Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 15

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Help Clean-up the Future Space for the West Station Community Gardens

Before the West Baltimore Community Honor & Harvest Day, a group of volunteers came together to work with Ms. Barbara McQueen on her adopted lots along Saratoga and Smallwood Streets. These lots are intended for a future West Station Community Gardens. Volunteers began the effort to help clean and prepare the lots for a new …

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Dec 15

Kirin Smith is the Project’s New Construction Community Liaison

The project team is happy to welcome Kirin Smith on board as the Construction Community Liaison. Kirin comes to the project with an enormous wealth of experience in construction engineering and planning due to her training as a civil engineer. Her past professional experience as a project manager with Baltimore City Department of Transportation and …

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Dec 15

Community Honor & Harvest Day Brings Together Community to Celebrate West Baltimore’s Rich History and Select the Twelve Stories of Strength Plaques

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After the day drew to a close, fifteen residents walked away with farmer’s market bags full of donated collard greens, potatoes, apples, and squash. Throughout the day, kids enjoyed hot cocoa and participated in 4H learning activities lead by community resident and University of Maryland Extension representative Monica Bland and her children. On Saturday, November …

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