The Elm Street Farm produced 2000 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables for the residents of the English Avenue community, many whom suffer from food insecurities. Volunteers will work to get the garden ready for the spring and summer growing months by tilling the ground, putting in new vegetable seeds, laying mulch, and pruning rose bushes and fruit trees. Please follow and like us:

MaKhi Haynes runs his fingers down the keyboard as instructor James Shealy looks on. A smile slowly crosses Shealy’s face as he watches the Centennial Academy student play the “Mexican Hat Dance.” “Now give me some of that soul from last week,” said Shealy. He gently prods the teen not to look down at his hands but up at the music. Sing the notes, he said. “If you can sing it, you can play it,” said Shealy. “You internalize the notes. He has a naturally…Continue Reading “Atlanta music program strikes the right chord in changing neighborhood”

Check out the “Greatness Lives Here” video by Mercedes-Benz USA.  We are honored to be a part of this exciting time in Atlanta and are proud to continue to serve the Westside! Proud to be a part of a community that refuses to settle for anything but the best. Greatness lives here. — Mercedes-Benz USAㅤ (@MBUSA) July 13, 2017 Please follow and like us:

The nonprofit Friends of English Avenue and the Captain Planet Foundation have joined forces to organize one of the biggest clean-up efforts in Atlanta’s history on Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 in conjunction with Earth Day. 1,000 volunteers are expected to gather over the two-day event, which will include service projects, such as street clean-ups and beautification, as well as 5K and 1K Fun Runs through the English Avenue community.  Participating sponsors include Laura and Rutherford Seydel and the Lanier-Goodman Foundation.  Proceeds from the event…Continue Reading “Friends of English Avenue and Captain Planet Foundation Team for Earth Day 2017 Cleanup!”