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November 2015 CVPCA Community Meeting

posted Oct 23, 2012, 2:10 PM by CVPCA Communications   [ updated Oct 23, 2015, 5:31 AM ]

Elections for the CVPCA Board will be held at the Community Meeting on Wednesday, November 18th. The meeting will take place 7-8:30 p.m. in the Victory Forest Community Room (10000 Brunswick Ave, rear entrance).


Community members interested in running for Board positions should contact Carol Ireland directly at camelidz@his.comNominations will also be taken from the floor.


Thank you and we look forward to seeing everyone at the Community Meeting in November.


2015 CVPCA Board



CVPCA Community Meeting May 9th!

posted May 4, 2012, 3:56 AM by CVPCA Communications

Dear Neighbors, Please plan on attending the CVPCA Community Meeting May 9th!


Date:           Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 7 p.m.


Location:     Victory Forest Community Room

                   10000 Brunswick Avenue

                   Silver Spring, MD  20910 (Please park on Leafy or Brunswick; access the Community Room through the rear of the building)


There will be a panel discussion of State and County Officials to brief the community on important issues – Sidewalks on Capitol View Avenue, BRAC Traffic, Pedestrian Safety, Speed Cameras, and much more.


·         Rich Romer, Policy Analyst for Valerie Ervin, Montgomery County Council


·         Phil Alperson, BRAC Coordinator for County Executive Ike Leggett


·         Claudine Myers and Venu Nemani, Maryland State Highway Administration Representatives for MD-192 (Capitol View Avenue)


·         Ed Axler, Montgomery Planning Board Representative for District 3


·         Mr. Bruce Johnston, Division Chief, Transportation Engineering Division, Montgomery County Dept. of Transportation


·         Mr. Rick Earp, Sidewalk Program Coordinator, Transportation Engineering Division, Montgomery County Dept. of Transportation


·         Mr. Bob Simpson, Senior Planner, Directors Office, Montgomery County Dept. of Transportation


·         TBD Representative, Montgomery County Police Department, Traffic Division


Please come and address your questions, comments and concerns to the panel.  This is a tremendous opportunity to get the facts directly from the source and for your voices to be heard.

Bluegrass House Concert on May 5th

posted Apr 26, 2012, 5:52 AM by CVPCA Communications



Bluegrass House Concert


Saturday, May 5th




Tim May & Dan Miller


Venue: 9819 Capitol View Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910.


Suggested donation: $10

All proceeds go to the musicians. 


Please walk to the house or park on

Brunswick Avenue and follow signs to the house via a foot-path.  


Call 301-816-9394 or email ( to reserve a seat; or just show up.


We'll have snacks, so bring a beverage of your choice.


As an added feature, we will have an exhibit of paintings by a local artist, Cythia Widmer (  Cyndie's passion is in painting the human figure and the beauty of paint itself -- its viscosity, its rhythm and the sense of movement created by the stroke of the brush.  She exhibits at the Washington Studio School and her studio in Brinklow, Maryland.


To meet Cyndie & view her paintings, you are welcome to come from 6:00 - 7:00pm,  even if you can't make the concert.


Community Planting*Earth Day*APRIL 22*Community Planting*Earth Day*

posted Apr 12, 2012, 6:25 AM by CVPCA Communications

You are invited to participate in a community planting to celebrate Earth Day and the upcoming 125th Anniversary of Capitol View Park.

Capitol View Park is turning 125 years old in May of 2012.

The CVPCA Board is sponsoring a neighborhood planting of native species "Coreopsis Early Sunrise" on Earth Day -- Sunday, April  22nd.  (Click link below to see a picture of the flower) 

The Board has purchased 2 small plants for each home in the community.  We hope you will plant them in a visible part of your yard.

The plants will be available for pick up on Sunday, April 22nd between 10AM and 2PM at the Lee Street Field**.

(**If you are not able to pick up your plants on April 22nd, please e-mail and we will try to schedule a time to deliver the plants to you.)

This cheerful, yellow perennial will return year after year.  Eventually, the neighborhood will have an identifiable yellow bloom between May and July.

Any leftover plants will be planted at the neighborhood entrances, bus stops and other open spaces throughout the neighborhood.

Thank you for your participation!!!

Your Neighborhood Association Board Members



posted Mar 29, 2012, 6:32 AM by Beth Weaver



The CVPCA Board is conducting a door to door anonymous survey to solicit feelings about pedestrian safety in the Capitol View Park neighborhood.

If we missed you and you would like to participate in the survey, please send a request to by April 3 to request a phone survey.

An Oral History of Blacks in and around Capitol View Park

posted Feb 22, 2012, 5:25 PM by Beth Weaver

The Capitol View Park Citizens Association invites you to……

“An Oral History of Blacks in and around Capitol View Park”

Lyttonsville local Historian, Charlotte Coffield and others will share memories and stories of the lives and contributions of blacks in Capitol View Park and neighboring communities.  Local artifacts and memorabilia will also be on display.

This casual and informative evening will take place


Wednesday, 29th February 2012
at the
Victory Forest Community Room
(formerly known as Leafy House)
10000 Brunswick Avenue
Silver Spring, MD  20910

We hope you can make it!!  Come, socialize with your neighbors and friends and celebrate the history and contributions of blacks in our community.  Light refreshments will be served.

CVPCA testimony on MoCo Redistricting

posted Nov 4, 2011, 8:57 AM by Beth Weaver

CVPCA's Susan Brady testifies on November 1 before a Montgomery County Council hearing on the recommendations of the Redistricting Commission ( )
Brady's testimony requested that Capitol View Park be designated part of the new District 1 to continue our affiliation with Kensington.    

CVPCA Community Meeting on Nov 9

posted Oct 21, 2011, 8:24 AM by Beth Weaver   [ updated Nov 8, 2011, 7:36 AM by CVPCA Communications ]

CVPCA Community Meeting to be held on November 9 from 7-9 p.m. at Victory Forest

Proposed Agenda

I.                     Greeting From President Shelly Bock

II.                  Treasurer’s report and quorum, Robert Biersner

III.                Committee Reports

a.       Communications – List serv

b.      Safety – speed testing

c.       125 Anniversary Celebration

d.      Sign Contest – and showing of sign design

e.      issues

IV.                 Board elections

V.                  New business

VI.                Adjourn

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posted Sep 28, 2011, 6:00 AM by CVPCA Communications

Celebrate Capitol View Park's 125th Anniversary
Design a Sign for the Main Entrances to Capitol View Park**
Contest Rules:
  • Entrants must be current residents of Capitol View Park (but not required to be dues-paying members of CVPCA).
  • Entrants must be at lease 18 years old, but a parent or guardian can submit a design for someone under 18.
  • Only one entry per person.
  • The design must convert easily into production mode and comply with all county requirements.  (The CVPCA Board reserves the right to modify sign designs to meet any requirements).
  • Submit hard copy to Bob Biersner at 9914 Capitol View Avenue (leave on bench at front door if not home).
  • Submit electronically to:
  • Deadline: Friday, October 7, 2011
  • Prize: $50.00
**Metropolitan, East Capitol View, and Stoneybrook 


posted Apr 16, 2011, 7:29 PM by Sharon Watts   [ updated Sep 14, 2011, 8:09 AM by Beth Weaver ]

Saturday, October 15, 3-5 pm
Lee Street Field

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