2016 Eastwood Neighborhood Curb Appeal Challenge

July 1st, 2016

It’s Time to Send in Your Nominations!

2016 Eastwood Neighborhood Curb Appeal Challenge

Do you know an Eastwood family that puts in hard work and extra effort to make their home look well-cared for and beautiful?  If so, nominate them for the Eastwood Neighborhood Association Curb Appeal Challenge and help us recognize those homeowners who help make our neighborhood shine.

If you would like to nominate an Eastwood property that you think goes above and beyond, here’s how the program works:

  • By July 7th, submit the address of the property you’d like to nominate. Send:
    • via email to:  info@eastwoodneighbor.com, or
    • submit the form at the bottom of this page, or
    • Mail:  
             Eastwood Neighborhood Association 
             ATTN:  Curb Appeal Challenge
             PO Box 66 
             Syracuse, NY 13206

    If you know the owner’s name and contact info, please include it — that helps greatly. Also include your contact info.

    If you’d like, you can submit a recent photo with the address, but it’s not necessary.

  • July 15th – All the nominees will be notified by letter from Eastwood Neighborhood Association.
  • July 20th – RSVPs are due from nominees who do not wish to participate.
  • July 21 – August 4 – Photographs are taken of the nominated homes.  (A photo of your home and address – no names – may appear on the ENA’s Facebook page and the ENA website.  The winner’s name – no address – will only appear in the ENA newsletter.)
  • August 12 – Prints of photos are ready.
  • August 13 – August 18 – Judges meet to review the photos and choose the 20 finalists.
  • August 19 – August 21 – Yard signs are placed on the lawns of the 20 finalists.
  • September 20 –  Annual Meeting — all ENA members are able to cast one vote for their favorite home.  (Membership applications and dues can be accepted at the meeting or you can join now on this website.)

The Prizes:

Home Builders and Remodelers of CNY Logo

The winner will be announced at the Annual Meeting.  Home Builder & Remodelers of CNY has partnered with ENA to provide the winner with a $500 certificate to be used for a  curb appeal project through one of the numerous Home Builders Association members. The winner will also receive a yard plaque stating, “2016 Curb Appeal Winner.”

Previous Curb Appeal Winner

Previous Curb Appeal Winner

The remaining 19 finalists will be entered in a raffle for a prize worth $100.  The winner will be chosen at the meeting.

The prizes provide a nice incentive and tribute to the nominees, but the true spirit of the Curb Appeal Program is to celebrate those good neighbors who keep Eastwood looking great, which makes all of us winners.

Questions?  Email info@eastwoodneighbor.com

Your Name:
Your Email:

I want to nominate this Eastwood house

Address:

Please provide the contact information of the owner, if you know it.

Home Owner:
Email:
Phone:

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If you have a recent photograph, please email it to info@eastwoodneighbor.com along with the address of the property. Thank you!

Summer 2016 Newsletter

June 27th, 2016

 Eastwood Neighbor Summer 2016 Newsletter

Keep up with what’s happening!

The Eastwood Neighbor Summer 2016 newsletter is here!

Highlights in this issue:

  • Eastwood Neighborhood Association Board Nomination information and form
  • New Life for the Eastwood Heights Park
  • The 4th Annual Curb Appeal
  • 2016 ENA Community Scholarship Winners
  • Neighborhood Garden & Beautification Efforts

… and more.

Please take a few minutes to read about all the exciting news and events happening in Eastwood!

Eastwood Market Day – August 6, 2016

May 2nd, 2016

Join Our Community Sale

Sellers, Crafters, Small Businesses & Vendors Needed

  • Got too much “stuff”?
  • Could you use some extra money?
  • Have a small business you’d like to promote?
  • Want to have a garage sale but don’t want strangers at your home?

Participate at the 2016 Annual Eastwood Market Day!

Date: Saturday, August 6, 2016 (rain or shine)
Time: 9 am – 3:00 pm
Location: POMCO’s Parking Lot
Vendor Space Fee: $25 per 8′ x 16′ space

To reserve your space complete the on-line form below. You can make your payment using PayPal after you submit the form. Or, complete this form and mail it in with your payment.

Contact Eastwood Neighborhood Association with any questions.

Date:
Vendor Name/s:
Address 1:
Address 2:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Home_Phone
Email:
No. of Reserved Spaces:
Describe Items To Be Sold:
Payment Amount:
By checking the box below I agree to waive any responsibility of POMCO or the Eastwood Neighborhood Association (known as the Association) for any accidents or damage to myself, my customers or my merchandise. I also agree that any taxes or income will be my responsibility to report. I will sell the items or type of items that I have reported on this form or be subject to removal from the Eastwood Market Day with no recourse or refund unless prior written approval from the Association is given. This fee is non-refundable. At Eastwood Market Day, I agree to set up my space between 7:00 am—8:30 am and not to tear down my booth prior to the end of the event at 3:00 pm except by direct permission from the Association. I hereby grant full permission to use my name and any photographs, videotapes, recordings or any other record of this event for promotional purposes of the Association.
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Spring 2016 Newsletter

March 11th, 2016

 Eastwood Neighbor Spring2016 Newsletter

Keep up with what’s happening!

The Eastwood Neighbor Spring 2016 newsletter is here!

Highlights in this issue:

  • New Eastwood Neighborhood Association Logo
  • Launch of the Eastwood Neighborhood Community Garden
  • Winter Hero
  • Eastwood Rides
  • Mazella Court Update

… and more.

Please take a few minutes to read about all the exciting news and events happening in Eastwood!

Eastwood Neighborhood Community Garden

March 10th, 2016

tomatoesWe are very excited to announce the launch of the Eastwood Neighborhood Community Garden. The garden is a new initiative of Eastwood Neighborhood Association for 2016.

Syracuse Grows, the Master Gardeners of Onondaga County, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and Tomorrow’s Neighborhoods Today have assisted in making what has been talked about for several years into a reality.

The garden will be located in Eastwood Heights Park, at the corner of Mosley Drive and Sunnycrest Road. It will feature 20 raised garden beds, nineteen designated for community use and one devoted to the students of Huntington School.

Eastwood Neighborhood Community Garden brochure

Community Garden Brochure

This is a great opportunity for Eastwood residents, especially those without a yard of their own, to grow their own healthy fruits and vegetables.

The growing season is fast approaching! Don’t wait to reserve one of the nineteen 3′ x 10′ spaces. They are sure to go quickly.

For more information, view and print the brochure.

Download the Community Garden Application here and submit it with your fee.

 

2016 Eastwood Community Scholarship Application Period Is Now Open

January 5th, 2016

2016 Eastwood Neightborhood Association Scholarship flier for schools
The Eastwood Neighborhood Association is announcing the kick off to this year’s annual Eastwood Community Scholarship Award Program. Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to seniors attending a high school in or around Syracuse, New York. Eligible students must reside in the Eastwood 13206 zip code.

Program Guidelines:

  • Seeking graduating seniors with a record of volunteerism in the community in non-school sponsored activities and participation in extracurricular school activities.
  • Applicants must plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college or technical school.
  • Scholarship funds will be paid in May 2016, for the Fall semester of the student’s first year. Payment will be made directly to the student. This is a one-time scholarship.
  • Scholarship funds can be used at the student’s discretion.
  • Applicants must have the endorsement of their Guidance Counselor on their application attesting they are a qualified fit for this scholarship program. The Eastwood Neighborhood Association will accept applications from any student that lives within the 13206 zip code regardless of where they attend high school. Application deadline is April 1, 2016.

 

Download Scholarship Application Form2016 Eastwood Neighborhood Association Scholarship Application

 

Mail one copy of your completed application package to:

Eastwood Neighborhood Association
Eastwood Community Scholarship Award Committee
P. O. Box 66
Syracuse, NY 13206

or email to:  info@eastwoodneighbor.com

Applications will be reviewed and recipients selected by an impartial panel of judges. The scholarships will be awarded in May 2016.

Please submit questions via email to: info@eastwoodneighbor.com

 

Download Scholarship FlyerHelp Spread The Word – print the flyer

Health & Wellness Classes for 2016

December 15th, 2015

Our Health & Wellness classes are funded with some of the proceeds from the Eastwood Autumn Park-to-Park Run for members of the Eastwood Neighborhood Association.

NIA Classes

$20 per 8-week session for ENA members

Wednesday evenings at 5:45 p.m. – Eastwood Baptist Church
3212 James Street (corner of James and Homecroft)

  • July 6 – August 24
  • October 5 – November 23
    (November 30 may be substituted for November 23, which is the day before Thanksgiving)

NIA instructor: Kathleen Crinin

NIA involves cardiovascular aerobic exercise.  It combines some martial arts, some dance, and some healing arts (like yoga) for a whole mind/body workout that all ages can enjoy.

Classes are choreographed and accompanied by music, and can be performed at the student’s own pace and comfort level.

Each class includes mindful movement guidance – warm-up, sustained non-impact aerobic conditioning, strength training, cool down and stretching.

Winter 2015-16 Newsletter

December 15th, 2015

 Eastwood Neighbor Winter 2015-16 Newsletter

Keep up with what’s happening!

The Eastwood Neighbor Winter 2015-16 newsletter is here!

Highlights in this issue:

  • Meet our new Board President
  • Help the Skate Park and see an SU basketball game
  • Eastwood Autumn Park-to-Park Run review
  • Sewer meeting follow-up
  • Mazella Court & Memorial Garden receives grant

… and more.

Please take a few minutes to read about all the exciting news and events happening in Eastwood!

Fall 2015 Newsletter

September 11th, 2015

 Eastwood Neighbor Fall 2015 Newsletter

Keep up with what’s happening!

The Eastwood Neighbor Fall 2015 newsletter is here!

Highlights in this issue:

  • The Eastwood Park-to-Park Autumn Run is looking for runners and volunteers
  • New Board members announced
  • Mazella Court & Memorial Garden fundraiser scheduled for October 3
  • Curb Appeal 2015
  • Volunteers needed for concession stand at Syracuse University Football games
  • Let’s Talk Eastwood Sewers update

… and more.

Please take a few minutes to read about all the exciting news and events happening in Eastwood!

Flooding Survey for Eastwood Residents

August 27th, 2015

As a follow-up to our ‘Lets Talk Sewers’ meeting on August 10th, the City of Syracuse DPW has released a Flooding Events Survey for Eastwood Residents.

If you have been experiencing basement flooding, PLEASE complete the survey and send it in.

Survey forms may be emailed to SewerDepartment@SyrGov.net or mailed to or dropped off at:

DPW
1200 Canal Street Extension
Syracuse, NY 13210

(Use this email specifically for this survey and other general sewer questions. In a Sewer Emergency, contact City Line 448-CITY [448-2489].)

Find the survey at the Syracuse City Sewer Department website page.

Eastwood Flood Control Meeting – August 10

Meeting Results – Next Steps — Check it out here

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