Aug 22, 2012

A llittle perspective...

Thanks Pesznecker Brothers for fabricating AND donating these steel love-bomb signs!
Thanks Ace Hardware on Woodstock for donating the concrete needed for the sign footings!

Jul 8, 2012

Save The Date - August 6th!

Hey Neighbors!
Save August 6th, because we are having a neighborhood social....

What: BBQ and Ice Cream Social
Hosted by: SE Uplift and Mt. Scott-Arleta Neighborhood Association
When: Monday, August 6th at 6:30
Where: Our Happy Block/Calvary Church (8040 SE Woodstock Blvd, on the lawn)

SE Uplift will be providing Ben & Jerry's ice cream and the Mt. Scott-Arleta Neighborhood Association will be providing light food and a bring any food you'd like to throw on the grill and we'll have a dandy time! (we will have separate grills for meat and veggies)

All Ages!

Jun 5, 2012

June 16th! Work Party Y'all!

Spread the Word, we are having a work party!
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YAY!  We are almost done with the current portion of OUR {HAPPY BLOCK} project!
But there are some key things that still need to be we hope you can join us Saturday, June 16th!

Come alone or bring your friends, family, kids, dog...hey, just come!
  • Date: Saturday June 16th,  2012 
  • Starting: 10am (show up when you can during the day) and stay as long as you can, or want 
  • Site: 8040 SE Woodstock BLVD, Portland OR 97206  
*Food will be provided to volunteers. 

Please email Terah Beth at if you plan to make it (so we can estimate food)
...or just show up when you can!

Bring gloves (if you have them) and wear appropriate shoes and clothes
>>> Do you have tools that you can bring? why not...
Want to provide food, refreshments or plates/cups...etc?
If so, please contact Terah Beth at 971.404.9864 or email her at

A volunteer (Treasa) in action on planting day
This project has been made possible by a partnership between the following organizations (and so many amazing individuals who have volunteered their time):
       Thank YOU so much!        
               Luv,  Terah Beth                         


May 31, 2012

Work Party Day June 16th at 10am - Lunch Provided!

Announcement...Work party!!!

We will be gathering at Our Happy Block on June 16th at 10am to finish up some work.

We will be laying drip irrigation hose, removing weeds, and having a general good time doing it!

If you can join us, please contact Terah Beth at

Thanks a lot!

Mar 26, 2012

Mar 8, 2012

Calls to police cut by 57%

Crime Statistics:
I want to share some great news with you!
Since Our 'Happy Block' project broke ground....
calls to police have been cut by
We went from 137 calls to police to 59.
(number of calls to police in 1-year concerning activity within a 500-foot radius of our project)

(See the statistics, in detail, at the bottom of this post)