Friends of Rhode Island Avenue NE (FoRIA) is dedicated to making Rhode Island Avenue NE a vibrant area for all. They are an all volunteer organization and welcome all who are interested in improving and raising awareness of this important corridor. If you are looking for ways to get more involved in shaping the future of Rhode Island Avenue NE, then consider checking out one of these newly formed FoRIA committees. These committees have been formed to address the projects and goals that their membership said was important to them.
Design Committee: Creation of design vision for Rhode Island Ave, NE, Spring tree planting, Update on Business facade improvement program. Meeting : Feb. 6, 2013, 7:00 pm at 2012 RIA NE (WACIF offices)
Promotions and Community Outreach Committees: Download from Holiday Party, Creating a FoRIA one pager, FoRIA Newsletters, Brainstorming dates and ideas for Fall Festival, Working with Design team on first RIA Clean up. Meeting : Feb. 6, 2013 7:00 pm. RSVP to info(at)friendsofria(dot)org for the location.
Business & Economic Development: The next meeting date is still being planned – please check back on their events calendar in a few days.