BPWNA Committees

Our committees work to improve residents' quality of life and visitors' experiences in Benton Park West!

BEAUTIFICATION

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Help improve the appearance of the neighborhood with projects including, but not limited to:

  • Alley/ Litter cleanups

  • Graffiti cleanup

  • Planters along Gravois

 

If you'd like to join the committee or learn more, please contact Erin Godwin at 636-248-5844.

COMMUNICATIONS

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Members of the Communications Committee help Inform residents of happenings around Benton Park West by helping create:

  • Website`

  • Social Media: Blog, Facebook, Nextdoor

  • Event Flyers

  • Press Releases

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Contact Erin Godwin at 636-248-5844 to join the committee or to submit articles, notices, or press releases.

COMMUNITY GARDEN

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Committee projects to maintain and improve our community garden include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Weeding and mulching

  • Planting flowers and vegetables

  • Watering during hot weather

  • Mowing grass

Gardeners can have private garden plots or garden with others. The first Saturday of each month is the official Garden Work Day; volunteer or relax any time!

 

Contact Linda Hennigh to request a garden plot, co-garden, or join the committee.

DOG PARK

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The Cherokee Dog Park hosts many activities, and we encourage you to join the Facebook Group to see the latest activities or to invite other members for doggie playdates.

Committee activities include:

  • Accepting membership applications

  • Annual renewal letters

  • Ensuring maintenance is performed (contracted labor)

  • Organizing member events and activities

 

If you'd like to join the committee or learn more, please contact the Dog Park Chair, Sarah Pearl

FINANCE & FUNDRAISING

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Keep us a sustainable organization by planning for income to support the work of Benton Park West Neighborhood Association.

 

Projects include, but not limited to:

  • Budgeting

  • Managing operating expenses

  • Assisting with fundraising events such as Cinco de Mayo, Taste of St. Louis, etc.

 

If you'd like to join the committee or learn more, please contact BPWNA President as we're seeking a chair for this committee.

MEMBERSHIP

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Maintain and grow the organization's membership so BPWNA has more people power to create the neighborhood YOU want to live in.

 

Projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Accepting membership applications

  • Annual renewal letters

  • Member Appreciation events and activities

  • Soliciting new members

 

If you'd like to join the committee, update your membership, or learn more, please contact Membership Chair, Gwynn Jackson.

YOUTH OUTREACH

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The Youth Outreach Committee develops projects that target the neighborhood's youth and coordinates ways to include them in regular neighborhood activities.  

 

Projects included, but are not limited to:

  • Easter Eggstravaganza

  • Movies in the Park

  • Trunk or Treat

 

If you'd like to join the committee or learn more, please contact Youth Outreach Chair, Darren Young.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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