GiveCamp gives big to Cooper-Young Garden Club

A huge round of applause to GiveCamp Memphis for the amazing help they provided to our Cooper-Young Garden Club, Garden Walk, and Arboretum project. Their unselfish generosity of time, talent, and hosting costs have taken our group to a whole new professional level. GiveCamp Memphis is a once-a-year charity technology marathon that seeks to help nonprofits solve problems through technology, marketing strategies, and graphic design....

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Buffalo vacation inspires CY garden walk

By Kim Halyak This summer, my sister and I returned to Buffalo, NY, for the 20th annual Buffalo Garden Walk. The largest garden walk in the United States, Buffalo welcomed over 60,000 visitors that weekend. My sister and I happily managed to see 95 of the 440 gardens on tour. Buffalo’s success was the inspiration for creating our 1st Annual Cooper-Young Garden Walk last May. Buffalo accentuates their gardens with beautiful...

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Rehabbed CY Queen Anne reflects charms of its owners
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Rehabbed CY Queen Anne reflects charms of its owners

By Sharron Johnson CHARM, CHARM with a side of CHARM. That describes 2053 Oliver. How fortunate for all of the surrounding neighbors to enjoy the view. Speaking of view, anyone know or remember what a view finder is? Well, it was a device that you would put up to your eyes like binoculars, and you could click through a wheel of tiny photos. The photos came to life as if you were right there in full technicolor. The photos were a view...

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Landmarks year in the works

Since July of last year, a committee of your neighbors has been meeting to explore the creation of a Landmarks District in Cooper-Young. Most of the communities surrounding Cooper-Young are already enjoy this designation, conveyed by the city’s Landmarks Commission as a historic preservation measure. Because of this, Central Gardens, Rozelle-Annesdale, and Glenview, among others, have an extra layer of protection from demolitions and...

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By-laws revisions come up for vote

While the Cooper-Young Community Association strives for consistency, it is occasionally necessary to update the organization’s by-laws so that they are reflective of current structure, abilities, and technological resources. In 2016, the CYCA Board of Directors reviewed and proposed revisions to the organization’s by-laws; we have also consulted with legal counsel to further improve this document. Voting for these proposed changes...

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CYCA stretches out with monthly meet up

Join us on Wednesday, March 22nd, for another great Cooper-Young Community Association meet up! This month we’ll be getting out of the office and heading to CoYo Yoga Lounge for an evening of beginner yoga. The event begins at 6 p.m. at CoYo, 2163 Young. Not only is yoga great exercise for many ability levels, it’s also a wonderful way to slow down and relax in a peaceful and inviting setting. We’re also excited to support one of our...

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