Formed in June of 2008, the Stephens Parkview Neighborhood Association has held neighborhood clean-up events and installed Neighborhood Watch signs. The neighborhood boundaries are 1st - 7th Street, 11th Avenue - 16th Avenue, 3rd Street A, and Amber Ridge, and include both residential and rental properties. Stephens Parkview Association contact is Dan & Deb Palmer, 309.797.2715.
Bluffs Neighborhood Watch Group
The Bluffs Neighborhood Watch Group formed in 2011. The group has held an annual clean-up, conducted neighborhood strolls to check for sidewalks in need of repair, and installed neighborhood watch signs and five alley lights. Several sidewalks are scheduled to be repaired this summer. The Bluffs group is participating in the upcoming Spring clean-up along with planting of flowers. Plans are also underway for adopting the 15th Street business area within their boundaries.
Other activities include a neighborhood picnic and holiday get-together, which provide an opportunity for neighbors to get to know each other and make future plans for the neighborhood.
Neighborhood boundaries are the South side of 12th Avenue to the North side of 16th Avenue; and the East side of 12th Street to the West side of 15th Street. Group meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm, at Trinity Lutheran Church. The Bluffs contact is Sue Normoyle, 309.558.9554.
East End Neighborhood Group
Recently formed, the East End Neighborhood group has held monthly meetings and is planning two spring clean-ups for this year. Neighborhood boundaries are from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue and 34th Street to 48th Street.East End Neighborhood contact is Clare Kerofsky.