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A person who has been going door to door

A message from Betsy Coffield, FDA President: Several of you have written this past week about a person who has been going door to door in the Fan asking for contributions of clothing. This same person has also been spotted going through alleys and into back yards. He is described as an African American male, […]

Fan District Association turns 50 this year

The Fan District Association is celebrating it’s 50th Anniversary by hosting a party on October 15, 2011 from 6-10 pm at the Virginia Center for Architecture at 2501 Monument Avenue. There will be live music, open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres and valet parking available. All FDA members are invited and invitations have been mailed. We […]

Fan District Association now on Facebook

A message from Betsy Coffield, FDA President: I am very happy to announce the NEW Fan District Association Facebook page, now ready for its unveiling. Please check it out at “The Fan District Association” on your Facebook page and “friend” us. You will find lots of great articles, photos, and announcements about happenings in the […]

Got your Fan parking decal yet?

The new information concerning the Fan district decals can be found on the Fan District Association website. The biggest change this year is that the City is now asking that the decals be posted on the REAR, DRIVER’S SIDE WINDOW…

Coffield next up as Fan District Association president

On November 30th, the Fan District Association Board elected Vice President Betsy Coffield as President-Elect for 2011-12. Her term begins in May.

Alley clean-up set for November

The Fan District Association has announced an alley clean-up for Saturday, November 6: The contact for this event is Calder Loth, (804) 358-9052, cloth@verizon.net Please keep the date open; more details will be posted prior to the event.

Save the date: Park Cleanup on October 23

Via the Fan District Association: Park Cleanup Day set for Saturday, October 23, 9 AM-noon: The FDA park cleanup day is scheduled for Saturday, October 23rd from 9 AM – noon. Get a neighbor and come out to join your wider group of neighbors as we rake, renew, and restore these jewels in our neighborhood. […]

New and improved Fan District Association site

The new Fan District Association website has gone live. Go check out the new&improved FDA home…

Susan Greenbaum plays Meadow Park

Susan Greenbaum will be playing at Meadow Park this Sunday, September 26, from 4-6PM. These concerts are sponsored by the Fan District Association and are free to the public.

Download the Aug/Sept issue of Fanfare

The August/September issue of Fanfare (PDF) is available online. Includes an update on the Fan Lighting Project, the new Welcome to the Fan packets, a message from FDA president Barbara Hartung, the Guerrilla Gardeners of the Fan, a profile of Bob Lytle from Silver Hammer Additions, The Green Fan by Kathleen Toler, and more.

Fan District Board

‘Tis the season for applications from new Fan District Association Board candidates. Applications are desired as soon as possible, and should include letter of application, summary of work/volunteer experiences, and a photo. Details of the application process as well as a description of Board member responsibilities are available on the FDA website. Application materials can […]

FDA Gives Away Free Trees

Around Earth Day we posted about the City’s Adopt-a-Tree program, where residents can purchase a tree (planted by the City’s Department of Urban Forestry) for $50, assuming they agree to tend to the tree for 2 years. The Fan District Association has announced that they are subsidizing the program: For the low, low price of […]

New Fan District Association Board Members

At the Fan District Association’s Meeting on Tuesday four new members were elected to serve from 2009-2012: John Gilbody, Betsy Coffield, Sanford Dallas, and Denny Fox. To read about them (and see pictures!) click here.

FDA has $6,000 up for grabs

The Fan District Association has $6,000 still available in the form of grants to dole out this fiscal year (ending September 30, 2009) to projects that will benefit the Fan community. The grants budget is set aside for the support of groups whose activities have the potential to enrich the lives of Fan area residents […]

VCU to Discuss Plans for Old Ukrops

We posted about this now re-scheduled meeting a few weeks ago. Here’s the update from Fan District Association Board President Lee Downey: The Fan District Association will hold a special meeting open to all Fan residents on Tuesday, April 21 at Binford Middle School. Respresentatives from VCU will make a presentation to the group about […]

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