We are preparing for another great meeting this month. 
Please find the Agenda attached, as a reminder you can always view past agendas/minutes/financials here.  This month we have two guests that will be discussing similar topics, transportation.  The intersection of 42nd & Q is being redesigned.  There have been public meetings and the final design is out.  To prepare for the meeting, please review the brochure and plans https://sonaomaha.org/2012/02/22/changes-coming-to-42nd-q/  this will help us have a productive meeting.
Additionally, ModeshiftOmaha will be joining us to discuss comprehensive transportation in our city.  The city just released the Transportation Master Plan and you can view it on our website.
The awards banquet is set for June 7 and we need your award winning projects and volunteers.  Learn more from Duane Brooks and download the applications here.
A legislative update from State Senator Heath Mello is attached.
The Chamber of Commerce held a community meeting last week regarding some of the exciting happenings in the Leavenworth neighborhood make sure and learn all about it. http://wp.me/p1Ydog-3G
There are some public meetings coming up concerning housing in the “Federal District”.  Interested?  http://wp.me/p1Ydog-3D
Inspiring and teaching attendees to restore older properties is the theme for the seventh annual Restore Omaha Conference, Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Metro’s South Campus at 27th and Q streets from 8 to 4:30 p.m. Cost to attend the March 3 conference is $40.
OneWorld has been nominated as one of five organizations in the nation in Shopko’s “Choose the Charity” contest. And they need your support to help
win the $10,000 donation from Shopko.  The instructions to help can be found here.
If you have neighborhood news you feel is important to share, please send it. We will post it and broadcast via Facebook and our monthly emails.
Thanks for your support of South Omaha and South Omaha neighborhoods, I look forward to seeing you next week.  Please share this email with your networks, neighbors and friends.  All are welcome at SONA meetings.
Mike Battershell
President, South Omaha Neighborhood Alliance