UNOE to host the 24th AnnualSparkplug 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
“It’s a Beautiful Day in Every Neighborhood” featuring our KEYNOTE SPEAKER Charlie Stocker The Garden Guy MUSIC before/during dinner by Gina Moore with Bob Green, Pianist
***REGISTRATION IS CLOSED***
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 10, 2019. View your Dinner Choices.
Neighborhood Associations registering as a group should download the Sparkplug Banquet Registration Packet for all the forms needed.
Individuals/Groups/Organizations not registering with a Neighborhood Association can use the Basic Registration Form.
Sparkplug Award Nominations
Each Neighborhood Association may nominate oneindividual, 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 10, 2019. Use the Sparkplug Award Nomination Form in the registration packet to submit your Neighborhood’s award winner. Take a peek back at 2017 winners and 2018 winners.
Door Prizes: Baskets & Wreaths
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 or wreath for a door prize which those in attendance are eligible to win.
Use the Door Prize Donation Form in the registration packet to let the UNOE office know of your donation by Thu., October 10, 2019.
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.
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 email@example.com by Thursday, October 10, 2019.
The program booklet still has room for a few sponsorship ads. For details on the sponsorship levels, download the Sponsorship Letter. Sponsorship forms and art for ads are due to the UNOE office by Tuesday, October 1, 2019. NOTE EARLIER DATE THAN OTHER DEADLINES (Dimensions for ads are noted on the form. If you’ve sponsored in the past, please note the changes for this year.)
The meeting also features a Summer Grill presented by e is for everyone. Volunteers with e is for everyone will be grilling hot dogs and hamburgers for Traveling City Hall participants. A limited quantity of food will be available along with e is for everyone giveaways, while supplies last.
Join in on this opportunity to learn about the “e” community initiative and some exciting activities planned this summer to promote the e is for everyone brand.
UNOE will share information about our organization’s services and upcoming UNOE and member Neighborhood events.
City department heads will be available to talk one-on-one with city residents about any issue involving local government.
The event is free and open to everyone.
Parking is available on the street and in the EVPL lot at Cherry & ML King Blvd (near the stoplight). Look for the UNOE tent and signs on the lawn along Cherry St.
Crime Awareness Tools for both city & county Neighborhoods
JULY GENERAL MEETING: July 25
UNOE-HOSTED MONTHLY EVENT
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 PARK: Clean 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
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)