RHIC's Annual Meeting was held at Beth Am Synagogue last night, and an incredible time was had by all! Nearly 200 friends, neighbors, partners, performers, and political candidates attended the event.
Mark Nook, of Cho Benn Holback and Associates, presented the firm's plans for the John Eager Howard Elementary School redesign. Construction on the school will begin this summer.
Other tables included presentations from the Baltimore City Planning Department on the INSPIRE plans for infrastructure improvements within a quarter to half mile radius of the school.
RHIC Board President, Reverend Karen Brown, welcomed attendees to the annual event.
Youth from the Jubilee Arts program presented t-shirts and pottery made by youth in West Baltimore.
Performers from ConneXions School for the Arts had an incredible performance of African dance and drumming.
Reservoir Hill students from John Eager Howard performed a piece from The Wiz
Roscoe Johnson of Druid Heights CDC, and Annie Hall of the Penn North Community Association, joined our own Rick Gwynallen and Reverend Brown, to announce a renewed partnership between our communities.
Longtime and new RHIC board members introduced themselves to attendees, Some members are part of the newly announced Geographic Community Representative board members, who will become familiar faces around the community.