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Sherwood Forest Neighborhood Association Crier November 2, 2017
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November 2, 2017

SFNA General Meeting
Tuesday, November 14, 6:30pm-8pm
The next general meeting of the Sherwood Forest Neighborhood Association is scheduled for Tuesday, November 14 from 6:30pm-8pm at the Sherwood Forest Presbyterian Church on the corner of Wilmot Avenue and Beltline Boulevard.

The meeting will feature a presentation by a representative from the Richland County Transportation Penny Development Team on the projects in our area including the Gills Creek Greenway A project.

Officer Schmidt will discuss neighborhood crime issues.

Elections for SFNA officers will be conducted.

If you have any questions or concerns, or ideas for speakers, please let us know!

SFNA Adopt-A-Highway Clean Up
Saturday, November 18, 9:30-11am
Volunteers are invited to participate in the two hour cleanup which is part of the Keep The Midlands Beautiful Adopt-A-Highway program. We will meet at the Piggly Wiggly parking lot. We will work from Devine to Rosewood on Kilbourne, then east to Beltline, and finishing at Sherwood Forest Church. Volunteers should wear closed toed shoes and bring their own gloves.

Please contact Dave Nelson at 803 447-4793 or for information or any questions.

Yard Sale for Charity
Saturday, November 4, 7am-4pm
Columbia friends and family: Please come shop and/or donate at our Annual Yard Sale Fundraiser where all proceeds/donations go directly to purchase Christmas presents for children with an incarcerated parent. This Saturday, November 4 starting at 7am at 4229 Wilmot Ave. Please help spread the word! For more information, contact Laura Young at

USC Belser Arboretum Open House
Sunday, November 19, 1-4pm
The public is invited to an open house at the W. Gordon Belser Arboretum. The open house program is held the third Sunday of every month, and features a variety of learning elements in these events.

Contact Gail Wojtowicz at 618 402-8736 or by email or see USC's Department of Biological Sciences W. Gordon Belser Arboretum web page for more information.

City of Columbia Municipal Election November 7, 2017
The contested races in our neighborhood are for Mayor and an At-Large Council Member. Sherwood Forest is divided between two voting districts: Precinct Ward 14 and Precinct Ward 17.

Ward 14 includes the south side of Duncan Street to Kalmia, the west side of Kalmia south to Mimosa, and the south side of Mimosa to Beltline.
Polling Precinct Ward 14 – Polling Location – Sims Park, 3500 Duncan Street

Ward 17 includes the north side of Duncan to Kalmia, the east side of Kalmia to Mimosa, the north side of Mimosa to Beltline.
Polling Precinct Ward 17 – Polling Location – Brennen Elementary School, 4438 Devereaux Road

City of Columbia election information...

SFNA Annual Halloween Hot Dog Party Recap
The Halloween party was a great success! Thanks to Rob and Cynde Devlin for hosting, and to everybody who participated!
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