June 27, 2015

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Stewart/Randolph entrance to Mt. Jefferson Park begins next week

The city is going to begin work on the interim park improvements to Mt. Jefferson Park,  starting with tree removal at the future Stewart/Randolph entrance to the park. For more information, see below:

Site work is proceeding to open up the new Stewart Avenue/Randolph Avenue entrance to Mt.Jefferson Park/WOD trail.   Tree removal work is scheduled to begin next week, weather permitting.  The pathway work is anticipated to be complete late July.  Tree plantings will be scheduled this fall.

For additional information about the interim park improvements in this area of Mt. Jefferson Park, please click the link below.

http://www.alexandriava.gov/recreation/info/default.aspx?id=85382

June 22, 2015

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Event: A Guide to Gardening in Alexandria

Simpson_gardenThe Alexandria Beautification Commission and Virginia Cooperative Extension invite you to learn to plan and tend an urban garden.

Whether you’re new to the challenges of urban gardening or have specific issues that need addressing, this program is for you! Kirsten Buhls, the Virginia Cooperative Extension agent for Alexandria, will be addressing the challenges of urban gardening and the best ways to overcome them. The program is free and open to the public. Registration is requested — sign up online at mgnv.org.

The Best Management Practices for Urban Landscapes: A Guide to Gardening in Alexandria
Tuesday June 30, 7:30-9:00 pm
Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA

May 10, 2015

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May 12, 2015 LUC Agenda

May 2015 LUC Agenda

1. Pork Barrel- 2312 Mount Vernon Ave

2. Arlandria Floors- 1800 Mount Vernon Ave

1800 Mount Vernon Ave- Concept

3. Target- 3601 Jefferson Davis Highway

4. Aldi Grocery Store- 425 East Monroe Ave

Aldi- Monroe Ave Elevation

May 10, 2015

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Questions for VA House of Delegates, 45th District Candidates

With the June 9th election to fill Rob Krupicka’s seat quickly approaching, now is the time to learn about the five candidates.

The Del Ray Citizens Association is working to schedule a discussion with the candidates. If you have questions in mind for the candidates, please share below. Also, if you have don’t have a specific question, but rather a topic you are interested in hearing the candidates’ position (i.e. transportation), it’s fine to share that as well.

May 7, 2015

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April Membership Meeting Notes

DRCA – April 8, 2015

Meeting Called to Order at: 7:30PM        By: President Jay Nesterlode

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May 7, 2015

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March Membership Meeting Notes

DRCA – March 11, 2015

Meeting Called to Order at: 7:31PM        By: President Jay Nesterlode

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May 7, 2015

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February Membership Meeting Notes

DRCA – February 11, 2015

Meeting Called to Order at: 7:27PM        By: President Jay Nesterlode

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April 22, 2015

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DRCA supports Mount Vernon Community School for Spring2Action!

Looking to take part in today’s citywide Spring2Action fundraising event? Consider donating through DRCA to support the Mount Vernon Community School PTA’s Playground project.

Find more details below:

http://spring2action.razoo.com/story/Del-Ray-Citizens-Support-Mvcs