Tuesday, June 21, 2016


Albemarle Neighborhood Association Meeting
Thursday, June 23rd, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

At the Albemarle Neighborhood Association's (ANA) last community meeting of the season, the guest speaker will be Denise Lalande-Phipps, Director of the Kensington Family Shelter. The shelter is located on McDonald Avenue, across the street from Foodtown. Ms. Lalande-Phipps will discuss issues pertaining to the shelter and to our community.

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. 

Weather permitting, the meeting will be held outdoors on Albemarle Road, between E. 4th and E. 5th streets. Bring a chair to sit on. 

If there is any possibility of rain, the meeting will be held in the Flatbush Jewish Center, 327 E. 5th Street, at the 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 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:

  • north: the north side of Caton Avenue
  • south: the south side of Beverley Road
  • west: the west side of McDonald Avenue 
  • east: 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.