Neighborhood Garage Sale is June 8-10

We’ll be having a combined neighborhoods-wide garage sale the Friday and weekend of June 8-10! Come and shop your neighbors treasures, or host a sale of your own! The hours each day will be from 9am-5pm. Be sure to Save-the-Date!

Participating Neighborhoods:
Moores Park Neighborhood Organization
Colonial Village Neighborhood Association
River Point Neighborhood

CSO Project Meeting on March 27

CSO NoticeGood morning neighbors! Have you heard of the City of Lansing’s Wet Weather Control Project? Did you know that if you live in the mid to western half of the neighborhood it may affect how you go about your day to day as early as this spring?

Attend the public information meeting tomorrow starting at 7:00 pm at St. Casimir Church. Find out more at https://www.lansingmi.gov/4…/Combined-Sewer-Overflow-Project.

 

Remembrance of Dorothy Dorch Jones on April 7

We wanted our Moores Park neighbors and friends to know that Dorothy Jones passed away on February 11, 2018 at the age of 90. She was a long time Moores Park neighborhood resident and organization activist, contributor and volunteer. Her daughter, Shirley Murray will be hosting an afternoon remembrance at their home – 1720 Bradley on April 7th from 2-4pm.

Here’s a little more about Dorothy: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/dorothy-jones-obituary?pid=188201517

March 14 Meeting

Join us for the MPNO March meeting next Wednesday, March 14 at St. Casimir, Rm 108 starting at 6:30pm! We’ll be covering our events for the year, talk about the grants we applied for, we’ll be accepting nominations for 2018-19 officers & more.

Also, we’re still looking for a few more volunteers to help with the Easter Egg hunt on Saturday, March 24 at 10:30am. Hope to see you there!

2018 Grant Applications

The MPNO has submitted applications for through two grant programs.

We submitted two apps for the Mayor’s NAB grant program. One for a Moores Park Dam Riverside Restoration (pdf) that includes planting native vegetation and the other for creation of public art (pdf) by the community to be set around the river. 

We also applied to the Love Your Block grant (pdf) program for Moores Park and the Lansing River Trail (LRT) specifically with the installation of an outdoor bulletin board and park map; permanent aluminum benches; two permanent waste bins; and pet waste stations. View the submitted application.