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The Vollintine Evergreen neighborhood is located in the north part of Midtown Memphis. Its boundaries are North Parkway on the south, Watkins Street on the west, Cypress Creek on the north, and Springdale Street and Rhodes College on the east. Within its boundaries are three city schools: Snowden School, Vollentine Elementary School, and Cypress Middle School. The neighborhood includes almost 12,000 residents in about 4,600 households. Vollintine Evergreen is a microcosm of the entire city of Memphis in many ways: racial makeup (58% black and 39% white), age distribution, median income, home ownership rate (56%), and employment rate. The Vollintine Evergreen Community Association (VECA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization ran by volunteers that helps keep the neighborhood vibrant through a variety of programs including but not limited to a bi-monthly printed newsletter, community gardens, neighborhood cleanups, welcome packages for new neighbors, and hosting many community events on an annual basis. If you want to learn more about VECA, please visit our website at http://www.veca.org.
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