Tilles Park Work Night – Help Needed

The next Tilles Park work night will be on Tuesday, July 28th at 6:00 pm.  Please meet at the comfort station on the Marquette St. side of the park.  Bring small garden tools and garden gloves.  Refreshments will be served.  We appreciate your help and support.
FYI – The August Park work night will be on Wednesday, August 19th at 6:00 pm.
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Neighborhood Ownership Model & National Night Out Information

The Tilles Park Neighborhood Association is interested in creating a Neighborhood Ownership Plan which is a flexible, community-based approach to reducing crime.  We have scheduled a meeting on  August 25th at 6:30 p.m. (30 minutes prior to the general meeting) at the Police Officer’s Association (3710 Hampton Ave.).  At this meeting, you will be given information about Neighborhood Ownership Plans and we will discuss as a group if this is something we want to consider.  I have attached two handouts that contains more detailed information about this topic.   Please email us at Tillespark@gmail.com if you are interested in attending the meeting.
In addition, National Night Out (America’s Night Out Against Crime) is coming up on Tuesday, August 4th.  National Night Out is a cohesive effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, establish police-community partnerships, and build neighborhood camaraderie among neighbors.  In 2014, over 115 blocks across the City of St.Louis participated, hosting potlucks, providing resources for residents, games for young people and fun activities to get neighbors acquainted.  It was a huge success.  Let’s make 2015 even bigger!
Register your block here:
The deadline for registration is Wednesday, July 22nd.  
 
I look forward to seeing most of you on August 25th and hope many of you can host a block party on August 4th

Neighborhood Roles

Neighborhood Ownership Plan

 

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Thank You & Membership Renewal Information

 

Thank you to everyone who came out for the Taste of Tilles. We’ve had some great feedback and were humbled by the turnout.  We will be posting some wonderful photographs from the event shortly.

Many of you expressed interest in renewing your memberships. We do take checks, which can be mailed to us at the address in the form attached:

TPNA Membership Form

If you would like to pay online instead we use a secure service through PayPal and the links will be at the bottom of this post. Your name, email address and locality will be provided to us securely as well so you don’t have to fill out the official membership form. If you would like to specify an area of interest, please email Tillespark@gmail.com and let us know. You don’t have to pick anything, however, your membership is enough for us. One final note, all prices listed below are per household.

 

Resident $20

 

Senior $10

 

Business $50

 

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Gardening Help Wanted

The next Tilles Park work night will be on Wednesday, June 24th at 6:00 pm. Please meet at Rosalie’s Garden on the Fyler St. side of the Park. Bring garden gloves, hand tools and bug spray. We will be tackling the weeds in the flower beds. Thank you in advance for your help and support!

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Music in the Park

The Tilles Park Neighborhood Association is hosting Music in the Park Tuesday, May 26th, at Tilles Park from 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Come down to the park to enjoy a night of music with friends.  In addition to the music, there will be a pickleball demonstration on the tennis courts and free snow cones.  We look forward to seeing you at there!

 

And don’t forget $10 for your Taste of Tilles tickets!

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Taste of Tilles Ticket Sales & Cost

We’ll be setting up ticket sales booths around the neighborhood in the coming weeks. Below are the dates and locations at which you can purchase ticket booklets for our upcoming Taste of Tilles event.

St. Joan of Arc:
-Sat, May 30th at 5:30pm
-Sun, May 31st at 9:00am
-Sun, May 31st at 11:30am
Gethsemane Lutheran:
-Sun, May 31st from 9:45am – 10:50am
Schnucks (Hampton Village)
-Sat, May 23rd from 8:00am – 11:00am
Tilles Park
-Tues, May 26th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
-Sat, June 6th starting at 10:30 am

Tickets are $10 per booklet and each booklet entitles you to five tastes and one treat in Tilles Park. All proceeds go toward funding improvements within the park, movie nights, snow cones in the park, and other events made available to the community throughout the year. The TPNA is a non-profit organization and is thrilled to be raising funds that will help keep our neighborhood beautiful for years to come.

If you would like to purchase tickets on line click below and pick up your ticket books at Tilles Park on June 6th anytime after 10:30 am.

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Taste of Tilles Volunteers Needed

The Taste of Tilles is scheduled for Saturday, June 6th, from 11:00-4:00 p.m.  This will be a fun-filled event in which neighbors will be able to enjoy their choosing of tastes of 14 local restaurants.  Neighbors will start their day off in the park and hop aboard a bus that will take them to the restaurant route.  Neighbors will choose which restaurants to stop at and will be able to trade in their tickets for a sample of food.  Buses will run continuously from 11:00-2:00 p.m. but the party doesn’t stop after the restaurants.  Live music and sweet treats will be provided in Tilles Park from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
The TPNA Board is very excited about supporting our local restaurants and excited to bring neighbors together.  However, with that said, this event is in need of volunteers.  Volunteer positions include:
  • Restaurant assignment: collecting tickets and handing out samples – this shift can be from 11:00-2:00 p.m. or half shifts 11:00-12:30 p.m. or 12:30-2:00 p.m.
  • Selling tickets at local churches after masses (SJA, Timothy Lutheran, Gethsemane) –May 16-17 weekend and May 30-31 weekend
  • Serving treats in the park -2:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Setting up the park and membership table – 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
  • Clean up after event 4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Place signs in neighborhood and restaurant – mid-May
Please send an email to tillespark@gmail.com  if you are able to to volunteer for any of these positions.
Thank you for your help!
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Easter Egg Hunt

The Tilles Park Neighborhood Association is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4th, at 10:00 a.m. in Tilles Park.  Age ranges for the hunts will be 0-3, 4-6, and 7+.  There will be two special prizes in each age range and the Easter Bunny will also be at the park for pictures.  Come join us for the fun!

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General Meeting Tuesday, February 24, 2015

You are invited to attend the General Membership meeting at 7:00p.m.  Greet our new 2nd District Commander, Captain Michael Deeba.

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General Meeting Next Tuesday

See your neighbors, and get involved in your neighborhood

Joe Wilson from Better Together STL will be speaking about studies underway on whether St. Louis City should merge services with St. Louis County at the Police Officer’s Association at 3710 Hampton Ave next Tuesday, August 26 at 7:00 pm.  Anyone who is interested in volunteering for the Park Committee or neighborhood board is also invited to attend.  We hope to see you there!

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