On Saturday December 15, 2012 from 11am to 2pm at the Salvation Army Bellwood Boys and Girls Club located at 777 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy (formerly Bankhead Hwy) families will be greeted by Atlanta City Councilman Michael Bond as Santa Claus. Food and beverages will be provided by Chick-Fil-A and the Georgia Beverage Association. Toys and gifts will be distributed to children ages 1 through 16 from donations provided by caring citizens collected by the GVCOP, the Atlanta City Government Employees and Stimulate America. Live Entertainment will dazzle the crowd and parents won’t be left out of the gift giving by receiving gift bags courtesy of Bronner Brothers.
The GVCOP 18th Annual Christmas Party is powered by the Greater Vine City Opportunities Program,the D.R.E.A.M. Team, the English Avenue Neighborhood Association, Chick-Fil-A, Bronner Brothers,Stimulate America, United Corp International Kitchen & Bath, People United Foundation, The Atlanta Xplosion, Georgia Beverage Association, Good Ol’ Boys Charities, Gang Breakers, the Kiwanis Club of Northside Atlanta and many considerate citizens for their toy donations.
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About the Greater Vine City Opportunities Program Inc. (GVCOP): A Georgia 501C-3 non-profit organization providing a dynamic multidisciplinary range of services located within the Historic English Avenue Elementary School (a 50,000 square ft. edifice). Designed to meet the intergenerational needs of the English Avenue neighborhood and serve as an economic engine for jobs, training, research anddevelopment, businesses and empowerment servicing surrounding neighborhoods and the larger Atlanta area. www.EnglishAvenueCampus.net