Statement on Overbrook shooting

Rawlson King, President of the Overbrook Community Association, issued a statement concerning the shooting that occurred July 14, 2015.

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Overbrook holds annual garage sale and clean-up event

Overbrook recently held its Annual Garage Sale and Clean-Up Event on May 9. The clean-up event and garage sale were great examples of how we as a community association have a positive impact on our environment and the beauty of our neighbourhood.

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Still opposed to auto shop expansion

In an article published in the Ottawa Sun, I noted that the Overbrook Community Association is still torn over the auto shop expansion proposal.  Read the article.

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McArthur repair shop gets green light against City staff, Association recommendation

The Overbrook Community Association reluctantly opposed the application for the construction of a car repair facility on McArthur Avenue because of the road's designation as a traditional main street.  Read the article.

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Overbook to pilot post-incident neighbourhood protocol

The Overbrook Community Association meeting held on February 19 also saw the announcement of Crime Prevention Ottawa being set to develop what it calls a "post-incident neighborhood protocol" within Overbrook in conjunction with the Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre.  Read the article.

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Overbrook holds meeting to address crime

The Overbrook Community Association held a public meeting on February 19, 2015 to discuss crime in the area, including recent shootings.

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Overbrook Residents Applaud Opening of Coventry Pedestrian Bridge

Overbrook residents applauded the opening of the Coventry Pedestrian and Cycling Bridge, which will provide an important new transportation link for the community.  Read the article.

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Neighbourhood Change Through Engagement

I told the Ottawa Community News that I was looking forward to engaging more residents as the new President of the Overbrook Community Association with a "people-centric" approach.  Download the article.

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Gang Problem in Overbrook Overblown

I told the Ottawa Sun that there was a perception of a gang problem, but at that time there was not a traditional criminal gang problem in Overbrook. Download the article.

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Elected to Community Association, Appointed President

I was proud to be have been elected to the Board of the Overbrook Community Association on November 20 and feel highly honored to be nominated and selected to become its President for 2015 on December 1.   As an association, we will continue to work hard on matters of concern to residents.

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