The former TCA president discusses local issues with the Atlanta newsweekly.
Leslie Richardson, who just completed her stint as president of the Tucker Civic Association, gave an interview to Creative Loafing for their current Neighborhood Guide issue. "Tucker's the best-kept secret in Atlanta," she said. "It's unincorporated, so we manage everything with all of our groups. We've got all of these community groups and a real sense of community because of that. We're not expecting anyone to do anything for us. We're doing it ourselves." Richardson talked about a partnership that began last year with the Atlanta Regional Commission to start a Lifelong Communities program designed to help senior citizens stay in their homes rather than move to assisted living. "(We) put together a survey. It asks things like what do …
Last week's event was canceled due to bad weather.
Volunteers are needed for this workday, beginning at 9 a.m.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Pam McNall
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
This Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. until noon, there will be a 'Give-An-Hour' workday at Johns' Homestead Nature Preserve Park to help revitalize the home and surrounding property. The address is 3071 Lawrenceville Highway in Tucker, near the Rehoboth Baptist Church, where parking is available. This clean-up is a joint venture between Friends of Johns' Homestead, DeKalb County, Tucker Civic Association, and the Tucker Historical Society. This will be the first of many workdays to help restore the 50-acre nature preserve area and the homestead itself. Bring your hammers, work gloves and prybars to work on the house, and your shovels, rakes and hedge shears for landscaping. Please wear closed-toed shoes, long-sleeves and pants. Bottled …