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What is DECA?- Dresden East Civic Association – DECA – is a nonprofit Civic Association created to preserve and enhance our neighborhoods.  We are guided in our work by overall community interests dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of life for residents in the DECA neighborhoods and surrounding areas.




DECA Quarterly Meeting

The DECA Quarterly membership meeting is Wednesday, April 19th at 7 pm at St. Pius X High School.  Here is the agenda for the meeting:

1.     Introduction of guests & guest speakers
2.     Association Business & Treasurer’s report
3.     Guest Speaker:  Shannon Oxford, Ahimsa House
4.     Guest speaker: Debra Furtado, Senior Connections  
5.     Community Open forum 


About Ahimsa House:
Ahimsa House is dedicated to addressing the link between domestic violence and animal cruelty. We offer services and assistance to victims of domestic violence with pets in Georgia and work to raise awareness of this connection in communities throughout the state.  More info at ahimsahouse.org

About Senior Connections:
Senior Connections offers a range of quality services provided by skilled professionals and community volunteers. While those with the financial means to do so pay the full cost of services, there are public funds, United Way grants, and private donations that help subsidize the cost of services to those in need.  More info at www.seniorconnectionsatl.org




Community Association Announcements

  • Traffic, Emergency Preparedness To Be Discussed At Community Meeting By: Jordan Fox, DECA PR Chair Want to learn what the Georgia Department of Transit (GDOT) is doing to address traffic congestion in the Dresden East/Clairmont Road area? Specifically traffic in/around Clairmont Road and I-85, and throughout Chamblee? Come to the DECA Quarterly membership meeting. Want to hear a presentation from the DeKalb Fire & Rescue Hazmat team regarding their emergency response capabilities for the AGL gas regulator station located near Clairmont Road and Buford Highway? Come to the DECA Quarterly membership meeting. What: Dresden East Civic Association (DECA) quarterly membership meeting When: Wednesday, July 20th at 7 pm Where: St. Pius X High School (2674 Johnson Road, Chamblee, GA 30345) Meeting Agenda Association Business, including Treasurer's ...
    Posted Jul 10, 2016, 6:23 PM by Kyle Eaves
  • Dresden Park Transferred To The City Of Chamblee On Thursday, February 4, 2016 DeKalb County Interim CEO Lee May signed an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) to transfer Dresden Park to the City of Chamblee.The DeKalb County Commission approved the IGA in December 2015, and the agreement transfers the 25 acre park to Chamblee at no cost.The IGA includes three stipulations which are that:Chamblee cannot sell the parkChamblee must always keep it as a parkResidents of unincorporated DeKalb are allowed to use the park the same as City residents and at the same cost, if any.Dresden Park is located in the southeast area of Chamblee which was annexed into the City in 2013. The City has been negotiating the transfer with the county ...
    Posted Feb 11, 2016, 5:50 PM by DECA Atlanta
  • Dresden East Civic Association Sponsors Heroes Holiday Fund By: Julie Erwin Neighbors, friends and supporters of Chamblee area first-responders raised more than $1500 during the second annual Heroes Holiday Fund campaign sponsored by the Dresden East Civic Association (DECA).  In partnership with the Publix at Town Brookhaven, this money will be used to provide Thanksgiving and Christmas meals for the four fire stations that cover the DECA area, including Station 2 on Dresden Drive, Station 8 on Clairmont Road, Station 15 at PDK Airport, and Station 19 at Mercer University. In addition, meals will be provided for the Chamblee Police and the Doraville Police that also provide support to Chamblee.  According to the National Fire Protection Association, Thanksgiving Day is the peak time for cooking-related fires ...
    Posted Jan 13, 2016, 7:34 PM by DECA Atlanta
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