Fall Back into Fall

Fall is here again, I hope your Summer was well. We will like to take this opptunity to thank everyone who participated in our Block Party 2016. We thank you all for time and contributions.  We like to take this time to thank some special people who really came together and made this happen. Mrs. Josephine Hair our Vice President, Ms. OShun Layne, Ms Roslind Welch, Ms. Nadine, Mrs. Vicky, and countless others who planned and made this event possible. We Thank You! 

Our next Fall Meeting will be October 20, 2016 @ 6:30 p.m and Our Annual Halloween Party will be held at our meeting area on October 29, 2016. Save the Date More details to come. We will have a lot of exciting things coming this fall season. We hope to see more young adults to come out to our meetings. Let's take an active approach this year to make strides in our community. Remember Unity is Strength! 

LCBA Block Party 2016

Hey LCBA Members,

Summer is here and our block party is right around the corner. This year Block Party will take place on Lincoln Place and New York Ave on August 13, 2016 from 12p.m to 8p.m. We are asking for your help and donations to make this block Party as successful as last years.

We are having another meeting on July 29, 2016 @ 5:00p.m. If you haven't signed up for a committee or gave a donation. Please reach out to us during that time. We need everyone support. Remember "Unity is Strength".

Happy Birthday

LCBA will like to wish Rosalind Jamison a very Happy Birthday. We are so thankful for all her hard work and dedication to the Lincoln Civic Block Association over the years. She is one fantastic lady. She exemplifies the meaning behind "Unity is Strength".

Thanks so much,

Rosalind

Greenest Block 2nd Round

Hey LCBA,

Did you know! We are entered into the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens Greenest Block Contest.

The purpose of the Greenest Block in Brooklyn Contest is to promote streets cape gardening, tree stewardship, and community development in the borough of Brooklyn. Let work together and try to win this year!

Here are some examples of Pic of Tree capes and Flower pot. Take a look!

I hope this helps to get your creative juices flowing. I can't wait to see what you come up with next! 3rd Round of judging is coming up soon. All winners will be announced in August. 

For All Judging Criteria for "Greenest Block in Brooklyn" Contest please go to http://www.bbg.org/greenbridge/greenestblock for details.

Update: Free Class @ BBG :

"What Plants Fit Your Garden’s Micro-climate?
Lessons from the Lily Pool Terrace”
Thursday, July 21, 2016 | 6—8 pm

-- exclusively for the Greenest Blocks in Brooklyn! 

Free. Rain or shine.
Enter the Garden at 1000 Washington Avenue
Light refreshments will be served.
Hurry, before it’s full!

RSVP by July 15th for yourself and your neighbors to nbrowne@bbg.org or call (718) 623-7209.

Share tips...get advice... all while exploring the secrets of BBG's stunning annul border. Plus, we can retreat to an air conditioned classroom!

- Learn what is a “micro-climate” is why it's important to know.
- Examine ways to choose plants that will thrive in your sunny or shady garden.
- Sneak behind-the-scenes of the Greenest Block contest.
- Meet your fellow Greenest Block enthusiasts.
- Share your block’s urban garden challenges and successes!
- Find information and inspiration to make your block even more beautiful!

 

Happy Belated Birthday to Our Long Standing Member!

Mr. Ethelbert Welch, a retired LCBA Chaplin, had his 98th Birthday on May 22, 2016.  He has been very active in our local area as an Electrician and community matters. He now resides a Crown Heights Rehab Ctr at 810 St.Marks Place.

We like to say Thank You to Mr Welch for his longtime support and help over the years. I hope he had a beautiful day. 

Happy Birthday 😄

 

LCBA Get Ready For Block Party 2016

Good Morning L.C.B.A Community,

If you have any ideas or want to get involved this year with our Block Party, please attend our next meeting on June 23, 2016 @ 6:30p.m before summer begins. So we can make this Block Party a very memorable one.

 

Let's Get Planning!