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Lawrenceville United Hosting Annual Party Fundraiser

Lawrenceville United Hosting Annual Party Fundraiser


. IT IS AN ORGANIZATION THAT TAKES PRIDE IN THEIR COMMUNITY, IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR RESIDENTS IN THAT NEIGHBORHOOD, THEY HAVE AN ANNUAL FUNDRAISER COMING UP, HERE ARE THE DETAILS AS WE BRING IN THE DIRECTOR, THE NEIGHBOR OF THE YEAR OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED RIGHT HERE. HAPPY TO HAVE YOU BOTH. THANKS FOR HAVING US, TELL US ABOUT LAWRENCEVILLE UNITED WHAT YOU GUYS REALLY DO FOR THE COMMUNITY. OUR MISSION IS TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR RESIDENTS, QUALITY OF LIFE IS A PRETTY BIG UMBRELLA, UNDERNEATH THAT, WE DO EVERYTHING FROM PUBLIC SAFETY, TO STRENGTHENING AND SUPPORTING OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS, THE LAWRENCEVILLE FARMERS MARKET, HELP OLDER ADULTS SUCCESSFULLY, CLEAN AND GREEN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, COMMUNITY PLANNING, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND MORE. BARB, YOU HAVE LIVED IN LAWRENCEVILLE ALL YOUR LIFE. YES I HAVE ALL MY LIFE. WHAT CAN YOU SAY ABOUT THE NEIGHBORHOOD? I LOVE WHERE I LIVE, I ALWAYS HAVE. IT IS CHANGING A LOT, I THINK WE ALWAYS NEED CHANGE. IT IS GOOD TO BE CONNECTED TO AN ORGANIZATION, SOMEONE THAT’S LIVED THERE ALL YOUR LIFE CAN BE PART OF THAT CHANGE IN A POSITIVE WAY. DEFINITELY. SO TELL US ABOUT THAT MISSION BECAUSE AS MUCH AS BRINGING UP THE SPACE IS GOOD YOU WANT TO MAKE SURE THE RESIDENTS WHO LIVE THERE ALL THEIR LIVES ARE STILL HAPPY. ABSOLUTELY, THAT’S WHY WE HAVE AN ADVANTAGE PROGRAM THAT WORKS WITH ADULTS ABOVE THE AGE OF 65, AFFORDABILITY IS A BIG ISSUE, WE ADVOCATE FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING, AS THE NEIGHBORHOOD GROWS, PEOPLE OF ALL INCOMES CAN CONTINUE TO LIVE. TO SEE SOME OF THE PRICES OF THE HOMES THERE NOW. SO TELL US ABOUT YOUR BIG ANNUAL FUNDRAISER? WE HAVE LIVE IN LAWRENCEVILLE, WE HAVE A LOT OF CALLS TO ACTION FOR OUR RESIDENTS A LOT OF COMMUNITY MEETINGS AND DIMLY-LIT CHURCH BASEMENTS BUT LIVE IN LAWRENCEVILLE IS OUR ONE CHANCE OF THE YEAR TO THROW A PARTY, JUST GET TOGETHER THE WHOLE NEIGHBORHOOD FOR SOME FUN, CELEBRATE THE THINGS WE LOVE ABOUT LAWRENCEVILLE IT GOES TO SUPPORTING OUR WORK. YOU’LL CONTINUE THAT. WE ALSO ANNOUNCED AS WELL, HOW DO YOU CHOOSE YOUR NEIGHBOR OF THE YEAR. WE ACCEPT NOMINATIONS FROM THE COMMUNITY AND THEN WE HAVE A COMMITTEE ACTUALLY THAT EVENTUALLY DECIDES ON IT. HOW DID YOU PICK BARB? THE NEIGHBOR OF THE YEAR GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND FOR THE LAWRENCEVILLE NEIGHBOR AND VOLUNTEERS, BARB WAS INVOLVED IN EVERYTHING IN LAWRENCEVILLE SHE IS ON THE FIREWORKS COMMITTEE, WHICH MANAGES THE INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION, A TRADITION GOING FOR DECADES, THE CAPTAIN, HELPS OUT AT ALL OF OUR COMMUNITY EVENTS, JUST A WONDERFUL PERSON THAT CAN HE THINK THES KIND OF A LOT OF THE DIFFERENT GROUPS IN LAWRENCEVILLE. WHILE THEY ARE DOING SOMETHING SPECIAL IN THE COMMUNITY, SPEAKS TO WHAT WE ALL SHOULD BE DOING. WHY IS THAT SO IMPORTANT TO YOU? BECAUSE IT IS MY COMMUNITY, AND I’VE LIVED THERE ALL MY YEARS, TRY TO GIVE BACK AND WORK WITH LAWRENCEVILLE UNITED AND WORK WITH THE NEIGHBORHOOD TO PROVIDE DIFFERENT THINGS FOR ALL OF THE ANYONE, THAT’S WHAT I ENJOY, I REALLY DO. SO FOR THE BIG PARTY ARE THERE TICKETS AVAILABLE? YES GET TICKETS ON OUR WEBSITE, $30 AT THE DOOR. WE’LL HAVE LOCAL FOOD, LOCAL BEER AND CIDER FROM OUR LOCAL BREWERIES A LOT OF DIFFERENT OFFERINGS THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY HAS FROM LAWRENCEVILLE AS WELL. LOOKS LIKE A FUN PARTY, MOVING IN TO THIS YEAR TO THE REST OF NEXT YEAR DO YOU HAVE PROJECTS THEY ARE PLANNING TO HELP THE COMMUNITY. I MENTIONED AFFORDABLE HOUSING, WE ARE ABOUT TO KICK START A COMMUNITY PROCESS THAT WOULD FORMALLY REQUEST INCLUSIONARY ZONING WHICH WOULD REQUIRE NEW DEVELOPMENT TO HAVE UNITS THAT ARE AVAILABLE FOR FOLKS MAKING LOW AND MIDDLE INCOMES. THAT’S WHEN WE’RE TOLD THAT WE ARE KICK STARTING AT THE END OF THIS MONTH, SOME COMMUNITY MEETINGS AROUND TO HOPEFULLY GET THAT IN PLACE FOR LAWRENCEVILLE. IT IS ONE OF THOSE NEIGHBORS THAT’S CHANGING WHERE PRICES OF HOMES MAY HAVE JUMPED FROM 50, 60, $70,000 UPWARDS OF 400 PLUS THOUSAND, THAT SEEMS LIKE A VERY IMPORTANT TASK. DO YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION IF PEOPLE ARE THINKING ABOUT MOVING TO LAWRENCEVILLE SHOULD THEY CONTACT LAWRENCEVILLE UNITED? THEY WANT TO GET TO KNOW THE NEIGHBORHOOD OR GET CONNECTED, GREAT PEOPLE LIKE BARB, THERE IS A WHOLE NETWORK OF PEOPLE CONNECTED, THROUGH VOLUNTEERING COMMITTEES AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS AND FUN EVENTS HOW OFTEN DO YOU GUYS MEET FOR LAWRENCEVILLE UNITED. WE HAVE THREE STANDING BLOCK WATCHES EACH AND EVERY MONTH, ONE IN EACH SECTION OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD SO WE HAVE AN OPEN AND PUBLIC COMMUNITY MEETING THREE TIMES A MONTH. THANK YOU GUYS FOR JOINING US, CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU. THE LIVE IN LAWRENCEVILLE FUNDRAISER HELD THIS SATURDAY NIGHT FROM 7 TO 10 A.M.

  • This group is merely a progressive liberal group that forces
    sucsessful thriving communities to accept welfare housing
    projects that bring in drug dealers, criminals, and welfare cheats!!!

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