🌱 Internet money for Georgians reaches millions + business webinar

Hello all! Cherryl Young / MamaNye Here again with your new edition of Decatur-Avondale Estates Daily. Keep reading for everything you need to know about what’s happening in the community, including updates on:

  • Senator Jon Ossoff announced the approved funds for high-speed internet for Georgians in the amount of $234 million. How much does it go to Decatur? …
  • Mobile veterinary resuscitation for cats and dogs opened its doors for service
  • The housing development has gone from a planned 161 units to a planned 124 units, with the addition of some of the aforementioned perks

But first, today’s weather:

Sunny. High: 55 Low: 34.

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Here are the top stories today at Decatur-Avondale Estates:

  1. Unfortunately, not all of our furry little friends are healthy. Cats and dogs suffer from debilitating forms of arthritis and diseases that cause them disabilities. Fortunately, the owners have the services available for Resurgence Veterinary Mobility. Resurgence Veterinary mobility reopened in December. Veterinarian Kara McNamee says she’s grateful for the temporary site she once owned on DeKalb Industrial Road, and yet she’s grateful for the new 5,000-square-foot facility. She stated that many of the services she and her team provide are not found in the surrounding areas. (a hero)
  2. Just down the street from Decatur- Avondale Estates we have our neighboring town Stone Mountain which is going through some rezoning issues. The housing development at 4994 Rockbridge Road has continued to face conflicting opinions until recently. The plan was originally proposed back in December of 2021 and has been delayed several times since. Reports indicate that Captura Properties has renegotiated its applications seeking permission to build 124 units instead of its original 161 units. DeKalb Planning Commission staff recommended approval of the rezoning application with stipulations such as two parks, maintenance of healthy trees in vegetation areas, and more… (decaturish.com)
  3. Senator Jon Ossoff announced that his aggressive efforts to expand Internet access in Georgia counties have been approved. Funds are provided through the American Rescue Plan Act in the amount of $234 million. The senator expressed the importance of this expansion to children, local businesses, and farmers. The city of Decatur was reported to receive $133,518,884.50. (WALB)

Today at Decatur-Avondale Estates:

  • sale book – DeKalb County Public Library (10:00 a.m)
  • Webinar – Starting a Business – are you ready? (10:00 a.m)
  • Friday cinema – DeKalb County Public Library (11:00 am)
  • Webinar – How to write a dynamic business plan (1:00 pm)
  • Friday movies – DeKalb County Public Library (1:30 p.m)
  • 06-Jan-23: Mass production distribution (meat, milk, bakery products, water, etc.) (3 o’clock)
  • Varsity basketball vs. Lithuania Decatur High School (6:00 p.m)

From my notebook:

  • Avondale Estates Farmers Market This Sunday, January 8th, it opens at 10am with a variety of vendors. The Avondale Estates Farmers Market is located at 22 N. Avondale Road Avondale Estates. (Avondale Estates Farmer’s Market via Facebook)
  • Decatur, Avondale Estates has announced the winners of the Eid Decorations Competition… (Decaturish.com)
  • Winona Park PTA It was announced that the PE division would be bringing back their iRUN jerseys. Those interested have until January 20 to submit their applications. (Winnona Park PTA via Facebook)
  • Those who donate During Y’all Rock Camp, you will automatically be entered into a raffle for a ticket package. To donate and see what’s in the package, you can click on the link … (GRC ATL via Facebook)
  • Decatur Active Living is set to host a workshop on creating a vision board. Those interested in attending may contact Sarah Holmes at (404) 377-0494. The workshop has been scheduled for 7 PM – 8 PM on January 10th. (Decatur Active Living via Facebook)

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That’s all I wrote for today. Until next time, take care of yourself, be you, and be awesome! 😉

Sheryl Young/Mamaini Matters

About me: Cherryl Young DBA MamaNyeMatters. I was born in Providence, Rhode Island and moved to Georgia in 2017. My first children’s book, You’re the Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow, is published in 2021. https://www.mamanyematters.com… I have worked in Atlanta and Gwinnett County Public Schools helping children with special needs. She studied community development at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island. My purpose in life is to connect, create, inspire, write and expand and I’m glad to be here as a contributing writer @Patch! trip with me…

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