[REMINDER] Suburban Acres Litter Cleanup – Saturday, 11/2/19 @ 9 AM

Come Out Saturday Morning to Help with the Suburban Acres Litter Cleanup!

 When:  Saturday, November 2, 2019, 9:00 am.

Where:  Meet at Suburban Park Elementary School teachers’ parking lot.

The Suburban Acres Civic League is holding the quarterly Adopt-a-Spot event.  Neighbors will gather to clean up litter around Suburban Park Elementary School and Caton Park, and along Thole Street to the Tinee Giant.

Bring your friends and family to meet neighbors and help for about an hour to keep our community one of the best (and greenest) in Norfolk!

Remember to follow our events on facebook

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October General Meeting Recap: Crock-pot Cookoff and Candidate Forum

The minutes from the October 2019 Suburban Acres Civic League meeting held on October 14, 2019 are posted and available.  Please click here to view the minutes from the meeting.

The meeting was extremely well-attended.  Candidates on the ballot for the upcoming elections were in attendance and addressed the membership!  Members had a great opportunity to hear from and interact with the candidates.

Candidates in attendance:

State Senate District 6

  • Lynnwood Lewis
  • Elizabeth Lankford

Delegate for District 100

  • Rob Bloxom
  • Phil Hernandez

Clerk of the Court

  • George Schaeffer

We had a great turnout for the Crock-pot Cook-off and another year of fabulous dishes prepared by members!  There is some serious cooking talent in our community!

Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who brought dishes and contributed to such a great event.

Here are the result of the cookoff!

  • Crock-pot Cook-off Results:
    • 1st Place: Gabriel & Helen Kinnison – Veggie Chili
    • 2nd Place: Ann Owens – Beans and Beef
    • Special Recognition: Marissa O’Neill – Chocolate Lava Cake
    • Other food:  Thanks to everyone else who brought delicious slow-cooked dishes (Everett Leseberg, Joan Wilson, and Dave and Kathryn Hunter); cornbread (Pearl Windle and Karen Mayne); and desserts (Noelle Gabriel and JoAnn Powell). And many thanks to Harris Teeter for its donation of gift certificates.

We’ll see everyone again at the Holiday Party in December!

 

[REMINDER] SACL October Candidate Forum and Crockpot Cook-off

When:  Monday, October 14, 2019.  Doors open at 6:00 pm for the Crockpot Cook-Off.  Meeting starts at 6:30 pm.

Where:  Suburban Park Elementary School, 310 Thole Street

Candidate Forum for the Virginia General Assembly

Senate of Virginia, 6th District

Elizabeth A. Lankford – R

Lynwood W. Lewis, Jr. – D

House of Delegates, 100th District

Robert S. Bloxom, Jr. – R

Phillip M. Hernandez – D

Crockpot Cook-off:  Show off those slow-cooking culinary skills.  PRIZES . . . and bragging rights for the best slow-cooked dish! Please bring your own serving spoon.  Plates, bowls, tableware, beverages, power cords provided.

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SACL October Candidate Forum and Crockpot Cook-off

When:  Monday, October 14, 2019.  Doors open at 6:00 pm for the Crockpot Cook-Off.  Meeting starts at 6:30 pm.

Where:  Suburban Park Elementary School, 310 Thole Street

Candidate Forum for the Virginia General Assembly

Senate of Virginia, 6th District

Elizabeth A. Lankford – R

Lynwood W. Lewis, Jr. – D

House of Delegates, 100th District

Robert S. Bloxom, Jr. – R

Phillip M. Hernandez – D

Crockpot Cook-off:  Show off those slow-cooking culinary skills.  PRIZES . . . and bragging rights for the best slow-cooked dish! Please bring your own serving spoon.  Plates, bowls, tableware, beverages, power cords provided.

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[REMINDER] SACL Adopt-A-Spot Saturday, Aug 17, 9AM

When:  Saturday, August 17 2019, 9:00 am.

 

Where:  Meet at Suburban Park Elementary School teachers’ parking lot.

 

The Suburban Acres Civic League is holding the quarterly Adopt-a-Spot event.  Neighbors will gather to clean up litter around Suburban Park Elementary School and Caton Park, and along Thole Street to the Tinee Giant.

 

Bring your friends and family to meet neighbors and help for about an hour to keep our community one of the best (and greenest) in Norfolk!

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August 2019 General Meeting Minutes

The minutes and notes from the August 2019 are now available.  Go to the meeting minutes area of our site to check them out!

Guest speaker for the meeting was Greg Bockheim from the Norfolk Zoo.

Mr. Bockheim provided an interesting talk on the zoo’s programs related to education, community outreach, and conservation and breeding of at-risk species from around the world. The Virginia Zoo hosts about 500,000 visitors a year and is the only zoo in Virginia that is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.  Mr. Bockheim ended his talk with a “pop quiz” and gave stuffed animals to the winners!

4th of July Parade & Picnic – Good Times!

Thank you to all the neighbors who came out and made the Suburban Acres Civic League 4th of July Kids’ Parade & Community Picnic a great success!

It was hot and humid outside, but we had a great turnout and some incredible outfits and decorations!

2019 Prize Winners

Best Dressed Pet:  Shivon the dog, brought by owner Susan Boice

Best Dressed Kids

First Place:  Marion Collins

Second Place:  Daisy Tompkins

Third Place:  Charlie Kinnison and Stella Gabriel

Best Overall Entry:  The Toro Family – Allie, Abbie, Annie, Angie

Donors:

  • Towne Bank
  • Harris Teeter
  • Sweet Frog
  • Tinee Giant

Guests:

  • Norfolk City Council Member Courtney Doyle, Ward 2
  • Norfolk City Council Member Andria McClellan, Superward 6
  • Norfolk Police Community Resource Officer, Billy Old
  • Norfolk Police Officers Bangoura and Siegel
  • Ted Drake, representative for Delegate Rob Bloxom, District 100
  • Firefighters from Station 9

Master of Ceremonies:  Richard Drumwright

Parade Marshal:  Matt Adams, Revolutionary War Soldier Reenactor

Helpers for the Picnic and Parade:

  • Joan and Wes Wilson
  • Louie Gabriel
  • John Mangus
  • Peter Bastinelli
  • Alex Gabriel
  • Diane Ruhl
  • Mary Ann Grogan
  • Pearl Windle
  • Peter Beznoska
  • Karen Mayne

For more photos from the event, check out our Album on Facebook