Sherwood Forest Neighborhood Association
FEBRUARY 4, 2009

General Meeting Tuesday, February 10
The Sherwood Forest Neighborhood Association will have our next General Meeting on Tuesday, February 10 at 6:30pm. Join your neighbors at 6pm for a meet and greet. We will be discussing our goals and objectives for 2009. There will be a presentation by a representative of the City of Columbia Planning Department on our options for guiding growth and preserving the character of our neighborhood after the Interim Measures expire.

Adopt-A-Street Trash Pickup
On Saturday, February 7 the Sherwood Forest Neighborhood Association will be picking up trash and cleaning up our neighborhood. We will meet at Brad Painter's home at 320 Kalmia Drive for coffee and doughnuts at 9am. At that time we will hand out trash bags and safety vests, and then clean up afterwards. This event is part of the Adopt-A-Street program of the City of Columbia. More information about the Adopt-A-Street program is available on the Keep The Midlands Beautiful web site at Contact Brad at

Telephone Book Recycling
Telephone book recycling drop off locations will be available February 1 - March 15, 2009. See for those locations.

Post Holiday Adult Party Report
The first annual post holiday party was a smashing success! Great thanks go to Regina Monteith for opening her home to the neighborhood, and to those who brought the delicious food. See a few pictures of the celebration at

Garden Club and Co-op
Information will be presented about a Sherwood Forest Neighborhood Garden Club and Co-op at the February 10 General Meeting. We will set a time and place for a first official meeting which will, tentatively, include a simple plant swap. Contact Valerie Marcil at if you are interested in participating.

USC Belser Arboretum Work Day, Saturday, February 14
Please contact Valerie Marcil (738-0682, 331-1138, for more information.

USC Belser Arboretum Open House, Sunday, February 15
The USC Belser Arboretum Open House will be on Sunday February 15 from 1-4pm.

Mayor's State of the City Address
The State of the City address by Mayor Coble will be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center (1101 Lincoln St) on Thursday, February 5th at 6pm. The general public is invited to attend.

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