SESNA resident Dave MacMillan received the City of Salem "At Your Service" Volunteer Award for 2017! Dave volunteered for the Salem Heritage Neighborhood Subcommittee this year, focusing on documenting historic buildings in SESNA. He also developed a calendar featuring photos of homes around the neighborhood, sold as a fundraiser! Dave's work will contribute to coming… Continue reading Congratulations, Dave MacMillan!
This year, the SESNA annual meeting moves to the beautiful Dye Room at the Willamette Heritage Center (formerly Mission Mill) at the corner of Mill and 12th Streets. Join us for tasty snacks, a chance to meet your neighbors, and more! Anya Holcomb from Salem for Refugees will tell us about their programs. We'll hear… Continue reading Annual Meeting October 24!
How does SESNA keep you connected? Here are some highlights from the September meeting. We shared announcements! On Monday, October 2 at 5:15, the City of Salem will hold its volunteer recognition event at the Main Library. Loucks Auditorium. Our neighbor Dave MacMillan will receive an award! The long-vacant home at 1545 Trade Street SE… Continue reading What happened in September?
This month, SESNA returns to Capital Park Wesleyan Church for our regular monthly meeting. We'll hear from Public Works about sidewalk repair, Lois Stark about the upcoming Library Bond Election, settle on an official neighborhood position on the City's proposed State Street projects, and more! Also, join us in finalizing plans for October's big annual… Continue reading September Meeting!
Part 3! Are you ready for a wildfire, flood, or Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake? In the event of a major quake, most or all bridges will fail; power and water will be out of service for weeks or months; grocery stores will be empty; and there will be no cell service. We can expect to… Continue reading Part Three of Emergency Preparedness Workshops
Part 2! The West Coast is overdue for a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. That means a 9.0 earthquake and a tsunami at the coast, and at least a 7.0 earthquake here in Salem. Most or all bridges will fail, power and water will be out of service for weeks or months, grocery stores will be… Continue reading Part Two of Emergency Preparedness Workshops
Neighbors come in all races and speak many languages. Here in SESNA, one of Salem's more diverse neighborhoods, many of our neighbors do not have English as their first language. SESNA has purchased fifty of these welcoming yard signs, sized at 18" x 24". They have the same message in English, Spanish, and Arabic: "No… Continue reading Welcoming Yard Signs Available