P-3118

Neighborhood Connect

Description

Financing

Documents

Photos

History Logs

Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Windsor, CO

Total Budget: $6,000

Area of Focus: Community economic development

Activity Type: Community Development: General

Summary: Building human connections in neighborhoods by providing resources to hold a block party to help get people out of their homes and to know each other.


Research shows that people now have less contact with their neighbors than in the past which can lead to loneliness and isolation. The Windsor Severance area is growing at a rapid rate which means neighborhoods are growning and people do not know their neighbors. Rotary Club of Windsor has purchased a trailer and stocked it with yard games, tables, a canopy, and other supplies that can be used for a block party or neighborhood get-together. There is no charge to use the trailer. A Rotary member will bring it to your house and pick it up the day after the party.

The Windsor Rotary Club worked with the Severance and Windsor Police Departments to check on the laws and regulations concerning block parties. Both police departments were on board and supportive of the idea.

The purchase of the trailer, branding it and stocking it some of the basic items was $3916.

The trailer can be booked online at the Windsor Rotary Club website.https://www.rotaryclubofwindsor.org/neighborhood-connect.html

The club would like to add additional items which homeowners might not own in order to make the contents of the trailer more useful and exciting for users. We would also like to advertise the trailer through Facebook promotions. We plan to support a block party organized by one of our members in order to get some photos and positive comments about the usefulness of the trailer.

We believe that the trailer will help introduce people to their neighbors and build connections and a stronger community.

Project Contact Person

District: 5440

Rotary Club of: Windsor

Primary Contact: Ann Kling

Email: director@clearviewlibrary.org

Project Status

Paid
This project is "Paid". This means that the funds from the district have been issued. This project is now being ready for implementation. When this is done, a report needs to be uploaded on the project page and the "Reported" button needs to be clicked, then the status of the project will be changed to "Reported".

Project listed for the 2019-20 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project

Date

Cash

DDF

Total

Windsor (5440)

4-Sep-19

$5,000

$1,000

$6,000

Total

$5,000

$1,000

$6,000

Project Supporting Documents

Project Photos

History Log Entries

4-Sep-19

by Ann Kling

System Entry: Creation of project page.

8-Sep-19

by Ann Kling

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.

8-Sep-19

by Ann Kling

System Entry: Project signed by Ann Kling.

9-Sep-19

System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Joe Schroeder.

9-Sep-19

System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Mike Carey.

20-Sep-19

by Randall Looper

Ann,

The budget of income and expenses needs to match. You have income listed of $6,000 but the expenses are only $3,900.

23-Sep-19

by Randall Looper

Ann,

The new budget you uploaded doesn't look any different than the original budget.

29-Sep-19

by Randall Looper

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.

30-Sep-19

by Bill Kehl

System Entry: Check for DDF payment issued by Foundation Treasurer.

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