Hintgen

 
If you or a neighbor need help picking up food or medicines, please email hintgenna@gmail.com or call 608-315-2693. 
 
Hintgen Neighborhood will host an in-person meeting on Monday, September 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the outdoor seating area of the new Starbucks on Mormon Coulee Road.

There is space for more than 20 people plus a few more if some of us bring our own lawn chairs. In case of rain, we will move inside, where masks are preferred for all.

If he is available, our city council representative, Doug Happel, will join us to talk a bit about the budget and American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) funds that will be coming to our community over the next few years. Because there are a lot of budget and other council meetings happening, he may not be available. He’ll come if he can.

Otherwise, it will be an opportunity for us to interact in person and, maybe, talk about what you want our Neighborhood Association to focus on. There’s not a fixed agenda for this meeting.

Thanks to those who attended our first National Night Out/Open Park at Highland Park!  We were lucky to have visits from the La Crosse Police Department (including a K-9 officer!) and the Fire and Rescue crew and truck.

Police officers at Night Out K-9 officer

See below for some community items that might be of interest to you.

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Tomorrow – September 10 – Grow La Crosse is hosting the Great Grow Get Together fundraiser from 5 to 10 p.m. outside near Pearl Street Brewery, 1401 St. Andrew Street. Event site: https://growlacrosse.org/9-9-2021-great-grow-get-together-tomorrow/

The City of La Crosse has a new Sustainability Initiative, encouraging people to mulch their leaves rather than raking them to the curb. There’s also a sustainability survey. See https://tinyurl.com/MulchLaCrosse

The County of La Crosse is seeking public input on how to use ARPA funds which are meant to target hardships and inequity caused or exacerbated by COVID-19 including health, housing, wages for frontline and “essential” workers, and more. Access the survey at https://tinyurl.com/LaXCtyARPA The City is also seeking input on its ARPA funds: https://tinyurl.com/CityLaXARPA If you’re interested, this Federal Register article details acceptable uses.

The City Park and Rec Department is hosting Leave No Trace Hotspot programming for Hixon Forest, a well-loved local recreation area in need of some TLC. The events include guided hikes and family hands-on activities from September 16 through 20. Learn more at https://lnt.org/event/hixon-forest-hot-spot-events

On Sunday, September 26 from 1 to 5 at Copeland Park, La Crosse will join hundreds of cities around the country in hosting a National Drive Electric Week event. Electric vehicle owners and dealers (cars and bikes) will be available to answer questions about owning and driving EVs. For more information, visit: https://tinyurl.com/DriveEVLaX

New Horizons Shelter and Outreach Center is offering a support group for those who have lost a loved one to domestic violence on Mondays from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. starting October 25. Register and get more information by calling Rosanne at 608-791-2610 extension 1309 or visiting https://www.nhagainstabuse.org/events/bittersweet

Now through November: Regional Community Read of the book Waking Up White by Debby Irving. Get free books and sign up for book chats and related programs at LaCrosseLibrary.org/waking-white-regional-read.

 
Our 2021 meeting schedule:
 
* September 13, October 11, November 8
 
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The Hintgen Neighborhood Association meets on the 2nd Monday of the month at 6:30 pm ONLINE until further notice.

Contact: HintgenNA@gmail.com

Board: Co-Chair: Cathy Van Maren, Co-Chair: <vacant>, Secretary: Denise Burns, Treasurer: Sue Bluske

View our organizing documents:

Hintgen Neighborhood Association Boundaries: 

Diagonal Road to the North, to the Eastalong the Railroadtracks along 29th Street South, to Holly Place, Broadview Place and Mormon Coulee Road to the South, and Losey Boulevard to the West.