Announcement Date: January 1, 1988

OTENA sponsors the formation of a Block Watch Program in response to growing concerns about drug and crime in the area.

OTENA participates in the City of Columbus Landscape Improvement Program and beatifies Blackburn Park on the corner of Main & 18th Streets and restores 18th Street to Bryden Road.

OTENA joins the efforts to oppose the ban on buses at area shopping malls.