Legal Services Day!

inner_legal.jpgWe had a hugely successful 3rd “Legal Services Day” on October 13th, 45 low income community members got through to see a judge, they did over 2,500 hours in community service and about $220,000 in fines were waived for their efforts. Thanks to the DA’s Office, public defenders from Metropolitan Public Defender Services, Inc., our partner organizations that tabled: SE Works, Inc., Constructing Hope, The Wallace Medical Concern, and of course Rosewood staff and volunteers!!!

Remodel update #1 (of many)!


The Rosewood Community Center remodel began full force after the first of the year…only to come to a screeching halt with this insane weather. We met this morning with our developer Sara from MotiveSpace and our contractors with Lorentz Bruun to get an update. Deliveries of lumber and other materials are delayed from snow, but they are SO ready to bust this out once mother nature cuts us a break. Pictured here is our future computer lab, how exciting!! Can’t wait to see it complete and full of people learning, working and playing. Stay tuned for more updates…

3rd Annual National Night Out was a Success!

Last Thursday, we held our 3rd Annual National Night Out! We had a great BBQ and community resources that served a little over 1,000 community members! Children got to enjoy different activities and there were a lot of prizes raffled off! Community members were out in the parking lot interacting with one another, and also dancing to some live music!  Again thank you to every sponsor, and every person involved to make this event a success! We can’t wait until next year!

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The Aspire Project Dance Camp!

Last week The Aspire Project hosted their first dance camp for the summer at Rosewood!  The camp was successful as 15 participants were empowered to dance for a week, and showing off what they learned in a final performance at the end! Their theme was Peter Pan and Friends,  the second dance camp of the summer will be August 15th-19th! Learn more about The Aspire Project on their website!

The Aspire Project Website