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Council Members Andrea Boone and Andre Dickens to Host “Back-to-School Bash” at C.T. Martin Recreation Center Saturday

Post Date:08/09/2019 11:14 AM

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August 9, 2019 

Council Members Andrea Boone and Andre Dickens to Host “Back-to-School Bash” at C.T. Martin Recreation Center Saturday 

ATLANTA — District 10 Council member Andrea Boone and Post 3 At-Large Council member Andre Dickens will host a “back-to-school bash” Saturday, Aug. 10 at noon at the C.T. Martin Recreation Center, 3201 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW.

The event is being held in partnership with the City of Atlanta Solicitor’s Office and will feature about 800 book bags with free school supplies while supplies last.

“This is a great opportunity for the community to come together, celebrate the new school year with friends and neighbors, and make sure our kids are heading back to class with the supplies they need,” Boone said.

The back-to-school bash will also include free food and health screenings and a DJ.

“As a parent, I know that book bags and school supplies can be expensive, so this bash is an excellent way to have fun and work together in the community to make sure kids are ready for the school year,” Dickens said.

For more information, contact Council member Boone’s office at 404-330-6055 or Rene Pennington in the Solicitor’s Office at 404-658-6965.

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The Atlanta City Council is the chief policy-making body for the City of Atlanta. It acts by considering and enacting all laws that govern the City. The council also approves the operating and capital budgets for the City as recommended by the mayor, and it continually monitors revenues and expenditures for local government operations. The Atlanta City Council reviews and has final say on many land-use and zoning matters. Major economic development projects for the City also fall under the council’s consideration.

The Atlanta City Council is comprised of 12 districts and three at-large posts. Council representatives include: Council President: Felicia A. Moore; District 1: Carla Smith; District 2: Amir Farokhi; District 3: Antonio Brown; District 4: Cleta Winslow; District 5: Natalyn Mosby Archibong; District 6: Jennifer N. Ide; District 7: Howard Shook; District 8: J.P. Matzigkeit; District 9: Dustin Hillis; District 10: Andrea L. Boone; District 11: Marci Collier Overstreet; District 12: Joyce M. Sheperd; Post 1 At-Large: Michael Julian Bond; Post 2 At-Large: Matt Westmoreland; and Post 3 At-Large: Andre Dickens.

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