Monthly ELNA Meeting — Nov 9th, Board Elections

The ELNA Board will meet again on Monday November 9th 7-9pm, via zoom. This is our special annual meeting at which the board of directors is selected. Aaron Paden, Dave Loewenstein, Phil Collison, Pam Blackburn, Hannah Sroor, Barry Shalinsky, Brenda Nunez, Josh Davis, Suzan Hampton, KT Walsh, Boog Highberger, and Anna McCoy have all expressed … Continue reading »

Need a Ride to Vote?

ELNA is organizing an effort to help our neighbors get out to vote. If you, or someone you know, needs a ride — to early voting, or to drop off your ballot, or to your polling place on election day — email Lane at We’ll connect you with someone.


VOLUNTEERS WANTED! First, the good news.  Over 650 registered voters in East Lawrence have already voted. The bad news, over 800 haven’t. It’s crunch time.  This week, we would like to contact as many voters as possible who have not voted and remind them of when, where and mechanics of voting. We will not be … Continue reading »

Burroughs Creek Clean Up

Saturday October 17th  10am — Noon We’re scheduling a Burroughs Creek clean up for Saturday October 17th, 10 to noon.  ELNA will provide trash bags and coffee.  Bring your own gloves.  You can pick up your clean up supplies, and grab a cup of coffee, at the intersection of the Burroughs Creek Trail and 12th … Continue reading »

Fall Event Raffle

It was a fine fall evening at our event this weekend, (Saturday October 3rd). In order to maintain and promote COVID safety, our raffle is online this year. It’s not too late to enter raffle tickets! Find more info (how to get tickets, what items, etc) at

Monthly ELNA Meeting — 10/12/20 — BOARD DECLARATIONS

The ELNA Board will meet again on Monday October 12th, from 7-9pm via zoom. Here’s the agenda, with a link to the zoom meeting at the top. Email Phil, at, for the password. Items on the agenda include: ELNA Board declarations, Fall Party recap, and a Burroughs Creek Clean Up Saturday October 17th. As … Continue reading »

ELNA + E9th Fall Event

Join us! Saturday October 3rd, 5-10pm in beautiful East Lawrence. We’ll start off the evening with a free to go meal, with Sunrise Project, Epicenter, and Food Not Bombs, and then travel through the neighborhood and visit art exhibits and installations, as well as live music. Throughout your celebration, please remember to practice COVID safety … Continue reading »

Block Party 2020 UPDATE

Block Party 2020 Like so many things in 2020, the ELNA Block Party will look very different this year.  We simply can’t safely gather, but we still want to connect with our neighbors.  We still want to share food, to hear our neighbors play music, and to have a raffle.  We still want to get … Continue reading »

ELNA Block Party 2020

Save the Date! The Annual ELNA Block Party is changing with the times this year, and joining forces with the Rebuilding East Ninth Project. Saturday October 3rd, from 5-10pm. We’re partnering with Sunrise Project Community Meals for a To Go Meal for sure. Plus, we plan to have live music, art exhibitions, films, and more, … Continue reading »