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Meeting Minutes: June 2018

The Economic & Community Development group met on Monday, June 11, 2018, from 6 – 7 pm at 315 Front Street. Present: Christel, Lisa, Lee, Margaret. Lee presented flashy new cards depicting Fair Haven Trails Map. Will distribute to clinic and business. Great for real estate agents to hand out.Soup Night. NH Land Trust is hosting it in Grand Acres Community Garden on Sunday, June 24, 6-8 pm.Riverfest debrief. We cancelled this year’s Riverfest due to rain. Decision was not consensual due to…See More
Jun 15
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Meeting minutes: March 2018

The Economic & Community Development group met on Monday, Mar. 26, 2018, from 6 – 7 pm at 315 Front Street. Present: Christel, Lisa, Natalie Coe, Lee, plus Allen Appel from the Independent. Riverfest planning continues. Lee has raised $3300 in pledged donations for CSNA; roughly half of that can be budgeted for Riverfest. Natalie Coe completed application for funds from Community Foundation. Christel reported Four Barrel Billy band is willing to do 2 sets. Still need to negotiate fee. Lee…See More
Mar 30
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CSNA Economic Development Meeting at Q-river marina conference room

March 26, 2018 from 6pm to 7pm
This is the regular monthly meeting of the Economic & Community Development group. All are welcome to attend. Agenda includes: Riverfest, Strong School development project, Community Dining Out nights and Neighborhood Soup nights.See More
Mar 19
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Meeting Minutes: Feb. 2018

The Economic & Community Development group met on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, from 6 – 7 pm at 315 Front Street. Present: Christel, Lisa, David, Lee. The main agenda item was Riverfest. Fair Haven Family Stroll people chose the same rain date (5/20) as us, so next year we should be in touch w. them sooner. Christel checked w. Good Night Blue Moon, not available on our date but would love to come next year. So we will ask Four Barrell Billy to do 2 sets, and not hire a second band. Rafael is…See More
Mar 2
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Community Dining Out Night at El Coqui Restaurant

March 14, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
Skip cooking tonight, have dinner with family, friends & neighbors at a Puerto Rican Restaurant. Meet new people, visit with your neighbors, enjoy great food, and support a local business. This is a purely social event. Bring the kids, invite your friends from outside the neighborhood, come early or drop in late, and order as much or as little as you like (separate checks). Join us!!See More
Feb 27
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Meeting minutes: Jan. 2018

The Economic & Community Development group met on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, from 6 – 7:15 pm at 315 Front Street. Present: Christel, Lisa, Richard, Brenda, Lee. The main agenda item was Riverfest. Christel confirmed with QRWA (the canoe people) that our proposed date (May 19) works for them, but they cannot do our raindate (May 20). We will live with that. We discussed bands. Rich will not be there, so we need to get a sound system. He said Four Barrell Billy would be willing to set theirs up…See More
Jan 30
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Meeting minutes: Jan. 2018

The Economic & Community Development group met on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, from 6 – 7:15 pm at 315 Front Street. Present: Christel, Lisa, Richard, Brenda, Lee. The main agenda item was Riverfest. Christel confirmed with QRWA (the canoe people) that our proposed date (May 19) works for them, but they cannot do our raindate (May 20). We will live with that. We discussed bands. Rich will not be there, so we need to get a sound system. He said Four Barrell Billy would be willing to set theirs up…See More
Jan 27
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Meeting Minutes: Dec. 2017

The Economic & Community Development group met on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, from 6 – 7:15 pm at 315 Front Street. Present: Christel, Lisa, Richard, Brenda, Lee, Sally, Sandy Martin. Various items were discussed.Sandy briefly introduced the CT Center for Social Innovation, a non-profit interested in building a national model for community organizing. They may want to collaborate with CSNA in the future.Strong School update. City committee had its meeting and overwhelmingly rejected the Lazarus…See More
Dec 15, 2017
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Meeting Minutes: Oct. 2017

The Economic & Community Development group met on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, from 6 – 6:30 pm at 315 Front Street. Present: Christel, Lisa, Richard, Brenda, Lee. Various items were discussed.Soup Night at Joyce’s house was great. Various options for next month Dining Out night include La Molienda and Grand Apizza. No decision was made.Strong School. Still in limbo; city  has not scheduled committee meeting yet. Lee will send info to Christel to draft letter to major requesting a meeting.NYT…See More
Oct 31, 2017
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Meeting Minutes: Sept. 2017

The Economic & Community Development group met on Monday, Sept., 2017, from 6 – 6:30 pm at 315 Front Street. Present: Christel, Lisa, Richard, Brenda, Lee. Various items were discussed.QRWA  Riverbank cleanup on Sept. 23. Lisa offered to donate canoes to access other side of river; but we need to deal with permitting, so save that idea for next year. Christel has posted more event info on our website.Strong School. Still in limbo; city  has not scheduled committee meeting yet.Fall Festival.…See More
Oct 18, 2017
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QRWA cleanup Fall 2017(1)

CSNA volunteers Juan, Stewart, Christel, Licella, Lia, Zoe, and Sheila.
Sep 23, 2017
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Sep 18, 2017
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CSNA Economic & Community Development meeting at TBA

July 17, 2017 from 6pm to 7pm
This is the regular monthly meeting of the Economic & Community Development group. All are welcome to attend. Agenda includes: Strong School development proposal; planning Dining Out nights and Neighborhood Soup nights.See More
Jul 11, 2017
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Meeting Minutes: June 2017

The Economic & Community Development group met on Monday, June 12, 2017, from 6 – 7:15 pm at 15 Front Street. Present: Christel, Andrew, Rich, Brenda, Lee, Lisa, Natalie C, Ken (alderman ward 14). Comments send by email: NatalieB, Kathleen, Natalie C.RIVERFEST 2017 DEBRIEFING What went well/do againLater date (better chance of warm weather, academic year over)Donations (we made $165 from on-site donations and dragon sales)Canoeing (QRWA took out 105 people)Plant sale (nice addition) Sounds…See More
Jun 14, 2017
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CSNA Economic & Community Development meeting at Quinnipiac River Marina Office building

June 12, 2017 from 6pm to 7pm
This is the regular monthly meeting of the Economic & Community Development group. All are welcome to attend. Main agenda item this month: Debrief Riverfest--give us your input on what went well and what we can do better! This group also plans Community Dining Out nights and Neighborhood Soup nights. To suggest additional items, please contact Christel.See More
Jun 11, 2017
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Meeting Minutes: April 2017

The Economic & Community Development group met on Monday, April 10, 2017, from 6 – 7:15 pm at 20 Grand Ave. Present: Christel, Andrew, Brenda, Rich, Natalie Coe, Kathleen, Lee. Our main agenda was planning for Riverfest 2017.Bands. Rich reported that Four Barrel Billy band has flexibility in scheduling and is open to performing at night if Lisa wants to do that. Still no resolution on dance floor yet. One option is Rich and Brenda are thinking about building a dance floor for their back…See More
Apr 15, 2017

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Where do you live?
Chatham Square Neighborhood i.e. Between: | I91- N | Grand Ave - S | Ferry St - W | Quinnipiac River - E |
How long do you live in the area?
more than 10 years

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Riverfest volunteers needed!

Posted on May 8, 2018 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Riverfest is coming up on May 19!!  We have made beautiful flyers which we would like to distribute far and wide in and around New Haven. We need your help!!  If you can post some at your job or school or church or synagogue or community board or whatever, please pick up a packet of flyers. Flyers will be in Lee's mailbox, 29 Clinton, starting Wednesday, May 9. Email Christel (christeljmanning@gmail.com) to let us know where you are distributing. Thanks much :)

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Volunteers needed for Riverfest setup

Posted on May 12, 2017 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

What:   We need people to help carry tables and chairs from WAcoma Yacht club to the marina in preparation for Riverfest.

When: Saturday, May 20, 8 am

Where: Quinnipiac Marina 309 FRont street

Contact: Owen at 203-777-3625

Want to host a Soup Night?

Posted on September 19, 2016 at 7:59pm 0 Comments

Soup Night is a social event held every other month in a neighborhood home. The host provides the site and agrees to cook one pot of soup. A co-host volunteers to bring a second pot of soup (one soup should be vegetarian). Guests bring salads, bread, dessert or other food…

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Seeking Comments on Vision statement for economic and community development of our neighborhood

Posted on March 28, 2014 at 4:30pm 1 Comment

The following is a living document, created by the Economic and Community Development Group. We welcome comments from all Fair Haven residents.

 

VISION STATEMENT FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF OUR NEIGHBORHOOD

 

Our goal . . . "To become a national cross-cultural hub where residents, artists and visitors work, learn and play in safety and tolerance, anchored in a strong diversified…

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At 4:08pm on June 29, 2016, David V. Hunter said…

Christel,

I just noticed the date of this post!!!!!!!!!!   So sorry.  nice picture anyway!! Best, David

At 4:05pm on June 29, 2016, David V. Hunter said…

Christel, 

I just noticed your message and letter, and never did see the article in the Advocate.  I'll pull it up and make an attempt to respond too.

By the way, nice picture, glad to see you finally added one!

Best, David

At 5:49pm on February 28, 2010, Lee Cruz said…
Welcome Christel, thanks for joining us.
 
 
 

Welcome (Bienvenido, Benvenuto, Powitanie, Bonjour! Willkomme,歡迎, ברוךהבא أهلا وسهلا, Bonvenon) to Chatham Square online.

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