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Citizens of Georgia Power to Sponsor New Home Construction at 1922 Battle Row

Thanks to generous support from the Citizens of Georgia Power, our next home will be constructed at 1922 Battle Row, directly adjacent to the TBTB offices and warehouse. Each year, the Citizens of Georgia Power hold a golf and shooting clays tournament at Sage Valley to benefit local non-profit organizations. Turn Back the Block was fortunate to be a beneficiary of this amazing event in 2019. The new construction home will be a three bedroom, two bath home, which will
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Starting off 2020 with Demolition

2020 is off to a great start at Turn Back the Block. The organization has demolished three properties which were in desperate need of demo. Two properties on Telfair are now clear, vacant lots, and another on Saint Luke. These properties could not be saved, and served as nuisance properties to the neighborhood. Fortunately, grant funds allowed us the opportunity to start fresh on these Harrisburg streets.

TBTB Welcomes Week Long Block Party

Volunteers from Fayetteville, Tennessee worked long and hard with the FROGS last week through mission outreach with Trinity on the Hill. Typically our block parties last half a morning, but TBTB was lucky enough to have several volunteers work with us all week. They worked hard and diligently, and we are sure they learned a lot about construction, demolition, and the Harrisburg neighborhood. They installed insulation, hung siding, and assisted with wiring at our new construction site 2014 Battle Row.
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Block Party March 23

Volunteer with us on March 23, and help us haul off some home debris leftover from the demolition earlier this month at 1922 Battle Row. We need 20 volunteers to help get this done. We’ll start at 8:30 a.m. and if we have 20 people, it’ll be finished quickly. Sign up to volunteer here.

Calling All Volunteers! Sign Up to Volunteer for the 8th Annual Harrisburg Clean and Green on April 20, 2019

Join us Saturday, April 20th at 8:30 a.m. for the 5th Annual Harrisburg Clean and Green. This event is an opportunity for volunteers of all ages to get outside and help clean up the streets, sidewalks, and vacant lots in Harrisburg. We will be meeting at a new location this year, the Lamar-Milledge Elementary School on Eve Street. From there, supplies will be distributed and clean teams will be assigned. Lunch will be provided following the event at Lamar-Milledge, but
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