Friday, March 11, 2011

Community Marketplace opens May 7, meeting next Wednesday

The Community Marketplace season is almost upon on us: May 7th is the first day! They're having a meeting to get neighborhood feedback on Wednesday, check it out:

Dear Neighbors,

Please come to the meeting of the CH Community Marketplace Board of Directors on Wednesday, March 16th at 7 p.m. at the Park Triangle Apartment building located at 1375 Kenyon Street, NW.
At the meeting, which is open to the public and includes time for community feedback, you'll learn about plans to expand the Marketplace this season, which begins on Saturday, May 7th at 9 a.m. You'll also hear more about our Youth Garden Project, which just began with students from Chavez Public Charter School and Tubman Elementary School.
We'll also talk about the Marketplace participation in the Columbia Heights Great Day of Service, organized by the North Columbia Heights Civic Association (, on Saturday, April 2nd, starting at 9:30 a.m. on the civic plaza at 14th and Kenyon streets, NW.
In other news, we are happy to report that the Marketplace recently received recognition by the federal government as an independent 501c3, tax-exempt organization.
Hope to see you next Wednesday night at 7.
Happy Friday to everyone from the Marketplace ( team.

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