SAVE THE DATE – Please Vote

Two very important elections coming up.  Local elections are just as important as the Federal elections if not more so.  Please vote August 2 and get ready for the November election by coming to the Meet The Candidates Night.  Save the Date. 9/21/16 7pm, 1900 Boston Blvd.  Keep checking back on CVNA Facebook or Website for more details.


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CVNA Picnic

Sponsored by:  ValuLand Wednesday, August 17, 2016  6pm - 8pm, on front lawn of Elmhurst School  (corner of Pattengill and Gordon Ave.)  Join us for hot dogs, chips, drinks and ice cream. Bring a dish to pass. Contact:  Connie Doyle, President, email or call 517-316-6366 View the 2016 Picnic Poster
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Flowers In Bloom Comes to Colonial Village May 14, 2016

You and your family are invited to come play in the dirt with us on May 14, 2016.  CVNA is the recipient of landscape flowers for the beautification of traffic circles, Islands, memorial garden on Boston Ave., neighborhood sign and our two parks (Elmhurst & Holly Park).   One circle will be designated for students to encourage them to take ownership in the neighborhood, show off their artistic side and earn community service.  Your assistance is needed for mulching and planting.  Let’s
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Neighborhood-Wide Garage Sale – Tips For Success

Saturday, May 21,2016  Neighborhood-Wide Garage Sale Start sorting through the attic and garage because CVNA's Annual Neighborhood-Wide Garage Sale is almost here.   The Association will advertise and put signs out to announce the neighborhood-wide sale.  Here are a few in demand items  and tips to help make your garage sale a success.  Items taken from various sources. Costume Jewelry - Yard sale shoppers love to snatch up costume jewelry if it's nicely displayed and priced to sell.
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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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