NEIGHBORHOOD EVENTS

A “Tents” Situation

September 24, 2018 0
The disappointing Tennessee loss to Florida on Saturday (Sep 22) was more bearable because of the wonderful time had by all who attended the third SWFT Neylgate event of the season.  Four tents on the terrace at Cityview plus two […]

Neylgate – Florida vs TN

September 15, 2018 0
The Vols will face the Gators this coming Saturday (Sep 22) here at Neyland Stadium.  With kickoff set for 7 pm, neighbors Kevin & Drew will be hosting our game day Neylgate event on the terrace at Cityview from 3 […]

Second Monday – Sep 2018

September 14, 2018 0
Attendees at our September SWFT “Second Monday” bi-monthly social event included neighbors: Chris K, Terri, Yar & Eric, Mike & Lisa, Kevin & Drew, Jane, Malcolm & Sally, PeTe & Marsha, Toni & Jim, Audrey & Vicki, Debbie, John C, […]

Neylgate – UTEP vs TN

September 13, 2018 0
Kickoff for the Texas El Paso vs Tennessee game will be high noon on Saturday!  That means our “Neylgate” activity will take place between 8 am and 10 am, so that means breakfast foods like casseroles, fruit, croissants, coffee cakes, […]

Donations Welcome

September 7, 2018 0
Recently, Neighbor Don donated a party tent to be used at SWFT events like Second Monday on the Terrace and our regular Neylgate Events.  As SWFT is a nonprofit organization with no membership fees, we welcome donations of practical items that assist us in sponsoring […]

SWFT MEMBERSHIP

Eligible SWFT Voters

September 21, 2018 0
The following members of our neighborhood are eligible to participate in the upcoming election of SWFT Neighborhood Association officers that will occur in October.  If you are a current resident and you do not see your name listed, there is […]

Nominations Welcome

September 20, 2018 0
In October, it will be time to elect officers for our neighborhood association.  As stated in our bylaws, officers are elected by a simple majority of all voting members for a term of one (1) year.  Since there are currently […]

“New Neighbor” Welcome Bags

September 18, 2018 0
SWFT has just received an allotment of “New Neighbor” Welcome Bags, thanks to the generosity of several local businesses that have made the project possible in collaboration with the South Knoxville Neighborhood & Business Coalition (SKNBC).  This week, 5 new […]

New Acronym

August 27, 2018 0
Recently, it was brought to our attention that the acronym we have been using to represent the name of our organization (SWFT) is the same one that is used by the South Woodlawn Neighborhood Association. To avoid any confusion, we […]

Door Hangers

August 15, 2018 0
Residents at CityView and 303 Flats recently discovered colorful cards hanging on their front doors. These cards were distributed by neighbor Jane to further inform everyone of the very few number of steps required to fully realize the benefits of […]

NEIGHBORHOOD PROJECTS

Grapevine Reach

September 20, 2018 0
Our Grapevine electronic newsletter has grown to reach 102 subscribers on a regular basis.  Among these subscribers, 88 are current residents of the Southside Waterfront (SWFT) Neighborhood.  The other 14 include interested local government officials and other neighborhood leaders.  Among […]

Butterflies for Dinner

September 14, 2018 0
Steve McGaffin (Knoxville Zoo Curator and key proponent and organizer of butterfly monitoring in Tennessee) recently met with neighbors Kevin & Drew. During a delightful 2-hour dinner conversation, Steve provided an enormous amount of information pertaining to the life cycle […]

Spacial Announcement

September 14, 2018 0
SWFT is looking for some storage space for some folding tables, folding chairs, party tent, party paper goods, food serving equipment, banners, and a fresh popcorn machine.  If you have a roomy or seldom used storage room at CityView and you would like to donate some […]

Railroad Time Tunnel

September 7, 2018 0
SWFT was recently selected as one of 5 finalists for the mini-grant competition at the upcoming Endeaver Summit to be held at the Mill & Mine on September 13th.  Neighbors Drew and Malcolm will be making a short presentation on  our Railroad “Time Tunnel” proposal at the summit.  […]

Butterfly Swarm

August 27, 2018 0
Our grant proposal to create a neighborhood butterfly habitat received tremendous support from CityView at Riverwalk, Zoo Knoxville, Stanley’s Greenhouse, and the City of Knoxville. We have already selected the sites where the garden beds will be constructed (on the […]

BEYOND SWFT

SKNBC Highlights – Sep 2018

September 18, 2018 0
Neighbors Kevin & Drew attended the September South Knoxville Neighborhood & Business Coalition meeting attended by representatives from nine South Knoxville Neighborhood Organizations, including:  Southside Waterfront, Colonial Village, Old Sevier, South Knoxville Alliance, Lake Forest, Lindbergh Forest, South Woodlawn, Island […]

Neighborhood Advisory

September 13, 2018 0
The Office of Neighborhoods publishes an almost-weekly newsletter, Knoxville Neighborhood Advisory, which covers news of interest to Knoxville’s resident-led, resident-controlled neighborhood organizations. Here are the headlines from the most recent edition: 1. No Newsletter Next Week . . . 2. […]

Neighborhood Advisory

September 7, 2018 0
The Office of Neighborhoods publishes an almost-weekly newsletter, Knoxville Neighborhood Advisory, which covers news of interest to Knoxville’s resident-led, resident-controlled neighborhood organizations. Here are the headlines from the most recent edition: 1. KKB Hosts North Knoxville Clean-Up . . . 2. Rev. Dr. […]

Open House

August 27, 2018 0
Neighbor Jeanette has previously reported on what is going on with the Chapman Highway Implementation Plan. On Wed, Sep 5, an informal open house workshop will be held from 5:30 – 7 pm in the South Doyle Middle School library. […]

SKNBC – Aug 2018

August 21, 2018 0
The South Knoxville Neighborhoods and Business Coalition is a combined group of South Knoxville Neighborhood associations that work together to encourage active participation by its residents. Neighbors Kevin & Drew attended the August meeting that was recently held at the […]

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Sep
27
Thu
9:00 am City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
Sep 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
Sep 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
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Oct
9
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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Oct
10
Wed
4:30 pm NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
Oct 10 @ 4:30 pm
Neighborhood Advisory Council Visit this link for up to date location information
Oct
15
Mon
6:30 pm SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
South Knoxville Alliance
Oct
16
Tue
6:30 pm SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
South Knoxville Neighborhood & Business Coalition
Oct
22
Mon
5:00 pm County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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Oct
23
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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Oct
25
Thu
9:00 am City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
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Oct
29
Mon
6:30 pm SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Special Guest, Dawn Michelle Foster
Nov
6
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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Nov
14
Wed
4:30 pm NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
Nov 14 @ 4:30 pm
Neighborhood Advisory Council Visit this link for up to date location information
Nov
19
Mon
6:30 pm SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
South Knoxville Alliance
Nov
20
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
6:30 pm SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
South Knoxville Neighborhood & Business Coalition
Nov
22
Thu
9:00 am City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
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Nov
26
Mon
5:00 pm County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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Nov
29
Thu
3:30 pm Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Nov 29 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Visit this link for up to date location information.
Dec
4
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
Dec
12
Wed
4:30 pm NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
Dec 12 @ 4:30 pm
Neighborhood Advisory Council Visit this link for up to date location information
Dec
17
Mon
6:30 pm SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
South Knoxville Alliance
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
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.