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HAMPDEN

COMMUNITY COUNCIL

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

HCC Officers

President: Adam Feuerstein

Vice President: Elizabeth Carney

Secretary: Genny Dill

Treasurer: Barbara Harrington

Board Members

Ed Nueslein

George L Peters Jr

Jay Lazar

Jennie Beckman

HCC CONTACT INFO

Adam Feuerstein, President

HCC, PO Box 19957

Hampden, Maryland 21211

hccpresident@gmail.com

www.hampdenhappenings.org

JULY HCC MEETING

Stephanie Murdock

Robert Arena

Christopher Binnie

Tina Carroll

The next HCC meeting is on

Monday, July 29th, 2013.

Plan to join us at 7 pm at the Roosevelt Park

Recreation Center on West 36th Street. The

agenda will include committee updates and

discussions of the most important issues of

the day for business owners and residents

of Hampden.

7:00-7:30 pm: Welcome; Committee Updates

7:30-7:45 pm: Board Elections

7:45-8:00 pm: New Business

Historic Hampden Happenings is distributed

to residents, organizations and businesses

throughout Greater Hampden.

Circulation: 2,200, Readers: 10,000+

©2013 All rights reserved.

The HCC is a 501 (c) (3)

nonprofit organization.

www.hampdenhappenings.org • Since 1972

Cover photo by Harold Neal

president’s letter

HCC Now Accepting Board Nominations

By Adam Feuerstein

It is that time of year again where the HCC

accepts Board nominations for the 2013-

2014 year. The July meeting is rapidly

approaching and it is at that time that we will

be electing new officers and board members

for the 2013-2014 year for the HCC.

You can still run for a board position even

if you have not yet been nominated. We

will accept nominations on the day of the

election. To run for the board, you just have

had to attend two meetings in the last 12

months, including the July meeting. So, if

you attended one other meeting in the past

11 months and you attend the July meeting,

you will be eligible if your dues for 2013 are

paid. To vote in the elections, you have had to

attend three meetings in the last 12 months.

We will also provide absentee ballots again

this year if you can not attend the July 29th

meeting. If you are interested, please email

me at hccpresident@gmail.com.

We have had a lot of the same people

in executive positions for the past few

years. These positions are meant to have

turnover to ensure that multiple views

from the community are met. I appreciate

all of our board members tireless efforts

throughout the year. A HUGE thank you to

all of them. They volunteer their time and

make such great things happen throughout

the neighborhood. The new bylaws have

instituted term limits of four years to help

turn these positions over. A board of the

same people can become stagnate and we

need new faces in these positions. With that

being said, I am excited to announce that

we have had three people approach the HCC

about joining the board as a general board

member. This is great news and I am really

excited to have new people show interest

in the HCC. I hope you provide them an

excellent reception when they come to the

next meeting to run for the position.

I was really torn this year as to whether or

not I would run for President again this

year. I really feel that it is time for someone

else to guide the HCC. Hampden is growing

so rapidly and there are so many issues that

we try to maneuver through. Ultimately, the

HCC is the voice of the community and we

need to make sure the entire community

is represented. Having the same leader

year after year can lead to stagnation in

the organization. I welcome another voice

at the helm, but at the same time I feel

that having a level-headed leader is very

important in these changing times in the

neighborhood. I have decided to run for

President again in 2013-2014 but I must

remind you that we can not do it alone. It

takes a strong and active Board that works

hand in hand to ensure that we hear your

voice. We are all volunteers and we try our

best to uphold the mission of the HCC to

provide community leadership, engage in

educational, informational, and charitable

activities, and to promote the living

standard and overall welfare of the Hampden

community in order to improve Hampden’s

stability, vitality, and sustainability.

The following are the people who said they

were interested in a running for the Board:

Adam Feuerstein, President

Genny Dill, Secretary

Elizabeth Carney, Vice President

Chris Binnie, General Board

Stephanie Murdoch, General Board

George Peters, General Board

Robert Arena, General Board

Katharine Fernstrom, General Board (New)

Bob Stimler, General Board(New)

Will Bauer, General Board(New)

Please note that Barbara Harrington is

our current treasurer. She has informed

me that due to logistic circumstances, she

will not be able to serve at this position

anymore. She has agreed to help out as long

as possible, but we need a new treasurer!

The HCC Nominations committee has also

asked all new proposed board members

to answer a few questions. This was the

response we received.

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Katharine Fernstrom

How long have you lived in Hampden? If

you do not live here, what is your tie to

Hampden?

I have lived in Hampden since November

2000 when I purchased my home.

Why are you interested in becoming a

board member?

To be involved in maintaining the high

quality of life in Hampden, and to help find

solutions to problems instead of simply

complaining about problems.

What is your work/life experience?

I am an Anthropologist and Archeologist

and I teach part-time at several area

Universities, and Community Colleges

including Towson University and JHU.

In addition to teaching I am starting an

appraising business specializing in Native

American art and I sell sewn crafts at

neighborhood festivals under the name

Yellow Rose Patchwork Design.

When I lived in Charles Village I was a

member of the Board of Directors for the

Charles Village Civic Association, 1990-

1998 and Treasurer for that organization

1994-1996. I was Vice President of the

Upper Patuxent Archaeology Group, a

chapter of the Archaeology Society of

Maryland 2005-2008, and I am currently a

Board member of the Baltimore American

Indian Center Heritage Museum.

What programs/endeavors would you like

to see the HCC take on this year?

Strategies to keep oversize trucks on the

truck routes and off the small side streets

where there are no delivery stops. There

was at least one truck that sped through the

stop sign 10 minutes after an ambulance

did a U-turn in the intersection. If both

oversize vehicles had been there at the

same time it could have been a disaster.

Ambulances need to be on small residential

streets, commercial trucks don’t. There is

also the matter of having two grade schools

on 37th street, and trucks (or any driver for

that matter) need to abide by the stop signs

before a child gets hurt.

I am already active in this, having spoken

to a couple of merchants and am emailing

Valorie Lacour with specific truck problems.

I would like to see the HCC take it on as

well, and if I become a Board member, I am

happy to continue working on it with HCC

approval.

Bob Stimler

How long have you lived in Hampden? If

you do not live here, what is your tie to

Hampden?

I have lived in Hampden for 11+ years

(October 2001).

Why are you interested in becoming a

board member?

I would like to serve on the Board to share my

ideas, concerns and energy with the HCC.

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Introducing the Hampden

Happenings Cover Photo Contest

Calling all Hampden photographers! The Hampden

Community Council is proud to announce our first

Hampden Happenings cover photo contest. Whether you

are an Instragramer or a professional with 30 years of

experience under your belt, we want to showcase your

most inspiring, silly, poignant, and dramatic Hampden

moments. Each month, we’ll select the photo that best

celebrates our unique neighborhood and feature it as the

Hampden Happenings cover photo.

Please submit your photo along with a caption and how you

want the photo to be credited to hampdenhappenings@

gmail.com. The photo must be 300 dpi and at least 8” x 8”.

Black and white is preferred, though color is also fine.

One winner will be selected each month on a rolling basis

and notified by email. Winners will receive a special gift

pack from Service Photo Supply Inc., 3838 Falls Rd., which

includes a $15 gift card and a professional lens cleaning

kit. Special thanks to Service Photo for the support.


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What is your work/life experience?

a) USMC (aviation & finance)

b) Credit Union (operations & risk

management)

c) Education (finance)

What programs/endeavors would you like

to see the HCC take on this year?

Continue with strong zoning & Baltimore

city interfaces, residential awareness of

HCC programs and results.

Will Bauer

How long have you lived in Hampden? If

you do not live here, what is your tie to

Hampden?

Although I don’t maintain a residence in

Hampden, I do spend the majority of my

time here. I came to Hampden in April 2008

to assist with the launching of Little Grano.

Since the, my company Genco Pura LTD and

I have played an active role in the opening

or expansion of 13.5 Wine Bar, Big Grano,

Daniela’s, Luigi’s, Outpost Music, The Food

Market, Asian Taste, Kinderhook Snacks,

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Corner BYOB, and David’s First & 10 Sports

Bar. I’m currently working to help open

Paulie Gee’s Hampden and The Arthouse.

As of June 1, 2013, I am part of the new

ownership group of the old Redman’s Hall.

Why are you interested in becoming a

board member?

I believe that the outreach that the HCC

has made to the Business Community

is a fantastic move to build strong ties

between the Residential and Business

Community to help Hampden continue to

thrive in the upcoming challenging years.

My experiences of spending most of my

business and personal life in Hampden has

given me an extremely unique perspective.

What is your work/life experience?

Born and raised in Highlandtown, I am a

product of Baltimore City Public schools,

attending Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

on Falls and Cold Spring Lane for my

formative high school years.

What programs/endeavors would you like

to see the HCC take on this year?

I would like to continue the outreach

programs to the local businesses and

owners. Also, I would like to start a youth

mentoring program run under the auspices

of the HCC.

Hampden Woodberry Medfield Livable Neighborhoods Grant

By the Hampden Woodberry Medfield Livable Neighborhoods Organization

Through a collaborative effort, the

communities of Hampden, Woodberry, and

Medfield have obtained a $5,000 grant. We

are currently seeking applicants to request

to utilize these funds. Below is a copy of the

application that can be utilized to make a

request. Deadline for Application: July

15, 2013. Grant winners will be announced

September 1, 2013.

Cover Letter (1 page)

Include a cover letter that contains the

following information:

1. The purpose of the project and the exact

dollar amount requested (up to $5,000).

2. How the proposal fits with the goals of

Hampden, Woodberry, and Medfield to

improve the livability of and contribute

to the betterment of our communities.

3. Contact Information: name, title,

telephone number, E-mail address,

fax number, and mailing address of the

organization or individual.

4. Title and physical address of the project.

Proposal Narrative (1-2 pages)

1. Applicant Background

• Provide one to two paragraphs that

succinctly describe the organization’s

history, mission, and goals. If you are

an individual, please describe your

background and motivations for applying.

2. Project Purpose and Anticipated Results

• Explain the community need that will

be addressed.

• Describe the project. How will the money

be used?

• What are the anticipated results of

the project? Relate how the project

directly and/or indirectly addresses the

community need.

• How will you measure and demonstrate

the success of the project?

• Provide a budget and timeline for

implementing the project.

• If there is a web site, facebook page,

twitter handle or other social media

accounts associated with the project or

organization, please list those urls.

Submissions

1. Applications should be mailed to the:

Hampden Community Council, P.O. Box

19957, Baltimore, MD 21211

2. Applications should include 5 copies.

3. Each of the 5 copies should be submitted

on standard, white, letter size paper and

fastened with one staple in the upper left

hand corner.

Rules & Agreement

By submitting an application, applicant

agrees to the following conditions:

1. Grants will only be awarded for projects

located in Hampden, Woodberry or Medfield.

2. All applications may be made public.

3. Applicants must provide an itemized

budget with two quotes for the project

with their application.

4. Successful Applicants must provide

receipts once the project is completed

no more then 6 months after receiving

their funding.

5. Successful Applicants must provide

photos of the completed project with a

1000-word narrative describing said

project., no more then 6 months after

receiving their funding.


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community news

News from the Hampden Library

By Devon Ellis

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Summer Reading Programs

The Hampden Library presents the Pratt

Library’s annual SUMMER READING

PROGRAMS for all ages, now in progress,

running from 1 June through 3 August. Have

fun reading books of your own choice and

win some cool prizes (while supplies last)!

Babies and young children can participate

in the “Read to Me” program and can win

a gardening duck bath time toy and a DIG

INTO READING! tee-shirt.

School age children can DIG INTO

READING! by listening for 4 hours or

reading 4 books, and can choose a prize

from the treasure chest. Reading 4 more

books or for 4 more earns them the teeshirt.

There will also be a random draw of

participants to win Aquarium tickets, for

babies up to children entering grade 5.

Teens can participate in the program called

BENEATH THE SURFACE, and can win the

tee-shirt after reading 8 books or 8 hours of

reading. Children and teens can participate

in a random drawing for ORIOLES TIX!

Adults can win cool gift cards and be entered

to win a Kindle Fire! Read books of your

choice and enter each title into a drawing,

in the summer reading program called

GROUNDBREAKING READS. There is

no limit to the number of entries you can

submit! Grownups will receive a free book

bag just for participating, while supplies last.

Grownups, for a bonus prize, can you

unscramble this one-word book title?

I P M A R S H O M E T S O

Submit your entry online at www.

prattlibrary.org or stop by the Hampden

Library to learn more.

Meet and Greet a Real College Recruiter

The Hampden Library is hosting a college

recruiter from Baltimore City Community

College (BCCC) every Tuesday afternoon from

1:00-3:00pm throughout the months of June

and July. She presents information about

enrolling in BCCC, finances, academics,

career courses, and much more. Stop by the

Hampden Library to meet with her.

Science in the Summer

The Hampden Library is again presenting

SCIENCE IN THE SUMMER, a two-day

physical science and electricity workshop for

kids, in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline.

Students will make a compass, an

electromagnet, and use an electrostatic

generator. Learn about magnetism, static

electricity, electrical currents, and circuits.

Discover why Science in the Summer is a

“hair-raising” experience!

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Registration is required. Children are

required to attend both days.

For more information about Science in the

Summer, visit scienceinthesummer.com.

Dates and times are as follows:

For children going into 2nd or 3rd grade:

Starts on Wednesday, July 10, and concludes

on Thursday, July 11, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00

p.m. both days.

For children going into 4th, 5th, or 6th grade:

Starts on Tuesday, July 16, and concludes

on Wednesday, July 17, from 2:00 p.m. -

4:00 p.m. both days.

REGISTRATION AND SIGNED PARENTAL

RELEASE FORMS ARE REQUIRED. Visit

the Hampden Library today to pick up

application forms.

Sue Trainor, “Writing Songs to Learn,”

presents an engaging, interactive concert

exploring a songwriter’s musical tools.

When: Tuesday, July 2, at 2:00 p.m.

Suggested Audience: Kids: Six to Twelve

The Aquarium on Wheels will be visiting

the Hampden Library.

This year’s skit is entitled: “A Crazy Day on

Oyster Bay,” an interactive play about a kid

who has a water-filled adventure helping to

defeat run-off. Presented by the National

Aquarium in Baltimore.

When: Wednesday, July 3, at 2:00 p.m.

Suggested Audience: Kids: Six to Twelve

Gnome Sweet Gnome In a Garden Home

Gnome and garden stories, songs, poems

and garden gnome craft.

When: Friday, July 5, 3:00

Suggested Audience: Kids: Six to Twelve

Subway Tunnel - People Funnel

Subway stories, songs, poems, craft about

tunnels, tubes, and tracks.

When: Friday, July 12, 2013 3:00 p.m.

Suggested Audience: Kids: Six to Twelve

Burrow Builders

Celebrate animals who make their homes

underground during this story time and craft.

When: Friday, July 19, 2013, 3:00 p.m.

Suggested Audience: Kids: Six to Twelve

Can You Dig It?

What’s the dirt on archaeology? See what

your librarian digs up.

When: Friday, July 26, 3:00 p.m.

Suggested Audience: Kids: Six to Twelve

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“Big Belly” Comes to Park

By Liz Carney

Hampden in World War II

By Vanessa Profilio

Antsy

Ant stories, songs, poems, and ants on a

log snack.

When: Friday, Aug 2, 3:00 p.m.

Suggested Audience: Kids: Six to Twelve

A Cool Million: Money Smarts for Teens

Your money: earn it, save it, invest it, spend

it, share it. Learn some tips to grow your

money over a lifetime.

When: Friday, Aug 2, 2:00 p.m.

Suggested Audience: Teens

Adult Book Discussion

On Thursday, July 18 at 6:30-7:30pm,

the Hampden Library Book Group will be

discussing THE PIANO TUNER, by Daniel

Philippe Mason, c2002, 317 pages. In this

novel set in 1886, a middle-aged piano

tuner from England travels to the jungles

of Burma to repair a rare piano. Copies

are available to borrow at the Hampden

Library, both in print and on CD.

May you enjoy many happy hours of reading

this summer!

The Library’s hours:

Sun & Mon: closed

Tues: 12 – 8

Wed: 10 – 5:30

Thurs: 12 – 8

Fri: 12 – 5

Sat: 10 – 5

Hampden Library

3641 Falls Road

Baltimore, MD 21211

(410) 396-6043

prattlibrary.org

If you’ve spent

any time at the

playground in

Roosevelt Park

lately, you may

have noticed a new

creature has taken

refuge between

the benches. It’s

big…and it growls

when you feed it.

I’m talking about the new “Big Belly

Can” installed by the Department of

Public Works. A compacting trash can,

it has solar panels embedded on top to

keep the compacting going 24/7. These

cans can hold five times the amount

of ordinary trash cans, reducing visits

from the trash truck. Next time you visit

the park, check out the growling beast

with the big belly!

In class we have learned about the grueling

battles fought in World War Two, and heard

numerous stories of brave, relentless

soldiers willing to risk their lives for their

country. It was these stories, and a few local

monuments, that led me to investigate my

neighborhood and find out how Hampden

contributed to World War Two. The first

monument is a Servicemen’s Memorial

located at Weldon Avenue and Falls Road

in honor of those whom served during the

time of war. The second is a mural on 36th

Street honoring Hampden and two soldiers

from the neighborhood. It was amidst the

research into these monuments that led me

to the findings of patriotism and heroism

in Hampden.

The Servicemen’s Memorial is a grey stone

monument that states, “To the men and

women of this community who served

during the Second World War that freedom

and justice might prevail” on the front

side and, “Freedom of worship and speech

Freedom from fear and want” on the

opposite side. It was erected in late 1945

and its dedication ceremony was complete

with hundreds of onlookers, speeches, and

a parade featuring servicemen from the

army and navy, nurses, bands, and even

children marching in uniforms down the

streets. Hundreds came out to show their

support for local veterans, as in August 1945

the war had ended, and listen to speakers

who explained the reference to Franklin

D. Roosevelt’s famous “Four Freedoms”

speech made in the monuments engraving.

This speech was actually his State of the

Union Address, but later became known

as the “Four Freedoms” speech because in

the speech he stated that “he envisioned a

better future, founded upon four freedoms:

the ‘four essential human freedoms,’

some traditional and some new ones.”

The freedoms he was speaking of are the

freedom of worship, speech, fear, and

want. “As America entered the war these

‘four freedoms’ … symbolized America’s

war aims and gave hope in the following

years to a war-wearied people because they

knew they were fighting for freedom.” This

speech provided America with the morale

needed to do anything necessary for the

Allies to win the war, and the people of

Hampden found it so inspiring that they

literally wrote it in stone to honor those

who served and fought for these freedoms.

The mural on 36th Street states is dedicated

to Hampden’s two Congressional Medal of

Honor recipients, Milton E. Ricketts and

Carl V. Sheridan, and was dedicated to

them on September 16, 2006. This medal

is awarded for extreme acts of valor, and

is the highest military honor, so to have

two persons receiving it in such a small

neighborhood created an intense sense of

pride for the community.

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Milton Earnest Rickets graduated from

the Naval Academy in 1935, became a

Lieutenant in 1938, and served on the

aircraft carrier the USS Ranger. He lived

at 4132 Roland Avenue in Hampden, and

went aboard the Yorktown after she was

commissioned on September 7, 1937.

He left Baltimore for the last time on

December 15, 1941.

On May 4, 1942 the Yorktown entered the

Battle of the Coral Sea. This was the first

air-sea battle in history in which the lead

role was played by aircrafts launched from

ships at sea. The battle was a result of the

Japanese effort to land at Port Moresby in

New Guinea. Code breakers were aware of

their plan and Allied fleets were prepared

for battle when the Japanese arrived. The

air strikes were not as precise as either sides

would have liked, but Americans connected

first effectively sinking two Japanese

carriers. The Americans lost the Lexington,

and the Yorktown was also damaged.

Lieutenant Ricketts was officer-in-charge

of the Engineering Repair Party of the USS

Yorktown when an aerial bomb passed

through and exploded directly beneath

his station on May 8, 1942 during the

Battle of Coral Sea. Most of his men were

killed immediately, the rest stunned, and

Ricketts himself was mortally wounded,

but he managed to open the valve of a nearby

fire plug, led out a hose, and directed

a heavy flow of water onto the fire before

dyeing beside the hose. His actions are said

to have saved the Yorktown in this battle,

because if the fire was not put out it would

have spread, ultimately sinking the carrier

and its inhabitants.

Ricketts was given a burial at sea, to the dismay

of his wife, Betty Jane Ricketts, and was 28

when he died. He was recognized for his

“extraordinary and distinguished gallantry

above and beyond the call of duty” and his

family was presented with the Congressional

Medal of Honor by January 1943.

He was honored again on May 8, 1943,

exactly a year after his death, when a new

destroyer escort was launched in Houston,

Texas bearing his name through an act of

Congress. He was a brave and dedicated

Navy Lieutenant and known as a local hero.

Carl V. Sheridan was born January 5,

1921 and was only 19 when he enlisted

in the Army. He became a Private First

Class of the 47th Infantry Regiment,

9th Infantry Division, taking part in the

St. Lo breakthrough, and the Argentan

sector. Sheridan was awarded the Combat

Infantryman Badge for exemplary conduct

in action against the enemy for his fighting

in France on July 25, 1944. After these

missions, the 47th Regiment was sent to

Belgium, becoming the first Allied troops

in Belgium in the quest for Germany, and

then broke through the Siegfried line on

September 14, 1944, again the first Allied

troops to do so.

The Regiment was then directed to the

town of Frenz, Germany where they were

to capture the Frenzerburg Castle. On

November 26, 1944 the Regiment was

storming the castle under heavy fire. They

had capture two buildings in the courtyard

of the castle, but still had the moat to cross

into the main building, and were left with

only 35 men. Pfc. Sheridan was the acting

bazooka gunner, and had braved enemy

fire to get extra rockets from a wounded

ammunition bearer.

When he returned to his men he found

them facing approximately 70 enemy

paratroopers at the castle gatehouse, and,

“with complete disregard for his own

safety”, he crossed the moats draw bridge

to the castle entrance where he shot 3

rockets into the door, blasting a hole

through its heavy planks. In an extreme

show of American pride, he then turned to

his company and yelled, “Come on, let’s get

them!” With his .45 pistol out, he charged

into the hole he had created and was killed

by the gunfire that met him, but the final

assault, and takeover of Frenzberg Castle

was made through the gap that he gave his

life to make.

After his death his body was sent back to

Baltimore, and arrived at the Mount Royal

Station in a flag draped coffin, where it was

sent to a funeral parlor on 36th Street. His

family, of 3901 Falls Road, was awarded with

the Congressional Medal of Honor on June 9,

1945, in front of hundreds of Hampden (and

surrounding neighborhoods) citizens. This

shows how everyone in the neighborhood

was there to support the families of those

who have fallen, and ready to assist in

any way they could, much like Americans

everywhere who were chipping in to do their

part in the war efforts.

Army authorities named a post at Moosburg,

Germany after Sheridan in October 1945.

The camp was officially opened when

members of the 47th Regiment of the 9th

Infantry Division placed a sign over the

entrance in honor of Sheridan, the only man

in the 47th to receive the Medal of Honor.

It was surprising to find out just how much

my community contributed to the war. I

pass these monuments every day in my

travel to and from classes, yet I never knew

the history behind them. The monument

on Weldon for the Servicemen represents

my neighborhoods pride in our veterans,

showing them that the neighborhood is

behind them and is proud that they fought

for our “Four Freedoms” and brought

freedom to places all around the world. The

mural shows Hampdens pride in another

light, highlighting our Medal of Honor

recipients. With this being said, one could

say that Hampden’s involvement in World

War Two went above and beyond the call of

duty, with multiple men displaying gallant

actions to save others lives.

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Roosevelt Park Annual Friends

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Roosevelt Park Pool will host our

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and old-timers. The more members we have the farther your voice can

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07/13

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