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Posted on: March 4, 2013

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City of East Point Presents the How I See My City Art Contest!!

The Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) is sponsoring Georgia Cities Week April 20-27, 2013 to showcase and celebrate cities and the many services they provide.

Cities provide a higher level of service than most governments and are generally rated higher by the public than any other level of government, but many residents are unaware of the impact city services have on their daily lives. Through Georgia Cities Week, GMA and related organizations hope to heighten public awareness of the role that city governments play in enhancing the quality of life in communities.

GMA’s Georgia Cities Week is part of an on-going effort not only to raise public awareness about the services that cities provide but to educate the public on how city government works. Cities are encouraged to involve their local schools, businesses, legislators, Chambers of Commerce, media and civic clubs in planning Georgia Cities Week activities.

Old East PointWith this in mind, in honor of Georgia Cities Week, the City of East Point would like to invite all students attending middle school in the City of East Point to participate in an Art Contest entitled “How I See My City.” The City of East Point is sponsoring a citywide middle school visual arts competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent. This year’s competition theme “How I See My City” focuses on viewing the City of East Point through the eyes of a child. Contestants are asked to submit art that depicts something notable about the City, along with a written explanation about their entry to assist judges.

The deadline for submissions is March 25, 2013. The winning artist will be presented with a $50 Gift Card at a City Council Meeting in the Month of April. All entries will be displayed in the East Point Customer Care Center for the entire month of April. All art will be returned to the artist by May 3, 2013. We thank you in advance for your participation!

East Point Food Truck Court Logo Design Competition

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East Point Food Truck Court Logo Design Competition $150 Prize!

The City of East Point is looking for a creative color logo for the brand new East Point Food Truck Court. We want to engage the local talent in the community to come up with the logo design!

Requirement: Design an attractive color logo for the East Point Food Truck Court to be used by the City to advertise. The logo must be clearly legible and reproducible, even at a small size. Logo must be submitted as easily usable digital print media, high resolution (300dpi minimum).

Deadline: Submissions must be received via email at erodgers@eastpointcity.org or jfine@eastpointcity.org by March 15. Maximum of 5MB can be received via email. Winner will be notified March 19. Call 404-270-7059 for more information!

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About Your Guy for That

Your Guy for That, Dustin Drabot is an East Point resident and local real estate professional. Dustin began the “Your Guy for That” team in 2010 with Keller Williams Realty and brought the team to Intown Focus in July 2012. Dustin and the entire Your Guy for That team are excitd to merge the resources expected from a national firm with the personal relationships found at a local boutique level. Prior to forming the Your Guy for That team Dustin worked with a foreclosure specialist, new-home specialist and also negotiated commercial leases and oversaw day-to-day operation of a LEED-Platinum certified office building. Dustin is a member of the Atlanta Board of REALTORS®, Georgia Association of REALTORS® and National Association of REALTORS®. Dustin currently serves as Chairperson for the East Point Main Street Architectural Overlay Board, Treasurer of the Colonial Hills Neighborhood Association, Member of the McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment Authority Community Outreach Subcommittee and Co-Chair of the East Point Business Builder Luncheon sponsored by the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. Intown Focus Realty guarantees that the Buyer is 100% satisfied with the Property. If within 6 months Buyer is not fully satisfied with the Property Intown Focus Realty will sell it for free. All you have to do is pay a co-op commission and modest MLS fee. Some restrictions apply.

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