Thursday, January 19, 2017

Bogota Beautiful

    On Wednesday-18-January  Bogota Beautiful held their monthly board meeting. The main topic of this meeting was to finalize the plans for their joint Community Potluck Luncheon. This is being held in conjunction with the Bogota Public Library. The Luncheon will be held on Saturday 28- January  in the Senior Center located on the second floor at 375 Larch Ave. There is no admission price to attend, and it will run from 1:00p to 3:00p.  There are still opportunities to contribute a food item of either an appetizer,  main course, or dessert.  Anyone wishing to donate a food item should register with their constant contact page at: Community Potluck Luncheon so that they will be able to set a menu. All donated food items must be delivered to the library between 11:30a and noon that day.
   Tom Shrnich  from the Library informed the meeting that he has scheduled four act to perform during the event. They will both perform and proved background music for the dinners. In addition to donating an item to be served, anyone attending this event is ask to donate a non-perishable food item to help supply the St. Joseph's Food Bank. This event is open to the public to share a favorite recipe, or to enjoy a Lunch with other members of the community. It is asked that anyone who wishes to attend also register with their constant contact page at: Community Potluck Luncheon .
  In another topic  Nancy Guaman of the Bogota Community Garden  announced that there is a seat available on the Community Garden committee.  This can be anyone who wishes to volunteer their time to be apart of the leadership of  Community Garden.  Potential candidates must email the Community Garden at: in order to be considered. Bogota Mayor Chris Kelemen will make the appointment. Ms.Guaman also talked about the possible expansion of the garden once plans are approved by the Bogota Environmental Commission and Borough Council.
   Isabel Bustamante announced that  Bogota Beautiful will hold their third annual Earth Day event on Saturday 22-April-2017. This will be held in Olsen Park and  run from 10:00a to 2:00p. There are some project in the planning stages with other to follow. 
 The next  Bogota Beautiful board meeting will be on Wednesday- 15- February and be held in the Kennedy Emergency Services Building located at 69 W. Main St. Bogota, NJ. he meeting is schedule to start at 7:30p and is open to the public.  For more information about these and other events please visit their website at: 

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