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Status of Independence Day Parade and Celebration

Status of Independence Day Parade and Celebration

During Thursday night’s NSCNA Board of Directors meeting, the Board had to consider the status of the annual NSCNA Independence Day Parade and Celebration. We do not have a volunteer to coordinate the July 4 event.

We’re hoping someone from the neighborhood will step forward to volunteer as the event coordinator. The Board has a checklist of to-do items from previous July 4 events that the coordinator can use as a starting point, and we’ll help find volunteers to assist … Read More

Join Us at the NSCNA July 4 Parade and Celebration

Join Us at the NSCNA July 4 Parade and Celebration

On Monday, July 4, the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association will celebrate Independence Day with its annual parade for neighbors and friends of all ages.

Starting at 9:30 am, we’ll gather at Pillow Elementary. At 9:50, we’ll begin to line up for the parade, which starts at 10 am.

The parade will start in front of Pillow Elementary and circle the block around the school. Anyone can participate — on foot, on bicycle, and we usually have some small children … Read More

Traffic Committee Meeting, May 18

Traffic Committee Meeting, May 18

Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: 8009 Rockwood Lane

The NSCNA Traffic Committee will be meeting to walk a few streets that might be in need of sidewalk repair, and to discuss the recommendations for sidewalk repair as part of the NPP Program application.

For more information, email Traffic Committee chair Jon Menegay at TrafficChair [at] nscna [dot] org or call him at 751-0520.… Read More

Violet Crown Festival, May 7

Violet Crown Festival, May 7

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2011
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Location: Burnet Road Market, 7611 Burnet Road

The 2011 Violet Crown Festival moves to Burnet Road this year — you may know this location as the old Travis County Farmers Market site, by the Pour House Pub.

From the festival website: The festival “will feature arts and crafts vendors, family fun, children’s activities, live music, refreshments, and a very special event — the grand opening of … Read More

Village Summer Concert Series Starts May 13

Village Summer Concert Series Starts May 13

The Village at Anderson Lane and Link Coworking are hosting a series of three free outdoor concerts this summer, in the shopping center’s interior courtyard (the space behind Chipotle and Yumilicious).

The concert series kicks off on Friday, May 13, with jazz trumpeter Jeff Lofton performing from 5 to 7 pm. The organizers encourage you to bring a lawn chair or blanket so you can enjoy the event comfortably.

The other two concerts in the Village series will take place … Read More

Update on North Village Library Funds

Update on North Village Library Funds

In November 2009, NSCNA helped organize and run a rummage sale to help benefit the nearby North Village Library, which had its periodicals budget severely cut. The rummage sale raised enough money to buy subscriptions for all the newspapers and magazines the library requested for 2010.

We still had enough money left to fund many of the library’s periodical subscription requests for 2011. We recently spent the last $476 from the rummage sale proceeds on 30 magazine subscriptions for … Read More

2011 NSCNA Board of Directors Elected

2011 NSCNA Board of Directors Elected

NSCNA 2011 Board

On January 4, the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association held its annual meeting. The main order of business at our annual meetings is the election of officers and directors for the coming year.

Here are the results of our election.

2011 Officers

  • Chip Rosenthal – President
  • Kenneth Webb  – Vice President
  • Donna Eagar – Secretary
  • Jeri Wines – Treasurer

2011 Directors

  • Cheryl Carter
  • Amelia Cobb
  • Ernie Garcia
  • Don Jones
  • Alice Kubacak
  • Jon Menegay
  • Mary Jane Wier

Congratulations to everybody elected, … Read More

Thanks to our December/January Advertisers

Thanks to our December/January Advertisers

We wanted to take a moment to thank the businesses that chose to advertise in the December/January 2011 issue of the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood News. Please support our advertisers whenever possible.

Businesses in the following list that have an asterisk (*) next to their names offer a discount or coupon in their newsletter ad.

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Photos from the NSCNA Luminaria Walk

Photos from the NSCNA Luminaria Walk

NSCNA Luminaria Walk

On Tuesday, December 21, the NSCNA Social Committee sponsored a Luminaria Walk at Pillow Elementary, starting at 6 pm. Amelia Cobb headed up this event, assisted by neighbors who helped her put up and take down two circles of  luminaries around the Pillow Elementary track. The 500 luminaries were made from candles and white paper bags.

Neighbors walked around the track and congregated at the refreshment table for cookies and hot cocoa. Amelia’s husband Brian set up a lovely arch … Read More

Nominating Committee Seeks 2011 Board of Directors Candidates

Nominating Committee Seeks 2011 Board of Directors Candidates

Updated to reflect the new deadline, which has been extended to Wednesday, December 1.

The following message is from Evelin Nunes Vorzimmer, NSCNA Nominating Committee Chairperson:

Dear Neighbors,

Here we are, close to the end of another year and full of desires, dreams and expectation for the coming year. In that spirit, we would like to invite you to participate more actively in our neighborhood association. We need you.

In January we will have our annual election. We are … Read More