Friends of the West End Park

Historic West End*Atlanta*GA

NOTES FROM 11/23 MEETING December 12, 2008

Filed under: Meeting Notes — WEsprouts @ 1:11 am
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Ideas from the last meeting of “Friends of the West End Park”

Vision: What We Would Like to See Happen

1. “Free” Market- people can set up booths where you exchange or give away things for
free
2. Indie Craft Show
3. Food Festival/ Contest
4. Community Garden (fenced) to grow food
5. Screen on the Green (showing movies at the park)
6. Improved and expanded playground
7. Age based play groups
8. Art and Book Festival
9. Planting Flowers
10. Fix Sidewalks (Historic…contact Public Works)
11. Encourage cars to not drive on lawn of park
12. Engage youth with activities (ex. Basketball/ Tennis tournament, Community
Baseball game)
13. Jobs for youth and homeless
14. Senior Activities
15. Park Watch
16. Emergency phone for park
17. Tennis Lessons
18. T-shirt (marketing/fundraiser)
19. Engage local schools
20. Spontaneous Events
21. April-Oct. Park inspection every 6 weeks
22. College students and BONNER involvement
23. Provide means for youth to do community service hours at the park

What Already Happens at the Park

1. Youth Walk
2. Home School Groups uses park as playground
3. Dog Poop
4. Vandalism
5. Malcolm X Festival

What I’m Willing to do/ Contribute

1. Make $ Can and Therm Reader with Goal- Stephanie
2. Grant Writing Assistant- Gloria
3. Door Knocking- Steph
4. Contact MXGM- Evelyn
5. Keep Calendar/ Marketing- Yomara
6. Contact Schools/ Meet with Principals- Yomara
7. Coordination of Group Meetings- Yomara
8. Programming for pre-school playgroups- Evelyn & Stephanie
9. Contact for Bonner Scholars- Evelyn
10. Fundraising-Yomara
11. Ask people at WEND/ NPU for $
12. Donation Can at Grounds-Yomara

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