Mar 29, 2012

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 Neighborhood News
        March 29, 2012 

April 4th Neighborhood Meeting!

Hope to see you at the meeting! April 4th, 6:30pm
Mt. Scott Community Center
Msana Agenda 4-4-2012
(You can print and download by pressing the buttons at the bottom)

Bob White Theatre Neighborhood Appreciation Party!

Neighborhood Appreciation Party
It's an Appreciation Shindig at the Historic Bob White Theatre!
Saturday, March 31st at 7pm - Food! Music! Fun!

Mar 28, 2012

SE Uplift seeking Musicians & Neighborhood Leaders!

SE Uplift is seeking coalition musicians and neighborhood leaders to march with us in the 6th Annual 82nd Avenue of Roses Parade on Saturday, April 28th, 2012! Musicians will ride in style in our coalition director's truck while staff and neighbors walk/ride the route cheering and handing out candy.

Mar 26, 2012

April 4th: Learn more about Portland's Comprehensive Plan in relation to Mt. Scott-Arleta

Arleta Library Bakery and; Cafe, SE 72nd Ave.
The City of Portland is continuing its update the Comprehensive Plan and is reaching a point of more robust public involvement.  The Comprehensive Plan provides direction for City decision-making on land use, transportation, sewer and water systems and natural resource management plans.  It tells us what we want to happen in the future through a set of maps; goals and policies; and a list of projects. 

 At our April 4th Neighborhood Association Meeting, Matt Wickstrom, the Southeast District Liaison from the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability will explain the process, timeline and involvement opportunities for the update to the Comp Plan and hear from neighbors about connections between this effort and areas of interest to neighbors in Mt Scott-Arleta.

Mar 17, 2012

Wikman Building Visioning Session Tomorrow!

On March 18, from 11am-1pm, we invite YOU, the neighbors of Foster Road, to participate in a visioning session for the Wikman-Arleta Building Project.

The Wikman-Arleta building project has the potential to transform our neighborhood. Imagine what you’d love to see here in the neighborhood that can be housed at the Wikman-Arleta building!

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 Hammer & Hand and Chicks of All Trades have both contacted MSANA about this program. Chicks of All Trades rebate code is“CNCAT”
Hammer & Hand rebate code is“CNHHA”

- Go to and enter one of the above rebate codes

Mar 11, 2012

CORRECTED DATE: Free Movie Night at SEIU is Thursday, March 15

This month's free movie features "One flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest". A movie that show cases many of the problems that mental institutions used to struggle with during the 1950's and 1960's. This movie is a tragic comedy that is both painful, honest, and important. The movie will be introduced by Dr. Dan Smith, who is a Clinical Psychologist at Oregon State Hospital, where much of this movie was filmed.

Mar 7, 2012

Crime Prevention, Start a Neighborhood Watch & Foot Patrol!

Brad Taylor, our Crime Prevention Coordinator, presented at tonight's Neighborhood Meeting. He discussed the 'high crime' areas in our neighborhood and offered methods to improve safety and livability.

Mar 4, 2012

Mar 3, 2012

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Mar 2, 2012

Movie Theater Returning to the Neighborhood?

This past fall, the historic Bob White Theater on Foster Rd at 64th was sold. Since then the current owner, Nick Storie, has actively engaged the neighborhood about the future use of the building.

Grant Opportunities Coming Up

Do you have a community project just begging to be funded? Check out these upcoming grant opportunities:

Volunteer Opportunities Coming Up

Hey Neighbors!

Do you want to get involved in your neighborhood, but you're not sure how? The Neighborhood Association is looking for help with the following:

Mar 1, 2012

ROSE CDC Has Big Plans For Wikman Building

I’m not sure when I made the switch from pronouncing it “arr-let-ah “to “arr-leet-ah.“ It sort of happened without my noticing, but I suspect it was around the time that Multnomah County declared the Wikman Building surplus, and started soliciting bids for future uses of the site.