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

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UNOE General Meeting – March 2019

Join us for our March General Meeting on Thurs., Mar. 28, 2019, at 6:30pm at the CK Newsome Community Center, 100 Walnut St., Evansville

PROGRAM:
Disaster Preparedness: Basic Household Readiness
Practical tips for you, your household and your neighborhood

Are YOU ready? … for a flood, a tornado, an earthquake, a lengthy power outage or other type of natural or man-made disaster?
Learn how to prepare and how our area emergency responses teams do their part.

GUEST SPEAKER:
Cliff A. Weaver
Evansville / Vanderburgh County Emergency Management Agency

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT:
We’ll also hear an update on the Handy Helpers Home Repair program from Tracy Gander of Catholic Charities.

Tips from the National Weather Service
Tips from NOAA

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!

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UNOE General Meeting – February 2019

Join us for our February General Meeting on Thurs., Feb. 28, 2019, at 6:30pm at the CK Newsome Community Center, 100 Walnut St., Evansville

PROGRAM:
Growing Your Neighborhood Impact Series: Social Media Advantages

How digital engagement can enhance your community and create a network of connected neighbors

Whether you’re already using social media among your Neighborhood members or you haven’t even ventured into the first steps, you’ll pick up something to put to practical use and even have opportunities to share from your own experiences.

GUEST SPEAKERS:
Mallorie Cloum & Missy Bentley
Digital Engagement Specialists

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.

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UNOE General Meeting – January 2019

Join us for our January General Meeting tonight, Thurs., Jan. 24, 2019, at 6:30pm at the CK Newsome Community Center, 100 Walnut St., Evansville

PROGRAM:
Souvenirs: Takeaways by UNOE Ambassadors Who Attended Fall Conferences
GUEST SPEAKERS:
Attendees of the 2018 Global Leadership Summit (GLS)
Stephanie Gibson, Bellemeade Bayard Park
Jenny Triggs, Helfrich
Dave Ballew, Culver
Attendees of the 2018 Regional Neighborhood Network Conference (RNNC)
Daphne Robinson, Bellemeade Bayard Park
William “Bud” Goodsen, STAR
Derek Russ, Lorraine Park
Judy Kurth, Culver
Katie Coomes, Indian Woods/Windsong

ELECTIONS:
This meeting includes the Annual Election of Officers for United Neighborhoods of Evansville (UNOE). Nominations are open until the time of voting during the General Meeting.

REMINDER: Only Neighborhood Association UNOE Representatives can vote in the elections!
Each member Neighborhood may have up to two representatives. Please make sure your voting UNOE Representatives or proxies must have been updated with the UNOE office by 12:00noon today, Jan. 24th. No proxies will be added at the meeting.

January 2019 Newsletter

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FEATURES THIS MONTH

  • News about our newest Neighborhood Association & another that’s expanding its boundaries
  • President’s Message: Brent looks back over his time as UNOE’s President
  • UNOE holiday closing: Martin Luther King Jr Day
  • Nominating Committee Update for the 2019 UNOE Board of Directors officer election on Jan. 24, 2019.
  • 2019 Membership Packet information – NEW! Fillable forms & a single form for your UNOE Membership & City/County Registration!
  • UNOE Volunteers spotlight
  • Get involved in UNOE’s teams and committees that support Neighborhood work

JANUARY GENERAL MEETING

Mark your calendar for the first General Meeting of next year:
Jan. 24, 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:
January 15, February 19, & March 19, 2019
More details on Page 7 and on Facebook.

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2018 Sparkplugs

This fall, during the annual Sparkplug Recognition Banquet,
Neighborhood Associations honored those who  have gone above and beyond
to support and assist their neighbors and their neighborhood in 2018.

Join us for a year-end look back at
our winners who have positively ignited others!

To all of you, thank you for all that you do to
preserve, enhance, and promote
the Evansville and Vanderburgh County Neighborhoods!

November-December 2018 Newsletter


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FEATURES THIS MONTH

  • The new UNOE Neighborhoods app is here!
  • President’s Message: Learn about Brent’s vision turned reality as he developed the new UNOE app
  • Recap of the 23rd Annual Sparkplug Recognition Banquet, including a Sparkplug Award Winners feature
  • Take the Sparkplug Banquet Survey if you attended the banquet. Follow the link to the Sparkplug Banquet page and find at the bottom the online survey or a downloadable PDF version.
  • Tips for Utilizing the Member Neighborhood Benefit of Printing Newsletters, Flyers and/or Postcards through the UNOE office
  • UNOE holiday closings
  • Nominating Committee Report for the 2019 UNOE Board of Directors officer election
  • 2019 Membership Packet information
  • Thanksgiving & Christmas Safety Reminders from Evansville Fire Department
  • Heating Advice & Helpful Community Resources

NOVEMBER & DECEMBER: NO GENERAL MEETINGS

Mark your calendar for the first General Meeting of next year: Jan. 24, 2019 – 6:30pm – C.K. Newsome Community Center

UNOE-SPONSORED 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:
December 18, 2018
January 15, February 19, & March 19, 2019
More details on Page 8.

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October 2018 Newsletter


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FEATURES THIS MONTH

OCTOBER: NO GENERAL MEETING – Join us at the 23rd Annual Sparkplug Recognition Banquet

Find information on the front page of the newsletter for information about the event.
On page 3, you’ll find a quick form to use for ordering tickets.
For more information about the banquet, visit the event page.

COMMUNITY EVENT NEWS

  • Clean Evansville event info – 1st Saturday; To register a group or member, visit www.cleanevansville.org
  • Mayor’s Traveling City Hall Program –  4th Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:00pm at the CK Newsome Community Center with presentation on the Deaconess Aquatic Center
  • Mickey’s Kingdom Ribbon Cutting & Dedication
  • Energize Evansville – Cardio for Canines
  • National Coffee with a Cop – meet with EPD Crime Prevention Officers
  • Make It SNAPpy! – class & community meals – Learn more about cooking healthy meals on a budget at eatgathergo.org.
  • Youth Worker Cafe – State of the Child: Key Challenges and Solutions for Our Kids – a community discussion & resource fair hosted by Indiana Youth Institute & other local partners. Find more info & register here.
  • Neighborhood Baby Shower hosted by the Vanderburgh County Health Department – Find the opportunity to donate toward the gift bags and info for sharing with expecting mothers you know who could use some help preparing for their newborn’s arrival. Find details & free registration here.
  • Drop-in Volleyball at the CK Newsome Center in October & November hosted by the Dept. of Parks & Recreation.

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