How to Get Involved

Board of Directors

The Board is elected each October with terms running January to December. Any paid BPWNA members may run for office.  Candidates are elected by residents at the October meeting.

Click here for a list of Board positions.

Committee Position

Are you passionate about a project in Benton Park West?  You can take an active role in improving our neighborhood by joining a committee.  From gardening and beautification to youth outreach and safety, there are lots of options to get involved!

Click here to read more about a committee.

 

Volunteer

Volunteer opportunities come in all shapes and sizes; a day, an hour, a one time event, or a monthly occurrence.  Benton Park West relies on volunteers!  If you find yourself with spare time, please considering volunteering. 

Video: Volunteers at 2014 Soulard Oktoberfest beer booth.  A fundraiser for Benton Park West and Marine Villa.

Annual Events and Activities​
  • Dog Park (Opening, Yappie Hours, Howl-O-Ween)

  • Easter Eggstravaganza

  • Cinco de Mayo/People's Joy Parade

  • Community Garden

  • IndiHop

  • Fair St. Louis (beer booth fundraiser)

  • Back-to-School

  • National Night Out

  • Trunk or Treat

  • November Pot-Luck

  • Alley Clean Up (Spring and/or Fall)

  • Neighborhood Meetings

 

Possible tasks may include:

  • Help give away treats at Easter Eggstravaganza or Trunk or Treat

  • Help weed the community gardens or planters

  • Call the volunteer list to see if folks are available for a task or event

  • Greeting folks and asking them to sign-in at neighborhood meetings

  • Help pour beer at fundraisers