Strategic Planning Retreat

The annual MACC Strategic Planning Retreat is Saturday, January 8th, from 10am-2pm at the St. Raphael’s Multipurpose Room.  The retreat is open to all and we welcome creative participation from our community and stakeholders. Coffee will be provided and pizza will be ordered for lunch lunch. Snacks and goodies are encouraged 🙂


  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Framing the Day
  • Setting the Community in Context – Council Patrick Dowd
  • Review of 2010 Accomplishments
  • Setting Goals, Developing Priorities, Identifying Activities, Assigning Responsibilities
  • Spreading the Word: Print and Electronic Newsletter Calendar and Social Media Guide
  • Building a Budget
  • Fundraising Goals and Opportunities


Come celebrate fall with LIVE MUSIC by the Beagle Brothers!  Saturday, October 16, 2010, 2:00-5:00pm, Chislett & Greenwood Streets, Rain or Shine.  Local Food and Cider. Trick or Treat Bags for the Goblins! Costumes encouraged. $5 suggested donation per family. RSVP to

MACC Clean Up & Painting

Saturday, October 16, 2010 beginning at 10am.  Volunteer pre-sign up is encouraged. All interested volunteers/groups should call Amy at 412-414-7407 or email  .  Volunteers should sign in the day of event at the VFW to receive trash bags, gloves, instructions, etc. The first 30 volunteers get t-shirts!  Areas of clean up include: Natoli Field, Heth’s Field, Baker Street and throughout neighborhood (walking tour for street/sidewalk clean up).

As always your help is greatly appreciated. Remember WE are in charge of keeping M-Side safe, clean & respected.

Please forward to friends and neighbors.

Thank you!