NEIGHBORHOOD EVENTS

Light Up

December 9, 2018 0
Earlier this Fall, a call was put out to “Light Up” South Knoxville for the holiday season. Well, the holiday season has arrived and a night stroll through the SWFT neighborhood reveals that several residences have “lit up” their terraces […]

Thanksgiving . . . Friendsgiving

November 19, 2018 0
Friendsgiving is an event held on Thanksgiving Day for those who don’t have anywhere to go or can’t go home.  Increasingly, it has become a tradition among many college students throughout the country.  Young adults cook a turkey or some […]

Adopt-a-Student for a Meal

November 19, 2018 0
Students eat SO MUCH PIZZA and other quick food and its not healthy, which only adds to stress levels.  They know they need to eat nutritiously, but parents and other relatives who used to regularly assist in that regard live […]

November “Second Monday”

November 19, 2018 0
Attendees at our November SWFT “Second Monday” bi-monthly social event included neighbors: Jeanette & Steve,Dennis, Eric, Linda, Kara, Malcolm & Sally, Debbie & Art, Pete, Terri & Steve, John, Julie, Josh, Mari and Sam, among others.  During the event, Malcolm […]

NeylGate – Vols, Missouri Game

November 19, 2018 0
The 2018 Tennessee Football Season may have been mediocre but our inaugural game day activity, dubbed “Neylgate” events was a raging success.  Neighbor participation by both CityView and 303 Flats residents during these activities exceeded 100 throughout the football season. […]

SWFT MEMBERSHIP

SWFT Board Meeting & Election Results

October 30, 2018 0
Last night (Oct 29) SWFT held its regular quarterly board meeting.  Following approval of the minutes, old business included a brief discussion of some of the significant achievements the organization has made during it’s first year.  A complete list of […]

What’s in a Name Badge?

October 30, 2018 0
We are in the process of creating colorful SWFT name badges for members to wear during neighborhood activities and events.  These badges are being created to help neighbors get to know one another more swiftly.  Four specific design features will […]

Snagged Grapevine

October 16, 2018 0
About 6 weeks ago, we changed the software we are using to mail our electronic newsletter for several reasons related to improved presentation. Sadly, there have apparently been a few snags and some folks have not been receiving them. If […]

Engaging 303 Flats

October 16, 2018 0
Last Saturday a very important meeting was held at 303 Flats with new neighbors Jiah, Cole, and Kacy.  At the meeting, CityView neighbors Drew, Don and Debbie provided a historical perspective of SWFT.  Together, they discussed many different ways the […]

Free HP Toner Cartridges

October 12, 2018 0
Do you own an HP Laser Printer that requires 304-series color toner cartridges?  If so, one of our neighbors as a supply of unopened cartridges you may have for FREE. He recently replaced his printer and currently has a supply […]

NEIGHBORHOOD PROJECTS

SWFT Holiday Video

December 9, 2018 0
Community Television of Knoxville recently invited all Knoxville neighborhood groups to create a short holiday video greeting to air on the channel throughout the season.  Check out the 60-second greeting produced by SWFT neighbors Kevin & Drew.  Be sure to […]

Dirty Neighbors

December 9, 2018 0
As you probably know, the Southside Waterfront (SWFT) Neighborhood Association is approved to move forward with our neighborhood butterfly habitat project.  Neighbors have already been meeting regularly to discuss options pertaining to native plants that will attract butterflies and satisfy their nesting and feeding needs. Now, we are ready […]

Flower Power

December 9, 2018 0
Butterfly Weed, Common Milkweed, Purpletop Grass, Swamp Milkweed, Purple Passionflower, Black-eyed Susan, Goldenrod, Gay Feather, Virginia Sweetspire, Aromatic Aster, Blazingstar, Lyreleaf Sage, New England, Aster, Purple coneflower, Tall ironweed, Mountain mint, Phlox, and Orange Coneflower. There are just a few […]

Get Protected Now

November 7, 2018 0
Last year, 80,000 people died from influenza, and another 700,000 were hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP).   Not a single one of these cases was spontaneous.  All of them were passed from one person to […]

Making Our Beds

November 7, 2018 0
The SWFT Butterfly Habitat Club met over coffee and butter cookies this week to advance our recently funded Neighborhood Butterfly Habitat Project.  Specific sites for our garden beds have been determined on the riverwalk below the terrace and across from […]

BEYOND SWFT

Above & Beyond

December 9, 2018 0
Neighbor Don likes to take long downtown walks, even when it’s cold outside.  Here are a few photos he took during one of his walks this week.  See if you can determine the exact location from which each of these […]

Neighborhood Advisory – No. 40

December 9, 2018 0
HEADLINES . . . 1. Honoring community advocate and leader Gwen Winfrey | 2. Neighborhood Holiday Events | 3. City Neighborhood Advisory Council appoints 4 new members | 4. KPD community survey | 5. Office of Neighborhoods offers Introduction to Knoxville Government class  | […]

Neighborhood Advisory – No. 39

November 18, 2018 0
HEADLINES . . . 1. CTV Invites Neighborhood Holiday Greeting | 2. Lonsdale is Re-organizing | 3. Forest Heights elects New Board | 4. Eastport changes meeting date | 5. Parkridge Coordinates Neighborhood Clean-up  | 6. Active Knox Speaker Series Features Seth LaJeunesse | 7. […]

Quarry Lake Access Improvements

November 7, 2018 0
Kathleen Gibi (City of Knoxville Public Affairs Specialist) reports the Augusta Avenue entrance to Fort Dickerson Park and the quarry lake is closed as preliminary work has begun on a $1.77M project providing quarry access improvements. The project includes a gateway with stone […]

Neighborhood Advisory – No. 38

November 7, 2018 0
HEADLINES . . . 1. Southside Waterfront (SWFT) Elects New Neighborhood Board | 2. NAC Hears More on Affordable Housing | 3. Introduction to Local Government Workshop | 4. MPC Meets November 8; ReCode deadline extended | 5. Active Knox Speaker Series Features Seth LaJeunesse | […]

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Henley Color Schemes

Have you ever wondered about the meaning of a particular lighting scheme on the Henley Bridge?  Click the image above to view the full schedule and meaning of the color schemes.

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Dec
18
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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6:30 pm SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
South Knoxville Neighborhood & Business Coalition
Dec
24
Mon
5:00 pm County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Dec 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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Dec
27
Thu
9:00 am City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
Dec 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
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3:30 pm Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Dec 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
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Jan
1
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Jan 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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Jan
9
Wed
4:30 pm NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
Jan 9 @ 4:30 pm
Neighborhood Advisory Council Visit this link for up to date location information
Jan
15
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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6:30 pm SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
South Knoxville Neighborhood & Business Coalition
Jan
21
Mon
6:30 pm SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
Jan 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
South Knoxville Alliance
Jan
24
Thu
9:00 am City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
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Jan
28
Mon
5:00 pm County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Jan 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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6:30 pm SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Jan 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Special Guest, Dawn Michelle Foster
Jan
29
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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Jan
31
Thu
3:30 pm Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Jan 31 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
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Feb
12
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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Feb
13
Wed
4:30 pm NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
Feb 13 @ 4:30 pm
Neighborhood Advisory Council Visit this link for up to date location information
Feb
18
Mon
6:30 pm SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
Feb 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
South Knoxville Alliance
Feb
19
Tue
6:30 pm SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
Feb 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
South Knoxville Neighborhood & Business Coalition
Feb
25
Mon
5:00 pm County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Feb 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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Feb
26
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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Feb
28
Thu
9:00 am City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
3:30 pm Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Feb 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Visit this link for up to date location information.