Thank You!

Thank You!

A big “Thank You!” to everyone who joined us Saturday afternoon for some surveying fun. We especially want to thank the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Restoration for hosting us and promoting Mt. Airy 2025 within their community.

We can now report that 1/2 our current surveys are being circulated in the community! If you are a volunteer helping us out, we’d love an update on how surveying is going and any extra support we can provide!

Looking for us?

Have you found a flyer in your doorway? Do you want to know more about the project? Come talk with us and take the survey at the Chew and Belfield Community Neighbors Club Community Meeting.

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When: August 26th 6:00pm

Where: New Wissahickon Charter School – Gymnasium, 815 E. Washington Lane, Philadelphia PA 19138

We hope to see you there!


Email Sarajane, sblair@mtairyusa.org, with updates, questions or concerns.

Take Two: Neighborhood Survey Blitz!

Thank you to everyone who attended our 1st Community Survey Blitz, August 1st. We really appreciate all the help! With your participation we’ve gotten more than 150 surveys out into the community. This survey is a crucial step in the Mt. Airy 2025 strategic planning process and something we cannot accomplish alone.

We still need your help! Join us for an afternoon of surveying!

Unitarian Universalist Church of the Restoration 6900 Stenton Ave Philadelphia, PA 19150

Unitarian Universalist Church of the Restoration
6900 Stenton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19150

When:      Saturday August 22nd, 12:30pm- 4:00pm

Where:     Unitarian Universalist Church of the Restoration

What:      Community Survey Blitz

Enjoy lunch on us! Meet other volunteers over lunch at the UUCR, then spend a couple hours walking the neighborhood and making a valuable contribution to the planning process.

Reserve Your Spot online: http://bit.ly/1JbZceF or over the phone: 215-844-6021

We hope to see you Saturday afternoon!

Survey Kick-Off Success!

Thank you to everyone who joined us Saturday morning at Little Jimmie’s Bakery for our first Community Survey Blitz! With the help of a small but mighty group of volunteers we now have about 120 surveys out in the neighborhood!

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We have around 650 randomly selected addresses to survey between now and the end of September. Mt. Airy 2025 volunteers are already out and about. If your house is one of those randomly selected you will receive a visit from a volunteer soon.

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Volunteers are still needed.

Join us in sporting your Mt. Airy 2025 Volunteer name badge around the community.

If you live in the planning area we’ll prepare survey packets on or around your block. If you live outside the planning area, we would still love your help and will happily find the most convenient block for you!

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To help give us a call or send us an email: 215-844-6021 ext. 222 or sblair@mtairyusa.org

 

Planning Updates – Survey Volunteers Needed!

It’s been a few weeks since our community meeting, so we’d like to take a minute to share what’s been going on behind the scenes:

  • Meanwhile, we have been gearing up for our community survey, which will begin in August.

In fact, we need your help! We are looking for volunteers to help administer surveys to help make sure we can get as much community input as possible to guide our planning.

We are kicking things off with a Community Survey Blitz on Saturday, August 1st. Join us for breakfast at Little Jimmie’s Café at 9:00 am, then spend a couple of hours out in the community surveying. This is a great opportunity to meet other volunteers, walk the neighborhood, and make a valuable contribution to the planning process.

Can’t stay all morning? Volunteers can also meet us at Jimmie’s to pick up a packet of surveys to administer on your own time, or, we can also make arrangements for you to pick up surveys at the Mt. Airy USA office whenever is convenient for you.

To sign up as a survey volunteer, RSVP on Eventbrite here. Thanks in advance for your help!

June 24th‘s Neighborhood Visioning Workshop a Success!

This past Wednesday, over 60 area residents gathered at Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church for our first public meeting of the Mt. Airy 2025 planning process. The meeting came in the midst Mt. Airy 2025’s “Phase 1,” which focuses on identifying the key issues and concerns that the 10-year plan will address. Residents at the meeting broke into three discussion groups: housing issues, quality of life, and economic opportunity – each a core component of life in Mt. Airy.

Read the summary of Wednesday’s meeting here.

Mark Your Calendars for the June 24 Neighborhood Visioning Workshop

The Mt. Airy 2025 Steering Committee is excited to kick-off our neighborhood planning process with our first public meeting, coming up next Wednesday, June 24th at 6 pm at Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church. Attendees will learn more about the process and will be asked to provide input about the future of our Mt. Airy community. All are welcome! Pizza and light refreshments will be provided.

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Welcome to Mt. Airy 2025

This is the website for Mt. Airy 2025, a neighborhood planning project made possible by a grant from the Wells Fargo Regional Foundation. The purpose of this project is to undertake a comprehensive, resident-driven, planning process that results in a neighborhood strategic plan for Mt. Airy. Visit the FAQ page to read about this collaborative neighborhood planning project.

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