NEIGHBORHOOD EVENTS

Merry Chrysalis

September 12, 2019 0
On September 9th, twenty-five residents from both CityView and 303 Flats were in attendance at our September Second Monday event featuring our celebration of Butterfly Chrysalis and a special guest.  Anna Compton joined us a a representative of the Office […]

A Second Monday Chrysalis

September 3, 2019 0
A chrysalis is the cocoon where the metamorphosis of a caterpillar to a butterfly takes place. Continuing to celebrate the successful installation of the Southside Waterfront (SWFT) Butterfly Habitat, we will be holding the third stage, of four, social called the […]

Meet Marshall Stair

June 27, 2019 0
The primary election is Aug. 27, with early voting from Aug. 7-22. The last date to register to vote for the primary is July 29. For the mayoral election, if no candidate gets 50% of the vote, the two candidates […]

SoKno Summer Suttree Social

June 25, 2019 0
SWFT and the other members of the South Knoxville Neighborhood & Business Coalition (SKNBC) are planning a very special summer neighborhood event at Suttree Landing Park on August 24 from 11 am until 5 pm.  The “SoKno Summer Suttree Social” will feature food, […]

Second Monday – May 2019

May 17, 2019 0
SWFT held its twentieth Second Monday Social Event (May 13) combining it with our second Butterfly Habitat (Caterpillar) Celebration.  Neighbors Debbie M, Drew JP, Kevin JP, Sally & Malcolm B, Terri & Steve D, Toni & Jim H, Julie H, […]

SWFT MEMBERSHIP

SWFT Elections – Vote NOW

October 14, 2019 0
The nomination period for new SWFT Neighborhood Association officer elections has closed and voting has begun. Please cast your vote now at THIS LINK. No login is required. Online voting will end on Monday, October 28th at 6:30 pm – […]

Accepting Nominations Now

September 16, 2019 0
In just 2 years, SWFT has achieved many milestones as one of Knoxville’s newest neighborhood organizations.  Much of our success can be attributed to the level of neighbor engagement through communications via our Grapevine Newsletter and participation in our Second […]

Elections are coming . . .

September 3, 2019 0
No, not the City elections, the Southside Waterfront (SWFT) Neighborhood Association Board elections will be held on October 28, 2019.  SWFT elects its board annually.  All 4 posts are available for nominations.  The positions and their responsibilities are: The PRESIDENT […]

SWFT Networking Directory

June 12, 2019 0
The Southside Waterfront (SWFT) Neighborhood now consists of two distinct groups.  One group consists of working & retired adults with experience in professional, technical, executive & administrative occupations.  The other (larger) group consists of young adults studying to enter these […]

“Big Tent” Project

June 12, 2019 0
From its inception, the SWFT Neighborhood Association has embraced participation from all neighbors, regardless of whether they rent or own.  We believe every neighbor is an important part of the neighborhood.  SWFT is currently working on a City-sponsored Neighborhood Small […]

NEIGHBORHOOD PROJECTS

One Cup at a Time

October 14, 2019 0
SWFT held its second ‘One Cup at a Time’ coffee hour at 303 Flats, Monday, October 14, 2019. This time we partnered with 303 Flats and participated in their ‘Breakfast On The Go’ concept. They provided donuts and water and […]

They’re Coming . . .

September 26, 2019 0
Patience comes to those who wait! During the preliminary research and planning process, we were instructed not to expect too much in regards to seeing butterflies during the first year. In the past one month, multiple people have reported seeing […]

What Will Be Dredged Up Next?

July 23, 2019 0
Have you ever wondered why the boat docks at CityView get all bent out of shape in the wintertime?  Every winter, the TVA drops the river water level by 10 feet in anticipation of winter snow and spring rain.  The depth […]

Convertible Bench/Tables

June 26, 2019 0
Soon, SWFT will be taking delivery of 4  convertible park bench/picnic tables.  Funding for these practical amenities, which will be positioned on the terrace overlooking the butterfly garden beds, was made possible through last year’s Neighborhood Small Grants Program.  Placing […]

Mid Term Report

June 26, 2019 0
We are delighted to report that SWFT has exceeded expectations in almost every area of execution related to our Butterfly Habitat Project.  Below, is the current status on 11 project goals: At least 10 neighbors will plan the butterfly garden […]

BEYOND SWFT

The Red Line

September 24, 2019 0
You’ve heard about the new Trolley Service to South Knoxville many times before. This is a testimonial, first hand knowledge of the most recent greatest step forward for our neighborhood. Andrew Jeske-Polyak walked to work this sunny autumn day. The […]

Chapman Highway Implementation Plan Now Available

September 6, 2019 0
A final report has been completed. The plan has been posted to the Knoxville Regional TPO website, and a press release and additional information about recent projects along the corridor can be found on the City of Knoxville’s Chapman Highway page. We also […]

SoKno Summer Suttree Social UPDATE

July 23, 2019 0
Come One – Come All . . . Bring your family, your next-door neighbors, your good friends, and your dog. Food & Beverages . . . Free hot dogs will be provided, while they last, or pack a picnic lunch, […]

SoKno Trolley Service to Begin

July 23, 2019 0
It’s official!  Trolley Service to South Knoxville will begin Monday, August 19.  Knoxville Area Transit has rolled out The Red Line which will follow a circular route, from the main Trolley stop on Main St., across the Gay Street Bridge, […]

Neighborhood Advisory, Vol. 12, No. 25

July 23, 2019 0
HEADLINES . . .  Tenant Association Celebrates Library Opening 5 Points Community Hosts Community Homecoming Edgewood Park Neighborhood Sponsors Free Concert The U.S. Census Is Hiring Three Different Organizations Hosting Candidate Forums PARC Announces Quarterly Meeting Street Cleaning and Upgrades […]

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6:30 pm SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Special Guest, Dawn Michelle Foster
Jan
27
Mon
6:30 pm SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Jan 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Special Guest, Dawn Michelle Foster
Apr
27
Mon
6:30 pm SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Special Guest, Dawn Michelle Foster
Jul
27
Mon
6:30 pm SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Special Guest, Dawn Michelle Foster
Oct
26
Mon
6:30 pm SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Special Guest, Dawn Michelle Foster
Jan
25
Mon
6:30 pm SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Special Guest, Dawn Michelle Foster
Apr
26
Mon
6:30 pm SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Special Guest, Dawn Michelle Foster