Mid-City Neighbors, a nonprofit, city-recognized, all-volunteer group working to improve the lives of all residents in Mid City is inviting residents to attend its annual meeting on Saturday, April 11 the Broad Stage’s Edye facility (11th and Arizona) at 11 a.m.

Organizers said the group has had an exciting and productive year. They list accomplishments such as officially attaining non-profit status, expanding to cover the entire Mid-City area, hosting a candidates forum and participating in several events. Officials also cite the group’s activism in relation to the old Papermate facility and upcoming zoning changes.

Members are able to pass resolutions during the meeting and organizers said they hope to fill any open positions on the board during the meeting. Items for future action may include expanding Make Music Day, increasing membership, and participation in the Bergamot Station Working Group.

Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks will be the guest speaker during the annual meeting. The free event is open to the public and will also include free raffle sponsored by local merchants.

The Mid-City neighborhood is bound by Lincoln Boulevard on the west, Wilshire Boulevard on the north, Centinela Avenue on the east and Colorado Avenue on the south. The group holds regular meetings on the third Monday of each month from 6:45 – 9 p.m. at the Colorado Center Community Room, 2500 Broadway. Email santamonicamidcityneighbors@gmail.com or visit www.midcityneighbors.org for more information.

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