Monthly Archives: April 2015

Dedication of the Park Entrance

You are invited to the Dedication of the Handicapped-Accessible Entrance of Jennie Drake Park.

 Sunday, May 3rd 2015


681 Waterford Rd NW

Celebrate this first step in creating our neighborhood park! Dress casually and comfortably; bring an umbrella if showers are forecast. Walk to the park if you can; if you drive, park on Oldknow, Shorter Terrace, or Aline Drive. Please do not park on the Jennie Drake Park side of Waterford, between Oldknow and Aline.

For additional information, call 770.941.7948, or contact us via email at

Sponsored by the Friends of Jennie Drake Park

JDP Tire Roundup April 18th

Jennie Drake Park “rounded up” over 120 tires in the District 9 Tire Roundup, sponsored by Atlanta City Council Member Felicia Moore. Thanks to all of our volunteers: Adefemi Olateru, Adefola Olateru, Jamal Muhammad, LaVelle Randall, Sirius Bennett, Sire Irving, Stanley Riley (and his van), Gerald Mabry, Michael Howard, Jane Davis (and her Volvo wagon), Trisha Williams (and her truck), and Connie Mabry.


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JDP April 18th Work Session

It was a soggy Saturday, but ten volunteers worked to clean the Park and to do clerical work in preparation for our May 3rd dedication. Those attending were Elise Bennett, Michael Drake, Pauline Drake, Jim Gantner, Terry Harrington, Bryan Jenkins, Leola McKinney, and Spellman College students Adrienne Scandrett, Cheryl Triplett, and Jonelle Green. We also had four children who volunteered along with their parents.