Welcome to the Shorewood Neighborhood

Startup Date: April 2008

Lead organization: The Village of Shorewood

Key Partnerships/ Organizations: Neighborhood residents, The Village of Shorewood, Shorewood Senior Resource Center,The School District of Shorewood and businesses. 

Neighborhood Priorities:

  • Intergenerational Programs
  • Vulnerable older adults
  • Safety & public accessibility
  • Communications
  • Housing

View the Shorewood neighborhood report - Click HERE


Activities as of December 2010:

  • Installation of countdown timer lights for the intersection of Oakland & Edgewood (donated by Shorewood’s Men Club)
  • Designated two “Senior Parking” spaces at Pick ‘N Save (with Roundy's inc)
  • Mailed polling place information on handicapped-accessible entrance at Atwater School 
  • Promoted use of absentee ballots for frail older adults
  • Instituted "Shorewood Connects" program to provide a one time morning of yard work for older adults in need of assistance (114 volunteers helped 46 older adult households in 2010)
  • Recruited volunteers to help shovel snow
  • With Shorewood High School, offered free performing arts series for older adult residents
  • Developed a Shorewood Connects Neighbors initiative to encourage the development of active block groups
  • Launched a Shorewood Connects Facebook page
  • Gained regular coverage of senior issues in the Village's quarterly publication, Shorewood Today

To see the Shorewood neighborhood plan Click HERE
For more information contact Sue Kelley (Village of Shorewood Consultant) 414 961-7262.

To see the Shorewood Connects Facebook page Click HERE



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