From PHNA President Tania Banak:

Wanted to let you know about several exciting events

occurring in the greater SW Madison neighborhoods area:


Wed. Aug. 26, 7-8:30 pm

Neighborhoods Restoring Safety Meeting

At Falk Elementary School , 6323 Woodington Way, Madison

(child care will be provided for children 2-12 to allow more residents to attend)

In June, Madison ’s Mayor called on neighborhood leaders to design responses and solutions to the many problems evident in our neighborhoods on the southwest side. Many neighborhood leaders have been working to respond to the Mayor’s call for grassroots efforts and action. This program will focus on solutions and actions regarding:

  • Safety and positive behavior in public and in the school
  • Safety enhancement and enforcement by city and county officials
  • Housing issues

Please attend! And let your neighbors know about this meeting, too!

Sponsored by South West Alliance of Neighborhoods (SWANS)

> Click here for more information


Sat. Aug. 29, 11 am – 4 pm

United We Stand

At Elver Park

A huge all-community event designed to bring us together!

Free food! (hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks, desserts)

11 am – 2 pm Basketball tournament and Games for All Ages
Noon – 2 pm Talent Show
2 pm – 3 pm Guest Speakers
3:30 pm – 4 pm Prizes and Awards

Sponsored by churches, businesses of our community, and county efforts.

Prairie Hills neighbors – can you donate a DESSERT? If so, please let Kimberly Lawrence know what you’re bringing (957-6322)

Willing to VOLUNTEER? (cook food, serve food, organize games, greet people, etc) Please call or email Dawn Knudtson at 608-622-0887 or ddxb@tds.net


Help Us Connect With Your Neighbors!

Prairie Hills Neighborhood Association wants to keep ALL of you informed about what’s happening in our neighborhood, but to do so, we need YOUR help. Please encourage your neighbors to join the association (only $5 per year). Need a membership form? Call or email Tania at tebanak@wisc.edu or 608-278-1093


It’s hard to reach everyone UNLESS we either have an email address for you (submit yours to Tania above) or we have block captains who are willing to keep their immediate neighbors informed (willing to serve? Please let Tania know!)

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