MVCC:NEWSLETTER AD HOC COMMITTEE
The Ad Hoc Committee to plan the publication of a newsletter
for MVCC met on Wednesday, December 3rd. Present: Amy Lawrence,
Nancy Hoisman, Evelyn Dravecky, Amanda Seward, Christine Taylor.
The following is a summary of the meeting’s
- It was agreed that at this
time the newsletter would be published three times a year.
- Features of the newsletter
- Initially a lead article
about what a neighborhood council is about, what is means to each
- Updates on Council
- A column on how to get
things done with the City
- Community business profiles
- What, Who’s new in the
- Profiles of Board members
- Kids corner
- Community opportunities
- Welcoming new stakeholders
in the community
- The newsletter would be
translated into Spanish.;some editions could feature Latin businesses.
- Distribution: mail to
stakeholders; also distribute through the schools, businesses in the
- Personnel: Two editors to
coordinate planning; 2 production people; writers
- We should target the first
edition for either March, at the latest April
- Coordinate with Neighborhood
Associations in the community: Hilltop, MVNA, Westdale; Westside Village.
Before the group meets again, we’ll research the newsletters these groups
publish. Contact Bryan Gordon, Jerry Gotlieb.
- Hilltop has block captains
which could assist in newsletter distribution.
- The next meeting will be
scheduled within the next two weeks to give opportunity to collect data.
Since December 3rd, the following has occurred:
- Evelyn contacted Julie Jaskol
and Francine Alexander, both of whom have experience in newsletter
publication. They have agreed to serve as editors of the MVCC newsletter.
John Bielok of “eat cake productions” has offered to assist
in the production of the newsletter. He’ll also be invited to
attend the next newsletter meeting.
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