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Tucker Civic Association Board of Directors Meeting and Holiday Party open to the Community

Tucker Civic Association Board of Directors Meeting and Holiday Party open to the Community

Atlanta, GA--  On Thursday December 9th at 7pm, the monthly meeting of the TCA board of directors is open to TCA members and the Tucker community. 

At the meeting, the board will conduct a short business meeting, followed by the board holiday party.

Tucker Civic Association Board of Directors Meeting and Holiday Party open to the Community

Tucker Civic Association Board of Directors Meeting and Holiday Party open to the Community

Atlanta, GA--  On Thursday December 9th at 7pm, the monthly meeting of the TCA board of directors is open to TCA members and the Tucker community. 

At the meeting, the board will conduct a short business meeting, followed by the board holiday party.

DeKalb County Public Works/Infrastructure group will Hold a Public meeting

DeKalb County Public Works/Infrastructure group will Hold a Public meeting

Atlanta, GA--  (Submitted by the Tucker Civic Assoc)  Representatives from the DeKalb County Public Works/Infrastructure group will hold a public meeting to discuss upcoming infrastructure capital improvement projects (CIPs).  

County staff is currently assessing the water, sewer and infrastructure needs, and watershed experts have identified critical capital improvement projects that are needed over the next five years to ensure our water supply is adequate and safe for drinking, fire protection, our anticipated growth and development, and that the county is in full compliance with all state and federal regulations.

The meeting will provide an explanation of the repairs and upgrades needed in the water and sewer division, in order to preserve accessibility and maintain quality.

Tuesday, December 7 at 6:30-8:00pm

Dunwoody City Hall 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 250, Dunwoody

Last Chance to Donate to Bank of North Georgia's ongoing Holiday Toy Drive

Last Chance to Donate to Bank of North Georgia's ongoing Holiday Toy Drive

Atlanta, GA--  (Submitted by Bank of North Georgia)  There are literally thousands of families in desperate need of assistance during the holiday season, so the Bank of North Georgia is hosting a Holiday Toy Drive from November 26 through December 17 at all 42 branches in metro Atlanta. Last year, the bank collected a total of 1,850 toys for children.

“Bank of North Georgia is very much at the heart of community life in Metro Atlanta, supporting those institutions and programs that make the communities we serve desirable places to live and work. Our branch teams are excited to embrace a local charity this season by collecting new, unwrapped toys to help local families. We are hoping that all children will have a joyous holiday this year,” said Don Howard, Chairman and CEO of Bank of North Georgia.

Each branch selected a local charity to support as outlined below.

Last Day to Donate to MOSAIC's Food Drive

Atlanta, GA--  Today is the last day to donate to a great cause this Holiday Season, and the need is overwhelming.

 Over 20 percent of Georgia's children and over 11 percent of senior adults live in poverty. More than 30 percent of the people who receive food from the Atlanta Community Food Bank must choose between buying medicine or food. MOSAIC Group [Architects and Remodelers] wants to put a dent in those disturbing numbers. The company will sponsor a Food Drive during November to benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank.

MOSAIC Group [Architects and Remodelers] will accept non-perishable food donations Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at the company's Atlanta office, located at 2358 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 300. The Food Drive will run Nov.

Last Day for United Way's Online Auction with special VIP Gifts

Last Day for United Way's Online Auction with special VIP Gifts

Atlanta, GA--  Just in time for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta is sponsoring “Gift Back: An Online Auction” for the first time.  Dozens of items and packages will be available for bids from Nov. 26 through Dec. 6, 2010, by logging on to unitedwayatlanta.org.

Anyone wishing to nab one or more of the wonderful items, donated by local and national organizations, should bid and bid often to increase their chances of winning. Once bidding ends Dec. 6 at midnight, those with winning bids will be contacted by a United Way representative.

This is a public auction.  Funds will go toward reaching the United Way 2010 fundraising goal of $80.2 million. Some of the items available for bids include a trip to Super Bowl, tickets to the Tony Awards, Emmy Awards, Cancun getaway, a night with the Atlanta Braves, artwork, collectibles, airline tickets, Olympics paraphernalia and much, much more.

Tucker's Main Street Facelift Gets Underway

Atlanta, GA--  Tucker Residents will begin to see major improvements to the look and feel of Downtown Tucker in the coming weeks.  Main Street Tucker Alliance set out a vision for the area way back in the year 2000, which will finally begin to take form in the immediate future.  Residents can expect wider sidewalks, new decorative fixtures, improved intersections, and a pedestrian friendly environment with vibrant businesses. 

There will be a groundbreaking ceremony held on Main Street on Wednesday, December 1st at 10:30am which is free to the public.