Letter from the President – The Board of Directors Needs You
Jul02

Letter from the President – The Board of Directors Needs You

By John Kinsey [singlepic id=304 w=320 h=240 float=right]In June, the CYCA board of directors accepted the resignation of two members: Susan Currier and Kyle Gowen. Kyle led the Safety Committee working with the MPD on National Night Out and on better ways to communicate safety news to CY residents. Susan served on the Membership Committee. We are sad to see them go and thank them for their service. With their departure, your board is...

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Neighborhood Watch still going strong

Last month, I was fortunate enough to attend a Neighborhood Watch retreat sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security. While I can’t say I learned a great deal of new information—as I have long been an avid supporter of NW—the experience did renew my resolve to advocate this critical aspect of community. Criminals, like cockroaches, are most active when they think we’re not looking, and a well-coordinated Neighborhood Watch is,...

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Revitalization is in sight

Cooper-Young has one major thing in common with our newly chartered neighbors, the Rozelle-Annesdale Historic District to the west, and that is, of course, the revitalization of Mclean. Since we have two independent communities after one goal, this should start happening sooner rather than later. The thoughts are to put a bike path, widen, power wash, add a crosswalk (for children crossing to Peabody), add a mural to the railroad...

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In memoriam

Joseph R. Tracy April 18th, 1936 – February 8th, 2010 Joseph R. Tracy became a Cooper-Young Community Association member in 2009 and had renewed his membership for 2010. He had been ill for a long time. After his wife of 37 years passed away, he moved to Evelyn Avenue. He leaves behind his sister, Jane Tracy, of Evelyn Avenue.

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Tshank you Tsunami!

[singlepic id=133 w=320 h=240 mode=web20 float=left]Steve and I want to personally congratulate Ben Smith for being honored by the Memphis Restaurant Association as Restaurateur of the Year. I am sure Ben would be the first to say that this honor pays tribute not only to his hard work but that exhibited by his staff, who make dining at Tsunami such a wonderful experience. The food is always superb, the staff is always warm and...

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