2012 Woodstock Community Street Clean-up Needs You!

Come join your neighbors in cleaning up the neighborhood! Coffee and pastries and a volunteer lunch are provided!

When: Saturday, June 2nd

Where to meet: Woodstock Community Center, 5905 SE 43rd Ave.

8:30am Registration (required)
9:00am – 12:00pm Clean up
12:00pm – 1:00pm Volunteer Lunch

To pre-register: Contact Angie Even at woodstockbuilding@gmail.com

Funded in part by a grant from Venture Portland and by the Woodstock Stakeholders Group, Woodstock Community Business Association, Woodstock Neighborhood Association, SOLV, John L. Scott Reality, Lifehouse Church, Papaccino’s Coffee, Bi-Mart, Pizza Roma, and Reed College.

Annual Plant Sale – May 12th, 9am to 3pm!

The Woodstock Neighborhood Association presents:
Plant Sale May 12th!
Bounteous Plant Sale

Plants from neighborhood gardens will be sold to support The Woodstock Community Center

Perennials: Many Varieties | Hostas | Daylilies to Evening Primroses | Herbs | Vegetable Starts | Native Plants | Garden Sculpture | Mason Bee Houses

The plant sale takes place at the Woodstock Community Center, 5905 SE 43rd, just off Woodstock Boulevard. Bring any plants you have to contribute to the Community Center on May 11th between noon and 8pm.

If you need plants picked up, call 503-771-0011.

SE Uplift Announces 2012 Graffiti Abatement Community Grants Program

SE Uplift and the Office of Neighborhood Involvement are pleased to announce the availability of $7,400 in grant funds through the Graffiti Abatement Community Grants Program. Neighborhood, business and community-based organizations are eligible to apply for community-driven improvement projects in the area of graffiti abatement and attempting to repair the harm of graffiti within the SE Uplift coalition area.

Special consideration will be given to projects that meet one or more of the following:

  1. Demonstrate partnerships with Neighborhood Associations, Community-based organizations, particularly those serving under-engaged communities (including youth-oriented organizations), or Business Associations
  2. Include an ongoing impact to the property or area for graffiti prevention and abatement.
  3. Positively impact areas/locations with high visibility.
  4. Include involvement of youth aged 10 to 21.
  5. Help to address practical needs related to the recession such as fixing up run-down homes, businesses, parks, etc.
  6. Include volunteers pledging to participate in the project with time and/or in-kind donations.

Deadline to apply is Friday, February 24 by 4PM.

Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis and may range from $500-$2500.

Click here for more information about SE Uplift’s grant program and how to apply.

For more information about the Graffiti Abatement Community Grants Program or for technical assistance with your application, please contact Kristen at kristen@southeast.org
or 503-232-0010 x 319.

We encourage you to apply for your project today!