REMFEST 2009

We had a great time at the Third Annual RemFest! We’ve done this event at the Church of the Guardian Angel the past two years, but this time around we thought we’d shake things up and get in touch with nature. This year the theme was fall harvest and we had lots of free food,…

GRIA Health Fair 6/20/09

Thanks to everyone who attended and/or helped with the Health Fair on Saturday. Despite the rain, it was a huge success! See a short video of local musician Caleb Stine warming up the wet but upbeat crowd at the fair: Also check out the pictures taken by Betsy:

Remington Cleanup

On Saturday, April 18, 2009, several dedicated residents and volunteers joined efforts to clean up Remington. The effort was a huge success; over a dozen bags of garbage from all over the neighborhood were taken off the streets. Thanks to everyone who participated. Remington is a lot cleaner and we all appreciate it!

Mayor Visits

On Saturday, October 18th, 2008, Mayor Sheila Dixon, along with several of her staff members and Remington residents, kicked off the Mayor’s Fall Harvest at our own Village Green community garden on Fox Street. The Mayor spoke about the importance of greening efforts, highlighting the work of Roy Skeen and other GRIA members in turning…

RemFest 08

Remington’s second annual block party, RemFest, took place on September 20th on the corner of 27th Street and Huntingdon Ave. The event was organized by the Greater Remington Improvement Association, with help from the Church of the Guardian Angel, the Greater Homewood Community Corporation, and many sponsors who donated time, money, and supplies. Thanks to…