SOSNA Accepting Nominations for Board of Directors TOMORROW
Friends & Neighbors,
Do you volunteer to make our community a better place to live? Would you like to have an even greater impact? Nominate yourself, or a friend, for the SOSNA Board of Directors! SOSNA will be accepting nominations tomorrow night (Sept 9) at the September General Meeting. You can nominate yourself or a friend (or have a friend nominate you), but to make a nomination YOU MUST ATTEND THE MEETING tomorrow evening. The nominee is not required to be present, but his/her presence is preferred. Nominations are not accepted by phone, email, or in person at the SOSNA office prior to the meeting.
After nominations each candidate will be asked to submit responses to a series of questions that will be posted on the SOSNA website in advance of the election. On election night, each candidate will also be asked to give a brief speech to the SOSNA membership. Lastly, in order to vote you must be a registered member, to register click here.
Voting will take place at the October General Meeting at Shiloh Baptist Church (2040 Christian), on Tuesday October 13th at 6:30PM. For more information on being a member of the SOSNA Board of Directors, click here!
On September 9, 2015 SOSNA will be soliciting nominations from neighbors for candidates for the SOSNA Board of Directors during the September General Membership Meeting. Details about the elections procedure and serving on the Board are below, or click here. The Elections will take place on Tuesday October 13th!
Attention SOSNA members! Come out and vote to elect up to 5 new members of the SOSNA Board of Directors! Nominations were accepted at the September 9, 2015 General Membership Meeting. Details about the elections procedure and serving on the Board are below. The Elections will take place Tuesday, October 13th at Shiloh Baptist Church (2040 Christian St)! Polls will be open from 6:30pm-8:30PM, and the candidates will give their brief speeches at 7:30PM.
Your favorite homegrown festival on the best end of the hippest street in town is rockin' on October 3, 2015! Historical proceeds return back into the Graduate Hospital neighborhood supporting greening initiatives, school support groups and programs, grass roots groups trying to get off the ground. BLOKTOBERFEST is put on by the neighbors in Southwest Center City for all our neighbors in Philadelphia and beyond. Rain or Shine!
The Triangles Plaza just got better! The Grays Ferry Triangles Committee has just installed a Little Free Library in the Plaza! While you're there feel free to borrow a book (there are kids' book and grown-up books) to read as you lounge by the fountain. Remember the motto- "take a book, leave a book", if you take a book home, leave another book in the library for someone else to enjoy!
Join Baby Wordplay for a celebration of National Grandparent's Day! From 10am-2pm on September 12th there will be lots of activities for little one at the Triangles Plaza- including a drum circle and storyplay, a ribbon cutting for SOSNA's new Little Free Library, Library card sign up, and MORE!
Stay informed with the latest news about the World Meeting of Families, scheduled for the weekend of September 26th and 27th, by signing up for alerts through the Papal Visit Playbook. This site will be continuously updated with new information as the event approaches.
Join us for the "good the bad and the ugly" tour of Southwest Center City's trees. Learn about the community work - planning, planting and tending that have reduced the bad and the ugly and created more of the good! The tour will discuss some of the stresses on the local tree canopy in a Center City neighborhood that has experienced a tremendous amount of construction over the years and the efforts to preserve mature trees and to re-grow what has been lost.
On September 12th The Philadelphia United Jazz Fest will be back on South Street West for their third year of Jazz! Stop by between 12pm and 10pm for live performances by over 14 artists! For the full line up, click here.
The summer is coming to a close, that means it's time for back to school! Help us collect the items our schools really need this year- pencils and paper! We're challenging the neighborhood to help us collect 20,000 pencils and 2,000 reams of paper for Stanton and Chester Arthur Elementary Schools!