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1967
June 30, 1967

The Highland Park Garden Club Highlights 1966 – 67

                                                      Source: Arlene Davis, Lakeview West Subdivision, Mobile Alabama

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2021
July 5, 2021

ND Conversational Archive

Sherry GrosHighland Park • 1 day ago Dust Bowl Dams -Optimist lake- Dam of Historical Significance. Completed in 1937 Optimist Lake Dam was a Dust Bowl era Dam Built by a Public Works crew of that era. Optimist has a Park attached to the dam because that was the part of the government deal and […]

2024
February 21, 2024

Civic Responsibility and Leadership

For the Highland Park Review by Sherry Lynn Gros I gain understanding from Mayor Stimpson’s nightly newsletters. I’m new to the City so I’m always looking for the best example of civic leadership that will help me accomplish my own projects here at Highland Park Community Association. Mayor Stimpson appears to be an effective leader. […]

2023
September 29, 2023

The Lake Is Not Coming Back

by Sherry Lynn Gros for The HIghland Park Review 9/29/2023 Years ago we had a public conversation with Arlene D, resident of Lake View West Subdivision next to HIghland Park Subdivision in West Mobile Alabama, said, “If the dam falls they won’t let us build it back because they (the County) said it should never […]

August 31, 2023

The Battle Continues

August 31, 2021 By Sherry Lynn Gros for The Highland Park Review When I moved here, I swore my allegiance to uphold the laws of the State of Alabama. I keep my promises. Allen Helms: “You’re not president of squat. Who elected you president?” HPca: “We operate under the nonprofit corporation laws of the State […]

August 22, 2023

Upcoming Highland Park Discussion and Meetings

For the Highland Park Review 08/22/2023 by Sherry Lynn Gros This month we will be meeting with a Federal Agency and State Agents who will answer our questions and give us guidance on best use of the Highland Park Community Association Lands. This fortunate opportunity is a direct result of the grant request that was […]

July 20, 2023

Flooding Ditches in Mobile Alabama

by S Lynn Gros for The Highland Park Review Be proactive stop blaming private property owners for flooding. Just Pick up your shovels and clean your ditches. This ditch maintenance problem is all over Mobile. The County always blames the private property owner when the issue is also a duty to care. Private property owners […]

June 23, 2023

Psychosocial Impact of the Destruction of Optimist Lake at Milkhouse Creek

by Sherry Lynn Gros for the Highland Park Review June 23, 2023 There is no such place as Lakeview West Estates in Mobile AL. That is a made up name by people who tried to convert HPca, Inc. so that it appeared Lakeview West had property rights to the lake. Some people made donations to […]

May 22, 2023

HPca 2023 Members’ Meeting Comes to a Close

Sherry Lynn Gros for The Highland Park Review May22, 2023 ****THANK YOU**** HPca Annual Members Meeting for 2023 is in the books. Thank you all for coming. Amanda Pouncey has 100% attendance since 2019 and HPca thanks Amanda for her loyalty and commitment to the restoration project. We have come to know we can count […]

April 18, 2023

Who is the Real Enemy of the Waters at Optimist Lake Milkhouse Creek

Sherry Lynn Gros for the Highland Park Review April 18, 2023 The following story is for entertainment purposes only and should in no way be misconstrued any other way as these are the day-to-day sagas of this complex and multijurisdictional tiny organization. Update on the work we’ve been doing: After arguing with Arlene all night […]

April 15, 2023

PUBLIC NOTICE ANNUAL MEMBERS’ MEETING 2023

Sherry Lynn Gros April 15, 2023 PUBLIC NOTICE Per Article III Section 1. Annual Meeting. An annual meeting of the members shall be held in the County of Mobile, State of Alabama, on the third Tuesday of the month of April of each year, beginning with the year 1968, at the hour of 8:00 o’clock […]

April 15, 2023

EROSION or Putin Likes Lakes Too

April 15, 2023 Sherry Lynn Gros, member class HPca, for The Highland Park Review EROSION is the most immediate threat to Lake Optimist at Milkhouse Creek than Putin, Politics, or the HOA People combined. When Allen talks about part of his “plan” being for the creek bank owners to stop the erosion from their lands […]

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2021
July 5, 2021

ND Conversational Archive

Sherry GrosHighland Park • 1 day ago Dust Bowl Dams -Optimist lake- Dam of Historical Significance. Completed in 1937 Optimist Lake Dam was a Dust Bowl era Dam Built by a Public Works crew of that era. Optimist has a Park attached to the dam because that was the part of the government deal and […]

2024
February 21, 2024

Civic Responsibility and Leadership

For the Highland Park Review by Sherry Lynn Gros I gain understanding from Mayor Stimpson’s nightly newsletters. I’m new to the City so I’m always looking for the best example of civic leadership that will help me accomplish my own projects here at Highland Park Community Association. Mayor Stimpson appears to be an effective leader. […]

2023
September 29, 2023

The Lake Is Not Coming Back

by Sherry Lynn Gros for The HIghland Park Review 9/29/2023 Years ago we had a public conversation with Arlene D, resident of Lake View West Subdivision next to HIghland Park Subdivision in West Mobile Alabama, said, “If the dam falls they won’t let us build it back because they (the County) said it should never […]

August 31, 2023

The Battle Continues

August 31, 2021 By Sherry Lynn Gros for The Highland Park Review When I moved here, I swore my allegiance to uphold the laws of the State of Alabama. I keep my promises. Allen Helms: “You’re not president of squat. Who elected you president?” HPca: “We operate under the nonprofit corporation laws of the State […]

August 22, 2023

Upcoming Highland Park Discussion and Meetings

For the Highland Park Review 08/22/2023 by Sherry Lynn Gros This month we will be meeting with a Federal Agency and State Agents who will answer our questions and give us guidance on best use of the Highland Park Community Association Lands. This fortunate opportunity is a direct result of the grant request that was […]

July 20, 2023

Flooding Ditches in Mobile Alabama

by S Lynn Gros for The Highland Park Review Be proactive stop blaming private property owners for flooding. Just Pick up your shovels and clean your ditches. This ditch maintenance problem is all over Mobile. The County always blames the private property owner when the issue is also a duty to care. Private property owners […]

June 23, 2023

Psychosocial Impact of the Destruction of Optimist Lake at Milkhouse Creek

by Sherry Lynn Gros for the Highland Park Review June 23, 2023 There is no such place as Lakeview West Estates in Mobile AL. That is a made up name by people who tried to convert HPca, Inc. so that it appeared Lakeview West had property rights to the lake. Some people made donations to […]

May 22, 2023

HPca 2023 Members’ Meeting Comes to a Close

Sherry Lynn Gros for The Highland Park Review May22, 2023 ****THANK YOU**** HPca Annual Members Meeting for 2023 is in the books. Thank you all for coming. Amanda Pouncey has 100% attendance since 2019 and HPca thanks Amanda for her loyalty and commitment to the restoration project. We have come to know we can count […]

April 18, 2023

Who is the Real Enemy of the Waters at Optimist Lake Milkhouse Creek

Sherry Lynn Gros for the Highland Park Review April 18, 2023 The following story is for entertainment purposes only and should in no way be misconstrued any other way as these are the day-to-day sagas of this complex and multijurisdictional tiny organization. Update on the work we’ve been doing: After arguing with Arlene all night […]

April 15, 2023

PUBLIC NOTICE ANNUAL MEMBERS’ MEETING 2023

Sherry Lynn Gros April 15, 2023 PUBLIC NOTICE Per Article III Section 1. Annual Meeting. An annual meeting of the members shall be held in the County of Mobile, State of Alabama, on the third Tuesday of the month of April of each year, beginning with the year 1968, at the hour of 8:00 o’clock […]

April 15, 2023

EROSION or Putin Likes Lakes Too

April 15, 2023 Sherry Lynn Gros, member class HPca, for The Highland Park Review EROSION is the most immediate threat to Lake Optimist at Milkhouse Creek than Putin, Politics, or the HOA People combined. When Allen talks about part of his “plan” being for the creek bank owners to stop the erosion from their lands […]

Timeline

1967
June 30, 1967

The Highland Park Garden Club Highlights 1966 – 67

                                                      Source: Arlene Davis, Lakeview West Subdivision, Mobile Alabama

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Arlene Davis, Lakeview West Subdivision, Mobile Alabama