Date(s) - 04/19/17
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
The Neighborhood Center
The Neighborhood Center in Camden a 501 (C) 3 non-profit. For over one hundred years the Neighborhood Center has been serving children, teenagers and the South Camden community. Hundreds of children and families access the Neighborhood Center in Camden for academic, athletic, and artistic programs. The Center in partnership with the Community Design Collaborative of Philadelphia will be presenting a new vision and major improvements to its campus on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in its indoor basketball court, all members of the community are welcomed.
During the evening Architects, Planners, Preservationist and Engineers from the Community Design Collaboration will be making its recommendations and presenting their architectural plans to improve the campus and neighborhood for children and families accessing the many programs at the Center. These recommendations represent months of work and planning with the Neighborhood Center’s staff, Board of Directors, donors, and community members.
This will be the second time in six years that the Community Design Collaborative has worked with the Neighborhood Center in Camden to improve its campus and facilities. The Neighborhood Center has remodeled and renovated its historic main building, added outdoor athletic courts and fields, and improved its infrastructure costing in excess of $1.8 million dollars. Executive Director, Mike Landis said, “The Neighborhood Center is now poised to achieve a new level of growth while serving as a place of hope and love for the children in our community.”
About Neighborhood Center in Camden
The Neighborhood Center in Camden is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization serving the community of Camden N.J. Founded in 1913; the Center has been and continues to be a vital part of the fabric of Camden. Through its programs, the Center strives to make a positive impact in Camden. Today, the Center provides a childcare, school age programs, teen and young adult programs, senior programs, and a Community Kitchen that provides a noon meal to the community and serves up to 100 individuals daily. For more information, visit www.neighborhoodrising.org