Posts Tagged ‘River Park Mothers Club’

River Park Car Wash

June 10, 2010

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Can you remember the last time you had your car washed? If it hadn’t been for East Sac Dad giving my poor car the once-over recently, I wouldn’t have been able to answer that question. Lucky for you, there will be a car wash held on Sunday, June 13 from 9AM to 1PM at the River Park Shopping Center.

The car wash is sponsored by the River Park Neighborhood Association, River Park Mother’s Club, Glenn Hall River Rats swim team, Caleb Greenwood PTSO, and the River Park community and proceeds benefit the Glenn Hall Park Swimming Pool to keep the pool open this summer.

The River Park Shopping Center is located on Carlson Drive.

We’ll see you there!

Stranger Danger & Safety Meeting

May 24, 2010

For the second year in a row the River Park Mothers’ Club is hosting a Stranger Danger and Safety Meeting at the Glenn Hall Park Playground.

The event takes place on Tuesday, May 25th at 6PM and is open to all. The Sacramento Police Department will be giving short presentations to kids appropriate to their age.

3 to 5 year olds: What to do if you are approached by a stranger (the lesson taught through story books and scenarios), road safety and the importance of wearing a bicycle helmet.

6 years old and older: A more mature conversation on awareness, reacting to negative attention, gun safety, the consequences of calling and hanging up a 911 call and looking out for others.

After the talks there will be time for parents to ask questions pertaining to child, personal and community safety. Both discussions will be topped off with the opportunity to sit in the back of a police car, hang out with the police officers, get stickers and have their photos taken. The K9 Unit will also attend so the kids can “meet” the dogs and learn about their jobs.

This is a community event so bring a picnic, hang out at the playground, and get to know your neighbors better. This is not just for members of the Mothers’ Club, they want everyone in the area to benefit from this important education.

Organizers would like to have an idea of how many children to expect and the ages of the children attending, so please RSVP to Jill at jbornemann@yoga-bags.com. Also, if there is a topic that you would like to be discussed please let Jill know and she will ensure it is included in the questions and answers time.

Glenn Hall Park is located at the end of Carlson Street in River Park. For more information email jbornemann@yoga-bags.com or call Jill at 415.846.1497.

We’ll see you there!

River Park “Mothers” Club + Meals for Moms

March 25, 2010

River Park neighborhood boundaries

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If you are a River Park resident you might have heard of the River Park Mothers Club— they have been around for 57 years now. Yes, FIFTY SEVEN years. What was originally formed as a way for new mothers to connect and support each other has become a network of 88 members and growing. “River Park Families Club” might be more accurate, as the club now has stay-at-home dads and grandparents raising their grandchildren as members.

The most popular draw to the River Park Mothers Club is their “Meals for Moms” program where they bring meals to families who have just had a baby. Another mother will show up at the home of the new arrival with a meal, a friendly face and, in some cases, extra hands to hold that new bundle of joy so the new mom can take a shower. That alone is worth its weight in gold.

Even after the families are beyond the newborn stage the River Park Mothers Club serves as discussion group, an events calendar and a way to get involved with small groups (such as a toddler group, for example.)

For more information about the River Park Mothers Club contact club president, Jill Bornemann at jbournemann@yoga-bags.com or 415.846.1497.

Has your neighborhood formed any kind of group? Let us know! We would love to help get the word out and encourage East Sacramento families to connect.