Category Archives: CVNA

Important Announcement

The City of Lansing Committee on Development and Planning is meeting Monday, July 17th , 4:00 pm. at the City Hall 10 th Floor Conference Room. They will be discussing the Rezoning Request for Victor Avenue. This would rezone the … Continue reading

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City of Lansing Introduces Facade Improvement Matching Grant Opportunity

LANSING, MI – The City of Lansing announced a new matching grant opportunity for commercial, mixed-use, and office spaces outside of the downtown area.   The Targeted Façade Improvement Matching Grant Program will provide up to $15,000 in one-to-one reimbursed matching funds … Continue reading

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CVNA Neighborhood Picnic Coming Soon – AUGUST 16

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the annual CVNA neighborhood-wide picnic coming August 16, 2017 at Elmhurst School corner Pattengill and Gordon Avenue in Lansing, MI.  Bring your family and friends and, Oh yes, a dish to pass.  Volunteers are … Continue reading

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CVNA Apologize for recent items being posted on this site.

There are several items being posted on this site under the authorship of a Laura Ford that do not belong to Colonial Village Neighborhood Association in Lansing, MI.  This Laura Ford is not CVNA’s past president.  We are working on the … Continue reading

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CVNA Neighborhood Garage Sale Date Set For June 10

The CVNA Annual Garage Sale will be held June 10, 2017, 9:00am – 4:00 pm.  CVNA will advertise the neighborhood-wide sale.  Each participating household will hold their own sale.  Look for many locations in the area from Martin Luther King … Continue reading

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CVNA Garden For Our Community Youth

Spring and summer bring thoughts of colorful and beautiful flowers and, oh yeah, fresh vegetables too.  Want your kids to have a summer of fun they won’t forget while learning where their food comes from too?  Check out the Colonial … Continue reading

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CVNA Picnic August 16, 2017

Mark your calendars.  Bring your family to the annual CVNA Picnic on August 16, 2017.  Plan on having lots of fun, food and more.  Picnic will be held at Elmhurst School on Gordon Ave. and Pattengill Street.  Volunteers are needed … Continue reading

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Winter 2017 CVNA Meeting

The first 2017 meeting of the Colonial Village Neighborhood Association (CVNA) was held on February 15, 2017 at Grace United Methodist Church.  The open forum attended by over 30 neighbors was called to support the continuation of CVNA and to … Continue reading

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Deer Over Population in Parks and Neighborhoods

The Lansing Parks Board receives complaints throughout the year about deer in city parks and neighborhoods.  Park Board members have begun to study the issue and gather information.  “Our goal is to create scientifically sound data that will allow the … Continue reading

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Congratulations! To CVNA’s Writing Contest Winners

Prizes were awarded to contest winners.  Thank you to four young creative writers who submitted entries to the first CVNA writing contest.  The contest was for children ages (6-8) (8-11) and ages (12 & 13).  Each winner received a prize … Continue reading

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