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January 2020 UNOE Newsletter

Download our January 2020 Newsletter here.

FEATURES THIS MONTH

  • Working Together for a Complete Count  – The 2020 U.S. Census is key to the allocation of funding for our community. Learn more on page 1.
  • Meet Your Legislators – Find the 2020 dates on page 1.
  • Get Involved in Managing Invasive Plants – Learn more about CISMA (Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area) on page 5. Follow Vanderburgh Co. CISMA on Facebook.
  • Speaker Resource: Be SMART campaign volunteers are available to speak to your group to raise awareness of how responsible gun storage can save children’s lives. Learn how to schedule on page 5.
  • Special Day for Demonstrations of the Updated MyWater App from EWSU – Learn more on page 6 and at www.ewsu.com.
  • Winter Storm Safety Tips from our friends with the Evansville Fire Department can be found on page 7. Follow EFD on Facebook.
  • UNOE’s Nominating Committee Report – Learn more about the current nominees for elected Board positions. Nominations are accepted until the time of voting during the January General Meeting. See page 2 for details.
  • Preparing for the 2020 Election of UNOE Officers – Check your Neighborhood’s webpage on the UNOE website to make sure your UNOE Representatives are listed correctly. Send any changes to office@unoevansville.org or call the office by 1/23/20.
  • 2020 Membership Packets – Packets will be mailed and emailed to Neighborhood Association 2019 Presidents at the start of 2020. You can also download the 2020 Membership Forms from our Membership page. Completed and signed forms are due by Mon,. March 2, 2020.
  • UNOE’s Inclement Weather Policy – UNOE office policy states that if the EVSC schools are closed due to inclement weather, the UNOE Office will be closed also. This also affects UNOE events or meetings scheduled for after hours. See page 5.

JANUARY 2020 GENERAL MEETING

January’s General Meeting will include election of officers & a program by Aurora.

NEIGHBORHOOD & COMMUNITY EVENTS

**NOTE** Date Changes for Splash into Summer
Please use these dates, not what’s in the newsletter:
2020 Splash Into Summer Program
June 13 Helfrich Pool
June 20 Lorraine Pool
June 27 Rochelle–Landers Pool
July 11 Hartke Pool
July 18 Mosby Pool

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November/December UNOE Newsletter 2019

Download our Nov/Dec 2019 Newsletter here.

FEATURES THIS MONTH

  • Southwest Indiana Counties Band Together for Improved Broadband – For our Neighborhoods with residents in the County: Take the survey to help.
  • Highlights from the 24th Annual Sparkplug Recognition Banquet – Watch for another blog post this month featuring the 2019 Sparkplug Award winners! See them now on pages 4 & 5.
  • Leading UNOE – What’s the purpose, composition and responsibilities of your UNOE Board members? What does each Officer do?
  • Preparing for the 2020 Election of UNOE Officers – Check your Neighborhood’s webpage on this website to make sure your UNOE Representatives are listed correctly. Send any changes to office@unoevansville.org or call the office by 1/23/20.
  • UNOE’s Nominating Committee Report – See current nominees for elected Board positions. Nominations are accepted until the time of voting during the January General Meeting. See page 7 for details.
  • Neighborhood Lighting Survey Update – Thank you to those Neighborhood Associations who participated! See page 8.
  • How Have You Used Your Yard Signs? – Send your stories to the UNOE office. See page 8.
  • 2020 Membership Packets – After 12/1/19, Neighborhoods will be able to download the 2020 Membership Forms from our Membership page. Packets will also be mailed after the start of the year.
  • Tips from the City ArboristBeware of Deceptive People Going Door to Door Soliciting Tree Work – See page 9 for a message from Sean Dickerson, Dept. of Urban Forestry, City of Evansville
  • Heating Advice to Stay Safe and Snug and Save Money – Helpful tips and resources for everyone. See page 11.
  • UNOE’s Inclement Weather Policy – UNOE office policy states that if the EVSC schools are closed due to inclement weather, the UNOE Office will be closed also. This also affects UNOE events or meetings scheduled for after hours. See page 12.

JANUARY 2020 GENERAL MEETING

January’s General Meeting will include election of officers & a program by Aurora.

NEIGHBORHOOD & COMMUNITY EVENTS

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October UNOE Newsletter 2019

Download our October 2019 Newsletter here.

FEATURES THIS MONTH

  • UNOE to host the 24th Annual Sparkplug Recognition Banquet presented by Vectren, a CenterPoint Energy Company – Reminders & tools for registering your Neighborhood Association or for non-neighborhood guests to reserve a spot – DEADLINE: Thu., Oct. 10
  • Neighborhood Lighting Survey reminder, online Resources & Lighting Survey Kit contents available, including contacts for reporting street lighting concerns throughout the year – DEADLINE: Mon., Nov. 11
  • Being a Good Neighbor: Broken Windows & Weeds in Gutters: Who’s in Charge?
  • Ordinance Update: Unsolicited Materials Ordinance–What It Means for Neighborhood Associations – See full ordinance online: PDF version or searchable code database
  • Bicyclist & Pedestrian Safety Reminders from the Evansville Fire Department.

24th Annual Sparkplug Recognition Banquet Invitation

MORE DETAILS: Download the October 2019 Newsletter, read the blog post,
follow the Facebook event or visit the webpage for the banquet.
Presented by Vectren, a CenterPoint Energy Company
***REGISTRATION IS CLOSED***

NEIGHBORHOOD & COMMUNITY EVENTS

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September UNOE Newsletter 2019

Download our September 2019 Newsletter here.

FEATURES THIS MONTH

  • UNOE to host a Candidates’ Forum featuring local contested races – Please note the time change to 6:00pm – more info here
  • Neighborhood Lighting Survey underway – See online Resources & Lighting Survey Kit contents available, including contacts for reporting street lighting concerns throughout the year.
  • Being a Good Neighbor: Yard Waste & Lawn Clippings in Our Streets
  • Photos from Recent Neighborhood Activities
  • Smoke Alarm Safety Reminders from the Evansville Fire Department.
  • Sparkplug Recognition Banquet – Reminder & tools for registering your Neighborhood Association or for non-neighborhood guests to reserve a spot

SEPTEMBER GENERAL MEETING: Candidates’ Forum

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

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July UNOE Newsletter 2019

Download our July 2019 Newsletter here

FEATURES THIS MONTH

JULY GENERAL MEETING: July 25

Join us for the July General Meeting – Program: TBA

UNOE-HOSTED MONTHLY EVENT

FREE classes in partnership with
Purdue Extension: Nutrition Education Program
MONTHLY SESSIONS: 3rd Tuesdays – This month: July 16, 2019
1:30-3:00pm – More details on  Facebook.

EVENTS IN NEIGHBORHOODS

July 11 > WESTSIDE IMPROVEMENT: Music in the Park – Howell Park 
July 13 > GOOSETOWN: Neighborhood Day in partnership with Potter’s Wheel
July 13 > TEPE PARKClean Evansville clean up event
July 18 > GOOSETOWN: Neighborhood Lunch for Seniors at Potter’s Wheel
July 20 > LORRAINE PARK: Energize Evansville: Aqua Zumba– Lorraine Pool
July 25 > LORRAINE PARK: Music in the Park – Lorraine Park
Aug 8 > BELLEMEADE BAYARD PARK: Music in the Park – Bayard Park

COMMUNITY EVENTS

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June UNOE Newsletter 2019

FEATURES THIS MONTH

  • 2019 Neighborhood Summit to be held during this month’s General Meeting – Find a Tool for Preparing Your Neighborhood on pg. 3.
  • Neighborhood Yard Signs Project kicks off for UNOE member neighborhood associations. (Still haven’t sent in your 2019 Membership Packet? Download it now. Your 2019 Membership Registration with current bylaws & map must be received by the UNOE office to be eligible for ordering signs.)
  • Neighborhood Celebration Day Is Coming Soon–Will YOUR Neighborhood be among the more than 15 represented so far? (Facebook event link)
  • Photos from Events, Activities & Projects Involving Various Neighborhoods: Operation: United Care stickering party, Culver Neighborhood walking tour, Goosetown Neighborhood Flower Planting & Clean Up and Little Free Libraries in Alvord Boulevard and South Lincoln Park neighborhoods
  • CERT Training Applications available. Find out how to become a member of the Evansville/Vanderburgh County Community Emergency Response Team – Follow CERT on Facebook
  • CERT continuing education for current members – pg. 8
  • Lawn Mower Safety Tips from Evansville Fire Department
  • City/County to hold public meetings on Zoning Ordinance Updates – details on pg. 7

JUNE GENERAL MEETING: Neighborhood Summit

Join us for the 2019 Neighborhood Summit during the June General Meeting

UNOE-HOSTED EVENT

Make It SNAPpy!  classes return

Make It SNAPpy! 
FREE classes in partnership with Purdue Extension: Nutrition Education Program
MONTHLY SESSIONS: 3rd Tuesdays – This month: June 18, 2019
1:30-3:00pm – More details on Page 6 and on Facebook.

EVENTS IN NEIGHBORHOODS

June 1 > DOWNTOWN: Clean Evansville clean up event
June 8 > OLD ERIE: Baptisttown Festival
June 8 > TEPE PARK: Community Connections Block Party – hosted by Tepe Park Neighborhood
June 13 > JACOBSVILLE: Music in the Park – Willard Library

COMMUNITY EVENTS

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May UNOE Newsletter

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FEATURES THIS MONTH

  • Formerly Inactive Neighborhood Is Reorganizing
  • Neighborhood Volunteers Unite through Operation: United Care (Facebook event link)
  • Photos from Events Involving Several Neighborhoods
  • 2019 Neighborhood Summit Tool for Preparing Your Neighborhood
  • Neighborhood Celebration Day Is Coming Soon–Will Your Neighborhood Be Represented? (Facebook event link)

MAY GENERAL MEETING

Join us for our May General Meeting

NEIGHBORHOOD EVENTS

May 3 > CULVER: Rathbone Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Reception
May 7 > BALLARD: Organizational Meeting
May 14 > BELLEMEADE BAYARD PARK: Jazz in the Park
May 18 > GLENWOOD: Interview on Leadership Connection – WEOA 98.5FM
May 28 > BELLEMEADE BAYARD PARK: Jazz in the Park
May 30 > AKIN PARK: Music in the Park

COMMUNITY EVENTS

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April UNOE Newsletter

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FEATURES THIS MONTH

  • UNOE to raise awareness of Neighborhoods through volunteering at the WNIN Spring Auction
  • Operation: United Care – Labeling Party details! — The first Operation: United Care, a mission of neighborhoods united for a cause, has had tremendous success in our first project which was chosen as a means to support Honor Flight Southern Indiana.
  • Jazz in the Park – happening the the Bellemeade Bayard Park Neighborhood area in April & May
  • It’s not too early to plan for your Neighborhood’s role in the 2019 Neighborhood Celebration Day at the Franklin Street Bazaar!
  • UNOE will continue to host Make It SNAPpy, the FREE monthly cooking/nutrition class in partnership with Purdue Extension‘s Nutrition Education Program. Join others from some of our member Neighborhoods who’ve been participating and meet other community members too … who get to also learn about Neighborhoods!
  • Lamasco Neighborhood Association will be hosting two back-to-back Candidates’ Nights before the primary election featuring candidates for City Council both At-Large and Ward 6–one night for each party.
  • Spring Safety Tips from the Evansville Fire Department
  • Notice of Public Hearings & Comment Period from the Department of Metropolitan Development regarding funding through federal programs and the Annual Action Plan.
See page 1 for details about the Labeling Party on Tues., May 7th

APRIL GENERAL MEETING

UNOE T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE

$10.00 each. Sizes available: Youth Medium – Adult 5X
See the order form or page 7 of the newsletter for details.
Pre-paid orders only.
Initial orders are due by Mon, April 8

COMMUNITY EVENT NEWS


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March 2019 Newsletter

FEATURES THIS MONTH

MARCH GENERAL MEETING

Mark your calendar for the February General Meeting:
Feb. 28, 2019 – 6:30pm
C.K. Newsome Community Center, 100 Walnut

UNOE-HOSTED EVENT

Make It SNAPpy!
FREE classes for our neighbors
who are eligible for SNAP & WIC benefits
in partnership with Purdue Extension: Nutrition Education Program
FINAL SESSION: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
More details on Page 3 and on Facebook.

SPECIAL REQUEST

In this issue of the Neighbor to Neighbor newsletter, you’ll find a special form and request on page 7. We’d like to hear from you:
Would you like to continue receiving the newsletter from UNOE?
Follow the instructions for how to respond via phone, mail or email.
Thank you in advance for responding!

COMMUNITY EVENT NEWS

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February 2019 Newsletter

FEATURES THIS MONTH

FEBRUARY GENERAL MEETING

Mark your calendar for the February General Meeting:
Feb. 28, 2019 – 6:30pm
C.K. Newsome Community Center, 100 Walnut

UNOE-HOSTED EVENTS

Make It SNAPpy! 
FREE classes for our neighbors
who are eligible for SNAP & WIC benefits
in partnership with Purdue Extension: Nutrition Education Program
3rd Tuesdays:
February 19 & March 19, 2019
More details on Page 5 and on Facebook.

COMMUNITY EVENT NEWS

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