Neighborhood Potluck

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Community potluck is coming up soon! RSVP appreciated for supply planning. All you need to bring is some food or a drink to share!

When: March 8th, @6pm-7:30pm

Where: 2401 Cornwall Ave, main meeting hall upstairs (First Congregational Church)

Annual neighborhood potluck is here! Plan a simple dish to share: salad, appetizers, main dish, dessert. Bring a bottle of juice or sparkling drinks to share. 

All ages Lettered Streets residents are welcome!

Plates, bowls, cups, and utensils provided. Please stay to help wash up the supplies from the church from 7:30-8pm. More hands makes light work!

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Interested in joining the neighborhood board? We host 2 events a year and approx 8 planning meetings or speakers. Come to a neighborhood meeting or chat with one of us on the board at the potluck. Approx 1-2hrs a month, more if you want to lead a committee or contribute to the printed newsletter.

Ice Cream Social – Aug 4th @6pm

We are looking forward to our wonderful annual Ice Cream Social.  This year it falls on National Night out and Primary Election Night.

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Where: Fouts Park

When: Aug 4th @6pm-8pm

What: Free ice cream and rootbeer floats for the entire Lettered Streets neighborhood.   Let’s double our attendance and go from 100 to 200 guests this year at the park!

More reasons to come?

  • Free bounce house with attendant
  • Fire truck
  • Bring your chairs or blanket and picnic dinner in the park
  • Playground at Fouts
  • Looking for a few neighborhood bands to come play for 30-45min
  • Food truck! Working on getting a taco food truck to be at the park so you can picnic at the park and then enjoy ice cream, or vis versa.

We can use help with setup and clean up!  Email us or get in touch with a board member to let us know you’re available to arrive early or stay a bit late to make this event a success!

If you have an in with the post office and know how to get a mailing to our Lettered Streets neighborhood without having to print and label all the postcards, we’d sure appreciate not having to walk flyers in this heat!!

Neighbor hosted event – ReSources presentation on oil trains

ReSources will be presenting a short slide show and talk about what the oil trains will mean to our communities.  A question and answer session follows. Refreshments and coffee and tea will be provided.

Please RSVP to help with event planning.  If you decide to join last minute, we’d still love to have you. Email to RSVP or with questions:
When: Tuesday, May 19th  @6:30pm

Where: 2216 A St

Special speakers Tues May 12th

Lettered Streets will have two special speakers at our monthly meeting on Tues May 12th.

  • 7pm – a presentation on the water metering program coming to Lettered Streets. Residents should have received a letter in the mail from the city regarding the program.
  • 8:40pm (approx) – Mayor Kelli Linville will join us for a Q&A

Come make your voice heard and join us on Tues.  It will be a longer meeting from 7-8:30pm.

Meeting location: 2401 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225 (First Congregational Church – in the basement)

We are gearing up for the summer ice cream social planning and summer printed newsletter.  If either of those appeal, we would appreciate an email with your proposed role or activity, i.e. writing an article about a really cool neighbor you have or helping get ads in place for the newsletter.

Hempler Building – Astor and F planning project

A new page is posted devoted to collection of information about the Hempler building project.  Do you have info? Comment and share it for others trying to help the city hear our voices.

Winter Potluck – Feb 24th, 6-8pm

Start cooking!  This Tuesday evening, February 24th, 6-8pm is our neighborhood potluck!  We love meeting new neighbors and seeing long time residents.  If you can’t arrive at 6pm, join us anytime until 8pm.

We’ll be having elections at the March board meeting, so please sign up at the potluck or get in touch if you’d like to join the board.  Secretary and area rep positions available.

Evening overview:

  • 5:30 – setup
  • 6:00 – get your raffle ticket and mingle
  • 6:15 – welcome and dinner
  • 7:00 – board intros and update on 2014
  • 7:15 – raffle
  • don’t forget dessert! mmmm

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