Update 19 – May 2024

What wonderful weather we are enjoying this month. On May 4th, thousands turned up for our City of Rochester Clean Sweep. We had 7 clean sweep teams in our neighborhood – it was a fun day as you can see from the smiles! Tomorrow (Saturday May 11th) the Arnett Block Club, R Community Bikes and His Branches will be co-sponsoring a free Fix Your Bike […]

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Update 19 – April 2024

Happy Spring! King and I are hoping that this beautiful sunny weather is here to stay… On March 23rd, from 12:30pm-2:30pm the 19WCA, in collaboration with University of Rochester Residential Life & Housing Services students, hosted our annual Family Skating Party at the Genesee Valley Sports Complex. We had a great turnout meeting up with old friends and making new ones – a good time […]

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Update 19 – March 2024

Presidents Message Happy March! King and I have enjoyed our walks with March’s fluctuating weather – Spring is coming soon! March 23rd, from 12:30pm-2:30pm the 19WCA, in collaboration with University of Rochester Residential Life & Housing Services students, will be hosting our annual Family Skating Party at the Genesee Valley Sports Complex. Family and friends can enjoy this FREE event that includes free skate rental […]

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Update 19 – February 2024

Presidents Message Americans have played a central role in shaping US History. From slavery and its eradication to the great migration, the civil rights movement, military, science, cultural and political achievements. Let’s back track for a minute with a little history lesson: Carter G. Woodson and the prominent minister Jesse E. Moorland founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH), an […]

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Update 19- January 2024

Presidents Message 2023 concluded one year of the 19WCA presidency for me. Although we don’t have a brick and mortar we have participated in community events and fairs (RCSD Board Public Meeting, City Council Public Meeting, tabling at Church and Community events) – it was a busy year! My thanks to all who joined with me! We collaborated and partnered with the Greater Rochester Martin […]

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Update 19 – December 2023

Presidents Message Welcome December! It’s hard to believe that the year 2023 is coming to a close. I hope everyone will look back at the successes and the lessons learned in 2023 and look forward to 2024 with anticipation toward what the new year will bring. In November we hosted our Annual Convention at School 16! Our feedback from those in attendance was that it […]

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Update 19 – October 2023

Presidents Message Welcome October! Our thanks to the City of Rochester, County of Monroe and everyone involved with moving forward the traffic calming solution on Thurston Rd. The City of Rochester/County of Monroe news release can be read in this newsletter’s Around the Neighborhood section. There were several community engagement opportunities in September that the 19WCA participated in. Kate Washington and I tabled at Senator […]

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Update 19 – September 2023

Presidents Message Wow September – the ninth month of the year, consisting of 30 days! For many, it is typically considered the ending of one season (summer) and the beginning of another (fall). To others it marks the time to get things in order and prepare for the future. I’m looking forward to the seasonal change and my walks with King as we enjoy the […]

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19th Ward Community Cats Food Drive 2023

19th Ward Community Cats Food Drive 2023
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Update 19 – August 2023

Presidents Message August is here! 8th month – a sign of new beginnings – and my birth month! August 1st started with our National Night Out – our collaboration with our city neighbors and police officers. It was a fun event held at Genesee Valley Park. Rochester is full of positive opportunities to enjoy and support. Our Summer Reading Circle continues through August 17th. “A […]

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