What a great meeting! Here’s what happened:
Joyce Cox, Neighborhood Redevelopment Manager with the Division of Housing & Community Development joined us to speak of the work she does with the City. She was quick to encourage us, noting that MANY HANDS MAKE LOAD LIGHT.
Melissa Miller-Monie of S.O.L.I.D.s joined us to help use learn how to address problem properties. S.O.L.I.D.s conducts meetings on the Third Wednesday of the Month from 9-10am at 315 N. Hollywood. Here Heights’ properties are prioritized and then presented to Code Enforcement, the Health Department, Community Affairs and representatives from the City and County. It’s a great system to keep track of properties and ensure progress is made. Please join S.O.L.I.D.s at their next meeting.
Bellevue wants every Second Grader at Treadwell Elementary to have a tutor! If you are interested in tutoring, contact Sara at sjerkins(at)bellevue.org. Tutors are asked to volunteer for one hour a week anytime from 9:30-2:30.
Treadwell Elementary PTA Planning Meeting is September 10th, 4:30pm. Community members are encouraged to attend.
Second Baptist is hosting a work day on September 14th. Volunteers are welcome at the Given Garden, Treadwell Teachers Lounge, 3085 Given for yard work, and the Laundromats on Summer!
Leawood Baptist Church will have a Mobile pre-natal clinic on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month.
ATTENDERS1. Fred Morton, First Works & Troop 567 3. Anna Terry, Building Neighborhood Capacity Program 4. Jared Myers, Streets Ministries 5. Sara Jerkins, Bellevue Baptist Church 6. Jennifer Shiberou, Treadwell Elementary PTA 7. Vernice Foster, Residents & Coalition Secretary 8. Rebecca Ruppel, Resident & Christ Community Health Services 9. James Moore, Treadwell Alum and For the Kingdom Camp 10. Daniel Johnson, 2nd Baptist Church 11. John & Kay Koch, Highland Heights Baptist Church 12. Alian Rodriquez, Resident & Christ Community Health Services 13. Chris Miller, Leawood Baptist 14. Eric Robertson, Community LIFT 15. Brett & Allison Malone, residents & CCHS 16. Katrina Upshaw, resident & mentoring 17. Trey Wilbun, Community LIFT VISTA 18. Leslie Garrote, Memphis Teacher Residency 19. Ashley Cash, Community LIFT 20. Krystal Reed, Resident & Highland Heights Baptist Church 21. JaCarlos Crockham, resident 22. Daryl McKinney, Treadwell Alum & Youth Dimensions 23. Liz Marable, Douglass High School 24. Lakeshia Harper, Douglass High School 25. Cetria Kilpatric, Treadwell parent & volunteer 26. Kisha Greer, Treadwell Alum 27. Shequoia Foster, Treadwell Student 28. Melissa Miller-Monie, S.O.L.I.D.s 29. Joyce Cox, Housing & Community Development