24 hours ago
If you missed the shredding event at Rose there will be another event at Tustin Playground May 12th
27 hours ago
Thanks neighbors for coming out to the shredding event today
27 hours ago
You have about an hour left to come to Rose playground for the free shredding event
29 hours ago
The State Representative Morgan Cephas shredding event is underway at Rose playground
44 hours ago
Line dance classes resume April 27th and will be the 2nd and 4th Friday’s there after. $5 per class
3 days ago
Overview of the Water Rate Increase
4 days ago
Thanks to Power Corp for coming out to mulch our trees to help them grow. There is mulch leftover so please bring a shovel and a bag and get some for your flower beds.
5 days ago
We need to attract business like this to Ovebrook Park. Make sure to support this West Philly restaurant!! https://www.phillymag.com/foobooz/2018/04/17/tasties-fine-dining-soul-food-west-philly/
5 days ago
We are live tweeting the 19th District monthly meeting - Opcivic on Twitter
5 days ago
The 19th wants to come and meet you on your block. If you are having crime related issues on your block, gather the neighbors, schedule a meeting and get the neighbors to come out.
5 days ago
For National Poetry Month, WHYY is asking listeners in the Philly Area to write some short poems about their neighborhoods and communities. They're hoping to play a few on the radio. If there are community members who might be interested, please submit a poem about Overbrook Park
6 days ago
Today is the last day to register to vote for the May primary https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/Pages/VoterRegistrationApplication.aspx
6 days ago
Spring Philly Clean Up at Rose Playground Tennis courts
The tennis courts were also cleaned up by the Riddick and Martin families
The Hameens always help out!
Thanks go out to everyone involved in today's park and street clean up at Rose playground. Thanks OPCA board members Marc Reason, Nikki Martin, Holly Riddick and Angela Reason. Neighbors Yvette Hill Robinson, David Brown, Delmar Hines, Eugene Brown, Joseph Combs and many others. Thank you so much!!
We also want to thank State Representative Morgan Cephas for recognizing the civic for the work we do in the community. We are honored to have received this citation.
OPCA was honored to receive a citation from Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. and City Council recognizing us for the work we do for the Overbrook Park community
Join us down here at Rose for Spring Philly Clean Up
Another renovated gem in Overbrook Park https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/7540-Brockton-Rd_Philadelphia_PA_19151_M41896-21582
Part 2 This is the beginning stages of a 2 year engagement process for our community.
Great meeting with parks and Rec, new golf course lease owner (2019), Reps from CM Jones office, Civic, HABA, Town Watch and our point person Delmar. We took a 2.5 hour tour of the golf course to view and address the communities concerns. Part 1
Don’t forget 4/16/18 is the last day to register to vote in the May primary. We had two speakers last night focused on the importance of voting. On the ballot are nominees for Governor, LT Governor, Senator, Congress, State Rep, State Senator, Committee person along with several ballot questions.We are in a new Congressional District this year PA3 which encompasses all of West Phila and North West Phila. As the primary approaches we will post information to keep you informed. http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/solomon_jones/voting-rights-ballot-race-20180411.html
Here is the information shared tonight about the cosmetology grants http://www.pahouse.com/Cephas/InTheNews/NewsRelease/?id=97668
Our spring quarterly newsletter was available at tonight's meeting. If you missed the meeting a digital copy will be emailed tomorrow. We have articles from Morgan Cephas and features on IM Dance and neighbor Nicole Hameen
This Saturday is also block clean up for the 19th Police District
Thank you to all the neighbors that attended tonight’s meeting and thank you to all the speakers State Rep Morgan Cephas Office, City Commissioner Lisa Deeley , Dennis Lee JCW Computer Consulting, LLC (www.jcwcc.com) Chris Ming CLYDE Corp. Our next meeting will be June 13th . If you have any questions or comments about tonight’s meeting please email email@example.com
Opca Quarterly Meeting
Kudos!! Two of our Overbrook Park residents were mentioned in the Philly Voice this week for being good neighbors http://www.phillyvoice.com/good-neighbors-toasting-special-people-who-quietly-help-others/
Attention: Dance Class at Rose Playground is cancelled for tonight Friday 4/6
Bring up to two bags of documents to shred and sign up for a recycle bin and help us clean up the playground
Postponed until next week April 14th
EVENT DATE CHANGE TO APRIL 14th Due to the inclement weather forecast, the Philly Spring Cleanup event has been postponed until Saturday, April 14th. Please communicate this date change to all of your event participants. We look forward to seeing and supporting you on the 14th! Spring has sprung and the cleaning season has begun. The 11th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup will be held on Saturday, April 14th. With your help, we’ve managed to make each of the last ten years bigger and better than the last. Let’s make it a clean sweep! Submit your idea for a project or sign up for one near you. Then get your family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, and everybody else to join in. We’ll see you there
To all the teens that have volunteered with us, please apply
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