South Cumminsville Celebrates Wayne Field Renovation

On August 6th, South Cumminsville residents celebrated the renovation of the Wayne Playfield on Beekman Street.  The renovations include two rehabbed baseball fields, including bleachers, a scoreboard, and a homerun fence, an extended football field, and painted playground equipment. These renovations were made possible through the volunteer efforts of 400 Procter & Gamble employees and

South Cumminsville Action Team: Community WIN's

The South Cumminsville Action Team is a group of concerned residents and their partners working together to make South Cumminsville stronger, safer, healthier, and more economically and environmentally sustainable.Community leaders and partners are developing solutions and taking action. Two early priorities of the team's work include: Ensure safety of children walking and biking to/from Wayne

WIN's Newest Homeowner!

The little blue "Doll House" on Llewellyn Avenue has a new owner! Ken Oster purchased the WIN-renovated home in February and is excited to be a homeowner and a resident of South Cumminsville. The one-bedroom/one-bathroom home has an open floorplan that is perfect for Ken's needs. The flexibility of the floor plan and the affordability

Volunteer Spotlight: Sister Annette Muckerheide

As a member of one of WIN’s first Boards, Sister Annette Muckerheide developed a deep appreciation for WIN’s mission and  was committed to returning as a volunteer upon retirement. She now tirelessly volunteers at Working In Neighborhoods, working on WIN's Quarterly Newsletter, in addition to helping neighborhood children in the afterschool tutoring program among other tasks. Annette Muckerheide, SC, is a graduate of the College

WIN Celebrates 35 Years and 35 Partners

"Thirty-five years ago, S. Judy Martinez and S. Barbara Busch acted on the signs of the time by engaging the South Cumminsville people to not be silent and to speak, and to not be invisible, but be visible. Through that engagement, lives have been transformed and so has a neighborhood.”Sally Duffy, SC, President and Executive Director, SC

Volunteer Spotlight: The Anniversary House

For at least 10 years, the men of Little Flower's Old Timers softball team have been volunteering with Working in Neighborhoods. These guys have done everything from pouring concrete and demolition to painting and building fences, porches, and decks--usually during four to six-hour "barn-raising blitzes." This year, the Old Timers are working to complete a whole-house rehab project within

Borden Corridor Project Advances

Dawn and Sean Ringer are making plans that are no longer dreams! Their new WIN home is making their dream a reality as they give the renovated house on Elmore St. their own personality. “When WIN helped us into our home, I could finally say, ‘Let the decorating begin,’” says Dawn. The Ringers’ new home

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