Representing the 1200 households North of East-West Highway, South of JonesBridge Road, East of Wisconsin Avenue and West of Columbia Country Club.
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By Greg Volz, President
General Membership MeetingWednesday, September 22nd7:00 p.m.B-CC High School Cafeteria4301 East-West Highway
We are rolling full steam aheadin to fall. School starts soon andvacations are wrapping up. Now itis time to get back to business.There are several items that weare addressing at EBCA as webegin our new fiscal year. Thebiggest one is increasing ourmembership numbers, and runninga close second is improving ourwebsite and its usefulness.The EBCA community is a totalvolunteer organization. Our budgetand our ability to provide servicesto our community like thenewsletter, Labor Day Picnic andHalloween parade is based on thenumber of folks who send in their$15 annual membership dues. Werely on you to help fund the EastBethesda Citizens Association. Inan effort to make it easier for youto become a member, we will havean online payment option availablevery soon on our website,www.ebca.org. You can also clipthe coupon on the back of thisnewsletter and mail it in today. Your support is greatlyappreciated.Speaking of our website, it can bea tremendous resource for ourneighborhood, but only if it is usedproperly. You need to register firstat www.ebca.org. Just a few of thebenefits to East Bethesda residentsusing this communication tool:rapid dissemination of emergencyinformation through email blasts;sharing event information; sharingreferrals for babysitters,contractors and landscapers; andnotifying neighbors of importantnews. Feel free to share this withother neighbors. The more that join, the more useful the websitebecomes.In addition to the website, anEast Bethesda resident and ournew Membership Chairman, JillChodorov, has started an EastBethesda Yahoo Group to facilitatesharing information. Like any Yahoo listserv, you can select to getemails as they are posted or in adigest form. In order to subscribeyourself to the Yahoo group, sendan email to eastbethesda-
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The annual EBCA Labor DayPicnic and Party will take place atLynnbrook Park on Monday,September 6th from 2 to 5 p.m. Allcommunity members are invited tocome take part in sack races, tug of war, the bean bag toss, relay races,the football toss, the moon bounceand much more.If you are interested in helpingat the event, please send an emailto email@example.com.
After four years as editor of Neighborhood News, Jay Briar islooking to pass along thenewsletter to another neighborwho, like him, wants to be involvedin the community without actuallygetting off of the couch. Trainingcan be provided.If you are interested in learningmore about how the newsletter ispublished, please send an email toJay at firstname.lastname@example.org or toEBCA President Greg Volz email@example.com.