AHCA Newsletter July 2009
OUR UPCOMING MONTHLY MEETING:
WEDNESDAY July 8, 2009
AURORA HILLS COMMUNITY CENTER
Guest Speaker: Kurt Louis Operations Manager for our parks will talk about the usage of
the basketball courts at Virginia Highlands Park.
AHCA: 4th of July picnic in
Virginia Highlands Park.
For those that aren't out of town on vacation or who don't
already have plans, we'll do a simple potluck picnic at
southeast corner (in grass near playground) across from
the community center parking area. We will to have some
tables and ice cream as well. hook a hose with a kid
sprinkler to the restroom building. Let's say between 5-
8pm, to leave time for people to go find fireworks viewing
Crystal City Business Improvement District (CCBID):
Cheryl Mendonsa has been appointed by the County
Board to represent AHCA/ARCA on the CCBID Board.
Neighborhood Improvement Efforts:
Updates will be given at the monthly meeting.
Schools: August 4, 2009 - 7:00 pm: New School
Superintendent Dr. Patrick Murphy will hold a community
chat at Aurora Hills Community Center to hear from those
that live east of 395.
Support our SOC
The Shelter Occupational Center (SOC) needs
our support. SOC Enterprises provides a variety
of labor-intensive services to meet regional and
national needs. SOC employs almost 300 people
with disabilities each year who want to learn job
skills, become employed and live as independently
They provide comprehensive individualized
employment and training services.
Operate full-service printing, mailing and fulfillment site and
Provide a wide-range of contract services to government offices and commercial businesses, including mail, distribution, fulfillment, photocopying, and administrative services.
With the economic downturn, SOC is having
difficulty provide enough work for their staff. SOC
is an important asset to our neighborhood.
Please patronize them with your printing and
For many years SOC has printed our
newsletters free of charge. They make an
important contribution to our community.
Aurora Highlands Civic Association
P.O. Box 25201 - Arlington, VA 22202
"The Association is a non-partisan organization of community
residents formed to work in the overall community interest in
promoting civic pride, enhancing the quality of life in the
community, preserving the character of the community and
planning for the orderly, safe, and humane development of
the community" (AHCA Bylaws, Article II). The AHCA meets
on the 2nd Wednesday of each month (unless specifically
noted) in the Aurora Hills Recreation Center (735 S. 18th St.)
at 7:00 p.m.
- Community Center & Virginia Highlands Park
- NC Projects: 19th Street (600&700 blocks ) sidewalk & street lights, spray park in VHP, Ives Street (20th-22nd) sidewalks & street lights.
- Nina Park improvements
- Nellie & Eads Park
- Potential Dog Park?
- Sidewalks & Street Lights
- Crystal City Long Term Plan as well as CCBID and CCBID, Inc impact on Aurora Highlands area
- Wakefield High School Capital Rebuilding and quality of academic programs.
- Waste Water Treatment Plant
- Social Events
Community event with Restaurant Row
AHCA account balance as of 6/30/09: $6751.495
Association Officers & Committee Chairs
President - Bruce Cameron 703 892-5071
Vice President - Michael Dowell 703-521-7739
2nd Vice President - Van Newstrom 703 683-5911
Treasurer / Membership - Gail Fleming
Business Secretary & Web Master- John Kriese 703 519-0961
Corresponding Secretary - Paul Mcaree
AHCA NCAC Rep: Chris Mann
AHCA CCBID Rep: Cheryl Mendonsa
LRPC CC Long Term Plan: B. Cameron & Mike Dowell
Aircraft Noise Liaison - Denis O'Sullivan 703-521-6425
Meeting Hospitality - Julie Ann Beveridge and
Newsletter Distribution - Bruce Cameron
Newsletter Editor-Maria Cameron 703-892-5071
Police and Waste Water Treatment Plant Liaison -Brad & Louise Garris - 703-548-1944
Urban Planning Ted Saks 703-683-1312
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Our sincere thanks to SOC for their support of AHCA by printing our newsletter.