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RNA General Membership Meeting:
Tuesday, February 11th at 7:30 PM

Location:
178 Ogden Avenue
1st Floor Cafeteria
 
Agenda:
  • Presentation from Barkha R Patel, Jersey City re: Via
  • Updates from JCPD
  • Update on Riverview-Fisk Park renovations
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Please join on our website or at an RNA meeting. You can also make checks payable to Riverview Neighborhood Association and mail to:
RNA
PO Box 7176 
Jersey City, NJ 07307

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Greetings! 
 
Please join us TOMORROW, Tuesday, February 11th at 7:30pm for our General Meeting at Alaris Health @ Harborview Center, 178 Ogden Ave at Franklin St - 1st Floor Cafeteria. Come to meet your neighbors and hear updates from the Jersey City Police Department as well as the renovations at Riverview-Fisk Park. 

Barkha R Patel, AICP, Director of Transportation Planning with be making a presentation about the new Via transportation system. 
 
We hope to see you tomorrow!
*** Membership has it's Rewards ***


Beginning in March, this digital newsletter will be sent to current paid members only. We encourage your membership and are continuing to implement ways to enhance your membership experience further. 

Your annual membership fee supports our programs, meetings and helps to keep our events free to the public. Below is a list of what we accomplished in 2019 and we are looking to do more in 2020. Join Us!

Event/Accomplishment
Details
Janet Moore Dog Run
Facilitated its design and completion with the city
Two Senior events for Alaris Health in Ogden's End Garden
Providing locally sourced meals and live entertainment to the residents
Kids Picnic
1st kid's picnic to promote healthy foods and nature appreciation
Park Tree and garden maintenance
With over 15+ new trees planted last year provided water and care for newly planted trees
Verisk Volunteer day - Garden maintenance
Managed and worked with volunteers to weed and maintain the gazebo and millennial garden plantings
Partner with Swenson Realty for annual Thanksgiving drive
Donations of over $1,200.00 in food to St. Lucy's Shelter
Vault Allure (3 concerts)
Three live outdoor concert and visual experience events on Historic Holland Street
Music festival with Lo-Fi on Ferry Street
Live music outdoor festival partnering with Lo Fidelity bar on Ferry Street
Backroom Broadsides spoken word series with Fox & Crow
Monthly spoken word series curated by James Ruggia partnering with Fox & Crow
Board of Education candidate forum
Facilitated and promoted live debates with Board of Education candidates
Spring Clean-Up (city and RNA)
Annual Big Spring Clean-Up & Jersey City Clean-Up
Farmer's Market
Monthly table, Halloween Dog Parade, Day of the Dead celebration, Peach Pie Contest
Bylaws changes
Updated and modernized bylaws requirements to increase participation
Ogden's End Composting pilot program
Diverting more than a ton of material from our landfills
Free library in Janet Moore park
Built and installed library
Certification as a wildlife sanctuary by the Audubon Society
Allows us to apply for grant for continued improvements

Facilitated and participated in over 40+ meetings regarding Quality of Life issues including, but not limited to:
  • General monthly meeting
  • Development
  • Public Transportation
  • New Police station and parking garage and other issues as needed.
Congratulations!
Our New Executive Officers for 2020


Thank you for all those who came to vote last month. The changes to the By-Laws were passed and the Officers listed below were elected. 

President:  Jocelyn D. Patrick
Vice-President:  Danielle Thomas
Secretary: Currently accepting nominations
Treasurer:  Roger Heitmann
Director-At-Large:  Lauren Freestone
** SURVEY ENDS FRIDAY, 28-FEBRUARY, 2020 **




Upcoming and Ongoing Events - Heights Activities Calendar


Backroom Broadsides Spoken Word Series: First Tuesday of each month from 8 pm to 10 pm.  The next event is Tuesday, 3-March at Fox and Crow. Open mic from 8pm - 9pm (5 minutes per reader). Featured readers at 9pm. You can also now see video and information about the past and future readers at their new website! 
 

NEXT RNA Monthly Meeting - March 10th, 2020 at 7:30 pm at Alaris Health @ Harborview, 178 Ogden Avenue (Franklin and Ogden). 

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Jocelyn D. Patrick, President
Riverview Neighborhood Association
Riverview Neighborhood Association, PO Box 7176, Jersey City, NJ 07307
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