Monthly Archives: January 2014

UPDATE: Meeting on Trinidad Rec Center playground renovation: Tuesday, February 18

Trinidad Meeting 1 Flyer NEW DATE

The District’s Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) and Department of General Services (DGS) are pleased to invite you to a meeting to discuss the renovation of the playground at Trinidad Recreation Center (1310 Childress Street NE). The renovation is part of the Mayor’s Play DC initiative to provide children and adults with exciting, innovative, and inclusive play spaces.

The first phase of renovating a playground are planning and design. At this first community meeting, DPR and DGS will introduce the project and project team and solicit your feedback about your play space needs. Children are welcome and encouraged to attend.

The first meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 18, 2014, from 7:00-8:30 pm at Trinidad Recreation Center, 1310 Childress Street NE.

For those unable to attend the meeting, we will also provide an online survey to solicit design ideas and input. You will be able to access the link through the project website: http://dpr.dc.gov/page/play-dc-trinidad-playground-renovation.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact DPR at playdc@dc.gov or by phone at 202-673-7647.

TNA monthly community meeting: Tuesday, January 28

Please join us on January 28 at Trinidad Rec Center!

This month, TNA will hold an election for a new Board of Directors, and we can’t do this without you! For more details on how to join TNA for just $5 per year, and on what it means to be on the Board of Directors, please see this post.

Additionally, MPD will share community updates on crime and safety, and KIPP DC will update us on the renovation of the Trinidad Rec. field.

A big thank you to Gallaudet University for sponsoring our flyer printing. If you are able to help distribute flyers, please stop by 1218 Oates St. NE and grab a handful from the box on the fence—your assistance is much appreciated.

As always, we’d love for you to share your community announcements!

TNA Jan 2014 Meeting

Become a TNA member and consider joining the Board of Directors!

Cartoon by Bob Pomfret, copyright Oxford Brookes University. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 UK

Cartoon by Bob Pomfret, copyright Oxford Brookes University. Creative Commons License: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 UK

That’s right—we can’t do this without you and the support of the community! At our January meeting, on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, TNA will hold an election for a new Board of Directors. To vote, and/or to be eligible for the Board, you simply need to be a current TNA member, and that’s just $5 per year.

The Trinidad Neighborhood Association is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is elected among the membership. Any member in good standing may be nominated and, if elected, serve as a member of the Board of Directors for a term of one year. You can read a copy of our current bylaws, revised and adopted on February 20, 2013.

Members of the Board of Directors are responsible for the general governance of TNA. Additionally, Board members serve an advisory function toward the aim of developing a long-range strategic plan as well as annual goals and targets for TNA. Some board members may serve as Officers. Officers of TNA are elected among the members Board of Directors.

So be sure to become a member and attend our upcoming meeting—we’ve got some great ideas in store for 2014! And don’t forget to share this information with your friends and neighbors.

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