SCH Meeting: 3/19

Society for Clinton HillGeneral Meeting

Thursday, March 19, 2009, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Saint Joseph’s College, Saint Angela Hall, 267 Waverly Ave. (DeKalb/Willoughby)


7:00     Refreshments – featuring Red Bamboo Restaurant from DeKalb Avenue.

7:30     Welcome – Jim Barnes, President

House Tour – Linda Scher - call for volunteers

7:40     Councilperson Letitia James – How the new City budget will affect our    neighborhood, and how the current economy is affecting our neighborhood       retail tenants. Q&A.

8:00     Sisters of Mercy – status report on their Classon Ave. property

8:10     SCH Annual Excellence in Interior & Exterior Restoration Awards – Brent        Porter

8:25     Sister Elizabeth Hill, President Saint Joseph’s College      Presentation of the plans, models and renderings of the newly proposed Athletic   Center to be constructed in a portion of the garden in front of the Dillon School  for Children on Clinton Avenue between DeKalb and Willoughby.

Q&A to follow.

8:45     J.P. Morgan Chase – new on Myrtle Ave.  Meet manager, Michelle Lynch- Melbourne.

8:50     Community Announcements – Sign up to make your announcement, comment  or question. (1-minute max.)  We welcome your ideas and suggestions.

Next meeting:

Thursday, May 21, 2009.  Elections. Contact Linda Scher, Nominating  Committee Chair, if  you  want to be considered for the board.


Sunday, May 3, noon - 5 pm.  Advance tickets: $20. Day of sale: $25. Pick up maps on day of tour at St .Luke’s Lutheran Church, 259 Washington Avenue, between DeKalb & Willoughby.  To be a House Sitter, sign up at the meeting or contact Abby Healy at  House Sitters are important to the tour and get to purchase a reduced price ticket.