Do you live in a Sears & Roebuck kit home?
April 9, 2010 – 3:51 am | 7 Comments

“My family grew up on the Easthill and I have always loved the structure of homes I rode by on my bike and went trick or treating to on Halloween. But it wasn’t until I was helping my ‘then future husband” purchase a home that I noticed how similar many of the Easthill homes look. In fact, you could say some looked exactly the same? So I went sleuthing…”

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Semi-Annual Meeting: Thursday, Sept. 21
September 18, 2017 – 9:50 pm | No Comment

This is the big one! The Eastside Hill Neighborhood Association is holding its semi-annual neighborhood-wide meeting on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 6:30pm at Spirit Lutheran church (1310 Main St., basement). This will give the neighborhood the opportunity to review and discuss the events from this past year as well as plan for the future. Come out and meet your neighbors. After all, refreshments will be served – provided by our friends at Spirit.

Date and Time: Thursday, Sept. 21, 6:30pm (6pm community Q&A)
Place: Spirit Lutheran church • 1310 Main St. • Eau Claire, WI (basement)

At 6pm, several presenters will be available to talk with you before the meeting, including city police, our designated City Councilpersons, our elected County Board Supervisors, and Tim Wavrunek from our county’s Restorative Justice Program.

Agenda items include … neighborhood police report, recent accomplishments, Harding Ave. project, humanKIND, Margaret Street safety report, and more. Some items will be brief updates, some will involve discussion.

The Steering Committee has worked diligently to make our hill a better place to live. Show your support and/or share how to make us better. Consider running for a Steering Committee position. Or work with us to spearhead a salient neighborhood project of your own creation.

If you have questions about serving on the Steering Committee or other matters, contact; 839-7949.

Harding Avenue Traffic Test Aug/Sept 2017
August 28, 2017 – 3:43 pm | No Comment
Harding Avenue Traffic Test Aug/Sept 2017

You’ve probably noticed a change to Harding Avenue leading out of/into the neighborhood. The City of Eau Claire will redo Harding Street next year. As an experiment, they will block access to Lee and Jefferson …

Annual Eastside Hill Neighborhood Picnic 2017 (August 20)
August 7, 2017 – 4:24 pm | No Comment
Annual Eastside Hill Neighborhood Picnic 2017 (August 20)

OK, Eastside Hillers, this is coming up fast, so grab your giant (red) permanent markers and circle the date on your calendars about six hundred times! The big neighborhood picnic is on Sunday, August …

Eastside Hill Kubb Derby 2017 (August 20)
August 7, 2017 – 4:17 pm | No Comment
Eastside Hill Kubb Derby 2017 (August 20)

When: Sunday, August 20, 9am
Schedule: Meet at 8:45am for rules announcements; tournament will go from 9–11am; break for lunch (supplied by Eastside Hill Steering Committee), then play offs will be from 12–2pm (approximately)
Where: Boyd …

Eastside Hill Interviews: Jen Stinnett
August 2, 2017 – 4:10 pm | No Comment
Eastside Hill Interviews: Jen Stinnett

By Tania Matthews, humanKIND
July 19, 2017 – I had the pleasure of spending time with Jen Stinnett, a long-term occupant of the Eastside Hill community. Jen lives with her husband, Dave, and two children, Connor and Daniel, …

Wine and Cheese for Change! (August 7)
July 15, 2017 – 4:07 pm | No Comment
Wine and Cheese for Change! (August 7)

By Traci Ohlmann, humanKIND
Circles of Change is an opportunity for the people in the Chippewa Valley to work together “to build and embrace a more racially and ethnically diverse and inclusive environment” in our community. UWEC …