Southwest Garden Neighborhood Association, St. Louis MO

Announcements Dec. 30, 2013

Hello Neighbors,

Monday, Dec. 30, 7 pm, Channel 9’s “Living St. Louis” television program will feature the story about Thurman Gateway.  Tune in to learn about this volunteer driven revitalization project on Thurman between DeTonty and Lafayette.

Tuesday, Dec. 31, Celebrate the New Year at First Night in Grand Center.  Details can be found here:

Nominations Sought to Recognize Leaders in Community and Neighborhood Rebuilding Efforts  The Community Builders Network of Metro St. Louis (CBN) ( ) is excited about hosting it’s second annual awards reception on March 6, at the Missouri Botanical Garden! This awards reception aims to recognize leaders and organizations who display excellence in impacting community building and neighborhood revitalization in the region. CBN is asking for nominations in categories ranging from the public sector to business to philanthropy to nonprofits and more. The Awards. Nomination Application can be found online at the following link: Along with nominating an organization or an individual, please join CBN for an evening of networking, food, fun and recognition of the hard work and dedication of community development practitioners in multiple sectors. Register for the event at

We need your votes, please. Brightside St. Louis is a finalist in the Cakeway to the West competition from STL250. We’re competing for 1 of 250 fiberglass birthday cakes to be placed at notable locales throughout the 15-county St. Louis region. Call us crazy, but we think Brightside takes the cake…or at least deserves one.  Click here:  then scroll down to Brightside St. Louis, check the circle and scroll to the bottom to submit the vote. You can vote once per day, every day, until January 3rd.

All the best in 2014.

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