One of the great benefits of our community is the fact that we can pull together in times like this. It’s important to be aware of your neighbors and be prepared to lend a hand if you are able and if not, report a problem. We have elderly residents and some who live alone.
Stay in touch with your neighbors and be alert to any possible problems. A quick phone call, text or email can make a world of difference.
We all must go to the store and we can pick up an item or two for a neighbor who can’t get out as easily. You can also make up a plate for a neighbor who is not able to cook.
Working together we can stay safe and weather the storm. It’s going to get worse before it gets better, but we will get through this crisis.
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What a difference a month makes. The virus is having a profound impact on everyone; however, I am confident that will all pull together and get through this.
One of the great benefits of our community is the fact that we can pull together in times like this. It’s important to be aware of your neighbors and be prepared to lend a hand if you are able and if not report a problem. We have elderly residents and some who live alone. Stay in touch with your neighbors and be alert to any possible problems. A quick phone call, text or email can make a world of difference. We all must go to the store and we can pick up an item or two for a neighbor who can’t get out as easily. You can also make up a plate for a neighbor who is not able to cook.
We are excited to report that so far over 50 of our neighbors have signed up for the new Flag Program as a part of their membership in the North College Park Neighborhood Association! Our goal is to enhance and show our community spirit! If you have already renewed, thank you! If not help us reach our goal of 100 flags this year! You can renew your membership or become a new member and join the flag program now! You will get 5 flag placements beginning with Memorial Day. Go to our website NCPNA.org/join/ and sign up today!
Class set for March 25th, from 6pm to about 9:00pm
Read below for more information or take a look at our Crime Watch Patrol recruitment video at the following link.
The Crime Watch Patrol program asks citizens to volunteer as little as an hour a month to drive your neighborhood, reporting anything suspicious that you may see. The City of Richardson supplies Crime Watch Patrol signs for each group to use on their vehicles. The continued visible presence of an active group of citizens sends the message to would be criminals in the area that their presence will be reported immediately. This risk of apprehension can be an effective deterrent to crime.
Each applicant will need to complete the online application at here and pass a background check before attending a Crime Watch Patrol training class. If you have any questions, contact the Crime Prevention Unit at 972-744-4955.
This year we are partnering with the Richardson Rotary Club to place flags in the neighborhood. This is in addition to the flags we have been placing in the parkways.
This Richardson Rotary program funds scholarships for RISD students and makes it possible for Scouts BSA and Girl Scouts to earn money for scouting activities. As an incentive to renew, we are offering the flags at a discount over the regular price with your membership.
The annual membership is $25, and for an extra $30 you will be enrolled in the flag program for your house five times a year. President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day plus 9/11 Patriot’s Day, and Veteran’s Day. This is discounted from the normal $40 per year for the flag program alone.
Flags will be placed in the parkway on the Saturday prior to the holiday and remain until the following Saturday. More information.
We had a great celebration at The Line Sports Bar on January 14th as we expressed appreciation for the many hours that our volunteers have patrolled in our neighborhood to keep it safe. Our group of volunteers logged 809.2 patrol hours in 2019 keeping North College Park safe. Continue reading →