Book club examines women at war

Dear Readers Book Club, the Cooper-Young neighborhood book club, will have their monthly gathering Wednesday, March 27 at 7 p.m. March’s book is The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II. This long-awaited English translation tells the oral...

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Peabody chili cook off returns

Peabody chili cook off returns

Third place winner Amanda Yarbro-Dill, first place winner Sydney Ashby, and second place winner Billy Seligstein. The Cooper-Young Community Association’s February meeting saw the return of a tasty Peabody Elementary School fundraiser. About 25 people attended the...

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Nominations for April board election due March 12

Cooper-Young Community Association elections for vice president and secretary will take place in April. Those roles are currently held by Stephanie Gonzalez and Cheryl Bledsoe, respectively. Any CYCA member in good standing may be nominated or may self-nominate....

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General meeting spotlights garden walk, recycling

Just in time for spring, green issues will take center stage at the March monthly general membership meeting March 12 at the Epicenter (902 Cooper St.). Organizer Kim Halyak will present details on the upcoming Cooper-Young Garden Walk. Also in attendance — just in...

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November meeting spotlighted landmarks, code

The CYCA November general meeting featured visits from both Brian Bacchus, principal planner for Memphis Landmarks, and Cori Hill from Shelby County Code Enforcement, to discuss the intricacies of Cooper-Young’s new landmarks status. They were invited to talk with...

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Small Business Saturday a success

Small Business Saturday a success

The weekend after Thanksgiving is the biggest shopping period of the year. Starting with Black Friday and ending with Giving Tuesday, billions of holiday dollars are spent. One of the newer shopping days is Small Business Saturday. Cooper-Young is known for its small...

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