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Possibilities and Perseverance

At 7:00 -   Classes, luncheon lectures, and field trips - without tests, homework, or grades.    
Michael Lester will introduce us to Odyssey a mind-expanding program for seniors at the University of South Alabama.

At 7:15 - Homeowners' Hurricane Insurance Initiative has worked hard
Next General Meeting
and long to bring down the exorbitant and unfair insurance rates that plague coastal Alabama.  Michelle Kurtz will bring us up to date with HHII's their latest efforts.
Our General Meetings are free and open to the public, so please invite your friends and neighbors. Refreshments will be served

When: Thursday, May 14, 7 PM
Where: St. Mary School, Sisters of Mercy Building, Old Shell Road at Providence Street

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.

If you are a paid member and did not recieve one in the mail, please let us know.


Celebrate Our Architectural Heritage!
                           May is National Historic
                           Preservation Month.

                           To download a PDF
                           calendar of events in
                           Mobile, click here.


Let Your Voice Be Heard
                           The city is holding a
                           "Design For The Future
                           Workshop" from May
                           18 through May 21.
                           Download the PDF
                           brochure here to see
                           what day or night(s)
                           you'd like to participate
or visit the "Map For Mobile" website at http://mapformobile.org















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Bike and other Transportation
Above map shows numerous bike routes proposed by the state, by Mobile County, and by various city groups.  The South Alabama Regional Planning Commission is looking for local opinion to help design a new comprehensive plan (not to be confused with our citywide effort the following week). See there website ( http://mobilempo.org/ )  for more details - and more interesting map.

Downtown Design Workshop, Drop-In Public Meeting
When: Monday, May 11, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Government Plaza Media Center, 205 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama 36644

Public Presentation of the Design Products
When:Thursday, May 14, 2015 6:00 PM
Where: The Temple Downtown, 351 St. Francis Street, Mobile, Alabama 36602