We hope you will join us at 6:30 p.m. this Thursday, April 21, at the Northwest Community Center for the Merle Hay Neighborhood Association’s quarterly meeting.
We are pleased to be joined by Polk County Supervisor Angela Connolly, as well as Patty Gressman from the Neighborhood Finance Corp. Ms. Gressman will share details about NFC lending opportunities that are back in a portion of our neighborhood. More details are available athttp://www.neighborhoodfinance.org/
Reports will also be given about Tower Park improvements, our upcoming Merle HayDay celebration on Saturday, May 14, and other neighborhood news.
Last, but not least, refreshments will be provided.
Please mark your calendar, and spread the word. We look forward to having a great turnout at Thursday’s meeting!
The Merle Hay Neighborhood Association is sponsoring its 11th annual Holiday Lights Contest. Judging will take place on Monday, December 14th. Please contact April Beck at 515-707-6386 if you would like your house or that of a neighbor considered in the judging. MHNA will also consider decorated homes that we are not specifically contacted about. Three homes within the Merle Hay neighborhood boundaries will be awarded a $25 gift certificate to Merle Hay Mall. Judges will look for creativity, originality, holiday spirit, neatness and theme coordination. Thank you to everyone who helps make our wonderful neighborhood glow with holiday spirit!
Please join the Merle Hay Neighborhood Association for the annual observance of National Night Out, America’s night out against crime, from 6 p.m. to 8 on Tuesday, August 4 at the Northwest Community Center, 5110 Franklin Ave.
There will be free food, games for kids, family friendly entertainment, door prizes, and great tips and information from public safety personnel about how to safeguard your property against crime.
Please spread the word! We look forward to having a great turnout.
The Merle Hay Neighborhood Association will host its annual Merle HayDay celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, at Tower Park, 4900 Hickman Road. The gathering will be held in the north open-air shelter.
- MHNA will provide free hamburgers and hotdogs, as well as family-friendly games and entertainment.
- Please bring a side dish or a dessert.
- Tableware will be provided.
- You also may want to bring a bag chair or lawn chair.
- Live music from the Prairie Drifters.
It’s always a great time. Please spread the word. We look forward to seeing lots of neighbors and business folks from the neighborhood!