DONATE TO THE MAYFAIR CIVIC ASSOCIATION

Membership Options

Monday, October 20, 2014

PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods: Mayfair: “Everything I Needed Was in a Central Location,” said Dana Lambie

Mayfair: “Everything I Needed Was in a Central Location,” said Dana Lambie

Mayfair: “Everything I Needed Was in a Central Location,” said Dana Lambie
Decrease Font SizeIncrease Font SizeText SizePrint This Page 
Dana Lambie has been a Mayfair resident her whole life. She is actively involved in the community, serving as co-chair of Friends of Mayfair Memorial Playground, as well as serving on the boards of various community organizations, like Community Care of the Northeast. Her family also owns Lambie Funeral Home. Philadelphia Neighborhoods spoke with Lambie to find out what motivated her to become so involved.
Why Mayfair?
My grandparents grew up in Mayfair. My parents grew up in Mayfair and still live there. I grew up in Mayfair. My church is in Mayfair. When I started dating my husband, he would ask me to go certain places. I would have to ask how to get there. He couldn’t believe that I didn’t know how to get anywhere outside Mayfair. The thing is, my whole family lived within walking distance of each other. Even though we’re in the city, I looked at my small community as though it was isolated. Everything I needed was in a central location.
How did you get to become so involved in the community and the Mayfair Memorial Playground?
It started back when my oldest son was two years old. I would take him to the park for fresh air and exercise. One day we walked there and it was gone. There was no warning.
Later my son also played T-ball at the Lansing Knights Youth Organization. So I went there one day and [Rep.] John Perzel was getting and award. I saw him talking to Melinda Mulvenna, and overheard her asking about the playground and if he could help bring it back. I told her that I would do anything to help her get it back. A few weeks later, she called me. Since then, it’s been the two of us figuring our how to get the playground back.
We fundraised. We named ourselves Friends of the Mayfair Memorial Playground. We got hooked up with Kaboom, a nonprofit organization that helps put playgrounds in neighborhoods. At that point, all we need was a sponsor. Then Giant supermarket opened up in the neighborhood, wanting to do something in the community. They were eager to help.
We all live in the neighborhood. We all have full time jobs and families. And we are all very passionate about the playground, so we volunteer.

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Saya juga baca artikel kakak mengenai :
jual obat pemutih gigi
obat pelangsing badan
cara cepat menurunkan berat badan setelah melahirkan
obat ambeien mujarab
tips menyembuhkan ambeien dari ustad danu
menyembuhkan ambeien secara alami

xjd7410@gmail.com said...

20170215 junda
tiffany outlet
ray ban sunglasses
louis vuitton uk
kate spade outlet
fitflops
tory burch shoes
oakley sunglasses
toms shoes
swarovski crystal
michael kors handbags

Unknown said...

new york knicks jersey
salomon shoes
michael kors handbags online
michael kors outlet
titans jersey
canada goose jackets
nike blazer low
cheap oakley sunglasses
polo ralph lauren outlet
mlb jerseys

chenmeinv0 said...

ray ban sunglasses
tory burch sale
hockey jerseys
louboutin shoes
louboutin pas cher
toms outlet online
louis vuitton bags
coach factory outlet
broncos jerseys
gucci handbags
2017.2.20xukaimin

LCc 03 said...

cheap air jordans
tiffany and co jewellery
adidas tubular x
roshe run
new england patriots jerseys
jordans for cheap
http://www.cheapairjordan.us
timberland uk
skechers shoes
nike roshe run one

dada xu said...

true religion outlet
burberry outlet canada
kate spade handbags
dolce and gabbana outlet
nfl jerseys
oakley sunglasses
christian louboutin sale
polo outlet
louboutin chaussures
burberry outlet online
chenshanshan20170316

林磊 said...

20170327 leilei3915
true religion jeans
mont blanc pens
kate spade outlet store
christian louboutin outlet
cheap oakley sunglasses
coach outlet
longchamp outlet
kate spade outlet store
ed hardy clothing
nike outlet store