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Minutes from January 2024 General Meeting

Woodlawn Neighborhood Association General Meeting Agenda Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at 7:00 pm Please make every effort to join us In Person at Classic Foods: 817 NE Madrona  Or online on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/3014662210?pwd=d3VKbXkzVldqYzNWU2RwVm9OUkZyZz09 Meeting ID: 301 466 2210 Passcode: WNA Also online at Facebook Live Welcome and Vision: “In the future, Woodlawn will be a place where people live harmoniously, respectfully, and in support of one another.  The neighborhood will

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Backyard Habitat Certification Program

Back in 2009, Portland Audubon and the Columbia Land Trust teamed up to create a unique program that supports urban gardeners in their efforts to create natural backyard habitats. Since then, more than 10,000 properties have signed up for  Backyard Habitat Certification, covering over 2000 acres in the Portland metro area and creating a community that works to revitalize urban landscapes. There are many habitats at all three levels—silver, gold,

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New Traffic Cameras In and Near Woodlawn

Heads Up! Speeding is a top contributing factor to deadly crashes across the Portland region. Speed and intersection safety cameras are a proven tool to support safe speeds, reduce dangerous speeding, and save lives. The Vision Zero team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation contacted Woodlawn Neighborhood Association to let us know that the city is installing four new speed safety cameras at NE Columbia Boulevard near NE 33rd Avenue in the

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Woodlawn Neighborhood Association January 9, 2024 Meeting Agenda — Note Date Change!

We have moved our January meeting to the SECOND Tuesday in light of the New Year’s Day holiday and holiday travel. And, just a quick reminder, you can find the Woodlawn Neighborhood Association (WNA) website at gowoodlawn.com. Happy Holidays to you and yours! Woodlawn Neighborhood Association General Meeting Agenda Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at 7:00 pm Please make every effort to join us In Person at Classic Foods: 817 NE

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Looking for Our Website? We are gowoodlawn.com!

Just a friendly reminder that the home of the Woodlawn Neighborhood Association on the web is gowoodlawn.com. We will be working to add tags to all of our our posts to ensure that folks searching for us under other terms—WNA, Woodlawn Neighborhood Association, Woodlawn Triangle, Woodlawn in Portland, etc.—will find their way to the site. It turns out there are MANY neighborhoods throughout the United States named Woodlawn; we suspect

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Woodlawn History Trivia #3

Round three of the Woodlawn Neighborhood online trivia fest. Once again, many of these tidbits were culled from the book, Portland’s Woodlawn Neighborhood , written by our neighborhood historian, Anjala Ehelebe, and published by Arcadia Publishing. Interestingly, the first history of Woodlawn was in booklet form and authored by a group of Woodlawn PTA parents. —Woodlawn Coffee and Pastry was originally originally a two-story hotel providing overnight lodging to train

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Northeast Portland Tool Library: A Community Resource

Tool libraries are just like traditional libraries, but with tools instead of books.  They are great for people who can’t/don’t want to buy/rent tools they are only going to use once in a while. The Northeast Portland Tool Library (NEPTL) is your neighborhood tool library.  We lend out free of charge an ever-growing inventory of home-repair and gardening tools to Northeast residents and community groups.  We are located in the

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The Woodlawn Neighborhood Plan

On July 28, 1993, a formal Woodlawn Neighborhood Plan was adopted. This grew out of a land use study area of the Albina Community Plan. Each of the thirteen neighborhoods within this study participated in the district planning process by developing a neighborhood plan. The plans were intended to address the issues and problems that resident felt were the most pressing and important. The plans also reflected issues that a

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Minutes from December 2023 General Meeting

Minutes from December 5, 2023 Meeting 7:00 – 7:15 Introductions Please share name, pronouns, & what brought you to tonight’s meeting Quick share: “What is your favorite way to celebrate the holidays?” 7:15 – 8:00 General Business Approve November meeting notes Approved Discussion of youth board member(s) Melody’s idea originally – young people are often left out of the discussion, feel powerless (lots of agreement in the room) Why didn’t

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Classic Foods Outlet Store

Classic Foods, our wonderful neighborhood business that so generously provides space for our monthly WNA meetings, has The Best Outlet Store, yes! They are open Thursdays through Saturdays, from 11 AM until 6 PM. You can now enjoy their fresh pastas, quality spices, cheese, oils, vinegars, and lots more that will raise your home cooking to a whole new level. Stop by and check out their amazing offerings. What a

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