August 16, 2017 Special Meeting

Greetings, neighbors,

Michael Geffel, a resident of the Creston-Kenilworth Neighborhood Association, has requested our Neighborhood Association’s endorsement of a grant proposal to bring improvements to the SE Center St. Bikeway intersecting the Creston-Kenilworth and Foster-Powell Neighborhoods.

Mr. Geffel is seeking funding for this proposal through the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s Portland in the Streets Community Grant Program. The deadline to submit grant proposals is August 31st. The Creston-Kenilworth Neighborhood Association endorsed Mr. Geffel’s “Creston Foster is Neon” proposal at their July 24 meeting.

In order to review Mr. Geffel’s proposal prior to the August 31 deadline set by PBOT, the Foster-Powell Neighborhood Association Board has agreed to hear his proposal and request for endorsement at a special meeting on August 16th, prior to the Essex Park Movie in the Park event.

You can view the proposal here. Meeting details are below.

Hope to see you there!

Date: Wednesday, August 16th
Time: 6:30pm to 7pm
Location: Essex Park, Essex Park, 7730 SE Center St.

Take a look at the meeting agenda here.


July 30th Sunday Clean Up at Essex Park

Come out, meet some neighbors, and help clean up Essex Park! The park gets a lot of use and has more litter than the park board can handle. Let’s lend a helping hand to make our park beautiful. Picking up litter is a fun activity for kids. Bring the whole family! Supplies will be provided.

When: Sunday, July 30th
Time: Meet at 10AM at the playground
Where: Essex Park –  SE 76th Ave. and SE Center St.

BONUSES! Bagels and coffee provided by Henry Higgins Bagels; bags and gloves provided by John McKay.

THANK YOU to our generous sponsors:
Henry Higgins Boiled Bagels
John McKay, Realtor, Premiere Property Group LLC


Summer Events Coming Up!

Come out and hang out with your neighbors this August with two FREE events in Foster-Powell!

Foster-Powell’s National Night Out

Date: Tuesday, August 1st
Time: 6pm to 8:30pm
Location: Kern Park

Meet your neighbors for a free evening of music, food, and fun at Kern Park! A live band (The Hip Replacements) will be on hand to provide entertainment. Community informational booths will introduce you to area business and services. Kids activities will include face painting, storytime, and a craft table. Bring the whole family, your picnic basket, and hangout for the evening!

This event is sponsored by the Foster-Powell Neighborhood Association.

Movie in the Park 

Date: Wednesday, August 16th
Time: music at 6:30pm, movie at dusk
Location: Essex Park

Please join us at Essex Park to watch Big Hero 6!

Pre-entertainment starts at 6:30. The movie will begin at dusk.

Thank you to our local sponsors:

  • John McKay, Realtor
  • Red Castle Games
  • Pieper Cafe
  • Midpoint Cafe