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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
October 2, 2021

Ushering in a New Era of Wetlands and Watershed in Highland Park Subdivision

by Sherry Gros Freelance Writer for Highland Park Subdivision Mobile Alabama 10/02/2021 Lakes were an imporant feature of a neighborhood during the early 1900s subdivision development in the South. There were no climate controlled environments before WWII aside from an open window with a fan or a shade tree and a glass of lemonade to […]

September 2, 2021

RESILIENCE and RESTORATION ~ TIME TO FOCUS

BY SHERRY GROS FREELANCE WRITER FOR HIGHLAND PARK MOBILE AL Good Thursday Morning. Here are a few other things we can add to the growing list of ideas of what to do to recover the dam. 1. Class Action Suit: The “HOA” has liability insurance for their board of directors in the event they make […]

August 31, 2021

“PRIDE GOETH BEFORE A FALL” OPTIMIST LAKE DAM IS NO MORE

BY SHERRY LYNN GROS FREELANCE WRITER FOR HIGHLAND PARK MOBILE AL Catastrophic Failure at around 4 PM on August 30, 2021 Optimist Lake Dam Suffers Crital Injury This article is an update to yesterday’s article. I guess I could feel it coming. Visiting east park yesterday morning watching the lake fill up at 7am and […]

August 30, 2021

The Dam at Optimist Lake after Hurricane IDA

By Sherry Gros Freeland Writer for Highland Park Mobile AL 08/30/2021 Good Monday morning. The dam is overtopping at 7:15 am. The lake is at its high water mark, as high as it can get, and the water is rushing at a good clip from every intake. It’s supposed to rain until tomorrow afternoon. If […]

August 27, 2021

January 2020 SWIM Report for Optimist Lake

By Sherry Lynn Gros, President, LHPca and Freelance Writer for the Highland Park Subdivision Sorry this is so late in coming out. I received it end of February 2021 but by that time I was enjoined by the neighboring HOA through the courts and couldn’t do anything corporate until recently. So I am plowing through […]

August 21, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ———–BREAKING NEWS – Gros Vows to Take it to Federal Court. Will Seek Tens of Thousands in Damages Against Lakeview HOA

In what some say is a bold move by the “unsanctioned” HOA Board of Directors of a neighboring subdivision Allen Helms, Mike Damoff, Arlene Davis, Ed McCusker, and Ed Williams wrested the Highland Park Community Association out of Highland Park and into Lakeview West HOA. Filing the HPca, Inc under the HOAs name as Lakeview/Highland […]

August 14, 2021

DOES MIGHT MAKE RIGHT Part II

by Sherry Gros Freelance Writer for HIghland Park Mobile AL 08/14/2021 Did you know: 1) When you attend a group your IQ drops 15 points. 2) Angry people overestimate their intelligence. 3) Your IQ drops another 15 points if you are stressed or angry. 4) The average IQ is 90. 5) An IQ of 70 […]

August 11, 2021

2021 Dam Safety Site Inspection

By Sherry Gros Freelance Writer for HIghland Park Mobile AL 08/11/2021 Highland Park Community Association would like to thank Avalisha Fisher and Michael Catrett of Driven Engineering, Semmes Alabama for providing us with our Dam Safety Site Inspection for the year 2021. Below is a scanned image of the site inspection at Optimist Dam in […]

August 11, 2021

Bringing Dams Across America into Standardized Safety Compliance

By Sherry Gros Freelance Writer for Highland Park Mobile AL 08/11/2021 Today I sent off an email to Congressman Jerry Carl of the 1st Congressional District to bring to his attention that his constituents would ask him to co-sponsor the Twenty-First Century Dams Act. I am posting the letter here for you to read. If […]

August 11, 2021

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2021
October 2, 2021

Ushering in a New Era of Wetlands and Watershed in Highland Park Subdivision

by Sherry Gros Freelance Writer for Highland Park Subdivision Mobile Alabama 10/02/2021 Lakes were an imporant feature of a neighborhood during the early 1900s subdivision development in the South. There were no climate controlled environments before WWII aside from an open window with a fan or a shade tree and a glass of lemonade to […]

September 2, 2021

RESILIENCE and RESTORATION ~ TIME TO FOCUS

BY SHERRY GROS FREELANCE WRITER FOR HIGHLAND PARK MOBILE AL Good Thursday Morning. Here are a few other things we can add to the growing list of ideas of what to do to recover the dam. 1. Class Action Suit: The “HOA” has liability insurance for their board of directors in the event they make […]

August 31, 2021

“PRIDE GOETH BEFORE A FALL” OPTIMIST LAKE DAM IS NO MORE

BY SHERRY LYNN GROS FREELANCE WRITER FOR HIGHLAND PARK MOBILE AL Catastrophic Failure at around 4 PM on August 30, 2021 Optimist Lake Dam Suffers Crital Injury This article is an update to yesterday’s article. I guess I could feel it coming. Visiting east park yesterday morning watching the lake fill up at 7am and […]

August 30, 2021

The Dam at Optimist Lake after Hurricane IDA

By Sherry Gros Freeland Writer for Highland Park Mobile AL 08/30/2021 Good Monday morning. The dam is overtopping at 7:15 am. The lake is at its high water mark, as high as it can get, and the water is rushing at a good clip from every intake. It’s supposed to rain until tomorrow afternoon. If […]

August 27, 2021

January 2020 SWIM Report for Optimist Lake

By Sherry Lynn Gros, President, LHPca and Freelance Writer for the Highland Park Subdivision Sorry this is so late in coming out. I received it end of February 2021 but by that time I was enjoined by the neighboring HOA through the courts and couldn’t do anything corporate until recently. So I am plowing through […]

August 21, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ———–BREAKING NEWS – Gros Vows to Take it to Federal Court. Will Seek Tens of Thousands in Damages Against Lakeview HOA

In what some say is a bold move by the “unsanctioned” HOA Board of Directors of a neighboring subdivision Allen Helms, Mike Damoff, Arlene Davis, Ed McCusker, and Ed Williams wrested the Highland Park Community Association out of Highland Park and into Lakeview West HOA. Filing the HPca, Inc under the HOAs name as Lakeview/Highland […]

August 14, 2021

DOES MIGHT MAKE RIGHT Part II

by Sherry Gros Freelance Writer for HIghland Park Mobile AL 08/14/2021 Did you know: 1) When you attend a group your IQ drops 15 points. 2) Angry people overestimate their intelligence. 3) Your IQ drops another 15 points if you are stressed or angry. 4) The average IQ is 90. 5) An IQ of 70 […]

August 11, 2021

2021 Dam Safety Site Inspection

By Sherry Gros Freelance Writer for HIghland Park Mobile AL 08/11/2021 Highland Park Community Association would like to thank Avalisha Fisher and Michael Catrett of Driven Engineering, Semmes Alabama for providing us with our Dam Safety Site Inspection for the year 2021. Below is a scanned image of the site inspection at Optimist Dam in […]

August 11, 2021

Bringing Dams Across America into Standardized Safety Compliance

By Sherry Gros Freelance Writer for Highland Park Mobile AL 08/11/2021 Today I sent off an email to Congressman Jerry Carl of the 1st Congressional District to bring to his attention that his constituents would ask him to co-sponsor the Twenty-First Century Dams Act. I am posting the letter here for you to read. If […]

August 11, 2021

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