Good Neighbor Agreement :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Good Neighbor Agreement

Signed in July 2001, the Nationwide Children's Hospital Good Neighbor Agreement is an innovative partnership between the hospital and local civic associations. What started out as means to sustain open communication and trust between Children's Hospital and its immediate neighbors has become a catalyst for community empowerment.

The following neighborhood civic associations and commissions embody Good Neighbor Agreement:

  • Columbus Southside Area Commission
  • Driving Park Civic Association (DPCA)
  • Ganther’s Place Civic Association 
  • German Village Society (GVS)
  • Livingston Avenue Area Commission
  • Livingston Park Neighborhood Improvement Association (LPNIA)
  • Merion Village Association (MVA)
  • Near East Area Commission (NEAC)
  • Near East Pride Center 
  • Old Oaks Civic Association (OOCA)
  • Olde Towne East Neighborhood Association (OTENA)
  • Parsons Avenue Merchants Association (PAMA)
  • Schumacher Place Civic Association (SPCA)
  • Southside C.A.N. (Community Action Network)
  • Southside Pride Center 
  • Southside United Neighbors (Southern Orchards)

Ongoing Involvement Opportunities

Columbus Southside Area Commission
Meetings are the 4th Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m. at Barack Recreation Center, 580 E. Woodrow Ave.

Driving Park Civic Association (DPCA)
Meetings are the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 5:30 p.m. at the Hope Lutheran Church, 820 Lilley Ave.

Ganther’s Place Civic Association
Meetings are the 4th Thursday of the month, 6 p.m., meeting location changes monthly.
Please visit www.weareganthersplace.com or more information. 

German Village Association (GVS)
www.germanvillage.com
Meetings are the 1st Monday of the month, 7 p.m. at the Meeting Haus, 588 S. Third St.

Livingston Avenue Area Commission
www.livingstonavenue.org
Meetings are the 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:30 p.m. at the St. John’s Center, 640 S. Ohio Ave.

Livingston Park Neighborhood Improvement Association (LPNIA)
Meetings are the 2nd Monday of the month, 5:30 p.m. at Fountain of Hope, 967 E. Livingston Ave.

Merion Village Association (MVA)
www.merionvillage.org
Meetings are the 1st Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m. at the Merion Village Information Center, 1330 S. Fourth St.

Near East Area Commission (NEAC)
General meetings are the 2nd Thursday of the month, 6:30 p.m. at the 12th Precinct Police Station, 950 E. Main St.

Old Oaks Civic Association (OOCA)
www.oldoaks.us
Meetings are the 2nd Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m. at the St. John’s Center, 640 S. Ohio Ave.

Olde Towne East Neighborhood Association (OTENA)
www.oldetowneeast.org
Meetings are the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m. at the OTENA Office, 734 Oak St.

Parsons Avenue Merchants Association (PAMA)
www.parsonsavenue.org
Meetings are the 1st Wednesday of each month at noon at Scrambler Marie's, 567 E. Livingston Ave.

Schumacher Place Civic Association (SPCA)
www.schumacherplace.typepad.com
Meetings are the 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:30 p.m. at Plank’s Café (upper room,) 743 Parsons Ave.

Southside C.A.N.
Meetings are the 2nd Monday of the month, 7 p.m. at South High School, 1160 Ann St.

Southside United Neighbors (Southern Orchards) 
Meetings are the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Stowe Baptist Center School, 888 Parsons Ave. (Parsons and Kossuth entrance).
 

Nationwide Children's Hospital
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