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Block Captains Needed!
Posted on May 15th, 2017
Very low commitment.
Block captains are only needed twice per year to deliver flyers for the Garage Sale/Annual Meeting and the Halloween Parade. In most cases, it only takes 10 minutes of your time.
The following streets are in need of captains:
Bannister Way
Livery Court
St. Laurence
Please send a private message via Facebook or send an email to Rivergate@RivergateSub.com if you'd like to help. Thank you for helping 'Make Rivergate Great'!
Trash Collection
Posted on May 15th, 2017
Trash pickup is scheduled for Mondays in Rivergate. Trash bins should be placed on the street before 6:30 a.m., but not earlier than 6:00 p.m. of the preceding evening. Thank you!
Safety Alert
Posted on May 1st, 2017
Please remember not to allow door-to-door solicitors into your homes. We have received reports of two-person teams being invited into Clinton Township homes and stealing items from the homeowners recently.
Tips for a Successful Garage Sale
Posted on Apr 25th, 2017
  1. Advertise! We’ll help with that, but don’t forget social media. Post a few teaser shots of some of your best items on Facebook or Instagram. You may even sell a few things before the sale even begins!
  2. Place large items in front. You’ve got 3 seconds to either get noticed or get passed by. Make it count by displaying the good stuff out front.
  3. FREE! If you think you may donate it, then just put it out with a FREE sign. People will be tempted to stop and check out the pile and then stay to look at your other items.
  4. Invite a Friend. The more stuff you have out the more successful you’ll be. Invite a friend to sell some of their stuff and really make your garage sale look full.
  5. Price to Sell! If you want big bucks for something put it on Craigslist, but if you’re just getting rid of things you don’t want any more then make sure it’s priced low enough that it will go.
  6. Price Tag Everything! If you want to sell it, then put a tag on it. Otherwise, people will just walk away.
  7. Organize. Stage it like a store – housewares, toys, books, etc. Keep everything clean and tidy, too.
  8. Bag it! Use gallon size clear bags to contain sets and keep items with multiple pieces together like puzzles and games.
  9. Change it up! Make sure you have plenty of singles and coins for making change and keep it in a safe spot.
  10. Lemonade for Sale - got a little entrepreneur in the house? Selling cookies, juice boxes, or bottles of water will teach kids great skills while earning money, too.
Good Luck!

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Upcoming Events
Rivergate Annual Garage Sale
Thursday, June 1st to Sunday, June 4th
The annual subdivision garage sale will be held Friday, June 2 – Sunday, June 4, 2017. Rivergate residents can open up for a preview sale on Thursday, June 1st from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Rivergate Garage Sale signs will be put out on Wednesday, May 31 and maps of the sub will be located in several spots on Rivergate Drive. We will advertise in the Free Press, Grosse Pointe News, Macomb Daily, and on Craigslist.
A DAV truck will be in the parking lot at Cherokee at  2:00 pm Sunday. Items must be in bags or boxes. Please do not leave any items at the school unless the truck is there. Once the truck is full, they will leave. No furniture, books, or large items (e.g. highchairs, snow boards, hammocks, etc.) will be accepted. Additional items can be dropped off at the DAV store on Gratiot just south of Metro Parkway.
HOA Annual Meeting
Tuesday, June 6th, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Cherokee Elementary School - Den
Join us as we introduce the 2017-2018 Rivergate HOA Board of Directors!
We will also feature two guest speakers. First, Jim Petronski, Construction Engineer of Michigan Department of Transportation, will address construction on Hall Road and the status of the roads in Rivergate. Also, Mary Gerstenberger, Master Gardener from MSU extension services, will be joining us to provide tips on maintaining your lawn and garden.
Refreshments will be served.
Movie Night
Thursday, August 17th, Movie Starts at Dusk at Cherokee Elementary School Field
Please join us Thursday, August 17th for our second Rivergate Summer Movie Night!
Festivities begin at 8:00 pm with the movie set for dusk (approximately 9:15 pm). The movie will be rated PG and will be announced via the subdivision marquee signs a few weeks before the event. This is a great opportunity to meet your neighbors, so come on out and join us!
We will have special visitors for the kids and concessions available for purchase. The movie will be shown on an extra large outdoor projector screen in the grassy meadow behind Cherokee, so bring a picnic blanket or lounge chair to relax on and enjoy the show!
(Note: no alcohol, no smoking, no drugs, and no weapons on school property).

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