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See attached announcement:

4th of JULY 2015 Neighborhood Bike Parade

Upcoming GNL Meeting agenda in PDF available here:  GNL June ’15 – Agenda – draft

DRAFT AGENDA

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Chrysler Museum of Art

I.   Call to order and introductions at 6:30pm

II.  Approval of minutes – April, 2015 and May, 2015

III.  Safety report – Officer Medley

IV.  Reports of officers and standing committees

A. President’s Report – Emily Birknes

B. Community Improvement – Susanne Ott

V.   Reports of special committees

A.  Review of GNL books – Debra Wilborn

B.  Ghent Business Association – Emily Birknes

C.  Ghent Homeless Task Force – Ed Joyce

D.  Zoning – Joan McEnery

VI.  Unfinished business

A. Flights Tasting Room – Mr. Clark Olsen

VII.  New business

A. Exception(ale) – Mr. Greg Hartman

B. 4th of July Bike Parade – Ms. Catherine Ware Kilduff

VIII.  Adjournment

 Reminders:

Wednesday, June 24th – Annual GNL board retreat

Saturday, July 4th – 9:30am Bike Parade

Thursday, July 16th – GNL membership meeting

from Zach Jarjoura, the local organizer with the VA Sierra Club:

Solar Co-Op Expands to Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, and Suffolk!!!

 The Virginia Beach SolarCo-op has now expanded to include all of South Hampton Roads. Ever wanted to go solar but weren’t sure where to start? Join the VA Beach So. Hampton Roads SolarCo-op!

About the Co-op
A group of neighbors in the South Hampton Roads towns of Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and Suffolk have formed asolar purchasing co-op. By going solar as a group, participants will save up to 20% off the cost of a solar electricity system, and will have the support of the co-op throughout the process.

How does it work?

Based on the same principle as buying in bulk, the group will go through the process of going solar together by selecting a single installer. Each participant signs an individual contract with the chosen installer, but all participants get the group discount.

The co-op is being co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and VA SUN, a local nonprofit that helps communities go solar. Local community partners also include Terrascapes and Moms Clean Air Force.

I want to learn more!

Check out the co-op’s web page: http://www.vasun.org/virginia-beach-solar-co-op/

Join us for one of our info sessions to learn more:

The Co-op’s next information session is (at?):

Chesapeake Green Drinks

Wednesday, July 8th
5:30 PM
Ynot Pizza (Greenbrier)
1036 Volvo Pkwy #7, Cheseapeake

from Jacob Medley, our CRO:

Yesterday {Tues. 19th} at approximately 3:10 PM a female was threatened to give up her property by two young black males in the 700 bkl of Spotswood Ave.  One grabbed her cell phone and both fled on foot southbound.  The suspect was apprehended and identified as a juvenile from Blair Middle.

From our Jacob Medley, our Community Resource Officer

Please see attached flier for an even being held on the 30th of this month at 100 Broadway St.  There will be a number of officers from different division to meet with as well as displays and activities.

cmty & Cops Cookout poster 2015