Elevator Update

The L5PCC elevator is coming!  It is under construction.  See the following pictures of the progress and stay tuned for updates on the a grand opening in 2011.

Adding an elevator to our building has been challenging, but we feel it is important for everyone to have access to the Little 5 Points Community Center.

This elevator would not be possible without the numerous individual donors who helped bring this dream to fruition.  And we are not done yet!  We still need your support.  You can be a part of the team that made it happen by simply making a pledge or a one-time donation.  For more information email the executive director, Imani, or click here.

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Home Depot Volunteer Day

WOW! Nothing short of 55 voluHD1nteers showed on up on one of Georgia’s hottest summer days on July 28, 2010 to beautify the Little 5 Points Community Center.  They were proudly sporting their Home Depot orange tees, organized to the hilt and energized beyond what seemed possible for 6:30 in the morning.  They worked many hours mulching, planting and organizing the front yard and two common areas in the Center.  They split up in several teams for their marching orders and worked well into the day.

Many thanks to Ty Hodges of Home Depot for his leadership in executing this exciting volunteer day.  The commitment to HD2excellence was truly evident in the care and quality of the team’s workmanship.  The Center was honored and proud to be the recipient of this fantastic day of community giving.

Here are some pictures from the event.

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Imani on the Radio

Imani Evans (L5PCC Executive Director) on WRFG 89.3 FM discussing the Little Five Points Community Center and partners.

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L5PCC party with Kwanza Hall

YOU ARE INVITED…

The Community Center invites you to a fundraising party on Thursday June 17, hosted by City of Atlanta Councilman Kwanza Hall. Please join us:

Trolley Barn in Inman Park
963 Edgewood Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30307
5:30 and 8pm

Learn about the Center’s plans and how you can help! Councilman Hall has been a big supporter of the Center and its future, and we’re honored that he’s sponsoring this gathering.

Please join us on June 17th, and know that we are grateful for your past interest and support. Please feel free to invite other folks who you think might be interested in our efforts.

We look forward to seeing you!
Please RSVP by calling 404-522-2926 extension #3.
GET AN UPDATE ON THE CAPITAL CAMPAIGN HERE
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Joe Shifalo Memorial

The Joe Shifalo Memorial was held on March 25, 2010 at the Little 5 Points Community Center (L5PCC).  Special thanks to Horizon Theatre for hosting the event.

Joe Shifalo was the former Executive Director of the L5PCC and served for many years.  His community involvement has been an inspiration to many.

Here are some pictures from this event.  Everyone had a good time, as Joe would have wanted.

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Solar Astronomy Project…Coming March 28th!

Join us in on March 28, 2010 at 7:00pm

(New time)

LOCATION: Parking lot

clip_image002 The Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project is a non profit (501c3) organization that is dedicated to offering students and  youth in the Atlanta area a chance to enjoy the mysteries of our nearest star. 

Now Stephen Ramsden is bringing the view of the stars and sun right in the L5PCC parking lot.  You can use the latest in narrowband solar telescopes to bring solar activity in the Suns photosphere to the eyes of  students so that it may spark or reinforce an interest in the sciences among students.  BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY!

Stephen Ramsden is an Air Traffic Controller in Atlanta and avid Solar Astronomer. He runs the largest Solar Astronomy Outreach program in the country (The Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project www.charliebates.org) using state of the art narrowband telescopes. Stephen visited over 70 schools in 2009 and administered the program to over 30,000 students. In 2010 Stephen will be administering a program through the City of Atlanta that aims to increase park participation while showing Astronomy to the general public. He is a NASA Solar System Ambassador and an Aviation and Space Education counselor for the Federal Aviation Administration. Stephen routinely lectures clubs and civic gatherings concerning subjects ranging from Solar Astrophotography to current NASA Missions.

 Click here for more on this organization 

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