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Minutes of the September 15 NWSNA Meeting

Peter Dorfman called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. Tom Payne hosted the meeting on his Zoom account. Alan Balkema, Bill Baus, Sita Cohen, Sandi Clothier, Peter Dorfman, Karen Duffy, Natalia Galvan, Jean Graham, Conor Herterich, Steve Mascari and … Continue reading

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Minutes of the August 18 NWSNA Meeting

Peter Dorfman called the meeting to order several minutes behind schedule because of a Zoom glitch. Alan Balkema, Bill Baus, Bruce Calloway (Duke Energy), Sita Cohen, Ann Connor, Olivia Dorfman, Peter Dorfman, Karen Duffy, Rocky Festa, Natalia Galvan, Jean Graham, … Continue reading

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Minutes of July 21 NWSNA Meeting

Peter Dorfman called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM virtually over Zoom. Alan Balkema, Bill Baus, Sandi Clothier, Sita Cohen, Olivia Dorfman, Peter Dorfman, Karen Duffy, Natalia Galvan, Jean Graham, Tom Payne, Jennifer Ryan, Jenny Stephens, Cheryl Sweeny, Angela van … Continue reading

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‘Blooming Neighborhoods’ Will Be a Virtual Celebration, September 28, 2020

The Bloomington office of Housing and Neighborhood Development (HAND) is looking for help marking National Good Neighbor Day through its Blooming Neighborhoods celebration — an annual Bloomington tradition for over 20 years. This year HAND is planning a special virtual … Continue reading

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Minutes of June 16 NWSNA Meeting

Peter Dorfman called the meeting to order at 7:04 PM, virtually over Zoom, facilitated by Olivia Dorfman. Olivia Dorfman, Peter Dorfman, Karen Duffy, Jenny Stephens, Bill Baus, Alan Balkema, Tom Payne, Jennifer Ryan, Cheryl Sweeney, Vernon Sweeney, Natalia Galvan, Michael … Continue reading

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BLM B-town Juneteenth Celebration

Date: Friday, June 19 Time: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Location: Rev. Butler Park (812 W. 9th St.) Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/747194146020521/ Join Black Lives Matter for the Juneteenth Celebration!  There will be speeches by BLM Core Council & other local black leaders, and music and … Continue reading

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Hospital Site Redevelopment

Below is an announcement regarding the first of four public engagement opportunities on the Hospital Site Redevelopment The City of Bloomington invites community members to participate in and learn more about the process of redeveloping the current site of IU … Continue reading

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Status of the Banneker Center

The Near West Side Neighborhood Association normally meets every third Tuesday evening at 7:00 in the first floor kitchen at the Banneker Community Center, 930 W 7th St. Like most public facilities, the Banneker Center closed because of the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Minutes of May 19 NWSNA Meeting

Near West Side Neighborhood Association Minutes of the May 19, 2020 Zoom Meeting The virtual meeting was facilitated by Olivia Dorfman and began at 7:00 p.m. After a brief introductory primer on the basic functions of the Zoom platform, president … Continue reading

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