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Digest

Neighborhood notebook

By LORRIE LYKINS
Published July 18, 2007


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CONA

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.

Info: www.conastpete.org

TWIN BROOKS

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.

EAGLE CREST

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

CRESCENT LAKE

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

COQUINA KEY

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

EDGEMOOR

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

Info: www.neighborhoodlink.com/stpetersburg/edgemoor/genpage/575026971.html

MEADOWLAWN

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.

[Last modified July 17, 2007, 21:16:25]


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