Beaumont-Wilshire Neighborhood Association

Neighborhood Grants Awarded

The efforts of a couple of BWNA Board members were recently rewarded with grants: 1.) Margaret Davis, in partnership with United Neighborhoods for Reform (UNR) and Lead Safe America, received a grant from Central Northeast Neighbors (CNN) Small Grants Program to support the showing of a lead hazards film, mislead, at the Hollywood Theater (tentatively scheduled for Feb.), with panel discussion follow-up and a recruitment effort to get fliers delivered to homes in the vicinity of house demolitions throughout Portland; and 2.) David Whitaker received support from an East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District grant program to plant native plants along the Alameda stairs by 43rd Avenue.

Work is scheduled for February, watch for details and volunteering opportunities.

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