Park Ave Resources

Park Ave Neighborhood Coalition (PANC):
The boundaries for this group are Alexander St. to Culver Rd. and from East Ave to Canterbury/Monroe.

PANC incorporates all the neighborhood associations, organizations and block clubs that are scattered throughout the neighborhood.

  • Park Meigs
  • Park Oxford
  • Barrington St Neighborhood Association (BSNA)
  • Canterbury Harvard Monroe Neighborhood Association
  • Vick Park Block Club
  • Park Central NA
  • Berkeley-Harvard

PANC President: Bruce Trombley, 17-year resident of Park Ave.
As president of PANC Bruce is co chair of PARC;

Secretary:  Jimmy Catalano

Park Ave Merchants Association (PAMA):
Approximately 90members strong this organization represents most of the merchants on Park Ave, as well as some of the churches in the immediate area, such as Asbury First Methodist, St Paul’s Episcopal, Third Presbyterian, and Immanuel Baptist Church.

PAMA President: Cindy Geller, proprietor of A Step Apart, 235
Park Ave at the corner of Goodman St.
As president of PAMA, Cindy is also co chair or PARC;
Secretary:  Jimmy Catalano

Park Ave Revitalization Committee (PARC):

This group is made up of area residents (PANC) and any interested paid member of PAMA.  You do NOT need to be active in PANC to attend these meetings, ALL residents are welcomed.

PARC meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at the boardroom of Kirkhaven Nursing Home 254 Alexander St. ANY resident in the area is welcomed to attend.

Bruce Trombley and Cindy Gellar are co-chairs of PARC.
Secretary: Jimmy Catalano

South East Area Coalition (SEAC):
This is the “mother ship” for all the assorted neighborhood and business associations in the entire southeast quadrant including the South Wedge, Monroe Avenue, Clinton Avenue, Highland Neighborhood, and Mt Hope Avenue.

SEAC is very active and recognized as a power source with
city hall. They offer an incredible resource in the neighborhood
and have stood with us when facing many issues with city hall.
SEAC’s primary funding comes from state grants, membership,
private donations, and an annual fundraiser.