By LORRIE LYKINS
Published July 18, 2007
UPDATE ON PROPOSED CUTS TO CITY AND COUNTY BUDGETS
The Council of Neighborhood Associations meets today. The agenda includes updates on proposed city and county budget cuts, planning for National Neighborhood Day Sept. 16 and an open-discussion forum.
When: Tonight; doors open at 6:30, meeting starts at 7.
Where: Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth St. N.
Association to honor neighborhood leader
The Twin Brooks Neighborhood Association will hold its July meeting at the home of the association president. The agenda includes general discussion and a tribute to Regina "Reggie" Wade, Neighborhood Partnership coordinator.
When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday
Where: 4118 24th Ave. S.
Italian chefs will cook to the finish in rivalry
The Eagle Crest Civic Association will host a fundraiser, the Battle of the Italian Chefs, on Saturday. Three neighborhood chefs will prepare signature spaghetti sauces for sampling in a stirring competition. The event will include live music, door prizes and a spaghetti dinner. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance. All proceeds benefit the Eagle Crest Civic Association Legal Fund.
When: 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday
Where: Azalea Recreation Center, 1600 72nd St. N.
Info: Call 381-2900 or 347-3257
Lake project, pedestrian safety among topics
The Crescent Lake Neighborhood Association will have a general meeting on Monday. The agenda includes updates on projects underway in the neighborhood: the Healthy Crescent Lake Project; the neighborhood marker and/or observation deck possibilities (allocation of 1994 neighborhood plan tax dollars); a visit by community police officers, who will update the group on the new community policing program; and an update on efforts to improve pedestrian safety on Fourth Street.
When: 7 p.m. Monday
Where: Huggins-Stengel Field Clubhouse, 1320 Fifth St. N
City Council member featured at meeting
St. Petersburg City Council member Earnest Williams will be the guest speaker at the Coquina Key Neighborhood Association's July meeting.
When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
Where: Coquina Key Community Center, 3850 Pompano Drive SE
Get ready to ante up at poker fundraiser
The Edgemoor Neighborhood Association will have a poker night to raise money for several neighborhood projects.
Residents who attend and pay their annual neighborhood association dues will receive raffle tickets.
The neighborhood's boundaries are 54th to 62nd avenues N from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Ninth) to Foch streets N.
When: Starts at noon July 29
Where: Sports Bar and Grill, 1162 94th Ave. N
Association to resume meetings next month
The Meadowlawn Neighborhood Association will not have a meeting this month. The group will reconvene at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at Hope Lutheran Church. Join neighbors for a discussion with the community police officer.
The St. Petersburg Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to SPTimeslistings@yahoo.com or snail-mail it to Lorrie Lykins, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. Deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.
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