Call For SUMMER PICNIC Volunteers

We’re looking to put “SUMMER FUN” in the 5th annual FHNA Summer BBQ/Picnic.

Can you help?

Our vision is to enjoy an evening with neighbors, games/activities for the kids, entertainment, GREAT food and fun.

If you’re interested in being part of this committee, please contact Sam
Warber at swarber55@yahoo.com or Bob Allen at 458 – 6567 or fhna@fultonheights.org.

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ANNUAL FHNA GARAGE SALE: Saturday, May 17th

Spring is here…though it may be hard to tell with the crazy winter we
have had this year. Garage sale season will soon be upon us so it’s time to get organizcommunity-garage-sales-xcidqslaed!

Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 17th and start cleaning
out the drawers, closets, basement and garage to get ready for the big day.

The Fulton Heights Neighborhood Association will take care of advertising
and will be placing ads in the Grand Rapids Press as well as on craigslist. There will also be signs posted at various
entrances to the neighborhood. Feel free to post your own signs as
well!

What a great opportunity to sell some treasures and earn some extra
cash! All costs associated with the neighborhood garage sale are paid for
with membership dues, so please join today and help support great events
like these!

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Information on the resurfacing of Fuller Ave – Spring/Summer 2014

The City of Grand Rapids plans to resurface Fuller Ave from Michigan St to Race St, and from Malta St to Leonard St in the spring and summer of 2014.

Read the press release here.

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Latest Flu Statistics & Flu Clinic on Thursday January 31st

Read more in this press release from the Kent County Health Department.

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Community Emergency Response Training

Click the image for a larger version.

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Michigan Street Corridor Plan Community Forum #4: Monday 10/29

Do you travel on Michigan Street? Monday, October 29th is the next Community Forum on the future of the Michigan Street Corridor. Everyone is welcome to attend. There are two identical sessions that day; the location and agenda information are below.

What: Michigan Street Corridor Plan Community Forum #4
Where: Grand Rapids Community College Applied Technology Center, 151 Fountain St NE
When: Monday, October 29, 2012. Two identical sessions: 4:00 – 6:00 and 7:00 – 9:00

Forum Agenda:

Session I
General Session: 4:05 – 4:25 (20 min)
Five Concurrent Breakout Sessions: 4:30 – 5:30 (60 min)
Report out: 5:35 – 6:00 (25 min)

Session II
General Session: 7:05 – 7:25 (20 min)
Five Concurrent Breakout Sessions: 7:30 – 8:30 (60 min)
Report out: 8:35 – 9:00 (25 min)

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Alternative to bagging leaves: curbside pickup

FYI on an alternative to bagging leaves this fall.

Dear Fulton Heights Board of Directors,
We are a locally owned landscape management company that is looking to partner with neighborhood associations to offer discounted services to its members.

The big push for the fall is leaf pickup. We are looking to organize “Curbside Pickup” of leaves and save residents money and time hassling with city bags. Basically, residents would place their leaves in piles along the curb, and we would come by on a scheduled day and collect them to be recycled. All collected leaves will either be recycled by a farmer in Middleville for soil reclamation or recycled locally into compost.

Prices are very reasonable:
· 3-10 households – $49/each.
· 11-20 households – $45/each.
· 21+ households – $42/each.

More information about our services is available on our website, www.mjrlandscape.com

If you have any questions or would like to set up a time to meet, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Thank you very much for your time!

Michael J. Riske

MJR Landscape Curbing
RockRidge Endeavors, LLC

616.432.9876

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West Nile Virus

Crews will be in neighborhoods soon to treat stormwater basins for mosquitos. Click here to read more information from the Grand Rapids Environmental Services Department.

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Michigan Street Corridor Project: Focus Group Results

Read the presentation “Findings from the Focus Groups and Game Responses” as well as a flyer for the upcoming public forums.

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Michigan Street Corridor Community Forums

IMPORTANT! Community Forums are coming up soon!

Monday, June 11, 2012: Discussion and Discovery
Michigan Street Community Forum #2 – Understanding Plan Topics, as well as Goals and Metrics.
Session I: 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Session II: 7:00 – 8:30 pm (both sessions are the same, but repeated to help accommodate various audiences)
Location: GVSU Center for Health Sciences, 301 Michigan Ave NE

Monday, June 18, 2012: Details and Designs
Michigan Street Community Forum #3 – Scenarios based on Forum#2 feedback will be presented and reviewed.
Session I: 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Session II: 7:00 – 8:30 pm (again, both sessions are the same, timed for various audiences)
Location: GVSU Center for Health Sciences, 301 Michigan Ave NE

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