In today's column, the Fort Worth Weekly named Oakhurst Neighborhood Association the winner of its Critic's Choice Award for best Neighborhood Group! The Weekly writes:
Year after year, the Oakhurst Neighborhood Association just northeast of downtown is one of the busiest in the city. They don’t just talk it, they get out and do it, with monthly meetings, a beautification program, children’s activities, a citizens-on-patrol team, and more. Oakhurst also puts on barbecues and a Halloween costume contest and gives out a yard-of-the-month award. This year they’ve also been fighting two issues that leaders think will harm the community: a zoning change that would allow a metal recycling plant nearby and the use of Riverside Park as a floodwater storage area — a plan that would put a chunk of parkland beneath potentially contaminated water for parts of the year. Now that’s an active group.
Congratulations (and thank you!) to all that have worked so hard to to make our neighborhood association an active, positive influence in our local community.
September 30, 2010
January 27, 2010
What an amazing honor for Oakhurst to receive the Neighborhood of the Year award a second time! No other neighborhood has ever accomplished this. ONA received 10 street sign toppers as a part of the award, which are proudly displayed in the neighborhood. Thanks to all residents that made this award possible!