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Shelter discussion at the 1/9 board meeting

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At our January 9th board meeting we hosted several representatives from the city as well as business owners and  neighborhood representatives to discuss the proposed homeless shelter at 6144 SE Foster Road. We would like to thank everyone that attended for engaging in a constructive conversation. We recorded the shelter discussion for those that couldn’t … Continued

Recap: 12/18 Proposed Shelter Meeting

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Thanks to all that attended Monday night’s passionate community meeting regarding the Foster Shelter Plan. Clearly this is a divisive issue, and we are lucky to have so many people with deep commitments to the success of Foster road. We counted 200 people inside, with reports of up to another 200 people waiting outside. Several … Continued

Proposed Foster Road Shelter Plan

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On Friday, 12/8 the City and County Joint Office of Homeless Services announced a community meeting to discuss a proposed low-barrier shelter for Foster Road. The Foster Area Business Association (FABA) was just as surprised by this announcement as you were. Despite the last-minute nature of this meeting, we are on top of it! Community … Continued

Get Ready for Foster Holiday Tree Lighting Nov. 28

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  It’s almost that time of year again, and Foster is getting ready for the 3rd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting. The Foster Tree Lighting is a non-denominational tree lighting ceremony featuring Foster’s beloved mascot, Twiggy. The tree lighting this year will serve as a benefit for Southeast Community Food Pantry, so please bring non-perishable food … Continued