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Reminder: The MPNO meeting is tomorrow in St. Casimir Room 107 and starts at 6:30pm. We’ll be talking about the Neighborhood Clean-Up project and putting together Welcome Baskets for new neighbors! All neighbors are welcome to attend.
We are also still in need of a few more volunteers for the following:
– Oct/Nov Neighborhood Newsletter distribution,
– Neighborhood Booth attendant at the South Lansing Farmer’s Market on Oct. 15 (need someone from 3-5p.m.)
Thank-you to our neighbors who have said they would volunteer so far! If you are interested in helping please contact Matthias at email@example.com or Natalie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It was officially announced on Sept. 30 that thanks to TruGreen’s TruNeighbor grant, plus Blight Elimination funds provided by MSHDA, a Land Bank owned property in the 1800 block of Osband Ave. is being redeveloped into a fruit tree and perennial garden for neighbors to gather and children to play.
Our neighbors on Osband Ave. will directly benefit from this green space! This will be an ongoing partnership with the Land Bank, TruGreen and our neighborhood.
Meetings are back! Join us at St. Casimir from 6:30-8p.m. on Wednesday, September 9. We’ll be discussing two topics: Our entrance sign for the Moores Park Neighborhood and the Love Your Block grant program!
Neighborhood Sign: This year we received a grant to assist us in placing a neighborhood sign. We’ve got a location for it, and need a small committee to discuss the logistics, type, and other details.
Love Your Block: We hope to receive one of the block grants for the Moores Park Neighborhood. and need to discuss what project we could accomplish as a group. The deadline to apply is Sept. 30, 2015. About the Love Your Block program: It is a program through the city of Lansing that will provide mini-grants (up to $5,000) for neighborhood revitalization projects funded through the Cities of Service.
Enjoy a viewing of *batteries not included (1987) at Moores Park on August 28. The activities will start at 8:00 p.m. with a REACH art studio presentation: Origami Sculpture Unveiling – Over a dozen teens created positive message signage and sculptures for Moore’s Park. Popcorn, drinks, and cotton candy are for sale. THIS EVENT IS FREE! If you have questions please call at (517) 999-3643. The movie will begin at dusk and end around 10pm. Watch this PG rated family movie projected onto a big screen behind the park pavilion! Bring chairs, blankets, and food to enjoy the event.