North Oak NRZ to Elect Officers at Feb 26th Meeting

The North Oak NRZ (Neighborhood Revitalization Zone) will hold elections for its officer positions at its upcoming meeting on February 26, 2018.

The meeting is to be held at Right Now Ministries at the Four Star Plaza at 224 Allen Street.

The positions to be elected are President, Vice-President, Secretary and the chairs of the Community Development, Human Resources, Housing and Public Safety committees.

Longtime North Oak community leader, Cathy Spano, is the Honorary Vice-President.

The NRZ meeting will be at 7:00pm.

In addition to its elections, the NRZ is asking for school supply donations as part of the school supplies drive being held by the Central Connecticut State University volleyball team. The NRZ is encouraging people to bring donations of school supplies to the meeting, including:

  • Glue sticks
  • Pens
  • Crayons
  • Notebooks
  • Erasers
  • Colored pencils
  • Tissues
  • Lined paper
  • Stress balls
  • Lysol wipes
  • Markers
  • Hand sanitizers
  • Dry erasers
  • Folders
  • Tape
  • Highlighters
  • Index cards
  • Rulers
  • Scissors

The North Oak NRZ is a community organization, formed under state law, that is committed to the social and economic progress in the North Oak region of the city.

Issues discussed in the North Oak NRZ include:

  • Problems with buildings and streets
  • Problems with crime activity
  • Problems affecting the well-being of children around the North Oak Area
  • Community Clean Ups and youth opportunities
  • Where to find safe academic and sport activities for children

The NRZ invites people to learn more about it by emailing NRZ President Marie Bachand at, Yvette Ghannam at or at