More Participation, Schools Support and Beautification Among Fourth Ward West's 2013 Goals

New board members lead Fourth Ward West Neighborhood Association.

OLD FOURTH WARD — The Old Fourth Ward is a collection of several different neighborhoods.

Fourth Ward West includes the portion bounded by North Avenue, the Baker-Highland Connector, Boulevard and Peachtree Street.

The Fourth Ward West Neighborhood Association installed its new officers for 2013.

They include:

  • Tim Hollis — President
  • Dan Weinstein — 1st Vice President
  • Melissa Firestone — 2nd Vice President
  • Andrew Randall — Secretary
  • Catherine Chase — Treasurer

Hollis said the association has several key obejectives it plans to tackle in the coming year.

Among them:

  • Increase our partnership level with education facilities in our immediate community in order to enhance the education experience for the children attending these schools: Intown Academy, Premier Academy, Renaissance Learning Center and Operation P.E.A.C.E.
  • Support Friends of Central and Renaissance Parks to ensure the Renaissance Park Dog Park is completed and being utilized by the end of the third quarter of 2013.
  • Implement new outreach initiative to increase membership in the Association and to increase the resident participation level in community benefited activity.
  • Support and participate in Councilman Kwanza Hall's Year of Boulevard initiatives.
  • Complete planned community beautification projects, including utilization of the Adopt-A-Spot program.
  • Partner with our neighboring associations in the Old Fourth Ward in fundraising efforts, which benefit the entire Old Fourth Ward community.
Tim Hollis February 17, 2013 at 01:54 AM
Correction. It is the Adopt-A-Spot program.
Péralte Paul February 17, 2013 at 05:30 AM
Thanks, Tim. It's been updated.


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