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Beautification Meeting Minutes

Lots of plans are in the works and we're looking forward to a busy Spring and Summer!

Thank you to Bennett Compost for joining us at our January meeting! We learned so much about composting! Did you know we live in the densest of composting areas in Philly?! SO COOL! 

Tim was also kind enough to follow up one of the questions with an email and a link to information about a mayoral debate focusing on green issues: http://my.pennfuture.org/site/Calendar?id=112581&view=Detail

PHS needs volunteers for the Flower Show! This is an awesome experience and a great way to gain FREE access to the show! Email: Mindy Maslin at mmaslin@pennhort.org for more info. The flower show runs Saturday, February 28th  to Sunday, March 8th

Fall 2014 Yard tree applications are due 2/4. If you are interested in a tree for your yard, fill out the application!

Learn the proper way to care for our neighborhood trees!

Brainstorming 'retreat': We would like to get together to brainstorm ideas to help move the neighborhood forward in 2015.
We have a few ideas already
Working with SPR to get distribution boxes
Working with Donnely Distribution to prevent advertisements being left at uninhabited homes, etc.
Town hall poster boards where community members can write what they want to see happen in the neighborhood.
Would you like to be a part of this? Have ideas for where/when this should happen? Email us at clean@newboldneighbors.org

PHS Grant: We have submitted a proposal to PHS for electricity and benches at Dickinson Grove. Fingers crossed! We should find out in a couple months if we were awarded this grant!

Mapping grant: What types of maps would be useful to you? Lets us know at clean@newboldneighbors.org

General Meetings and VOTING! January general meeting 1/27; February general meeting & elections 2/24
Abby and Jackie are excited to lead us next year, but they can't do that without your VOTE!
Come vote for Abby and Jackie at our general meeting on Feb 24th at 6:30pmin the Reed Street Presbyterian Apartments at 16th and Reed.

Join us for our next Beautification meeting on Wednesday, February 11th at 6:30pm email jesseleonard@newboldneighbors.org for the location.
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