We had a nice time at our annual Crime Watch Patrol party where Assistant Chief Coby Pewitt gave a talk and presented the annual patrol awards to Paula Hochfelder and the Gilberts for the Lone Ranger and Dynamic Duo award. The Gilberts put in 188 hours on patrol combined and Paula put in 73 hours. Doug Freeman accepted the award for Jerry and Lucy Gilbert. Continue reading
We are off to a slow start this year and many have yet to renew their memberships. Renewing is easy, just go to www.ncpna.org/join. You may pay on-line with a credit card or mail your check to the post office box.
North College Park Neighborhood Association
P.O. Box 850012
Richardson, TX. 75081.
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Our spring celebration and egg hunt is in the the planning stages and if you are interested in helping out, please send an email: email@example.com.
John and Phyllis Slaughter
Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make this event a big success. Here are some pictures. Thanks to James Williams who took the pictures.
When: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from 6 – 8 PM
Where: Jess Harben Elementary School Cafeteria
Our theme this year is
Crime Stops With You and The Blue
2018 National Night-Out Block Party is sponsored by your Neighborhood Associations – College Park, Glenville Park, North College Park, and Town North Park. Because of your participation, we were awarded the Higher Caliber Award in 2017 by the City of Richardson – Thank you
♦ Brats, hot dogs, soft pretzels, popcorn, chips, and drinks will be provided. Bring a side dish or dessert to share with your neighbors.
♦ A great opportunity to meet and mingle with neighbors and meet the school staff
♦ Enjoy the sounds of the Berkner High School Drumline and Jazz Band
♦ Create a memory at the photo booth – photos can be emailed to you, or bring your own camera
♦ Kids World will be set up in the school patio – games and prizes for the kids (under age 11)
♦ Help support the Network of Community Ministries by donating canned goods or cash. Please check the expiration dates on your food donations.
♦ Each Neighborhood Association will have a table to update residents’ contact information, provide Crime Watch information, promote association membership, and collect dues.
Join Crime Watch Patrol Today!!! Our next Crime Watch Patrol class will be held in the evening on Tuesday, October 30th, 2018. Please submit your application today!! Read below for more information or take a look at our Crime Watch Patrol recruitment video at the following link https://youtu.be/Tk0NfJOUMuY Our Crime Watch Patrol program asks citizens to volunteer as little as an hour a month to drive your neighborhood, reporting anything suspicious that you may see. We supply City of Richardson Crime Watch Patrol signs for each group to use on their vehicles. The continued visible presence of an active group of citizens sends the message to would be criminals in the area that their presence will be reported immediately. This risk of apprehension can be an effective deterrent to crime. Each applicant will need to complete the online application at http://www.richardsonpolice.net/i-want-to/sign-up-for/crime-watch-patrol/cwp-application and pass a background check before attending a Crime Watch Patrol training class. If you have any questions, contact the Crime Prevention Unit at 972-744-4955
It’s time for our annual membership drive. Your membership is voluntary, but your dollars help fund activities and projects in the neighborhood. Examples are the 4th of July Parade and Picnic, Spring Celebration, Yard of the Month, Support of Crime Watch Patrol and National Night Out.
Membership dues are $25 / year.
If you don’t have a booster sign, we will get you one with your paid membership.
We’ve tried to make renewing fast and easy with PayPal. PayPal is safe and it works well for us with our limited resources. There is no need to open a PayPal account, all you need is a credit or debit card. You may pay by check.
You may renew for one or two years.
More information here.
JULY 4th Parade and Picnic was a Great Success!
Thanks to everyone who came out and to the volunteers who planned the event. Here are some pictures from the event. Thanks to James Williams who took the majority of the pictures. A few were taken by Phyllis Slaughter.
Thanks to everyone who attended the annual meeting. We heard a report from Russell Bowen on the neighborhood activities over the past year. New board members were elected.