Southwest Garden Neighborhood Association, St. Louis MO

Last Minute Shout Out~

Dear Neighbors,

Many hands do make for light work!  If you are available, we are need of a few folks to help with mulching in Sublette Park tomorrow Saturday, May 13th from 9:00 to 11:00 am.  Meet at the maintenance building.  Bring gloves and shovel if you have these items available.

Saturday, May 13th:    You are cordially invited to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Kingshighway bridge. Festivities begin at 11:00 am.  Cars will be able to start traveling on the bridge at 2:00 pm. 

Monday, May 15th at 7:00 pm is the next meeting of the St. Louis Safety Group.   The focus of this meeting is May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  Kyle Dooley, Director of the CIT (crisis intervention training) community policing program of the National Association of Mental Illness will be the primary speaker.  There will be testimonials from private citizens who have previously had experience with CIT police.  The meeting will be held  at the Carondelet Park “Y” Rec Plex 930 Holly Hills in the Respect & Responsibility Rooms.  There’s a mental health component in so many neighborhood issues we encounter on a daily basis including homelessness, substance abuse, domestic violence and prostitution. Knowledge is power!! Come learn effective ways of relating to our neighbors dealing with mental health concerns. 

In service and gratitude,

Kristina D. Jackson, M.S.W.

Executive Director

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