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Highlights from the November 15, 2012 ANA Executive Committee Meeting

The next meeting ANA EC meeting will be Thursday, December 20 at the NW Rec Center at 6:30.  All of the rest of the ANA meetings through September, 2013 are scheduled to be on the fourth Thursday of the month at NW Rec. 

We heard an update about the impact that the Jan 13 3M Half Marathon and the Ausitn Marathon on Feb. 17 will have on the neighborhood.   The routes for both races will be the same as last year.  Ausitn Marathon will have on Allandale. Ari Witkin, who is doing neighborhood outreach on behalf of both events is committed to minimizing the impact on neighbors.  The events will also be taking added steps to clean up any trash.  Anyone needing traffic routing advice can call him at (512) 585-0158 or email  2013 3M Half Marathon and Austin Marathon

Totally Cool/ Totally Art and other class offerings at NWRC

Totally Cool/ Totally Art
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6:00pm – 8:00pm

7th – 12th Grade. FREE Program!! Painting and Drawing:
Get ready for our popular urban art class to be reinvented. Murals,
portraits, stencils and screen printing will be used to create an
expressive look at the lives of the Austin Teen.
11/5 – 12/6 @ Northwest Recreation
Center. Register at Northwest Recreation Center.

Architecture: Have you ever imagined
what your future home will be like? Have you ever imagined a business
that you would want to create? Or have you ever dreamed of making your
own furniture? This 3-d building class will explore all areas of
design and function. This is a sculpture class that will use a
variety of materials to create our imagined futures!
12/10 – 1/17 @ Hancock Recreation
Center (Northwest Recreation Center will provide transportation)

Selecting this year’s Mother Ginger

Gullett's school librarian, Kay Gooch is in the running for Mother Ginger in this year's Ballet Austin Nutcracker. The following note was submitted by Anne Jarriel, former PTA president at Gullett: Kay Gooch is AMAZING. She has dressed up as every character...

Aerial Survey over Austin today, Nov 14

—-Original Message—–
From: Weldon, Rhonda R [] On Behalf Of UT Safety Alert
Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 8:31 AM
Subject: Operational: USEPA to Conduct Aerial Survey over Austin and Circuit of the Americas Track

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Today, November 14, and this weekend, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) is scheduled to conduct chemical and radiological aerial surveys over downtown Austin and the Circuit of the Americas racetrack at the request of the City of Austin and Travis County.
A USEPA aircraft will fly above the area and conduct environmental monitoring designed to ensure safe air quality before and during various events associated with the Formula One race. The environmental data gathered from these aerial surveys will be used for preparedness activities associated with the race.