MNA’s Annual Meeting, Thursday 10/18/17

October 18, 2017 Wil-Mar Center, 953 Jenifer Street Agenda 6:00 pm Open House & Free Chili Dinner 7:00 pm Welcome and Introductions 7:05 pm President’s Report 7:15 pm Candidate Introductions & Election 2017 Candidate Statements 7:30 pm Budget Presentation & Vote MNA 2018 BUDGET proposed 8:00 pm Remarks from State Representative Chris Taylor 8:10 pm Good…

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Neighborhood Enhancement Grant Funding Cycle NOW OPEN!

Each year, MNA provides Neighborhood Enhancement Grants to support projects in our ‘hood that will enrich and/or protect our neighborhood. Previously, this grant funding has supported projects such as bat houses along the Yahara River, Treatment for Ash Trees in our neighborhood parks, and instruments for Marquette Elementary. Our total funding available this year is $5,000….

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Marquette Egg Hunt – Orton Park

We welcome you to join us on Sunday, April 16th at 10:00 am SHARP for the annual Marquette Neighborhood Egg Hunt in Orton Park. Sunday hiding eggs starts at 9 am, hunt at 10 am. Bring a dish to pass in the gazebo. Please invite your friends, the more kids the merrier!   Children of…

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COLD SNAP: A Dance Party for Everyone

Come on down to the Wil-Mar Center on Saturday, March 4th from 6:30 pm until 11 for music, dancing, snacks, beer, wine and camaraderie. The Chilly Disco– 6:30-8:00 Families with children of all ages are welcome to come dance to disco tunes under the disco ball as the bubble machine makes magic. Hot chocolate and…

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Annual Meeting Thursday, October 20th

This year’s neighborhood meeting will start early to accommodate Packers fans interested in watching the game. Join us at 5:30 for an open house and light meal at the Wil Mar Neighborhood Center (953 Jenifer Street) The meeting will start promptly at 6:00 PM.  Highlights include voting for the Board of Directors, the 2016 budget…

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Parking, Safety & Buses – Community Planning Discussions August 31, 6:30 – 9 p.m.

Hosts: Alder Marsha Rummel & Marquette Neighborhood Association Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1021 Spaight Street, west side entrance, lower level. There will be several small-group focused discussions and information sharing on the topics of parking, pedestrian and bicyclist safety, bus service, traffic, and quality of life issues, and the impacts on Williamson Street and Jenifer Street…

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Orton Park Fest Aug 25th-28th

The 41st Annual Orton Park Festival is fast approaching! We are excited to present even more fantastic local talent, as well as some incredibly talented touring groups. As usual, we will kick things off on Thursday evening with Family Night, featuring pizza, ice cream, and the flying trapezes of Cycropia Aerial Dance. The Main Stage sounds off on Friday night…

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Neighborhood Enhancement Grants available – 8/15/16 application deadline

MNA has made available a total of $5,000 in 2016 to assist at-risk Marquette families and individuals by providing support to neighborhood projects and non-profit organizations. Project Areas of Focus: homeless children and families low-income families low-income seniors programs that will be given priority include: affordable housing, at-risk youth mentoring and other support programs, emergency…

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