• October 28, 2017

    Linwood Park Entrance at 362 Foch St.

    4:00 PM – 10:00 PM

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Volunteer

Schedule

September 20th

  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Better Block Community Walk & Talk

    Location: TBD

October 11th

  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Better Block Concept Workshop

    Feedback provided from the Walk and Talk is considered and formulated into a concept plan to be presented to the community at the entrance to Linwood Park at 362 Foch St..  After a presentation and light food, we’ll split into our volunteer teams and walk the focus area to further discuss details and assign roles to individual pledging to volunteer and assist with Build Week on October 25th – 27th.

October 25th - 27th

  • Wednesday, October 25th Build Week

    TBD

  • Thursday, October 26th Build Week

    TBD

  • Friday, October 27th Build Week

    TBD

October 28th

  • TBD Linwood Better Block: Transformation Day

    TBD

Teams

Art and Beauty

Public Streets and Spaces

Pop Up Programs

Organizers

Eva Bonilla

Family, Education and Community are Eva’s passion.  She has been married to Bob for over 46 years and has three wonderful daughters who also volunteer in the community.  She retired after 30 years with Merck & Co., Inc., after holding several administrative positions and receiving many awards and recognitions.  After being a Caregiver for her…

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I get involved with Linwood Better Block?

    We’ll put out a call for volunteers soon, but be sure to get the latest information by subscribing to our emails, and check the upcoming schedule for public meetings, build out and the event.

    Who can I contact for a Better Block in my city?

    We’re always looking for ways to make more cities better. Visit the Team Better Block website or email [email protected] for more information.

    Will the Better Block Improvements Become Permanent?

    Better Block projects are temporary in nature and will be taken down after each event, but they are designed to be easily implemented after a project’s completion. Better Block works with City officials and decision-makers to change policy and fast-track infrastructure improvements. Visit BetterBlock.org to read case studies and success stories from cities around the world.

     

    Can I have someone speak to our organization about the Better Block project?

    Please send an email to [email protected] to request a presentation on the Better Block project.