Tuesday, September 6, 2011


Archival copy of the Union Square News
See the newsletter here:
September 2011 Newsletter (PDF)
  • BACK TO LIFE, BACK TO REALITY!
    Article by Kimberly Crichlow, President
    Union Square Association (USA) welcomes everyone from the summer hiatus. With a reference back to the recent hurricane and earthquake, it's time to look forward. Upcoming events include an autumn party in the Park, the inaugural Sowebo Landmark 5K, and the 2011 Union Square Christmas Cookie Tour.
  • MEETING REMINDER
    USA General Meetings resume at 7:00 PM on the first Wednesday of the month at the NDC, 1401 Hollins St. The next General Meeting is at 7:00 PM on Wednesday September 7, 2011.
  • SOWEBO LANDMARK 5K - OCTOBER 2
    Click the newsletter PDF link (above) for the full article with details about the route and landmarks plus more info about support for the SBCS and CCYD efforts against childhood obesity. The event will also include a Kid's Fun Run and a Health Fair in Union Square. Article includes contact information for Joy Smith and Cari Schemm.
  • NEWSLETTER
    Article provides information about submissions and distribution of the newsletter with contact information for Ivan Leshinsky, Editor.
  • HISTORIC PRESERVATION WITH ETHNIC FLAVOR
    Article features information about Babette Leshinsky and Juan Gonzalez involvement in the Union Square Historic Preservation activities with CHAP plus the approval of two new carry-outs (Indian and Chinese) scheduled to open this fall. Article includes contact information.
  • STREETSCAPE COMMITTEE
    Article includes details about next meeting on September 18; next monthly clean-up for Lemmon St. on September 24; Neighborhood Banner replacement of those damaged by hurricane "Irene"; Bloom Your Block contest results plus plans for 2011; and contact information for Andrea Leahy. Click the newsletter PDF link (above) for all the particulars.
  • POWER IN DIRT
    Article about turning vacant lots into beautiful green spaces via a program from the Mayor's office and Bon Secours of Maryland Foundation with contact information for more details.
  • USA OFFICERS
    Kim Crichlow, President; Cari Schemm, Vice President; Eboni Zook, Treasurer; Emily Cochran, Recording Secretary; Ivan Leshinsky, Corresponding Secretary; Babette Leshinsky, Historic Preservation; Jacob Booher & Andrea Leahy, Directors at Large.