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Beautiful Crestwood Business Landscaping Awards August 2019

    Kohls Department Store  9701 Watson Road Kohls has been in this location in Crestwood for many decades and has consistently maintained a beautiful traditional landscape design.  We appreciate the mature trees and the abundant well-maintained bushes on the … Continue reading

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Grooming the Catalina West entrance

  July 20, 2019.  “Many hands make light work.” This pearl goes back to the 14th century. I heard it repeated by two different people this Saturday morning. A group of neighbors gathered at the  Rayburn and Tahiti Drive entrance … Continue reading

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Ellen’s Yard of the Month July 2019

Ellen MacDonald moved into her Crestwood house a few years ago.  The outside of the house and yard were nice but completely devoid of adornment.  Nothing. Soon neighbors noticed a transformation slowly taking place. Little by little small changes started … Continue reading

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Tahiti Islands Project Report February 2019

In February, 2017 the Crestwood Beautification Committee offered a grant of up to $500 to any neighborhood group wanting to beautify their subdivision entrance, island or common area.  A group of neighbors from Tahiti Drive had been concerned with the … Continue reading

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Little Free Library in Spellman Park

A “Little Free Library” was recently installed in Spellman Park by the Tahiti Drive entrance.  The motto of the “Little Free Library” program is “Take a book, share a book”. The website for the program states that “Little Free Library … Continue reading

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Planting Help Needed – Sept. 2 & 29

Volunteers are needed for a couple of planting dates. If you can spare an hour, it would help us a lot. There are two upcoming planting dates. Sept. 2nd – Sunday – 10 a.m. – Whitecliff Recreation Center . Sept. … Continue reading

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Tahiti Islands Fundraiser a Success

May 5, 2018 The second annual fundraiser for the beautification of the Islands of Tahiti is complete. You remember that last year at this time the residents of Tahiti Drive held their first annual fund drive aimed at raising money … Continue reading

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Crestwood Community Center Atrium

May 3, 2018, Crestwood Community Center Beautify Crestwood members did a spring spruce-up of the plants and flowers in the atrium. Volunteers working on the project were Ellen Madeiras, Joyce Menning, Denise  Schaedler, Josie Green and Catherine Green. As always, … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Gardens

1st grade Lindbergh Girl Scout Troop 1158 got together with Tom Terrific and created forty-five bags of fall garden seed packets. Some bags went home with the Scouts and others are going to be given to friends and Crestwood residents … Continue reading

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Island Life-Tahiti Islands Project Part II: The South Island

Pictured above in no particular order: Josie Green, Matt Koppen, Gary Gobble, Josie P, Jackie P, Kristen P, and Carrie Gobble.  Photos courtesy of Matt Green. It’s always island time in the Catalina West sector of Crestwood, and with the … Continue reading

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