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Next Monthly Downtown Business Meeting:

 

Thursday, October 4th at 8:30am

 

Held at Kupcakerie, 2781 Main Street

 

 

 

October 4th: Monthly Downtown Business Meeting

Held at Kupcakerie, 2781 Main Street, East Point from 8:30-10am. Come talk business over some breakfast and coffee with fellow businesses and a representative from the Department of Economic Development, along with a representative from the East Point Police Department providing information about public safety in your area. First Thursday of each month excluding holidays and special events.

 

 

 

 

October 6th, 1pm-7pm: Annual Destination East Point Fall Festival. There will be food, merchandise, live music on stage, adult beverages (w/ID check) and new this year, the "Impact Kid's Zone" with a large variey of activities for children and teens. Additionally, there are a variety of contests: Chili Cook-off, Pie Baking Contest and Pumpkin sale! To participate in the contests, reach out to epmsapresident@gmail.com. The event is held in the Downtown Commons, 2757 East Point St. Visit http://www.downtowneastpoint.com/destinationeastpoint/index.html for more information.

 

VENDOR OPPORTUNITY - A FEW SLOTS STILL AVAILABLE: Those interested in setting up a booth can download the vendor form found here: http://www.downtowneastpoint.com/destinationeastpoint/beanexhibitor.html .

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Invitation for East Point

Businesses & Clergy:

 

Downtown East Point Business - Grand Opening October 11th!

The Vault East Point, 2919 East Point Street

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 18th, 5:30-7:00 pm: Monthly Tri-Cities Networking Event The cities of East Point, College Park & Hapeville partnered to bring you this great, business-to-business networking event series hosted in each respective city on a rotating schedule throughout the year! Free to attend with business card. Light refreshments provided and free parking available.

 

 

 

 

In an effort to connect community members to opportunities to volunteer here in the City, the Mayor has created a brief "VIP" - Volunteering In the Point survey to gather information about you and your interests.  Please take a moment to complete the brief survey by going to the following link or call the Mayor's office at 404-270-7091 to complete the survey over the phone:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XV593HY . Thank you for becoming a part of "VIP" - Volunteering In the Point!  Please feel free to share the survey and encourage others to become a part of VIP too. Check out opportunities to volunteer here: http://www.eastpointcity.org/volunteering-in-the-point/ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Receive

Emergency Alerts

in the City:

 

Please check regularly, or "like", the City's Facebook page: 

 

 https://www.facebook.com/cityofeastpoint/

 

and

 

Register for Code Red Alerts (register all cell phones and land lines):

 

http://www.eastpointcity.org/codered/

 

 

Additionally available:

 

www.eastpointcity.org

 

Twitter: @cityofeastpoint

 

Instagram: @cityofeastpoint

 

Download the "Access East Point" app on your phone (available on any app store)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

East Point Community Resource Guide:

Register Your Outreach Organization

 

 

 

 

If your organization offers outreach services to individuals in East Point, or if you know of an organization that does, please have them register at the link below so that individuals needing assistance will be able to find the resources they need:

 

http://www.eastpointcity.org/economic-development/resource-guide/

 

**Entities must be able to provide services/resources to East Point individuals or organizations in need in order to be eligible to register on this site. 

 

Some Examples of Resources/Services

for the East Point Community Resource Guide:

  • Food Assistance
  • Clothing Outreach
  • Toys for Holidays
  • Counseling Services for Youth
  • Youth Educational/Social Programs
  • Senior Services/Resources
  • Tutoring for Youth or Adults
  • Financial Literacy Programs
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Job Training for Teens or Adults
  • Work Attire for Interviews
  • Resume Writing Services
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Financial Aid (Rent or Utility Assistance, etc.)
  • Summer Camps for Low-Income Students

                                        

 

 

Small Business Incentives Program

 

The City of East Point recently adopted its first ever “Small Business Incentives Program” which offers a variety of benefits for new and existing businesses.  The benefits range from permit and license fee waivers to tax and utility discounts. The program is designed to help small businesses and entrepreneurs lower the cost of doing business. The goal is not only to help businesses get started, but to help them grow and become successful small business enterprises. A small business, for the purpose of qualifying for these programs/incentives, is defined as a business with 9 employees or less. The brochure can be found here: http://www.eastpointcity.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Small-Business-Incentives-Brochure_2017.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

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