Partnership meeting, Thursday at 7PM

February 23, 2010

The Wards Corner Partnership has a meeting this Thursday, February 25, 2010, at the Workforce Development Center (next to Kroger) at 7:00PM.

Partnership Meeting

October 19, 2009

Elyse Kalfus writes in with the following:

Get involved and be part of the Re-Vitalization effort in The Greater Wards Corner Partnership Area.
Join the Greater Wards Corner Partnership

Meeting:               Thursday, October 22, 2009
Location:              Workforce Development Center
201 E. Little Creek Road
(next to Kroger)
Time:                  7:00 p.m.  –  8:30 p.m.

Guest Speakers:          Attorney Joe Waldo & Thelma Drake
What tools we can use to clean up blight in Denby Park.

Partnership Meeting

September 22, 2009

The following was received from Elyse Kalfus:

Greater Wards Corner Partnership Meeting
Thursday, September 24th, 2009 7:00 p.m.

Workforce Development Center (Next to Kroger)
201 E. Little Creek Road

We encourage members from all the Civic Leagues in the Greater Wards Corner Partnership Area to join us for our meeting this Thursday.  We will be discussing the importance of working together to get the change we all need and want to see in our area.  Since 1995 we have all sat and watch while other areas of the city have taken our tax dollars and been redeveloped.  We have listened to the promises and watched as our area fallen prey to more and more blight.  The time for action is now, and only working together can we make it happen.  There is no more Wards Corner Comprehensive Plan we need a new one.  Come and let’s discuss it your neighbors, what do we want to see here in our area.  The business district can’t change without the redevelopment of the ghetto first and we can make that happen together.

We hope enough people in this area are ready to get involved to bring this change about. The time is right, the time is now.

Hope to see you Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. in Room 204 at the Workforce Development Center.

Partnership Meeting, June 25

June 23, 2009

Elyse Kalfus sent in the following:

Special Notice

The Greater Wards Corner Partnership will hold our meeting on Thursday night June 25th, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. at the Workforce Development Center (next to Kroger) 201 East Little Creek Road.  This will be our last meeting until September.

Although we will not be meeting during the summer, it doesn’t mean that we will not be working to try and make Wards Corner a better place; and keeping involved with what is going on in the city and the things that affect us all in this area.  We ask that everyone make a special effort to attend Thursday’s meeting, even if you have never attended a meeting before, so that we may bring you up to date with some of the important issues that will make a Big difference in our area come September.

We hope to see you on Thursday,

The Executive Committee

Partnership meeting, January 22 @ 7:00p.m.

January 21, 2009

Greater Wards Corner Partnership
201 E. Little Creek Road (next to Kroger)
7:00 p.m.
Rooms 202 & 204
January 22, 2009

Roberts Rules of Order will be followed


1. Introductions: Please stand and give your name and Civic League.

2. Pace Reports

3. Discussion Topic: Mason Creek Look forward to seeing you all on Thursday, January 22nd

4. Committee Reports

5. Audience Topics for Discussion/ Questions & Answers We encourage all attendees to bring to the Partnership any issues your civic league may be having that you feel can benefit from the Partnerships involvement.

6. Meeting Adjourned

Next Wards Corner Partnership meeting – January 22, 2009

November 23, 2008

With the Holiday Season upon us, we at the Greater Wards Corner Partnership would like to take this opportunity to wish you and yours a very Happy Holiday Season and a Happy New Year.

As Thanksgiving and Christmas both fall within our meeting dates for November and December, our next scheduled meeting will be held:

DATE:          January 22, 2009.
TIME:           7:00 p.m.,
LOCATION:   201 E. Little Creek Road (next to Kroger)
Rooms 202 & 204.

Stay warm and above all, have a wonderful holiday!

Portsmouth Sheriff: “What we do is turn up the heat”

July 23, 2008

WVEC 13News has done a story on Portsmouth Sheriff Bill Watson and his Community Enforcement Unit which has had much success in the Cradock area of Portsmouth.  We previously reported on Cradock in our article Cradock is taking Cradock back.  The Sheriff is seeking Portsmouth City Council’s permission to expand the successful program, possibly outside of the City’s borders.

The newsclip reminds viewers that the Partnership meeting this Thursday will include Lt. Cherry with the Community Enforcement Unit of the Portsmouth Sheriff’s office who helped to set up the watch program in Portsmouth.

The 13News video can be viewed here: Community policing cuts crime in Cradock

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