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VHCA Tour of Homes Committee—Come Help Us Rebuild in 2017

January 1, 2017

By Robin Ragland, 2016 VHCA Tour of Homes Chair Our neighborhood Tour of Homes is a weekend favorite for attendees and community volunteers each December.  Like other initiatives within VHCA, the tour occurs because a committee of volunteers spends their time throughout the year to create the experience that so many have come to enjoy. …

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Undecking the Halls – Weather Update – Snowball Fight Anyone?

December 28, 2016

By Kay Stephenson, VHCA Board Vice President Update: Due to the winter storm warning our plan to dismantle decorations at North Highland Park will be postponed until Saturday afternoon at 1:00 pm. Hopefully this will allow time for any wintry mix to move out of the area. It will still be cold though, so dress warmly…

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Virginia-Highland Supports Police Christmas Party for Kids

December 28, 2016

By Eleanor Barrineau, VHCA Board and Safety Committee Member Generous Virginia-Highland residents donated four car-loads of toys to the annual Zone 6 Atlanta Police Department holiday party for kids held on December 17th.  This year Zone 6 doubled the number of children invited from 50 last year to 100 in order to provide toys for…

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President’s Message and Goals for 2017

December 28, 2016

By Jenifer Keenan, VHCA Board President Happy New Year!  Now that the holidays are over, I wanted to bring you up to date on some of the activities of the Virginia-Highland Civic Association. 2016 was a year of transition for VHCA.  At the Annual meeting in September, six new directors were elected to the VHCA…

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‘Tis the Season for Giving

December 11, 2016

By Robin Ragland, VHCA Board Member, and Lola Carlisle, Member of the VHCA Preservation Committee There’s a strong tradition of giving in Virginia-Highland during the month of December – especially when it come to the Fire Station 19 restoration project.  This year’s breakfast at Osteria 832 raised $5,000 for the fire station, making it the number…

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