NEIGHBORHOOD EVENTS

Butterfly Egg Social

January 31, 2019 0
If you love butterflies, or can’t imagine why other people do, you need to attend the first annual SWFT “Butterfly Egg Social” to be held Monday, Feb 18 from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm in the CityView Club Room!  This […]

Second Monday – Jan 14

January 21, 2019 0
During our January 14 Second Monday Social Event approximately 20 neighbors gathered for food, friendly conversation and fun.  Attendees included Linda C, Mike and Lisa M, Kevin and Drew JP, Julie H, Jeanette C, Malcom and Sally B, Toni and […]

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 […]

SWFT MEMBERSHIP

SWFT Board Meeting Highlights

January 31, 2019 0
At the January quarterly SWFT Neighborhood Association Meeting, the Membership Committee reported current SWFT membership stats, a new Community Manager at 303 Flats, and a proposed change to the SWFT bylaws related to term limits. The Projects Committee reported on […]

Neighborhood Sound Bites

December 25, 2018 0
Neighbor Kevin is producing a short video to air on Community Television of Knoxville (CTV) featuring residents in the Southside Waterfront (SWFT) Neighborhood.  He would like YOU to be included. Basically, the video will include a collection of short “sound […]

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 […]

NEIGHBORHOOD PROJECTS

Dirty Talk

January 31, 2019 0
Thanks to neighbors John, Don & Gerard, SWFT recently accepted a load of 288 cu ft of bagged topsoil – almost enough to fill our newly constructed raised garden beds.   On Saturday Feb 16 (9 am – noon), neighbors and […]

Neighborhood Treasure Hunt

January 31, 2019 0
This Spring, Community Television of Knoxville is collaborating with the Office of Neighborhoods and participating neighborhood organizations (including SWFT) to hold the first annual Knoxville Neighborhood Treasure Hunt & Online Auction!  Residents and businesses throughout the city will be encouraged […]

Pouring Chocolate

January 31, 2019 0
By now, you have most likely read about some of the wonderful ideas SWFT is considering to promote active interaction between the residents at 303 Flats and the residents at CityView.  Currently, the Membership Committee is interested in hearing from […]

Treasure Hunt

January 21, 2019 0
Be sure to read the next edition of the Grapevine coming out within the next 10 days.  Included will be an EXPLOSIVE article with details regarding how you can participate in an exciting creative fundraiser that will benefit our specific […]

Bedding Down . . .

January 21, 2019 0
To date, more than 30 neighbors have contributed more than 200 hours of their time and talents to help plan and build our SWFT Butterfly Habitat.  Most recently, activities included the leveling of the site for six raised galvanized  garden […]

BEYOND SWFT

Neighborhood Advisory – Vol 12, No. 4

January 31, 2019 0
HEADLINES . . .  1. AIA and ETCDC Present Recode Design Charrette 2. Grant Opportunities Workshops Offered 3. Neighbor of the Year Nominations Are Open! 4. Local Breweries Join Together To Support Knoxville’s Neighborhood Conference 5. Healthier TN Helps Neighbors […]

SKNBC Highlights – Jan 2019

January 21, 2019 0
Neighbors Don and Drew attended the January monthly meeting of South Knoxville Neighborhoods and Business Coalition (SKNBC).  Representatives from Lindberg Forrest, Old Sevier, South Knoxville Alliance, Colonial Village, Southside Waterfront, and Island Home Park presented updates related to neighborhood projects.  […]

Neighborhood Advisory – No. 44

January 21, 2019 0
HEADLINES . . . 1. Unique fundraising opportunity through Community Television of Knoxville | 2. Office of Neighborhoods partners with Parks and Recreation to host grant opportunity workshops| 3. Neighborhood photos wanted | 4. Four properties to be addressed by Board of […]

Chapman Highway Improvement

December 25, 2018 0
Hosted by Mike Conger, Senior Transportation Engineer of Knoxville Transit, and Dawn Michele Foster, Redevelopment Director for the City of Knoxville, another Chapman Highway Improvement Implementation Plan Stakeholder Group Meeting was held December 12, 2018.  To review, the goal is to create […]

Neighborhood Advisory – No. 42

December 25, 2018 0
HEADLINES . . . 1. Montgomery Village Tenants Association hosts Caroling Party | 2. Mechanicscille provides warmth to neighborhood kids| 3. Office of Neighborhoods to release Best Practices Guide in 2019 | 4. Office of Neighborhoods asks for Feedback | 5. Office of Neighborhoods offers Introduction […]

SWFT Grapevine Newsletter

Please enter your name and a valid email address to receive our electronic neighborhood newsletter.

Name *

Email *

CONTACT US

We welcome your inquiries & comments:

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.

Getting Around Town

The Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) system operates a fleet of buses, free trolleys, and para-transit services across the city.  Click the image above to find out more about the specific routes that serve our neighborhood.

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
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
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
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
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.
Mar
12
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
Mar
13
Wed
4:30 pm NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
Mar 13 @ 4:30 pm
Neighborhood Advisory Council Visit this link for up to date location information
Mar
18
Mon
6:30 pm SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
Mar 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
South Knoxville Alliance
Mar
19
Tue
6:30 pm SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
Mar 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
South Knoxville Neighborhood & Business Coalition
Mar
25
Mon
5:00 pm County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Mar 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
Mar
26
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
Mar
28
Thu
9:00 am City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
Mar 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
Mar 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Visit this link for up to date location information.
Apr
9
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
Apr
10
Wed
4:30 pm NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
Apr 10 @ 4:30 pm
Neighborhood Advisory Council Visit this link for up to date location information
Apr
15
Mon
6:30 pm SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
Apr 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
South Knoxville Alliance
Apr
16
Tue
6:30 pm SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
South Knoxville Neighborhood & Business Coalition
Apr
22
Mon
5:00 pm County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
Apr
23
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
Apr
25
Thu
9:00 am City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Visit this link for up to date location information.
Apr
29
Mon
6:30 pm SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Special Guest, Dawn Michelle Foster
May
7
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
May
8
Wed
4:30 pm NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
May 8 @ 4:30 pm
Neighborhood Advisory Council Visit this link for up to date location information