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Randy Vander Weit, President

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McLaughlin Newsletter

McLaughlin is a culturally diverse neighborhood. Sections of this neighborhood are part of a Historic District of the City of Muskegon with some preserved Victorian era homes. There are a mixture of single and multiple-family homes throughout the area. Hackley Hospital is situated on the southern boundary of the neighborhood. Eleven churches are located throughout the area, as well as numerous doctors offices and businesses.

We have ten churches located throughout the area.

The McLaughlin Neighborhood Association was founded in 1985. McLaughlin was the first neighborhood in the City to have a neighborhood police officer, originating the city wide program for community officers. Maintenance and development of the McLaughlin Community Park. Together we are making progress toward our goals and in doing so are improving the quality of life in the McLaughlin are and the City of Muskegon.

Dumpster Day is held at the McLaughlin Community Park and that this year’s Dumpster Days are Saturday, April 16th and Saturday, Sept. 10th.

Monthly Neighborhood Meetings

Meetings are held the 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm.

Sept. – May Bethany Church’s Community Ministries Center, 19 Hartford

June – Aug. McLaughlin Community Park, corner of Terrace and Isabella

Our General Membership Meetings are in March and October.

McLaughlin Activities

The MNA publishes a newsletter in order to inform residents of services and upcoming events.

Spring and Fall Dumpster Day: Twice a year the MNA oversees Dumpster Day for all of our neighbors.

Advocacy: Members of the MNA Board of Directors serve on various committees and boards to represent the interests of the McLaughlin neighborhood.

McLaughlin Mission Statement

The McLaughlin Neighborhood Association is a team of dedicated citizens working together with churches, schools, agencies, businesses and other community-based organizations to enhance their capacity to create an improved quality of life for their neighborhood and the City of Muskegon.

Goals:

  • Maintenance and Development of the McLaughlin Community Park
  • Safer Community
  • Better Housing
  • Stronger Families
  • Neighborhood Human Services

Board Members

  • Executive Board Members:
  • Randy Vander Weit, President rsvanderweit@juno.com
  • John McGee, Jr., Vice-President
  • Carol Van Dyke, Corresponding and Recording Secretary
  • Artherene Miles , Member at Large