Residents recently met on Aug. 10 to welcome new neighbors at a relaxed “meet and greet” at the corner of Main and Kentucky streets in Louisiana.
New residents who attended were Dr. A. Todd Miller, general practitioner, Eastern Missouri Health Services; Josh and Pam Cote, sculptors, Cote Fine Sculptures and owners of the “water tank building at the corner of Georgia and Water street; and Greg and Edna Dolbear, new owners of the commercial-turned-residential building located next on Water Street. Also introduced were Tim and Sandra Carter, who recently purchased part of the former water treatment plan on Georgia Street that was previously remodeled to be a hotel. The Carters have recently made the building into a residence.
Approximately 80 people attendance the informal barbecue and networking event. Beverages were provided along with a potluck dinner that was brought in and donated by local residents. Other recent and new residents were also introduced.
A new neighborhood association is in the process of being formed call “The Riverfront District,” formerly known as the “Main Street Gang.” Recently an informal meting was held at the residence of Susan Spalding, located at 300 N. Main Street, on Aug. 10. The association has recently expanded to include Main, Water and Third streets and will run from the Champ Clark Bridge to the “Welcome to Louisiana” sign or the city limits on the west side of the city.
The next meeting for interested residents and commercial businesses will be held in the basement meeting room at the Louisiana Public Library on Sept. 3 at 5:30 p.m. Over 90 people attended the recent association meeting. The purpose of the association is for networking, fundraising, neighborhood improvements, special events and parties, with with forming a Neighborhood Watch.
For more information, contact Susan Spalding at 312-952-1769 or email email@example.com