Our Friends




CDCA General Meeting


will be


August 16, 2016


6:30 p.m.


at the


Sam Smooth Dance Studio,

located at


3434 Pleasant Grove, suite 2,


We will be discussing current events

and the planing of the walking path.


Please plan


on attending.



How Can We


The Churchill Downs

Community Association was

created in order to make our

community a better place to

live. So, our question to you,

how can we help? Bring your

questions or concerns to our

monthly meeting held at

6:30pm on the third Tuesday

of the month at the Sam Smooth

Dance Studio, or drop an email or

call any of the people listed

on the contacts page.


We look forward to hearing from you.









The Churchill Downs

Community Association

is sponsoring a neighborhood

cleanup on Saturday,

April 30, 2016.

  Mike Redding, President of

the CDCA submitted a grant

and was rewarded with the

funds to enable the CDCA to

rent a large size dumpster.

The dumpster will be brought

to the Wainwright

elementary school parking

lot.  The dumpster will be

available from



The residents of the

Churchill Downs Community

Association are invited to

bring their items to the

dumpster. No flammables,

tires, etc.



Keep the P.E.A.C.E

& Stop The Silence


April 28, 2012 1:00pm

Parking at Foster Community Center with Shuttle Service to the March Starting Area at Custer/Jerome St.  C.A.T.A. shuttle service is between 11:30am-1:00pm. Please park at Foster. March starts at 1:00.


Second Saturday Meeting Information

Lansing School District Meeting Information

L C C Computer Class Information






If you see something

suspicious in the

neighborhood, please

take the time and

contact the Lansing

Police Department. The

general non-emergency

phone number is




CDCA Annual Picnic


We will have our annual

picnic on Tuesday June

21 at 6:30pm. We will

be meeting at the

pavilion located in the

Wainwright park. Please

plan on attending. Bring

a dish to pass. We will

be discussing the plans

for our 20th anniversary

celebration, which will

take place in 2017.

Looking forward to

seeing each of you in



Southwest Lansing


Contact Meeting


Fire station #46

5135 Pleasant Grove Rd.

Lansing, MI 48910


September 10


10:00 am


Tune Up in the



We had another great

turnout of bikes in

need of attention.


Thanks for

coming and

participating in our



June 4, 2016

from 11:00-2:00pm


Kids, bring your bikes

in to be checked out

for the summer.


This is a free event

for the children in our



Please plan on

stopping by the

Wainwright school

parking lot between

11:00 and 2:00pm.





Bea Christy Award



March 11, 2016


29th Annual Bea Christy

Award Dinner


Congratulations to


the Churchill Downs

Community Association

2014 nominee:


Larry McConnell


runner up for the

Bea Christy Award





Council News


Churchill Downs

Community Association

President, Mike Redding,

submitted Darnell

Oldham Senior's name to

the Lansing

Neighborhood Council's

committee as a

candidate for the Mary

Margaret Murphy Woll

Lifetime achievement

award. Darnell was

selected to be honored.

It is a great way to

posthumously thank

Darnell for his tireless

efforts in improving the

city of Lansing.

click here to see the nomination.

Click here to see the award certificate.






Friendship House of Prayer

Baptist Church


located at


4301 S Waverly Rd.

Lansing, MI 48911



Churchill Downs Community Association flower beautification

It must be Spring. The Churchill Downs Community Association has planted flowers in the planters located by the signs that stand at the entryways to our neighborhood. On Saturday, May 21, 2011. Kathy Tobe, Judy Horton, and volunteer Denitia worked together, in order to plant some lovely flowers at our Churchill Downs permanent entryway signs. Thank you ladies, for helping to make our neighborhood entryway look more inviting.


Our Neighbors


CDCA Is Glad to Report:


The Lansing School District has decided to reutilized the Wainwright School Building.

Reminder: Churchill Downs Community Association Meeting

Please invite your neighbors to attend the general meeting on the third Tuesday of the month.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at 6:30pm. We will meet at the Sam Smooth Dance Studio at 3434 Pleasant Grove, suite 2.

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