LampLighter looking for an editor and designer

The LampLighter, the official voice of the Cooper-Young Community Association, is looking for an editor and designer. Candidates for editor should live in, and have a love for, Cooper-Young and have experience with writing and editing. Candidates for designer should be familiar with page layout using Adobe InDesign. Ideally, the CYCA would like to find [...]

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Puppy Up! Memphis walk to fight cancer in pets

Puppy Up! Memphis walk to fight cancer in pets

Local dog lovers, in partnership with 2 Million Dogs, a national nonprofit organization that funds comparative oncology research benefiting both pets and people, will host the third annual Puppy Up! Memphis Walk in Overton Park on April 27 to raise funds and awareness of the common links between canine and human cancers. Registration begins at [...]

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Art for Art’s sake Auction coming April 12

Art for Art’s sake Auction coming April 12

The always eclectic and energetic Cooper-Young Art for Art’s Sake Auction is coming up on April 12. Lovers of both the community and art will converge on Young Avenue Deli and bid on fabulous works of art and other items to help the support the neighborhood’s signature artwork and other community beautification and enhancement projects. [...]

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Cooper-Young community meeting to select officers April 8

The Cooper-Young Community Association Annual Meeting is coming up on Tuesday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. at 2298 Young, and it is time to vote! We need a good number of CYCA members to attend the meeting and vote to accept changes to the organization’s bylaws, as well as to vote for your CYCA president [...]

Donate home furnishings for refugees

World Relief Memphis will host a Spring Cleaning Donations Drive, April 1-3 at Union Avenue Baptist Church, to provide your gently used home furnishings to recent refugees. World Relief is funded largely by grants to resettle refugees fleeing persecution from countries such as Iraq, Somalia and Sudan. World Relief is responsible for providing housing, social [...]