September 30, 2008

Mayor Goldstein's letter

Mayor Goldstein sent a letter of appreciation for being invited as our guest speaker at our annual neighborhood meeting on 9/17/08. She mentioned that there was a resident who was confused about some issues covered at our meeting. She gave permission to share her letter of clarification with all Old Town residents.

You can view the letter online HERE.

Regards,
Cheryl Verde
President, Old Town Clayton Neighborhood Association



September 22, 2008

ANNOUNCEMENT: Hanley House Festival on October 11th

See flyer HERE.

The City of Clayton is pleased to announce that Dr. Edward Ayers, President of the University of Richmond, will be the Guest of Honor at The Historic Hanley House Fall Festival on Saturday, October 11th, 2008. The festival is sponsored in part by the Friends of the Historic Hanley House and the Clayton History Society.

The Historic Hanley House Fall Festival will celebrate life in 19th century Missouri. Guests will witness the magic of storytelling, live demonstrations of the fiber arts, participants dressed in period costumes and Civil War re-enactors. The event will culminate with a very special lecture featuring Louis S. Gerteis, Professor of History at UMSL and author of Civil War St. Louis, and Dr. Edward Ayers. A teacher, mentor and administrator of national renown, Dr. Ayers recently became the ninth president of the University of Richmond. The Historic Hanley House looks forward to hosting these distinguished scholars. The presentation by Professor Gerteis is a service of The State Historical Society of Missouri as part of its Missouri History Speakers’ Bureau




September 6, 2008

Invitation to Old Town Clayton residents!

The Annual Old Town Clayton Neighborhood Association Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, in St. Joseph's Parish Hall located at N. Meramec and Maryland in Clayton. This free, informative event will feature guest speakers including Clayton’s Mayor, City Manager, Ward III Aldermen, Police and Fire Chiefs.

Immediately following this meeting, there will be a brief presentation by Conrad Properties Developer, Craig Sauer, on the proposed Meramec Place and Hotel Indigo (Danielle) Project from 8:30 – 9:00 pm.

Our Neighborhood Association incurs annual expenses that include state registration and tax filing forms, website renewal and maintenance fees, printing and event costs. We wish to purchase ten professional looking signs to be used for future Old Town events. A donation of $10 per family would be greatly appreciated to help manage and ensure the future of our neighborhood association.

New this year - attendance prizes will be awarded to some lucky attendees! Prize donors include Almonds Restaurant, David's in Clayton Hair Salon, Flowers of Clayton, Straubs, and City Coffee!
You need to be present to win.

Please consider attending this special event to hear first-hand about what’s happening around the Old Town Clayton neighborhood! Join us on September 17th!

Sincerely,
Cheryl Verde
President, Old Town Clayton Neighborhood Association

(See Meeting Agenda that follows)






ANNUAL MEETING AGENDA
SEPTEMBER 17, 2008
ST. JOSEPH'S PARISH HALL


GENERAL MEETING - 7:00 PM – 8:30 pm

….And Please Stay Afterwards For….

PRESENTATION ON OLD TOWN DEVELOPMENT - 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Conrad Properties Developer, Craig Sauer, will speak about the
proposed Meramec Place and Hotel Indigo (Danielle) Project.

6:45 pm - DOORS OPEN - Please sign in and get your attendance prize ticket at the registration
table located at entrance door. Help yourself anytime to beverages throughout the evening. A voluntary donation of $10 per family would be greatly appreciated to help ensure the future of this Neighborhood Association. Thank you!

7:00 pm – WELCOMING REMARKS - CHERYL VERDE, PRESIDENT
- Introduction of Guest Speakers and Old Town Clayton’s Board of Directors
- Brief history and update of Old Town Clayton Neighborhood Association activities

TREASURER’S REPORT
- SANDY or JUDI MacLean, TREASURER

GUEST SPEAKERS
- MAYOR, HONORABLE LINDA GOLDSTEIN
- CITY MANAGER, CRAIG OWENS
- WARD 3 ALDERMAN, ALEX BERGER
- WARD 3 ALDERMAN, STEVE LICHTENFELD
- FIRE CHIEF, MARK THORP
- POLICE CHIEF, TOM BYRNE

OPEN QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION

8:25 pm - ATTENDANCE PRIZES AWARDED

8:30 pm - MEETING ADJOURNED - If possible, please stay for the following presentation.

8:30 pm -9:00 pm: PRESENTATION ON PROPOSED OLD TOWN DEVELOPMENT- CRAIG SAUER

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