Who We Are...
The Brightwood Civic Group was established in 1985 and incorporated in 1992. BCG obtained 501©3 status in 1993. The group’s activities include:
- Sponsor major children’s festival (Pumpkinfest) each October, which attracts 1,000 people.
- Initiated Woodland Avenue Revitalization Project
- Maintain a major flower garden at the corner of Marshall and California Avenues, in conjunction with the Western PA Conservancy.
- Organized the Woodland/Shadeland Block Watch Committee, which has been meeting on a regular basis for the past 6 years.
- Clean up vacant lots in the neighborhood, and refer publicly owned parcels to Public Works and City Source for maintenance.
- Maintain several planting areas, including a flower garden at 3050 Shadeland, and a newly-created shade tree and flower garden area in the 3000 block of Stayton St.