update, planning meeting 07.25.06

in attendance: about a dozen folks interested in starting up specific committees/groups and brainstorming next steps –Darren recapped a conversation he and Kathy had had with the president of the Passyunk Square group–everything from general advice, running meetings, structure, to more nitty gritty things like getting incorporated, getting board insurance, etc etc. –talked briefly about…
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National Night Out

August 1, 2006, 5PM to 9PM Please join our neighbors to the north in support of Town Watch and local Law Enforcement on National Night Out. Gather as a community for a walk, kid’s activities, music, information about community activities, and a bike ride. PLEASE LEAVE YOUR OUTSIDE LIGHTS ON ALL EVENING ON TUESDAY AUGUST…
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South Philly Neighborhood Networks Potluck Cookout

What: South Philly Neighborhood Networks Potluck Cookout When: Saturday, July 15, 1:00 PM Where: 1438 South 5th Street (5th and Dickinson) Event Description: Mark your calendar for Saturday July 15th from 1 – 3pm. Recycling is a hot issue in Philadelphia today. Currently the City recycles at a 6% recycling rate. Incentive based Model Programs…
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all hands on board

1st Meeting, Monday, July 10, 2006 The turnout was wonderful last night at the first organizational meeting. Upwards of 100 people turned out: long time residents, newcomers, young families, and seasoned south philly-ers.

Next Meeting

The next meeting will be on Monday, July 10, at 7 pm. It will be held at John–Nicholas Caterers, 1840 S Camac Street (off Mifflin Street, past 13th). Plans for the official organization of the civic association will be discussed, including deciding upon a name for the group, its boundaries, and committee members. Please plan…
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What’s in a name?

Quite a bit, we think! Just look at Bella Vista and the turn-around it’s had in the last 10-15 years!

Town Watch Training

Art Potts of Town Watch Integrated Services came for two nights in June to train and certify folks for town watch in our neighborhood. Being established as an official town watch group is a necessary process towards becoming a recognized civic association in the city. During the training sessions, Mr. Potts touched upon personal safety…
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