Albemarle Neighborhood Association Meeting:
The Kensington Family Shelter
Thursday, October 20th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
At the next community meeting of the Albemarle Neighborhood Association (ANA), guest speakers Claire Harding-Keefe and Dante Thomas will discuss the operation of The Kensington Family Shelter.
Ms. Harding-Keefe is Senior Vice President for Family Support, Housing at CAMBA, which operates The Kensington Family Shelter. Mr. Thomas is CAMBA's Director of Security and Operations.
The shelter is located on McDonald Avenue, across the street from Foodtown. It opened in December 2015.
Foodtown and ANA will provide refreshments, to be served after the meeting.
Members of ANA as well as non-members are welcome to attend all ANA community meetings. Admission is free.
Flatbush Jewish Center
327 E. 5th Street
corner of Church Avenue
Enter the synagogue via the ramp on E. 5th Street. Use the stairs or the wheelchair-accessible elevator to go downstairs to the Hanid Room.
About Albemarle Neighborhood Association
Albemarle Neighborhood Association (ANA) is the oldest neighborhood association in Brooklyn. Since its founding in 1973, it has worked to advance Kensington's quality of life. ANA's meetings are free and are open to the public. They provide a place for Kensington's residents to address safety, security, and quality of life issues.
ANA helps create a safe and stable neighborhood by working closely with its members, other neighborhood residents, city agencies, and elected officials to address key issues.
New members are welcome to join. This strengthens ANA's impact. Membership is open to everyone who resides in or owns a business in the geographic area ANA that serves:
- northern border: the north side of Caton Avenue
- southern border: the south side of Beverley Road
- western border: the west side of McDonald Avenue
- eastern border: the east side of Ocean Parkway
An individual or family membership costs $20 per year. Associate Membership dues for business owners cost $25 per year.
Meetings are held in March, April, May, June, September, October, and November.