John Manke is an active former Bay View resident who is involved in numerous neighborhood organizations, including the Bay View Historical Society, the Humboldt Park Fourth of July Association and the Shore Shore Farmers Market. He believes Bay View has a fine tradition in its past that we do not want to lose in the future.
The date for cleaning up Humboldt Park by the Humboldt Park Watch and volunteers has been changed. The park clean-up will now be on Saturday, April 25, 2009. Volunteers can sign up and pick up bags at park pavilion. Time of the event is from 8:30 AM to 12 Noon. The park pavilion is located at 3000 S. Pine Ave. Ruth Simos is in charge of this event. This clean-up event is sponsored by the Bay View Neighborhood Association, Bay View Community Center, Humboldt Park Watch, South Shore Park Watch, and Inland Schools.
The clean-up activities also are at South Shore Park Pavilion, 2900 S. Shore Dr. The areas to be patrolled by volunteers include Humboldt, South Shore, Cupertino, Bay View Parks; Kinnickinnic Ave; and the Kinnickinnic River. Bags will be provided. Snacks will be available. Bring gloves, wear durable clothes. Kathy Mulvey will be in charge of the South Shore Park and other park. Dale Nook, from the Bay View Neighborhood Association will be helping in organizing this event. After the clean-up is done, snacks will be available at South Shore Park, 2900 S. Shore Dr.
Both Humboldt Park and South Shore Park Watches are working together on this clean-up effort. Again the time of this event is from 8:30 AM to 12 Noon. People can sign up at either park and join together for snacks at South Shore Park Pavilion afterwards. Sign up at either Humboldt Park Pavilion or South Shore Park Pavilion. All interested people are welcome to attend this event. After the clean up, snacks will be served at South Shore Park Pavilion at 2900 S. Shore Dr.