The Suburban Acres Civic League received some wonderful thank you notes from the kids at Suburban Park Elementary to thank us for our donation to their field trip to Nauticus! Here is a sampling of the thoughtful notes from the students!
Here is the link to information about the event we helped fund on Donors Choose!
Suburban Acres Civic League Meeting, Monday, June 10, 2019
Speaker: Mayor Kenneth Alexander, City of Norfolk
When: 6:30 pm, Monday, June 10, 2019
Doors open at 6:00 pm for refreshments and socializing
Where: Suburban Park Elementary School, 310 Thole Street
We invite nearby civic leagues to join us for our special speaker this month. If you have a question or comment for Mayor Alexander, please write it down and bring it with you. He would like to know what is on your mind.
Please check out events page on facebook to keep up with our events!
You may have noticed more candidate flyers in your mailboxes recently!
Here are some helpful links for members to get up to speed on the upcoming primary on June 11, 2019. Don’t forget to prepare yourself and get ready to vote!
The minutes for the May 2019 Suburban Acres Civic League General Meeting are posted and available at the meeting minutes area of our website.
Meeting highlights include:
- Comments and Q&A with State Delegate Robert Bloxom
- Best native plants for shady, wet or sun-loving areas with Denise Gruccio of Eggleston Garden Center
- Membership vote on the proposed location of the Thole Street speed sign.
See you all at the next meeting on June 10!
The City of Norfolk has posted the 2018 Water Quality Report.
You can view the report by going here:
For more information on Norfolk Water, you can check out their website, here:
The City of Norfolk has also posted this helpful video about how water gets from source to tap:
The Suburban Acres Civic League joined 16 other donors to fund a DonorsChoose.org project that sent 100 PreK-2 students from Suburban Park Elementary School to the Nauticus Museum in April. Below is the letter we received from the teacher at Suburban Park Elementary. Thanks to YOU, our community, for helping these young scholars learn about the importance of the local waterways to Norfolk and Hampton Roads.
Dear Suburban Acres Civic League,
Thank you so much for the donation. The children thoroughly enjoyed the trip. There was so much to see, many of them didn’t want to leave.
The trip began with a slide show of creatures in the waterways and artifacts for the children to actually touch and ask questions about. The children were fascinated by the exoskeletons and other parts of water creatures. The presenter even spoke with them individually. Some of the children stayed back in the room with the giant screen to enjoy a movie on water creatures.
There was more to explore so we went off to tour the Naval museum which included a tour of a real battleship-The Wisconsin. The children enjoyed it so much they wanted to stay in the bunk-beds! Inside the museum tour, they saw sharks, drove speedboats over the water (only virtually!), and marveled at the water creatures all around them. They even got to use the dual hoist cranes to move cargo containers! Even now, after a month, as we discuss jobs people do, while reading a book about captains my students have exclaimed, “That’s like the one who drove the ship!” Thank you for making this amazing experience possible!
Mrs. D Luc