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PP Neighborhood Meeting Minutes
Jan. 25, 2024  

Thursday, Dec. 28, 2024, 5:30 - 6:45 PM
Charlie Joseph Senior Citizen Center 

Total of 9 neighbors in attendance

5:35 - Open Meeting with prayer for the food.

6:00 – We all Read Mission and Vision Statements
6:05 - Minutes from the last meeting Approved. Agnes moved, Rob Seconded, and all approved.  

6:10 – Community Garden – Committee Report

●        Garden Work-Day Jan 27 – 10:00 AM to Noon

Bill and Roxie will collect the donated wood on Tuesday at 9:00 AM

●       Water meter request – the city said it is turned in and they will work on the electrical. 

●        Donations Requests Need to go out January 29 - pass out flyers. Roxie forgot to bring the flyers in from the car, please reach out to Roxie and she will get some to you.

6:35 – Old Business:

 Stray Dogs.  Keep it up:  No food or garbage.  Also, call ACPS (904) 630-CITY (2489)

Nancy Evens reported on her task to inquire about master gardeners and health trucks.  The Extension office is now aware of the workdays we are having at the garden and will send us some master gardeners. 

Roxie asked Diane at the Sr. Citizen Center if they were interested in the health trucks as well and she will get back to us on this.

6:40  – New Business:

          $ So far donations have exceeded $1000 (inkind) and close to $10,000 over all with our events.  But only possible with the status of “Non-Profit”.  To keep that status, we have a bill to pay and there is no $ in the Panama Park Bank.  We need $200 by February 1, 2024. A collection was taken and $25 was raised tonight.

            +Family Health Event - February 3, 2024  12:00 PM to 3:00 PM  American Legion Post – 2179 Benedict Road, 32209.  Free Health Screenings Topic: Nutrition.   

            Library offer tax preparation for free. – Agnes will send the schedule to Bill.

            River City Readers – Donna Degan.  This Saturday  

            Free tickets to the local circus were handed out.

6:45 – Meeting was closed – we did our introductions at the end this time and all shared new year’s resolutions if we had any.  

6:45 - Announcements below… 

●     Our Website:               Police (904)  630-0500

●     Next Door - Get the app or sign up online at

●     Facebook Page - Panama Park Neighbors @PanamaParkNeighbors

●     Northwest CPAC meeting Feb 8, 6:00pm Lincoln Villa Senior Center, 7866 New Kings Rd

●     Next Sheriff’s Watch  

●     Next Month’s PPNA Meeting is Feb. 22 (4th Thursday, not the 5th)

Mission Statement: “Cultivating a flourishing neighborhood by leveraging our resources to build a safe, resilient and inclusive community and promote neighborhood pride.”
Vision Statement: “Uniting Panama Park Neighbors to produce a thriving community”.




We welcomed back a neighbor who used to attend these meetings 3 years ago and welcomed a new neighbor who saw the signs!

Special Shout out and Thankyou to all the neighbors who put their signs out for out meetings!!!  They are working!!!

Community Garden Workdays are brining more new neighbors and there are still beets and Kale that didn’t freeze!  Join us every First and Third Saturday morning.

We are working on great guest speakers for this year, if you have suggestions let us know.

Needed: Help to pay for our non-profit status so that we can continue to receive donations and help for the things we do and our garden.

All attending got free tickets to the circus!


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