Society for Clinton Hill
MARCH GENERAL MEETING
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, Wash308@aol.com.
*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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.