Chatham Square Neighborhood

A Diverse Fair Haven Community with Historic Homes and a Beautiful Waterfront

 

 

Minutes

April 19, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mary Wade Home

 

  • Welcome & Introductions: Presents were: Nathalie B, Mariam L, Brenda B, Richard P, David H, Sgt Renee Dominguez, Tim B, Gilbert A, Mark D, Lee C, Kyle Litscher, Sally E, Gerda Genece, Leslie F.
  • Health & Wellness
    • Urban Trail Update: Postcard update: should be ready by beginning of the school year.
    • Community gardens – Maryann: 1- Library garden work days Thursdays 4-6.  Check the website for updates. There will be more beds built this year.  2- Grand acres is still under construction but the community garden part (1/3 of the garden) should be functional by now.  3- Clinton school is in full swing, kids planted, are already harvesting the first crops of kale etc. 
    • Other health activities: Yale law school has a new clinic on environmental justice/Fair Haven Tour.

Interested in working on health issues contact Mary Ann moran.mary.ann@snet.net or Lee (203-668-7074)

  • Economic & Community Development Christel Manning
    • Riverfest 2017 Christel: Save the date: May 20, rain date May 21 Please share the website: www.QuinnipiacRiverfest.com via email and social media. lots of new sponsors, Dash race etc
    • Community Dinning Out Night: 6-8pm Wed. 4/26 Grand Apizza 111 Grand Av.
    • Other Eco. & Community Development activities:

Interested in this work group? Contact Christel at manningc@sacredheart.edu

  • Finance Report- Sally
  • Website: reorganizing the website - Lee
  • New Business & Activity Reports
    • Report on clean up, Spring festival
    • Update on Columbus School PTO – yoga/mindfulness classes grant:  has been approved.
  • Announcements: most events are posted on our website
    • Hunger in New Haven, 6-8pm 4/27 Fair Haven Library: partnership between New Haven Public Libraries and The Long Wharf theater.  See new play about hunger – free tickets for LWT at the libraries. 
    • Mary Wade Wine Dinner 6-10pm 4/29 Omni Hotel
    • Fair Haven Family Stroll 10-2pm 5/6 Quinnipiac River Park
    • THIS IS HUNGER: A Community Program of Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger starting starts Sunday 5/7  Visit must be scheduled - Kathleen.
    • Alzheimer's Support Group 11:30am 5/10 Mary Wade Home
    • Mary Wade Home Parade: 10:30-noon 5/19 Chatham Square Park
    • ArtWalk Fri.\Sat. 5/12&13, Westville Village Center, Whalley Ave.
    • Riverfest 11-4pm 5/20 Quinnipiac Marina
    • "Intro to Rowing" Programs for Kids, June – August Quinnipiac River Marina details on our website calendar – Scholarships available
    • Schooner Coastal Exploration and Sailing Camp for kids, June – August details on our website blog page - Scholarships available

 

 

  • Chatham Square is actively looking for a new secretary.  Talk to Lee is interested.

 

  • Police\Safety: Renee Dominguez 203.887.0618: Nothing much to report except a slight increase in car break-ins that tend to get to sheds, garages, back doors.  Pay attention, secure gardening tools etc, lock your doors etc.  

 

2017 meetings schedule & facilitators:

May 18–  Lee C.            June 15–            July 20-          

August 17–                September 21-                 October 19 -                November 16 -   

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