Team Haverhill Update
April 21, 2014
1. Clean Up Portland Playground
2. Promote "Fun Night" Benefit
3. Put on Playground Hat
4. Post Crowd-Fund Link
5. Participate in the Vote
1. Clean Up Portland Playground--4/26
This Saturday, Team Haverhill volunteers will be cleaning up in and around Portland Street Playground starting at 9 am--in preparation May and June renovations. The location is just below 5th Avenue. At 11 am, we will conduct an informal Community Meeting at the site, with updates on the plan. To let us know you will join us for this fix-up clean-up event, please email your name and contact information to Penny.   
   That's also YMCA's Healthy Kids Day--click here for more information.
2. Promote "Fun Night" Benefit at "Y"--5/2
Haverhill YMCA is holding a playground benefit "Friday Fun Night" on May 2, 6-9 pm, for children in grades K-5--whole family can attend for just $20 if they pre-register by April 25. Please share this info with your networks, including this registration packet.  Or email the Haverhill YMCA to request additional information.  Checks to "Haverhill YMCA" can be dropped off at 81Winter Street.  (Register on 5/2 for $2 more)  
3. Get a Limited Edition "Playground" Hat 

At key events--including this Saturday's clean-up and the "Community Build" on June 7--contributors of $15 (or more!) will receive a hat that says: "Our POSITIVE Place--Portland Street Playground."  Businesses, churches, schools and agencies in the playground neighborhood can arrange to become "hat and donation" sites by emailing Alice with your contact information.       
4. Post Online Donation Link
Please share our crowd-funding link with your social networks, school community, church, friends, and neighbors. Open the link by clicking here.  Contributions of any size are welcome.  To view or print a flier about this site--suitable to post or distribute--please click here.     
5. Participate on June 10
In a special ballot on June 10, Haverhill voters will decide whether to approve a funding proposal aimed at replacing the Hunking School.  Here is a news article about the issue.  Please study the proposal, talk with neighbors, then come out to vote Tuesday, June 10.  Thoughtful participation is an important way to support our city's children.      
About Team Haverhill 
Team Haverhill is an independent, volunteer action group dedicated to making Haverhill a better place to live, learn, work and play. We pursue this purpose by fostering civic dialogue, organizing hands-on projects, 
creating a more informed public, and advocating for positive change. Most months of the year, we meet on the second Monday from 7-9 pm. See upper right-hand block for next meeting date and location. Anyone is welcome to attend a meeting. For more information about us, visit  Questions and comments can be emailed
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