Highlands of Seminole Neighborhood Association


1:00 PM13:00


Save the Date for the HSNA summer picnic! This will be Sunday September 9 from 1-4pm at Rosecommon Park. Invites will be sent out soon. 

We will be providing hot dogs, burgers, brats, veggie burgers, chips, and drinks. Kids entertainment will be available. 

We are asking neighbors to bring a side dish or dessert to pass. You are welcome to bring your own beer / alcoholic beverage. 

Contact hsnagaragesale@gmail.com with any questions.

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North Fish Hatchery Road Reconstruction Public Meeting #1
5:30 PM17:30

North Fish Hatchery Road Reconstruction Public Meeting #1

The City of Fitchburg is preparing to reconstruct north Fish Hatchery Road from McKee Road to the Beltline. Please find the hyperlinked North Fish Hatchery Road Reconstruction project flyer in both English and Spanish, as well as public meeting information and project website links listed below. The project is in the early stage of planning and design, with construction planned to begin in late 2019.

Community members may access the project website to learn more and may sign up for email or text updates through Fitchburg’s “Notify Me” system, also linked below.

We appreciate your help in sharing this information widely throughout your networks in preparation for the first public meeting on August 22nd.

North Fish Hatchery Road Reconstruction: Public Meeting #1

When:  Wednesday, August 22, 5:30-7:30 PM (presentation begins at 5:45 PM)

Where: Fitchburg Public Library, 2nd floor meeting room, 5530 Lacy Road

Why: Join the City of Fitchburg and other community members at the first public meeting for the North Fish Hatchery Road Reconstruction! Learn and provide input that will support the planning and design process. Planning will continue through spring 2019, with construction anticipated to begin in late 2019. Everyone is welcome!

RSVP: To learn more and RSVP (optional), click here: https://fhr1.eventbrite.com

Project Websitehttp://www.fitchburgwi.gov/2504/Fish-Hatchery-Road-Reconstruction

“Notify Me” Updateshttp://www.fitchburgwi.gov/list.aspx (find “North Fish Hatchery Road Reconstruction Notifications” in the list)

FACTv Interviewhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MXlfkacheI&feature=youtu.be

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/FACTvFitchburg/videos/2129218590680331/


Marcus Pearson, Planning Intern, Urban Assets

807 East Johnson Street,Madison, Wisconsin 53703

P: 608.819.6566 x6


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Fitchburg Festival of Speed,
8:00 AM08:00

Fitchburg Festival of Speed,

Race Day Events Announces the Fitchburg Festival of Speed, a Family-Oriented
Race with a Festival Atmosphere

Race Day Events is proud to announce the inaugural Fitchburg Festival of Speed, taking place Saturday, July 7th, 2018. The race will include a criterium, 25-mile bike race, as well as a 5K run/walk and a 1-mile run. The Fitchburg Festival of Speed is set to take place at the beautiful Agora complex located at 5500 E Cheryl Parkway in Fitchburg, Wisconsin starting at 8:00AM.

This family-friendly race will offer multiple ways for participants to show off their need for speed. The Fitchburg Festival of Speed offers a wide variety of categories for racers to participate in, ranging from women and men’s categories, to opportunities for junior racers. There will also be fixed gear and fat tire categories for bikers interested in a change of pace. Registration includes a race t-shirt and will be open until July 7th, or until a race has met capacity.

“The Festival of Speed is another great event coming from our Team at Race Day Events,” says Ryan Griessmeyer, Owner of Race Day Events. “We are excited to bring forth an event that combines all aspects of speed, endurance and entertainment. This is an event not to be missed.”

Griessmeyer’s excitement was also felt by Kate Wicker of the Fitchburg Chamber Visitor + Business Bureau. “We are very excited for the inaugural Fitchburg Festival of Speed,” Wicker said. “Our existing natural assets, bike trails, silver status ranking by The League of American Bicyclists, and support from both the residential and business community makes Fitchburg a perfect place for this action packed festival”.

Participants and spectators will be able to relax and enjoy the festival atmosphere, which includes local food carts, a kids zone and live music for entertainment. If you are looking for the exclusive extras, check out the VIP experience, which includes: All-you-can-eat food provided by Liliana's, unlimited beverages (alcoholic and non), as well as the chance to enjoy adult yard games and comfortable lounge furniture. For more information, please visit: http://www.fitchburgfestivalofspeed.com/

About Race Day Events
Race Day Events is an event production company located in Madison, Wisconsin. Founded in 2006, Race Day Events owns 18 running and multisport events throughout the state and provides a host of production services to over 300 events throughout the nation. Race Day Events is also the exclusive production company for Madison Festivals, Inc.’s Run Madtown, Taste of Madison, and Madison Marathon.

About Fitchburg Chamber Visitor Business Bureau
The Fitchburg Chamber Visitor + Business Bureau provides leadership for the advancement of our city’s economic vitality and quality of life for our businesses, residents and visitors. To this end we provide programs and services that will expand and mature investments, job opportunities, support business networks and build tourism and
community assets.

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"Sustainable You" Workshop
6:30 PM18:30

"Sustainable You" Workshop

Join us on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Fitchburg Library, 5530 Lacy Road, for Fitchburg’s "Sustainable You" Workshop, which will feature tips on eating smart and being active in the New Year. Enjoy FREE healthy pizza choices from Ian’s Pizza while you learn more about:

• Planning meals and grocery lists
• Reading food labels and comparing brands
• Shopping for healthy foods on a budget
• Preparing quick, healthy meals
• Easy strategies for getting active for people with busy schedules

For more information, visit Green Fitchburg's website at: www.fitchburgwi.gov/2336/18522/Green-Fitchburg-Events. In an effort to reduce the use of plastic bags, the Resource Conservation Commission requests that participants bring a gently used reusable bags or paper bags in good condition to the event to be donated to local grocery stores.

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11:00 AM11:00


Please join us at Rosecommons Park to meet and to enjoy the company of your neighbors within the Highlands of Seminole. Food and refreshments will be provided. Feel free to bring your own chairs and blanket to be more comfortable.

RSVP invitations will be sent via email. Please contact Miguel Dominguez for more information or to provide your email.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Fitchburg West Fire Station Uncoupling Ceremony
4:00 PM16:00

Fitchburg West Fire Station Uncoupling Ceremony

Mayor Jason C. Gonzalez cordially invites you to attend an Uncoupling Ceremony on Friday, September 8th, for Fitchburg Fire Department’s new West Fire Station. An uncoupling ceremony is similar to that of a traditional ribbon cutting, but with a twist that honors the rich traditions and history of the fire service.

The ceremony will begin at 4:00 pm with the Fitchburg Fire Department Honor Guard posting the colors, followed by opening remarks from Mayor Gonzalez, Fire Chief Joe Pulvermacher, and other special guests. 

Following the ceremony, apparatus will be on display and tours will be provided of the new fire station. Light refreshments will also be served. 

Please bring your family to join us in this historic and proud moment for the Fitchburg Fire Department and the City of Fitchburg on Friday, September 8th.

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National Night Out 2017
8:00 AM08:00

National Night Out 2017

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.

Millions of neighbors take part in National Night Out across thousands of communities from all fifty states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide on the first Tuesday in August (Texas celebrates on the first Tuesday in October). Neighborhoods host block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts and various other community events with safety demonstrations, seminars, youth events, visits from emergency personnel, exhibits and much, much more.

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HSNA Neighborhood Garage Sale
to May 6

HSNA Neighborhood Garage Sale

Neighborhood Garage Sale, May 5-6
Sign Up By April 27

Several neighborhood associations including Seminole Hills, Seminole Forest, Highlands of Seminole and Lacy Heights are organizing a joint garage sale. All residents are invited to participate. There is no fee. The dates are Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, although you are free to be open longer or shorter than the advertised times/dates. As a service to residents, the associations will advertise the sale in The Wisconsin State Journal and on Craigslist. We will also put up signs around the neighborhood that weekend.
If you would like to participate, please let your neighborhood coordinator know and include your address. This will enable us to create maps detailing participating homes. The neighborhood coordinators are the following:  
Seminole Hills – June Caruso, junecaruso@charter.net
Seminole Forest – Nicole Rusche, nmrusche@uwalumni.com
Highlands of Seminole - Liz Dominguez, lizrondon@gmail.com
Lacy Heights - (none so far)

We look forward to seeing you there!

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