Invite your “Neighbors EFP Next Door Contest”!! Join our EFP Next Door. Enter to win a Rocky’s Gift Card!

Invite your “Neighbors EFP Next Door Contest”!! Join our EFP Next Door.  Enter to win a Rocky’s Gift Card!

We have several ways to invite your neighbors. The Contest is effective today through 11/14/2014. Winner will be announced the week of Thanksgiving. The person with the most invites will receive a Rocky’s Gift Card and anyone who participates will be entered in a raffle to win a Rocky’s Gift Card. (Gift Cards will be given out at Nov’s Neighborhood Watch meeting)

On a web browser, you can:
•Send email invitations by using your address book or enter email manually.
(You can use Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, AOL, Facebook and Twitter accounts)
•Send free postcard invitations.
•Print flyers, invitations, Business Cards or even a Door Hanger.…

To use any of the above invitation options, click Invite in the top right corner of your neighborhood website, and select the option you’d like to explore.

You can also win by inviting your neighbors using Nextdoor  App for iPhone, or Android.

Just in time for Green Friday shopping!!

Good Luck Everyone!

East Forest Park Neighborhood Watch Meeting, Wednesday, October 29th

East Forest Park Neighborhood Watch Meeting
Wednesday, October 29th
6:30 – 7:30 PM
45 Island Pond Rd, Springfield, Massachusetts 01118
Officer Craig Staples of the SPD Quality of Life/Ordinance Flex Squad

Crime Watch update – Brian Jennings
Old Business:
*Updates and Changes on Neighborhood Watch – Bob McCollum
New Business:
* Halloween Safety and Neighborhood Watch Event – Brian Jennings
* Next Door Neighborhood Halloween Contest. – Beth Hogan
* Next Door Sign Up Contest – Refer a neighbor and you have the chance you can win a free Rocky’s Gift Card. – Beth Hogan
 What is Nextdoor

Nextdoor is the private social network for you, our neighbors and our EFP community. It’s the easiest way for you and the EFP  neighbors to talk online and make all of your lives better in the real world. And it’s free.

Thousands of neighborhoods are already using Nextdoor to build happier, safer places to call home.

People are using Nextdoor to:

  • Quickly get the word out about a break-in
  • Organize a Neighborhood Watch Group
  • Track down a trustworthy babysitter
  • Find out who does the best paint job in town
  • Ask for help keeping an eye out for a lost dog
  • Find a new home for an outgrown bike
  • Finally call that nice man down the street by his first name
  • Post a Tag Sale
  • Ask recommendations for a business
  • Nextdoor’s mission is to use the power of technology to build stronger and safer neighborhoods.

Joining Nextdoor

Nextdoor is the private social network for you, our neighbors and ourcommunity. It’s the easiest way for you and your neighbors to talk online and make all of your lives better in the real world. And it’s free.

To join Nextdoor on a web browser:
  • Visit, enter your email address, street address*, and zip code, and click GET STARTED — IT’S FREE
  • .You will automatically be directed to the EFP neighborhood.

NOTE: Nextdoor does not support the use of P.O. Boxes. Members must join using their physical address. If you don’t receive mail at your physical address, we do offer alternative options for verifying your address.  You will be confirmed and approved to join by the Admin Leads of the group.

Hope you can join us!   Come and get to know your neighbors!

National Night Recognition

State Representative, Angelo Puppolo and City Councilor, Tim Allen, Ward 7, Springfield City Councilor present Certificates of Appreciation to the 2014 NNO Team (r to l) Rep Puppolo, Police Commissioner, John Barbieri, Beth Hogan, Chair of NNO and VP of EFPCA, Todd Alden, Food Purveyor again for the event, Kim Lee, People’s Bank Branch Manager and active neighborhood supporter, Frank Ryan EFPCA Pres,. and Tim Allen.

Nathan Bill Park ~ A Reality !

EVENT: Nathan Bill Park Renovation Announcement
DATE: Monday, October 6, 2014 at 10:45 a.m.
PLACE:  Nathan Bill Park, Plumtree Rd. Springfield, MA
 Congressman Richard E. Neal, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Sarno, State Representative Angelo J. Puppolo Jr., and Park Chairman Brian Santaniello will be announcing a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to renovate Nathan Bill Park in East Forest Park.
The grant is part of Mayor Sarno’ s commitment, along with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Federal Government, to rebuild Springfield and make improvements in areas affected by the 2011 tornado.
The City, in conjunction with the East Forest Park Civic Association and area residents, developed a master plan for Nathan Bill Park.
Improvements will include new tennis courts, improved athletic fields, improvements to the existing playground and swings, a new splash pad, landscape improvements and improved parking. The project is out for public bid and construction will be completed by fall 2015.

Wed., Oct. 8 Meeting

6:30 PM Meeting
Holy Cross Church Meeting Room
221 Plumtree Rd.


Update on Family Dollar Store
Director of DPW,  Chris Cignoli
Policing our Neighborhood
Police Commisioner, John Barbieri

Become informed. Make ours a great neighborhood!


Sat., Sept. 6, Thank-you Cookout !

      Instead of our regular Wed. night September Meeting,
on Saturday., Sept. 6, from 12-2 PM, the East Forest Park Civic Association
is hosting a Thank-you Cookout for all sponsors, exhibitors and members at the Holy Cross Gym. This get-together is open to all EFP residents.
Come find out ways you can make a difference and volunteer in EFP. 
Take this weekend opportunity to meet other members and thank those who helped make our 3rd National Night Out a success!

EFP National Night Out Tue., Aug. 5th

6pm – 8pm

Nathan Bill Park – Plumtree Rd.

Attn:       East Forest Park Residents


Join the East Forest Park Civic Association and the Springfield Parks Department to meet our neighbors, and celebrate our Law Enforcement as we build awareness of our unity in public safety!

State Police Mobile , Springfield Police K-9 demonstration, Fire Department – Engine #3 – Sparky the Dog, Food, DJ, Music, Clowns and Face Painting, Hampden Sheriff’s Dept. and Red Cross Safety Presentations.

                Hope you can join the FUN

EFP Denise K. Shea Memorial Scholarship

Shea Family The East Forest Park Civic Association wishes to thank the Shea family for their support of its Denise K. Shea Memorial Scholarship for an outstanding senior from one of the surrounding high schools who resides in our 01118 neighborhood. This annual award is given to a deserving young citizen who genuinely reflects a concern and connection to the neighborhood and the City of Springfield. The selection is based on their academic record, leadership role, extra-curricular activities, and dedication to service and civic minded involvement.