Chatham Square Association

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January 2011 Blog Posts (8)

ATTN All Organizers!!

I just received the following email from Jensen at Yale. Dwight Hall is having another day of Service and would like to know if we can use any volunteers.


Please, respond to if any projects could use their help!!


Hi Joan,


I hope everything is going well with Chatham Square Neighborhood Association. As the new Institutional Service Coordinator for Dwight Hall, I am currently…


Added by Joan Bosson-Heenan on January 28, 2011 at 2:48pm — No Comments

Open House at 13 Lewis Street, Saturday January 29, 1:30 - 4:30PM

Dear CSNA Friends,

Come to an open house to see our completed 'historic and green' restoration of the James L. Basset House at 13 Lewis Street.  There will be refreshments, a view of the river, and a chance to learn about our energy savings guarantee.  We welcome all neighbors who can make it!  RSVPs encouraged.  --Corey

Added by Corey Stone on January 22, 2011 at 4:51pm — No Comments

A 1980s Solution to Childhood Obesity

From: Health Habits


Back in the 1980s, when I was a kid, me and the other kids in the neighborhood used to spend hours on the street beside my house playing road hockey.

During the week, we would get home from school, do our homework and then race outside and play until someone’s Mom started freaking out about getting ready for bed. On weekends, we would be running up and down that street for as long as we could see that crappy old tennis…


Added by Lee Cruz on January 20, 2011 at 10:39am — 1 Comment

FDIC Issues Scam Alert - January 2011

January, 2011


SCAM ALERT from the FDIC:  The FDIC said it has received numerous reports of fraudulent emails being sent to consumers that claim deposit insurance has been withdrawn due to activity that violates the Patriot Act.  The emails are phony. 

 To learn how to protect yourself against this fraud, visit the FDIC website:  …


Added by Lynn Smith on January 16, 2011 at 7:35am — No Comments

Need help shoveling snow?

Does anyone need/want help shoveling snow?

I have some high school and middle school kids looking to earn their way to Young Life camp this summer. Please call or email with any leads. Keep us in mind for future storms!


Cat Haist

Area Director

Greater New Haven Young Life


Added by Catherine Haist on January 13, 2011 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Great CSNA Retreat today

What a wonderful day filled with energy and enthusiasm -- and such dedication and sense of community.  I am so honored to be part of CSNA and so glad I chose Fair Haven as my new home.  Thanks, Ken for a super job of meeting facilitator and for your service for the past two years.  And thanks to Lee for being our pizza delivery service -- but how did you fit all that food in your mini?????

Added by Lynn Smith on January 8, 2011 at 6:43pm — No Comments

Five Keys for Mobilizing America

I recently read a blog that was inspiring for me so I wanted to share it with you. In the article it spoke of 5 ways to spark action in a community.

The five keys the article spoke of where:

1. Turn outward toward the community

2. Focus on people’s shared aspirations – not the…


Added by Ken Janke on January 4, 2011 at 3:57pm — No Comments

FOUND-Cute little dog

Hi All,

This cutie showed up on our doorstep. Does anyone know to whom he belongs?

Added by Joan Bosson-Heenan on January 3, 2011 at 1:23pm — No Comments

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