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Sweet Auburn Works Stakeholders Meeting Recap

October 2,2014

We appreciate your interest in the revitalization of the Sweet Auburn District

Thank you to the over 80 stakeholders who attended the Sweet Auburn Works Community Update meeting last month. The project updates were informative and news of the progress SAW is making as an organization was exciting. For more information about the meeting, please download the agenda and presentation:

Agenda PDF

Presentation PowerPoint

You can also click here to see pictures from the meeting on Facebook!


BECOME A MEMBER OF SWEET AUBURN WORKS

We hope that you will get involved with Sweet Auburn Works to make a difference in the future of your community. The best way to do that today is to become a Member of Sweet Auburn Works today!

As an individual member or a business member, you can make a difference. Your Sweet Auburn Works membership benefits include:

  • Invitations to quarterly membership meetings
  • E-newsletters to receive up-to-the-minute information about Sweet Auburn issues
  • Promotion on Facebook, Twitter, and Sweet Auburn Works website and newsletters
  • Listing and features in Sweet Auburn directories, maps, and promotions for special events
  • Access to joint advertising promotions
  • Support via business consultation services and seminars
  • Help make plans for revitalization, preservation, economic development, and beautification
  • Networking opportunities with other members
  • A stronger, coordinated advocacy voice for local issues with city, county, and state government
  • Participation in volunteer opportunities
  • Neighborhood Pride, knowing that you support a stronger Sweet Auburn community

Click here to become a member!


Get involved by joining a Sweet Auburn Works Committee

Organization
Works on SAW communication, membership, fundraising and volunteers
Meets the 1st Monday of the month at 4:00 p.m. at the offices of the Historic District Development Corporation (522 Auburn Avenue)
Contact: Mtamanika Youngblood at mtyoungblood@bellsouth.net

Design
Works on building preservation, tactical enhancements and planning issues
Meets the 2nd Friday of the month at 12 noon at the offices of the Historic District Development Corporation (522 Auburn Avenue)
Contact: Karen Huebner at karenhuebner@gmail.com

Economic Restructuring
Works on market studies and data, business recruitment and retention and economic development
Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 12 noon at the Odd Fellows Atrium Building (236 Auburn Avenue)
Contact: Jennifer Ball at jball@atlantadowntown.com

Promotion
Works on advertising, promotions and events to support the Sweet Auburn district.
This committee is still in formation. Are you interested, we need you to volunteer!
Contact: Jennifer Ball at jball@atlantadowntown.com

About Sweet Auburn Works
 
Sweet Auburn Works, Inc. is the community-based economic development organization that is leading and guiding revitalization efforts in Sweet Auburn. To achieve its vision of a revitalized Sweet Auburn reflective of its legacy, SAW partners with neighborhood interest groups, the City of Atlanta, Invest Atlanta, Fulton County, Central Atlanta Progress and other public and private agencies for the preparation, review and approval of public and private development plans affecting the community. Sweet Auburn Works’ efforts will be driven by an Executive Director/”Main Street” Manager who works full-time on implementation and in collaboration with the broad range of community stakeholders.

Sweet Auburn Works is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and is comprised of community stakeholders working together for the preservation-based revitalization of Sweet Auburn. Financial assistance for Sweet Auburn Works comes from membership dues from businesses and individuals who have an interest in the future of our community.