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RPNA Meeting Tonight: Update from SPD, Homeless Camps on River, Fall Meeting Agenda

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RIVER PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Board Meeting Agenda Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 7:30 pm Fremont Church – Room E-210 Roll Call and Call to Order (7:30 – 7:35) Doug Leslie President Molly Greene Vice President Renee Stern Secretary Melissa Murphy Treasurer Shelly Hescock Board Member, Neighborhood Watch Committee Chair Gail Thearle Board Member, Finance Committee…

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Neighborhood Heroes Leslie and Barbara Keeping our River Clean

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Neighborhood Heroes Leslie and Barbara Keeping our River Clean

By Linda McKenna Each Saturday and Sunday I have noticed my neighbor and her friend dawning their vests, sloggers, hats and needle proof gloves heading down to the Paradise Beach with her dog, Monkey.   Leslie Laudon and her friend, Barbara Tseng, are on their way to give Monkey exercise but also to pick up bags of trash…

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Homeless on the River: Make Your Voice Heard

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Homeless on the River: Make Your Voice Heard

Do you have an opinion on the homeless situation along the American River? Want to hear more about what our elected officials are doing to solve the problem? Here’s an article on extent of the problem from SacBee’s Marcus Breton. Here’s County Supervisor Phil Serna’s recent post on the issue and meeting. Supervisor Serna (who’s…

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Calling all River Park Home Brewers

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Calling all River Park Home Brewers

Do you home brew? River Park has a long history of beer enthusiasts and it’s our intention to keep that tradition going with the River Park Home Brew tour. For the past few years, we’ve had a private home brew tour and seasonal beer events, and we’d like to keep it going this fall! This notice is…

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Free Trees to River Park Neighbors: Deadline Is Near

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Free Trees to River Park Neighbors: Deadline Is Near

  By Jan Wooley   How many of us remember that age-old adage “There’s no such thing as a free lunch?”   Well, put that thought aside for now.  The River Park Tree Canopy Project has an offer too good to refuse.  Yes, FREE TREES are available to homeowners in the River Park neighborhood.  …

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Do You Know How to Care For Your Mature Trees?

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Do You Know How to Care For Your Mature Trees?

Do you have a large tree on your property that you want to stay healthy and safe? Don’t leave it to your landscapers or the internet…Learn to maintain your trees from local experts! Taking care of your mature trees. Get free, expert advice this Saturday! Join your neighbors at a presentation by Fran Clarke! Fran…

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RPNA 4th of July Festival Feedback Survey

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Big thanks to the RPNA Events Committee for working hard to make this years 4th of July Festival a success. The RPNA Events Committee (Chair Curtis Cogdill, Shelley Hescock, David Boyer and Caitlin Morrow) worked tirelessly to organize a new and improved event with a small budget and a tremendous amount of hours. Another big…

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Volunteers, Pie Eating, and Corn Hole Tournaments

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Volunteers, Pie Eating, and Corn Hole Tournaments

Is everyone getting ready for the RPNA 4th of July Parade and Festival? The Events Committee is busy preparing and putting together a whole new set of games and events, food options, and even……shade! If you haven’t set signed up to help, click the link on the right and work a few hours for your…

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RPNA Meeting on Thursday – Early Start Time

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Neighbors- Please note the early time for the RPNA meeting on Thursday.  In order to accommodate a presentation by CalTrans regarding the 50 corridor project, we’ll be starting at 7pm at Fremont Presbyterian Church. The full agenda and presentation handout can be found in the “Upcoming Events” portion of this website that’s found in the right…

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River Park Tree Canopy Project Wins an Award

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River Park Tree Canopy Project Wins an Award

Our beautiful tree canopy is often an aspect of River Park that people mention when visiting our wonderful neighborhood.  Many of the trees were planted decades ago, but some are aging out and dying, and it’s up to us to replace them.  Much of that is done by our wonderful River Park Tree Canopy Project…

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