SCH Meeting: Thursday

Society for Clinton Hill


Thursday, March 27, 7-9 pm (Holiday schedule)

St. Luke's Church Community Room, Washington Ave. (between DeKalb/Willoughby)


7:00 Wine by Olivino (Fulton.) Appetizers by The Speak Easy (Waverly/Greene)

7:30 Announcements - Jim Barnes, President

*Thank you and tribute to retiring board member, Dr. Vashti Curlin-Burton.

*Film Showing, Brooklyn Matters, Tuesday, April 1, 7 pm, Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School, Q&A after including producer of film. Free. All invited!

7:40 May Meeting Board Elections – Linda Scher

7:45 Traffic Issues Update – Frances Rodriguez

We are looking for volunteers to help with traffic surveys.

8:00 Crime in the Neighborhood – Reverend Dave Haberer

The number of muggings, car break-ins and car thefts continues to rise. We want to hear your stories. Come and sign up to speak. Each person will have 2 minutes to talk and make suggestions. Please, everyone, report crimes to the police. We will not get needed attention if the statistics don't reflect what is happening.

8:20 3-D Garden Walk – (This had to be postponed to a later meeting due to a schedule conflict for the producer.)

8:45 Brooklyn Was Mine – Nadia Merzliakov

Acclaimed author Susan Choi, who is a contributor to the new book of essays about Brooklyn, will read from her essay and sign books which will be available for $15 each. All profits from the sale of the book go to Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn Legal Fund. Susan has another new book out right now, A Person of Interest, which has received glowing reviews in many newspapers and magazines.

Please note: our next General Meeting will be Thursday, May 19, 7-9 pm. We will be holding annual elections for board members at that meeting. If you are interested in participating more actively in SCH through board membership, please send a letter and resume to Nominating Committee Chair, Linda Scher,

*FGA May House Tour. Participate in one of our area's most exciting events – the May Fort Greene House Tour. House Sitters and other volunteers get to purchase a ticket at half price and receive an invitation to the private and fabulous party after the tour. Contact Fred Lasker at to let him know you want to volunteer. Tell him whether you want the noon to 2:30 shift or the 2:30 to 5 pm shift.

*Purchase landmark reports ($15 each) or Brooklyn Was Mine, $15. Also, renew your membership or join at the meeting.