Monday, Oct 23rd’s General Meeting Agenda including Proposed Budget for 2018

October’s general meeting is our budget meeting. We will be voting on the budget. I am attaching a link to our proposed budget for the upcoming year for your review prior to the meeting on Monday, October 23rd. This is the last general meeting of 2017. PROPOSED 2018 BUDGET FOR

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Fund raising goal of $5,000 for Daggett Middle School to Make Music

Karen Langton, the new music teacher, at Daggett Middle School, has reached out to adjacent neighborhoods to ask for help obtaining instruments for the 200 students who want to learn to play an instrument this school year. Sadly, there just isn’t enough district funding nor enough instruments in inventory. She

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September 2017 – General Membership Meeting Minutes

Minutes – General Membership Meeting, Southside Preservation Hall, 09/25/2017 Board Members in Attendance: Sara Karashin, Geri Cotton, Deanna Stuart, Betty Spitzberg, Breinn Richter, Susan Harper, Leah Suasnovar 7:00 – Called to order Neighborhood Police officer, Sergio Guadarrama – brief update on car burglaries in neighborhood, reported that burglar that recently

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National Night Out 2017 is October 3rd!!!

Mark Your Calendar To Take a Bite Out of Crime National Night against Crime will be Tuesday October 3rd from 6-8 PM in the yard at 1800 Washington Ave. Mark your calendar, this is one of those really big Fairmount parties you don’t want to miss. A bounce house for the

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1425 Fairmount Ave – Yard of the Month (September 2017)

September’s Yard of the Month winners are Kathy and Robert Fain of 1425 Fairmount Ave. The Fains have lived in the home, their tenth in 45 years of marriage, for about one year; in 2018, they will celebrate the home’s centennial.  The 1910 Sanborn Fire maps show the 1400 block

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1920 Hurley Ave – Yard of the Month (August 2017)

August 2017 Yard of the Month winners are Angela and Ivan DeQuesada of 1920 Hurley Ave. Ivan, a radiologist and Angela, who holds a Masters’ degree in Public Health-Epidemiology, moved to Fairmount from Atlanta in July, 2016.   The couple share their home with daughter Charlotte, and a friendly mix of

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2100 Washington Ave – Yard of the Month (July 2017)

July’s winners for Yard of the Month are Valerie Mangum and Curtis Heath, who have owned 2100 Washington Ave. for ten years. The home was built in 1920 by H. F. Fulpe, formerly of Tulsa, OK, for $1300; it is single-story, 1200+ square foot Craftsman-style bungalow on a generous corner

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1320 S. Adams – Yard of the Month (June 2017)

Susan and Dusty Fillmore, owners of 1320 S. Adams, a two-story, American Foursquare home with some transitional Craftsman features, own June 2017 Yard of the Month. Foursquare homes, popular between 1890 and 1930, often display pleasingly boxy symmetry, 2.5 stories, a “monitor dormer” facing the street, 12-light over single pane

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1330 6th Ave – Yard of the Month (May 2017)

Veronica Alaniz Villegas of 1330 6th Avenue is Fairmount’s May winner for Yard of the Month. This recognition marks her 20th anniversary in the home. Veronica recalls moving in during Home Tour, Mother’s Day weekend, 1997. Passersby, seeing the activity and open doors, assumed that the home was open for

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1310 W. Allen – Yard of the Month (April 2017)

The Fairmount Community Library, located at 1310 W. Allen, is the winner of April 2017 Yard of the Month. Together with its neighbors and partners, Dreamy Life Records and Arts Fifth Avenue, FCL maintains, figuratively speaking, Fairmount’s communal front yard.  They welcome us all to Dreamy Life’s free Friday night concerts, weekly

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