Brook Oaks Celebrates 25 yrs. Improving Neighborhood
For 25 years Waco Community Development has been remodeling or building homes in the North Waco neighborhood. Most have been in the Brook Oaks Neighborhood. February 20th they celebrated 20 years of changing the neighborhood for the better. Robert Jackson, current president of the neighborhood says this helps keep down crime, drugs and a depreciating housing stock.
BONA was formed in 1993 when Robert Sheehy was mayor. Since 2001 Waco CD has built 46 homes on some of the 140 vacant lots in the area. However their goal is to also renovate older homes and bring them up to date.
Waco CDC will have a Homebuilders Education II class April 20th, 1 to 6 p. m.
Waco CD plans a golf Scramble at Cotton Wood golf course April 26.
Billy Davis, Jr. is President Board of Directors.
Emilie Cunningham shared the joy and satisfaction she got out of restoring an older home in the neighborhood in their March newsletter.
On July 8 – 12 World Changes will be in Waco.
This is where volunteers come to Waco to help residents restore their homes, by painting and making repairs as needed. If live in the neighborhood and feel you need help call 235-7358.
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