Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Bogota Beautiful

  Wednesday-19-December-2018 Bogota Beautiful held their Public Meeting for December. To start the meeting it was announced that they raise over $400.00 during their Giveback Tuesday Facebook promotion.  
  Some new projects that were discussed was to again partner with the Bogota Public Library on their annual International  Potluck Dinner.  This will be held on Saturday-23-February running for 1:00p to 3:00p  and take place in the second floor Senior Center,  located at 375 Larch Ave BogotaAdmissions will still be a donated dish representing one's cultural background.  There will also be a collection of  food item for the St. Joseph's Food Bank. These should non-perishable canned , or boxed goods. They are also looking  for volunteers to aid with set-up, serving, and cleaning. Any High School Student will earn Community Service credit for this event. All Volunteers are asked to arrive at 11:00p . Food items will be accepted from 11:30-12:30p with the dinner starting at 1:00p.
   Anyone attending must register with the Bogota Library, or Bogota Beautiful and list what item they will be bring.  Dishes needed are Appetizers, Main Course, Side Course, and Desserts. Anyone wishing to volunteer should also register that the above website.
  Another project is the annual Earth day Clean-up. This will take place on Saturday 27-April. Bogota Beautiful will be taking suggestions of which area(s) of Bogota should be focus on this year. They are also planning to present an environmental education displays. 
  One more project will take place on Saturday-11-May in Olsen Park. This will be joint effort  by Bogota Beautiful and the Northern New jersey Community Foundation. ( NNJCF). This will be a "Fence Weaving" project using one of the fences of the ball field along the W. Main St extension in Olsen Park.  More detailed information on this project will be announced  at a future date. 
  The next Bogota Beautiful board meeting will take place on Wednesday-16-January  starting at 7:30p. This will be held on the second floor of the Kennedy Emergency Services Building located at 69 W. Main Street Bogota, NJ and is open to the public.  For more information  on volunteering for any of these project. To join Bogota Beautiful as a active, or prospective member, or to donate to help Bogota Beautiful please visit their website at:  or email them at: 

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International Potluck Dinner 2018

Earth Day-2018

example of fence weaving

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