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 […]

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 May Board Meeting

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, ADDA’s May board meeting will be held virtually. You can watch it here: https://youtu.be/s1LORvezrZUThe meeting will begin at 2:00 p.m. today, May 14.

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 […]

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!