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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

“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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