The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) is offering a free soil testing this Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Cione Recreation Center from 9AM – 5PM. In addition to soil testing, they are offering free blood lead testing for children from 1-6 years old.
More details on the flyers below.
Come out and get a little exercise while making the neighborhood a cleaner place. It is also a great opportunity to meet and socialize with your neighbors!
We are meeting at 9am Saturday, October 18th at Huntingdon and Thompson Streets (behind Wawa and Rite Aid). There will be a Volunteer Appreciation BBQ to follow at the Philadelphia Brewing Company (Frankford Ave. and Hagert St.) You will receive your free admission ticket at the cleanup.
We are excited to see you!
In case you missed our last meeting, you can check it out here: Sep 23 Meeting Minutes.
Olde Richmond Civic Association has a new board and big plans for the neighborhood.
On Tuesday, Sept. 9, the group held a “Meet the Neighbors” event at Memphis Tap on Memphis and E. Cumberland streets in an attempt to increase community engagement with the group and discuss some of its forthcoming initiatives. About a dozen members convened for drinks and conversation about the future of the area bordered by the Delaware River to the east, Trenton Avenue to the west, the Conrail Railroad lines near Lehigh Avenue to the north and E. York Street to the south.
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ORCA General Membership Meeting
Tuesday September 23rd, 7:30pm
A representative from NKCDC will do a presentation on the redevelopment of Orinoka Mills at Ruth and Somerset. We will also hear from a representative from Greensgrow Farms and more information on this weekend’s Cione Playground Family Festival.
Come meet your new board members, we are excited to see and meet you!