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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Filmore Gardens Neighborhood Association

Neighborhood:St. Anthony
Type:Neighborhood or civic association
Neighborhood boundaries:

Elysian Fields Avenue (Westside); Mirabeau Avenue (Northside); Warrington Drive; Prentiss Avenue (Southside)

 

Number of members:75
Contact name:Gloria DeCuir-Robert
Contact email:decuirrobert@yahoo.com
Contact phone:(504) 430-3041

Mission

To lessen neighborhood tensions by establishing and maintaining an open line of communication and liaison with residents, government agencies and other neighborhood entities. Provide an open process by which all members of the neighborhood may involve themselves in the affairs of the neighborhood.

Goals

To enhance the quality of life of all residents by helping to ensure our neighborhood parks, schools, and libraries are maintained by individual government agencies and participating in beautification projects, signage placement and maintenance at interchanges, monitoring drainage improvements, maintaining neighborhood watch programs and any other projects that would improve the neighborhood.

 

Activities

Bi-Monthly meetings Monthly Community Garden maintenance and planting projects. Annual Community Picnic Annual Movie Night in the Park (NORDC) Annual National Night Out Against Crime Annual Neighborhood Crime Walk Bi-Annual Community Clean-up Projects Membership Drive Bi-Annual Senior Tea Community Volunteer Projects Volunteer at Annual Gentilly Festival Annual Lemonade Day event for Youth Recruit junior and high school students for community service hours opportunities.

History

Coordinated in 2006 in response to the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Grassroots organization designed to improve Filmore Gardens and assist in improving all of Gentilly.

 
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Last updated: 11/5/2014 4:17:53 PM

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