Please don’t forget to attend the Thursday, July 28th East Precinct Crime Prevention Coalition meeting! We will be meeting at the Douglass Truth Library, on the corner of 23
rd and Yesler, from 6 to 7:45 PM. Vice Chair Mike Sletten will be leading the meeting as I will be on vacation.
This meeting will focus on YOU…we want to know what topics are important to you, which guests you would like to hear from. We will, as usual, have our regular agenda items, including the Precinct Update and Community Concerns.
Thursday, July 28th
6:00 to 7:45 PM
Douglass-Truth Library Community Room
2300 E. Yesler Way 98122
This is our last meeting until September 22
nd, when we will begin meeting at Seattle University’s Chardin Hall, located at 1020 East Jefferson. There is free parking and this location was selected to be centrally located for East Precinct Stake holders.
Our Executive Board will be holding a retreat in August to explore better ways to serve you. Please email me (Stephanie Tschida, Chair) at [email protected] with your thoughts, suggestions and ideas.
Have a happy and safe (and hopefully warmer) rest of your summer! Don’t forget to celebrate some of the FREE East Precinct summer events still to come-
- · August 2nd, Night Out! Bring your neighbors together, welcome new neighbors, talk about crime prevention and Block Watch efforts, and mainly just have a great time! See http://www.seattle.gov/police/Nightout/default.htm
- · August 6th Umojafest African American Day Parade! Continuing the tradition that began over 60 years ago; the parade features drill teams, African drum & dance, floats, youth and community organizations. The festivities will begin at noon at 23rd & Union with a ceremony celebrating the new youth mural. The parade begins shortly afterwards, traveling south on 23rd Avenue to Judkins Park.
- · August 5th through 7thUmojafest African American Heritage Festival! This exciting celebration, held at Judkins Park, features performances, Heal the Hood basketball tournament, Community Fitness Challenge, a Vendor Fail and Fashion Expo! http://umojafamilyfest.com/
- · And, of course other Seafair events as well! See: http://www.seafair.com/default.aspx?SecID=915
Stephanie Tschida, Chair