Welcome to Historic North Lawrence

Colorful past. Bright future.

  • Neighborhood meeting

    North Lawrence Improvement Association Meeting Monday, February 13th, 7 p.m. Peace Mennonite Church 615 Lincoln Street. Topics currently on the agenda: info about the survey and follow up regarding the homeless camp. Please let us know if you have a topic you would like added to the agenda.

  • The Survey Results

    The NLIA would like to thank everyone that filled out the survey and to those that did not have a chance to get it filled out we want to hear your thoughts, ideas, concerns and feelings about your neighborhood. Please feel free to email nliacoordinator@gmail.com. We are excited to welcome new NLIA members and for…

  • Meeting Minutes 1/9/2023

    Minutes for 1/9/2023Meeting started: 7:00pmTotal present: 14Ted welcomed all to the meeting and wished everyone a happy new year. He then welcomed Lisa Larson to the meeting and asked her to join him up front. Larson addressed all present and shared the 3-5 year plan to make enough Pallet Homes available to house all that…

  • Neighborhood Meeting 2023

    North Lawrence Improvement Association Meeting Monday, January 9th, 7 p.m. Peace Mennonite Church 615 Lincoln Street. Topics currently on the agenda: The completion and results of the neighborhood survey, the homeless camp and the new proposed camp.

  • Thank you to the following businesses and people for their generous donations. You all made the holiday season brighter for many families.

    BCR Storage, Century Homes, Commercial Vehicles, Cordova, Craftsman Shower Door, Englewood Florist, Grant McCoy, ICL, Jeff Hartfield, Johnny’s, Jon & Melinda Davis, KS Manufacturing, Lawrence Journal World, Jon & Melinda Davis, KS Manufacturing, Lawrence Landscape, Lynn Electric, Quality Tow, Red Ink, River Rat Print & Skate, Select Security, The Bird – Wes Kabler, The Tint…

  • Open House at Centenary Church instead of the routine NLIA monthly meeting

    Hoping Neighbors and Friends will attend the Open House at the Centenary Church on the 2nd Monday of the month, December 12th. Time: 7pm Centenary Church is collecting the following donations: non-perishable food items, canned goods, diapers and winter clothing for children. If you are able, please bring your donations to the Open House. Looking…

  • Finding solutions to the needs of the Homeless Community

    Follow the link to a petition. The intent of the petition is to find humanitarian solutions to the needs of the homeless community.

  • November 14th Meeting Minutes

    November 14, 2022NLIA minutesMeeting began: 6:58pmTed opened the meeting First on the agenda was the Lawrence Public library represented by Terese Winters. Terese Winters addressed neighbors and shared all the free services that the Lawrence Public Library have available. Such services are reserving study rooms, book a help tech session, record a oral history, book…

  • November 2022 Meeting Listing

    North Lawrence Improvement Association November Meeting  Monday, November 14th, 7 p.m. Peace Menonite Church 615 Lincoln Street  Follow-up on homeless camp behind Johnny’s; guest speaker from Lawrence Public Library Information Services about library services. All are welcome!

  • Meeting notes, October 10, 2022

    Board members present: Ted, Jeff, Alison Neighbors present: 45 Ted started the meeting with an overview of which commissioners he might be expecting this evening to talk with us. He gave a history of his time in North Lawrence and his family’s roots here.  North Lawrence has a history of transient persons, usually seasonally. Ted…

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