Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Archival copy of the Union Square News
See the newsletter here:
April 2011 Newsletter (PDF)
Articles feature:
  • "Duh... Winning!" by Kimberly Crichlow, President - Union Square is winning against lethargy, blight, trash and crime. Some City officials are expected to attend the General Meeting. Voting and participating in USA programs are important for Union Square to continue its winning ways.
  • "Neighborhood Banners" - program has been approved and is ready to move to the next step.
  • "Books for Kids" article by Nancy Packard updating "Baltimore Reads" and "Books for Kids Day" program details.
  • "Bowling for Cause" The Union Square team for the CCYD Bowlathon on April 30 with contact information for Chris Taylor and Megan Schulze to have fun while supporting youth programs from the CCYD (see www.ccyd.org).
  • "Bloom Your Block" article with information about the spring project plus contact information for Andrea Leahy and Salvatore Seely.
  • "Streetscape" article by Andrea Leahy recapping March clean-up with a shout out to Eboni Zook and her student group; an invite to the next meeting April 10; and Mayor's citywide clean-up in the Park on April 16.
  • Sowebo 5k Kid's Run & Health Fair article with invite to next meeting April 21.
  • "Earth Day Celebration" April 22 at Clay Pots on Pratt St.
  • "Park Restoration Timetable" article confirming schedule to begin in August and scope of work to include restoration of the Pavilion and installation of the new fountain.
  • "An Evening of Chamber Music" article about free concert on Charles St.
  • Listing of USA Officers: Kim Crichlow, President; Cari Schemm, Vice President; Eboni Zook, Treasurer; Emily Cochran, Recording Secretary; Ivan Leshinsky, Corresponding Secretary; Dave Cochran & Babette Leshinsky, Historic Preservation; Jacob Booher & Andrea Leahy, Directors at Large.
  • USA General Meeting at 7:00 PM on Wednesday April 6, 2011 at the NDC, 1401 Hollins St.