September 2022 Village Viewpoint

By Mary Jo Viero  BAPA Executive Director  “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.”   – Malala Yousafzai  And just like that, […]

Village Viewpoint August 2022

I have always felt that collaboration is the key to a strong community, but now I know it is true.  Our first ever Wizarding Weekend gave me the opportunity to […]

Village Viewpoint July 2022

By Mary Jo Viero  BAPA Executive Director  The summer is heating up!  There is so much to see and do this month. I am looking forward to celebrating the July […]

Village Viewpoint June 2022

BAPA started as a grassroots organization and 75 years later we are still at it.   Every day we continue our commitment to connecting our community through events and programs that […]

Village Viewpoint May 2022

By Mary Jo Viero  BAPA Executive Director  I don’t think anyone in the neighborhood is more excited about the arrival of May than me!  After two long years everything is […]

Village Viewpoint – April 2022  

By Mary Jo Viero  BAPA Executive Director  My viewpoint this month is about trees. PLEASE DON’T STOP READING!!   Did you know that our neighborhood is known for its tree lined […]

Village Viewpoint – February 2022 

By Mary Jo Viero  BAPA Executive Director  The BAPA staff spent the month of January making plans for our 75th anniversary year. It was exciting and daunting at the same […]

Village Viewpoint January 2022 

  By Mary Jo Viero  BAPA Executive Director  The new year is here, and I am so excited! One of my favorite things to do is buy a yearly planner […]

Village Viewpoint – December 

By Mary Jo Viero  BAPA Executive Director  The gift I cherish the most is the gift of spending time with friends, family and neighbors.  I have been so fortunate that my job at […]