Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Raft Race Committee and Garden Meeting

Mango Groves Neighborhood Association Update

Mango Groves is participating in the Lake Worth Grunge Raft Race held over the Independence Day weekend in Bryant Park.   This year's theme is Broadway Musicals.   Our choice (so far) is Priscilla Queen of the Desert.   We are looking for people who would like to participate in building and planning the float, participating in the race, or just the crew, or the cheering section.   This event is a fun highlight of the neighborhood activities in my book, and I look forward to see what we produce (and if it floats!!)  There will be a planning meeting next week (most likely Monday eveningMay 14th).   Please email us if you would like to take part. More details to follow.

For many of our residents, hurrican season is a worry, and as we plan ahead,
Lake Worth Tree Board presents its final lecture series:
Preparing your yard for Hurricane Season
This Wednesday, May 9th 7:00 pm
Compass Community Center
201 N. Dixie Hwy
Lake Worth Ground Maintenance Supervisor David McGrew will give details on the right way to clean up landscaping before hurricane season begins.
Refreshments will be served

The Peggy Adams/PetSmart $100,000 Grant is also still available for those who live in 33460 who need help getting their cats spayed or neutered for just a $10 copay.  Contact Peggy Adams HSPB at 561 472 8812 for details.  Feral cats can also be dropped off on a walkin basis.  One of our members owns a trap, and can help out if anybody would like to pursue trapping feral cats in their area.

Please note that our next meeting will be on the third Thursday of the month at Compass at 7pm (May 17th).  Details to follow.

For those who may want to participate:
The City of Lake Worth is currently seeking volunteers to serve on City Boards with vacancies, as follows:
Board of Trustees Employees’ Retirement System
Board of Trustees Firefighters’ Pension Trust Fund
Board of Trustees Police Retirement System
Historic Resources Preservation Board
City Recreation Board
City Tree Board
Community Redevelopment Agency
Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals
Finance Advisory Board
Library Board
Planning & Zoning/Nuisance Abatement/Sign Appeals Boards
Sister City Board
If you are interested in serving on the above Boards, please visit the City Clerk’s Office at 7 North Dixie Highway for a Volunteer Advisory Board Application or download the application from the City of Lake Worth’s website at www.lakeworth.org. For further information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 586-1662. All applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office no later than Friday, May 25, 2012, at 5pm.
Special Meetings will be held on Monday, June 25, 2012 and Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 5:30 PM to interview those board applicants who applied for membership.
City of Lake Worth, Florida
Pamela J. Lopez, City Clerk