A Glimpse Into Minock Park’s Youth Camp

For the past few weeks, local youth ages 5 to 12 have been gathering in Minock Park to participate in a ten week summer camp, hosted by Summer in the City. During weekly sessions, the students receive tutoring help, read stories aloud, make arts and crafts and learn about urban gardening. Healthy breakfast and lunch…

Minock Park’s Renaissance Man

Minock Park resident Anthony Cheatham, 16, is a thinking young man, a young man who pays quiet attention and then, seemingly effortlessly, figures stuff out.  Last summer Anthony participated in the GRDC’s Youth Summer Arts Program.  This was not Anthony’s first venture into art:  “I’ve done art since I was a little kid.  I’m good…

Grandmont Rosedale Beautification Dynamo

Submitted by Kathy Garret  For a couple of days during the first summer of GRDC’s Beautification Task Force, Vicki Holmes’ backyard looked like a wedding was about to take place.  There were 50 rose bushes and “I don’t know how many flats of flowers” waiting on her back porch.  Volunteers from all five neighborhoods came…

2nd Annual Community Forum Scheduled for Saturday, September 28

Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation invites you to attend the 2nd annual Grandmont Rosedale Community Forum which will be held on Saturday, September 28 from 9 am to 2 pm at New St. Paul Tabernacle Church of God in Christ on 15340 Southfield. This community meeting is a follow up to the Community Visioning Workshop that…