14 03, 2022

NID Application and Q&A session

2022-04-07T16:33:45-05:00March 14th, 2022|Housing Programs|

The 2022 NID application period has begun. Home-owner-occupants in the designated Sherman Park Neighborhood Improvement District (NID) area are eligible for up to $5,000 in home improvement assistance. The Sherman Park Community Association administers the grants for the NID. The NID provides modest grants to homeowners of single family homes and duplexes in the Sherman

25 01, 2022

WATCH: Virtual Green Resource Fair

2022-01-25T15:27:08-06:00January 25th, 2022|ECO-Neighborhood, ECO-Neighborhood Event Recordings, Event Recordings|

Check out this recording of the recent Virtual Green Fair, hosted by the Sherman Park ECO-Neighborhood team, for green resources and updates from: Joe Fitzgerald (Milwaukee Water Commons): DNR Tree Grant Kevin Kane: Home Energy Resources with Green Homeowners’ United Nicole Chavez: Plastic Free Milwaukee: How to help eliminate plastics Sherman Park Gardens: Opportunities for

17 01, 2022

Milwaukee Energy Efficiency Program

2022-03-11T14:20:14-06:00January 17th, 2022|ECO-Neighborhood, Housing Programs|

The Milwaukee Energy Efficiency program brings affordable home comfort to Milwaukee homeowners. Our aim is to make home improvements affordable and accessible to all homeowners, from insulation and air sealing upgrades to a new furnace. Listen to a Sherman Park resident's experience and how these energy efficient improvements are not only good for the planet,

17 01, 2022

Volunteers Needed: Election Inspectors and Poll Workers

2022-03-15T13:44:41-05:00January 17th, 2022|Local Elections|

Sherman Park Community Association, Inc. (SPCA) needs volunteers to work the voting site at the Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club located in Sherman Park, 3000 N. Sherman Blvd. Get involved in the community and with SPCA by volunteering as an election inspector to assist voters with every facet of voting during the 2022 elections

13 12, 2021

WATCH: Plastic-Free MKE ECO-Neighborhood Webinar

2021-12-14T20:38:10-06:00December 13th, 2021|ECO-Neighborhood, ECO-Neighborhood Event Recordings, Event Recordings|

Residents joined this Sherman Park ECO Webinar to learn about the many effects plastics have on our community: How do plastics negatively impact our health? How do plastics contribute to climate change? What can we do to help? Presenters included Leah Holloway of Plastic Free MKE, plus Sherman Park ECO team members. Presentation was followed

12 11, 2021

WATCH: SPCA Virtual Annual Meeting 2021

2021-11-17T11:21:21-06:00November 12th, 2021|Event Recordings|

Watch this recording of our 50th Annual Meeting to hear updates about recent and upcoming neighborhood initiatives, including: Hosting two elections Reckless driving ECO-Neighborhood COVID-19 resources BUILD Health Challenge Sherman Park Violence prevention efforts Next year’s upcoming four elections Next year's 50th anniversary celebration

1 11, 2021

WATCH: “Production to Hibernation” ECO-Neighborhood Webinar

2021-11-04T10:30:28-05:00November 1st, 2021|ECO-Neighborhood, ECO-Neighborhood Event Recordings, Event Recordings|

Last week, residents joined Sherman Park ECO team members Lauren Poppen and Steve O’Connell to learn about putting your garden to bed for the winter. Watch this recording to learn about: Cover crops for raised gardens and other ideas to save your garden for another season of production Rain barrels and disconnect ideas Shredding leaves

10 09, 2021

PHOTOS: Uptown Community Gardens of Peace

2021-11-01T14:48:06-05:00September 10th, 2021|ECO-Neighborhood, Event Photos|

Coordinated by resident Ann Knoedler, the seasonal rental fee is just $25. Ann describes the project's origins: The garden started in the summer of 2012 after Ald. Willie Hines gifted the Uptown Crossing Neighborhood Assn. the double lot at 2321-25 N. 45th to start a community garden. We worked under the guidance of the former

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