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OCTOBER 13th, Openlands TREE PLANTING DAY !We need volunteers to help plant trees on Wednesday, October 13th. The planting is scheduled from 9-1pm, although we are usually done early. This is our biennial project with Openlands, and we will add 13 more trees to the 100+ already planted in our community since 2013. We are hoping for at least 20 volunteers to help TreeKeepers with the digging, mulching and planting of trees in our parkways. TreeKeepers provide their expertise and experience, as volunteers work together putting the trees in the ground. Everyone that has helped in the past comes away with more knowledge about trees and a few more wonderful neighbor connections. This is the first year we have been assigned a weekday planting date, so if you can spare a few hours that morning, your help will be greatly appreciated! In order to sign up, please send an email to trees@ravenswoodmanor.com. Further details will then be sent out to all volunteers. Thank you for your support! ... See MoreSee Less
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Save the Date! LAPOINTE PARK REDEDICATION CEREMONY SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24th, 1 pm Please join your neighbors at Arthur J. LaPointe Park as we thank the supporters of the park’s most recent renovation. It was three years ago that the RMIA solicited neighbors to form a committee and implement a new path forward for the park. Generous funds through neighbor donations as well as RMIA support made this possible. This is not Chicago Park District property, so over many decades we have taken on the task of managing and deciding what is best for this open space in our hood. It has become a wonderful gathering space as well as a native plant stopover on a pollinator pathway for birds and insects. A most welcome addition has been the new benches! We will recognize the families that adopted the benches and sundial to honor their loved ones who were longtime Manor residents. We will also speak to the history of this MWRD (Metropolitan Water Reclamation District) property as well as the NeighborSpace connection. We hope to see you there! Please RSVP to at bit.ly/LPD1024Also, if you would like to support the ongoing landscaping needs/upgrades for LaPointe Park, donations can still be made at www.gofundme.com/f/xhptc-lapointe-park-redesign. Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less
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Garage sale participants! To be included on the permit from the alderman's office and the garage sale map, please complete your registration at ravenswoodmanor.com/garagesalesignup/by end of day, Friday, September 3. ... See MoreSee Less
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The RMIA wildflower seed give-away was a resounding success! Here are a few examples of how neighbors used the seeds to #BeautifyTheManor ... See MoreSee Less
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Join the RMIA Board

The RMIA is looking for potential Board Member nominees who: Live within the communityHave interest in being an active RMIA board member...

August 17, 2021

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Community Feedback for 3030 W Lawrence

The proposal is for a variance request to reduce the rear yard setback allowing for a detached garage at each of the 5 proposed...

July 20, 2021

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Wildflower Seed Giveaway Kicks off the RMIA’s new #BeautifyTheManor Initiative

As part of the RMIA’s new #BeautifyTheManor Initiative, the RMIA will be giving away free wildflower seeds to anyone interested in...

April 26, 2021

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Ravenswood Manor Garage Sale Postponed

As many of you know, our popular Ravenswood Manor Garage Sale is typically held in May. It was canceled last year due to the pandemic. This...

April 13, 2021

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2021 Parkway Tree Planting Applications are OPEN

We need trees! Throughout our neighborhood’s parkways, many trees are being lost to wind and weather, sewer, water and gas repairs,...

February 25, 2021

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Northside College Prep Local School Council Accepting Applications

The Northside College Prep Local School Council is accepting applications for an open community representative position on the council. The...

February 24, 2021

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RMIA Purpose Statement

The Ravenswood Manor Improvement Association (RMIA) is a nonprofit neighborhood organization, whose purpose, based on its charter, is to promote the welfare of the community in respect to the maintenance and improvement of the physical appearance of the private and public property; the compliance with the laws as applicable to private and public property; the maintenance of facilities with respect to the safety, health and welfare of its residents.