Since 1964, Good Neighbor Festival has been bringing the Middleton community together. Over the past 47 years, this festival has changed a lot. The music sounds different. There are more midway rides. The city of Middleton is a bigger place than it once was.
But, through the years, some things have never changed. Good Neighbor Festival is still family fun, good music, great food and the good neighbor ethic. And it always will be.
Good Neighbor Festival grows out of the Middleton community. As the major fundraiser of the year for Middleton’s non-profit organizations, the event supports charities and worthy causes throughout the Middleton area. Event organizers continue to hope that visitors to Good Neighbor Festival attend not only to have a good time, but also to support the Middleton organizations that help our neighbors most in need.
Good Neighbor Festival owes so much to so many. This event would be impossible without the generous donations of businesses and organizations throughout the Middleton area. Whether they’re a Diamond Sponsor helping to fund a major component of the event (like Ho Chunk Gaming Madison, Middleton Community Bank, the Middleton Tourism Commission, TDS and Willy Street Co-Op in 2011), or a much smaller supporter, the generous donations of the business community make Good Neighbor Festival possible. The event would also be impossible without the commitments of time and expertise from countless volunteers.
Middleton Volunteer Chapter
￼AFS-USA (formerly the American Field Service), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is a leader in intercultural learning and offers international exchange programs in more than 40 countries around the world through independent, nonprofit AFS Organizations, each with a network of volunteers, a professionally staffed office, and headed up by a volunteer board.
We’ve been exchanging students throughout the world for 60 years. That’s six decades of history and experience in international education with an exemplary record of safety, security, and service to students, parents, and educators.
Middleton Boy Scouts Troop 140
Troop 140 is one of the largest troops in the Glacier Edge Council with approximately 113 scouts and adult leaders. We are a certified Quality Unit of the Boy Scouts of America.
For 50 years, hundreds of Middleton youth and adults have shared the values of Scouting through camping, hiking, and service for St. Luke’s Church, Middleton and the surrounding communities.
Middleton Boy Scouts Troop 940
Troop 940 provides a program of fun and activities for young men ages 11 – 17. The program is intended to help building character, training in the responsibilities of participating citizenship and developing personal fitness. Troop 940 is part of the nation’s largest and most prominent values based youth development organization.
Clark St. Community School
The Middleton – Cross Plains Area School District is excited to announce the Clark Street Community School, a place and project based democratic school that will open for the 2012-13 school year. The Clark Street Community School is founded by local educators and community members who are interested in developing a school that works for educational innovation in our school district. CSCS will be open to ninth through twelfth graders and will take approximately 120 students during the first year.
Middleton Girl Scouts
Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.
Middleton High School Key Club
The MHS Key Club is sponsored by the Middleton Kiwanis Club and is a part of Key Club International, the largest community service organization for high school students in the country. Through service, Key Club seeks to better the community while developing student leaders. Student leaders and members develop and organize projects which have included helping out at Special Olympics events, assisting the YMCA with family events, working at school carnivals, and volunteering at area run/walks (such as the Crazy Legs, and Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis). Club members also plan and run the annual Halloween Food Drive for the Middleton Outreach Ministry, bake cookies for the Ronald McDonald House, and many other exciting projects. Key Club meets every Friday morning at 7:15 AM in the PAC. Dues are assessed for international, state, and local fees.
The Middleton Jaycees is an organization of young professionals serving the Middleton and Madison areas of Wisconsin. Our focus is on community service, professional & personal development, networking, leadership training, and other fun activities. Strengthen your career & life by giving back to your community while enjoying all it has to offer.
Middleton Kiwanis is an organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world,one child and one community at a time. Meetings are held the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month, 5:30 p.m., at Sofra Family Bistro in downtown Middleton.
Middleton Lions Club
“We Serve”. Local eye examinations and collection and redistribution of eyewear (glasses) to those in need within the Middleton Cross Plains Area School District.
The Middleton Optimists
The Middleton Optimists seek to make a difference in the lives of youth by participating in a variety of activities throughout the year. Members are dedicated to serving the youth of Middleton and the surrounding area. Our many programs not only assist local youngsters, but also give our members a great sense of accomplishment.
Middleton VFW Post 8216 – William “Sonny” Simon Post
The Wisconsin Veterans of Foreign Wars has a rich tradition of serving veterans, military families and their local communities. We invite you to explore this website and our entire VFW Wisconsin network of sites to learn more about our organization.
Middleton VFW Post 8216 – Ladies Auxiliary
The members of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars set out to serve the veterans of this country and our communities in honor of the sacrifices and commitment of every man and woman who has served in uniform. We have…Unwavering Support for Uncommon Heros.
Cub Scout Pack 240
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Our Aim is to meet the needs of communities through volunteer service. Our Goal is to create communities of change under common leadership and with a common voice that will serve the many in need.
The Middleton Wings
Middleton Youth Hockey – the Middleton Wings – promotes the advancement of youth athletics for boys and girls ranging from 4 to 16 years of age through hockey, by developing teamwork, sportsmanship, respect and camaraderie, while enhancing hockey skills, social development and competition, and having a lot of fun participating in the fast-moving sport of hockey! Go Wings!