We have established a number of committees in order to organize our work and increase our effectiveness. Led by board volunteers, projects range from short-term activities to long-range initiatives.
The following list provides examples of current projects. If you're interested in helping, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact information (name, address and phone number) and indicate the type of volunteer work you’re interested in. We’ll respond as soon as we can. Thank you!
Clean & Green Committee
Works to improve local parks (Haw Creek Park and Masters Park), environmental conditions affecting Haw Creek, and the beautification of our neighborhood
Projects include: cleaning up litter; removing invasive plants; adding Masters Park kiosk/signage; undertaking beautification initiatives, including improving the landscaping at the Crockett Avenue entrance; promoting plastic reduction efforts and storm drain adoption; identifying ways to preserve open spaces
Community Outreach Committee
Works to provide community connections by sponsoring educational programs, social events and other activities
Projects include: hosting community potlucks, yard sales, game days, meet your neighbors evenings, and concerts; organizing City Council Candidates forums and BearWise presentations; interviewing and preparing stories of amazing Haw Creek residents; welcoming new neighbors
Sidewalk, Greenways & Pedestrian Safety Committee
Works to increase sidewalks and greenways, improve pedestrian safety
Projects include: working with the city on the New Haw Creek Road sidewalk extension; establishing a greenway along Haw Creek from Arco Road to Beverly Road; improving pedestrian safety at lower Beverly Road, including completing a footbridge over Haw Creek to connect two parking lots
Communications & Development Committee
Works to promote and integrate communications and membership efforts
Projects include: improving website functionality and expanding content; extending social media presence; strengthening communications; increasing membership; undertaking fundraising efforts