CYCA Resolves To Make Big Changes in New Year

By Kristin Schebler On Saturday, January 14th, the Cooper-Young Community Association board of directors got together and created a fantastic plan for 2017. Last year, we focused on learning about your needs through our 5 Year Plan process, and now we’re ready to start working on some of your great ideas. You can check out our specialized teams below to find what most interests you in the neighborhood plus take a look at the schedule...

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CYCA scares up a Halloween contest

The air is getting cooler, pumpkin spice is filling the air, and it’s time for our Great Pumpkin Halloween Decorating Contest. We’re looking for some good old fashioned Halloween scares to light up the neighborhood this October. On October 27th from 7 to 8 p.m. we’ll be spying out the scariest first, second, and third place jack-o-lanterns to reward with some excellent prizes, including some great CY swag and gift cards to local...

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Winners abound at Festival 4-Miler

The results are in for this year’s Festival 4-Miler. The annual foot race, organized by the CYCA and held the evening before the Cooper-Young 4-Miler, had another successful run this year. More than 2,000 runner competed, led by three-time men’s winner John Maglasang who finished with a time of 21.11.58. Kacey Norbert led the women with a time of 26.02.79. The competition was stiff off the racecourse as well with the Light the Way...

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Contest beckons expert pumpkin carvers

Do you love to decorate for Halloween? Well, we love to see your fantastic decorations! The Great Pumpkin Halloween Decorating Contest is back again to find out just who has the spookiest home for our favorite howl-aday. This year we’re looking for a ghoulish first, second, and third place to reward with some excellent prizes. Judging will take place from 6-7 p.m. on October 28th so be sure to register your home or nominate a neighbor...

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Cooper-Young 4-Miler finishes strong
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Cooper-Young 4-Miler finishes strong

The Cooper-Young 4-Miler continued its run of successful events this year. The race, held on September 18th, the day before the annual Cooper-Young Festival, attracted almost 1,300 racers. John Maglasang repeated as the winner in the male category, though a tad off his 2014 pace at 21:06.6. Margaret Molteni was the fastest woman at 25:32. Also repeating was John Payne, last year’s winner in the wheelchair category, who came in a still...

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Artist contest date announced, submissions sought

By Tamara Cook The annual Young Artist Contest show and reception, hosted by the Cooper-Young Business Association to encourage the love of art in school age children, Thursday, November 5th, 2015 from 6-7 p.m. This year’s theme is “Memphis Music!” The show and reception hosted by Evolve Bank and Trust will be held at Peabody Elementary at 2086 Young Avenue. This contest is open to all school age students in grades 1 through 12 in the...

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