South Shore Park Watch February 9, Monthly Meeting

A warm winter welcome to all the new people who have recently joined
our park community, and to all of you who make our park a wonderful place!

South Shore Park Watch February Meeting

Time Thursday, February 9 2012· 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Location South Shore Park Pavilion
2900 S Shore Drive
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Winter Blast is Sunday February 19th from Noon- 4 at South Shore Park Pavilion.
Live music, Food, community groups and much more!

Sponsored by the Bay View Neighborhood Association.

We will be having a table at this event.
We welcome volunteers to join us.
Please respond to this email if you want to be involved.
Or come to our February Meeting.

Here is an opportunity to ask the candidates questions about the Parks.

Reminder: Local candidate forum Tuesday, Feb. 7
The public is invited to attend a candidate forum sponsored by the Bay View Compass, Bay View Neighborhood Association, and League of Women Voters 7-9:45pm Tuesday, Feb. 7 in the second-floor Humboldt Park School auditorium, 3230 S. Adams Ave.
Incumbent 14th District Alderman Tony Zielinski and challenger Jan Pierce will square off for the first hour.
Incumbent Fourth District County Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic and challenger William Buresh will square off for the second hour.
Unopposed 14th District County Supervisor Jason Haas will answer audience questions in the time remaining.
Five audience questions per contested race will be asked, plus two by the candidates to their opponents and two generated by Bay View Compass and Bay View Neighborhood Association.
http://bayviewcompass.com/archives/10119

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From one of our sister parks:

RAINWATER HARVESTING AT BOERNER BOTANICAL GARDENS:
WE NEED YOUR VOTE!
With your vote, Milwaukee County’s Boerner Botanical Gardens could win
a $10, 000 Intelligent Use of Water Award.
Boerner’s Rainwater Harvesting System uses stormwater runoff as a water resource.

Last year, the Boerner project took 4th Place among projects around the globe.
There is no award for 4th place! Only three $10,000 awards are given!

Learn more and see the Rainwater Harvesting video at
http://county.milwaukee.gov/BoernerBotanicalGard10113/RainwaterHarvesting.htm

VOTE EARLY, AND VOTE OFTEN!
You may vote daily. Voting ends March 15, 2012.
http://www.iuowawards.com/Projects.aspx?ProjectKey=a7eada85-565e-4a65-ae23-8c9347d38aab#project|a7eada85-565e-4a65-ae23-8c9347d38aab
The link above will take you directly to the Boerner project page.
You may have to wait a moment for the Rain Bird site to retrieve the page.

If you have additional questions, please contact Shirley.DommerWalczyk

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WE NEED YOUR VOTE!

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