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Events 2018-05-07T15:18:56+00:00

Our Yearly Events

The mission of Sherman Park Community Association is to make Sherman Park an attractive, interesting neighborhood where people of all races, religions, and national origins come together to celebrate and respect not only our difference.

The event is held every spring. Neighborhood Improvement District (NID) grant applications are unveiled and homeowners residing within the NID can obtain assistance in applying for the program. Attendees can also obtain information about Home Emergency Repair Grants & Loans, grant information for Community Improvement Projects (CIP), home repair resources, financial resources (local and national banks), refinancing information, local contractors, Bloom N’ Groom order placement and home preservation.

The City of Milwaukee and the Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation partner with Lowe’s to obtain flowers and vegetable plants at a reduced cost for residents in participating neighborhoodsThe event brings together community members and beautifies neighborhoods.  Funds raised are returned to participating neighborhoods via matching grants.

During the Annual Housing Survey, well-maintained homes that are standouts on their respective blocks are identified and submitted to our Housing Committee.  In December, the committee publicly recognizes these homes and homeowners at a special gathering.

Our Annual Meeting is an opportunity for Sherman Park residents to hear an annual summary of our organization’s work,  to join the organization or renew membership dues, to elect Board Members and enjoy fellowship with other residents. Guest presenters and elected officials are often present, and are given an opportunity to provide information to residents about areas of interest.

SPCA has adopted a voting site at the Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club. Trained volunteers from the organization staff the site during primaries and elections as Election Inspectors who act as greeters, issue ballots and register new voters.