• POPSICLES IN THE PARK – July 28, 2012

    On Saturday, JULY 28TH community members over 150 residents came out to enjoy free popsicles in the summer heat and learn more about the neighborhood association, elementary school, and Friends of Perkerson Park.

    The new Principal of Perkerson Elementary, Shawn Bender and Assistant Principal, Dr. Nikea Hurt, and the new executive director of our cluster, Dr. Danielle Battle were out greeting community members.  Alphonso Cross, co-owner of Boxcar Grocer was out tellling neighbors about his store and their future plans.   Bill Selman, who operates Preferred Care After-school programs at Perkerson Elementary attended and was talking to parents about their programs and work with Perkerson Elementary.  Mr. Larion Williams of Atlanta Metropolitant College and Councilmember Joyce Sheperd were also in attendance.  A special thank you to Councilmember Joyce Sheperd and her office for giving school bags and supplies to be handed out to the kids in the neighborhood.

    A special thank you to all our organizers and volunteers: Kim & Tommy Garcia, Lloyd Johnson, Shadonna Outlaw, Brent and Wendy Mapp, Adrianne Proeller, Robert (from CVM), Jeanna Bailey, Kenneth Johnson, Paul Benson, Neda Abghari, Laurel Rummel, and Olivia Henderson.

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