We’re a neighborhood that cares. Since we started our VLP home tours, we have donated over $100,000 to local charities. This year we gave over $16,000. The charities were selected with consideration of: mission, need, number of clients served, and low or no overhead.
The new web site will enable us to send out immediate notifications in the event of a neighborhood emergency. We have decreased the amount of notifications we send to you, at the request of many who felt they were being spammed in the past. Others have asked that we increase the frequency of communications.
After five years, our home tour committee needed a break. We thought we would have to forgo the effort this year. Fortunately, new board member Michael Curcio, and former tour co-chair Raymond Manci, offered to co-chair the tour for 2016. They have planned an innovative, first-ever VLP Twilight Home Tour, followed by a catered reception for guests.
The results of the survey we sent you in February indicated four areas you deemed important: vacation rental problems, social events, street closures and repairs, and security. Here’s an update: