Hi, ho there neighbor! And thanks to all who came out to help us kick off our Good Neighbor Initiative with an art show to celebrate community for NeighborWorks Week.
On First Friday, June 6, all 12 benches were on display, with artists standing by, ready to mingle. Groups posed for photos at our AZ Central photo booth (see them here!). A twitter contest winner was selected (read the winning tweet here!). And we were even presented a $50,000 check from State Farm! The drink of choice? Lemonade (with a splash of sweet tea vodka mixed in), of course.
On the wall read, “Good neighbors bring out the good in neighbors” – one little line that fully encompassed the meaning and purpose behind our initiative. Go outside (even in this heat!), sit on your front porch, and get to know your neighbors. Get to know what your community needs. And get going – nominate your neighbor to win one of our beautiful benches! We’ll be giving one away each month.
Follow the Good Neighbor Initiative progress all year long on our social sites!