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Lauren C. van der Bijl, Historic Preservation Consultant and Mobile native, returned to her hometown to work for the Historic Mobile Preservation Society just two years ago, and already her research has  changed course for the Oakleigh Museum.


Next General Meeting
At our next General Meeting, Ms. Van der Bijl will share her perspective on this year's homes in the HMPS Annual Home Tour (which starts the very next day) and discuss her work at the museum.
When: 7 PM, Thursday, March 12
Where: St.Mary Parrish's Seton Center,1413 Old Shell Road. Open to the public. Refreshments will be served.


Have an Extra Working Fridge?
Central Presbyterian Church is expanding its Food Pantry and is in need of refrigerators. If you have a plain, old, working refrigerator, Central will pick it up. Contact Charles Storrs at cell (334) 208-0227


Beautification
Pickets and plants. Details on our Beautification page.








In the News
                   The proposed I-10 bridge has a
                   website - and a logo.
                        http://www.mobileriverbridge.com/index.html


Mayor Stimpson declares a "War On Litter"
http://lagniappemobile.com/mayor-stimpson-declares-war-on-litter/

Editorial regarding the Blue Creek Coal Terminal addition to be taken up by the Planning Commision on February 6.
http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2014/01/no_more_coal_dust_for_downtown.html

The U.S. Department of Transportation is concerned about the huge increases in hazardous material shipments by rail and our aging infrastructure. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/03/us/concern-over-safety-grows-as-more-oil-rides-the-rails.html?hp

Ghost bikes mark the deaths of two cyclists. http://blog.al.com/live/2013/10/memorial_ghost_bikes_appear_wh.html#incart_flyout_news

The Board of Ed has an offer for Old Shell School, but...
    3. Developer clarifies http://blog.al.com/live/2013/10/developer_interested_in_school.html#incart_river_default
    2. Sale tabled. http://blog.al.com/live/2013/10/historic_old_shell_road_school.html
    1. Back on track for sale. http://blog.al.com/live/2013/10/historic_old_shell_road_school.html

HMPS and Rhonda Davis part company http://blog.al.com/live/2013/10/historic_mobile_preservation_s.html#incart_river_default


Newsletter Online
You can read or download our October Newsletter here.

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Save Those Plants!
                       Don't toss those plants that
                       have overtaken your garden!
                       Pot them up for our Spring
                       Plant Swap on 10 AM, Saturday,
                       April 11. Details are here.

Newsletter
Read or download our October newsletter with updated calendar on our News page.


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