Garden Leader for the Fresh Starts Community Garden Rosie Willis received the 2017 Award for Excellence in Resident Leadership from the Community Builders Network of Metro St. Louis! The Community Builders Network has more information here. Congratulations for the much-deserved award!
We had the pleasure of bringing together the presidents of the O’Fallon, Penrose, and Fairground Neighborhood Associations to discuss how the neighborhoods can work together and improve the quality of life in the area. Real leaders committed to real change!
North Newstead Association’s Executive Director (middle) Sal Martinez and President (left) Brian Davies receive a check from David Noble (right) of Midland States Bank. The $10,000 grant will be used to support NNA’s Homeowner Assistance Program as part of the Choice Neighborhood Initiative. We appreciate this funding provided by Midland States Bank as part of the Invest STL Initiative.
The Community Builders Network’s article offers more information about the merger of Community Renewal and Development, Inc. and North Newstead Association. Effective January 1st of this year, the two entities have merged with Sal Martinez as the executive director.