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!
Mark your calendar for the first General Meeting of next year: Jan. 24, 2019 – 6:30pm – C.K. Newsome Community Center
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.
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’sTraveling 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
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.
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.
COMMUNITY EVENT NEWS
Clean Evansville event info (Our publishing date coincided with September’s clean up day. Under the feature image, we’ve inserted the next month’s info to allow planning ahead.)
and get ready for the first Neighborhood Summit (see below)
AUGUST GENERAL MEETING – Neighborhood Summit
Find information on the front page of the newsletter to prepare your Neighborhood Association representatives and members who’ll be attending this month’s meeting.
Together we can learn from one another, encourage each other and discover ideas and solutions for continuing the great impact that neighborhoods have on our community!
See you at the Summit in a few weeks!
The UNOE office has moved! We’d love for you to come see our new office! Join us for our Open House on Thurs., July 26, 2018, between 5:00 – 7:00pm at 320 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, in the EVPL Annex at the corner of Cherry St & ML King Jr Blvd.
Please note the parking & entry instructions on the first page of the newsletter. (This will take the place of the July General Meeting.) — We’re grateful to Two Men & a Truck – Evansville for the fantastic help with moving day!
Neighborhood Celebration Day at the Franklin Street Bazaar – Showcase your neighborhood alongside UNOE at this event. Contact our office if you plan to attend. We’ll see that space is reserved for your tent near ours or your members are welcome to join us under our tent. Let’s share with bazaar visitors what great things Neighborhood Associations are doing in and for this community!
Neighborhood Photos – If you have some photos from your neighborhood to share with us, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the office to arrange other means.
We’re looking for scenic photos to use online (such as the featured image with this post) as well as pictures of changes/improvements in your neighborhood and of your members in action.
Up to 5 of your photos can be part of the dinnertime slideshow at this fall’s Sparkplug Banquet too!
JULY GENERAL MEETING – Replaced by Open House
There will be no regular UNOE General Membership Meeting at the CK Newsome Center this month. Instead, we invite you to our Open House at our new office.
See details above and on the front page of the newsletter.
Reminder for landlords: Rental Registry is still in effect for those with residential rental properties in the city limits
Exclusive showing of “Officer Involved” documentary at AMC Stadium 16 – tickets must be purchased by May 8 for the 15th showing: To reserve your tickets, visit the Tugg Event Page
MAY GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Ashley Jordan, Ph. D., Executive Director, Evansville African-American Museum Program:Resurrecting a Front-Porch Community
Join in a discussion on building a community that moves from the BACK PORCH, where we’ve become
guarded, hidden and protected from others, to the FRONT PORCH, where we can
welcome, know and grow with our neighbors.
The Answer play coming to the Victory Theatre, featuring scenes that include a Neighborhood Meeting – Hear an early version of a song featured in the play & heard at our April General Meeting: My Neighbor
If you choose H&R Block this year to do your taxes, give your preparer the UNOE referral code (#40010001096998) & our agency will receive $20 for each new customer.
MARCH GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Joe Binkley, Assistant Director of Admissions, Ivy Tech Community College Program:Our Community, Your College — How Ivy Tech & Neighborhoods Can Partner
COMMUNITY EVENT NEWS
EPD Sector Schedule Changes
EFD Spring Safety Tips
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site information
Meet Your Legislators – last one of the year!
Mayor’s Traveling City Hall Program