The Ville & Greater Ville Tree Planting & Community Clean-Up
May
25
9:00 AM09:00

The Ville & Greater Ville Tree Planting & Community Clean-Up

  • 2501 North Sarah St. Louis, MO 63113 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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Please see the flyer above for more details.

Join 4th Ward Alderman Samuel Moore, Northside Community Housing, Inc., Arbolope Studio, Rise Community Development, and the St. Louis Design Alliance for a Tree Planting and Community Clean-Up event.

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Landlord Training: Tenant Orientation
May
28
6:30 PM18:30

Landlord Training: Tenant Orientation

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/landlord-training-tenant-orientation-tickets-61305928683

RSVP required. Please see the link above for more information.

Hear from Diana Williams of North Newstead Association and Kristan Nickels of Tower Grove Neighborhoods CDC, who both manage the rental portfolios at the respective community development agencies. Hear about best practices for Tenant Orientation, including: Advertising the unit, Email and phone interviews, Showing the property, Tenant screening, Lease signing, Rules of Conduct, Payment procedures, Renters’ Insurance, Lead Disclosure, Benchmarking, Maintenance Requests, What is and is NOT an emergency, Building / Unit orientation, Reporting rent payments to build tenant credit, and Move out procedures.

The 2019 Landlord Training is a Northside-Southside Collaboration between North Newstead Association and Tower Grove Neighborhoods CDC. This FREE training is open to all landlords, property managers, developers, and interested parties. This facility is ADA compliant. If you need special accommodations, please contact dana@towergrovecdc.org.

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Not Yo' Mama's Trivia Party by Young Friends of the Ville
Jun
1
11:00 AM11:00

Not Yo' Mama's Trivia Party by Young Friends of the Ville

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Please see the flyer above for more information.

Join Beyond Housing, the City of Pine Lawn, the City of Northwoods, & MSD Project Clear for the Pine Lawn Community Park Grand Opening on Saturday, June 1 from 12:00-3:00 pm! This event is a community celebration of the completion of Pine Lawn Community Park and Pasadena Parkway, and will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony as well as other family-friendly activities. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will begin at approximately 12:30 p.m.

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Pine Lawn Community Park Grand Opening
Jun
1
12:00 PM12:00

Pine Lawn Community Park Grand Opening

  • Pine Lawn Community Park (Pasadena Blvd. between Fairchild & Manola) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

https://www.communitybuildersstl.org/s/Pine-Lawn-Community-Park-Grand-Opening-060119.jpg

Please see the flyer above for more information.

Join Beyond Housing, the City of Pine Lawn, the City of Northwoods, & MSD Project Clear for the Pine Lawn Community Park Grand Opening on Saturday, June 1 from 12:00-3:00 pm! This event is a community celebration of the completion of Pine Lawn Community Park and Pasadena Parkway, and will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony as well as other family-friendly activities. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will begin at approximately 12:30 p.m.

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Bike Safety Event with NCHI & Trailnet
Jun
8
11:00 AM11:00

Bike Safety Event with NCHI & Trailnet

https://www.communitybuildersstl.org/s/NCHI_Bike-Safety-Event.png

RSVP requested. Please see the flyer above for more details.

Join Northside Community Housing, Inc. and Trailnet for a Bike Safety Event! Lunch will be provided, and some bikes will be available for giveaway. All participants will receive a free bike helmet.

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Community Engagement Action Group June Meeting
Jun
11
8:30 AM08:30

Community Engagement Action Group June Meeting

https://www.communitybuildersstl.org/community-engagement-action-group/

This is a constructive support group of CBN members and partners who convene around community engagement issues and practice. Please contact Jenny at jenny@communitybuildersstl.org to RSVP if you’d like to attend this meeting.

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Juneteenth Celebration Community Ride
Jun
15
9:30 AM09:30

Juneteenth Celebration Community Ride

https://trailnet.org/calendar/2019-juneteenth-celebration-community-ride/

Registration required. Please see the link above for more information.

Join Trailnet, the Missouri History Museum4theVilleNorthside Community Housing, Inc.the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, and the University of Missouri Extension for a leisurely, social bike ride celebrating Juneteenth! This ride features important city landmarks with a speaker at each, highlighting the different aspects of the abolition of slavery and the significance of Juneteenth.  Emmy Award-winning speaker, author, storyteller, and teaching artist Bobby Norfolk will join at the final stop to wrap up the series of speakers.

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Equitably Redeveloping Your Community
Jun
18
6:00 PM18:00

Equitably Redeveloping Your Community

An event in a series of workshops covering the basics of equitable community development.

This series is designed to give residents the tools they need to pursue development opportunities within their own communities, using best practices for partnerships and building with the community for the community.

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CBN Organizational Capacity Building Committee July Meeting
Jul
9
10:30 AM10:30

CBN Organizational Capacity Building Committee July Meeting

https://www.communitybuildersstl.org/committee-members/#org-cap

CBN’s Organizational Capacity Building Committee defines and charts the direction of CBN’s capacity building initiatives. This group is made up of CBN members and supporters who can lend expertise and/or resources related to organizational capacity building for place-based nonprofits. The Committee meets six times per year and is chaired by two CBN members.

Please contact Jenny at jenny@communitybuildersstl.org to RSVP if you’re interested in attending this meeting.

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Vacancy Collaborative Workshop- May 21
May
21
7:30 AM07:30

Vacancy Collaborative Workshop- May 21

  • Tegeler Hall, Saint Louis University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This event is an opportunity for VC participants (almost 500 strong already!) to come back together, share the goals and progress of the working groups, celebrate the growing momentum around vacancy, and share next steps about the draft action strategy being developed by the working groups and the Vacancy Advisory Committee. We will also announce the release of the updated and automated Vacant Properties Portal.

For more information and to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vacancy-collaborative-spring-workshop-registration-60585806779?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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South Grand Dine Around
May
16
5:00 PM17:00

South Grand Dine Around

  • 3147 South Grand Boulevard St. Louis, MO, 63118 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Diners from all over the St. Louis region will have the opportunity to sample the vast array of what the South Grand restaurants and bars have to offer.  The 2019 South Grand Dine Around will feature selections from all over South Grand, St. Louis’ international corridor. Hosted by the South Grand Cultural Alliance.

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CBN Organizational Capacity Building Committee May Meeting
May
14
10:30 AM10:30

CBN Organizational Capacity Building Committee May Meeting

https://www.communitybuildersstl.org/committee-members/#org-cap

CBN’s Organizational Capacity Building Committee defines and charts the direction of CBN’s capacity building initiatives. This group is made up of CBN members and supporters who can lend expertise and/or resources related to organizational capacity building for place-based nonprofits. The Committee meets six times per year and is chaired by two CBN members.

Please contact Jenny at jenny@communitybuildersstl.org to RSVP if you’re interested in attending this meeting.

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The Housing Partnership's 10th Annual Tasting for Change
May
3
6:00 PM18:00

The Housing Partnership's 10th Annual Tasting for Change

http://www.thehousingpartnershipstl.org/

Tickets required. Please see the link above for more information.

Join The Housing Partnership, Inc. for their 10th Annual Tasting for Change event! Enjoy fabulous food, drink, and live jazz from Rhoda G and have great fun with THP’s community development, bank, and corporate friends along with supporting neighbors and family.

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available on THP’s website: www.thehousingpartnershipstl.org.

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Metro East Coalition Meeting
Apr
23
9:30 AM09:30

Metro East Coalition Meeting

https://www.communitybuildersstl.org/metro-east-community-development-coalition/

The Metro East Coalition works to build capacity of community stakeholders and create stronger connections with lending institutions in Madison and St. Clair counties so that we can elevate community development for the entire St. Louis Metro East region. Please contact Gary at Gary@communitybuildersstl.org to RSVP if you’d like to attend this meeting. All are welcome to attend.

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Vacancy Prevention Working Group- Apr 18
Apr
18
4:00 PM16:00

Vacancy Prevention Working Group- Apr 18

  • Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Regular meeting of the Vacancy Prevention Working Group, one of six working groups of the Vacancy Collaborative.

Meets once a month on Thursdays from 4:00 - 5:30pm at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri - 4232 Forest Park Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63108.

Contact pjhoffman@lsem.org for more information.

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CBN Civic Capacity Building Committee April Meeting
Apr
17
12:00 PM12:00

CBN Civic Capacity Building Committee April Meeting

https://www.communitybuildersstl.org/committee-members/#civic-cap

CBN’s Civic Capacity Building Committee defines and charts the direction of CBN initiatives regarding systems impacting community development. This group is made up of CBN members and supporters who can lend expertise and/or resources related to civic capacity building, policy, and advocacy. The Committee meets six times per year and is chaired by two CBN members.

Please contact Gary at gary@communitybuildersstl.org to RSVP if you’re interested in attending this meeting.

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Construction Leadership Dinner
Apr
13
5:30 PM17:30

Construction Leadership Dinner

https://www.habitatstl.org/construction-leadership-dinner/

RSVP required. See the link above for more information.

Join Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis for the 2019 Construction Leadership Dinner on Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 5:30pm-8:00pm at 3830 South Grand! This annual event celebrates the hard work of our construction leaders and other volunteers, all while we look forward to see what the year ahead will bring! We will also reveal the recipient of the 2019 Joe F. Castagno Construction Leadership Award.

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International Institute of St. Louis 100th Anniversary Trivia Night
Apr
12
7:00 PM19:00

International Institute of St. Louis 100th Anniversary Trivia Night

http://www.iistl.org/trivianight.html

RSVP required. See the link above for more information.

When: Friday, April 12, 2019. Doors open at 6 pm, Trivia play begins at 7 pm.

Where: The International Institute's Gym, 3401 Arsenal St., St. Louis, MO 63118. Enter parking lot off of Louisiana.

What: Test your knowledge with eight rounds of around-the-world-themed trivia with sponsorships, 50/50 raffle and Last Person Standing buy-in round. Bring your competitive spirit!

Who: Annual Trivia Night benefits International Institute of St. Louis, which has provided support and English education, job placement and economic development services for immigrants and refugees in the St. Louis region since 1919.

Cost: $240 per table of 8. Cost for table includes free set of Mulligans, beer, soda and water.

Sponsorships: All levels of corporate and community sponsorships are available. Increase your support by becoming an event sponsor. We need your support!

What to Bring: Your favorite foods, adult and soft beverages, cash and credit cards for 50/50 raffle, Last Person Standing buy-in round.

It’s easy to purchase a table. Fill out the registration form online. Tables will go quickly!!

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2019 Annual Fair Housing Conference: Facing Segregation
Apr
12
8:15 AM08:15

2019 Annual Fair Housing Conference: Facing Segregation

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/facing-segregation-tickets-55998651474

RSVP required. Please see the link above for more information.

Join the Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing and Opportunity Council (EHOC) and the Center for Social Development (CSD) for the 2019 Annual Fair Housing Conference!

Featuring an action-oriented agenda, the conference will highlight a new book titled Facing Segregation edited by Molly Metzger, Assistant Professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis and faculty director for Inclusive Housing at CSD, and Henry Webber, Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration at Washington University. This conference will bring national and local experts for keynotes and afternoon workshops focused on practical solutions to overcome patterns of segregation, and how specific solutions work for different types of neighborhoods.

Facing Segregation will be available to purchase at the event for a price of $28.00 (cash and check only). 

Registration will open at 7:45 AM. The program will run from 8:15 AM to 3:30 PM. Light breakfast and lunch are provided.

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CBN 2019 Community Building Awards
Apr
11
6:00 PM18:00

CBN 2019 Community Building Awards

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cbn-2019-community-building-awards-tickets-55129060504

Join the Community Builders Network of Metro St. Louis (CBN) for our 7th Annual Community Building Awards and help celebrate the people, organizations, and institutions who work hard to make our local neighborhoods safe, healthy, and welcoming places to live!

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National Development Council Workshop - Cash Management for Entrepreneurs
Apr
10
9:00 AM09:00

National Development Council Workshop - Cash Management for Entrepreneurs

  • SIUE East St. Louis Higher Education - Building D, Classroom 2002 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

https://ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/30732

Registration required. Please see the link above for more information.

This course is designed to teach small business owners the importance of financial statements and how they can be used to make better business decisions. The connection between bookkeeping transactions and financial statements is made using QuickBooks software. Participants learn how third parties, including lenders, evaluate financial statements to make lending decisions.

This event is sponsored by the City of East St. Louis, National Development Council, SIUE Small Business Development Center, and the Greater East St. Louis Business Development Association.

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Homebuyer Services Orientation Session
Apr
9
6:00 PM18:00

Homebuyer Services Orientation Session

  • Maria Center at Notre Dame High School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

http://www.thehousingpartnershipstl.org/services/workshops-and-training-series/

RSVP required. Please see the link above for more information.

The Housing Partnership provides training to prepare homebuyers to make good decisions during the home buying process with confidence, understand the responsibilities that go along with homeownership and connect to affordable loan products and down payment and closing cost assistance.

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Community Engagement Action Group April Meeting
Apr
9
8:30 AM08:30

Community Engagement Action Group April Meeting

https://www.communitybuildersstl.org/community-engagement-action-group/

This is a constructive support group of CBN members and partners who convene around community engagement issues and practice. Please contact Jenny at jenny@communitybuildersstl.org to RSVP if you’d like to attend this meeting.

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Affordable Housing Trust Fund Coalition April Meeting
Apr
4
4:00 PM16:00

Affordable Housing Trust Fund Coalition April Meeting

  • 3651 Olive Street St. Louis, MO, 63108 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

https://www.communitybuildersstl.org/affordable-housing-trust-fund-coalition/

The Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) Coalition convenes stakeholders from a variety of sectors—including education, development, health, housing, and human services—that actively support increased funding and a greater role for the AHTF in the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County.

Please reach out to Gary at gary@communitybuildersstl.org for more information and to let us know you’re coming!

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A Conversation on Community Policing in St. Louis
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

A Conversation on Community Policing in St. Louis

https://www.facebook.com/events/1249240575223528/

See the link above for more information. Join North Newstead Association, Old North St. Louis Restoration Group, St. Louis Place Community Association, and the St. Louis Area Violence Prevention Commission for a community conversation about regional public safety and policing, police legitimacy, and community policing. The event will address:
- What is and isn't working to keep our neighborhoods safe
- What we expect from police departments in our region
- How communities can organize to prevent violence

*snacks and refreshments will be served*

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Opportunity Around the Corner Job Fair
Mar
28
10:00 AM10:00

Opportunity Around the Corner Job Fair

https://www.facebook.com/events/367137867206004/

Come learn about local job opportunities!

In partnership with City Garden Montessori School, Park Central Development is hosting a job fair meant to connect residents in the Botanical Heights, Forest Park Southeast and Tiffany neighborhoods with local hiring businesses in the area. Hiring employers include: Swiss American, Commerce Bank, Willert Home Products, Missouri Botanical Garden, City Boutique, Paraquad, Home2Suites, Managed Work Services and more! There will be a raffle and door prizes for participating residents.

Two employment readiness workshops led by Employment Connection will be held to help job seekers prepare for the event.

Forest Park Southeast Workshop on Thurs, March 7th:
https://www.facebook.com/events/293704377966248/

Botanical Heights Workshop on Sat, March 16th:
https://www.facebook.com/events/490067908064828/

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Prosperity Connection's Cheers n Beers for Ten Years!
Mar
27
6:00 PM18:00

Prosperity Connection's Cheers n Beers for Ten Years!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/prosperity-connections-cheers-n-beers-for-ten-years-tickets-58649442060

Registration requested. Please see the link above for more details.

Join Prosperity Connection for a happy hour event with a twist. The event is free admission. Appetizers will be provided. Cash bar.

Cheers n’ Beers is a kickoff celebration of Prosperity Connection’s 10-year anniversary and a chance to thank their supporters. They’ll be revealing a one-of-a-kind poster for sale, a commissioned artwork designed by Firecracker Press!

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