Sherwood Forest Crier November 1, 2022

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

SFNA Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 9, 6:30pm-8pm
Sherwood Forest ARP Church

The in-person Annual Meeting of the Sherwood Forest Neighborhood Association is scheduled for Wednesday, November 9 from 6:30pm-8pm.

The meeting will also be available via Zoom.

Elections for the President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer to serve for terms of two years will be conducted.

If you have an issue you would like discussed at the meeting please let us know!

A gluten-free lasagna dinner with bread and salad will be served courtesy of the church! The salad will be substantial for the vegetarians. Dinner will feed about 30 people, so first come, first served. Tea and coffee (regular and decaf) will be available.

Halloween in the Forest!

We hope everyone had an enjoyable and safe Halloween despite a short spell of the devil beating his wife!

Thanks to our hosts and organizers and everyone who helped make it happen again!

If you have pictures, post ’em on the Facebook private group…

SFNA Needs Your Input!

We’re still asking for your help with our Branding Survey to define what makes the Forest special to our residents!

Our request is to take a few minutes to have some family conversations, gather your thoughts and answer a short 4 question survey.

Take the short survey…

SFNA Forest Friends

Good news! We had a great response to our inaugural free native tree offering and 17 trees were delivered to Sherwood Forest neighbors! Keep your eyes open for small green yard signs that say a native tree has been planted in the yard, compliments of SFNA. We’ll repeat the offering again next year, so be thinking about whether you could use a new tree.

Fall is when everyone wants trees with color in their yards. Whether you are picking out trees to plant this fall or next, consider some of the following unusual native trees that do well in our area for good fall color: Chalkbark Maple (a small, southern variation of Sugar Maple), Blackgum (loves moist areas, but will tolerate drier conditions as well – shiny green leaves turn intense hues of yellow, orange, red and purple in the fall), Sassafras (the “mitten tree” with colorful shades of orange and red in fall), Turkey Oak (a small “scrub” oak that loves dry sandy soil and leaves turn a beautiful dark red in fall), Red Buckeye (attractive for it’s red blooms in the spring, it also has brilliant yellow foliage in the fall), and Tulip Poplar (tulip-like flowers in the spring and yellow leaves in the fall).

Whether you have planted a new tree or are considering one, check out the Forest Friends Planting and Care Guidance offered on our website

USC Belser Arboretum Open House
Saturday, November 20, 1pm-4pm

Open House is always the 3rd Sunday of every month.

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

2022 General Elections
Tuesday, November 8

To register or check your status, or for other information see the Richland County website…

Sherwood Forest is divided between two voting Precincts: Ward 14 and Ward 17. Ward 14 includes the south side of Duncan Street to Kalmia, the west side of Kalmia south to Mimosa, and the south side of Mimosa to Beltline. Ward 14 is now in the 6th Congressional District.

Contested elections include: Governor and Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, State Superintendent of Education, U.S. Senate 2, U.S. House of Representatives District 06, and State House of Representatives District 75. There are two Statewide Constitutional Amendments on the ballot.

To see a Sample Ballot, early voting information and more, see

Links to info on our candidates

SFNA Adopt-A-Highway Clean Up
Saturday, December 3, 9:30-11am

Mark your calendars! The November pickup has been rescheduled.

Adopt-A-Highway program…

Join the Sherwood Forest Neighborhood Association
Become a member or renew your membership now for the rest of 2022 and all of 2023!

Dues are only $20 for a year. 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 2023!

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