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Call for Nominating Committee Members

Call for Nominating Committee Members

The North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association is looking for members to join the Nominating Committee to recommend candidates for the upcoming Board of Directors elections in January 2011.

The five-person Nominating Committee makes recommendations to the membership for the four Officer and seven Director positions that we will be electing in January.

If you are interested in serving on the Nominating Committee, please contact any member of the board of directors. You can reach President Chip Rosenthal at president [at] Read More

APD Commander’s Forum, October 12

APD Commander’s Forum, October 12

Austin Police Department logoDate: Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Time: 6:30 – 8 pm
Location: McCallum High School Cafeteria, 5600 Sunshine Dr. (map)

Austin Police Department Central West District will host a Commander’s Forum this month.

APD conducts Commander’s Forum meetings in each APD district to share and discuss issues and concerns with residents and business owners, in order to improve the quality of life in that district.… Read More

Thanks to Our August/September Advertisers

Thanks to Our August/September Advertisers

We wanted to take a moment to thank the businesses that chose to advertise in the August/September 2010 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.

  • *Boot Camp U — Morning and evening exercise classes at Pillow Elementary
  • Peggy Little — Real-estate agent who often sells homes
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Thanks to Our June/July Newsletter Advertisers

Thanks to Our June/July Newsletter Advertisers

We wanted to take a moment to thank the businesses that bought ads for the June/July 2010 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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Social Get-Together at Alborz, July 28

Social Get-Together at Alborz, July 28

PLEASE NOTE: This blog post originally had the incorrect date for this event. The post has been edited with the correct information below.

Date: Wednesday, July 28
Time: 6 pm
Location: Alborz Persian Cuisine, 3300 W. Anderson Lane #300 (near the corner of Anderson and Shoal Creek)

We are most fortunate to have this year’s winner of the Austin Chronicle’s Reader’s Choice for Best Middle Eastern Cuisine, Alborz Persian Cuisine, right here in our … Read More

NSCNA Safety Committee Meeting, July 25

NSCNA Safety Committee Meeting, July 25

Date: Sunday, July 25
Time: 3 – 5 pm
Location: Village Christian Apartments Activity Room, 7925 Rockwood Lane (directions)

If you are interested in safety issues concerning the North Shoal Creek neighborhood, please join us next Sunday for a Safety Committee meeting. We’ll be discussing a number of neighborhood crime and safety issues and upcoming activities, including our participation in this year’s National Night Out.

If you have any questions, need more information, or can’t … Read More

Have You Read the Latest Newsletter?

Have You Read the Latest Newsletter?

NewsletterThe latest edition of the NSCNA Neighborhood News has rolled off the printers and should have hit your doorstep by now. The newsletter has been delivered to the doors of all houses and duplexes in the neighborhood, and has been sent via postal mail to NSCNA members who live in apartments and condominiums.

The current issue includes info on the City’s tree-trimming program, currently in our neighborhood; upcoming and past NSCNA social events; and a neighborhood crime report.

If you … Read More

Neighbor’s Book Release Party, June 29

Neighbor’s Book Release Party, June 29

Sunshine PicklelimeDate: Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Time: 5-8 pm
Location
: North Village Library, 2505 Steck

North Shoal Creek neighbor Pam Ferguson has written a children’s book, Sunshine Picklelime, that Random House is publishing this month. She will be at the North Village Library to discuss her book and share advice on getting published. Refreshments will be served afterward.

Here’s the description of Sunshine Picklelime provided by the official invite for the event:

“Main character and bird whisperer … Read More

NSCNA Membership Opinion Survey Status

NSCNA Membership Opinion Survey Status

From the NSCNA Membership Committee:

The Membership Committee recently developed an NSCNA Membership Opinion Survey, which was distributed at the May 4 General Meeting at Pillow Elementary School. Additional surveys will be hand-delivered to a random sample of members beginning May 26, with a requested return date of June 15.

The purpose of the survey is to help identify what neighbors consider important when making a decision to join NSCNA.  The Membership Committee thanks all NSCNA neighbors who have participated … Read More

Shop Around the Block at the NSCNA Garage Sale Event

Shop Around the Block at the NSCNA Garage Sale Event

Artsy yard sale sign, by C-Ali on FlickrDate: Saturday, May 22, 2010
Time: 8 am to 1 pm (rain or shine)
Location: At least 38 homes in our neighborhood

We’ve had a record signup this year for the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association Garage Sale Event, with 38 homes signing up to participate. And you know a few more will pop up spontaneously around the neighborhood on Saturday morning, too.

If you want a head start at figuring out your shopping route,  here are … Read More