Reed Neighborhood February Meeting

Leah Fisher, from SE Uplift, returned to this month’s meeting to help lay out an organizational plan for Reed Neighborhood events for 2018. It includes Movies in the Park, our annual picnic, and the annual clean-up event.

Ron captures the plan which focuses on planning events, as well as creating a communications strategy to keep more neighbors in the loop.

Mark, Board Chair, and Alan,  Land Use and Transportation.

 

 

 

Reed January Meeting

We had a great Reed Neighborhood meeting in January, and appreciate all of the guests who attended.


Patty Smith and Jennifer Hooford, from Tucker-Maxon, shared updates on exciting improvements to the school property. Stay tuned to learn about what will be happening.

Leah Fisher from SE Uplift gave guidance to the new board, as we continue to learn how to create a useful and fun neighborhood association. Thanks, Leah for all of your help!

Amal Swan and her son attended to let the neighborhood know about her Catering business, called Amoula’s Morrocan Cuisine. Her son, who attends Grout shared some insightful safety concerns about how difficult it can be to cross Holgate Blvd to get to school.

Thank you to everyone, for a great meeting!

 

 

Neighborhood Clean-Up, Sat. Oct. 7th

Reed Neighborhood Association is teaming up with our neighbors in Creston-Kenilworth Neighborhood Association for our annual neighborhood clean-up day.

Neighborhood Clean-Up day is a local neighborhood event where you can get rid of those bulky hard to fit in the trash items while avoiding the long trip to the dump at a discounted price and it’s all for a good cause.  All proceeds will benefit both neighborhood associations, sounds like a win win to me!

WHEN: Saturday, October 7, 2017
TIME: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
WHERE:  SE 28th Place & Holgate Blvd. – Tucker-Maxon School
COST: $20.00 small load, $30.00 medium load, $40.00 large load

WHAT TO BRING: bulky, hard-to-dispose-of household waste; scrap wood, yard debris, tires (under 21 inches), unwanted furniture, and recyclable items such as metal, plastics 1 thru 7, small appliances.  reusable household items, clothes, toys to be donated to the Community Warehouse.

WHAT NOT TO BRING: no food waste, no construction materials, no hazardous materials (as defined by Metro), no large appliances such as freezers, air conditioners, compressors, etc.

Can’t afford the price? Volunteer for 2 hours and you get $20.00 small load, free. Contact board@reedneighborhood.org or daviesfamily@comcast.net

New RNA Board for 2017/18

Newly elected RNA Board members - June 9, 2017
Newly elected RNA Board – June 9, 2017

New Reed Neighborhood Association Board was elected as of June 9th 2017.

Back row: Bill Denham, Anne Tillinghast, Mark Gillette, Alan Balderson; Front row: Michelle Maida, James Hager, Gina Ensunsa, Nadyne Rosin, Ronald Rosin.

Monthly Board meeting will be held every second Tuesday of the month at the Reed College Performing Arts Building, room 131 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

 

Portland Debuts “BIKETOWN For All”

Portland becomes only the third US city to offer a cash option to purchase a bike share membership

Discounted memberships now available for Portlanders living on low incomes

Delivering on its promise to develop an equitable bike share system, Portland’s bike share program, BIKETOWN, announced a new program today called BIKETOWN for All. The program will provide an opportunity for Portlanders living on low incomes to become members of BIKETOWN and pay with cash. It will also provide bike safety education and free helmets to BIKETOWN for All members.

BIKETOWN for All is a partnership between the Community Cycling Center (CCC), the Portland Bureau of Transportation, Motivate, the Better Bike Share Partnership, and participating affordable housing communities, social service agencies and local nonprofits.

Portlanders living on low incomes and who are affiliated with participating housing, social service and community organizations can sign up and receive a discounted membership for $3 per month.

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Plant a tree this winter!

Plant a tree with Friends of Trees this winter! Register at friendsoftrees.org with no obligation to buy. Street trees are only $35 per tree, and planting day is scheduled for January 14, 2017. Once you register, Friends of Trees will work with you on selecting the right site and right tree for you. Register soon to get the best availability of trees. 

The Reed Neighborhood Association will be gathering a group of neighbors to volunteer on January 14 for tree planting. We will meet at Mt Scott Learning Center at 6148 SE Holgate Blvd.

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Do you have an idea for a neighborhood logo?

Now is the time to get those creative juices flowing and for Reed Neighborhood to receive a new, fresh logo. You can showcase your talents and offer up your ideas for what best represents the spirit and energy of our neighborhood. Bring your suggested logo to our next general meeting on October 11 and we will vote on the new logo. So exciting… The lucky winner will not only get the joy of creating something that may live on in the neighborhood, but a prize is in it for you…

Volunteer for dump the junk!

This weekend is the annual neighborhood clean-up with Creston-Kenilworth Neighborhood Association and we could still use more volunteers.  Come help us out and you can dump for free!  Such a deal.  A few hours for the joy of being relieved of the stuff that is holding you back and taking up unnecessary space in your garage/basement/attic/house/car, you name it.  Email me if you can volunteer a shift (or two).  Hope to see you there!

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