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Neighborhood Institute of Huntington, Inc.

The Neighborhood Institute collaborates in the creation and development of community based organizations. It provides technical assistance, aids in research and development relative to community programs and projects, facilitates a forum for public discussion about neighborhood issues, assists in implementing and evaluating city policies and programs, assists in securing financial resources for neighborhood organizations, provides on-going training and enables neighborhoods to increase their capacity for collaboration and change, working with the City to improve the quality of life.

Meeting: 2nd Monday of the Month
Time: 5:30pm
Place: Mayor’s Conference Room, City Hall, 800 5th Avenue

President: Donna Rumbaugh, plantnerds@gmail.com
Vice President: Ray Browning, raymarherd12@frontier.com
Secretary: Donna DelCheccolo, donnadelcheccolo@yahoo.com
Treasurer: Deborah Garrett, bossygram1@aol.com

Board members:
Bryan Chambers, chambersb@cityofhuntington.com
City Council representatives
Huntington Police Department, Hank Dial, hdial9@aol.com
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Arlington Park Neighborhood Association

Meeting Date: Meetings are activities-based and occur at various times during the year.

Meeting Time: Varies

Meeting Location: Varies

President: Jack Deakin

Objectives:Neighborhood security; fostering socialization among neighbors; acts as a liaison between neighbors and city officials.

Chancellor Hills Neighborhood Association

Meeting Date: General business meetings on third Monday of March and September; neighborhood socials, general meetings in June and December

Meeting Time: 7 p.m.

Meeting Location: Enslow Park Presbyterian Church

President: Pat Gebhart, 304.525.5500

Objectives:To promote a cleaner, safer and better community through group action and cooperation. To study and express opinions on matters of civic and neighborhood interest.

 

Enslow Park Neighborhood Association

Meeting Date: First Saturday of each month, except January

Meeting Time: 9 a.m.

Meeting Location: Enslow Park Presbyterian Church (Room 22), 1338 Enslow Blvd.

President: Cathy Porter, 304.522.2760

Objectives:To improve safety and communication among neighbors

Fairfield East Community Aware

Meeting Date: Third Monday of each month

Meeting Time: 7 p.m.

Meeting Location: Fairfield East Community Center, 2711 8th Ave.

President: Lou Vadia Tabor

 

Fairfield West Improvement Council

Meeting Date: Third Monday of each month

Meeting Time: 6 p.m.

Meeting Location: Barnett Center, 1524 10th Ave.

President: Vacant

Committees: Crime and Safety Committee (meets on first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Barnett Center)

Forest Hills Neighborhood Association

Meeting Date: Fourth Tuesday of each month

Meeting Time: 6:30 p.m.

Meeting Location: Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church, 469 Norway Ave.

President: Stephanie Cade

Committees: Park Committee

Objectives:The Forest Hills Neighborhood Association serves the Gallaher Village and Southeast Hills areas of Huntington. The association believes that neighbors getting to know one another leads to a safer community. In 2012, the association joined with the Walnut Hills Neighborhood Association to build Gallaher Village Park next to the Cabell County 911 Center at the corner of Norway Avenue and Gallaher Street. The park now hosts the annual Gallaher Village Octoberfest.

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Guyandotte Improvement and Historical Association

Meeting Date: Second Tuesday of each month

Meeting Time: 5:30 p.m.

Meeting Location: The Buffington House, 101 Main St.

President: John Belcher, 304.417.0436

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Highlawn Neighborhood Association

Meeting Date: First Tuesday of each month

Meeting Time: 7 p.m.

Meeting Location: Community of Grace United Methodist Church, 225 28th St.

President: Linda Blough, 304.730.0988

Objectives:To create a safe, clean and friendly environment for neighbors.

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Inwood Garden Club

Meeting Date: First Monday of each month except for January, July and August

Meeting Time: 7 p.m.

Meeting Location: The club meets in individual homes

President: June B. Ashworth, 304.523.5185

Objectives:The club is an organization that cares about its neighborhood and is focused on enhancing communication among neighbors. It also maintains a small park and keeps residents informed of incidents in the area.

Old Central City Association

Meeting Date: First Monday of each month

Meeting Time: 9 a.m.

Meeting Location: West Huntington Library, 901 14th St. West

President: Terry Bryan, 304.942.9306

http://www.OldCentralCity.com

 

South Side Neighborhood Organization

Meeting Date: First Thursday of each month

Meeting Time: 7 p.m.

Meeting Location: Junior League Community Center, 617 9th Ave.

President: Irv Johnson, 304.526.8687

Objectives: Promote a cleaner, safer and better community through group action and cooperation; Study and express opinions on matters of civic interest. Projects and/or areas of interest include: development of Miller School Park, cleaning up Fourpole Creek, neighbors helping neighbors, organizing a historic designation on the South Side and Huntington in Bloom activities.

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Spring Hill Neighborhood Association

Meeting Date: Second Wednesday of each month (April through November only)

Meeting Time: 6 p.m.

Meeting Location: Cabell Huntington Hospital

President: Mary Clayborn

 

Stamford Park Homeowners Association

Meeting Date: No set meetings

Meeting Time:

Meeting Location:

President: Robert Grant, 304.638.0798

Objectives:The Stamford Park Homeowners Association is comprised of property owners within the subdivision located in the Southeast Hills area of Huntington. It strives to maintain and improve the value of all properties within the subdivision and the quality of life of the area’s residents.

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Walnut Hills Action Team

Meeting Date: Second Tuesday of each month

Meeting Time: 6:30 p.m.

Meeting Location: Odd Fellows Lodge Hall, 530 Roby Road

President: Bob Hardin

Objectives:The Walnut Hills Action Team’s goals are to address beautification, safety, and resident issues while also increasing community pride, integrity, and involvement. The association also promotes the enforcement of the executive branch of city government.

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West Huntington Organization

Meeting Date: Third Thursday of each month

Meeting Time: 7 p.m.

Meeting Location: Central United Methodist Church, 1043 Jefferson Ave.

President: Jim Rumbaugh

Objectives:WHO is focused on neighbors working together to make the West End better. It also is an active participant in the River to Rail Project, a multi-pronged initiative to improve the West End through law enforcement, code enforcement, economic development and community outreach.

http://www.westhuntington.org

Westmoreland Neighborhood Association

Meeting Date: Third Monday of each month

Meeting Time: 6:30 p.m.

Meeting Location: Westmoreland Woman's Club, 2962 Bradley Road

President: Carole Boster, 304.429.2428

Committees: Neighborhood Watch Committee, Fire Committee, Barge Committee

Objectives:The Westmoreland Neighborhood Association provides information and services to benefit the Westmoreland area of Huntington. Speakers are invited to the monthly meetings to give insight into issues that are topical for the neighborhood and the city. Committees work on issues peculiar only to Westmoreland.

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Huntington in Bloom is part of the City of Huntington, West Virginia and a fund of the Foundation for the Tri-State Community, a 501(c)(3) organization. The Foundation is the only community foundation located in the Tri-State area of eastern Kentucky, southwestern West Virginia and southern Ohio. Established in 1972, the Foundation is an independent, non-profit, tax exempt, philanthropic corporation. The Foundation will hold and administer the contributions made to Huntington in Bloom and will use the gifts for the specific charitable purpose specified, at the annual fundraising event.