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1159 South Volunteers Leading Clean-Ups!
Springfield News & Sun

1159 South Volunteers Leading Clean-Ups!

Hunter and Stephens recently assisted 1159 South Community Development Corporation in creating two community spaces near South Yellow Springs Street.
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1159 South Awarded $10.450K For Grand Harmony
Springfield News & Sun

1159 South Awarded $10.450K For Grand Harmony

Out of 2,800 organizations that applied, 1159 South is one of 184 grantees selected from across the 50 states, Washington D.C, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, 1159 South said.
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2020 AARP Community Challenge Grant

2020 AARP Community Challenge Grant

Springfield, Ohio, Aug. 20, 2020 – Less than two weeks after its anniversary groundbreaking for the Yellow Springs Street Rising! program to improve southwest Springfield’s main corridor, 1159 South Community Development Corporation is thrilled to announce we have been selected to receive an AARP Community Challenge grant to activate three vacant lots on the main corridor into a new community …
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Sense of Pride
Springfield News and Sun

Sense of Pride

“We hope these projects will bring a renewed sense of pride in the neighborhood,” 1159 South Community Development Corporation Co-Founder and President Lawrence Beavers said. “We hope that it inspires people to want to see the neighborhood uplifted and do better in the neighborhood.”
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1159 South Anniversary Groundbreaking

1159 South Anniversary Groundbreaking

Approaching its one-year anniversary, 1159 South Community Development Corporation is breaking ground on two new community spaces on the historic South Yellow Springs Street corridor.  On August 7 and 8, the non-profit will begin to transform four vacant lots at two key intersections on the corridor into unique places for community engagement, information and fun. The South Yellow Springs St. …
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