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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.

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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23rd Annual Sparkplug Recognition Banquet is coming soon

You’re invited to the
23rd Annual Sparkplug Recognition Banquet
“Energize Your Neighborhood”

Thurs., Oct. 25, 2018
5:30 pm – Registration begins
6:15 pm – Dinner

Tropicana Executive Conference Center
Walnut Rooms
421 NW Riverside Dr, Evansville, IN 47708

Keynote Speaker: Emily Parker
Customer Service Representative, Vectren Corporation

Presenting SponsorVectren Foundation.
We’re grateful for their support!

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Registration Information

The cost for both UNOE Neighborhood Association members and guests is $18.00 per person and must be paid in advance by the deadline of Thursday, October 11, 2018.
View your Dinner Choices.
Downloads the Sparkplug Banquet Registration Packet

Sparkplug Award Nominations

Each Neighborhood Association may nominate one individual, group, business, or organization that resides in your neighborhood
to receive your neighborhood Sparkplug Award at the banquet.
Reflect on who has gone above and beyond to help their neighbors and their neighborhood. Consider “Why does this person or group deserve this award?” as you select your Sparkplug Award nominee.
Nominations must be received at the UNOE office by Thu., October 11, 2018.

Take a peek back at the 2017 winners at www.unoevansville.org/2017sparkplugs

Use the Sparkplug Award Nomination Form in the registration packet to submit your Neighborhood’s award winner.

Door Prizes/Baskets

The basket raffle has proven to be one of the highlights of the evening! Neighborhood Associations are asked to participate by making a themed basket for a door prize which those in attendance are eligible to win.

Lindsey Schenk & Jenny Thomas checking out Baskets – 2017 Sparkplug Banquet

Use the Door Prize Donation Form in the registration packet to let the UNOE office know of your donation by Thu., October 11, 2018.

Neighborhood Photos Sought

Each Neighborhood Association may submit up to 5 photos of persons, projects, buildings, etc. that show something positive about your association’s work and/or your neighborhood’s assets or both, while trying to tie in with the banquet’s theme.

2017 Lincolnshire Front Porch Festival

A one-line caption should accompany each photo. The photos with captions will be used in a PowerPoint presentation at the banquet.
Photos must be delivered/mailed to the UNOE office or emailed to office@unoevansville.org
by Monday, October 1, 2018. <<NOTE EARLIER DEADLINE

2018 West Side Car Show – Linda Jones & Donna Montgomery of CHAIN

Sponsorship Ads

Neighborhoods are invited to purchase an ad that will be part of the banquet program.  See the details for each level of sponsorship.
Sponsorship forms are due to the UNOE office by Thursday, October 11, 2018.

Learn More

September 2018 Newsletter

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FEATURES THIS MONTH

SEPTEMBER GENERAL MEETING – Candidates’ Forum

Find information on the front page of the newsletter for information about this month’s opportunity to meet your candidates, hear from them and ask your questions.
Visit our Candidates’ Forum post for links to several Tools for Voters as well.

 

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Candidates Forum – UNOE September General Meeting


Join us for the 2018 Candidates Forum during our September General Meeting on Thurs., Sep. 276:00pm at the C K Newsome Center, 100 Walnut St., Rec Room.

**PLEASE NOTE THE STARTING TIME CHANGE**

Candidates in contested races have been invited to speak. More than a dozen candidates have agreed to participate so far.

Contested Race Candidates Participating
  • US Representative – 8th District
  • US Senator from Indiana
  • State Senator – District 49
  • State Representative – District 76
  • Prosecuting Attorney – 1st Judicial Circuit
  • County Commissioner – 2nd District
  • County Council – District 4
  • Knight Township Trustee
  • EVSC School Board – District 1
  • EVSC School Board – District 2
  • EVSC School Board – At-Large

Each candidate will be given 2 minutes to speak, introducing themselves and their issues. Then, you’ll have an opportunity to ask questions and hear their replies.

For offices with uncontested races, the candidates will not be given time to speak, but are encouraged to attend.

We look forward to meeting the candidates, hearing about their campaigns, key issues and how their concerns relate to neighborhoods and the people who reside within them.
The public is always welcome.

TOOLS FOR VOTERS

Online Voter Registration – Indiana residents have until midnight on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 to register in order to participate in the November General Election.
Indiana Voter Profile – Register to vote. Checking voting status. Find voting locations.
Absentee Voting – Information and deadlines
Download the IN.gov app – The IN.gov app acts as a warehouse for all of the apps offered by the State of Indiana.
Vanderburgh County Voter Registration – 812-435-5222 – 1 NW Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Civic Center Room 214, Evansville
Precinct Maps – Vanderburgh County