Nov 12

Holiday Gift Donation Drive

Santas Without Chimneys is an independent, all-volunteer, ask-based, crowd-sourced, non-faith-based holiday gift donation drive for homeless children in Dane County. The organization has fulfilled the wishes of hundreds of local children every year since 2012. It works through local schools and social workers to contact homeless families and teens to request wishlists from each child. …

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Oct 30

Thank you for Successful 12th Annual ECA Leaf Raking Party!

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On a sunny, beautiful Nov. 5 morning, more than two dozen volunteers raked 14 yards for those of our neighbors who would like to rake, but are physically unable to. Many thanks to the Whitman/Johnson family for hosting the event for the 7th straight year.  Volunteers enjoyed a pizza and potluck party after the raking at …

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Oct 20

Help Save the Ash Trees!

The oldest ash in Olbrich Park

The Park Division’s Adopt-a-Park Tree Program allows people to donate to have large healthy Park Ash Trees treated by injection. If not adopted thousands of Madison Park Ash trees will be cut down starting in January 2015. Ash Trees in ECA Parks: Ontario will lose 4 O.B. Sherry will lose 23 Eastmorland will lose 46 …

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