The Atkinson, Capitol, Teutonia (ACT) Business Improvement District #29 held its annual neighborhood celebration on the triangle at Capitol Drive and Atkinson Avenue recently. Political figures, business owners in the area, residents and their children were treated to entertainment, food, information and fun while showcasing the many improvements in the area while highlighting future endeavors. The festival is held in honor of the late Willie Perkins, Jr., who owned Mr. Perkins’ Family Restaurant, 2001 W. Atkinson Ave. (Photos by Yvonne Kemp)
The Atkinson, Capitol, Teutonia (ACT) Business Improvement District #29 will be holding its free 2012 neighborhood celebration on the triangle at Capitol Dr. and Atkinson Ave. on Saturday, August 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Alderman Ashanti Hamilton, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, and Alderman Willie C. Wade will again be on hand to meet neighbors and business owners as they enjoy a day of community and fun. “This is the third year of the festival, and I am excited about the event,” Alderman Hamilton said. “I am especially looking forward to spending time with neighbors, and to seeing business owners doing a little outreach as they showcase their businesses in a relaxed and fun environment.”
The ACT BID will be highlighting area businesses and organizations, and providing food and entertainment, including live music.
The festival is being held in honor of the late Will Perkins Jr., who owned Mr. Perkins’ Family Restaurant, 2001 W. Atkinson Ave.
WHAT: Atkinson, Capitol, Teutonia BID celebration
WHEN: Saturday, August 18 — 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Triangle intersection of Capitol & Atkinson