Archive for 2020

ADDA December Board Meeting

Please note that this meeting will take place at the Classic Center, and all attendees are required to complete a waiver.

ADDA November Meeting

This meeting has been cancelled.

Video Link to ADDA Board Meeting

Here’s the link to today’s 2:00 p.m. ADDA August Board meeting.

ADDA July Board Meeting Safety Protocols

At ADDA’s upcoming board meeting (Wednesday, July 22, at the Classic Center), attendees will need to complete an affidavit/waiver regarding their health.
Attached below are the Classic Center’s health and safety protocols.

ADDA July 2020 Board Meeting Agenda


Please note that this meeting will take place in the Classic Center’s Olympia II, and will be socially distanced. Masks are required.

ADDA July Board Meeting

The ADDA July board meeting will take place on Wednesday, July 22, at 2:00 p.m., at the Classic Center, with face masks and social distancing.

Ready, Set, Go Safely

Ready, Set, Go Safely is a community-wide campaign prioritizing the health and safety of visitors, residents, and businesses as we safely reopen Athens. Learn more and commit to the six! 

Athens Banner Project

ADDA – with partnering organizations the Athens Institute for Contemporary Art (ATHICA), the Lyndon House Arts Center, Creature Comforts’ Get Artistic program, tiny ATH gallery, the Georgia Museum of Art, the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission, the Athens Area Arts Council, the Athens-Clarke County Arts Division, and Flagpole Magazine – is delighted to announce Athens Banner Project. More info read more >

Athens Music Walk of Fame

Athens Cultural Affairs Commission, ADDA, and Athens-Clarke County Public Works will launch the Athens Music Walk of Fame to honor Athens musicians and bands in the summer of 2020. The first ten honorees will be announced in June. Artist Allen Sutton will design the plaques.

ADDA June Board Meeting

This meeting has been canceled.

ADDA May Board Meeting

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, ADDA’s May board meeting will be held virtually. You can watch it here:

The meeting will begin at 2:00 p.m. today, May 14.

ADDA May Board Meeting Agenda

Due to COVID-19 precautions, this meeting will be held virtually.


ADDA’s April Board Meeting

This meeting has been cancelled.

Emergency Assistance for Small Businesses

The Small Business Administration is providing federal emergency loans via the CARES Act for small businesses affected by COVID 19.

The SBA is also offering Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Loan Advances. Small business owners in Athens are eligible to apply for loans up to $2 million and loan advances (do NOT need to be repaid) read more >

Small Businesses and E-Commerce

We’ve worked with Kativ8 to create this video to help small businesses during this challenging time – a few suggestions for maximizing business via e-commerce and social media. Also check out www.ClassicCityLove. We’re thinking of y’all!

ADDA and Main Street

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