Adopt a Family Thanks

We thank you, our dear friends and neighbors, for helping us make one family’s Christmas brighter.   Joe Bickford and Marci Francisco Eric and Josie Jay and Family StructRestruct KT Walsh and Brad Gibson Kaitlyn Stanley Karen Siebel Matt, Max, and Ella Hall Uma, Issac, and Juliette Outka Heather Coates Judy Romero Krista and Josh … Continue reading »


When updating our Bylaws this summer, we found that we delay our meetings several times a year due to holidays.  So, in order to remain consistent and more predictable, ELNA will change our monthly meeting schedule to the 2nd Monday of each month, instead of our usual 1st Monday.  The 2nd Monday change will begin … Continue reading »

Resident Specialists Wanted!

Hey Neighbors, you can still apply to be an East Lawrence Resident Specialist to the Rebuiliding East Ninth Together Project. What “special knowledge, unique stories, essential skills or other experience” do YOU have “that can illuminate the history, culture, economy, and social fabric” of our neighborhood? The project will hire five individuals, to be paid … Continue reading »

Home Tour Thanks

Mike and Eric would like to send out a huge thanks to everyone who helped make the Home Tour happen – the home owners, the ticket sellers, volunteers, and attendees especially. Mike Meyers, Stan & Joni Hernly, Jason & Liz Koepp, Joe Bickford & Marci Francisco, Vaugh Flora & Julie Michael, Kent & Diane Fry, … Continue reading »

New 2018-2019 Board and Elections

At the October meeting, board and board candidates were asked to declare their intention to return or run for the 2018-2019 ELNA Board.  Phil Collison, as this year’s President, is required to serve, and so Phil must return to the Board. Catherine Reed, Aaron Paden, KT Walsh, Pam Blackburn, Mike Anderson, Joshua Davis, Dave Loewenstein, … Continue reading »

October ELNA Meeting and Board Elections

Are you interested in volunteering to serve on the ELNA Board?  Are there issues in the neighborhood you’d like to see addressed?  Do you feel you could speak for neighbors who are underrepresented in City processes and social mechanisms?  Unlike some boards, the ELNA board does not require a monetary investment in the organization, all … Continue reading »

ArtPlace Project Facilitator Wanted

An Arts Center administrator and an East Lawrence administrator have been hired, and now we need a Project Facilitator. Do you have qualifications? Do you know someone who does? Please pass it on! ArtPlace Project Facilitator The ArtPlace Project Facilitator is a contract position that will provide the primary project management for the completion of … Continue reading »

September ELNA Meeting, Meeting Day Changes

The East Lawrence Neighborhood Association will meet again Monday September 10th from 7-9pm in the New York School library.  The agenda, as it is know, can always be found at Meetings for the rest of 2018 are as follows: Monday October 1st, 7-9pm, at New York School Monday November 5th, 7-9pm, at New York School … Continue reading »

East Lawrence Fall Homes Tour

ELNA Board Members Mike Anderson and Eric Jay have organized a Home Tour fundraiser for ELNA on Saturday, October 13th from 10am-4pm. Tickets are $20.00 each and can be purchased at: Bon Bon, Cottin’s Hardware, Decade, Lawrence Beer Company Homes on the drop in, self-guided tour include: 938 Rhode Island 1100 Rhode Island 1028 Pennsylvania … Continue reading »