Message from the Flowing Wells Neighborhood & Community Coalition President, Kevin Dailey:
Flowing Wells is going to be a Book! Read Details and Contact
We need photos from your family archive (we will scan, which you will get photo credit) 1880's thru approx 1960 (for now) We need you to contact Marie Daily DIRECTLY (NOT through facebook) firstname.lastname@example.org or 520 440 6949 by Oct 15 if you have photos to contribute or know of someone we should contact for photos.
In 2007 Flowing Wells was designated an "All American City" by the National Civic League. The Flowing Wells Neighborhood Association and Community Coalition (a 501c(3) non profit (which I founded back in 1995 and am currently President) applied and won this designation.http://www.flowingwellsnacc.org We beat out Laredo, Texas and other big names. Pretty cool.
Arcadia Publishing contacted FWNACC and is funding the publishing of a book about Flowing Wells 1880's to approximately 1960's (for now) for its Images of America Series:
Marie (my wife) and I are the co-authors. Any royalties are assigned to the FWNACC and will be used for scholarships to Flowing Wells Students for Post Secondary Education.
The book is going to be dedicated to Mary Holloway for her life work as a teacher, counselor, and her tireless work maintaining the FW Alumni Association.
Again, if you have historical photos please contact us as soon as possible!!
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In 1995, community residents concerned about safety and quality of life, joined together to form the Flowing Wells Neighborhood Association and Community Coalition (FWNACC).
Initially, FWNACC activities included installing streetlights, reducing street flooding and closing drug-houses. Much of the initial phase centered around grafitti abatement.? More...