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South Atlantans for Neighborhood Development, Inc. 
PO Box 5574
Atlanta, GA 31107
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the month; 7:30pm; Beulah Heights University – 892 Berne Street, Student Center   more  

Dance 411 hosts Community Arts Day: D.R.E.A.M. - May 2
This event is to inspire kids to focus on there goals in life and strive to make there dreams come to to reality.    more  

DIY Network is looking for cramped living rooms - Deadline April 20
The DIY Network is casting homeowners who have a family room or living room that is cramped and claustrophobic and needs to be renovated.    more  

Zone 6 has a new CourtWatch Coordinator
One of the most successful and recognizable Fulton County Community Prosecution initiatives is the Citizens’ CourtWatch program. Often dubbed the ‘eyes and ears’ of the community in court, CourtWatch was created by District Attorney Howard as a vehicle to engage average citizens in the criminal justice system.    more  

Fulton County Seeks Future Leaders
Youth Commissioner Recruitment underway for 2015 - 2016 Term

Fulton County's Department of Aging and Youth Services Department, Office of Children and Youth is recruiting high school students with interest and/or future aspirations in the areas of community development, law, public policy, political office, debate and much more.    more  

CHaRM Center Opening Soon
CHaRM stands for The Center for Hard to Recycle Materials. It is a permanent facility that will encourage reuse while diverting thousands of pounds of household hazardous waste, bulky trash and other hard to recycle items from Metro-Atlanta households, water supplies and landfills.    more  

SAND Launches Website Redesign Project
The technology team at SAND has launched a redesign project to better serve its 7 neighborhoods. We need your help!    more  

Lifecycle Building Center, Turning Waste into Wealth + Opportunity
The LBC is a non-profit organization in Adair Park that diverts usable building materials from landfills toward opportunities for reuse and empowers our community to implement energy-saving, sustainable solutions.    more  

Monthly South East Beltline Walks
Residents from SAND, Grant Park, and East Atlanta are gathering each month to explore what will become the South East section of the Beltline.    more  

Trestletree Village Good Neighbor Agreement
A Draft Good Neighbor Agreement has been negotiated with the owners and managers of Trestletree Village Apartments.    more  

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Kicks off the Year with New Fitness Classes
ATLANTA (Jan. 12, 2015) The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership announces its 2015 first quarter free fitness schedule, including the return of favorite classes such as Walk and Talk with a Doc, FitWit, How to Ride a Bike for Youth and Adults, Sunset and Sunrise Hikes, ElliptiGO – as well as a number of new additions such as Adult Swimming, Self Defense, and Barre3 - to get Atlantans out and moving on the Atlanta BeltLine.    more  

1257 & 1259 Glenwood Ave and 535 & 537 Gresham Rd
Pace Properties has filed a Special Administrative Permit (SAP) application for exterior renovations to 1257 & 1259 Glenwood Ave and to 535 Gresham Ave, as well as demolition of the existing concrete block building at 529 Gresham Ave.    more  

Ormewood Park Guide
Sign up for a printed guide to local resources, safety, ongoing projects and fun stuff to do.    more  

Neighborhood Event Wanted
Neighbors, most neighborhoods have regular annual events ranging from things like the East Atlanta Strut to Cabbagetown Chomp and Stomp. SAND neighborhoods do not. We want to change that.    more  

800 Glenwood SAP Approved
Amended SAP plans were approved for the 800 Glenwood development for the Kroger anchor tenant with fuel station and drive-thru. See links to view approval documents.    more  

860 Glenwood Special Administrative Permit (SAP) Filed
Summit Engineering Consultants, Inc. has submitted a Special Administrative Permit (SAP) for the development of a five story apartment complex with approximately 217 units.    more  


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East Atlanta Library announces new hours
The East Atlanta Library is excited to announce new hours, allowing the community greater access to its collection and resources, and more programming.    more  

ecoDepot at CHaRM Center - April 18th
Based on the huge success of previous ecoDepot events, Council Member Carla Smith is once again hosting Atlanta’s largest Recycling Day event. Making it even more special, this year’s event will be held at the new CHaRM center. A permanent facility that will encourage reuse while diverting thousands of pounds of household hazardous waste, bulky trash and other hard to recycle items from Metro-Atlanta households On Saturday, April 18th, the first 500 Atlanta residents who have pre-registered and show proof of residency with a water bill or other similar document are eligible to participate in Atlanta’s largest Recycling Day event.

Register here: http://livethrive.org/eco-collection-registration

Arts at Oakland Presents: ROAMtransmissions' The Cryptophonic Tour
The Cryptophonic Tour is a one-day immersive arts event at Oakland Cemetery. Explore Oakland’s musical history through this interactive installation featuring the works of more than a dozen sound, multimedia and performance artists.

Contributing artists include: Paige Adair, Madeline Adams, Shorty Bedford, Tera Buerkle, Chris Childs, Chris Devoe, Chelsea Dunn, Dust-to-Digital Sound System, Jane Garver, Meta Gary, Jesse Karlsberg, Meredith Kooi, Michika McClinton, Ryan Peoples, Grace Thornton and Chris White.

Presentations from Gary Laderman (Emory University), Pat Powers (Oakland Cemetery Tour Guide) and Kate Sweeney (Author, American Afterlife?)

No outside food, drink or coolers permitted.

Glenwood Park kicks off Spring with "In the Park" series of events
The neighborhood of Glenwood Park invites you to bring your family and friends to come and enjoy some entertainment under the stars at Brewer Park.    more  


May with Mary: An Atlanta Park Tour
Council Member Mary Norwood launches "May with Mary" park tour to highlight the economic value, health and environmental benefits Atlanta's parks provide to their communities.    more  

Atlanta BeltLine/Atlanta Streetcar System Plan Presentation - April 27


Monday, April 27, 2015 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Trees Atlanta
225 Chester Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30316

Free parking is available but please consider carpooling or riding MARTA.

For more info contact: Nathan Soldat, Community Engagement Advocate at NSoldat@atlbeltline.org.

AJC creates 'Crime in ATL' Application
'This application allows our city of Atlanta readers to see the latest crimes* in their neighborhoods, along with trending patterns since 2009.'    more  


Join Trolley Patrol
The Trolley Patrol is our private neighborhood security patrol serving the residents of Benteen Park, Boulevard Heights, McDonough-Guice, North Ormewood Park, Ormewood Park and Woodland Hills.    more  

Trolleys, Membership or Donations
Help SAND raise money!
You can pay for Trolleys, Membership Dues, or donate to the SAND Development Ad Hoc Committee.    more