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Upcoming Events

Let’s Make our Mailboxes Festive for Holidays

Hello Neighbors,

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The holidays are fast approaching. Let’s get festive!  

You are invited and encouraged to decorate your street mailboxes in the spirit of friendly competition as all decorated mailboxes will be displayed on the website!

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Let’s be creative, involve the kids, bring out the kid in every adult, and add some holiday cheer to our community and our neighborhood mail carriers.

Simple rules.

  • Mailbox decorations should not interfere with mail carrier delivery.
  • Your wonderful creations need to be up by the week before Christmas and
  • Decorations will photographed and posted on the website.

Annual Halloween Costume Parade This Coming October 30

Hello Neighbors!!
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Our annual neighborhood costume parade and potluck is scheduled for Sunday, October 30th at 4:00 PM. Please meet at the dead end of Oxford Dr. (opposite end from Epworth) at 4:00 PM to start the parade!

We’ll parade to the Bexley cul de sac to enjoy some food and fun. Please bring a dish to share (feel free to drop it off in the Bexley cul de sac before the parade!) and chairs if you’d like!

Please pass the word to others in the neighborhood who may not be in this group. Spectators along the parade route are also encouraged!

We could use some tables for setting up the food! If you’ve got one or have other questions/ideas/offers of help please contact:

Stephanie Zentz stephaniezentz@yahoo.com
or
Lori Turner lorinemilyturner@gmail.com

 Let’s all have a howling good time!

5 Days Until National Night Out

Aloha Neighbors!

Our National Night Out Potluck Luau is coming up fast and we are excited. Not only are we going to have a fun time but we will get to enjoy some slightly cooler weather as well. Yeah!

To RSVP for the event please select the “Sign Up!” button below:
Sign Up Now!
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090c49a5a62aa1fc1-national

We look forward to spending our time meeting our new neighbors, giving thanks to our visiting first responders, seeing familiar faces and of course having a Big Island Hawaiian Shaved Ice.   Did we mention that the shaved ice servings are free for all thanks to a private donation from one of your neighbors!!

And  don’t forget the special entertainment we have lined up from one of the best jugglers in the country, Chris Fowler (aka JuggleBoy).

Food/Drink:
Neighbors are requested to bring either an entree dish or a side dish to the potluck luau to share with your neighbors.  Lemonade/water refreshments and chips will be provided**.

**To honor a special request from our hosts there will be no alcoholic beverages allowed on the premises.**

Date/Time:
We will gather on Tuesday, August 2nd at the Epworth Church Pavilion from 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Volunteer
Our NNO event is successful each year due to the hours of volunteer work before and during the event.  We will be in need of some volunteers during the event if you can help.  Look for the volunteer sign-up slots when you RSVP.

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All Interested In Being Block Captain Join Us For Upcoming Meeting

 

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Hello neighbors,

Just a reminder to those interested in being a Crime Watch Block Captain, we are having our quarterly Block Captain Meeting at Epworth Church Meeting Room on the First floor. This next Tuesday, 12 July, from 6:30 PM-7:30PM. Please join us.

Entry is via the parking lot entrance between Hope Valley and Oxford Drive. Signs will direct you to room.

Your street’s Block Captain is also available to answer any questions. Your Block Captain is also listed on  the website contacts page for your block, and clicking on their name will take you right to their email.

Have a great weekend.

 

 

30 Days Until National Night Out

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Aloha Neighbors!!!

Pull out your hula shirts and spruce up those grass skirts as it is near time for the 2016 National Night Out neighborhood get-together.  This year we are promoting NNO “Big Island” style with the NNO neighborhood potluck luau.

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Date/Time:
We will gather on Tuesday, August 2nd at the Epworth Church Pavilion from 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Come meet your new and long time neighbors to help make your neighborhood strong against crime.

Food/Drink:
Neighbors are requested to bring either an entree dish or a side dish to the potluck luau to share with your neighbors.  Lemonade/water refreshments and chips will be provided**.

**To honor a special request from our hosts there will be no alcoholic beverages allowed on the premises.**

Entertainment
We have some special entertainment for our luau that we know you will enjoy.

Come taste the many flavors of the Big Island Hawaii Shaved Ice food truck that will be serving over 21 different flavors of Hawaiian shaved ice.

We are not done yet.  We are thrilled this year to bring you the mastery juggling skills of JuggleBoy! (aka Chris Fowler).  You may have seen JuggleBoy on a weekend at SouthPoint Mall entertaining the crowds or even on a TV commercial for the SC Lottery.

  • Chris is a co-world record holder in juggling.
  • Placed as the #1 ranked U.S. juggler on ESPN.
  • Over 15 years of experience entertaining family events.

And as always Durham’s Fire Department will bring their shining fire truck for the kids to visit.

Volunteer and Donations
Our NNO event is successful each year due to the hours of volunteer work before and during the event.  We will be in need of some volunteers during the event if you can help.  Look for the volunteer sign-up slots when you RSVP.

To help cover costs for our annual event we graciously receive private monetary contributions from generous neighbors.  If you would like to contribute to this year’s event please contact this year’s NNO coordinator.

RSVP
To RSVP for the event please select the “Sign Up!” button below or go to the address:
Sign Up Now!
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090c49a5a62aa1fc1-national

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Block Captain and NNO Volunteer Meeting Upcoming–Join Us

Hello neighbors,

BCMeeting Invite_08Jun2016Your Block Captain watch team meets four times a year, and invites those interested in being a Block Captain  to our upcoming meeting Tuesday, the 12 July at Epworth Church (3002 Hope Valley Road), 1st  floor meeting room, starting at 6:30 PM to 7:30PM. You will have an opportunity to meet current block captains, as well as be given information on the role of the watch co-coordinators and block captains in our community crime watch program. The Epworth parking lot and church is easily accessed right off of the 3000 block of Oxford Drive.

As a bonus, and immediately following the block captain meeting, we will be having a second National Night Out 2016 volunteer meeting for those interested in helping out at this annual event, starting at 7:30PM-8:30PM. This year’s event has a great theme and promises a surprise or two. Volunteers are needed.

Here is a hint of the NNO theme this year:
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6th Annual Garden Walk Invite

Hello friends, family and neighbors,

Just a reminder that this coming Saturday, June 11th Jeff and Joe are hosting their 6th annual garden walk at their home at 2807 Bexley Avenue from 9:00 AM to 12 Noon.

We will have iced coffee and lemonade for those in need.

The yard and front gates will be open to welcome family and friends to stop by at their leisure, relax, and blissfully wander through the gardens.

There will be some new additions in the meadow and woodland gardens.

The past year the focus has been to support our pollinators and nurture a more native landscape.

Look for the signage on the street in front of our house. We are just West off of Hope Valley.
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National Night Out Kick Off Planning Meeting

National Night Out for 2016 is on Tuesday August 2nd at the Epworth Church Recreation Pavilion.  A kick off meeting for planning the event will be held on June 7 at the home of Joe and Jeff, 2807 Bexley Ave., at 7:00 PM.

All neighbors who would like to participate in planning a successful event are encouraged to attend.  If you are unable to attend this meeting but would still like to be involved please contact Joe at joegz9101@gmail.com.

We succeed as a community by engaging with our neighbors.

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