Welcome to Elvehjem Neighborhood on Madison’s East Side

ENA Monthly Board Meeting
Wednesday, November 1 from 7-9pm
at the Great Dane East

The Elvehjem Neighborhood Association (ENA) Board of Directors will hold their next monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 1 from 7 to 9 PM at The Great Dane East. With the exception of July, meetings are held every month on the first Wednesday of each month at the Great Dane East, and neighbors are always encouraged to attend! This website has an archive of past meeting minutes you can view here.

Halloween Bonfire, October 31st from 6-8pm
Elvehjem Park Shelter, 1202 Painted Post

Stop by the park during trick-or-treating to get warm by the fire, drink some hot chocolate, and socialize with your neighbors.

Bring your pre-carved pumpkin from home for our Jack-o-Lantern contest where prizes will be awarded for scariest, most creative, and best all-around. We’ll supply candles to light up your works of art, and we’ll put them on display during the event. Both kids and adults are encouraged to participate! Judging begins at 7:30 PM.

Suggested neighborhood trick-or-treating hours are from 4 to 8 p.m. on October 31.

Turkey Trot 5K Race/2 Mile Walk
Thursday, November 23 at 8:30 a.m. SHARP
Droster Park, 1429 Droster Road

Get your Thanksgiving morning off to a healthy start with a little exercise! Save time on race day by registering online at www.elvehjemneighborhood.org/turkeytrot. Your $5 donation helps to offset event insurance and additional donations are gladly accepted to help cover the other race expenses.

Make sure to wear your best Thanksgiving-themed gear; the highly coveted Thanksgiving Spirit Trophy will be awarded again this year! And don’t forget to bring a nonperishable donation for the Second Harvest Foodbank to help out families in need and/or a donation LVM Elementary School Hats and Mittens Drive!

Interested in helping make the event a success? We are in need of volunteers to help with providing snacks for the finish line, setting up, directing participants along the course, and cleaning up. If you are able to help please sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b4fa8aa2aa3fa7-turkey

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors!

Easter Egg Hunt: Nabisco for the treats for in the goodie bags, MFD Station 5 for bringing the fire truck.

Annual Meeting: Rosie’s Coffee House and Bakery for the delicious pastries, Domino’s Pizza for the yummy pizzas, and Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church for the meeting space.

Membership Drive: Metro Market for the generous donation of a $40 gift card for the membership drive incentive drawing.

Deerwood Studios for their helping in planning the Make Music Madison Event.

Thank you to all the businesses who donated items to our Fourth of July raffle and silent auction or otherwise sponsored the event festivities: A to Z, Angelo’s, Boulders Climbing Gym, Buck’s Pizza, Budget Bicycle, Circus World Museum, Comedy Club on State, Cozy Home, Crema Café, Cuco’s, Culver’s, Dairlyland Family Restaurant, Dan Murphy/MPD, Food Fight, Glass Nickel, Great Dane Brew Pub, Green Bay Packers, Harley’s, Jared Marker and Family, JavaCat, Jessica Murphy, Karben4 Brewing, Kristine Porter, Lisa Antony, Madison Fire Dept Station 5, Metro Market, Perfectly Posh, Lisa Johnson, Madison Children’s Museum, MGE, Monkey Business Institute, MSCR, PDQ, Pure Integrity Homes (PIH), Semrau Heritage Meats, LLC, Stacy Wilkins, Studio Z, The Barbershop, The Milwaukee Brewers, Tom Uebersetzig, Valorie Westberg, VFW Black Knights, Willy Street Co-op, and Woodman’s.

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Looking for a Babysitter?

Be sure to check the Elvehjem Neighborhood Babysitter List last updated 3.1.17. If you would like to be added to the list or update your information please email babysitter@elvehjemneighborhood.org.

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