2021 ESPNA Board Elections
Thank you to to everyone who has nominated someone to be on the 2021 ESPNA Board! Below is the list of nominees as of November 19th. No positions are currently being contested, so according to the by-laws a formal vote may not be needed.
The incoming board will start January 1st, 2021, and the positions are all 2 year terms.
President - Benjamin Gelb
Vice President - John Ryan
Secretary - Helen Memoli
Member at Large
Current Board members
(continuing to second year of term)
General meetings are held the first Thursday of the month every other month starting in February. All meetings are held in St Paul's School cafeteria, unless otherwise announced, with doors opening at 6:30 pm for hospitality and a chance to visit, meeting starts at 7 pm.
Always the 3rd Friday of the month - it's a great way to get to know your neighbors and share your hospitality all at the same time. If you'd like to host a Porch Party, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unless otherwise posted, the Board meets the 2nd Tuesday every other month, starting in January, at 7pm at Catholic Charities on the corner of 16th St and 13th Ave N.
Newsletter is published six times per year: February, April, June, August, October, December. Sign up within form above!
Annual Special Events
Alley Clean-up: Scheduled to coincide with Home Depot's hosting Hazardous Waste drop off.
Neighborhood Garage Sale and Block Party- April
Haunted Hike - Mid October
Holiday Potluck Dinner and ESPNA Elections - December Annual Meeting.
These avenues are available to all active members to communicate a concern or an idea:
Write an editorial for our neighborhood newsletter (<500 words). The newsletter is sent out every other month starting in February. All articles should be submitted to email@example.com by the 20th of the preceding month and be signed by a member.
Request that a letter be forwarded to the membership list via email. Send forward requests to firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters should be signed by members.
Request that your topic be added to the general meeting agenda. General meetings are held the first Thursday of every other month, starting in February, in St. Paul's cafeteria at 7 pm. Please send your request to email@example.com at least 7 days prior to be added to the agenda.
Request that your topic be added to the board meeting agenda. Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every other month, starting in January, at 7 pm. Please contact at least 7 days prior to be added to the agenda. The meeting location is posted on our website www.espna.org and all members are welcome to attend.
Request a special meeting and vote. Special meetings can be called by board or by 10 active members. Written notice of the date, place, and purpose of special meetings shall be provided to all members at least 7 days prior. Send special meeting requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Post an announcement on our Facebook page. Ask that the message be shared with the fans of our page. www.facebook.com/espna.
This Year's Charity
Founded in April of 2018, Charlie's Champs is a nonprofit organization created in honor of Charlie Sloan Benson.
Mission: Charlie's Champs is dedicated to providing children with disabilities opportunities for joy, companionship and physical fitness.
Vision: Charlie's Champs is committed to creating a community of families, friends, and children who are enthusiastic about participating in inclusive, recreational activities.
Donate to Charlie's Champs now! Your support and contribution directly help a child with disabilities experience the joy, community, and independence adaptive recreational sports and equipment provide.
A portion of our fundraising from neighborhood events has been contributed to a local charity for over 10 years. Our members nominate charities that they feel need our support at the fall general meeting. Information is provided about each charity and paid members vote at the final yearly annual meeting to select the charity that we'll support throughout the upcoming year. The charity for 2019 is Charlie's Champ
Previous Year's Charities
2019 Cetera, Inc.
2018 Pet Pal Animal Shelter
2017 The Kind Mouse
2016 SPCA of Tampa Bay
2015 Community Preschool
2014 YMCA of Greater St Pete
2013 Wounded Warrior Project
2012 St Vincent DePaul
2011 Ronald McDonald House
2010 Alpha House of Pinellas County
2002-2020 The Euclid / St. Paul's Neighborhood Association PO Box 76054, St. Petersburg FL 33734-6054