East Tosa Gran Prix 2018

One of our favorite East Tosa events will be here in just a few weeks!  Have a great time strolling the avenue while you shop, eat, drink and see all the excitement the races have to offer.  Don’t forget the race just for the kiddies!  More information about the day’s events can be found on the websites for ToAD and East Tosa

Pabst Park will course marshal a corner or crosswalk for the race and volunteers are needed.  This is a great way to serve our neighborhood and this fantastic event in our own back yard!  If you can raise a flag when you see the pace car coming, you can be a course marshal.  We will need volunteers from Noon to 8 p.m. on July 1st.  Can you spare an hour or two to be a course marshal?  Email, pabstpark@gmail.com with your preferred time and you’ll be guaranteed a great view of the races as well as meet new neighbors!

Pabst Park needs 8 volunteers for the races.  We will be using the main sign up form to volunteer to be a course marshal.  Course marshals (16 and older), please sign up online here.  If you add a “Pabst Park” note to your sign up, organizers will try to place us on our side of North Avenue.  

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2018 Annual Board Meeting

Join us for our annual board meeting on Thursday, February 1st~6:30pm at Hue on 65th and North.  If you have an interest in helping to plan our winter happy hour, egg hunt, trick or treat event or just want to be more involved, we would love to see you! We are actively seeking a new president and treasurer, as Lisa and I have filled these roles longer than the bylaws allow.  If a board member position interests you, please email either Lisa or me for more information.  We would be happy to have you shadow us for the rest of this membership year to get a feel for the positions.  If traditional board member positions sound too daunting, we may restructure the PPNA to have coordinators for each event, social media, emails, website, etc….  If you would like to just coordinate one piece of the PPNA, please let us know or join us on February 1st.  Many hands make light work!  We could use some fresh faces and ideas to grow our membership, please consider getting involved.  

Fall Newsletter Delivery

Our Fall Newsletter is ready for distribution.  Volunteers are needed to deliver the newsletter at your convenience anytime before Sunday, October 8th.  If you can help out with a block, please email pabstpark@gmail.com with your name and address and the closest block available will be assigned to you. We need about 18-20 volunteers to help with delivery.  Many hands make light work, please volunteer today!

Tosa’s Night Out Local Celebrations

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Once again the PPNA is encouraging each block to host a block meet and greet.  Block captains or anyone else with the planning “bug”, could throw together a simple gathering on the block on either July 29th or 30th.  For example, you could invite your block to all convene on 7-30 at 7:30pm for lemonade, root beer floats or an ice cream social.  If you would like help spreading the word about your block’s gathering or want to know who your block captain is,  please email pabstpark@gmail.com.  Who doesn’t love a little friendly competition?  Let’s see who can host the best block gathering in Pabst Park!  
From the TNO website:  This year we are bringing the focus back to your neighborhoods and fighting crime on a block by block level. The Wauwatosa Police Department is encouraging as many neighborhoods as possible to have their annual block parties during the weekend of July 29th and 30th.  Our Police Department will be out in full force to attend every block party in the city that weekend!! Plan ahead and get your block party on our list. We’ll bring the squads and motorcycles. This is your chance to have one on one conversations with the officers that work your neighborhood every day.
On Monday, July 31st, the Police Department, in coordination with our many neighborhood associations will host “regional block parties” throughout the City. There will be four parties throughout the city that night. Get your neighborhood association together and join your neighbors. Our officers will be out and you can meet the officers that patrol your neighborhoods every day. We’ll be there with McGruff, squads, motorcycles, and bicycles. Stop by to say hello to our officers or ask about crime prevention in your neighborhood. Stay tuned for the exact times and locations.

Saturday, July 29th – TNO Block parties
Sunday July 30th – TNO Block parties
Monday July 31st – TNO Neighborhood associations – regional block parties parties
Tuesday August 1st– No activities (preparation for Wednesday)
Wednesday August 2nd– Milwaukee County Zoo culmination event

Sign up for Tosa’s Night Out, here.