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Cherrydale Yard Sale, Saturday, June 11, 8am to 1pm
Now is the time to list your home on the map for the Great Annual Cherrydale Neighborhood Yard Sale! This year’s yard sale will be on June 11th from 8am to 1 pm. The deadline to be included on the map and in the sale is June 8th.
Here is how it works –
o Gather your “treasures”, “junk”, collectibles, antiques, sporting goods, toys, books, furniture, clothes, or “whatever.”
o Call or email Scott Springston or Kathy Holt (703-528-1548, firstname.lastname@example.org) and they will put you on the map for a mere $5 donation–which (barely) covers the cost of the ads, flyers, maps, signs and arrows! This year, due to many non-paying participants, you must pay before you are listed on the map!!
o The evening before or the morning of the sale, put the items out in front if your house and wait for the hordes of buyers to come pouring in–that’s all there is to it!!
o Kids, can set up a lemonade stand, and sell lemonade and other goodies! No fee for children run sales!
Scott and Kathy will handle the advertising. First and foremost are the maps. Scott and Kathy make a map that lists all the houses holding a sale. These maps will be distributed to anyone holding a sale, so they in turn can pass them out to customers. The maps are also posted in various spots in the community. In addition, Scott and Kathy take out ads in several local newspapers and online. Scott puts up several huge signs (and lots of little signs) advertising the event two weeks before, so cut through traffic is aware of the upcoming event. Then, the day before the sale Scott and Kathy (and their son Dakota) cover the neighborhood with directional arrows to help drivers find all the sales in the community!
Clean out your attic, garage, and basement. Get rid of those old toys you keep tripping over! No need to pay eBay fees to get rid of some collection. And, as a bonus, meet your neighborhoods, have some fun, recycle your stuff, and maybe make some cash! Be a part of the Great Annual Cherrydale Neighborhood Wide Yard Sale Event!
Remember, many experienced buyers consider Cherrydale’s Yard Sales to be the highlight of their year!
Thank you Lori Cleek! Welcome Chrisna Baptista!
Cherrydale thanks Lori Cleek for her 16 years of volunteer service delivering the Sweet and Sour news! And welcome to Chrisna Baptista, who is taking over Lori’s job! Cherrydale volunteers like Lori and Chrisna hand deliver the Sweet and Sour News five times a year to more than 1400 Cherrydale homes and businesses.
The Sweet and Sour News is a great way for the Cherrydale Citizens Association to reach every Cherrydaler, young and old. And delivering the Sweet and Sour News is a fun and easy way to join our tremendous network of Cherrydale volunteers. Thanks, Lori and Chrisna, and all the rest of our loyal delivery team!
The CCA is Looking for a New Officer
The Cherrydale Citizens Association is looking for a volunteer to join our other officers: President, Vice President, and Treasurer. The Secretary is responsible for meeting minutes, together with our other officers, helps respond to time-senstive matters that can’t wait for our next association meetings, and helps set the agenda for Cherrydale.
Contact Jim Todd at email@example.com if you'd like more information.
Nominate a New NC Project!
We need your ideas for our next Cherrydale NC project. NC projects can include sidewalks and street lights, street lights only, park improvements, beautification, and other capital improvement projects to benefit the neighborhood. Download the forms and send completed forms to our NC Representative. A vote of all eligible projects will occur at our September CCA meeting.
Marymount Farmers Market
The Marymount Farmers Market is open every Saturday May 21 - November 19. Shop for local produce, fresh eggs, baked goods, pickles, meat & cheese. Parking at Blue Garage.
Cherrydale 4th of July Party Returns!
Join us for Cherrydale’s Fourth of July Potluck and Party. Come to 21st and Stafford from 6:00pm to 9:30pm for small town, old-fashioned neighborhood fun. We are going to have a grill-fest and potluck, a great DJ, a hula-hoop contest, dancing, a moon bounce, a rope swing, face painting, old fashioned hand-made Italian ice, sponge fights, a visit from the Cherrydale Fire Department, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, glow sticks, the great company and good cheer of our fellow Cherrydalers, and, of course, a great view of the D.C. Fireworks. Last year hundreds of people brought food—including some amazing homemade dishes—and hundreds more came just to watch the fireworks! This is the best Cherrydale event of the year! You don’t want to miss it!
This event is a success thanks to our Cherrydale volunteers and business donors. We have a great set of volunteers getting this organized, but we still need your help! We need volunteers to help us on the day of the event. We need a grill brigade to to bring and man their grills. And we need everyone else to bring sides or desserts. We also recommend you bring beach chairs to watch the D.C. Fireworks.
Contact Jim Todd at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to help.
Yes it will be hot as heck. Yes it may storm. It’s the Fourth of July! Make sure to join us! You’ll love it!
Spaghetti Dinner a Success! Thank You Donors, Volunteers and Neighbors!
What a blast! Our second annual CCA Spaghetti Dinner was a dazzling success. Well over 150 neighbors of all ages came together on February 27 at Cherrydale's Volunteer Fire Department to enjoy pasta, wine, great company and dancing to live local music from the Cherrydale Jazz Ensemble—all for a good cause.
Proceeds from this event will fund the upcoming Cherrydale Citizens Association’s Fourth of July Party and help pay for the recent upgrades to the Cherrydale Volunteer Fire Department’s Social Hall.
Heartfelt appreciation goes to our donors, volunteers and all who made this entirely LOCAL event possible. Thanks to Evan Lacopo and Holly Billy of Wydler Brothers Real Estate for their generous donation of money and time, and local chef Reez Perera for the incredible handmade pasta, meatballs, sauce and salad. Thanks also to LeoNora Bakery for the delicious bread. And a big thank you to the Cherrydale Jazz Ensemble.
We are grateful to CVFD Chief Chris Jones and the CVFD firefighters for the use of their house and the time and labor to support the event. Event Volunteers Kimber & Brenda Craine, and the Todd family ensured the night's success.
Thank you to Safeway for allowing guests to use their parking. Thanks to Greg Embree for taking pictures. Tom Korns also deserves a big thank you for the signs he posts around town.
Finally, thank you to the Cherrydale Neighbors who attended. The outpouring of support from the community for this dinner is an example of why we live where we do. We look forward to doing it again next year. We’ll see you there!
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