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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Softball Report, May 18 » 15, Eastside Hill Nightcrawlers: 5
May 19, 2010 – 10:05 pm | No Comment
Softball Report, May 18 » 15, Eastside Hill Nightcrawlers: 5

The Eastside Hill team has always been a plucky bunch of characters. Historically we have done well in the postseason. Twice, we’ve won our league championship, and last year we took second place. There is some kind of magic that takes hold of our neighborhood during the early part of August, and we tend to be quite formidable in those times. As for the regular season…umm…not so much.

Join an Eastside Hill Neighborhood Eco-Team!
May 18, 2010 – 9:42 pm | No Comment
Join an Eastside Hill Neighborhood Eco-Team!

Wanting to create a more environmentally sustainable lifestyle but needing help? Join an Eco-Team! With grant assistance, Eau Claire County UW-Extension and Sustainable Eau Claire have teamed up to launch an innovative and fun sustainability program for the Chippewa Valley. Many local eco-teams have already successfully participated in the program. Several households participated in the first eco-team in the Eastside Hill neighborhood. The team wrapped up in April and Marcy Smith had this to share about the experience. “It was a great way to connect with your neighbors, while learning more about sustainability. It really made us aware of all of the things we could do to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle. I would recommend it to anyone!”

Reinventing Our Streets
May 18, 2010 – 9:30 pm | No Comment
Reinventing Our Streets

This short video, showing brief re-imagination of Hastings Way and Barstow Street  in Eau Claire, Wis. is part of a large print/online feature story from Volume One Magazine discussing how streets define our community in countless ways. With Eau Claire on the cusp of some major street reconstruction projects – including the Eastside Hill Neighborhood’s eastern border, Hastings Way –  some figure it’s time to consider some of the amazing street projects adopted by forward thinking communities the world over.

Steering Committee Finds Open Chair
May 13, 2010 – 10:03 pm | No Comment
Steering Committee Finds Open Chair

by William Kampf, Neighborhood Steering Committee President
Have you ever thought, “Hey, I have good ideas? Why won’t anyone listen to me?” Maybe you were taking a stroll around the beautiful Eastside Hill, perhaps walking your dog, and …

Steering Committee Meeting Minutes | May 13, 2010
May 13, 2010 – 9:16 pm | No Comment
Steering Committee Meeting Minutes | May 13, 2010

Member(s) Present: Julie Hakes, Mike Gerber, William Kampf, Jamie Kampf, Dennis Plemon, Fern Wenman, Shannon Paulus, Mike Paulus, Matt Smith, Marcy Smith
Member(s) Absent: Ellen Schepkke
Guests: Nick Meyer
Meeting began at 6:30 P.M. at …