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Easter Egg Hunt
The annual St. Louis Hills Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, April 20 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. near the playground in Francis Park.
The egg hunt will begin at 11 a.m.; no advance registration is needed. Children up to Grade 3 will gather eggs filled with candies and prize coupons, while children in Grades 4 through 8 will be invited to search an extended area for four golden eggs, each with a $25 prize.
From 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., representatives from St. Louis Children’s Hospital will be on hand to fit and sell bicycle helmets. The Easter Bunny’s helpers also will available for photo opportunities throughout the morning.
If you have questions, or are able to volunteer to help set up at 9:30 a.m., email Kristen Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Francis Park Spring Cleanup
The Friends of Francis Park and the St. Louis Hills Neighborhood Association invite you to participate in a day of spring clean-up and flower planting on Saturday, May 4 beginning at 8:30 a.m. near the intersection of Tamm Ave. and Nottingham Ave.
Previous gardening experience is not required, and garden tools will be provided to anyone who is unable to bring their own. To learn more, email email@example.com.
Hampton/Chippewa Technology Project Update
Although fundraising began less than one year ago, security cameras already have been installed at two of the nine key intersections identified in the project plan: Hampton & Chippewa, and Macklind & Chippewa. Those cameras, which provide lift to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department (SLMPD), quickly led to several arrests and have generated countless leads in ongoing investigations.
Two successful neighborhood fundraisers – the Southampton Neighborhood Association Trivia Night and the St. Louis Hills Neighborhood Association Chili Cook-Off – recently raised enough funds to begin the next two phases of camera installations. We continue to be grateful for the generous support of Ward 16 residents and businesses as we work to make our neighborhoods safer.
The Hampton/Chippewa Technology Project, which is harnessing the power of private donations to deliver results more quickly, continues to be one of Alderman Oldenburg’s top priorities. To learn more, or to make an individual contribution, visit the project homepage.
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