Events in Wicker Park – The Park - Get Involved with Planning and Supporting
Attend Meeting – Wicker Park – 1425 N. Damen – Tuesday, Feb. 1 – 7-9pm RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
On Tuesday, January 18 the Wicker Park Advisory Council held a meeting to discuss collaborative Park District-Community sponsored and organized events to be presented in the park during the 2011 calendar year. The groups listed below attended the meeting and have committed to work together on programming this year. Other groups that did not attend the meeting but have offered support are also listed below. The goals of the groups are: to see more special events and programming in the park and to work together to better the community.
NEXT? Each committee – one per event - will elucidate the details of the events and will present these first drafts at the Tuesday, February 1 meeting in Wicker Park – 1425 N. Damen from 7-9pm. On February 1, each event project director and team will have an event description, targeted date, list of equipment needs, budget, and fund raising and marketing plans to discuss at the community meeting.
YOU AND YOUR ORGANIZATIONS – We invite you to attend the Tuesday, February 1 meeting and sign on to work on or sponsor one or more of the events. Let’s work together to create an Even Better Park through collaborative City-Wide support. As you support the park you are supporting your organization at the same time.
Those who attended the
WPAC EVENTS PLANNING MEETING – Jan. 18 at Wicker Park
Chicago Park District
John Davidson (Park Supervisor) – Jason Zaffaroni (Part-time Recreation Leader) 1st Ward Alderman Moreno (www.aldermanmoreno.com )
Friends of the Parks – (www.fotp.org ) – Maria Stone Greenheart - Center for Cultural Interchange (www.cci-exchange.org ) – Andria Dennis Junior League of Chicago (www.jlchicago.org ) – McKenzie Collier
Church in the City (www.churchinthecity.us ) – Nathan Tubbs and Tyler Culligan Missio Dei Chicago (www.missiodeichicago.com ) – Sam Anderson and Cory Minton Mosaic Church (www.mosaicchicago.com ) – Scott Venable
Urban Encounter – John Shirk
Wicker Park Committee (www.wickerparkcommittee.com ) – Ed Tamminga Wicker Park Garden Club (www.WPGarden.org ) –Denise Browning, Susan Fontana, Richard Tilley Wicker Park Advisory Council (www.OurWickerPark.org )
Doug Wood, Tim Kolecke, Adam Housley, Ryan Jackson
Wicker Park Parents Association – Susana Sandoval
Other Groups that offered Support – Details to be defined in upcoming weeks: 32nd Ward Alderman Scott Waguespack – www.ward32.org
WPB-SSA#33 – Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber – Assistance in Promotions – Newsletter and RedPost www.wickerparkbucktown.com www.wickerparkbucktown.org Covenant Presbyterian Church (www.covenantchicago.org ) – Tom Smith
JOIN THE LIST – CONTACT ME (email@example.com ) and ATTEND FEB 1 MEETING
EVENTS – PLANNING STAGES – Dates To Be Confirmed when Planning, Funding, and Volunteer Forces are all Committed