Reminder: Our First Fundrasier of 2013 Is a Brentwood House Party, Tomorrow Night!

Just a reminder that tomorrow night is our 3rd Annual Westside House Party at Joel and Karen’s in Brentwood. Yummy Indian food. Good conversation. The Streetsblog debut of baby Mary Leigh. What more could a person ask for? The text of our invitation can be found below:

I present Joel Epstein with our first 2010 Streetsie in recognition of ##http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joel-epstein##his excellent column## at the Huffington Post.

Please join Joel Epstein, Karen Sarachik, Damien Newton, Councilman Bill Rosendahl, Transit advocate extraordinaire Jerard Wright, Former Bikerowave Board Member Dan Rodman and the Board of Los Angeles Streetsblog for a casual dinner reception in support of Los Angeles Streetsblog.

Saturday, February 23 at 6:30 PM
521 N. Kenter Avenue
Brentwood

Suggested contribution of $100 but even if you can’t donate or donate at that amount, please attend to hear about the good work Los Angeles Streetsblog is doing to keep Angelenos abreast of critical developments in public transportation, biking and public space in Los Angeles.

All donations are tax deductible. If you would prefer to donate online, you can do so at http://la.streetsblog.org/donate/

RSVP’s should be sent to Damien@streetsblog.org. Please feel free to send this email far and wide.

In June of 2010, it looked like LA Streetsblog was going to close shop. Now we are 99% locally funded have four staff writers in addition to myself, and just opened a film and LiveStream division earlier this month. Your contributions have made the difference.

Thank you for all your support.

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