Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Dunwoody Update: Police Ceremonies, Ribbon Cutting, State of the City, Stream Clean-up Day, Paper Shredding, Dunwoody United Methodist Annual Play

1. Police Ceremonies … Today, Tuesday, April 9th at 1 PM we will have the retirement ceremony for Deputy Chief David Sides at our city hall. Deputy Chief Sides was the first officer hired by Chief Grogan and has served our community in a superb professional manner for 10 years … He will be missed. Right after that ceremony we will have the promotion ceremony for Major Barnes to Deputy Chief, Lieutenant Carlson to Major, Sergeant Krieg to Lieutenant, and Detective Stallings to Sergeant. The public is welcome and encourage to attend to celebrate with these outstanding officers of our Police Department.

2. Ribbon Cutting … Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 10th ay 10:00 AM there will be a ribbon cutting to official dedicate our new pedestrian bridge over Nancy Creek. This is the bridge that will connect our trial systems from Brook Run Park to the Perimeter area. Parking for this event will be just across from our old city hall on Perimeter Center East. There will be signs on Perimeter Center directing you where to park … there will also be limited parking on the street on Lincoln Parkway which is off of Perimeter Center East.

3. State of the City …. The State of the City address will take place this Thursday, April 11th, at Crown Plaza Ravinia, located at 4355 Ashford Dunwoody Rd.. The reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres will start at 6 PM and ceremony will start at 7 PM. The  event is free and there is free parking or valet parking your choice available. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.

4. Two Big Event on Saturday, April 13th … The first in our annual Stream Clean-up Day as part of Earth Day starting at 9 AM until about 12 PM. This year we will be cleaning Nancy Creek tributary. We will meet at the top level parking at 1455 Lincoln Parkway which is off of Perimeter Center Parkway by the new townhomes across from our old city hall. We will start in the area of our new pedestrian bridge noted above. Wear working clothes. This is a community spirit building event. 
Also on Saturday morning there is a paper shredding event from 9 AM to 12 PM sponsors by our good folks at Harry Norman Realtors located at 4848 Ashford Dunwoody Rd. Limit is 10 books per car. Paper clips and staples are OK. You can watch your stuff be shredded. No hard drives, 3-ring binders or binder clips allowed. 

5. Dunwoody United Methodist Annual Play …This play, among others, will feature our own Council Woman Pam Tallmadge. The dates are this Friday - Sunday, April 12 - 14. Show times are 7 PM on Friday and Saturday and 3 PM on Sunday. This is always a star studded extravaganza that you will not want to miss!