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October  2011
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Fall Town Hall Meeting 




Bolton Hill - Lat Naylor

Charles North - Medford Blake

Madison Park - Brent Pertusio

Mount Vernon - Steven Shen



The Baltimore City Police Department Mounted Unit is in need of two horses.  The Mount Vernon Belvedere Association is once again stepping up to the plate to help raise $5,000 for the purchase of Vernon (nickname Vern), a horse that is currently in training with BPD.


The MVBA Board is offering a match up to $2,500 to help raise the $5,000 needed.  MVBA will match any contribution made by an existing member and MVBA will match any contribution of $100 or more by a non-member, up to $2,500.  All we need is 100 people to contribute $25 each!


Visit www.mvba.org and click the "donate" button to the left today to help us achieve our goal and to keep Vernon with the fine men and women who are currently training him I'd greatly appreciate it.  


Vernon would love to live in Baltimore just as much as you and I do, but he can't afford to live here without our help.  Please contribute today. 

Public Safety Meeting

October 12, 2011- 6:00 pm

MICA Gateway Building- Room 101

1601 West Mount Royal Ave.


The Midtown Community Benefits District Public Safety Committee invites all of our neighbors to join us for our monthly meeting. We will be discussing crime, citizens on patrol, off-duty police patrols, court watch program, and the Park-Smart campaign among other issues. This is a great opportunity for neighbors to  hear what's going on in our neighborhoods and participate in forming strategies to make Midtown even safer. Questions or suggestions may be emailed to safety@midtowncommunity.org



Gems of American Music 

First Unitarian Church and The Handel Choir of Baltimore Chandos Singers, Sunday, November 13, 2011, 4 pm - 5:30 pm, First Unitarian Church, corner of Charles and Franklin Streets


Handel Choir's Chandos Singers, conducted by Melinda O'Neal and James Houston, organist and music director of First Unitarian Church, join for a concert of choral and organ selections to benefit the restoration of the historic Niemann organ. The concert features the music of Katharine E. Lucke, founder of Handel Choir, director of the Peabody Conservatory, and former organist and music director of First Unitarian Church, along with a nod to the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. Additional selections by American composers Moses Hogan, Dudley Buck, Adolphus Hairstork, J.W. Whitcare, and Samuel Barber, and the Nigerian composer Fela-Sowande.

More info: www.firstunitarian.net/faith/concert-nov13.asp
COST: 15/ticket - For Tickets
: 410-685-2330, or MusicCommittee@Firstunitarian.net.


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2011  free flu shot clinics this fall.

 One shot does all (includes H1N1 and 2 common flu strains). Recommended for ages 6 months and older.


Upcoming dates include:


Fri. Oct 7, Nov 4, 10am-2pm @ the Pratt Library, 400 Cathedral St. (Flyer attached)

Fri. Oct 14, 10-2pm @ Lexington Market, 400 W. Lexington St.

Sat. Oct 15, 10-2pm @ Bethel AME Church, 1300 Druid Hill Church

Tues. Oct 18, 1-5pm @ YMCA Stadium Place, 900 E. 33rd St. 




Official Launch: October 19
  • Neighborhood Information
  • Benefits District News, Information and Service Request Link.
  • Local Deals: Lots of coupons and discounts from Midtown merchants
  • Calendar of local events


Peter Merles, Executive Director
Midtown Community Benefits District
Phone: 410 528-1512  Fax:410 468-0129
www. MidtownCommunity.org
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