MHCDC ACCOMPLISHMENTS

MATTHEW HENSON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Selected by Mayor for kick-off community for 2016 Mayor’s Fall Cleanup
  • Assisted with the acquisition of Handicap Parking Sign for Senior resident
  • Recommended Award for Ernestine Shepherd by the Baltimore City Health Commissioner
  • Hosted Breakfast Celebration of the 150th Birthday of Matthew Alexander Henson with the hanging of a 50th Great Facts about Matthew A. Henson along with a new poster.
  • Received an award for AFRO Clean-Green Block Campaign
  • Purchased, through an ARCO Grant, a sit-down Lawn Mower to cut the Adopt-A-Lot
  • Acquired our 2nd Adopt A Lot – 1527-1557 N. McKean Avenue
  • Supported Traffic Lights @ W. North Avenue @ Pulaski Street
  • 2nd Annual Easterwood Cook-Out & Health Festival
  • $30,000 for 5 neighboring schools from U.S. Department of Education
  • Acquisition of 2nd Adopt A Lot – 1527-1557 N. McKean Avenue
  • 1900 block of Baker Street included in Weekly mechanical street cleaning
  • Supported traffic light at Pulaski Street & West North Avenue
  • Acquisition of $3,000.00 Grant for After School & Community Uplifting Projects
  • 2016 Cherry Blossom Bake Sale tremendous success
  • MAHNA successful in postponing costly alley repairs to 1500 Bentalou Street Residents;
  • Contributed close to $1,000.00 for MAH Elementary School Cheerleader Uniforms
  • MAHNA convinces AFRO American Newspaper to bring AFRO CLEAN/GREEN BLOCK back;
  • Mayor’s Commission to remove Lee/Jackson Statue through the leadership MAHNA;
  • 2 Kwanzaa Celebratory Free Luncheon;
  • Breakfast Salute to Senior Residents;
  • 4 Free Visits to Orioles Baseball Games;
  • 2 Free Billie Holiday Salutes;
  • 2 Free ‘1963’ Historic Presentations;
  • Acquisition of 501©(3) designation;
  • 3 Days of Free Food during April 2015 Riot;
  • 1st Annual Free Easterwood 2015 Cookout;
  • Graduations Gifts to School Scholars;
  • ALL WAY STOP SIGNS AROUND SCHOOL;
  • MAHNA Information Pamphlet;
  • Adopt-A-Lot @ Payson and Presstman;
  • MAHNA Post Office Box;
  • MAHNA Website www.mahna.co;
  • 1 ½ hour National C-SPAN Program;
  • Largest Number of Financial Businesses;
  • Increase Fines for Liquor Sales to Children;
  • Spoke-out and Testified on Heroin Epidemic;
  • Opposed tax on plastic market bags;
  • Opposed discriminatory curfew;
  • Worked on double parking problem;
  • Support for city issued trash cans;
  • 22 How to Be A Good Neighbor Commandments;
  • 2 Large Welcome to Community signs;
  • Quarterly Roll-offs for trash and debris;
  • Celebration of Cherry Blossom and Pre-Holiday Bake Sales;
  • Supported historic designation of 1232 Druid Hill Avenue.
  • Built Easterwood/Sandtown Park & Playground 1515-1557 N. Fulton
  • Awarded 2 Grants from Care-A-Lot / BMORE BEAUTIFUL for both lots
  • Obtained 3 Yellow School Lights on for Monroe Street & 2 on Baker Street
  • 3rd Annual Kwanzaa Program
  • 1st Anniversary of Park & Playground
  • Hosted ‘Saving OUR Sons Symposium
  • Received 3 financial grants from Governor Hogan for C.O.R.E.
  • Co-sponsored naming of Harriett Tubman parked we led the move for the confederate statue removal

 

Dr. Marvin L. ‘Doc’ Cheatham, Sr. – President

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