dispose of these types of materials, but during this event the fee is waived.

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NewsErin Jewell
Drink Whiskey-Give Back. Win-Win.

Neighbor in Need is partnering with ASW Distillery for our first Whiskey Giveback event hosted on April 18th where a percentage of all alcohol and ASW product sales will be donated to Neighbor in Need East Atlanta! Get into the "spirit" of charity and sample some fine Atlanta whiskeys at ASW Distillery while supporting long-term, low-income neighbors in EAV.

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APS Kindergarten Round Up Next Week

Do you know of any little ones who will turn the ripe old age of 5 before Sept. 1, 2019? If so, please help us to “round them up.”

Atlanta Public Schools Kindergarten Round-Up is an orientation program for rising kindergartners and their parents. It’s an opportunity for parents to register their child for kindergarten and get an early start to a brighter future.

To enroll a child in kindergarten, parents are asked to visit their zoned schools between March 11-13 and bring the registration documents…

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Education, Events, NewsErin Jewell
Historic Site Tours in East Atlanta

The Atlanta Preservation Center's ‘2019 Phoenix Flies: A Celebration of Atlanta’s Historic Sites’ event has two East Atlanta tours -- Historic Sylvester Cemetery and the Battle of Atlanta Trenches tour, which includes historic buildings in East Atlanta Village. This is the 16th year of this event celebrating Atlanta’s historic built environment of buildings, landscapes, and neighborhoods as an integral part of the City’s culture and economy. 

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History, News, EventsErin Jewell
EACA’s Neighbor In Need Committee Needs You!

As EACA’s Neighbor in Need (NIN) program continues to grow, so does the need for new volunteers to assist with the program initiatives. If you are passionate about helping others and giving back to the community, you may be interested in NIN’s new volunteer roles in the areas of Corporate Responsibility, Marketing and Communications, and Safety. Want to learn more about the NIN mission and how you can help, let’s talk!

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