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Auston Grove Apartments February 2018 Newsletter

Your Auston Grove Team would like to wish you all
  a very Happy Valentine’s Day. We try to spread our love
to you all year round, but extra love is being sent your way this month!
(stop by the office to pick up a rose for yourself or significant other)
You may be pampering yourself on Valentine’s Day
 or you could be snuggled up with someone special.
 Either way, we hope your day is full of love and joy.

Black History Month

February is Black History Month. A time in the year when people acknowledge the great things African Americans have done over the years.

Below is a fun fact. It is up to you to know more:

The 1st licensed African American Female pilot was Bessie Coleman

Born in Atlanta, Texas in 1892, Bessie Coleman grew up in a world of harsh poverty, discrimination and segregation. She moved to Chicago at 23 to seek her fortune, but found little opportunity there as well. Wild tales of flying exploits from returning WWI soldiers first inspired her to explore aviation, but she faced a double stigma in that dream being both African American and a woman.

She set her sights on France in order to reach her dreams and began studying French. In 1920, Coleman crossed the ocean with all of her savings and the financial support of Robert Abbott, one of the first African American millionaires. 

Over the next seven months, she learned to fly and in June of 1921, the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale awarded her an international pilot's license. Wildly celebrated upon her return to the United States, reporters turned out in droves to greet her

Coleman performed at numerous airshows over the next five years, performing heart thrilling stunts, encouraging other African Americans to pursue flying, and refusing to perform where Blacks were not admitted. 

When she tragically died in a plane accident in 1926, famous writer and equal rights advocate Ida B. Wells presided over her funeral. An editorial in the "Dallas Express" stated, "There is reason to believe that the general public did not completely sense the size of her contribution to the achievements of the race as such."

Super Bowl Sunday

On Sunday, February 5th, Super Bowl 52 will take place as the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots will play to decide the National Football League champion for the 2017 season. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30pm Eastern Time.

Rent Cafe

RENTCafé goes beyond helping you find the perfect place. It also assists you in managing your new rental effortlessly. Log in securely to your Resident Portal, save time and go paperless with online rent payments, lease renewals, and maintenance requests. Keep track of your payments by checking their status and history. Register now!

Storage/Garage Rental

With old man winter beating down on us, you may want to consider a garage to keep your vehicle protected from the weather. We also have storages to help de-clutter your apartment. Come by the office to check on locations near you.

What’s Happening?

16th MLK Black History Month Parade and Block Party

The Krispy Kreme Challenge

Because We Care

As a resident, if you have time please fill out a resident survey to let us know what you think about your community. Please take a moment, and click here to complete a survey. We would like to know what you think. Your feedback is very, very important to us!

Presidents Day

Monday, February 19th, President's Day will be celebrated, as it always is on the third Monday of February. The observed federal holiday is actually called George Washington's Birthday. Certain states, however, list the holiday as Presidents' Day.

Furry Family Pet Sitting

My name is Reilee Juhl and I am a resident at Auston Grove Apartments. If you are ever in need of pet sitting, I can stay in the home of your fur babies for $50 a night or come and let them out during the days for bathroom breaks and play time! I have 7 years of pet Sitting experience and I am a Pre Veterinary student at NCSU. Let me come take care of your furry family! My cellphone is (336) 430-3430 text or call me anytime!

Volunteering February 15th

Auston Grove will be closing February 15th at 1:00pm to volunteer with the InterFaith Food Shuttle. Our team will be bagging and delivering grocery bags to low income Senior Citizens in Wake County. We feel very blessed to be able to make a difference in our community. We try and volunteer somewhere new monthly. If you have an idea for a volunteering effort or want to join us one month, please let us know.

Auston Grove Apartments | 1160 Auston Grove Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610 | Call 833-392-5643

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