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Happy Birthday Cascade Patch!

Cascade Patch turns one today. See our "About Us" section to learn more about our team and come celebrate the occasion this afternoon at Cascade Wine Styles.

Happy Birthday Cascade Patch!

The staff and correspondents of Cascade Patch are celebrating the first anniversary of our Nov. 29, 2010, launch as a daily community news website serving greater southwest Atlanta.

To see just a few of the great stories we've filed over the last 12 months, visit Our First Year: A Look at Top Cascade Patch Stories in Our First Year which is pinned under the News tab at the top of the page. To learn more about the many wonderful southwest Atlanta-area writers and photographers who make Cascade Patch what it is, see the "About Us" section, which is pinned at the bottom of the Home Page.

Cascade Patch will celebrate its first anniversary from 5:30 to 7 tonight at Wine Styles Cascade with door prizes, words from District 10 Councilman C.T. Martin and a surprise community announcement by the Mays High and cluster schools support group EMC2.

The event is free however, though not a requirement, all guests are strongly encouraged to buy a bottle of wine to support the youth in our community. Wine Styles has agreed to donate 10 percent of all proceeds to EMC2.

In addition to Councilman Martin and EMC2, confirmed program guests include the law firm of Arringtron & Phillips, LLP, and the owners of Landon's Restaurant & Bar, 3752 Cascade Rd.

We will have a short but informative program for all guests that will include information about the best upcoming holiday events in the area, a new 2012 historically-signifcant tour of Cascade and other community news.

So, set aside your business cards now, prepare to make a donation to an important community-based cause and stay tuned to Cascade Patch for final details about our anniversary and holiday party!

Yolande M. Minor November 29, 2011 at 01:15 PM
It's Our Birthday...It's Our Birthday...It's Our Birthday.... Happy Birthday, Cascade Patch and Janita Poe, Chief Editor !!! One Outstanding Year and Many More !!! Much Love, Dr. Yolande Minor
Janita Poe November 29, 2011 at 02:49 PM
It's our birthday! It's our birthday! It's our birthday! It's our birthday! It's our birthday!
Dr. Nana Kwaku Opare and Ama Opare November 29, 2011 at 02:51 PM
Thank you for all your hard work. I love feeling more connected to what's going on in our community. We love Cascade Patch!
Delores "Dee" Turner November 29, 2011 at 03:56 PM
Janita....congratulations on the one year anniversary/birthday of the Cascade Patch!! You are sensational. I salute you and all of the Patch crew members. I believe that the very best is yet to come for the Cascade Patch!!
Chris Harper November 29, 2011 at 04:17 PM
Happy Birthday Cascade Patch! Janita you are the best.
B.FLOWERS November 29, 2011 at 07:08 PM
HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY CASCADE PATCH!!!!!!! May you be Blessed with many, many, many productive years to come!
Dawn Brockington Shaw November 29, 2011 at 08:01 PM
Happy Birthday Cascade Patch!!!!! Thank you for keeping me informed about my community.
Shirley Simmons November 29, 2011 at 09:18 PM
Wonderful publication,keep up the great work!
M Jernice Flowers November 29, 2011 at 09:21 PM
Happy Bless B'day tototototototototo Y*O*U! Cascade PATCH! May the good LORD bless you keep up the great coverage and the actual facts that's what makes it to go the distant.Can't be there I'll be @Douglass from 630p-730p.Hi Sch on the DemogrpahicSurvey Issues for My cluster of schools in SW Atlanta AREA!...
M Jernice Flowers November 29, 2011 at 09:27 PM
Janita, it'sA BIG blessing we even grew up on the same street here in SW Atl. witnessing the various growth that SW Atlanta expereinced during my(teenage)childhood yrs mine '68-73...Grad from SW High Sch. Congrats to this special day in your accomplishedments regarding this part of your career. And may the LOrd richly contiune to bless this expression of a voice to get the news out as you' keep HIM 1st and foremost. In Jesus name.
Janita Poe November 29, 2011 at 10:03 PM
Thanks, everyone! And, happy birthday to all of us. See you soon!
Dominique Huff November 29, 2011 at 11:09 PM
Happy Birthday Cascade Patch! From one media outlet to another, congrats on making it to see another year. Many of our colleagues in the industry had to let go their dream and vision but you guys are still here. It was not easy feat but you did it. Congrats and look forward to greater days ahead!
Peter Cox November 30, 2011 at 05:33 AM
Happy Birthday Cascade Patch! Keep up the great work Janita!
Rodney Thrash November 30, 2011 at 08:43 PM
Just wanted to wish Cascade Patch a Happy Anniversary!
Stephanie L. Arnold December 01, 2011 at 01:19 AM
Happy Birthday, Cascade Patch. My second-favorite site! :-)

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