Sherwood Forest Crier, March 1, 2022

Sherwood Forest Neighborhood Association Crier March 1, 2022
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March 1, 2022

Walkable Neighborhood!
As seen in ColaDaily, Columbia scored 35 out of 100 on Walk Score’s walkability meter, making it a “car-dependent” city. But Sherwood Forest scored in the top five most walkable and bikeable neighborhoods!
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SFNA February General Meeting Minutes
A number of topics were discussed including speed limits, street humps, road repairs, neighborhood entrance signs, and future events.
Read the minutes…
The next general meeting of the Sherwood Forest Neighborhood Association is scheduled for Wednesday, May 11 from 6:30pm-8pm. The plan is to meet via Zoom.
If you have an issue you would like discussed at the meeting please let us know!

UofSC Belser Arboretum Open House
Sunday, March 20, 1-4pm

All are welcome to join us at Open House the 3rd Sunday of every month. Gates are open at Bloomwood Road and Wilmot Avenue.

Dr. David Coyle from Clemson Extension will be the speaker at the March Open House. He is an entomologist specializing in forest health and invasive species.

Follow the Arboretum on Instagram and see Facebook for event info.

Welcome Spring Street Party
SFNA will sponsor a street party on April 2 on the 400-500 blocks of Kalmia Drive!

Mark your calendars!

More details to come…

SFNA Adopt-A-Highway Clean Up
Saturday, May 21, 9:30-11am

Please plan to join your neighbors in keeping our beautiful neighborhood clean! It usually takes each volunteer less than an hour and it can really make a difference. Plus, it’s an easy way to meet your neighbors and a chance to do good. Mark your calendars and join us!

Contact Dave Nelson at 803 447-4793 or for information or any questions.

City of Columbia Reforestation Program
Keeping the Trees in the Forest!

An SFNA neighbor alerted us that the CoC had recently planted three trees on the 3800-3900 blocks of Yale. This was done as part of the CoC’s Forestry and Beautification Department’s Reforestation program which plants trees to replace those which die or have been removed due to safety hazards in the City’s right of way.

Tree planting is done from November to March when the trees are dormant so it is a little late for planting this season. But you can see if your property is eligible and start the process now by contacting Ann Huyler, Reforestation Program Coordinator, at

More info…

Crier emails
The Crier goes out around the first of every month to keep neighbors and friends up do date on neighborhood events, and other events and information of interest.

If you have anything to share with your neighbors, please pass it along and we may include it in a future Crier.

Tell your friends and neighbors to subscribe. No membership required, but of course we would like everybody to join! New neighbor? Let us know and we’ll send out the welcome wagon.

To subscribe, email or subscribe online

Join the Sherwood Forest Neighborhood Association
Become a member or renew your membership now for 2022!

While you are at it, just provide the name, address and email of a neighbor who is new to the neighborhood or has never been a member, and they will get a gift membership for 2022!

Dues are only $20. Pay your dues or set up a recurring payment now online. Or pay at the next general meeting or mail a check to Henry Nechemias, 4 Robin Hood Ct., Columbia, SC 29205 and you will be paid up for 2022!

Why should you join the SFNA? Benefits of the SFNA.


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