CVNA’s Writing Contest For Children Ages 6 – 13

CVNA is sponsoring a writing contest for children ages:  Ages (6-8) (8-11) and ages (12 & 13).  A prize of $15 will be given to the winner of each age group.  Choose a topic from the following list and submit your story by November 11, 2016. 1. Tell us about your favorite thing to do in Colonial Village. 2. Write a funny story about your pet. 3. Tell us what you would like to do  in Colonial Village that you can’t do now. All stories must include your name, address, telephone
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October CVNA Meeting – Fraud and Identity Theft: Program Topic

The next CVNA meeting will be on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 7pm – 8:30pm, at Grace United Methodist Church, 1900 Boston Blvd. corner of Mt. Hope.  The speaker, Sam Davis, is scheduled to speak on fraud and identity theft.

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Twenty Candidates Attended Meet The Candidates Event

Nineteen Candidates attended the annual Meet the Candidates Event, hosted by Colonial Village, Lewton Rich and Averill Woods Neighborhood Associations.  Candidates spoke for three minutes then responded to questions from the audience.  The event was held on September 21 at Grace United Methodist Church on Boston and Mt. Hope. CVNA would like to thank all candidates who participated in this very important event. Tom Cochran and Leon R. Clark, running for State Representatives, District 67 Andy
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School Bond Presentation at CVNA Meeting March 16, 2016 7pm – 8:30pm

Ben Botwinski, Executive Director of School Improvement for Lansing Schools will make a presentation on Lansing Pathway Promise Bond on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 7pm - 8:30pm at Grace United Methodist Church, 1900 Boston,  corner of Mt. Hope.   See a complete  agenda under Meetings.   Mark your calendars.  CVNA meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month.
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Recently Revised Snow Ordinance For Lansing

Lansing's Snow Ordinance has always required Lansing homeowners to remove the snow and ice from the sidewalk in front of their property 24 hours after a snow event.  The ordinance now requires homeowners to  clear sidewalks the full width of the sidewalk and, if on a corner, clear snow and ice on the corner property as well.  Call 517-483-4161 for additional information or to lodge a complaint about snow and ice covered sidewalks. If not removed and there is a complaint about snow or ice on
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Moores River/Mt. Hope Shoreline & Pathway Construction

Construction on Mt. Hope (Moores River Drive to east of Pleasant Grove), scheduled to begin in April, will be limited to reconfiguring the road from 4 lanes to 3 lanes with bike lanes.    The Board of Water & Light will, however, also be doing the water line at the west end of Mt. Hope.  Traffic along Mt. Hope will be limited.  If you can, you may want to seek an alternate route. For additional information Contact:  Andy Kilpatrick, 517-483-4248 or
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“Safe Routes to School” Comes to Four Lansing Area Schools

Safe Routes to School is a national program for school students that supports physical activity and better health by getting school kids to walk and bike to school.  Find out more about this national program at Four schools in the Lansing School District received a grant to develop a Safe Routes to School community team. These teams will help create a Safe Routes to School plan to get school kids walking and biking to these schools: • STEM Academy •
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Discontinuing the Service of Land Line Telephones. Rumor or Fact?

Its a fact.  "SB 636 - Elimination of Landline Telephones" Melissa Siefert, associate state director at AARP Michigan, spoke about the impact of Senate Bill 636 on our area at CVNA's February 19 meeting. The bill which passed the Senate and is in the House is one vote away from becoming law. domain links . This law will enable phone companies to eliminate landline service with only 90 days’ notice starting in 2017. AARP, 911 Responders, Sheriffs Associations and many others are against
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LBWL Outage Credit Eligibility Form

LBWL, Lansing Board of Water and Light, customers who experienced an electric outage for 120 hours or more due to the December 22 ice storm are eligible for a $25 credit, and an additional $5 per day after that.  To apply complete this Catastrophic Storm Outage Credit form. analysis of website . domain links . day-trips internet use statistics . hosting information . check links translate .
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City of Lansing’s Crime Mapping Website

A new tool used by the City of Lansing Police Department is a website that provides  a daily report of criminal activity by street in Lansing, MI and the nation.  It is available to everyone.  Go to put in your address.  It is as simple as that.  You will be given an opportunity to sign up to have daily reports sent to your email address. Find out other resources available to you at According to there have been several motor vehicle
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