Next FCA Community Meeting – 2/29 at 7pm

Our next Community Meeting is scheduled for February 29, 2024 at the City School 860 N 24th St. Refreshments will be available at 7:00 pm and the meeting will start at 7:30 pm.

Our speaker for February is Eileen Chen from Town Watch Integrated Services presenting on community safety resources.

For the 2/29 meeting we are also Leap Year potluck / community table for refreshments. You can see what other people are bring or sign up for your own dish at this link

Thank you to Donna Bullock for presenting a legislative update at our January meeting. Also thank you to Michael Hill Quartermaster of Parkway VFW Post 7650 for providing refreshments. The VFW Post is looking for veterans who served in foreign wars to join the post. They also have social memberships for non veterans and hold events throughout the year for both veterans and the community. 

Open Positions

The Philadelphia Spring Cleanup is scheduled for 4/6/2024. We don’t currently have a neighborhood improvement chair to run our event. If you are interested in being the chair, running a cleanup event or are part of an organization who wants to partner for the cleanup let us know.

Events in the Neighborhood:

Looking forward to seeing you on 2/29!

Next FCA Members Meeting – 12/7 at 7pm

Our next FCA member community meeting will be IN PERSON on December 7th at The City School (860 N 24th street) Refreshments and lite bites will be at 7pm, meeting will start at 7:30pm.

Guest speaker for December is Executive Director, Alex Doty of Parks and Rec Heros Fund!

FCA Elections will be held on December 7. Here is a list of who is running for each position:

  • President: Tim Butters
  • Vice President: Chet Wichowski
  • Secretary: Kellyann Beene
  • Treasurer: Patrick Griffin
  • Board:
    • Anna Lossett
    • Heath Meyers
    • Dustin Dove
    • Teresa Hoberg
    • Eileen Butler

See you then to close out this year!

Stillman Gardens Tree Lighting – Friday (12/8) at 6pm

Please stop by on Friday, 12/8 for the annual lighting of the Stillman Garden Tree – event link here!

Taste of Fairmount – buy tickets now!

The 19th edition of Taste of Fairmount will take place November 16th from 6-9pm at the historic Divine Lorraine Hotel, highlighting the Greater Art Museum District’s best restaurants, chefs and culinary experiences. Guests will enjoy free drinks, sample dishes and beverages from the neighborhood’s top businesses and a chance to vote on your favorite in four categories.

Find more information and a link to tickets on FCDC’s website here!

FCA Changes to Bylaw / Articles of Incorporation

We have been working on a draft of our bylaws and articles or incorporation. The most updated versions are on our website and can be accessed at the following links (PDFs). We are hoping to propose a vote to approve the changes at our Oct and December 2022 meetings.