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UPCOMING DATES – MARK YOUR CALENDAR

  • Register for National Night Out (October 2)  block party now on RPD National Night Out website or attend the “kick off” party on Tuesday, August 7 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall.
  • AUGUST 11 at GHE from 9 – 12 a.m. Volunteers needed to help staff get the classrooms & halls ready for the students’  first day of school-  Tasks include drawing, cutting out & posting charts and sorting books.  Much Fun!!!
  • AUGUST 18 – Saturday 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. -Annual Back to School Supply Drive – Drop off your donations at front entry of GHE and stay for coffee & donuts and visit with neighbors:-)
  • AUGUST 23 – Crime Watch Patrol class for volunteers – Sign up on  RPD website or call      972-744-4955 for more information.

2018 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING

It’s that time again for the Annual Business MEETING

WHEN:  Sunday,  June 10, 2018

WHERE:  RICHARDSON HEIGHTS RECREATION CENTER

TIME:  3:00 – 5:00  P.M.  – (must be through by 5:30 p.m.

Recap of the past year,  Election of Board Officers,  Sharing of Ideas for the upcoming year, Visiting with neighbors and yummy Refreshments will be served.:-)

IF you would be interested in serving on the Board, please make your interest known to one of the Board Members as nominations will be taken from the floor during the meeting.  These are Voluntary positions and doesn’t require very much of your time, but is vital for the success  and continuation of our community neighborhood association.

PLEASE TRY TO ATTEND THIS IMPORTANT MEETING:-)  You may also JOIN for the 2018-2019 year.  Hope to see you there:-)

 

UTD COMMUNITY APPRECIATION DAY

The UTD Office of Administration and the Department of Athletics cordially invite surrounding neighborhoods to enjoy a complimentary lunch and giveaways and CHEER on the COMET  Women’s basketball team at 2:00 p.m.  and Men’s  basketball team at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 17th .  If your family plans to attend, please  RSVP to <jandbc2@att.net  so they can plan for number of lunches to provide FREE of Charge:-)  Must know by February 13th.  The basketball teams are excellent and so much fun to watch.

2017 HOLIDAY LIGHTS FOOD DRIVE CONTEST RESULTS

Many THANKS to our residents for participating and sharing their beautiful lighting displays in our neighborhood this year:-) and especially for being a “collection house” for GHNA’s  seventh annual food drive.   The following addresses of volunteer participants’ collections for this year’s “Holiday Lights Food Drive for the Richardson Network of Community Ministries are as follows:

*1207 Waterview Dr. – ( Carano )  124             * 1304 Wisteria Way – (Neher)  137  (Winner) *

* 914 Vinecrest Ln. (Holley)  39                          *  811 Melrose Dr. – (Hawley)  124

* 916 Warren Way   (Schattle)  75                      *  906 Redwood Dr. (Chandler)  9

* 800 Edgefield  (Nana Jennifer)  54                   *  1625 Wisteria Way (Seaman)  17

*  1515 Waterview Dr. (Johnson)  31                TOTAL COLLECTED  FOOD ITEMS  – 610

Food items were picked up Saturday p.m. and Monday a.m. and sorted, counted & taken to the Network.  The 610 food items weighed in as 570.4 lbs.  We received a huge “THANK YOU” from the Network !  Also  a huge Thanks to all our neighbors who came out to “vote” for the lighting displays on such wet, rainy & cold nights!  Brrr!!!!

        FYI:    VOLUNTEER  OPPORTUNITIES  

If you have 3 hours a week to volunteer at the Network, they have orientation meetings on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. and you can usually pick your own time:-) They said they could use help in the Food , Toys  & Clothing Sections every day if you would wish to volunteer a little time.  This is such a blessing to help to “give back”  to our neighbors in our community.

GHNA wishes ALL  a Healthy, Happy &  Wonderful Holiday Season and a Blessed New Year!!

HOLIDAY LIGHTS Food Drive Contest

IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN!  Greenwood Hills Neighborhood is having their annual “HOLIDAY LIGHTS Food Drive Contest” next weekend, December 15, 16, & 17th.  This is the SEVENTH annual community project to collect non-perishable food items for the Richardson Network of Community Ministries .  This is such a wonderful way to “give back” to our community while enjoying our neighbor’s holiday lighting displays.  

Every food item will count as 1 vote, and you can vote as many times as you like. You can vote for your favorite house or houses by placing food items in the  colorful collection boxes anytime from Friday, December 15 through  Sunday, December 17th.   A list of participants’ addresses will be posted here by Monday, December 11th.  

ALL surrounding neighborhoods, not just residents of Greenwood Hills,  are invited to come and vote .  STUFFING the boxes is encouraged!  

If you have a beautiful lighting display and would like to participate in this year’s contest to receive a Calloway;’s $25 gift card for collecting the most “votes”, please contact me ASAP at 214-663-2292 and I will add your address to our list.