Nextdoor Website: Being Neighborly is now an App!

Nextdoor is a private social network for neighbors, accessible from your home computer or SmartPhone. Many of us have such busy lives, we no longer see our neighbors while walking the dog or going out for the mail or paper. Now there’s an easy way for the tech-savvy to stay connected with neighbors. Nextdoor allows you and your neighbors to talk online, making us all safer and better in the real world.

Some uses for Nextdoor : Quickly get the word out about a break-in. Organize a Neighborhood Watch Group. Find a trustworthy babysitter or good painter. Report a lost dog. Finally call that nice man down the street by his first name!

Here’s how to join:

  • Go to: www.nextdoor.com or download the App in iTunes or the Google Play Store. It’s free!
  • Verify your address. The Monte Vista community will only be accessible to addresses that are registered in our neighborhood and our surrounding neighborhoods such as River Road and Tobin Hill. You can expand or limit when you set up your preferences.
  • Provide your name, address and gender. There are optional things you can provide such as your interests to help connect with neighbors who have similar interests.
  • Indicate your Preferences for notifications. Receive as many or as few as you wish.
  • Invite your neighbors to join by providing their email address.

Monte Vista now has 243 members on Nextdoor; there are 840 members in the surrounding neighborhoods including Monte Vista. What a wonderful way to connect for safety, sourcing and friendships!

Dolly Holmes

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Monte Vista Historical Association
PO Box 12386
San Antonio, Texas 78212