Great Event!

Thank you to all the Amity Gardens neighbors that stopped by for our social distancing ice cream event. We enjoyed seeing many of the long time residents and meeting many new ones.

We are planning to do this again in August and will publish the date as soon as it is set.

Happy 244th Birthday to America! ❤️🇺🇸💙

During the American Revolution, the legal separation of the thirteen colonies from Great Britain in 1776 actually occurred on July 2, when the Second Continental Congress voted to approve a resolution of independence that had been proposed in June by Richard Henry Lee of Virginia declaring the United States independent from Great Britain’s rule. After voting for independence, Congress turned its attention to the Declaration of Independence, a statement explaining this decision, which had been prepared by a Committee of Five, with Thomas Jefferson as its principal author. Congress debated and revised the wording of the Declaration, finally approving it two days later on July 4.

Let’s proudly display the red, white and blue!!

I love seeing how Americans are coming together to help out in this time of need and uncertainty, many are reaching out to neighbors they did not know before. This is the American Spirit that I love. (Donna Thomas – Amity Gardens Neighborhood Association Board Member)

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This song was written 102 years ago and is still just as prevalent today.

“God bless America, land that I love
Stand beside her and guide her
Through the night with the light from above

From the mountains to the prairies
To the oceans white with foam
God bless America, my home sweet home”

April Yard of the Month!

Congratulations to Nelly Barroso at 2021 Lanier Avenue for being chosen for the Amity Gardens Neighborhood April Yard of the Month!

“We have lived on Lanier for just over a year. My daughter, Katie, and my grandson, Lennox, also live here. We really love the community and all of the wonderful people we have met! I enjoy yard work when the weather is nice and Lennox loves to play in it. We are so happy to be a part of this community and to be recognized for Yard of the Month!”

Update From Tonight’s Dinner/Meeting AND Street Sign Topper Vote Results.

Thank you to the neighbors who came out to the meeting and FREE dinner this evening.

Great update from Officer Martin. The only incident we have had reported and investigated for 2019 is the truck break in that happened this week on Gwynne Avenue. For many years we have had very low crime rates and that is a huge plus for our neighborhood.

Our City Councilman Matt Newton came and got us up to date on city business and we had a good question and answer session with him.

We gave an update from CDOT about a recent traffic study on Kistler Avenue, I will post that info/stats in another post.

LASTLY, we talked about and voted on 2 different designs for new street toppers and for the number of signs.

Sign (A) won the vote and the vote to have signs on all the street signs (not just the neighborhood entrance locations) won. The board will now be applying for a grant from the City of Charlotte to pay for the signs.

AG Sign Topper

Annual Winter Neighborhood Dinner

We invite you to come to our annual Amity Gardens Winter Dinner/Meeting on Saturday, February 9th at Eastern Hills Baptist Church from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

This year you will not need to bring anything!

The AG Neighborhood Board will be providing pizza (from Portifinos), salad, dessert, tea and water.

We will have an update from our CMPD Community Police Officers AND we will be voting on a street topper sign design. All adults that live in Amity Gardens will be able to vote on which sign topper they like the best. In March will be submitting a grant to the City of Charlotte to pay for the toppers.

We hope you can come, and please let us know if you need a ride to the church or if you know a neighbor that could use a ride.

Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. – we will start the meeting around 5:15 p.m. and plan to be done by 6 p.m. or shortly after.pizza and salad night