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Ever wonder how great things happen in our neighborhood?

You know, spring cleanups, summer BBQs, Movies in the Park, safety vigils, pesticide free Arbor Lodge Park—and no, the list doesn’t end there! Your Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association is hard at work ensuring that our neighborhood thrives.

Let us extend a warm invitation for you to get involved with us!

Do you have excellent organizational skills or party planning panache? Volunteer to help out with some of our outreach events or to make our communications more robust. Interested in getting your hands dirty and being a part of month-to-month decision making? Curious about new development and plans for the future of the neighborhood? Step on up and offer to fill one of our vacant seats—we’d love to have you on the board!

Help by joining us on Thursday, October 20 at 6:30pm at the Historic Kenton Firehouse and voting in our new leadership. We think it's important to involve as many neighbors as possible in the selection of our board members. Even if you haven't been to a meeting before, you'll play an important role in our elections and get the insider's scoop on what’s happening in the neighborhood and across the city. We will share information about the Board's activities in the past year, and learn about ways to make it more safe to travel through the neighborhood. Plus, we'll have pizza so you don't have to worry about dinner! Also, kids are welcome. We will have some coloring and other self-directed activities if your little one seems like the type who'd be willing to hang out for the meeting.

If you have ever spent time volunteering, you know that it takes all kinds of hard- working and dedicated people to make things happen. Projects don’t complete themselves, issues don’t advocate for themselves, art doesn’t magically appear—people are the driving force. The same is true for our neighborhood - neighbors must be the driving force!

-Your 2015/16 Arbor Lodge Board
Robert, Brian, Maggie, Duane, Nate, Allen, Sharon, Ginger and Katy

Parke Diem at Arbor Lodge Park
Sat., 10/15 9am-noon
Help us put the park to bed for the winter at this fun annual event! RSVP requested!
Safe Streets Start with You!
Did you know that if a car hits a person going 20 miles per hour, they have a 90% chance of survival, and that if the person in the car is traveling 40 miles per hour, their victim only has a 20% chance of living? Consider slowing down - you might save a neighbor's life!

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Customize the information you get from us! We send an e-newsletter every few months, post every couple of weeks here on our website, and post every few days on our Facebook page. Learn more here.
Donate food to those in need - the EASY way!
Portland Food Project makes it incredibly easy to donate food. Neighbors donate a bag of food every two months. The Food Project supplies the bag…and picks up the food! This provides food pantries with a steady, year-round supply of food…and provides donors with the ongoing satisfaction of making a real difference. Donors also get to know their neighbors, which builds a powerful sense of community. Everyone wins.
Fund Your Community Project Here!
North Portland Neighborhood Small Grants Available Now. What kind of community-building project do you dream of in North Portland? This program offers an easy application process, plus helpful workshops for first-time grant seekers.
Get your own Vision Zero Yard Sign!
Start by taking the Vision Zero Transportation Safety Pledge. And, as a bonus, if you get 5 other friends and family members to sign the pledge, you’ll be eligible for a free yard sign through the Vision Zero Yard Sign Lender Program.
ALNA Social Hour
Meet your neighbors in a social setting on the 1st Friday of each month at kid-friendly restaurants around the neighborhood. Check out Facebook and our website for updates!
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