Hello Neighbors and Friends
CNA thanks everyone who attended its annual meeting and board elections last night. We especially want to thank those who ran for board seats and encourage everyone to stay involved in improving our community.
We welcome new board member Diana Krasnopolsky ! Incumbents Melinda Rickard, Leah Strenger, John Struble and Sarah McEneaney were reelcted for two year terms.
For those who could not make it a quick recap of some neighborhood news
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Pop-Up garden is under construction at 10th and Hamilton Streets ! Walk by and check out the progress .The soft opening”will be on June 1, official opening celebration on June 10 .
The Food Trust and Night Market will be back in Callowhill on June 23 !
The weekly Common Ground Farmer’s Market, also a Food Trust project, at Rodeph Shalom, Broad and Mt Vernon Streets will be on Wednesdays this year beginning June 29. Hours will be 2-6pm. CNA has asked the Food Trust to consider keeping the market open till 7 pm. Stay tuned for updates.
CNA is a member of the Crosstown Coalition,a federation of Registered Community Organizations from 20 neighborhoods in Philadelphia. The Coalition has created a questionnaire and organized a debate on Mayor Kenney’s proposed sugar tax . The debate, on Monday May 23 at 7pm, is free and open to the public but you must register to attend https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sugarsoda-tax-debate-tickets-25265435598
A link to the questionnaire – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6QSHNHRThank you