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Calendar of events
Introduction of new BAC board members
Movie in the Park
National Night Out
FootPatrol needs volunteers
ICE CREAM SOCIAL In THE PARK
Brooklyn Park Pub hosts event
Haul-Away is huge success
R2D2 Comes to SE Portland
Open house on the Orange Line
Brooklyn 97202
Close out SALE
Limited inventory of XLrge at $10.00
Call the HelpLine .. 503/241-4540

Tee shirt … Inventory clearance sale.

Brooklyn 97202We have a limited supply of X-Large t-shirts to be sold below cost to eliminate our inventory.  While they last … the price is $10.00. This may be the only time these Tees can be purchased at this price. Call the HelpLine to reserve yours at 503/241-4540.  This price is for the XL shirts only.

Standard Website price is $33.99

BAC Accepting Nominations for Four Board Positions – Elections at May General Mtg

Dear Neighbors,

Joining the BAC executive board is a great way to have an impact on your neighborhood, work with a devoted group of activists, and have fun! The BAC executive board is open to individuals who work, live, or own a business in the neighborhood and attend two of four consecutive BAC board meetings. There are currently four open positions on our 11-member board, and elections are on May 27. If you qualify and would like to join, let us know by emailing board@brooklyn-neighborhood.org or calling the help line at (503) 241-4540. Come get involved and help us improve, beautify, and enrich our neighborhood.

Join the BAC Adopt-a-Block Effort!

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WHAT IS “PRIDE OF PLACE: BROOKLYN, ADOPT A BLOCK”?

HOW CAN I BECOME A PARTNER?

“PRIDE OF PLACE” MEANS: Recognizing the uniqueness of our neighborhood, being glad to be part of this community!

“BROOKLYN” MEANS: It is only happening here, though anyone could do it.

“ADOPT A BLOCK” MEANS: Becoming a steward of ONE block, doing monthly litter pickup, being the eye on your block for potholes,     street lights out, etc.

RESULT: Sense of community and safer, more attractive place for all.

WELCOME: AM/PM Arco, Vincent’s Tailor, Rainbow Painting!

GET ON BOARD: Sign up at BAC Meeting, March 25th, 7PM, Sacred Heart or Contact Kathy Orton: 503-236-5037, kt_orton@hotmail.com

GROUP “ADOPT A BLOCK” DAY- APRIL 18

On April 18th, all block adopters and interested volunteers, will be out and visible, cleaning and sprucing up the public areas up and down Milwaukie Avenue. Meet at Brooklyn Park Shelter, 10 am. to get equipment, sign in. All are welcome to come!

Questions: Kathy Orton 503-236-5037

A Tree Falls in Brooklyn

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A large tree succumbed to the severe weather we have been experiencing the last few weeks. The tree was uprooted and is shown here resting on the fence that provided the backstop for the ball field at the Brooklyn School park. This tree stood for many years at the corner of SE 16th Ave and SE Center and provided a backdrop for the annual Neighborhood Clean-up.

Brooklyn gets “tip of the hat” from the Oregonian

The MAX Orange Line opens up possibilities for the often-overlooked Southeast neighborhood.

If you may not have had the opportunity to catch this article in the Business section on Friday Dec. 5.  The article goes on to say, “real estate agents are optimistic about the neighborhood’s potential. They say Brooklyn is poised to become Portland’s next hot neighborhood.”
Read the full article here

 

Board Chair Email: eric[at]brooklyn-neighborhood.org