Grove Park was well known for its neighborhood clubs as they were called named after the streets who hosted them, like Fortified Hills and South Evelyn community club to name a few. They hosted and served as a resource and gathering place for the neighbors, hosting meetings and block parties in the unique median park throughout the neighborhood.
The Grove Park Neighborhood Association was re-established in 2015 to represent our community residents in bringing a unified voice to the issues affecting our community. We do this by creating forums in which we engage with businesses, community leaders, and elected officials.
So far this year:
Official hosts of Creekside Festival at Grove Park (May 19, 2018)
Awarded Community Foundation Grant to help assist in various Grove Park initiatives and neighborhood programs
Creating official Grove Park Neighborhood Block map for a more streamlined resident communication and engagement process
Planning of Grove Park Mural Project, which will bring new artistic life to blighted building within the community
Early Planning stages of first ever Grove Park 5K Family Fun Run & Walk
Working closely with various governmental offices and agencies, along with private entities in order to create a healthier and sustainable Grove Park, as well as staying true to the history of our community and residents.
GPNA's Goal is redefine the future of our neighborhood by:
Partnering with APD to improve Public Safety and restore police confidence
Preserving natural resources of Grove Park and the surrounding Proctor Creek communities and being champions for environmental justice issues
Restoring Grove Park' s deeply rooted the rich artistic history and collecting documents oral history of our legacy residents
Improving the outlook for our neighborhood schools ensuring the Douglas Cluster and APS engages with stakeholders to bring our students a world-class education from primary to high school and beyond.