Neighborhood Beautification Day

Neighborhood Beautification Day

  This Saturday, June 8th: Neighborhood Beautification Day + Shredzilla: Join the neighborhood in greening, and cleaning tree pits and graffiti. Bring your sensitive paperwork to FDC and dispose of it safely. At 1PM we will be conducting a tree planting and dedication to Robert Pandolfo in Newkirk Plaza. We have incredible volunteer opportunities from 10 am to 2 pm. Come out and help us beautify the neighborhood, and join us for the volunteer BBQ afterwards! If you are spring cleaning, don’t miss the opportunity to shred your documents at our annual Shredzilla event as well! There will be three locations for volunteering – Cortelyou Road – Join neighbors and business owners who will be neatening the tree pits and planting as well. PS 152 – will have volunteers working the immediate area. Please feel free to stop by and lend a hand. Newkirk Plaza – We will be planting, pruning and painting throughout the Plaza. Please feel free to join us for a fun-filled volunteer opportunity. If you have a few spots that you know of in the neighborhood, you can stop by and pick-up supplies to tackle mailboxes, fire hydrants and lamp posts! The Shredding Truck will be running from 10am to 2pm outside 1616 Newkirk Avenue....

Participatory Budgeting Voting

 Have a voice in how our community is improved! VOTE NOW!   If you area resident of District 40 or District 45 you can vote at any of the below locations or at FDC 1616 Newkirk Avenue Voting will be taking place March 25th – April 2nd Remember: Anyone age 14 and over can vote You only need to give a name and what block you live on. No ID will be required, you don’t need to be registered to vote, you don’t need to be a citizen, and NO street address is required to vote. You can vote for your top five (5) favorite projects! Whats on the Ballot? If you live in District 45 (Jumaane William’s District) visit: http://council.nyc.gov/jumaane-williams/pb/6/ If you live in District 40 (Mathieu Eugene’s District) visit: http://council.nyc.gov/mathieu-eugene/pb/6/   To find out more about Participatory Budgeting, or to vote online, visit:...