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ELNA Merch Pop Up Sale

Merch Sale!  Because it would be nice to see your faces and sell some ELNA merchandise (just in time for the holidays!) we’ll host a Pop Up Sale on Saturday December 4th, from 2-4pm, at the Murphy Brommelsick House in Hobbs Park.  We’ll have ELNA graphic tees and hoodies, Possum Lady tees, tanks, and hoodies, … Continue reading »

Non-Food Drive

In addition to our annual Adopt a Family project, we’d also like to collect non-food items for our local pantries.  Things like laundry detergent, dish soap, shampoo and conditioner, toilet paper, menstruation needs, can openers, cough drops, bandaids, lice kits, etc, can not be purchased with food stamps, and are in high demand.  So, if … Continue reading »

Holiday Adopt a Family Project 2021

HOLIDAY ADOPT A FAMILY ELNA will organize an Adopt a Family for the Holidays project again this year.  Like years past, we’ll adopt one family through ECKAN.  But, unlike years past, at the request of ECKAN, we will purchase gift cards instead of presents to wrap for our family. This year, we’ve been assigned a … Continue reading »

November ELNA Meeting — Board Elections

If you are an ELNA member, please plan to attend our November 8th meeting and vote to elect our 2021-2022 Board.  Neighbors who have tossed their hat in the ring include incumbents Dave Loewenstein, Brenda Nunez, Barry Shalinsky, Aaron Paden, Phil Collison, Pam Blackburn, KT Walsh, Sacie Lambertson, and Josh Davis, along with newcomers Kate … Continue reading »

ELNA Meeting October 2021

The ELNA Board and attending membership will meet again on Monday October 11th from 7-9pm on zoom. The agenda, along with a link to the meeting, can be viewed here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gB0AhiF0GfBBCEDo_1bORk-EvjSc5ygIIDMyeWAnl-w/edit?usp=sharing Special at this meeting are the annual Board Declarations. Our annual Board of Directors election and all member meeting is coming up on Monday … Continue reading »

Wishing Bench Rededication Sat 9/25 4pm

Hello Wishing Bench Supporters!    We wanted to let you know that ELNA is planning a little Wishing Bench Rededication gathering this Saturday, September 25th, at 4pm at the Bench, at 9th and Delaware, here in Lawrence.   At the gathering, we’ll thank a variety of contributors, including Hamm Construction and Diamond Everley Roofing who gave … Continue reading »

Block Party 2021

Saturday September 25th, 5-9pm, Hobbs Park Block Party! Block Party! Block Party! It’s been a rough year. For everyone. In so many ways. We need each other, neighbors, now more than ever. And that is why we’ve got to have this party. So, make something tasty to eat and share, put on your snazziest park … Continue reading »

September ELNA Meeting

ELNA Meeting Monday September 13th, 2021 7-9pmAgenda items, as they are known, can be viewed at https://docs.google.com/…/1gB0AhiF0GfBBCEDo…/edit….The zoom link is listed at the top of the agenda, but you can email phil@pcollison.com if you have trouble accessing the meeting. See you soon!

ELNA Meeting MON 8/9/21

The ELNA Board and attending membership will meet again on Monday August 9th, 2021, from 7-9pm, via zoom. The agenda, as it is known, can always be found here, and the zoom link will be listed at the top of each agenda. See you then!

East Lawrence Votes!

Because there is great interest in School Board and City Commission vacancies this year, there will be a Primary Election on Tuesday August 3rd.  A General Election for a final determination of City Commissioners and School Board members will take place on Tuesday November 2nd.   As you know, as an organization, ELNA cannot endorse any … Continue reading »