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“45” NEVER LOOKED SO GOOD………… DID YOU SEE IT ?

October 20, 2010

Your neighborhood association continues to grow. At our meeting last night, 45 people came out to work for change in our community. That’s more than a 50% increase in attendance from our last meeting. Our message is touching people.  While enjoying light refreshments contributed by several members, we listened to reports from the committees....
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October 16, 2010

SMART WOMEN, SMART MONEY  On Thursday, October 14,2010, I attended the 10th annual free Smart Women Smart Money conference and luncheon held by the Illinois State Treasurer at the UIC Forum. The keynote speaker was Rosie Rios, the Treasurer of the United States. The honorees were Merri Dee, State President, Illinois AARP and Leticia...
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USPS FREE MAILERS TO RECYCLE USED SMALL ELECTRONICS

October 9, 2010

Feel good about recycling- it’s easy and free. MAIL IT BACK FOR FREE. RECYCLE USED SMALL ELECTRONICS. The United States Post Office provides postage paid envelopes to recycle used small electronics. That includes cell phones, PDA’s, smart phones, MP3 players, digital cameras or up to 4 inkjet cartridges. Pick up the envelopes at the post...
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YOUTH PROGRAMS at 15th DISTRICT

October 9, 2010

The 15th District Community Policing Office conducts the Youth Explorer Scout Program  and the Peer Jury Program for youth age 13-20.  This program helps youth to : Earn service learning hours Discover career potential Develop leadership skills improve public speaking skills experience peer-to-peer bonding partincipate in EXCITING ACTIVITIES The meetings take place on the...
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CANA RECEPTION AND MEETING ON OCTOBER 19th AT 6:30 PM

October 6, 2010

You are not alone in your desire for see positive change. Come meet and share your ideas with others who support change and improvements to create a more vibrant neighborhood . Together we can turn our ideas into reality. Come participate in the development of the Central Austin Neighborhood Association. LOCATION Third Unitarian Church,  301 N. Mayfield...
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POLICE BOARD MEETING:Taking our concerns to the next level

October 6, 2010

We must use all available means to obtain the necessary attention to the conditions in our neighborhood. We must do more than attend the CAPS meetings. We must address all who exercise control over the actions of the police.  The Police Board holds a public meeting once a month. Members of the public are...
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CAPS MEETING ATTENDANCE:Part of the Solution

October 6, 2010

Four members of CANA attended the 1513N Beat Community Meeting, CAPS, at the District Police Station at 5701 W. Madison. There were approximately 15 people in attendance.  Problem Areas Madison and Mason Intersection Mayfield and Washington Intersection Mayfield and West End Intersection These intersections continue to be recognized by the police as problem areas....
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ALDERMAN GRAHAM Given Notice of Problem Area

October 6, 2010

The alderman, on a weekly basis, remains open until 8:00pm on Mondays. On October 4, 2010, Ron and Serethea Reid met with the Alderman to discuss concerns about problems at the Madison and Mason intersection.  The Friday before this meeting, at midnight, Ron and Serethea called 911 repeatedly to address the drug sales, public...
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Tuesday, Next Meeting, 10/19 at 6:30PM

September 8, 2010

Come out and be the change you want to see in the neighborhood.  There is power in numbers. Tuesday, October 19th 6:30 PM Third Unitarian Church   301 N. Mayfield Come join neighbors, organizations, businesses, and institutions to plan and support change and improvements to create a more vibrant neighborhood. We have great potential and...
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Alderman’s Monthly Meeting Provides Valuable Resource Information

September 3, 2010

I attended the Alderman’s monthly meeting which takes place on the first Monday of every month at 5701 W. Jackson. I heard information that could be valuable to many residents in our area. There were speakers from a number of organizations, as well as comments by the precinct captain and the alderman. There was...
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Next Meeting

August 29, 2010

September 14, 2010, Tuesday, 6:30PM Third Unitarian Church, 301 N. Mayfield The pace of our progress is a function of our level of preparation.We’re off to a great start. Let’s keep up the momentum.  Please prepare your thoughts for our meeting on Tuesday, September 14, 2010. Ideally you can prepare and send out by...
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