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South Perry Blog archive for Jan. 11, 2011

TUESDAY, JAN. 11, 2011

Proposed art walk on South Perry

The owners of South Perry Pizza are trying to get an art walk together for the last Thursday of February. Drop in on the restaurant if you'd like to volunteer or find South Perry Pizza on Facebook. Having the art walk on a Thursday means…

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Some sidewalks aren't cleaned  

According to a South Perry neighbor this is especially a problem around the intersection of Ninth and South Perry. Some business owners haven't been as vigilant as they should be - this includes a corner owned by the school district. SPBNA decides to send a…

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How to plan a community garden  

The planning process is just getting started, neighborhood input is sought and a survey is planned, as well as conversation as to how the school can be involved. A neighborhood garden can not be limited to only people in a specific neighborhood participating - gardeners…

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And there is a small hitch...

... the South Perry Business and Neighborhood Association is not a non-profit organization so it cannot be a fiscal agent on its own. It's possible to create a partnership with the East Central Development Organization or another organization under the East Central Neighborhood Council or…

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A proposed community garden in Grant Park

Brian Estes from the South Perry Farmers Market had a lot to say about a proposed community garden in Grant Park, after Jerry Numbers reminded people that there are already several community gardens in East Central: The city water department already has two community garden…

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Neigborhoods Matter

The Neighborhood Matters program (through the Spokane Regional Health District) is off to a good start in East Central. One thing they are working on is the creation of a community kitchen at Liberty Park United Methodist Church - this wouldn't be gourmet cooking classes,…

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Updates -

Heidi Hash said the sock drive has been very successful and the bins will remain at local merchants until Feb. 1. Currently there are collection bins at Roots, Liberty Park Florist, The Shop and South Perry Pizza. "We really need some more socks, so if…

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The blog is at the SPBNA meeting

- and there are quite a few people here! Nice. Business people, neighborhood people, market place people. Looks to be a great discussion. On the agenda is a community garden in Grant Park and a possible art walk in the neighborhood.

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Pia Hallenberg covers everything going on in the South Perry neighborhood, where she lives.