Chatham Square Association

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Chatham Square Neighborhood Association:  2017 Retreat Notes

January 28, 2017, 10am-2pm (postponed from January 21)

The Mary Wade Home, 118 Clinton Avenue (Pine St. Entrance)

Host: David Hunter

Facilitator: Kevin Ewing

Attendees:

Brenda Brown, Christel Manning, David Hunter, George Morrison, Kathleen Flynn, Lee Cruz, Margaret Dunn, Marion Lemley, Mary Ann Moran, Natalie Coe, Nikole Allen & family, Patricia Boozer, Rich Pizzoferrato, Sally Esposito, Sarah Miller, Susan Hackett, Susan Regan, Tim Byrnes

Notes

  • Coffee and treats were provided by our host, David Hunter of The Mary Wade Home.
  • Lee welcomed everyone, acknowledged the generosity of our host, and reviewed the purpose for the retreat (to review the past year’s activities and progress, celebrate accomplishments, and plan for the future).  He also thanked Kevin Ewing, our facilitator.  Participants introduced themselves.
  • Kevin reviewed the results of the pre-retreat survey.
  • Lee noted that CSNA’s foci are:

            -  health & well-being

            -  community & economic development

  • Participants signed up for monthly meeting facilitation:

               JAN: N/A-Retreat                    JUL: TBD

               FEB: Sally                               AUG: TBD

               MAR: Mary Ann                      SEP: TBD

               APR: Mark D.                         OCT: TBD

               MAY: Lee                               NOV: TBD

              JUN: TBD                                DEC: TBD

  • The meeting adjourned following the listing of suggested 2017 activities and volunteers as noted below:

Activity

Volunteers

Welcome packets/notes 

Susan Regan

Sweet 16 dancers will perform at Riverfest 

 

Riverfest including cleanup (Sat., May 20, 11-4; rain   date May 21) 

  Christel Manning

  Mark Duda

  Margaret Dunn

  Lee Cruz

  Rich Pizzoferrato

  Brenda Brown

Spring festival (April 15, 1-4)  

  Sally Esposito

  Margaret Dunn

  Lee Cruz

  Mary Ann Moran

Thanksgiving “Turkey Trot” 

 

Fall Festival including cleanup (September 9, 1-4;   rain date September 16) 

  Mark Duda

  Susan Regan

  Sally Esposito

  Margaret Dunn

  Rich Pizzoferrato

  Brenda Brown

Dining out night  

  Christel Manning

  Lee Cruz

Soup night  

  Christel Manning

  Lee Cruz

  Natalie Coe (will host)

Work on the impact of immigration policies on   neighborhood kids and residents including   connecting with other groups 

  Susan Regan

  Sally Esposito

  Mary Ann Moran

  Natalie Coe

Relationship between Mary Wade/neighbors (kids’   night) 

  Sarah Miller

  Nikole Allen

Gardens 

  Mary Ann Moran

  Susan Hackett

  Patricia Boozer

  Sally Esposito

Tree lighting 

  Mark Duda

  Lee Cruz

  Rich Pizzoferrato

  Brenda Brown

Website update 

  Lee Cruz

Climate change/connect with City/renewable energy 

  Patricia Boozer

  Susan Regan

  Sally Esposito

  Lee Cruz

  Natalie Coe

Explore technology regarding all activities 

  Rich Pizzoferrato

  Brenda Brown

Spring/fall cleanups 

  Susan Hackett

  Lee Cruz

  Rich Pizzoferrato (spring)

  Brenda Brown (spring)

Urban oasis under bridge 

  Christel Manning

  Lee Cruz

Walking trail maps/plantings 

  Lee Cruz

Community health activities 

Nikole Allen

Kathleen Flynn

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