Marlborough Square Neighborhood General Meeting

MSNA Beautification and General Meeting

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Front Entry Beautification

Come out and join your neighbors as we beautify the front entry into Marlborough Square! We will focus on pulling weeds, planting, and laying new mulch. All we ask is that you bring your rakes, shovels, blowers, pruners, and gloves if you have them.

Everyone is welcome to help out including Marlborough Square’s youngest neighbors.Make this a family affair or bring some neighbors along for a community effort.We just want to see as many people out and about in Marlborough Square sprucing things up.

Hope to see you there!

Where: Marlborough Square Front Entry

Time: 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. (Or when you can volunteer)

Date: Saturday, April 19th, 2014

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Crime Watch Patrol Class

The next Crime Watch Patrol class is scheduled for Wednesday May 7th, from 10am – 2pm.

If you are interested in becoming a patrol member, please follow this link to apply: http://www.cor.net/index.aspx?page=512

The program is for residents who can volunteer their time to patrol their neighborhood and report suspicious activity to police.  You choose your own schedule.  We only ask that you contribute about an hour or more each month to help your patrol group.

We provide magnetic signs to each patrol group to share and use on their vehicle while patrolling, and if you choose to walk, we have vests you can wear.  Being visible and putting criminals on notice that neighbors are watching is key to the success to this program and keeping crime away.

If you have questions,  contact the RPD Crime Prevention Unit at 972-744-4955

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Crime Prevention Conference Set for March 22

The Richardson Police Department Crime Prevention Unit, in partnership with the Richardson Interfaith Alliance, will present the fifth annual Faith Based Crime Prevention Conference from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Arapaho United Methodist Church, 1400 W. Arapaho Rd. The conference theme is “United We Stand” and will focus on how faith-based organizations can keep themselves safe by standing together to prevent a criminal event from occurring at their place of worship.
The conference will address topics on:

  • Congregational watch
  • Implementation of safety teams
  • Reporting suspicious behavior
  • Residential/community crime prevention

Online registration for the free conference is required at richardsonpolice.net. For more information, call 972-744-4953.

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City to Hold Community Meetings on Recycling

The City will gather feedback on its recycling program at a series of community meetings beginning next week. They are set for:
Jan. 21 Huffhines Rec Center 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 23 Stinson Elementary 7 p.m.
Jan. 28 Heights Rec Center 7 p.m.

The purpose of the community meetings will be to gather information from residents on Richardson’s recycling program, including: what they like, common barriers to recycling, possible solutions to recycling barriers, and the most effective way to communicate recycling information to residents.
For more information on the community meetings, call 972-744-4223.

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