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Want to Have a Say About the Future of Your Neighborhood? Ray Murphy, CPN Board Member edar Park is an ever-changing, diverse and vibrant community. But it doesn’t happen on its own! Our community relies upon the contribution of time and talent from its residents to thrive.


One way to get involved shaping the future of our neighborhood is as a board member of Cedar Park Neighbors. The next board elections are scheduled for the spring of 2012, so the nominations process is open now. From street clean-ups, to safety issues, to zoning, to the development of the Baltimore Avenue Business corridor, Cedar Park Neighbors represents thousands of community members and their interests in our neighborhood. As a board member, you will have the chance to serve the membership and the community at large. The board meets once a month and board members are encouraged to be active in at least one committee

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of the organization. Board members are responsible for writing the organization’s annual budget and for making critical decisions about all sorts of issues that affect our neighborhood.

CPN Board

In order to be nominated to run for board membership, all you have to do is make sure you are up to date on your Cedar Park Neighbors membership dues. And yes, you can nominate yourself! Even if you are not interested in serving on the board, please take a minute to think about someone you know who would make a good candidate. People of color, neighbors who live south of Baltimore Avenue and young people are strongly encouraged to apply.

2nd Vice-President Naomi Fiordimondo

If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else for the board, please call CPN at 215-531-4147 or contact The deadline for nominations to fill current vacancies is November 30, 2011. Nominations for the annual April election will be considered by the Nominations Committee in early 2011.

President Monica Allison 1st Vice-President

Michael Froehlich

Treasurer Karen Allen Secretary Dorothy Welch Berlind Directors

Algernong Allen Sean Dorn Meg Ferrigno Laurie Friedman Lisa Johanningsmeier Theresa McCole Manzi Jessica Naugle McAtamny Sheri McFarland Ray Murphy Sara Nissley Laura Raymond Beverly Rouse Courtney Walton

November 2011 Newsletter  

Cedar Park Neighbors is a vollunteer-run neighborhood civic association chartered by the City of Philadelphia since the 1960's. CPN promotes...

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