News and Announcements

QVNA’s volunteers to be celebrated May 15

Please join us on May 15th from 6-9pm at O’Neals Pub for a light-hearted evening of mingling, nibbles and refreshments to celebrate neighbors who volunteer for QVNA. All Queen Village residents are invited to this kid-friendly event.

The celebration includes the 7pm announcement of QVNA’s Spring 2019 Community Grant Recipients.  A total of $10,000 in grants has been approved by QVNA’s Board of Directors to provide funding to groups of neighbors who are planning a program or project to help improve the neighborhood and enhance the quality of life of Queen Village residents.

 

 

 

Community Grants to be announced May 15

Please join us on Wednesday, May 15th at 7pm as we announce the recipients of QVNA’s Spring 2019 Community Grants!

This important announcement takes place during QVNA’s Volunteer Celebration Party at O’Neals Pub, 611 South 3rd Street (6-9pm).

QVNA’s Community Grant Program provides funding to groups of neighbors who are planning a project to improve the neighborhood and enhance the quality of life of Queen Village residents.  We accept grant requests for a wide range of projects and programs, such as enhancing parks, gardens, playgrounds, educational programs, neighborhood safety, clean & green projects, and historic preservation. 

Grant applications are evaluated by the QVNA Grants Committee based on the:

  1. Degree to which the proposed project meets a community need
  2. Clarity of the project description
  3. Budget detail that reflects well-defined needs and reasonable costs 
  4. Capacity of applicant organization to complete the project

In past years, QVNA grants have helped to fund projects like the Fulton Street Mural, a joint quality of life signage project with Paradigm Gallery and local street artist Kid Hazo, scholastic endeavors at Meredith and Nebinger Elementary, as well as improvements Southwark Queen Village Community Garden, Mario Lanza Park, Beck Street Park, Bodine Street Community Garden, Friends of Shot Tower and others.

Tue, April 30th: Meet the candidates @ 6pm!

Please join QVNA and our co-host Bella Vista Neighbors Association to meet the primary candidates for the city-wide elections.  Hear about the role of each of these three offices have in leading City government. The non-partisan Committee of Seventy will moderate this event. Please bring your questions for our Q&A session.

Agenda:
5:30pm – Doors open
6:00pm – Meet 9 City Commissioner Candidates
6:45pm – Meet 2 Sheriff Candidates
7:30pm – Meet 15+ At-Large Council Candidates

Location:  Settlement Music School, 416 Queen Street. Off-street parking available.